Big-Time Racketeer

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Big-Time Racketeer
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Big-Time Racketeer(49625) Gold.png
Set: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 6
Attack: 1
Health: 1
Abilities: Battlecry, Summon
Artist: A.J. Nazzaro

Battlecry: Summon a 6/6 Ogre.

"It'd be a shame if someone disenchanted those Legendaries."

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Big-Time Racketeer is a common neutral minion card, from the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Big-Time Racketeer can be obtained through Mean Streets of Gadgetzan card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Big-Time Racketeer 40 5
Golden Big-Time Racketeer 400 50

Summoned minions[edit | edit source]

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Strategy[edit | edit source]

For 6 mana, this card provides a straight forward 7/7 in total stats, split between the two minions, if it is able to activate its Battlecry. Also makes for a powerful combination with Brann Bronzebeard, as well as being a good target for cards that buff minions in your hand, allowing you to put out multiple large bodies at once.

It also works very well with transformation effects, turning the near-useless 1/1 into something much more useful. Evolve gets two 7-mana minions out of them, but single-target transformation effects like Master of Evolution, Transmute Spirit, Polymorph: Boar, and Recombobulator allows you to keep the solid 6/6 body.

While a terrible result for cards like Moonglade Portal, this is a powerful minion in its abilities to render Secrets such as Snipe, Potion of Polymorph, and Sacred Trial near-useless.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Say hello to my little friend!

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This card's summon quote is a reference to the famous scene in the 1983 movie Scarface where the protagonist Tony Montana says the same line (referring to his grenade launcher-mounted gun, shortly before firing it). Fittingly, the Big-Time Racketeer appears to have a similar weapon in hand, although in this case he appears to be referring to his ogre associate, who can be seen standing behind him in the card art.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Big-Time Racketeer, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]