That's right, sacrifice decks are here to stay, even after the Cauldron Familiar ban in Standard. It turns out there is so much depth to these strategies, and basically every card is replaceable. In order to completely stop sacrifice decks you'd need to ban another five cards because of how many good options have been printed for these decks.

I'm going to talk about what these strategies look like in both Standard and Historic.

Historic

Unlike Standard, Historic Sacrifice decks didn't lose any cards from the recent suspensions. Rakdos Sacrifice and Jund Sacrifice were both popular when Wilderness Reclamation was legal. Now that Wilderness Reclamation has been banned, the decks are in an even better spot. Temur Reclamation was the deck that held them in check. We'll have to see if the addition of Amonkhet Remastered shakes things up, but right now the sacrifice strategies are on top of the format.

Gilded Goose||Trail of Crumbs

Between Rakdos and Jund Sacrifice, I give the nod to Jund right now. Having access to Gilded Goose and Trail of Crumbs is a good argument for adding green. Korvold, Fae-Cursed King is optional, but you don't need to have it to play Jund. This version that Taras Kohut took down the MTG Arena Zone Open actually plays Bonecrusher Giant instead of Korvold, Fae-Cursed King:

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Jund Sacrifice by Taras Kohut

'Jund Sacrifice' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Taras Kohut

Event: MtGHistoric Subreddit Tournament #13 - 08/08/2020

Rank: 1

Historic

Market Price: $238.94

Cards

Stomping Ground

Color Identity:G,R

Market Price: $8.32

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({T}: Add {R} or {G}.)
As Stomping Ground enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Trail of Crumbs

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.12

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When Trail of Crumbs enters the battlefield, create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
Whenever you sacrifice a Food, you may pay {1}. If you do, look at the top two cards of your library. You may reveal a permanent card from among them and put it into your hand. Put the rest on the bottom of your library in any order.

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Embereth Shieldbreaker // Battle Display

Color Identity:R

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $15.05

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Act of Treason

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.20

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Gain control of target creature until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn. (It can attack and {T} this turn.)

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Scavenging Ooze

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.08

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{G}: Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, put a +1/+1 counter on Scavenging Ooze and you gain 1 life.

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Bolas's Citadel

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $4.20

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You may look at the top card of your library any time.
You may play lands and cast spells from the top of your library. If you cast a spell this way, pay life equal to its converted mana cost rather than pay its mana cost.
{T}, Sacrifice ten nonland permanents: Each opponent loses 10 life.

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.11

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Choose one —
• Destroy target creature with no counters on it.
• Remove up to three counters from target creature.

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Forest

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $0.15

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({T}: Add {G}.)

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Gilded Goose

Color Identity:G

Market Price: $1.56

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Flying
When Gilded Goose enters the battlefield, create a Food token. (It's an artifact with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")
{1}{G}, {T}: Create a Food token.
{T}, Sacrifice a Food: Add one mana of any color.

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Phyrexian Tower

Color Identity:B

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{T}: Add {C}.
{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Add {B}{B}.

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Priest of Forgotten Gods

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $2.34

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{T}, Sacrifice two other creatures: Any number of target players each lose 2 life and sacrifice a creature. You add {B}{B} and draw a card.

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Woodland Cemetery

Color Identity:B,G

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Woodland Cemetery enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Forest.
{T}: Add {B} or {G}.

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Bonecrusher Giant // Stomp

Color Identity:R

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Dragonskull Summit

Color Identity:B,R

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Dragonskull Summit enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp or a Mountain.
{T}: Add {B} or {R}.

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Woe Strider

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.01

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When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token.
Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1.
Escape—{3}{B}{B}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Woe Strider escapes with two +1/+1 counters on it.

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Overgrown Tomb

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $8.25

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({T}: Add {B} or {G}.)
As Overgrown Tomb enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Claim the Firstborn

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.18

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Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost 3 or less until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn.

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Mayhem Devil

Color Identity:B,R

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Whenever a player sacrifices a permanent, Mayhem Devil deals 1 damage to any target.

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Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.09

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.13

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Witch's Oven

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{T}, Sacrifice a creature: Create a Food token. If the sacrificed creature's toughness was 4 or greater, create two Food tokens instead. (They're artifacts with "{2}, {T}, Sacrifice this artifact: You gain 3 life.")

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Jegantha, the Wellspring

Color Identity:B,G,R,U,W

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Companion — No card in your starting deck has more than one of the same mana symbol in its mana cost. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
{T}: Add {W}{U}{B}{R}{G}. This mana can't be spent to pay generic mana costs.

