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Welcome to the Hero Power website, we are glad you have found us and we hope to be able to provide you with entertainment or assistance.  We are a weekly Hearthstone: Heroes or Warcraft podcast and we focus on bringing you news and notes as well as an increased knowledge of the game through video play through’s and descriptions of decks you might see in the current meta.  Please have a look around, you can find all of our episodes on this site as well as our audio podcasts on iTunes.  Follow us on Twitter to find out when we go live and if you enjoy what you see and want a chance at some sweet loot each month or to play in the Hero Power Invitational Hearthstone tournament check out our Patreon to help support and improve the show.  If you have any questions about the site, the show, or Hearthstone you can send us an email using the form on the Contact Us page of this site or directly at HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com.

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Avanties

This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the Hearthstone Reddit Q&A and the launch of the Fire Fest-E.V.I.L.
During the second half of the show we check out the most recent Saviors of Uldum card releases.

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone Reddit Q&A
    • No major highlights, mainly about mechanic and decisions around SoU
    • Link in Show Notes
  • Fire Fest-E.V.I.L has started!
    • July 10th – 31st
    • Daily Quests
    • Themed Tavern Brawls
      • Blackrock Crash – Week 1: July 10-17
      • Blackrock Crash – Week 2: July 17-24
      • The Bourndown: July 24-31
    • Card reveals, based on number of Bosses cleared by the Hearthstone Community
      • 25%: Card 1 (Already Revealed – Plague of Madness)
      • 50%: Card 2 (Already Revealed – Psychopomp)
      • 75%: Card 3
      • 100% Legendary Card
  • San Diego Comic Con: July 18th 12:00pm-1:00pm pst
    • Live panel with Dave Kosak and the Voice Actors behind the League of Explorers
    • Panel will also include a sneak peek at 4 new legendaries.
  • Grandmasters Playoffs: July 12-14
    • Finals still going on
    • Finalists competing for 1 Spot per region to compete at BlizzCon
      • APAC: Surrender def Staz, Alutemu def Shaxy, Surrender def Alutemu
      • Europe: Fenomeno Vs Orange, Hunterace Vs Seiko
      • Americas: Fr0zen Vs Purple, Eddie Vs PNC

If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

Avanties and Zerotio discuss the new set announcement as well as breakdown the new bundles for purchase and discuss a few of the cards revealed so far.

News and Discussion

  • New Set: Saviors of Uldum
    • Saviors of Uldum Video Revealed on 7/1
    • August 6th Release Date (Pre-Release Event August 2-5)
    • Return of characters from League of Explorers: Finley, Reno, Brann and Elise
    • New Keyword – Reborn: Minion returns with 1 HP, after first time killed (paladin secret Redemption)
    • Plagues: Expensive and Powerful Spells
    • New Quests: Completing quests give a new Hero Power
  • Patch 14.6: Preparing for Saviors of Uldum
    • Pre-Purchase of Saviors of Uldum
      • $49.99: 50 Packs, Random Golden Legendary, Elise’s Journal Card Back
      • $79.99: 80 Packs, Random Golden Legendary, Elise Starseeker Druid Portrait and Elise’s Journal Card Back
    • Hall of Fame rotation and new cards
    • Updated Card Art for various cards
    • Pilfer Change: Add a random card from another class to your hand.
    • Tavern Brawl Downtime Change: Downtime for Tavern Brawls has been reduced to 1 hour per week. Tavern Brawls will now begin every week on Wednesday at 9:00 AM PDT and end the following Wednesday at 8:00 AM PDT  (times and dates will vary by region)
    • Various Bug Fixes

If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the new class identity developer insight that dropped this week including new hall of fame cards and replacements.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Mech Hooktusk Rogue.

News and Discussion

  • Developer Insights: Class Identity, Hall of Fame, New Classic Cards 
    • Class Identity finally established for the Basic and Classic set
      • Strange Outliers?
      • Basic & Classic cards that might be included in the future? (Ex. Soulfire, Holy Fire, Holy Wrath)
    • Vanish & Mindblast Hall of famed
      • First Basic cards to be sent to the Hall of Fame
      • Radiance: Priest, 1 mana heal 5 health to your hero
      • Plague Bringer: Rogue 4 mana 3/3 Battlecry: Give a friendly minion poisonous
    • New Classic Cards
      • Legendaries: Brightwing, High Inquisitor Whitemane
      • Epic: Barren Stablehand
      • Rare: SI Infiltrator, Archane Devourer, Righteousness (Paladin), Siegebreaker (Warlock).
      • Commons: Gift of the Wild (Druid)
  •  Next Set Teaser
    • More information coming July 1st

