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|Set:||One Night in Karazhan|
|Tags:||Class-related, Generate, Random|
Battlecry: Add a random Mage spell to your hand.
His idol is the Green Hills of Stranglethorn, and he won't shut up about it.
How to get[edit | edit source]
|Golden Babbling Book||800||100|
Strategy[edit | edit source]
Great to fill the last empty slots in any Mage deck. Not only for a chance of another powerful Fireball or Frostbolt, but also to boost cards such as Mana Wyrm, Arcane Giant and Yogg-Saron, Hope's End.
Possible spells[edit | edit source]
|Name / Desc||Rarity||Class||Cost||Description|
|Arcane Explosion||Free||Mage||2||Deal 1 damage to all enemy minions. This spell is much better than Arcane Implosion.|
|Arcane Intellect||Free||Mage||3||Draw 2 cards. Playing this card makes you SMARTER. And let's face it: we could all stand to be a little smarter.|
|Arcane Missiles||Free||Mage||1||Deal 3 damage randomly split among all enemies. You'd think you'd be able to control your missiles a little better since you're a powerful mage and all.|
|Fireball||Free||Mage||4||Deal 6 damage. This spell is useful for burning things. If you're looking for spells that toast things, or just warm them a little, you're in the wrong place.|
|Flamestrike||Free||Mage||7||Deal 4 damage to all enemy minions. When the ground is on fire, you should not stop, drop, and roll.|
|Frost Nova||Free||Mage||3||Freeze all enemy minions. Hey man, that's cold. Literally and metaphorically.|
|Frostbolt||Free||Mage||2||Deal 3 damage to a character and Freeze it. It is customary to yell "Chill out!" or "Freeze!" or "Ice ice, baby!" when you play this card.|
|Mirror Image||Free||Mage||1||Summon two 0/2 minions with Taunt. Oh hey it's Mirror Image! !egamI rorriM s'ti yeh hO|
|Polymorph||Free||Mage||4||Transform a minion into a 1/1 Sheep. There was going to be a pun in this flavor text, but it just came out baa-d.|
|Breath of Sindragosa||Common||Mage||1||Deal 2 damage to a random enemy minion and Freeze it. Is it cold in here or is it just Sindragosa?|
|Cone of Cold||Common||Mage||4||Freeze a minion and the minions next to it, and deal 1 damage to them. Magi of the Kirin Tor were casting Cubes of Cold for many years before Cones came into fashion some 90 years ago.|
|Firelands Portal||Common||Mage||7||Deal 5 damage. Summon a random 5-Cost minion. Come to beautiful Firelands! Where it's "Way nicer than the Abyssal Maw!"'|
|Flame Geyser||Common||Mage||2||Deal 2 damage. Add a 1/2 Elemental to your hand. Oh, a wise geyser eh?|
|Freezing Potion||Common||Mage||0||Freeze an enemy. This is delicious! Oh no. BRAIN FREEEEEEEZE!|
|Frozen Clone||Common||Mage||3||Secret: After your opponent plays a minion, put 2 copies of it into your hand. It's like déjà vu, times two.|
|Ice Barrier||Common||Mage||3||Secret: When your hero is attacked, gain 8 Armor. This is Rank 1. Rank 2 is Chocolate Milk Barrier.|
|Mirror Entity||Common||Mage||3||Secret: After your opponent plays a minion, summon a copy of it. "You go first." - Krush'gor the Behemoth, to his pet boar.|
|Shatter||Common||Mage||2||Destroy a Frozen minion. What's cooler than being cool?|
|Blizzard||Rare||Mage||6||Deal 2 damage to all enemy minions and Freeze them. This spell can be very Entertaining.|
|Counterspell||Rare||Mage||3||Secret: When your opponent casts a spell, Counter it. What's the difference between a mage playing with Counterspell and a mage who isn't? The mage who isn't is getting Pyroblasted in the face.|
|Mana Bind||Rare||Mage||3||Secret: When your opponent cast a spell, add a copy to your hand that costs (0). Nice spell. YOINK!|
|Molten Reflection||Rare||Mage||4||Choose a friendly minion. Summon a copy of it. Dang, I'm looking pretty hot!|
|Potion of Polymorph||Rare||Mage||3||Secret: After your opponent plays a minion, transform it into a 1/1 Sheep. Tastes like Baaaaananas.|
|Vaporize||Rare||Mage||3||Secret: When a minion attacks your hero, destroy it. Rumor has it that Deathwing brought about the Cataclysm after losing a game to this card. We may never know the truth.|
|Volcanic Potion||Rare||Mage||3||Deal 2 damage to all minions. The secret ingredient in Kazakus's award-winning chili recipe.|
|Cabalist's Tome||Epic||Mage||5||Add 3 random Mage spells to your hand. What's in there? I bet it's cookie recipes!|
|Forbidden Flame||Epic||Mage||0||Spend all your Mana. Deal that much damage to a minion. WARNING: This flame is not to be used unless you are a licensed acolyte of the Old Gods.|
|Glacial Mysteries||Epic||Mage||8||Put one of each Secret from your deck into the battlefield. The secret is in the frosting.|
|Greater Arcane Missiles||Epic||Mage||7||Shoot three missiles at random enemies that deal 3 damage each. Wow, and I thought Arcane Missiles was great!|
|Ice Block||Epic||Mage||3||Secret: When your hero takes fatal damage, prevent it and become Immune this turn. Ice is nice, and will suffice!|
|Meteor||Epic||Mage||6||Deal 15 damage to a minion and 3 damage to adjacent ones. When you absolutely, positively, have to kill all the dinosaurs.|
|Primordial Glyph||Epic||Mage||2||Discover a spell.|
Reduce its Cost by (2). It's the Ancient Tol'vir symbol for "Whoops!"
|Pyroblast||Epic||Mage||10||Deal 10 damage. Take the time for an evil laugh after you draw this card.|
|Simulacrum||Epic||Mage||3||Copy the lowest Cost minion in your hand. It's like déjà vu, times two.|
|Spellbender||Epic||Mage||3||Secret: When an enemy casts a spell on a minion, summon a 1/3 as the new target. While it's fun to intercept enemy lightning bolts, a spellbender much prefers to intercept opposing Marks of the Wild. It just feels meaner. And blood elves... well, they're a little mean.|
|Open the Waygate||Legendary||Mage||1||Quest: Cast 6 spells that didn't start in your deck.|
Reward: Time Warp. Although powerful, the incantation is simple. It’s just a jump to the left, and then a step to the right.
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Quotes[edit | edit source]
- You want to cast a spell? I want to cast a spell.
- Spells are fun. So fun!
- The end.
Lore[edit | edit source]
This appears to be a rather talkative book from Karazhan's legendary libraries.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- After Pavel won the 2016 Hearthstone World Championship partly due to two consecutive very lucky Babbling Books, the card got nicknamed "Paveling Book".
Artist[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Patch changes[edit | edit source]
- Patch 18.104.22.16821 (2016-08-09): Added.
References[edit | edit source]
- The most memorable Hearthstone moments of 2016. (2016-12-26).