Rakish Heir


Format Legality
Modern Legal
Legacy Legal
Vintage Legal
Commander / EDH Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Tiny Leaders Legal

Printings View all

Set Rarity
Innistrad Uncommon

Combos Browse all

Rakish Heir

Creature — Vampire

Whenever a Vampire you control deals combat damage to a player, put a +1/+1 counter on it.

View at Gatherer Browse Alters

Price & Acquistion Set Price Alerts

Cardhoarder (MTGO)

0.01 TIX $0.01 Foil


Rakish Heir Discussion

Snap157 on Vempire

2 weeks ago

Olivia Voldaren is taking up a ton of your mana while you could be focusing it elsewhere. She's super good, but not with your current mana base. I think adding some Curse of Stalked Prey and/or Rakish Heir would really speed and spice this deck. +1

hardhitta71194 on Meet the Stromkirk's

1 month ago

Check out Rakish Heir, Mirri the Cursed, and Drana, Liberator of Malakir. I run them in my Vamp counter deck, Renegade Tactics helps me out quite a bit.

I was thinking of running Dash Hopes in my deck. Does yours help out a lot?

You can check mine out if you want.

From Dusk Till Dawn

Austin_Smith_of_Cards on Olivia's Masquerade!

1 month ago

I would maindeck most of the cards in your sideboard; Stromkirk Captain, Bloodline Keeper  Flip, Captivating Vampire, Drana, Kalastria Bloodchief, Drana, Liberator of Malakir, and Rakdos Signet. The lord effects are too good not to run, Bloodchief Drana can inflict massive amounts of damage with enough mana, and always use any signets within your colors.

As for suggestions for the deck, Anowon, the Ruin Sage is a pretty nasty budget vampire. Keeps your opponents' boards in check, and any creatures you control that he forces you to sac combos with Butcher of Malakir.

Blade of the Bloodchief is a ridiculous equipment that can turn into OTK commander damage if your opponents aren't careful. It's just so stupid cheap to cast and equip.

Rakish Heir and Necropolis Regent are two pseudo-lords with permanent pump effects; very powerful if left unchecked.

Malakir Bloodwitch is pro-white and can net you ridiculous amounts of life if you're playing against enough opponents.

For repeatable hard removal, Dark Impostor is your card of choice. In a pinch, if your commander is about to get put into the command zone, but you don't feel like recasting her due to too much commander tax, you can use his ability to exile her and copy her abilities.

Blood Artist is an EDH staple, and he's a vampire; no reason not to run him.

The mana cost of Blood Tribute prevents it from being played in most constructed environments, but it's perfect for vampire EDH. Saves you in tough situations.

Terminate. I don't need to explain why this is a great card.

Sangromancer is another vampire that creates a nice buffer for your life total.

Lightning Greaves and Swiftfoot Boots are two excellent equipment you'll need to keep protecting your commander.

Dreadbore is another great piece of hard removal.

This might be budget deck, but if you can get your hands on a copy of Sorin Markov, he compliments the vampire theme nicely and can be a little unfair by instantly popping off his -3 ability for quick kills.

hardhitta71194 on Red/Black Vampires

1 month ago

Deck looks awesome. I just built a Vamp deck too. Very fun to play!

Might look at Curse of Stalked Prey, Stensia Masquerade, Curse of Bloodletting for enchantments. For creatures check out Stromkirk Captain, Rakish Heir, and Malakir Bloodwitch.

Don't really need to change anything, just some suggestions man! Have a good day!

The7thBobba on From Dusk Till Dawn

2 months ago

This looksgreat! Rakdos is an awesome suite for vamps. If you can afford her Olivia Voldaren is an absolute bomb! Rakish Heir anlong with Curse of Stalked Prey will make a monster out of even the meekest vamp. Evincar is good. When you play against nonblack he makes a difference of 2 in P/T between yours and theirs. But he is somewhat fragile, I'll give you that. You could take a gander at Sanguine Deluge and Crimson Euphoria for inspiration :) have an awesome day!

luisserpa on VAMPIRES HORDE

2 months ago

For the creatures, this would be what I would use, remainig the 23 creatures:

2x Captivating Vampire2x Drana, Liberator of Malakir2x Kalastria Highborn1x Olivia Voldaren2x Rakish Heir4x Stromkirk Captain3x Vampire Nighthawk1x Vampire Nocturnus3x Stromkirk Noble3x Gatekeeper of Malakir

As for the other spells, I would keep the Dark Rituals, Feast of Blood and 3xBlade of the Bloodchief, the other 10 cards, would be 4x Lightning Bolt, 4x Terminate and 2x Curse of Stalked Prey.

Elujin on grenzo doublestrike

2 months ago

I would try to push down the cmc of your creaturs maybe not cut a few of the less efficient dubble strike creaturs and replace them with creaturs that grow and would benefit of getting dubble strike mostly red vampires.like Stromkirk NobleBloodcrazed NeonateFalkenrath ExterminatorRakish HeirErdwal RipperBloodmad VampireHavengul VampireHeirs of StromkirkFalkenrath MaraudersSlith FirewalkerTaurean MaulerWar Elemental

Giving dubble strike:

RageformBlood MistBerserkers' OnslaughtRage ReflectionGrappling HookFireshriekerSavage BeatingGetting tru :

Frenzied GoblinPyreheart WolfGoblin War DrumsRaging RiverInvasion PlansLegion LoyalistArchetype of Aggression

Always a hard one draw :Ghirapur OrreryKey to the CityMind Stone

These are just some cards they arn't all equal :DThe most important part of building red is evry card needs to do work becous chanses are your not going to see too mutch of your deck drawing death cards is the worst so think 5 times about evry card you put in :)In the end mono red is hard to pull off aside from a dretti stax build en in less degree krenko en kiki jiki combo its going to be an uphill battle.This can be a strengt though as long you don't draw to mutch attension people ignore you :D

Load more