Twinspell

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Twinspell
Can be cast twice.

Twinspell is an ability that is introduced in the Rise of Shadows expansion. When a spell with Twinspell is cast, a copy of that spell without Twinspell will be added to the player's hand.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Twinspells are added to your hand immediately after casting, taking precedent over any effects that trigger when a spell is cast. This is different from most spell-generating spells, which add to your hand after.
eg: You have 10 cards in your hand and a Gadgetzan Auctioneer in play. If you cast Extra Arms, you'll draw a card and More Arms! will not be added to your hand. If you cast a Twinspell, you'll gain the Twinspell and overdraw a card.
  • Unlike Echo, the Twinspell effect is replicated by Cast spell effects.
  • If Twinspell is Discarded from your hand, a copy of that spell is added to your hand without the Twinspell keyword, just as if it were casted.[verification requested]
  • Twinspells are returned to the hand in the spot the original spell was cast from. If they were cast by a Cast spell effect, they're instead added to the rightmost spot as usual.
  • The created copy is considered its own unique spell and is repeated without the Twinspell ability by cards such as Archmage Vargoth and Zul'jin.

Cards with Twinspell[edit | edit source]

Collectible[edit | edit source]

Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Blessing of the Ancients Common Spell Druid 1
Twinspell
Give your minions +1/+1. Arguably the cutest blessing.
Rapid Fire Common Spell Hunter 1
Twinspell
Deal 1 damage. Pew! Pew!
Ray of Frost Common Spell Mage 1
Twinspell
Freeze a minion. If it's already Frozen, deal 2 damage to it. If you have zero chill, this can help.
Lightforged Blessing Common Spell Paladin 2
Twinspell
Give a friendly minion LifestealSome might call this a lightforgery.
Desperate Measures Rare Spell Paladin 1
Twinspell
Cast a random Paladin SecretDesperate times call for disparate secrets.
Conjurer's Calling Rare Spell Mage 4
Twinspell
Destroy a minion. Summon 2 minions of the same Cost to replace it. If only you'd let it go to voicemail...
Unleash the Beast Rare Spell Hunter 6
Twinspell
Summon a 5/5 Wyvern with RushThe Kirin Tor has always been lax in enforcing leash laws.
The Forest's Aid Rare Spell Druid 8
Twinspell
Summon five 2/2 Treants. Delicious Forest's Aid! Made from real forests.
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Blessing of the Ancients(90645).png
Desperate Measures(90616).png
Rapid Fire(90650).png
Ray of Frost(90607).png
Lightforged Blessing(90582).png
Conjurer's Calling(90625).png
Unleash the Beast(90584).png
The Forest's Aid(90547).png


History[edit | edit source]

Spells so nice, you cast them twice! When you cast a twinspell, a copy of that spell is added to your hand (without the twinspell keyword).[1]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Twinspell could be considered to have a "beta" version, which functions similar to this effect, but differs slightly. Extra Arms generates an identical version of itself, however with a different name.
  • Twinspell can also be seen as similar to Echo, with the primary difference being that Twinspell can be cast over multiple turns thus allowing Twinspell cards to have mana costs higher than 5.
  • In Rise of Shadows, the Twinspell keyword is reserved to classes which are not part of the League of E.V.I.L.. Each of the 4 classes defending Dalaran has exactly 2 spells with Twinspell, one of common and one of rare rarity, for a total of 8 spells with Twinspell.
  • Each of the Twinspell cards feature the crest of the Kirin Tor somewhere on their artwork.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Rise of Shadows - Hearthstone. Retrieved on 2019-03-14.