Sensei Picks: Top 10 Hearthstone Meta Decks for September 2018

Each week our great Hearthstone Sensei, Meati, HS Paradox, and Litiq assemble the latest and greatest decks for the current HS meta. As always, the latest info is available via Senseibot on Discord.

Top Hearthstone meta decks for the week of 9/10/2018:

1. Malygos Druid / Combo / Cost: 12,960

Litiq’s Coach Tips
• Doing a huge OTK Malygos turn isn’t always the win condition. Standard combo is tempo Malygos with Floop in hand and then play Floop as Malygos + spells.

Malygos Druid

Mulligan
• Keep Wild Growth, Nourish. vs Zoo Warlock keep Spellstone. vs Rogue keep Spellstone and Swipe. vs Paladin keep Swipe and Spreading Plague
Class: Druid
Format: Standard
Expansion: Boomsday
Type: Combo
Best Against: Odd Pala, Odd Rogue, Token Druid
Dust Cost: 12,960
Deckstring: AAECAZICBrQDxQTCzgKZ0wKb6AL1/AIMQF/pAdMD5AigzQKHzgKY0gKe0gLb0wK/8gLi+AIA

 

2. Quest Rogue / Combo / Cost: 8,080

Litiq’s Coach Tips
• Very high skillcap deck. The most difficult part is completing the quest as efficient as possible. Replay a minion 5 times with bounces (Brewmaster, Shadowstep, Sonya, Zola, Vanish) and then outtempo your opponent when the quest is done. You can go infinite with Valeera and Zola against Control decks as their only win condition is outvaluing you and winning in fatigue.

Quest Rogue

Mulligan
• Mimic Pod, Brewmaster, Shadowstep always. Elven Minstrel on coin. VS Aggro: Prep + Vanish, Vanish against Deathrattle decks. vs Control: Zola
Class: Rogue 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Combo 
Best Against: Odd Warrior, Control Warlock, Deathrattle Hunter 
Dust Cost: 8,080
Deckstring: AAECAYO6Agb8wQKGwgKA0wLP4QLb4wLD6gIMxAGcAu0CnwOIBZsF1AWGCZfBAsfTAvbsAuL4AgA=

 

3. Token Druid / Combo / Cost: 7,620

HS Paradox’s Coach Tips
• Utilize violet teacher with power of the wild for early board pressure, save Whispering Woods with soul of the forest to make opponent very hard to remove the whole board.

Token Druid

Mulligan
• Wild Growth, Oaken Summons, Nourish, Spreading Plague (vs.aggo)
Class: Druid 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Combo 
Best Against: Odd Paladin, Odd Rogue, Deathrattle Hunter 
Dust Cost: 7,620
Deckstring: AAECAbSKAwT3A5vLApnTAvX8Ag1AX/0C5gXkCKDNAofOAo7QApjSAp7SAtvTAtfvAuL4AgA=

4. Mill Druid / Combo / Cost: 10,220

Litiq’s Coach Tips

• Discount Togwaggle / Azalina with Florist so that you can play them in the same turn and copy King’s Ransom to use it after them.

Mill Druid

Mulligan
• Keep Wild Growth, Nourish. vs Zoo Warlock keep Spellstone. vs Rogue keep Spellstone and Swipe. vs Paladin keep Swipe and Spreading Plague
Class: Druid 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Combo 
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Odd Warrior, Control Mage 
Dust Cost: 10,220
Deckstring: AAECAZICBlaZ0wKb6AL96wKa7gLk+wIMQF/pAeQIoM0Ch84ClNICmNICntIC29MChOYCv/ICAA==

5. Odd Warrior / Control / Cost: 11,220

Meati’s Coach Tips
• Hero power is really crucial so try to use it a lot. Keep track of your aoe removals ( Brawl / Reckless flurry ) and be careful on when to use them.

