Lifesteal Keyword/Mechanic Guide – Knights of the Frozen Throne

Death Knight Hero cards might be the flashy new thing coming in the new expansion, but there’s also a new Keyword: Lifesteal! It is a fairly straight forward mechanic, but there’s some interesting new things  with the expansion that aren’t necessarily as obvious. This guide will take you through the mechanic with clarifications and list all of the new cards associated with the mechanic.

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Lifesteal Keyword Information

  • Official in-Game Description: “Damage dealt also heals your hero.”
  • Auchenai Soulpriest will no longer kill you when played with Mistress of Pain and instead only trigger once (as well as other Lifesteal minions). [Source]

Lifesteal Keyword Cards

A couple of older cards will be receiving the new Keyword!

Here are the cards from Knights of the Frozen Throne with the Lifesteal mechanic so far.


  1. Moltar
    July 24, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    Not sure where to put it, can we have sort of a sticky article with all the new expansion reveals?


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