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Quilboar is a type of minion.

Originally added as a bonus minion type for the Battlegrounds mode, several quilboar minions added prior were changed to have the new Quilboar type.

For a list of cards depicting quilboar, see Quilboar art.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Quilboar (also spelled quillboar and sometimes pluralized as quilboars) are a race of aggressive, primitive boar-like humanoids native to Kalimdor and Kul Tiras. They have razor sharp spines protruding from their muscular, hunched backs. These resilient, fearless creatures inhabit the central Barrens of Kalimdor in the labyrinthine maze of thorns called Razorfen Downs.

In Hearthstone[edit | edit source]

Some of the quilboar of Hearthstone have formed a biker gang located in Gadgetzan.[1] This quilboar biker gang makes up one of the smaller criminal factions, separate to the three main crime families.[2]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Currently, quilboar have no synergies in Constructed, making them almost effectively tribeless. One small upside is synergy with N'Zoth, God of the Deep.

Quilboar cards[edit | edit source]

Collectible[edit | edit source]

Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Razormane Battleguard Rare Quilboar Druid 2 2 3 The first Taunt minion you play each turn costs (2) less.
Blood Shard Bristleback Rare Quilboar Warlock 3 3 3 Lifesteal. Battlecry: If your deck contains 10 or fewer cards, deal 6 damage to a minion.
Death's Head Cultist Common Quilboar Any 3 2 4 Taunt
Deathrattle: Restore 4 Health to your hero.
Razorfen Beastmaster Rare Quilboar Demon Hunter 3 3 3 Deathrattle: Summon a Deathrattle minion that costs (4) or less from your hand.
Plaguemaw the Rotting Legendary Quilboar Druid 4 3 4 After a friendly minion with Taunt dies, summon a new copy of it without Taunt.
Razormane Raider Common Quilboar Any 5 5 6 Frenzy: Attack a random enemy.
Death Speaker Blackthorn Legendary Quilboar Demon Hunter 7 3 6 Battlecry: Summon 3 Deathrattle minions that cost (5) or less from your deck.
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Blood Shard Bristleback(487658).png
Death's Head Cultist(464049).png
Razorfen Beastmaster(487633).png
Plaguemaw the Rotting(487668).png
Razormane Raider(463933).png
Death Speaker Blackthorn(487671).png

Wild format

Wild icon.pngThis section concerns content exclusive to Wild format.
Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Hench-Clan Sneak Common Quilboar Any 3 3 3 Stealth
Hench-Clan Thug Common Quilboar Any 3 3 3 After your hero attacks, give this minion +1/+1.
Hench-Clan Shadequill Common Quilboar Priest 4 4 7 Deathrattle: Restore 5 Health to the enemy hero.
Tanaris Hogchopper Common Quilboar Any 4 4 4 Battlecry: If your opponent's hand is empty, gain Charge.
Spiked Hogrider Rare Quilboar Any 5 5 5 Battlecry: If an enemy minion has Taunt, gain Charge.
Leatherclad Hogleader Epic Quilboar Any 6 6 6 Battlecry: If your opponent has 6 or more cards in hand, gain Charge.
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Hench-Clan Thug(89456).png
Hench-Clan Shadequill(90629).png
Tanaris Hogchopper(49688).png
Spiked Hogrider(49687).png
Leatherclad Hogleader(49686).png

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Quilboar were originally not intended to feature as a minion type in Constructed, but were included to remain consistent across all game modes. There are currently no plans to add quilboar synergies in Constructed.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2016-11-14). 
  2. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2016-11-14).