Poll: What do you think about this card?
What do you think about this card? - Single Choice
- Meta-defining! 5.9%
- Very Good 34.1%
- Playable 40.5%
- Bad 16.2%
- Dust It! 3.3%
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the art makes it look like his right front hoof is a nub
Except that you draw a rush card that has +5+5 which will give you insane tempo on the same turn or the next turn. And if the rhino lives you get even more value. I’m not saying the card is good, that idk but the effect isn’t necessarily a tempo loss
Works without using rush deck.
Pulled a golden one from my preorder bundle, looking forward to trying it out!
So where's the True Stealth smoke ring?
with the Spirit this is great, especially since you can also pull it from Oondasta and then ahve a big rush boi to follow up on the next turn.
I see this card as a fast Don Han'Cho that draws you a card. Which is great!
you will shuffle 1 copy of it then immediately pull out on board, so that in the deck you will not have this card and you cannot shuf it again. the same will happen if you use 2 copies of a dead man's hand. if you will not hit by it to shuf it again its just 5 5 rush for 8 mana. bad idea at all
wtf man. are u high?
Refer to my reply to AliRadicali. I have no idea what is going through your head nor do I understand what you are saying, but it's okay, we all have our brainfarts.
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I mean pushes rush warrior. But somewhat low impact high value card... Reminds me of Don Han'Cho
I think Akali, the Rhino is bad to borderline playable, although it's pretty expensive which I think is going to hold the card back from seeing play. Dealing 5 damage on turn 8 (let's be honest, you're probably going to lose the minion as it attacks), taking up your entire turn, is pretty low tempo, and it's not clear to me without some playtesting whether that +5/+5 minion will gain it back on the next turn (probably not, let's be honest).
I'd also like to point out that if your opponent doesn't have a minion you can kill with this, this card is just a 5/5 Rush for 8 mana. The floor with this card is pretty bad.
Having said that, if you do kill a minion, there's a ton of amazing targets, Redband Wasp, Vicious Scalehide and Zilliax are all pretty great targets, including other rush minions that wouldn't be "bad" by any means. The 2-mana targets in particular allow you to roll out 2 minions on turn 10.
Because of these best targets, this tells me that Akali, the Rhino wants to be a late-game play in a rush aggro deck, but will it be enough to seal the deal when your deck couldn't get it done? Probably not :/ I don't think you can count on this card with only Zilliax in your deck either.
Zilliax +5/+5 looks OP as fuck
It's ok... it's not that OP. the tempo lost from playing this card is not to be ignored, and it's not clear to me that you can make it back with a +5/+5 Zilliax on the next turn.
it's not necessarily a tempo loss if you kill something
If you can kill something for 1-2 mana in warrior and instead choose a 8-mana option to do it, then yes, you took a tempo loss. 10 - 2 = 6 mana lost on that turn. Simple math. What makes it even worse is that your max target health that you can kill is 5. That's bad tempo and bad flexibility.
On it's own it's not crazy but if you build a deck around it... It might stomp really hard. I am looking forward to it.
Was that pun intended?