Happy holidays everyone! It’s the season for giving, and JulpaFTW gave us a present a few days ago in the form of a snazzy new control mage decklist.
I thought the idea was a good one so I decided to spend a few hours on the ladder testing it out. I did have to substitute in [card]The Black Knight[/card] in place of [card]Dr. Boom[/card] because I didn’t have one yet, and while I think it was a bit weaker taunts are still very prevalent in the meta so it wasn’t terrible.
Take a look at the video above for a quick (more comical) look at some of the fun things I encountered while playing with this deck. For those of you looking for a bit more “meat”, you can see about 2 hours of less-edited footage from my test below after the decklist.
Ultimately, I felt like this deck had some real strengths, especially against Warrior and Rogue. It was weakest against more aggressive decks like zoo and Hunter, but I think that could be somewhat remedied by substituting in a few [card]Explosive Sheep[/card]. I’ll have to test it out more and get deeper in ranked before forming a more fully informed opinion, but my initial reaction is the deck is both fun and effective.
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