Notes and Rules Information for Raise Dead
  • A “creature card” is any card with the type creature, even if it has other types such as artifact, enchantment, or land. Older cards of type summon are also creature cards. (2008-04-01)
  • You must show the card you bring out of the graveyard to your opponent. (2004-10-04)
  • The creature being brought back is chosen on announcement and not on resolution of the spell because it is targeted. (2004-10-04)