This page lists cards with card art depicting undead.
Lore[edit | edit source]
- The undead were once-living creatures, now animated by spiritual or supernatural forces. The term undead refers to all creatures or entities that function normally despite having terminated life functions. Most commonly known as zombies or ghosts, undead beings are most typically mindless, bloodthirsty fiends hostile toward any living thing that comes across their path.
- The undead have appeared all throughout Azeroth, most commonly in nature as revenants or wraiths. They were used as a combat tool during the First War when the necrolytes of the Horde learned to animate corpses as skeleton warriors in their fight against the Alliance. Later, the studies of the necrolytes developed into necromancy, the form of magic used very heavily in the Third War when the Cult of the Damned spread the Plague of Undeath across Lordaeron.
- In modern times, "undead" refers primarily to either the Scourge or the Forsaken, since nearly half of the human race have since become undead. According to the lore in most sources, the Forsaken share all the characteristics of standard undead. However, Forsaken player characters and NPCs are for most intents and purposes considered to be "humanoids" in World of Warcraft due to gameplay reasons and do not share all the characteristics of other undead.
Cards[edit | edit source]
|Name / Desc||Rarity||Type||Subtype||Class||Cost||Atk||HP||Description|
Battlecry: Give a friendly minion +1 Attack. This is my Runeblade. There are many like it but this one is mine.
Lifesteal His favorite spell is Chum Explosion.
Reborn Unlike other mummies, they rolled him up with rice, sliced cucumbers, and soy sauce on the side.
Battlecry: Destroy a friendly minion and gain +2/+2. Have some! This drink is to die for!
Whenever you summon a minion with Deathrattle, gain +1 Attack. In a world where you can run to a spirit healer and resurrect yourself, Undertakers do pretty light business.
Whenever this minion attacks, deal 2 damage to the enemy hero. If you ever tried to plow permafrost, you’d be wretched, too.
Deathrattle: Restore 5 Health to the enemy hero. Zombie. It's what's for dinner.
|Fallen Sun Cleric||Common||Minion||General||Any||2||2||1|
Battlecry: Give a friendly minion +1/+1. It's hard to keep a Shattered Sun Cleric down.
Deathrattle: Put a Secret from your deck into the battlefield. His mother wanted him to be a mage or a warlock, but noooooooo, he had to go and be a scientist like his father.
Minions with Battlecry cost (2) more. Weblords spend all day making giant trampoline parks.
Spell Damage +1 The love she shares seems to go nowhere. Now she's lost her Light, tosses and turns, she can't sleep at night...
Has +2 Attack while damaged. He's back. He's angry. And he's here to wrap things up.
Battlecry: If an enemy is Frozen, draw a card. He's freezing his bones off!
Combo: Give your weapon +1 Attack. In life he worked as a sword swallower.
Deathrattle: Add a Coin to your hand. You hear a coin rattling inside the slotted gargoyle... What could it mean?
Combo: Give a friendly minion Poisonous. The excruciating pain means it's working!
Whenever you cast a spell, summon a 1/1 Zombie with Taunt. Loves long walks on the beach, raising the dead, and chocolates.
Battlecry: Discover a copy of a minion in your deck. He's just exercising his right to bear arms.
At the start of your turn, restore this minion to full Health. Stoneskin Gargoyles love freeze tag.
Deathrattle: If it's your opponent's turn, summon a 2/2 Ghoul. It's pronounced VERY GHOUL. Don't let anyone tell you different.
Deathrattle: Return a random friendly minion to your hand. Originally he was called "Anub'ar Guy who bounces a guy back to your hand", but it lacked a certain zing.
Reborn It uses only the eco-friendly bones from free-range humanoids.
Lifesteal It slices, it dices, it vaporizes! The Chillblade will make a Champion out of even the lowliest gnome.
Reborn Life-separation anxiety syndrome.
Battlecry: Gain +1/+1 for each minion that died this turn. It's minions like these that give normal, law-abiding skeletons a bad rap.
Whenever a friendly minion dies while this is in your hand, gain +1/+1. "Red Blood, it gives you wings."
Can't be targeted by spells or Hero Powers. What do Faerie Dragons and Spectral Knights have in common? They both love pasta!
Battlecry: Give adjacent minions +2 Health. Bring valor to Odyn's halls, Champion!
Reborn They'll never see me coming, what with my glowing body, eyes and daggers.
Whenever one of your other minions dies, summon a 2/2 Ghoul. An eye for an eye, and a ghoul for a ghoul.
Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +1 Attack and Taunt. They think they're trusted guardians. Dragons think they're convenient snacks.
Deathrattle: Give a random friendly minion +1/+1. A grandmummy’s love is eternal.
Taunt. Deathrattle: Your opponent puts a minion from their deck into the battlefield. "Rise from your grave!" - Kel'Thuzad
Your opponent's spells cost (1) more. Jaina was never good at keeping up apprentices.
