|Ability||Give a friendly minion +2/+4. If that minion has Zeal, draw a card.|
Give a friendly minion +2/+4. If that minion has Zeal, draw card.
Afterblaze takes its place alongside Divine Bond as one of the premiere Lyonar buff cards. Unlike Divine Bond, Afterblaze highly benefits minions with lower health pools. While Divine Bond on a Windblade Adept is mediocre, casting Afterblaze on one can be game-winning. Afterblaze's cost and stat bonus fits Tempo Argeon lists perfectly. In such lists, players look to cast Afterblaze on Windblade Adept and Silverguard Knight for the bonus card draw. While it does not draw, Afterblaze greatly benefits Azurite Lion as well. The choice to play Afterblaze or Divine Bond in a deck usually comes down to the inclusion of Ironcliffe Guardian.
Afterblaze performs similarly well in Gauntlet. The ability to make favorable trades- trades that generate value, tempo, or both- is valuable in gauntlet, and Afterblaze does that well.
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