Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a collectible card game that includes numerous types of minions. Dragons feature prominently in lots of Hearthstone deck types. That’s not entirely surprising as there are a good number of legendary Dragon cards for players to beef up their decks with. The Descent of Dragons expansion also added some great new Dragons to Hearthstone. These are some of the best Dragon cards in Hearthstone.
Alexstrasza is an old favorite for Dragon-orientated control decks. This legendary nine-mana card adds an 8/8 minion to the board. The card’s main attraction is its Battlecry that reduces your opponent’s health to 15. In the best-case scenario, you can half your opponent’s health from 30 to 15 with that Battlecry, which is pretty awesome. Alexstraza can also increase your hero’s health up to 15 when your hero has less energy than that. So, this card can also be a lifesaver.
Ysera is another of the older Dragon cards that you can still play in Standard as it’s part of the Classic collection. This is a nine-mana legendary card with four attack and 12 health stats. With 12 health, Ysera is a tricky minion to eliminate.
However, this is one of the best Dragon cards in Hearthstone primarily because of the Dream Cards it provides at the end of your turns. Those are supercharged cards that can have a big impact. For example, the Emerald Drake Dream Card is a four-mana minion with fantastic 7/6 stats. The two-mana Ysera Awakens Dream Card inflicts five damage on all characters, except Ysera. Those are lovely cards to have in your hand.
3. Malygos, Aspect of Magic
How does a one-mana Polymorph spell sound to you? Yes, that might sound a bit too good to be true, but you can get exactly that when you play Malygos, Aspect of Magic. This five-mana Descent of Dragons card for Mage has a Battlecry effect that enables players to select (Discover) an upgraded spell card from a choice of three. There are a total of nine upgraded Mage spell cards for Aspect of Magic, which includes upgrades of old favorites like Fireball, Frostbolt, and Arcane Intellect.
4. Dragonqueen Alexstraza
Dragonqueen Alexstraza is another of the best cards from the Descent of Dragons collection that has become a big part of Highlander decks. This is a legendary nine-mana minion with 8/8 attack and health stats. The card’s stats aren’t amazing for its mana value, but the Battlecry it has is something special. Dragonqueen adds two random Dragons to your hand and reduces their mana cost to zero so long as there are no duplicates in your deck when it’s played. That means it could add a zero-mana Ysera, Aspect of Magic, or Alexstrasza to your hand when you play this card!
5. Crazed Netherwing
This is a rare five-mana card for Warlock-class decks. Crazed Netherwing’s 5/5 stats are solid for five mana, and it boasts a very strong Battlecry effect. That Battlecry inflicts three damage on all other characters so long as you’re holding a Dragon when you play Netherwing. Netherwing’s Battlecry makes it one of the best area of effect cards Warlock has. This card is an especially potent weapon to have against zoo deck opponents who fill the board with numerous 2/2 or 3/3 minions. Netherwing will make light work of seven 3/3 minions on the board!
Malygos is a Dragon from the Classic set that can be devastating in spell decks. This legendary nine-mana minion has four and 12 attack and health values and provides +5 spell damage. This card’s +5 spell damage enables players to wreak havoc with their magic tricks. For example, a one-mana Sinister Strike card will inflict eight damage on an opponent’s hero when Malygos is in play! Therefore, Malygos can be a match-winning card for players with lots of cheap spells up their sleeves.
Those are six of the best Dragon cards in Hearthstone to take your pick from. Five of them are legendaries, but they’re worth their weight in gold. Rotnest Drake, Veranus, and Big Ol’ Whelp are also decent Dragon cards that are worth noting.