Rakdos, Lord of Riots | Magic: The Gathering
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Official Oracle Text for Rakdos, Lord of Riots
Creature spells you cast cost less to cast for each 1 life your opponents have lost this turn.
Official Rulings for Rakdos, Lord of Riots
10/1/2012 : Rakdos can be put onto the battlefield by another spell or ability even if no opponent has lost life that turn.
10/1/2012 : Rakdos's last ability cares about the total life lost, not necessarily what an opponent's life total is compared to what it was at the beginning of the turn. For example, if an opponent loses 5 life and then gains 10 life in a turn, creature spells you cast will cost less to cast.
10/1/2012 : Rakdos's last ability can't reduce the colored mana requirement of a creature spell you cast.
10/1/2012 : If there are additional costs to cast a creature spell, such as a kicker cost or a cost imposed by the rules of a Commander game, apply those increases before applying cost reductions.
10/1/2012 : Rakdos's last ability won't reduce the cost to cast Rakdos itself. It applies only to creature spells you cast once Rakdos is on the battlefield.