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#Mining News; Prophecy (TSX: $PCY.V, OTCQX: $PRPCF) Reports 2.08 Million Tonnes of Indicated Resource Grading: 455 g/t Silver, 3.19% Zinc, 2.18% Lead (594 g/t Ag Eq.) for Pulacayo Project

#Mining News; Prophecy (TSX: $PCY.V, OTCQX: $PRPCF) Reports 2.08 Million Tonnes of Indicated Resource Grading: 455 g/t Silver, 3.19% Zinc, 2.18% Lead (594 g/t Ag Eq.) for Pulacayo Project



Vancouver, British Columbia, November 22, 2017 – Prophecy Development Corp. (“Prophecy or the “Company”) (TSX:PCY, OTCQX:PRPCF,Frankfurt:1P2) has received an independent technical report with an effective date of October 20, 2017 titled “Updated Mineral Resource Estimate and Technical Reportfor the Pulacayo Project” (the “Report”).  The Report was prepared by Mercator Geological Services Limited (“Mercator”) on the Company’s Pulacayo project (the “Project”) and has been filed under the Company’s profile on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (“SEDAR”) at www.sedar.com.

The Project is located in Bolivia, 107 km northeast of Sumitomo Corporation’s San Cristobal silver mine, 185 km southwest of Coeur Mining, Inc.’s San Bartolome silver mine, and 139 km north of Pan American Silver Corp.’s San Vicente silver mine.

The Report describes resources estimated following the guidelines of the CIM Definition Standards for Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves.

Two mineral resource estimates were disclosed according to the requirements of National Instrument 43-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”) – one for the Pulacayo deposit and the second for the Paca deposit.

Pulacayo Deposit
Results of the mineral resource estimate prepared by Mercator for the Pulacayo deposit are presented below in Table 1.  The Report filed on SEDAR documents the resource estimate.

The Report outlined 2.08 million tonnes at a weighted average grade of Ag 455 g/t, Pb 2.18%, Zn 3.19% (Ag Eq. 594 g/t) in the indicated category and 0.48 million tonnes at a weighted average grade of Ag 406 g/t, Pb 2.08%, Zn 3.93% (Ag Eq. 572 g/t) in the inferred category.  The contained metal content estimated by the Company, of the indicated category resources is 30.4 million ounces of silver, 100.0 million pounds of lead, 146.3 million pounds of zinc.  The contained metal content estimated by the Company, of the inferred category resource is 6.3 million ounces of silver, 22.0 million pounds of lead, and 41.6 million pounds of zinc (more resource details in the table below).

Table 1. Pulacayo Indicated and Inferred Mineral Resource Statement Details

Pulacayo Mineral Resource Statement – Effective October 20, 2017
Ag Eq. Cut-Off (g/t)
Category
Tonnes*
Ag (g/t)
Pb (%)
Zn (%)
Ag Eq. (g/t)
400
Indicated
2,080,000
455
2.18
3.19
594
Inferred
480,000
406
2.08
3.93
572

Notes:
(1) Mineral resources are estimated in conformance with the CIM Standards referenced in NI 43-101.
(2) Raw silver assays were capped at 1,700 g/t, raw lead assays were capped at 15% and raw zinc assays were capped at 15%.
(3) Silver equivalent Ag Eq. (g/t) = Ag (g/t)*89.2% + (Pb% *(US$0.94/ lb. Pb /14.583 Troy oz./lb./US$16.50 per Troy oz. Ag)*10,000*91.9%) + (Zn% *(US$1.00/lb. Zn/14.583 Troy oz./lb./US$16.50 per Troy oz. Ag)*10,000*82.9%).
(4) Metal prices used in the silver equivalent calculation are US$16.50/Troy oz. Ag, US$0.94/lb Pb and US$1.00/lb. Zn. Metal recoveries used in the silver equivalent equation reflect historic metallurgical results disclosed by Apogee Silver Ltd. (Porter et al., 2013).
(5) Metal grades were interpolated within wire-framed, three-dimensional silver domain solids using Geovia-Surpac Ver. 6.6.1 software and inverse distance squared interpolation methods. Block size is 10m(X) by 10m(Z) by 2m(Y). Historic mine void space was removed from the model prior to reporting of resources.
(6) Block density factors reflect three-dimensional modeling of drill core density determinations.
(7) Mineral resources are considered to have reasonable expectation for economic development using underground mining methods based on the deposit history, resource amount and metal grades, current metal pricing and comparison to broadly comparable deposits elsewhere.
(8) Rounding of figures may result in apparent differences between tonnes, grade and contained ounces.
(9) Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.
(10)         * Tonnes are rounded to nearest 10,000.

