Weapon


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For the equip ability, see Equip

Weapons are special cards Cards are the basic pieces that make up the game of Hearthstone. Each card represents an action that the player can take by playing that card. There are three main types of cards: spell cards, hearthstone which can be equipped by heroes A hero is a character in the Warcraft universe representing the player. In Hearthstone, this concept is expressed in three interrelated but distinct ways: Heroes are gameplay characters representing players or bosses within a match. hearthstone . Each weapon has an Attack This page describes the act of attacking. For the Attack attribute, see Attribute. Attacking or combat is what occurs when a player commands one character to attack another, causing them to simultaneously deal damage to value and a Durability Sen jin Shieldmasta, a simple minion card. It has 3 Attack, 5 Health and a mana cost of 4. Attributes are key values which define a character or weapon s power, cost and survivability. Attributes of some hearthstone value. Each hero can only equip one weapon at a time, and equipping a new weapon will destroy Destroying a minion or weapon removes it from play. Only minions currently on the battlefield and weapons that are currently equipped can be destroyed. Discarding a card removes it directly from the player s hand and hearthstone the old one. Equipped weapons are displayed to the left of the hero`s portrait.

While a weapon is equipped, the hero`s Attack will be increased by an amount equal to the weapon`s Attack during their turn, and attacking while a weapon is equipped will reduce its Durability by 1. When a weapon`s Durability is reduced to zero, the weapon is destroyed. Weapons are the main way of allowing heroes to attack other characters.

Weapons can be equipped in several ways. The main source of weapons is from playing weapon cards, the least common of the three card types. Some spells Fireball, a simple mage spell. It costs 4 mana, dealing 6 damage to a chosen target. Spell cards are cards that can be played to trigger a one time effect or ability, described in the hearthstone and minion Bloodfen Raptor, a simple minion card. A Beast-type minion, it has 3 Attack, 2 Health and a mana cost of 2. Minions are persistent creatures on the battlefield that will fight for their hero. Minion hearthstone Battlecries Battlecry is an ability where a particular effect activates when the card with the Battlecry is played directly from the hand. Although mostly limited to minions, some weapons also have Battlecries. Activation of Battlecries are and Deathrattles A Loot Hoarder displaying the Deathrattle icon Deathrattle is an ability where the stated effect occurs when the minion or weapon is destroyed. Cards with Deathrattle appear with a skull and crossbones when in play. hearthstone grant players weapons through the ` equip For the act of equipping a weapon, see Weapon Equip is an ability which generates a weapon and equips the hero with it. Equip effects are the weapon equivalent of summon effects; while similar to hearthstone ` ability, as does the rogue Hero Power Anduin Wrynn with the basic priest Hero Power Lesser Heal A Hero Power is a special ability displayed to the right of each hero s portrait. Usually Hero Powers can be used once per turn and hearthstone Dagger Mastery Dagger Mastery Type: Hero Power Class: Rogue Cost: 2 Abilities: Equip Tags: Weapon-generating Hero Power Equip a 1/2 Dagger.See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Dagger Mastery is the rogue s basic Hero Power. Contents 1 hearthstone . As well as equipping weapons, some cards offer weapon synergy, improving or drawing strength from them, or even destroying the enemy`s. Pirate Pirates are a type of minion. The majority of Pirate cards fit a weapon theme and are most useful in decks that featureSpecial attraction a lot of weapons. Pirates are associated with the rogue and warrior hearthstone cards have a strong weapon theme.

Strategically, weapons are useful for removing Removal is the term used to refer to the elimination of minions from the battlefield. Hard removal describes cards and effects that can neutralize minions regardless of most defenses, such as high Health or Divine hearthstone enemy minions, as well as dealing damage to the enemy hero. They can be used as tools for board control Board control is an unofficial term usually referring to a player s ability to keep the opponent from building up minions on the battlefield, or "board". Control decks are named after this strategy, aiming to control , or as additional burst Burst damage or burst potential refers to a player s ability to deal a large amount of damage in one or two turns, allowing a player to finish off a previously damaged opponent, or deal an damage for reaching lethal Lethal is a term used in Hearthstone to refer to damage sufficient to defeat the enemy hero, and win the game. "Having lethal" is used as a measure of imminent and unavoidable success, similar to .

