Hagatha the Witch

From Hearthstone Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Hagatha the Witch
Hagatha the Witch(89355).png
Scroll rightSwipe left to see other versions
Hagatha the Witch(89355) Gold.png

Battlecry: Deal 3 damage to all minions.

Curse-bringer, tree-twister, mother of wretched things…Hanzo main.

See this card on Hearthpwn

For Hagatha's other appearances, see Hagatha the Witch (disambiguation).

Hagatha the Witch is a legendary shaman hero card, from The Witchwood set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Hagatha the Witch can be obtained through The Witchwood card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Hagatha the Witch 1600 400
Golden Hagatha the Witch 3200 1600

Generated Hero Power[edit | edit source]


Notes[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Hagatha's Battlecry is a strong AoE board clear. It does affect your own minions as well, so be careful. The Battlecry can be replicated by Shudderwock for further usage, but once again be careful about the double-edged effect, especially due to the random order of Shudderwock's mimicking.

Hagatha's passive hero power gives up the board presence of the shaman's totems, in return for constant and unpredictable value. Random Shaman spells generally include burst damage and finishers (Bloodlust, Windfury, Lava Burst) or board clears and strong removal (Hex, Lightning Storm, Volcano), among more specialised utility. However, there is also a risk of getting dead spells like Ice Fishing or Totemic Might; in this cases these spells should be played with excess mana. Most of the randomness can be avoided as more minions are played, allowing you to average out for a variety of effects. In longer games, keeping low cost minions until Hagatha is played first can be important.

One of the risks of this card is overdrawing cards thanks to her Hero Power. Playing Hagatha with a hand of several minions can often lead to your hand being flooded, with each minion played requiring a spell afterwards in order to free space. It can get worse with minions or spells that draw or generate additional cards, or being forced to Overload and limit what you can play next turn. Try to play Hagatha only when you have a medium-sized hand or a few spells you can reliably drop.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Dark spirits, twist the trees, foul the lake, and curse this land!

Emotes[edit | edit source]

Each hero has their own selection of audio and written emotes that are produced in response to specific events. For more information, see Emote.

Type Emote
Greetings Welcome to my domain.
Mirror Greetings Let us go then, you and I.
Well Played Well played.
Thanks Thank you.
Wow By the night!
Oops Unwise.
Threaten The curse take you!
Attack My curse on you!
Thinking [1] Hmm...
Thinking [2] Perplexing...
Thinking [3] A path dimly lit...
Concede You win this time.
Running out of time I must decide!
Almost out of cards I'm almost out of cards!
Out of cards I'm out of cards!

Lore[edit | edit source]

For the lore of this card, see Hagatha the Witch (Disambiguation).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hagatha was first teased/half-revealed at the end of The Witchwood announcement video, with Dave Kosak fearing the sudden appearance of "Hagatha the Witch" and mentioning "We Cannot Make That Card" twice with a frightened expression while Ben Brode fearing the powers and abilities of "Hagatha the Witch" says that "It's Too OP" to make it as a hero card before the three of them (Dave Kosak, Ben Brode and Ben Thompson) run away from the place in fear while leaving behind the camera they brought along which then focuses at the picture of the newly created "Hagatha the Witch" hero card whose wicked and sinister laughter is heard at the end of the video.
  • Hagatha originated from a concept drawn by Jomaro Kindred, who has described the character as "a lot of things I like and a lot of things that I'm afraid of at the same time".[1]
  • Hagatha's mirror greeting refers to the opening line of T.S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
  • Hagatha's flavor text references the Overwatch character Hanzo, as well as the "Hanzo main" meme.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Hagatha the Witch, full art
A shot at the end of the announcement trailer teasing Hagatha.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hearthstone: The Witchwood Behind the Scenes (2:08). (2018-04-12). Retrieved on 2018-04-13.