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"Nothing shall prevent me from having my revenge, old friend. Not even you. Now, I call out to the spirits of this place. I will give anything, or pay any price, if only you will help me save my people."
For other appearances of Arthas Menethil, see Arthas Menethil (disambiguation).

Prince Arthas Menethil is an alternate hero for the Paladin Paladin class in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft.

Background[]

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Arthas Menethil, Crown Prince of Lordaeron and Knight of the Silver Hand, was the son of King Terenas Menethil II and Lianne Menethil and heir to the throne. He was trained as a paladin by Uther the Lightbringer and was inducted into the Order of the Silver Hand. Arthas also had a romantic relationship with the kind sorceress Jaina Proudmoore. Committed to the protection of his people, Arthas was determined to stop the plague spreading throughout Lordaeron.
Despite his promising beginnings, Arthas became one of the most powerful and evil beings Azeroth would ever know. Although he killed the necromancer Kel'Thuzad, Arthas was unable to stop the spread of the plague and resorted to increasingly desperate methods, such as purging the city of Stratholme. Taking up the cursed runeblade Frostmourne, Arthas was able to defeat the demon Mal'Ganis, but he lost his soul in the process. Becoming a death knight of the Scourge, he led the undead in destroying Lordaeron, Quel'Thalas, and Dalaran. Arthas later made his way to the Frozen Throne of Icecrown and merged with the Lich King.
Ruling as the Lich King for years afterward, Arthas had the last remnants of his humanity destroyed and was ultimately defeated in combat by Highlord Tirion Fordring and his champions of the Light. Cradled by the spirit of his father, Arthas Menethil died, leaving the mantle of the Lich King to be taken by a noble soul who would contain the power of the Scourge.

How to get[]

Arthas wallpaper from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos.

Arthas is rewarded after a player defeats the Lich King in the final Knights of the Frozen Throne single-player Mission with all nine classes.[1]

Functionality[]

Once unlocked and selected for use, Prince Arthas replaces Uther Lightbringer whenever the player uses a Paladin deck, as well as:

  • Comes with own portrait
  • Has custom emotes
  • Has custom tray
  • Has special animation when using Hero Power

For more information, see Alternate heroes.

Flavor text[]

When viewed in the Collection, Arthas has the following flavor text:

The boy who would be King... LICH King.
Obtained by defeating the Lich King with every class.

Emotes[]

Each hero has their own selection of audio and written emotes that are produced in response to specific events. For more information, see Emote.

Sounds[]

Prince Arthas, full art by Eric Braddock

Each hero has their own selection of audio and written emotes that are produced in response to specific events. For more information, see Emote.

TypeTranscript
Attack [1]▶️Evil will be PURGED!
Death [1]▶️<Death>
Emote: Greetings▶️Hail, and well met.
Emote: Well Played▶️Well played.
Emote: Oops▶️A misstep.
Emote: Threaten▶️You are past redemption!
Emote: Thanks▶️You have my gratitude.
Unused: Sorry▶️A royal apology, friend.
Concede▶️The battle is over. You win.
Start▶️For Lordaeron!
Running out of time▶️I must act now!
Thinking [1]▶️Hmm…
Thinking [2]▶️Which path to choose…
Thinking [3]▶️What would Uther do…
Almost out of cards▶️I'm almost out of cards!
Out of cards▶️I am out of cards!
Error: Need a weapon▶️I need a weapon!
Error: Not enough mana▶️I do not have enough mana.
Error: Minion exhausted▶️That minion already attacked.
Error: Hero already attacked▶️I already attacked.
Error: Minion not ready▶️Give that minion a turn to ready.
Error: Hand already full▶️My hand is full!
Error: Too many minions▶️I have too many minions!
Error: Can't target Stealthed minion▶️I can't target Stealthed minions.
Error: Can't play that card▶️I can't play that.
Error: Not a valid target▶️That's not valid target.
Error: Must attack Taunt minion▶️A minion with Taunt is in the way.
Error: Generic▶️I cannot do that.
Selection in Choose Your Hero▶️Justice has come!
Emote: Greetings [Lunar New Year]▶️Happy New Year!
Start [Mirror]▶️For my father the King!
Emote: Greetings [Holidays]▶️Happy Feast of Winter Veil!
Emote: Wow▶️Holy Light!
Emote: Greetings [Happy New Year]▶️Happy New Year!
Emote: Greetings [Fire Festival]▶️Light the bonfires!
Unused: Greetings [Pirate Day]▶️It's good to be Arrrrrrrrthas!
Emote: Greetings [Happy Halloween]▶️Happy Hallow's End…
Unused: Greetings [Happy Noblegarden]▶️Happy Noblegarden!
Emote: Greetings [Mirror]▶️Well met
Start Illidan Stormrage▶️It would seem we are evenly matched.
Start Jaina Proudmoore▶️I'm sorry, Jaina.
Start Sylvanas Windrunner▶️A dark fate lies ahead of us, Windrunner.
Start Uther Lightbringer▶️I'll fight hard, just like you taught me!

Gallery[]

Arthas in Stratholme, as seen in the Caverns of Time in World of Warcraft.

