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Flamecannon(12192) Gold.png
Set: Goblins vs Gnomes
Type: Spell
Class: Mage
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Abilities: Deal damage
Tags: Random
Artist: Mauricio Herrera

Deal 4 damage to a random enemy minion.

Calling something a flamecannon really doesn't do much to distinguish it from other goblin devices.

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Flamecannon is a common mage spell card, from the Goblins vs Gnomes set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Flamecannon can be obtained through Goblins vs Gnomes card packs purchased online from the Battle.net shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Flamecannon 40 5
Golden Flamecannon 400 50

Notes[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Similar to Flamestrike, it is best when you have enough mana for the Hero Power Fireblast to take down a 5-Health minion.

While stronger than Frostbolt, this card will rarely hit for its full damage, either because you missed your intended target, or because you burned it on a small minion early out of fear that an even smaller minion would come out later and make it a bigger waste.

Since this card's target is random, it is far more reliable with fewer enemy minions on the field. With a single enemy minion it is effectively a targeted 4 damage for only 2 mana. This makes it a reliable early game option for stalling board development.

Combos with Sorcerer's Apprentice to take down minions out of Apprentice's range.

This card is particularly useful for mages relying on spells to clear the board, and a good counter to mechanics like Conceal and Shade of Naxxramas.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Flamecannon, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

Goblins vs Gnomes logo.png Patch (2014-12-04): Added.