[Top 15] MTG Arena Best Demon Cards

[Top 15] MTG Arena Best Demon Cards
Demon - an evil spirit or devil, especially one thought to possess a person or act as a tormentor in hell.

When you encounter the word Demon, darkness and death are often associated with it. A fierce supernatural power, a demon is a strong tormentor on the battlefield. There are a lot of Demons in the history of MTG but here are the best in Standard and Historic right now.

15. Daemogoth Titan

What's great about this card?

  • A four-mana, 11-powered creature is a scary sight to behold whatever state the game is in
  • Having this threat on the board allows you to leverage your position so that you can hold off opponent’s attacks while also keeping them from attacking you
  • It is necessary, however, to have other creatures on the board o that you can attack and block with Daemogoth Titan

TCG Median Value: $0.33

14. Daemogoth Woe-Eater

What's great about this card?

  • A turn 4, or earlier, Daemogoth Woe-Eater can quickly wrap things up for your enemy 
  • Having 7 power on the board at that early stage is the definition of aggressive 
  • Even if you sacrifice this card immediately, you still get a lot of value as it lets your opponent discard a card while you get to draw a card and gain 2 life

TCG Median Value: $0.13

13. Archfiend of Ifnir

What's great about this card?

  • Five-color Cycling is a very viable option to play especially in Historic and Archfiend of Ifnir is a great creature to have
  • Its ability gives a pretty solid crowd control mechanic to your deck as it can slowly tear down your opponent’s army
  • It also has decent stats with 5 power and 4 toughness making it a good threat with its flying ability

TCG Median Value: $1.72

12. Ammit Eternal

What’s great about this card?

  • With its relatively low mana cost, you can easily cast Ammit Eternal in the early game
  • Since this card banks on your opponent not casting a bunch of spells in the following turn, getting it on the board early is a good way to deal a lot of damage
  • Afflict 3 is a very big ability that almost ensures that you deal damage to your opponent whenever you attack

TCG Median Value: $0.36

11. Demon of Catastrophes

What's great about this card?

  • Demon of Catastrophes is a good creature in Mono-black decks that have graveyard recursion since you won’t have to worry too much about the creature you will sacrifice to cast this
  • It also has a decent 6/6 power with flying and trample that can cause a world of trouble both on offense and defense

TCG Median Value: $0.33

10. Demonlord Belzenlok

What's great about this card?

  • Demonlord Belzenlok practically gives you several card draws when it enters the battlefield which allows you to build a hand powerful enough to deal with your opponent
  • For the cost of just 1 life, you get to put cards of 4 mana or greater to your hand. This guarantees that almost all your draws will be huge threats

TCG Median Value: $2.47

9. Spawn of Mayhem

What's great about this card?

  • This card is a nuisance to your enemy as it deals 1 damage to both players at the beginning of your upkeep
  • It can shoot down your opponent’s life total especially if you have a way to gain life later on
  • You can also le your health drop to 10 to give Spawn of Mayhem a +1/+1 counter to help you secure the game

TCG Median Value: $1.96

8. Varragoth, Bloodsky Sire

What's great about this card?

  • The advantage you get from tutoring a card every time Varragoth attacks will pile on as the game progresses
  • Its Boast ability allows you to practically manipulate your card draws in a way that will give you whatever card you need based on the situation you are in

TCG Median Value: $1.77

7. Rakdos, the Showstopper

What's great about this card?

  • A great card that can possibly clear out all creatures on the battlefield with its ETB effect
  • When Rakdos, the Showstopper enters the battlefield, you get a 50/50 chance of destroying every creature that is not a Demon, Devil, or an Imp
  • If you are playing the Rakdos colors, it is likely that your creatures will remain untouched by this ability

TCG Median Value: $1.65

6. Gyruda, Doom of Depths

What's great about this card?

  • An ETB effect that damages your opponent’s library as well as provides you an option on what creature to bring back
  • Gyruda, whether you run it as a companion or not, is a great card to have especially in decks that can bounce creatures as it can give you multiple triggers of Gyruda

TCG Median Value: $0.29

5. Doom Whisperer

What's great about this card?

  • Doom Whisperer gives you the ability to carve out your next draws with the Surveil ability
  • Whether you are looking for your winning blow or you are in desperation mode looking for something that will keep you alive in the next turns, Doom Whisperer can help you dig through your library

TCG Median Value: $4.84

4. Demon of Dark Schemes

What's great about this card?

  • Against aggressive decks, it can function as a one-sided board wipe
  • The -2/-2 it gives to creatures can hit the most aggressive pieces and in turn help clear the board for you
  • Aside from this, you can also get a lot of energy counters from this, allowing you to easily activate its ability that will grant you the ability to bring back any creature in both graveyards

TCG Median Value: $1.44

3. Burning-Rune Demon

What's great about this card?

  • A 6/6 flying creature is a very powerful force to have both on attacks and blocks
  • Its ETB effect allows you to tutor for two cards that are potentially game-changing 
  • Although you will only get to keep one card, it is still a huge advantage and it also pressures your opponent to pick their poison

TCG Median Value: $2.56

2. Scourge of the Skyclaves

What's great about this card?

  • As the game gets longer, Scourge of the Skyclaves gets stronger as it relies on the life total of both players
  • You can get this early on and start dealing damage to your opponent to make this creature stronger
  • You can also cast it with its Kicker cost to accelerate the growth of this creature’s power and toughness

TCG Median Value: $10.68

1. Razaketh, the Foulblooded

What's great about this card?

  • The built-in tutor mechanic of this card is a powerful weapon that you can use in whatever situation you are in
  • For the sole cost of 2 life and a creature sacrifice, you can get whatever card you need from your library to your hand, ensuring that you always have the answer to your opponent’s threats

TCG Median Value: $30.18

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