New Hunter Weapon - Bloodseeker

Fractured in Alterac Valley
  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 880 2537 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    A new Common Hunter Weapon, Bloodseeker, has been revealed!

    Bloodseeker Card Image

    Discuss this card below or head on over to the card page to give it a rating!


    Learn more about Fractured in Alterac Valley

    Head on over to our dedicated guide for Fractured in Alterac Valley!


    Get Cheaper Card Packs

    This section contains affiliate links.

    If you want to save money when buying Hearthstone packs, you should check out Amazon Coins! It's an easy way to save up to 25% off Hearthstone packs so you can get into the new expansion without worrying about your wallet too much. We've got a detailed guide on how to Get Started with Amazon Coins, but if you've already dealt with them in the past, you can buy some more by clicking right here.

    Your friendly neighbourhood bot!
    Like what I'm doing? Disable ads and unlock cosmetics with Out of Cards Premium!

    1
  • Brandon's Avatar Old God Fanatic 985 1414 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Meh, doesn't seem that good. Sure a 2 mana weapon is good, but hunters already have Headhunter's Hatchet for 2 mana, and Headhunter's Hatchet often will be a 2/3 weapon. Bloodseeker will need more time to buff up, and might be hard considering a LOT of 1-2 cost cards these days have 3 health. Still i don't want to completely disregard Bloodseeker. It has potential, but i don't see it being used in any existing hunter deck right now.

    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.

    0
  • Lundy's Avatar Little Devil Teemo 1290 684 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Reminds me of the Phaoris' Blade treasure, in that you want to use it to go face eventually, but you build it up by attacking small minions.

    0
  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 1475 3292 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    There's lots of potential with this one, but Stormhammer it is definitely not. Because the attack scales when upgraded you'll reach a point where your weapon simply can't gain any more durability simply because your opponent's minions either get too far ahead, or have too little health.

    I'd expect this to see play simply because it discourages people from playing 2 health minions on 2 just so this card cant snowball the early game and make up a massive weapon in the late game. But since we already know Rustrot Viper will be everywhere - courtesy of Lightforged Cariel - it makes it even less likely this will ever get more than 2 attacks in.

    0
  • BigE's Avatar The Cake Is A Lie 1010 586 Posts Joined 05/28/2020
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    I get vibes of that Storm hammer from dragon hunter. Except worse because it relies on what ones opponent plays. Still, a controlling Hunter could want this. So no Hunter wants this. 

    Dad Legend. Legend IV

    0
  • Tetsuo's Avatar Ice Rager 830 591 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    It's a good early game tool, and feels bad to draw in the late game. If you can kill a lot of tokens with these in the early game, it can do a lot of damage to face later on. That feels a little slow for Hunter right now since the class mostly wants to go face from the get-go nowadays. I'll have to see what the rest of the set for the class looks like. 

    0
  • theo333's Avatar Outlandish Rager 790 587 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Even Hunter will be fun.

    -1
  • Geno9999's Avatar Pirate King 1080 404 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Could honestly just get the Honor Kill once and then punish your opponent with a Fiery War Axe the following turns. Trying to greed more out of it would rely on your opponent cooperating with you... and in which case you're crashing your face into progressively bigger and bigger minions, and Hunter isn't exactly known for their recovery.

    0
  • FieselFitz's Avatar Prince Charming 865 1104 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Ok card i guess - but nothing more!

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

    0
  • Erodos's Avatar Crossroads Historian 895 1001 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    The main problem with 2 mana 2/2 weapons with an upside is that 2 damage is usually not enough to kill something at 2 mana. And now they need you to kill something to even get that upside. No thanks.

    0
  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Skeleton 1650 3568 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    I feel like this is very good in arena, but in Constructed there's just no point to it. Realistically you can maybe get 2 or 3 procs out of it, but only one of those will be able to go face so what'S the point. not like Hunter can just shrug off taking damage either. This would be better in Warrior.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

    0
  • Caro's Avatar Alterac Academic 1635 1354 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    A bit unconvinced this weapon will be good. You'd really need to by lucky on your minion hits, and remember Hunter wants to go face as he's always done. Highly doubt the honorable kill mechanic will be good in hunter

    TREMBLE before.... the most legendary dragon that ever existed!

    ...but let's face it, control is dead 😭💔

    0
  • Tumbleweedovski's Avatar Protector of Elwynn 1245 552 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    Arena: Opponents will quickly learn not to play a 3/2 on turn 2 against a hunter, but in later turns I wonder if it's still worth it to play around Bloodseeker. The effect is good, but not detrimental. So, definitely draftable, but not amazing.

    Constructed: Nothing to see here.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

    0
  • Hydrafrog's Avatar Gul'dan 1630 2858 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    All around decent.  The qualm will be that you continually have to hit things that are getting bigger and bigger to get a lot of use out of it.  But even if it only makes it to 3 on the attack, that is still efficient.

    1
  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar Royal Librarian 1490 721 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    I guess there's enough 2 health minions in the early game for a decent chance of triggering the honorable kill. But that isn't a one-time effect, like Spellburst, is it?

    0
  • meisterz39's Avatar 880 1151 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Definitely a cool weapon, and on curve it seems like something you could easily get to be a 4/2 before you start losing good honorable kill targets.

    0
  • sule's Avatar Content Squad Zombie 565 370 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    If you get the weapon early enough (and there are enough 2 Health minions in Standard (or if you feel like breaking Hunter's tradition and use your minions to, like, actually trade)) then it can snowball into an even scarier Eaglehorn Bow. It does keep you from playing Rinling's Rifle ("oh no, my weapon is growing bigger and bigger so I can't play another weapon :( i guess I'll just hit my opponent in the face with a big weapon ")  A little dependent upon your opponent playing minions into it, but the fail-state is an ok weapon so it might make it into Face Hunter decks.

    I have spoken.

    0
  • Horus's Avatar Skeleton 2160 2502 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    The honorable kill makes it so situational - some games, it may build up, and on some other, you won't ever have a chance to scale it up - depending on your opponent's play(s)

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

    0
  • Swizard's Avatar Wizard 1075 583 Posts Joined 04/30/2020
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    No synergy.

    0
  • Sykomyke's Avatar Grand Crusader 745 898 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 6 days, 23 hours ago
    Quote From dapperdog

    There's lots of potential with this one, but Stormhammer it is definitely not. Because the attack scales when upgraded you'll reach a point where your weapon simply can't gain any more durability simply because your opponent's minions either get too far ahead, or have too little health.

    I'd expect this to see play simply because it discourages people from playing 2 health minions on 2 just so this card cant snowball the early game and make up a massive weapon in the late game. But since we already know Rustrot Viper will be everywhere - courtesy of Lightforged Cariel - it makes it even less likely this will ever get more than 2 attacks in.

    Agreed dapper.  This may be 'decent' but the existance (and most likely prevalance) of removal will force this out of the meta

    <Your Ad Here>

    0
  • Leave a Comment

    You must be signed in to leave a comment. Sign in here.

    Remove Ads - Go Premium