Bartender Bob

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Rise of Shadows's The Dalaran Heist.

Bartender Bob

Bartender Bob.png

Set: Rise of Shadows
Type: Hero
Class: Paladin
Artist: Dan Scott

Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your deck.

Bartender Bob is original to Hearthstone and appears in The Dalaran Heist single-player mission. He greets the player in one of his many taverns just after the third and fifth boss rounds of each run, during which the player can take a rest from their exciting journey of adventure and be able to modify and strengthen their deck for future battles, alongside the merriment of some stories and various dishes of good food.

Additionally, these encounters count towards the "Win x games in any mode" quest.

The Dalaran Heist[edit | edit source]

Modify your deck with Bartender Bob!

Between rounds 3 and 4 and rounds 5 and 6, the player will enter a Friendly Encounter with Bartender Bob. During a Friendly Encounter, 4 of your minions in your deck will be placed on your side of the board, and 4 random minions will be placed on Bob's side of the board. The player will receive 3-5 cards that can modify their Adventure Deck, such as adding or removing minions on the board or permanently buffing a specific card. The player has 2 "Gold" (mana) to spend, and each card has a cost of 0 or 1.

Tavern cards[edit | edit source]

0-gold cards
  • Brood: Fill the tavern with new minions.
  • Dismiss: Choose a friendly minion. Remove it from your Adventure Deck.
  • Kindle: Look at four spells from your Adventure Deck. Choose one to remove.
  • You're All Fired!: Remove all friendly minions in play from your Adventure Deck.
1-gold cards
  • Good Food: Increase your starting Health by 5.
  • Recruit: Choose an enemy minion. Add it to your Adventure Deck.
  • Recruit a Veteran: Discover a Legendary minion. Add it to your Adventure Deck.
  • Right Hand Man: Choose a friendly minion. It always starts in your hand.
  • Round of Drinks: Add all enemy minions to your Adventure Deck. They gain +1/+1 for this run.
  • Take a Chance: Reduce the cost of a random card in your Adventure Deck to (0).
  • Tall Tales: Choose a friendly minion. It gains +4/+4 this run but costs (2) more for this run.
  • Tell a Story: Give a friendly minion +2/+2 for this run.
  • The Gang's All Here: Choose a friendly minion. Add three new copies of it to your Adventure Deck.
  • The Upper Hand: Look at four spells from your deck. Reduce the cost of one by (3) for this run.

Tavern names[edit | edit source]

Bartender Bob runs multiple taverns in Dalaran:

  • A Hero's Welcome
  • At Wick's End
  • Bob's Bar
  • Legerdemain Lounge
  • Of Bards and Beards
  • Pagle's Pub and Stable
  • Ragnaros's 2-Soon Saloon[1]
  • Sneaky's Speakeasy
  • The Angry Chicken
  • The Cut N' Shuffle
  • The Dollar Inn
  • The Filthy Animal
  • The Frozen Hozen
  • The Wailing Tavern
  • The Watering Hole
  • Tinyfin's Tavern

Bartendotron[edit | edit source]

Main article: Bartendotron

Bartendotron is a mech version of Bartender Bob. On rare occasions, players can find themselves encountering Bartendotron instead of Bartender Bob when they normally would.[2] The encounter functions in the same way as the usual one with Bartender Bob, but Bartendotron only offers Mech minions.[2]

Bartendotron owns his own unique tavern:

  • The Cog and Gear
  • The Greased Axel
  • The Rusty Bucket

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Before encounter

The inns and taverns of Dalaran are combat-free and host all sorts of despicable types...including us. (first time)
Ah, a perfect place to socialize with human shields - I mean, "friends".
Are you going to the inn? Pick me up a coffee. Black. Like my heart.
Fighting is not permitted here. But you can still hurt feelings.
You can find the best people in dives such as this. By best I mean...bad.
Heistbaron Togwaggle
Ah, breaking from chaos and greed with relaxing beverage.
Mmmn, a wretched hive of villainy. Very cozy!
Such niceness, keeping inn open during hostile occupation.
Taverns being full of despicable characters. Watch your candles!
Swampqueen Hagatha
Are you skulking about the inns and public houses now?
Dangerous types haunt these taverns. Our types.
Don't start a fight in here. Or do. I could care less.
You're not taking a break, are you? There is work to be done!
Madame Lazul
Ah, de inn. I be readin' many a fortune here...
De inn is open! Perhaps we can recruit more henchmen?
De streets are too claustrophobic. Step into de inn for a rest.
Rafaam is not looking. Let's take a breather, hmnn?
Blastmaster Boom
Have a drink, it's on me! I mean physically, that's where it is.
No fighting at the inn! Just hug it out in there.
There's some shady characters down here. Some of my best friends!
Yeah there are crazy dives down here in the underbelly.
Bartender Bob


Ah, a friendly face. The usual?
All are welcome here. Just don't cause any trouble.
I always love meeting a new customer. Come on in!
Welcome to my tavern, friends. Enjoy your stay!
Rakanishu! The scamp from the lamp. You always brighten my day. (with Rakanishu)
Welcome back, Vessina. Now, no biting this time! (with Vessina)
Please leave your weapons outside, Barkeye. You know the rules. (with Ol' Barkeye)
Welcome Kriziki. Your dark corner is ready for brooding. (with Kriziki)
Eudora. We have to have a little chat about your tab. (with Captain Eudora)
Didn't know you were in town Chu, still cracking heads? (with Mr. Chu)
You are a diamond in the rough Squeamlish. Always a pleasure. (with Squeamlish)
Let me guess Tekahn, something on the rocks? (with Tekahn)
George! I haven't seen you in ages. Get lost out there? (with George the Fallen)

Emote Response

Your coin is welcomed here. Just stay out of trouble.


I can always enjoy a quiet night.
Take your time. Enjoy the atmosphere.
We get all types around here.

Player's cards

Big mood.
Rough day?
Get 'em out of here.
Is something...(sniff)... burning in here?
You're All Fired!
Calm down, no need to get rowdy.
Good Food
That's a lot of food. You must be hungry!
Aw, look. You've made a friend!
Recruit a Veteran
Can't go wrong with that one! They're a regular.
Right Hand Man
Now shake on it.
Round of Drinks
Order up!
Take a Chance
Good luck.
Tall Tales
Some of these tales are so crazy, they're true.
Tell a Story
I've heard this story before. It's a good one.
The Gang's All Here
I appreciate the added business.


Come back again soon, now!
I'll put it on your tab!
Safe travels!
You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here.
You have fun with all that mayhem and chaos you're causing.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Bartender Bob, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

Rise of Shadows logo.png Patch (2019-04-04): Added.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bartender Bob. Retrieved on 2019-08-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bob’s bar was closed. Bartendotron only offers mechs as minions!. (May 21, 2019). Retrieved on 2019-06-04.