Notes

A sheathed weapon. Note the Durability is still visible.
For information on attacking in general, see Attack This page describes the act of attacking. For the Attack attribute, see Attribute. Attacking or combat is what occurs when a player commands one character to attack another, causing them to simultaneously deal damage to

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Rogues Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 4.1 Unique mechanics 5 Strategy 5.1 Countering a rogue 6 Spells 6.1 Uncollectible 7 Minions 7.1 Uncollectible 8 Weapons 8.1 Uncollectible 9 Leveling rewards 9.1 hearthstone , paladins The  Paladin is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Uther Lightbringer and Lady Liadrin. Heroes edit | edit source] Uther Lightbringer is the standard hero for paladins. Players who hearthstone and warriors The  Warrior is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Garrosh Hellscream and Magni Bronzebeard. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 5 Strategy and gameplay 6 hearthstone have the largest range of weapons and are generally considered to have the greatest weapon-synergy, while hunters The  Hunter is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Rexxar and Alleria Windrunner. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Background 3 Hero Power 4 Strategy and gameplay 5 Counters 5.1 Secrets hearthstone and shamans The  Shaman is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Thrall and Morgl the Oracle. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Background 3 Hero Power 4 Strategy and gameplay 4.1 Counters 5 hearthstone have limited weapon choices. Druids The  Druid is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Malfurion Stormrage Heroes edit | edit source] Contents 1 Heroes 2 Background 3 Hero Power 4 Unique mechanics 5 Strategy hearthstone , mages Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 5 Strategy and gameplay 5.1 Common deck types 5.2 Counters 6 Spells 6.1 Uncollectible 7 Minions 7.1 Uncollectible 8 Leveling rewards 8.1 Starting cards 8.2 hearthstone , priests The  Priest is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Anduin Wrynn and Tyrande Whisperwind. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 4.1 Replacement Hero Powers 5 hearthstone and warlocks The  Warlock is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Gul dan. Heroes edit | edit source] Contents 1 Heroes 2 Background 3 Hero Power 3.1 Replacement Hero Powers 4 Strategy hearthstone do not normally use weapons, although warlocks can obtain Blood Fury Blood Fury Set: Classic Type: Weapon Class: Warlock Rarity: Common Cost: 3 Attack: 3 Durability: 8 See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Blood Fury is an uncollectible weapon generated by the legendary warlock minion hearthstone through Lord Jaraxxus Lord Jaraxxus Set: Classic Type: Minion Subtype: Demon Class: Warlock Rarity: Legendary Cost: 9 Attack: 3 Health: 15 Abilities: Battlecry, Equip, Replace Hero Power Tags: Hero Power-related, Weapon-generating Battlecry: Destroy your hero and replace it hearthstone .

All heroes can equip weapons, and even weaponless classes can obtain them through certain neutral cards, or mechanics that allow them access to other classes` cards, such as Renounce Darkness, Spellslinger, Drakonid Operative or Golden Monkey. Currently only two neutral cards directly provide weapons: Blingtron 3000 and Medivh, the Guardian. Players can also use use copy or mind control effects to benefit from weapon-granting abilities on the opponent`s cards, such as Malkorok`s Battlecry, or Tirion Fordring`s Deathrattle.

Despite not having any weapons of their own, priests The  Priest is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Anduin Wrynn and Tyrande Whisperwind. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 4.1 Replacement Hero Powers 5 hearthstone have substantial access to opponents` weapons through copy effects such as Mind Vision and Thoughtsteal. With access to powerful additional mind control effects such as Mind Control and Cabal Shadow Priest, the priest is a substantially weapon-capable class when playing against a suitable opponent.

Collectible

For Wild format listings, see Weapon/Wild format

Collectible weapons can be collected by players and added to decks.

