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Siphon Soul
1100 • EX1_309
Regular
EX1 309.png
Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Golden
EX1 309 Premium1.png
Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Set:LegacyLegacy
Type:Spell
Spell school:Shadow
Class:WarlockWarlock
Rarity:RareRare
Cost:5 Mana icon.png
Artist:Tyler Walpole
Destroy a minion. Restore 3 Health to your hero.
Flavor text

You probably should avoid siphoning your own soul. You might create some kind of weird infinite loop.

Boolean tags
COLLECTIBLE
Wiki tags
Destroy, Restore Health
Wiki referenced tags
Hero-related, Targeted
External links

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Siphon Soul is a rare warlock spell card, inducted into the Legacy set, formerly from the Classic set.

Other versions[]

How to get[]

Auto-detected sources
TypeSourcePremiumQ.
Card packs
Classic Pack
Wild Pack
Golden Classic Pack
Regular, Golden1~2
Crafting100 dustdustRegular1
Crafting800 dustdustGolden1

Core set[]

Two copies of regular CoreSiphon Soul are obtained for raising warlock to level 4.

Two copies of golden Siphon Soul (Core) are obtained for winning 100 games as warlock.

Siphon Soul (Core) is uncraftable and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Previous availability[]

Notes[]

  • This spell has two steps:
    • First, it sets the target minion pending destroy;
    • Then, it heals your hero, queuing and resolving triggers.[1]

Strategy[]

Siphon Soul is the warlock's answer to the healthiest or most powerful enemies. Similar to LegacyAssassinate for rogues, it is the warlock's simple and certain removal spell. Its added bonus of a 3 heal designs it specifically for warlocks and their tendency to hurt themselves. It also has the versatility of targeting your own minions, useful to trigger deathrattles (eg. LegacyAbomination) or if the minion is going to die within the next turn, such as due to LegacyPower Overwhelming. There is no downside to this card besides its somewhat hefty 6 mana cost. As a straight up removal effect it bypasses Divine Shields.

Lore[]

Siphon Soul is likely based on the old Affliction talents Siphon Life and Soul Siphon in World of Warcraft (these are no longer in the game). The concept of soul draining is a common theme for warlocks. Drain Life and Drain Soul are two such spells. Affliction warlocks specialise in draining spells, and are able to capture the souls of their victims in Soul Shards, which can then be consumed in order to empower even further their already formidable abilities.

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

Siphon Soul, full art

Patch changes[]

References[]

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