New Neutral Minion - Bad Luck Albatross

  • Arthas's Avatar 185 459 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    A new Rare Neutral Minion, Bad Luck Albatross, has been revealed!

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  • JackJimson's Avatar Uther 95 32 Posts Joined 11/19/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Tech card to use against classes with slow draw.

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  • DelkoHS's Avatar Bulbasaur 260 263 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Weasel Tunneler wannabee lol

    The counter to Highlander decks?

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  • Joda's Avatar Magma Rager 240 143 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Good for disturbing the opponents draw, and disables any highlander card. Love it :)

    Never netdeck, craft Whizbang instead!

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  • vprr's Avatar Uther 290 207 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    This has got to see some play surely.

    Similar to Weasel Tunneler in that it screws with the opponents draws. Should be very powerful against highlander decks, the more times you can trigger the deathrattle the better.

    Could be too difficult to pull off to warrant a deck slot, but I like this cards design.

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  • anchorm4n's Avatar HearthStationeer 295 254 Posts Joined 03/13/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Solid for a 3 drop and more fuel for DR Rogue. I like it!

    Double the pride, double the fall.

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  • Koetti's Avatar Island 340 231 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Don't think this will shut down Highlander, but maybe if you time it right you can make it work? Play on turn 3/4 and then trade it off on turn 5/6 to deactivate Reno sounds pretty good. 

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

    Sign me up!

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  • magoman's Avatar 15 1 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Wonderful quote from "The rime of the ancient mariner" 

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  • PipoHs's Avatar 115 140 Posts Joined 11/22/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    tech card against highlander, but i dont think good enough 

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar 410 625 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Deny 2 draws for any deck is painful and as stated before it ruins "if you have no duplicates" clause as well for a decent body for 3 mana and a sometimes relevant beast tag.

    This card is quite good tbh, you can play it as a tech vs highlander or just as a good aggressive minion in a deck that wants an aggressive stated 3 drop with an upside or maybe the beast hunter deck.

    Since I dismissed the 3/4 raven as bad and while saying this is good: this card is stand alone good while the raven asks you to go though hoops for little reward (+3 attack per duplicated raven and works ONLY for other ravens)

    Also it should be noted that most 2 drops being played as far as I know are 2/2s or 2/3s rather than 3/2s so the stat line is OK for a 3 drop.

    You can also go overboard on this and try to trigger the deathrattle enough times or duplicate the card (incoming Bad luck rogue?) to make your opponent draw NOTHING but 1/1 for 1 beasts if your opponent can't play actual cards.. they lose..

    It's much better than Weasel Tunneler since it can't backfire and ruins the deck faster.

    Will give another claim to this card's effect being relevant.. Impbalming turns out to not be a playable card although it looks good turns out thrashing your deck is actually relevant while playing control as well as also in warlock.. also this is REALLY good vs combo decks that want an empty deck (currently druid and paladin) since it delays them by 2 draws.

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Derpcorn 220 106 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Nice tech card. I think it is even better than the weazel, because it's a straight up counter to the highlander decks and if you manage to activate it's deathrattle multiple times like priest and rogue can do = so many useless cards in your opponent's deck. I like it.

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  • frosthearth's Avatar 275 257 Posts Joined 03/18/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Can mess up opponent's draw and highlander value but I feel it's not that good of a card since it does nothing on it's own and you give your opponent two extra cards ahead of fatigue. 

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  • meisterz39's Avatar Anduin 275 202 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    While this is certainly a great tool against Highlander decks, it’s also just a good aggro tool with an aggressive vanilla stat line that increases the odds your opponent misses their AoE, etc

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 520 860 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    don't even think this is great anti-Highlander tech (at least in Standard)

    Realistically, you cannot predict when your opponent is going to use Zephrys so you can't really play it before that.

    If you play it too early they might just draw the bird and then your effort was wasted.

    Not to mention that it needs at least a turn to pop (unless you kill it instantly, in which case it's a tempo loss).

    Will be fun to use in a dedicated deck though. Weasels, but better because you're not affeceted.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • mayhern's Avatar 130 142 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Good card! Good body and anti-highlander!

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  • ArcanisDF's Avatar Dragon 280 177 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    not good enough to counter to Highlander decks.

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  • shaveyou's Avatar 105 43 Posts Joined 06/08/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Calling it now, this is a nerf candidate. Several classes can abuse it in both standard and wild, and just shut down their opponents deck, because they'll draw nothing but birds. Hunter (Dire Frenzy, Beast copys and various DR triggers), Priest (so many DR shenanigans), and Rogue (Shadows of Death and DR triggers) can all fill the opponents deck quickly.

     

    It might not be good, but it will cause unhappy players, which will lead to an eventually nerf.

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  • Sol's Avatar 110 68 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Wow, an anti-highlander card. Rogue can surely abuse the deathrattle and fill the opponent's deck with 1/1s

    Well it's over

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  • Drageren's Avatar 220 122 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    bad part of him - it's deathrattle. Yes, it's tech card, but bad tech card. I don t think see any play, like emp guy vs mechs or anti secret guy, new HS use counters only if card so good by itself. Great arena card, tho.

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  • Painkiller1724's Avatar 140 101 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    At last!!! A worthy disciple.

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  • bro's Avatar 80 42 Posts Joined 10/20/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    love it, powercrept weasel, decent on curve and no downside for you

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  • Elfensilver's Avatar Valeera 245 166 Posts Joined 03/14/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    So many wonderful beasts this expansion, budget players will be happy.

    Help me get counseling for my suicidal starving hyenas.

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  • ssaabbuu's Avatar 125 146 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Good tech card against highlander decks. Will definitely see play in standard if highlander is a thing and also maybe in wild.

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  • dembro's Avatar Uther 110 88 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Salt Factory Albatross. Sure, 2 copies of this might not be more effective than causing a mild annoyance. More than 2 (copying, double-trigger Deathrattle, etc.)? That's an effective Highlander counter.

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  • Alfi's Avatar Bulbasaur 295 196 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 3 days ago

    Excellent Reno hoser! Good stats for vanilla minion.

    -=alfi=-

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