The Lich King — Neutral Card

Last updated on Aug 08, 2017 at 10:40 by Kat 84 comments

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The Lich King is a neutral minion. This card can be obtained from Knights of the Frozen Throne packs. Below the card images, you will find explanations to help you use the card optimally in every game mode of Hearthstone.

1. General Comments

The Lich King is an incredibly powerful Legendary minion capable of offering huge value. The end of turn effect generates one random Death Knight card out of a possible 8 choices, all of which offer exceptional value for their Mana cost. If the Lich King is allowed to survive for multiple turns, the cards generated are often powerful enough to win the game on their own. The Lich King can generate any of the following cards: Frostmourne, Army of the Dead, Doom Pact, Death Grip, Death Coil, Obliterate, Anti-Magic Shell, and Death and Decay.

2. Constructed Play

In Constructed, The Lich King is an excellent choice for any Control deck or slower Midrange deck that regularly reaches the late-game.

3. Arena

In Arena, The Lich King is an excellent card. Being an 8-Mana 8/8 minion makes it a good card; the exceptional value from the cards generated by the end of turn effect makes The Lich King one of the most powerful cards in Arena and it should almost always be picked when available.

4. Meta Decks with The Lich King

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Control Mage Deck 10 spells, 19 minions, 1 hero_card
0
4
4
4
2
3
5
8
15,440 Arcane Dust Jan 08 2019
Even Shaman Deck 4 spells, 25 minions, 1 hero_card
0
0
12
0
8
0
4
6
10,680 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Even Warlock Deck 6 spells, 23 minions, 1 hero_card
0
0
11
0
12
0
3
4
8,120 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Malygos Druid Deck 1 weapon, 20 spells, 8 minions, 1 hero_card
2
4
0
5
6
2
4
7
13,260 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Big Druid Deck 14 spells, 15 minions, 1 hero_card
0
5
0
4
6
0
4
11
14,100 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Big Big Druid Deck 15 spells, 14 minions, 1 hero_card
0
5
0
5
4
0
4
12
14,020 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Taunt Druid Deck 18 spells, 12 minions
0
5
1
4
8
3
2
7
8,600 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Spiteful Druid Deck 2 spells, 27 minions, 1 hero_card
0
4
1
11
5
2
0
7
11,520 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Even Paladin Deck 3 weapons, 8 spells, 19 minions
0
0
9
0
13
0
7
1
10,100 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Resurrect Priest Deck 19 spells, 11 minions
0
2
8
2
2
5
2
9
12,740 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Rush Warrior Deck 4 weapons, 3 spells, 23 minions
0
7
1
8
6
5
1
2
11,460 Arcane Dust Oct 26 2018
Midrange Shudderwock Shaman Deck 6 spells, 22 minions, 2 hero cards
0
4
1
8
6
4
0
7
18,040 Arcane Dust Oct 26 2018
Mech Warrior Deck 2 weapons, 8 spells, 19 minions, 1 hero_card
0
6
8
4
2
5
1
4
6,100 Arcane Dust Oct 01 2018
Recruit Warrior Deck 3 weapons, 17 spells, 9 minions, 1 hero_card
0
2
10
4
2
5
0
7
16,160 Arcane Dust Oct 01 2018
Control Warrior Deck 2 weapons, 16 spells, 10 minions, 2 hero cards
0
4
10
4
2
2
0
8
12,800 Arcane Dust Oct 01 2018
Even Warrior Deck 5 weapons, 14 spells, 10 minions, 1 hero_card
2
0
10
0
2
0
7
9
13,480 Arcane Dust Aug 07 2018
Recruit Hunter Deck 2 weapons, 4 spells, 23 minions, 1 hero_card
0
6
1
6
6
2
3
6
12,060 Arcane Dust Jul 11 2018
Dire Frenzy Recruit Hunter Deck 2 weapons, 6 spells, 21 minions, 1 hero_card
0
7
1
5
6
2
3
6
10,100 Arcane Dust Jul 11 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
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
Big Priest Deck 24 spells, 6 minions
1
3
4
2
7
0
4
9
9,280 Arcane Dust Mar 24 2018
Barnes Tempo Mage Deck 1 weapon, 14 spells, 15 minions
0
4
11
4
5
1
1
4
8,180 Arcane Dust Dec 08 2017
Kibler's Top 100 Legend Handbuff Paladin Deck 2 weapons, 4 spells, 24 minions
0
4
1
9
6
2
4
4
11,880 Arcane Dust Aug 26 2017
2
7
6
5
2
4
1
3
7,460 Arcane Dust Aug 17 2017
JAB Control Hunter Deck 1 weapon, 7 spells, 21 minions, 1 hero_card
0
4
4
12
3
1
3
3
5,020 Arcane Dust Aug 13 2017
Jade Rogue Lurker Deck 12 spells, 17 minions, 1 hero_card
2
2
10
5
3
2
3
3
12,560 Arcane Dust Aug 12 2017

5. Wild Decks with The Lich King

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Wild Taunt Druid Deck 18 spells, 12 minions Wild Deck
0
5
0
4
9
2
3
7
8,240 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Wild Resurrect Priest Deck 24 spells, 6 minions Wild Deck
1
0
8
2
5
2
3
9
10,120 Arcane Dust Jan 01 2019
Wild Recruit Warrior Deck 3 weapons, 20 spells, 6 minions, 1 hero_card Wild Deck
0
3
10
2
2
2
2
9
14,660 Arcane Dust Oct 01 2018
Wild Control Warrior Deck 2 weapons, 14 spells, 13 minions, 1 hero_card Wild Deck
0
4
8
4
2
2
4
6
12,620 Arcane Dust Oct 01 2018
Wild Big Priest Deck 23 spells, 6 minions, 1 hero_card Wild Deck
1
0
6
2
5
2
4
10
10,840 Arcane Dust Mar 24 2018
Wild Barnes Ramp Druid Deck 18 spells, 12 minions Wild Deck
2
4
2
4
6
0
5
7
13,920 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
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