- Scott is on the show this week
- Topic: Hot Paladin-on-Paladin deck battle action!
- Reasons to be happy this week
- News: Gnomes vs. Goblins card reveals
What is a Deck Battle?
Once a month, a guest host brings their favorite deck onto the show to battle the current reigning champion deck for control of the Happy Hearthstone Deck Battle Throne!
If the challenger wins the best-of-3 series, their deck becomes the new Reigning Champion Deck and will fight off future challengers until it loses, or until it’s earned its place in the Happy Hearthstone Hall of Fame!
Defending Deck: Scott’s Survival Paladin deck wins by spewing cheap hard-to-kill and regenerating minions onto the battlefield. His deck has reigned supreme for 4 months, and has beaten 1 deck before this episode.
Challenger Deck: Josh’s Last Standin Paladin deck is a super-lategame Paladin deck that stalls out with simple spells and minions and then floods the board with fatty minions that overwhelm the opponent.
- 1x Acidic Swamp Ooze
- 2x Argent Protector
- 2x Earthen Ring Farseer
- 2x Shade of Naxxramas
- 2x Spellbreaker
- 1x Faceless Manipulator
- 1x Feugen
- 2x Sludge Belcher
- 1x Stalagg
- 2x Guardian of Kings
- 1x Stormwind Champion
- 1x Gruul
- 1x Kel’Thuzad
- 1x Alexstrasza
- 1x Sea Giant
I really like this deck because it uses very few high-quality cards that you can’t get from the Naxxramas dungeon. But in case you don’t have some of the ideal cards, here are some easy-to-get backups you can use that keep with the same theme and strengths of the deck. I’ll also add a few upgrades in case you have the more rare cards that I don’t have (but wish I did).
- Boulderfist Ogre (Replace Gruul, Alexstrazsa)
- Frost Elemental (Replace Sea Giant)
- Acidic Swamp Ooze (Replace Sword of Justice)
- Aldor Peacekeeper (Replace Acidic Swamp Ooze)
- Lay On Hands (Replace Stormwind Knight)
- Tirion Fordring (Replace Stormwind Knight)
- Who won
- Obligatory bragging session
- Challenger Deck: How well did it perform?
- Defending Deck: How well did it perform?
- Best moments in the matches
- The Happy Hearthstone Champion Ceremony(tm)
- Questions from TK
- iTunes Reviews
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- What you want to see in future episodes
- What hosts you want to visit the show