Tw3 gwent deck Scoiatael

Scoia'tael Gwent deck is one of the 4 base decks available in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and considered the more flexible of them. Where the Nilfgaard and the Realms are truly straightforward and the Monsters are pure brute force comprised of monsters, the Squirrels focus on combining debuffs that affect the enemy units like the Weather cards, along with a moderately strong assortment of units.

  • Special - Geralt chooses who goes first at the start of a round.


Units with Agility can be deployed in either the Close or Ranged combat rows, giving you tactical flexibility: Field a debuff against a strong enemy unit set, then counter with your own units in unaffected rows. Another advantage of the deck is that Geralt get to choose who plays first. While the AI usually chooses to be the first to play its cards, it's usually more advantageous to let the opponent play when you turn. You also have access to Muster-type cards like the Monsters but not just restricted to Melee, allowing for greater tactical flexibility.

In general the Scoia'tael does not have as much raw point strength as the other decks due to a lower number of high-point-value cards and a limited number of cards that multiply their own strength; they do have Muster-type cards for swarming but nowhere near as many as Monsters.

However, due to the Agility trait on a large number of their cards they can effectively dodge Weather effects in the Melee or Ranged rows and line up very large groups of units in one row to use Commander's Horn (gwent card), making them by far the most efficient at using the strength that they have. However, this also means that against an opponent that can hit both the Melee and Ranged rows with weather and follow up with a strong set of Siege units whose strength can be protected - particularly the Northern Realms deck - Scoia'tael will get resoundingly crushed.

As well Scoia'tael deck have the most medic cards making it easy for you to replay your strong cards and reclaim your opponent spies. As well when playing against a scoia'tael deck it might be a good to save spies to the last round as your opponent might reclaim them.


Icon Name Type Row Str. Ability Source
64x64px [[Barclay Els (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Ciaran aep Easnillien (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Dennis Cranmer (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Dol Blathanna Archer (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Dol Blathanna Scout (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Dwarven Skirmisher (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Eithné (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Elven Skirmisher (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Filavandrel aen Fidhail (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Francesca Findabair: Daisy of the Valley (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Francesca Findabair: Hope of the Aen Seidhe (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Francesca Findabair: Pureblood Elf (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Francesca Findabair: Queen of Dol Blathanna (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Francesca Findabair: The Beautiful (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Havekar Healer (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Havekar Smuggler (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Ida Emean aep Sivney (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Iorveth (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Isengrim Faoiltiarna (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Mahakaman Defender (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Milva (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Riordain (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Saesenthessis (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Schirrú (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Toruviel (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Vrihedd Brigade Recruit (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Vrihedd Brigade Veteran (gwent card)|]]
64x64px [[Yaevinn (gwent card)|]]
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