New Mage Weapon - Celestial Ink Set

  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 860 2321 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    A new Rare Mage Weapon, Celestial Ink Set, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Bloodfeather 1490 3206 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Not sure about this one. Mage usually runs too many small spells that could eat up the buff. If you do get it on a high value spell early on it's pretty scary though.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Pezman's Avatar Academy Adventurer 1715 1560 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Yeah, very iffy. Really all depends on which spell catches the discount.

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  • randomfan's Avatar Lion's Guard 945 568 Posts Joined 03/17/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I'm not sure about this one. Big spell mage isn't much of thing, there are too many good small spells. I would hate to have the discount go on a 2 or 3 mana card.

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

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar Gul'dan 1480 2530 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    2 things,
    1) I'm SOOOOOOO  glad this only has 2 durability and,
    2) I'm SOOOOOOO glad that it will only hit 1 card in hand

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  • Lundy's Avatar Protector of Elwynn 1105 497 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Not very good. If I play big spells, I'm playing the new Clumsy Courier card, and want the big spell for free.

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  • Synnr7's Avatar 730 474 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Could be a thing in wild or future "big spell" support. 

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

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  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 1375 2852 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Probably bad. If you're running nothing by big spells then this might be good. But most of the time this will just buff something already cheap in your hand and you'll wonder why you even run this card in your deck.

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  • Erodos's Avatar Crossroads Historian 740 848 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Big investment with a big chance to just whiff completely.

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  • DarkFrostX's Avatar Old God Fanatic 770 1202 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Most of the times you will want this to hit something big or something specific, but since it is random and you need spells to make the trigger it feels pretty difficult.
    I don't like it.

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar Protector of Elwynn 1330 527 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Could be good, maybe. Assuming a Big Spell Mage deck can work.

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  • Swizard's Avatar Wizard 840 413 Posts Joined 04/30/2020
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    I;d rather play naga sand witch.

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  • Lemushki's Avatar Squirtle 910 735 Posts Joined 03/22/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Not really consistent as this can go on a cheap spell but good enough to see experimentation.

    Lemushki - The one and only since 2006

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  • NebuchadnezzarHS's Avatar Face Collector 1430 754 Posts Joined 06/14/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Seems to be either hit or miss with this card considering the reward. If only it would always discount your highest cost spell, it would have had much better potential.

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  • Tumbleweedovski's Avatar Protector of Elwynn 1125 477 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Small spells are generally important for Mage, but if you run many small spells you are at risk of not gaining much benefit from this new weapon. This limits you to only play big spells, but that might be too detrimental. I know it's a stretch, but in Wild a new Naga Sand Witch deck just might pop up because of this.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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  • Fedrion's Avatar Maximum Volume 1365 714 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Not great, not bad. Still a weapon for mage that can really do with a couple of discounts getting rid of small spells to gain a big follow up with big spells in hand.

    Papa Nurgle wants to share his gifts.

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  • BigE's Avatar The Cake Is A Lie 905 535 Posts Joined 05/28/2020
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Or I could play Incanter's flow and discount all my spells. 

    Dad Legend. Legend IV

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  • Geno9999's Avatar Ice Rager 980 354 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Might actually make a case for a Big Spell Mage, play a 5 cost spell, get a second free!

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  • Caro's Avatar Stormwind Historian 1440 1099 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    This looks like it belong in a big spell mage with Clumsy Courier. Not enough support for that yet and not really that many big spells unless you want to try an elemental mage with Grand Finale. This weapon definitely needs more support.

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  • Brandon's Avatar Old God Fanatic 840 1218 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Hmm seems kinda.. bad. Needs big spell support, which it doesn't have it standard. But even in wild, why would you want to risk discounting a spell to <5 mana? That just means 1 less dragon from Dragoncaller Alanna.

    The only time i can see Celestial Ink Set being used is in either wild in a big spell deck and just pray that it hits a 10 cost spell, or in standard once it gets the support it needs.

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

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