Barnes — Neutral Card

Last updated on Apr 11, 2018 at 04:39 by Kat 19 comments

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Barnes is a neutral minion. This card can be obtained in the One Night in Karazhan solo adventure. Below the card images, you will find explanations to help you use the card optimally in every game mode of Hearthstone.

1. General Comments

Barnes is a very strong card that can create big advantages if it pulls a minion with a relevant ability. It works well in decks with minions with continuous effects such as Mana Tide Totem, and in particular in decks which include many Deathrattle minions. Even if it copies a minion with no abilities, a 3/4 and a 1/1 for 4 Mana is not too bad a deal.

2. Constructed Play

Barnes is good in decks which include N'Zoth, the Corruptor, but it really shines in combination with Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound. In variants of decks that only play these two minions, if the Barnes pulls a copy of Y'Shaarj, then the Y'Shaarj will pull the full Y'Shaarj, for a Turn 4 10/10 minion. Variants on that theme work well for Barnes, with Deathwing, Dragonlord also being a prime target.

3. Arena

Barnes is no longer available in Arena.

4. Meta Decks with Barnes

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Big Priest Deck 24 spells, 6 minions
1
3
4
2
7
0
4
9
9,280 Arcane Dust Mar 24 2018
Barnes Tempo Mage Deck 1 weapon, 14 spells, 15 minions
0
4
11
4
5
1
1
4
8,180 Arcane Dust Dec 08 2017
Jade Rogue Lurker Deck 12 spells, 17 minions, 1 hero_card
2
2
10
5
3
2
3
3
12,560 Arcane Dust Aug 12 2017

5. Wild Decks with Barnes

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Wild Clone Priest Deck 24 spells, 6 minions Wild Deck
1
0
8
2
5
2
3
9
10,120 Arcane Dust Feb 07 2019
Wild Spell Hunter Deck 5 weapons, 22 spells, 2 minions, 1 hero_card Wild Deck
0
8
5
7
3
2
3
2
6,600 Arcane Dust Feb 06 2019
Wild Big Priest Deck 23 spells, 6 minions, 1 hero_card Wild Deck
1
0
6
2
5
2
4
10
10,840 Arcane Dust Mar 24 2018
Wild Midrange Silence Priest Deck 12 spells, 18 minions Wild Deck
4
4
4
8
8
2
0
0
1,700 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
Wild Barnes Ramp Druid Deck 18 spells, 12 minions Wild Deck
2
4
2
4
6
0
5
7
13,920 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
Wild Totem Shaman Deck 2 weapons, 10 spells, 18 minions Wild Deck
2
3
9
3
5
5
2
1
4,300 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
Wild Malygos OTK Shaman Deck 1 weapon, 22 spells, 7 minions Wild Deck
0
4
9
9
4
2
1
1
9,440 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
Wild N'Zoth Control Shaman Deck 17 spells, 13 minions Wild Deck
0
2
7
9
5
4
2
1
12,520 Arcane Dust Aug 10 2017
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