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Deck "Rakdos Army"

Deck "Rakdos Army"
Format: Vintage - 130 Cards
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A black and red deck, feel free to review.

 
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Section: Lands (49 cards)
4 x Blackcleave Cliffs
Average price:
Blackcleave Cliffs (SOM)
  • Number: 224
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Dave Kendall
Card text:

Blackcleave Cliffs enters the battlefield tapped unless you control two or fewer other lands. {T}: Add {B} or {R} to your mana pool.

4 x Blood Crypt
Average price:
Blood Crypt (DIS)
  • Number: 171
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Subtype: Swamp Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Rob Alexander
Card text:

(T: Add B or R to your mana pool.)
As Blood Crypt comes into play, you may pay 2 life. If you don’t, Blood Crypt comes into play tapped instead.

4 x Blood Crypt
Average price:
Blood Crypt (RTR)
  • Number: 238
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Subtype: Swamp Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Vincent Proce
Card text:

({Tap}: Add {B} or {R} to your mana pool.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, Blood Crypt enters the battlefield tapped.

Where the dead serve as diversion, decor, and dessert.

4 x Dragonskull Summit
Average price:
Dragonskull Summit (M10)
  • Number: 223
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Land
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Jon Foster
Card text:

Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain. {T}: Add {B} or {R} to your mana pool.

10 x Mountain
Average price:
Mountain (8ED)
  • Number: 343
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: John Avon
Card text:

[R]

4 x Mountain
Average price:
Mountain (TSP/TSB)
  • Number: 294
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Mountain
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: D. Alexander Gregory
Card text:

R

4 x Rakdos Guildgate
Average price:
Rakdos Guildgate (RTR)
  • Number: 244
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Land
  • Subtype: Gate
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Eytan Zana
Card text:

Rakdos Guildgate enters the battlefield tapped.
{Tap}: Add {B} or {R} to your mana pool.

Enter and indulge your darkest fantasies, for you may never pass this way again.

1 x Shivan Gorge
Average price:
Shivan Gorge (V12)
  • Number: 12
  • Rarity: M
  • Type: Legendary Land
  • Artist: Adam Paquette
Card text:

{Tap}: Add {1} to your mana pool.
{2}{R}, {Tap}: Shivan Gorge deals 1 damage to each opponent.

Both forge and pyre.

4 x Swamp
Average price:
Swamp (CHK)
  • Number: 296
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Swamp
  • Color: Land
Card text:

B

10 x Swamp
Average price:
Swamp (8ED)
  • Number: 339
  • Rarity: L
  • Type: Basic Land
  • Subtype: Swamp
  • Color: Land
  • Artist: Bob Eggleton
Card text:

[B]

 
Section: Creatures (33 cards)
1 x Ashenmoor Liege
Average price:
Ashenmoor Liege (SHM)
  • Number: 181
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 4
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Elemental Knight
  • Mana cost: 1(3xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Mark Zug
Card text:

Other black creatures you control get +1/+1. Other red creatures you control get +1/+1. Whenever Ashenmoor Liege becomes the target of a spell or ability an opponent controls, that player loses 4 life.

1 x Avatar of Discord
Average price:
Avatar of Discord (DIS)
  • Number: 140
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Avatar
  • Mana cost: (3xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: rk Post
Card text:

(B/R) can be paid with either B or R.
Flying.
When Avatar of Discord comes into play, sacrifice it unless you discard two cards.

1 x Balefire Dragon
Average price:
Balefire Dragon (ISD)
  • Number: 129
  • Rarity: M
  • Power: 6
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Dragon
  • Mana cost: 5RR
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Eric Deschamps
Card text:

Flying. Whenever Balefire Dragon deals combat damage to a player, it deals that much damage to each creature that player controls.

1 x Blazing Specter
Average price:
Blazing Specter (DDH)
  • Number: 52
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 2
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Specter
  • Mana cost: 2BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Marc Fishman
Card text:

Flying, haste. Whenever Blazing Specter deals combat damage to a player, that player discards a card.

1 x Bloodgift Demon
Average price:
Bloodgift Demon (ISD)
  • Number: 89
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 3BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Peter Mohrbacher
Card text:

Flying. At the beginning of your upkeep, target player draws a card and loses 1 life.

3 x Bog Witch
Average price:
Bog Witch (ARC)
  • Number: 11
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Human Spellshaper
  • Mana cost: 2B
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Gao Yan
Card text:

{B}, {T}, Discard a card: Add {B}{B}{B} to your mana pool.

