New Neutral Minion - Ambassador Faelin

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 990 3124 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    A new Legendary Neutral Minion, Ambassador Faelin, has been revealed!

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  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1155 1607 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Alright giving this 5 stars just for the amount of fun this card can generate.

    But in all seriousness, Ambassador Faelin seems very interesting. His strenght is mainly based on 2 aspects:

    - Quality of collosal minions. (How good are they?)

    - Quantity of collosal minions. (How many are there?)

    If there high quality then that makes Faelin really good. But Quantity can hurt the card. We can probably expect 10 Collosal minions, 1 for each class and maybe 1 neutral. So probably 11 collosal minions total if i had to guess. Still 11 possibilities are fine, just look at Envoy Rustwix which was fine. Envoy Rustwix basically has the same number of card in the pool (Of course no neutral prime, so 10 cards but it's still very similar), so i feel like the quantity might be fine... short term. If the team decides to make more collosal minions either in the mini set or in every set this year, then the quantity will skyrocked, possibly making Ambassador Faelin very unreliable in the future. Also about the Quality, from what we have seen so far, i think the collosal minions will all be pretty strong.

    So yeah Faelin is a very fun and possibly good card short term, but i have concerns for long term.

    Oh about decks that might run him... I think some slower decks might run him just to add some more cards in their deck and possibly get another wincondition. One deck which i think will love playing Ambassador Faelin is Ramp druid. (Ones without Kazakusan, which might be a lot more popular after rotation.)

     

    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 1865 3965 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Sunds like rustwik except not garbage. Might see play in Control decks as long as Kazakusan doesn't outclass them in every way. Anti-fatigue is good.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1590 3883 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Only playable if;

    - Colossal minions are completely OP in the way that makes it worth spending 2 turns trying to get them into your hand

    - Some nasty control deck would be tier 1 next meta

    - Everyone just loves this guy

     

    If none of the above matters, then this card is trash. No taunt, and then you need a dredge card for it to do something. I mean, we're off from chillwind yetis ages ago.

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  • Caro's Avatar
    1890 1695 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 2 months ago

    Really great value card for control decks. Still requires some Dredge cards but I'm sure we'll get more cards with that mechanic and I'm fairly certain we'll get a Dredge card that also draws the Dredged card. 

    Lots of Dredging happening with this guy

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1035 1261 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Well i guess this one will see lots of play - at least at the beginning of the expansion! If we get a lot of good colossal minions this could see even more play! 

    That realy depends on how many good colossal minions we will get!

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

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1725 2994 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    I am wondering how much the randomness of the colossal minions available are going to be.  If there are a handful of good ones, and a pool of shit... then this may not be quite good

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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar
    1150 784 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    I will need to see the rest of the colossal minions before I can comment on the viability of this.

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  • Horus's Avatar
    Wizard 2365 2690 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    I want this to be a thing so much! But so far I am mixed feeling on the Colossal minions; At first I was excited for the design and their sheer size, but the more I think about it, the more I predict tight board management/space to work around. Not sure. But I still want a golden copy of this guy :D

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

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Devoted Oceanographer 1730 941 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Nice. If I understand dredge correctly, you could play a dredge card immediately after this and pick one of the 3 minions to bring to the top of your deck. Hopefully enough of the colossal minions are good enough that you have a more than 1/3 chance of getting something you want. 

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  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Space Dargon 675 598 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    The newest version of Envoy Rustwix, but he should be better since: a) He's Neutral, b) He activates on a Battlecry, and c) He synergizes with Dredge and the new Finley. If slow, value-based control decks exist in the new meta they will very likely be running a copy of Ambassador Faelin.

    I have spoken.

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1335 628 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

    A fun card, but I'm not sure if he's a good card.

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  • Draketh's Avatar
    Darkmaster 1290 969 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

    Quite an interesting one, specially when paired with a Dredge card. Not sure about its viability, given the randomness, though.

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  • theo333's Avatar
    Outlandish Rager 860 639 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 1 month ago

    Colossal Battlecry Shaman?

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