The contained metals estimated by the Company based on in the October 20, 2017 resource estimate by Mercator are presented in Table 2.

Table 2: Contained Metals Based on October 20, 2017 Pulacayo Deposit** Mineral Resource Estimate

Metal
Indicated Resource
Inferred Resource
Silver
30.4 million oz.
6.3 million oz.
Lead
100.0 million lbs.
22.0 million lbs.
Zinc
146.3 million lbs.
41.6 million lbs.
**Based on the resource estimate Ag Eq. cut-off value of 400 g/t and 100% recovery; figures are rounded to the nearest 100,000th increment

Between 2006 and 2012, a total of 69,739 metres of diamond drilling (226 surface and 42 underground drill holes) was conducted at Pulacayo, results of which support the mineral resource estimate reported in this news release.  The Pulacayo site is currently permitted for production at a milling rate of 560 tonnes per day and no known legal, political, environmental, or other risks that would materially affect potential future development have been identified by Prophecy at the effective date of the current (October 20, 2017) mineral resource estimate.

Approximately 85% of the resource tonnage identified at the 400 g/t Ag Eq. cut-off value occurs within 150 meters vertical distance from the main San Leon tunnel, which may facilitate future mineral extraction.

Historic Pulacayo production was predominantly from the Tajo vein system which extends over a strike length of more than 2.5 km and to a depth of at least 1,000 meters.  Prior resource drilling only covered approximately 20% of the Tajo vein system strike length.  With new drilling, Prophecy feels that there is potential to discover additional resources along the Tajo structure.

The Company’s research has shown that relatively few silver underground deposits have been defined at resource cut-off values of 400 g/t Ag Eq. or more.

Paca Deposit
The Paca deposit is located in Bolivia approximately 7 km north of the Pulacayo deposit.

Results of the mineral resource estimate prepared by Mercator for the Paca deposit are presented below in Table 3.  The Report described previously and filed on SEDAR documents the resource estimate.

The Report outlined 2.54 million tonnes at a weighted average grade of Ag 256 g/t, Pb 1.03%, Zn 1.10% (Ag Eq. 342 g/t) in the inferred category. The contained metal content estimated by the Company, of the inferred category resources is 20.9 million ounces of silver, 57.7 million pounds of lead, 61.6 million pounds of zinc. (more resource details in the table below).

Table 3. Paca Inferred Mineral Resource Statement Details

Paca Mineral Resource Statement – Effective October 20, 2017
Ag Eq. Cut-Off (g/t)
Category
Tonnes*
Ag (g/t)
Pb (%)
Zn (%)
Ag Eq. (g/t)
200
Inferred
2,540,000
256
1.03
1.10
342

Notes:
(1)      Mineral resources are estimated in conformance with the CIM Standards referenced in NI 43-101.
(2)   Raw silver assays were capped at 1,050 g/t, raw lead assays were capped at 5% and raw zinc assays were capped at 5%.
(3)      Silver equivalent Ag Eq. (g/t) = Ag (g/t) + (Pb% *(US$0.94/ lb. Pb /14.583 Troy oz./lb./US$16.50 per Troy oz. Ag)*10,000) + (Zn% *(US$1.00/lb. Zn/14.583 Troy oz./lb./US$16.50 per Troy oz. Ag)*10,000). 100 % metal recoveries are assumed based on lack of comprehensive metallurgical results.
(4)      Metal prices used in the silver equivalent calculation are US$16.50/Troy oz. Ag, US$0.94/lb Pb and US$1.00/lb Zn and reflect those used for the Pulacayo deposit mineral resource estimate reported above.
(5)      Metal grades were interpolated within wire-framed, three-dimensional solids using Geovia-Surpac Ver. 6.7 software and inverse distance squared interpolation methods. Block size is 5m (X) by 5m (Z) by 2.5m (Y).  Historic mine void space was removed from the model prior to reporting resources.
(6)      A block density factor of 2.26g/cm³ was used and reflects the average of 799 density measurements.
(7)      Mineral resources are considered to have reasonable expectation for economic development using combined underground and open pit methods based on the deposit history, resource amount and metal grades, current metal pricing and comparison to broadly comparable deposits elsewhere.
(8)      Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability.
(9)      *Tonnes are rounded to nearest 10,000.

The contained metals estimated by the Company based on the October 20, 2017 resource estimate by Mercator are presented in Table 4.

