Vereesa Windrunner

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Vereesa Windrunner
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Set: Rise of Shadows
Type: Minion
Class: Hunter
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 7
Attack: 5
Health: 6
Abilities: Battlecry, Equip
Tags: Spell Damage-generating, Weapon-generating
Artist: James Ryman

Battlecry: Equip Thori'dal, the Stars' Fury.

Good things come in threes: Windrunner sisters and arrows of Thori'dal.

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Vereesa Windrunner is a legendary hunter minion card, from the Rise of Shadows set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Vereesa Windrunner can be obtained through Rise of Shadows card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Vereesa Windrunner 1600 400
Golden Vereesa Windrunner 3200 1600

Equipped weapons[edit | edit source]

Thori'dal, the Stars' Fury(91001).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Vereesa Windrunner's raw stats are not worth her mana cost, nor are the stats of the weapon she equips. However, as the weapon is a result of Vereesa's Battlecry, having a weapon as well as a decent body together is overall worth it.

While the Spell Damage gained from Thori'dal, the Stars' Fury is temporary, it can help you either quickly finish a game with Kill Command and Rapid Fire, or it can ensure a clean field alongside Explosive Shot and Wing Blast. Spell Damage coming from a weapon instead of a minion gives the user a lot more flexibility, as the Spell Damage can be consistently gained over three separate turns. The player also doesn't need to spend any mana on the later turns to gain Spell Damage and can use all the mana on spells instead, potentially representing a huge burst of damage.

Note that Secrets will not be powered up by Thori'dal's effect, as it will wear off at the end of your turn before your secrets can trigger.

Hunter damage-based spells in Standard[edit | edit source]

Name / Desc Rarity Type Subtype Class Cost Atk HP Description
Arcane Shot Free Spell Hunter 1 Deal 2 damage.
Overwhelm Rare Spell Hunter 1 Deal 2 damage to a minion. Deal one more damage for each Beast you control.
Rapid Fire Common Spell Hunter 1 Twinspell
Deal 1 damage.
Bola Shot Common Spell Hunter 2 Deal 1 damage to a minion and 2 damage to its neighbors.
Corrosive Breath Common Spell Hunter 2 Deal 3 damage to a minion. If you're holding a Dragon, it also hits the enemy hero.
Kill Command Free Spell Hunter 3 Deal 3 damage. If you have a Beast, deal 5 damage instead.
Marked Shot Common Spell Hunter 4 Deal 4 damage to a minion.
Discover a spell.
Multi-Shot Free Spell Hunter 4 Deal 3 damage to two random enemy minions.
Scrap Shot Rare Spell Hunter 4 Deal 3 damage. Give a random Beast in your hand +3/+3.
Explosive Shot Rare Spell Hunter 5 Deal 5 damage to a minion and 2 damage to adjacent ones.
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Arcane Shot(167).png
Rapid Fire(90650).png
Bola Shot(442068).png
Corrosive Breath(127289).png
Kill Command(488).png
Marked Shot(90613).png
Scrap Shot(210819).png
Explosive Shot(114).png

Quotes[edit | edit source]

None can escape the fury of the stars!
When summoned against Garrosh
You'll pay! For Rhonin!
We stand together!

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

Vereesa Windrunner is the Ranger-General of the Silver Covenant. An elven ranger who fought throughout the Second and Third Wars, she is the youngest sister of Alleria and Sylvanas, widow of Archmage Rhonin Redhair, and mother of Giramar and Galadin. After becoming a ranger, she met Rhonin in an escort mission and together they helped free the Dragon Queen Alexstrasza from the Dragonmaw clan. Nearly all of Vereesa's extended family were killed by orcs in the Second War and in Prince Arthas's invasion of Quel'Thalas.
When Rhonin became leader of the Kirin Tor, Vereesa created and still leads the Silver Covenant, a militant core of high elves that rejected the admission of blood elves into the Kirin Tor and who took it upon themselves to serve as a military deterrent for any potential Sunreaver uprising. She styled herself as the "Ranger General of the Silver Covenant", her own version of the Ranger General of Silvermoon. After her husband's death and an act of treason both caused by the blood elves within the Kirin Tor, Vereesa joined Jaina Proudmoore, who succeeded Rhonin, in the Sunreaver Purge of Dalaran.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Vereesa Windrunner, full art
Vereesa Windrunner in World of Warcraft.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]