With Doom in the Tomb, several powerful cards were released that made decks around them. But the one that fit in all of them was N’Zoth. The reason for this was simple, some of the strongest deathrattle minions were neutral, so the strategy worked with almost any class, but each one had different versions of it. But, here is a look at the three most powerful ones currently in use.
After you use N’Zoth to bring back your minions and build a hefty wall to defend yourself, you can use Togwaggle’s Scheme to fill your deck with him so you can repeat the process. The ideal cards for the deathrattles would be Sylvanas Windrunner, Rotten Applebaum and Khartut Defender. To cheat these minions out, use Anka, the Buried.
This deck uses large taunt minions with powerful deathrattles as well as using Archmage Vargoth for a later spell. Using Vargoth on curve is perfect because the opponent will want to destroy it as fast as possible or risk allowing you to get way more value than normal. After Vargoth and two other minions die, players can use Mass Resurrection to bring them back, and Vargoth will recast the spell giving you nice, wide board. After that N’Zoth will bring back another wall of taunt minions. Finishing out the game can either be out valuing your opponent or simply finishing them off with the Divine Spirit and Inner Fire combo.
Using Expired Merchant, you discard N’Zoth and then gain two of her when she dies. Granted it is weak to silence effects, however, just using Grim Rally will easily fix that problem. Using her multiple times can bring the total number of N’Zoths to three. Granted not nearly as many as Rogue can generate, it is still a good number.
While these decks are powerful, there are several ways to counter them. Using direct damage with Kobold Lackey or Weaponized Wasp to not trigger deathrattles. As well as Hex and Polymorph to remove the minion from the resurrection pool. Aggressive decks can also close out the games if they play aggressively enough to finish out the game before N’Zoth is slammed down.
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