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    posted a message on Rank 5 to 23 legend DMH warrior OP OP

    First of all, DMH warrior fan here! Over the years I have experimented with many different builds and I'm really glad to see someone achieve that high of a rank in legend with DMH warrior - you must really have mastered the deck. I haven't tried Hakkar yet because I don't have the card, but I'm curious how you feel about it. My understanding is that Mecha'thun warlock isn't popular at all in wild (maybe in high legend?), and in other matchups it's hard to find a turn to drop Hakkar. Against Reno decks you can just win the fatigue game.

    My list usually includes at least one and often two Dirty Rats as well as Brann Bronzebeard. Rat is the star against quest mage, helps a lot against Reno decks, and does fine in Secret Mage and Evolve Shaman matchups. Against skillful Even Shamans who hold on to their resources, you just use Rat before Brawl. If your opponent may have big stuffs in hand and you can't kill it, just don't play Rat. For Deathlord however, it's usually the opponent who controls when to trigger it.

    Otherwise the list looks very solid. Garrosh is an underrated hero card, weapon and HP both good. Given the amount of whirlwind effect you have, I might include an Execute just to have a safety option against a single 4 7/7 or the like. 

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    posted a message on [Wild] 72%WR Legend Exodia Paladin

    The results are kinda mixed - there are games where Sathrovarr is great but there are more games where he just clogs in your hand when not comboed with a fully discounted Tiger. Even if its cost is down to 8 by Thaurissan, spending a whole turn to do DK Hero Power and Sathrovarr is often too much of a tempo loss. Maybe he will shine someday in wild, but currently I'll stick with my original build.

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    posted a message on Infinite Shudderwock Galakrond Shaman

    I would remove the dragon package and the lackey package. Big Ol' Whelp as well as lackey generation cards make Shudderwock give you so many cards that are not Shudderwock and your hand will soon be full, not to mention that you will face lots of fatigue damage by repeating Big Ol' Whelp's battlecries. Lifedrinker can help you stablize health while applying pressure while playing Shudders and Sandstorm Elemental can help you deal with pirates and lackeys that are probably going to be popular - so I would include those. Just some personal suggestions XD

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    posted a message on New Neutral Rare Card Revealed - Faceless Corruptor

    I'm afraid you are right. I knew Giggling Inventor would see a lot of play but didn't realize it was nerf-deservingly powerful. This looks as powerful as pre-nerf Giggling - even with no minion on board 5 mana 5/4 with Rush is playable, and with a small minion it's almost a neutral post-quest Oasis Surger.

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    posted a message on [Wild] 72%WR Legend Exodia Paladin

    You made my day, man! I've been with Bob lately lol but I'll definitely return to ladder once expansion hits

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    posted a message on Patch 16.0 - Removal of Doom in the Tomb Cards, BG changes and New Heroes

    If only they are Battleground cards I guess

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    posted a message on Patch 16.0 - Removal of Doom in the Tomb Cards, BG changes and New Heroes

    Good nerf but Reckless Experimenter cries in the corner

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    posted a message on Weekly Card Design Competition 10.17 - Discussion Topic
    First, thanks for comments! See my response below.
    Quote from McF4rtson
     
    Did you mean "When attacking a minion, Silence it first." or would this behave like Water Elemental?  

    It would behave like water elemental - minions take damage from this minion will first take damage, then get silenced if it survives.

    Quote from Wailor >>

     

    Quote from DittoLander >>

     I really like the effect! Very interesting indeed. I'd give it slightly more Health, so that it can survive one hit.

    As with the previous post, most of my complaints are aesthetic/flavor:

    • The artwork features an undead, not a Demon. So, I'd suggest changing the artwork.
    • Cards starting with "The" are usually legendary.
    • BG cards don't have a watermark!

     

     Yes that's really good suggestion. I will give it more health and maybe find other artwork / name if I go with that idea.

    Next I want to share my second idea, which is, surprisingly, Ditto! I truly will appreciate advice on this one, because I'm not sure of its balance, or if its wording makes sense.

    The idea is that when you buy a minion such that you have two of the same type, ditto will transform into it and merge into a triple/golden version of it. I think it's slightly stronger than Shifter Zerus because you have more control over which minion ditto will turn into and it can take effect immediately on the turn you buy ditto, so I make it Tier 4.

