The Goblin Barrel is cheaper to deploy, costing 3 elixir. The Elixir Collector is receiving an interesting mechanic, and we found where the 4th Skeleton went!
Splitting is a necessary skill to have when using a low cost cycle deck. Splitting spreads the distance of a single card to effectively avoid splash attacks. 3 Skeletons can still split to counter a Baby Dragon.
The PEKKA and Prince have been buffed. Now it makes more sense to use them. Here’s one unique way to counter the PEKKA double Prince combo with a cycle deck.
Balance changes. The meta will shift. Most notable nerf is the Hog Rider, but he’ll most likely remain a high use card.
Countering the Miner requires taking a different approach. Being one of the two cards (Goblin Barrel) that can be planted anywhere on the map, you need to think outside the box and predict patterns when using AND defending against him.