New Shaman Spell - Charged Call

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 1215 4980 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    A new Rare Shaman Spell, Charged Call, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1980 4497 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Not really sold on this. It's pretty good once you get into the 8-10 mana bracket but before that there's a good chance your options will all be poor summoning choices.

    I guess it depends on how efficiently you can overload in this kind of deck. At least it's a good payoff for the Quest that isn't just burn.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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

    In Questline Shaman, this will often be a 3 costs random 8 drop and that could be what wins. This doesn't do much in the early game, so the play it sees will probably be minimal.

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

    I like that they  gave us some support and payoff for Overload Shaman. This has a chance to be bonkers or a major letdown. I wonder how busted it would be if it upgraded on the  overloaded mana amount and not the number of cards played.

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

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

    Great overload payoff. Especially good with the Questline completed. Good finisher for that deck.

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1810 4690 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Watched Kibler's stream and every time I see this its insane. The real power of this card is that its discover, not just randomly selecting a minion, which means its nearly always good for the situation.

    Plus, if you're running a heavy overload deck, is there any reason not to play this?

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

    The fact that it lets you discover what you summon makes it bonkers, there's always a decent option even if you only play a few overload cards beforehand. Crazy pay-off after the quest.

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

    The only hesitation I have about this it if it will recognize the overload cards that were played while it was in the deck vs being in your hand. If it requires it to be in your hand like Nethrandamus, then it is not nearly as versatile.  However if it reacts like Snowfury Giant, then it gets substantially better

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  • Pezman's Avatar
    2075 1738 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    This sucks until you've beefed it up quite a bit. I wonder what the 10-drop pool will be like?

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

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

    Same, would have rated it so high if it weren't for kibler's show on this, great card.

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

    This is so good for tempo.

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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

    Why wouldn't you put this in a questline deck? I fail to see how summoning an 8-cost minion for 3 mana could possibly be bad. Or at least, 1 out of the 3 choices should be good.

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  • Lemushki's Avatar
    Squirtle 990 785 Posts Joined 03/22/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    More great support for overload.... I hope it is enough....

    Lemushki - The one and only since the 2006 rebranding.

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

    If this upgrades without needing to be in the hand, this is so insanely good it's not even funny.

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  • BigE's Avatar
    Peasant 1175 590 Posts Joined 05/28/2020
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    It doesn't have overload. Nope. 

    Chumbawumba is the worst band name. 

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  • NebuchadnezzarHS's Avatar
    Supporter 1970 1324 Posts Joined 06/14/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Great in Duels with Stormcatcher, not sure for Constructed though.

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  • Caro's Avatar
    Champion of the Frozen Wastes 2100 2157 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Will most likely see play in quest shaman, but outside of that archetype, it's not really needed. Other archetypes like elemental/aggro doomhammer shaman don't need this kind of value.

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

    I am not entirely sure how good this will be. It is a nice payoff for an underappreciated archetype, but it's a lot of setup for just more stats. Spending three mana on a random 8-drop sounds cool, but by the time you get to that point in the game the one extra big dude won't be that spectacular.

    Carrion, my wayward grub.

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  • Trimutius's Avatar
    1580 2500 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Hinges on viability of overload deck, but probably it will work out at least somewhat

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

    Okay so i was iffy on this card, but after watching some of the theorycraft stream stuff i think it's a very good card in any shaman deck that runs a bunch of overload cards. The best thing about this card is that you can DISCOVER something. If Charged Call didnt discover something, but rather just summoned a random minion... Well lets just say that it would have been super garbage. 

    Luckely Charged Call seems solid thanks to the discover option, and will be a staple in Questline Shaman and any overload heavy shaman deck. Charged Call is something shaman needed: A card that benefits from overloading. 

    In wild i'm not sure if it sees play. Most shaman decks in wild are either Shudderwock decks, or ODD/EVEN decks. And the occasional Elemental Shaman. I dont think it sees play in any of those decks, but who knows. If the questline is good enough to make it viable in wild, then i think Charged Call MIGHT make it into that deck..

    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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