|Set:||Goblins vs Gnomes|
They don't make 'em like they used to! (Because of explosions, mostly.)
How to get
|Card packs||Regular, Golden||1~2|
As a powerful healing effect, Antique Healbot can be useful for stalling aggro decks, allowing the opponent to exhaust their impetus and buying the play time to find a counter. It is an excellent target for return effects such as , or . Primarily useful for its Battlecry with very poor stats for its cost, this minion is an excellent target for , with a good chance of gaining a significantly stronger minion.
- Back from the junk heap.
- Running program: Hug.
- Shutting dowwwwwwww...
- This is the original, uncorrupted version of .
- In MMORPG circles, a "healbot" is a slang term for a cleric, monk, or priest-class character whose sole task in a group is to heal the other members non-stop, a job supposedly simple enough that even a bot could do it.
- Some players have noted that "Antique Healbot" is a homophone of "anti-kill bot", speculating this as the origin of the card's name. However, Ben Brode has stated that this connection is unintentional.
Patch 18.104.22.16834 (2014-12-04): Added.
- Ben Brode on Twitter. (2015-12-05).