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Shield Slam can be obtained through Classic The card set interface Card sets are categories into which collectible cards are divided, reflecting how they can be obtained, and determining whether they are eligible for use in Standard format. Card set does not card packs Card pack concept art Card packs are items that players can open to acquire cards for filling a player s collection. Only card packs for the current Standard format sets are available for purchase in the , through crafting Crafting mode, in Standard format mode The crafting system is an element of Hearthstone that allows players to directly create new cards. It can be accessed through the My Collection screen. Crafting consumes Arcane Dust , or as an Arena A video explaining the Arena in Hearthstone made by the Curse Gamepedia @@@#@@@YouTube(youtube.com)###@### Channel. The Arena is a game mode where players compete against each other using specially constructed decks to earn substantial rewards. It reward. Golden Golden cards often add movement and visual effects, like with this golden Piloted Shredder "Golden" redirects here. For information on golden heroes, see Golden heroes. Golden cards are special, rarer versions of cards. Each card Shield Slam can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest The 25 numbered ranks in Ranked play. Ranked (also known as Ranked Play) is the serious side of Play mode, with players able to earn special ranks to reflect their prowess in battle this season. at the end of each Ranked The 25 numbered ranks in Ranked play. Ranked (also known as Ranked Play) is the serious side of Play mode, with players able to earn special ranks to reflect their prowess in battle this season. season The 25 numbered ranks in Ranked play. Ranked (also known as Ranked Play) is the serious side of Play mode, with players able to earn special ranks to reflect their prowess in battle this season. .
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When using Shield Slam it is worth to know that:
- Using the spell does not require you to have armor (you can use it with 0 armor), but requires a minion on board
- Shield Slam benefits from Spell Damage (If you have Spell Damage +1, Shield Slam with 0 armor will still deal 1 damage)
- Shield Slam doesn`t consume armor
- Shield Slam can be used on own minions (for example, to kill own Sylvanas in order to steal other high value targets}
Shield Slam also perfectly synergises with Warriors Hero Power "Shield Up", which gives you 2 armor.
|Shieldmaiden||Rare||Warrior||Minion||General||6||5||5||Battlecry: Gain 5 Armor.|
|Bash||Common||Warrior||Spell||General||3||Deal 3 damage. Gain 3 Armor.|
|Shield Block||Free||Warrior||Spell||General||3||Gain 5 Armor. Draw a card.|
|Armorsmith||Rare||Warrior||Minion||General||2||1||4||Whenever a friendly minion takes damage, gain 1 Armor.|
|Justicar Trueheart||Legendary||Neutral||Minion||General||6||6||3||Battlecry: Replace your starting Hero Power with a better one.|
|Armor Up!||Free||Warrior||Hero Power||General||2||Gain 2 Armor.|
Deal 1 damage to a minion for each Armor you have.
"What is a better weapon? The sharp one your enemies expect, or the blunt one they ignore?" - The Art of Warrior, Chapter 9
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Shield Slam is an epic Rarity is a rough measure of the quality and scarcity of a card. Cards of higher rarity are typically more powerful and more useful, but are harder to find and more expensive to craft. There warrior The Warrior is one of the nine classes in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, represented by Garrosh Hellscream and Magni Bronzebeard. Contents 1 Heroes 2 Overview 3 Background 4 Hero Power 5 Strategy and gameplay 6 spell Fireball, a simple mage spell. It costs 4 mana, dealing 6 damage to a chosen target. Spell cards are cards that can be played to trigger a one time effect or ability, described in the card, from the Classic The card set interface Card sets are categories into which collectible cards are divided, reflecting how they can be obtained, and determining whether they are eligible for use in Standard format. Card set does not set. It deals 1 damage to a chosen minion Bloodfen Raptor, a simple minion card. A Beast-type minion, it has 3 Attack, 2 Health and a mana cost of 2. Minions are persistent creatures on the battlefield that will fight for their hero. Minion for each point of Armor A hero with 2 Armor Armor is a form of secondary Health available only to heroes, gained through certain spells, Hero Powers and minions. Damage taken will always be deducted from Armor before Health. Only the hero A hero is a character in the Warcraft universe representing the player. In Hearthstone, this concept is expressed in three interrelated but distinct ways: Heroes are gameplay characters representing players or bosses within a match. has.
