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Really Low Budget Mech Mage Deck (no naxx, no brm)

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Hi everyone, here it is a cheap mage deck you can craft to win a few ranks in ladder and have a lot of fun. It does not requires naxx nor brm cards, so its perfect to any free to play who's just starting.

 

Mech Mage Deck:

 

2x Clockwork gnome (40 dust each)

2x Flamecannon (40 dust each)

2x Frostbolt (basic)

2x Unstable portal (100 dust each)

1x Sorcerer's apprentice (40 dust)

2x Annoy-o-tron (40 dust each)

2x Snowchugger (40 dust each)

2x Arcane intellect (basic)

1x Mirror entity (40 dust)

2x Harvest golem (40 dust each)

2x Fireball (basic)

2x Polymorph (basic)

2x Water elemental (basic)

2x Goblin blastmage (100 dust each)

1x Ogre Magi (basic)

2x Piloted shredder (40 dust each)

1x Flamestrike (basic)

 

Total dust required: 960 (all craftable)

 

Ogre magi may seem ridiculous but you'll see that may come pretty in handy when you need that extra dmg on flamecannon to kill a belcher and go face to win the game.

 

Sorcerer it's a good two drop minion for early game besides that reduction cost on spells.

 

I'm having great results with this deck, but let me know what you think of it and what changes would you make to improve it.

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So from the beginning:

Cogmaster is a way better 1-drop than Clockwork, at least if you don't have Antonidas

Spider Tank is much better 3-drop than Harvest Golem

Mirror Entity makes absolutely no sense without Mad Scientist

No Mechwarper...

Unstable Portal is played in Mech Mage only in conjuction with Mana Wyrm, alone it does nothing

Ogre Magi, App, Water Elemental, Flame Cannon (especially without Wyrm)... I don't even know what they are suposed to do.

 

There is nothing wrong in playing on budget, but do it in sensible way, this is just bunch of random cards and it costs almost 1000 dust already. No Legend and no Adventures? Ok:

2x Cogmaster 

2x Clockwork Gnome (not that important since there is no Antonidas here and there are additional 1 drops in form of 2 Wyrms)

2x Mana Wyrm

2x Frostbolt

2x Portal (because you have them already)

2x Annoy

2x Snowchugger

2x Mechwarper

2x Spider Tank

2x Tinkertown

2x Shredder

2x Mech Yeti

2x Blastmage

2x Fireball

1x Azure Drake

1x Flamestrike

 

Around 1000 dust just like you asumming you don't have anything already (pretty unlikely considering you can easily collect most mechs from gvg packs) and now it's at least playable, while still budget. No adventures or legends included.

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