Zixor, Apex Predator (boss)

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Zixor, Apex Predator

Zixor, Apex Predator(211259).png

Set: Ashes of Outland
Type: Hero
Class: Hunter
Health: 40
Artist: Steven Prescott

In the mushrooms of Zangarmarsh, our heroes save a second outcast.

See this card on Hearthpwn

For the minion card in Ashes of Outland set, see Zixor, Apex Predator.

Zixor, Apex Predator is the third boss encounter in Chapter 1: A World in Ruin of Trial by Felfire Story.

The player controls Aranna Starseeker.

Hero Powers[edit | edit source]

Ravenous Omnivore(211260).png

Player's hero[edit | edit source]

Aranna Starseeker(211234).png
The Right Tool(211235).png

Special cards[edit | edit source]

Natural Leader(211375).png
Sklibb, Outcast(211239).png
Shalja, Outcast(211243).png

Decks[edit | edit source]

The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle.

Zixor, Apex Predator Aranna Starseeker
Class Card Quantity Class Card Quantity


Battlefiend 2 Hunter Helboar 2
Druid Spirit of the Raptor 2 Shimmerfly 1
Hunter Bestial Wrath 1 Snake Trap 2
The Beast Within 2 Animal Companion 2
Crackling Razormaw 2 Augmented Porcupine 2
Fresh Scent 1 Hunter's Pack 2
Pack Tactics 2 Houndmaster 2
Dreadscale 1 Multi-Shot 1
Ball of Spiders 2 Halazzi, the Lynx 1
Unleash the Beast 2 King of Beasts 2
Neutral Emerald Hive Queen 2 Knuckles 1
Emerald Reaver 2 Gahz'rilla 1
Swamp Leech 2 Rogue Shadowstep 2
Vicious Scalehide 2 Pharaoh Cat 1
Vilefiend 2 Bamboozle 2
Lifedrinker 2 Clever Disguise 2
Bloodworm 1 Defias Ringleader 2
Shadowjeweler Hanar 1

Notes[edit | edit source]

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Gaining free +4 Attack each turn, the Apex Predator isn't pulling any punches here. The only thing that stands between you and its jaws is an unlikely little ally in Sklibb. Be sure to make good use of Sklibb's abilities by placing minions around him, to protect yourself and Sklibb.

As Zixor continuously attacks, even at your Taunt minions, damaging the boss directly isn't so much of an issue. Focus on removing the Lifesteal minions Zixor plays so that it cannot restore the Health it constantly loses from attacking your minions.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]

Before match

Illidan Stormrage
In mushroom jungles chaos wends... Our party finds another friend.


Aranna Starseeker
That huge beast... what is it trying to find in the mushrooms?
Zixor, Prime Predator

Turn 1

Shalja, Outcast
A small creature hides among them! We can assist it.

Play Shalja, Outcast

Shalja, Outcast
Let us meet this beast head-on!


Aranna Starseeker
That thing is gone now, little one. Are you alright?
Sklibb, Outcast
<Sporelok chatting noises>
Aranna Starseeker
I... don't know what you said, but you should come with us. It isn't safe here.

Unused[edit | edit source]

Sklibb, Outcast
<Angry sporelok noises>
<Happy sporelok noises>
<Scared sporelok noises>
Aranna Starseeker
What a curious language.
Strange little creature. The explorers know of this race - "Sporelok."


Aranna Starseeker
Little one, you too may join us.
Shalja, Outcast
My lady, what? He is... fungus!

Lore[edit | edit source]

Zixor is original to Hearthstone. He is a warp stalker.

From Wowpedia:

Warp stalkers are predators corrupted by the Burning Legion and live in Terokkar Forest and Netherstorm of Outland. They can also be found at Mac'Aree on Argus, having evolved completely independently from one another.
Originally called stalkers, these predatory animals used skin with natural camouflage ability to strike, as well as to sneak in and steal the eggs of their prey. They were native to many areas of Draenor, and following the planet's destruction they became corrupted by the Burning Legion into warp stalkers and gained the ability to teleport. They can be found in Terokkar Forest and Netherstorm of Outland, though there also seems to be a breed in Vashj'ir, though whether these are true warp stalkers or not is still unknown. There are reports that Legion officers use warp stalkers as mounts.
Warp stalkers will sometimes prey on travelers. They are both smart and powerful, with the ability to phase in and out of the physical and astral dimensions. This ability disturbs magical energy, making them an annoyance to magic-users. After hatching, these twisted reptiles devour the weaker members of their clutches as an act of dominance.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Zixor, Apex Predator, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]