Best Paladin Decks for Scholomance (August 2020) – Standard & Wild!

Paladin has had quite a few different options available to it in the past. However, recently the class has seen harder times. Regardless, we'll be featuring all the best Hearthstone Paladin decks you can try in the Scholomance Academy expansion. We've got some different tools to work with, so there's some interesting new options to now bring to the standard or wild ladder.

The Paladin class has had quite a few different options available to it over the life of Hearthstone. It was more of a midrange and control class originally, but eventually got access to some pretty interesting combo options. It has also had stints of being a pretty powerful aggro class with Mechs and Murlocs running wild. Paladin also has been known as a class that buffs minions with various spells. Prior to the Year of the Phoenix the class was struggling a bit, but things have been looking up for Paladin after the rotation.

Best Paladin Decks for Scholomance Standard

The best decks for Paladin in the Scholomance meta right now are the Pure Paladin and Murloc Paladin decks! Pure or Libram Paladin is showing quite a bit of success in the early stages of the new expansion. We will wait and see if the deck can continue to do well into the future.

Pure Libram Paladin Deck

Paladin got some pretty interesting cards in the Scholomance Academy expansion. We start off with First Day of School which costs 0-mana, and gets you 2 random 1-cost minions. This is a pretty amazing card that will help us have something to play early, and will also fill out our curve later. It also gives us fodder for our future buff cards, which we have quite a few of in the deck. Argent Braggart is quite the card, and could be pretty insane going forward. If you go against any deck that cheats out a big minion early, this is a great response to it. This can be a solid top deck, and it can also be used in the early game to match your opponent's board. Goody Two-Shields is another card that could just be crazy early on. It gets the Divine Shield right off the bat, and if your opponent can't wipe it off the board, we can even get it back once it has popped!

Towards the mid-game, we've got High Abbess Alura who can get some pretty crazy pulls from our deck. A turn four Libram of Hope? I'll take one of those please. We also have Devout Pupil who could become very cheap very quickly. With things like Libram of Wisdom and Hand of A'dal, we're looking to drop the cost of it quite easily. Overall, this is a pretty crazy looking deck, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it fares!

PaladinNeutral
2x - First Day of School
2x - Aldor Attendant
2x - Hand of A'dal
2x - Libram of Wisdom
1x - Murgur Murgurgle
2x - Shotbot
2x - Goody Two-Shields
2x - Consecration
1x - High Abbess Alura
2x - Lightforged Zealot
2x - Aldor Truthseeker
2x - Blessing of Authority
2x - Libram of Justice
2x - Devout Pupil
1x - Lady Liadrin
1x - Lightforged Crusader
2x - Libram of Hope

Deck Code

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Murloc Paladin

Murloc Paladin hasn't slowed down at all after the Scholomance expansion has launched. It's still a strong deck, even without receiving any help from the new set!

PaladinNeutral
2x - Imprisoned Sungill2x - Murloc Tidecaller
2x - Hand of A'dal2x - Murmy
1x - Murgur Murgurgle2x - Toxfin
2x - Underlight Angling Rod2x - Fishflinger
2x - Consecration2x - Hench-Clan Hogsteed
2x - Truesilver Champion2x - Murloc Tidehunter
2x - Coldlight Seer
2x - Murloc Warleader
2x - Felfin Navigator
1x - Hoard Pillager

Deck Code

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Off-Meta Paladin Decks

These are decks that are more for fun or will put your opponent off-guard. In the right player's hand, off-meta decks can be quite powerful.

Duel Paladin

Duel Paladin looks to send in powerful minions from its deck to face off against your opponent's minions. This is pretty much a "big" deck, which looks to get big minions on the board far earlier in the game. Unfortunately, the tools don't seem to be completely there at the moment. We'll see if this deck gets better as time goes on in the Scholomance meta.

PaladinNeutral
2x - First Day of School1x - Archmage Vargoth
2x - Desperate Measures1x - Blatant Decoy
1x - Redemption2x - Batterhead
2x - Air Raid2x - Plagued Protodrake
1x - Lightforged Blessing1x - Colossus of the Moon
1x - Gift of Luminance1x - Deathwing
2x - Consecration2x - Scrapyard Colossus
1x - Blessing of Authority
2x - Duel!
2x - Libram of Justice
1x - Judicious Junior
2x - Commencement
1x - Turalyon, the Tenured

Deck Code

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Best Paladin Decks for Scholomance Wild

Wild can be a bit difficult to predict, so here's a look at some decks that have been successful on the Wild ladder. You will find that the meta of Wild doesn't fluctuate as much as Standard does when a new expansion is released. This generally only happens if one Standard deck in particular is very dominant. Normally, you will notice that just the most powerful cards out of the set find their way into decks.

Wild Mech Paladin

Paladin has quite a few powerful Mech options in the Wild format, so you can slap those together with all of the other strong Mechs that have been in the game to make a pretty powerful deck. This is still a strong deck in Scholomance, but it has been given no help from the new expansion.

PaladinNeutral
2x - Crystology2x - Skaterbot
2x - Glow-Tron2x - Annoy-o-Tron
2x - Smuggler's Run2x - Galvanizer
2x - Grimestreet Outfitter2x - Mechwarper
2x - Shielded Minibot2x - Flying Machine
2x - Divine Favor1x - SN1P-SN4P
2x - Annoy-o-Module2x - Replicating Menace
2x - Wargear
1x - Zilliax

Deck Code

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Wild Murloc Paladin

Murlocs have done well for Paladin in Standard, so why wouldn't they do well for it in Wild?

PaladinNeutral
2x - Imprisoned Sungill2x - Murloc Tidecaller
2x - Hand of A'dal2x - Murmy
1x - Murgur Murgurgle2x - Toxfin
2x - Underlight Angling Rod2x - Fishflinger
2x - Truesilver Champion2x - Hench-Clan Hogsteed
2x - Scalelord2x - Murloc Tidehunter
2x - Coldlight Seer
2x - Murloc Warleader
2x - Felfin Navigator
1x - Hoard Pillager

Deck Code

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Wild Libram Paladin

Another deck that was strong prior to Scholomance! However, this list actually got some help from the expansion. Devout Pupil makes the cut, and is a clear standout card from the new set.

PaladinNeutral
2x - Imprisoned Sungill2x - Murloc Tidecaller
2x - Hand of A'dal2x - Murmy
1x - Murgur Murgurgle2x - Toxfin
2x - Underlight Angling Rod2x - Fishflinger
2x - Truesilver Champion2x - Hench-Clan Hogsteed
2x - Scalelord2x - Murloc Tidehunter
2x - Coldlight Seer
2x - Murloc Warleader
2x - Felfin Navigator
1x - Hoard Pillager

Deck Code

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