Rakdos soul snuffer

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Not sure if this is worthless, and certainly kind of fun/not sure if it's competitive, but thought I would try to use some rares and mythics that aren't used too much (the lands are certainly the most costly cards).

The premise here is to steal your opponents creatures/permanents and sac them for your own benefit to prevent the return trip.
Another goal is for the stealing cards to be as useful as possible even when facing an empty board.

There are additional interactions here, however.

mark of mutiny, traitorous blood and zealous conscripts all can steal treacherous pit dweller back for you, and even though they don't save your desecration demon from being tapped for the attack, they can allow him to be a defender/force your opponent to sacrifice another creature to attack through.

this is obviously a rough sketch, thoughts would be appreciated.

4dragonskull summit
4blood crypt
4rakdos guild gate
6swamp
6mountain


1helvault
4mark of mutiny
4traitorous blood
4treacherous pit-dweller
3zealous conscripts
2trading post
4altar's reap
4disciple of griselbrand
3fling
1demonmail hauberk
4desecration demon
2dreadbore


SB
3rakdos charm
2dreadbore
3rakdos return
3mutilate
3pithing needle

A clever idea, but I'm skeptical as to whether or not it will actually work.  I feel it will require a lot of mana to get these tricks off.  In the time it takes your deck to build steam, your opponent will likely have done a lot of damage.

You're running Rakdos, but you're missing a few key Rakdos cards, like Rakdos Cackler.  Some of your sideboard cards, like Rakdos's Return and Dreadbore, would be much better off in your deck from the start.  And more burn would help as well, like Searing Spear.
zephyr, you don't run aggro bodies in a midrange deck.

That said Helvault is cracking me up. 

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when treacherous pit dweller comes into play do i have ability to sac it before I give it to an opponent (with fling or disciple)?

I wasn't 100% sure on that
It says 'when' which means its a triggered ability and it would go onto the stack.

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