Hearthstone Help: Basic Decks Guide

Basic Rogue

2x Backstab

2x Elven Archer

2x Deadly Poison

2x Sap

2x River Crocolisk

2x Novice Engineer

2x Acidic Swamp Ooze

2x Fan of Knives

2x Shattered Sun Cleric

2x Chillwind Yeti

1x Gnomish Inventor

2x Sen'jin Shieldmasta

2x Assassin's Blade

2x Assassinate

2x Boulderfist Ogre

1x Sprint

How does it work, then?

Minion removal is this deck's strength, and it's augmented by weaponry. You'll notice that a lot of the standard Rogue combos, spells and minions are missing on account of this being a basic card deck–but being careful with your minion use (a good idea regardless of deck) can offer up control of the board, plus the deck's got decent card draw power.


Don't forget about those Acidic Swamp Oozes. You're packing a couple in this deck to destroy your opponent's potential weaponry and they might be doing exactly the same for you.

Poyo says :

We asked about how to include silence cards in a Rogue deck: “Many Rogues currently play variations of a Miracle Rogue archetype (a deck that mainly relies on Gadgetzan Auctioneer and a lot of spells with a Leeroy Jenkins/Shadowstep combo as a kill). However if we are discussing silence cards, we are probably referring to a rather different deck type. A simple aggressive Tempo Rogue that has a solid minion base can potentially make good use of silence to negate certain effects or, more likely, to break through a big taunter and go for the kill. This would most likely be an Ironbeak Owl rather than Spellbreaker, as it's cost efficient and you would use it mainly for its Battlecry rather than the actual minion value when going for the kill.”

Dust's no object, you say?

Take a peek at the Legendary Rogue Aggro Deck