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Zombie Chow
Zombie Chow.png
Zombie Chow Gold.png
Set: Naxxramas
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 1 Mana icon.png
Attack: 2 Attack icon.png
Health: 3 Health icon.png
Abilities: Deathrattle, Restore Health

Deathrattle: Restore 5 Health to the enemy hero.

Zombie. It's what's for dinner.

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Zombie Chow is a common Naxxramas minion card.

How to get[edit]

Regular Zombie Chow is obtained by defeating Gluth in Curse of Naxxramas's Construct Quarter. Regular Zombie Chow is soulbound and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Once the regular version has been obtained, the golden version can be crafted:

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Golden Zombie Chow 400 50

Notes[edit]

  • If a low-health hero attacks a Zombie Chow, simultaneously dealing fatal damage to both characters, the Zombie Chow's Deathrattle healing effect will be observed to trigger, but the player will still be destroyed, losing them the game.

Strategy[edit]

This card's Deathrattle is an obvious tradeoff for its otherwise low cost. However, in the right circumstances this can be offset, such as by silencing the minion, or by using it at the start of the game to trade for an enemy minion before the opponent has been damaged.

The most potent combination of all, however, is Auchenai Soulpriest. With this card in play, Zombie Chow's Deathrattle will instead deal 5 to the enemy, making it an extremely cost-efficient minion, as well as a powerful nuke in its own right.

Lore[edit]

From Wowpedia:

Zombies are a variant of the undead. They are reanimated corpses who have not yet completed the transition into the "true" undeath form of ghouls.

Artist[edit]

E.M. Gist

Patch changes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2014-07-21).