Shielded Minibot

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Shielded Minibot
Shielded Minibot(12257).png
Shielded Minibot(12257) Gold.png
Set: Goblins vs Gnomes
Type: Minion
Subtype: Mech
Class: Paladin
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Attack: 2
Health: 2
Abilities: Divine Shield

Divine Shield

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Shielded Minibot is a common paladin minion card, from the Goblins vs Gnomes set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Shielded Minibot is a Wild format card, and so can only be obtained through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Shielded Minibot 40 5
Golden Shielded Minibot 400 50

Strategy[edit | edit source]

An excellent early-game minion, and one of the strongest 2-cost minions in the game. With its Divine Shield, the Shielded Minibot can easily trade with common 3/2 or 2/2 minions, and will generally take extra cards/mana from your opponent to remove.

As a hard to kill early game Mech, the Shielded Minibot can be useful for allowing Mech synergy with cards such as Cogmaster and Tinkertown Technician.

As a cheap Divine Shield minion, this card has good synergy with Blood Knight or Redemption.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Shields up, red alert.
Attack
Weapons ready.
Death
Shields... Failing...

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This minion's quotes are all references to Star Trek. When asked about the connection, Ben Brode responded, "everyone [on the team] watches Star Trek".[1]
  • The flavor text is a reference to the episode "The Honking" from the animated science fiction series Futurama.

Artist[edit | edit source]

Raymond Swanland

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Shielded Minibot, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

Goblins vs Gnomes logo.png Patch 2.0.0.7234 (2014-12-04): Added.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2014-12-07). 
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