Blessing of Authority

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Blessing of Authority
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Set: Scholomance Academy
Type: Spell
Spell school: Holy
Class: Paladin
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 5 Mana icon.png
Abilities: Can't attack heroes, Increment attribute
Tags: Targeted
Artist: Jim Nelson

Give a minion +8/+8. It can't attack heroes this turn.

A paladin fights with honor! We don't go face... until next turn!

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Blessing of Authority is a rare paladin spell card, from the Scholomance Academy set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Blessing of Authority can be obtained through Scholomance Academy card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Regular Blessing of Authority can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of a Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Blessing of Authority 100 20
Golden Blessing of Authority 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

A powerful card that can be included in any Paladin deck that relies heavily on minion combat or seeks to buff their minions, like Pure Paladin or Libram Paladin. Compared to Blessing of Kings, it costs one more Mana for +4/+4, but trades this off with an inability to go face the turn you use it. However, a large buff for a relatively cheap price like this one, despite the lack of burst potential, still has major uses ; it can be used very effectively for trading, specifically trading with big minions that can be inconvenient to remove ; it can be used more proactively, to put a huge threat in play along with other cards to protect it ; or, it can be used as a sort of protective option, to place a vulnerable minion out of range of removal.

If you intend to buff a minion that can attack the opponent's Hero, remember to use this card after attacking (unless you are attempting to play specifically around certain cards like Wandering Monster).

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Blessing of Authority, full art

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