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Hearthstone Card Reveals: Hallazeal, Soulless Manipulator, and N'zoth's First Mate

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A further three Whispers of the Old Gods cards have been revealed in the past two days. They are Hallazeal the Ascended, N'Zoth's First Mate, and Soulless Manipulator. This brings the total number of cards revealed so far to twenty three.


 

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Hallazeal the Ascended is a Shaman Legendary that seems very likely to see play. The stats are in line with most five drops, and it has a good ability. Often when you want to add healing to a deck, you have to do so with a card that doesn't do much else. Healing Wave, for instance, sees very limited play, because although the healing is very welcome, it often doesn't deal with the problem that did the damage in the first place. Hallazeal offers that healing without really interrupting what you are doing.
 

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N'zoth's first mate will naturally be compared to Upgrade!, which is a rarely used card. Time will tell whether a 1/1 body is of much use in the format or not.
 

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Faceless Shambler is interesting because it allows you to copy cards that are overstatted or buffed, without copying their downsides. Sottle's comment upon seeing the card  was that "You can eat buffs, like Power Overwhelming. I think the card looks good".


Links to other recently revealed cards:

DOOM! and N'zoth's Tentacle: Here.
Forbidden Healing, Herald Volazj, Corrupted Tauren: Here.*
Klaxxi Amber-Weaver, Ancient Shieldbearer, C'Thun's Chosen: Here.

*Note: Corrupted Tauren is actually called Infested Tauren.
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