Deal 3 damage to a minion.
This is what happens when you don’t give a sincere apology.
CLASS=6 COLLECTIBLE=1 RARITY=1 CARDTYPE=5 COST=2 LIFESTEAL=1 SPELL_SCHOOL=5
How to get
|Card packs||Regular, Golden||1~2|
As a 3-damage, 2-mana spell in the same vein as and which also heals your hero like , Penance is an efficient removal card for its cost. This card gives Priests an option for dealing with early-game aggression, removing small minions while healing off early face damage with the Lifesteal effect. It can be used in place of in this niche, or alongside it so that you can save Shadow Word: Pain for high-health, low-attack minions.
Penance is a channeled Discipline priest ability which launches a volley of holy energy at a target, dealing damage if it's an enemy or healing if it's an ally. It interacts positively with the Discipline priest Atonement buff, which causes damage dealt to heal all allies with Atonement.
- Penance's effect is nearly identical to the priest spell of the same name that was removed during the Hearthstone alpha.
- Penance used to be strictly better than the Warlock spell , but with the introduction of the 2021 Core Set, Drain Soul was buffed to deal the same damage as Penance.