Pressure Plate is the latest Hunter spell revealed for Hearthstone’s upcoming expansion, Saviors of Uldum—and it’s exceptionally strong.
Pressure Plate is a two-cost Secret. After your opponent casts a spell, destroy a random enemy minion.
Its random factor is beneficial for Hunter players, oddly enough. It’s particularly difficult to play around, adding even more irritating Secrets to the class. If your opponent has the board presence, this card can easily stop them in their tracks. They only need to get ahead of themselves and overextend before the card quickly wipes the smile off their face.
Pressure Plate should see play in Standard and its low cost and flexibility mean it can be featured in a number of Hunter decks. It works perfectly fine in the early game by preventing tempo, but it’s even more powerful in the late game. It has the potential to cut short combos with just two mana.
You can check out all of the new cards coming to Saviors of Uldum on Aug. 6.