Barrens Blacksmith

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Barrens Blacksmith
Regular
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Gold
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Set: Forged in the Barrens
Type: Minion
Rarity: Epic
Cost: 5 Mana icon.png
Attack: 3 Attack icon.png
Health: 5 Health
Abilities: Frenzy, Increment attribute
Tags: Area of effect
Artist: Ursula Dorada

Frenzy: Give your other minions +2/+2.

"Maybe someday you’ll make it to Gadgetzan, kid."

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Barrens Blacksmith is an epic neutral minion card, from the Forged in the Barrens set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Barrens Blacksmith can be obtained through Forged in the Barrens card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Regular Barrens Blacksmith can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of a Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Barrens Blacksmith 400 100
Golden Barrens Blacksmith 1600 400

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Barrens Blacksmith provides a strong buff along with a decently sized body, but finding a way to naturally trigger the frenzy takes a bit of planning. Warrior decks have plenty of self-harm effects, including Whirlwind and Cruel Taskmaster that can damage the Barrens Blacksmith cheaply. It can be very potent to summon this minion with Overlord Saurfang, giving a strong stat buff once it is revived.

Mages can ping to activate this minion's effect with Fireblast, but this is generally considered too slow and an inefficient use of mana.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
▶️Sword? Shield? Axe? What do you need?
Effect triggering
▶️Arm yourselves!
Attack
▶️Put that back!
Death
▶️<death sound>

Lore[edit | edit source]

This card likely portrays the only female orc blacksmith in the Northern Barrens, Ornag, located at the Mor'shan Rampart.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Barrens Blacksmith, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]