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Hearthstone: Whizbang Deck List Guide - Deck Recipes & Combos

Every Whizbang deck list and mechanic you need to know about.

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Our Hearthstone Whizbang deck list guide contains all Deck Recipe deck lists for the Druid, Hunter, Mage, Paladin, Priest, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock and Warrior.

Whizbang the Wonderful is, we think, one of the most exciting cards ever to be added to Hearthstone. Once placed into a deck, Whizbang takes charge of proceedings and gives you full control of a randomly selected Deck Recipe deck at the start of every match. Note that Whizbang is not available in Arena - probably for the best.

In terms of sheer variety of play, it's hard to imagine how Whizbang could provide much more value than he does. If you're the kind of player who knows Hearthstone well, but doesn't have a lot of cash to throw at every expansion, he'll likely be your number one priority craft when the Boomsday set launches next month

In this article, we've pulled together all of the Deck Recipes that form the pool of decks that you can potentially draw into when playing with Whizbang. We've sorted them by hero, and you can jump straight into each one's dedicated page. To help you get to grips with the decks, we're gradually adding combo insight to each one.

Whizbang Decks

The following Deck Recipes make up the Whizbang pool. Hit the links for the deck itself and tips on how to actually play each one. Handy if you've never dabbled in some of these archetypes before!

Druid Whizbang Decks

Out of the Woods

DruidNeutral
2 x Lesser Jasper Spellstone1 x Spiritsinger Umbra
2 x Wild Growth2 x Carnivorous Cube
2 x Wrath2 x Guild Recruiter
2 x Landscaping1 x The Lich King
2 x Astral Tiger
2 x Ironwood Golem
2 x Oaken Summons
2 x Swipe
2 x Nourish
1 x Malfurion the Pestilent
2 x Gloop Sprayer
2 x Grizzled Guardian
1 x Ultimate Infestation

Need a quick guide to playing this deck? Check out our essential Out of the Woods deck list guide.

Trees are Friends

DruidNeutral
1 x Floop's Glorious Gloop2 x Fire Fly
2 x Dendrologist2 x Knife Juggler
2 x Power of the Wild
2 x Tortollan Forager
2 x Witchwood Apple
2 x Landscaping
2 x Savage Roar
2 x Soul of the Forest
2 x Wispering Woods
2 x Force of Nature
2 x Living Mana
2 x Tending Tauren
1 x Cenarius
2 x Mulchmuncher

Head straight to our Trees are Friends deck list guide for a snapshot of tips and combos.

Hunter Whizbang Decks

I Hunt Alone

HunterNeutral
2 x Candleshot
2 x Hunter's Mark
2 x Secret Plan
2 x Tracking
2 x Explosive Trap
1 x Freezing Trap
2 x Wandering Monster
2 x Animal Companion
2 x Eaglehorn Bow
2 x Kill Command
2 x Unleash the Hounds
2 x Flanking Strike
2 x Lesser Emerald Spellstone
1 x Deathstalker Rexxar
2 x To My Side!
1 x Crushing Walls
1 x Rhok'delar

Get a head start on the match with our I Hunt Alone deck list guide. It contains quick tips and all the combos for playing this deck.

Flark's Fireworks

HunterNeutral
2 x Candleshot2 x Faithful Lumi
2 x Hunter's Mark2 x Mecharoo
2 x Bomb Toss2 x Skaterbot
2 x Cybertech Chip2 x Upgradeable Framebot
2 x Fireworks Tech2 x Harvest Golem
2 x Venomizer2 x Replicating Menace
2 x Spider Bomb2 x Wargear
1 x Boommaster Flark1 x Zilliax

New to this deck? Head straight to our Flark's Fireworks guide for a quick rundown of the combos.

Mage Whizbang Decks

Spells are fun, SO FUN!

