Sunreaver Warmage

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Sunreaver Warmage
Sunreaver Warmage(90642).png
Set: Rise of Shadows
Type: Minion
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 5
Attack: 4
Health: 4
Abilities: Battlecry, Deal damage
Tags: Cost-related, Hand-related, Spell-related, Targeted
Artist: Zoltan Boros

Battlecry: If you're holding a spell that costs (5) or more, deal 4 damage.

What, did you expect the Sunreavers to be coldages?

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Sunreaver Warmage is a rare neutral minion card, from the Rise of Shadows set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Sunreaver Warmage can be obtained through Rise of Shadows card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Sunreaver Warmage can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Sunreaver Warmage 100 20
Golden Sunreaver Warmage 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

While holding a spell that costs 5 or more in your hand, this outclasses almost every other 5 cost minion in the game in terms of Tempo. Compared with Baited Arrow, an already good card, you lose -1/-1 for 2 more direct damage that can be sent anywhere instead of a minion to kill. It is best to run at least 4 or more spells that cost 5 or more in your deck to get this Battlecry triggered consistently. Running any lower can mean that you won't be able to fufill the conditions for the Battlecry in most games.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Summon
Anu belore dela'na.
Attack
Remember the Sunwell!

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

The Sunreavers are a faction of blood elves who represented the Horde in Dalaran. Named for their leader, Archmage Aethas Sunreaver, the Sunreavers sought to have their people readmitted as members of the Kirin Tor, a plight they were successful in. They also joined the Horde Expedition in Northrend. The Sunreavers were eventually expelled from the Kirin Tor some time after Jaina Proudmoore came into power, and those remaining returned to Quel'Thalas. The Alliance equivalent of the Sunreavers is the Silver Covenant.
Following their return to Quel'Thalas, Aethas and the Sunreavers began collaborating with the Thalassian Magisters under Grand Magister Rommath. Several members of the Sunreavers then took up arms in the name of the Sunreaver Onslaught, under Lor'themar Theron's direct leadership. Aethas and the Sunreavers eventually rejoined the Kirin Tor during the third invasion of the Burning Legion.

Sunreaver War Mages are Sunreavers that accompany Myralion Sunblaze at Quel'Delar's Rest in Icecrown.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Sunreaver Warmage's summoning quote is spoken in the high elf and blood elf language of Thalassian and translates to "The eternal sun guides us".

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Sunreaver Warmage, full art
A Sunreaver War Mage in World of Warcraft.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]