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Arena Paladin Tier Lists Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

Last updated on Dec 20, 2016 at 03:01 by Pesty 49 comments

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This spreadsheet is designed to aid you in forging Paladin Arena decks. As you can see, the spreadsheet divides all cards of the same rarity into 8 different tiers, based on their (potential) value for your class. Cards listed in Tier 1 are generally better than cards listed in Tier 2, and so on. Within each tier, however, the cards are not listed in order of their value. Cards specific to Paladins are underlined.

1. How to Use a Spreadsheet?

Essentially, you should always pick the card that is part of the highest tier. When picking between cards that are in the same tier, make your choice based on preference, or what card would best suit your existing card choices.

To read more about how to use the spreadsheet to make the correct decisions, as well as to read about the exceptions (situations where you should pick something other than what the spreadsheet indicates), please check out our spreadsheet explanations.

2. About the Author

This deck is presented to you by Pesty, a professional Hearthstone player playing since closed beta. He is a consistent legend player in both Wild and Standard with multiple high-rank finishes.

3. Paladin Spreadsheet

Common Cards
Rare Cards
Epic Cards
Legendary Cards
Tier 1: Excellent
Keeper of Uldaman Truesilver Champion Piloted Shredder
Shielded Minibot North Sea Kraken Zombie Chow
Tier 2: Great
Argent Protector Boulderfist Ogre Evil Heckler Sen'jin Shieldmasta
Consecration Chillwind Yeti Gilblin Stalker Spectral Knight
Seal of Champions Cult Master Harvest Golem Spider Tank
Acidic Swamp Ooze Dark Iron Dwarf Mechanical Yeti Stormwind Champion
Bog Creeper Drakonid Crusher Pit Fighter
Tier 3: Good
Blessing of Kings Earthen Ring Farseer Jeweled Scarab Scarlet Crusader
Guardian of Kings Faerie Dragon Lost Tallstrider Shattered Sun Cleric
Murloc Knight Flame Juggler Mad Bomber Silent Knight
Stand Against Darkness Frost Elemental Mukla's Champion Silver Hand Knight
Amani Berserker Frostwolf Warlord Nerubian Prophet Spellbreaker
Argent Horserider Haunted Creeper Ogre Brute Stranglethorn Tiger
Argent Squire Huge Toad Pompous Thespian Tomb Spider
Dire Wolf Alpha Hungry Dragon Raging Worgen Worgen Infiltrator
Tier 4: Above Average
Avenge Bilefin Tidehunter Fen Creeper Psych-o-Tron
Blessing of Wisdom Bloodfen Raptor Friendly Bartender Puddlestomper
Divine Strength Blowgill Sniper Hozen Healer Silver Hand Regent
Hammer of Wrath Boneguard Lieutenant Kooky Chemist Spiteful Smith
Silvermoon Portal Burly Rockjaw Trogg Kvaldir Raider Stormwind Knight
Smuggler's Run Clockwork Knight Loot Hoarder Tinkertown Technician
Solemn Vigil Dancing Swords Mechwarper Toxic Sewer Ooze
Aberrant Berserker Daring Reporter Micro Machine Twisted Worgen
Abusive Sergeant Dragonhawk Rider Naga Corsair Violet Illusionist
Big-Time Racketeer Dragonkin Sorcerer Polluted Hoarder Volcanic Drake
Tier 5: Average
Grimestreet Smuggler Clockwork Gnome Maiden of the Lake Stonesplinter Trogg
Grimestreet Outfitter Darkscale Healer Mistress of Mixtures Stormpike Commando