1 x Cryptborn Horror
Average price:
Cryptborn Horror (RTR)
  • Number: 212
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 0
  • Toughness: 0
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Horror
  • Mana cost: 1B/RB/R
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Richard Wright
Card text:

Trample
Cryptborn Horror enters the battlefield with X +1/+1 counters on it, where X is the total life lost by your opponents this turn.

Although Cryptwitch Merree vanished after a spat with Rakdos, her playthings lingered.

1 x Deathbringer Thoctar
Average price:
Deathbringer Thoctar (ARB)
  • Number: 36
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 3
  • Toughness: 3
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Zombie Beast
  • Mana cost: 4BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Karl Kopinski
Card text:

Whenever another creature is put into a graveyard from play, you may put a +1/+1 counter on Deathbringer Thoctar. Remove a +1/+1 counter from Deathbringer Thoctar: Deathbringer Thoctar deals 1 damage to target creature or player.

1 x Defiler of Souls
Average price:
Defiler of Souls (ARB)
  • Number: 37
  • Rarity: M
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 5
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 3BBR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Paul Bonner
Card text:

Flying. At the beginning of each player's upkeep, that player sacrifices a monocolored creature.

4 x Demigod of Revenge
Average price:
Demigod of Revenge (SHM)
  • Number: 183
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Spirit Avatar
  • Mana cost: (5xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Jim Murray
Card text:

Flying, haste. When you play Demigod of Revenge, return all cards named Demigod of Revenge from your graveyard to play.

1 x Griselbrand
Average price:
Griselbrand (AVR)
  • Number: 106
  • Rarity: M
  • Power: 7
  • Toughness: 7
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 4BBBB
  • Color: Black
Card text:

Flying, lifelink
Pay 7 life: Draw seven cards.

"Avacyn emerged from the broken Helvault, but her freedom came at a price—him."

1 x Harvester of Souls
Average price:
Harvester of Souls (AVR)
  • Number: 107
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 5
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 4BB
  • Color: Black
Card text:

Deathtouch
Whenever another nontoken creature dies, you may draw a card.

"He is judge, jury, and executioner because he killed them all."

2 x Hellhole Rats
Average price:
Hellhole Rats (DIS)
  • Number: 113
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 2
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Rat
  • Mana cost: 2BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Kev Walker
Card text:

Haste.
When Hellhole Rats comes into play, target player discards a card. Hellhole Rats deals damage to that player equal to that card's converted mana cost.

1 x Kaervek the Merciless
Average price:
Kaervek the Merciless (ARC)
  • Number: 88
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 5
  • Toughness: 4
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Human Shaman
  • Mana cost: 5BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: rk post
Card text:

Whenever an opponent casts a spell, Kaervek the Merciless deals damage to target creature or player equal to that spell's converted mana cost.

1 x Malfegor
Average price:
Malfegor (CON)
  • Number: 117
  • Rarity: M
  • Power: 6
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Demon Dragon
  • Mana cost: 2BBRR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Jason Chan
Card text:

Flying. When Malfegor comes into play, discard your hand. Each opponent sacrifices a creature for each card discarded this way.

3 x Rakdos Cackler
Average price:
Rakdos Cackler (RTR)
  • Number: 220
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Devil
  • Mana cost: B/R
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Ryan Barger
Card text:

Unleash (You may have this creature enter the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it. It can't block as long as it has a +1/+1 counter on it.)

Devil-blades and dripping blood make music Rakdos never tires of hearing.

4 x Rakdos Guildmage
Average price:
Rakdos Guildmage (DIS)
  • Number: 145
  • Rarity: U
  • Power: 2
  • Toughness: 2
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Zombie Shaman
  • Mana cost: (2xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Jeremy Jarvis
Card text:

(B/R) can be paid with either B or R.
3B, Discard a card: Target creature gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
3R: Put a 2/1 red Goblin creature token with haste into play. Remove it from the game at end of turn.

1 x Rakdos the Defiler
Average price:
Rakdos the Defiler (DIS)
  • Number: 129
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 7
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 2BBRR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Zoltan Boros & Gabor Szikszai
Card text:

Flying, trample.
Whenever Rakdos the Defiler attacks, sacrifice half the non-Demon permanents you control, rounded up.
Whenever Rakdos deals combat damage to a player, that player sacrifices half the non-Demon permanents he or she controls, rounded up.

