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I'd like to see. Video of someone winning with this garbage deck. I have like 20 attempts and nothing. If you're even lucky enough to get the right minion on hand, hell just return them to your hand and make them cost 3 more at which point it's unrecoverable. His removal is insane. Remove this deck. It's unwinnable with this deck

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I won this first try with a modified version. If anyone is having issues, I would suggest modifying the deck to include the Priest Quest and a few other cards. If you open well, you can get your minions to the point that his Pyroblast can't kill them. He always targets the biggest threat on the board. You can set it up so that you have Sandhoof and Lightwell healing each other, plus your hero power off the quest making them bigger each turn. You just keep healing to the point that he's topdecking, hitting minion with pyroblast, then passing.  A few notable additions that helped:

Thoughtsteal x1-2: you can steal 2 copies of reduced-cost Pyroblast or other spells and just smack him for game. (I beat him with a Pyroblast to be funny, but I had game on board anyway.)

Archmage Vargoth: Since he doean't play that many minions, you can abuse the hell out of Vargoth.


Here's the deck I used: 



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If anyone is like me and trying to defeat these challenges after the release of Barrens, I was able to defeat him on the second try with the below mage deck. Basically my strategy was to get as many Counterspells as possible into play via Ring Toss, Runed Orb, and Inconspicuous Rider. Each time you can counter a spell early on then that is one fewer pyroblast he gets. If you can't get a counterspell, an Ice Barrier can be good too. Without those he kind of runs out of tricks quickly. Use freezes and devolving missles for Pyros and Ashes. I also put in the mirror entity for the hope that i could copy one of those, which I did get lucky enough to do. C'Thun isn't really needed at all but his 5-cost spells can be helpful in corrupting your Ring Toss.

### sunstrider
# Class: Mage
# Format: Standard
# Year of the Gryphon
# 2x (1) Brain Freeze
# 2x (1) Devolving Missiles
# 2x (1) Primordial Studies
# 1x (2) Arcanologist
# 1x (2) Cram Session
# 2x (2) Incanter's Flow
# 2x (2) Runed Orb
# 2x (3) Counterspell
# 1x (3) Horde Operative
# 1x (3) Ice Barrier
# 2x (3) Inconspicuous Rider
# 1x (3) Mirror Entity
# 2x (3) Netherwind Portal
# 2x (4) Fireball
# 2x (4) Refreshing Spring Water
# 2x (4) Ring Toss
# 1x (4) SI:7 Infiltrator
# 1x (7) Mask of C'Thun
# 1x (10) C'Thun, the Shattered


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