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Galakrond's Awakening adventure.

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This is either the end of Galakrond, or the end of everything. No pressure.
Can you duplicate Rafaam's incredible feat?

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For other representations of Galakrond, see Galakrond (disambiguation).

Galakrond is a boss encounter in Galakrond's Awakening adventure. It is the third and final encounter of Chapter 4 of E.V.I.L. campaign: Showdown in Dalaran.

The boss for this encounter is Galakrond, while the hero the player controls in Story mode is Rafaam, Prime Evil.

Boss Hero Power[]

Story and Heroic

Boss special cards[]

Galakrond's Claw
Looming Presence

Boss decks[]

The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle.

Galakrond's Invoke effect summons a 8/8 Descent of DragonsReanimated Dragon with Taunt.

Story Heroic
Class Card Quantity Class Card Quantity
Boss Galakrond's Claw 3 Boss Looming Presence 2
Looming Presence 2 Priest Descent of DragonsDisciple of Galakrond 2
Hunter The WitchwoodCarrion Drake 2 Descent of DragonsFate Weaver 2
Galakrond's AwakeningRotnest Drake 2 Descent of DragonsTime Rip 1
The WitchwoodEmeriss 1 Rogue Descent of DragonsPraise Galakrond! 2
Priest Descent of DragonsDisciple of Galakrond 2 Descent of DragonsSeal Fate 1
Rogue Descent of DragonsSeal Fate 1 Descent of DragonsUmbral Skulker 2
Shaman Descent of DragonsNithogg 1 Descent of DragonsWaxadred 1
Warlock Descent of DragonsValdris Felgorge 1 Shaman Descent of DragonsInvocation of Frost 2
Descent of DragonsZzeraku the Warped 1 Descent of DragonsDragon's Pack 2
Warrior Rastakhan's RumbleWar Master Voone 1 Descent of DragonsNithogg 1
Descent of DragonsDeathwing, Mad Aspect 1 Warlock Descent of DragonsNether Breath 2
Neutral Descent of DragonsDevoted Maniac 2 Descent of DragonsDragonblight Cultist 1
Descent of DragonsShield of Galakrond 2 Descent of DragonsFiendish Rites 1
Whispers of the Old GodsScaled Nightmare 2 Descent of DragonsVeiled Worshipper 2
Mean Streets of GadgetzanWrathion 1 Descent of DragonsZzeraku the Warped 1
The Grand TournamentChillmaw 1 Warrior Descent of DragonsScion of Ruin 2
Blackrock MountainChromaggus 1 Descent of DragonsDeathwing, Mad Aspect 1
Descent of DragonsTwin Tyrant 2 Neutral Descent of DragonsDevoted Maniac 1
LegacyOnyxia 1 Descent of DragonsShield of Galakrond 1

Story mode[]

Player's hero[]

Rafaam, Prime Evil
Gauntlet of Origination

Player's special cards[]

From Hero Power
Untold Splendor
Canopic Jars
Bauble of Beetles
Dr. Boom's Boombox
Orb of the Untold
Staff of Ammunae
Stone Fox Statue
Annoy-o Horn
EVIL Propaganda
Book of the Dead

From deck

Crusty the Crustacean

Player's decks[]

Class Card Quantity
Boss Crusty the Crustacean 1
Hyperblaster 1
Priest Descent of DragonsWhispers of EVIL 1
Rise of ShadowsEVIL Conscripter 2
Madame Lazul 1
Knights of the Frozen ThroneObsidian Statue 2
Rogue Rise of ShadowsEVIL Miscreant 2
Descent of DragonsWaxadred 1
Rise of ShadowsHeistbaron Togwaggle 1
Shaman Rise of ShadowsSwampqueen Hagatha 1
Warlock Galakrond's AwakeningFiendish Servant 1
Saviors of UldumSinister Deal 2
Knights of the Frozen ThroneUnwilling Sacrifice 2
Goblins vs GnomesImp-losion 2
Warrior Descent of DragonsEVIL Quartermaster 2
Saviors of UldumLivewire Lance 1
Neutral Rise of ShadowsEVIL Cable Rat 2
Galakrond's AwakeningGrand Lackey Erkh 1
The Grand TournamentKvaldir Raider 2
NaxxramasLoatheb 1
Goblins vs GnomesDr. Boom 1


