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Description[edit | edit source]

As Abyssian, you excel at removing big threats and can generate many small Minions, while also having great late game threats. Deathwatch can power up your Minions, deal damage while healing you, or generate Wraithlings. Wraithlings are 1/1 tokens that can be used as sacrifices for powerful spells and cause more deaths on the battlefield to fuel Deathwatch effects. Additionally, you boast a wide range of removal spells and area control. Although you are high on damage and battlefield control, your creatures are not very efficient.

Strengths[edit | edit source]

  • Your battlefield advantages can be quickly converted into damage with Deathwatch.
  • Numerous damage spells and Rush minions allow you to be very aggressive.
  • You possess many different forms of Minion removal.
  • Moderate amounts of "vampire" healing that damages your opponent.
  • You can use a variety of different deck archetypes and strategies.

Weaknesses[edit | edit source]

  • Difficult to come back after you have no more Minions on the battlefield.
  • Your removal is expensive, requiring a sacrifice of your own Minions or a lot of Mana.
  • Your Minions are not very efficient and rely on Deathwatch to gain effectiveness.
  • Difficulty against Dispel; your Deathwatch and Shadow Creep are both Dispellable.
  • Low cost creatures that fuel Deathwatch are very frail and survive mainly by outnumbering your opponents, causing Area of Effect damage to be highly effective against you.
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Generals[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Attack Health Bloodborn Spell
Lilithe Blightchaser.png Lilithe Blightchaser General 2 25 Shadowspawn active.gif
Shadow Spawn:Summon 2 Wraithlings nearby your General
Cassyva Soulreaper.png Cassyva Soulreaper Alternate General 2 25 Abyssal Scar active.gif
Abyssal Scar:Deal 1 damage to a minion. If it dies this turn, the space turns into Shadow Creep
Maehv Skinsolder.png Maehv Skinsolder Alternate General 2 25 File:Malice active.gif
Malice: Destroy a friendly minion to summon a 4/4 Husk on its space. Deal 2 damage to your General.

Minions[edit | edit source]

Image Name Rarity Type Cost Attack Health Ability Set
Abyssal Crawler.png Abyssal Crawler Basic Minion 1 2 1 At the end of your turn, turn a nearby space into Shadow Creep Core.png
Core
Furiosa.png Furiosa Crarity.png
Common
Minion 1 1 2 Blood Surge: Friendly Wraithlings gain +1/+1. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Blood Siren.png Blood Siren Crarity.png
Common
Minion 2 3 2 Opening Gambit: Give a nearby enemy minion or General -2 Attack this turn Core.png
Core
Darkspine Elemental.png Darkspine Elemental Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 2 1 4 Double the damage dealt by friendly Shadow Creep Core.png
Core
Gloomchaser.png Gloomchaser Basic Minion 2 2 2 Opening Gambit: Summon a 1/1 Wraithling in random nearby space Core.png
Core
Gor.png Gor Crarity.png
Common
Battlepet 2 1 1 Dying Wish: Summon a copy of this minion in a random unoccupied corner Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Nocturne.png Nocturne Erarity.png
Epic
Arcanyst 2 2 2 Whenever you make a Shadow Creep or a Wraithling, instead make both. Ancient bonds orb.png
Ancient Bonds
Ooz.png Ooz Rrarity.png
Rare
Battlepet 2 3 3 Whenever this minion takes damage, turn a space occupied by an enemy into Shadow Creep Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Phantasm.png Phantasm Crarity.png
Common
Minion 2 3 2 Whenever your opponent summons a minion, give a minion in your action bar +1 Attack. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Blood Baronette.png Blood Baronette Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 3 3 3 Opening Gambit: Double a nearby Wraithling's attack and health Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Bound Tormentor.png Bound Tormentor Crarity.png
Common
Minion 3 2 3 Sentinel: Minion summoned. Put a copy of the minion that transformed this into your action bar. It costs 2 less. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Horror Burster.png Horror Burster Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 3 4 1 Dying Wish: Transform a random friendly minion into a 6/6 Horror. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Nightsorrow Assassin.png Nightsorrow Assassin Crarity.png
Common
Minion 3 2 1 Opening Gambit: Destroy an nearby enemy minion with 2 or less Attack Core.png
Core
Shadow Watcher.png Shadow Watcher Basic Minion 3 2 2 Deathwatch: Gains +1/+1 Core.png
Core
Skullprophet.png Skullprophet Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 3 3 3 Sentinel: General attacks. The enemy General has -1 Attack. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Xerroloth.png Xerroloth Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 3 3 2 Sentinel: Spell cast. Whenever your opponent casts a spell, put a 4/4 Fiend into your action bar. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Abyssal Juggernaut.png Abyssal Juggernaut Crarity.png
Common
Minion 4 3 3 This minion has +1/+1 for each friendly Shadow Creep Core.png
Core
Bloodtide Priestess.png Bloodtide Priestess Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 4 3 3 Deathwatch: Summon a Wraithling on a nearby random space Core.png
Core
Deepfire Devourer.png Deepfire Devourer Crarity.png
Common
Minion 4 4 4 Opening Gambit: Destroy friendly minions around it. Gain +2/+2 for each minion Core.png
Core
Desolator.png Desolator Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 4 3 1 Opening Gambit: Steal 2 Health from the enemy General.
Dying Wish: Return Desolator to your action bar.
Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Nekomata.png Nekomata Erarity.png
Epic
Minion 4 4 2 Dying Wish: Draw two minions with Dying Wish from your deck. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Nightshroud.png Nightshroud Crarity.png
Common
Arcanyst 4 5 1 Bond: Your General steals 1 Health from the enemy General for each other friendly Arcanyst. Ancient bonds orb.png
Ancient Bonds
Shadow Sister Kelaino.png Shadow Sister Kelaino Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 4 3 3 Whenever an enemy minion or general takes damage, restore 1 health to your general Achievement Card
Black Solus.png Black Solus Erarity.png
Epic
Minion 5 4 7 When you summon a Wraithling, this gains +2 Attack Core.png
Core
Night Fiend.png Night Fiend Crarity.png
Common
Minion 5 3 3 Deal 2 damage to each enemy on or next to friendly Shadow Creep Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Reaper of the Nine Moons.png Reaper of the Nine Moons Erarity.png
Epic
Minion 4 4 3 Flying
Dying Wish: Summon a random minion from the opponent's deck on this space
Core.png
Core
Shadowdancer.png Shadowdancer Rrarity.png
Rare
Minion 5 4 4 Deathwatch: Deal 1 damage to the enemy General, and restore 1 Health to your General Core.png
Core
Klaxon.png Klaxon Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 6 6 6 Provoke
Dying Wish: Turn 6 random spaces into Shadow Creep
Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Vorpal Reaver.png Vorpal Reaver Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 6 6 6 Celerity
Dying Wish: Summon six Wraithlings on random spaces
Core.png
Core
Arcane Devourer.png Arcane Devourer Erarity.png
Epic
Minion 7 8 4 Opening Gambit: The next minion you summon this turn costs 1 mana Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Death Knell.png Death Knell Lrarity.png
Legendary
Arcanyst 8 6 6 Opening Gambit: Summon all friendly non-token Arcanysts destroyed this game nearby. Ancient bonds orb.png
Ancient Bonds
Grandmaster Variax.png Grandmaster Variax Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 8 8 8 Opening Gambit: Your Bloodborn Spell costs 3 and is now AWESOME. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Spectral Revenant.png Spectral Revenant Lrarity.png
Legendary
Minion 8 6 6 Rush
Whenever this damages an enemy minion, deal 4 damage to the enemy General
Core.png
Core

