New Mage Spell - Apexis Blast

  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 780 1943 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    A new Epic Mage Spell, Apexis Blast, has been revealed!

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  • rflaks's Avatar 90 8 Posts Joined 07/31/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Firelands for 5 :0

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  • Horus's Avatar Mankrik's Wife 2020 2146 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    That's shockingly good .. 5 mana-5 dmg- 5 drop ; I know its a big ''if'' but a deck full of spells for mage should be doable, or so is Team5 telling us ^^

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

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Bloodfeather 1375 2682 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    So obviously this is good, but is it even possible to build around this? We already had both Mage legendaries revealed and neither of them really work with this (Evocation does, but doesn't exactly help that much).

    There's also the draw problem. Only Arcane Intellect won't cut it if you can't even play the board.

    I'm assuming there will be more cards to support this, but without a big payoff card a la Rhok'delar I don't see this working out

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Horus's Avatar Mankrik's Wife 2020 2146 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
    Quote From YourPrivateNightmare

    So obviously this is good, but is it even possible to build around this? We already had both Mage legendaries revealed and neither of them really work with this (Evocation does, but doesn't exactly help that much).

    It may take a set or two before all the support that was intended for the archetype is available, and mind you, more cards are to be revealed. There is still hope !

    .... Or it will be yet an other Totem Shamy fiasco

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

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Supporter 520 525 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    No minion deck? Interesting, but competitive? Not so sure.

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  • Koetti's Avatar Content Squad 1075 834 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Mage has definitely enough Removal and Aoe to support this Archetype. Flamestrike, Blizzard, Frost Nova, Ray of Frost, etc.

    Drawing Cards might be an Issue. Randomly generating them however... 

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar Ancestral Recall 1580 2236 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
    Quote From YourPrivateNightmare

    So obviously this is good, but is it even possible to build around this? We already had both Mage legendaries revealed and neither of them really work with this (Evocation does, but doesn't exactly help that much).

    Why not? the spell is really good and helps such an archtype.. what we need is

    1. another card with such payoff.

    2. more proactive cards that generate minions like in hunter..

    But isn't it just the same archtype but in other class?

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  • KANSAS's Avatar Old God Fanatic 1715 2733 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Hey, new mage archetype! This card looks very promising, any card that can remove a minion and get you a minion on the field is worth considering. Obviously this card isn't very good on its own, but I am under the impression that this archetype will be getting a lot more support this expansion. At least two other cards that either say "no minions" or just really really want you to have a lot of spells. 

    Carrion, my wayward grub.

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  • TrevoRaven's Avatar 90 17 Posts Joined 03/20/2020
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Albatross mucks with this card a *lot*.

    “Golly bob howdy, I am undead!” - Wretched Tiller

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  • Pezman's Avatar Unwrapped 1605 1359 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I'm intrigued by the possibility of a no-minions mage, but at the same time, why is this exactly Firelands Portal for less? Couldn't it have done something slightly different?

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  • troY's Avatar Funnel Cakes 250 271 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I think a Spell-only type of Mage might not work, and this card is also a pretty bad card to get "randomly".

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  • Haffax733's Avatar 620 294 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    If no-minion Mage get's more support, this card might be interesting. But for now, such a deck doesn't look very promising.

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  • Brandon's Avatar Old God Fanatic 750 1029 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
  • Horus's Avatar Mankrik's Wife 2020 2146 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    '' Lonely mages can still have a blast! ''

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

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  • liontail's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 210 277 Posts Joined 09/04/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Pretty strong spell mage card. mini pyro with a kick. still this does not beat the RNG mage cards that I am anticipating.

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  • Xarkkal's Avatar Servant of Illidan 890 1321 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Firelands Portal - save 2 mana by having no minions in your deck. 

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  • Erodos's Avatar Crossroads Historian 700 662 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    This will see play in pure spell mage, but I don't think that it's enough pay-off for that deck to work.

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  • ssaabbuu's Avatar 225 210 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I ma unsure if a pure spell mage deck will be something competitive. If that's the case, this is will be a staple, but I have seious doubts about it.

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  • linkblade91's Avatar Global Moderator Lissandra 1300 1290 Posts Joined 02/09/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Well, No-Minion Mage is one of those archetypes that will be supported - directly or indirectly - with each new expansion. It might not be enough direct pay-off right now, but we'll have to see. Still looks like fun.

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