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Dragons are a type of minion. Most Dragon synergies involve Battlecries which activate if the controlling player is holding a Dragon card in their hand.

There are more legendary Dragons than any other specific minion type, and the type includes an especially high number of large, high-stat, high-cost minions.

Some of the most expensive Dragons, particularly Legendaries, have multiples of 4 in their statlines (4/12 for Ysera or Malygos, 8/8 for Alexstrasza or Nozdormu, 12/12 for Deathwing, etc.)

Background[]

Wowpedia icon.pngThis section uses content from Wowpedia.
A dragon is a reptilian creature, usually winged, with magical or unusual abilities. Dragons were one of the first intelligent life forms to appear in Azeroth. It is not clear whether the titans created them or if they somehow evolved prior to the titans' arrival. At one time, their numbers were uncountable, but in present-day Azeroth there are very few left. Originally, there were many different dragonflights, with many different colors to be seen. The five most influential, however, were the reds, the greens, the bronze, the blacks, and the blues, and eventually most (if not all) of the other flights disappeared.
Chosen by the titans, each of the five dragonflights were given domain over a certain aspect of the world, ranging from the earth to time itself. During the War of the Ancients, the dragonflights sought to fulfill their duty and strike against the invading Burning Legion. Over time, the dragons have endured much hardship and only a handful still remain, hostile to all that may tamper with the titans' creations.

Dragon cards[]

Collectible[]

For Wild format listings, see Dragon/Wild format


Wild format

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Ebon Dragonsmith Rare DRAGON Any 4 3 4 Battlecry: Reduce the Cost of a random weapon in your hand by (2).
Cobalt Scalebane Common Dragon Any 5 5 5 At the end of your turn, give another random friendly minion +3 Attack.
Temporus Legendary DRAGON PRIEST 7 6 6 Battlecry: Your opponent takes two turns. Then you take two turns.
Sleepy Dragon Common DRAGON Any 9 4 12 Taunt
Showing all 4 cards
Ebon Dragonsmith(76992).png
Cobalt Scalebane(62851).png
Temporus(76893).png
Sleepy Dragon(76980).png

Uncollectible[]

For Wild format listings, see Dragon/Wild format
Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Plagued Hatchling Dragon Any 1 1 1
Whelp Dragon Any 1 1 1
Brightwing Legendary Dragon Any 3 3 2 Battlecry: Add a random Legendary minion to your hand.
Dreaming Drake Common Dragon Druid 3 3 4 Taunt
Corrupt: Gain +2/+2.
Dreaming Drake Common Dragon Druid 3 5 6 Corrupted
Taunt
Crimson Hothead Common Dragon Any 4 3 6 Spellburst: Gain +1 Attack and Taunt.
Emerald Drake Dragon Any 4 7 6
Tent Trasher Epic Dragon Warrior 5 5 5 Rush. Costs (1) less for each friendly minion with a unique minion type.
Coldarra Drake Epic Dragon Mage 6 6 7 You can use your Hero Power any number of times.
Dragonmaw Sky Stalker Common Dragon Any 6 5 6 Deathrattle: Summon a 3/4 Dragonrider.
Onyx Magescribe Common Dragon Any 6 4 9 Spellburst: Add 2 random spells from your class to your hand.
Nozdormu the Eternal Legendary Dragon Any 7 8 8 Start of Game: If this is in BOTH players' decks, turns are only 15 seconds long.
Skeletal Dragon Epic Dragon Priest 7 4 9 Taunt
At the end of your turn, add a Dragon to your hand.
Plagued Protodrake Common Dragon Any 8 8 8 Deathrattle: Summon a random 7-Cost minion.
Alexstrasza Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: Set a hero's remaining Health to 15.
Alexstrasza the Life-Binder Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: Choose a character. If it's friendly, Restore 8 Health. If it's an enemy, deal 8 damage.
Malygos the Spellweaver Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12 Battlecry: Draw spells until your hand is full.
Onyxia the Broodmother Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 At the end of each turn, fill your board with 1/1 Whelps.
Runaway Blackwing Rare Dragon Any 9 9 9 At the end of your turn, deal 9 damage to a random enemy minion.
Sleepy Dragon Common Dragon Any 9 4 12 Taunt
Ysera the Dreamer Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12 Battlecry: Add one of each Dream card to your hand.
Deathwing the Destroyer Legendary Dragon Any 10 12 12 Battlecry: Destroy all other minions. Discard a card for each destroyed.
Showing all 22 cards
Plagued Hatchling(330041).png
Whelp(527).png
Brightwing(474999).png
Dreaming Drake(442042).png
Dreaming Drake(442046).png
Crimson Hothead(329977).png
Emerald Drake(534).png
Tent Trasher(388946).png
Coldarra Drake(475115).png
Dragonmaw Sky Stalker(210822).png
Onyx Magescribe(329862).png
Nozdormu the Eternal(474991).png
Skeletal Dragon(210820).png
Plagued Protodrake(329979).png
Alexstrasza(303).png
Alexstrasza the Life-Binder(474989).png
Malygos the Spellweaver(463940).png
Onyxia the Broodmother(474986).png
Runaway Blackwing(442060).png
Sleepy Dragon(475196).png
Ysera the Dreamer(463939).png
Deathwing the Destroyer(463941).png


