Pirate

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Pirate is a subtype of minion in Hearthstone, meaning that there are game mechanics involving Pirates specifically. Pirates have limited synergy amongst each other, but most of them involve the hero's weapon in some way. Thus, they fit together nicely in an overall style. Because of the interactions with weapons Pirates have most value for classes which have weapons available.

Strategy[edit]

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Pirates work best with strategies that involve giving your hero a weapon. For example, as a Warrior, playing Arathi Weaponsmith and a Bloodsail Raider would you give you a 3/3 minion, a 4/3 minion and your hero a 2/2 Battle Axe for a total of 6 mana.

Pirate cards[edit]

The following cards belong to the subtype Pirate.

Name Rarity Class Mana Cost.png 12x14px HitPointIcon.png Effect
Bloodsail Corsair Rare Neutral 1 1 2 Battlecry: Remove 1 durability from your opponent's weapon
Bloodsail Raider Common Neutral 2 2 3 Battlecry: Gain attack equal to the attack of your weapon
Captain Greenskin Legendary Neutral 5 5 4 Battlecry: Give your weapon +1/+1
Dread Corsair Common Neutral 4 3 3 Taunt. Costs (1) less per Attack of your weapon.
Southsea Captain Epic Neutral 3 3 3 Your other Pirates have +1/+1.
Southsea Deckhand Common Neutral 1 2 1 Has Charge while you have a weapon equipped.

Synergies[edit]

Name Rarity Class Type Subtype Cost Atk HP Effect
Captain's Parrot Epic Neutral Minion Beast 2 1 1 Battlecry: Put a random Pirate from your deck into your hand.
Arcanite Reaper Free Warrior Weapon General 5 5 2
Arathi Weaponsmith Common Warrior Minion General 4 3 3 Battlecry: Equip a 2/2 weapon.
Ashbringer Legendary Paladin Weapon General 5 5 3
Assassin's Blade Free Rogue Weapon General 5 3 4
Doomhammer Epic Shaman Weapon General 5 2 8 Windfury, Overload: (2)
Eaglehorn Bow Rare Hunter Weapon General 3 3 2 Whenever a Secret is revealed, gain +1 Durability.
Fiery War Axe Free Warrior Weapon General 2 3 2
Gladiator's Longbow Epic Hunter Weapon General 7 5 2 Your hero is Immune while attacking.
Gorehowl Epic Warrior Weapon General 7 7 1 Attacking a minion costs 1 Attack instead of 1 Durability.
Perdition's Blade Rare Rogue Weapon General 3 2 2 Battlecry: Deal 1 damage. Combo: Deal 2 damage instead.
Southsea Captain Epic Neutral Minion Pirate 3 3 3 Your other Pirates have +1/+1.
Stormforged Axe Common Shaman Weapon General 2 2 3 Overload: (1)
Sword of Justice Epic Paladin Weapon General 3 1 5 Whenever you summon a minion, give it +1/+1 and this loses 1 Durability.
Truesilver Champion Free Paladin Weapon General 4 4 2 Whenever your hero attacks, restore 2 Health to it.
Upgrade! Rare Warrior Spell General 1 If you have a weapon, give it +1/+1. Otherwise equip a 1/3 weapon.

Competitive use[edit]

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Lore[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. [ ] on WoWWiki.com.
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