For other usages, see Goblin Sapper (disambiguation).
Goblin Sapper
Race Goblin
Faction Neutral
Hit points 100
Hit point regeneration Always
Hit point regeneration rate 0.50 HP/sec.
Level 4
Gold 215 Gold
Lumber 100 Lumber
Food 2 Food
Produced at Goblin Laboratory
Stock Maximum 3
Stock Start Delay 440 sec.
Stock Replenish Interval 210 sec.
Transport slots Cannot be transported.
Hotkey S
Armor Type Heavy
Armor 0
Day Sight 140
Night Sight 80
Movement Speed 270
Sound Set GoblinSapper
This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.


Explosive Team of Goblin Sappers. Particularly effective against buildings.
Cannot be loaded into Transports or be made Invisible.

Spells and abilities


Deals 250 damage in a small area. Effective against buildings and trees.
Area of Effect (40% Damage) Allowed Targets Effect
10 (25) Ground, Structure, Debris, Tree, Wall Deals 250 damage, lose Goblin Sapper after explodes


  • Damage against buildings is increased by 500, but damage against Heroes is reduced by 65.
  • Damage is affected by armor values, but do not interact with armor types.
  • Goblin Sapper doesn't automatically explode when it dies.
  • Explode instantly destroy trees.



  • In Reforged, the unit's name is Sapper instead of Goblin Sapper.

Patch changes

  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.10 (2003-07-03): Goblin Sappers now deal 750 damage to buildings, 250 damage to all units, and 185 damage to Heroes. These values are reduced by armor values such as '5 armor', but do not interact with armor types (e.g. 'Medium armor').
  • WC3RoC-logo.png Patch 1.01 (2002-07-05): Can no longer be loaded into transports.

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