New Rogue Spell - Blood in the Water

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 990 3134 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    A new Common Rogue Spell, Blood in the Water, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1865 3965 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Reminds me of the Hunter spell from Rumble that I forgot the name of. Pretty good with Prep, very good with the Nage guy, but awful on its own. Also a good target for Cutlass to discount.

    Really confused about Rogue at the moment so it#s hard to tell whether this would ever see play.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1335 628 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Seems super fillery to me. Sure it's great tempo, deal 3 and have a 5/5 to crash into something else, but otherwise I'm not seeing a home for this.

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  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Space Dargon 675 598 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    This is the less exciting of the two spells that I would want to play with Swiftscale Trickster, but at least it's got that going for it. Probably too expensive to play without the mana cheat of the Trickster.

    I have spoken.

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  • doingtheobvious's Avatar
    1150 784 Posts Joined 06/01/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Unleash the Beast without the Twinspell tag but 3 damage tied to it instead. It's okay.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1590 3886 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    In rogue its just not exciting. Basically its doing 8 damage most of the time, with a chance for a 5/5. But at 6 mana its just never going to do more than removing 8 health from board.

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

    Not sure if this will find a place in the upcoming meta. I see different rogue lists but this doesn't fit anywhere in those!

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

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  • Caro's Avatar
    1890 1695 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Could be a nice combo with Swiftscale Trickster but I'm sure Rogue can do better things though. This is definitely a great Arena card but wouldn't be surprised if it sees no play in constructed. 

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  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1155 1607 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Unleash the Beast Without twinspell, but instead it has deal 3 dmg. This seems... Bad but remember that every rogue spell is generally balanced with [Hearthstone Card (Preperation) Not Found] in mind, so it's technically a 4 mana deal 3 summon a 5/5 with rush.

    That said, Swiftscale Trickster in this case might be better than Preparation because this combo costs the same amount of mana AND additionally you get a 2/2 body! This seemingly mediocre/fair spell might actually see a lot of play.

    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 1730 941 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 1 week ago

    Is 6 mana for 8 damage good? Maybe. A bit expensive for a Rogue spell, but there's also Swiftscale Trickster.

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

    I'm only seeing use for this in Arena maybe, but in constructed, I'd rather have other shapes and forms of removal. Not sold on this one

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

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

    Doesn't seem all that crazy for 6 mana. I could be wrong, but I think this one won't see much play.

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