The Quick Three
After feeling like a PvP god these past few days I’m finally running into (and losing to) some stiff competition tonight. There’s been a lot of clonedance teams. I haven’t seen many AoE or Murkalot teams though, so only one out of three of the pet battling axis of evil is tolerable.
Battle 1: Slithergrind
Slitherscale Elver, Jademist Dance, Stonegrinder
vs. Molten Corgi, Ghastly Kid, Darkmoon Tonk
Don’t worry, I won’t run a Slitherscale Elver team all three battles, even though I sort of want to. It’s been ripping the meta a new one. There sure are a lot of elementals around to punish with Deep Bite and Pump. This time it was the Molten Corgi who had to take a 1039 damage Pump to the face. Damn. The Minefield wasn’t a big deal; I simply ate the damage with my own elemental. I brought the Stonegrinder along for its ability to remove any Cyclones but that was unneccesary; the mech was only required for a clean-up Thunderbolt.
Battle 2: Fragsiders
Scalded Basilisk Hatchling, Fragment Of Desire, Teroclaw Hatchling
vs. Lil’ Ragnaros, Anubisath Idol, Magical Crawdad
I always imagine that Anubisath Idol users are unfortunate students that get beat up at school for their lunch money. Frustrated and insecure, they come home from school hungry and ready to pet battle and thus immediately flock towards the security of the idol. “Look mom, I’m a tough guy now!”, “That’s nice Timmy.” /pats Timmy on head. Okay, maybe not, but a guy can use his imagination. I was worried that the idol would block my basilisk’s Crystal Prison but this idol had Rupture instead. The battle lasted thirty-two rounds and ended with the basilisk taking on a low health crawdad. Surge was going to be problematic due to it preventing Thrash’s third attack, but the aquatic had to cast Wish then attempt to put up Shell Shield before it started spamming Surge. My basilisk was able to use those two rounds of no Surges to kill the crawdad before the Wish could be granted.
Battle 3: Obvious Dragons
Fiendish Imp, Warbot, Bronze Whelpling
vs. Kun-Lai Runt, Crazy Carrot, Swamp Croaker
I love facing P/P KLR’s with my imp. Sure, you can slow me. I’m still faster. Now I can get in a Burn before the Deep Freeze comes. Then the imp heads to the back line to heal while the KLR has just wasted its biggest weapon. I brought in the Warbot afetr the imp to lay down some mines. I knew the Crazy Carrot would come in to detonate them but the weak damage is still over 400. As soon as the Crazy Carrot was in I swapped to the dragon. It killed the elemental then the KLR. The Swamp Croaker was able to kill the Bronze Whelpling and the Warbot before dying to the Fiendish Imp. It never used its Bubble.