Totemic Surge

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Totemic Surge
Totemic Surge(90833).png
Set: Saviors of Uldum
Type: Spell
Class: Shaman
Rarity: Common
Cost: 0
Abilities: Increment attribute
Tags: Area of effect, Totem-related
Artist: Servando Lupini

Give your Totems +2 Attack.

It's not really advanced shamanic magic, you just draw nasty eyebrows on them.

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Totemic Surge is a common shaman spell card, from the Saviors of Uldum set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Totemic Surge can be obtained through Saviors of Uldum card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Totemic Surge can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Totemic Surge 40 5
Golden Totemic Surge 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Despite its similarity with Totemic Might, +2 Attack to multiple minions is much more significant than +2 Health, especially considering it's a 0-cost card; comparable buffs like Bloodlust and Vessina cost significantly higher and aren't permanent. However, it comes with the restriction of targeting totems only, limiting its use for totem-based decks.

Totemic Surge is at its strongest when the opponent doesn't expect it coming and leave a totem or two alive on your side. As a free card, it lets you tempo it out with Totem cards like Mana Tide Totem or Nightmare Amalgam to give the card a bigger impact. The totems can also be copied with Splitting Axe to further amplify its value. Wild has cards to make summoning totems for a relatively low cost significantly easier, such as Wicked Witchdoctor and Genn Greymane.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Totemic Surge, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]