Reap the Prophets

Mono-Black Demons, Clerics, and Sacrifice Triggers

Taborax, Hope’s Demise by G-host Lee

Tormenting the damned is hungry work! What better snack for a scythe-wielding infernal than the priests who summoned it? It’s harvest time in the temple tonight!

Equip your sacrifice fodder with Malefic Scythe to keep piling on the soul counters or equip with Deathrender to bounce demons out of the graveyard. Need a life boost? Pair Malefic Scythe with Disciple of Griselbrand to gain incrementally more life with every sacrifice. Running out of things to sac? Sacrifice Abhorrent Overlord to its own ability and bounce it back from the graveyard to crank out more Harpy tokens.

To set up your finishing blow, use Diabolic Tutor, Rune-Scarred Demon, Varragoth, or any of the return-from-the-graveyard effects to get Blood Speaker and Deathrender into play. Equip Blood Speaker, then sacrifice it to its own ability. Tutor for a demon and trigger Deathspeaker, putting your demon into play and equipping it. Return Blood Speaker to your hand and cast it again. Repeat for a new demon every turn!

Creatures (21)

Clerics and Roaches (11)

  • 1 Whisper, Blood Liturgist
  • 1 Archfiend’s Vessel
  • 1 Blood Speaker
  • 1 Demon’s Disciple
  • 1 Disciple of Griselbrand
  • 1 Gatekeeper of Malakir
  • 1 Pawn of Ulamog
  • 1 Servant of Nefarox
  • 1 Skirsdag High Priest
  • 1 Venomous Hierophant
  • 1 Endless Cockroaches

Demons (10)

  • 1 Taborax, Hope’s Demise
  • 1 Nefarox, Overlord of Grixis
  • 1 Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire
  • 1 Abhorrent Overlord
  • 1 Burning-Rune Demon
  • 1 Demon of Dark Schemes
  • 1 Desecration Demon
  • 1 Eater of Hope
  • 1 Harvester of Souls
  • 1 Rune-Scarred Demon

Artifacts (3)

  • 1 Sol Ring (Commander Collection: Black)
  • 1 Bloodsoaked Altar
  • 1 Relic Vial

Equipment (4)

  • 1 Deathrender
  • 2 Malefic Scythe
  • 1 Strata Scythe

Sorceries (4)

  • 3 Victimize
  • 1 Diabolic Tutor

Instants (8)

  • 2 Demonic Gifts
  • 2 Village Rites
  • 2 Corpse Churn
  • 2 Dark Ritual

Lands (24)

  • 24 Swamp


  • 5/5 Black Demon with Flying
  • 1/1 Black Harpy with Flying
  • 0/1 Eldrazi Spawn

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