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Captain Greenskin

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Captain Greenskin
Captain Greenskin(267).png
Captain Greenskin(267) Gold.png
Set: Expert
Type: Minion
Subtype: Pirate
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 5 Mana icon.png
Attack: 5 Attack icon.png
HP/Durability: 4 Health icon.png
Abilities: Battlecry

Battlecry: Give your weapon +1/+1.

He was this close to piloting a massive juggernaut into Stormwind Harbor. If it weren't for those pesky kids!

See this card on Hearthpwn

Captain Greenskin is a legendary neutral minion card.

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[edit] How to get

Captain Greenskin can be obtained through card packs, through crafting, or as an arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Captain Greenskin 1600 400
Golden Captain Greenskin 3200 1600

[edit] Strategy

  • Captain Greenskin's Battlecry is useful in any weapon deck, and strongly encourages waiting to play him until you have a suitable weapon equipped. Given his otherwise underwhelming stats, Greenskin is likely a poor choice for decks which do not feature weapons.
  • This card is the only way a rogue can increase the durability of their weapons, with the exception of using Lorewalker Cho on spells like Upgrade!.

[edit] Quotes

Summon
Drink up me 'arties!
Attack
Yo Ho, ahahahaha!

[edit] Lore

From Wowpedia:

Captain Greenskin was a level 20 elite goblin in the Deadmines. Captain Greenskin was a goblin captain in the employ of Edwin VanCleef. His first mate was Mr. Smite, and the cook aboard his ship was Cookie. Greenskin was killed when a group of Alliance adventurers attacked the Deadmines.

[edit] Trivia

This card's flavor text "If it weren't for those pesky kids!" is a well-known quote from Scooby-Doo.

The card art actually depicts Short John Mithril.

[edit] Artist

Dan Scott

[edit] Patch changes

  • Patch 1.0.0.3890 (2013-10-02): Is now a 5/4 with ‘Battlecry: Give your weapon +1/+1.’
  • Previously: Whenever you attack with your hero, draw a card. [5 mana, 5 attack, 5 health, Legendary]