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Scarab Egg

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Scarab Egg
Scarab Egg(90263).png
Scarab Egg(90263) Gold.png
Set: Rastakhan's Rumble
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Attack: 0
Health: 2
Abilities: Deathrattle, Summon
Artist: Jim Nelson

Deathrattle: Summon three 1/1 Scarabs.

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Scarab Egg is a common neutral minion card, from the Rastakhan's Rumble set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Scarab Egg can be obtained through Rastakhan's Rumble card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Scarab Egg can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Scarab Egg 40 5
Golden Scarab Egg 400 50

Summoned minion[edit | edit source]

Scarab(90302).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This minion is comparable to Snake Trap in Hunter, in that it is a delayed summoning of 3 1/1 Beasts for 2 mana. In a different way, it is comparable to Nerubian Egg and Devilsaur Egg, as an egg requiring scrambling for above-average stats for mana. As such, it shares many of the advantages and disadvantages to both categories of cards.

The summoning of 3 small minions, rather than one large minion, makes this card work particularly well in a Token deck, which can take advantage of the multiple bodies through effects such as Power of the Wild, Flametongue Totem and Knife Juggler. It also provides some insurance against AoE abilities, as this card's power comes from after it is destroyed.

The Beast tag is important to Hunters, and to a lesser extent Druids, as it opens up additional options using cards such as Scavenging Hyena, Spirit of the Lynx and Mark of Y'Shaarj.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Scarab Egg, full art
Scarab Egg sketch
An earlier take on Scarab Egg's card art. The eggs were initially painted with blue-green shells but were changed to red to create more visual contrast against the background.[1]

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jim Nelson (2018-11-30). Scarab Egg. ArtStation. Retrieved on 2018-11-30.