The first day of a Tavern Brawl is always the best. People are mostly just experimenting and either haven't quite figured out what is the ideal decklist to run or simply don't care yet. But as the week goes on more and more fall into the habit of just using whatever they're losing to. In the case of Top 3, it's Mill Druid. But is that actually the best combination to run?

With the help of HSReplay, we've gathered stats from about 20,000 matches of this week's Tavern Brawl and calculated which ones have the highest win rate.

Your initial guess might be Mill Druid ( Coldlight Oracle, Innervate, & Naturalize) or Discard Warlock ( Malchezaar's Imp, Silverware Golem, & Soulfire). And while those are most certainly in the top 15, they aren't the best by a long shot. Among some of the best are about what you'd expect - Mechs, Barnes cheese decks, and a bunch of Mages.

In the table below, we've listed each sorted by win rate with each requiring at least 100 wins. Again, popularity is out of 20,000 matches so 1% is roughly equal to 200 matches of sample size.

CombinationWin RatePopularityClass
Arcane Missiles, Babbling Book, Mana Wyrm82%<1%Mage
Annoy-o-Tron, Mechwarper, Metaltooth Leaper79%6%Hunter
Bolster, Shieldbearer, Target Dummy74%1%Warrior
Barnes, Deathwing, Dragonlord, Innervate72%1%Druid
Frostbolt, Ice Lance, Mana Wyrm72%1%Mage
Barnes, Ragnaros the Firelord, Innervate71%2%Druid
Lightning Bolt, Rockbiter Weapon, Tunnel Trogg71%1%Shaman
Malchezaar's Imp, Silverware Golem, Soulfire70%11%Warlock
Barnes, Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound, Innervate69%4%Druid
Malchezaar's Imp, Fist of Jaraxxus, Soulfire69%6%Warlock
Living Roots, Power of the Wild, Innervate66%1%Druid
N'Zoth's First Mate, Ship's Cannon, Southsea Deckhand66%1%Warrior
Coldlight Oracle, Innervate, Naturalize65%33%Druid
Enhance-o Mechano, Mechwarper, Metaltooth Leaper64%2%Hunter
Gorillabot A-3, Mechwarper, Metaltooth Leaper63%2%Hunter


As per the request of HSReplay, we've rounded the numbers since data is still developing.


While we aren't all that surprised to not see Rogue and Priest, we can't help but wonder what the most aggressive Paladin combo is. Considering it's a class that even has its very own aggro archetype, you'd expect it to make some kind of appearance. But it's really no surprise to see the likes of Hunter, especially given its popularity in the Top 2 Tavern Brawl. Druids, of course, are now taking full advantage of their ramp and the Barnes synergy to cheese a good number of wins, while the remaining classes simply rely on insane synergy to get the job done.

The Composition of the Top 15 by Class

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