Desert Spear

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Desert Spear
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Desert Spear(90775) Gold.png
Set: Saviors of Uldum
Type: Weapon
Class: Hunter
Rarity: Common
Cost: 3
Attack: 1 Weapon-attack.png
Durability: 3 Weapon-durability.png
Abilities: Summon
Tags: Beast-generating, Rush-generating, Triggered effect
Artist: Jason Kang

After your hero attacks, summon a 1/1 Locust with Rush.

Goes on the right, next to the desert spoon.

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Desert Spear is a common hunter weapon card, from the Saviors of Uldum set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Desert Spear can be obtained through Saviors of Uldum card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Desert Spear 40 5
Golden Desert Spear 400 50

Summoned minions[edit | edit source]


Strategy[edit | edit source]

Desert Spear is a decent weapon overall and can be seen as a 3 mana 2/3. However, it has the extra benefit being able to split attacks, dealing 1 damage to two separate targets, or use it like a smaller Piranha Launcher. Additionally, the extra 1/1 Beast can be used to synergize with beast-related, Rush-related, or summon-related cards such Scavenging Hyena, Unseal the Vault, Clear the Way, or Fresh Scent.

If your opponent has a minion with 1 health and you want to kill it, it's generally better to directly attack it with Desert Spear than to attack face and use the Locust. In most cases, the extra 1/1 minion on the board is far more valuable than 1 face damage, since the Locust can continue to threaten damage on future turns. One exception would be situations where you want to avoid taking extra damage, such as against a Face Hunter or Aggro Druid that's in the lead.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Desert Spear, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]