Whirlwind Tempest (Battlegrounds)

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Whirlwind Tempest
BG Regular
Whirlwind Tempest (Battlegrounds).png
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Whirlwind Tempest(90655).png
Whirlwind Tempest(90655) Gold.png
BG Gold
Whirlwind Tempest (Battlegrounds, golden).png
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Set: Battlegrounds
Tier: 4
Type: Minion
Subtype: Elemental
Class: Neutral
Rarity: Epic
Cost: 8
Attack: 6
Health: 6
Tags: Area of effect, Mega-Windfury-granting, Ongoing effect, Windfury-related
Artist: Wayne Wu

Your minions with Windfury
have Mega-Windfury.

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Whirlwind Tempest was a Tier 4 minion in the Battlegrounds game mode.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Despite its fairly limited application, being that they're only four minions in Battlegrounds that can gain Windfury, Whirlwind Tempest's effect can be very powerful on a huge Windfury minion. Its most obvious synergy is with Crackling Cyclone, which is the same tribe and its Divine Shield will make it more like to survive more than two hits after receiving buffs, as is Amalgadon. Seabreaker Goliath and Zapp Slywick are less effective as the former is highly tribe-focused (but has potential as a filler minion if your Seakbreaker Goliath is huge) and the latter will likely not need extra attacks to snipe key enemy minions.

Whirlwind Tempest is great with Al'Akir, since he can give any minion Windfury. This gives him more choices to abuse Mega-Windfury with, such as a Cave Hydra or Wildfire Elemental.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Whirlwind Tempest, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]