E.T.C., God of Metal

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E.T.C., God of Metal
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Set: Madness at the Darkmoon Faire
Type: Minion
Class: Warrior
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 2
Attack: 1
Health: 4
Abilities: Deal damage
Tags: Attack-related, Rush-related, Triggered effect
Artist: L. Lullabi & A. Zemskov
Voice actor: Jess Harnell

After a friendly Rush minion attacks, deal 2 damage to the enemy hero.

There are Old Gods and then there are Rock Gods.

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For Elite Tauren Chieftain's other appearances, see Elite Tauren Chieftain (disambiguation).

E.T.C., God of Metal is a legendary warrior minion card, from the Madness at the Darkmoon Faire set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

E.T.C., God of Metal can be obtained through Madness at the Darkmoon Faire card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
E.T.C., God of Metal 1600 400
Golden E.T.C., God of Metal 3200 1600

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Any Rush-granted minion can also trigger E.T.C., God of Metal's effect when attacking (For example, any minion granted Rush by Animated Broomstick).[1]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

At the baseline, E.T.C., God of Metal can be used in a midrange Warrior deck to poke at the opponent while controlling the board with Rush minions. It has particular synergy with Bumper Car.

E.T.C. can more commonly be used as an OTK enabler, or at the very least a card capable of high burst to end games. Start with Pen Flinger to cheaply damage E.T.C., then copy him with Bloodsworn Mercenary. Play Animated Broomstick to give your minions Rush, trading one minion in to free board space, then copy E.T.C again with a second Mercenary. letting each attack deal 6 damage to the opponent. At the baseline, this combo will deal at least 34 damage, and can deal even more if all three E.T.C.s are able to attack without dying. This does require your opponent to have enough targets to attack into, however.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Woo! Let's melt some faces!
Let's shred!

Lore[edit | edit source]

Elite Tauren Chieftain is a real-life band comprised of Blizzard employees, known for performing their own hard-rocking material with lyrics set in the Warcraft universe. Elite Tauren Chieftain often perform at BlizzCon and have released several singles. They also feature in-game in Shattrath City, in Blackrock Depths' Grim Guzzler, and of course the Darkmoon Faire.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This is the second version of Elite Tauren Chieftain.
    • The "Elite Tauren Chieftain" character is usually depicted playing guitar. However, he is shown playing the drums on this card, similar to the band's tauren drummer Chief Thunder-Skins.
  • E. T. C.. God of Metal's entry music comes from the Elite Tauren Chieftain band's song Power of the Horde.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

E.T.C., God of Metal, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Chadd Nervig on Twitter. (2020-11-05).