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blob2
blob2


Legendary Hero
Blob-Ohmos the Second
posted April 19, 2017 06:17 PM
Edited by blob2 at 18:38, 19 Apr 2017.

It's interesting how old decks can sometimes work quite well in the current meta.

Btw I know Rouge had it rough for some time, and now has it's time to shine, but I think Preperation is a spell that needs to be nerfed or 'Hall of Famed' at some point. The card brings too much of a tempo swing, even pre Quest Rouge I was really irritated how it worked with Auctioneer.

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Hmm because I enjoy Elemental decks quite a lot I want to try Elemental Mage. As such I wonder if I should craft Pyros. It's not a must-craft by any means, but I think it would work really well in such a deck, it's good to have a a guaranteed Elemental enabler, on the other hand there aren't that many Elementals to activate...

The question is does any kind of Elemental deck work without Kalimos and Fire Elemental...

EDIT: Oh wait this weeks brawl gives you pre-maid Un'Goro decks and one of them is Elemental Mage. Nice way to try it out! Btw a really good idea coming from Blizzard, but they should make such Brawls pre-release, cause people would know what to craft based on their preferences and test runs... either way if Quest Rouge won't dominate it I will be playing a lot of this Brawl!

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emilsn91
emilsn91


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posted April 20, 2017 10:36 AM
Edited by emilsn91 at 10:39, 20 Apr 2017.

I agree with you on preparation.

- I just started my first brawl of this week, but it is a good brawl! It is nice to see Blizzard do this "service" of sorts to us. Giving us some decks to play which showcase the new expansion.

I saw the deck-lists on Hearthpwn. There are some cool decks to try out.

I do not agree with you that it should have been out before the expansion. Imo it should have been the first brawl after the release as to serve as inspiration. But hey great brawl!

YES! I just opened Ysera from the brawl pack! Wuhu!

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blob2


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Blob-Ohmos the Second
posted April 21, 2017 12:26 AM

A few thoughts after playing the Brawl:

- Elemental Mage is indeed fun. I will consider crafting Pyros, her animation is sick btw...

- Paladin Quest is well... weak. I've played Galvadon a couple of times and each time the choices weren't solid. Not once he changed the course of the game. You usually expect more from a Quest reward.

- Druid Quest is fun and easy to trigger imo. The only dowsnide is that Barnabus doesn't reduce the cost of the cards in your hand, but guess that makes sense. Still, play sth like Nourish and you're set

- Warlock Quest is actually solid (I didn't face it that many times so I had a chance to try it with the Brawl). Discardlock can run without it, Zavas is more useful, but it fits in the deck overall, gives a bit more juice/pressure lategame and sometimes that was a problem in this type of deck...

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markmasters
markmasters


Famous Hero
posted April 21, 2017 10:57 AM

While I agree that paladin is generally weak, yesterday I played a game as a priest against one, he summoned galvadon on turn 5 and had stealth, windfury and 12 attack, yikes!

The worst part? I still won (was able to play amara on turn 6).

The various decks in the brawl are really fun to play, no complaints, just sad I don't have dust left to create any of these decks.

Barnabus isn't that great in constructed sadly, aggro, waygate and both garden rogue + quest rogue eat me alive.


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Minion
Minion


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posted April 21, 2017 01:25 PM

I really like the Tavern Brawl, I especially have fun with the Elemental Mage. I don't think it is the strongest but it is fun. Also because all decks are pre-made you can rest assured there is no super aggro decks to face so you can calmly try to get your quest (which is harder on Ladder) haha.

What to me at least has been TERRIBLE is the Warlock Quest. I had Clutzmother (lol spelling) a hundred times in my hand, I have never yet discarded her One time I had BOTH of the Golems and the Mother in hand and I discarded all other cards but those three. So no, I don't like this deck at all. *salty salt salt* Also planning anything is pointless, because for SURE you will discard the Twisting Nether, so don't bother making any plays that would work with that card in your hand later lol. Hence the only way for discardlock to work is with aggro/tempo decks, so the Quest is just bad... I think we would need a card that says "Discover a card you discarded this game", if there is any change for a control type of discardlock.

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markmasters
markmasters


Famous Hero
posted April 21, 2017 01:32 PM

Minion said:
I really like the Tavern Brawl, I especially have fun with the Elemental Mage. I don't think it is the strongest but it is fun. Also because all decks are pre-made you can rest assured there is no super aggro decks to face so you can calmly try to get your quest (which is harder on Ladder) haha.