  • The player starts with 2 Mana Crystals, while Galakrond starts with 3, in both Story and Heroic mode.
  • Galakrond always equips Galakrond's Claw at the start of game.
  • For more information how Galakrond's Annihilation works, see Flik Skyshiv.
  • Galakrond's Invoke effect summons a 8/8 Descent of DragonsReanimated Dragon with Taunt.
  • If the player somehow gets Invoke cards from Galakrond while their deck does not have Galakrond hero card, the cards will still use the boss' Invoke effect, which summons a Descent of DragonsReanimated Dragon. Edit: Not anymore. Playtested 2021-05-19
  • Galakrond prefers to play highest cost cards first.


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In Story, this is just a matter of stabilizing well enough until you can consistently get Treasures. If you do, choose the appropriate Treasure, like Board clears or minion buffs. Don't choose Dr. Boom's Boombox unless well ahead, as Annihilation will just destroy them all and Galakrond can usually shrug off the ensuing damage. Stone Fox Statue can get you free strong minions too, so you can take it if you think there is a decent probability of getting one.

If you have nothing in particular to do, like when the board is empty but no minion summoning choices are offered, you can choose Untold Splendor to save it for later.

In Heroic mode, Chaos Gazer can do pretty well as Galakrond will usually discard that card, or lose tempo. Anti-dragon tech cards are strongly recommended as Galakrond uses a lot of dragons.


Chaos Gazer
Grand Lackey Erkh


Story mode[]

Before encounter

Oh, Galakrond! It is just you and me now. *Sniff* I know what I must do.


Rafaam, Prime Evil
Where the others have failed, I, Rafaam, will defeat you.

Turn 2

Rafaam, Prime Evil
You are too dangerous, Galakrond. I, Rafaam, must destroy you!

Turn 3

I am the beginning. I am the ur-dragon. You are nothing.
Rafaam, Prime Evil

Turn 4

Rafaam, Prime Evil
Oh, Galakrond! I cry. Or I would, if I had liquids in my body.

Galakrond at 100 health left

Rafaam, Prime Evil
It hurts me to hurt you! Mostly it hurts you, though.

Player's Hero Power

Rafaam, Prime Evil
It is a good thing I spent all year stealing these things!
It is easy to solo a raid boss if you have the right gear.
I remember stealing these! Good times.
Ahhh, just what I was looking for.
It is good to be an arch-thief!


Galakrond, full art


I am unbreakable! I am unstoppable!

Hero Power

To oblivion.
None will remain.

Emote Response

Your role in this is over, ethereal.
Your screams delight me. (Heroic mode)


I am the Progenitor. The beginning. The one.
My rebirth begins the cycle of the world anew.
You, too are the beginning. The "Appetizer." The "Snack."

Turn 3

I am the beginning. I am the ur-dragon. You are nothing.



Looming Presence

Your attempts at victory will be in vain!



Rafaam, Prime Evil[]

Rafaam, Prime Evil, full art

Type Emote
Thanks You will always be my greatest creation.
Well Played Together we were magnificent!
Greetings Hello, Galakrond! And now… goodbye.
Wow What a pair we make, Galakrond!
Oops We have both made mistakes, my friend.
Threaten Goodbye, you big beautiful scion of destruction.
Attack Destroy!
Concede Back to the scheming-board!
Death But… but…
Thinking [1] Hmmm…
Thinking [2] Must… destroy…
Thinking [3] Chaos…? Yes, chaos…
Running out of time I must make my move!
Almost out of cards I am low on cards.
Out of cards That's it! I am out!
Error: Generic I cannot do that.


  • The soundtrack used in this boss encounter is called Rafaam Boss, to which can listened here.

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