New Warrior Weapon - Azsharan Trident

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 1155 4356 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    A new Common Warrior Weapon, Azsharan Trident, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1915 4026 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Warrior can tutor weapons and dredge with Pirates. This is really good in a tempo matchup. Quest Pirate Warrior might just not be trash in Standard.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar
    1150 790 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Better Fiery War Axe by virtue of adding more gas to your list for later on.

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1745 2998 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    This is enough to give you hives.  That Sunken Trident when dredged will be insanely irritating to aggro decks in the mid range if they cannot dominate outright

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  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Space Dargon 675 599 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    The first half is basically Fiery War Axe, but the second half--if you can tutor it--is really good, essentially a cheaper Quel'Delar. So...it's pretty strong in a deck that knows how to get the Sunken Trident out of their deck and into the game. Probably too slow for an aggro deck, but a solid midrange deck or control could mess around with it.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1600 3980 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    This weapon is honestly not good.

    The first half is practically just a vanilla 3/2 weapon for 3, which does nothing whatsoever special. The 2nd part does an 2 damage AoE to enemy minions, assuming you're able to dredge it up. The problem is twofold;

    - The sunken weapon is unavailable until you pop this weapon. Which may or may not be possible on the following turn after this is equipped

    - You have to dredge that sunken weapon and then pay 3 mana for it.

    So the conditions of getting the sunken weapon is hard enough. The payoff is ludicrously weak even when it is dredged up. We're talking about a turn 5 play, with 2 mana left over to build up your own board.

    The only way this card sees play is that theres literally no other weapon left and this card is the cheapest of the bunch. As Whetstone Hatchet has proven; even a useless but cheap weapon is better than no weapon at all, especially in quest pirate.

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  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1165 1644 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Cheaper Quel'Delar that only attacks minions but you have to first trigger a deathrattle AND dredge it up. I'm not sure about this card.

    The only decks i can see running these weapons are: Control warrior and Control Raid the Docks warrior. But even then, you dont want to break the weapon with The Juggernaut so it has counter-synergy in Control questline warrior. Yeah i think only control warrior might use this. Also if this is supposed to make Lady Ashvane and Blackscale Brute worth it, than wow they failed at that... I still think we might see 1 more weapon, but it will need to be a lot better than this one.... Also we haven't seen the dredge card yet for warrior, but it would need to be INSANE in order to make this card look decent.

    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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  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Devoted Oceanographer 1750 947 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    I don't believe we've seen any dredge cards for Warrior. There are a couple of Neutral options though. We'll still have to see what Dredge options Warrior gets to know how good this will be. The sunken token looks pretty powerful of course.

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1055 1261 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Very good weapon!  Also works nicely with the new card that buffs weapons for example but also aggro decks like Pirate Warrior will use this!

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  • Horus's Avatar
    Wizard 2385 2691 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Nevermind the barnacles! A well-crafted weapon is eternally useful. Sunken Trident works just so perfectly with Obsidiansmith - it fits to a T

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

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1355 628 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Feels like Quest Pirate Warrior would still rather run Hatchet over this, and it's bit too convoluted to tutor out the Sunken version for Control Warrior to actually make an impact vs. Aggro.

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  • Caro's Avatar
    1920 1712 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Pretty crazy powercreep when compared to Fiery War Axe. This is the weapon you want to destroy with Forged in Flame for a neat 2 mana draw 3

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  • Draketh's Avatar
    Darkmaster 1300 969 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    Pretty solid weapon, specially after the Deathrattle triggers. Quite a nice tool against aggro decks.

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