Shadow Word: Horror

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Shadow Word: Horror
Regular
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Gold
Shadow Word- Horror(33150) Gold.png
Set: Whispers of the Old Gods
Type: Spell
Class: Priest
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4
Abilities: Destroy
Tags: Area of effect, Attack-related
Artist: Andrew Hou

Destroy all minions with 2 or less Attack.

It's more succinct than "Shadow Word: Suck Into Vortex."

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Shadow Word: Horror is a rare priest spell card, from the Whispers of the Old Gods set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Shadow Word: Horror can be obtained through Whispers of the Old Gods card packs bought through the ingame Shop, purchased online from the Battle.net shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Shadow Word: Horror 100 20
Golden Shadow Word: Horror 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This works well against decks with lots of small minions. It would fit in a control deck seeking to clear the board of their opponent's low-Attack minions without damaging their own larger minions.

Note that this spell destroys all minions with 2 or lower Attack, not just enemy ones.

This spell can be combined with cards like Crazed Alchemist, Shrinkmeister, and especially Pint-Size Potion to remove larger targets.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Shadow Word: Horror is a Shadow Word, a spell of dark magic used by priests to afflict and destroy their enemies. Unlike the other Shadow Words in Hearthstone - Shadow Word: Pain and Shadow Word: Death - Shadow Word: Horror is original to Hearthstone.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Pint-Size Potion's flavor text mentions this card, as a reference to the strong combo of these two cards (which effectively clears all enemy minions with 5 or less Attack, while still only losing your own minions of 2 or less Attack)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Shadow Word: Horror, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]