Oaken Summons — Druid Card

Last updated on Dec 26, 2017 at 18:47 by L0rinda 32 comments

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Oaken Summons is a Druid-only spell. This card was introduced with Kobolds & Catacombs and can now only be obtained through crafting. Below the card images, you will find explanations to help you use the card optimally in every game mode of Hearthstone.

1. General Comments

Oaken Summons is a subtle but powerful tool in Druid decks with only a few minions. It is best used to get your 4-drops more consistently on curve, and to gain 6 Armor in the process. As a nice by-product of this, you thin your deck slightly, which makes the rest of the game a little more consistent. The downside is that if you draw your minions before the summons, then it is a very poor card. You will therefore need to include enough 4-drops in your deck to make sure that this is a rare event. If Ironwood Golem is in your deck, the Summons can fulfill the 3 or more Armor criteria on the Golem as it brings it into play.

2. Constructed Play

When building a Constructed deck around Oaken Summons, the best use of the card is to fetch one of very few 4-drops in the deck. For instance, Quest Druid plays the Summons with Cursed Disciple as its only 4-drop, which can help to advance the Jungle Giants Quest. In other decks, especially ones which use Jade cards to generate early minions, synergy with Fandral Staghelm and Ironwood Golem can make the Summons a playable card.

3. Arena

In Arena, Oaken Summons is a very poor card. There will usually be enough 1 and 2 Mana minions in your deck that it will not represent enough value to be worthy of inclusion.

4. Decks with Oaken Summons

Deck Mana Cost Updated
0
5
1
4
8
3
2
7
8,600 Arcane Dust Apr 08 2019
Wild Togwaggle Druid Deck Guide 1 weapon, 20 spells, 8 minions, 1 hero card wildfull-guide
1
4
1
4
8
2
4
6
10,320 Arcane Dust Apr 08 2019
Wild Jade Druid Deck Guide 23 spells, 6 minions, 1 hero card wildfull-guide
0
4
0
5
11
0
7
3
7,640 Arcane Dust Dec 04 2018
Ramp Druid Deck 16 spells, 13 minions, 1 hero card
0
2
2
4
6
3
4
9
12,440 Arcane Dust Apr 11 2018
Malygos OTK Quest Druid Deck 17 spells, 12 minions, 1 hero card
2
1
2
7
8
3
2
5
12,360 Arcane Dust Apr 11 2018
Jungle Giants Ramp Druid Quest Deck 15 spells, 15 minions
0
3
2
5
6
4
3
7
14,540 Arcane Dust Apr 11 2018