Yet another inconsistency

  • Nuagoo's Avatar
    365 92 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    EDIT: Apparently Wild Pyromancer reads 'cast', whereasUnseen Saboteur reads 'play'. Personally, I never thought there was a differnce

     

    #NOTASALTTHREAD (I won)

    I was playing a tweaked Control Shaman against the new fashion style priest (Heal/OTK etc).

    I played Unseen Saboteur against him, when he had a 3/1 Wild Pyromancer in play.

    Notea that the former says that you force YOUR OPPPONENT to play a spell, whereas WP says 'After YOU PLAY' a spell (...)

    I know that this interaction is 1) rather rare 2) as intended (I assume)

    BUT:

    The wording is not correctly reflecting the outcome and if I'd been a new player I would be confused. So please change, I guess? XD

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  • espito's Avatar
    HearthStationeer 275 59 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    I see no inconsistency here to be honest, the minion forces your opponent to play a spell, so, for wild pyro the requirement is met, the player played a spell and is ability is triggered.

     

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  • Nuagoo's Avatar
    365 92 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    It's about the condition WHO casts the spell. US specifically states that it is your opponent. Hence, Pyro should proc.

    However this is in line with other inconsistencies like Yogg causing you overload etc.

    Pretty sure they don't really care about phrasing at this point...

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  • Nuagoo's Avatar
    365 92 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    Plus (as far as I know) ,it was never explicitely stated that these effects proc like secrets do (only on your turn)

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar
    Ancestral Recall 1580 2271 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    So what happened? Did the pyromancer trigger or not?

    I can't infer from your post if this did happen or not. 

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  • Nuagoo's Avatar
    365 92 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    I'm sorry for the confusion (as is Blizzard I suppose ^^), it didn't trigger.

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  • Nuagoo's Avatar
    365 92 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    See edit in first post (don't know if this is the reason but it is interesting to know nontheless IF this is supposed to be a game mechanic)

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  • zoobernut's Avatar
    Swamp 250 137 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    I imagine that many of the triggers on minions check to see the game state to see if they can trigger or not first (an invisible requirement) then check to see if their main requirement is met. In this case the Pyromancer "turns off" or is unable to trigger on the opponents turn because in a typical situation it isn't possible for you to cast a spell on your opponents turn. This is a rare case so it was overlooked. That is the impression I get however it could have been a more intentional decision.

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  • CableKnight's Avatar
    Rexxar 395 187 Posts Joined 03/14/2019
    Posted 3 years, 5 months ago

    Do you have a screenshot? No idea what you're talking about.

    Gosh dang it, cards bad.

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