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Whelps are young Dragon minions. There are several types of whelp. Almost all whelps are uncollectible, and are brought into play by other cards.

Types[edit | edit source]

Minion Source Stats Card text
Whelp Leeroy Jenkins and Onyxia 1/1 -
Whelp Nightbane Templar 1/1 -
Black Whelp Dragon Egg 2/1 -
Twilight Whelp - 2/1 Battlecry: If you're holding a Dragon, gain +2 Health.

Black Whelp(14652).png
Twilight Whelp(14460).png
Dragon Egg(14442).png
Leeroy Jenkins(674).png
Nightbane Templar(42052).png

Boss cards[edit | edit source]

Minion Source Stats Card text
Whelp (Normal Rend Blackhand) Open the Gates (Normal) 1/1
Whelp (Heroic Rend Blackhand) Open the Gates (Heroic) 2/2

Open the Gates(14522).png
Open the Gates(14523).png

Unused cards[edit | edit source]

The following cards are included in the game's card data, but are not currently used. They are likely left over from earlier implementations.

Minion Source Stats Card text
Whelp (unused) - 1/1
Whelp (unused Blackrock Mountain) - 1/1


Lore[edit | edit source]

Dragon whelps of all color are a commonly seen mob in World of Warcraft

From Wowpedia:

Dragon whelp (aka dragon whelplings, dragonlings, or broodlings) are the smallest members of the dragonkin species. They are the youngest and weakest variation of dragons adventurers face. In most cases however, where there are whelps, their larger cousins are close by.

Patch changes[edit | edit source]