He is still a friend of John Constantine, who was visited by the newly formed Justice League Dark, regarding helping with a mystical disturbance. Ritchie was revealed to be dying and his friends attempted to ward off death. However this was all a ploy for him to enter the House of Mystery and retrieve the Dreamstone. Ritchie is revealed to have been manipulated by Destiny who then possessed his body. The team of mystical heroes eventually defeat Destiny leaving Ritchie, whose cancer kills him. As his soul is being dragged to hell by the ghouls he protests his innocence and claims he was being controlled by Destiny. John however does not believe him and allows the ghouls to proceed.