Went into Live realm last night for a little PvP. I was up against a Storm Commander. In the time I had I put some treasure Storm shields in my side board . Clock counts down ... time to battle. :D Ended up being called a shield/treasure noob because of it. Oh well. Ended up winning the match, bolts that only do 110 damage aren't any fun for a Storm wiz I guess. :| Got him down low on health and he says "Ok, here it comes Centaur." He was wrong ;), entangle first. Perfect timing, his poor defender pig Dryad was wasted -- THEN I used Centaur! Poor Storm wiz, killed by the "weakest" PvP school.
He was whispering me after words, telling me I wouldn't have won if not for the treasure shields. I used my usual reply, a card is a card, the side board is made to be used. He said then, well I don't have any life shields. My reply? Buy some and use them. He said, but I don't have the gold to do that. My reply was, well I farm for my gold, ever hear of Oyotomi? Once again he came back, why should I farm for gold, it just cuts down on my time in the Arena? My reply, well is it better to farm a bit and have shields or die from lack of them? It's your choice. He left me alone after that, not surprising after all.
Balance Commander followed this match. I misread his school and threw ice shields into my side board. His first spell was a balance blade and I thought to myself "Oh joy Judgement". And he only knew 2 attacks, Power Nova and Judge. This was a LONG match. He used his mander minion and got mad at it. He full pip Judged me, then his manders spell fizzled. Used a satyr and healed right up :) He ended up fleeing the match saying gtg. I won, but had to kill the poor minion to get the match to end. LOL
During my matches this evening I had random wizards come up to me and ask if I would like to PvP with them, or on their team. I don't know if it was due to the fact that I am a life wizard, or my skill set ;)
So just goes to show, ya NEVER know what will happen in the Arena.
Ended up the evening with a rank of 848 -- getting close to that Warlord rank I want :D