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Aki the Brilliant
Set:Rise of ShadowsRise of Shadows
Health:55 Health
Artist:Arthur Bozonnet
Flavor text

Handbuffing isn't particularly brilliant but the name stuck.

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Rise of Shadows logo.png The subject of this article is part of the
Rise of Shadows's The Dalaran Heist.

Aki the Brilliant is a boss that can be encountered in The Dalaran Heist adventure.

Hero Power[]

Normal Heroic
For The Light!(91345).png


The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle.

Normal Heroic
Class Card Quantity Class Card Quantity
Paladin Bloodclaw 1 Paladin Meanstreet Marshal 2
Competitive Spirit 1 Righteous Protector 1
Getaway Kodo 1 Immortal Prelate 2
Blessing of Wisdom 1 Aldor Peacekeeper 1
Meanstreet Marshal 2 Bronze Herald 1
Selfless Hero 2 Divine Favor 1
A Light in the Darkness 2 Paragon of Light 1
Holy Light 2 Blessing of Kings 2
Immortal Prelate 1 Consecration 2
Call to Adventure 1 Silvermoon Portal 2
Divine Favor 1 Ghostly Charger 1
Paragon of Light 1 Enter the Coliseum 1
Time Out! 1 Val'anyr 1
Wickerflame Burnbristle 1 Eadric the Pure 1
Hammer of Wrath 2 Tirion Fordring 1
Solemn Vigil 2 Neutral Argent Squire 2
Neutral Target Dummy 2 Annoy-o-Tron 1
Dragon Egg 1 Acolyte of Pain 2
Shieldbreaker 2 Sergeant Sally 1
Light's Champion 1 Doppelgangster 1
Toothy Chest 2 Grim Patron 1
Zilliax 1
Foe Reaper 4000 1


Aki starts out slow, but will eventually overtake you in the late game. If you can end him early, do it. if not, try to survive until he has nothing left to throw on the board.



Aki the Brilliant
The light will show you no mercy.
vs. George the Fallen
Aki the Brilliant
How could you stray so far from the Light's embrace?
George the Fallen
Hmph! Still blindly following the Light!

Emote Response

Aki the Brilliant
Repent! While you still breathe.

Hero Power

Aki the Brilliant
Bathe in glory!
Let your Strength shine in the Light!
Pheta thones gamera!
Pheta vi acahachi!
Such a magnificent incandescence.
The Light will guide us!


Aki the Brilliant
I am patient. Your defeat will come.
The Light is not going anywhere, and neither am I.
What are you waiting for, invader?

Player's cards

Aki the Brilliant
Spell of paladin / priest
The Light still shines within you.
Death Knight
The Light shall cleanse you, foul thing!


Aki the Brilliant


Aki the Brilliant
The Light does not shine upon you.


Aki the Brilliant is unique to Hearthstone.


Aki the Brilliant, full art

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