New Paladin Minion - Shimmering Sunfish

  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 1265 5225 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    A new Rare Paladin Minion, Shimmering Sunfish, has been revealed!

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  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 2010 4741 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    And here I thought Cookie's fish was actually specific to Mercs.

    Good card, very easy to activate and great with handbuffs but might be a bit too generic depending on the meta. Also need to wait and see the new Holy Spells, without Librams and Hand of A'dal the spell density in Paladin is lowered a lot.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1330 2231 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Great card, and easy to activate. Will 100% see play in some kind of slower paladin deck. It is also great for handbuff paladin, because it just makes Shimmering Sunfish a lot stickier. I think this will see plenty of play!

    RNG is only fun as long as there is a 50/50 chance of getting something really good or trash level of bad. If RNG always results in something good, then it's not fun.

  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1890 5014 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Dont know why, the fish looks so tasty. I know commissioning art isn't exactly cheap, but reusing a token card's art? and its cookie's disposal seafood for god's sake.

    But fortunately this minion is good. In fact its great. 3 mana 2/5 divine shield taunt is about as defensive and sticky as it gets. The only way this can disappoint would be that holy spells in the next meta are all completely worthless. But Ive a feeling that that wouldn't be the case.

  • Caro's Avatar
    2110 2258 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Probably going to be my favorite card out of the expansion. Love the art, it's so adorable and the anti-aggro aspect with good stats is gonna piss off all the aggro decks, and I love that too 😁

  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1105 1355 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Good Card - easy to activate and pretty darn good for buff paladin!

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  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1835 3224 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Even with the rotation, I'm sure that Paladin won't have a problem meeting the requirements for summoning a 2/5 divine shield taunter on T2/3.  That is just a pain already though thinking about how we need some good silence or destroy effects

  • Horus's Avatar
    Metrognome 2525 3259 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Just keep shimmering, just keep shimmering.

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

  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Audiophile 2025 1441 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    Well, I think a 3-mana 2/5 divine shield taunt is pretty damn good. So far only 7 Paladin Holy spells that we know are going to be in standard. Not sure if it will trigger often enough with that, so we'll have to see what's in the new core set and what's in this expansion.

  • sule's Avatar
    Content Squad Dinosaur 745 641 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 2 months ago

    It's pretty good, especially if you're running buffs to make it even bigger. Good for protecting your face early, or your other minions. I'd imagine this sees play, even if most of Paladin's best Holy spells are rotating. A real good 3-drop for a variety of Paladin decks.

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  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Pirate King 1570 1055 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Since you just need to be holding a Holy spell, this is a really good Annoy-o

  • Draketh's Avatar
    Darkmaster 1510 1250 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 1 year, 1 month ago

    Nice stats and easy enough to trigger the Battlecry, so it should be added to most Paladin decks!

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