Belloc Brightblade

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Belloc Brightblade
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Set: Saviors of Uldum
Type: Hero
Class: Paladin
Health: 40 / 50
Artist: J. Axer

This smarmy leader of the Reliquary is a thief of the highest order.

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Belloc Brightblade is a boss that can be encountered initially in Chapter 4 of Tombs of Terror. After completing Chapter 4, this boss encounter will be available in any completed chapter.

Hero Powers[edit | edit source]

Normal Heroic
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Decks[edit | edit source]

The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle.

These decks correspond only to level 6. If this boss is encountered on level 5, his deck will be missing 5 random cards.

Level 5-6
Normal Heroic
Class Card Quantity Class Card Quantity
Paladin Brazen Zealot 2 Paladin Brazen Zealot 1
Crystalsmith Kangor 1 Crystology 2
Sandwasp Queen 2 Righteous Protector 2
Salhet's Pride 2 Selfless Hero 2
Seal of Champions 2 Crystalsmith Kangor 1
Wickerflame Burnbristle 1 Micro Mummy 2
Ancestral Guardian 2 Shielded Minibot 2
Chillblade Champion 2 Subdue 2
Hammer of Wrath 2 Divine Favor 2
Keeper of Uldaman 1 Muster for Battle 2
Pharaoh's Blessing 1 Unidentified Maul 2
Sunkeeper Tarim 1 Consecration 2
Lynessa Sunsorrow 1 Keeper of Uldaman 2
Warlock Mortal Coil 1 Truesilver Champion 1
Reliquary Seeker 2 Spikeridged Steed 2
Sinister Deal 2 Sunkeeper Tarim 1
Riftcleaver 2 Val'anyr 1
Neutral Blood Knight 2 Silver Sword 1
Khartut Defender 2

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Belloc Brightblade makes you to play without spells or significantly restrict their use. If it doesn't seem difficult in normal difficulty, on heroic mode Belloc's quick takeover of the board often forces to cast anything, which Belloc also gets, almost never losing the opportunity to spam his side of the board.

In Normal difficulty Belloc is not a very strong midrange paladin, with the support of several Warlock cards. His Lynessa Sunsorrow usually gets 1-2 Seal of Champions (all AI heroes don't cast Pharaoh's Blessing for unknown reason). In general, it's not difficult to clear his board and Belloc is countered by standard proper actions of player and usual passives like First Aid Kit, Glyph of Warding, Rocket Backpacks which are very useful for heroic mode too.

In Heroic mode Belloc almost doesn't have the minions that can be eliminated without further consequences due to large amount of Divine Shields and good mana curve. In so situation it becomes very difficult to play without magic, and if you can't kill at least one minion every turn with your owns or the hero power, you will have to give Belloc your spells. If this is Map of Uldum, Zephrys's Lamp or Sack of Lamps and you are not sure you can win without them, give these treasures at the very beginning of the game - Belloc will get only one card and mana crystal in first case or will immediately spend all the Lamps, getting a very small value with 2-mana minions/spells compared to the later stage of the game. If you have a lot of huge minions in your deck, you can reduce the power of Belloc's hero power with Crook and Flail. If you play an aggro-deck, you can get the opportunity to seize the initiative using Disks of Swiftness. In addition, the entire battle becomes much easier with Anomaly - Whirling Winds.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]


Belloc Brightblade
You are standing in my way, Explorer.
You won't be swiping anything this time, Reno. (vs. Reno Jackson)
They've sent a murloc? To the desert? Priceless! (vs. Sir Finley)
Have you reconsidered my offer to join the Reliquary, Elise? (vs. Elise Starseeker)
You're two steps behind, Brann. As usual. (vs. Brann Bronzebeard)

Emote Response

Belloc Brightblade
I am not going to grandstand about MY plan.

Hero Power

Belloc Brightblade
I am not sure if we have one of these... Thank you.
I have one of those too.
This one will be of great use to us.
You have never seen a collection like mine...
Copying a treasure card
Oh, thank you for letting me have this!
What a marvelous gift to just leave lying around!


Belloc Brightblade
My white suit? Oh. Dry cleaning.
Rafaam doesn't know what he's missing here in Uldum.
The plagues merely serve as a distraction for what I seek.
We are but a shadowy reflection of your League...

Boss cards

Belloc Brightblade
Brazen Zealot
I admire this one's commitment.
Reliquary Seeker
Safety in numbers, Reliquary.
Blood Knight
Your assistance is welcome, Knight.

Player's cards

Belloc Brightblade
I expect no less of your so called "League".
Any Plague spell
You're using the plagues as well? I thought you were the "heroes".


Belloc Brightblade
You'll... never find it...


Belloc Brightblade
Your treasures, please? Once again what was briefly yours is now mine.

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

Belloc Brightblade is a blood elf archaeologist and a member of the Reliquary. He is located in Orgrimmar as an Archaeology trainer and a part of delegation from Silvermoon City.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Belloc Brightblade, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]