Star Aligner

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Star Aligner
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Set: The Boomsday Project
Type: Minion
Rarity: Epic
Cost: 7
Attack: 7
Health: 7
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage
Tags: Area of effect, Battlefield-related, Health-related
Artist: David Kegg

Battlecry: If you control 3 minions with 7 Health, deal 7 damage to all enemies.

"You're a Sagittarius? Me too! Just gimme a sec."

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Star Aligner is an epic neutral minion card, from The Boomsday Project set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Star Aligner can be obtained through The Boomsday Project card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Star Aligner 400 100
Golden Star Aligner 1600 400

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Friendly minions must have exactly 7 Health to activate this effect, not necessary having the 7 Health as baseline.[1]
  • Star Aligner can count itself as one of the three 7-Health minions required to activate its effect.[2]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

While this card's Battlecry is extremely powerful, its requirements are strict to match it. It's extremely difficult to have two 7-Health minions ready for Star Aligner due to a lack of cheap 7-Health minions, with this card being no exception. If the opponent is able to put even a small amount of pressure on you, they can disrupt your combo by dealing damage to your minions. It's best to use this card with effects that can circumvent the mana cost restriction.

In Standard, outside of Luna's Pocket Galaxy and Supreme Archaeology, activating Star Aligner will often require to have a board first. Some cards that could potentially make this easier are Fel Lord Betrug, who can summon temporary minions for the Battlecry if he can survive a turn, and High Priest Amet, where you can flood the board with cheap 7-Health minions.

In Wild, Star Aligner's Battlecry is far easier to pull off with Aviana and Kun the Forgotten King. Juicy Psychmelon lets you draw three out of four of the combo pieces needed in one go if you include a 8 or 9-mana minion with 7 Health like Medivh, the Guardian. Not only that, Brann Bronzebeard can also be used to to double the damage and any minion who can reuse its Battlecry like Ancient Brewmaster and Flobbidinous Floop will make it even deadlier. Alternative means include using Carnivorous Cube on a 7-Health minion, a Doomguard pulled with Skull of the Man'ari then copied with Bloodbloom and Ectomancy, and other cost reduction effects like Emperor Thaurissan and Jungle Giants.

