Bad Luck Albatross

Bad Luck Albatross Card

Bad Luck Albatross is a 3 Mana Cost Rare Neutral Minion Beast card from the Descent of Dragons set!

Card Text

Deathrattle: Shuffle two 1/1 Albatross into your opponent's deck.

Flavor Text

Legend holds that it's bad luck to harm it. So maybe just pat it on the head, okay?

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26 Comments

  1. Killandmill
    December 5, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    weasel priest 2 : Electric Boogaloo

  2. Thanatos
    December 4, 2019 at 10:43 am

    Playing as a priest:

    Turn 3: Bad luck albatross

    Turn 4 (or 3 with coin): Embalming ritual on albatross giving it reborn. Shadow Figure on Albatross

    Turn 5: Psychopomp ressurecting an Albatross.

    Turn 6: Vivid Nightmare Albatross with reborn.

    Turn 7: Wertched Reclaimer Albatross and/or Power Word: Replicate Albatross

    Turn 8: Catrina Muerte ressurecting an Albatross

    Turn 9: Mass Ressuction

    Easy legend 100% win!

    • DannyN
      December 4, 2019 at 8:50 pm

      Opponent plays Wyrmrest Purifier and then emote spams Thank You.

      • TallJake26
        December 5, 2019 at 3:48 pm

        And then you spam “Thank you” back when your opponent resurrects a Wyrmrest Purifier.

  3. GrumpyKitty
    December 3, 2019 at 3:09 pm

    Am I the only person who wants to make a meme deck with this, nine lives, dire frenzy, masters calls, maybe the beast copier and the deathrattle double and augemented elekk? Only issue is the amount of 3 drops the deck would want would make the curve weird. But I’m still doing it.

  4. Cursore1610
    December 3, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Please tell me that it is a reference to Coleridge and the Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner.
    Apart from that, I really really like the concept behind this card, but I am not convinced it is worth it. Let’s all remember that Bomb warrior was already a counter to highlander decks, and yet none started playing bomb cards to counter it. I think that this card could be used only in some midrange hunter deck, but not good enough to see play elsewhere, and even in hunter it will struggle a lot to find a place in highlander hunter or something else.

  5. Tricklas
    November 30, 2019 at 2:00 am

    Besides Highlander your opponent have basically 2 dead draws. So in the long run this card draws 2 cards besides good states and mess with highlander 4.5/5

  6. Maximum
    November 29, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    I am starting to feel like midrange hunter may have a shot this expansion

    • Spidermannerdlikeme
      November 30, 2019 at 3:24 pm

      That’s what I’m excited about! Especially with birds and ravens for me! Face hunter might even make a comeback looking at all the hero power cards and the leper gnome quest

  7. Lluadian
    November 29, 2019 at 2:07 pm

    So I’ll just call it before hand if this goes big in new set all the warlocks will probably run a Rafaam and the pallies will run Prince Liam.

    I’m surprised nobody remembers Liam but someone may make a deck for it if this gets big.

  8. Jed
    November 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    *weasel noises*

  9. Spidermannerdlikeme
    November 29, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    Yay more birds! This is a great arena card. Hunter might wanna run this as it can take beast synergies and provides a way to disrupt decks trying to draw their win condition, 7/10

  10. EksSkellybur
    November 29, 2019 at 8:59 am

    pretty nice. Effectively just making your opponent go through a 1 Mana 1/1 in their hand, and they usually don’t want it. Yeah, I can see some players legit using this. 4 Stars.

  11. Omnitarian
    November 29, 2019 at 8:48 am

    It seems like just a cute card until you realize it deactivates Highlander decks (temporarily), and still has use against non-highlander decks by mucking up their draws. And 3/4/3 are good stats for a tech card.

    Normally I don’t think techs are as popular as people suspect they’ll be, but the fact that it has good stats and still has an upside against other decks is actually pretty remarkable.

    • Lluadian
      November 29, 2019 at 1:05 pm

      Not just Highlander it can also screw with someone trying to use mechathun deck but interrupting Highlander is probably biggest nuisance. This would be a really annoying card for a quest pally since you could potentially toss at least 8 1/1 minions into opponents deck possibly more if opponent doesn’t get it off the board. Could troll with rogue as well using the shadow on it so 3 more get summoned straight from you deck. Overall it’s a meme card that has tech uses similar to meme loading opponents deck with weasels.

      • Tricklas
        November 30, 2019 at 7:18 am

        This is not troll. You basically draw 2 in the long run since your opponent has 2 turns without drawing anything except a useless albatross. This is not only a tech card but a value card for control while control always lacking on 3 drops. It’s awesome

        • Lluadian
          November 30, 2019 at 8:43 am

          You don’t get the meaning of troll do you running this and then using a few other tricks to keep *cloning* the card to trigger it’s effect even more can create a very annoying situation for opponent and building around an idea to specifically do that.

          Trolling can involve doing something repeatedly with the sole purpose of being annoying. Example is that are we there yet are we there yet questioning. By that reasoning if build a deck specifically around putting multiple copies of this or triggering multiple times it’s trolling. If you’ve seen a weasel tunneler deck that’s basically trolling since it’s only purpose is to load more and more weasels.

          • Tricklas
            November 30, 2019 at 9:58 am

            Yaeh I think you got my point wrong. I totally agree that you can troll with this card like with weasels. In my opinion weasel was a troll card because it was kind of funny/stupid but on average a deck with weasels can’t hold up with normal meta decks.
            I do not think that Albatross is a troll/meme card because I see this card including in meta control decks just for the value but not for decks build around this. I would add 2 of them in a control warlock without more synergie to it.
            So I think this is not troll because IMO this becomes a good card in meta decks.

  12. GlosuuLang
    November 29, 2019 at 5:08 am

    Weasel Tunneler is back, boys. Except it actually looks good as a tech card vs Highlander. I think it’s an above average 3-drop, Beast tag included.

  13. Lluadian
    November 29, 2019 at 5:05 am

    So basically a card that can screw over everyone except warlock if they’re holding Rafaam. In that case you would just be helping warlocks. But this would put a damper on resurecting priests loading they’re hand with cards don’t want to play.

  14. Thraben
    November 29, 2019 at 2:16 am

    This can mess up highlander decks pretty badly in case they ever get so strong that counterplay is needed. That being said I like that this card can be put in many decks since it’s a solid 3 mana 4/3. A very well desinged card and I love the flavor too.
    4/5.

  15. A person who reacts to this
    November 29, 2019 at 2:14 am

    With all the Deathrattle triggers that at least exist in wild, this can be a huge pain in the ass. xD
    Rouge and Hunter can easily toss in 10 of these f**kers into your deck.

  16. Coelho
    November 29, 2019 at 2:14 am

    A really interesting card, may afflict prejudice in your opponents deck, specially the draws and has good base stats. 4/5.

  17. LegendaryBot
    November 29, 2019 at 2:12 am

    Basically Weasel tunneller, but then not “infinite”. Has good potential, because it can completely mess up your opponents draws, even more so with Augmented Ellek, or the shaman quest.
    4/5?

    • Albionflux
      November 29, 2019 at 5:24 am

      its deathrattle shamans quest only effects battlecrys
      otherwise yes it would be super broken