Netherspite Historian

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Netherspite Historian
Netherspite Historian(42039).png
Netherspite Historian(42039) Gold.png
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 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.
Marsh Drake Common Dragon Any 3 5 4
Battlecry: Summon a 2/1 Poisonous Drakeslayer for your opponent. She would have gotten away with it, if it weren't for that meddling Drakeslayer.
Dragonmaw Scorcher Common Dragon Any 5 3 6
Battlecry: Deal 1 damage to all other minions. Caution: Contains Flammable Material
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.
Carrion Drake Rare Dragon Hunter 5 3 7
Battlecry: If a minion died this turn, gain PoisonousFits easily into overhead luggage bins.
Emberscale Drake Rare Dragon Warrior 5 5 5
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain 5 Armor. The third little dragon made his armor out of adamantite.
Nightscale Matriarch Rare Dragon Priest 7 4 9
Whenever a friendly minion is healed, summon a 3/3 Whelp. Everywhelp, get in here!
Crowd Roaster Epic Dragon Any 7 7 4
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, deal 7 damage to an enemy minion. Every major show has an opening act to warm up the crowd.
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.
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.
Malygos Legendary Dragon Any 9 4 12
Spell Damage +5 Malygos hates it when mortals use magic. He gets so mad!
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?
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?
Emeriss Legendary Dragon Hunter 10 8 8
Battlecry: Double the Attack and Health of all minions in your hand. Taste your world's corruption! It tastes like chicken.
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]