Now let's drink to Emperor of Nilfgaard – may he die of somethin' hideous!

Even judging by Skellige standards, where pillaging and plundering are practically rites of passage, Holger was considered a brutal pirate and raider. This opinion surely resulted from the fact that he attacked the villages and ships of enemy Skellige clans with as much nerve as he did the coastal settlements of Cidaris, Novigrad and Nilfgaard.


Deploy: Damage a Unit by 5. If it was Destroyed, Strengthen the Highest Unit in your Graveyard by 3.

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Holger Blackhand

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Patch changes

  • Gwent icon Gwent Update: Aug 29, 2017 Patch: Holger Blackhand Power changed from 5 to 6. Removed Veteran: 1. Clarified the tooltip. Added Officer and Dimun Tags.
  • Gwent icon Gwent Update: May 24, 2017 Patch: Ability rework; Veteran 1. Deploy: Damage a Unit by 5. If it was Destroyed, Strengthen 1 of the Highest Units in your Graveyard by 3.Holger Blackhand power changed from 6 to 5. Holger Blackhand is now Siege instead of Ranged.

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