Wild format

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Black Whelp Dragon Any 1 2 1
Twilight Whelp Common Dragon Priest 1 2 1 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +2 Health.
Whelp Dragon Paladin 1 1 1
Faerie Dragon Common Dragon Any 2 3 2 Can't be targeted by Spells or Hero Powers.
Brightwing Legendary Dragon Any 3 3 2 Battlecry: Add a random Legendary minion to your hand.
Bronze Explorer Common Dragon Paladin 3 2 3 Lifesteal
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Bronze Herald Common Dragon Paladin 3 3 2 Deathrattle: Add two 4/4 Dragons to your hand.
Marsh Drake Common Dragon Any 3 5 4 Battlecry: Summon a 2/1 Poisonous Drakeslayer for your opponent.
Nightscale Whelp Dragon Priest 3 3 3
Primordial Explorer Common Dragon Hunter 3 2 3 Poisonous
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Scion of Ruin Epic Dragon Warrior 3 3 2 Rush. Battlecry: If you've Invoked twice, summon 2 copies of this.
Azure Explorer Common Dragon Mage 4 2 3 Spell Damage +2
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Bronze Dragon Dragon Paladin 4 4 4
Dragonkin Sorcerer Common Dragon Any 4 3 5 Whenever you target this minion with a spell, gain +1/+1.
Duskbreaker Rare DRAGON PRIEST 4 3 3 Battlecry: If you're holding
a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all other minions.
Evasive Feywing Common Dragon Any 4 5 4 Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers.
Fate Weaver Epic Dragon Priest 4 3 6 Battlecry: If you've Invoked twice, reduce the Cost of cards in your hand by (1).
Hoarding Dragon Common DRAGON Any 4 5 6 Deathrattle: Give your opponent two Coins.
Hungry Dragon Common Dragon Any 4 5 6 Battlecry: Summon a random 1-Cost minion for your opponent.
Midnight Drake Rare Dragon Any 4 1 4 Battlecry: Gain +1 Attack for each other card in your hand.
Nozdormu the Timeless Legendary Dragon Paladin 4 8 8 Battlecry: Set each player to 10 Mana Crystals.
Squallhunter Common Dragon Shaman 4 5 7 Spell Damage +2
Overload: (2)
Storm Drake Dragon Shaman 4 4 4 Rush
Twilight Drake Rare Dragon Any 4 4 1 Battlecry: Gain +1 Health for each card in your hand.
Twilight Guardian Epic Dragon Any 4 2 6 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Taunt.
Amber Watcher Common Dragon Paladin 5 4 6 Battlecry: Restore 8 Health.
Azure Drake Rare Dragon Any 5 4 4 Spell Damage +1. Battlecry: Draw a card.
Big Ol' Whelp Common Dragon Any 5 5 5 Battlecry: Draw a card.
Carrion Drake Rare Dragon Hunter 5 3 7 Battlecry: If a minion died this turn, gain Poisonous.
Chronobreaker Rare Dragon Priest 5 4 5 Deathrattle: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all enemy minions.
Cobalt Spellkin Rare Dragon Any 5 3 5 Battlecry: Add two 1-Cost spells from your class to your hand.
Crazed Netherwing Rare Dragon Warlock 5 5 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all other characters.
Dragon Consort Rare Dragon Paladin 5 5 5 Battlecry: The next Dragon you play costs (2) less.
Dragon Spirit DRAGON PRIEST 5 5 5
Dragonmaw Scorcher Common Dragon Any 5 3 6 Battlecry: Deal 1 damage to all other minions.
Drakonid Operative Rare Dragon Priest 5 5 6 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a copy of a card in your opponent's deck.
