Today’s Team: Axe Me Later
P/P Mechanical Axebeak (Peck, Haywire, Decoy)
S/B Ore Eater (Acid Touch, Shell Armor, Body Slam)
H/H Ghastly Kid (Hoof, Ethereal, Haunt)
When I got an S/B Ore Eater from an egg I was initially disappointed. Of course I really wanted the S/S. Then I realized that at 305 speed the S/B isn’t all that bad. Sure I would like to be faster than all of the 325 speeds and the S/S Fiendish Imp, but 305 out speeds an awful lot of pets. That means an extra round of the possibly overbudgeted Shell Shield. The Ghastly Kid provides some cover for the Ore Eater with Hoof, the Mechanical Axebeak provides some cover for the Ghastly Kid against both aquatics and critters. I’ll most likely start with Haunt then I can either bring in the bird for a Decoy or the Ore Eater for some shielding.
Nothing comes to mind, which means that either this is the uncounterable team of the century or my brain is not working properly. I’m going with the latter.
The Opposing Team:
P/P Iron Starlette (level 24)
P/P Lil’ Ragnaros
P/P Harbinger Of Flame
This was an easy affair. The Harbinger Of Flame started off against the Ghastly Kid. The humanoid won the coin toss so it got off an Immolate before taking the Haunt. In came the Ore Eater. Shell Armor went up immediately which helped it easily take out the Harbinger Of Flame (along with Haunt). The Iron Starlette was the next pet I had to face. After it charged Wind-Up I brought the Ghastly Kid back in. Luckily my opponent went for the big nuke so my Ghastly Kid didn’t take a Wind-Up on the swap. The Iron Starlette tried to Supercharge and then unleash Wind-Up; Ethereal avoided it no damage was done. The Ghastly Kid cast Haunt a last time then the Mechanical Axebeak came in to kill off the Iron Starlette and most of Lil’ Ragnaros. The Ore Eater finished off Lil’ Ragnaros.