Velarok Windblade

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Velarok Windblade is a legendary rogue minion card, from the Showdown in the Badlands set.

How to get

Card packsThe Regular version can be opened from any of these packs:

Rogue Pack
Showdown in the Badlands
Whizbang's Workshop Catch-up
Regular1 (random)
Card packsThe Golden version can be opened from any of these packs:

Rogue Pack
Golden Standard
Showdown in the Badlands
Golden Showdown in the Badlands
Golden1 (random)
CraftingCraft a Regular copy for 1600 Dust.pngRegular1
CraftingCraft a Golden copy for 3200 Dust.pngGolden1
RunComplete an Arena run.Regular1 (random)

Previous availability

Velarok Windblade used to be obtainable through these means.

Paid Track Showdown in the Badlands Paid Track, level 2.Diamond 1

Related cards

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  • <sm2>VO_WW_364_Velarok_Human_Emote_Attack_01.wav</sm2> VO_WW_364_Velarok_Human_Emote_Attack_01.wav A waste of time.
  • <sm2>VO_WW_364_Velarok_Human_Emote_Death_01.wav</sm2> VO_WW_364_Velarok_Human_Emote_Death_01.wav <death sound>
  • <sm2>Shotgun_Underlay_Death.wav</sm2> Shotgun_Underlay_Death.wav <underlay sound>


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Velarok is a drake of the black dragonflight. His humanoid form is a human male named Velarok Windblade. Despite being described as "an ancient black dragon", Velarok uses a drake model.
As Velarok Windblade, Velarok is a level 55 quest giver located southeast of Thorium Point in the Searing Gorge. Next to him are several Mutilated Dark Iron Remains. He told a (fabricated) tale of his father's slaughter at the hands of the Dark Iron dwarves and urged adventurers who crossed his path to help him avenge his father's death. When his quests were completed, he assumed his true form of Velarok the Deceiver before flying off to Blackrock Mountain. As a reward to the adventurers, he did not kill them, instead commanding his servant to give them "trinkets".
Following Nyxondra's escape from captivity, she called for help from the rest of the Black dragonflight to help hunt down  Rheastrasza and the Purified Black Dragon Egg. Velarok responded to the call, leading a vanguard of black whelps and Darkflight Soldiers. He arrives in the Badlands in his drake form, this time going by the name of Velarok the Annihilator. He was eventually killed on Rhea's orders by Horde and Alliance mercenaries.


Patch changes

  • WW Logo Adventure.pngPatch (2024-01-18):
    • Fixed a bug where Velarok Windblade didn't keep buffs from hand after transforming.
  • WW Logo.pngPatch (2023-12-19):
    • Now reads: "While this is in your hand, play a card from another class to reveal Velarok's true form!" (previously: "While this is in your hand, play three cards from other classes to reveal Velarok's true form!")
  • WW Logo.pngPatch (2023-11-07):
    • Added.

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