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Minion type:Dragon
Cost:3 Mana icon.png
Attack:3 Attack icon.png
Health:2 Health
Abilities:Battlecry, Generate
Wiki tags:Random, Rarity-related
Artist:Jerry Mascho
Battlecry: Add a random Legendary minion to your hand.
Flavor text

Little faerie dragons are made of sugar and spice and maniacal vice.

External links

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Brightwing is a legendary neutral minion card, inducted into the Legacy set, formerly from the Classic set.

Other versions[]

How to get[]

Brightwing can be obtained through crafting only.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Brightwing 1600 400
Golden Brightwing 3200 1600

Core set[]

Regular Brightwing (Core) is obtained for raising sum of all your class levels to 39.

Golden Brightwing (Core) is obtained for winning 5000 games across all classes.

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

Previous availability[]

  • Before March 30, 2021, Brightwing could be obtained through Classic card packs.


Brightwing is understatted for her cost, making her below-average for tempo. Her three Attack can pressure many three drops and a few four drops, but her low health makes her easy to clear. However, her Battlecry means she will not cost card advantage to play. This makes her a useful value card.

Random Legendaries tend to be weak, but can still provide an extra minion late in the game. Minions like Gruul, Deathwing, and High Inquisitor Whitemane can take opponents off guard if they've already spent removal on your other threats. Even weaker legendaries like Xavius or The Beast can be played when you have spare mana. Alternatively, they can be used to bait answers to make room for the minions you actually included in your deck.

Along with that, Brightwing's Dragon subtype makes her a solid midrange card for any decks using Dragons. Her ability also synergizes with Twilight Drake, another mid-cost Dragon.




Wowpedia icon.pngThis section uses content from Wowpedia.
Brightwing is a faerie dragon located in the Emerald Dreamway. She is also a playable character in Heroes of the Storm.
The Archdruid encountered Brightwing in the Emerald Dreamway and asked them to help her complete various tasks. Planting Dream Seeds, collecting Rarefied Water in the Eye of Azshara, and retrieving the Pendant of Starlight from Abyssal Queen Sha'rathra to make her incredibly happy. Afterward, Brightwing pledged herself to the Archdruid of the Dreamgrove.



Brightwing, full art

Brightwing in World of Warcraft.

Brightwing in Heroes of the Storm.

Patch changes[]


  1. Blizzard Entertainment (2019-06-24). Developer Insights: Class Identity, Hall of Fame, and New Cards. Retrieved on 2019-06-25.