Cast spell

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Cast spell is an ability that allows a card to cast a spell independently. The spell is both created and put into effect by the minion without paying the mana cost.

The ability in effect sees the minion casting a spell on behalf of the player. As a result, the spell is not considered to have been cast by the player for the purposes of triggers or game history - for example, it will not trigger Mana Wyrm or count for Arcane Giant, nor will they trigger Outcast. However the spell's direct effects will still function from the player's perspective: a Flamestrike will target the opponent's board, Soulfire will discard from the player's hand, and Blessing of Wisdom will cause the player to draw a card.

The player does not control the casting of spells produced by this ability. Behaviours for targeting depend on the card involved, with some having fixed targets and others choosing targets randomly each time.

Cast spell is the spell equivalent to the summon ability, which summons a new minion on behalf of the player without requiring the player to pay the mana cost.

This ability generally refers to casting copies of collectible spells or others that could be cast from the hand. Some cards like Kalimos, Primal Lord describe their effects like casting spells, but do not actually behave like spells, for instance not being affected by Spell Damage.

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Cards[edit | edit source]

Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
What Does This Do? None Hero Power Mage
Passive Hero Power
At the start of your turn, cast a random spell. 
Drustvar Horror None Minion General Shaman 5 5 5
Battlecry: Cast {0} and {1}. 
Solarian Prime None Minion Demon Mage 7 7 7
Spell Damage +1
Battlecry: Cast 5 random Mage spells (targets enemies if possible)
Desperate Measures Rare Spell Paladin 1
Twinspell
Cast a random Paladin SecretDesperate times call for disparate secrets.
Desperate Measures Rare Spell Paladin 1
Cast a random Paladin Secret
Trick Totem Rare Minion Totem 2 0 3
At the end of your turn, cast a random spell that costs (3) or less. It knows how to sit still and do tricks. Still working on rolling over, though.
Enchanted Cauldron Epic Minion General Any 3 1 6
Spellburst: Cast a random spell of the same Cost. Do you smell what the cauldron is cooking? If so, we apologize.
Unseen Saboteur Epic Minion General Any 6 5 6
Battlecry: Your opponent casts a random spell from their hand (targets chosen randomly)Far more effective than the flamboyant saboteur.
Tortollan Pilgrim Epic Minion General Mage 8 5 5
Battlecry: Discover a spell in your deck and cast it with random targets. A tortollan made it to the desert!
Puzzle Box of Yogg-Saron Epic Spell Mage 10
Cast 10 random spells
(targets chosen randomly)"PUT THE BOX DOWN, RENO!"
Archmage Vargoth Legendary Minion General Any 4 2 6
At the end of your turn, cast a spell you've cast this turn (targets are random)He's an archmage, but he might want to brush up on the basics... like aiming.
High Abbess Alura Legendary Minion General 4 3 6
Spellburst: Cast a spell from your deck (targets this if possible)She's all about hitting the books. Literally.
Murozond the Infinite Legendary Minion Dragon Priest 8 8 8
Battlecry: Play all cards your opponent played last turn. "Well, I'm glad YOU knew what I should be doing this turn."
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Trick Totem(330009).png
Enchanted Cauldron(329992).png
Archmage Vargoth(90615).png
High Abbess Alura(329941).png
Drustvar Horror(91002).png
Unseen Saboteur(90610).png
Solarian Prime(211059).png
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Tortollan Pilgrim(90747).png
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Wild format

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Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Scroll of Wonder None Spell Mage 5
Casts When Drawn
Cast a random spell. 
Servant of Yogg-Saron Rare Minion General Mage 5 5 4
Battlecry: Cast a random spell that costs (5) or less (targets chosen randomly)Yogg-Saron always likes to complain about how he has too many servants and there are too many mouths to feed.
Djinni of Zephyrs Epic Minion Elemental Any 5 4 6
After you cast a spell on another friendly minion, cast a copy of it on this one. If you want your wish granted, don't rub him the wrong way.
Grand Archivist Epic Minion General Any 8 4 7
At the end of your turn, cast a spell from your deck (targets chosen randomly)Qualifications: Found pointy hat.
Tortollan Primalist Epic Minion General Any 8 5 4
Battlecry: Discover a spell and cast it with random targets. I see pizza in my future.
Zentimo Legendary Minion General Shaman 3 1 3
Whenever you target a minion with a spell, cast it again on its neighbors. Serenity. Peace. Many frogs.
The Voraxx Legendary Minion General Any 4 3 3
After you cast a spell on this minion, summon a 1/1 Plant and cast another copy on it. I am the Voraxx. I speak for the weeds.
Lady in White Legendary Minion General Priest 6 5 5
Battlecry: Cast 'Inner Fire' on all minions in your deck. (set Attack equal to Health) She was a lady in polka dots until the gnomish laundromat incident.
Lynessa Sunsorrow Legendary Minion General Paladin 7 1 1
Battlecry: Cast each spell you cast on your minions this game on this one. A diet of pure magic is great for the complexion but wreaks havoc on one's mood.
Tess Greymane Legendary Minion General Rogue 8 6 6
Battlecry: Replay every card from another class you've played this game (targets chosen randomly). Those who cannot remember their card history are doomed to repeat it.
The Runespear Legendary Weapon Shaman 8 3 3
After your hero attacks, Discover a spell and cast it with random targets. When asked what the runes do, the tauren smith smiled: "A little of this, a little of that..."
Yogg-Saron, Hope's End Legendary Minion General Any 10 7 5
Battlecry: Cast a random spell for each spell you've cast this game (targets chosen randomly)I spell your doom... Y-O-U-R D-O-O-M!
Zul'jin Legendary Hero card Hunter 10
Battlecry: Cast all spells you've played this game (targets chosen randomly)If you can dodge an axe, you can dodge a ball.
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The Voraxx(55556).png
Djinni of Zephyrs(27234).png
Scroll of Wonder(76943).png
Servant of Yogg-Saron(33179).png
Lady in White(89375).png
Lynessa Sunsorrow(76920).png
Grand Archivist(76909).png
Tess Greymane(89422).png
The Runespear(76869).png
Tortollan Primalist(55515).png
Yogg-Saron, Hope's End(33168).png
Zul'jin(90248).png

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