MageNeutral
2 x Arcane Artificer2 x Doomsayer
2 x Raven Familiar2 x Acolyte of Pain
2 x Shimmering Tempest2 x Tar Creeper
2 x Polymorph2 x Arcane Tyrant
2 x Dragon's Fury1 x Baron Geddon
2 x Blizzard2 x Spiteful Summoner
2 x Meteor
2 x Flamestrike
1 x Dragoncaller Alanna
1 x Frost Lich Jaina
1 x Pyroblast

Need help playing this one? Go to our essential Spells are fun, SO FUN! deck list guide for all the combos and play tips.

Shooting Stars

MageNeutral
2 x Arcane Missiles2 x Flame Geyser
2 x Mana Wyrm2 x Spellshifter
2 x Shooting Star2 x Unpowered Mauler
2 x Arcane Explosion
2 x Celestial Emissary
2 x Frostbolt
2 x Arcane Intellect
2 x Cinderstorm
1 x Stargazer Luna
2 x Cosmic Anomaly
2 x Fireball
2 x Unexpected Results
1 x Aluneth

Get all the deck combos you need to play this deck at our dedicated Shooting Stars deck list guide.

Paladin Whizbang Decks

Greymane's Alliance

PaladinNeutral
1 x Crystalsmith Kangor2 x Drygulch Jailor
2 x Crystology2 x Knife Juggler
2 x Equality2 x Vicious Scalehide
2 x Hydrologist2 x Saronite Chain Gang
2 x Blessing of Kings1 x Genn Greymane
2 x Consecration
2 x Lightfused Stegodon
1 x The Glass Knight
2 x Truesilver Champion
2 x Spikeridged Steed
1 x Sunkeeper Tarim
1 x Silver Sword
1 x Tirion Fordring

Get help with this deck now via our Greymane's Alliance deck list guide. It's got loads of tips and all the card combos.

Kangor's Endless Army

PaladinNeutral
2 x Righteous Protector2 x Glow-Tron
2 x Crystology2 x Skaterbot
1 x Equality2 x Bronze Gatekeeper
2 x Hydrologist2 x Coppertail Imposter
2 x Aldor Peacekeeper2 x Wargear
2 x Annoy-o-Module1 x Zilliax
2 x Consecration
1 x Truesilver Champion
2 x Mechano-Egg
1 x Sunkeeper Tarim
1 x Kangor's Endless Army
1 x Tirion Fordring

Head straight to our Kangor's Endless Army deck list guide for every combo in the deck and play tips too.

Priest Whizbang Decks

Quest for Immortality

PriestNeutral
1 x Awaken the Makers2 x Loot Hoarder
2 x Northshire Cleric2 x Devilsaur Egg
2 x Power Word: Shield1 x Spiritsinger Umbra
2 x Dead Ringer2 x Carnivorous Cube
2 x Spirit Lash
2 x Shadow Word: Death
2 x Vivid Nightmare
2 x Power Word: Replicate
2 x Reckless Experimenter
1 x Zerek, Master Cloner
2 x Psychic Scream
2 x Obsidian Statue
1 x Zerek's Cloning Gallery

Essential card combos and gameplay tips can be found in our Quest for Immortality deck list guide. It's got everything you need for your first match!

Awesome Augmentation

PriestNeutral
2 x Inner Fire2 x Nightmare Amalgam
2 x Northshire Cleric2 x Twilight Drake
2 x Power Word: Shield1 x Ysera
2 x Test Subject
2 x Divine Spirit
2 x Radiant Elemental
2 x Shadow Visions
1 x Dragon Soul
2 x Extra Arms
2 x Vivid Nightmare
2 x Duskbreaker
1 x Lyra the Sunshard
2 x Power Word: Replicate
1 x Zerek, Master Cloner

New to the deck? Head over to our Awesome Augmentation deck list guide that covers every combo.

Rogue Whizbang Decks

Stolen Resarch

RogueNeutral
2 x Backstab2 x Fire Fly
2 x Preparation
2 x Deadly Poison
2 x Hallucination
2 x Cavern Shinyfinder
2 x Pick Pocket
2 x Toxicologist
2 x Blink Fox
1 x Edwin VanCleef
2 x Fan of Knives
1 x Academic Espionage
2 x Elven Minstrel
2 x Spectral Cutlass
2 x Vilespine Slayer
1 x Tess Greymane
1 x Valeera the Hollow

Go to our Stolen Research deck list guide now for the tips and combos you need to know for this one.

