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- Meta-defining! 2.8%
- Very Good 16.2%
- Playable 35.5%
- Bad 27%
- Dust It! 18.5%
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Has anyone managed to have any success with this and Blackhowl Gunspire?
Use Helpless Hatchling to discount this to 3 mana then play Blackhowl Gunspire + Loose Specimen for 10 mana and 18 damage randomly split amongst all enemies (as long as your board is empty). Hard to pull off but it's a guaranteed way of getting value out of Blackhowl Gunspire.
I have pulled this combo off a few times but only once it actually won the game for me. It is far from reliable when it comes to face damage as you can't count with your opponent's board being empty but just clearing a few minions and getting some face damage when they are fatiguing can be enough to seal off the game. You can also use Alexstrasza to reduce their health (or increase yours). However, this is too slow and unreliable with the amount of otk decks on the ladder. So i wouldn't count this as way of making Gunspire viable yet.
Now try to use it with Axe Flinger as a finsher! xD
10 dmg burst to face when they think you have nothing left
"Other" Minions really does mean other minions, it will NOT damage itself!
In Wild, if your Gahz'rilla didn't die last turn, 384 attack is git gud
Turn 4: The Coin + Gurubashi Berserker
Turn 5: Loose Specimen for a 20/1 and a 6/6.
to use on all your Goblin Bombs.
Great for Deathstalker Rexyar + poison mknion
I think you need to re-read the card.
"Whenever this minion takes damage" synergy. You know what card I'm talking about, I don't need to give you any more text. All I need to tell you is that this probably won't see any play because of the 5 mana price tag, except in Rotface memes. You'll believe me, not understanding why, then move onto the next card of this expansion.
Great synergy with enrage minions or minions that activate an effect upon taking damage (Rotface, Blackhowl Gunspire). Can be played on an empty board with no downsides as well. Works for constructed and it is definitely a worthy pick for arena.
Meanwhile in Wild:
An Eternium Rover that's been magnetized to something. This could be a good tool for an Odd Armor Control Warrior, note how most of the warrior mech cards are odd.
Honestly the downside for this card is next to nothing if you play it right. Just trade off your own minions first, then play an overstatted minion. You can also play it on an empty board, or with minions that combo with damage/destruction.
Even if you can't efficiently trade off the minions currently in play, a 6/6 is probably better most of the time then what you have early on. And in the later stages of the game, it's cheap enough to also follow up with some other card play.
Enjoy your Rank 20 plays
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I like it in a Hunter that plays with the bombs. It seems really interesting archetype and this card can destroy 3 of your bombs while having great stats for 5 mana. And is a beast