Hoard Pillager

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Hoard Pillager
Regular
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Gold
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Set: Descent of Dragons
Type: Minion
Subtype: Pirate
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4
Attack: 4
Health: 2
Abilities: Battlecry, Equip
Tags: Weapon-related
Artist: A.J. Nazzaro

Battlecry: Equip one of your destroyed weapons.

Better to have stabbed and lost. And then found again!

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Hoard Pillager is a rare neutral minion card, from the Descent of Dragons set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Hoard Pillager can be obtained through Descent of Dragons card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Hoard Pillager can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Hoard Pillager 100 20
Golden Hoard Pillager 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This minion has rather poor stats, but its Battlecry allows you to reuse an old weapon while avoiding paying extra mana to equip it, giving aggressive Warrior decks more chances to push out damage. To get the most out of this card, it's best to run weapons with high stats or has effects that activate on attack or a Deathrattle. Ancharrr is an obvious choice weapon, as are other weapons like Livewire Lance, Wrenchcalibur, and Arcanite Reaper.

Other classes can use Hoard Pillager to reequip key weapons of their own. Shamans can use it for extra use of The Fist of Ra-den or The Runespear. Druids can get an extra Twig of the World Tree to refresh their mana. Paladins can swing with extra Truesilver Champions or the Ashbringer. Every class can use it for another Atiesh.

Hoard Pillager should not be used in Rogue, do to the large chance of reequipping a Wicked Knife.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Treasure, loot – what more can I ask for?

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Hoard Pillager, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]