New Hunter Minion - Diving Gryphon

  • Arthas's Avatar 185 459 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    A new Rare Hunter Minion, Diving Gryphon, has been revealed!

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  • TheOdinson's Avatar 140 144 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Well, this card seems awesome. Its a Town Crier that draws itself, works are decent removal in a class lacking removal, has a beast tag, and just seems great. The only reason this doesn't see play is if Dragon Hunter becomes the only deck and doesn't have room for this.

    To crush your enemies, to see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of the women.

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  • Firenza's Avatar 175 105 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Yes, I would play a Shadowbolt that draws a card in the class with the worst card draw. Potentially interesting combos with Dire Frenzy? Just a super strong card completely on its own aside from the beast synergy.

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  • Alfi's Avatar E.V.I.L. Dragon 315 201 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    3 mana deal 4 damage cantrip. Nice!

    -=alfi=-

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  • Farfelee's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 355 189 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Hunter does have a lot of strong rush cards, but not so many good rush minions that can be drawn unlike warrior with Town Crier. The better rush minions that do see play in hunter decks are Springpaw and Zilliax, though Diving Gryphon is good on its own and should be considered as a good rush minion for Hunter.

    This could see play in a big beast hunter deck that is running Diving Gryphon and Master's Call to draw your big rush beasts such as Amani War Bear and Oondasta.

    Even if such a deck doesn't work, the card is still great. It has beast synergy, it draws itself or another important rush minion, it helps the sidequest Clear the Way and it is a decent 4 damage removal for 3 mana.

    More dragons? Yes please!

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  • RavenSunHS's Avatar Swamp 455 894 Posts Joined 03/27/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Shadow Bolt for comparison.

    This gryphon is pretty good.

    Not a powerhouse, but a solid inclusion, especially for Highlander.

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  • Horus's Avatar E.V.I.L. Dragon 655 825 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    This is surprising in a good way, and on top of all that was already said before me, it allows Hunters to cycle a little more through their decks, which is worth mentioning. 

    Bonus : I'm predicting a cheesy Diving/Pool flavor text - could be wrong 

    “One day, you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again.”

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  • AliRadicali's Avatar 400 632 Posts Joined 06/06/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Even if they don't print any exciting new rush minions for Hunter, just thinning the Springpaws from your deck is already a huge advantage. Sign me up!

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar 455 638 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Seems great, card draw in hunter is kind of premium and this doesn't lose you tempo while you do it, synergy with the side quest, master's call, spring paw zilliax, itself.. This card is awesome. 

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  • JackJimson's Avatar Uther 100 33 Posts Joined 11/19/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    I like this card.

    Specific card draw, removal, and beast synergy.

    In addition, supports the quest Clear the Way

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  • Koetti's Avatar Island 365 246 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Tutor-cards are always very strong, especially in a class that has wak card draw.

    Btw it's similar to Ursatron: a tutor that can draw itself. 

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

    Sign me up!

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  • Brandon's Avatar 160 70 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
  • Joda's Avatar Magma Rager 240 143 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Removal, beast, card draw. Everything what a hunter needs.

    Never netdeck, craft Whizbang instead!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 525 898 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    It's gonna be great in Quest Hunter

     Springpaw, Hogsteed and Zilliax are enough to make this consistent, and Quest Hunter likes draw a lot.

    It'S basically an early Huffer when you need it. If only we had a suitable substitue for Leokk

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Derpcorn 225 106 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Card draw in a Hunter is the only good thing about this card. I am not convinced...

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  • PipoHs's Avatar Vampire 115 141 Posts Joined 11/22/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    this card seems awesome

    removal, draw engine, beast tag

    it fits in every hunter deck i guess

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  • DelkoHS's Avatar Child of Galakrond 280 284 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Card is fine, nothing special compared to the power creep of the expansion we've seen so far. but removal and draw is nice for Hunter.

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  • sto650's Avatar HearthStationeer 245 205 Posts Joined 03/30/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    This is a very solid card. It basically functions like a Wing Blast that draws you another rush minion. Also, the side quest just got some help!

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  • Saf's Avatar 110 60 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    It's not gonna stick, but that's hardly its intention :)

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  • mayhern's Avatar 130 142 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    I believe it's a solid card. Not great. not garbage. Good battlecry and decent removal.

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  • vprr's Avatar Goblin 295 207 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Seems like this should be quite powerful for Hunter.

    Card draw for Hunter is extremely valuable, this only draws Rush minions but that can also be seen as a positive as it will help control the board early on. Has great synergy with Clear the Way , should make this quest very easy to complete.

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  • Hedwyn's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 290 160 Posts Joined 07/05/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    This is a good card, specially for control decks, but I still don't think there's exist such deck in the "hunter world".

    I'm sorry for my bad english :)

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  • p's Avatar E.V.I.L. Dragon 220 114 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Pretty good Dire Frenzy target.

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  • meisterz39's Avatar Anduin 275 217 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    On balance, this is a pretty solid card. 3 mana deal 4 is fair, and draw a card is great, especially in Hunter. Throw in Scavenging Hyena synergy and you’ve got the makings of a huge tempo play.

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  • Wagnuz's Avatar 95 63 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    Great rush stats for 3 mana, and you get to draw another rush card.

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