I just played against a Warrior in arena at 5-1. He had a Death's Bite out with one charge and an Armorsmith and then proceeded to play Grim Patron. Next turn he plays another Armorsmith plus Whirlwind and his second Death's Bite. He ends up playing 4 Death's Bite in total plus card draw like Gnomish, Acolyte and Shield Block. On top of that he had Fiery War Axe at the start and also Kvaldir Raider and North Sea Kraken in the late game...
I feel like I can't really find a nice thing to say about the current format.
Priest is bull. You can't play anything because they steal it, you can't out control them because they will find a way onto the board and lock you out. It has just too many answers and it feels cheap that they can steal literally everything.
Paladin. The class is so good that it has 4 decks within the top 2 tiers. If anything in MTG were this successful/prevalent it would be quickly dismantled. If it got CLOSE to being this dominant, there would be emergency bans. The class would be fair.
Mage is mostly stupid tempo/RNG decks which tank up behind their flamewaker mirror image combo. I played as one of these like a year ago when I first started playing and it was never this good. Always seem to run into super lucky people. Today I played against a guy with druid. Killed his flamewaker, he hits another one off effigy behind a mirror image. Play Dr. Boom, the only chance I have to recover, he has mirror entity. Wow, gg i guess. tired of losing 1/100s to these lucky bastards.
Warlock... ugh too many warlocks. Zoo is just another form of the sort of deck that I hate. We can't block, so face is just dumb. Warlock has too many cheap aggressive cards and the hero power is just silly. I actually never play against handlock so I can't complain about it.
Face Hunter, because let's face it, there's no other type of hunter (I am aware of other types of hunter and have had single digit performances with midrange hunter, but ffs, I hate face and hybrid hunter)
Face Shaman: even moreso than hunter. Doesn't even make any sense in the shaman theme/motif. Shamans control the elements, they are not supposed to be blitzkreig knights that murder everyone in seconds. There is no other type of shaman. Goddamn Tunnel Trogg.
Druid: I actually don't really have any complaints about druid. Hell, I play the deck less than I play against it and I still think that FoN+Roar is annoying but avoidable.
Warrior: Kinda same thing as druid. The aggro deck is dumb though. TBH the only stupid thing about the deck is Justicar.
Rogue... what rogue? I play maly rogue. It's pretty fun.
I guess that's all I want to get off of my chest. I love the game, it just pushes me between stupid annoying decks that I seem to end up powerless against.