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Tavern Brawl: Captain Blackheart's Treasure

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This week's Tavern Brawl is the third outing for Captain Blackheart's Treasure.

As well as being used for this week's 63rd Tavern Brawl, Captain Blackheart's Treasure was previously used in weeks 23 and 32. In this Brawl, you are given a deck full of Bloodsail Raiders, and each turn are offered the option to discover a card to put in your hand.

This is one of the Brawls that I am fond of. Although there is a fair amount of luck in the cards that you are offered, it does help to teach players to think ahead. It also has enough skill that the better player has a significant advantage. I think that it is everything a Brawl should be in terms of balance.

This Brawl was originally released to showcase the Discover mechanic for The League of Explorers but was withdrawn due to technical issues.

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It's like arena - tempo is extremely important. You should usually pick the card you can play straight away and/or pick cards that give you tempo, such as SI:7 Agent.
If you can get multiple wins in a row with this brawl, you are ready for arena.

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10 hours ago, positiv2 said:

It's like arena - tempo is extremely important. You should usually pick the card you can play straight away and/or pick cards that give you tempo, such as SI:7 Agent.
If you can get multiple wins in a row with this brawl, you are ready for arena.

True.

Or just discover Onyxia followed by +1+1 to all your creatures :)

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17 minutes ago, DonKeyShot said:

True.

Or just discover Onyxia followed by +1+1 to all your creatures :)

This means you have to stay alive for 9 turns (or 8 if you have a coin). Of course, there are no super aggressive decks in the brawl, but I would'n rely on Onyxia or another big creature. You have to outtempo your opponent on previous turns.

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I had kinda the same and opposite feelings at the same time, I usually wanted to discover big stuff on the first turns since the pirates were already there, so that I could play on curve later and have the big shots ready for the later turns.

Call of the Wild was the pick every time it appeared though, regardless of the turn.

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I think I've seen Essentially the Same Brawl ,about 3 times Now,

I enjoy it. I think they run a pretty good Mix of Brawls and, some are more like Tutorials, and that's okay. 

Should Erect an Effigy to the Fallen cards maybe...

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