Emberscale Drake Rare Dragon Warrior 5 5 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain 5 Armor.
Fire Dragon DRAGON MAGE 5 5 5
Malygos, Aspect of Magic Legendary Dragon Mage 5 2 8 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover an upgraded Mage spell.
Rotnest Drake Rare Dragon Hunter 5 6 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy a random enemy minion.
Scalelord Rare Dragon Paladin 5 5 6 Battlecry: Give your Murlocs Divine Shield.
Waxadred Legendary Dragon Rogue 5 7 5 Deathrattle: Shuffle a Candle into your deck that resummons Waxadred when drawn.
Aeon Reaver Common Dragon Priest 6 4 4 Battlecry: Deal damage to a minion equal to its Attack.
Bone Drake Rare Dragon Any 6 6 5 Deathrattle: Add a random Dragon to your hand.
Book Wyrm Rare Dragon Any 6 3 6 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy an enemy minion with 3 Attack or less.
Coldarra Drake Epic Dragon Mage 6 6 7 You can use your Hero Power any number of times.
Draconic Emissary Dragon Mage 6 6 6
Drakonid Crusher Common Dragon Any 6 6 6 Battlecry: If your opponent has 15 or less Health, gain +3/+3.
Emerald Explorer Common Dragon Druid 6 4 8 Taunt
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Evasive Wyrm Common Dragon Any 6 5 3 Divine Shield. Rush.
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers.
Nether Drake Dragon Warlock 6 6 6
Nithogg Legendary Dragon Shaman 6 5 5 Battlecry: Summon two 0/3 Eggs. Next turn they hatch into 4/4 Drakes with Rush.
Scaled Nightmare Epic Dragon Any 6 2 8 At the start of your turn, double this minion's Attack.
Veranus Legendary Dragon Hunter 6 7 6 Battlecry: Change the Health of all enemy minions to 1.
Volcanic Drake Common Dragon Any 6 6 4 Costs (1) less for each minion that died this turn.
Chillmaw Legendary Dragon Any 7 6 6 Taunt
Deathrattle: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all minions.
Crowd Roaster Epic Dragon Any 7 7 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 7 damage to an enemy minion.
Evasive Drakonid Common Dragon Any 7 7 7 Taunt
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers.
Nightscale Matriarch Rare Dragon Priest 7 4 9 Whenever a friendly minion is healed, summon a 3/3 Whelp.
Chromaggus Legendary Dragon Any 8 6 8 Whenever you draw a card, put another copy into your hand.
Deathwing, Mad Aspect Legendary Dragon Warrior 8 12 12 Battlecry: Attack ALL other minions.
Murozond the Infinite Legendary Dragon Priest 8 8 8 Battlecry: Play all cards your opponent played last turn.
Primordial Drake Epic Dragon Any 8 4 8 Taunt
Battlecry: Deal 2 damage to all other minions.
Reanimated Dragon Dragon Any 8 8 8 Taunt
Sindragosa Legendary Dragon Mage 8 8 8 Battlecry: Summon two 0/1 Frozen Champions.
Twin Tyrant Common Dragon Any 8 4 10 Battlecry: Deal 4 damage to two random enemy minions.
Zzeraku the Warped Legendary Dragon Warlock 8 4 12 Whenever your hero takes damage, summon a 6/6 Nether Drake.
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: If your deck has no duplicates, add 2 other random Dragons to your hand. They cost (0).
Malygos Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12 Spell Damage +5
Nefarian Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: Add 2 random spells to your hand (from your opponent's class).
