Sapphiron Guide for the Curse of Naxxramas

Last updated on Feb 17, 2017 at 04:03 by Kat 24 comments

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Sapphiron is the first boss of the Frostwyrm Lair, the fifth and last wing of the Curse of Naxxramas. Most of the information in this guide is aimed at Heroic mode, but everything presented here can also be helpful to defeat the Normal mode of the boss.

Sapphiron Normal Sapphiron Heroic

Health, Hero Power, Cards, Etc.

Normal Heroic
Health 30 45
Hero Power Frost Breath is on auto cast (it costs 0 mana) and destroys all enemy minions that are not frozen.
Extra At the beginning of the game, Sapphiron summons a Frozen Champion on your side of the board. It protects adjacent minions from Frost Breath. There is no Frozen Champion.


We put up a video on Youtube to show you how to defeat Sapphiron.


Strategy and Deck Building

When building a deck to beat Sapphiron, your main challenge will be dealing enough damage to burn down his huge health pool, as his Frost Breath prevents you from having any lasting board presence. This can easily be achieved by minions with Charge, weapons, direct damage spells, and hero powers.

Nerubian Egg, Harvest Golem, Cairne Bloodhoof, and Sylvanas Windrunner can grant you some value on the board with their Deathrattle, which can be used for board control or direct damage.

The easiest way of defeating Sapphiron is to use a Hunter or Mage deck, keep up with his board, and gradually burn down his health pool using your Hero Power, charge minions and direct damage spells.

Alexstrasza cannot be used on this encounter.

To help you beat Sapphiron, we created the three decks presented below. You can also get some inspiration from them to create decks for other classes.


Hunter Sapphiron Deck

Hunter Cards Neutral Cards

Mage Sapphiron Deck

Mage Cards Neutral Cards

Warrior Sapphiron Deck

Warrior Cards Neutral Cards