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Axe Flinger
2297 • BRM_016
Regular
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Golden
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Set:Blackrock MountainBlackrock Mountain
Type:Minion
Class:WarriorWarrior
Rarity:CommonCommon
Cost:4 Mana icon.png
Attack:2 Attack icon.png
Health:5 Health
Artist:Efrem Palacios
Voice actor:Darin De Paul
Whenever this minion takes damage, deal 2 damage to the enemy hero.
Flavor text

Once a lowly "Stick Flinger", he's been relentless on the path to his ultimate dream: "Tauren Flinger".

Keywords
TRIGGER_VISUAL
Full tags
RARITY=1 CLASS=10 COLLECTIBLE=1 ELITE=0 COST=4 HEALTH=5 ATK=2 CARDTYPE=4 ENCHANTMENT_BIRTH_VISUAL=0 ENCHANTMENT_IDLE_VISUAL=0 TRIGGER_VISUAL=1
Wiki tags
Deal damage
Wiki referenced tags
Damage-related, Hero-related, Triggered effect
External links

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Axe Flinger is a common warrior minion card, from the Blackrock Mountain set.

How to get[]

Auto-detected sources
TypeSourcePremiumQ.
AdventureComplete the Warrior's class challenge in Blackrock MountainRegular2
Crafting40 dustdustRegular1
Crafting400 dustdustGolden1

Notes[]

  • This minion deals damage to the enemy hero each time it suffers damage, regardless of the amount. This means that multiple instances of minor damage such as LegacyArcane Missiles will produce far more damage output than a single burst of damage such as LegacyFireball.
  • Axe Flinger will no longer be offered for selection in Arena, since the 15th of September 2016.[1] However, it is still obtainable in Arena matches through random effects, such as Goblins vs GnomesUnstable Portal.

Strategy[]

This minion essentially trades Attack for its triggered effect, potentially dealing repeated damage directly to the opponent. Its 5 Health allows it to withstand several hits without dying.

This card has obvious synergy with self-damaging effects like LegacyCruel Taskmaster and LegacyInner Rage, as well as AoEs like LegacyWhirlwind and NaxxramasDeath's Bite. It may be particularly effective in combination with Goblins vs GnomesBouncing Blade, potentially allowing it to deal 10 damage to the enemy hero in a single turn. Similarly to LegacyAcolyte of Pain, the player may wish to inflict damage upon this minion as slowly as possible; but still to ensure that damage is inflicted. Special synergies aside, using it to attack 1 Attack minions will allow the player to make the most of its effect. If available, Health-increasing and healing effects will be very useful for extending its usefulness, with LegacyRampage probably being the simplest and best choice available to a Warrior.

When countering this card, try to remove it in a single attack, or better still using a Destroy or Transform effect, or simply Silence it. It may be worth biting the bullet and removing it as early as possible, before the controlling player can activate its effect multiple times.

Sounds[]

Play
Attack
Death


Lore[]

In Hearthstone[]

Strong, stubborn, and stalwart, the heat of Blackrock Depths has forged the Dark Iron Dwarves into singe-proof juggernauts. Able to take an immense amount of punishment, many of the minions that inhabit Blackrock Depths can both dish out their fair share of pain, or turn inflicted damage into impressive beneficial effects.[2]

Voice[]

Axe Flinger was voiced by Darin De Paul, who also voiced cards including Blackrock MountainRend Blackhand, Blackrock MountainGrim Patron and LegacyBaron Geddon.

Gallery[]

Axe Flinger, full art

Patch changes[]

References[]

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