New Mage Minion - Spellcoiler

  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 990 3134 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    A new Common Mage Minion, Spellcoiler, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1865 3965 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Only good on curve if you cast a spell turn 1, but still good later if you can't play it on 2. Wildfire Mage should like this, it's great spell generation and curves after turn 1 Wildfire (if you are so lucky). Should be really good this expansion because lower spell pool, but might just be too generic later on.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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

    Amazing minion. It generates a card, but also needs you to cast a spell when it's sitting in your hand. Basically delayed discover. I honestly like it. It makes it so you need to work for that value, and even then a 2 mana 2/3 is still premiumly statted so it's not that bad to play it without the battlecry. Also it's a naga, so that might have some synergy that has yet been revealed. 

    It's also really good after a turn 1 Wildfire or that other 1 mana fire spell. Honestly this seems solid. Not "op af" or anything, but just solid.

    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.

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

    Conditionally good, as most RNG cards can be. How much play this sees hinges on what spells are going to be in the Core set for this year.

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

    Well 2/3 for 2 is not bad and it can generate a card ... so will say this one is good!

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

    Will 100% see play in standard...till the 2nd expansion of the year is released. 

    Discover a spell for mage is always an auto include. Quest Mage might even be forced to run some minions for once, that will be a sight.

  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1590 3886 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Its honestly going to be competing for a spot with Venomous Scorpid for the generation role, because at very least that card is a soft taunt and comes with no conditions albeit at a higher mana cost of 1.

    I suppose mage would still be playing this because they'd be losing two really good early game generators in Wandmaker and Wand Thief, so if generation is the game this one will take it if only because you can easily play both this and scorpid in the same deck.

    There is one drawback though; its a minion. And far as team5 has shown, they'd really love shoving spell mage down our throats. So fingers crossed that there's no more siphon manas, incanter's flow, or cram session down the pipeline or like every other minion in mage, it can sit on the sidelines dreaming only of what could be.

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

    My only question would be if it retains the ability if you cast a spell and then it either goes to your deck or you summon it on a later turn

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

    Cheap, valuable, and easy to trigger - I assume this will see play.
    Rotation will also create a need for novelty to some of the 1, 2 and 3 drops, so this might be a new staple ?

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

    I don't think I can complain about extra card generation, though pretty lackluster if you don't play a spell first while holding this. Though this is a Mage card, so I'm not sure that will be much of a problem.

  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Space Dargon 675 598 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 2 months ago

    Could be a good minion for Naga-centric decks, feeding the fire of spells for your other naga. I don't think we see this in just any deck, though.

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

    Just a solid building block for Naga mage. Maybe sees play elsewhere in the future, but seems good as is.

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

    Decent stats and a strong effect. Should see some play.

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