Sensei Picks: Top 10 Hearthstone Meta Decks for November 2018

Each month 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.


1. Deathrattle Hunter / Midrange / Cost: 12,440

HS Paradox’s 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

Mulligan
• Keep Tracking, Prince Keleseth, Devilsaur Egg universally. vs Aggro: Candleshot & Deathstalker Rexxar. vs Control: Terrorscale Stalker & Savannah Highmane
Class: Hunter
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Midrange
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Mill Druid, Even Warlock
Dust Cost: 12,440
Deckstring: AAECAR8I+AjGwgKG0wKc4gK26gLL7AKA8wKggAMLjQHeBZcIq8IC2MICnM0C3dICi+EC4eMC8vECufgCAA==

2. Odd Paladin / Aggro / Cost: 5,180

Meati’s Coach Tips

• Vs aggressive decks, mulligan hard for 1-drops and maul. Control board. Vs slower decks, mulligan hard for level up and maul. Add blessing of might vs warlock, divine favor vs Druid and warlock, void ripper vs Druid. Control the face.

Mulligan
• Corridor Creeper. vs Aggro: 1-drops. vs Control: Level up, Fungalmancer
Class: Paladin
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Aggro
Best Against: Odd Rogue, Zoo, Deathrattle Hunter
Dust Cost: 5,180
Deckstring: AAECAZ8FAqcFnvgCDkb1BfkKm8IC68ICg8cCuMcC48sClc4C+9MC0eEC1uUCteYC/eoCAA==

3. Even Warlock / Midrange / Cost: 7,360

Litiq’s Coach Tips
• Able to play Mountain Giant on 3 if going second. Rely on Twilight Drake/Mountain Giant to obtain early board.

Mulligan
• Mountain Giant, Twilight Drake. Geist vs Druid/Hunter. AoE against Aggro
Class: Warlock
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Midrange
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Zoo, Odd Paladin
Dust Cost: 7,360
Deckstring: AAECAfqUAwj7B6DOAqbOAsLOApfTAurmAs30AoCKAwvyBfsGige2B+EHjQjnywLx0AL90AKI0gLY5QIA

4. Malygos Druid / Combo / Cost: 11,760

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.

 

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: Bombsday
Type: Combo
Best Against: Odd Pala, Odd Rogue, Even Shaman
Dust Cost: 11,760
Deckstring: AAECAZICBrQDws4CmdMCm+gC5PsC9fwCDEBf6QHTA94F5AigzQKHzgKY0gKe0gLb0wK/8gIA


5. Odd Rogue / Aggro / Cost: 8,920

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.

 

Mulligan
• Fire Fly, Hench Clan Thug. vs Aggro: SI:7 Agent vs Control: Cold Blood if hand is good also keep Fungalmancer, Vilespine Slayer against slower decks
Class: Rogue
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Aggro
Best Against: Zoo, Quest Rogue, Even Warlock
Dust Cost: 8,920
Deckstring: AAECAaIHBMgDrwSe+ALn+gINjALLA9QF9QXdCIHCAuvCAsrLAtHhAovlAv3qAqbvAsf4AgA=

6. 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.
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: Bombsday
Type: Aggro
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Deathrattle Hunter, Mill Druid
Dust Cost: 4,800
Deckstring: AAECAfqUAwKc4gKPggMOMIQB9wTOB8II9wybywL3zQKfzgLy0ALR4QKH6AL09wLT+AIA

7. Shudderwock Shaman / Combo / Cost: 12,220

Litiq’s Coach Tips

• Draw cards, develop combo pieces nescessary for Shudderwock and defend against opponent’s pressure in the meantime.

Mulligan
• Keleseth. vs Aggro: Volcano, Hagatha. vs Control: Mana Tide, Grumble, Hex (vs Warlock and Druid)
Class: Shaman
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Combo
Best Against: Control Mage, Odd Warrior, Odd Rogue
Dust Cost: 12,220
Deckstring: AAECAaoICN4F08UCnOICq+cCw+oCp+4C7/cCmfsCC4EE9QT+Bf8Fsgb7DJfBAsfBApvLAvPnAu/xAgA=

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

Meati’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.
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: Bombsday
Type: Combo
Best Against: Malygos Druid, Odd Warrior, Odd Paladin
Dust Cost: 10,220
Deckstring: AAECAZICBlaZ0wKb6AL96wKa7gLk+wIMQF/pAeQIoM0Ch84ClNICmNICntIC29MChOYCv/ICAA==


9. Even Shaman / Midrange / Cost: 10,740

Litiq’s Coach Tips
• Utilize the early power minions such as flametongue/eel to snowball quickly. This deck performs extremely well when ahead on board.
Mulligan
• 2 drops except Scalehide, Corpsetaker
Class: Shaman 
Format: Standard 
Expansion: Boomsday 
Type: Midrange 
Best Against: Deathrattle Hunter, Zoo Warlock, Odd Rogue 
Dust Cost: 10,740
Deckstring: AAECAaoICCCZAvPCAsLOAvbsAqfuAs30AoqAAwu9AdMB/gXZB/AHkcECrMICm8sClugClO8CsPACAA==

10. Odd Warrior / Control / Cost: 12,760

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.
Mulligan
• Reckless Flurry, Shield Slam, Supercollider, Eternium Rover, MC Tech
Class: Warrior
Format: Standard
Expansion: Bombsday
Type: Control
Best Against: Odd Rogue, Odd Paladin, Zoo Warlock
Dust Cost: 12,760
Deckstring: AAECAQcG08UCw+oCmu4CkvgCnvgCoIADDEuiAqIE3gX/B5vCAqLHAsrnAoP7Ao77Ap77ArP8AgA=

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