Secrets after Battle Cries

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I feel it is strange that a creature with a battle cry supersedes a secret such as snipe. If the shot will kill the minion outright, why do they still gain value for that card?
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Because like you said, battle cry supercedes it.

In another example I posted a day or two ago, Twilight Drake's battle cry is (Gain 1 health for each card in your hand). It is a 4/1 at first. If the player has 4+ cards in their hand it'll become a 4/5+ meaning that it wouldn't die to snipe.
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Battlecries trigger BEFORE you play the minion. Snipe triggers WHEN the minion is played.

Hence, minions with battlecries can not target themselves, as the minion is not yet in play.
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