Nethrandamus Legendary Dragon Demon Hunter 9 8 8 Battlecry: Summon two random 0-Cost minions.
(Upgrades each time a friendly minion dies!)
Nozdormu Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Players only have 15 seconds to take their turns.
Onyxia Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: Summon 1/1 Whelps until your side of the battlefield is full.
Ysera Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12 At the end of your turn, add a Dream Card to your hand.
Ysera, Unleashed Legendary Dragon Druid 9 4 12 Battlecry: Shuffle 7 Dream Portals into your deck. When drawn, summon a random Dragon.
Deathwing Legendary Dragon Any 10 12 12 Battlecry: Destroy all other minions and discard your hand.
Deathwing, Dragonlord Legendary Dragon Any 10 12 12 Deathrattle: Put all Dragons from your hand into the battlefield.
Emeriss Legendary Dragon Hunter 10 8 8 Battlecry: Double the Attack and Health of all minions in your hand.
Kalecgos Legendary Dragon Mage 10 4 12 Your first spell each turn costs (0).
Battlecry: Discover a spell.
Nozari Legendary Dragon Paladin 10 4 12 Battlecry: Restore both heroes to full Health.
Showing all 80 cards
Black Whelp(14652).png
Twilight Whelp(14460).png
Whelp(42197).png
Faerie Dragon(213).png
Brightwing(90685).png
Bronze Explorer(151370).png
Bronze Herald(90597).png
Marsh Drake(89452).png
Nightscale Whelp(89480).png
Primordial Explorer(127295).png
Scion of Ruin(151347).png
Azure Explorer(127296).png
Bronze Dragon(90982).png
Dragonkin Sorcerer(14441).png
Duskbreaker(75944).png
Evasive Feywing(151395).png
Fate Weaver(127297).png
Hoarding Dragon(75945).png
Hungry Dragon(14436).png
Midnight Drake(35247).png
Nozdormu the Timeless(127301).png
Squallhunter(151383).png
Storm Drake(151483).png
Twilight Drake(360).png
Twilight Guardian(22351).png
Amber Watcher(151321).png
Azure Drake(280).png
Big Ol' Whelp(151402).png
Carrion Drake(89440).png
Chronobreaker(151369).png
Cobalt Spellkin(151371).png
Crazed Netherwing(151329).png
Dragon Consort(14452).png
Dragon Spirit(73356).png
Dragonmaw Scorcher(90279).png
Drakonid Operative(49638).png
Emberscale Drake(90230).png
Fire Dragon(76961).png
Malygos, Aspect of Magic(127294).png
Rotnest Drake(184985).png
Scalelord(184989).png
Waxadred(127292).png
Aeon Reaver(184655).png
Bone Drake(62899).png
Book Wyrm(42029).png
Coldarra Drake(22261).png
Draconic Emissary(151431).png
Drakonid Crusher(14449).png
Emerald Explorer(127272).png
Evasive Wyrm(151408).png
Nether Drake(151436).png
Nithogg(151361).png
Scaled Nightmare(33152).png
Veranus(151332).png
Volcanic Drake(14450).png
Chillmaw(22353).png
Crowd Roaster(90219).png
Evasive Drakonid(127278).png
Nightscale Matriarch(89457).png
Chromaggus(14451).png
Deathwing, Mad Aspect(127293).png
Murozond the Infinite(151382).png
Primordial Drake(55533).png
Reanimated Dragon(151470).png
Sindragosa(61822).png
Twin Tyrant(127275).png
Zzeraku the Warped(151357).png
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza(151349).png
Malygos(241).png
Nefarian(14448).png
Nethrandamus(210772).png
Nozdormu(285).png
Onyxia(432).png
Ysera(495).png
Ysera, Unleashed(127264).png
Deathwing(474).png
Deathwing, Dragonlord(33177).png
Emeriss(89370).png
Kalecgos(90544).png
Nozari(90609).png

