Chieftain Scarvash

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The League of Explorers adventure.

Chieftain Scarvash

Chieftain Scarvash(27344).png

Set: The League of Explorers
Type: Hero
Health: 30 (Normal)
30 (Heroic)
Armor: 15 Armor.png (Heroic)
Artist: Arthur Bozonnet

The second piece of the staff is somewhere inside Uldaman!

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For the minion versions of this card, see Chieftain Scarvash (Normal boss card) and Chieftain Scarvash (Heroic boss card).

Chieftain Scarvash is a boss found in the League of Explorers adventure. He is the first boss of the adventure's second wing, Uldaman.

Hero Power[edit | edit source]

Normal Heroic
Trogg Hate Minions!(27346).png
Trogg Hate Minions!(27348).png
Trogg Hate Spells!(27350).png
Trogg Hate Spells!(27351).png

Special cards[edit | edit source]

Chasing Trogg(27367).png
Earthen Pursuer(27369).png
Lumbering Golem(27370).png

Deck[edit | edit source]

The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle. Normal and Heroic

Class Card Quantity
Boss Chasing Trogg 2
Earthen Pursuer 2
Lumbering Golem 2
Druid Starfire 2
Hunter Dart Trap 2
Paladin Keeper of Uldaman 2
Priest Confuse 2
Shaman Lightning Bolt 1
Tunnel Trogg 2
Crackle 2
Fireguard Destroyer 2
Rumbling Elemental 2
Warrior Rampage 1
Neutral Stonesplinter Trogg 2
Ancient Shade 2
Burly Rockjaw Trogg 2

Strategy[edit | edit source]

At the start of his turn, Scarvash's Hero Power swaps from Trogg Hate Minions! (Heroic) to Trogg Hate Spells! (Heroic), or vice versa.

Normal[edit | edit source]

Please add any available information to this section.

Heroic[edit | edit source]

Scarvash starts with one Burly Rockjaw Trogg and one Stonesplinter Trogg in play. His Hero Power now makes it impossible to play minions on odd turns, as well as impossible to play spells on even turns. Due to this, classes with weapons work well as they have no penalty.

Scarvash can be beaten with a Shaman. The following build has mostly odd-costing spells and even-costing minions. However, Overload can mess up the odd/even plan.

2 Earth Shock, 2 Lightning Bolt, 2 Rockbiter Weapon, 2 Stormforged Axe, 2 Ancestral Knowledge, 2 Crackle, 2 Totem Golem, 2 Vitality Totem, 2 Elemental Destruction, 2 Feral Spirit, 2 Hex, 2 Lightning Storm, 1 Charged Hammer, 1 Defender of Argus, 1 Bloodlust, 2 Earth Elemental, 1 Fire Elemental, 1 Al'Akir the Windlord.

Many of these could be substituted. Mulligan for Elemental Destruction, you will get a three for one with it on turn 3.

Another strategy is to use a classic control deck. The key to this strategy is that Scarvash has no board clears or AoE spells: First, clear Scarvash's board. Using minions like Tentacle of N'Zoth or Explosive Sheep can be effective if you haven't cleared the Troggs. If you are lucky, he'll use Confuse to lower his minions' health. During this time, you'll take a lot of face damage, so keeping Reno Jackson or good healing minions around is a good idea. Another option is to use Freeze spells on the minions if you know you can kill them before the Troggs take advantage of their acceleration. Once his board is clear and it is an even turn, flood the board with minions of your own, and go for a more aggressive finish.

Videos[edit | edit source]

Rewards[edit | edit source]

Ethereal Conjurer(27249).png
Tunnel Trogg(27246).png

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Before match

Brann Bronzebeard
Uldaman's infested with troggs! We'll have to fight through them to reach the headpiece.


Chieftain Scarvash
Uldaman for troggs ONLY!

Emote Response

Chieftain Scarvash
Trogg smash stupid!

Turn 1

Brann Bronzebeard
Scarvash was a wee trogg last I was ‘ere. Now he’s bigger, stupider, and uglier.
Chieftain Scarvash
Trogg no stupid! Trogg make you stupid!

Turn 4

Brann Bronzebeard
Fascinating. These mithril runes contain guardian code. They must date back to the titans!
Elise Starseeker
Focus, Brann!


Brann Bronzebeard
There're still more of them! This way, hero, hop in the mine cart!

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Chieftain Scarvash, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]