Combo Druid

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Dreampetal Florist full.jpg

Combo Druid (and its variants Malygos Druid, Togwaggle Druid, Star Aligner Druid, or Gonk Druid) is a combo-based Druid deck type.

The various versions of Combo Druid use different win conditions. Malygos Druid is a traditional combo deck that uses Malygos with cheap spells to deal lethal damage, often multiplying Malygos in the process as well. On the other hand, Togwaggle Druid relies on the opponent's win condition and fatigue damage. After drawing out most or all of their deck, they switch their depleted deck for their opponent's while also copying their hand while stalling out and let fatigue damage kill the opponent. Star Aligner Druid uses Star Aligner and an 8-mana minion with 7 Health so Juicy Psychmelon can draw a majority of the combo pieces as well as cards that can reuse Star Aligner's Battlecry to burst down the opponent. Gonk Druid uses multiple copies of Gonk, the Raptor to build up attacks by using your hero to kill several enemy minions, aiming to OTK the opponent with multiple direct attacks.

The archetype contains lots of card draw and Armor, AoE removal, and stall cards like Spreading Plague and Poison Seeds to buy time.

These combos normally cost too much mana to achieve on their own but there are multiple ways to cheat out their costs. Dreampetal Florist is used to greatly discount one of their combo pieces, while Flobbidinous Floop lets you play a 4-mana Malygos the turn after. In Wild, Aviana followed by Kun the Forgotten King are used to refill your mana and turn your expensive minions into 1-cost minions. Less reliable supplementary options include Twig of the World Tree and Jungle Giants.

While Combo Druid decks are possible in Standard, they are most powerful in Wild, making it an iconic Wild archetype with fringe Standard play.

Common cards[edit | edit source]

Wild icon.png  This section contains information exclusive to Wild format.

The following cards are usually in the deck.

Core cards[edit | edit source]

The following cards are played in most or all versions of the deck:

Innervate(548).png
Wrath(633).png
Branching Paths(76870).png
Flobbidinous Floop(89812).png
Juicy Psychmelon(89867).png
Poison Seeds(7726).png
Emperor Thaurissan(14454).png
Nourish(120).png
Spreading Plague(62841).png
Dreampetal Florist(89880).png
Malfurion the Pestilent(62904).png
Aviana(22325).png
Kun the Forgotten King(49628).png
Ultimate Infestation(62879).png

Malygos Druid[edit | edit source]

Moonfire(619).png
Elise the Enlightened(90721).png
Ixlid, Fungal Lord(76947).png
Malygos(241).png

Gonk Druid[edit | edit source]

Pounce(90272).png
Claw(532).png
Secure the Deck(151323).png
Zul'Drak Ritualist(151340).png
Faceless Manipulator(450).png
Gonk, the Raptor(90237).png

Togwaggle Druid[edit | edit source]

Azalina Soulthief(89334).png
King Togwaggle(76895).png

Star Aligner Druid[edit | edit source]

Youthful Brewmaster(247).png
Brann Bronzebeard(27214).png
Ancient Brewmaster(572).png
Star Aligner(89842).png

Optional cards[edit | edit source]

The following cards are played more than occasionally, but not always:

Biology Project(89808).png
Crystal Power(90601).png
Floop's Glorious Gloop(89898).png
Lesser Jasper Spellstone(73327).png
Naturalize(154).png
Untapped Potential(90698).png
Worthy Expedition(90829).png
Bloodmage Thalnos(525).png
Crystal Merchant(90806).png
Zephrys the Great(90825).png
BEEEES!!!(90708).png
Ferocious Howl(89432).png
Jade Blossom(49703).png
Mulch(22383).png
Archmage Vargoth(90615).png
Ironwood Golem(76965).png
Oaken Summons(76966).png
Swipe(620).png
Twig of the World Tree(76878).png
Anubisath Defender(90771).png
Oasis Surger(90834).png
Kael'thas Sunstrider(210656).png
Gloop Sprayer(89846).png
Overflow(90772).png
Jepetto Joybuzz(90595).png
Alexstrasza(303).png
Sathrovarr(127287).png
Hakkar, the Soulflayer(90190).png