Shield Slam has incredible synergy with the warrior hero power Anduin Wrynn with the basic priest Hero Power Lesser Heal A Hero Power is a special ability displayed to the right of each hero s portrait. Usually Hero Powers can be used once per turn and Armor Up! Armor Up! Type: Hero Power Class: Warrior Cost: 2 Abilities: Gain Armor Hero Power Gain 2 Armor.See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Armor Up! is the warrior s basic Hero Power. Contents 1 Notes 2 , and armor-boosting cards such as Shield Block Shield Block Set: Basic Type: Spell Class: Warrior Cost: 3 Abilities: Draw cards, Gain Armor Gain 5 Armor. Draw a card.Shields were invented because Face Block is USELESS.See this card on Hearthpwn data page] Shield , Shieldmaiden Shieldmaiden Set: Goblins vs Gnomes Type: Minion Class: Warrior Rarity: Rare Cost: 6 Attack: 5 Health: 5 Abilities: Battlecry, Gain Armor Battlecry: Gain 5 Armor.She has three shieldbearers in her party to supply her with and Ironforge Portal Ironforge Portal Set: One Night in Karazhan Type: Spell Class: Warrior Rarity: Common Cost: 5 Abilities: Gain Armor, Summon Tags: Cost-related, Random Gain 4 Armor. Summon a random 4-Cost minion.Come to beautiful Ironforge! Where irons . It`s not uncommon for a warrior to have 5 or more armor, meaning Shield Slam is usually capable of easily killing strong minions for only 1 mana.
As with other damaging spells, Spell Damage A Wrath of Air Totem, with purple sparkles to signal its Spell Damage bonus Spell Damage is an ability which boosts the overall damage of spells by the listed amount. Spell Damage does not increase can be used to increase the damage dealt by Shield Slam. More unusually, because Shield Slam has a base damage of 0, increased by the player`s Armor total, Spell Damage will allow Shield Slam to deal damage even when the player has no Armor. This is most significant with Malygos Malygos Set: Classic Type: Minion Subtype: Dragon Rarity: Legendary Cost: 9 Attack: 4 Health: 12 Abilities: Spell Damage Spell Damage +5Malygos hates it when mortals use magic. He gets so mad!See this card on Hearthpwn , who will allow a player with 0 Armor to cast Shield Slam for 5 damage.
A less common use of Shield Slam is for triggering effects such as Counterspell Counterspell Set: Classic Type: Spell Class: Mage Rarity: Rare Cost: 3 Abilities: Counter, Secret Tags: Spell-related, Triggered effect Secret: When your opponent casts a spell, Counter it.What s the difference between a mage playing with Counterspell or Gadgetzan Auctioneer Gadgetzan Auctioneer Set: Classic Type: Minion Rarity: Rare Cost: 6 Attack: 4 Health: 4 Abilities: Draw cards Tags: Spell-related, Triggered effect Whenever you cast a spell, draw a card.He used to run the black market . As a 1-mana spell it is very useful for these purposes, and can be used for such without the hero having any Armor.
Shield Slam can be used to damage friendly minions. This can be useful for triggering powerful effects such as enraging Grommash Hellscream Grommash Hellscream Set: Classic Type: Minion Class: Warrior Rarity: Legendary Cost: 8 Attack: 4 Health: 9 Abilities: Charge, Enrage ChargeEnrage: +6 AttackGrommash drank the tainted blood of Mannoroth, dooming the orcs to green skin and or activating Sylvanas Windrunner Sylvanas Windrunner Set: Hall of Fame Type: Minion Rarity: Legendary Cost: 6 Attack: 5 Health: 5 Abilities: Deathrattle, Take control Tags: Random Deathrattle: Take control of a random enemy minion.Sylvanas was turned into the Banshee `s Deathrattle A Loot Hoarder displaying the Deathrattle icon Deathrattle is an ability where the stated effect occurs when the minion or weapon is destroyed. Cards with Deathrattle appear with a skull and crossbones when in play. . Always keep in mind the amount of damage Shield Slam will do to avoid misplays, such as destroying your own Grommash.
- Spell Damage A Wrath of Air Totem, with purple sparkles to signal its Spell Damage bonus Spell Damage is an ability which boosts the overall damage of spells by the listed amount. Spell Damage does not increase and Prophet Velen Prophet Velen Set: Classic Type: Minion Class: Priest Rarity: Legendary Cost: 7 Attack: 7 Health: 7 Abilities: Modify Hero Power Tags: Damage-related, Healing-related, Hero Power-related, Ongoing effect Double the damage and healing of your spells increase the total damage dealt by this spell, not the damage per Armor. For instance, with 10 Armor and Spell Damage +2, Shield Slam will deal 12 damage.
- This spell can be used if your hero has no Armor A hero with 2 Armor Armor is a form of secondary Health available only to heroes, gained through certain spells, Hero Powers and minions. Damage taken will always be deducted from Armor before Health. Only , usually dealing no damage unless you have some Spell Damage bonus.
- Casting this spell will not consume existing Armor.