New Paladin Minion - Azsharan Mooncatcher

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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 Paladin Minion, Azsharan Mooncatcher, has been revealed!

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

    Actually insane if you pull it off with the Dredge mech or any handbuffs. Double 6/4 with Divine Shield just ends games. Might be nerfed if it's consistent enough.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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

    If you're able to dredge quickly, that is one hell of a board presence.  

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

    So, this is probably going to work best in Buff decks that run at least Seafloor Savior, if not also Radar Detector. It's good if you just want some large beat sticks to threaten your opponent or force out removal, but the lack of an ability to effect the board state when they're played might make this best as part of an aggressive curve, and not something you want in a slower deck.

    I have spoken.

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

    This card is practically doing what paladin wants: sticky minions, mechs, and putting more mechs down your deck for radar detector to bring up.

    There's not much else to say except that this card will see play, and its sunken variant will likely be one of the most common sunken card to be seen in the next meta. Assuming mech pally is even a thing.

    Honestly, if Radar Detector didn't exist, I'd only be lukewarm about a card like this. Thankfully it does exist.

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

    Amazing Minion! It replaces Goody Two-Shields in most paladin decks, and it has mech synergy. Not only that but it shuffles Sunken Mooncatcher into your deck.

    Sunken Mooncatcher is NUTS. Radar Detector can fish it out, but that's just a worse option. Seafloor Savior is a WAY better option for dredging it out, because that gives you +4/+4 IGNORING any handbuffs Seafloor Savior got. If Seafloor Savior got any buffs, you double those buffs creating a very high threat for your oppponent.

    Azsharan Mooncatcher will see play in Mech paladin and Handbuff Paladin! And any new paladin archetypes in the future might run it as well.

    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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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar
    1150 784 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Any Mech archetype indeed dreads running out of gas e: no pun intended. This helps remedy that a little bit while being a decent stat stick on it's own merits.

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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Devoted Oceanographer 1730 941 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I'm not sure this is really amazing, but seems decent enough. We've seen some nice dredge support for Paladin, which might make this good.

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1035 1261 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Seems good and if your able to dredge fast, this is insane! 

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

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

    (3) mana 4/2 is already decent before you also add a useful effect and a good tribe tag.
    Damn, Paladin is getting spoiled this year

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

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

    Decent front side, CRAZY powerful back side and Paladin has a really good "dredging" spell with Radar.

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

    Will definitely be a staple in Mechadin going forward. Paladin will be doing a lot of dredging with The Leviathan so getting the Sunken Mooncatcher will be relatively easy

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

    Seems like a solid card, even without the Mech synergy. Even if Mech Paladin doesn't become a thing, it'll still be good in the arena.

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