Lord Barov

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Lord Barov
Regular
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Gold
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Set: Scholomance Academy
Type: Minion
Class: Warrior, Paladin
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 3
Attack: 3
Health: 2
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage, Deathrattle, Set attribute
Tags: Area of effect
Artist: Zoltan Boros

Battlecry: Set the Health of all other minions to 1.
Deathrattle: Deal 1 damage to all minions.

Alexei Barov stayed at Scholomance despite leasing it to Kel’Thuzad. He says it’s for "supervision."

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For the Battlegrounds hero of the same name, see Lord Barov (Battlegrounds).

Lord Barov is a legendary warrior/paladin minion card, from the Scholomance Academy set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Lord Barov can be obtained through Scholomance Academy card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Lord Barov 1600 400
Golden Lord Barov 3200 1600

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Lord Barov is effectively a 3-mana Equality with the equivalent of a 2-mana minion attached to it. It can be used with small Area of effect spells like Consecration or Whirlwind to clear the opponent's board. He can also be used to set up good trades. In less dire situations, Barov is a decent tempo play that will threaten to destroy your opponent's minions with his own effect on the following turn. Barov works well in both midrange and control decks, although he has anti-synergy with mana-cheating cards like Commencement since he loses his Battlecry.

Paladins can use the Deathrattle left behind by Barov to clear the opponent's board a second time with Equality or Libram of Justice.

Cards such as Animated Broomstick, Sword and Board, and Hammer of Wrath can be used to destroy Lord Barov and clear the board immediately after playing him.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Do try to keep yourselves alive!
Attack
Follow my lead!

Lore[edit | edit source]

This card art depicts a Hearthstone's unique human version of Lord Alexei Barov.

From Wowpedia:

Lord Alexei Barov was the lord of Caer Darrow, Brill, Tarren Mill and Southshore. He was the father of Alexi, Weldon, and Jandice Barov and husband of Lady Illucia Barov.

Prior to Mists of Pandaria, he was an agent of the Scourge found in Scholomance. In Mists of Pandaria, he appears in the form of the Talking Skull, who asks adventurers to kill Darkmaster Gandling and cleanse the darkness that has taken hold of Scholomance. He reveals his true form upon Gandling's demise.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Lord Barov, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]