The Lurker Below

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The Lurker Below
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Set: Ashes of Outland
Type: Minion
Minion type: Beast
Class: Shaman
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 6 Mana icon.png
Attack: 6 Attack icon.png
Health: 5 Health
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage, Recurring
Tags: Positional effect, Random, Targeted
Artist: Mike Sass

Battlecry: Deal 3 damage to an enemy minion. If it dies, repeat on one of its neighbors.

"Throw it back! THROW IT BACK!"

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The Lurker Below is a legendary shaman minion card, from the Ashes of Outland set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

The Lurker Below can be obtained through Ashes of Outland card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
The Lurker Below 1600 400
Golden The Lurker Below 3200 1600

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • With doubled Battlecries, The Lurker Below deals 6 damage to the initial target and 3 to all others. However if the initial target is mortally wounded after the first hit, the Battlecry will not trigger twice.
  • If a neighbor of any minion that The Lurker Below kills is Dormant, it will ignore it and skip to the one next to it.
  • The Lurker Below's Battlecry continues until it deals a non-lethal damage to a minion. Therefore it can switch directions if a minion that is killed by it summons a token after taking damage (Dragon Egg or Bomb Wrangler). It also possible to set up a direction switch if minions that were mortally wounded by The Lurker Below, gained health afterwards (6 Tiny Knight of Evil with 3 health and a Howlfiend).

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Lurker Below is nearly identical to Fire Elemental, trading the ability to deal face damage for potential to hit more enemy minions. It can provide a full clear against smaller boards like Treant Druid or Galakrond Warlock, and can be used alongside Heart of Vir'naal to significantly impact larger boards.

Lurker Below works as a good finisher for other board clears. It can often clean up anything left behind after a Lightning Storm or Lightning Breath.

Sounds[edit | edit source]


Lore[edit | edit source]

The Lurker Below is a kraken boss in the Serpentshrine Cavern raid. The only way to summon it is by fishing from a Strange Pool and thereby calling the kraken to the surface of the water.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

The Lurker Below, full art
The Lurker Below in World of Warcraft
Rough sketches for the Lurker Below's card art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]