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Stealth Aggro Rogue deck list guide - Scholomance Academy - Hearthstone (August 2020)

Scholomance has been kind to aggro Rogues - here's the Stealth variant.

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Our Stealth Aggro Rogue deck list guide features the best deck list for Season 77 of Hearthstone (August 2020). You can also find some general strategy advice and a breakdown of the deck’s key combos, but we will continue to add much more for Stealth Aggro Rogue over time.

Rogue and Stealth go way back to the beginning of Hearthstone. Being able to stay on the board without being attacked for a turn is super valuable, as the only counter is area-of-effect damage until you attack.

Of course, this is a deck with aggression at the forefront - don't be afraid to skip trades and go face - you do have extra late-game power in this edition of the deck too.

Stealth Aggro Rogue deck list and strategy

Here’s the Stealth Aggro Rogue deck list we're going with for the start of Scholomance Academy. Check back for future updates!

RogueNeutral
2 x Backstab2 x Worgen Infiltrator
2 x Secret Passage1 x Transfer Student
2 x Spymistress2 x Burrowing Scorpid
2 x Ashtongue Slayer1 x Vectus
2 x Eviscerate2 x Wasteland Assassin
2 x Skyvateer
1 x Akama
2 x Greyheart Sage
2 x Hooked Scimitar
1 x Infiltrator Lilian
1 x Potion of Illusion
1 x Flik Skyshiv
2 x Cursed Vagrant

Select and copy the long ID string below, then create a deck in Hearthstone to export this deck into your game.

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General strategy

You have a lot of early tools, but also some plays that'll give you that extra bit of longevity to secure wins when your opponent thinks they've stabilised.

Early Game: Here's where you go all out. Spymistress is a perfect turn 1 play, and followed by Ashtongue Slayer you can easily take early control of the board. If the enemy doesn't play anything, then just go face. The same is true for all your early drops - just keep playing them on curve and you'll doing alright. Akama is a decently-statted early play, but if you can get Akama Prime shuffled into your deck it'd be a solid opportunity for power plays later on.

Transfer Student has the chance to become Stealthed, but there are all manner of other effects possible. Check out our Transfer Student effects page for all of them.

Mid Game: What a treat, you've gained board control and are hitting face for decent damage. Obviously take trades you have to, but the beauty of Stealth is that you don't have to take them if you don't want to. Hooked Scimitar is even more direct damage if you can activate the Combo, and Greyheart Sage allows you to keep your card draw going if you control a Stealthed minion - all enabling you to keep the pressure up.

Scholomance Academy also added Secret Passage, which essentially costs 1 mana to draw 5 cards for a turn. It's absolutely wild, and you get to replace the draws with your old hand after. This might be a great way to finish your enemy off earlier than you otherwise would, getting extra damage from Hooked Scimitar or Burrowing Scorpid.

Late Game: Don't fear if things drag on! You still have hope. Vectus will give you two 1/1s that copy a friendly Deathrattle each, potentially giving you Infiltrator Lilian or Cursed Vagrant's powerful Deathrattle effects. Hold on to Flik Skyshiv for when your opponent tries to put a Taunt in the way, and remember that you can get extra copies of minions in hand with Potion of Illusion. This is best used with powerful Battlecry and Deathrattle effects.

Of course, control decks will try to stall you out, so just keep plugging away until either they're dead or you run out of resources. It'll be one or the other.

Stealth Aggro Rogue Mulligan Guide

Get the tempo up early to finish your foes.

1. Spymistress is a free 3 damage. A great turn 1 play and a minion your opponent will have no choice but to deal with.

2. Ashtongue Slayer to follow a Stealth turn 1 up is absolutely chefs kiss. 2 extra damage, Immune for a trade. It's just delicious.

3. Even though it's not as strong, Worgen Infiltrator is a valuable keep for early turns.

Stealth Aggro Rogue tips, combos and synergies

Stealth Aggro Rogue is a fun one - here's how to make it work best:

- Infiltrator Lilian's Deathrattle summons a 4/2 that immediately attacks an enemy. This means it can hit face, occasionally sneaking in lethal if you trade her into the last enemy minion available.

- Burrowing Scorpid can go face too, giving you 2 damage for 4 mana. Not amazing, but it can give you that final bit of reach.

- Wasteland Assassin is pricy, but hugely strong. When the minion is Reborn, the new copy has Stealth too, giving you another chance to attack without being targeted.

- Cursed Vagrant seems like a large investment at 7 mana, but it gives you two 7/5s, as well as offering great fodder for Vectus to resummon with its Deathrattle.

- Secret Passage is a ridiculously strong card, essentially letting you draw 5 for just 1 mana. Of course, you have to get rid of what you're already holding for a turn, but for an immediate burst of value this is going to win you a whole lot of games on its own.

- Akama Prime is permanently Stealthed, meaning it can't be targeted by enemies ever (outside of something like a Mass Dispel). Perfect for bullying face.

- Don't forget about Eviscerate as a final push for damage! The Combo gives you 4 damage for 2 mana, often serving as a finisher early on alongside your other direct damage.

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