Tar Lurker

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Tar Lurker
Tar Lurker(55578).png
Tar Lurker(55578) Gold.png
Set: Journey to Un'Goro
Type: Minion
Subtype: Elemental
Class: Warlock
Rarity: Common
Cost: 5
Attack: 1
Health: 7
Abilities: Increment attribute, Taunt
Tags: Ongoing effect
Artist: Jim Nelson

Has +3 Attack during your opponent's turn.

Hi, Tar here. Long time lurking, first time taunting…

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Tar Lurker is a common warlock minion card, from the Journey to Un'Goro set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Tar Lurker can be obtained through Journey to Un'Goro card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Tar Lurker can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Tar Lurker 40 5
Golden Tar Lurker 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Tar Lurker is a powerful and cost-efficient Taunt. Because of its attack loss on your turn, its offensive uses are limited.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Tar Lurkers are tar beasts found near the Lakkari Tar Pits in Un'Goro Crater. They share a model with bog beasts in World of Warcraft, but are instead represented as tar elementals in Hearthstone.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • All three Tar Beasts in Hearthstone share a common ability, as Taunt minions with 1 attack during your turn but higher attack during your opponent's. The other two are Tar Creeper and Tar Lord.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Tar Lurker, full art
A tar beast in World of Warcraft
Value study
Color in-progress

Patch changes[edit | edit source]