- Afflicted Alit can be obtained by purchasing core set packs or by soul summoning it for 100 soul gems.
- Two copies of Afflicted Alit can be acquired by purchasing the Aela's Companions deck.
The damage that Afflicted Alit deals can break its owner's runes. If the owner is playing a very aggressive deck, they can include a number of cards that deal damage to themselves in order to break runes which may not otherwise had a chance to in order to draw another card. Afflicted Alit can also trigger creatures with Beast Form.