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Valeera Sanguinar(2).png
For other appearances of Valeera Sanguinar, see Valeera Sanguinar (disambiguation).

Valeera Sanguinar represents the Rogue Rogue class in Hearthstone.

Official overview[]

Valeera Sanguinar

Orphan. Thief. Gladiator. Assassin. Rogue.

Orphaned at a young age, the blood elf Valeera Sanguinar spent her youth stealing to survive. After being imprisoned for a failed theft, she was sold to Rehgar Earthfury, a trainer of fierce gladiators, who saw great fighting potential in Valeera. Rehgar grouped Valeera with the night elf druid Broll Bearmantle and a mysterious but fierce human male, who had no memory of who he was or how he arrived in orc territory.

After arriving in Orgrimmar, Valeera, Broll, and the human fought together out of necessity; otherwise they wouldn’t survive the gladiatorial contests in the ancient Dire Maul arena. They quickly warmed up to each other. With Valeera’s speed, Broll’s shape-shifting prowess, and the human’s skill, the trio would conquer any gladiators they faced. The human even earned a name for himself: “Ghost Wolf,” or Lo’Gosh in the Tauren tongue.

Eventually, the three unlikely allies escaped from their life of slavery. With help from Jaina Proudmoore and her advisor Aegwynn, they were able to dispel some of the dark magics blocking Lo’Gosh’s memories. Lo’Gosh was able to remember that he was in fact Varian Wrynn - the lost King of Stormwind! Together, the group journeyed to Stormwind to reclaim Varian’s rightful place on the throne.

When they journeyed to Stormwind, they discovered that a doppelganger was acting as king in Varian’s place. The doppelganger king was being controlled and manipulated by one of his own advisors: Lady Katrana Prestor—the black dragon Onyxia in human form. Seeing her dark magic blocking Varian’s true memories had been pierced, Onyxia revealed her true form and attempted to destroy the heroes. After a fierce battle, Valeera, Varian, Broll, and others vanquished Onyxia and freed Varian’s son Anduin from the dragon’s clutches.

With Stormwind’s rightful king on the throne, Varian offered Valeera and Broll honored places in Stormwind as his trusted advisors and bodyguards. Valeera accepted, but later made her intentions clear: She would serve neither the Horde nor the Alliance, and her loyalties would lie only with Varian and Anduin. In Stormwind, Valeera finally had a place she could call home, alongside the friends she had grown to love.

Valeera’s skills as a Rogue are nigh unmatched; her grace and dexterity allow her to easily flow from one opponent to the next in the heat of battle. Her Hero Power allows her to summon her favored weapons: A pair of wicked daggers.

If you leave her an opening, Valeera can Eviscerate her opponent—or any minion that may stand in her way. Valeera’s fighting style capitalizes on her speed, commonly striking an opponent with a flurry of successive blows to bring them down. When she creates a card Combo, her class-specific Rogue attacks often strike for additional damage, or produce some other useful effect. Don’t take your eyes off this Rogue for a moment![1]

Quotes[]

  • "I am neither Horde nor Alliance. What has either faction ever done for me?"

Flavor text[]

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

Expert assassin. Deadly gladiator. Best knife skills in her cooking class, according to survivors.

Sounds[]

Valeera Sanguinar, full art by Glenn Rane[2]

Valeera Sanguinar golden hero portrait

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]▶️Here we go.
Death [1]▶️<Death>
Emote: Greetings▶️The pleasure is mine.
Emote: Well Played▶️Well played.
Emote: Oops▶️Mistakes were made.
Emote: Threaten▶️I will be your death!
Emote: Thanks▶️Thank you.
Unused: Sorry▶️Sorry about that.
Concede▶️I give up.
Start▶️Watch your back.
Running out of time▶️I must choose soon!
Thinking [1]▶️Hmmm...
Thinking [2]▶️I wonder...
Thinking [3]▶️So many options...
Almost out of cards▶️I'm almost out of cards!
Out of cards▶️I'm out of cards!
Error: Need a weapon▶️I need a weapon.
Error: Not enough mana▶️I don't 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 get ready.
Error: Hand already full▶️My hand is too 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 a valid target.
Error: Must attack Taunt minion▶️A minion with Taunt is in the way.
Error: Generic▶️I can't do that.
Emote: Greetings [Lunar New Year]▶️Happy New Year!
Start [Mirror]▶️I always do.
Emote: Greetings [Holidays]▶️Happy Feast of Winter Veil.
Emote: Wow▶️Incredible.
Emote: Greetings [Happy New Year]▶️Happy New Year!
Emote: Greetings [Fire Festival]▶️Happy Midsummer.
Unused: Greetings [Pirate Day]▶️Yarrr!
Emote: Greetings [Happy Halloween]▶️Happy Hallow's End.
Unused: Greetings [Happy Noblegarden]▶️Happy Noblegarden.
Emote: Greetings [Mirror]▶️It's all mine! Huh.
Selection in Choose Your Hero▶️They'll never see it coming.

Unused[]

Type Emote
Good game Good Game.

Trivia[]

  • Valeera Sanguinar is voiced by Tara Platt.
  • Valeera was chosen to represent the rogue class partially in order to balance faction, race and gender representation across the cast of heroes. As a blood elf female, Valeera added diversity to the cast of characters, as opposed to options such as Mathias Shaw or Edwin VanCleef (human male, already represented by both Anduin and Uther), or Garona Halforcen (a female half-orc, making the fifth orc hero).[3][4][5]

Gallery[]

Valeera art2.jpg
Valeera art3.jpg

Valeera and Broll Bearmantle

Valeera battling a draenei paladin

Valeera in World of Warcraft

Valeera in Heroes of the Storm

Patch changes[]

  • Whispers of the Old Gods logo.png Patch 5.0.0.12574 (2016-04-24): Wow emote added. Sorry emote no longer available.
  • The League of Explorers logo.png Patch 4.2.0.12051 (2016-03-14): "Happy Feast of Winterveil." changed to "Happy Feast of Winter Veil."
  • The League of Explorers logo.png Patch 4.1.0.10956 (2015-12-04): Winter Veil emote added.
  • The League of Explorers logo.png Patch 4.0.0.10833 (2015-11-10):
    • Mirror start emote added.
    • Taunt error message changed from "I must attack the minion with Taunt." to "A minion with Taunt is in the way."
  • Alpha patch 2 (2013-08-12): Received some new hero artwork.

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