Sacrificing a creature that's declared as a blocker

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I just wanted to find out that if you declare a creature as a blocker, then sacrifice it, does the attacking creatures damage go through or not?

The specific scenario was this. An attacker declared two attackers, I had both Vampire Lacerator and Bloodthrone Vampire and delcared both as defenders.

Now, I sacrificed Vampire Lacerator to pump up my Bloodhrone Vampire. So, does the creature I was blocking with the Vampire Lacerator deal it's damage seen as my creature is no longer on the board? Or is it still blocked?
I just wanted to find out that if you declare a creature as a blocker, then sacrifice it, does the attacking creatures damage go through or not?


Probably not.  It is still blocked.
509.1h An attacking creature with one or more creatures declared as blockers for it becomes a blocked creature; one with no creatures declared as blockers for it becomes an unblocked creature. This remains unchanged until the creature is removed from combat, an effect says that it becomes blocked or unblocked, or the combat phase ends, whichever comes first. A creature remains blocked even if all the creatures blocking it are removed from combat.

510.1c A blocked creature assigns its combat damage to the creatures blocking it. If no creatures are currently blocking it (if, for example, they were destroyed or removed from combat), it assigns no combat damage. If exactly one creature is blocking it, it assigns all its combat damage to that creature. If two or more creatures are blocking it, it assigns its combat damage to those creatures according to the damage assignment order announced for it. This may allow the blocked creature to divide its combat damage. However, it can't assign combat damage to a creature that's blocking it unless, when combat damage assignments are complete, each creature that precedes that blocking creature in its order is assigned lethal damage. When checking for assigned lethal damage, take into account damage already marked on the creature and damage from other creatures that's being assigned during the same combat damage step, but not any abilities or effects that might change the amount of damage that's actually dealt. An amount of damage that's greater than a creature's lethal damage may be assigned to it.

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I just wanted to find out that if you declare a creature as a blocker, then sacrifice it, does the attacking creatures damage go through or not?


Only if the attacking creature has trample.

Once a creature is blocked, it stays blocked, even if the blocking creature goes away.


The specific scenario was this. An attacker declared two attackers, I had both Vampire Lacerator and Bloodthrone Vampire and delcared both as defenders.

Now, I sacrificed Vampire Lacerator to pump up my Bloodhrone Vampire. So, does the creature I was blocking with the Vampire Lacerator deal it's damage seen as my creature is no longer on the board? Or is it still blocked?


It is still blocked.  It will only deal damage to you if it has trample.
 
How can it deal trample damage if it assigns no combat damage?
How can it deal trample damage if it assigns no combat damage?


702.18c If an attacking creature with trample is blocked, but there are no creatures blocking it when damage is assigned, all its damage is assigned to the player or planeswalker it’s attacking.
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