Bolvar, Fireblood

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Bolvar, Fireblood
Bolvar, Fireblood(61831).png
Bolvar, Fireblood(61831) Gold.png
Set: Knights of the Frozen Throne
Type: Minion
Class: Paladin
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 5
Attack: 1
Health: 7
Abilities: Divine Shield, Increment attribute
Tags: Divine Shield-related

Divine Shield
After a friendly minion loses Divine Shield, gain +2 Attack.

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Bolvar, Fireblood is a legendary paladin minion card, from the Knights of the Frozen Throne set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Bolvar, Fireblood can be obtained through Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Bolvar, Fireblood 1600 400
Golden Bolvar, Fireblood 3200 1600

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This card is designed to be used in decks that run many Divine Shield minions. Divine Shield and 7 Health makes him very durable for his cost, but his low base Attack makes him a weak card on his own. It is best played on a board with multiple friendly undamaged Divine Shield minions or keep him protected behind Divine Shield Taunt minions like Righteous Protector plus enemy minions to trade with, potentially strengthening Bolvar quite a lot for a 5-cost minion. Even one other broken Divine Shield gives enough value for his cost. Note that Bolvar's own Divine Shield will also strengthen him, similarly to a card with Enrage, making him dangerous to leave on the board for too long, especially if the user can place more Divine Shields on him.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
This last act of sacrifice... is mine.
Effect triggering
A grim destiny.
Attack
Answer for your crimes!

Lore[edit | edit source]

This minion represents Bolvar Fordragon as he appeared while a prisoner of the Lich King.

From Wowpedia:

Highlord Bolvar Fordragon was a venerated paladin of the Alliance and served as the Regent of Stormwind following the disappearance of King Varian Wrynn. Upon Varian's return, Bolvar was named the commander of the Alliance forces sent to take the battle to the Scourge in Northrend. After the treachery of Grand Apothecary Putress at the Battle of Angrathar the Wrathgate, Bolvar was killed by the Forsaken Blight and reanimated by the flames of the red dragonflight.
Bolvar's body was altered by the dragons' flame, and was taken by the Scourge into Icecrown Citadel, where he was tortured by the Lich King in an attempt to bend him to his will. However, the noble spirit of Bolvar resisted the Lich King's depravations. After the death of Arthas Menethil, the mortal host of the Lich King, Bolvar demanded that Tirion Fordring place the Helm of Domination, containing all of the powers of the Scourge, on Bolvar's head so that he would forever be the jailer of the damned - imprisoning the Lich King within the Frozen Throne once more and containing the threat of the Scourge.

Artist[edit | edit source]

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Gallery[edit | edit source]

Bolvar, Fireblood, full art
Bolvar, prisoner of the Lich King, in the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]