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Cobalt Scalebane Card Reveal: Knights of the Frozen Throne

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Cobalt Scalebane has been revealed. It is a Neutral Dragon minion. It is the forty-seventh card to be unveiled.

Cobalt Scalebane is a somewhat unremarkable card, except for the fact that it is a Dragon.

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The stats of the card, and the effect, are likely too slow to be of long term use unless for some reason it is played in the same deck as a card with Stealth, such as Finja, the Flying Star. However, they are not that far behind the curve, and the fact that Cobalt Scalebane is also a Dragon could well be relevant in the future, especially when Drakonid Operative rotates out of Standard.

For a full list of previously revealed cards, as well as all of the information about the new expansion, check out our Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion hub.

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Prime arena material. Having it trigger once is ''essentially'' the same as a 8/5 for 5 spread over two bodies. Over-time value generators have historically not been all that great in constructed however, but it does have that dragon tag, which is neato. Doesn't really fit into any of the current decks, so it's hard to tell where it will, if at all.

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1 hour ago, Oxygen said:

Prime arena material. Having it trigger once is ''essentially'' the same as a 8/5 for 5 spread over two bodies. Over-time value generators have historically not been all that great in constructed however, but it does have that dragon tag, which is neato. Doesn't really fit into any of the current decks, so it's hard to tell where it will, if at all.

I can see it doing beautifully when drafted for Paladin in Arena. Unless you're a mage, those tokens are gonna be super hard to remove.

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Yeah ok goodbye arena. If constructed remains the same SMOrcfest, I will switch to solo adventures I guess. 

As Oxy said, the card is not good enough for constructed, but way too good for arena.
Making it "at the start of the turn" rather than end would be better for arena health imo, but again, it's not a reality yet, so maybe I'm just unnecessarily pessimistic.

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On 7/30/2017 at 0:32 PM, positiv2 said:

maybe I'm just unnecessarily pessimistic.

You said it not me. :P 

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On 30/07/2017 at 10:32 AM, positiv2 said:

Yeah ok goodbye arena. If constructed remains the same SMOrcfest, I will switch to solo adventures I guess. 

As Oxy said, the card is not good enough for constructed, but way too good for arena.
Making it "at the start of the turn" rather than end would be better for arena health imo, but again, it's not a reality yet, so maybe I'm just unnecessarily pessimistic.

There's always hard AI to play against!

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