Guldan and Rexxar are stronger but Zul´jin is very good and currently look meta defining. I think he´s on the top level near Jaina just a bit behind Guldan and Rexxar. Bad part: Hunter can play Rexxar and Zul´jin together which give them two incredible strong cards. Hunter looks like king of resurces now ...
Rofl I did and your points is mute because everything you pointed out is basically the same as what DK Guldann can do.
"With Spell Hunter, Zul'jin can wipe several minions with things like Deadly Shot and Baited Arrow, and it can give quite a lot of burst damage thanks to rerolling Animal Companion and To My Side!. In one game I got hit in the face with 3 Huffers for a total of 12 face damage"
Doomguards can do that and you can control where they hit. But do the Doomguards have a chance to just die when they hit the board? of course not. Also do you not realize you can summon a couple or few doomguards that will be dealing more damage than Zul'jin will do on average? and it's not that hard to pull off all you need is 1 Cube.
Also Cubelocks play Mountain Giant, an early giant that gets in face damage is just about as equivalent to how much damage Hunter will be doing before turn 10.
Lemme know when Gul Dan can draw you 1-2 cards, kill at least 2 enemy minions and keep your face safe with 5 secrets.
Jesus Christ..I just pointed out that Voidlord is the best defensive card in the game...no amount of secrets come even close to being as good as Voidlord.
Doomguards can trade too and go face AND you have control over where they hit.
You and the other guy must have never been around for the Cubelock days...
I agree with you, but Zul'jin is way less of a build around hero card.
I mean, sure, if we take both Spell Hunter and Cubelock, then Bloodreaver is way more powerful than Zuljin. But thing is: you can run Zul'jin into Secret/Midrange and it'll be way better in it than Guldan is to Even Lock, for example .
It may be interesting to note that Evenlock is way more popular (better?) than Cube nowadays. While Spell Hunter on its side is currently played just as much as Cube Hunter..
So, all in all, Bloodreaver can be abused the most in Cubelock lists, but within the metagame I believe Zul'jin is better.
I got lucky and got this out of a pack. I don't think it's that powerful actually (but I don't have Subject 9, so I could be wrong). Waiting on more spells next expansion. For now, it's powerful, but the random effects suck.