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Spikeridged Steed
41864 • UNG_952
Regular
UNG 952.png

Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Golden
UNG 952 Premium1.png

Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Set: Journey to Un'Goro - SVG logo.svg Journey to Un'Goro
Type:Spell
Class: Paladin icon.png Paladin
Rarity: Rare.png Rare
Cost:6 Mana icon.png
Artist:Jim Nelson
Give a minion +2/+6 and Taunt. When it dies, summon a Stegodon.
Flavor text

What beats cavalry? Dinosaur cavalry.

Referenced tags
TAUNT
Boolean tags
COLLECTIBLE
Wiki tags
Increment attribute, Summon
Wiki referenced tags
Beast-generating, Deathrattle-granting, Targeted, Taunt-generating, Taunt-granting
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Spikeridged Steed is an rare paladin spell card, from the Journey to Un'Goro set.

How to get

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TypeSourcePremiumQ.
Card packs
Journey to Un'Goro - Card pack.png
Journey to Un'Goro Pack
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Wild Pack
Regular, Golden1~2
Crafting100 Dust icon.png dustRegular1
Crafting800 Dust icon.png dustGolden1

Summoned minion

UNG 810.png
Stegodon

Notes

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Strategy

This card acts as a more-powerful and slightly-more-expensive Sludge Belcher, with the condition that you need a minion in play to use it. The easiest minion to keep around would be a Silver Hand Recruit, but this card becomes exponentially more powerful as you cast it on more powerful targets. The buffed minion is strong against hard removal and direct damage like Assassinate and Fireball, but weak to Silence and transform effects like Spellbreaker or Hex.

Due to the price of this card, it may be hard to cast this on more expensive minions. You can either wait a turn after playing a minion, or combo this card with something the turn you play it. On turn 8, you can easily use Reinforce followed by this card to make a 3/7 Taunt that becomes a 2/6 Taunt.

Like all sticky Taunts, the buffed minion is great for protecting high priority minions you control. The stat buff can also be used to create a favourable trade, although this is mostly a secondary bonus.

This card works well with The Last Kaleidosaur, both counting towards the Quest and creating a wall to protect Galvadon once he is available.

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