Hearthstone Patch, For the past few weeks, the deck has been called Ramp Paladin, or Cheese Paladin if you’re feeling uncomfortable, sitting at the top of the meta in the standard Hearthstone format. The goal is to use Nozdormu the Timeless to raise both players to 10 Mana and then hit you with one of his 10 Big Points, but also to dump you with Corrupt Clowns and Murlocs before that time. Correction of 19.6 impedes Ramp Paladin with apparently one slight change: increasing the cost of High Abbess Alura by one point, from four to five.
Alura is in a deck so Ramp Paladins can utilize her Spellburst ability to catch a glimpse of Tip the Scales, which summons seven Murlocs from your deck. The deck’s high win rate hinges on dragging it into the fourth round to flood the board before the other decks are ready. Hearthstone Patch, As the correction notes explain, “When a single card has a large deck winning rate, as Alura does, it breaks the promises obtained in a Hearthstone match. Instead of having a normal back and forth flow between players, games are in turn 4. Alura can create insurmountable board states very early in the match. “
In addition to nerfing Alura, Patch 19.6 includes various changes to Battlegrounds. Here is one: “Instead of searching for three times after calling each method, it will now call all of its methods first before creating any triples.” Captain Hooktusk removed from the Hero pool temporarily, and Elistra the Immortal is knocked out of the Minions collection. Balance adjustments are valid for cards like Yo-Ho-Ogre, Champion of Y’Shaarj, Waxrider Togwaggle, and others. See full patch notes for details.