Spells[edit | edit source]

Image Name Rarity Type Cost Effect Set
Darkfire Sacrifice.png Darkfire Sacrifice Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 0 Destroy a friendly minion. Your next minion costs 2 less Core.png
Core
Grasp of Agony.png Grasp of Agony Crarity.png
Common
Spell 1 Choose an enemy minion. When it dies, it deal 3 damage to nearby enemy minions and Generals Core.png
Core
Inkling Surge.png Inkling Surge Crarity.png
Common
Spell 1 Summon a 1/1 Wraithling. If you have another Wraithling, draw a card.
Nethermeld.png Nethermeld Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 1 Teleport ANY minion to friendly Shadow Creep. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Sphere of Darkness.png Sphere of Darkness Crarity.png
Common
Spell 1 Turn a space into Shadow Creep, then draw a card Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Void Pulse.png Void Pulse Crarity.png
Common
Spell 1 Deal 2 damage to the enemy General. Restore 3 Health to your General Core.png
Core
Aphotic Drain.png Aphotic Drain Crarity.png
Common
Spell 2 Destroy a friendly minion to restore 5 health to your General. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Choking Tendrils.png Choking Tendrils Crarity.png
Common
Spell 2 Destroy an enemy minion on friendly Shadow Creep. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Consuming Rebirth.png Consuming Rebirth Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 2 Destroy a friendly minion. At the end of your turn, re-summon it on the same space and give it +1/+1 Core.png
Core
Daemonic Lure.png Daemonic Lure Basic Spell 2 Deal 1 damage to an enemy minion and teleport it to any space on the battlefield Core.png
Core
Echoing Shriek.png Echoing Shriek Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 2 Transform ALL minions that cost 2 or less into 1/1 wraithlings Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Inkhorn Gaze.png Inkhorn Gaze Crarity.png
Common
Spell 2 Deal 2 damage to a minion. If it dies this turn, put a random battle pet into your action bar Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Lurking Fear.png Lurking Fear Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 2 Lower the mana cost of all minions with Dying Wish in your action bar and deck by 1 Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Punish.png Punish Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 2 Destroy a damaged minion. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Shadowstalk.png Shadowstalk Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 2 Summon a Wraithling behind each enemy. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Soulshatter Pact.png Soulshatter Pact Basic Spell 2 Give all friendly minions +2 Attack this turn Core.png
Core
Blood Echoes.png Blood Echoes Crarity.png
Common
Spell 3 Destroy all friendly minions and resummon them on random spaces at end of turn. Ancient bonds orb.png
Ancient Bonds
Deathfire Crescendo.png Deathfire Crescendo Lrarity.png
Legendary
Spell 3 Give a friendly minion, "Deathwatch: Gains +2/+2" Core.png
Core
Ritual Banishing.png Ritual Banishing Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 3 Destroy a friendly minion to destroy an enemy minion Core.png
Core
Shadow Reflection.png Shadow Reflection Crarity.png
Common
Spell 3 Give a friendly minion +5 Attack Core.png
Core
Void Steal.png Void Steal Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 3 Give an enemy minion -3 attack. All adjacent friendly minions gain +3 attack Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Wraithling Fury.png Wraithling Fury Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 3 Give a friendly Wraithling minion +4/+4 Core.png
Core
Wraithling Swarm.png Wraithling Swarm Basic Spell 3 Summon three 1/1 Wraithlings nearby each other Core.png
Core
Breath of the Unborn.png Breath of the Unborn Crarity.png
Common
Spell 4 Deal 2 damage to all enemy minions. Restore all friendly minions to full Health Core.png
Core
Dark Seed.png Dark Seed Rrarity.png
Rare
Spell 4 Deal 1 damage to the enemy General for each card in the opponent's action bar Core.png
Core
Shadow Nova.png Shadow Nova Basic Spell 4 Turn a 2x2 area into Shadow Creep. Core.png
Core
Corporeal Cadence.png Corporeal Cadence Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 5 Destroy a friendly minion to deal its attack to the enemy general. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Dark Transformation.png Dark Transformation Basic Spell 5 Destroy an enemy minion and summon a 1/1 Wraithling on that space Core.png
Core
Nether Summoning.png Nether Summoning Lrarity.png
Legendary
Spell 5 Summon 2 non-token minions destroyed since the end of your last turn nearby Core.png
Core
Necrotic Sphere.png Necrotic Sphere Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 6 Destroy ALL minions nearby your General and summon wraithlings in their place. Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Rite of the Undervault.png Rite of the Undervault Erarity.png
Epic
Spell 6 Draw to fill your action bar Core.png
Core
Obliterate.png Obliterate Lrarity.png
Legendary
Spell 8 Destroy all friendly shadow creep. Deal that much damage to ALL enemies Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
Doom.png Doom Lrarity.png
Legendary
Spell 9 The enemy General is DOOMED and will die after three turns. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy

