Arena Mage Tier Lists for Doom in the Tomb (Saviors of Uldum)

Last updated on Oct 08, 2019 at 20:11 by Kat 58 comments

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This spreadsheet is designed to aid you in forging Mage Arena decks. As you can see, the spreadsheet divides all cards of the same rarity into 8 different tiers, based on their (potential) value for your class. Cards listed in Tier 1 are generally better than cards listed in Tier 2, and so on. Within each tier, however, the cards are not listed in order of their value. Cards specific to Mages are underlined.


How to Use a Spreadsheet?

Essentially, you should always pick the card that is part of the highest tier. When picking between cards that are in the same tier, make your choice based on preference, or what card would best suit your existing card choices.

To read more about how to use the spreadsheet to make the correct decisions, as well as to read about the exceptions (situations where you should pick something other than what the spreadsheet indicates), please check out our spreadsheet explanations.


About the Author

This deck is presented to you by Kat, a professional Hearthstone player playing since closed beta. She is a consistent legend player in both Wild and Standard with multiple high-rank finishes.


Mage Spreadsheet

Common Cards
Rare Cards
Epic Cards
Legendary Cards
Tier 1: Excellent
Firelands Portal Cobalt Scalebane Fungalmancer Stoneskin Basilisk
Bonemare Force-Tank MAX Piloted Shredder
Tier 2: Great
Arcanologist Deathspeaker Mad Scientist Tar Creeper
Duplicate Dragonslayer Spectral Knight
Faceless Summoner Haunted Creeper Stubborn Gastropod
Flame Lance Hyldnir Frostrider Sunborne Val'kyr
Tier 3: Good
Flamecannon Blackwing Technician Glacial Shard Psych-o-Tron
Forgotten Torch Bog Creeper Grim Necromancer Unstable Ghoul
Medivh's Valet Corrosive Sludge Huge Toad Violet Wurm
Spellslinger Fire Fly Mechanical Yeti Zombie Chow
Twilight Flamecaller Flame Juggler North Sea Kraken
Blackwing Corruptor Giant Wasp Plated Beetle
Tier 4: Above Average
Coldwraith Annoy-o-Tron Gilblin Stalker Spider Tank
Dalaran Aspirant Argent Horserider Mechwarper Tomb Spider
Ethereal Conjurer Burly Rockjaw Trogg Mukla's Champion Trogg Gloomeater
Raven Familiar Cursed Disciple Nerubian Prophet Twisted Worgen
Shifting Scroll Dire Mole Ogre Brute Venomancer
Shimmering Tempest Dragonkin Sorcerer Polluted Hoarder
Snowchugger Drakonid Crusher Rockpool Hunter
Aberrant Berserker Fungal Enchanter Shroom Brewer
Tier 5: Average
Dragon's Breath Eldritch Horror Micro Machine Stonesplinter Trogg
Flame Geyser Evil Heckler Necrotic Geist Tinkertown Technician
Acherus Veteran Explosive Sheep Nerub'ar Weblord Tuskarr Fisherman
Anubisath Sentinel Fallen Sun Cleric Nesting Roc Violet Illusionist
Bilefin Tidehunter Fire Plume Phoenix Pit Fighter Volcanic Drake
Boneguard Lieutenant Fossilized Devilsaur Pompous Thespian Vryghoul
Captured Jormungar Green Jelly Puddlestomper
Clockwork Gnome Hoarding Dragon Ship's Cannon
Clockwork Knight Jeweled Scarab Silver Hand Regent
Tier 6: Below Average
Breath of Sindragosa Hungry Dragon Refreshment Vendor Stegodon
Frozen Clone Igneous Elemental Sated Threshadon Stoneskin Gargoyle
Boisterous Bard Infested Tauren Sewer Crawler Stormwatcher
Dancing Swords Kobold Apprentice Silent Knight Tentacle of N'Zoth
Eggnapper Lost Tallstrider Sleepy Dragon Thunder Lizard
Gadgetzan Jouster Netherspite Historian Sneaky Devil Volatile Elemental
Giant Mastodon Pantry Spider Spawn of N'Zoth Zoobot
Grave Shambler Pterrordax Hatchling Squirming Tentacle
Tier 7: Bad
Antique Healbot Flying Machine Lowly Squire Tainted Zealot
Arcane Anomaly Frigid Snobold Maiden of the Lake Tournament Attendee
Arcanosmith Gnomeregan Infantry Menagerie Magician Ultrasaur
Bloodworm Gorillabot A-3 Night Howler Undertaker
Cogmaster Grotesque Dragonhawk Primalfin Lookout Wax Elemental
Cult Apothecary Guild Recruiter Ravasaur Runt Zealous Initiate
Dragonhawk Rider Ice Rager Salty Dog
Emerald Reaver Kvaldir Raider Skelemancer
Faceless Behemoth Lance Carrier Spellweaver
Tier 8: Terrible
Arcane Artificer Duskboar Sabretooth Stalker Tournament Medic
Shatter Evolved Kobold Silver Vanguard Wicked Skeleton
Am'gam Rager Murloc Tinyfin Snowflipper Penguin Wretched Tiller
Deadscale Knight Runic Egg Toothy Chest
Tier 1: Excellent
Stonehill Defender
Tier 2: Great
Bomb Lobber Bone Drake Corrupted Seer Saronite Chain Gang
Tier 3: Good