Table 4. Contained Metals Based On October 20, 2017 Paca Deposit** Mineral Resource Estimate

Metal
Inferred Resource
Silver
20.9 million oz.
Lead
57.7 million lbs.
Zinc
61.6 million lbs.
**Based on the resource estimate Ag Eq. cut-off value of 200 g/t and 100% recovery; figures are rounded to the nearest 100,000th increment

The resource estimate is based on results of 97 diamond drill holes and 1 reverse circulation drill hole totaling 18,160 meters completed between 2002 and 2007.

The geology of the Paca deposit includes a core zone of feeder-style mineralization associated predominantly with brecciated andesite, plus additional zones of shallowly dipping mantos-style mineralization that are hosted by the surrounding volcano-sedimentary sequence.  The Paca deposit remains open at depth and along strike.

The Paca mineralization starts from surface and the deposit may be amenable to open-pit mining and this will be evaluated further in the future.

The Company’s research has shown that relatively few silver open pit deposits have been defined at resource cut-off values of 200 g/t Ag Eq. or more.

Project update
The Company’s Bolivian subsidiary, ASC Bolivia LDC Sucursal Bolivia, has invested approximately US$28 million at Pulacayo and already acquired necessary environmental and social licenses to mine at Pulacayo.  The Company is working with the Bolivian mining ministry and Corporacion Minera De Bolivia (COMIBOL) to obtain authorization which will allow Prophecy to mine at Pulacayo while transitioning from the current joint venture contract to a mining production contract.

Qualified Persons
The technical contents of this news release have been prepared under the supervision of Christopher M. Kravits, CPG, LPG, General Mining Manager of Prophecy.  Mr. Kravits is a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101. Mr. Kravits is a consultant to the Company and is not independent of the Company since most of his income is derived from the Company.

Peter Webster, P. Geo., of Mercator Geological Services Limited is one of the Qualified Persons within the meaning of NI 43-101 responsible for preparation of Sections 3.0 to 8.0, 14.0 to 23.0 and 26 of the Report.  He also reviewed all Report sections, contributed to the Report Summary and Report Sections 24.0 and 25.0, and responsible for the mineral resource estimate addressed in this news release. Michael P. CullenP. Geo., also of Mercator Geological Services Limited is the other Qualified Person within the meaning of NI 43-101 responsible for preparation of Sections 1.0 and 2.0, 9.0 through 13.0 of the Report.  He also reviewed all Report sections and contributed to the Report Summary.

About Prophecy
Prophecy Development Corp. is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange that is engaged in worldwide mineral and energy exploration and development.  Further information on Prophecy can be found atwww.prophecydev.com.

About Mercator
Mercator Geological Services Limited is a Canadian consulting firm founded in 1997 that offers a broad range of professional project management services including technical reporting to standards referenced in NI 43-101, exploration program management, and professional staffing for both small and large mineral exploration projects.  Mercator has completed mineral exploration and resource estimation programs both domestically and internationally and prepared on behalf of Prophecy, the current mineral resource estimates for the Pulacayo deposit and the Paca deposit.

PROPHECY DEVELOPMENT CORP.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“JOHN LEE”
Executive Chairman

For more information about Prophecy, please contact Investor Relations:

+1.888.513.6286

Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements contained in this news release, including statements which may contain words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “estimates”, or similar expressions, and statements related to matters which are not historical facts, are forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Such forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s expectations regarding Prophecy’s future growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities, are based on certain factors and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These estimates and assumptions are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive and other uncertainties and contingencies, many of which, with respect to future events, are subject to change and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by Prophecy. In making forward-looking statements as may be included in this news release, Prophecy has made several assumptions that it believes are appropriate, including, but not limited to assumptions that: there being no significant disruptions affecting operations, such as due to labour disruptions; currency exchange rates being approximately consistent with current levels; certain price assumptions for coal, prices for and availability of fuel, parts and equipment and other key supplies remain consistent with current levels; production forecasts meeting expectations; the accuracy of Prophecy’s current mineral resource estimates; labour and materials costs increasing on a basis consistent with Prophecy’s current expectations; and that any additional required financing will be available on reasonable terms. Prophecy cannot assure you that any of these assumptions will prove to be correct.

