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How's Ragnaros as a replacement for Jaraxxus? I don't have him.

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Jarraxus is pretty important if you're going for the anti-aggro build, since it's a last ditch emergency health gain when you'd otherwise just lose to Hero Power from Hunter for example. Do you have Alexstrasza?

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Unfortunately no. So far 2 healbots have served pretty well, but obviously jaraxxus is great trump card. I'm going to save up for him because this is one of my favorite decks now, but is there any decent replacements for now?

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Probably just a Farseer for now is fine. Loatheb, or Second Owl are fine too.

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What would you suggest I cut if I'm dead set on slotting Sylvanas into the deck? I find myself using the second hellfire for burst damage more often than clear, so maybe that?

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How do se beat this deck? Seems like this is one of the most use decks those days ans my priest cant overcome it..

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Priest vs Handlock is one of the worst matchups in the game, it happens in card games unfortunately, not a great deal you can do about it.

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I'll keep trying until god... Humm no, my wife tell me to go to sleep ha-ha! Thanks tough

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just finished the deck(using rag instead of boom and alex instead of jaraxxus though),let's see how it goes :P

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"has 7 cards to active ancient protector"

incorrect, acording to the deck it has 5 cards, becuase you take 1 owl and 1 shadow flame not 2 of each?

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I'd like to suggest swapping out Zombie Chow for Gadgetzan Jouster.
Handlock uses a LOT of Minions with a cost over 5, and the Giants will give you an easy win if they're drawn in the Joust.
I've had great success with this, winning seemingly 9 out of 10 Jousts.
Also the added no-healing late game is a huge benefit towards winning.

 

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I'd still value reliability. You still have watchers, owls, etc, even Drake can be beaten fairly easily.

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Great Deck!  I still have to work on my decisions.  I can see the potential.

Any use for Kezan Mystic with the current Meta Game and all the Paladin decks?

 

Thanks for your help!

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Kezan Mystic doesn't do anything against the Secret Paladin decks. The reason you never saw Secret Paladin up until now is that Paladin Secrets all suck in isolation, it's only when you play 5 at once with Challenger that they're super broken.

Because of this, playing Kezan to steal one Secret from a Pally is still super weak and not worth your time, especially in this deck.

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Kezan Mystic doesn't do anything against the Secret Paladin decks. The reason you never saw Secret Paladin up until now is that Paladin Secrets all suck in isolation, it's only when you play 5 at once with Challenger that they're super broken.

Because of this, playing Kezan to steal one Secret from a Pally is still super weak and not worth your time, especially in this deck.

Thank you for your reply!

I am still 50/50 win/loss in the current meta. I saved up to make this deck. I am desperate to make it work!

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Is it ok to replace a mountain giant with owl since against aggro you usually won't be able to have enough cards to play mountain giant cheaply enough?

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If you're playing against exclusively Aggro decks, then sure, but you need the Mountain Giant against anything slower.

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This is the worst deck I have ever seen on this site. Why anyone would thinnk this POS can be a "legendary" ranked deck is beyond me. This crappy waste fo time actually took me back to level 20. Thank god you cant lose any more stars  beyond that point. I thought I was just playing it wrong but, after much exasperation I read the tips for using it and it turns out Im plaing it EXACTLY like the OP reccommends.

 

TL;DR

 

F%$&* this deck

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It always makes my day when people make these sorts of comments on decks that are absolute staples in the Hearthstone meta. Just a staggering level of ignorance.

 

It's Handlock, it's been a tier 1 or 2 deck in Hearthstone for over a year. You're playing badly.

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Hello

What are the best replacements for Emperor Thaurissan and Dr. Boom? I have all the other cards.

Thanks in advance for replay. 

 

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