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Marsh Drake

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Marsh Drake
Marsh Drake(89452).png
Marsh Drake(89452) Gold.png
Set: The Witchwood
Type: Minion
Subtype: Dragon
Class: Neutral
Rarity: Common
Cost: 3
Attack: 5
Health: 4
Abilities: Battlecry, Summon
Tags: Poisonous-generating
Artist: Wayne Wu

Battlecry: Summon a 2/1 Poisonous Drakeslayer for your opponent.

She would have gotten away with it, if it weren't for that meddling Drakeslayer.

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Marsh Drake is an neutral common minion card, from the The Witchwood set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Marsh Drake can be obtained through The Witchwood card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Marsh Drake can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Marsh Drake 40 5
Golden Marsh Drake 400 50

Minions summoned[edit | edit source]

Drakeslayer(89481).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This minion has very high stats, but its Battlecry makes it detrimental as a stand-alone minion. Therefore, it should not be played unless you have some way to kill the Drakeslayer on the same turn. Trading it with a weak 1/1 minion or using your Hero Power works. The best method of dealing with the Drakeslayer is by equipping a weak weapon like Wicked Knife or Candleshot prior to playing Marsh Drake and attacking the Drakeslayer with your hero. This allows you to play it on curve with minimal tempo loss to take full advantage of Marsh Drake's strength.

In Wild, Priests can combine this with Potion of Madness for what is effectively a 4-mana 5/4 with hard removal.

In Arena[edit | edit source]

This is a bad card in Arena for classes that are unable to 1 damage with their hero power; however it's a reasonable mid-game choice that can remove it easily, like Mage or Rogue.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
I will be your doom!
Attack
(Moans)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Marsh Drake, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]