Numerous factors could cause Prophecy’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, including the following risks and uncertainties, which are discussed in greater detail under the heading “Risk Factors” in Prophecy’s most recent Management Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form as filed on SEDAR and posted on Prophecy’s website: Prophecy’s history of net losses and lack of foreseeable cash flow; exploration, development and production risks, including risks related to the development of Prophecy’s mineral properties; Prophecy not having a history of profitable mineral production; the uncertainty of mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates; the capital and operating costs required to bring Prophecy’s projects into production and the resulting economic returns from its projects; foreign operations and political conditions, including the legal and political risks of operating in Bolivia, which is a developing jurisdiction; amendments to local Bolivian laws which may have an adverse impact on the Company’s operations; title to Prophecy’s mineral properties; environmental risks; the competitive nature of the mining business; lack of infrastructure; Prophecy’s reliance on key personnel; uninsured risks; commodity price fluctuations; reliance on contractors; Prophecy’s need for substantial additional funding and the risk of not securing such funding on reasonable terms or at all; foreign exchange risks; anti-corruption legislation; recent global financial conditions; the payment of dividends; and conflicts of interest.

These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on Prophecy’s forward-looking statements. Prophecy believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained in this news release and the documents incorporated by reference herein are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct. In addition, although Prophecy has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Prophecy undertakes no obligation to release publicly any future revisions to forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this news or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as expressly required by law.

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#Vanadium Stock News; Prophecy (TSX: $PCY.TO) (OTCPK: $PRPCF ) Reports Measured and Indicated Mineral Resource forGibellini Primary Vanadium Project in Nevada

#Vanadium Stock News; Prophecy (TSX: $PCY.TO) (OTCPK: $PRPCF ) Reports Measured and Indicated Mineral Resource forGibellini Primary Vanadium Project in Nevada



Vancouver, British Columbia, November 21, 2017 – Prophecy Development Corp. (“Prophecy or the “Company”)  (TSX:PCYOTCPK:PRPCF,Frankfurt:1P2N) has received an independent technical report titled “Gibellini Vanadium Project Nevada, USA NI 43-101 Technical Report” with an effective date of November 10, 2017 (the “Report”) prepared by Amec Foster Wheeler E&C Services Inc. on the Gibellini vanadium project (the “Project”) which has been filed under the Company’s profile on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval(SEDAR) at www.sedar.com.

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The Project is located in Eureka County, Nevada, about 25 miles south of the town of Eureka, and is easily accessed by a graded gravel road extending south from US Highway 50. Nevada is featured in the 2016 Fraser Institute survey of mining companies as the fourth most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment globally.

The Report describes resources according to category following the guidelines of the CIM Definition Standards for Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves.

Two mineral resource estimates were prepared, one for the Gibellini deposit and the second for the Louie Hill deposit.

Gibellini Deposit
The Report has estimated 7.85 million tons at a weighted average grade of 0.316% vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) in the Measured category and 14.16 million tons at a weighted average grade of 0.281% V2O5 in the Indicated category leading to a total combined Measured and Indicated Mineral Resource of 22.01 million tons at a weighted average grade of 0.294% V2O5.  Total contained metal content of the Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources is 129.28 million pounds V2O5.  The Inferred Mineral Resource estimate is 9.82 million tons at a weighted average grade of 0.19% V2O5.  The total contained metal content of the Inferred Mineral Resource estimate is 37.27 million pounds V2O5.  The table below summarizes the Gibellini deposit estimate.

Gibellini Deposit Mineral Resource Statement
Resource
Category
Domain
Cut-off V2O5
(%)
Tons
(M)
Grade
(%V2O5)
Metal Content
(M lbs V2O5)
Measured
Oxide
0.116
3.90
0.253
19.74
Transition
0.105
3.95
0.379
29.88
Indicated
Oxide
0.116
7.04
0.235
33.12
Transition
0.105
7.12
0.327
46.55
Total Measured and Indicated
22.01
0.294
129.28
Inferred
Oxide
0.116
0.14
0.179
0.50
Transition
0.105
0.01
0.179
0.03
Reduced
0.134
9.68
0.190
36.75
Total Inferred
9.82
0.190
37.27

Notes to accompany mineral resource table for Gibellini deposit:
(1)      The Qualified Person for the estimate is Mr. E.J.C. Orbock III, RM SME, an Amec Foster Wheeler employee.  The Mineral Resource estimate has an effective date of 10 November, 2017.
(2)      Mineral Resources are reported at various cut-off grades for oxide, transition, and reduced material.
(3)      Mineral Resources are reported within a conceptual pit shell that uses the following assumptions: mineral resource V2O5 price: $10.81/lb; mining cost: $2.21/ton mined; process cost: $13.14/ton processed; general and administrative (G&A) cost: $0.99/ton processed; metallurgical recovery assumptions of 60% for oxide material, 70% for transition material and 52% for reduced material; tonnage factors of 16.86 ft3 /ton for oxide material, 16.35 ft3 /ton for transition material and 14.18 ft3 /ton for reduced material; royalty: 2.5% net smelter return (NSR); shipping and conversion costs: $0.37/lb. An overall 40º pit slope angle assumption was used.
(4)      Rounding as required by reporting guidelines may result in apparent summation differences between tons, grade and contained metal content. Tonnage and grade measurements are in US units. Grades are reported in percentages.

