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"Many believe magic has maintained order in Quel'Thalas. My bow would say otherwise. One shot, one kill. This is how I preserve our realm. I am Alleria Windrunner. If you stand against me, you're just another target. And I never miss my mark."[1]
For other appearances of Alleria Windrunner, see Alleria Windrunner (disambiguation).
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Alleria Windrunner is a hero skin for the hunter class.

Lore

"Your heart flew straight as any arrow upon the wind, sister. You were the brightest of our Order. You were the most beloved of our kin." - Sylvanas Windrunner

High elf ranger and sister to Sylvanas, Alleria Windrunner was head scout of the Alliance Expedition to Draenor. After destroying the Dark Portal, Alleria was forced to escape through a portal to an unknown world, and has not been seen since. Presumed - but not confirmed - dead, her location is an ongoing subject of speculation.

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Alleria Windrunner is the eldest of the Windrunner sisters, all of whom have served Quel'Thalas and the Alliance with distinction. As well as her sisters Vereesa and Sylvanas, she also had a younger brother named Lirath. Alleria always wore a necklace given to her by her parents, an exquisite piece containing an emerald, a ruby, and a sapphire. She is also known to wield a sword with great skill.
Alleria Windrunner first earned renown due to the sheer number of trolls that she slew in order to defend her people's homeland, Quel'Thalas, during the Troll Wars. With the help of humanity, the high elves ultimately prevailed against the trolls.

Alleria Windrunner in the Shadows & Light RPG book

Unfortunately this would not be the last time that war would come to the high elves. During the Second War, the Horde burned down the borderlands of Quel'Thalas. The rampaging orcs killed Alleria's parents, but she and her two younger sisters, Sylvanas and Vereesa, survived.
Driven by grief and hatred, Alleria vowed that she would have vengeance. Her pursuit of revenge took her into human lands, where she led an elite cadre of rangers in hunting down renegade orcs of the Bleeding Hollow clan, who had been trapped on Azeroth after the end of the Second War.
The Alliance of Lordaeron had destroyed the Azeroth end of the Dark Portal in order to cut off further orc reinforcements from Draenor. However, the orc Ner'zhul and other Horde spellcasters used magical artifacts on the Draenor end of the Dark Portal, which was still intact. In this manner the powerful warlocks reestablished the pathway between Draenor and Azeroth.
The Alliance reacted quickly to the renewed threat and sent an expedition through the portal to Draenor. Having achieved the rank of captain, Alleria was part of the expedition, which succeeded in its perilous mission and destroyed the Draenor end of the Dark Portal. Horde forces on Azeroth were cut off from reinforcements and soundly defeated, and afterwards the Azeroth end of the Dark Portal was destroyed.
Alleria and the other members of the Alliance expedition shattered the Dark Portal on Draenor just as Ner'zhul opened a series of additional portals from Draenor to other worlds. Already weakened by the orcs' abuse of fel magic, Draenor began tearing apart under the stress of supporting the newly created portals.
As the planet shuddered beneath their feet, the members of the valiant Alliance expedition realized that remaining on Draenor would be suicide. Thus, they chose one of the new portals and entered it. They have not been seen since that fateful day.
Given the low likelihood of their survival, Alleria and her comrades are presumed dead, killed in the line of duty. They are honored to this day for their sacrifice. A statue of Alleria has a prominent place in the Valley of Heroes, just inside the gates of Stormwind City.

Alleria Windrunner hunting orcs in her announcement trailer, by Eric Braddock

How to get

Alleria Windrunner is currently available for obtaining.

Previous availability

  • Alleria Windrunner and her card back were available for purchase from April 27 to May 11, 2021.[2] However, they were not initially available for gold until the day after, April 28. [3]
    Gold USD EUR GBP AUD RUB
    1500 $9.99 €9.99
  • Alleria Windrunner and her card back were available for purchase from June 15, 2015 to December 9, 2019.[4]
    USD EUR GBP AUD RUB
    $9.99 €9.99 £8.99 $12.99 599.00

Hero Power

Steady Shot

Functionality

Main article: Alternate heroes

Once unlocked and selected for use, Alleria Windrunner replaces Rexxar whenever the player uses a Hunter deck, as well as:

  • Comes with own portrait
  • Has custom emotes
  • Has custom tray

Flavor text

When viewed in the Collection, Alleria Windrunner has the following flavor text:

The high elf Ranger Captain is a peerless archer. Ask any of the orcs she used for target practice. <color=red>Includes a card back!</color>

Sounds

Alleria Windrunner, full art by Jomaro Kindred

TypeTranscript
Trigger: Deadly Shot▶️
Attack [1]▶️
Death [1]▶️
Concede▶️Masterful. I concede.
Error: Too many minions▶️I have too many minions.
Error: Generic▶️I cannot do that.
Error: Hand already full▶️My hand is full!
Error: Hero already attacked▶️I already attacked.
Error: Minion not ready▶️Give that minion a turn to get ready.
Error: Minion exhausted▶️That minion already attacked.
Error: Not enough mana▶️I don't have enough Mana.
Error: Need a weapon▶️I need a weapon.
Error: Can't target Stealthed minion▶️I can't play that.
Error: Can't play that card▶️I can't target Stealthed minions.
Error: Not a valid target▶️
Error: Must attack Taunt minion▶️I must attack the minion with Taunt.
Emote: Greetings [Fire Festival]▶️The Fire Festival is upon us.
Emote: Greetings [Happy Halloween]▶️Happy Hallow's End.
Emote: Greetings [Lunar New Year]▶️Haha yes, YES!
Unused: Greetings [Happy Noblegarden]▶️Happy Noblegarden.
Unused: Greetings [Pirate Day]▶️
Emote: Greetings▶️Hello, wanderer.
Emote: Greetings [Mirror]▶️Huh. Hello, indeed.
Almost out of cards▶️I'm almost out of cards.
Start [Mirror]▶️I never tremble.
Out of cards▶️I'm out of cards!
Emote: Oops▶️A mistake.
Unused: Sorry▶️My regrets.
Start▶️Tremble before the might of the elves!
Emote: Thanks▶️Thanks.
▶️Hmm...
▶️Who to shoot...
▶️What to do...
Emote: Threaten▶️My revenge will be swift!
Running out of time▶️Move. Now!
Emote: Well Played▶️Well played.
Emote: Greetings [Holidays]▶️Happy Feast of Winter Veil.
Emote: Wow▶️Incredible!
Emote: Greetings [Happy New Year]▶️
Selection in Choose Your Hero▶️

History

Unused

Type Emote
Good game Good game.

Gallery

Videos

Patch changes

    • 5.0.0.12574 (2016-04-24):
      • Wow emote added. Sorry emote no longer available.
    • 4.2.0.12051 (2016-03-14):
      • "Happy Feast of Winterveil." changed to "Happy Feast of Winter Veil."
    • 4.1.0.10956 (2015-12-04):
      • Winter Veil and Lunar New Year emotes added.
    • 2.7.0.9166 (2015-06-15):
      • Added.
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References[]

 
  1. Alleria Windrunner announcement trailer
  2. u/Wulker (2021-04-27). Why is Alleria only available with money?.... Reddit. Retrieved on 2022-01-09.
  3. u/BleachKing19 (2021-04-28). Alleria Windrunner is now available for gold. Reddit. Retrieved on 2022-01-09.
  4. Blizzard Entertainment. Welcoming the return of Winter Veil!. PlayHearthstone. 
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