Cards that generate Dragons[]

These cards bring new Dragons into play through their card text.

Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Draconic Studies Common Spell General Priest 1 Discover a Dragon. Your next one costs (1) less.
Archdruid Naralex Legendary Minion General Any 3 3 3 Dormant for 2 turns. While Dormant, add a Dream card to your hand at the end of your turn.
Vectus Legendary Minion General Any 5 4 4 Battlecry: Summon two 1/1 Whelps. Each gains a Deathrattle from your minions that died this game.
Skeletal Dragon Epic Minion Dragon Priest 7 4 9 Taunt
At the end of your turn, add a Dragon to your hand.
Onyxia the Broodmother Legendary Minion Dragon Any 9 8 8 At the end of each turn, fill your board with 1/1 Whelps.
Ysera the Dreamer Legendary Minion Dragon Any 9 4 12 Battlecry: Add one of each Dream card to your hand.
Showing all 6 cards
Draconic Studies(329980).png
Archdruid Naralex(63432).png
Vectus(329909).png
Skeletal Dragon(210820).png
Onyxia the Broodmother(474986).png
Ysera the Dreamer(463939).png


Wild format

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Boom Squad Common Spell General Warrior 1 Discover a Lackey, Mech, or Dragon.
Draconic Lackey Minion General Any 1 1 1 Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Dragon Egg Rare Minion General Any 1 0 2 Whenever this minion takes damage, summon a 2/1 Whelp.
Learn Draconic Common Spell General Mage 1 Sidequest: Spend 8 Mana on spells.
Reward: Summon a 6/6 Dragon.
Storm Egg Minion General Shaman 1 0 3 At the start of your turn, transform into a 4/4 Storm Drake with Rush.
Swamp Dragon Egg Common Minion General Any 1 0 3 Deathrattle: Add a random Dragon to your hand.
Dragon Breeder Rare Minion General Any 2 2 3 Battlecry: Choose a friendly Dragon. Add a copy of it to your hand.
Dragon Roar Common Spell General Warrior 2 Add 2 random Dragons to your hand.
Netherspite Historian Common Minion General Any 2 1 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a Dragon.
Transfer Student Epic Minion General Any 2 2 2 Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Bronze Explorer Common Minion Dragon Paladin 3 2 3 Lifesteal
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Bronze Herald Common Minion Dragon Paladin 3 3 2 Deathrattle: Add two 4/4 Dragons to your hand.
Dragon Soul Legendary Weapon PRIEST 3 0 After you cast 3 spells in a turn, summon a 5/5 Dragon.
Nightbane Templar Common Minion General Paladin 3 2 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, summon two 1/1 Whelps.
Primordial Explorer Common Minion Dragon Hunter 3 2 3 Poisonous
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Scion of Ruin Epic Minion Dragon Warrior 3 3 2 Rush. Battlecry: If you've Invoked twice, summon 2 copies of this.
Azure Explorer Common Minion Dragon Mage 4 2 3 Spell Damage +2
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Chromatic Egg Epic Minion General Any 5 0 3 Battlecry: Secretly Discover a Dragon to hatch into. Deathrattle: Hatch!
Leeroy Jenkins Legendary Minion General Any 5 6 2 Charge. Battlecry: Summon two 1/1 Whelps for your opponent.
Waxadred's Candle Spell General Rogue 5 Casts When Drawn
Summon Waxadred.
Bone Drake Rare Minion Dragon Any 6 6 5 Deathrattle: Add a random Dragon to your hand.
Emerald Explorer Common Minion Dragon Druid 6 4 8 Taunt
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon.
Kronx Dragonhoof Legendary Minion General Any 6 6 6 Battlecry: Draw Galakrond. If you're already Galakrond, unleash a Devastation.
Nithogg Legendary Minion Dragon Shaman 6 5 5 Battlecry: Summon two 0/3 Eggs. Next turn they hatch into 4/4 Drakes with Rush.
Zzeraku the Warped Legendary Minion Dragon Warlock 8 4 12 Whenever your hero takes damage, summon a 6/6 Nether Drake.
Dragoncaller Alanna Legendary Minion General MAGE 9 3 3 Battlecry: Summon a 5/5 Dragon for each spell you cast this game that costs (5) or more.
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza Legendary Minion Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: If your deck has no duplicates, add 2 other random Dragons to your hand. They cost (0).
Dream Portal Spell Nature Druid 9 Casts When Drawn
Summon a random Dragon.
Onyxia Legendary Minion Dragon Any 9 8 8 Battlecry: Summon 1/1 Whelps until your side of the battlefield is full.
Ysera Legendary Minion Dragon Any 9 4 12 At the end of your turn, add a Dream Card to your hand.
Showing all 30 cards
Boom Squad(184971).png
Draconic Lackey(127270).png
Dragon Egg(14442).png
Learn Draconic(127286).png
Storm Egg(151435).png
Swamp Dragon Egg(89449).png
Dragon Breeder(151346).png
Dragon Roar(90287).png
Netherspite Historian(42039).png
Transfer Student(211518).png
Bronze Explorer(151370).png
Bronze Herald(90597).png
Dragon Soul(73322).png
Nightbane Templar(42052).png
Primordial Explorer(127295).png
Scion of Ruin(151347).png
Azure Explorer(127296).png
Chromatic Egg(151345).png
Leeroy Jenkins(674).png
Waxadred's Candle(151448).png
Bone Drake(62899).png
Emerald Explorer(127272).png
Kronx Dragonhoof(151334).png
Nithogg(151361).png
Zzeraku the Warped(151357).png
Dragoncaller Alanna(76960).png
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza(151349).png
Dream Portal(127282).png
Onyxia(432).png
Ysera(495).png

