New Neutral Minion - Legionnaire

Fractured in Alterac Valley
  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 880 2563 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    A new Common Neutral Minion, Legionnaire, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Skeleton 1680 3573 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Whack. BAsically upgraded Anubisath dude from Uldum. No practical applications unless you try to use it with Sketchy Information (which sounds terrible).

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Brandon's Avatar Old God Fanatic 1015 1416 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Okay this HAS to see play. The Uldum card with a similar effect saw a lot of play, so i bet this has as well. Maybe deathrattle rogue can use 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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  • Swizard's Avatar Wizard 1075 589 Posts Joined 04/30/2020
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Weak and slow for handbuff and I don’t think deathrattle rogue wants it.

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  • Lundy's Avatar Little Devil Teemo 1320 684 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Way too slow for Handbuffs, and not to mention much too weak. +2/+2 to your hand for 6 mana, locked behind actually dying, is awful.

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  • Live4vrRdieTryn's Avatar 475 823 Posts Joined 07/14/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Oh boy, here we go again. If a card costs this much it has to do something now.  

     

    The problem with cards like this is it works best if you have lots of cards. So A. You have to draw them and B. Deal with this slow thing.

     

    You are double-deckering yourself in slowness meaning that Rogue kills that ass.

    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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  • Sykomyke's Avatar Grand Crusader 750 901 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    @Brandon, unfortunately the Uldum card that was similar only saw real play in a few meme decks and was only relevant in arena.

    At 3 health you have to assume your opponent will trade up with a less costly minion or a spell.  That means you're paying 6 mana for a handbuff of 2/2.  If discovered/generated somehow? Sure a great card.  And decent for arena, but most likely filler trash for anything else.

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  • Skorpionex's Avatar Headless Horseman 1075 279 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Hey hey, do you remember me? It's me Anubisath Warbringer in disguise!

    What's the most powerful card in Hearthstone?

    A credit card.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 1485 3307 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Unlike the old Anubisath Warbringer who existed at a time where cheap charge minions are present, this one does not.

    It also has the downside of being a deathrattle so you're basically allowing your opponent to disrupt or ignore it. One of the reason why the former was so instrumental in DoD was because you simply could not ignore the deathrattle because your opponent can trigger it without killing it. We dont have that anymore.

    Likely just trash. And I say that as a person who loves handbuff cards.

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  • Erodos's Avatar Crossroads Historian 915 1005 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Feels too slow and too unimpactful, Anubisath Warbringer saw play because you could cheat the deathrattle and then smack your opponent's face with buffed chargers. Currently, we have neither of those activators.

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  • SilverWolf's Avatar Tauren Chieftain Addict 905 929 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Very slow, high attack yes, but little health points

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  • Caro's Avatar Alterac Academic 1665 1370 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Super awkward stats for the cost. If you wanted to play hand buff stuff, you'd play paladin or warrior and use their class cards which are much better. Sure there might be some weird combo that could work for other classes but this card is too clunky 

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

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

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  • Horus's Avatar Skeleton 2190 2505 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    <i>*not related to the Burning Legion</i>

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

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  • DragonDraena's Avatar 295 50 Posts Joined 08/10/2021
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    I did get a chuckle out of that. 

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar Drek'Thar 1520 721 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    At least it dies easily.

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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar Alterac Historian 1050 641 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Way too heavy for Handbuff Paladin. At least it's easy to trigger it's Deathrattle.

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  • meisterz39's Avatar 890 1154 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    I like to see neutral handbuff cards, but Legionnaire reminds me too much of Fel Summoner - a high attack 6-drop that trades down a lot, has a deathrattle that's highly relevant to certain archetypes, but ultimately hasn't enabled that archetype to flourish. Maybe Paladin has room for something like this, where you first handbuff her, then drop her and force your opponent to deal with her or lose, which in turn buffs your whole hand again. Maybe, but probably not.

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  • edalyas's Avatar Magma Rager 425 155 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    Definitely weird choice of stat distribution on this one, weird enough to make me think that discovering this won't hurt but putting it in a deck might.

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

    This really needs rush.  I could actually see this in a deathrattle hunter build with all those damned rat tokens 

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  • randomfan's Avatar Lion's Guard 1050 712 Posts Joined 03/17/2019
    Posted 4 days, 19 hours ago

    Handbuff for big decks? I mean, sure, why not. Who doesn't want already discounted big minions to also come out of hand nicely buffed?

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

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