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Twin Emperor Vek'lor
38488 • OG_131
Regular
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Golden
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Dimensions: Full330 x 410px
Elite
Set:Whispers of the Old GodsWhispers of the Old Gods
Type:Minion
Class:NeutralNeutral
Rarity:LegendaryLegendary
Cost:7 Mana icon.png
Attack:4 Attack icon.png
Health:6 Health
Artist:Mike Sass
Taunt
Battlecry:
If your C'Thun has at least 10 Attack, summon another Emperor.
Flavor text

Do they make decisions based on age? "I'm two minutes older therefore we burn this village."

Keywords
BATTLECRY TAUNT
Boolean tags
COLLECTIBLE ELITE RITUAL
Wiki tags
Battlecry, Summon, Taunt
Wiki referenced tags
Attack-related, C'Thun-related, Taunt-generating
Exclusions
Arena
External links

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Twin Emperor Vek'lor is a legendary neutral minion card, from the Whispers of the Old Gods set.

How to get[]

Auto-detected sources
TypeSourcePremiumQ.
Card packs
Whispers of the Old Gods Pack
Wild Pack
Regular, Golden1~2
Crafting1600 dustdustRegular1
Crafting3200 dustdustGolden1

Summoned minions[]

Twin Emperor Vek'nilash

Related cards[]

C'Thun

Notes[]

  • This card's Battlecry can activate whether Whispers of the Old GodsC'Thun is in the hand, deck or battlefield.[1] It makes no difference whether a player is fielding their own C'Thun, or if they took control of an opponent's C'Thun via LegacyMind Control, LegacySylvanas Windrunner, or Mind Control Tech.
  • This card's Battlecry takes into account buffs such as LegacyAbusive Sergeant when deciding whether to activate.[2]
  • Altough seemingly summoning a second copy of Vek'Lor, Vek'nilash will not inherit any enchancements that Vek'lor might have.
  • This card will not be included in Arena picks (along with C'Thun and all other related cards).[3] However, it may still appear in Arena matches through random effects.[4]

Strategy[]

Provided your C'Thun has at least 10 attack, this card can prove a very powerful way in establishing board control. In case of emergency, and if your C'Thun has less than 10 attack, you could still play this card as a single Emperor.

One of the best possible combinations is by playing this card with The League of ExplorersBrann Bronzebeard if C'Thun has at least 10 attack, which basically makes one 2/4 minion and three 4/6 Taunt minions for 10 mana; a great way to take control of the battlefield in one turn with only 2 cards.

Sounds[]

Summon
Attack
Death

Lore[]

Vek'lor and Vek'nilash together comprise the Twin Emperors, a boss in the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj raid.

Wowpedia icon.pngThis section uses content from Wowpedia.
The clever brothers Vek'lor and Vek'nilash are known as the Twin Emperors. They rule over the qiraji from the sanctuary of their temple.
Little is known about the Twin Emperors, except the fact that they created two powerful entities to serve as champions of their armies.
In preparation for its reemergence in the world, the shadowy master of Ahn'Qiraj commanded Emperor Vek'lor to create a new obsidian statue superior to all other destroyers. Vek'lor sought his twin brother's aid in the task, and while Vek'nilash used his physical might to craft a grand body of volcanic rock, Vek'lor fortified the shell with powerful magic. Emperor Vek'lor named the finished construct Moam. They intended to use it as a colossal weapon, knowing that its strengths would help it survive in the thick of melee as well as magical combat, and observed as their dark master infused it with life. He was pleased and surprised to find that the improved obsidian destroyer was far more versatile than its earlier counterparts.
Emperor Vek'nilash gave a gift to Ossirian to honor his assault on Grakkarond. He bound Ossirian's essence to several ancient crystals of distant origin, which would grant him near invulnerability. The legends say that Vek'nilash secretly entrusted Ossirian with the responsibility of maintaining a watch on General Rajaxx, to ensure that the commander would never fail again.

Trivia[]

  • When they were first designing the set, The League of Explorers set had not yet been released, and the designers weren't sure if The League of ExplorersReno Jackson decks would prove strong enough; Vek'lor was therefore originally designed to support Reno decks, by summoning Whispers of the Old GodsTwin Emperor Vek'nilash provided the player had no duplicate cards in their deck. When Reno decks began to perform very well in the meta, the designers decided not to strengthen that deck type any further, and changed Vek'lor into a C'Thun card.[5]
  • In World of Warcraft, the lines of the Twin Emperors are actually reversed: Vek'lor says "come, little ones" and Vek'nilash says "the feast of souls begins now".

Gallery[]

Twin Emperor Vek'lor, full art

Twin Emperor Vek'lor in World of Warcraft

Promotional art

Promotional art in Tokyo - time-lapse video here

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Patch changes[]

References[]

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