Star Aligner

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Star Aligner
Regular
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Gold
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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
Doomsayer Epic General Any 2 0 7 At the start of your turn, destroy ALL minions.
Injured Blademaster Rare General Any 3 4 7 Battlecry: Deal 4 damage to HIMSELF.
Terrorguard Escapee Common Demon Any 3 3 7 Battlecry: Summon three 1/1 Huntresses for your opponent.
Hench-Clan Shadequill Common General Priest 4 4 7 Deathrattle: Restore 5 Health to the enemy hero.
High Priest Amet Legendary General Priest 4 2 7 Whenever you summon a minion, set its Health equal to this minion's.
Mogu'shan Warden Common General Any 4 1 7 Taunt
Oasis Snapjaw Free Beast Any 4 2 7
Squallhunter Common Dragon Shaman 4 5 7 Spell Damage +2
Overload: (2)
Azerite Elemental Epic Elemental Any 5 2 7 At the start of your turn, gain Spell Damage +2.
Gurubashi Berserker Free General Any 5 2 7 Whenever this minion takes damage, gain +3 Attack.
Ogremancer Common General Any 5 3 7 Whenever your opponent casts a spell, summon a 2/2 Skeleton with Taunt.
Optimistic Ogre Common General Any 5 6 7 50% chance to attack the correct enemy.
Archmage Free General Any 6 4 7 Spell Damage +1
Armagedillo Legendary Beast Warrior 6 4 7 Taunt
At the end of your turn, give all Taunt minions in your hand +2/+2.
Armored Goon Common General Warrior 6 6 7 Whenever your hero attacks, gain 5 Armor.
Boulderfist Ogre Free General Any 6 6 7
Grand Empress Shek'zara Legendary General Rogue 6 5 7 Battlecry: Discover a card in your deck and draw all copies of it.
Mossy Horror Epic General Any 6 2 7 Battlecry: Destroy all other minions with 2 or less Attack.
Smug Senior Common General Any 6 5 7 Taunt. Deathrattle: Add a 5/7 Ghost with Taunt to your hand.
The Beast Legendary Beast Any 6 9 7 Deathrattle: Summon a 3/3 Finkle Einhorn for your opponent.
Violet Warden Common General Any 6 4 7 Taunt
Spell Damage +1
Archmage Antonidas Legendary General Mage 7 5 7 Whenever you cast a spell, put a 'Fireball' spell into your hand.
Blastmaster Boom Legendary General Warrior 7 7 7 Battlecry: Summon two 1/1 Boom Bots for each Bomb in your opponent's deck.
Evasive Drakonid Common Dragon Any 7 7 7 Taunt
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers.
Kael'thas Sunstrider Legendary General Any 7 4 7 Every third spell you cast each turn costs (1).
Lightforged Crusader Epic General Paladin 7 7 7 Battlecry: If your deck has no Neutral cards, add 5 random Paladin cards to your hand.
Marsh Hydra Epic Beast Druid 7 7 7 Rush
After this attacks, add a random 8-Cost minion to your hand.
Shu'ma Legendary General Any 7 1 7 At the end of your turn, fill your board with 1/1 Tentacles.
Tunnel Blaster Rare General Any 7 3 7 Taunt
Deathrattle: Deal 3 damage to all minions.
War Golem Free General Any 7 7 7
Enhanced Dreadlord Rare Demon Warlock 8 5 7 Taunt
Deathrattle: Summon a 5/5 Dreadlord with Lifesteal.
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.
Gruul Legendary General Any 8 7 7 At the end of each turn, gain +1/+1 .
Archivist Elysiana Legendary General Any 9 7 7 Battlecry: Discover 5 cards. Replace your deck with 2 copies of each.
N'Zoth, God of the Deep Legendary General Any 10 5 7 Battlecry: Resurrect a friendly minion of each minion type.
Scrapyard Colossus Rare Elemental Any 10 7 7 Taunt
Deathrattle: Summon a 7/7 Felcracked Colossus with Taunt.
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Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
The stars align!
Attack
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.