Name / Desc Rarity Class Cost Atk HP Description
Fiery War Axe Fiery War Axe Set: Basic Type: Weapon Class: Warrior Cost: 2 Attack: 3 Durability: 2 During times of tranquility and harmony, this weapon was called by its less popular name, Chilly Peace Axe.See this card hearthstone Free Warrior 2 3 2 During times of tranquility and harmony, this weapon was called by its less popular name, Chilly Peace Axe.
Light`s Justice Free Paladin 1 1 4 Prince Malchezaar was a collector of rare weapons. He`d animate them and have them dance for him.
Arcanite Reaper Common Warrior 5 5 2 No… actually you should fear the Reaper.
Assassin`s Blade Common Rogue 5 3 4 Guaranteed to have been owned by a real assassin. Certificate of authenticity included.
Fool`s Bane Common Warrior 5 3 4 Unlimited attacks each turn. Can`t attack heroes.A fool and his bane are soon parted.
Spirit Claws Common Shaman 2 1 3 Has +2 Attack while you have Spell Damage.They`ll be MUCH easier to use once they add the spirit thumb.
Stormforged Axe Common Shaman 2 2 3 Overload: (1)Yo, that`s a nice axe.
Truesilver Champion Common Paladin 4 4 2 Whenever your hero attacks, restore 2 Health to it.It Slices, it Dices. You can cut a tin can with it. (But you wouldn`t want to.)
Eaglehorn Bow Rare Hunter 3 3 2 Whenever a friendly Secret is revealed, gain +1 Durability.First Lesson: Put the pointy end in the other guy.
Jade Claws Rare Shaman 2 2 2 Battlecry: Summon a Jade Golem. Overload: (1)"Best manicure ever!" - Aya Blackpaw
Molten Blade Rare Warrior 1 1 1 Each turn this is in your hand, transform it into a new weapon.It’s a sword! It’s a knife! It’s a swizzle-stick!
Obsidian Shard Rare Rogue 4 3 3 Costs (1) less for each card you`ve played from another class.You know you’re a Rogue when a sharp rock makes you go “Ooh! Dagger!”
Perdition`s Blade Rare Rogue 3 2 2 Battlecry: Deal 1 damage. Combo: Deal 2 instead.Perdition`s Blade is Ragnaros`s back-up weapon while Sulfuras is in the shop.
Rallying Blade Rare Paladin 3 3 2 Battlecry: Give +1/+1 to your minions with Divine Shield.As far as blades go, this one is pretty great in the motivation department.
Vinecleaver Rare Paladin 7 4 3 After your hero attacks, summon two 1/1 Silver Hand Recruits.George and Karl! Thank the Light we found you!
Brass Knuckles Epic Warrior 4 2 3 After your hero attacks, give a random minion in your hand +1/+1.For the goon that wants to make a fashion statement.
Doomhammer Epic Shaman 5 2 8 Windfury, Overload: (2)Orgrim Doomhammer gave this legendary weapon to Thrall. His name is a total coincidence.
Gladiator`s Longbow Epic Hunter 7 5 2 Your hero is Immune while attacking.The longbow allows shots to be fired from farther away and is useful for firing on particularly odorous targets.
Gorehowl Epic Warrior 7 7 1 Attacking a minion costs 1 Attack instead of 1 Durability.Grommash Hellscream`s famous axe. Somehow this ended up in Prince Malchezaar`s possession. Quite the mystery!
Hammer of Twilight Epic Shaman 5 4 2 Deathrattle: Summon a 4/2 Elemental.Stop! It`s Twlight Hammer time.
Piranha Launcher Epic Hunter 5 2 4 Whenever your hero attacks, summon a 1/1 Piranha.A great improvement over the guppy launcher.
Sword of Justice Epic Paladin 3 1 5 After you summon a minion, give it +1/+1 and this loses 1 Durability.I dub you Sir Loin of Beef!
Tentacles for Arms Epic Warrior 5 2 2 Deathrattle: Return this to your hand.That`s right. Garrosh just slapped you to death with a tentacle.
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Light`s Justice(250).png
Arcanite Reaper(182).png
Assassin`s Blade(433).png
Fool`s Bane(42041).png
Spirit Claws(42042).png
Stormforged Axe(152).png
Truesilver Champion(293).png
Eaglehorn Bow(363).png
Jade Claws(49724).png
Molten Blade(55496).png
Obsidian Shard(55587).png
Perdition`s Blade(82).png
Rallying Blade(35246).png
Vinecleaver(55581).png
Brass Knuckles(49680).png
Doomhammer(172).png
Gladiator`s Longbow(278).png
Gorehowl(96).png
Hammer of Twilight(33163).png
Piranha Launcher(49618).png
Sword of Justice(567).png
Tentacles for Arms(33140).png


Uncollectible

For Wild format listings, see Weapon/Wild format

Uncollectible weapons cannot be collected by players or directly placed into decks. Be that as it may, they can be obtained during play through the effects of other cards.

Name / Desc Rarity Class Cost Atk HP Description
Atiesh None Any 3 1 3 After you cast a spell,
summon a random
minion of that Cost.
Lose 1 Durability.⃂
Sharp Fork None Rogue 3 3 2
Wicked Knife Free Rogue 1 1 2
Battle Axe Common Warrior 1 2 2
Blood Fury Blood Fury Set: Classic Type: Weapon Class: Warlock Rarity: Common Cost: 3 Attack: 3 Durability: 8 See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Blood Fury is an uncollectible weapon generated by the legendary warlock minion hearthstone Common Warlock 3 3 8
Heavy Axe Common Warrior 1 1 3
Rusty Hook Common Warrior 1 1 3
Ashbringer Legendary Paladin 5 5 3
Sulfuras Legendary Warrior 3 4 2 Battlecry: Your Hero Power becomes `Deal 8 damage to a random enemy.`⃂
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Sharp Fork(42207).png
Wicked Knife(183).png
Battle Axe(403).png
Blood Fury(669).png
Heavy Axe(583).png
Rusty Hook(35285).png
Ashbringer(53).png
Sulfuras(55531).png


