Vampiric Rites

Vampiric Rites


, Sacrifice a creature: You gain 1 life and draw a card.

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Set Rarity
Battle for Zendikar (BFZ) Uncommon

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Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Limited Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Highlander Legal
Block Constructed Legal
Pioneer Legal
Leviathan Legal
Legacy Legal
Frontier Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Oathbreaker Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

Vampiric Rites occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0.02%

Black: 0.17%

Golgari: 0.11%

Vampiric Rites Discussion

Harkus959 on Slimefoot's Saproling Farm

1 month ago

In a two colour deck with green, I'd say that Rampant Growth is generally better than Arcane Signet , just because lands tend to be safer than artifacts when it comes to being removed.

You do look a little light on card draw. All I can see is Skullclamp so perhaps look at some sacrifice and death trigger card draw effects such as Vampiric Rites and Moldervine Reclamation .

Also, you've got some single target removal in Putrefy and Abrupt Decay but I'd add some board wipes to deal with when the board itself gets out of hand.

bushido_man96 on trying to build EDH meren ...

2 months ago

Ok, now I'm off my phone and on my computer, and this goes a bit easier. There are a lot of budget cards that are solid for Meren. Caustic Caterpillar and Viridian Zealot are great self-sacrificing utility. Spore Frog can really lock down a table. Cards like Fleshbag Marauder , Plaguecrafter , and Shriekmaw are all good removal spells that help put counters on Meren. Butcher of Malakir is budget Grave Pact you can run.

Budget card draw: Grim Haruspex , Fecundity , Moldervine Reclamation , Izoni, Thousand-Eyed , Vampiric Rites , and Viscera Seer for scrying.

I failed to mention Sakura-Tribe Elder and Yavimaya Elder are also good ramp/land tutor cards that synergize well with Meren.

Buried Alive , Final Parting , and Jarad's Orders are all fantastic budget tutors that work great with graveyard strategies.

Now, that all said, I'm not sure how exactly you want to win with the deck, but Aristocrats tend to be budget, and you can run several of them to bleed the table dry that way doing what Meren wants to do; have critters die. Blood Artist , Zulaport Cutthroat , Poison-Tip Archer , Syr Konrad, the Grim , Jarad, Golgari Lich Lord are all good budget options for this strategy. But there are other directions you could go; it's up to you. What do you want your deck to do?

I hope this has helped out a little more.

bushido_man96 on Rattack

3 months ago

Ayara also provides another target for Thornbite Staff .

I agree with Hi_diddly_ho_neighbor in regards to cutting the anthem effects, and in their place you should probably add in some card draw options. Greed is always a good one, and Arguel's Blood Fast  Flip isn't bad. Thallid Soothsayer gives you another sac outlet/draw option, as does Vampiric Rites .

DaddyO on Dancing in the moon light

4 months ago

Cool build! Just want to mention Vampiric Rites as a basically strictly better Carnage Altar if you have the

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