New Rogue Spell - Reconnaissance

Fractured in Alterac Valley
  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 990 3137 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    A new Common Rogue Spell, Reconnaissance, has been revealed!

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  • Live4vrRdieTryn's Avatar
    480 866 Posts Joined 07/14/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    This card receives a 10 out of 5 in flavor and design from me but it earns a 2 out of 5 from me in reliability. You're really going casino hoping this will get you what you need.

     

    But screw it. Play it. It's a fun card 

    HS Needs Mirror Mode: Make Any Deck, 50% You Play it Versus Itself or Play Someone Else's Vs Theirs.

    Please Help Support This Obvious and Needed Idea. Stop Playing With 1% of your Collection.

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1725 2994 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    I really like this. You get a choice of 3 minions to help your situation.  I love Discover and I'm super happy that they continued using it through all the expansions.  The discount of 2 mana on it also makes it a super pain in the ass as well

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  • Lundy's Avatar
    Little Devil Teemo 1520 699 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    Now this is a fun card! You get the 2 mana back that it takes to play this, and you can Discover what you need. Might not be very good, but definitely fun!

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  • Horus's Avatar
    Wizard 2365 2690 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    Burgle rogue is getting quite a bit of support, which is nice to keep it fresh and viable in standard

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

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1590 3887 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 6 months ago

    So we've waited long for a deathrattle card in rogue to be introduced so the earlier deathrattle support aren't completely shit. And we duly got rewarded by a card that basically fits any and all roles as a deathrattle target.

    The only way this card backfires spectacularly is if you get offered up the pre-prime cards like Lady Vashj for example, which doesn't really do much tempo wise. On the other hand you can easily highroll Najak Hexxen and just have a 4 mana Mind Control in a class with Shadowstep.

    This is just what deathrattle rogue needs.

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  • Caro's Avatar
    1890 1696 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    This card alone gives me hope for deathrattle rogue. Priest and Hunter have some really good deathrattles and the 2 mana discount basically makes Reconnaissance free. Also remember, the Primes are still in standard, so those will be good value to get too.

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1865 3965 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Fucking lol, first they print a bunch of Deathrattle synergy and then they decide you have to get your deathrattles from other classes.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Erodos's Avatar
    Crossroads Historian 925 1013 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    I'd rather just play good cards in my deck rather than hoping to discover some from another class.

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  • NebuchadnezzarHS's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1820 1091 Posts Joined 06/14/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Meme card at most, since there is too much RNG involved (deathrattle pool is huge). Might end up in some YT highlights, but not in constructed play.

    It'll Be Done in No Time! » [ 202 / 500 ]

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  • meisterz39's Avatar
    925 1200 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    The fact that this specifically discovers class deathrattle is a big deal - this can give you access to every Prime minion (other than Akama, of course) as well as some very high impact cards like Rattlegore and The Rat King and Coilfang Warlord (and maybe Aegwynn, the Guardian if you've got a decent number of damage spells in your deck). There are plenty of bad targets, of course (some generically weak ones, some that require too much synergy), but I think at least 50% of the class deathrattles you could find in Standard range from playable to strong even without additional synergy or support, so you should be able to pick up something good most of the time you play this.

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  • ElSabidon's Avatar
    Salty Dog 985 681 Posts Joined 06/07/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Waxmancy was a very similar card which saw little to no play. The differences between the cards are that Battlecries are faster than Deathrattles so point to Waxmancy but Reconnaissance has an overall better minion pool as it's restricted to class cards, which are better overall than neutral ones. There is some synergy with the Deathrattle minions, particularly from Forsaken Lieutenant, which can give those Deathrattle effects similar speed to Battlecry ones.

    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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  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1155 1607 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Burgle rogue card AND deathrattle rogue in 1. Really flexible and with all the deathrattle stuff pushed this expansion Reconnaissance might be really good.

    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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  • Swizard's Avatar
    Content Squad Wizard 1185 883 Posts Joined 04/30/2020
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    This will be very good and make for varied games I like it better than discovering a rogue legendary.

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Devoted Oceanographer 1730 941 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    I guess Rogue doesn't get a lot of its own good deathrattle cards, but instead gets this to play other class's. This should work nicely with the other deathrattle synergy cards.

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1335 628 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Rogue doesn't have that many good Deathrattles. Better steal them from other classes! KekW

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  • SilverWolf's Avatar
    Tauren Chieftain Addict 910 944 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    I used to love burgle rogue before and I will play it again, some people hate rng but I really like it. Praise Yogg

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  • Sykomyke's Avatar
    Grand Crusader 780 984 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    Good card, but it's a shame that burgle and deathrattle rogue are kind of sharing the spotlight together in order to be viable.

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  • edalyas's Avatar
    Magma Rager 505 157 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    Feels like they are a bit scared to give good deathrattle cards to rogues lately - is it because of way to abuse them in wild? That would be the first.

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  • randomfan's Avatar
    Lion's Guard 1180 730 Posts Joined 03/17/2019
    Posted 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    Yes you can get the perfect card from this, but you can also just get garbage. I think this would be best left to discovering off some other effect.

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

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