United in Stormwind Cards List & Guide
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I just don't think Mage's quest is viable. Mage's viable deck is the elemental deckThe giants version of the quest loses badly to taunts which is rampant is this new metaThe exodia version of the deck is way too inconsistent to climb.Both versions also gets destroyed by dirty rat.I honestly think Mage's quest is the worst one.
why people these days think thaurisan or icelance is freezemage??? its not, freezemage was played even before Naxxramas launchend, and it was always 2 turn kill. Alextrasa into fireball/frostbold. that what u mean all the time is OTK Malygos mage and not freeze mage.
Freezemage was all the time a deck that play 4 or more freezing aoes that finish with alextrasa and a few spells. in 2 turns!
OTK was never seen, cause u need tons of rng/perfect draw to cheat your mana curve with dublicate thaurisans or a perfect malygos dragonfire coin combo...
New quest is a mixfrom freezemage+malymage, cause u finish still with alextrasa, but this time in ONE turn.
I love the idea of this deck and have also discussed both this deck and the exodia combo. However the main problem with both of these decks is that the exodia deck lacks consistency of drawing all of the combo, and the giants deck lacks consistency against taunts. Also, both of these decks get rekted by dirty rat.
Lol, again... It is really hard to get this combo.... You need to play 10 spell before OTK... And idk about it.I think that 2 Molten giants would be better :)
1 spell from the quest card + 6 from the requirement + 1 from the reward. You already did 8. I think mage can easily find 2 more, especially when quest requires to play some spells to get extra ones.
Actually never liked trump decks or teories, even if they were consistent. Just not for me. But this deck i think i'm gonna craft day one. Maybe considering a replacement for medivh's valet for some spell gaining source. But 3 damadge is also good.
Elise is another source for the quest as the Un'goro pack is a spell. Medivh's Valet although require a secret they give you an additional body to deal chip damage or trade.
Trump probably built the deck so can have other ways to win without relying on the quest to win. Also to try out new cards, there is no fun not playing new cards in the expansion. An optimal deck will rise eventually but I think Trump's primary goal is to tryout as much as of the new cards in a optimal to sub-optimal deck.
Finishing quest early seems impossible. You get up to 7 spells outside your deck. 8 if you count The Coin. Out of which 3 comes from Cabalist's Tome. You might be lucky to get few spells from the deck of Elise the Trailblazer. But getting both Elise the Trailblazer and its deck in single game is difficult. So basically its really slow deck. Alex combo and quest are necessary for victory.
The win condition seems very unreliable without burn spells and only 2 giants .
No fireball and frostbolt? Fireball ok maybe but frostbolt is so much better than velet..
Maybe 2 meteors? It's better a lot of the time.
Two Ice Block and no Mana Bind? That makes no sense to me. I'd think the whole reason you even include Arcanologist is to pull a guaranteed Mana Bind. There's usually no need to race for the Ice Block.
The whole point of this deck is to stay alive. There are atleast 7 cards that can proc the quest. Your goal isn't to rush the quest immediately, its a combodeck; therefore, you want to collect your cards and stay alive. Two iceblocks just allows you to stay alive and arcanologist is to make sure you DRAW that iceblock from any aggresive jade decks that exist.
I dunno, it just seems even less consistent than the old Freeze Mage, which in my opinion was never very consistent.
Off course freeze is fun and interactive, so it will no longer be existence in standard. The point of playing this is FOR FUN, NOT TO COMBO/RUSH your enemy down, also Time Warp comeback potential
With the removal of Ice Lance (probably on purpose due to TimeWarp, it is a little harder to instantly burst them. Also the removal of tharussan.