New Rogue Hero - Shadowcrafter Scabbs

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

    A new Legendary Rogue Hero, Shadowcrafter Scabbs, has been revealed!

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  • dymar's Avatar 280 43 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    I think I'm iv seen my auto build if I don't pull in a pack

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

    Mill Rogue incoming? This will certainly be a boon for that archetype in Wild, and in Standard it's at least a solid tempo boost and value tool in a class whose hero power becomes pretty irrelevant after the early stages of the game.

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

    INSANE card. Sure it comes out a bit late, but Vanish is FINALLY back! AND it also gives you immediate board presence AND you have that insane hero power! That hero power is SOOO good. So much mana cheat and i bet some combos will be more easely doable thanks to Shadowcrafter Scabbs! Loving these hero cards so far, so much lategame or control stuff. I LOVE IT!

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

    Arena: Vanish wasn't great because it was anti-tempo in a class that is all about tempo, but Shadowcrafter Scabbs summons 2 4/2 stealthed bodies afterward. That drastically makes up for the tempo loss.

    Wild: Don't know if this replaces Valeera the Hollow in Mill decks, but this new hero definitely has a place in there. Other decks might be interested as well as this basically the rogue version of The Amazing Reno except 3 mana cheaper.

    Standard: Pretty much mandatory in every deck.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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

    The only reason why you wouldn't run this Scabbs in every single one of your Rogue deck is if you're playing a Turbo Combo deck like Garrote Rogue.

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  • UVE's Avatar 1070 780 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Autoinclude on every Rogue deck, strongest Hero card ATM.

    By The Holy Light!

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

    Card is really really good. 7 mana Vanish that also puts 2x Jungle Panthers in play. The Hero Power is a bonus to set up a big play after as well!

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

    This card is TURBO BUSTED. Vanish, 8 face damage and insane mana cheat potential in 1 card, with free armor on top. This will get nerfed no doubt.

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

    Well, guess we get our broken Scabbs after all. Mill Rogue in wild will go nuts for this card. The 4/2's with stealth are alright, but the biggest problem will be the HP and all the mana cheat shenanigans that will ensue. 

    Probably one of the better hero mercenaries but lets wait till we see them all first.

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

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

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

    The only good thing this card offers is that it essentially board swings in 99% of all games.

    But at 7 mana, and the hp being what it is, you're really just banking on the board swing to do the job for you, which it might. The hp allows you to do more shenanigans with ending games, like using new alex, or just plain wicked stab + something else.

    It'll see play courtesy of its battlecry (which honestly makes every other hero card's battlecry so far looks infinitely like shit in comparison), which allows rogue a clean break on 7, that is if it survives till 7.

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  • JackJimson's Avatar 640 604 Posts Joined 11/19/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    battlecry is insane, unlockable board clear while gaining you tempo on board. If you're running battle cry minions (as rogue usually is) the Vanish effect on your end of the board isn't even a downside.

    On top of that, you get to mana cheat a card every turn.

    I can't find a reason you don't run this in any rogue deck. It's 1 card that doesn't need support with a very swingy effect.

    Agreed that this is the best hero card revealed so far.

     

     

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

    I wouldn't say this is an auto-include for any Rogue deck: for instance, Garrote Rogue likes cheap Battlecries that let Field Contact draw cards and SI:7 Rogue wants to find its SI:7 to complete the Quest. Neither wants to be staring at a 7-Cost Hero that could have been something cheaper. I do like it, a lot, though, and think it could potentially do some busted stuff once that Hero Power gets rolling.

    I have spoken.

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  • ElSabidon's Avatar Salty Dog 820 670 Posts Joined 06/07/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago
    Quote From sule

    I wouldn't say this is an auto-include for any Rogue deck: for instance, Garrote Rogue likes cheap Battlecries that let Field Contact draw cards and SI:7 Rogue wants to find its SI:7 to complete the Quest. Neither wants to be staring at a 7-Cost Hero that could have been something cheaper. I do like it, a lot, though, and think it could potentially do some busted stuff once that Hero Power gets rolling.

    Well yeah, but then again, this is a board wipe on a deck that needs board wipes. Also, the Hero Power gives your Field Contact extra draws without needing Shadowstep. Shadowcrafter Scabbs reminds me of Loatheb as the tempo bomb played the turn before you go for lethal that also doubles as a last minute board clear if you're far away for Bleeding your opponent to death.

    Rating cards on coolness factor rather than predicting power because I like screwing up rating averages (and because I suck at predicting real power levels, but we'll ignore that LUL)
    Wins per class (18/11/21): DH-180; Druid-931Hunter-910; Mage-1016; Paladin-1088; Priest-695; Rogue-938; Shaman-1024; Warlock-821; Warrior-847

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

    With Vanish rotated out of standard, this will be an autoinclude in nearly every Rogue deck

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

    I've never really been able to wrap my head around why Vanish is so great, since it also returns your stuff to your hand. The hero power is near broken, so there's that anyway.

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar Prince Charming 865 1104 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Wow ... insane card! This will be played in every Rogue Deck whatsoever! 

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

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

    This is the kind of hero cards that gets your both Hyped-up and scared for the following meta ..!
    5/5

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

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

    Might be the best of the Hero cards. Unconditional board reset that leaves you with 8-damage on board, ,which by itself is already setup for Battlemaster.

    Seriously makes me question whether we have to nerf Battlemaster again.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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

    Good but boring.

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