Hope you guys enjoyed my livestream reveal with Matt Place earlier this week! I had a lot of fun and it’s always one of the highlights of my year to do it.
The arrival date of the expansion is only 3 days after the dump so there isn’t much time to do a review. I’m traveling and unable to do any video content so I figured I could type up some thoughts on a spreadsheet for you guys to read over.
1 – 1.5: Optional Tech
Fringe to mediocre power level card. Might see occasional play. Sometimes only seen as a tech card or one-off.
Examples: Soggoth the Slitherer, Kezan Mystic, Elise Starseeker
2 – 2.5: Role Player / Support
Decent power level card that sees some play. Valuable to how a deck functions, but ultimately the deck can survive without it.
Examples: Feral Rage, Keeper of Uldaman, Revenge.
3 – 3.5: Archetype Staple
High power level that ends up affirming the deck’s strengths. However, because of its narrowed scope, it’s unable to be a huge player outside of the constructed confines.
Examples: Reno Jackson, C’Thun, Arcane Giant
4 – 4.5: Format Staple
This level shares similarities to level 3, but goes a step beyond and dominates the meta to the point where its warped around it.
Examples: Grim Patron, Mysterious Challenger, Thing from Below
5: Multi-Format Star
This kind of card might be the one we remember for the ages. It is good in any format you play Hearthstone, whether contructed, arena, or sealed. Powerlevel is off the charts!
Examples: Death’s Bite, Dr. Boom, Piloted Shredder