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Cindervines

Color Identity:G,R

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Whenever an opponent casts a noncreature spell, Cindervines deals 1 damage to that player.
{1}, Sacrifice Cindervines: Destroy target artifact or enchantment. Cindervines deals 2 damage to that permanent's controller.

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Massacre Girl

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.22

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Menace
When Massacre Girl enters the battlefield, each other creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn. Whenever a creature dies this turn, each creature other than Massacre Girl gets -1/-1 until end of turn.

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Cauldron Familiar

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.66

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When Cauldron Familiar enters the battlefield, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life.
Sacrifice a Food: Return Cauldron Familiar from your graveyard to the battlefield.

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The deck should look similar to the Standard version, even though we do see the unconventional inclusion of Bonecrusher Giant. If you're looking to play with Witch's Oven and Cauldron Familiar, Historic is now the place to do it.In the maindeck you'll notice two copies of Phyrexian Tower alongside the Bolas's Citadels—these cards go really well together. Bolas's Citadel is the card that allows the deck to go off completely with crazy turns, often allowing you to kill the opponent in one shot.

Phyrexian Tower, Gilded Goose and Priest of Forgotten Gods provide some ramp, which is necessary to get Bolas's Citadel out in a timely fashion. Given how great Bolas's Citadel is in the deck, I'm actually a little surprised to see only two copies in the maindeck, but I'd guess the one in the sideboard does get sideboarded in often. One of the main reasons this deck is good against other midrange decks is the ability to go completely over the top with Bolas's Citadel.

While the combination of Cauldron Familiar/Witch's Oven, alongside Trail of Crumbs and Bolas's Citadel give you a great grindy plan, there's also enough creature interaction to deal with opposing aggression. Claim the Firstborn is the perfect answer to cheap creatures. The white Auras decks focused around Kor Spiritdancer have gained some recent popularity, but can really fold to a single Priest of Forgotten Gods or Claim the Firstborn. Then against decks with a lot of creatures, Mayhem Devil can start pinging down opposing threats. When you combine the removal with the life gain and Cauldron Familiar as a great chump blocker, it becomes clear why aggro decks tend to be good matchups for Jund Sacrifice.

So, the question is what decks are actually good against Jund Sacrifice? Right now, there aren't many good against both sacrifice, and the format as a whole. There are a ton of strategies in Historic, which means it's hard to dedicate a lot of cards to beat one specific deck. Perhaps the most challenging matchups are ramp decks that play Field of the Dead and ways to go over the top. Even there, it is mostly a race. A quick Bolas's Citadel is often good enough to win the game. Jund Sacrifice is the best deck in the format, going into the release of Amonkhet Remastered.

It's possible the deck will want to add Thoughtseize, though it may just be a sideboard card. We no longer see Phyrexian Obliterator in a deck like this—that card was primarily played as a way to attack Temur Reclamation. This opens up more room in the sideboard. Shaving on some of the artifact removal, and maybe cutting a Scavenging Ooze or Heartless Act would be an easy way to make room for some Thoughtseizes.

Standard

Historic is the easy format to cover. Not much has changed in the past couple weeks with the sacrifice decks compared to Standard where we no longer have Cauldron Familiar. With Cauldron Familiar banned, there isn't much reason to play Witch's Oven anymore, either. However, it turns out that sacrifice decks don't actually need the Cauldron Familiar/Witch's Oven combo to work. You can omit those cards, find some other sacrifice outlets, and move forward.

There are a couple different possible builds, but they're all Rakdos based, which I believe to be superior to Jund variants here. Rakdos allows you to be more aggressive, and the manabase is more straightforward. And since we no longer have Cauldron Familiar that's going to make cards like Gilded Goose and Trail of Crumbs worse as well. Let's start with Carson Bell's take on Rakdos:

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Rakdos Sacrifice by Carson Bell

'Rakdos Sacrifice' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Carson Bell

Event: SCG Tour Online Championship Qualifier #2 - 08/08/2020

Rank: 3

Standard

Market Price: $207.82

Cards

Mountain

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.09

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Archfiend's Vessel

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.45

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Lifelink (Damage dealt by this creature also causes you to gain that much life.)
When Archfiend's Vessel enters the battlefield, if it entered from your graveyard or you cast it from your graveyard, exile it. If you do, create a 5/5 black Demon creature token with flying.

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Gutterbones

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.74

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Gutterbones enters the battlefield tapped.
{1}{B}: Return Gutterbones from your graveyard to your hand. Activate this ability only during your turn and only if an opponent lost life this turn.

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Mire Triton

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.23

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Deathtouch
When Mire Triton enters the battlefield, mill two cards and you gain 2 life.

