Oaken Summons

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Oaken Summons
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Set: Kobolds and Catacombs
Type: Spell
Spell school: Nature
Class: Druid
Rarity: Common
Cost: 4 Mana icon.png
Abilities: Gain Armor, Put into battlefield, Recruit, Summon
Tags: Cost-related
Artist: Konstantin Turovec

Gain 6 Armor. Recruit a minion that costs (4) or less.

The Guild used oak tress until they all turned to ash.

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Oaken Summons is a common druid spell card, from the Kobolds & Catacombs set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Oaken Summons can be obtained through Kobolds & Catacombs card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Oaken Summons 40 5
Golden Oaken Summons 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

6 armor for 4 mana is fairly inefficient, putting most of the card's value in its Recruit effect. Oaken Summons is usually run in decks that utilize a small selection of low-cost minions, like Ironwood Golem, Astral Tiger, or Violet Teacher. In these decks, being able to selectively summon a key minion from your deck is fairly powerful. Conversely, it should be avoided if you play minions whose value lies primarily in their Battlecry, such as Keeper of the Grove, Strongshell Scavenger, or Flobbidinous Floop.

One notable synergy is with Archmage Vargoth. When recruited from Oaken Summons, he recasts the spell at the end of the turn, allowing for 12 total armor and extra stats on the board (provided that there is another minion that costs 4 or less in the deck). This combo works best when running overstatted 4-drops such as Ironwood Golem, Zul'Drak Ritualist or Hecklebot.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Oaken Summons, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]