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Forbidden Words
Regular
Forbidden Words
Gold
Golden Forbidden Words
Set:Rise of ShadowsRise of Shadows
Type:Spell
Spell school:Shadow
Class:PriestPriest
Rarity:RareRare
Cost:0 Mana icon.png
Abilities:Destroy, Spend mana
Wiki tags:Attack-related, Mana-related, Targeted
Artist:J. Axer
Spend all your Mana. Destroy a minion with that much Attack or less.
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For the uncollectible card in Book of Heroes, see Forbidden Words (boss).

Forbidden Words is a rare priest spell card, from the Rise of Shadows set.

How to get[]

Forbidden Words can be obtained through Rise of Shadows card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Forbidden Words 100 20
Golden Forbidden Words 800 100

Strategy[]

This card acts as a more costly, but more flexible, version of Shadow Word: Pain and Shadow Word: Death. However, if you plan right, you can combo this card with Lazul's Scheme to reduce a minion's Attack to 0 and then kill it, all using 0 Mana.

As Shadow Word: Pain can only kill minions with 3 or less Attack and costs 2 Mana, in most situations Forbidden Words will have superior value; while it will cost more to kill a 3-Attack minion and an equal amount to kill a 2-Attack minion, it will cost less to kill a 1 or 0-Attack minion. This, in combination with its ability to kill higher-power minions in more dire situations, provides it a superior level of flexibility, making it a stronger choice than Shadow Word: Pain in many, if not most, situations.

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Forbidden Words, full art

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