Louie Hill Deposit
The Louie Hill deposit lies approximately 1,600 ft south of the Gibellini deposit.

The Report estimated an Inferred Mineral Resource of 7.06 million tons at a weighted average grade of 0.284% vanadium pentoxide (V2O5). The oxidation domains were not modeled.  The total contained metal content of the estimate is 40.16 million pounds V2O5 .  The table below summarizes the Louie Hill deposit estimate.


Louie Hill Deposit Mineral Resource Statement
Resource
Category
Domain
Cut-off V2O5
(%)
Tons
(M)
Grade
(%V2O5)
Metal Content
(M lbs V2O5)
Inferred
Not modeled
0.116
7.06
0.284
40.16

Notes to accompany mineral resource table for Louie Hill:

(1)      The Qualified Person for the estimate is Mr. E.J.C. Orbock III, RM SME, an Amec Foster Wheeler employee. The Mineral Resources have an effective date of 10 November, 2017.  The resource model was prepared by Mr. Mark Hertel, RM SME.
(2)      Oxidation state was not modeled.
(3)      Mineral Resources are reported within a conceptual pit shell that uses the following assumptions: mineral resource V2O5 price: $10.81/lb; mining cost: $2.21/ton mined; process cost: $13.14/ton processed; general and administrative (G&A) cost: $0.99/ton processed; metallurgical recovery assumptions of 60% for mineralized material; tonnage factors of 16.86 ft3 /ton for mineralized material, royalty: 2.5% net smelter return (NSR); shipping and conversion costs: $0.37/lb. For the purposes of the resource estimate, an overall 40º slope angle assumption was used.
(4)      Rounding as required by reporting guidelines may result in apparent summation differences between tons, grade and contained metal content. Tonnage and grade measurements are in US units. Grades are reported in percentages.

A total of 280 drill holes (about 51,265 ft) have been completed on the Project since 1946, comprising 16 core holes (4,046 ft), 169 rotary drill holes (25,077 ft; note not all drill holes have footages recorded) and 95 RC holes (22,142 ft).
The vanadium-host black shale unit ranges from 175 to over 300 ft thick and overlies gray mudstone.  The shale has been oxidized to various hues of yellow and orange to a depth of 100 ft. Alteration (oxidation) of the rocks is classified as one of three oxide codes: oxidized, transitional, and reduced.

A feasibility study was commissioned in late 2010 by the previous operator, American Vanadium Corp., and was completed in 2011 (the “2011 Feasibility Study”). The 2011 Feasibility Study assumed a conventional open pit mine using a truck and shovel fleet for mining and a heap leach to produce V2O5 as a bagged product.  Prophecy is not treating either the Mineral Reserves resulting from the 2011 Feasibility Study or the economic results of that study as current.  No work has been conducted on the Project since 2011.  Prophecy has completed no exploration or drilling activities since Project acquisition.

Metallurgy
A heap leach operation without initial roasting step was modeled and designed to produce V2O5 as a bagged product.

Metallurgical test work and associated analytical procedures were performed by recognized testing facilities during the period 1975 to 2011, and the tests performed were appropriate to the mineralization type.  Samples selected for testing were representative of the various types and styles of mineralization.  Samples were selected from a range of depths within the deposit.  Sufficient samples were obtained to ensure that tests were performed on sufficient sample mass.  For the purposes of the Mineral Resource estimate, recoveries of 60% for oxide material and 70% for transitional material were considered appropriate. No processing factors were identified from the completed metallurgical test work that would have a significant effect on extraction.  The table below summarizes the projected metallurgical recoveries for the three defined oxidation-type domains.

Mill Feed Material Type                 Percent Recovery
Oxide                                          60%
Transition                                    70%
Reduced                                      52%

Environmental and Permitting Considerations
Baseline studies conducted in 2010–2011 included studies to document the existing conditions of biological resources, cultural resources, surface water resources, ground water resources, and waste rock geochemical characterization.  The baseline data collected would be subject to review and approval by the Bureau of Land Management (the “BLM”) and the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection and other regulatory agencies.

