New Warlock Minion - Valdris Felgorge

  • Arthas's Avatar 285 805 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    A new Legendary Warlock Minion, Valdris Felgorge, has been revealed!

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  • AliRadicali's Avatar 425 713 Posts Joined 06/06/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    7 mana 4/4: draw 4 would already be fine even without the permanent hand size increase. Also compliments the loss of life tap in Galakrond decks very nicely.

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  • MenacingBagel's Avatar Design Finalist 265 313 Posts Joined 09/24/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    so sprint on a stick that also increases your hand size and with the minion reveled with this it will spawn a 12/12 with taunt for 6 mana. This expansion is going to be crazy powerful in all regards. Back to this though its sprint on a stick with more hand space it's going to be crazy I can assure that.

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 825 1724 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    Torn on this one.

    On one "hand" drawing 4 while also increasing Handsize in a class that likes to draw a lot is pretty strong. This makes both Plot twist and the Quest a lot better.

    On the other hand, this is a 7-mana 4/4 that does nothing the turn it's played, meaning you'll usually have to set up a Doomsayer turn to play this and even then it's a pretty weak play by itself.

    Although we finally get to play 1-mana Mountain Giants.

    The real question is whether this works in combination with a dragon package, because otherwise I don't see Controllock working out.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • ArngrimUndying's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 460 626 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    What - and I cannot stress this enough - the actual fuck.

    I legitimately have no idea what in the world is going on with this. I don't think Handlock has enough stuff in Standard to make this a Thing: Abyssal Summoner & Mountain Giant being the main targets I guess? In Wild a bit more options, but honestly I feel like this is "setting the stage" for Handlock in NEXT APRIL's expansion, so just a little random right now

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  • Alfi's Avatar Refreshment Vendor 405 346 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    So Sprint was a weak card....

    -=alfi=-

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  • Bersak's Avatar 295 245 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    Helloooooo Gul‘dan, glad to see you‘re ack! And how much you have grown!

    Winner winner chicken dinner

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  • Lightspoon's Avatar Merfolk 450 405 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    So nice and with such an interesting new mechanic!

    4/4, draw 4 for 7 mana it was already decent but with also that hand size's increase... Oh yea!

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  • Paquitopaq's Avatar Mechanical Greench 215 52 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    A possible mill warlock in wild? Maybe there isn't enough support for it but it can be very funny to see you opponent stuck with his 10 cards hand and burning cards while you laugh with your 12 cards

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  • DelkoHS's Avatar Child of Galakrond 365 459 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    This card is fine, but its stats and costs make it a really slow play. HandLock was my first deck I took to Legend and when played correctly you don't need to draw 4 late in the game. Therefor I think this card is better suited for a more midrange (Galakrond) / Combo (Mecha'thun) deck.

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  • Meteorite12's Avatar Devoted Outlander 440 494 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    I’d be amazed if this card ended up seeing no play with just how much card draw that is. 

    Who needs consistency when you could have fun?

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  • meisterz39's Avatar 385 476 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    Repost from the news thread, as I meant to post here for the giveaway...

    Valdris Felgorge is awesome, regardless of whether or not it's good. Increasing max hand size is a phenomenal effect, and drawing 4 cards is certainly worth 7 mana (Sprint), so the extra 4/4 body is just a nice bonus. Not immediately obvious to me what you do with a 12 card hand, but with the various discard tools that generate extra copies of cards (e.g. Expired Merchant, High Priestess Jeklik, and Soulwarden), the space could be very useful.

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  • RandomGuy's Avatar 330 567 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    This seems like it goes in every single archetype of warlock.

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  • frosthearth's Avatar 355 310 Posts Joined 03/18/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    The effect looks outrageous, but I'm not sure if the increased hand size is actually relevant. You still need to draw like mad to keep your hand full or play one card at a time and all that just do discount a mountain giant or play a huge demon. I'm not entirely certain of the intended direction for handlock in the future, but it sure seems interesting. 

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  • troY's Avatar Funnel Cakes 205 270 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    I also feel this card is too slow. But it's effect is very strong nonetheless

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  • Almaniarra's Avatar Devoted Outlander 610 1075 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    They already convinced me to play warlock with dragons in warlock.

    I'm completely sold. Now I'm hyped.

    But sorry, this isn't a 5-star card. It is a 4 star at best even though it hypes me enough.

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  • Hedwyn's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 290 161 Posts Joined 07/05/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    Ohhh nice, I will play this for sure in my control renolocks :D

    I'm sorry for my bad english :)

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  • Saf's Avatar Derpy Elf 125 72 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    Giving this 5 stars just because it’s breaking the fundamental “laws” of hearthstone. Considered giving it one star for the exact same reason..

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  • KANSAS's Avatar 980 1860 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago

    I am always a fan of cards that break the general rules of hearthstone, so I am pretty excited to test this card out. Drawing 4 cards right off the bat is really great, and you still have 3 mana (which is enough to play Nether Breath). I am not sure though if getting 2 extra cards in hand will make this draw/hand warlock viable. It will be a huge help for sure, 2 extra cards is more than it sounds, but warlock needs a solid finisher, and while this card will be a key card in handlocks, it doesn't kill your opponent.

    In short, it is a powerful card in the decks it's in, but we still need a powerful deck to put it in.

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  • RandomGuy's Avatar 330 567 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
    Quote From frosthearth

    The effect looks outrageous, but I'm not sure if the increased hand size is actually relevant. You still need to draw like mad to keep your hand full or play one card at a time and all that just do discount a mountain giant or play a huge demon. I'm not entirely certain of the intended direction for handlock in the future, but it sure seems interesting. 

    I actually think the handsize thing is really relevant. Overflow is a card that Druid would want to play a lot, but handsize issues make it very hard.

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