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Stonescar Mid

Throne Deck By
ArrowofKira22

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Straight forward midrange list if you don't want to play meta but want to get to masters relatively quick, my last 20 games went 17-3 so i can't complain. From the new set only Azrog, Streetbreaker made it into the deck, i tried Hellfire Valkyrie, Ambitious Mandevilla and D'Angolo Houndmaster but at the end of the day they weren't what i was looking for. My removal choice was Sear and Annihilate, solid 2 cost fast spells that work against most things, if you find yourself running into a lot of even ap i can recomment Open Contract, you can also target your own units with it if you get into weird situations. I also tried one Fire Sketch to help this deck push some damage by exhausting units and to break aegis on units, it was ok but you can replace it if you want.
Market runs;
Bore for all kind of relics and curses, absolutely worth running in every fire market if you can.
Eremot's Designs for aggro, if they don't have the nut draw you have enough time to go to the market and recover after nuking their board.
Dizo's Office in the late game to stabilize and it helps to close out games if you're in a board stall. My favourite new combo is office with azrog, it's amazing when you suddenly swing, gain 4 life from azrog, probably kill a unit too and force your opponent to trade with azrog in the aftermath, what setups charge units for later.
Krull, Xumuc Occultist for shenanigans with Shadow Etchings, it's just dirty you can recover your board out of nowhere, it's like a 1 cost Grasping at Shadows.
The last card is the flex spot in the market; Buh-ton, Death's Reach helps to break a board and does solid damage. Influence can be rough sometimes to play him but usually you get him on board late when you have tasbu or something chunky on board.

And that's it, if you have questions for budget replacements or if you want to talk more deeply about this deck i'll answer asap, your kira :))

Details

Shiftstone Cost
Does not include campaign cost
56,500

Premium Cost
278,400

Influence Requirements
4 5

Power Sources
15 24 14

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Deck Rarities
6 19 31 4 14

Card Types
37 0 17 1 25

Contains Cards From Campaigns
Dead Reckoning [Set1003]
Promises by Firelight [Set1007]
Whispers of the Throne [Set1085]
Shadow of the Spire [Set1087]
Hour of Glass [Set1115]

Archetype
Midrange

Updated
August 2, 2021

Added
July 12, 2021

Views
1,438

Eternal Version
Hour of Glass

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Revisions (Since last major patch) August 2, 2021


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Comments

Velsevul Edited Eternal Version: 21.06.09
Great deck as always you did! Thanks for posting it. I have only 2 questions about possible improvements: did you consider Vara for anti-aggro and anti-aegis (instead of 2 Xo and/or 2 Eremot/Azrog) and don't you think there are lack of 2 cost units like Darkblade Cutpurse or Blackhall Warleader?
ArrowofKira22 Eternal Version: 21.06.09
rn some decks tech maindeck Eremot's Designs like Even AP so i hesitate to go for too many 2 cost units, Syl is just too good but i'd probably drop all 2 cost units if she wouldn't exist. Usually i'd additionally run Acantha as a 2nd 2 drop but she's not great against Amphitheatre and aggro specifically. Same goes for Cutpurse or Warleader, Cutpurse dies to every ping where Syl would atleast float into a vampire bat and Warleader has trouble to trade into something or to get the first hit in sometimes. If you want to lower this decks curve they can be great additions, but we're not aming for aggressive openings anyway. Most of the time we want to open with exploit or treasure trove and then see what the board state is like and that's completly fine.
Personally i wasn't too afraid to play against aegis heavy decks or aggro but if you see yourself in trouble too many times i agree that vara can be a great addition for this deck. I'd probably drop as you said a combination of Xo/Azrog/Eremot and Milos. Make this list work for you as you like, this is basically just the shell and i'm happy to see folks doing changes :) Hope my answer helped you and big thanks for commenting! :))
Velsevul Eternal Version: 21.06.09
Thank you for helpful advices! I thought about big Icaria there, maybe 2 of them instead of Xo and Azrog. What do you think about it?
ArrowofKira22 Eternal Version: 21.06.09
Azrog basically replaced big Icaria in this list to lower this decks late game cost, if you want to play her i recommend adding her in the market for Buhton or Office, she's still a great card but it's rough to justify maindecking her after the nerf. If the game goes really long we can totally just play Xo or Krull to close out fights, what is honestly more effective then it might seem at first glance, adding maindeck icaria would just cause problems where Xo always is a Trove and plunder or market fodder, which is important card advantage for this deck, we're not an evenhanded deck so running low on cards can quickly become an issue, for example getting the sigil to discard for jekk basically requires us to plunder a card in our hand to get the double damage online and Xo is the perfect support for him.