Burn Shaman Deck - Voyage to the Sunken City
This guide contains detailed Strategy, Mulligan, and deck-building information to help you play Burn Shaman in The Voyage to the Sunken City expansion meta.
Burn Shaman is a midrange combo deck that utilises Freeze mechanics to slow down the game and occasionally put light pressure on opponents. During this time, key cards can be assembled to take full advantage of the Spell Damage effect ofcombined with direct-damage spells to deal massive amounts of damage to opponents.
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Burn Shaman Deck Mulligan Guide
As a Midrange deck, Burn Shaman requires a solid early game in order to smoothly curve out and you should use your mulligan to help make this happen.
- General Mulligan (keep regardless of what your opponent is playing) — , , .
- Mulligan against Aggro (also keep if you think you are playing against an aggressive deck) — , .
- Mulligan against Control (also keep if you think you are playing against a slow deck) — .
Burn Shaman Deck Strategy
In the early game, you should work on developing a light board presence usingand , while making use of any s you get to help cycle through your deck. If your opponent puts on any resistance, you can make use of or to slow them down, ensuring you do not use up all of your copies of both.
As you enter the mid game, you have the option of choosing betweens and s to further your strategy. The former can be particularly useful if you have used multiple schools of spells in the early game to protect your board, allowing you draw towards your end game, whereas the latter will further your tempo if you have had a particularly strong early game, allowing you go for a win on the board.
As you reach the later turns,becomes a powerful tool that can be used both offensively and defensively, allowing you to develop a big body that can boost your damage potential, while also Freezing the board to slow down aggressive opponents. No matter the situation, the card is almost always an excellent choice.
Throughout the game, you will be presented with many opportunities to make use ofs to repeat Battlecries. In general the best two options to copy are and for the sheer strength of their Battlecries. However, if you have a strong early-game, copying a to help fill out your Turn 3 curve is also a solid option.
If you are unable to win on board alone, you should look to set up a position for a burst-damage combo. To aid this, you should look for opportunities to play out your Feral Spirit, and for your Nagalings in particular. The deck's final combo will vary greatly depending on the state of the game, but the core premise is to apply Bioluminescence to your minions before bursting down your opponent with cheap spells like Lightning Bolt and . To aid this, combining your Nagalings with Brann Bronzebeard will help you double up on the Nagalings' spells and playing down your will also help you get more out of your spells.s, looking for ,
Against Aggro, you can make liberal use of your spells to slow down your opponent. Throughout the game, you will passively chip away at your opponent's Health through the use of cards likeand , meaning only a small amount of damage from spells will be required to close out the game.
Against Control, you will be unlikely to deal much damage to your opponent throughout the game, putting a heavy reliance on your burst damage to close out the game. Not using any unnecessary damage spells, hitting key spells on your Nagalings, and usingfor enough Mana discount to allow you to comfortably play 2 copies of will allow you to amass enough damage to take down almost any control deck.
Burn Shaman Deck Card Swaps
- Against Control — Add 2x for 2x afor higher burst damage.
- 14 Apr. 2022: Guide added.
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