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Belligerent Gnome Reveal: Rastakhan's Rumble

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The Hearthstone heroes are trying to enjoy Rastakhan's Rumble but a fellow spectator named Belligerent Gnome is annoying Rexxar!

Wronchi have released the second part of their Rastakan's Rumble series of animations. You remember that in the first part the nine heroes were trying to get into the Gurubashi Arena. Now, we see that Rexxar, Jaina and Anduin are enjoying the games but there's a little fellow that's too loud for Rexxar's taste.

And here he is:

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No wonder Rexxar is angry since this is definitely a Silverback Patriarch power creep! Although one would expect that Gul'dan would be equally angry, since this is a Vulgar Homunculus with a condition for every class!

To start the serious discussion on this card, this looks like an anti-aggro tool that can also probably find its place in aggro decks as well. It's hard to see the Battlecry trigger on turn 2 exactly, making this a bit of a slower card. Dragon Priest used to have a similar card in Wyrmrest Agent, which was easier to trigger. Even decks could be a good place for Belligerent Gnome - Even Shaman, in particular, since I don't see Warlocks dropping their beloved Homunculus.

It's definitely a versatile card with a lot of potential and it seems balanced - for now.

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This is a good aggro vs aggro card for that time when you have to play the control instead of the beatdown. Surely, not as meta defining as the twins annoy-o-tron, but still good both vs other aggro and vs control. Very good vs even shaman where the (buffed) totems have 2 health.

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Didn’t notice it was battlecry when I saw the vid, thought it was just a passive ability. Kinda like my version better 😄

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