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Shielded Minibot

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Shielded Minibot
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Set: Goblins vs Gnomes
Type: Minion
Subtype: Mech
Class: Paladin
Rarity: Common
Cost: 2
Attack: 2
Health: 2
Abilities: Divine Shield
Artist: Raymond Swanland

Divine Shield

He chooses to believe what he is programmed to believe!

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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 can be obtained through Goblins vs Gnomes card packs, or 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. It boasts excellent synergy with all Magnetic cards if the Divine Shield has not been popped.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Shields up, red alert.
Weapons ready.
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.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Shielded Minibot, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

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