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Twilight Whelp
Regular
Twilight Whelp(14460).png
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Gold
Twilight Whelp(14460) Gold.png
Set: Blackrock Mountain
Type: Minion
Subtype: Dragon
Class: Priest
Rarity: Common
Cost: 1
Attack: 2
Health: 1
Abilities: Battlecry, Increment attribute
Tags: Dragon-related, Hand-related
Artist: Sam Nielson

Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +2 Health.

The twilight whelps are basically magic-vampires. Despite this, they are not a reference to any popular series of novels.

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Twilight Whelp is a common priest minion card, from the Blackrock Mountain set.

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How to getEdit

Two copies of regular Twilight Whelp are obtained by completing the priest Class Challenge in Blackrock Mountain, unlocked upon completing the Blackrock Spire wing.

As a Wild format card, both regular and golden versions of Twilight Whelp can also be crafted for the following amounts:

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Twilight Whelp 40 5
Golden Twilight Whelp 400 50

StrategyEdit

A strong early card as long as the priest has a Dragon in their hand. A good early game option for Dragon decks. As a Dragon it can itself be used to trigger other Dragon-related cards like Blackwing Technician. It can be used as a replacement for Zombie Chow in a Dragon deck without Auchenai Soulpriest, or in addition to Zombie Chow in order to provide a much stronger early game than Chows alone. Furthermore, it is a great target for priest spells such as Extra Arms or Velen's Chosen.

LoreEdit

From Wowpedia:

Twilight Whelp can be found in the Obsidian Sanctum. They are spawned from the eggs of Tenebron when she is engaged.

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

 
Twilight Whelp, full art
 
Twilight Whelp in World of Warcraft

Patch changesEdit