New Shaman Minion - Piranha Poacher

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 920 2968 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    A new Rare Shaman Minion, Piranha Poacher, has been revealed!

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1590 3871 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Looks like this is where shaman is heading towards this expansion: murlocs and swarming piranhas.

    Forget the piranhas for a second, and this card is unusual in that its a murloc and that it actually has a decent chance to survive for more than the turn its played. For that reason alone, should murloc shaman make an entrance, this would likely be one of the most important card in it.

  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1865 3962 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    It's not bad, but it's also fairly generic. Maybe there'S some synergy for having sticky Murlocs but just getting a bunch of Piranhas doesn't seem good enough to build a deck around.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1155 1606 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Very sticky murloc, those are rare. This might help make murloc shaman a deck again, after all that deck is starved for murlocs.

    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.

  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1035 1261 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Good stats and maybe some sort of Murloc / Piranha shamen will emerge in standard but i guess we will have to wait and see more card. 

    Seems decent on it's own tough!

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

  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1725 2993 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    NOt bad to generate a 1/1 swingy

  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Devoted Oceanographer 1730 941 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Do they usually just leave out stuff like "with rush" when the minion it summons is also a collectable card? This looks like it could be very strong, based on how Piranha Swarmer grows when there are more of them.

  • Caro's Avatar
    1890 1687 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Quite a lot of health for a 3 mana murloc which is what you'd want seeing as this guy adds a Piranha Swarmer to hand each turn. Is that good though? Probably not as the Piranhas are certainly not as good as lackeys. Might see play in a murloc shaman deck, if it turns out to be playable.

  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Space Dargon 675 598 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    It's pretty boring. Unless there's a really good payoff for having as many Piranhas as possible, I don't think you'd want to run this minion in a serious deck.

    I have spoken.

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

    Murloc Shaman? Hahah no my fishy friends, this is Piranha Shaman support!

  • Horus's Avatar
    Wizard 2365 2690 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month ago

    A pretty resilient Murloc that also generates more fishy - whom gets better the more fishies been played - what is not to like about this?

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

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

    It has nice stats, but I'm still not convinced about the whole piranha deal. Hope I'm wrong, though. It does look fun!

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