    The golden version would counts twice towards Triple, which translate into - any minion you buy will become a golden version! Let me know what wording would make the effect easier to understand, and whether you like the Mute or Ditto better.

    Finally, comments on other people's cards:

    Anub'rekhan: interesting card. Granted, deathrattle strategy doesn't click that well with simply larger body, though stats is certainly important in Battleground. I might change the battlecry to be deathrattle, and maybe make it available at Tier 5. But overall it's a decent design.

    Greedy Merchant: Very interesting effect, and particularly good/broken in Daryl. I like it a lot.

    Scorching Infernal: I would say it's overpowered - it makes Nefarian's HP available to everyone. I would change the effect to be damaging all minions instead of just enemy minions, so that your own divine shield will be broken as well. But because demons don't have ways to gain divine shield, it will certainly be a good effect in Demon strategy.

    Coldlight Gravediver: If only it doesn't resurrect itself... You can say "all other friendly murlocs."

    Varimathras: I like the flavor but its use seems too limited. What about "adjacent minions are immune to poisonous?" Would that be too OP?

    Argent Priestess: I sort of don't want permanent divine shield to be available to every tribe - tribes need to have their own strengths and weaknesses. It also makes George really unhappy.

    Felborned Mekkatorque: I would only retain the second effect (demons can be magnetized), and that by itself is worth a Tier 6 status. Otherwise this will be abused by mech strategy mostly and the second effect will be kind of out of place.

    Battlegrounds Roaster: similar comment applies - it's a little disrespectful to Nefarian. But I like this much better because it's a dragon, and AOE could be a dragon-unique thing. Just make sure they have no way to gain poisonous.

    Changing Protector and Deep Hunter: too OP - and I don't like just copying effects from other tribes and call it a day. Changing tribes is kind of cool, though.

    Experienced Tracker: Sort of like Toki's hero power on a stick (you buy it, sell it, cost 2 mana), because there are three Tier 6 beasts - all very powerful. I would make it Tier 4 or 5 at least.

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    posted a message on Weekly Card Design Competition 10.17 - Discussion Topic

    Okay - my less lazy design, now that Brewmaster seems to be disallowed:

    Demons right now really have no incentive to upgrade to Tier 6, especially after Voidlord steps down to Tier 5, and they are still weak overall. Silence would be a very powerful effect in Battleground, arguably stronger than poisonous. This can be used both as soft removal of overbuffed minions (I mean Amalgams) and as a tech choice if your opponent is using a deathrattle-base strategy. E.g., against the almighty Goldrinn, the Great WolfBaron Rivendare beast strategy, you can single taunt her to nullify Goldrinn's deathrattle. Thoughts?

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    posted a message on Weekly Card Design Competition 10.17 - Discussion Topic
    Quote from McF4rtson >>

    The effect is interesting and novel but can seem a little unintuitive. If I understand it right, basically you have to reach Tavern 6 and freeze the whole board for a turn to gain poisonous, and before that it's a vanilla 3/6.

    To go with the flavor, I might change the effect to be "after this minion is frozen for a turn, gain poisonous," and maybe make it a Tier 5 card so that it isn't too OP but also not outclassed by the poisonous spider.

    Quote from Screwjank >>

    Very cool concept but way too broken. Similar to why Sylvanas never made it into a card. One question: will your opponent get this card after the fight? If so, they can use it to their advantage for the next round but they might also lose a significant minion to you.

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    posted a message on Weekly Card Design Competition 10.17 - Discussion Topic
    Quote from Adamaxes >>
    Quote from DittoLander >>

    Sure.

     Please double check the rules. You are not allowed to make a card that exists in the game. 

     So existing means not currently a hearthstone play mode card? I thought it refers to battleground.

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    posted a message on Weekly Card Design Competition 10.17 - Discussion Topic

    Sure.

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    posted a message on New Druid Rare Card Revealed - Treenforcements

    I just made a custom card: Ravenchanted: 1 mana, 2 attack, 2 health, beast. How does that sound?

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    posted a message on New Hunter Epic Card Revealed - Stormhammer

    from Reddit

     

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    posted a message on New Neutral Epic Card Revealed - Tentacled Menace

    25 mana Penguin incoming LUL

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