This is a deck I’ve been wanting to build for a while. It takes the Big Blitz archetype and throws in Breakthrough! The original idea for this deck came to mind when I discovered the interaction between Knight of Elara and breakthrough champions. Because of timing, Knight of Elara will transform all blockers into 2/2 wolf tokens before damage is calculated. This means your opponents will have to think twice about sending their biggest champions to block your breakthrough damage. And, yes, Sea Titan is not immune to the effect either. Without further adieu, the deck list:
3x Battle Cry
3x Fires of Rebellion
3x Helion, the Dominator
3x Winds of Change
3x Frost Giant
3x Knight of Elara
3x Rampaging Wurm
3x Steel Golem
3x Velden, Frost Titan
3x War Machine
3x Arcane Research
3x Flash Fire
The main objective of the deck is to get out big, beefy champions with Blitz and give them Breakthrough with events like Lash and Rage. Winds of Change makes your champions even bigger while giving all of them Breakthrough as well!
Most of the champions in this deck have at least 10 Defense, so don’t be afraid to summon a Hurricane if your opponent has a field full of tokens!
Velden, Frost Titan and Vanishing will also help get your opponent’s blockers out of the way! And, of course, when Knight of Elara attacks alongside all of your breakthrough champions, the blockers shrink, forcing your opponent to block with more champions or take a lot more damage.
The biggest drawback of this deck is the lack of off-turn removal. I’d like to fit Erase in here somewhere, but I’m not quite sure what to cut to make room for it. Surprise Attack might also be good to include to help the wild champions attack sooner (or just surprise your opponent with a beefy blocker!), but again, I don’t know what to cut.
As I play with the deck, I will be tweaking it, so expect updates!