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Togwaggle's Scheme: Rise of Shadows

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A new Scheme card for Rogue was revealed by @PlayHearthstone on Twitter.

The card also confirms King Togwaggle as an upcoming Rogue Legendary minion.

Now that we know that Scheme cards can update infintely, Togwaggle's Scheme looks absolutely insane. Pogo-Hopper decks have recently gained popularity and this new Scheme card fits perfectly into them. It can also fit into a Pirate Rogue deck. A lot of people have been comparing it to Jade Idol. The card is also pretty bonkers in Wild as well in the hands of Mill Rogue. With the right support, this card looks really powerful.

What do you guys think about this first card reveal from Rise of Shadows?

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Meh, this seems highly overrated...as many of these "shuffle stuff in your deck"-cards mostly are when they get spoiled (I still remember this from Lab Recruiter or Baleful Banker).

It might definitly not be unplayable (especially with Pogo-Hopper around) but letting a card sit in your hand for most of the game, only to get zero value or tempo out of it when you finally play it...Iam not a fan of this.

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Lab Recruiter is stronger than this card, because it allows you to go infinite, while this card is actually limited. Either 2 lab recruiter or 1 lab recruiter and Valeera the Hollow mean that you can have infinite copies of both lab recruiter and a minion of choice (or more than one with more time), a thing that is nice with minions like coldlight oracle or arcane giant in wild, and pogo-hopper in standard.

The fact is that both lab recruiter and togwaggle's scheme are slow, very slow. Not on their own, but in terms of the minion they multiplicate, that stil needs to be drawn and played. For example, Fal'dorei Strider is really stronger because it shuffle 4/4 on your decks that you need to draw but not to actually play. This is why the only multiplicating deck working are mill ones (where the oracles can draw each others going on very fast) and miracle-like ones (where the auctioners can draw things like multiplied giants), and both are wild only. A miracle build with pogo-hoppers? Uhm 😕

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If you want this card to work, you put it in a deck with Myra's Unstable Element. Then you know what you are drawing afterwards.

This is a win-more card. And as we saw with Shadowcaster, and Anub'arak to some extent, they don't work in Rogue. Class can win game quickly, but as the game goes longer, chances are getting slim, unless you play infinite style rogue decks.

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