Related cards[]

Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Draconic Studies Common Spell General Priest 1 Discover a Dragon. Your next one costs (1) less.
Dragonmaw Sentinel Rare Minion General Priest 2 1 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Lifesteal.
Redscale Dragontamer Common Minion Murloc Paladin 2 2 3 Deathrattle: Draw a Dragon.
Ringmaster's Baton Epic Weapon Warrior 2 1 3 After your hero attacks, give a Mech, Dragon, and Pirate in your hand +1/+1.
Ringmaster Whatley Legendary Minion General Warrior 5 3 5 Battlecry: Draw a Mech, Dragon, and Pirate.
Showing all 5 cards
Draconic Studies(329980).png
Dragonmaw Sentinel(210802).png
Redscale Dragontamer(389051).png
Ringmaster's Baton(388939).png
Ringmaster Whatley(388940).png


Wild format

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Arcane Breath Rare Spell Arcane Mage 1 Deal 2 damage to a minion. If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a spell.
Cleric of Scales Rare Minion General Priest 1 1 1 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a spell from your deck.
Sand Breath Common Spell General Paladin 1 Give a minion +1/+2. Give it Divine Shield if you're holding a Dragon.
Twilight Whelp Common Minion Dragon Priest 1 2 1 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +2 Health.
Alexstrasza's Champion Rare Minion General Warrior 2 2 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Charge.
Breath of Dreams Rare Spell Nature Druid 2 Draw a card. If you're holding a Dragon, gain an empty Mana Crystal.
Cathedral Gargoyle Epic Minion General Paladin 2 2 2 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain Taunt and Divine Shield.
Corrosive Breath Common Spell Nature Hunter 2 Deal 3 damage to a minion. If you're holding a Dragon, it also hits the enemy hero.
Dragon Breeder Rare Minion General Any 2 2 3 Battlecry: Choose a friendly Dragon. Add a copy of it to your hand.
Firetree Witchdoctor Rare Minion General Any 2 2 2 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a spell.
Nether Breath Rare Spell Fel Warlock 2 Deal 2 damage. If you're holding a Dragon, deal 4 damage with Lifesteal instead.
Netherspite Historian Common Minion General Any 2 1 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a Dragon.
Tasty Flyfish Common Minion Murloc Any 2 2 2 Deathrattle: Give a Dragon in your hand +2/+2.
Wyrmrest Agent Rare Minion General Priest 2 1 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Taunt.
Blackwing Technician Common Minion General Any 3 2 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1/+1.
Breath of the Infinite Rare Spell General Priest 3 Deal 2 damage to all minions. If you're holding a Dragon, only damage enemies.
Dragonrider Talritha Legendary Minion General Paladin 3 3 3 Deathrattle: Give a Dragon in your hand +3/+3 and this Deathrattle.
Dragonslayer Common Minion General Any 3 4 3 Battlecry: Deal 6 damage to a Dragon.
Lightning Breath Rare Spell Nature Shaman 3 Deal 4 damage to a minion. If you're holding a Dragon, also damage its neighbors.
Nightbane Templar Common Minion General Paladin 3 2 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, summon two 1/1 Whelps.
Scalerider Common Minion General Any 3 3 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 2 damage.
Smolderthorn Lancer Epic Minion General Warrior 3 3 2 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy a damaged enemy minion.
Stormhammer Epic Weapon Hunter 3 3 2 Doesn't lose Durability while you control a Dragon.
Twilight Acolyte Epic Minion General PRIEST 3 2 4 Battlecry: If you're holding
a Dragon, swap this minion's Attack with another minion's.
Zoobot Common Minion Mech Any 3 3 3 Battlecry: Give a random friendly Beast, Dragon and Murloc +1/+1.
Dragonmaw Poacher Rare Minion General Any 4 4 4 Battlecry: If your opponent controls a Dragon, gain +4/+4 and Rush.
Duskbreaker Rare Minion DRAGON PRIEST 4 3 3 Battlecry: If you're holding
a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all other minions.
Frizz Kindleroost Legendary Minion General Any 4 5 4 Battlecry: Reduce the Cost of Dragons in your deck by (2).
Molten Breath Rare Spell Fire Warrior 4 Deal 5 damage to a minion. If you're holding a Dragon, gain 5 Armor.
Scaleworm Rare Minion Beast Any 4 4 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Rush.
