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Treachery(62875) Gold.png
Set: Knights of the Frozen Throne
Type: Spell
Class: Warlock
Rarity: Epic
Cost: 3
Abilities: Take control
Tags: Targeted
Artist: Jim Nelson

Choose a friendly minion. Your opponent gains control of it.

Never look a gift minion in the mouth.

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Treachery is an epic warlock spell card, from the Knights of the Frozen Throne set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Treachery can be obtained through Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs purchased online from the shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Treachery 400 100
Golden Treachery 1600 400

Known bugs[edit | edit source]

  • When you use Treachery to give your opponent an Alarm-o-Bot, its effect will not activate at the start of your opponent's next turn, but rather one turn later.[1]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The main purpose of this card is to give a minion with a negative Deathrattle, end-of-turn, or triggered effect to the opponent and force them to suffer its effect instead. Some of the cards that make good use of Treachery include:

  • Doomsayer: Clears the board for 5 Mana. While it won't give you a tempo shift like Doomsayer normally would, it counters Deathrattles that only activate on the opponent's turn, like Skelemancer.
  • Ticking Abomination: Heavily damages the enemy board. This effect lacks a true one-turn combo (barring an inefficient Bloodbloom + Blastcrystal Potion combo), so it will require a board setup.
  • Keening Banshee: Could be used to force the enemy to lose cards from their deck, or make unfavorable trades.
  • Howlfiend: Makes the opponent discard their hand. Can be combined with Defile or Spreading Madness to empty out the opponent's hand.
  • Bittertide Hydra: Similar concept as above, but with damage instead. This combo costs 2 more mana, so you will need to set up your board first to exploit it.
  • Unlicensed Apothecary: Can be used with Leeroy Jenkins to deal 10 extra damage, although this combo can't be played in a single turn. Can be combined with Brann Bronzebeard and Hungry Dragon for more damage.
  • Rattling Rascal: Trades a 2/2 for a 5/5, giving you two 5/5s at the cost of giving the opponent a 2/2.
  • Fel Reaver: With a large number of low-cost cards, this combo can be used to mill most or all of the opponent's deck.
  • Master Chest: You get the reward from its Deathrattle instead of your opponent.
  • Octosari: Very likely mills the opponent. Devastating if you can also give them Baron Rivendare.

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Treachery, full art
Original color rough of Treachery.

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