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Season 7 Low Budget Druid Control Wild Deck

Last updated on Aug 29, 2014 at 21:16 by Poyo 14 comments

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Disclaimer: this deck has been archived. It remains on the website for documentation purposes, but we no longer maintain it and no longer guarantee that it works well in the current meta-game.

On this page, you will find a S7 low budget Druid Control Wild deck. It costs 1,500 Arcane Dust to make (counting common cards) and will help you start climbing the rankings.

1. S7 Low Budget Druid Control Wild Deck

Our deck costs 1,500 Arcane Dust and it is made up of the following cards.

Druid Cards Neutral Cards

1.1. Mana Curve

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2. Strategy

Our Low Budget Control "Ramp Up" Druid Deck focuses on sacrificing early game for Mana acceleration in order to get to the late game faster. The term "Ramp" comes from Magic: The Gathering and it essentially refers to play style relying on Mana acceleration.

As already mentioned, "Ramp" Druids rely on the Mana acceleration provided by Innervate and/or Wild Growth in order to reach late game faster. Since the deck offers no early pressure, you will rely on defensive play throughout the early game and attempt to control the board with Wrath, Keeper of the Grove, and Swipe.

Playing an early Sen'jin Shieldmasta, Chillwind Yeti, or even a Druid of the Claw with Wild Growth or Innervate can easily counter any aggressive opponent. You should always attempt to use your Innervate efficiently, which means holding on to it until you can play a high value minion or removal such as Swipe, in order to counter your opponent's pressure or setting up your own board.

Most of your minions have Taunt, however when under immense pressure, you can always use Mark of the Wild and turn your Keeper of the Grove, Chillwind Yeti, or any other minion without Taunt into an excellent Taunter. Mark of the Wild can be used aggressively, however keep in mind, that if your opponent manages to take the buffed minion out with a single spell, you will give them card advantage.

Speaking of card advantage, most of your minions have a lot of value and when played earlier due to the Mana acceleration provided by Wild Growth or Innervate, they will often force your opponent to dedicate more than 1 card in order to deal with your minion.

Ancient of Lore can provide necessary healing when running low on health, however in most situations you will use it to draw cards, create card advantage, and pull ahead of your opponent.

2.1. Synergies and Combinations

Wild Growth provides Mana acceleration, which allows you to reach the late game faster and play minions with much higher value earlier.

Mark of the Wild will turn any minion without Taunt in to an excellent Taunter.

2.2. Mulligan / Starting Hand

You should always mulligan for an Innervate or Wild Growth. Mana acceleration is the key in most match ups and you should always attempt to get it in your starting hand.

Against aggressive decks you should mulligan for an Innervate or decent early game removal. Keeper of the Grove, Wrath, and Swipe will often prove to be essential against minion heavy aggressive decks.

2.3. Card Swaps

Should you be playing against decks outside of your budget range, you should consider including Naturalize in your deck. In general, Naturalize is a horrible card as it gives your opponent card advantage, however when playing against various Legendary cards that will create card advantage if not dealt with, Naturalize is a good low-budget solution.

3. ChangeLog

  • 29 Aug. 2014: The deck has been reviewed and deemed valid for Season 6.
  • 06 Jul. 2014: The deck has been reviewed and deemed valid for Season 4.
  • 07 Jun. 2014: Updated the deck for Season 3.
  • 25 Mar. 2014: Greatly revised the deck.
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