1 x Rakdos, Lord of Riots
Average price:
Rakdos, Lord of Riots (RTR)
  • Number: 187
  • Rarity: M
  • Power: 6
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Legendary Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: BBRR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Vincent Proce
Card text:

You can't cast Rakdos, Lord of Riots unless an opponent lost life this turn.
Flying, trample
Creature spells you cast cost {1} less to cast for each 1 life your opponents have lost this turn.

1 x Rune-Scarred Demon
Average price:
Rune-Scarred Demon (M12)
  • Number: 106
  • Rarity: R
  • Power: 6
  • Toughness: 6
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Demon
  • Mana cost: 5BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Michael Komarck
Card text:

Flying. When Rune-Scarred Demon enters the battlefield, search your library for a card, put it into your hand, then shuffle your library.

2 x Sootstoke Kindler
Average price:
Sootstoke Kindler (SHM)
  • Number: 195
  • Rarity: C
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature
  • Subtype: Elemental Shaman
  • Mana cost: 1(1xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Mark Zug
Card text:

Haste. {T}: Target black or red creature gains haste until end of turn.

 
Section: Other spells (38 cards)
1 x Anthem of Rakdos
Average price:
Anthem of Rakdos (DIS)
  • Number: 102
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Mana cost: 2BRR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Ralph Horsley
Card text:

Whenever a creature you control attacks, it gets +2/+0 until end of turn and Anthem of Rakdos deals 1 damage to you.
Hellbent - As long as you have no cards in your hand, if a source you control would deal damage to a creature or player, it deals double that damage to that creature or player instead.

2 x Bituminous Blast
Average price:
Bituminous Blast (ARB)
  • Number: 34
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: 3BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Raymond Swanland
Card text:

Cascade (When you play this spell, remove cards from the top of your library from the game until you remove a nonland card that costs less. You may play it without paying its mana cost. Put the removed cards on the bottom in a random order.) Bituminous Blast deals 4 damage to target creature.

4 x Blightning
Average price:
Blightning (ALA)
  • Number: 156
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 1BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Thomas M. Baxa
Card text:

Blightning deals 3 damage to target player. That player discards two cards.

1 x Browbeat
Average price:
Browbeat (DDK)
  • Number: 66
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 2R
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Chris Rahn
Card text:

Any player may have Browbeat deal 5 damage to him or her. If no one does, target player draws three cards.

"Pained defiance or shameful surrender—every reaction is a pleasant surprise."

1 x Damnation
Average price:
Damnation (PC)
  • Number: 85
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 2BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Kev Walker
Card text:

Destroy all creatures. They can't be regenerated.

4 x Dark Ritual
Average price:
Dark Ritual (HOP)
  • Number: 24
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: B
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Clint Langley
Card text:

Add {B}{B}{B} to your mana pool.

2 x Dreadbore
Average price:
Dreadbore (RTR)
  • Number: 157
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Wayne Reynolds
Card text:

Destroy target creature or planeswalker.

In Rakdos-controlled neighborhoods, everyone is part of the show.

1 x Flame Wave
Average price:
Flame Wave (9ED)
  • Number: 182
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 3RRRR
  • Color: Red
Card text:

Flame Wave deals 4 damage to target player and each creature he or she controls.

1 x Morgue Burst
Average price:
Morgue Burst (DGM)
  • Number: 86
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 4BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Raymond Swanland
Card text:

Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. Morgue Burst deals damage to target creature or player equal to the power of the card returned this way.

"Let him in. He's on the list."

3 x Rakdos`s Return
Average price:
Rakdos's Return (RTR)
  • Number: 188
  • Rarity: M
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: XBR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Daarken
Card text:

Rakdos's Return deals X damage to target opponent. That player discards X cards.

When Lord Rakdos stirred from his slumber, everyone else's nightmare began.

2 x Reanimate
Average price:
Reanimate (ARC)
  • Number: 21
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: B
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Robert Bliss
Card text:

Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control. You lose life equal to its converted mana cost.

1 x Reforge the Soul
Average price:
Reforge the Soul (AVR)
  • Number: 151
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 3RR
  • Color: Red
Card text:

Each player discards his or her hand and draws seven cards.
Miracle {1}{R} (You may cast this card for its miracle cost when you draw it if it's the first card you drew this turn.)

In a wave of spells called the Cursemute, Avacyn cleansed the world with divine fire.

