Arcane Missiles:

This spell casts 3 individual missiles at randomly selected hostile characters.

Acolyte of Pain:

Whenever this minion takes damage, draw a card.

  1. I have an Acolyte with 3 life
  2. Opposing player casts Arcane Missiles
  3. Multiple projectiles hit my Acolyte

How many cards will I draw?

  • 6
    Not quite what was planned.
    – Sorean
    Oct 1, 2014 at 19:09

1 Answer 1


You will draw for each time the card is hit. Its ability activates each time it takes damage, not the damage it's taken for the whole turn.

  • 2
    Notably, you draw before the rest of the missiles are fired. The triggered effect actually interrupts the Missiles' resolution.
    – scenia
    Oct 11, 2014 at 14:14

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