Blowgill Sniper

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Blowgill Sniper
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Set: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan
Type: Minion
Subtype: Murloc
Class: Neutral
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Attack: 2
Health: 1
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage
Tags: Targeted
Artist: Tyler West Studios

Battlecry: Deal 1 damage.

Imagine how much further his darts would go if he had lungs instead of gills!

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Blowgill Sniper is a common neutral minion card, from the Mean Streets of Gadgetzan set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Blowgill Sniper can be obtained through Mean Streets of Gadgetzan card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Blowgill Sniper 40 5
Golden Blowgill Sniper 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Blowgill Sniper's stats are subpar for the cost, but the 1 damage Battlecry is useful in trading with enemy minions, or simply direct damage. The Murloc tag also allows for synergy with other cards.

Compare and contrast to Elven Archer, which has no Murloc tag and 1 less Attack in exchange for costing 1 less mana.

Lore[edit | edit source]

According to Senior Game Designer Matt Place, "The 'Blowgill' are an ELITE mur-cenary faction. They used to be called the "Hit-Man-O-Wars" but the name didn't [stick]."[1] Designer He-Rim Woo comments, "The Blowgill Sniper comes from a clan of urban murlocs found only in Gadgetzan so far."[2]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Blowgill Sniper, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Matt Place on Twitter. (2016-11-10). 
  2. He-Rim Woo on Twitter. (2016-11-11).