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Claim the Firstborn

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.18

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Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost 3 or less until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn.

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Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $21.67

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When Kroxa enters the battlefield, sacrifice it unless it escaped.
Whenever Kroxa enters the battlefield or attacks, each opponent discards a card, then each opponent who didn't discard a nonland card this way loses 3 life.
Escape—{B}{B}{R}{R}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)

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Fiend Artisan

Color Identity:B,G

Market Price: $9.55

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Fiend Artisan gets +1/+1 for each creature card in your graveyard.
{X}{B/G}, {T}, Sacrifice another creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost X or less, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Duress

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.04

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.

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Noxious Grasp

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.10

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker that's green or white. You gain 1 life.

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Call of the Death-Dweller

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.70

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Return up to two target creature cards with total converted mana cost 3 or less from your graveyard to the battlefield. Put a deathtouch counter on either of them. Then put a menace counter on either of them.

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Weaponize the Monsters

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.04

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{2}, Sacrifice a creature: Weaponize the Monsters deals 2 damage to any target.

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Dreadhorde Butcher

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $0.59

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Haste
Whenever Dreadhorde Butcher deals combat damage to a player or planeswalker, put a +1/+1 counter on Dreadhorde Butcher.
When Dreadhorde Butcher dies, it deals damage equal to its power to any target.

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Village Rites

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.83

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As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature.
Draw two cards.

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Swamp

Color Identity:B

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Lurrus of the Dream-Den

Color Identity:B,W

Market Price: $4.95

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Companion — Each permanent card in your starting deck has converted mana cost 2 or less. (If this card is your chosen companion, you may put it into your hand from outside the game for {3} any time you could cast a sorcery.)
Lifelink
During each of your turns, you may cast one permanent spell with converted mana cost 2 or less from your graveyard.

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Priest of Forgotten Gods

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $2.34

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{T}, Sacrifice two other creatures: Any number of target players each lose 2 life and sacrifice a creature. You add {B}{B} and draw a card.

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Blood Crypt

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $15.05

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Castle Locthwain

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $3.51

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Castle Locthwain enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp.
{T}: Add {B}.
{1}{B}{B}, {T}: Draw a card, then you lose life equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Angrath's Rampage

Color Identity:B,R

Market Price: $0.26

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Choose one —
• Target player sacrifices an artifact.
• Target player sacrifices a creature.
• Target player sacrifices a planeswalker.

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Embereth Shieldbreaker // Battle Display

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.13

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Heartless Act

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $1.11

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Choose one —
• Destroy target creature with no counters on it.
• Remove up to three counters from target creature.

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This list has aggressive elements so you can beat the opponent down, but also plays toward some sweet combo interactions for the later turns. Creatures like Dreadhorde Butcher and Gutterbones allow for a classic aggressive draw, but from there we start to see how important manipulating the graveyard is for this deck. You want to fill up the graveyard—either by sacrificing your creatures, or milling cards with Mire Triton.

Archfiend Vessel||Call of the Death-Dweller

Even though I consider this a sacrifice deck, it doesn't play what many consider to be the signature three-drop creatures for the deck in Woe Strider and Mayhem Devil. Instead we see the full complement of Archfiend's Vessel, showing a desire to reanimate creatures with Call of the Death-Dweller. Without Witch's Oven, we have a full set of Village Rites and even a copy of Weaponize the Monsters to ensure there are enough sacrifice outlets to go alongside cards like Claim the Firstborn.

By not including the three-drop creatures you get to play Lurrus of the Dream-Den as your companion. Lurrus of the Dream-Den is another way to bring back those Archfiend's Vessels from the graveyard. You do still want some late game ways to use your mana though. Kroxa, Titan of Death's Hunger fits perfectly here as a two-mana permanent that comes back from the graveyard, and is a nice potential mana sink. While the reanimation style version is sweet, I don't think this is the most popular Rakdos variant right now.

Eli Loveman has been crushing with Rakdos Sacrifice lately, and many players have been gravitating toward his latest take:

Magic: The Gathering TCG Deck - Rakdos Sacrifice by Eli Loveman

'Rakdos Sacrifice' - constructed deck list and prices for the Magic: The Gathering Trading Card Game from TCGplayer Infinite!

Created By: Eli Loveman

Event:

Rank:

Historic

Market Price: $178.92

Cards

Serrated Scorpion

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.14

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When Serrated Scorpion dies, it deals 2 damage to each opponent and you gain 2 life.

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Whisper Squad

Color Identity:B

Market Price: $0.05

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{1}{B}: Search your library for a card named Whisper Squad, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library.

