Murderous Redcap


Format Legality
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Modern Masters (MMA) Uncommon
Promo Set (000) Uncommon
Shadowmoor (SHM) Uncommon

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Murderous Redcap

Creature — Goblin Assassin

When Murderous Redcap enters the battlefield, it deals damage equal to its power to target creature or player.

Persist (When this creature is put into a graveyard from the battlefield, if it had no -1/-1 counters on it, return it to the battlefield under its owner's control with a -1/-1 counter on it.)

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Murderous Redcap Discussion

Scion_of_Darkness on Mardu Redcap

1 month ago

Solemnity for Persist. I like the idea of using Skirk Prospector as a sac outlet for Murderous Redcap. +1

tyty4ty on Dirty Kitty

1 month ago

it dont think you need the Murderous Redcap Metallic Mimic combo Zulaport Cutthroat and Goblin Bushwhacker should be plenty

mmonede on Acid Destruction

1 month ago

Bit too much, 3 cards for a combo... Solemnity is only in sideboard

I'll give some thought to Murderous Redcap

Thanks !

Pabs4444 on Acid Destruction

2 months ago

Murderous Redcap. with a free sac outlet (like Viscera Seer) and Solemnity, it is infinite ETB's and damage.

Gattison on Pauper EDH Deck Compendium

2 months ago

Got another contribution for ya: Murderous Redcap - multiplayer

Warren Hell Did All These Goblins Come From?

Pauper EDH Gattison


It's a self-sacrifice/aristocrats style deck with goblins and some other stuff, like Falkenrath Noble & Impact Tremors. I haven't physically built it yet, so any suggestions or advice would be awesome. Thanks everybody! =)

hman4398 on Persistent ComBoo!

2 months ago

Have you consideredGeralf's Messenger instead of Murderous Redcap? It's cheaper and they lose life instead of damage so anything that would prevent damage or things like Worship won't work.

Panas on

2 months ago

I think your deck is suffering from a mild case of "I-want-to-do-too-many-things". Focus on what is it that you'd like the deck to do, and try to streamline it a little bit more. Do this by cutting the "win more" cards, that do nothing when you are behind and only help when you are already ahead.

Secondly, I would increase the land count to around 37 and add cheap efficient ramp (preferably on creatures) to at least 8. Farhaven Elf, Yavimaya Dryad, Wild-Field Scarecrow, and Yavimaya Elder will help you find and get more lands out.

A third thing to do is to consider bringing the average cmc of the deck down a little. At four, it's a little high. Try bringing it down to 3,0-3,5.

Lastly, I would increase the number of free sac outlets, and perhaps add another piece to your Mikaeus, the Unhallowed+Deathbringer Thoctar+free sac outlet combo to finish the game as a plan D, for the games that are just lasting too long.

Murderous Redcap, Viscera Seer, Yahenni, Undying Partisan, and Ashnod's Altar are all good additions to the deck. Same goes for Death's Presence.

These are general guidelines. I run a jund coloured deck as well (it's very different than yours, as I play it as an Aristocrat-style deck) that can potentially offer a source of inspiration for some card choices that may be good for your deck as well (eg. sac outlets, cheap efficient ramp, card draw, etc...). Here's the link:

Wild Carnival

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