Grave Rune

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Grave Rune
Regular
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Gold
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Set: Descent of Dragons
Type: Spell
Class: Priest
Rarity: Common
Cost: 4
Abilities: Copy, Summon
Tags: Deathrattle-granting, Targeted
Artist: Eva Widermann

Give a minion "Deathrattle: Summon 2 copies of this."

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Grave Rune is a common priest spell card, from the Descent of Dragons set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Grave Rune can be obtained through Descent of Dragons card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Grave Rune can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Grave Rune 40 5
Golden Grave Rune 400 50

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Grave Rune's applied Deathrattle effect summons new copies of the target minion, rather than a strict copy of the target minion with current enchantments.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

A card ideal for Deathrattle Priest, Grave Rune allows a minion to summon two copies of itself as a Deathrattle, akin to Carnivorous Cube. However, in exchange for costing 1 less mana than Carnivorous Cube, the minion is otherwise unaltered until it dies. Grave Rune is also useful for completing the priest class' Quests: it can make progress with Awaken the Makers if you cast Grave Rune on a Deathrattle minion (also allowing its Deathrattle to trigger thrice) and Activate the Obelisk can be achieved by casting Grave Rune on a Lifesteal minion or a minion with a healing Deathrattle such as Mistress of Mixtures or Khartut Defender.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Grave Rune, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]