New Hunter Minion - Shockspitter

March of the Lich King
  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 1215 4972 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

    A new Common Hunter Minion, Shockspitter, has been revealed!

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  • Horus's Avatar Wizard 2475 3008 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    So .. it gets better as the game progress, so it is most likely only a (1) dmg battlecry, when played on curve ...
    Do we know how much can it scale? Is there a cap to the dmg dealt?

    The cool part is mostly that it can hit whatever you decide, even your own face, if you'd like!

    Struggle with Heroic Galakrond's Awakening? I got your back : 

  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Skeleton 1955 4475 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Very flexible. Can be removal early on or a finisher later (probably worth running with Brann).

    Also gives you a reason to run Candleshot

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

  • theo333's Avatar Outlandish Rager 945 760 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Oh, if only this was from Hero Power....

  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 1810 4647 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Alright here's the thing. The conditions for this card is woeful. Basically you have to run Candleshot or this thing does little to nothing and would be better be replaced by cards like Frenzied Fangs, Spirit Poacher, etc.

    But because of its potential, cheap cost, and the fact that the conditions are manageable somewhat, you'd probably just play it along with 2x candleshot anyway. Even at 3 shots, being branned out this thing deals 8 damage for 2 mana, and that's a finisher if ever I saw one.

    Probably not going to a XL deck though. You'll want to draw candleshot, this card, and brann consistently and you can't risk it on an XL deck. Face hunter comeback maybe? Because we're still missing the second half of the reveals and its likely something to do with burn (Arcane Quiver has no targets revealed yet)

  • Caro's Avatar Champion of the Frozen Wastes 2080 2102 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Well, this can go face and scale indefinitely depending on how many weapons you'd want to run. Wouldn't be surprised if there's a brann OTK with this minion but you'd definitely need a lot of turns to set it up. Would have to see if the new meta with DK would be slow enough for this to be effective.

  • Brandon's Avatar Old God Fanatic 1275 2007 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Pretty good. Hunter has plenty of weapons, and if you turn 1 Candleshot + attack, you can turn 2 attack with Candleshot into deal 3 damage Shockspitter. You probably want to hold this card until you find Brann Bronzebeard though for a lot of SMOrc damage. This seems pretty good thanks to that scaling.

    RNG is only fun as long as there is a 50/50 chance of getting something really good or trash level of bad. If RNG always results in something good, then it's not fun.

  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar Champion of the Frozen Wastes 1875 1254 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Hunter might have enough good weapons to make this work. I don't recall seeing Candleshot much lately, perhaps that will even come back.

  • Hydrafrog's Avatar Gul'dan 1815 3151 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    2 for a 2/2 is meh at best.  BUT, if you're attacking, then this is going to be a mean beast(pun intended).  The idea that you draw this late game to take out a gnarly taunt minion or even an "evasive" minion is great.

  • Geno9999's Avatar Pirate King 1400 910 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 day, 18 hours ago

    Decent baseline, could be used for combos, or just played as is.

  • Draketh's Avatar Darkmaster 1480 1249 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 1 day, 5 hours ago

    Great art, great effect, honestly think it's one of the best cards of the new set.

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