Midrange Demon Hunter

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Midrange Demon Hunter (also known as Soul Demon Hunter) is a Demon Hunter deck type that looks to take early control of the board and snowball its lead in the later turns.

The archetype focuses on hero attacks, buffing weapons and using the demon hunter hero power Demon Claws to efficiently control the board and pressure the opponent. Since the hero is used for most trading, Lifesteal is very important for this deck, particularly the healing provided by Aldrachi Warblades. Past the early game, the deck tries to secure the board with large minions such as Priestess of Fury and Imprisoned Antaen, and removal spells like Eye Beam. The deck also boasts great card draw - albeit card draw that requires some hand management - with cards like Spectral Sight, Crimson Sigil Runner, and Skull of Gul'dan.

As of Scholomance Academy, this deck makes heavy use of Soul Fragment synergy cards to control the board and bolster their hero's attack with Marrowslicer, Soulshard Lapidary, and Soulciologist Malicia.

Common cards[edit | edit source]

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:

Consume Magic(210692).png
Spirit Jailer(329923).png
Twin Slice(210668).png
Manafeeder Panthara(329951).png
Soul Shear(329929).png
Wandmaker(329904).png
Aldrachi Warblades(210669).png
Blade Dance(210661).png
Altruis the Outcast(210776).png
Il'gynoth(378830).png
Marrowslicer(329924).png
Shardshatter Mystic(329928).png
Soulshard Lapidary(329926).png
Bladed Lady(388947).png
Skull of Gul'dan(210691).png
Soulciologist Malicia(329931).png

Optional cards[edit | edit source]

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

Battlefiend(210695).png
Crimson Sigil Runner(210787).png
Demon Companion(329950).png
Acidic Swamp Ooze(74).png
Chaos Strike(210696).png
Spectral Sight(210660).png
Umberwing(210675).png
Zephrys the Great(90825).png
Eye Beam(210693).png
Frozen Shadoweaver(210839).png
Overconfident Orc(210789).png
Relentless Pursuit(389003).png
Satyr Overseer(210665).png
Ashtongue Battlelord(210806).png
Illidari Felblade(210694).png
Kayn Sunfury(210736).png
Maiev Shadowsong(210742).png
Glaivebound Adept(210697).png
Metamorphosis(210687).png
Warglaives of Azzinoth(210690).png
Imprisoned Antaen(210700).png
Priestess of Fury(210762).png
Inner Demon(210774).png

Wild cards[edit | edit source]

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

Wild cards that fit well into this deck type:

Fire Fly(55466).png
Prince Keleseth(58723).png
Hench-Clan Thug(89456).png
Loatheb(7746).png