Your opponent's cards cost (1) less. Yeah, she's mummified, but her money hasn’t dried up!
Battlecry: Draw a Divine Shield minion from your deck. Enlistment in her battalion comes with several pairs of earplugs.
Deathrattle: Add a random Deathrattle minion to your hand. It's hard to put them six feet under when you're three feet tall.
Whenever this minion survives damage, summon a 2/2 Ghoul. My Ghoul friend is back and you're gonna be in trouble.
Deathrattle: If it's your opponent's turn, summon a 2/2 Ghoul. To be honest, he was kind of a jerk even BEFORE he was bitten by that ghoul.
Battlecry: If your hero's Health changed this turn, destroy a minion. Broke many a leg in drama class.
During your turn, your weapon doesn't lose Durability. Don't worry, he'll keep an eye on that for you.
Deathrattle: Add a random Dragon to your hand. The bone drake brings all the dragons to the yard. He would teach you, but you have no cards.
Deathrattle: Summon a Deathrattle minion from your hand. Also does weddings.
Deathrattle: Restore 3 Health to your hero. Gesundheit!
At the end of your turn, summon a 1/1 Scarab with Taunt. The end result of one of the greatest wrap battles of all time.
Battlecry: Remove the top card from your opponent's deck. She prefers the term "Glampire."
Battlecry: Discover a friendly minion that died this game. Shuffle it into your deck. She uses pickle slices for the eyes. Keeps them well-preserved.
Battlecry: Gain Taunt if your deck has a Taunt minion. Repeat for Divine Shield, Lifesteal, Windfury. Her extensive collection of corpses includes one of nearly every type. She'd love for you to join it.
Battlecry: Summon a 5/5 Skeleton. Deathrattle: Summon a 5/5 Skeleton for your opponent. Don't give up, skeleton!
Battlecry: Add a random Deathrattle minion that died this game to your hand. She hangs out in all the tombs, but she rarely posts.
Whenever your hero is healed, deal that much damage to a random enemy minion. "Did I ever tell you the story of when I single-handedly took down a 29/29 C'thun?" - Reno Jackson
Battlecry: Destroy all 1-Cost spells in both hands and decks. It's as though a million Jade Idols cried out, and were suddenly silenced.
Overkill: Double this minion's Attack. "Tell me if you’ve heard this one!"
At the end of your turn, add a Dragon to your hand. I wish to complain about this dragon what I purchased not half an hour ago from this very boutique.
Spell Damage +1. Deathrattle: Draw a card. He's in charge of the Annual Scarlet Monastery Blood Drive!
Battlecry: If your deck has no 2-cost cards, give all minions in your deck +1/+1. Three Princes stand before you. This one wants to buff his brothers.
Whenever you target this minion with a spell, deal 3 damage to a random enemy. HATES being called "the wonder twins".
Whenever you target this minion with a spell, gain Divine Shield. LOVES being called "the wonder twins".
Battlecry: If your deck has no 3-Cost cards, transform into a 3/3 copy of a minion. Three Princes stand before you. This one wants to copy others.
Battlecry: Destroy all other friendly minions.
Deathrattle: Resummon them with +1/+1. "You’re fine, friendly minions! You're fine! Don’t tell Mom!"
Your minions trigger their Deathrattles twice. There used to be five Horsemen but one of them left because a job opened up in the deadmines and the benefits were better.
After you play a minion, destroy it and summon a 4/4 Failed Student. "He doesn’t grade on a curve, but on a sharp spike instead."
Battlecry: If your deck has no 4-Cost cards, gain Lifesteal and Taunt. Three Princes stand before you. This one devours one after another.
After you play a Secret, put another random Hunter Secret into the battlefield. Among his more notable inventions: A tentacle-groomer, a plague that would wipe out all life on Azeroth, and a fidget spinner.
|Anka, the Buried||Legendary||Minion||General||Rogue||5||5||5|
Battlecry: Change each Deathrattle minion in your hand into a 1/1 that costs (1). "You look familiar. Were you at my first funeral?"
Has +1 Attack for each card you've discarded this game. As a young blood-princess she learned the proper way for a lady to curtsy, how to address fellow members of royalty, and how to bite them.
Battlecry: Enemy spells cost (5) more next turn. Loatheb used to be a simple Bog Beast. This is why we need stricter regulations on mining and agriculture.
|Thrall, Deathseer||Legendary||Hero card||Shaman||5|
Battlecry: Transform your minions into random ones that cost (2) more. "Do not be afraid. Approach. The dead will sleep… for now."
|Deathstalker Rexxar||Legendary||Hero card||Hunter||6|
Battlecry: Deal 2 damage to all enemy minions. "You were too slow, old friend. The hunt began long ago. And now... it will never end."
|The Black Knight||Legendary||Minion||General||Any||6||4||5|
Battlecry: Destroy an enemy minion with Taunt. He was sent by the Lich King to disrupt the Argent Tournament. We can pretty much mark that a failure.
|The Skeleton Knight||Legendary||Minion||General||Any||6||7||4|
Deathrattle: Reveal a minion in each deck. If yours costs more, return this to your hand. Apparently it really was just a flesh wound.
|Malfurion the Pestilent||Legendary||Hero card||Druid||7|
Choose One - Summon 2 Poisonous Spiders; or 2 Scarabs with Taunt. "Cenarius once taught me about the precarious balance between life and death. I have come to understand: there IS no balance. Death always wins."