The Necrium Trials

RogueNeutral
2 x Backstab2 x Fire Fly
1 x Cold Blood2 x Mecharoo
1 x Cavern Shinyfinder1 x Bloodmage Thalnos
2 x Necrium Blade2 x Plated Beetle
1 x Sonya Shadowdancer2 x Devilsaur Egg
2 x Blightnozzle Crawler1 x Defender of Argus
2 x Elven Minstrel2 x Mechanical Whelp
1 x Kobold Illusionist
1 x Lesser Onyx Spellstone
1 x Myra Rotspring
2 x Necrium Vial
2 x Vilespine Slayer

Every combo you need to know is available at our essential The Necrium Trials deck list guide. Don't make a play 'til you've seen it!

Shaman Whizbang Decks

Witchwood Awoken

ShamanNeutral
1 x Beakered Lightning1 x Bloodmage Thalnos
2 x Zap!1 x Doomsayer
2 x Earth Shock1 x Phantom Militia
2 x Witch's Apprentice1 x Saronite Chain Gang
2 x Menacing Nimbus1 x Elise the Trailblazer
2 x Omega Mind1 x The Lich King
1 x Stormforged Axe
2 x Healing Rain
2 x Lightning Storm
2 x Mana Tide Totem
2 x Hex
2 x Volcano
1 x Bogshaper
1 x Hagatha the Witch

Vital tips and card combos can be found at our dedicated Witchwood Awoken deck list guide. Make sure you brush up on the basics.

The Storm Bringer

ShamanNeutral
2 x Zap!2 x Fire Fly
2 x Lightning Bolt
2 x Voltaic Burst
2 x Earthen Might
2 x Elementary Reaction
2 x Flametongue Totem
2 x Menacing Nimbus
1 x Stormforged Axe
1 x Electra Stormsurge
2 x Unbound Elemental
2 x Storm Chaser
2 x Thunderhead
2 x Bloodlust
2 x Fire Elemental
1 x The Storm Bringer
1 x Kalimos, Primal Lord

Head straight to our The Storm Bringer deck list guide for a snapshot of tips and combos.

Warlock Whizbang Decks

The Omega Project

WarlockNeutral
2 x Dark Pact2 x Doomsayer
2 x Kobold Librarian2 x Plated Beetle
2 x Mortal Coil2 x Voodoo Doll
2 x Defile2 x Omega Defender
2 x Hellfire2 x Rotten Applebaum
2 x Lesser Amethyst Spellstone
2 x Omega Agent
2 x Possessed Lackey
1 x Lord Godfrey
2 x Voidlord
1 x Bloodreaver Gul'dan

Need a quick guide to playing this deck? Check out our essential Omega Project deck list guide.

Demonology Lab

WarlockNeutral
2 x Crystallizer2 x Saronite Chain Gang
2 x Flame Imp
2 x Kobold Librarian
2 x Soul Infusion
1 x The Soularium
2 x Voidwalker
2 x Demonfire
2 x Void Analyst
2 x Vulgar Homunculus
2 x Doubling Imp
2 x Nethersoul Buster
2 x Despicable Dreadlord
2 x Doomguard
2 x Ectomancy
1 x Bloodreaver Gul'dan

Every combo you need to know is available at our essential Demonology Lab deck list guide. Don't make a play 'til you've seen it!

Warrior Whizbang Decks

The Gilneas Armory

WarriorNeutral
1 x Fire Plume's Heart2 x Phantom Militia
2 x Shield Slam2 x Stonehill Defender
2 x Fiery War Axe2 x Tar Creeper
2 x Rabid Worgen2 x Witchwood Grizzly
2 x Reckless Flurry1 x Zilliax
2 x Shield Block1 x Countess Ashmore
2 x Brawl1 x Baku the Mooneater
1 x Darius Crowley
2 x Direhorn Hatchling
1 x Supercollider
1 x Gorehowl
1 x Tar Lord

Vital tips and card combos can be found at our dedicated Gilneas Armory deck list guide. Make sure you brush up on the basics.

