Ancient Mage

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Ancient Mage
Regular
Ancient Mage(176).png
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Gold
Ancient Mage(176) Gold.png
Set: EXPERT1
Type: Minion
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4 Mana icon.png
Attack: 2 Attack icon.png
Health: 5 Health
Abilities: Battlecry
Tags: Positional effect, Spell Damage-granting
Artist: Howard Lyon

Battlecry: Give adjacent minions Spell Damage +1.

Sometimes he forgets and just wanders into someone else's game.

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Ancient Mage is a rare neutral minion card, inducted into the Legacy set, formerly from the Classic set.

Other versions[edit | edit source]


How to get[edit | edit source]

Ancient Mage can be obtained through Classic card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Ancient Mage 100 20
Golden Ancient Mage 800 100

Previous availability[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Minions buffed by Ancient Mage's Battlecry gain +1 Spell Damage as a permanent enchantment.
  • Ancient Mage's enchantment stacks with other sources of Spell Damage.

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Strategy[edit | edit source]

Ancient Mage's combat stats of 2/5 are low for its mana cost of 4, but its ability is potentially powerful. By placing Ancient Mage in between two other minions, you can gain 2 Spell Damage. Ancient Mage is an excellent tool for decks consisting of many damaging spells.

Ancient Mage's Battlecry grants an enchantment to the two adjacent minions. Unlike ongoing effect minions like Dire Wolf Alpha, the enchantments are permanent and will not be re-placed by repositioning minions. The enchantment will stack with any existing Spell Damage on the buffed minions.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Sometimes, I forget things.
Attack
Where am I?

Trivia[edit | edit source]

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Archmage Ansirem Runeweaver is a member of the Council of Six, the leaders of the Kirin Tor of Dalaran.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Ancient Mage, full art

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