Artifacts[edit | edit source]

Image Name Rarity Type Cost Effect Set
Horn of the Forsaken.png Horn of the Forsaken Basic Artifact 1 Whenever your General deals damage, summon a 1/1 Wraithling nearby your General Core.png
Core
Spectral Blade.png Spectral Blade Erarity.png
Epic
Artifact 2 Your General gains +2 Attack. Whenever your General destroys an enemy minion, restore 2 Health to your General Core.png
Core
Mindlathe.png Mindlathe Lrarity.png
Legendary
Artifact 3 After your General damages a minion, reactivate and take control of it until the end of your turn. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Soul Grimwar.png Soul Grimwar Lrarity.png
Legendary
Artifact 3 Your General gains, Deathwatch: Gain +2 Attack Core.png
Core
Ghost Azalea.png Ghost Azalea Lrarity.png
Legendary
Artifact 4 Your general gains +1 for each friendly Shadow Creep Shimzar orb.png
Shim'zar
The Releaser.png The Releaser Rrarity.png
Rare
Artifact 3 When this artifact breaks, summon a random friendly non-token minion destroyed this game nearby. Ancient bonds orb.png
Ancient Bonds

Tokens[edit | edit source]

Image Name Type Cost Attack Health Summoned from Ability Set
Shadow Creep.png Shadow Creep Tile 0 1 Cassyva Soulreaper's Bloodborn Spell
Abyssal Crawler
Sphere of Darkness
Nocturne
Ooz
Shadow Nova
Klaxon
Deals damage to enemy minions and Generals standing on it at the end of owner's turn. Core.png
Core
Wraithling.png Wraithling Minion 1 1 1 Lilithe Blightchaser's Bloodborn Spell
Horn of the Forsaken
Echoing Shriek
Gloomchaser
Nocturne
Wraithling Swarm
Bloodmoon Priestess
Dark Transformation
Necrotic Sphere
Vorpal Reaver
Core.png
Core
Fiend.png Fiend Minion 2 4 4 Cassyva Soulreaper's Bloodborn Spell after a summoned Grandmaster Variax
Xerroloth places these in your action bar whenever your opponent casts a spell.
Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn
Watchful Sentinel (Abyssian).png Watchful Sentinel (Abyssian) Minion 3 3 3 Bound Tormentor
Xerroloth
Skullprophet
Sentinel: This transforms into a powerful minion if its hidden condition is met. Prophecy orb.png
Unearthed Prophecy
Horror.png Horror Minion 6 6 6 Horror Burster Bloodborn orb.png
Bloodborn

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Abyssian was once called Magmar and Magmar was called Abyssian. The devs decided their names suited each other more than themselves and switched the names.