Sweeping Strikes

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Sweeping Strikes
Sweeping Strikes(90661).png
Set: Rise of Shadows
Type: Spell
Class: Warrior
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 2
Tags: Attack-related, Positional effect
Artist: Ivan Fomin

Give a minion "Also damages minions next to whomever this attacks."

Infinitely preferable to mopping strikes.

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Sweeping Strikes is a rare warrior spell card, from the Rise of Shadows set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

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

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Sweeping Strikes 100 20
Golden Sweeping Strikes 800 100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Overkill can trigger against adjacent minions.
  • Triggered effects with the text "After this attacks and kills a minion" (Ex. Darius Crowley, Batterhead) will only activate once, even if multiple minions are killed.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

When used on a strong minion, Sweeping Strikes becomes an effective method of removal, taking out 3 minions with one attack. It's best used on a minion with Rush for a bigger, immediate board impact.

It can also be used to triple the value of certain effects. For example, use it on Zilliax to heal 9 Health, or on Akali, the Rhino to draw 3 +5/+5 Rush minions.

One unorthodox play you can make with Sweeping Strikes is to use it on an enemy minion then hit it with Supercollider, causing it to deal damage to itself and the minion behind whoever it attacked.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Sweeping Strikes is an Arms warrior ability that, when activated, causes all of the warrior's single-target damage abilities within the next 12 seconds to also hit one additional target for 75% of the normal damage.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Sweeping Strikes, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]