Plague Scientist

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Plague Scientist
Regular
Plague Scientist(61812).png
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Gold
Plague Scientist(61812) Gold.png
Set: Knights of the Frozen Throne
Type: Minion
Class: Rogue
Rarity: Common
Cost: 3 Mana icon.png
Attack: 2 Attack icon.png
Health: 3 Health
Abilities: Combo
Tags: Poisonous-granting, Targeted, Triggered effect
Artist: Dave Allsop

Combo: Give a friendly minion Poisonous.

The excruciating pain means it's working!

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Plague Scientist is a common rogue minion card, from the Knights of the Frozen Throne set.

Other versions[edit | edit source]


How to get[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist can be obtained through Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Plague Scientist 40 5
Golden Plague Scientist 400 50

Core set[edit | edit source]

Two copies of regular Plague Scientist (Core) are obtained for raising rogue to level 3.

Two copies of golden Plague Scientist (Core) are obtained for winning 50 games as rogue.

Plague Scientist (Core) is uncraftable and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist is a minion with a very strong effect, as it's essentially a poisonous minion with Charge. It can be used to allow any minion you have on the board to trade evenly. It has high potential in a Tempo Rogue deck, as the ability to trade in a cheap minion while developing another in the process can provide a massive tempo boost. However, the card is dependent on having minions on board, and not as flexible as other options like SI:7 Agent.

In Wild, it can be comboed with Unstable Ghoul as a delayed, but almost guaranteed board clear, filling the Rogue's need for a powerful board clear.

Plague Scientist is a strong Arena card, as any hard removal is usually desirable.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Attack
Death

Lore[edit | edit source]

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Plague Scientists are elite level 80 undead gnomes found in the Plagueworks of Icecrown Citadel.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Plague Scientist, full art
A Plague Scientist in World of Warcraft.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]