Cairne Bloodhoof

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Cairne Bloodhoof
Cairne Bloodhoof(498).png
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Cairne Bloodhoof(498) Gold.png
Type: Minion
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 6 Mana icon.png
Attack: 5 Attack icon.png
Health: 5 Health
Abilities: Deathrattle, Summon
Artist: Wayne Reynolds

Deathrattle: Summon a 5/5 Baine Bloodhoof.

Cairne was killed by Garrosh, so... don't put this guy in a Warrior deck. It's pretty insensitive.

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For the boss card in Book of Heroes, see Cairne Bloodhoof (boss).

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

Other versions[edit | edit source]

How to get[edit | edit source]

Cairne Bloodhoof can be obtained through Classic card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Cairne Bloodhoof 1600 400
Golden Cairne Bloodhoof 3200 1600

Core set[edit | edit source]

Regular Cairne Bloodhoof (Core) is obtained for raising sum of all your class levels to 24.

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

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

Summoned by[edit | edit source]

As well as being collected in decks, this card can also be summoned by the following card.

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Previous availability[edit | edit source]

Summoned cards[edit | edit source]

Baine Bloodhoof(359).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Cairne Bloodhoof is a solid body. Not only is he a 5/5, which is fairly hard to kill in most cases, he also makes another 5/5 - Baine Bloodhoof - when he dies. This essentially means two 5/5 minions for just 6 mana. Cairne is one of the best cards to have in a beatdown-type deck, as well as decks running Barnes or N'Zoth, the Corruptor.

Cairne's main weakness is to effects such as silence, transform and mind control effects, which can negate his Deathrattle or even turn its power to the opponent's advantage. His Deathrattle makes him strong against regular attacks or removal effects.

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Lore[edit | edit source]

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Cairne Bloodhoof was the Chief of the united tribes of the tauren, chieftain of the Bloodhoof, leader of Thunder Bluff, and the final wielder of the Bloodhoof Runespear. Allying with the Horde upon its arrival on the shores of Kalimdor, Cairne stood as one of its wisest and most venerated leaders, until his unfortunate death in a duel against Garrosh Hellscream, the new Warchief of the Horde. He was succeeded as chief by his son Baine Bloodhoof.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Cairne Bloodhoof, full art
Cairne Bloodhoof in World of Warcraft Before his death in Cataclysm

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