Captain Greenskin — Neutral Card

Last updated on Dec 19, 2017 at 14:23 by L0rinda 20 comments

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Captain Greenskin is a neutral minion. This card can be obtained from expert packs. Below the card images, you will find explanations to help you use the card optimally in every game mode of Hearthstone.

1. General Comments

Captain Greenskin is useful in decks which rely on a lot of weapons for attack purposes. The ability to occupy the board with a chunky minion, and at the same time add a lot of damage output from the weapon is a strong one. It should also be noted that Greenskin is a Pirate, which can mean that in Pirate decks he is especially useful.

2. Constructed Play

In Constructed play, Captain Greenskin's home is usually in Pirate Warrior decks. When used in conjunction with Arcanite Reaper, the Reaper goes from being able to attack twice for 5 damage to being able to attack 3 times for 6 damage. Captain Greenskin's stats are also worth more in Pirate Warrior, as it is often buffed by Southsea Captain.

3. Arena

Captain Greenskin is a very poor card for non-weapon classes, and even for classes which have access to weapons, he is often too conditional to be anything other than average. For Rogues he is above average, but is still not particularly exciting.

4. Meta Decks with Captain Greenskin

Deck Mana Cost Updated
Aggro Rogue Deck 2 weapons, 15 spells, 13 minions
4
6
4
9
4
3
0
0
8,800 Arcane Dust Mar 03 2019
Pirate Rogue Deck 1 weapon, 11 spells, 18 minions
3
5
8
7
3
1
2
1
9,380 Arcane Dust Feb 08 2019
Kingsbane Rogue Deck 1 weapon, 19 spells, 9 minions, 1 hero_card
2
5
7
6
4
1
2
3
7,140 Arcane Dust Dec 23 2018
Rush Warrior Deck 4 weapons, 3 spells, 23 minions
0
7
1
8
6
5
1
2
11,460 Arcane Dust Oct 26 2018
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