What to me at least has been TERRIBLE is the Warlock Quest. I had Clutzmother (lol spelling) a hundred times in my hand, I have never yet discarded her One time I had BOTH of the Golems and the Mother in hand and I discarded all other cards but those three. So no, I don't like this deck at all. *salty salt salt* Also planning anything is pointless, because for SURE you will discard the Twisting Nether, so don't bother making any plays that would work with that card in your hand later lol. Hence the only way for discardlock to work is with aggro/tempo decks, so the Quest is just bad... I think we would need a card that says "Discover a card you discarded this game", if there is any change for a control type of discardlock.


Use deathwing, I guarantee that the cards that need to be discarded get discarded .

But yeah....RNG is here to screw you over!

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Minion
Minion


Legendary Hero
posted April 21, 2017 06:23 PM

Has that worked for you? I was thinking about that being the good way to do it, but I don't have the Warlock Quest so I can't try it...

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blob2


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Blob-Ohmos the Second
posted April 22, 2017 10:28 AM

Well RNG can hit you pretty hard in Discardlock, but keep in mind that this pre-made Discardlock is a Blizzard version which is optimized to be 'solid' not good. It has cards that are never used in a competetive Discardlock like Twisting Nether or Taunts aside from Voidwalker, cause they're simply too slow.

The point of Discardlock is to be aggresive, and use cards which when lost won't break your tempo. If you loose some cards you spam more with hero power or Malchezzars Imp. Basically in Discardlock that I play the only card that's not good to loose is Doomguard cause it's usually a finisher. But that's when Cruel Dinomancer might come in handy, but I don't have it unfortunately, so I can't tell if it's useful enough. And Zavas is good, it's simply another card that you can 'loose' for your benefit.

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Minion
Minion


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posted April 22, 2017 01:02 PM

Most of the Quests are good! I like all except Druid and Warlock, so that is a very good job by Blizzard. I honestly expected only 2 Quests to be playable, haha, my expectations were low And I am glad if you people like the Warlock Quest but it is not for me, I know for sure.

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Blob-Ohmos the Second
posted April 22, 2017 11:14 PM
Edited by blob2 at 01:03, 24 Apr 2017.

So I finally decided to build a Wild Quest Priest deck. Mainly because how cool playing Shredders with Umbra is.

But watching some videos one cool combo has caught my eye. You Guys remember Majordomo Executus? An interesting concept thwarted by the 8 HP thing. Well with Amara now you can set you're HP to 40

EDIT: Speaking of Priest does anyone has some expierience with Lyra (Priest Legendary)? She was initially bashed, but turns out she's quite good and people are reconsidering their view of this card. Interestingly being an Elemental herself she is used in this type od deck. Elemental style deck is actually the last I would expect from Priest On the other hand as soon as I've seen Radiant Elemental I knew some kind of spell-based Priest would appear, the card is just that good (and has better statline then Apprientice). Here's one which I would really like to try. Drats, so many good cards this expansion...

EDIT 2: Nice! I voted for Rutgers in Tespa Collegiate Series and they won the tourney. As you might've guessed the team was a complete unknown for me (I didn't even know such a University existed), but a guy advertised it somewhere on Reddit that they have a really promising Hearthstone section so I decided to give it a go. If I'm correct that's 3 Gadgetzan packs for me

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Minion
Minion


Legendary Hero
posted April 24, 2017 04:45 PM

I have faced Lyra a couple times, and just today I faced a dude who got his first Lyra from Barnes. Then he copied his Lyra with Miragecaller also lol, it was a close game it went to fatigue. Well I was lucky I pulled his Amara with Dirty Rat - he would probably have won otherwise, it was so close.

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emilsn91
emilsn91


Supreme Hero
posted April 25, 2017 03:30 PM

1. I loved last weeks brawl. I have not played this much brawl in ages! I loved almost all of the decks. I played Warrior, Mage and Druid the most. Three classes I rarely play.

2. Just turned Golden with my hunter. Yay! First golden

3. Lyra the sun shard is popping up a lot these days? There are some crazy experiments with priest I suppose.

4. I have just faced two plant-rogues .. Is that a new thing as well?

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Minion
Minion


Legendary Hero
posted April 25, 2017 11:44 PM

Im the same lol, i had like 50 wins or something in the tavern brawl.

Im facing about 50/50 Quest Rogues and Sherazin Rogues. Nice development. Maybe quest is less popular now becaus Midrange Hunter is very popular, and it punishes quest rogue hard (no healing or taunts lol). Quest Mage is also gone,just when i got the quest from a pack! replaced with freeze mage lol. Blob2 is surely not happy about that xD

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