A new Legendary Shaman Hero, Galakrond, the Tempest, has been revealed!
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i liked. it's a good Galakrond with fair battlecry
Getting giant elementals is cool, but not as game breaking as some of the other Galakronds, and the hero power isn't super impressive. Its still good and you'll likely want to play it in some form of Shaman, but IDK that it will end up being the best shaman deck.
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Welp, Shaman gets the best Galakrond. Pretend I'M surprised.
Makes for a strong midrange/control archetype. Summoning tokens is always good in a class with access to Bloodlust.
I tried having fun once.
It was awful.
Hero Power is not bad, I think it's something that every Galakrond are jealous of, constant small removal. And the battlecry is decent. With current shaman card pools, I say it's pretty top tier at the moment.
What's the hero power exactly? And how does it upgrade? 4/4 then 8/8 elementals or just fills the board with 2/2s with rush?
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tempo oriented Galakrond, tempo sham, on stream looked good.
Quote From BasilAnguisWhat's the hero power exactly? And how does it upgrade? 4/4 then 8/8 elementals or just fills the board with 2/2s with rush?
2-1 with rush, upgrades 2 2-2s 2 4-4s and 2 8-8s
Along with all the Invoke cards, Shaman seems to have the most potential at making a Galakrond deck work.
Very powerful board control potential with all the rush minions, not much more to say sadly...seems to be a strong deck!
And now imagine it with Corrupt the Waters.
Long, drawn-out Control Match-ups with Boardclears en masse and an unbelievable amount of greedy cards?
Sign me up!
Pretty big price you have paid if you immediately get twisting nethered/brawled afterwards.
Versus rogue etc it could be a good push.
Quite solid board control card with good invoke options, more control style.
Shaman will have quite a lot of options for decks in the new meta: Galakrond, Quest, Aggro overload...
Strong battlecry and decent hero power but i'm struggling to understand what kind of deck Galakrond Shaman is. Control? Tempo? Probably tempo, right? This doesn't beat the late game value generation of Hagatha in current Control Shaman. She will rotate soon but i don't think this will be a good replacement for her. A tempo strategy seems to fit this Galakrond much better. Hmm... It's good but i still think Galakrond the Unbreakable is better.
Battlecry Galakrond Quest Shaman anyone?
i'm envisioning a powerful overload shaman with this as a late game option
This is one of the best galakronds we have seen so far, not just for the fact that it summons dos 8/8's with rush, but also because you can get those 8/8's with rush very consistently thanks to that sweet sweet double invoker. This galakrond looks very proactive and relevant throughout the whole game. This deck will be very powerful, especially with the quest. I know that playing galakrond will change your hero power, but imagine getting quadruple invokes with a single card, or using the quest reward on the same turn as galakrond to make four 8/8's with taunt.
This will be a powerful deck, and I am very excited to play it.
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Even if the hero card itself isn’t that great, the invoke cards might be worth it because of that hero power
Who needs consistency when you could have fun?
I doubt you can fit it in alongside the quest but this seems to enable a very similar value-oriented battlecry minion-spamming deck. I'm curious which one will be stronger.
If there is a downside it's that i can't play it with hagatha but with shudder it might be fun
Seems really strong. With Corrupt the Waters you could have four 8/8s with Rush on the table. And has been noted, anything that can produce token minions is strong in a class with Bloodlust.
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Galakrond decks versus the dragon decks - it's like WoW Lore all over again.
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Fitting Galakrond. But will it be enough to overtake Quest and Murloc/ Aggro Shaman? I don't think so :'(
In a vacuum? It's ok. In the upcoming meta? Busted good.
Shaman is going to laugh and laugh while we cheer for 5 days without Evolve in the standard meta. Come December 10th, I'm concerned that shamanstone will continue, if the livestream was any indicator.
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Fantastic Galakrond - the free rush minions counterbalance the focus on Overload to help fight for board control with locked-up mana. I am 100% on board with Overload Galakrond Shaman - might even have to craft Vessina if it seems ladder-worthy.
Sweet! Great iteration of Galakrond. Looks both strong and fun.
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