Hand of Protection Flesheating Ghoul Murloc Tidehunter Streetwise Investigator
Light's Justice Force-Tank MAX Oasis Snapjaw Tanaris Hogchopper
Noble Sacrifice Fossilized Devilsaur Ogre Magi Wolfrider
Warhorse Trainer Gadgetzan Socialite Razorfen Hunter Worgen Greaser
Ancient of Blossoms Gnomish Inventor Refreshment Vendor Youthful Brewmaster
Archmage Hired Gun River Crocolisk Zealous Initiate
Bloodsail Raider Ironfur Grizzly Ship's Cannon Zoobot
Bluegill Warrior Jungle Panther Silvermoon Guardian
Captured Jormungar Lance Carrier Squirming Tentacle
Tier 6: Below Average
Blessing of Might Arcanosmith Frigid Snobold Nerub'ar Weblord
Humility Blackwing Corruptor Gadgetzan Jouster Pantry Spider
Nightbane Templar Blackwing Technician Gorillabot A-3 Reckless Rocketeer
Seal of Light Booty Bay Bodyguard Gurubashi Berserker Spawn of N'Zoth
Acolyte of Pain Dragonling Mechanic Ice Rager Tentacle of N'Zoth
Ancient Brewmaster Duskboar Infested Tauren Unstable Ghoul
Annoy-o-Tron Eldritch Horror Ironbeak Owl Venture Co. Mercenary
Anubisath Sentinel Explosive Sheep Kobold Geomancer Voodoo Doctor
Arcane Anomaly Faceless Behemoth Lord of the Arena War Golem
Tier 7: Bad
A Light in the Darkness Elven Archer Menagerie Magician Salty Dog
Grimscale Chum Flying Machine Mogu'shan Warden Silverback Patriarch
Redemption Frostwolf Grunt Netherspite Historian Southsea Deckhand
Repentance Gnomeregan Infantry Nightblade Tauren Warrior
Antique Healbot Grook Fu Master Novice Engineer Thrallmar Farseer
Cogmaster Grotesque Dragonhawk Priestess of Elune Tournament Attendee
Core Hound Ironforge Rifleman Raid Leader Undertaker
Dalaran Mage Lowly Squire Red Mana Wyrm Windfury Harpy
Dread Corsair Mad Scientist Runic Egg
Tier 8: Terrible
Eye for an Eye Cult Apothecary Magma Rager Stonetusk Boar
Holy Light Evolved Kobold Murloc Raider Street Trickster
Sacred Trial Goldshire Footman Murloc Tinyfin Tournament Medic
Am'gam Rager Grimscale Oracle Shieldbearer Wisp
Backstreet Leper Leper Gnome Stoneskin Gargoyle Young Dragonhawk
Tier 1: Excellent
Aldor Peacekeeper Muster for Battle
Tier 2: Great
Equality Steward of Darkshire Azure Drake Sunwalker
Rallying Blade Argent Commander Sludge Belcher
Tier 3: Good
Argent Lance Bomb Lobber Doppelgangster Stampeding Kodo
Grimestreet Protector Corrupted Healbot Madder Bomber Violet Teacher
Selfless Hero Defender of Argus Mind Control Tech
Tier 4: Above Average
Grimestreet Informant Ancient Shade Goblin Sapper Sunfury Protector
Dragon Consort Arcane Nullifier X-21 Imp Master Twilight Drake
Ivory Knight Bomb Squad Injured Blademaster Wild Pyromancer
Scarlet Purifier Corrupted Seer Master Jouster Wobbling Runts
Tuskarr Jouster Emperor Cobra Saboteur
Tier 5: Average
Abomination Demolisher Midnight Drake Second-Rate Bruiser
Armored Warhorse Illuminator Nerubian Egg Spiked Hogrider
Backroom Bouncer Knife Juggler Questing Adventurer Wailing Soul
Crazed Alchemist Light's Champion Ravenholdt Assassin Young Priestess
Tier 6: Below Average
Competitive Spirit Avian Watcher Gadgetzan Auctioneer Pint-Sized Summoner
Divine Favor Blackwater Pirate Injured Kvaldir Silithid Swarmer
Getaway Kodo Coliseum Manager Kezan Mystic
Grimestreet Enforcer Deathlord Lil' Exorcist
Holy Wrath Fencing Coach Moat Lurker
Tier 7: Bad
