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Mill Rogue is a Rogue deck type that aims to stall out the game and mill the opponent, ultimately winning via fatigue damage.

The deck intends to use Coldlight Oracle's Battlecry as much as possible to rapidly overdraw the opponent's deck, whether through bounce effects or creating multiple copies of it. The deck is very strong against other control decks, and is perfect for punishing slow, grindy decks. Mill Rogue is notoriously difficult to play, and doesn't stand a very good chance against faster opponents, but is one of the more rewarding decks to pull off wins with.

With the start of the Year of the Mammoth, Mill Rogue became a Wild deck due to due to the rotation of the key cards Gang Up and Brann Bronzebeard, but has started to see a comeback in the Standard format since Knights of the Frozen Throne thanks to Valeera the Hollow and Shadowblade. The current version of Mill Rogue in Standard often runs the Kingsbane package alongside it.

With its keystone card, Coldlight Oracle, being sent to the Hall of Fame in the Year of the Raven, Mill Rogue once again became a Wild only deck.

Common cards[]

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.

The following cards are usually in the deck:

Core cards[]

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

Backstab
Shadowstep
Preparation
Togwaggle's Scheme
Gang Up
Lab Recruiter
Sap
Fan of Knives
Coldlight Oracle
Dancing Swords
Deathlord
Brann Bronzebeard
Elven Minstrel
Azure Drake
Sludge Belcher
Vanish
Valeera the Hollow

Traditional build[]

The following cards are run in traditional Mill Rogue decks that do not use weapon synergy:

Cheat Death
Eviscerate
Youthful Brewmaster
Vilespine Slayer

Kingsbane build[]

The following cards are commonly played in versions that use Kingsbane:

Kingsbane
Deadly Poison
Leeching Poison
Doomerang
Cavern Shinyfinder
Naga Corsair
Southsea Squidface
Blade Flurry
Captain Greenskin

Optional cards[]

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

Counterfeit Coin
Mistress of Mixtures
Glacial Shard
Novice Engineer
Gadgetzan Ferryman
Plated Beetle
Undercity Huckster
Bloodmage Thalnos
Nat, the Darkfisher
Evasion
Tar Creeper
Earthen Ring Farseer
SI:7 Agent
Mind Control Tech
King Mukla
Shadowblade
Shadow Strike
Gluttonous Ooze
Saronite Chain Gang
Sherazin, Corpse Flower
Prince Valanar
Antique Healbot
Dark Iron Skulker
Assassinate
Lesser Onyx Spellstone
Shadowcaster
Skulking Geist
The Curator


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