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Battlefiend(210695) Gold.png
Set: Demon Hunter Initiate
Type: Minion
Subtype: Demon
Class: Demon Hunter
Rarity: Common
Cost: 1
Attack: 1
Health: 2
Abilities: Increment attribute
Tags: Triggered effect
Artist: Andrew Hou

After your hero attacks, gain +1 Attack.

Say what you like about my hatchet-headed hooligan, he’s my battle-friend.

Battlefiend is a common demon hunter minion card, from the Demon Hunter Initiate set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Two copies of regular Battlefiend are obtained by completing the Demon Hunter Prologue missions. They cannot be crafted or disenchanted.

Once the regular version has been obtained, the golden version can be crafted and disenchanted.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Golden Battlefiend 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

A strong aggressive minion, particularly for demon hunters. With one attack buff, Battlefiend becomes equivalent to Blazing Battlemage or Enchanted Raven with the potential to keep growing. Battlefiend curves into Umberwing, allowing for a high-tempo opener.

If you're playing against a demon hunter, it's a good idea to mulligan for cheap removal like Holy Smite and Arcane Breath. This prevents the Battlefiend from snowballing too quickly.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Battlefiend is a Vilefiend.

From Wowpedia:

Vilefiends (or simply fiends) are a type of demon found on Argus. They are infused with acidic blood through a terrifying ritual.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Battlefiend, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

  • Ashes of Outland logo.pngPatch (2020-04-20): Now has 1 Attack (Down from 2).
  • Server-side patch (2020-04-02): Now obtainable (locked from use until 10AM PT, 2020-04-07).
  • Ashes of Outland logo.pngPatch (2020-03-26): Added.