At the end of each turn, summon all friendly minions that died this turn. Kel'Thuzad could not resist the call of the Lich King. Even when it's just a robo-call extolling the Lich King's virtues.
|Scourgelord Garrosh||Legendary||Hero card||Warrior||8|
Battlecry: Equip a 4/3 Shadowmourne that also damages adjacent minions. "You dare to challenge me? Come! Draw your last breath - and then, you are mine."
|Shadowreaper Anduin||Legendary||Hero card||Priest||8|
Battlecry: Destroy all minions with 5 or more Attack. "I will tell you what Velen never taught me. Whosoever stands before the Light… inevitably casts a shadow."
Battlecry: Summon two 0/1 Frozen Champions. "I recognize your effort but I think your magic still has room for improvement." - Sindragosa after taking a class on giving constructive feedback.
|The Lich King||Legendary||Minion||General||Any||8||8||8|
At the end of your turn, add a random Death Knight card to your hand. "All that I am: anger, cruelty, vengeance, 8 attack - I bestow upon you, my chosen knight."
Deathrattle: Return this to your hand and summon a 4/4 Nerubian. Was actually a pretty nice guy before, you know, the whole Lich King thing.
|Frost Lich Jaina||Legendary||Hero card||Mage||9|
Battlecry: Summon a 3/6 Water Elemental. Your Elementals have Lifesteal for the rest of the game. "Arthas was a spoiled child, playing with toys he could neither control nor understand. Come into the cold. I will show you the true power of the Frozen Throne."
Deathrattle: Resummon this with -1/-1. He looks bad now, but he was pretty handsome in his 20/20s.
|Uther of the Ebon Blade||Legendary||Hero card||Paladin||9|
Battlecry: Equip a 5/3 Lifesteal weapon. "Step forward. Confess! Once I was a mere servant of the Light. Now I alone stand in judgement."
|Valeera the Hollow||Legendary||Hero card||Rogue||9|
Battlecry: Gain Stealth until your next turn. "Run away. Hide in your precious keeps, behind your walls and your bodyguards. Night always falls, and shadows will fill your hallowed halls. One day, one of those shadows will be me."
|Bloodreaver Gul'dan||Legendary||Hero card||Warlock||10|
Battlecry: Summon all friendly Demons that died this game. "Still you refuse to bend your knee? None can escape death, you old fool. And in death… all will serve me…"
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|Name / Desc||Rarity||Type||Subtype||Class||Cost||Atk||HP||Description|
Deal 3 damage to a minion. It doesn't matter how pious you are. Everyone needs a good smiting now and again.
Deal 3 damage to your hero. Return two friendly minions that died this game to your hand. Technically, it’s just really late healing.
Secret: When one of your minions dies, give a random friendly minion +3/+2. Several paladins have joined together to deliver justice under the name "Justice Force." Their lawyer talked them out of calling themselves the Justice League.
Give a minion Reborn. "Guess what! We're getting a new cat."
Deal 3 damage. Overload: (1) Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt! Lightning Bolt!
Enemy spells cost (5) more next turn. When one buke just isn’t enough.
Invoke Galakrond. Give your minions +1 Attack. "You have the right to sacrifice an ally. If you do not have an ally, then one will be sacrificed for you."
Choose an enemy minion. Shuffle it into your deck. It's perfectly safe as long as you remember to put in air holes.
Deal 2 damage to the enemy hero. Combo: Return this to your hand next turn. When all else fails, nothing beats a swift whack upside the head.
Draw a card and deal damage equal to its cost. C'mon Molten Giant!!
|Dead Man's Hand||Epic||Spell||Warrior||2|
Shuffle a copy of your hand into your deck. I got two pair, Rags and Armorsmiths. What you got?
|Bane of Doom||Epic||Spell||Warlock||5|
Deal 2 damage to a character. If that kills it, summon a random Demon. My advice to you is to avoid Doom, if possible.
Destroy all minions. The Twisting Nether is a formless place of magic and illusion and destroyed minions.
Deathrattle: Destroy a random enemy minion. The original artist spent many hours with a fine chisel perfecting the facial expression for maximum tauntiness.
Quest: Play 5 Reborn minions.
Reward: Emperor Wraps. "I do say, this gives me the vapors every single time!"
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