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Second-Rate Bruiser
Taunt. Costs (2) less if your opponent has at least three minions.
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He'll be a first-rate bruiser once he gets used to his contacts.

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Second-Rate Bruiser is a rare neutral minion card, from the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan set.

How to get[]

Second-Rate Bruiser can be obtained through Mean Streets of Gadgetzan card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Second-Rate Bruiser 100 20
Golden Second-Rate Bruiser 800 100


  • The mana cost of this card is reduced by 2 if the opponent controls three or more minions.
  • The mana cost of this card cannot be reduced below 0. However, further cost-reductions can help in countering cost-increasing effects like Freezing Trap.
  • This card has an in-hand effect: it modifies its own mana cost only while in the player's hand, and not while the card is anywhere else.


A simple Taunt, its ability lies in the cost reduction of (2). Best played if your opponent has at least three minions on the board, but if you need a desperate Taunt, you can play it, like Dread Corsair. This card is more effective against zoo-type decks which can more easily activate its cost reduction.

This card combos well with Cornered Sentry, which activates its condition on its own.


I'm not ready...


Second-Rate Bruiser, full art

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