Dragon Hunter Deck List Guide - Ashes of Outland April 2020
This guide contains detailed Strategy, Mulligan, and deck-building information to help you play Dragon Hunter in the Ashes of Outland expansion.
Dragon Hunter is a midrange deck that takes advantage of Dragon synergies while pressuring opponents. It makes particular use of Corrosive Breath and Rotnest Drake due to their abilities to simultaneously control the board while also helping to rush down opponents.
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Dragon Hunter Mulligan Guide
Dragon Hunter is midrange deck and as such large strong board clear options. This makes getting a strong opening curve essential to contest the board.
- General Mulligan (keep regardless of what your opponent is playing) — Blazing Battlemage, Dwarven Sharpshooter, Phase Stalker
- Mulligan against Aggro (also keep if you think you are playing against an aggressive deck) — Corrosive Breath, Scalerider.
- Mulligan against Control (also keep if you think you are playing against a slow deck) — Primordial Explorer.
Dragon Hunter Strategy
In the early game you should look to get the fastest possible start with early-game minions like Dwarven Sharpshooter, Blazing Battlemage, and Phase Stalker. Once you have have minions in the board, you should make use of your Hero Power combined with Dwarven Sharpshooter and Corrosive Breath to ensure you can stay in control.
As you transition into the mid game, you should make use of Dragon synergies cards like Scalerider, Stormhammer and Rotnest Drake to ensure you can maintain control of the board, while the rest of your minions can do face damage to your opponent.
After dealing moderate damage to your opponent with your early minions, you should use start to focus direct damage sources like Stormhammer and Scalerider towards your opponent's face, in combination with your Hero Power, to deal the remaining points of damage to your opponent and close out the game.
Against Aggro, you should look to get the maximum tempo in the early game to ensure you do not get overrun on the board. This will often include skipping your Hero Power with Phase Stalker to ensure you can develop an additional minion to fight for control of the board. Once in control of the board, you should be able to continue to control the board and chip away at your opponents health.
Against Control, you should look to get slightly more value out of your cards by picking slower midrange Dragons from Primordial Explorer whilst also looking to get the maximum damage out of your Stormhammer. Additionally, Rotnest Drake will often play an essential role in getting your past large taunt minions played by your opponent.
Dragon Hunter Card Swaps
- Against Control — Add 1x Veranus for 1x Pack Tactics.
- Against Aggro — Add 2x Unleash the Hounds for 2x Frenzied Felwing.
- 07 Apr. 2020: Deck has been updated for the Ashes of Outland expansion. Removed 1x Snake Trap, 1x Leeroy Jenkins, 2x Lifedrinker for 2x Big Ol' Whelp, 2x Pack Tactics
- 14 Feb. 2020: Guide added.
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