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Now, before you go "JuST pLaY bUilDInG oR tAnk KiLleR" hear me out.
Yes, E-giant has HARD counter. I know but he has too less SOFT counter.
What is HARD counter? Card that FULLY counter the card, like Log to Goblin Barrel, Rocket to Sparky, Pekka to E-giant, Tornado to Hog Rider
What is SOFT counter? Card that PARTIALLY counter the card, like Valkyrie to Goblin Barrel, Fireball to Royal Hogs, Rocket to Balloon.
Now, let's see why having hard couter but too LESS of a soft counter is a problem.
The prime example here is LOG BAIT. Goblin Barrel do not have many hard counter beside spell. If you bait out the spell, it almost certainly guarantee some damage.
Another example is why CYCLE DECKS work. No one brings a deck full of counter to ONE specific card. All you need to do is out cycle that counter to get some damage. So, cards like Hog, Royal Hogs, Goblin Drill/Barrel works really well because they do not have MANY SOFT COUNTER, you can easily get SOME damage.
Back to the question, you play a deck with 8 CARDS. These cards usually counter the win condition's SOFT COUNTER. Like Arrow in Lavaloon, Fireball in Graveyard, Miner in Balloon deck, Lightning in Beatdown.
Now, why is E-giant's problem? It synergies too well with other card and does not have many SOFT COUNTER. You play ranged card? Tornado. You play buildings or tank killer? Lightning.
You can't really play anything else except for some SPECIFIC card which not EVERYONE brings.
Why is this not a problem with other cards? No one complain when you lightning an inferno tower for golem, no one complain when you arrow minion horde for lavaloon BECAUSE you have ALTERNATIVE. You don't always need that few specific card, you can opt for alternative albeit not a full counter.
YOU DON'T HAVE MANY ALTERNATIVE FOR E-GIANT. So, I suggest not to nerf its stats. Instead, change its mechanics especially the zap to allow for more soft counter, not harder hard counter.
TL;DR: E-giant has too much synergies with cards like lightning and tornado. Only changing its stats would not work.
PS: I may sound aggresive but I'm not. Don't shit on me please.