Dark Ritual

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Arena [BETA] Legal
Casual Legal
Pauper EDH Legal
MTGO Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Pauper Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Masters 25 (A25) None
Masterpiece Series: Amonkhet Invocations (AKHMPS) Common
Tempest Remastered (TPR) Common
Vintage Masters (VMA) Mythic Rare
From the Vault: Twenty (V13) Mythic Rare
Coldsnap Theme Deck (CTD) Common
Masters Edition IV (ME4) Common
Duel Decks: Phyrexia vs. The Coalition (DDE) Common
Planechase (HOP) Common
Duel Decks: Divine vs. Demonic (DDC) Common
Coldsnap (CSP) Common
Deckmasters: Garfield vs. Finkel (DKM) Common
Beatdown Box Set (BTD) Common
Battle Royale Box Set (BRB) Common
Mercadian Masques (MMQ) Common
Urza's Saga (USG) Common
Tempest (TMP) Common
Fifth Edition (5ED) Common
Mirage (MIR) Common
Ice Age (ICE) Common
Fourth Edition (4ED) Common
4th Edition Foreign Black Border (4EDFBB) Common
Revised Edition (3ED) Common
Revised Foreign Black Border (3EDFBB) Common
Unlimited Edition (2ED) Common
Collector's Edition (CED) Common
International Collector's Edition (CEI) Common
Limited Edition Beta (LEB) Common
Limited Edition Alpha (LEA) Common
Promo Set (000) Mythic Rare

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Dark Ritual Discussion

ReaperGeko on Ob Nix's Temper Tantrum(Mono Black Landfall)

44 minutes ago

Dark Ritual Bonehoard Skithiryx for the life gain decks and a swapable commander Lashwrithe Batterskull Argentum armour Exsanguinate Nhil spellbomb

Theres a lot of slots in your deck that i think are just very flexible. A lot of cheap cards do different things. All about playstyle. I love it. I have a similar build with skithiryx and ob as well. I would actually cut the lili veil just from exp she is amazing in competitive formats but commander is not her suit unless built specifically around her.

Darkshadow327 on All Bow Before the True Queen

6 hours ago

If you want fast mana cards like Mana Vault , Mana Crypt , and Dark Ritual can help with that. There are also classic ramp spells like Rampant Growth , Skyshroud Claim , and Cultivate . More tutors will probably help as well. Buried Alive , Imperial Seal , Demonic Tutor , and Worldly Tutor are some good examples.

I hope these cards kind of fulfilled what you are looking for!

hkhssweiss on All Bow Before the True Queen

13 hours ago

Yo xander11,

Alright so I did take a look over your deck, and I can see why you said it might be a little slow. Some suggestions you can actually do is actually change the deck list up a bit and go a bit more creature heavy. If you go more creature heavy you can use cards like Birthing Pod and Eldritch Evolution . That being said, you run quite a bit of reactive spells, that may be the reason why your deck is a bit clunky at times as your not having the right balance between the cards you have.

I do have a question though, how is your meta like or what is the pods you are going against? Are they more on the control side, or do your games last long? How fast does the game end usually?

Depending on these answers your deck route can change as the deck will be fine tuned towards your meta. There are options for faster ramp like Culling the Weak and Dark Ritual for the burst fast plays. If you need more card draw there are options like Necropotence or Dark Confidant .

Looking forward to hearing your response buddy~

goldlion on May We Never Part | Teysa Karlov EDH | PRIMER

22 hours ago

I agree with hkhssweiss on the ritual effects. I've heard the idea that they aren't good in EDH because they are 1 offs, but I find them invaluable if your deck is positioned to win or get ahead with explosive turns and there are multiple ways to do that in the deck. So many games multiple people are 1-2 turns away from winning, and it's just about having that 1-2 more mana to make it happen. Culling the Weak , especially as a sac outlet for death triggers, could be brilliant in here. Dark Ritual would be a good redundancy card.

With Elenda, Twilight Drover and Hangerback, I'm surprised not to see Blade of the Bloodchief in here. Double x2!

hkhssweiss on Oona: Badass Faeries and Cruel Control

23 hours ago

Yo DavePeachtree there are plenty of ways to go infinite mana in dimir colors, i'll list a couple for ya.

That's just a small list from the top of my head but there are plenty of infinite mana combos that synergizes with each other. Hope that helps!

hkhssweiss on May We Never Part | Teysa Karlov EDH | PRIMER

1 day ago

Yo Darky, not much really to add since you are already refining. I can't upvote anymore as well :P

But have you considered adding in Dark Ritual or Culling the Weak . Giving that extra boost to cast your spells helps tremendously. Since you are already abusing the creatures to come back from the grave, Culling the Weak is an exceptional play.

You can also have some back up reanimation plans as well like Reanimate , Animate Dead , Dance of the Dead , or Necromancy in case there are the times where the creature is in the yard. Hope that helps buddy!

Scion_of_Darkness on Millzilla

1 day ago

I have a combo that I use with Mirko that you may like.

Eradicate and Wind Zendikon .

The Eradicate combo is quite old and used to use green to go off, and it also had a turn 2 slam with Dark Ritual , but that's a long time ago.

Eradicate reads "Exile target nonblack creature. Search its controller's graveyard, hand, and library for ALL CARDS with the same name as THAT CREATURE and exile them. Then that player shuffles their library.

With Wind Zendikon , your opponents basic land (of course you want to target a basic land) is now a creature. Eradicate that "Creature" and rip ALL CARDS that have the same name out. Then... hit them with Mirko. Good luck hitting 4 lands after that. Double Strike = LOL.

Similar function with Splinter and Liquimetal Coating , if that tickles your fancy.

hkhssweiss on Muldrotha, the Gravetide

3 days ago

First off WarriorMagic, we can now start tuning your Muldrotha deck as we have trimmed the excess away right now. The build that you described to me in the link is pretty much a "value" Muldrotha build with resources to abuse effects from your creatures. With that being said I would include several cards like:

A lot of them are just value cards, but with Muldrotha on the field you will be able to abuse them much more efficiently. Certain cards like Attunement are great at filling your grave as well. The main point however is getting Muldrotha on the field fast. If you are going the heavy grave route I would consider adding in mana dorks like Llanowar Elves , Elvish Mystic , Elves of Deep Shadow , etc. with cards like Dark Ritual , Culling the Weak , to get that extra mana to cast her faster.

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Dark Ritual occurrence in decks from the last year

Legacy:

All decks: 0.57%

Black: 3.35%

Dimir: 0.67%

Rakdos: 1.5%

Orzhov: 1.34%

Grixis: 1.27%

Yore: 2.73%

Glint-Eye: 0.62%

Rainbow/All: 0.56%

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.07%

Black: 0.53%

Golgari: 0.12%

Dimir: 0.13%

Rakdos: 0.19%

Orzhov: 0.08%

Esper: 0.11%

Grixis: 0.22%

Mardu: 0.06%

Abzan: 0.05%

Jund: 0.07%

Sultai: 0.08%

Glint-Eye: 0.24%

Witch: 0.07%

Yore: 0.13%

Rainbow/All: 0.04%