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Evocation(210741) Gold.png
Set: Ashes of Outland
Type: Spell
Spell school: Arcane
Class: Mage
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 2 Mana icon.png
Abilities: Discard, Generate
Tags: Class-related, Hand-related, Random, Spell-related, Triggered effect
Artist: Gonzalo Ordonez

Fill your hand with random Mage spells. At the end of your turn, discard them.

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Evocation is a legendary mage spell card, from the Ashes of Outland set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Evocation can be obtained through Ashes of Outland card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Evocation 1600 400
Golden Evocation 3200 1600

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • If you have Malchezaar's Imp, it triggers at the end of your turn, drawing a card for each temporary spell discarded.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Evocation is a random but potentially life-saving card. Generally, it's better to play cards with guaranteed results like Blizzard before trying for Evocation. However, Evocation itself is one of the best cards for finding answers, and should be prioritized over other spell generating effects if you're in a tight spot. It can generate a range of spells, from direct damage to Freeze to minion-creation. It's important to play Evocation early in your turn if you're going to play it, to ensure you have enough time to analyze the best use for all the spells you've been given. If you have spare mana, always remember to cast cards like Magic Trick and Tome of Intellect, so you can "lock-in" those spells permanently and cast them on a later turn.

Evocation is best played with a relatively empty hand in order to maximize both the value and chance to score a potentially game-saving card. Before playing Evocation, it's important to choose whether to spend mana on cards but free more hand space, or take less cards but have more mana to use. Cards that can improve Evocation's results like Bloodmage Thalnos or Frost Nova should almost always be played first.

This card also synergizes well with Chenvaala, allowing you to play multiple spells for 5/5s from just one card.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Evocation is a channeled Arcane mage ability which allows the mage to rapidly regenerate their mana over 6 seconds.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Evocation, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]