Mirror Image — Mage Card

Last updated on Jan 05, 2016 at 16:55 by Sottle 16 comments

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Mirror Image is a Mage-only spell. 2 copies of this card are given to you when you reach Level 4 with Mage. Later, when you reach Level 36 and 38 with that class, you get a golden version of this card. Below the card images, you will find explanations to help you use the card optimally in every game mode of Hearthstone.

1. General Comments

Mirror Image is a card that can be effective in the right situation, but needs a deck that is built to take advantage of it. Simply casting a Mirror Image to delay your opponent will not improve the state of the board. To use Mirror Image effectively, you need to use it to hide important minions behind it, use it to synergise with Flamewaker or Archmage Antonidas, or have a specific game plan that involves stalling the game.

2. Constructed Play

Mirror Image is used in specific Mage decks to combo with cards like Flamewaker and Archmage Antonidas, or to aggressively protect early minions like Mana Wyrm to create a lot of pressure. It is also a strong tech choice against Warrior to protect your minions from the early threat of Fiery War Axe.

3. Arena

Mirror Image is a fairly poor card in Arena. You are unlikely to get strong synergies for it in your Arena draft, meaning that it will simply be destroyed for free by your opponent in most situations.

4. Meta Decks with Mirror Image

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Aggro Secret Mage Deck 1 weapon, 18 spells, 11 minions
0
6
10
7
4
0
1
2
5,300 Arcane Dust Apr 16 2018
Aggro Freeze Mage Deck 14 spells, 16 minions
0
5
15
6
2
1
0
1
5,320 Arcane Dust Jul 01 2017

5. Wild Decks with Mirror Image

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Cheap Tempo Mage Wild Deck 12 spells, 18 minions Wild Deck
0
3
12
6
5
1
2
1
980 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
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