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Hearthstone Card Reveals: Forbidden Healing, Herald Volazj, Corrupted Tauren

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Three more cards have been revealed since our last update, which brings the total to eighteen. Today there is a new Legendary, a new Corrupted card, and another Forbidden card.


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Forbidden Healing adds to the two Forbidden cards revealed earlier in the week. This time it is a Paladin class card, which adds to the likelihood that there will be one for each class. The ability to heal late game for a huge amount of health might help it to slide into a new version of something like Reno Paladin if there are still enough support cards. Alternatively it might suit a revamped Murloc Paladin if the deck can work without Old Murk-Eye. Whatever the state of Paladin in Standard with new cards, it seems likely that people will at least be trying to get this card to work.
 

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Herald Volazj is an interesting card. The stat line is reasonable and the Battlecry has the potential to be really powerful. It is often hard to tell with this kind of card whether it will end up being win-more (A card that only does well if you are winning anyway), or whether it will be a card that enables a level game to be turned in your favour on a regular basis. There are many Priest cards that use their effect more than their stats though, so it certainly could be impactful.
 

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At first glance, this appears to be a pretty weak replacement for Sludge Belcher. It is worth bearing in mind though, that not many people really realised the impact that Sludge Belcher would have when it was first revealed.

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