Galakrond, the Nightmare

Galakrond, the Nightmare Card Image

Card Stats

Card Text

Battlecry: Draw 1 card. It costs (0). (@)

Flavor Text

The enormous creature unfurled terrifying claws dripping with poisonous ichor. King Togwaggle was pleased, but inwardly disappointed the great Nightmare refused to wear the candle.


Battlecry - Does something when you play it from your hand.

Galakrond, the Nightmare Sounds

Play VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Play_01

Play GalakrondTier1_Play_Stinger

Attack VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Attack_01

Galakrond, the Nightmare Emotes

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Thinking 1 VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_Thinking_04

Thinking 2 VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_Thinking_03

Thinking 3 VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_Thinking_02

Deck Low VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_LowCards_01

Out of Cards VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_NoCards_01

Need Weapon VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_NEED_WEAPON_01

Need Mana VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_NEED_MANA_01

Already Attacked (Hero) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_I_ATTACKED_01

Minion Can't Attack First Turn VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_SUMMON_SICKNESS_01

Hand is Full VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_HAND_FULL_01

Board Full VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_FULL_MINIONS_01

Can't Attack (Stealth) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_STEALTH_01

Can't Play That VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_PLAY_01

Need a Target VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_TARGET_01

Can't Attack (Taunt) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_TAUNT_01

Default Error VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_ERROR_GENERIC_01

Greeting (Lunar New Year) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_HAPPY_NEW_YEAR_LUNAR_01

Greeting (Holiday) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_HAPPY_HOLIDAYS_01

Greeting (New Year) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_HAPPY_NEW_YEAR_01

Greeting (Fire Festival) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_FIRE_FESTIVAL_01

Greeting (Pirate Day) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_PIRATE_DAY_01

Greeting (Halloween) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_HAPPY_HALLOWEEN_01

Greeting (Noblegarden) VO_DRG_6x_Male_Dragon_HAPPY_NOBLEGARDEN_01

Greeting VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Greetings_01

Well Played VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Well_Played_01

Oops VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Oops_01

Threaten VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Threaten_01

Thanks VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Thanks_01

Sorry VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Sorry_01

Concede VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Concede_01

Game Start VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Start_01

Rope VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Time_01

Picked VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_Picked_01

Game Start VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_MIRROR_START_01

Wow VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_WOW_01

Greeting VO_DRG_610_Male_Dragon_MIRROR_GREETINGS_01

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Card Balance and Changes

Patch Change
Scholomance Pre-Purchase

The cards drawn by the Battlecry effect cost (1) (up from 0).

Forged in the Barrens

Nerf reverted, cards drawn with the Battlecry cost (0) (down from 1).

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  • Fyrfytr998's Avatar
    Salty Dog 680 136 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 years, 12 months ago

    Good to buff an Edwin with fully charged.

  • forcemajeure's Avatar
    410 230 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 3 years, 6 months ago

    Turns out this card helped take me to 1,000 wins on Rogue at last

  • L1feStyle's Avatar
    Nightfall 470 14 Posts Joined 07/27/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    I'm a critic! LUL

  • lukipr0's Avatar
    The Cake Is A Lie 720 27 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    Everyone's A Critic

  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1835 3266 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    I have yet to make a deck that I like with this Galakrond.  It's Lackey generation for the invoke is pretty solid, but the replacement hero power seems lackluster compared to the warrior, shaman, and warlock decks. 

  • Carozeu's Avatar
    250 34 Posts Joined 10/23/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    I hope I can´t pull it in real packs because it is possible to pull in this sites simulator even though it is free.

  • Xarkkal's Avatar
    Servant of Illidan 900 1321 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    Going to be some fun decks with this bad boi.

  • SirLordJames's Avatar
    215 26 Posts Joined 05/31/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    Free cards? Free combos? Free ... amazing plays that force opponent to quickly concede. This is what we need. I love that.

  • kevin's Avatar
    160 155 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

    Galakrond cards are great and will have a deck maybe tier 2 on the meta, so it's a good card with a card draw mechanic.

  • LevityLovely's Avatar
    Explorer of Dragons 575 167 Posts Joined 06/15/2019
    Posted 3 years, 9 months ago

     i like this most of Galakrond drawing lot of card make it free and ad lot of lackey in process rogue love all of it 

  • Torgal's Avatar
    Draconically Dedicated 1000 293 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    That zero cost cards looks terrifying. I can see right in front me - deck depleted with Myra's Unstable Element, then filled with Leeroy Jenkins by Togwaggle's Scheme and then this as a final nail in the coffin. I will hate this card from deep of my heart, I know this for sure.

  • infiniteclock's Avatar
    145 94 Posts Joined 04/03/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    OOOOO a better sprint with a free weapon and a good hero power, sign me up please. This card can make a Galakrond miracle rogue deck viable 

  • TheWanderer's Avatar
    Funnel Cakes 200 157 Posts Joined 09/09/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    Will we see the rise of "Big Rogue" with this? Hrmm, interesting....

  • IlBelTia's Avatar
    Wizard 440 333 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    Never give rogue too much (0) cost cards! This is gonna be insane...

  • Subzero's Avatar
    180 147 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    Being able to add in 12 Mana into your hand is something, but I feel like players are just going to go for Galakron, the Apocalypse since I see the 5/2 Claw just being a nice feature when Rouge already has Mirage Blade. With that being said, Lackey Rouge, or the New Invoke Rouge is a very interesting feature.

  • YourWaifu's Avatar
    Divine Rager 305 275 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    A powerful galakrond, but makes you wonder where he can fit to make full use of his battlecry

    You surely wont play this on decks with low cost cards (i.e miracle), but I am an inexperienced miracle player, so I cant say much there

    I personally might put it in some sort of steal rogue, just for the heck of it!

    Does galakrond even show up in arena though?


  • kyouma21's Avatar
    85 8 Posts Joined 11/27/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    My favorite galakrond. Insane value here, also the hero power is awesome for rogue, maybe you can get rid of cards like evil miscreant and evil cable rat.

  • Trimutius's Avatar
    1580 2529 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    So combo is: Invoke 4 times and have scheme at 5

    Preparation + Myra's Unstable Element + Leeroy Jenkins + [Hearthstone Card (Toggwaggle's scheme) Not Found]

    Fully upgraded Galakround (5 damage with weapon) + Deadly poison (+2=7) + 4x 0 mana Leeroy Jenkins (+4*24) for a total of 31 damage, add an Eviscerate on top and you have even 35 damage through hero card armor

    With Kronx Dragonhoof you can even tutor Galakrond or if you fail to draw leeroy just have multitude of Kronxes

  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1890 5292 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    Busted card if not for the fact that most miracle builds consists of very cheap cards. In fact, this is probably the reason why its effect is so overwhelming.

    Viable in almost any build of rogue, and with the hero power being as good as it is. Worth noting that with the hero power being generating lackeys, you can now go heavy into shuffling [Hearthstone Card (Heistbaron Togwaggle) Not Found] without worrying about the lackey requirement, giving lackey rogue the late game it needs against ultra control decks.

    And yeah, its free. Two thumbs up

  • Koetti's Avatar
    1095 863 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 3 years, 10 months ago

    I think the most obvious Combo is Maly-Scheme-Galakrond.


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