A new Legendary Death Knight Minion, Reska, the Pit Boss, has been revealed!
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Taking an enemy minion can be a hugely powerful effect, but "random" makes this hard to use well. When there are only 2 enemy minions and you can choose, this gets pretty good. Heck, at only 3 health, you can probably kill it yourself if you really need to.
Another nice target for Sinister Soulcage.
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how fast can you discount this guy to 0?
Quote From PLANETCRUNCHhow fast can you discount this guy to 0?
Depends on if you use something like Crop Rotation to mass-produce corpses/dead minions, as seen in the video.
Alright heres the thing. I rate this card 4 stars, but then that nasty little frost rune gone and ruin everything and my final rating would be a 3. And that's being generous.
There's really nothing wrong with the card. Its balanced enough, that I feel it'll get to around 5 mana consistently in most matches. And its base high attack of 6 ensures that it'll usually take two enemy minions out.
In my opinion, a card like this should not even have a rune restriction. It properly fits into every archetype, each with their own way of cheapening it. At present, I can only see one deck playing it and that's rainbow DK, an archetype that has repeatedly failed with team5 stubbornly doubling down on the rune system.
Such a shame. It'll suffer the same fate as Frost Queen Sindragosa, a good card thats capped at the knee through no fault of its own.
Well, I bet it won't be hard to get this to be free by turn 8. Maybe play an aoe to get rid of the weaker enemies then send this to steal their titan. Of course, this screws you out of having triple rune cards, so there's that.
Another really good card that is held back simply by rune restrictions. Maybe a DK deck, probably using the rest of the excavate package except maybe the ox, does split it's runes for this. But I doubt it. Also rainbow death knight will probably run this, though rainbow isn't exactly good.
That dual type rune restriction is really going to hurt the card, I'm not sure if this and the Pile of Bones is enough to make a frost/unholy work. I'd rathe go plague. There are a good amount of cards in the set for rainbow DK, but I still have doubts on that.
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Hm. This card seems pretty good, especially with the Excavate pay-off and other ress/deathrattle effects. For example you can also run this alongside the 1 mana unholy-rune spell that spreads deathrattles to adjacent minions. (Which will work well, considering Reska wants you to summon lots of minions)
The problem i have with this card, is the fact it's dual rune. This seems only good in Rainbow DK, or some kind of Excavate DK. (And i feel like the Excavate package will go in Rainbow DK) So i'm not optimistic.. for now.
However next rotation will be interesting, because a lot of good triple rune pay-off cards like Soulstealer & etc. will rotate, which might open room for exploring dual rune stuff.
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.
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