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Nithogg(151361) Gold.png
Set: Descent of Dragons
Type: Minion
Subtype: Dragon
Class: Shaman
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 6
Attack: 5
Health: 5
Abilities: Battlecry, Summon
Tags: Dragon-generating, Rush-generating
Artist: Peet Cooper
Voice actor: Travis Willingham

Battlecry: Summon two 0/3 Eggs. Next turn they hatch into 4/4 Drakes with Rush.

Not to be confused with Nithogger.

See this card on Hearthpwn

For the boss of the same name in Galakrond's Awakening, see Nithogg (boss).

Nithogg is a legendary shaman minion card, from the Descent of Dragons set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Nithogg can be obtained through Descent of Dragons card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Nithogg 1600 400
Golden Nithogg 3200 1600

Summoned minions[edit | edit source]

Storm Egg(151435).png
Storm Drake(151483).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

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Play when the board is clear or behind a taunt to force out a spell. Usually resulting in a positive trade. Also very good when used with Corrupt the Waters for double battlecry.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

The heavens quake, and my brood wakes!
Fly, my children!

Fixed bugs[edit | edit source]

  • The Storm Eggs originally had Rush, which could be seen if they were buffed the turn they came into play. This was fixed in a server-side update on December 12th, 2019.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Nithogg is a storm drake.

From Wowpedia:

Nithogg is a storm drake world boss located atop Nastrondir in Stormheim while Scourge of the Skies is available. He used to be a servant to the keepers, but broke free. Vethir wanted him dead for terrorizing the lands of Stormheim.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Nithogg is a reference to Níðhöggr, a dragon from Norse mythology who gnaws on the roots of the world tree Yggdrasil.
  • The flavor text is a reference to Hogger.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Nithogg, full art
Another version with grassland

Patch changes[edit | edit source]