Patch changes[]

References[]

Playable heroes
Default heroes
Icon Demon Hunter 32.png Icon Druid 32.png Icon Hunter 32.png Icon Mage 32.png Icon Paladin 32.png Icon Priest 32.png Icon Rogue 32.png Icon Shaman 32.png Icon Warlock 32.png Icon Warrior 32.png
Illidan 64.png
Illidan
Malfurion 64.png
Malfurion
Rexxar 64.png
Rexxar
Jaina 64.png
Jaina
Uther 64.png
Uther
Anduin 64.png
Anduin
Valeera 64.png
Valeera
Thrall 64.png
Thrall
Guldan 64.png
Gul'dan
Garrosh 64.png
Garrosh
Alternate portraits
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1,000 wins portraits
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Demonic
ShandoMalfurion 64.png
Shan'do
WandererRexxar 64.png
Wanderer
FireMageJaina 64.png
Fire Mage
LightforgedUther 64.png
Lightforged
KingAnduin 64.png
King
CapnValeera 64.png
Cap'n
WarchiefThrall 64.png
Warchief
ShadowGuldan 64.png
Shadow
CorruptGarrosh 64.png
Corrupt
Rewards Track portraits
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Demonbane
Cenarion Malfurion 64.png
Cenarion
Giantstalker Rexxar 64.png
Giantstalker
Arcanist Jaina 64.png
Arcanist
Uther Lawbringer64.png
Lawbringer
Anduin of Prophecy 64.png
Prophecy
Nightslayer Valeera 64.png
Nightslayer
Earthfury Thrall 64.png
Earthfury
Felheart Guldan 64.png
Felheart
Garrosh of Might 64.png
Might
Tavern Regular portraits
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Felravager
Storm's Rage Malfurion 64.png
Storm's Rage
Dragonstalker Rexxar 64.png
Dragonstalker
Netherwind Jaina 64.png
Netherwind
Judgement Uther 64.png
Judgement
Transcendence Anduin 64.png
Transcendence
Deathmantle Valeera 64.png
Deathmantle
Ten Storm Thrall 64.png
Ten Storm
Nemesis Gul'dan 64.png
Nemesis
Garrosh of Wrath 64.png
Wrath
Book of Heroes portraits
SkullbearerIllidan 64.png
Skullbearer
EmeraldMalfurion 64.png
Emerald
WarsongRexxar 64.png
Warsong
ScholarJaina 64.png
Scholar
SecondWarUther 64.png
Second War
SI7Anduin 64.png
SI:7
GladiatorValeera 64.png
Gladiator
Frostwolf Thrall 64.png
Frostwolf
Shadowmoon Gul'dan 64.png
Shadowmoon
NagrandGarrosh 64.png
Nagrand
Other portraits
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Ember Court
DruidOfTheFlameMalfurion 64.png
Flame
WinterFuryMalfurion 64.png
Winter Fury
Firefang Rexxar 64.png
Firefang
Flamewalker Rexxar 64.png
Flamewalker
RobinHoodRexxar 64.png
Robin Hood
Apprentice Jaina 64.png
Apprentice
Archmage Jaina 64.png
Archmage
Kul Tiran Jaina 64.png
Kul Tiran
RedRidingHoodJaina 64.png
Red Riding
HorsemanUther 64.png
Horseman
GuanYuUther 64.png
Guan Yu
RighteousInfernoUther 64.png
Inferno
AscendedUther 64.png
Ascended
ZhugeLiangAnduin 64.png
Zhuge Liang
PrinceCharmingAnduin 64.png
Charming
DiaoChanValeera 64.png
Diao Chan
Thrall, Son of Durotan 64.png
Durotan
Alterac Thrall 64.png
Alterac
Wolfrider Thrall 64.png
Wolfrider
FrogPrinceThrall 64.png
Frog Prince
HouseOfRitualsGul'dan 64.png
Rituals
LüBuGarrosh 64.png
Lü Bu
PirateKing 64.png
Pirate King
Alternate heroes
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Promotional and special events
Lunara 64.png
Lunara
Liadrin 64.png
Liadrin
Arthas 64.png
Arthas
Yrel 64.png
Yrel
Tyrande 64.png
Tyrande
Maiev 64.png
Maiev
Morgl 64.png
Morgl
Nemsy 64.png
Nemsy
Annhylde 64.png
Annhylde
Expansion pre-order heroes
Elise 64.png
Elise
Hamuul 64.png
Hamuul
Kel'Thuzad 64.png
Kel'Thuzad
LadyKatranaPrestor 64.png
Katrana
Lazul 64.png
Lazul
Rastakhan 64.png
Rastakhan
LadyVashj 64.png
Vashj
Jaraxxus 64.png
Jaraxxus
Deathwing 64.png
Deathwing
Bundle purchasable heroes
Aranna 64.png
Aranna
Hazelbark 64.png
Hazelbark
Alleria 64.png
Alleria
Sylvanas 64.png
Sylvanas
Medivh 64.png
Medivh
Khadgar 64.png
Khadgar
Annoy-O 64.png
Annoy-O
TheThunderKing 64.png
Thunder King
RagnarosShaman 64.png
Ragnaros
Magni 64.png
Magni
Book of Mercenaries heroes
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Initiate Kurtrus 64.png
Initiate
Adept Kurtrus 64.png
Adept
Trainer Kurtrus 64.png
Trainer
Guff
Guff Runetotem 64.png
Runetotem
Spelunker Guff 64.png
Spelunker
Fangbound Guff 64.png
Fangbound
Fauna Friend Guff 64.png
Fauna Friend
Tavish
Varden
Cariel
Xyrella
Survivor Xyrella 64.png
Survivor
Shardseeker Xyrella 64.png
Shardseeker
Lightweaver Xyrella 64.png
Lightweaver
Scabbs
Chef Scabbs 64.png
Chef
Agent Scabbs 64.png
Agent
Investigator Scabbs 64.png
Investigator
Undercover Scabbs 64.png
Undercover
Bru'kan
Tamsin
Scholomance Tamsin 64.png
Scholomance
Impressive Tamsin 64.png
Impressive
Summoner Tamsin 64.png
Summoner
Tamsin Triumphant 64.png
Triumphant
Rokara
Young Rokara 64.png
Young
Recruit Rokara 64.png
Recruit
Rokara of the Horde 64.png
Horde
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