New Rogue Spell - Garrote

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 1215 4978 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    A new Epic Rogue Spell, Garrote, has been revealed!

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  • Erodos's Avatar
    Crossroads Historian 935 1017 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Absolutely bonkers, 2 mana deal 8 in Poison Rogue that draws its entire deck by turn 7 anyway.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1810 4684 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    It'll see play, but dont expect this to ever deal that full 8 damage because rogues cant heal, and matches involving rogues dont drag past turn 10. Hell, aggressive rogue matches is even shorter, maybe turn 7 at most.

    So the powerlevel of the card is determined solely by rng, balanced by the short game matches of aggro decks. Good job team5. I just love to see myself die from a coin toss.

    Edit: It shuffles into your deck. So I guess that 8 damage will be more likely than I first thought.

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1105 1355 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    This looks good - Rogue usualy draws pretty fast so the damage output for 2 Mana is actualy insane.

    Challenge me ... when you're ready to duel a god!

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  • UVE's Avatar
    1180 826 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Love it, i'll add it to my shuffle rogue deck.

    By The Holy Light!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1980 4495 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Yes, gotta change the art on Headcrack because it's too violent, but strangling your opponent to death is perfectly fine

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Tumbleweedovski's Avatar
    Protector of Elwynn 1470 590 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    2 mana deal 8 to face, sure that's a good deal, but to mana deal 2 to face certainly isn't. When is the right time to play this? Is that as soon as possible, because you'll draw those Bloods eventually. or when you're nearing the end of your deck? If you do the first your opponent has a long time to play around those Bloods and it's just a 2 mana deal at the moment, I prefer daggering up over that. But if you choose to wait towards the end of your deck this can be a dead card in your hand for a long time. No, I'm not convinced yet.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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  • Pezman's Avatar
    2075 1734 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Really strong, I think. Like reverse Soul Fragments. It's good that Secret Passage doesn't trigger Casts When Drawn effects, or this might be too good.

    "Be excellent to each other." -Bill and Ted

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  • KANSAS's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1745 2912 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Very strong burn. And I don't imagine rogue will have a hard time drawing the extra copies.

    Carrion, my wayward grub.

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  • Trimutius's Avatar
    1570 2499 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Interesting "burst" but i don't see it making the cut

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1825 3154 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    About damn time they make a Garrote

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  • DarkFrostX's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 830 1229 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Rogue draws a lot so this seem really good.
    What I don't like is the flavor of the mechanic, shouldn't this be shuffled in the opponent deck since the opponent is the one that's going to bleed after being hurt?

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  • randomfan's Avatar
    Elemental 1255 744 Posts Joined 03/17/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    I think this card will be quite strong. Rogue already does lots of shuffling and drawing with the current  decks. I know Secret Passagedoesn't technically draw cards, but they  do have other options. Luckily this will be difficult to generate extra copies of so we don't have a repeat of bomb warrior.

    Unfortunately, common sense isn't as common as it should be.

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1445 910 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Very powerful for Aggro Rogue, especially when you consider Rogue has one of the best turbo draw engines right now, Field Contact.

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  • Horus's Avatar
    Wizard 2505 3073 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago
    Quote From Erodos

    Absolutely bonkers, 2 mana deal 8 in Poison Rogue that draws its entire deck by turn 7 anyway.

    And running a pair of these bad boys - only have to figure 14 more dmg for Lethal ^^

    Struggle with Heroic Galakrond's Awakening? I got your back : 

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  • Synnr7's Avatar
    1030 605 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    This is nasty. Easy for Rogue draw most of the deck. This should see play.

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

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  • Lundy's Avatar
    Little Devil Teemo 1555 702 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    This does a ton of damage for 2 mana and very good at any stage of the game. Miracle Rogue time!

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Champion of the Frozen Wastes 1895 1283 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    This is a lot of potential damage for 2 mana. Sure you don't get it immediately, otherwise this card would be broken, but I'm not sure it will be a problem for Rogue to draw the rest of them. And you can always run 2 of these to increase the chance of drawing Bleeds.

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  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1310 2008 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    VERY strong card. This + Field Contact is strong, and it probably replaces Sinister Strike in weapon rogue. Actually weapon rogue is certainly a deck it fits in quite well, considering weapon rogue has a LOT of draw.

    The only thing i find weird about this card is that the bleeds are shuffled in YOUR deck, doesn't really make sense considering your opponent is supposed to bleed. Still the bleeds being shuffled in your deck makes Garrote a LOT better, but it's still weird.

    In wild it probably sees play in some meme deck or something, probably alongside Augmented Elekk. Actually that honestly sounds pretty fun to try out ngl. I bet Markmckz is going to make some OTK with it, which will be fun to watch.

    RNG is only fun as long as there is a 50/50 chance of getting something really good or trash level of bad. If RNG always results in something good, then it's not fun.

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  • Swizard's Avatar
    Content Squad 1190 906 Posts Joined 04/30/2020
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Can be so strong in wild face rogue.

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