Illidan Stormrage (boss)

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Illidan Stormrage

Illidan Stormrage(223).png

Set: Tutorial
Type: Hero
Health: 30
Artist: Alex Horley Orlandelli
Voice actor: Liam O'Brien

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Illidan Stormrage, full art
For other representations of Illidan, see Illidan Stormrage (disambiguation).

Illidan Stormrage is an enemy boss encountered during the final mission of the game's introductory tutorial.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Players are given the following warning before beginning the match: This fight is totally not fair. Blame the terrible game designers.

Hero Power[edit | edit source]

Flames of Azzinoth(349).png

Special cards[edit | edit source]

In addition to regular cards, this hero may also play or generate the following special cards.

Dual Warglaives(599).png
Flame Burst(622).png
Flame of Azzinoth(455).png
Naga Myrmidon(16).png
Warglaive of Azzinoth(494).png

Removed cards[edit | edit source]

Metamorphosis was planned to be used by Illidan, but was never implemented, as it was considered that the encounter did not need it.[1]


Illidan's decklist[edit | edit source]

The below table lists 29 of the 30 cards in Illidan's deck.

Cost Card Quantity
1 Naga Myrmidon 15X
2 Warglaive of Azzinoth 2X
3 Flame Burst 2X
3 Magma Rager 1X
4 Fireball 3X
5 Darkscale Healer 3X
6 Dual Warglaives 3x

Jaina's decklist[edit | edit source]

Cost Card Quantity
1 Goldshire Footman 1X
1 Murloc Raider 2X
1 Stonetusk Boar 1X
1 Voodoo Doctor 2X
2 Arcane Explosion 2X
2 Bloodfen Raptor 1X
2 Novice Engineer 1X
2 River Crocolisk 2X
3 Arcane Intellect 2X
3 Magma Rager 1X
3 Raid Leader 2X
3 Wolfrider 2X
4 Fireball 2X
4 Polymorph 2X
4 Sen'jin Shieldmasta 2X
5 Nightblade 2X
6 Boulderfist Ogre 1X
6 Reckless Rocketeer 2X

Dialogue[edit | edit source]


Illidian: You are NOT prepared!!
Jaina: I dunno, I just played five missions.

Turn 1

Jaina: I don't have any cards that cost 1 Mana.

Illidan's Turn 2/Warglaive of Azzinoth

Illidan: Feel the hatred of ten thousand years!

Illidan's Turn 3/Flame Burst

Illidan: Stare into the eyes of the Betrayer!

Second Warglaive of Azzinoth

Illidan: Who shall be next to taste my blades?

Flames of Azzinoth

Illidan: Behold the flames of Azzinoth!
Jaina: His Hero Power... it's so strong!
Illidan: You know nothing of power!

Dual Warglaives

Illidan: Behold the power of the demon within!

Turn 7

Illidan: Such arrogance!

Attacking minions instead of Illidan during later turns

Jaina: Focus on killing Illidan!
Jaina: Delay is not an option! Finish him!

Defeating Illidan

Innkeeper: I cannot believe it! You and your mage deck are unstoppable!

Other quotes

Illidan: I will not be touched by rabble such as you!
Illidan: This will be fun!

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • If the player attempts to Polymorph their own hero, the "Save that for the enemy!" dialogue box pops up, rather than the "That's not a valid target" error message.

Videos[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2015-07-21).