It's not a bad card , that's for sure, but it's more like a tech card against aggro. So if aggro will be played a lot in Standard, this might be a good include.
Otherwise, I really like that it's a 3 drop, because I will be really happy if I get this from a Jeweled Scarab in a Battlecry Mage deck, especially if I can combo him with Brann. I'm happy this card exists, even though it will probably not be included in constructed decks that often.
Whoever says this is a nerf to Faceless Summoner: It's irrelevant, LoE brought a lot of 2 drops with Battlecry and inferior stats and Shredder didn't go away.
In theory this is better than Arcane Explosion, because for 1 mana you get a 2/2. But Arcane Explosion, doesn't see any play whatsoever anyway, so I don't know about the power level. Guess it's okay since you can ping too to complement it.
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But this will help tempo mage in wild a lot vs hunters (uth, abusive, gnome, spiders), paladins (muster) and zoo (imp-lotion), it could wrestle itself a spot, maybe for an Arcane Intellect or the 3rd secret.