Odd Warrior

Mulligan
• Reckless Flurry, Shield Slam, Supercollider, Eternium Rover, MC Tech
Class: Warrior 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Witchwood 
Type: Control 
Best Against: Odd Rogue, Odd Paladin, Zoo Warlock, Tempo Mage 
Dust Cost: 11,220
Deckstring: AAECAQcIogL8BNPFApruApL4Ap74AuL4AqCAAwtLogTeBf8Hm8ICoscCyucCg/sCjvsCnvsCs/wCAA==

6. Odd Rogue / Aggro / Cost: 7,960

Litiq’s Coach Tips
• Try to curve out and protect your minions with dagger / deadly poison / deckhand / vilespine while minions hit face. The ability to play around board clears is crucial. Myra’s Element to refill your hand.
Odd Rogue
Mulligan

• Dire Mole, Hench Clan Thug. vs Aggro: SI:7 Agent vs Control: Cold Blood, Fungalmancer, Vilespine Slayer

Class: Rogue 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Aggro 
Best Against: Zoo, Quest Rogue, Even Warlock 
Dust Cost: 7,960
Deckstring: AAECAYO6AgSvBP3qAp74Auf6Ag2MAssD1AXzBfUF3QiBwgKfwgLrwgLR4QKL5QKm7wLi+AIA

7. Odd Paladin / Aggro / Cost: 5,980

Paradox HS Coach Tips

• Face is the Place. Put as much attack on the board as you can each turn and smack your opponent in the head.

Odd Paladin
Mulligan
• Corridor Creeper. vs Aggro: 1-drops. vs Control: Level up, Fungalmancer
Class: Paladin 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Aggro 
Best Against: Odd Rogue, Quest Rogue, Zoo 
Dust Cost: 5,980 
Deckstring: AAECAZ8FBK8EpwXxBZ74Ag1G9QX5CpvCAuvCAoPHArjHAuPLApXOAvvTAtHhAtblArXmAgA=

8. Zoo Warlock / Aggro / Cost: 4,800

Litiq’s Coach Tips

• Zoo is about developing cost-efficient, well stated minions and gaining tempo advantage through efficient trades. Hero power to refill your hand.

Zoo Warlock

Mulligan
• Keleseth, Flame Imp, Kobold Librarian and Happy Ghoul. Soul Fire vs Rogue, Despicable Dreadlord vs. Paladin. Voodoo Doctor / Fungal Enchanter if you have Happy Ghoul. Soul Infusion with Doubling / Saronite Chain Gang.
Class: Warlock 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Aggro 
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Quest Rogue, Mill Druid 
Dust Cost: 4,800
Deckstring: AAECAf0GApziAo+CAw4whAH3BM4Hwgj3DJvLAp/OAvLQAtHhAofoAu/xAvT3AtP4AgA=

9. Deathrattle Hunter / Midrange / Cost: 10,940

Paradox HS Coach Tips
• Curving out and abusing the Deathrattle of Devilsaur Egg to swarm the opponent with Devilsaurs then use Cube and create an unending swarm of beasts
Deathrattle Hunter
Mulligan
• Keep Tracking, Prince Keleseth, Devilsaur Egg universally. vs Aggro: Candleshot & Deathstalker Rexxar. vs Control: Terrorscale Stalker & Savannah Highmane
Class: Hunter 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Midrange 
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Mill Druid, Even Warlock 
Dust Cost: 10,940 
Deckstring: AAECAR8I+AjtCdPFAobTApziArbqAsvsAoDzAguNAZcIq8IC2MICnM0C3dICi+EC4eMC8vECufgC4vgCAA==

10. Midrange Hunter / Midrange / Cost: 6,920

Paradox HS Coach Tips

• Curving out with aggressive Hunter minions and the Emerald Spellstone, finishing the game with Deathstalker Rexxar generating Zombeasts.

Midrange Hunter

Mulligan
• Keep Emerald Spellstone, Tracking, Secretkeeper, Dire Mole universally. vs Aggro: Keep Snake Trap/Eaglehorn Bow. vs Control: Keep Deathstalker Rexxar/Subject 9
Class: Hunter 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Midrange 
Best Against: Quest Rogue, Odd Rogue, Zoo Warlock 
Dust Cost: 6,920
Deckstring: AAECAYoWCLUDxwOHBMkEhtMCy+wCgPMCp4IDC54BqALrB5cI/gyOwwKdzALXzQLf0gLj0gKL5QIA

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