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Hearthstone neutral nerf reverts: Undertaker, Leper Gnome, Dragonqueen Alexstraza, more

Blizzard has revealed the final batch of cards whose nerfs will be reverted with the 20.0 patch. Here are all the neutral cards that will be reverted to their original state.
Hearthstone neutral nerf reverts: Undertaker, Leper Gnome, Dragonqueen Alexstraza, more

The reveal of cards that will be unnerfed has been completed as Blizzard reveals the final 10 cards which will be brought to their original state.

Alec Dawson, Hearthstone's senior game designer, has revealed a set of 10 neutral cards set to be reverted to their pre-nerfed versions.

This complete the list of 35 cards that will be unnerfed with the release od the 20.0 patch.

It should be noted once again that none of these reverted cards will be included in the Core Set, which means they will not interfere what the Standard meta. 

Nonetheless, there will be a very interesting, albeit short period, when some of these cards will exist in Standard in their reverted state, which will undoubtedly create a very unique meta for a short amount of time.

There is a full week between the release of the 20.0 update and the yearly rotation when the Forged in the Barrens expansion releases.

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Undertaker was one of the most broken Hearthstone cards almost 6 years ago (Picture: Blizzard)

For the final set of reverted cards, there are some very interesting choices, particularly the old aggro powerhouse trio: Undertaker, Leper Gnome, and Knife Juggler.

Bringing them back might trigger PTSD amongst Hearthstone veterans, but cards have become increasingly more powerfully over the years, so many believe that even the mighty Undertaker will not be the serious threat in the current Wild meta, but that remains the be seen.

Dragonqueen Alexstrasza is back to her former glory, but that's accompanied by the revert of Bad Luck Albatross, the best counter to highlander decks.

Arcane Golem is another card that will again be an interesting choice for aggro decks, as well as old Bonemare, which was usually a semi-finisher in aggro and midrange decks while he was a part of the meta.

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With his original statline, Knife Juggle was a staple card in all aggro decks (Picture: Blizzard)

All in all, a quite strong set of reverts, and it will be interesting to see if these cards will manage to find their place in the Wild meta, or maybe they are not strong enough to contest the meta even in their old, once-powerful versions.

Hearthstone neutral nerf reverts:

  • Undertaker (gets +1/+1)
  • Arcane Golem (4/2 with Charge)
  • Leper Gnome (2/1)
  • Knife Juggler (3/2)
  • Bonemare (7 mana)
  • Saronite Chain Gang (summons copy)
  • Archivist Elysiana (8 Mana)
  • Dragonqueen Alexstraza (0 Mana dragons, but still can't generate a copy of herself)
  • Bad Luck Albatross (back to 3 Mana)
  • Frenzied Felwing (back to 3/3)