Strongshell Scavenger

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Strongshell Scavenger
Strongshell Scavenger(62936).png
Strongshell Scavenger(62936) Gold.png
Set: Knights of the Frozen Throne
Type: Minion
Class: Druid
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4
Attack: 2
Health: 3
Abilities: Battlecry, Increment Attribute
Tags: Taunt-related
Artist: Konstantin Turovec

Battlecry: Give your Taunt minions +2/+2.

It isn't "grave robbing" when there's no grave. It's just scavenging…

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Strongshell Scavenger is a rare druid minion card, from the Knights of the Frozen Throne set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Strongshell Scavenger can be obtained through Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Strongshell Scavenger can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Strongshell Scavenger 100 20
Golden Strongshell Scavenger 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This card is strong for Taunt Druids who like to use a lot of weaker taunt minions. Relatively weak taunters like Druid of the Swarm and Stonehill Defender gain a stronger defensive presence when backed by Strongshell Scavenger's battlecry. When paired with Hadronox's deathrattle, a wall of defensive minions can gain some potent and much needed offense.

In addition, Strongshell Scavenger pairs very well with Spreading Plague. While expensive to play on the same turn, this combination can potentially allow you to retake the board if outnumbered by a lot of weaker enemy minions, who now have to face a wall of 3/7 Scarab Beetles.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
The frozen winds guide me.
Attack
Perish!

Lore[edit | edit source]

The Strongshell Scavenger appears to be a taunka who is attempting to scavenge turtle shells to use as a shield.

From Wowpedia:

The taunka (also known as winter tauren), are an ancient offshoot of the yaungol and relatives to the tauren who have adapted to the harsh environment in Northrend. Unlike their more peaceful tauren relatives, the taunka forcibly bend nature and the elements to their will in order to survive.
The taunka were long thought to be lost until they were re-discovered by Garrosh Hellscream and his orc forces upon their arrival in Northrend. Due to being forced to migrate from their homes by the encroaching Scourge, the taunka have largely given their allegiance to the Horde.
Although they appear similar to the tauren, they resemble bison more than cattle, and are referred to as bison-men by Apothecary Malthus.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Strongshell Scavenger, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]