Ramp Druid

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Ramp Druid (also known as Big Druid) is a Druid deck type that takes advantage of Druid's unique ability to gain extra mana as a win condition. It usually builds a huge amount of high value minions and relies on late-game Taunts to stabilize and recover from its slow start. The deck can be very punishing against control decks due to the massive minions it can play, but suffers against fast aggro decks if not given time to stabilize.

The deck often aims to try to cheat out large threats very early through use of cards like Innervate, Giant Anaconda, and Strength in Numbers, as well as naturally being able to play them earlier due to its naturally faster mana growth thanks to Wild Growth, Jade Blossom and Overgrowth.

Ramp Druid is also the best host for the Journey to Un'Goro Druid Quest, Jungle Giants, which can be used to give an extra burst of tempo in the late game.

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:

Nature Studies(329870).png
Lunar Eclipse(378797).png
Solar Eclipse(378798).png
Bogbeam(210824).png
Overgrowth(210845).png
Swipe(620).png
Anubisath Defender(90771).png
Overflow(90772).png
Strongman(388965).png
Umbral Owl(389042).png
Cenarion Ward(388961).png
Ysera, Unleashed(127264).png

Embiggen variant[edit | edit source]

The following cards are played in the faster Embiggen version.

Embiggen(151375).png
Lightning Bloom(329861).png
Strength in Numbers(151410).png
Ironbark(210764).png
Lake Thresher(329984).png
Teacher's Pet(329961).png
Twilight Runner(329983).png
Emerald Explorer(127272).png
Exotic Mountseller(90623).png
Winged Guardian(184656).png
Kael'thas Sunstrider(210656).png
Guardian Animals(329945).png
Survival of the Fittest(329905).png

Clown variant[edit | edit source]

The following cards are played in the Carnival Clown + Survival of the Fittest combo variant.

Carnival Clown(389035).png
Survival of the Fittest(329905).png
Y'Shaarj, the Defiler(378801).png

Optional cards[edit | edit source]

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

Innervate(548).png
Moonfire(619).png
Breath of Dreams(127269).png
Guess the Weight(378804).png
Imprisoned Satyr(210678).png
Wrath(633).png
Archspore Msshi'fn(210677).png
Faire Arborist(389020).png
Wild Growth(282).png
Crimson Hothead(329977).png
Evasive Feywing(151395).png
Frizz Kindleroost(151364).png
Germination(210752).png
Big Ol' Whelp(151402).png
Evasive Wyrm(151408).png
Nourish(120).png
Evasive Drakonid(127278).png
Marsh Hydra(210712).png
Siamat(90789).png
Twin Tyrant(127275).png
Alexstrasza(303).png
Malygos(241).png
Ysera(495).png
C'Thun, the Shattered(378800).png
Scrapyard Colossus(210765).png
Yogg-Saron, Master of Fate(378802).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:

Naturalize(154).png
Earthen Scales(55548).png
Lesser Jasper Spellstone(73327).png
Biology Project(89808).png
Jungle Giants(55538).png
Drakkari Enchanter(62929).png
Greedy Sprite(76972).png
Jade Blossom(49703).png
Ferocious Howl(89432).png
Ironwood Golem(76965).png
Fandral Staghelm(35208).png
Poison Seeds(7726).png
Astral Communion(22334).png
Oaken Summons(76966).png
Branching Paths(76870).png
Twig of the World Tree(76878).png
Arcane Tyrant(76910).png
Loatheb(7746).png
Emperor Thaurissan(14454).png
Spreading Plague(62841).png
Gloop Sprayer(89846).png
Linecracker(90239).png
Malfurion the Pestilent(62904).png
Primordial Drake(55533).png
Medivh, the Guardian(42036).png
Ragnaros the Firelord(503).png
The Lich King(62922).png
Sleepy Dragon(76980).png
Dragonhatcher(76964).png
Master Oakheart(76983).png
Aviana(22325).png
Deathwing, Dragonlord(33177).png
Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound(33156).png
Kun the Forgotten King(49628).png
Ultimate Infestation(62879).png