PSA: Scabs Cutterbutter BUG

  • Pezman's Avatar
    Pirate King 2005 1659 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I have 3 mana, I play the Coin followed by Scabbs Cutterbutter and his combo is activated. I play Sparkjoy Cheat for free, which casts a secret from my hand, then all my other cards go back to their normal cost. The secret cast by the Sparkjoy counted as a discounted card from Scabbs and I was unable to play another card. That has to be a bug, right?

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  • Caro's Avatar
    1890 1695 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    It's probably the logic coded in the game. Perhaps the Sparkjoy Cheat casting the secret still counts as the player casting it, instead of the minion. Trolden showcased a bunch of weird interactions in his latest video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auh2A6k7Rfw 

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 1865 3965 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    There's a lot of fucky stuff going on with Sparkjoy Cheat and I'M not entirely sure why.

    It used to activate Counterspell (with Counterspell doing nothing because no actual spell was cast) and a bunch of other stuff they already fixed.

     

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  • Fedrion's Avatar
    Maximum Volume 1605 733 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Similar stuff happened to me.

    Played Illidari Studies twice and got 2 Kurtrus Ashfallen, they stay in hand at a 2 mana discount. Opponent plays Dirty Rat, 1 gets pulled, the other remains in hand for 4 mana.

    I was achievement hunting, so I don't really care, but still, it's a bugged interaction.

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  • sinti's Avatar
    Global Moderator Chocolate Cake 2050 2611 Posts Joined 10/20/2018
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
    Quote From Fedrion

    Similar stuff happened to me.

    Played Illidari Studies twice and got 2 Kurtrus Ashfallen, they stay in hand at a 2 mana discount. Opponent plays Dirty Rat, 1 gets pulled, the other remains in hand for 4 mana.

    I was achievement hunting, so I don't really care, but still, it's a bugged interaction.

    I dont think that one is a bug, rather unfortunate scenario. The battlecry makes the opponent summon the minion, so as if they played it.

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  • Pezman's Avatar
    Pirate King 2005 1659 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago
    Quote From sinti
    Quote From Fedrion

    Similar stuff happened to me.

    Played Illidari Studies twice and got 2 Kurtrus Ashfallen, they stay in hand at a 2 mana discount. Opponent plays Dirty Rat, 1 gets pulled, the other remains in hand for 4 mana.

    I was achievement hunting, so I don't really care, but still, it's a bugged interaction.

    I dont think that one is a bug, rather unfortunate scenario. The battlecry makes the opponent summon the minion, so as if they played it.

    I respectfully disagree. If Dirty Rat summons a minion from your hand, it is not as if you played the minion yourself, so the discount (in this case from Illidari Studies) should remain for the other minion in hand. If you summon a minion using a spell (like Apexis Blast for example), it would not trigger a Mirror Entity or Snipe.

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  • Ethardoth's Avatar
    Harpy Lieutenant 435 389 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    The cards in your example activate only when a minion is played, not summoned. But how I see this problem is that the simplified wording on Illidari Studies should mean "The next one you play costs (1) less" - similar to Scabbs, so I would count this one as a bug. I sometimes really hate those "simplifications".

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  • GameTheory345's Avatar
    Island 470 386 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I think it's just due to the specific wording of Sparkjoy Cheat; the fact that it says "cast". This makes the game think that the player played the spell, and it wasn't put into play through a minion's battlecry. But this begs the question, does Counterspell counter Soul Fragments? If it does, then that means the wording is consistent and is completely intentional (albeit rather dumb).

    ???

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  • greenhatjynx78's Avatar
    Birthday Pikachu 405 159 Posts Joined 01/26/2020
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    it doesnt work it happened with me today  souls shard goes off, then i played soul shear and it get counter-spelled. classic blizz consistency ,XD

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  • KANSAS's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1745 2912 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Why does this thread keep getting bumped up?

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  • Pezman's Avatar
    Pirate King 2005 1659 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    I was wondering that too!

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