New Hunter Minion - Helboar

  • Arthas's Avatar 265 680 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

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

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  • Xarkkal's Avatar Servant of Illidan 670 972 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 795 1590 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Springpaw Replacement although not nearly as versatile. Will have to do for now though.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Brandon's Avatar Devoted Outlander 230 225 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
  • Almaniarra's Avatar Devoted Outlander 605 1056 Posts Joined 03/21/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    Great synergy with new secret Pack Tactics unless your opponent is Mage.

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  • Haffax733's Avatar Servant of Illidan 280 291 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 2 weeks ago

    A solid card for Beast Hunter, but that archetype will suffer a lot from losing Springpaw.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 490 743 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Just not good enough. Since we're losing Master's Call there's no longer any reason to run a full beast deck. That means this poor thing will not likely see any play. I'd put Timber Wolf in front of it.

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  • Horus's Avatar Devoted Outlander 870 1335 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    I was expecting it to have charge ; it is probably better that way
    Helbacon, anyone?

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

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  • Pezman's Avatar Magma Rager 520 562 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Great 1-drop, not so good later on. Will definitely see play in Beast Hunter.

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Supporter 400 350 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Reading the name and seeing the art, I thought this card will have Charge for some reason. 

    But I was kinda disappointed. 

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  • liontail's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 180 277 Posts Joined 09/04/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    Nah this is not even that great..filler card that seems like they ran out of idea for hunters..

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  • Erodos's Avatar Devoted Outlander 285 243 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    Decent 1-drop in a midrange beast hunter list, but quite flimsy. I can see it seeing play for 1 expansion until we get a card like Springpaw, Dire Mole or Alleycat again.

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  • linkblade91's Avatar Global Moderator Draconically Dedicated 410 637 Posts Joined 02/09/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    It's reasonable in the right Beast Hunter deck, but will such a deck exist in the Standard meta? I'm not sure. You definitely wouldn't want this card in a deck based around pulling and buffing specific Beasts; what if you accidentally hit this instead?

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  • ssaabbuu's Avatar 160 197 Posts Joined 08/01/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    Amazing card for it's cost. It seems that buffed minions will be a thing for hunter in the coming expansion.

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  • Janusi's Avatar 210 61 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    It's not rush, but it is a 2/1 for 1 and hunter like their aggressive minions. They'd have to go back to a beast build to really make use of this minion. Not sure that's the way they'll go.

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar Servant of Illidan 630 1228 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    seems low impact kind of.. We didn't see this effect work on a battlecry but that minion wasn't a beast and it's 2 mana and not one.. so this might be good.. besides hunter just lost it's best 1 drop

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  • Guenh's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 330 359 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    Just a decent 1-drop; the effect is ok, but the 1 hp is too low for aggressive deck

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  • Thonson's Avatar Funnel Cakes 440 464 Posts Joined 03/24/2019
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    Feel like Hunter Beast Decks are going to definitely be less aggressive and more burst/combo style.  All the handbuffs, Scarlet Webweaver... lots of potential.  I mean... Imagine buffing Zixor Prime up a bunch and having a 0 mana Tundra Rhino in hand thanks to the spider I mentioned.  Summon three BIG bois and Rhino gives them Charge.  DONE!

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  • economicaooc's Avatar Devoted Outlander 165 161 Posts Joined 03/04/2020
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    An acceptable 1-drop, but unless you need to accrue stats on a specific minion in hand to win, z.B. Charges or Some kind of Leoroxx combo this is probably worse than other 1-drops available to hunters. Potential to be okay to good in the right deck, but probably not.

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  • Vandaren's Avatar Devoted Outlander 235 304 Posts Joined 06/05/2019
    Posted 1 week, 1 day ago

    Solid 1 drop, contest the board, and make subsequent card better

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