The Boomsday Project

WarriorNeutral
2 x Eternium Rover2 x Skaterbot
2 x Omega Assembly2 x Bronze Gatekeeper
2 x Town Crier2 x Wargear
2 x Execute1 x Zilliax
2 x Woodcutter's Axe2 x Missile Launcher
2 x Rabid Worgen1 x Countess Ashmore
2 x Blood Razor
1 x Darius Crowley
2 x Security Rover
2 x Beryllium Nullifier
1 x Dr. Boom, Mad Genius

New to the deck? Head over to our Boomsday Project deck list guide that covers every combo.

How does Whizbang the Wonderful work?

Whizbang the Wonderful is a new kind of card for Hearthstone, one which provides access to the game's entire roster of Deck Recipes.

Whizbang is the only card you need to add to the deck you pop him in. When the game starts, you'll be randonly assigned one of the 18 Deck Recipes, complete with the related Hero Power as well.

These pre-made deck lists are - generally - sub-optimal versions of any given expansion's meta-decks, but it should prove to be a fantastic way of sampling a large part of each meta.

Casual players should find it great value, and a few streamers have already expressed an intention to take Whizbang on a journey to Legend all the way from Rank 25. We can't wait!

What Deck Recipes will Whizbang offer?

Log into the game right now and you'll notice that each of the nine heroes in Hearthstone has a total of three Deck Recipes apiece.

If you've not used the Deck Recipe system before, you can find the options by navigating to My Collection, then hitting the New Deck button just below your list of existing decks. Select a hero and on the left-hand section of the UI you'll see a list of options.

Here are the Hunter's options in The Witchwood:

The Classic deck which each hero has doesn't really do an awful lot to show off the latest in Hearthtone. Instead, it's made up of Basic and Classic cards.

For this reason the 18 Deck Recipes provided by Whizbang will consist of two from each class, with the Classic recipe being ignored altogether.

How do I create a Whizbang the Wonderful deck?

This is the easy part. All you need to do is create a new deck, then slot Whizbang the Wonderful into it. He'll take care of the rest.

If you've any other cards in your deck list when you drop Whizbang in, they'll be removed automatically. Here's a video of Hearthstone's Peter Whalen explaining the mechanic. Skip to around 3:50 in for the Whizbang-specific stuff:

Can I craft Whizbang the Wonderful?

Absolutely. Although there's been some clamour from the community to make Whizbang the free Legendary card for everyone to enjoy (see Marin the Fox), Blizzard has given no indication that this will be the case for Boomsday.

It's arguably not a great card for new players either, as it'll be too much information to process for someone new to the game. Think of all those archetypes and synergies - even the pros will need to commit a lot of information to memory to make the most out of the weaker recipes.

Assuming it functions in the same way as every other Legendary in the game, you'll be able to craft Whizbang the Wonderful for 1600 Crafting Dust. If you want to craft the Golden version of Whizbang though, that'll cost you 3200 Crafting Dust.

This brings us rather neatly on to the next question...

Will a Golden Whizbang provide Golden decks?

It's been confirmed that if your Golden Whizbang is Golden, then all the decks you pilot will be completely Golden as well.

Unfortunately there's no kind of alternative hero portrait for Whizbang, or intro animation. Although the reasons why are understandable, we still think it's a bit of a missed opportunity to show off your deck piloting skills.

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    @Nerrkanta Thanks for that that's really useful and I'll tweak the page. It was a bit of a mad rush getting this ready for launch but it's annoying seeing mistakes like that creep in.
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    Re "- The candidates for Tortollan Forager's Battlecry effect are Cenarius and Mulchmuncher.": it adds a random card with 5 or more attack to your hand - the choice is not limited to the one(s) you have in your deck.
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