Sadistic Sacrament

Sadistic Sacrament


Kicker {{7}} (You may pay an additional {{7}} as you cast this spell.)

Search target player's library for up to three cards, exile them, then that player shuffles his or her library. If Sadistic Sacrament was kicked, instead search that player's library for up to fifteen cards, exile them, then that player shuffles his or her library.

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Set Rarity
Zendikar (ZEN) Rare

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Penny Dreadful Legal
Block Constructed Legal
2019-10-04 Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Sadistic Sacrament occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.01%

Sadistic Sacrament Discussion

StasisAbuser on Phenax Mill (how original)

1 month ago

Syr Konrad, the Grim and Mindcrank which can be better than the crank/ Bloodchief Ascension combo since it can get started right away.

If you know your playgroup's decks really well, possibly Sadistic Sacrament to fish out their win cons.

sdgundum990 on Toshiro Umezawa EDH

2 months ago

Toshiro is one of my pet projects, I'm looking forward to playing him and murdering other peoples hopes and creatures. My deck is going to be adding Umezawa's Jitte and Umezawa's Charm as pet cards, but as for win conditions my meta is full of cEDH and combo. The combo I'm going to add is: Bolas's Citadel+Sensei's Divining Top+Aetherflux Reservoir. Plan A outside of combos would be Tainted Strike and Hatred and Demon beats as plan B.

If combo doesn't work I'll just resort to hate like Sadistic Sacrament and Praetor's Grasp.

Have you been inspired by any other lists?

SaberTech on Ancestral Animar

4 months ago

Yeah, if you need the backup as a meta call then I won't argue with that. I had my mind geared more towards a baseline build. And in testing I have run into a few situations where having the Oracle as an option would have made things a lot easier. It takes some of the pressure off of having to really plan ahead with your mana and plays when dealing with an active Glimpse of Nature or Beast Whisperer.

The topic of Extract actually brings up a point of conflict between my personal deck-building philosophy and proper cEDH deck building. Outside of Animar, I take into consideration something I like to call the "Sadistic Sacrament rule". The basic idea is that I have three opponents, so if each opponent manages to take care of one of my deck's key cards will I still have a viable game plan for winning? When testing a list I'll take out my three best cards and see how well the deck manages to still compete. The nature of the cEDH format and deck building makes the rule less relevant, but it tends to help me a lot when building casual or 75% style decks.

And as a side note, putting together a combo with Barrin and Extortionist is a lot easier than I was expecting, especially if you can space them out over two turns. It's hard to goldfish hands that center around the Extortionist though, because in reality its effectiveness is dependent on the board state.

In regards to having Animar stolen with Gilded Drake, that's one of the reasons I've always run both Phyrexian Metamorph and Phantasmal Image in my list. Just clone the drake and take Animar back. After having a Drake used on me, I've used Kiki-Jiki to make me a new drake every turn to take Animar and their other important creatures.

Rasaru on Drawing Dead

4 months ago

Valius, alechodgin23, king-saproling, triproberts12, gingerthewritingdog

Just made my first big edit to the deck and would appreciate your thoughts! Also, if you don't mind, please upvote my deck when you have a quick moment!


  1. Dark Deal , replaced by Archive Trap
  2. Sphere of the Suns , replaced by Sol Ring
  3. Mirko Vosk, Mind Drinker , replaced by Jace, Memory Adept
  4. Jester's Cap , replaced by Sadistic Sacrament
  5. Dreamborn Muse , replaced by Hedron Crab
  6. Whispering Madness , replaced by Glimpse the Unthinkable
  7. Thought Collapse , replaced by Drown in the Loch
  8. Relic of Progenitus , replaced by Soul-Guide Lantern
  9. Sky Diamond , replaced by Fellwar Stone

alechodgin23 on Drawing Dead

4 months ago

Definitely remove Jester's Cap . If you want a card like that, then go with Sadistic Sacrament . It's much cheaper in the Mana cost so much better in the early game, and it has the potential to completely end someone in the late game.

FlammendesSchwert on Samson Simpson

4 months ago

I playtested your deck against my deck Ancient Oblivion - Plasma Apocalypse

I would make it a blue black deck with milling as your first win condition.

cancel 4x Dash Hopes and take in 4x Counterspell .

Instead of 2x Sadistic Sacrament and 2x Mangara of Corondor take 4x Glimpse the Unthinkable

cancel 2x Kaya, Orzhov Usurper and take 2 more Ashiok, Dream Render

also think of Jace, Memory Adept as your finisher

unbuiltnuke on Motionless Mover of Death

5 months ago

So I did finally get this deck onto the field a few days ago, and it did really well, even in a multiplayer match that basically ended up playing like a 2v1. It's already got 2 wins! The first one was a turn 6, and the second one was a turn 5. So all in all, pretty great for the first outings.

I haven't gotten a chance to use Sadistic Sacrament yet, but hopefully I will soon. I just wish I had a playgroup like yours that didn't run lots of graveyard hate, lol. I'm also going to be adding Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth and a Cabal Coffers since I already have both in another deck. I'm also going to swap in Elixir of Immortality at some point, but I don't know exactly what I'm going to pull out.

Thanks for the inspo and decklist, I really love playing with it, and I can keep posting changes here if you're interested!

unbuiltnuke on Motionless Mover of Death

6 months ago

That makes sense. I did end up ordering the cards, so I'll let you know if I make any other changes that work well over the next few weeks.

The other thought that I had was potentially adding Sadistic Sacrament to deal with any graveyard hate before it ever comes onto the battlefield. I've used it effectively early game to counter cards like Bojuka Bog .

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