Phalanx Commander (Battlegrounds)

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Phalanx Commander
BG Regular
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Regular
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Gold
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BG Gold
Phalanx Commander (Battlegrounds, golden).png
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Set: Battlegrounds
Type: Minion
Class: Neutral
Rarity: Common
Cost: 5
Attack: 4
Health: 5
Abilities: Increment attribute
Tags: Area of effect, Ongoing effect, Taunt-related
Artist: Anton Zemskov

Your Taunt minions have +2 Attack.

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Phalanx Commander was a Tier 3 minion in the Battlegrounds game mode.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

All tribes could make use of Taunt, so Phalanx Commander had potential value in any build. Demons in particular had good access to Taunts with cards like Vulgar Homunculus and Voidlord.

However, this card didn't scale well into the late game, as its buff lost relevance over time and the minion itself lacks a tribe tag which made it difficult to buff outside of playing Tirion Fordring, so it was normally sold for more specialized cards. Furthermore, Strongshell Scavenger rendered this card obsolete at tier 5 since it provided a better, persistent buff.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Phalanx Commander, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]