Cards that generate weapons

For Wild format listings, see Weapon/Wild format
Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Dagger Mastery Dagger Mastery Type: Hero Power Class: Rogue Cost: 2 Abilities: Equip Tags: Weapon-generating Hero Power Equip a 1/2 Dagger.See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Dagger Mastery is the rogue s basic Hero Power. Contents 1 hearthstone None Hero Power Rogue 2 Hero Power Anduin Wrynn with the basic priest Hero Power Lesser Heal A Hero Power is a special ability displayed to the right of each hero s portrait. Usually Hero Powers can be used once per turn and hearthstone
Equip a 1/2 Dagger.
Arathi Weaponsmith Common Minion Warrior 4 3 3 Battlecry: Equip a 2/2 weapon.50% off fist weapons, limited time only!
Deadly Fork Common Minion Rogue 3 3 2 Deathrattle: Add a 3/2 weapon to your hand.For a proper setting, place the deadly fork after the salad fork, but before the dinner fork.
N`Zoth`s First Mate Common Minion Pirate Warrior 1 1 1 Battlecry: Equip a 1/3 Rusty Hook.Hates when N`Zoth yells "Ahoy Matey!!", but there`s not really much he can do about it.
Upgrade! Rare Spell Warrior 1 If you have a weapon, give it +1/+1. Otherwise equip a 1/3 weapon.Easily worth 50 DKP.
Lord Jaraxxus Lord Jaraxxus Set: Classic Type: Minion Subtype: Demon Class: Warlock Rarity: Legendary Cost: 9 Attack: 3 Health: 15 Abilities: Battlecry, Equip, Replace Hero Power Tags: Hero Power-related, Weapon-generating Battlecry: Destroy your hero and replace it hearthstone Legendary Minion Demon Warlock 9 3 15 Battlecry: Destroy your hero and replace it with Lord Jaraxxus."TRIFLING GNOME! YOUR ARROGANCE WILL BE YOUR UNDOING!!!!"
Malkorok Legendary Minion Warrior 7 6 5 Battlecry: Equip a random weapon.Garrosh`s best buddy. It`s true. Look it up.
Medivh, the Guardian Legendary Minion Any 8 7 7 Battlecry:Equip Atiesh, Greatstaff of the Guardian.If you think the party`s great now, just wait `til he invites the orcs over!
Tirion Fordring Legendary Minion Paladin 8 6 6 Divine Shield. Taunt. Deathrattle: Equip a 5/3 Ashbringer.If you haven`t heard the Tirion Fordring theme song, it`s because it doesn`t exist.
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Arathi Weaponsmith(504).png
Deadly Fork(42057).png
N`Zoth`s First Mate(33132).png
Upgrade!(638).png
Lord Jaraxxus(482).png
Malkorok(35207).png
Medivh, the Guardian(42036).png
Tirion Fordring(391).png

Related cards

For Wild format listings, see Weapon/Wild format
Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Deadly Poison Free Spell Rogue 1 Give your weapon +2 Attack.Rogues guard the secrets to poison-making carefully, lest magi start incorporating poison into their spells. Poisonbolt? Rain of Poison? Poison Elemental? Nobody wants that.
Acidic Swamp Ooze Acidic Swamp Ooze Set: Basic Type: Minion Cost: 2 Attack: 3 Health: 2 Abilities: Battlecry, Destroy Tags: Weapon-related Battlecry: Destroy your opponent s weapon.Oozes love Flamenco. Don t ask.See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Acidic Swamp hearthstone Common Minion Any 2 3 2 Battlecry: Destroy your opponent`s weapon.Oozes love Flamenco. Don`t ask.
Bloodsail Raider Common Minion Pirate Any 2 2 3 Battlecry: Gain Attack equal to the Attack of your weapon."I only plunder on days that end in `y`."
Dread Corsair Common Minion Pirate Any 4 3 3 Taunt. Costs (1) less per Attack of your weapon."Yarrrr" is a pirate word that means "Greetings, milord."
Naga Corsair Common Minion Pirate Any 4 5 4 Battlecry: Give your weapon +1 Attack.Hook-tails are nice and all but she keeps getting stuck on things.
Southsea Deckhand Common Minion Pirate Any 1 2 1 Has Charge while you have a weapon equipped.Pirates are into this new fad called "Planking".