Decklist:
[Backstab] x 2
[Mecharoo] x 2
[EVIL Cable Rat] x 1
[Eviscerate] x 2
[Sap] x 2
[Underbelly Fence] x 2
[Blink Fox] x 2
[Edwin VanCleef] x 1
[EVIL Miscreant] x 2
[Nightmare Amalgam] x 2
[SI:7 Agent] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Hench-Clan Burglar] x 2
[Ticket Scalper] x 2
[Vendetta] x 2
[Zilliax] x 1
[Heistbaron Togwaggle] x 1
[Captain Hooktusk] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

Avanties and Zerotio are back after a week off and we are discussing the Las Vegas Masters Tournament, the remaining masters events, and the new Toki Wild bundle.

During the play portion we check out a hybrid secret/mech hunter.

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone Masters Tour Las Vegas – Jun 14th-16th
    • Top 4 Single Elimination – Tom60229 vs Dog and Gallon vs Posesi
    • Finals – Dog vs Gallon – Dog wins 3-1
      • Controversy over decklists releasing early and players changing their lineups
  • The second masters tour will take place in Seoul, South Korea August 15th-18th and the third and final masters tour of the year will take place in Bucharest, Romania October 18th-20th
  • Toki’s Wild Bundle: Available until July 1st
    • 8 Packs Each of the Wild Exclusive Sets (56 Total Packs)
    • $34.99 US
    • Discussion: Is this a sign of a shake up in Wild?

Decklist:
[Secretkeeper] x 2
[Explosive Trap] x 1
[Fireworks Tech] x 2
[Freezing Trap] x 1
[Rat Trap] x 2
[Snake Trap] x 1
[Snipe] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 1
[Nine Lives] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Spider Bomb] x 2
[Unleash the Hounds] x 1
[Ursatron] x 2
[Houndmaster Shaw] x 1
[Marked Shot] x 2
[Necromechanic] x 2
[Subject 9] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Mechanical Whelp] x 2
[Unleash the Beast] x 1
[Zul’jin] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

This week we are excited to welcome Hearthstone Grandmaster Bloodyface to the show, we will be discussing the upcoming Masters Tour Tournament in Las Vegas

During the play portion of the show Bloodyface shows us a conjurer’s calling mage deck with some secret tech.

News and Discussion

  • Introduction: Bloodyface
    • Tell us a bit about yourself (How you’ve been since you were last here.)
    • Discussion: How did it feel to represent NA in the World Championships?
    • Discussion: How has the Grandmasters experience been?
      • Are you happy with how it has been run? If not what do you think Blizzard could do to make it a better experience for the players?
  • Masters Bundle – Available Now!
    • $19.99 US
    • 10 Rise of Shadows and 10 Rastakhan’s Rumble Packs
    • Stolen Thunder Card Back and Thunder King Shaman Hero!
    • Portion of purchase goes to Master Tour Tournament Prizing, up to $250,000 US per Tournament ($750,000 Total)
  • Masters Tour Vegas: June 14-16
    • Event to be streamed in 5 Languages
    • Over 350 Players
    • 12 rounds of Swiss (7 rounds on day 1, Players with 4 or more wins will play through 5 more rounds on day 2.)  Top 8 will play on Day 3.
    • $250,000 US Prize Pool
    • Discussion: Are you excited for Masters Tour Vegas?
      • What class/archetype do you expect to see the most
    • Are you going to Vegas for the Masters Tour?  Here are the official hangouts with other fans:
      • Poolside Gathering, Thursday Night 6/13 7pm-11pm at the LINQ Pool
      • Day 3 Watch Party Sunday 6/16 12pm-5pm at The Book inside the LINQ
  • Dalaran Heist Chapter 5 – Kirin Tor Citadel
    • Final Chapter of Solo Content for Rise of Shadows
    • Twist: 12 Total Bosses
    • Completing 5 Normal Bosses grants 3 Rise of Shadows Packs
    • Completing Normal Mode grants a Golden Classic Pack!
    • Discussion: How has everyone been enjoying the Solo Content?
    • Discussion: Overall impressions of the Solo Content for Rise of Shadows?

Decklist:
[Elemental Evocation] x 2
[Magic Trick] x 2
[Mirror Image] x 2
[Ray of Frost] x 2
[Khadgar] x 1
[Mana Cyclone] x 2
[Sorcerer’s Apprentice] x 2
[Arcane Intellect] x 2
[Banana Buffoon] x 2
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 2
[Frost Nova] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Sandbinder] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Archmage Antonidas] x 1
[Sea Giant] x 2
[Mountain Giant] x 2

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: HeroPowerPodcast@gmail.com or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.