Dustintime

How to combat jade druid / earthen scales

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I usually play face / midrange hunter but i've tried all classes. IMHO earthen scales is the most OP card now that quest rogue is gone. No matter what style of play or deck I try, I get them down to almost dead and then even on turn 5 or 6 they can add 7 to 15 armor or more. Is it just me or does Jade Druid seem to have ridiculous card draw allowing for more than realistic survivability?

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17 minutes ago, Dustintime said:

I usually play face / midrange hunter but i've tried all classes. IMHO earthen scales is the most OP card now that quest rogue is gone. No matter what style of play or deck I try, I get them down to almost dead and then even on turn 5 or 6 they can add 7 to 15 armor or more. Is it just me or does Jade Druid seem to have ridiculous card draw allowing for more than realistic survivability?

From what I've seen Midrange Hunter is usually favored against Jade Druid. The main thing is killing them before they have a chance to stabilize because most decks will not win the late game. 

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Auctioneer is the main problem with jade druid.  It removes the opportunity cost of earthen scales, which is a very weak card in most control match ups, but can just be cycled, on top of auctioneer just allowing them to go infinite late game and in general, allowing them to cycle for their jade guys.

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18 minutes ago, Dustintime said:

I do have the feeling auctioneer will be going to HoF soon

Brode is considering it and he is also looking at Alexstrasza but nothing is set in stone. 

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Jade druid is totally annoying at the state of overpowered right now. You need the perfect draw to beat it.

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