Dragonhawk Rider

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Dragonhawk Rider
Dragonhawk Rider(22369).png
Dragonhawk Rider(22369) Gold.png
Set: The Grand Tournament
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 3
Attack: 3
Health: 3
Abilities: Inspire, Windfury
Tags: Hero Power-related

Inspire: Gain Windfury this turn.

Check it out. You can do barrel rolls on this thing.

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Dragonhawk Rider is a common neutral minion card, from the Grand Tournament set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Dragonhawk Rider is a Wild format card, and so can only be obtained through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Dragonhawk Rider 40 5
Golden Dragonhawk Rider 400 50

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This minion's Inspire effect grants Windfury for the current turn, after which it will be lost. However, the effect can be activated repeatedly to regain Windfury.
  • If the minion has permanent Windfury, the Inspire effect will not override and remove it.[1]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Dragonhawk Rider is a great early game minion in Inspire decks. If not dealt with early, he can deal substantial damage because of Windfury, and can be very powerful if buffed with spells such as Rockbiter Weapon or Blessing of Kings, or auras such as those of Dire Wolf Alpha, Flametongue Totem or Stormwind Champion, in the advanced stages of the game.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Hey! I can see my house from here! Hahaha.
Attack
Seriously!?

Lore[edit | edit source]

Dragonhawk Riders are aerial troops of the blood elves, fulfilling similar roles as dwarven griffon riders, troll bat riders, orcish wyvern riders, and night elven hippogryph riders. It's not clear why a goblin is riding the dragonhawk instead of a blood elf.

From Wowpedia:
Dragonhawks are flying creatures native to Quel'Thalas and tamed by the blood elves of Quel'Thalas, the forest trolls of Zul'Aman and the Highvale group of high elves. They are deft predators that rend their foes with razor-sharp talons. Dragonhawks are among the deadliest known predators. They are able to spot prey from great distances, rush in, and rend with both talon and beak.
Dragonhawks liberated from troll enslavement are considered among the most loyal of all their kin.

Artist[edit | edit source]

Anton Zemskov

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Dragonhawk Rider, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

The Grand Tournament logo.png Patch 3.0.0.9786 (2015-08-18): Added.

References[edit | edit source]