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Spoiled yesterday as a 6 mana 5/4, Seeping Oozeling now appears on the PlayHearthstone website with a lowered mana cost.
Reddit user Fabman650 recently noticed that Seeping Oozeling has different stats on the official PlayHearthstone website than it did in yesterday's spoiler. The card was spoiled yesterday as a 6 mana 5/4, but appears on the PlayHearthstone website as a 5 mana 4/3:
If this is truly an intended update by Blizzard (and not some kind of mistake), this would be a significant buff to Seeping Oozeling. The true power in this card lies in its Battlecry trigger, not its stats, meaning that a reduction to its mana cost would make it significantly stronger. At 5 mana, Seeping Oozeling also compares much more favorably to Savannah Highmane than it did before.
Is Seeping Oozeling now strong enough to see play? Let us know what you think about the updated card, and remember to check our news forum and the Kobolds & Catacombs hub for more new cards from K&C!
Silver Vanguard is a new neutral Common minion that will be introduced in Kobolds & Catacombs.
PC Gamer has unveiled this brand new card:
The stats of Silver Vanguard are terrible for a 7-mana card. One could argue that the Deathrattle could trigger more easily with the card having such low health, but the 7 mana slot mostly contains minions with usually beefy stats. Blizzard seems to want to continue the trend they started in Year of the Mammoth, just like with the newly revealed Spiteful Summoner, of minions with interesting effects, but weak stats and slightly elevated Mana costs.
As the PC Gamer article points out, Silver Vanguard could pull out some nice minions for Paladin and Warrior. Examples are Tirion Fordring, Ragnaros, Lightlord and Grommash Hellscream.
What do you, guys and gals, think? As always, all the revealed cards can be found in our Kobolds & Catacombs expansion hub.
It is time for Wednesday's first card reveal. Behold, the Lone Champion!
The reveal was made by Petr "CzechCloud" Žalud. Lone Champion is a 3 mana 2/4 Rare minion, which reads: "Battlecry: If you control no other minions, gain Taunt and Divine Shield". The video is in English.
This looks like a powerful Arena card. Its power level is comparable to Tar Creeper but Lone Champion is actually a stickier minion that can make better trades. However, Tar Creeper's elemental synergy is a big advantage in constructed mode. Will Lone Champion see play in constructed? It might be a useful early game tool for control docks, but I wouldn't expect to see it that often.
Keep up with everything related to the upcoming expansion in our Kobolds & Catacombs hub!
It's rare, it's slimy, and it's latest card to be spoiled from Kobolds and Catacombs.
It wouldn't be a proper dungeon crawl without an encounter against a giant ooze, and it wouldn't be a proper Hearthstone set without a Hunter card with Deathrattle synergy. Say hello to Seeping Oozeling:
Despite the random nature of this card's Battlecry, it actually doesn't seem too difficult to construct a deck with nothing but hard-hitting Deathrattles. As a mere 5/4 for 6 mana I doubt that Seeping Oozeling will see play on the back of its stats alone, but there are plenty of powerful Deathrattle cards for this ooze to gobble up from your deck. Deathwing, Dragonlord, Cairne Bloodhoof, and Rat Pack come to mind as potential friends for the Oozeling.
Do you think that Seeping Oozeling will find its way into standard decks this December? Let us know what you think about the card in the comment section, and remember to check our news forum and the Kobolds & Catacombs hub for more new cards from K&C!
Card image courtesy of Hearthpwn.com
After an unexpected delay, Spectral Pillager was announced as the latest Netural Epic from Kobolds and Catacombs.
After an unexpected five-hour delay, Brazilian eSports site Esporte Interativo spoiled Hearthstone's latest Neutral Epic:
In typical fashion for Neutral Epics in the Year of the Mammoth, Spiteful Summoner appears to be next in a long line of minions with fun and powerful, underwhelming stats, and conservative mana costs. With some creative deckbuilding one could attempt to maximize the effect of this cards Battlecry trigger, but it doesn't appear to be powerful enough on its own to build an entire deck around.
What do you think about Spiteful Summoner? Let us know what you think about the card in the comment section, and remember to check our news forum and the Kobolds & Catacombs hub for more new cards from K&C!
Card image courtesy of Hearthpwn.com