New Rogue Minion - Necrium Apothecary

  • Arthas's Avatar 185 459 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    A new Epic Rogue Minion, Necrium Apothecary, has been revealed!

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  • meisterz39's Avatar Anduin 275 202 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Necrium Apothecary looks like it could be a really powerful tool in Deathrattle Rogue. It comes down shortly after Necrium Blade and does more than enough to account for the two stats below vanilla.

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  • DelkoHS's Avatar Bulbasaur 260 263 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    An easier to control Myra Rotspring. Might see play when some new Deathrattle cards are revealed.

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 520 860 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    wow, that's a scary one.

    If you run a choice amount of strong deathrattles you can get something like a Mechanical Whelp on turn 4, with 3 extra health, meaning your opponent probably won't have the ressources to kill it outright, meaing that you can Necrium Vial on the following turn and win from there.

    Granted, at this moment we don't have enough good Deathrattle minions to make this worth (wouldn't want this to hit Gral or Blightnozzle)

     

    Overall it's similar to Ankha where it's absolutely nuts if it works out, but the deckbuilding restrictions are just a bit...inconvenient...probably for the better.

     

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Joda's Avatar Magma Rager 240 143 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Very interesting and has some combo potential. There are some good deathrattle cards in standard, but in wild its potential is almost limitless.

    Never netdeck, craft Whizbang instead!

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  • ArngrimUndying's Avatar Jaina 350 326 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Oh excellent - even more chances for Waxadred shenanigans! I fully intend to try and see just how many Wax candles I can shuffle into my deck in one match. I'm betting with a little luck I could get over 20 with some help from Necrium Vial and Necrium Blade ...

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  • Teuton's Avatar 110 36 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    I don't know if it's going to be good, but I am pretty sure it's going to be fun. 

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  • Wendeee's Avatar Bronze Supporter 305 141 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Big rogue potential, it is 5/5 for me:)

    I do what I must, when I must. Know this well.

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  • happyshorts's Avatar 115 64 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Much better than Myra tho the only real benefit Myra has is that it is a battlecry.

    Besides that Myra is alot of RNG maybe you get the best deathrattle out there maybe you only get choices which will net you a 2-1 or 1-1s.

    Apothecary allows people to dupe strong deathrattle effects which they can tutor with this card.

    Biggest downside of this card is when you put only 1 deathrattle card in your deck and you draw that card on turn 1 or 2.

    (trying to center your deck completely around Waxadred for example)

    If you got multiple really strong deathrattles in your deck this card will most likely always outshine Myra i think.

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  • mayhern's Avatar 130 142 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Excellent card! Will definitely see play!

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  • UVE's Avatar Uther 230 95 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Nice combo potencial.

    And obvious Waxadred shenaginans.

    By The Holy Light!

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  • Alex13c's Avatar Squirtle 80 31 Posts Joined 05/31/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Every combo-deathrattle deck screams for this card!!!!!!!!!

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  • silverwolf's Avatar 95 45 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Might help the poor Cairne Bloodhoof to have his right place in standard.

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  • RavenSunHS's Avatar Swamp 455 881 Posts Joined 03/27/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Huge for shenanigans, but even with such a card, DR Rogue is bound to stay vulnerable to Aggro (at least, given the current cards).

    On the other hand, this could turn into a smart tutor card, which is the most interesting side of it, imo.

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  • Kaptaintrips's Avatar 105 70 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Looks like DR eogue is getting better.

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  • Saf's Avatar 110 59 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Ah yes, cards with otk-ish combo potential. Just what this game needed

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  • Sol's Avatar 110 68 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Nice to see Blizzard giving constant support for Deathrattle Rogue. With the cards revealed so far, the theme for Rogue this expansion seems to be thinning out your deck. This card seems scary considering some of the deathrattle effects currently in standard. The combo requirement is not too hard to accomplish especially since we have Umbral Skulker , Heistbaron Togwaggle and Rogue Galakrond to pump out 0-cost cards

    Well it's over

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  • DeathDave's Avatar 105 11 Posts Joined 03/24/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Initially gave it a 3/5 but the tutor ability should not be neglected, it surely has potential for some really cool shenanigans as others mentioned. Changed my rating to 4/5, I think this has a big chance to see play.

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  • Freforos's Avatar 135 147 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Can be extremely powerful if you can reliably combo this on turn 4 and if there are few very powerful deathrattle.

    If opponent doesn't kill it (maybe because he can't or maybe because  he doesn't want his deathrattle to proc) you can use necrium vial and probably win the game from there, this without considering necrium blade shenanigans where you can proc the deathrattle on turn 4 (requires almost the perfect hand tho). 

    I don't think the combo whit waxadred is what you want, because it doesn't impact the board right away; you are looking for better deathrattles like mechanical welp's one.

    The problem i see for now is that there aren't that many powerful deathrattle that impact the board in a serious way, other than the mentioned mechanical welp, and i think for this card to be super good you need 4 or 5 very powerful deathrattle minions in your deck, to not risk drawing all of them before you play this card.

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  • ProfPlum's Avatar 100 26 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Gonna be a great add to my wild Jade rouge

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  • Alfi's Avatar Bulbasaur 295 196 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    4 mana 3/6 are premium stats. Put on it -1/-1 and draw a SPECIFIC card and get a SPECIFIC deathrattle. This card is very good in the right deck (Kingsbane for example)

    -=alfi=-

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  • Me0203's Avatar 100 42 Posts Joined 06/13/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Man, that's a nice card. It comes on an opportune turn (though it requires combo), it's a precise tutor, and its stats are alright. 

    Between this expansion and the last, I get the feeling that we're building up to something. This, Anka, the Buried, Whirlkick Master... It feels a bit silly to release these and not another great deathrattle or combo card. Though it's possible that Waxadred and this are it. Or maybe there'll be none at all. I can hope! 

    The worst possible feeling is when the person you are meets the person you could have been.

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  • PipoHs's Avatar 115 140 Posts Joined 11/22/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    very interesting, and maybe too much powerfull

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  • Drageren's Avatar 220 122 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    I like it s combo not battlecry, battlecry will be too OP coz stats are ok and draw specific card and gain it's deathrattle.

    Maybe, will  be a day where dr rogue will be a thing.

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  • Psymon's Avatar Squirtle 175 17 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    All the love given to Rogue is given also for me. Thanks Blizz for that!

    Xbox gamertag - Psymonjet

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