New Rogue Minion - Oil Rig Ambusher

  • Arthas's Avatar Black Lotus 775 1901 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    A new Rare Rogue Minion, Oil Rig Ambusher, has been revealed!

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  • Lemushki's Avatar Squirtle 830 559 Posts Joined 03/22/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    this topdeck cards, like the legendary warlock one are pretty fun. Hope this one sees more play than thatcobe

    Lemushki - The one and only since 2006

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  • KANSAS's Avatar Old God Fanatic 1715 2710 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    It's like a more restrictive Outcast effect. This isn't terrible at it's base form, and combined with Secret Passage and other cheap draws, I could see this being consistent enough to see play.

    Carrion, my wayward grub.

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  • theo333's Avatar Outlandish Rager 745 545 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Beautiful Face Rogue

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  • CardStone's Avatar 105 40 Posts Joined 03/01/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Finally!

    A card that makes Secret Passage and Shadow Step good.

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  • FortyDust's Avatar Mankrik's Wife 785 1140 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    It's a strictly better Gormok the Impaler -- easier trigger and a lesser effect if you can't trigger, AND it's not legendary.

    Gormok was pretty good in Zoolock back in the day, but that was Grand Tournament era, which was kind of a grindy meta IIRC.

    Overall, probably pretty good for Rogue now that Eviscerate is gone.

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  • Synnr7's Avatar 640 257 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Neat trigger. 

    4 mama 4/4 with deal 4 is strong. Just not sure how reliable that trigger is and dealing 2 might not be good enough. However it's nice that it can hit face if needed for reach.

    Edit: Wow I was reading this as "if you drew it this turn". That's not what it says. Shadowstep would activate this to deal 4. That makes it even better. I'm sure this will find a spot.

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

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  • shky's Avatar Vampire 675 168 Posts Joined 06/25/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    good card even without the topdeck battlecry as a 4 mana 4/4 body + 2 damage can be really good in most situations 

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  • meisterz39's Avatar 730 949 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Probably fine, but a little pricey for a card you expect to play after you play some kind of card draw.

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  • DrunkDonuuut's Avatar Crossroads Historian 195 153 Posts Joined 03/01/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Hmmm, direct damage is always welcome in rogue, but this is a 4 drop..Will Rogue forgo Kazakus to run this?

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  • BloodMefist's Avatar Content Squad Old God Fanatic 715 659 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    This looks promising, but we'll have to see what kind of support effects like this gets. Pretty neat idea though!

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  • Trimutius's Avatar Supporter 1380 1957 Posts Joined 03/16/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Decent... powerful with Shadowstep and stuff

    I am envoy from nowhere in nowhere. Nobody and nothing have sent me. And even though it is impossible I exist. ©Trimutius

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  • Psychopomp's Avatar Agamaggan 215 143 Posts Joined 03/02/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    At least shadowstep will still be in standard, this card has some potential.

    4 Mana 7/7

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  • Lundy's Avatar Crossroads Historian 1060 304 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    "If this entered your hand this turn" is a new mechanic and means this can also be bounced and played for the 4 damage (not just drawn this turn). Could be alright, but we'll need to see if it gets any more support.

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  • burgoskid's Avatar 210 218 Posts Joined 03/02/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    A similar style of card like Keli'dan the Breaker, except damage not destroy.

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  • coriolis's Avatar 250 122 Posts Joined 07/03/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    I assume this is the replacement for Eviscerate, although the condition is much harder to achieve.

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  • slychd's Avatar Sparklepony 1145 482 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    This isn't terrible, especially if it can be bounced and that counts as "enters your hand".

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  • DarkFrostX's Avatar Old God Fanatic 730 1041 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Drawing  this in Rogue is way more consitant than other cards, since you can get this through Secret Passage for example. Still not completly sold on it.

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  • Lookwedont's Avatar Taurajo Innkeeper 340 144 Posts Joined 01/19/2020
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    Hard to evaluate a card like this. Aggro would love a near top in burst like this, but it's cost and conditional means that it's not ideal in a lean aggro hand

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  • KanzakiGin's Avatar Mankrik 675 155 Posts Joined 03/02/2021
    Posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

    conditional effect.

    Rogue DH

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