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New Rogue Spell - Plagiarize

  • Pezman's Avatar 580 758 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 6 days ago

    Wow, love this concept. Like most good cards, it can be great or terrible, depending on circumstances. But you better play it with other secrets, or it will be easy to play around!

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  • JFK's Avatar 465 437 Posts Joined 07/31/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    So does this mean secrets will become rogue's identity now? Fun fact - early in hearthstone's design, rogues were intended to have secrets, but instead they were given to paladin because it "lacked a class identity". Seven years later, the problem is still here.

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  • PLANETCRUNCH's Avatar 425 753 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Due to the short pool of secrets for Rogue in standard, it's easy to play around them to reduce their effectiveness. 

    Unless you destroy this secret, there is no way to play around it, however, but that doesn't make it the most powerful secret, but a secret you have to plan ahead when to play it.

    Because you'll want to maximize the value of this card, you'll need to consider the deck your opponents playing. 

    If they're playing control, they might only play one powerful card per turn. If playing miracle they may play several cards in a turn. You'll need to decide if you want that one powerful card or if your hand size is small enough to take the combo they just played from them.

    In the Quest rogue this card can be used as an additional means to accomplish the quest. Against Galakrond Rogue if can be used to get their Galakrond and any of the 1 mana cards they've played that turn. 

    It's a strong secret but it requires a lot of decision making on the players part to maximize it's potential. Strong, but not broken.

     

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  • Guenh's Avatar Devoted Academic 395 496 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Strong effect but enemy can play around it. The positive note is that Plagiarize can force a bad turn for the opponent.

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  • Koetti's Avatar Island 545 657 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Really great for your Opponents Swing/Combo.

    „Hey pretty neat Kael'thas Turn! Let me try it!"

    Also, I like how Rogue Secrets play little Mindgames. Imagine your Opponent checks forDirty Tricks and Ambush, and is afraid to trade into your Minion because of Bamboozle, just to find out that they played suboptimaly and give you Cards.

     

    Long, drawn-out Control Match-ups with Boardclears en masse and an unbelievable amount of greedy cards?

    Sign me up!

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  • FaytFFX's Avatar 360 189 Posts Joined 12/03/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Favorite Secret to date. :D

    Thanks to denial, I'm immortal.

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  • Lemushki's Avatar Squirtle 425 353 Posts Joined 03/22/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    FUN card, not that good I think

    Lemushki - The one and only since 2006

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  • linkinboy0's Avatar 375 236 Posts Joined 07/07/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    I love this secret and the power it will bring

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  • Valord's Avatar 245 281 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    Love the flavor, seems decent looking to play around with.

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  • slychd's Avatar Headmaster 305 170 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

    I like this. I need to brush up on what secret techs are available in standard at the moment.

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  • Horus's Avatar Scholomance Scholar 1010 1614 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 5 days ago
    Quote From  Arthas Horus

    A new Common Rogue Spell, Plagiarize, has been revealed!

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    too meta ?

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

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  • Fisguinho's Avatar Scholomance Surveyor 365 156 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    Looks like a great secret and it can be used if you know the opponent will have to play something you want next turn

    All hail the banshee queen.

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  • Janusi's Avatar Headmaster 280 203 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    Looks like a good secret, glad they keep supporting Rogue secrets.

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  • Erodos's Avatar 360 408 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    This has potential to be amazing, but it can also highroll real bad. I think it might replace a Dirty Tricks in secret rogue.

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  • ChocolateChipCooke's Avatar 455 255 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    This card seems absurdly strong...

    At a low level, this won't seem too strong because when it's played matters a lot. I expect the pros will use this as a counter win condition tool, especially against combo/control oriented decks.

    Regardless, I expect this to see play everywhere, and it should be interesting where it ends up seeing the most play.

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  • Elfensilver's Avatar 340 462 Posts Joined 03/14/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    In any aggro or quest rogue, this is a great card. If you play fast and dirty, and run out of cards (which does happen for anyrogue not running Togwaggle or Galakrond) this is mostly a guaranteed refill- at worst, you get one expensive card, at best you get a lot of cheap spells which you can also use. This seems strictly better than Clever Disguise. Most random class cards are worse than the cards your opponent includes in their deck. This could work wonders in a fast quest rogue, especially too encourage bad play, or get a cheap refill.

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  • Safiron's Avatar Devoted Academic 215 150 Posts Joined 07/28/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    Hard to play around while trying to play around other secrets. OP card for low ranks.

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  • theo333's Avatar 440 364 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
  • SavageDrago's Avatar 230 150 Posts Joined 05/07/2020
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    Nice against cassino Mage. But then again, by the time you get all those sweet spells, you're dead or very close to. And no Sorcere's Apprentice to you, filthy Rogue! Unless you copy one too...

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  • Samzy's Avatar Devoted Academic 200 157 Posts Joined 05/31/2019
    Posted 1 week, 4 days ago

    Very easy to play around when they know what it is, but if they try a minion and a spell for the other two rogue secrets then you get at least two cards from this.

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