New Rogue Minion - Umbral Skulker

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

    A new Epic Rogue Minion, Umbral Skulker, has been revealed!

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  • Farenough's Avatar 80 39 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    Invoke cards are overcosted so this can be seen as a refund. 3 coins can enable pretty nasty combos too. Coin is the best rogue card since day 1. It can work imo

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

    Cute, but I wouldn't be surprised if this card is entirely unnecessary.

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar Servant of Illidan 830 1408 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 7 months ago

    turn 1:Pharaoh Cat (or any sticky 1 drop)

    turn 2: Praise Galakrond! twice (alternate play: just 1 and play one lackey)

    turn 3: lackey or something. (alternate play, the overcosted backstab)

    turn 4: Umbral Skulker + coin lackey

    turn 5: coin + coin + galakrond + play 2 0 cost cards..

    well now this is a really strong curve

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

    Turn 3 Questing Adventurer, of course ;)

    The pleasure is mine.

    My last standard decks: nothing special right now.

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  • Yusuke's Avatar 195 157 Posts Joined 06/02/2019
    Posted 7 months ago
    Quote From drfelip

    Turn 3 Questing Adventurer, of course ;)

    Or as Trump mentioned already, use the coins for the good ol' Auctioneer stuff, combined with Eddi. So it is really dangerous card, maybe the underdog of the expansion.

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  • sinti's Avatar Global Moderator Unicorn Reveler 900 1550 Posts Joined 10/20/2018
    Posted 7 months ago

    Yes, we get it Blizzard. Galakrond is intended for Miracle decks. You dont need to be this obvious haha :P


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

    Do you really need those coins? Your Galakrond already will draw you 2 0-cost cards.

    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

    amazing combo card for mid game...if Galakrond Rogue works

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  • Zertanix's Avatar E.V.I.L. Dragon 120 33 Posts Joined 06/16/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    3 coins are always useful, especially in rogue. Also considering the rogue galakrond hero power, invoking is quite good and there are some nice invoke cards already, so this card will see play considering the strenght of rogue galakrond deck. It's good to say that 3 coins can be consistent combo enabler which is great in rogue.

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

    Seems very strong, especially for allowing some huge swing turns given how many bounce/battlecry duplications Rogue has. And also has some good meme/OTK potential as well on the "cards played this turn" mechanic for Edwin VanCleef or Spectral Pillager

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

    This won't see play for one simple reason: stats. Tomb pillager is a good comparison for this. while it gave one coin t«it was aggressive enough for the two main rogue archetypes: Miracle and tempo. 

    3 coins won't save the card. even if you justify a big edwin, it means you did a weak play the turn before.

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  • Koetti's Avatar Island 475 519 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Strong Card for Miracle, but I dont think we're gonna see much of that Archetype.

    I mean, what are you gonna do with big Minions except crying after they get removed?

    On the other Hand, I think this is way more suited for Combos ( Maly + Scheme + Galakrond + Coins → ?)

    Long, drawn-out Control Match-ups with Boardclears en masse and an unbelievable amount of greedy cards?

    Sign me up!

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

    Miracle rogue incoming!

    -=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

    Would go great in my custom expansion, where the Coins generated can be used for other things. As it stands, this makes sense in a Miracle deck, of which I do not play. So...pass.

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

    Gurl, Miracle Valeera got an early christmas present. I´ll be disappointed if this card doesn´t show up in decks!

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

    Giving Rogue more ways to generate coins is scary.

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

    With how good Rogue's Galakrond is, this will see definitely see play.

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

    Miracle rogue approves it! But miracle rogue is a bit weak right now, this can possible change this? I don't think so ..

    I'm sorry for my bad english :)

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  • Almaniarra's Avatar Devoted Outlander 610 1075 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    Coin generators are one of the most powerful stuff in Rogue regardless which theme they are designed.

    and this gives 3 coins. 3 coins make Edwin VanCleef single-handedly 8/8.

    If you invoked twice and holding Edwin VanCleef, it means you will have 3/3 and 10/10 at turn 4 !

    Ok, that's a lucky one, but really frustrating.

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