New Rogue Spell - Seal Fate

  • Arthas's Avatar 285 805 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    A new Rare Rogue Spell, Seal Fate, has been revealed!

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  • iWatchUSleep's Avatar 500 616 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    Compares extremely poorly against Backstab. Invoke is not worth nearly 3 mana.

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  • KANSAS's Avatar 980 1860 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 7 months ago
    Quote From iWatchUSleep

    Compared extremely poorly against Backstab. Invoke is not worth nearly 3 mana.

    yeah, it is too bad it is limited only to un-damaged characters. 

    First rule of the English language: Their our know rules.

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  • Almaniarra's Avatar Devoted Outlander 610 1075 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    This card is To My Side! of this set.

    Mark my words.

    It will see more play than you thought.

    Ah and, as always, Preparation if you want to see a dead card in hand if Galakrond, the Nightmare draws it.

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  • KANSAS's Avatar 980 1860 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 7 months ago
    Quote From Almaniarra

    This card is To My Side! of this set.

    Mark my words.

    It will see more play than you thought.

    yeah, the rogue glakrond has such a powerful battlecry when fully invoked, so I imagine that all rogue invoke cards will be better than we think

    First rule of the English language: Their our know rules.

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  • Almaniarra's Avatar Devoted Outlander 610 1075 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 7 months ago
    Quote From KANSAS
    Quote From Almaniarra

    This card is To My Side! of this set.

    Mark my words.

    It will see more play than you thought.

    yeah, the rogue glakrond has such a powerful battlecry when fully invoked, so I imagine that all rogue invoke cards will be better than we think

    it is not just battlecry. Invoke means simply "add a lackey to your hand" for rogues. its Galakrond's hero power and you should read this card as,

    "Deal 3 damage to an undamaged character(not a minion) and add a random lackey to your hand.)

    Think that it costs 2 when you attach lackey generation to a neutral 1/1 beast; EVIL Cable Rat.

    A neutral 1/1 beast costs 0; Snowflipper Penguin

    Dealing 5 damage to an undamaged character costs 3; Shadow Strike


    So this card is well-costed and fair enough in my opinion.

    + Backstab can't deal damage to face, this can. So you can't evaluate this card's damage dealing same as Backstab.

    its balancing is like; 2 mana for "Deal 3 damage to an undamaged character" and 1 mana for "Invoke".

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  • drfelip's Avatar Dragon Scholar 270 227 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    It seemed overly expensive to me, but your calculations are right. It may see play in many decks with Galakrond.

    The pleasure is mine.

    My last standard decks: nothing special right now.

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  • RandomGuy's Avatar 330 567 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    I think Rogue Galkrond is very good, so I think this card is good enough.

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  • Joda's Avatar Servant of Illidan 275 147 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Looking mediocre, but i like it. I hope Galakrond decks will work!

    Never netdeck, craft Whizbang instead!

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  • ArcanisDF's Avatar 320 201 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    again, if Galakrond Rogue works out it will be a good card, but a 3 mana Backstab is not ok for me

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  • ArngrimUndying's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 460 626 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    I could see this being a good target for Prep, but beyond that I'm not sure the Invoke mechanic is worth the extra cost. 

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  • johnyDI's Avatar Island 175 172 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    I don't this this card is as expensive as people make it out to be. backstab is just to darn cheap, no rogue deck goes without it (except odd rogue). In the dalaram expansion people dismissed lackeys as a funny but weak gymic, and look how they turned out. This will see play, as well as all the rogue galakrond package, mark my words.

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  • Orrien's Avatar Servant of Illidan 235 71 Posts Joined 03/15/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    I don't think the fact that this can go face makes it better (how often did you cast shadow strike on your opponent), but it's an auto-include in galakrond rogue (from what we've seen so far).

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  • Alfi's Avatar Refreshment Vendor 405 346 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Deal 3 damage and get a lackey? Good!

    -=alfi=-

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  • linkblade91's Avatar Global Moderator Draconically Dedicated 560 839 Posts Joined 02/09/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Just rotate Preparation already. It continues to have a degenerate effect on the Rogue's mana costs. There's no reason this needs to cost 3.

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  • Nere's Avatar 90 67 Posts Joined 07/28/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Originally I thought it´s really underwhelming, but that was before I learnt that playing an invoke card also does the effect of the Galakrond´s hero power. 3 damage, invoke advancement and a lackey seems good enough for 3 mana.

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  • Valord's Avatar Enjoys Cake 175 145 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Looks bad at first til you realize it also gives you a lackey as well. Seems alright

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  • Input's Avatar 185 123 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Shadow Strike that trades 2 damage for a lackey/upgrading Galakrond. Not super strong, but strong enough to go into some decks. 

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  • Hedwyn's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 290 161 Posts Joined 07/05/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Mayble playable, a insanely worse Backstab, but this will be necessary in Galakrond decks.

    I'm sorry for my bad english :)

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  • DelkoHS's Avatar Child of Galakrond 365 459 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago
    Quote From iWatchUSleep

    Compares extremely poorly against Backstab. Invoke is not worth nearly 3 mana.

    Compared to Shadow Strike it only loses 2 damage. It's not to bad imo. Despite the Preparation nerf it still provides a good tempo removal, and fits Miracle Rogue very nicely ;)

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