Netherspite Historian

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Netherspite Historian
Regular
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Gold
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Set: One Night in Karazhan
Type: Minion
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Attack: 1
Health: 3
Abilities: Battlecry, Discover
Tags: Dragon-generating, Dragon-related, Hand-related
Artist: Ralph Horsley

Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover a Dragon.

She can tell you all about the history of people not STANDING IN THE GREEN BEAM!

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Netherspite Historian is a common neutral minion card, from the One Night in Karazhan set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Two copies of regular Netherspite Historian are obtained by defeating Netherspite, the second boss in One Night in Karazhan's fourth and final wing, The Spire.

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

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Netherspite Historian 40 5
Golden Netherspite Historian 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The limited range of collectible Dragons means Netherspite Historian has a good chance of providing at least one high value card for selection, making it extremely card efficient, and particularly powerful in the late game. Synergizes well with copies of Twilight Guardian and Book Wyrm in your hand since they both trigger the Historian's effect, and the Historian's battlecry subsequently provides another Dragon to trigger the aforementioned Dragons.

Possible minions[edit | edit source]

The following table lists all collectible Dragons available in Standard format, representing the range of possible minions Discovered by Netherspite Historian. For Wild format listings, see Dragon/Wild format.

NB: As a Discover effect only neutral cards and those matching the player's current class will be presented for selection.


Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Faerie Dragon Common Dragon Any 2 3 2
Can't be targeted by Spells or Hero Powers. Adorable. Immune to Magic. Doesn't pee on the rug. The perfect pet!
Bronze Explorer Common Dragon Paladin 3 2 3
Lifesteal
Battlecry: Discover a Dragon. Always ready to explore new friendships! Except with Deathwing.
Bronze Herald Common Dragon Paladin 3 3 2
Deathrattle: Add two 4/4 Dragons to your hand. This is why you shouldn't shoot the messenger.
Primordial Explorer Common Dragon Hunter 3 2 3
Poisonous Battlecry: Discover a Dragon. "We're letting the poisonous dude carry the bags?"
Azure Explorer Common Dragon Mage 4 2 3
Spell Damage +2 Battlecry: Discover a Dragon. Has an appetite for knowledge!
Evasive Feywing Common Dragon Any 4 5 4
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers. I've never heard of this fey-dragon called "Brightwing," but if I HAD, I’d say we’d be best friends.
Squallhunter Common Dragon Shaman 4 5 7
Spell Damage +2
Overload: (2) "Oh, the weather outside is frightful… But Squallhunter's so delightful! And since we've gone down this road--overload, overload, overload!"
Amber Watcher Common Dragon Paladin 5 4 6
Battlecry: Restore 8 Health. Healing really resin-ates with him.
Big Ol' Whelp Common Dragon Any 5 5 5
Battlecry: Draw a card. A chonker, a real absolute unit.
Aeon Reaver Common Dragon Priest 6 4 4
Battlecry: Deal damage to a minion equal to its Attack. Ripping centuries asunder helps him manage his busy schedule.
Dragonmaw Sky Stalker Common Dragon Any 6 5 6
Deathrattle: Summon a 3/4 Dragonrider. "I will find you, sky!"
Emerald Explorer Common Dragon Druid 6 4 8
Taunt Battlecry: Discover a Dragon. Make it a double dragon!
Evasive Wyrm Common Dragon Any 6 5 3
Divine Shield. Rush.
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers. Deftly dodges spells like a real wiggle wyrm.
Evasive Drakonid Common Dragon Any 7 7 7
Taunt
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers. Doesn't respond to spells, hero powers, calls, or text messages.
Twin Tyrant Common Dragon Any 8 4 10
Battlecry: Deal 4 damage to two random enemy minions. They can never agree on whether it's too hot or too cold.
Twilight Drake Rare Dragon Any 4 4 1
Battlecry: Gain +1 Health for each card in your hand. Twilight drakes feed on Mystical Energy. And Tacos.
Chronobreaker Rare Dragon Priest 5 4 5
Deathrattle: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all enemy minions. If he asks to borrow your watch, just say no.
Cobalt Spellkin Rare Dragon Any 5 3 5
Battlecry: Add two 1-Cost spells from your class to your hand. Spews more spells than a sleep-talking wizard.
Crazed Netherwing Rare Dragon Warlock 5 5 5
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 3 damage to all other characters. Always tail swipes left.
Rotnest Drake Rare Dragon Hunter 5 6 5
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, destroy a random enemy minion. Clean your room, or I'm taking your favorite minion away!
Scalelord Rare Dragon Paladin 5 5 6
Battlecry: Give your Murlocs Divine ShieldIt's about what they have in common, not what makes them different.
Fate Weaver Epic Dragon Priest 4 3 6
Battlecry: If you've Invoked twice, reduce the Cost of cards in your hand by (1). Do not draw the attention of a Fate Weaver, for it will always loom over your destiny.
Scion of Ruin Epic Dragon Warrior 4 3 2
Rush. Battlecry: If you've Invoked twice, summon 2 copies of this. Ruined! RUINED!
Skeletal Dragon Epic Dragon Priest 7 4 9
Taunt
At the end of your turn, add a Dragon to your hand. I wish to complain about this dragon what I purchased not half an hour ago from this very boutique.
Brightwing Legendary Dragon Any 3 3 2
Battlecry: Add a random Legendary minion to your hand. Little faerie dragons are made of sugar and spice and maniacal vice.
Nozdormu the Timeless Legendary Dragon Paladin 4 8 8
Battlecry: Set each player to 10 Mana Crystals. Time is mana!
Malygos, Aspect of Magic Legendary Dragon Mage 5 2 8
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, Discover an upgraded Mage spell. It's official. We can say Malygeese.
Waxadred Legendary Dragon Rogue 5 7 5
Deathrattle: Shuffle a Candle into your deck that resummons Waxadred when drawn. Waxadred the dragon fought for his king, frolicking through the fields melting everything!
Nithogg Legendary Dragon Shaman 6 5 5
Battlecry: Summon two 0/3 Eggs. Next turn they hatch into 4/4 Drakes with RushNot to be confused with Nithogger.
Veranus Legendary Dragon Hunter 6 7 6
Battlecry: Change the Health of all enemy minions to 1. As an empty nester, she just misses her little ones.
Deathwing, Mad Aspect Legendary Dragon Warrior 8 12 12
Battlecry: Attack ALL other minions. Bite that one, bite that other one, claw this one, swallow that one whole....
Murozond the Infinite Legendary Dragon Priest 8 8 8
Battlecry: Play all cards your opponent played last turn. "Well, I'm glad YOU knew what I should be doing this turn."
Zzeraku the Warped Legendary Dragon Warlock 8 4 12
Whenever your hero takes damage, summon a 6/6 Nether Drake. The extra Z is for "zesty."
Alexstrasza Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8
Battlecry: Set a hero's remaining Health to 15. Alexstrasza the Life-Binder brings life and hope to everyone. Except Deathwing. And Malygos. And Nekros.
Dragonqueen Alexstrasza Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8
Battlecry: If your deck has no duplicates, add 2 other random Dragons to your hand. They cost (0). Givin' lives and takin' names.
Malygos Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12
Spell Damage +5 Malygos hates it when mortals use magic. He gets so mad!
Nethrandamus Legendary Dragon Demon Hunter 9 8 8
Battlecry: Summon two random 0-Cost minions.
(Upgrades each time a friendly minion dies!) Missed the big descent with the other dragons. But better late and nether!
Nozdormu Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8
Players only have 15 seconds to take their turns. Time to write some flavor text.
Onyxia Legendary Dragon Any 9 8 8
Battlecry: Summon 1/1 Whelps until your side of the battlefield is full. Onyxia long manipulated the Stormwind Court by disguising herself as Lady Katrana Prestor. You would have thought that the giant wings and scales would have been a giveaway.
Ysera Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12
At the end of your turn, add a Dream Card to your hand. Ysera rules the Emerald Dream. Which is some kind of green-mirror-version of the real world, or something?
Ysera, Unleashed Legendary Dragon Druid 9 4 12
Battlecry: Shuffle 7 Dream Portals into your deck. When drawn, summon a random Dragon. Releash the Dragon!
Deathwing Legendary Dragon Any 10 12 12
Battlecry: Destroy all other minions and discard your hand. Once a noble dragon known as Neltharion, Deathwing lost his mind and shattered Azeroth before finally being defeated. Daddy issues?
Kalecgos Legendary Dragon Mage 10 4 12
Your first spell each turn costs (0).
Battlecry: Discover a spell. He was once the Aspect of Magic but gave it up to focus on cheap tricks.
Nozari Legendary Dragon Paladin 10 4 12
Battlecry: Restore both heroes to full Health. In another timeline, she was called Yeszari.
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Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Once upon a time.
Attack
Plot twist!

Lore[edit | edit source]

This gnome may be an expert on the nether dragon Netherspite, or may be researching him in Karazhan's extensive libraries. She is original to Hearthstone.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Netherspite Historian, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]