1 x Sever Soul
Average price:
Sever Soul (8ED)
  • Number: 162
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 3BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Glen Angus
Card text:

Destroy target nonblack creature. It can't be regenerated. You gain life equal to its toughness.
"The mortal world is a grove of sweet fruit, and I am ready to harvest it."
-Fallen angel

4 x Sign in Blood
Average price:
Sign in Blood (M10)
  • Number: 112
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: BB
  • Color: Black
  • Artist: Howard Lyon
Card text:

Target player draws two cards and loses 2 life.

1 x Spiteful Visions
Average price:
Spiteful Visions (SHM)
  • Number: 198
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Enchantment
  • Mana cost: 2(2xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Brandon Kitkouski
Card text:

At the beginning of each player's draw step, that player draws a card. Whenever a player draws a card, Spiteful Visions deals 1 damage to that player.

2 x Terminate
Average price:
Terminate (ARB)
  • Number: 46
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Instant
  • Mana cost: BR
  • Color: Multicolor
  • Artist: Wayne Reynolds
Card text:

Destroy target creature. It can't be regenerated.

2 x Torrent of Souls
Average price:
Torrent of Souls (SHM)
  • Number: 199
  • Rarity: U
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 4(1xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Ian Edward Ameling
Card text:

Return up to one target creature card from your graveyard to play if {B} was spent to play Torrent of Souls. Creatures target player controls get +2/+0 and gain haste until end of turn if {R} was spent to play Torrent of Souls. (Do both if {B}{R} was spent.)

1 x Tyrannize
Average price:
Tyrannize (SHM)
  • Number: 201
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 3(2xB/R)
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Artist: Mark Tedin
Card text:

Target player discards his or her hand unless he or she pays 7 life.

1 x Warp World
Average price:
Warp World (M10)
  • Number: 163
  • Rarity: R
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: 5RRR
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Ron Spencer
Card text:

Each player shuffles all permanents he or she owns into his or her library, then reveals that many cards from the top of his or her library. Each player puts all artifact, creature, and land cards revealed this way into play, then puts all enchantment car

3 x Wild Guess
Average price:
Wild Guess (M13)
  • Number: 157
  • Rarity: C
  • Type: Sorcery
  • Mana cost: RR
  • Color: Red
Card text:

As an additional cost to cast Wild Guess, discard a card.
Draw two cards.

No guts, no glory.

 
Section: Sideboard (10 cards)
10 x Goblin [Token]
Average price:
Goblin [Token] (10E)
  • Number: TK-26
  • Rarity: P
  • Power: 1
  • Toughness: 1
  • Type: Creature Token
  • Subtype: Goblin
  • Color: Red
  • Artist: Dave Kendall
 
Total price for the deck:
Deck Statistics
Distribution by Color
- bar 1 %  
Black bar 19  15 %  
Hybrid bar 16  12 %  
Land bar 48  37 %  
Multicolor bar 28  22 %  
Red bar 18  14 %  
 

Distribution by Power
- bar 87  67 %  
- bar 1 %  
1 bar 18  14 %  
2 bar 5 %  
3 bar 1 %  
4 bar 1 %  
5 bar 7 %  
6 bar 3 %  
7 bar 2 %  
 

Distribution by Rarity
C bar 35  27 %  
L bar 20  15 %  
M bar 7 %  
P bar 10  8 %  
R bar 38  29 %  
U bar 18  14 %  
 

Distribution by Subtype
- bar 47  36 %  
Avatar bar 1 %  
Demon bar 5 %  
Demon Dragon bar 1 %  
Devil bar 2 %  
Dragon bar 1 %  
Elemental Knight bar 1 %  
Elemental Shaman bar 2 %  
Gate bar 3 %  
Goblin bar 10  8 %  
Horror bar 1 %  
Human Shaman bar 1 %  
Human Spellshaper bar 2 %  
Mountain bar 14  11 %  
Rat bar 2 %  
Specter bar 1 %  
Spirit Avatar bar 3 %  
Swamp bar 14  11 %  
Swamp Mountain bar 6 %  
Zombie Beast bar 1 %  
Zombie Shaman bar 3 %  
 

Distribution by Toughness
- bar 87  67 %  
- bar 1 %  
1 bar 19  15 %  
2 bar 5 %  
3 bar 2 %  
4 bar 5 %  
5 bar 2 %  
6 bar 4 %  
7 bar 1 %  
 

Distribution by Type
Basic Land bar 28  22 %  
Creature bar 28  22 %  
Creature Token bar 10  8 %  
Enchantment bar 2 %  
Instant bar 6 %  
Land bar 20  15 %  
Legendary Creature bar 4 %  
Legendary Land bar 1 %  
Sorcery bar 28  22 %  
 



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