Twilight Guardian Epic Minion Dragon Any 4 2 6 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Taunt.
War Master Voone Legendary Minion General Warrior 4 4 3 Battlecry: Copy all Dragons in your hand.
Wing Commander Common Minion General Any 4 2 5 Has +2 Attack for each Dragon in your hand.
Blackwing Corruptor Common Minion General Any 5 5 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage.
Chronobreaker Rare Minion Dragon Priest 5 4 5 Deathrattle: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all enemy minions.
Crazed Netherwing Rare Minion Dragon Warlock 5 5 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all other characters.
Dragon Consort Rare Minion Dragon Paladin 5 5 5 Battlecry: The next Dragon you play costs (2) less.
Dragon Speaker Epic Minion General Paladin 5 3 5 Battlecry: Give all Dragons in your hand +3/+3.
Emberscale Drake Rare Minion Dragon Warrior 5 5 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain 5 Armor.
Malygos, Aspect of Magic Legendary Minion Dragon Mage 5 2 8 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover an upgraded Mage spell.
Menagerie Magician Common Minion General Any 5 4 4 Battlecry: Give a random Beast, Dragon and Murloc +2/+2.
Rotnest Drake Rare Minion Dragon Hunter 5 6 5 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy a random enemy minion.
Skyfin Epic Minion Murloc Any 5 3 3 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, summon 2 random Murlocs.
Book Wyrm Rare Minion Dragon Any 6 3 6 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy an enemy minion with 3 Attack or less.
Candle Breath Common Spell Fire Rogue 6 Draw 3 cards. Costs (3) less while you're holding a Dragon.
Dragoncaster Rare Minion General Mage 6 4 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, your next spell this turn costs (0).
Dragonfire Potion Epic Spell Fire Priest 6 Deal 5 damage to all minions except Dragons.
Wrathion Legendary Minion General Any 6 4 5 Taunt. Battlecry: Draw cards until you draw one that isn't a Dragon.
Chillmaw Legendary Minion Dragon Any 7 6 6 Taunt
Deathrattle: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all minions.
Crowd Roaster Epic Minion Dragon Any 7 7 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 7 damage to an enemy minion.
Rend Blackhand Legendary Minion General Any 7 8 4 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy a Legendary minion.
The Curator Legendary Minion Mech Any 7 4 6 Taunt
Battlecry: Draw a Beast, Dragon, and Murloc from your deck.
Wyrmguard Common Minion General Any 7 3 11 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Taunt.
Dragonhatcher Epic Minion General Any 9 2 4 At the end of your turn, Recruit a Dragon.
Deathwing, Dragonlord Legendary Minion Dragon Any 10 12 12 Deathrattle: Put all Dragons from your hand into the battlefield.
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Arcane Breath(151359).png
Cleric of Scales(184962).png
Sand Breath(127291).png
Twilight Whelp(14460).png
Alexstrasza's Champion(22333).png
Breath of Dreams(127269).png
Cathedral Gargoyle(89382).png
Corrosive Breath(127289).png
Dragon Breeder(151346).png
Firetree Witchdoctor(90194).png
Nether Breath(151328).png
Netherspite Historian(42039).png
Tasty Flyfish(151390).png
Wyrmrest Agent(22398).png
Blackwing Technician(14437).png
Breath of the Infinite(151353).png
Dragonrider Talritha(151321).png
Dragonslayer(77001).png
Lightning Breath(127263).png
Nightbane Templar(42052).png
Scalerider(151405).png
Smolderthorn Lancer(90183).png
Stormhammer(151367).png
Twilight Acolyte(76974).png
Zoobot(42035).png
Dragonmaw Poacher(151379).png
Duskbreaker(75944).png
Frizz Kindleroost(151364).png
Molten Breath(127302).png
Scaleworm(89364).png
Twilight Guardian(22351).png
War Master Voone(90193).png
Wing Commander(151411).png
Blackwing Corruptor(14447).png
Chronobreaker(151369).png
Crazed Netherwing(151329).png
Dragon Consort(14452).png
Dragon Speaker(90596).png
Emberscale Drake(90230).png
Malygos, Aspect of Magic(127294).png
Menagerie Magician(42055).png
Rotnest Drake(184985).png
Skyfin(151388).png
Book Wyrm(42029).png
Candle Breath(127290).png
Dragoncaster(151360).png
Dragonfire Potion(49648).png
Wrathion(49731).png
Chillmaw(22353).png
Crowd Roaster(90219).png
Rend Blackhand(14438).png
The Curator(42022).png
Wyrmguard(89442).png
Dragonhatcher(76964).png
Deathwing, Dragonlord(33177).png

