New Shaman Spell - Snowball Fight!

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

    A new Epic Shaman Spell, Snowball Fight!, has been revealed!

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  • Skorpionex's Avatar Headless Horseman 1045 278 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Bouncing Blade but better.

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

    Hmm Frost Shock but better as long as there are 3 or more minions. Actually can it bounce between 2 minions, if so then it will guarantee kill 1 minion. Sure it does require 2 minions on board in order to kill 1, but against aggro this damages a lot of minions AND can stall a turn. Or you get unlucky and it only bounces between 2 minions out of 7 until one of those 2 dies, leaving 5 minions that didnt get frozen. Yeh it's really RNG dependand, but i like that about it, gives it more flavor. After all, in a snowball fight no one is 100% accurate, just as not all minions might get frozen. And if a minion dies it's kind of like when someone trows a ice ball instead of a snow ball. (Except the ice ball doesn't kill anyone luckely, but it does hurt.... might have been hit by a few too many of those... jerks.)

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

    Notice that this doesn't specifc enemy minions so it's not some ultra broken tempo boardclear, but at the same time it's basically Frost Nova that always kills something (although it can with if there are a lot of small guys on board.

    Good enough to run in a deck where you want to draw off Multicaster

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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

    Theoretically it's a better frost nova, but RNG might screw you over. I think Shamans will pass on this one in lieu of more reliable board clears like Lightning Storm and Perpetual Flame.

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

    If Frost Shock and Perpetual Flame had a baby. Freeze Shaman support, but still not enough yet to get it off the ground.

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

    Love the flavour of this card!

    Arena: Great card in control decks, less useful if you expect to have more board presence than your opponents.

    Constructed: Obviously goes into Freeze Shaman and I give Snowball Fight! a slight maybe to see play in other slower decks, but is probably not consistent enough.

     

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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

    Its just overpowered. Being able to stall is one thing, killing at least one minion is quite another.

    It looks like a control card, but in all honesty, I'll be swinging my Doomhammer shaman on day one because this is just nuts in that deck. I wouldn't be surprised if at one point this card gets nerfed or forces doomhammer out in some way.

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  • Skorpionex's Avatar Headless Horseman 1045 278 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago
    Quote From Lundy

    If Frost Shock and Perpetual Flame had a baby. Freeze Shaman support, but still not enough yet to get it off the ground.

    Why Perpetual Flame? It not says "enemy minion" so it hurts and freezes your side as well (and if u are unlucky only your side). It's Bouncing Blade on steroids.

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  • sule's Avatar Content Squad Zombie 575 370 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Better Bouncing Blade. Good way for a slow Shaman deck to lock down its opponent's board for a turn. Probably not great for a tempo deck because it will most likely freeze your minions too, but if Control Shaman is a thing then this will be one reason why.

    I have spoken.

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar Gul'dan 1630 2858 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Ask and ye shall receive.  I wondered what kind of freeze support Shaman would get and there we are

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar Royal Librarian 1490 721 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    This could be good. You'd probably want to play this when you're behind on the board in order to stall your opponent, but there's always the chance it could kill one of your guys and leave the biggest enemy threat untouched.

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  • meisterz39's Avatar 880 1151 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Bouncing Blade with hints of Frost Nova. Seems like a great control spell, and exactly the sort of frost spell Shaman needs to make a Frost Shaman archetype work.

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

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

    So this can consistently freeze the board when played against a bunch of big threats, like big demon DH for example. It's not bad, but I'd think Frost Nova is better if you need the freeze, the 1 damage to each minion isn't too great. Can be combined with Cheaty Snobold for 4 damage for 6 mana, not bad but you'll probably end up freezing your Cheaty Snobold too.

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

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

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

    It seems weak.

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  • Sykomyke's Avatar Grand Crusader 745 898 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 1 week ago

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  • SilverWolf's Avatar Tauren Chieftain Addict 905 919 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 1 week ago

    Very fun until someone dies from hypothermia lol 

    I really love the art of goblins vs gnomes again

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  • edalyas's Avatar Magma Rager 385 154 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 3 days, 20 hours ago

    Card seems really fine, even without build around as it can serve as sort of Frost Nova but imagine that crazy Moorabi value ! :D

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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar Alterac Historian 1040 639 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 23 hours ago

    Decent enough for control Shaman, potentially useful for Freeze Shaman.

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