Rakdos Sacrifice was all the rage when Streets of New Capenna and the exciting Ob Nixilis, the Adversary were first released. However, it quickly fell off the map, and completely lost the attention of competitive players. Well, over the past two weeks, Rakdos Sacrifice is back with a vengeance, and might be the next deck to challenge Jeskai Hinata for the Standard crown.
The versions we’re seeing now are quite a bit different from the ones that existed a few months ago. In updating Arne Huschenbeth’s original Deck Guide, I’ll examine why this old archetype is making such a big comeback, as well as the deckbuilding and gameplay subtleties that make the new versions so successful.