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Armorsmith
596 • EX1_402
Regular
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Golden
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Set:LegacyLegacy
Type:Minion
Class:WarriorWarrior
Rarity:RareRare
Cost:2 Mana icon.png
Attack:1 Attack icon.png
Health:4 Health
Artist:Greg Hildebrandt
Whenever a friendly minion takes damage, gain 1 Armor.
Flavor text

She accepts guild funds for repairs!

Keywords
TRIGGER_VISUAL
Boolean tags
COLLECTIBLE
Wiki tags
Gain Armor
Wiki referenced tags
Damage-related, Triggered effect
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Armorsmith is a rare warrior minion card, inducted into the Legacy set, formerly from the Classic set.

Other versions[]

How to get[]

Auto-detected sources
TypeSourcePremiumQ.
Card packs
Classic Pack
Wild Pack
Golden Classic Pack
Regular, Golden1~2
Crafting100 dustdustRegular1
Crafting800 dustdustGolden1

Core set[]

Two copies of regular CoreArmorsmith are obtained for raising warrior to level 3.

Two copies of golden Armorsmith (Core) are obtained for winning 100 games as warrior.

Armorsmith (Core) is uncraftable and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Previous availability[]

Notes[]

  • Armorsmith grants 1 Armor each time a friendly minion takes damage (regardless of its amount). This includes damage that mortally wounds a minion, damage dealt to the Armorsmith herself, damage dealt by each missile shot by effects like LegacyAvenging Wrath, and self-inflicted damage like that of LegacyInjured Blademaster.
  • As usual, on-damage triggers like this one will not trigger if the damage is prevented (such as by Divine Shield or Immune effects).

Strategy[]

This minion is very well suited to a defensive warrior deck. By using this minion alongside other minions that have a combination of high Health and Taunt, it allows the warrior to stack large amounts of Armor, which combines extremely well with LegacyShield Slam.

The Armorsmith is a powerful card capable of contributing large amounts of Armor to the summoning hero. For this reason opponents will almost always want to remove her as quickly as possible. Summoning warriors should do their best to protect their Armorsmiths.

It goes without saying that having an Armorsmith in play greatly rewards the warrior for creating as much carnage as possible, making cards like LegacyWhirlwind a lot more desirable.

With the Mean Streets of GadgetzanAlley Armorsmith, the armor gained by both cards can generate a huge amount of Armor, making the Armorsmiths even more useful if they protected well.

In control decks, this minion can be very powerful, granting Armor while being able to take out most 1-Health minions without dying itself.

If used effectively, Armorsmith can help counter aggro decks.

If your opponent plays a Patron Warrior deck, at some point they will likely use a Whirlwind or two to summon more Grim Patrons. Armorsmith can serve as deterrent to this play, or provide some compensation by generating a good amount of Armor for you in the process.

Sounds[]

Summon
Attack
Death

Lore[]

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Armorsmithing was one of two primary blacksmithing specializations (the other being Weaponsmithing) which allowed access to certain BoP armor recipes.

Trivia[]

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Diane Cannings is a level 75 Leatherworking Trainer inside her shop, the Legendary Leathers, within the Magus Commerce Exchange in Dalaran.

Gallery[]

Armorsmith, full art

Diane Cannings in World of Warcraft

Patch changes[]

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