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A one-time effect after you cast a spell.
Spellburst icon

Spellburst is an ability that causes a minion or weapon to do something the first time you cast a spell with it in play, and only the first time. It was introduced in the Scholomance Academy expansion.

Spellburst is represented by a sparkle that appears under the card's portrait. This graphic is also represented for Frenzy.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • When the minion is first played, Spellburst acts as an 'after spell cast' triggered one-time effect. Once a spell is cast, it loses the Spellburst graphic and effect, but retains the functionally meaningless keyword.
  • Like other keyword enchantments, returning a used Spellburst minion or your hand or resurrecting it will return its Spellburst ability.
  • The minion must survive for the Spellburst to trigger.[1] However, if the minion is destroyed by a triggered Secret, such as  Pressure Plate, the Spellburst effect will still trigger after the Secret resolves.

Cards with Spellburst[edit | edit source]

Collectible[edit | edit source]

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YOP 020.png
SCH 231.png
SCH 248.png
SCH 236.png
SCH 242.png
SCH 523.png
SCH 157.png
SCH 241.png
SCH 532.png
YOP 010.png
SCH 182.png
SCH 120.png
SCH 232.png
SCH 141.png
WON 143.png
SCH 239.png
SCH 238.png
SCH 234.png
SCH 313.png
SCH 243.png
SCH 224.png
YOP 018.png
SCH 614.png
SCH 230.png

Sources of Spellburst[edit | edit source]

Spellburst-generating cards[edit | edit source]

This section lists cards which generate Spellburst minions.

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SCH 242.png

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

  • Scholomance Academy logo.pngPatch (2020-09-08): Fixed a visual bug where Spellburst icons could disappear while the minion had not activated its Spellburst.
  • Scholomance Academy logo.pngPatch (2020-07-30): Added.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Alec Dawson (2020-07-21). Alec Dawson on Reddit. Reddit.