Violet Teacher

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Violet Teacher
Violet Teacher(523).png
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Violet Teacher(523) Gold.png
Set: Classic
Type: Minion
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 4
Attack: 3
Health: 5
Abilities: Summon
Tags: Spell-related, Triggered effect
Artist: James Ryman

Whenever you cast a spell, summon a 1/1 Violet Apprentice.

If you don't pay attention, you may be turned into a pig. And then you get your name on the board.

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Violet Teacher is a rare neutral minion card, from the Classic set. It summons a 1/1 Violet Apprentice each time the controlling player plays a spell.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Violet Teacher can be obtained through Classic card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Regular Violet Teacher can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of a Ranked season, or as a first-time reward for first time reaching Silver 10 or Gold 10 in Ranked mode.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Violet Teacher 100 20
Golden Violet Teacher 800 100

Summoned minions[edit | edit source]

Violet Apprentice(63).png

Strategy[edit | edit source]

This card summons a 1/1 Violet Apprentice upon each spell cast. Therefore, these can be used to quickly swarm the field and overwhelm your opponent by casting multiple spells while Violet Teacher is in play.

Note that the Apprentice is summoned before the spell takes effect, making the Violet Teacher particularly potent with spells that buff all minions (Power of the Wild), in which case a 2/2 is summoned instead of a 1/1. On the other hand, if a Wild Pyromancer is on your side of the battlefield when a non-Power of the Wild spell is cast, the Violet Apprentice will be destroyed when the Pyromancer's effect triggers.

As with all other minions with triggered effects triggering on casting of spells, a spell countered by Counterspell will still trigger the Teacher's effect.

This card should be placed in order to set up some defense as you strike and dish out additional damage on your next turn.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Pay attention, class!
Instruction begins!

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

The Violet Eye is a secret sect founded by the Kirin Tor of Dalaran to spy on the Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, in his tower of Karazhan. Though Medivh is believed to be dead, the Violet Eye remains in Karazhan, defending against the evil that appears to have taken hold in the absence of its master.
It is unknown whether Medivh's apprentice Khadgar was a member of the Violet Eye, or whether he knew of their activities at the time (though he does seem to be aware of them now).

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Violet Teacher, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]