Hungry Dragon

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Hungry Dragon
Hungry Dragon(14436).png
Hungry Dragon(14436) Gold.png
Set: Blackrock Mountain
Type: Minion
Subtype: Dragon
Rarity: Common
Cost: 4
Attack: 5
Health: 6
Abilities: Battlecry, Summon
Tags: Cost-related, Random
Artist: John Polidora

Battlecry: Summon a random 1-Cost minion for your opponent.

Hungry Hungry Dragon is NOT a fun game.

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Hungry Dragon is a common neutral minion card, from the Blackrock Mountain set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Two copies of regular Hungry Dragon are obtained by defeating Chromaggus in Blackrock Mountain.

As a Wild format card, both regular and golden versions of Hungry Dragon can also be crafted for the following amounts:

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Hungry Dragon 40 5
Golden Hungry Dragon 400 50

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The minion summoned by the Hungry Dragon's Battlecry will be ready to attack by your opponent's turn.
  • Class minions summoned by an opponent's Hungry Dragon will count towards your "play X class cards" quests.
  • The summoned minion counts as though it was summoned by your opponent for the purposes of cards such as Darkshire Councilman.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Can be used to intentionally inflate the number of enemy minions, in order to activate Mind Control Tech's Battlecry. Similarly, it can enable spells that require at least two minions (Multi-Shot, Forked Lightning, Cleave).

Cabal Shadow Priest and Shadow Madness can be used to steal the 1 cost minion, turning this card's downside into a useful bonus effect.

The 1-cost minion can be a target for Bane of Doom, Raging Worgen or Stampeding Kodo.

The 1-cost minion may also present various minion type or ability synergies for the player to take advantage of. For example:

This card can also work against a mage's Duplicate: if the 1 cost minion is destroyed, the value of the secret is diminished.

Dragon synergies aside, this card is essentially a Pit Fighter for 4 mana instead of 5 with the drawback of summoning a minion for the opponent.

Possible summons[edit | edit source]

The below table lists all collectible 1-Mana minions available in Standard format, representing the range of Hungry Dragon's possible summons.[1]

Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Bat None Beast Warlock 1 1 1
Carnassa's Brood None Beast Hunter 1 3 2
Battlecry: Draw a card. 
Drakeslayer None General Any 1 2 1
Flame Elemental None Elemental Any 1 1 2
Frozen Champion None General Mage 1 0 1
Deathrattle: Add a random Legendary minion to your hand. 
Grub None Beast Any 1 1 1
Imp None Demon Warlock 1 1 1
Imp None Demon Any 1 1 1
Jo-E Bot None Mech Any 1 1 1
Microbot None Mech Any 1 1 1
Muckling None General Any 1 2 1
Plant None General Any 1 1 1
Primalfin None Murloc Any 1 1 1
Pterrordax None Beast Warlock 1 1 1
Radioactive Ooze None General Rogue 1 1 1
Raptor None Beast Any 1 1 1
Raptor Patriarch None Beast Hunter 1 4 3
Skeleton None General Any 1 1 1
Spark None Elemental Any 1 1 1
Stone Elemental None Elemental Shaman 1 1 1
Woodchip None General Any 1 1 1
Healing Totem Free Totem Shaman 1 0 2
At the end of your turn, restore 1 Health to all friendly minions. 
Searing Totem Free Totem Shaman 1 1 1
Silver Hand Recruit Free General Paladin 1 1 1
Stoneclaw Totem Free Totem Shaman 1 0 2
Wrath of Air Totem Free Totem Shaman 1 0 2
Spell Damage +1 
Boar Common Beast Any 1 1 1
Damaged Golem Common Mech Any 1 2 1
Defender Common General Paladin 1 2 1
Defias Bandit Common General Rogue 1 2 1
Flame of Azzinoth Common Elemental Any 1 2 1
Hound Common Beast Hunter 1 1 1
Mechanical Dragonling Common Mech Any 1 2 1
Murloc Scout Common Murloc Any 1 1 1
Sheep Common Beast Any 1 1 1
Snake Common Beast Hunter 1 1 1
Squire Common General Any 1 2 2
Squirrel Common Beast Any 1 1 1
Violet Apprentice Common General Any 1 1 1
Whelp Common Dragon Any 1 1 1
Worthless Imp Common Demon Warlock 1 1 1
You are out of demons! At least there are always imps... 
Spellbender Epic General Mage 1 1 3
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Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

A dragon is a reptilian creature, usually winged, with magical or unusual abilities. Dragons were one of the first intelligent life forms to appear in Azeroth. It is not clear whether the titans created them or if they somehow evolved prior to the titans' arrival. At one time, their numbers were uncountable, but in present-day Azeroth there are very few left. Originally, there were many different dragonflights, with many different colors to be seen. The five most influential, however, were the reds, the greens, the bronze, the blacks, and the blues, and eventually most (if not all) of the other flights disappeared.
Chosen by the titans, each of the five dragonflights were given domain over a certain aspect of the world, ranging from the earth to time itself. During the War of the Ancients, the dragonflights sought to fulfill their duty and strike against the invading Burning Legion. Over time, the dragons have endured much hardship and only a handful still remain, hostile to all that may tamper with the titans' creations.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Hungry Dragon, full art

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2015-03-06). 
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