Name / Desc Rarity Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Oasis Snapjaw Free Beast Any 4 2 7
His dreams of flying and breathing fire like his idol will never be realized.
Gurubashi Berserker Free General Any 5 2 7
Whenever this minion takes damage, gain +3 Attack. No Pain, No Gain.
Archmage Free General Any 6 4 7
Spell Damage +1 You earn the title of Archmage when you can destroy anyone who calls you on it.
Boulderfist Ogre Free General Any 6 6 7
War Golem Free General Any 7 7 7
Golems are not afraid, but for some reason they still run when you cast Fear on them. Instinct, maybe? A desire to blend in?
Terrorguard Escapee Common Demon Any 3 3 7
Battlecry: Summon three 1/1 Huntresses for your opponent. Poor guy is terrified, look at his faces.
Hench-Clan Shadequill Common General Priest 4 4 7
Deathrattle: Restore 5 Health to the enemy hero. The Hench-Clan has a point.
Mogu'shan Warden Common General Any 4 1 7
Taunt All these guys ever do is talk about the Thunder King. BOOOORRRINNG!
Squallhunter Common Dragon Shaman 4 5 7
Spell Damage +2
Overload: (2) "Oh, the weather outside is frightful… But Squallhunter's so delightful! And since we've gone down this road--overload, overload, overload!"
Ogremancer Common General Any 5 3 7
Whenever your opponent casts a spell, summon a 2/2 Skeleton with TauntAfter their third attempt, Tharg began to suspect that Krul was summoning the skeletons on purpose.
Armored Goon Common General Warrior 6 6 7
Whenever your hero attacks, gain 5 Armor. Armored except for non-critical areas, such as the head, torso, fists and thighs.
Smug Senior Common General Any 6 5 7
Taunt. Deathrattle: Add a 5/7 Ghost with Taunt to your hand. You want to see something funny? Go visit him in five years.
Violet Warden Common General Any 6 4 7
Spell Damage +1 He's got magic, a shield, and an unwavering obsession with the color purple.
Evasive Drakonid Common Dragon Any 7 7 7
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers. Doesn't respond to spells, hero powers, calls, or text messages.
Injured Blademaster Rare General Any 3 4 7
Battlecry: Deal 4 damage to HIMSELF. He claims it is an old war wound, but we think he just cut himself shaving.
Tunnel Blaster Rare General Any 7 3 7
Deathrattle: Deal 3 damage to all minions. And you always thought they wore the candles just for fun.
Enhanced Dreadlord Rare Demon Warlock 8 5 7
Deathrattle: Summon a 5/5 Dreadlord with LifestealPhoto actually taken across the street in the reflection of a doorknob.
Scrapyard Colossus Rare Elemental Any 10 7 7
Deathrattle: Summon a 7/7 Felcracked Colossus with TauntHeap on heapin' on.
Doomsayer Epic General Any 2 0 7
At the start of your turn, destroy ALL minions. He's almost been right so many times. He was sure it was coming during the Cataclysm.
Azerite Elemental Epic Elemental Any 5 2 7
At the start of your turn, gain Spell Damage +2This is some bad blood.
Mossy Horror Epic General Any 6 2 7
Battlecry: Destroy all other minions with 2 or less Attack. The hills have eyes. And teeth. Pretty bad breath, too.
Lightforged Crusader Epic General Paladin 7 7 7
Battlecry: If your deck has no Neutral cards, add 5 random Paladin cards to your hand. Self-appointed president of the Paladins Only Paladin Club.
Marsh Hydra Epic Beast Druid 7 7 7
After this attacks, add a random 8-Cost minion to your hand. Three heads of marsh-mashing, bog-bashing, swamp-stomping fury!
High Priest Amet Legendary General Priest 4 2 7
Whenever you summon a minion, set its Health equal to this minion's. All minions are equal, but some minions are more equal than others.
Armagedillo Legendary Beast Warrior 6 4 7
At the end of your turn, give all Taunt minions in your hand +2/+2. We may never know what provoked it, but we will never forget the consequences.
The Beast Legendary Beast Any 6 9 7
Deathrattle: Summon a 3/3 Finkle Einhorn for your opponent. He lives in Blackrock Mountain. He eats Gnomes. That's pretty much it.
Archmage Antonidas Legendary General Mage 7 5 7
Whenever you cast a spell, put a 'Fireball' spell into your hand. Antonidas was the Grand Magus of the Kirin Tor, and Jaina's mentor. This was a big step up from being Grand Magus of Jelly Donuts.
Blastmaster Boom Legendary General Warrior 7 7 7
Battlecry: Summon two 1/1 Boom Bots for each Bomb in your opponent's deck. He's gonna fly through the air with the greatest of grease.
Kael'thas Sunstrider Legendary General Any 7 4 7
Every third spell you cast each turn costs (1). Descent of Dragons was merely a set back!
Shu'ma Legendary General Any 7 1 7
At the end of your turn, fill your board with 1/1 Tentacles. How to tell your mother to go away.
Fel Lord Betrug Legendary Demon Warlock 8 5 7
Whenever you draw a minion, summon a copy with Rush that dies at end of turn. Nobody else likes rush hour.
Gruul Legendary General Any 8 7 7
At the end of each turn, gain +1/+1 . He's Gruul "the Dragonkiller". He just wanted to cuddle them… he never meant to…
Archivist Elysiana Legendary General Any 9 7 7
Battlecry: Discover 5 cards. Replace your deck with 2 copies of each. Your deck is just another organizational challenge to her.
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Quotes[edit | edit source]

The stars align!
Look to the skies!

Lore[edit | edit source]

Star Aligner is a nightborne. Astrology is known to be an established part of nightborne culture, as evidenced by the Star Augur Etraeus boss in the Nighthold.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Star Aligner, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hearthstone Mythbusters 67. (2018-10-30). Retrieved on 2018-10-31.
  2. Mike Donais on reddit. (2018-07-25). Retrieved on 2018-07-25.