Enrage

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Enrage is a minion ability where the stated effect becomes active only when the minion is damaged. If the minion is healed back to full Health, the Enrage effect will be cancelled.

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Enrage effects become active whenever the minion's current Health is below their current maximum Health. Restoring a minion to full Health will cancel the Enrage. This can occur through healing the minion, or by reducing their maximum Health so that they are no longer considered 'damaged'.

Enrage effects may be active or inactive. While active, their effects are constant, and will not be re-applied by further damaging the minion. De-activating an Enrage effect will immediately cancel its effects.

Enrage effects are sometimes confused with triggered effects which activate on damage, such as that of Gurubashi Berserker or Frothing Berserker. Unlike Enrage effects, these effects can be triggered repeatedly, and will not be removed by healing the minion.

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There are many ways of triggering Enrage effects:

  • Making a minion with Enrage attack an opponent minion with low Attack is a good way to activate their Enrage. This triggers the Enrage effect while taking minimal damage.
  • Many damaging spells and effects can be cast on your own minions, such as Shiv or Cruel Taskmaster's battlecry.
  • Minions and heroes cannot attack their own allies so you can't force an Enrage through combat with your own forces.

Healing effects can sometimes be useful for de-enraging minions. For example priests can use Lesser Heal to reduce threat from enemy Enrage minions.

Cards with Enrage[edit | edit source]

For Wild format listings, see Enrage/Wild format
Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Aberrant Berserker Common Minion General Any 4 3 5 Enrage: +2 Attack. I berserk, therefore I am.
Amani Berserker Common Minion General Any 2 2 3 Enrage: +3 Attack If an Amani berserker asks "Joo lookin' at me?!", the correct response is "Nah, mon".
Bloodhoof Brave Common Minion General Warrior 4 2 6 Taunt
Enrage:+3 Attack. He thought the set was called "Flippers of the Old Cods" and hungrily volunteered to be in it. He is definitely going to get his hearing checked.
Raging Worgen Common Minion General Any 3 3 3 Enrage: Windfury and +1 Attack If he's raging now, just wait until he gets nerfed.
Spiteful Smith Common Minion General Any 5 4 6 Enrage: Your weapon has +2 Attack. She'll craft you a sword, but you'll need to bring her 5 Steel Ingots, 3 Motes of Earth, and the scalp of her last customer.
Tauren Warrior Common Minion General Any 3 2 3 Taunt. Enrage: +3 Attack Tauren Warrior: Champion of Mulgore, Slayer of Quilboar, Rider of Thunderbluff Elevators.
Angry Chicken Rare Minion Beast Any 1 1 1 Enrage: +5 Attack. There is no beast more frightening (or ridiculous) than a fully enraged chicken.
Grommash Hellscream Legendary Minion General Warrior 8 4 9 Charge
Enrage: +6 Attack Grommash drank the tainted blood of Mannoroth, dooming the orcs to green skin and red eyes! Maybe not his best decision.
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