New Priest Spell - Illuminate

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  • Arthas's Avatar
    Black Lotus 1265 5571 Posts Joined 03/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    A new Common Priest Spell, Illuminate, has been revealed!

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  • Maurice's Avatar
    Eldritch Horror 635 293 Posts Joined 07/12/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Wow, this is BIG! O.O

    This allows Big Priest to play Shadow Essence on turn 3 - with coin even on turn 2.

    Thats really nasty...

    I see you!

  • YourPrivateNightmare's Avatar
    Skeleton 2010 4741 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Well...can't think of anything degenerate in Standard right now, but Wild players are gonna hate this.

    I tried having fun once.

    It was awful.

  • sule's Avatar
    Dinosaur 745 642 Posts Joined 08/21/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Good zero Cost spell for Spell Priest decks and, honestly, it might just be good in any Priest deck that runs a lot of spells. Just play it whenever. you want a 3 Cost Lightbomb? How about a 6 Cost Whirlpool? Seems pretty powerful, to me. Maybe Priest has enough stuff that they could make a Kazakusan deck. That's what all the kids are doing these days, right?

    I have spoken.

  • FieselFitz's Avatar
    Prince Charming 1105 1355 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Never underestimate 0 Mana Cards. I think this could be very dangerous. 

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

  • Caro's Avatar
    2120 2345 Posts Joined 03/12/2020
    Posted 1 year, 6 months ago

    Insane Dredge spell with mana cheat that will definitely see play in a multitude of archetypes 

  • dapperdog's Avatar
    Dragon Scholar 1890 5292 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    0 mana dredge, that's essentially what it is. Had it draw the card it would have been insane, but a mere discount? Perhaps you can get Switcheroo and immediately win the game the turn after, that's probably the best thing this card offers.

    Probably just ammunition for lyra most of the time. At least that ensures it'll see play.

  • Brandon's Avatar
    Old God Fanatic 1350 2416 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    Standard: Lyra the Sunshard will love this card, because it's 0 mana generate a card + tutor your next draw and mana cheat. Also it synergizes well with Sunken Ritual. So i feel like silence priest will also run this.

    In wild... NOOOOOOOOOOOO. This will be a strong option for BIG Priests cuz they can discount a lot of their big spells such as Shadow Essence and of course tutor their draw. To me this seems also good in a lot of other priest decks.

    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.

  • Synnr7's Avatar
    1030 612 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    Zero mana dredge cards are crazy strong. Druid got the better one as it can (conditionally) draw but this is very close. Especially Ina Reno/highlander style deck being able to set up your turns in advance will be very strong. 

    Casual Dragon Cardgame enthusiast. 

  • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar
    Audiophile 2055 1596 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    Goes nicely with Azsharan Ritual. Otherwise, in the right deck, there's probably a good chance to find a big spell to play 3 turns earlier.

  • Horus's Avatar
    Mimic 2525 3272 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    ... (0) mana card always spook me a little. This is not good news ..

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

  • Geno9999's Avatar
    Metrognome 1570 1064 Posts Joined 11/10/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    Probably opens the door for degenerate things in priest, both in standard and wild.

  • Draketh's Avatar
    Darkmaster 1510 1250 Posts Joined 04/02/2019
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago

    0 mana draw is already awesome, and the Dredge effect makes this card almost mandatory.

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