It is a bit dependent on drawing well, as most OTK decks are. But is has a few mechanics for coming back on the board and healing. I have a positive win ratio vs Shaman with this list so it’s pretty solid in the current Wild META.
There is no escaping the power of Pirate Warrior, and this includes the Wild Format. The deck is actually a little more fun in wild because you have – Ship’s Cannon.
Ship’s Cannon fires a random 2 damage cannon ball every time you play a pirate, and this includes when you summon Patches the Pirate.
So Ship’s Cannon + Pirate means 2 x 2 damage shots. This creates massive tempo swings if the hit minions early in the game.
You also have access to Death’s Bite in Wild. A turn earlier than Arcanite Reaper and a better weapon in my opinion. It’s a really strong deck and a sure bet to climb to legend in Wild.
I prefer playing Wild Format at the beginning of the season while the Standard ladder settles down and I can get a grip on the META. This is the Aggro Shaman list I used to climb to legend last month in Wild so it’s going to be just as effective this month.
The 2 x Thing from Below’s were tech choices that are absolutely necessary to have a positive win ratio vs all the Pirate Warriors if you’re wondering where the Aya is.
This is my Wild Format Aggro Shaman Deck December Season 33. The Wild Format is less stable than Standard Format and I typically find it more challenging for this reason – and more fun.
It was a tough climb this season with all Pirate Warriors rushing face as fast as possible. I wanted to use a different deck while still climbing fast so I went with a Standard Aggro Shaman list and changed cards to adjust to the META.
The 2 x Thing from Below became essential to beat Pirate Warriors. I tried Azure Drakes, Aya, extra AOE damage, but without the taunts I was just getting rushed down too quickly.
If you don’t play much Wild you should give it a go. There’s loads more different deck types than standard, all kinds of random cards pop up, and it’s really fun.
I finally put in the effort and made a push on the last day of the season to hit legend in Wild Format.
I was using Secret Paladin but kept running into Freeze Mages, N’Zoth Warriors, and decks with Eater of Secrets teched in – so I
swapped to my Shaman Standard Format deck and it turned out to be really strong.
Hopefully the era of the Midrange Shaman will come to an end tomorrow with the release of Mean Streets of Gadgetzan. The META needs a shake up.
Mech Mage is strong in Wild Format, this Kolento Mech Wild Format Deck Nov 16 he was playing on stream is slightly different to my Mech Mage list but is just a strong.
If you don’t have Archmage Antonidas this is the list for you. It’s important not to be too aggressive when playing mech mage. The minions have higher health than attack, so it’s more of a control list where favorable trades.