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Is there a place for Slash Charger in RUB Control?

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Post by AleksVin on 22.02.19 20:21

The card always seemed too low impact against most decks.

What do you guys think?

I still have two, and would love to find a use for them in one of my current decks.
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Post by iamjason8 on 23.02.19 1:22

Really good question... I've never had this dilemma because I'm not lucky enough to own any copies of Slash Chargers, haha!

My guess is you would make some cuts in the discard/fire spot removal sections?

Would be keen to know about your findings. Smile
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Post by AleksVin on 23.02.19 9:51

Yeah, I would probably have to cut a bit of my discard.
I will test it out next week, when I can get my Slash Chargers and a few of my other decks from my mothers place.

Btw. What do you think about my RUB deck, how it currently is?
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Post by Halfar on 02.03.19 11:51

In RUB Mill surely haha....
No for sure im pretty sure slash can be useful, because of
-his charger ability -> fast mana generation is awesome
-Mill threats --> f.e. lost soul
-Gives you a lot of information, so you can adapt to your opponents deck.
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Post by OcaVan on 09.03.19 10:36

Slash Charger is underrated imo, at least in our community. Maybe not in a mill deck, but like you said, the value of information about your opponnent deck and reusability in combination with Belix , Trash crwaler is effective
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Post by AleksVin on 14.03.19 14:57

The card is pretty fun against opposing Control Decks. Right now I'm testing 2 in my RUB.
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Post by AleksVin on 14.07.19 23:47

It's fun, but sadly I had to cut it, since it didn't really help me gain any immediate advantage.
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Post by Halfar on 05.09.19 8:58

@AleksVin wrote:It's fun, but sadly I had to cut it, since it didn't really help me gain any immediate advantage.

It depends on the Match up.

Imagine if you are playing against RUB Control and you kill his Lost Soul king

RUB Control Mirror Match is basically "who ever hits Lost Soul first wins".

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Post by Promised. on 09.09.19 8:52

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Post by Halfar on 13.09.20 9:05

Yep thats the problem with slash charger.
The Turn 3 competitors are mostly better.
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Post by LordSommerhill on 26.09.20 15:51

Hmm Slash Charger is good against decks that rely on specific finishers and certain key cards, but other than that its main effect is just being mana accel. It has a place in mill decks, but do you really feel like you need Slash Charger in a RUB deck? The problem in RUB is that all the other cards you use there are top of the game cards with high impact values and little risk. Slash Charger has zero impact on the board, and basicly just takes you 1 mana ahead. I would personally say no to your question, but maybe you have certain people in your meta playing a deck that is weak to Slash Charger? For example if somebody is playing a deck with a key finisher and only has a copy or two of it, then Slash Charger would be a nice way to counter them, as you could remove their chance of playing that card. But against any deck that runs 3-4 copies of all the important cards, removing one of them from the deck rather than impacting the board just doesnt really do very much for you. Much better off playing other better 3 drops on turn 3. So my conclusion would be that Slash Charger only has a place in Mill decks and decks where you desperately need mana accel (assuming you dont play nature). Volcano Charger and possibly Vine Charger are the only chargers i would ever consider using in regular decks.
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Post by Halfar Yesterday at 11:03

Wait.. So you dont play Eureka and Corpse Charger?
I love them! My RUB Control is basically Charger Turbo Very Happy

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