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Nightblade(184) Gold.png
Set: Legacy
Type: Minion
Rarity: Free
Cost: 5 Mana icon.png
Attack: 4 Attack icon.png
Health: 4 Health
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage
Artist: Raymond Swanland

Battlecry: Deal 3 damage to the enemy hero.

Your face is the place you'd probably least like a dagger, and where rogues are most likely to deliver them.

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Nightblade is a neutral minion card, inducted into the Legacy set, formerly from the Basic set.

Other versions[edit | edit source]

How to get[edit | edit source]

Two copies of regular and golden Nightblade are automatically given after the player completes the Ranked's New player experience system, unlocking Wild and Classic format.

They are uncraftable and cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Previous availability[edit | edit source]

Prior Year of the Gryphon's rotation on March 30, 2021:

  • Two copies of Nightblade were automatically included in all players' collections upon unlocking the druid class.
  • Two Golden copies of Nightblade were a reward for raising a druid to levels 53 and 54.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This card's Battlecry is useful in dealing direct damage to the enemy hero. It synergizes with Brann Bronzebeard to double the Battlecry damage, and with Youthful Brewmaster and Ancient Brewmaster to replay the minion and reuse the Battlecry. However, Nightblade has poor stats for its mana cost, and is inefficient in comparison to many other burst damage options.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

They'll never know what hit them.
This one's mine.

Lore[edit | edit source]

The Nightblades were a faction of night elves seen in Warcraft III'.

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Nightblades are a faction within the night elves. They fought alongside the demigod Cenarius against Grom Hellscream and the Warsong clan, and with the help of Cenarius they destroyed three Warsong bases; the Moonhunters, the Starseekers and the Shadowleaves established themselves in the destroyed bases. Cenarius then returned to his base and left the elves to attack the last base of the Warsong clan where Grom remained. However, they failed and were killed by the orcs.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Nightblade, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]