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Drakonid Crusher
Set:Blackrock MountainBlackrock Mountain
Minion type:Dragon
Cost:6 Mana icon.png
Attack:6 Attack icon.png
Health:6 Health
Abilities:Battlecry, Increment attribute
Wiki tags:Health-related
Artist:Slawomir Maniak
Battlecry: If your opponent has 15 or less Health, gain +3/+3.
Flavor text

Drakonids were created to have all the bad parts of a dragon in the form of a humanoid. But, like, why?

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Drakonid Crusher is a common neutral minion card, from the Blackrock Mountain set.

How to get[]

Two copies of regular Drakonid Crusher are obtained by defeating Atramedes in Blackrock Mountain.

As a Wild-format card, both regular and golden versions of Drakonid Crusher can also be crafted for the following amounts:

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Drakonid Crusher 40 5
Golden Drakonid Crusher 400 50


With average stats for its cost, Drakonid Crusher's value becomes apparent against low health opponents. That makes this minion excellent as a finisher in aggro decks based around Dragon synergy. Alexstrasza can be used to fulfill the card's requirement.


For Blackwing!
For the Spire!


Blackrock Mountain[]

He’s a Drakonid. He crushes things. He crushes injured heroes really well. What more do you want?[1]

World of Warcraft[]

Wowpedia icon.pngThis section uses content from Wowpedia.
Drakonid (or draconid) are humanoid dragon-like creatures first seen by mortals in Blackrock Mountain.
It was believed that Nefarian had been experimenting with the blood of all of the various dragonflights to produce unstoppable warriors. The drakonid in Blackrock Mountain appear to be the result of some of the black dragon Nefarian's experiments with the blood of different dragonkin. The other places they are found in and other dragonflights they are affiliated with may disprove that theory, but the initial assumption was that alongside the blood-based experiments that created the chromatic dragonflight, drakonid (then only found in Blackwing Lair) were created from the blood of dragonkin and humanoids, while Chromaggus was created from the blood of dragonkin and core hounds (likely The Beast). Their origins are still mostly unknown, but they seem to come from empowered mortal humanoids.
They are meant to be the footmen and standard soldiers of the Legions of Blackrock, and though they have considerable magic resistances, a flaw does exist; each drakonid has a fatal weakness to one magic type, making it suffer enormous damage from that particular school. This weakness can be used to the advantage of any mortal army daring to step into the halls of Blackwing Lair in order to challenge the sinister Nefarian.



Drakonid Crusher, full art

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