New Hunter Minion - Stormwind Piper

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

    A new Common Hunter Minion, Stormwind Piper, has been revealed!

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

    Holy shit what? That's actually kind of insane. It's a 3-mana 1/6. That is basically an unkillable statline unless you're very far behind. Remember Miscreant? That guy was onnly a 1/5 and had to be nerfed despite not even having a continuous effect.

    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

    Great stats for its effect, but still this needs to be on your board along with preferably more than one beast, and then you need to attack with this as well. Too clunky.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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

    Very very swingy. Has the potential to be seriously busted, but needs a lot of setup.

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

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

    I like what this card can do. It will be difficult to remove, but won't necessarily require many resources to do so. Get this on board  right before a big swarm turn and you can reap some nice benefits.

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

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

    I want to see this do well... but it just doesn't have the support to merit the 3 slot

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

    Demon in Hunter is weird, but the do have Demon Companion I suppose. This is very sticky with such a high health total, I expect to be nerfed to 5 or 4 health somewhere down the road. Drop this early, your opponent has to remove it, or else you slam down some beats then buff them all and it becomes very hard for your opponent to get the board back. 

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

    Fun idea but probably too slow. Love the flavor though.

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

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

    There's so many things you can work with this card, mostly because as a 6 health 3 drop its nearly guaranteed to survive a turn. Even if it doesn't your opponent would have likely sunk everything to get rid of this menace.

    Before we start creaming our pants, there's really not alot of cards that dishes out wide beasts at a timely 4 mana curve. Even at the most optimistic, this will work with Rats of Extraordinary Size for full value, or simply buff a couple of minions at most.

    But if midrange beast hunter is your game, there's no reason why this wouldn't see play.

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

    Too slow, needs Animated Broomstick and a full board of beasts to be any good.

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

    Hunter can swarm the board with beasts easilly, but i don't have any hope on the archetype.

    By The Holy Light!

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

    I feel the same way about this card as I do about every other swarm hunter card I have seen this expansion, I really want it to work, but realistically don't think it will. It does have strong stats, but you have to spend 3 mana then wait a turn, and if your opponent doesn't have removal you get to do the same thing druids get to do for 2 mana without the wait or the beast requirement.

    Carrion, my wayward grub.

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

    Mm seems too slow and does not have a tribal that works well on hunter.

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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

    Seems to be a lot of support for filling the board with cheap beast tokens for Hunter this expansion, so I think this could be pretty threatening. Probably gets off 2 procs before it dies.

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

    Meh i think it wont be that good. Even if it survives a turn, the buff wont be good enough for some kind of beast token "swarm" hunter deck. If it had rush then sure, it would have been strong. But waiting 1 turn for the effect is way too slow. 

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

    I think this could either be very good or to unreliable to see play. Sure the Statline is good for 3 Mana but it seems kinda slow. 

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

    Too slow.

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

    Too slow for it to work... If it had rush it would be too strong so... Hard to balance...

    Lemushki - The one and only since the 2006 rebranding.

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  • Koetti's Avatar
    1090 863 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    6 health for 3 mana is quite chunky. I guess you could play this T3, and then small beasts like Wolpertinger on T4 to start snowballing. Or maybe you could use this + Animated Broomstick + Rats of Extraordinary Size to regain the board for 10 mana? Maybe even throw in an Devouring Swarm, so you get 3/3 Rats?

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

    Awkward and slow. 

    Chumbawumba is the worst band name. 

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