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Claim the Firstborn

Color Identity:R

Market Price: $0.18

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Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost 3 or less until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn.

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Noxious Grasp

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Destroy target creature or planeswalker that's green or white. You gain 1 life.

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Mayhem Devil

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Whenever a player sacrifices a permanent, Mayhem Devil deals 1 damage to any target.

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Blazing Volley

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Blazing Volley deals 1 damage to each creature your opponents control.

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Mountain

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({T}: Add {R}.)

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Redcap Melee

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Redcap Melee deals 4 damage to target creature or planeswalker. If a nonred permanent is dealt damage this way, you sacrifice a land.

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Castle Locthwain

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Castle Locthwain enters the battlefield tapped unless you control a Swamp.
{T}: Add {B}.
{1}{B}{B}, {T}: Draw a card, then you lose life equal to the number of cards in your hand.

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Embereth Shieldbreaker // Battle Display

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Heartless Act

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Choose one —
• Destroy target creature with no counters on it.
• Remove up to three counters from target creature.

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Priest of Forgotten Gods

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{T}, Sacrifice two other creatures: Any number of target players each lose 2 life and sacrifice a creature. You add {B}{B} and draw a card.

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Blood Crypt

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({T}: Add {B} or {R}.)
As Blood Crypt enters the battlefield, you may pay 2 life. If you don't, it enters the battlefield tapped.

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Judith, the Scourge Diva

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Other creatures you control get +1/+0.
Whenever a nontoken creature you control dies, Judith, the Scourge Diva deals 1 damage to any target.

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Agonizing Remorse

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it or a card from their graveyard. Exile that card. You lose 1 life.

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Weaponize the Monsters

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{2}, Sacrifice a creature: Weaponize the Monsters deals 2 damage to any target.

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Swamp

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({T}: Add {B}.)

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Gutterbones

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Gutterbones enters the battlefield tapped.
{1}{B}: Return Gutterbones from your graveyard to your hand. Activate this ability only during your turn and only if an opponent lost life this turn.

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Rankle, Master of Pranks

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Flying, haste
Whenever Rankle, Master of Pranks deals combat damage to a player, choose any number —
• Each player discards a card.
• Each player loses 1 life and draws a card.
• Each player sacrifices a creature.

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Woe Strider

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When Woe Strider enters the battlefield, create a 0/1 white Goat creature token.
Sacrifice another creature: Scry 1.
Escape—{3}{B}{B}, Exile four other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)
Woe Strider escapes with two +1/+1 counters on it.

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Act of Treason

Color Identity:R

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Gain control of target creature until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn. (It can attack and {T} this turn.)

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Fabled Passage

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{T}, Sacrifice Fabled Passage: Search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. Then if you control four or more lands, untap that land.

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Fiend Artisan

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Fiend Artisan gets +1/+1 for each creature card in your graveyard.
{X}{B/G}, {T}, Sacrifice another creature: Search your library for a creature card with converted mana cost X or less, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

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Duress

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Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.

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This is a more straightforward take on the deck, and is closer to what most players are used to. However, you do need to fill some holes by replacing the Cauldron Familiars and Witch's Oven. Even though the deck is full of cheap cards, there are ways to use your mana later in games. Whisper Squad has gotten the nod at the one-drop slot, and Fiend Artisan is starting to rise in popularity again as well.

A mix of Fiend Artisan, Village Rites and Weaponize the Monsters seem to be the default sacrifice outlets, but Eli also has Rankle, Master of Pranks. Rankle, Master of Pranks is just a good four-mana creature here, but the edict effect is great as well. Rankle, Master of Pranks is a card that these Rakdos decks weren't playing previously, but there are more slots to play around with now. Judith, the Scourge Diva also helps add to the top of the mana curve.

The numbers may seem a little wonky, but I trust Eli here. He was able to make the Top 8 of a MagicFest playing a similar list, and while it's odd to look at on paper, that doesn't mean having some  one and three-ofs is wrong. In fact, I would guess part of the reason for including the single Lazotep Reaver is for situations you want to search it up with your Fiend Artisan. So there is logic behind playing only one!

If you were a Rakdos player before the recent bans, I certainly wouldn't give up on the deck now. It's possible Rakdos Sacrifice actually benefits from the bans, because Reclamation decks were tough to beat. There are plenty of removal spells you can play in the sideboard to fight off other creature decks. Embereth Shieldbreaker gives you a way to deal with Lucky Clover, which is key against adventure decks. Sultai Midrange is probably the toughest matchup, but a good aggressive draw is enough to get the job done there.