Remove Ads - Go Premium

New Mage & Rogue Spell - Brain Freeze

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

    A new Rare Rogue/Mage Spell, Brain Freeze, has been revealed!

    Brain Freeze Card Image

    Discuss this card below or head on over to the card page to give it a rating!


    Learn more about Scholomance Academy

    Head on over to our dedicated guide for Scholomance Academy!


    Get Cheaper Card Packs

    This section contains affiliate links.

    If you want to save money when buying Hearthstone packs, you should check out Amazon Coins! It's an easy way to save up to 25% off Hearthstone packs so you can get into the new expansion without worrying about your wallet too much. We've got a detailed guide on how to Get Started with Amazon Coins, but if you've already dealt with them in the past, you can buy some more by clicking right here.

    Your friendly neighbourhood bot!
    Like what I'm doing? Disable ads and unlock cosmetics with Out of Cards Premium!

    2
  • Vandaren's Avatar 345 566 Posts Joined 06/05/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Just a great rare. 1 mana stall, potentially removal, and the art is funny.

    2
  • FieselFitz's Avatar Anduin 495 586 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Another nice freeze card for mage - and because it`s cheap the combo ability is most likely to go off too.

    Rogue could also utilize this card pretty good - overall i would say decent card but not so sure if it will see play.

    Challenge me ... when you're ready to duel a god!

    0
  • Grumpy000's Avatar 720 362 Posts Joined 06/06/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    very good !

    I am 67 years old and still reach Legend

    0
  • dapperdog's Avatar 780 1361 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Decent freeze for 1. Or it does 3 damage for 1. One or the other. Its rare to want both.

    But it gives a freeze effect to rogue, and that might just be enough for this to see play.

    1
  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar Swamp 1005 2126 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Not too impressed, but it's better than nothing. Small Spell mage appreciates any 1-cost spell that can stall or clear the board.

    Idk what the point would be in Rogue though (outside of a combo activator that's also a combo card by itself)

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

    0
  • economicaooc's Avatar 295 360 Posts Joined 03/04/2020
    Posted 3 months ago

    1 mana deal 3 to a minion has been shown to be more than acceptable in most cases, and the need to combo this is a fine tradeoff for the freeze.

    A good card, but not enough to launch any archetypes that weren't already good, so I assume this will be seen more in mage than rogue.

    This post is discussing the wild format.

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

    -1
  • Brandon's Avatar Devoted Outlander 385 415 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    1 mana spells are always nice. Cheap Spellburst activation, and can do good damage to a minion. I like it!

    Rogue: This can be a way to  prevent taking damage for a turn. Normally you had to Sap something instead. Also Brain Freeze is cheap, and can be used to enable other combo cards instead. (if you don't want the deal 3 damage effect.) Will probably see play in some kind of control rogue deck, or just any rogue deck that needs a cheap combo enabler at the very least.

    Mage: Another cheap spell that you can discover from cards like Arcane Breath, Magic Trick and Evocation. Will see play in burn & freeze mage, but i feel like it's too weak to fit into highlander mage. But hey at least you will see it plenty of times, because of random discovers/generation.

     

     

    0
  • DoubleSummon's Avatar 1090 1880 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    basically Frostbolt for 1 mana but can't target face with combo requirement you are 99% of the time want to fulfill.

    Tempo mage is gonna love this.. in rogue.. nah.

     

     

    1
  • DarkFrostX's Avatar 325 459 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Incredible card for Mana Cyclone decks, good card overall for other rogue decks.

    1
  • meisterz39's Avatar 550 657 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    This almost has to be more impactful to Rogue than to Mage, if only because it helps slower Rogue archetypes in a way that Mage doesn't really need. That said, this is still crazy powerful in a Cyclone Mage deck, as it's basically a cheaper Frostbolt in that context. It's probably also a key card for any Tempo/Secret Mage, as it can be paired on turn 2 with Sorcerer's Apprentice for a total of 4 mana's worth of value that makes it very easy to defend that Sorcerer's Apprentice and snowball a win.

    1
  • PLANETCRUNCH's Avatar Goblin 505 880 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    This card is pretty good!

    Invocation of Frost has seen tons of play before and after it's nerf. Granted, it could freeze enemy minions AND players.

    This card can only target minions, but it's cost is flexible enough to be used in tempo and miracle playlists. You probably won't care too much about the combo damage, either, unless you're needing to remove an early game minion, the cheap freeze effect is the main draw of this card.

    Ray of Frost has seen play in constructed since RoS, and while this card doesn't have the twinspell of Ray it can still be used to stall enemy minions like it's twinspell counterpart can.

     

    0
  • KANSAS's Avatar Eldritch Horror 1220 2253 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    People play Ray of Frost, people play Frostbolt, people play Eviscerate, I don't see why they wouldn't play this card.

    0
  • GoliathTheDwarf's Avatar Content Squad Eldritch Horror 520 536 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    This is a pretty great freeze card, since it's extra damage dosn't require that the minion already be frozen like so many others do.

    Official Lorekeeper and Spinner of Tavern Tales
    Check out the latest lore guide -- Undeath and Necromancy, The Story of the Scourge and Forsaken: Traversing Azeroth

    1
  • Emptyness's Avatar Supporter 470 525 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Cheap spells are always good. For both classes. This will see play one way or another.

    “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” ― George Bernard Shaw

    EU Legend: S52 (ZooHeal Lock); S76 (Highlander Hunter);

    0
  • BloodMefist's Avatar Design Champion 415 326 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Not sure if this is good enough to be run itself, what with Ray of Frost still kicking, but adds more fodder for the Mozaki OTK mage of my nightmares.  Will also be yet another tilting cheap spell to be generated from cheap effects.

    0
  • Me0203's Avatar Funnel Cakes 375 170 Posts Joined 06/13/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    Yeah, yeah, it's good, whatever, fine, but really - this should be a SHAMAN CARD! >:C

    Better call Thrall!

     

     

    3
  • Meteorite12's Avatar 600 686 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    So a cheaper Frostbolt that doesn’t go face, because there’s rarely a time where neither class can activate the combo

    Who needs consistency when you could have fun?

    0
  • Horus's Avatar Headless Horseman 1255 1663 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    With that signature of yours, @Me0203, I couldn't help but to smile at your comment ; poor freeze shamy , RIP

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

    1
  • allthehype's Avatar Scholomance Surveyor 265 401 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 months ago

    + for art and flavor! I guess this could be used in a couple of decks, maybe cyclone mage could make a comeback

    0
  • Leave a Comment

    You must be signed in to leave a comment. Sign in here.

    Remove Ads - Go Premium