Achievements[]

Name Requirements Rewards
Burninating the Countryside (1/5) Summon 10 Dragons. 10 Achievement Point.png
Burninating the Countryside (2/5) Summon 30 Dragons. 10 Achievement Point.png
Burninating the Countryside (3/5) Summon 100 Dragons. 10 Achievement Point.png
Burninating the Countryside (4/5) Summon 300 Dragons. 10 Achievement Point.png
Burninating the Countryside (5/5) Summon 1000 Dragons. 20 Achievement Point.png

Design[]

Prior to Blackrock Mountain, Dragon was the only minion type to have no synergy effects in the game. This effectively made the type purely cosmetic, as it had no functional difference from the general type. In February 2014, Eric Dodds stated the following regarding the design and future of the dragon minion type:

"So the Dragons was really done for flavor. To give you some insight into development, a couple of years ago, we were talking about adding this guy who would interact with the Dragons, but he never made the cut. Really we just kept it because the Dragons are such iconic and cool Warcraft characters that we felt needed to be labelled as dragons. We're likely to do something with that in the future, we just don't know exactly when."[1]

The designers would eventually add the first Dragon synergies to the game with Blackrock Mountain, just over 1 year after the game's full release. Ben Brode explains that the Dragon synergies added with the adventure were intended to support the inclusion of high cost Dragons in the deck, with the size and power of Dragons considered thematic to the type.[2] Minions like Blackwing Technician were therefore added, with 'holding' effects that allowed the player to benefit from having a Dragon in their hand even if they could not yet afford to play it.[2]

Mike Donais explained that the 'holding' mechanic had the potential to further explore a relatively new element in Hearthstone: bluffing.[2] Because the successful activation of a Blackwing Technician, Blackwing Corruptor or Rend Blackhand highlights the presence of a Dragon in the player's hand, this can be used to play mind games with the opponent, who may alter their play in order to counter the Dragon assumed to be in the player's hand. Donais stated, "Bluffing is something I want to encourage more in our games."[2]

Dragon art[]

While most dragon art is featured on Dragon minion cards, some is found on other cards. For a full list, see Dragon art.

References[]

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