Blessed Champion Bloodsail Corsair Eater of Secrets Mana Wraith
Cobalt Guardian Book Wyrm Gnomish Experimenter Master Swordsmith
Ancient Mage Coldlight Oracle Grim Patron Secretkeeper
Arcane Golem Coldlight Seer Jeeves Small-Time Buccaneer
Argent Watchman Dragon Egg Mana Addict
Tier 8: Terrible
Anyfin Can Happen Angry Chicken Mogor's Champion Target Dummy
Alarm-o-Bot Eerie Statue Murloc Tidecaller
Ancient Watcher Lightwarden Summoning Stone
Tier 1: Excellent
Coghammer Sea Giant
Tier 2: Great
Grand Crusader Kodorider Piloted Sky Golem Recombobulator
Tier 3: Good
Avenging Wrath Meanstreet Marshal Quartermaster Blood Knight
Lay on Hands Mysterious Challenger Sword of Justice
Tier 4: Above Average
Djinni of Zephyrs Fel Reaver Shade of Naxxramas
Echoing Ooze Garrison Commander
Tier 5: Average
Vilefin Inquisitor Defias Cleaner Southsea Captain Validated Doomsayer
Darkspeaker Faceless Shambler Twilight Summoner
Tier 6: Below Average
Enter the Coliseum Doomsayer Leatherclad Hogleader Sideshow Spelleater
Forbidden Healing Enhance-o Mechano Master of Ceremonies Twilight Guardian
Ancient Harbinger Faceless Manipulator Murloc Warleader Wind-up Burglebot
Burgly Bully Fight Promoter Recruiter
Crowd Favorite Frost Giant Scaled Nightmare
Tier 7: Bad
Small-Time Recruits Blubber Baron Fel Orc Soulfiend Molten Giant
Arcane Giant Clockwork Giant Hobgoblin Mountain Giant
Big Game Hunter Cyclopian Horror Hungry Crab Naga Sea Witch
Blood of The Ancient One Dirty Rat Mini-Mage
Tier 8: Terrible
Junkbot Weasel Tunneler
Tier 1: Excellent
Tirion Fordring Kel'Thuzad Ragnaros the Firelord Ysera
Dr. Boom Onyxia Sylvanas Windrunner
Tier 2: Great
Ragnaros, Lightlord Deathwing Nefarian Toshley
Cairne Bloodhoof Emperor Thaurissan Sneed's Old Shredder Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound
Chromaggus Eydis Darkbane The Curator
Tier 3: Good
Don Han'Cho Feugen Hogger Nexus-Champion Saraad
Eadric the Pure Fjola Lightbane Hogger, Doom of Elwynn Reno Jackson
Wickerflame Burnbristle Foe Reaper 4000 Loatheb The Black Knight
Alexstrasza Gruul Medivh, the Guardian
Arch-Thief Rafaam Harrison Jones Mekgineer Thermaplugg
Tier 4: Above Average
Auctionmaster Beardo Deathwing, Dragonlord Maexxna Wrathion
Barnes Icehowl N'Zoth, the Corruptor
Baron Geddon Illidan Stormrage The Beast
Tier 5: Average
Bolvar Fordragon Genzo, the Shark Mogor the Ogre Soggoth the Slitherer
Bloodmage Thalnos Justicar Trueheart Moroes Troggzor the Earthinator
Chillmaw King Mukla Mukla, Tyrant of the Vale
Elise Starseeker Malygos Prince Malchezaar
Tier 6: Below Average
Brann Bronzebeard Leeroy Jenkins Nat Pagle
Captain Greenskin Madam Goya The Boogeymonster
Hemet Nesingwary Millhouse Manastorm Tinkmaster Overspark
Tier 7: Bad
Baron Rivendare Gormok the Impaler Patches the Pirate Stalagg
Blingtron 3000 Majordomo Executus Sergeant Sally The Skeleton Knight
Finja, the Flying Star Mimiron's Head Sir Finley Mrrgglton Yogg-Saron, Hope's End
Gazlowe Nat, the Darkfisher Skycap'n Kragg
Tier 8: Terrible
Bolf Ramshield Mayor Noggenfogger Rend Blackhand
Lorewalker Cho Nozdormu Shifter Zerus

4. ChangeLog

  • 20 Dec. 2016: Balance update.
  • 04 Dec. 2016: Mean Streets of Gadgetzan Update. Added all Gadgetzan cards and made some balance updates.
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