New Paladin Minion - Lightforged Crusader

  • Arthas's Avatar 195 496 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    A new Epic Paladin Minion, Lightforged Crusader, has been revealed!

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  • MisterFerro's Avatar Charmander 190 38 Posts Joined 09/06/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    New deck building strats!!! Love this card just for that, but the 5 rando pala cards might push this card into the unplayable section.

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 555 1012 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Cute, but tell me which Paladin deck could even afford to go without neutrals. Certainly not Highlander, and that'S the only deck I could imagine running this.

    Sweet artwork though.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • ArcanisDF's Avatar Supporter 295 188 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    why make a deck without neutrals???

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  • Mercynary9's Avatar 225 182 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Woah, what a flashy card with art and effect. I think this value is pretty bonkers!

    Also, awesome card design!

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  • RenoLord's Avatar 105 26 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Insane Buildaround

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  • TheOdinson's Avatar 145 145 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    This is definitely a crazy powerful build around card, but its also a super slow one. 7 mana cards have to be very good to see play, and this is not only a 7 mana card its a 7 mana build around. It still might be good enough, but we'll have to see. Obviously there is some minor synergy with the Wyrmrest Purifier.

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  • vprr's Avatar Goblin 295 207 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Really like the no neutral card design, and this card certainly makes it worth trying.

    The other synergy card Lightforged Zealot does not seem quite as powerful. The problem with this though is the sheer amount of bad hits you can get, especially with regards to all the secrets and small buff cards Paladin has. 

    Will definitely look forward to trying this deck, but it probably won't be very good.

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  • Drageren's Avatar 240 129 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    meh, yes, a lot of decks already playing without neutrals or very few, but not highlander and not mechs and 100% sure can t play with Pala's quest, looks like new dead arhetype who will be pushed in future.

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  • Skorpionex's Avatar 125 65 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
    Quote From ArcanisDF

    why make a deck without neutrals???

    You can make deck with neutrals but u must draw them first.

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  • Koetti's Avatar Island 375 319 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Really harsh condition, but that's also a massive Payoff... Maybe Wyrmrest Purifier will see play? 

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

    Sign me up!

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  • Almaniarra's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 425 757 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I loved the card but i would like more if it has taunt and 8 mana tbh.

    I tried same deck idea in past with rogue and shaman, now it has a mechanic so I'm so happy to see this and other cards like this.

    It also fits well to the class thematically, you know, paladins can be fanatics, purifying evil etc. Yeah we paladins are just dickheads.

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  • meisterz39's Avatar Anduin 275 232 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Suddenly Wyrmrest Purifier looks a little less stupid...I'm not sure that you'd want the combo, but it seems like a nice way to a) have useful neutral cards in the early game, and b) generate the massive card advantage in the mid to late game without having to do a full Pure Paladin deck.

    All in all, this card is awesome and will drive people to new ways of deckbuilding

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  • Valord's Avatar 155 146 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    The value for this is off the charts with it procs. Can even get itself.

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  • KANSAS's Avatar Wall 750 1246 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    5 cards basically means your entire hand. 

    This card is quite powerful, this allows your midrange paladin to gain a plethora of resources with just 1 card. I am sure paladin decks can afford to cut some of their neutral cards (by which I mean all of their neutral cards) for this insane value generator.

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  • padoru's Avatar 135 150 Posts Joined 12/02/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    lol i really dont see this archetype being viable

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  • SLima's Avatar 150 95 Posts Joined 08/17/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    New deckbuilding challenge is always appreciated. This seems very strong at first glance. 7 mana 7/7 that adds 5 cards to your hand is a big reload. But random cards tend to be highly inconsistent even if they are exclusive to your class. It's a neat card but i don't think it will work all that well. Doesn't mean i won't try if given the opportunity though!

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  • b4timert's Avatar 125 146 Posts Joined 11/05/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

     A interesting card. if it had lower stas and taunt ill say its good but hopefully 5 random card can make up for the loss of tempo

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  • Farfelee's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 355 189 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    I like this new way of building decks, but the payoff just doesn't seem good enough to justify it. Will still be fun to try out with Lightforged Zealot and maybe even Wyrmrest Purifier if you still want to have some neutral minions in your deck.

    More dragons? Yes please!

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  • AngryShuckie's Avatar Child of Galakrond 305 161 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Because I almost always add class cards to decks before any neutrals, I often find myself with an almost all class-card draft anyway. Pally has some meaningful holes in what it can do with its class cards though, so it might be an interesting class to put this effect in.

    Either way, I am more than happy for an excuse not to sift through endless pages of neutral cards.

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  • Meteorite12's Avatar Magma Rager 340 289 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Doesn’t seem that great, especially since there’s so many 1 cost spells you could get at this point from it. Don’t think it’ll be worth it for awhile, unless they reveal something interesting next expansion

    Who needs consistency when you could have fun?

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  • MenacingBagel's Avatar Dragon Scholar 180 174 Posts Joined 09/24/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    So, on one hand, trion and other legendaries on the other 5 secrets and some sand breaths it seems too risky to make a neutral-less deck

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  • linkblade91's Avatar Global Moderator Draconically Dedicated 315 366 Posts Joined 02/09/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    New build-around cards are always appreciated, although this one is a bit wonky. If I were to play this card, I would probably save it for a late-game value-engine and hope I draw all of my Neutrals before I truly need it. I don't trust such an archetype to work out.

    Also might be the closest we get to seeing Yrel in-game.

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Supporter 320 154 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    Yet another interesting mechanic - pushing in a whole new direction. I like it.

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  • ArngrimUndying's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 380 478 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
    Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

    L.O.V.E. LOVE the art. This card + Lightforged Zealot - will they be enough shift Highlander Paladin to Highland "Pure" Paladin? I'll certainly give it a whirl. Also, there are so many amazing Paladin Dragons I could absolutely see these being run in that deck as a trade off for a few of the stronger neutral dragons.

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