Prior to commencing any mining operations on public lands administered by the BLM, a Plan of Operations describing how a proponent will prevent unnecessary and undue land degradation and reclaim the disturbed areas must be submitted to the BLM.

Both the baseline studies and the Plan of Operations were prepared and submitted by the Project’s previous operator and deemed complete by the BLM in order to start theNational Environmental Policy Act process.

John Lee, Chairman of Prophecy, states:

“Gibellini is an exceptionally rare open pit, heap leach vanadium project in Nevada, with low deleterious (less than 1% Fe, Ti, and MgO) elements.  In 2018, Prophecy intends to update and accelerate prior feasibility and permitting work.  We believe vanadium batteries have a bright future in the United States with strong renewable energy mandates in Texas, Arizona, California, Nevada and many other windy/sunshine states. Our goal is to make Gibellini the first primarily vanadium operating mine in North America.”

Qualified Persons
The technical contents of this news release have been prepared under the supervision of Christopher M. Kravits, CPG, LPG, General Mining Manager of Prophecy. Mr. Kravits is a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43-101.  Mr. Kravits is a consultant to the Company and is not independent of the Company since most of his income is derived from the Company.

Edward J.C. Orbock, III, RM SME of Amec Foster Wheeler E&C Services Inc. is the Qualified Person within the meaning of NI 43-101 who supervised preparation of, and is responsible for, all sections of the Report and Mineral Resource estimates addressed in this news release.

About Prophecy
Prophecy Development Corp. is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Company aims to provide exposure and leverage to rising vanadium prices by defining and adding attributable vanadium resources in the ground in politically safe jurisdictions.  Further information on Prophecy can be found at www.prophecydev.com.

PROPHECY DEVELOPMENT CORP.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

“JOHN LEE”
Executive Chairman

For more information about Prophecy, please contact Investor Relations:
+1.888.513.6286

Neither the Toronto Stock Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements contained in this news release, including statements which may contain words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “estimates”, or similar expressions, and statements related to matters which are not historical facts, are forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Such forward-looking statements, which reflect management’s expectations regarding Prophecy’s future growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities, are based on certain factors and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These estimates and assumptions are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive and other uncertainties and contingencies, many of which, with respect to future events, are subject to change and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements made by Prophecy. In making forward-looking statements as may be included in this news release, Prophecy has made several assumptions that it believes are appropriate, including, but not limited to assumptions that: there being no significant disruptions affecting operations, such as due to labour disruptions; currency exchange rates being approximately consistent with current levels; certain price assumptions for coal, prices for and availability of fuel, parts and equipment and other key supplies remain consistent with current levels; production forecasts meeting expectations; the accuracy of Prophecy’s current mineral resource estimates; labour and materials costs increasing on a basis consistent with Prophecy’s current expectations; and that any additional required financing will be available on reasonable terms. Prophecy cannot assure you that any of these assumptions will prove to be correct.

Numerous factors could cause Prophecy’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, including the following risks and uncertainties, which are discussed in greater detail under the heading “Risk Factors” in Prophecy’s most recent Management Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form as filed on SEDAR and posted on Prophecy’s website: Prophecy’s history of net losses and lack of foreseeable cash flow; exploration, development and production risks, including risks related to the development of Prophecy’s mineral properties; Prophecy not having a history of profitable mineral production; the uncertainty of mineral resource and mineral reserve estimates; the capital and operating costs required to bring Prophecy’s projects into production and the resulting economic returns from its projects; foreign operations and political conditions, including the legal and political risks of operating in Bolivia, which is a developing jurisdiction; amendments to local Bolivian laws which may have an adverse impact on the Company’s operations; title to Prophecy’s mineral properties; environmental risks; the competitive nature of the mining business; lack of infrastructure; Prophecy’s reliance on key personnel; uninsured risks; commodity price fluctuations; reliance on contractors; Prophecy’s need for substantial additional funding and the risk of not securing such funding on reasonable terms or at all; foreign exchange risks; anti-corruption legislation; recent global financial conditions; the payment of dividends; and conflicts of interest.

These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue reliance on Prophecy’s forward-looking statements. Prophecy believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained in this news release and the documents incorporated by reference herein are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct. In addition, although Prophecy has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Prophecy undertakes no obligation to release publicly any future revisions to forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this news or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as expressly required by law.

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