Cannonmaster Smythe

Cannonmaster Smythe Card Image

Card Stats

Card Text

Battlecry: Transform your Secrets into 3/3 Soldiers. They transform back when they die.

Flavor Text

"Smythe, it's been a real blast serving the Alliance with you."


Battlecry - Does something when you play it from your hand.

Secret - Hidden until a specific action occurs on your opponent's turn.

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Cannonmaster Smythe Guides


  • YourWaifu's Avatar Divine Rager 280 265 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    A fun legendary to put into your secret Pally, for sure. After I got to know that they can be silenced though, I got quite disappointed.

    Also, the only secret you can reliably expect to stay around for more than one turn is the new one that gives you a taunty horse.

    Overall, interesting, but somewhat weak and vunerable.

  • Feriand's Avatar Peon 355 3 Posts Joined 03/05/2020
    Posted 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Fun fact, in WoW this character is bald:

  • Slappy's Avatar Noisemaker 290 16 Posts Joined 06/20/2019
    Posted 3 weeks ago

    Finally secret paladin might be playable again!

  • Fisguinho's Avatar The Raven 1085 406 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    The text doesn't make it really clear if it changes in your hand too or not, i assume not 

  • williethesmurf's Avatar 155 159 Posts Joined 03/02/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    I can't wait to see secret pally back

  • Aenarion's Avatar Academy Adventurer 395 114 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    This needs a lot of support, and as a one-of, it probably won't see much play. Unless there's a lot of secret support, then this is just a win-mire card. Either way, meh.

  • Thresh's Avatar 235 26 Posts Joined 06/07/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    At least the effect is really unusual and cool

  • forcemajeure's Avatar 405 224 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    The 2nd rise of Secret Pally?


  • TheDarkLord's Avatar Global Moderator 725 207 Posts Joined 02/02/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Mysterious Challenger, is that you?

    Joking aside, I definitely don't think this will be as strong as our mysterious friend, but it might be a fun to try out secret paladin for a bit again.  I'm most curious to see what other potential interactions there will be, such as if you can silence the soldiers to prevent it from returning as a secret, or if you can play a secret while the same secret is currently a soldier (I would assume yes, but you know what they say about assuming).

  • MachineGod's Avatar Space Dargon 295 35 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    I dont think this is a very good card. Maybe it'll work in some slow decks but playing secrets just to hide them seems counter intuitive. 

  • burgoskid's Avatar 210 218 Posts Joined 03/02/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    So if your opponent steal one of the soldiers and it dies on the opponents turn, do they get the secret?

  • Hydrafrog's Avatar Gul'dan 1445 2204 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    The effect is really awesome.  5 mana for a 4/4 body that could fill your board with 3/3s that even if your opponent does something like Flamestrike, now they have secrets to deal with again.  I see this being fun, and a good addition to paladin, but not necessary better than Dude Paladin builds. 

  • coriolis's Avatar 250 122 Posts Joined 07/03/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    Avenge + Cannonmaster Smythe = I predict tempo/secret paladin will be at least tier 2.

  • Trimutius's Avatar Supporter 1380 1957 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 4 days ago

    I'll be optimistic and say this seems alright, especially with improved secrets pool


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