Plague Scientist

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Plague Scientist
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Set: Knights of the Frozen Throne
Type: Minion
Class: Rogue
Rarity: Common
Cost: 3
Attack: 2
Health: 3
Abilities: Combo
Tags: Poisonous-granting, Targeted, Triggered effect
Artist: Dave Allsop

Combo: Give a friendly minion Poisonous.

The excruciating pain means it's working!

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Plague Scientist is a common rogue minion card, from the Knights of the Frozen Throne set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist can be obtained through Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs bought through the ingame Shop, purchased online from the shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Plague Scientist 40 5
Golden Plague Scientist 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist is a minion with a very strong effect, as it's essentially a poisonous minion with Charge. It can be used to allow any minion you have on the board to trade evenly. It has high potential in a Tempo Rogue deck, as the ability to trade in a cheap minion while developing another in the process can provide a massive tempo boost. However, the card is dependent on having minions on board, and not as flexible as other options like SI:7 Agent.

In Wild, it can be comboed with Unstable Ghoul as a delayed, but almost guaranteed board clear, filling the Rogue's need for a powerful board clear.

Plague Scientist is a strong Arena card, as any hard removal is usually desirable.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Calm down, I'm a doctor!
Everyone panic!

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

Plague Scientists are elite level 80 undead gnomes found in the Plagueworks of Icecrown Citadel.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist, full art
A Plague Scientist in World of Warcraft.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]