Venture Co. Mercenary

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Venture Co. Mercenary
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Set: Classic
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 5
Attack: 7
Health: 6
Abilities: Increment attribute, Modify cost
Tags: Ongoing effect
Artist: John Polidora

Your minions cost (3) more.

No Job is too big. No fee is too big.

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Venture Co. Mercenary is a common neutral minion card, from the Classic set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Venture Co. Mercenary can be obtained through Classic card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Venture Co. Mercenary 40 5
Golden Venture Co. Mercenary 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

With only a 5 mana cost to play, Venture Co. Mercenary is somewhat cheap for its stats which are comparable to a 6 or 7 mana minion. However, its trade-off effect will quickly outpace its low mana cost, so try to get this minion off the board as soon as possible by either trading it with your opponent's minions or using cards that remove it from play like Power Overwhelming. Alternatively, you can Silence your own minion to get rid of the effect, providing a cheap 7/6.

If you see your opponent playing this card, it is best to try to keep it on the field as long as possible to hinder your opponent's ability to play minions. But with its high attack, it's recommended to lower its damage first with spells like Humility, use Freeze effects to prevent it from attacking, or use small Taunt minions to prevent it from attacking the target your opponent wants it to hit.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

y-y-you gotta be kiddin' me!
Heh, how 'you doin'?!
Not good! Not good! Agony...

Lore[edit | edit source]

In World of Warcraft, the Venture Company is a powerful goblin organization, specializing in mining, forestry and trading. While ostensibly a respectable and industrious organization, in practice the Venture Co. is well-known for its shady dealings, as well its ruthlessness in removing anything and anyone that stands in the way of its never-ending pursuit of profit.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Venture Co. Mercenary, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]