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Midnight Drake

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Midnight Drake
Midnight Drake(35247).png
Midnight Drake(35247) Gold.png
Set: Whispers of the Old Gods
Type: Minion
Subtype: Dragon
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4
Attack: 1
Health: 4
Abilities: Battlecry, Increment attribute
Tags: Hand-related
Artist: Todd Lockwood

Battlecry: Gain +1 Attack for each other card in your hand.

Still fearsome in the daytime.

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Midnight Drake is a rare neutral minion card, from the Whispers of the Old Gods set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Midnight Drake can be obtained through Whispers of the Old Gods card packs purchased online from the Battle.net shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Midnight Drake 100 20
Golden Midnight Drake 800 100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This card's Battlecry does not activate until the Drake itself has left the player's hand. However, its base Attack of 1 means the minion's resulting Attack value will be equal to the number of cards in the player's hand before the Drake is played.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This is a more aggressive version of Twilight Drake. It similarly fits in decks revolving around building a large hand. Its high Attack could be useful for Shadowflame, but probably makes it more useful as a finishing minion similar to Molten Giant or Mountain Giant. However, Midnight Drake lacks the Health of these minions, making it a poor target for Sunfury Protector or Defender of Argus.

Lore[edit | edit source]

This is the corrupted version of Twilight Drake. Interestingly enough, twilight drakes themselves are already minions of the Old Gods, created by their worshippers and wielding their magic. Perhaps the Midnight Drake is an evolution of some sort, a twilight drake given more power by its masters and further blessed.

However, despite being a mutated drake, this minion more closely resembles a proto-dragon, the ancestors of modern-day dragons. The broader body, wider jaw, minuscule eyes, and scale-plates lining the top of the skull are all more typical of proto-drakes than modern drakes.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Midnight Drake, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]