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New Paladin Minion - Goody Two-Shields

  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 460 1105 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    A new Rare Paladin Minion, Goody Two-Shields, has been revealed!

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  • JoeyJojo48's Avatar The Cake Is A Lie 345 55 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    This is really good in Libram and/or Pure. A 4/2 Divine Shield for 3 is honestly just good, but getting a 2nd shield makes it really nutty.

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  • Starscream's Avatar 135 97 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Can you use spellburst once per turn for this minion, or just once overall?

    Because if you can activate the divine shield each turn, that is very, very powerful.

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  • Brandon's Avatar Devoted Outlander 385 415 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Not completely sold on this card just yet. It has good stats and the effect is interesting, but it feels like it's easy for your opponent to remove. Seems like a decent 3 drop (mainly for pure paladin) so far, but we will have to see what other kind of cards paladin will get this expansion. Actually i do see some synergy with Libram of Wisdom. IF you manage to keep this alive.

    But hey as long as it's not a murloc paladin card, i'm happy!

     

     

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  • DoubleSummon's Avatar 1090 1880 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
    Quote From Starscream

    Can you use spellburst once per turn for this minion, or just once overall?

    Because if you can activate the divine shield each turn, that is very, very powerful.

    Once overall. it's like a delayed battlecry of sort.

    Anyway rating, I rate this 5/5, 4/2 DS for 3 is already quite amazing, we saw a 4 mana 4/2 with DS see no play, but 1 mana difference is a lot, plus it has quite a great upside.. though it's weird in sequensing, since you can't buff it to trade, you trade and then buff it, sometimes wasting the spellburst will be the right play though.

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  • economicaooc's Avatar 295 360 Posts Joined 03/04/2020
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    A nice 3-drop, but doesn't slot into any paladin archetype right now.

    The divine shield granting ability is good, but I think it will rarely matter, especially as paladin does not have a real midrange strategy for this minion to go in where the ability could enable 3-for-1's.

    If one emerges, I wouldn't be surprised if this is just too slow to compete with aggro decks.

    This post is discussing the wild format.

    The down-vote is an 'I disagree' button, not an insult.

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  • JFK's Avatar 600 442 Posts Joined 07/31/2019
  • BloodMefist's Avatar Design Champion 415 326 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Seems pretty good in Libram Paladin since you'll likely be able to proc the effect somewhat consistently.  Definitely a bit worrying at 2 health since so many things can clear it though.

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  • Theodrinus's Avatar Design Finalist 415 156 Posts Joined 12/05/2019
  • GoliathTheDwarf's Avatar Content Squad Eldritch Horror 520 536 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Nothing I'd consider stand-out, but it should be a nice addition to divine shield synergy. Reminds me a bit of the Glass Knight from Witchwood.

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  • MenacingBagel's Avatar Buried Alive 440 431 Posts Joined 09/24/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    as a current fan of paladin due to their cool books, I like this card since its super easy to trigger.

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  • Emptyness's Avatar Supporter 470 525 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    If you manage to reliably get the spellburst divine shield, this minion would be op. But since it doesn't have rush, you have to wait for a turn to use the first one and with 2hp it won't be hard to get removed, before you get the  chance, I think.

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  • Tumbleweedovski's Avatar The Cake Is A Lie 425 32 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    The Glass Knight is crying in a corner.

    Arena > Wild > Standard

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 1005 2126 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    the statlline alone is already great, but I wonder how the mechanic works? Will it activate on a spell even if it still has DS or do you actually have to hold off on spells until the first shield was popped?

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

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  • Demonxz95's Avatar Content Squad Headless Horseman 1060 1204 Posts Joined 03/19/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    The ability is a bit hard to get going sometimes, but a 3 mana 4/2 with Divine Shield is already fairly strong by itself, so it might see play.

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  • KANSAS's Avatar Eldritch Horror 1220 2253 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    The main thing keeping me from really liking this card is that you can't use the Spellburst effect on the turn you play this card, which makes it much easier to deal with her. But I am probably underestimating it.

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  • theo333's Avatar 450 369 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Way too slow. Maybe if this had Rush this would be valuable. But that 2 HP makes this a 3-mana waste.

    -5
  • dapperdog's Avatar 780 1361 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    4/2 with divine shield is already pretty imposing on 3.

    The spellburst effect means its possible this just gets more than 1 value trade, which is pretty nuts.

    Goes into pure paladin for sure, but can it cut it in a non pure lists? Maybe in secret pally. Its just on the borderline of being good really.

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  • dapperdog's Avatar 780 1361 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
    Quote From YourPrivateNightmare

    the statlline alone is already great, but I wonder how the mechanic works? Will it activate on a spell even if it still has DS or do you actually have to hold off on spells until the first shield was popped?

    I think it gives it a divine shield right after you play a spell, after this is played on board.

    Means if it already have a divine shield, then nothing will happen if you happen to play a spell after it. Works only once though.

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  • ElSabidon's Avatar 340 260 Posts Joined 06/07/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Curving this card into Blessing of Kings is bonkers. And yet I'm still not so sold on the card. It's an aggressive card in a class whose best aggro tools live in Wild.

    That being said, If this card plus some more aggressively stated cards are released in Paladin, they can make Librams into more of a aggressive Midrange deck rather than the slow Midrange deck we currently have that can't find a consistent spot on the metagame right now. This also synergises really well with First Day of School, which I also believe is a more aggressive oriented card.

    We'll see if aggro Pally resurfaces again next expansion, but I believe this card is not the card that will make the deck but rather a card that's splashed in the deck for curve purposes (and will most likely do an amazing job at it).

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