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Demons aren't just for hunting...

Big Demon Hunter is a control Demon Hunter deck type that uses late-game Demon minions with Demon synergy effects.

The bulk of the deck's power comes from large, high-cost demons like Hulking Overfiend and Pit Commander which are brought into the board with Raging Felscreamer. They use a number of mid-game AoE spells and Lifesteal minions to stabilize beforehand, such as Immolation Aura and Ashtongue Battlelord. Other late-game threats like Priestess of Fury and Coilfang Warlord continue to add pressure after they've established control of the board with big demons.

Originally, the rampant success of aggro and midrange Demon Hunter made Big Demon Hunter not only generally outclassed, but their popularity resulted in the presence of many Warlock decks running Sacrificial Pact, which countered Big Demon Hunter moreso than any other Demon Hunter archetypes. With their biggest counter and other Demon Hunter cards nerfed, the deck started to see presence in the meta.

Common cards[]

The following cards are usually in the deck.

Core cards[]

The following cards are played in most or all versions of the deck:

Animated Broomstick(329973).png
Armor Vendor(442041).png
Illidari Studies(442062).png
Eye Beam(210693).png
Relentless Pursuit(389003).png
Raging Felscreamer(210688).png
Chaos Nova(210682).png
Fel Summoner(210763).png
Priestess of Fury(210762).png
Illidari Inquisitor(475056).png
Ancient Void Hound(329944).png
Pit Commander(210666).png

Soul Fragment variant[]

The following cards are played with Soul Fragments:

Soul Shear(329929).png
Luckysoul Hoarder(442045).png
Shardshatter Mystic(329928).png
Marrowslicer(329924).png
Soulciologist Malicia(329931).png

Optional cards[]

The following cards are played more than occasionally, but not always:

Felscream Blast(389019).png
Spirit Jailer(329923).png
Throw Glaive(389015).png
Trueaim Crescent(329946).png
Chaos Strike(210696).png
Immolation Aura(210834).png
Netherwalker(210826).png
Ace Hunter Kreen(329891).png
Aldrachi Warblades(210669).png
Felsteel Executioner(388970).png
Magehunter(329902).png
Ashtongue Battlelord(210806).png
Glide(329895).png
Kurtrus Ashfallen(487634).png
Maiev Shadowsong(210742).png
Star Student Stelina(329901).png
Metamorphosis(210687).png
Zai, the Incredible(388949).png
Imprisoned Antaen(210700).png
Skull of Gul'dan(210691).png
Cycle of Hatred(329880).png
Coilfang Warlord(210768).png

Wild cards[]

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Consume Magic(210692).png
Zephrys the Great(90825).png
Illidari Felblade(210694).png
Soul Split(210699).png
Loatheb(7746).png
Rotten Applebaum(89347).png
Wrathspike Brute(210689).png
Khartut Defender(90794).png
Reno Jackson(27228).png
Flamereaper(210663).png
Hulking Overfiend(210684).png
The Lich King(62922).png
Ragnaros the Firelord(503).png
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza(151349).png
N'Zoth, the Corruptor(33134).png


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