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Potion of Illusion
Potion of Illusion
Golden Potion of Illusion
Set:Scholomance AcademyScholomance Academy
Spell school:Arcane
Class:MageMage, RogueRogue
Cost:4 Mana icon.png
Abilities:Copy, Generate, Modify cost, Set attribute
Wiki tags:Dual-class
Artist:Arthur Gimaldinov
Add 1/1 copies of your minions to your hand. They cost (1).
Flavor text

Unfortunately, there's no potion that can make you unsee all the faces in that bottle.

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Potion of Illusion is an epic mage/rogue spell card, from the Scholomance Academy set.

How to get[]

Potion of Illusion can be obtained through Scholomance Academy card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Regular Potion of Illusion can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of a Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Potion of Illusion 400 100
Golden Potion of Illusion 1600 400


  • Potion of Illusion copies minions in play order.


Potion of Illusion is useful as a value generator for cards that do not rely on stats, such as Deathrattles, Battlecries and other miscellaneous effects. In Deathrattle decks, this card can be used to generate cheap copies of powerful death rattles which usually have a high mana cost, such as Plagued Protodrake, Sneed's Old Shredder or Scrapyard Colossus.

It can also be useful when you would like to have more than two -or one if legendary- copies of a given minion on your board, similarly to Barnes, Simulacrum, or Molten Reflection. Examples of interesting targets are Sorcerer's Apprentice, Malygos, Jandice Barov, Mozaki, Ras Frostwhisper, etc.

With two Sorcerer's Apprentices and two Potions of Illusion, it's even possible to set up for an infinite damage combo. Play the two Apprentices, then the Potion. Play the 1/1 copies then play the second Potion, getting four 1 mana Apprentices in hand. On the next turn, play Archmage Antonidas, The Coin (which can be generated by Licensed Adventurer and a cheap sidequest such as Elemental Allies or Learn Draconic), and the four Apprentices for unlimited 0-mana Fireballs.


  • The artwork for this card depicts Jandice Barov. This is possibly a hint to the fact that, her value being in her battlecry, she is a decent target for this spell.


Potion of Illusion, full art

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