Babbling Book Flamewaker Corpse Raiser Hungry Ettin
Explosive Runes Leyline Manipulator Corrupted Healbot Lone Champion
Fallen Hero Steam Surger Golakka Crawler Sludge Belcher
Tier 4: Above Average
Goblin Blastmage Unstable Portal Frozen Crusher Servant of Kalimos
Polymorph: Boar Deathlord Master Jouster Wobbling Runts
Tier 5: Average
Servant of Yogg-Saron Kobold Monk Saboteur Volcanosaur
Ancient Shade Light's Champion Shallow Gravedigger Wailing Soul
Keening Banshee Mindbreaker Tol'vir Stoneshaper
Tier 6: Below Average
Animated Armor Arcane Nullifier X-21 Goblin Sapper Moat Lurker
Effigy Avian Watcher Gravelsnout Knight Scorp-o-matic
Ghastly Conjurer Book Wyrm Happy Ghoul
Mana Bind Furbolg Mossbinder Lil' Exorcist
Soot Spewer Gnomish Experimenter Midnight Drake
Tier 7: Bad
Demented Frostcaller Armored Warhorse Fencing Coach Kezan Mystic
Doomed Apprentice Blackwater Pirate Feral Gibberer Madder Bomber
Ice Walker Devilsaur Egg Illuminator Mogor's Champion
Molten Reflection Eater of Secrets Injured Kvaldir Shrieking Shroom
Argent Watchman Ebon Dragonsmith Jeeves Ticking Abomination
Tier 8: Terrible
Lesser Ruby Spellstone Eerie Statue Phantom Freebooter Target Dummy
Coliseum Manager Grim Patron Silithid Swarmer
Dragon Egg Nerubian Egg Summoning Stone
Tier 1: Excellent
Meteor Carnivorous Cube Piloted Sky Golem
Primordial Glyph Fel Reaver Primordial Drake
Tier 2: Great
Cabalist's Tome Corridor Creeper Shade of Naxxramas
Forbidden Flame Recombobulator
Tier 3: Good
Bittertide Hydra Enhance-o Mechano Twilight Summoner
Charged Devilsaur Grand Crusader Void Ripper
Tier 4: Above Average
Arcane Blast Blazecaller Garrison Commander Kodorider
Tier 5: Average
Coldarra Drake Djinni of Zephyrs Gluttonous Ooze Tomb Lurker
Dragon's Fury Echoing Ooze Recruiter
Cyclopian Horror Faceless Shambler Scaled Nightmare
Tier 6: Below Average
Corpsetaker Furnacefire Colossus Nerubian Unraveler Validated Doomsayer
Crowd Favorite Gentle Megasaur Tortollan Primalist
Frost Giant Naga Sea Witch Twilight Guardian
Tier 7: Bad
Echo of Medivh Arcane Tyrant Hobgoblin Sideshow Spelleater
Wee Spellstopper Blood of The Ancient One Master of Ceremonies Skulking Geist
Ancient Harbinger Clockwork Giant Mini-Mage
Arcane Giant Darkspeaker Rattling Rascal
Tier 8: Terrible
Deck of Wonders Deathaxe Punisher Grand Archivist Shimmering Courser
Glacial Mysteries Dragonhatcher Junkbot Spiteful Summoner
Simulacrum Drakkari Enchanter Meat Wagon
Bright-Eyed Scout Emerald Hive Queen Rummaging Kobold
Tier 1: Excellent
Pyros Dr. Boom The Lich King
Tier 2: Great
Sindragosa Chromaggus Maexxna
Brann Bronzebeard Kel'Thuzad Nefarian
Tier 3: Good
Rhonin Feugen Nexus-Champion Saraad Toshley
Arch-Thief Rafaam Foe Reaper 4000 Sir Finley Mrrgglton
Eydis Darkbane Loatheb Soggoth the Slitherer
Tier 4: Above Average
Anomalus Icehowl Mogor the Ogre
Fjola Lightbane Medivh, the Guardian Sneed's Old Shredder
Tier 5: Average
Arfus Gormok the Impaler Mukla, Tyrant of the Vale Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound
Deathwing, Dragonlord Hemet, Jungle Hunter N'Zoth, the Corruptor Zola the Gorgon
Elise the Trailblazer Marin the Fox Prince Malchezaar
Emperor Thaurissan Moroes Troggzor the Earthinator
Tier 6: Below Average
Barnes Master Oakheart Prince Taldaram
Elise Starseeker Mekgineer Thermaplugg Prince Valanar
Hogger, Doom of Elwynn Mimiron's Head The Curator
Tier 7: Bad
Chillmaw Prince Keleseth Spiritsinger Umbra The Voraxx
Gazlowe Reno Jackson Stalagg Yogg-Saron, Hope's End
Justicar Trueheart Shifter Zerus The Boogeymonster
Ozruk Skycap'n Kragg The Skeleton Knight
Tier 8: Terrible
Aluneth Baron Rivendare Hemet Nesingwary Nat, the Darkfisher
Dragoncaller Alanna Blingtron 3000 King Togwaggle Rend Blackhand
Flame Leviathan Bolf Ramshield Majordomo Executus The Darkness


  • 08 Oct. 2019: Updated Arena Ratings for the Doom in the Tomb event
  • 26 Aug. 2019: Updated arena spreadsheets for today's patch.
  • 06 Aug. 2019: Updated arena spreadsheets for Saviors of Uldum.
  • 01 Jul. 2019: Updated arena spreadsheets for the pre-Saviors of Uldum changes.
  • 04 Jun. 2019: Updated arena spreadsheets for the 3rd of Junes nerfs and buffs.
  • 09 Apr. 2019: Updated spreadsheets for Rise of Shadows.
  • 20 Dec. 2018: Updates following nerfs from December 20.
    • Removed Mind Control Tech.
  • 05 Dec. 2018: Updated spreadsheets for Rastakhan's Rumble.
  • 07 Aug. 2018: Updated spreadsheets for The Boomsday Project.
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