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Does Deathtouch (from my creature) apply if Fall of the Hammer is used on an enemy creature?

The rules say about deathtouch:

The rule that causes creatures dealt damage by a source with deathtouch to be destroyed applies to any damage, not just combat damage.

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    That rule quote seems to make it pretty clear. What about this situation confuses you after reading that rule? – murgatroid99 Jan 12 '15 at 8:22
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    I wasn't sure if the creature is still the source, or if the spell Fall of the Hammer is the source. I thought it would apply, but wanted confirmation. – SpazzMarticus Jan 12 '15 at 11:46
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    The question title is misleading. It appears to be about the Deathtouch mechanic, but when you read the body of the question, it's about how to identify the source of damage. This will make it difficult to identify duplicate questions in the future, and will also make it difficult for search engines to find your question and help others who have the same question but with a different card. I'd suggest something like "Is Fall of the Hammer the source of damage?" or "What is the source of damage for Fall of the Hammer?" – Rainbolt Jan 12 '15 at 14:11
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    @Rainbolt however, would somebody who is not expert in magic use the terms "source of damage" in a search? It's more likely that they would search using the word deathtouch, or if deathtouch is not involved in their particular case, use some other term that is written on the card. – Pablo Jan 12 '15 at 14:40
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    @Rainbolt and if you search using google with "fall of the hammer deathtouch", you'll find even more results, because that's something that people actually ask and search more than "fall of the hammer source of damage". – Pablo Jan 12 '15 at 15:12
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Deathtouch does in fact apply when Fall of the Hammer is used. Fall specifically says that the first target creature deals the damage, and that means that this is treated just like any other instance of a creature dealing damage to another. Deathtouch applies; Lifelink applies; everything that applies to a creature dealing non-combat damage applies to this.

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