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Ratcatcher(89469) Gold.png
Set: The Witchwood
Type: Minion
Class: Warlock
Rarity: Epic
Cost: 3
Attack: 2
Health: 2
Abilities: Battlecry, Destroy, Increment attribute, Rush
Tags: Attack-related, Health-related, Targeted
Artist: J. Axer

Battlecry: Destroy a friendly minion and gain its Attack and Health.

He's on the hunt for Togwaggle's missing rat.

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Ratcatcher is an epic warlock minion card, from the The Witchwood set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Ratcatcher can be obtained through The Witchwood card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Ratcatcher 400 100
Golden Ratcatcher 1600 400

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Ratcatcher can reduce the number of minions on board for greater immediate value on a Rush minion. This is comparable to Void Terror, and has many of the same strengths and weaknesses. The key difference between Ratcatcher and Void Terror is that this minion can use the stat boost immediately to trade, which is comparable to giving the sacrificed minion pseudo-Windfury along with +2/+2 and Rush.

If your opponent has cast spells such as Corruption, Blessing of Wisdom or Embrace Darkness on one of your minions, Ratcatcher can be used to specifically remove such effects and keep that minion's stats on the board. Conversely, if you have Shadow Madness-type effects along with this card, Ratcatcher can be used to more effectively "steal" a minion.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

I'm going to eat... This one!

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Ratcatcher's flavor text references the flavor text of Rat Trap, where King Togwaggle has apparently lost his pet rat. Unfortunately, the Kobold King might not be too happy to see his pet found by this particular minion, whose occupation is to kill such creatures.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Ratcatcher, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]