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Devouring Swarm
65044 • SW_460
Set:United in StormwindUnited in Stormwind
Cost:0 Mana icon.png
Artist:Dave Allsop
Choose an enemy minion. Your minions attack it, then return any that die to your hand.
Flavor text

Collect… essence.

Boolean tags
Wiki tags
Force attack, Return to hand
Wiki referenced tags
Area of effect, Targeted, Death-related
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Devouring Swarm is a rare hunter spell card, from the United in Stormwind set.

How to get[]

Devouring Swarm can be obtained by:


  • The order of who attacks the enemy minion is determined by the play order of the minions been played.


Devouring Swarm is a no mana cost spell that can be used to target specific enemy minions and get rid of them without playing around against enemy Taunts.

It can also be used to return Battlecry or Deathrattle minions back into the hand to be able to be used a second time or protect important minions such as Felfire Deadeye and Dragonsbane from being removed by the opponent and allowing its threatening use on the the following turn

It has synergies with minions like Knuckles, Trampling Rhino that can indirectly attack enemies.

Similar to The Beast Within, you should attack with your minions and then play Devouring Swarm as it will allow all of your minions to attack a second time.


Devouring Swarm, full art

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