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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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This week it is a light news week so we talk about the recent Hall of Heroes tournament and the potential release date of Rise of Shadows solo content.

During the play portion we check out the new MechHunter decklist on ladder.

News and Discussion

  • Rise of Shadows Solo Content Release Announcement set for May 9th
  • Hall of Heroes Invitational Tournament, sponsored by Progressive
    • Specialist Format (2 Group Round Robin)
    • Very Heavy Rogue Contingent
    • Top 4: RayC (Warrior), Firebat (Rogue), RDU (Rogue) and Zalae (Rogue)
    • Finals: Zalae def Firebat 3-0
      • RDU def RayC 3-0, for 3rd place
  • Tavern Brawl: Showdown at Blackrock Mountain
    • The two epic bosses of Blackrock Mountain are settling things once and for all… with your help!

Decklist:
Mecharoo x 2
Acidic Swamp Ooze x 1
Bomb Toss x 2
Dire Wolf Alpha x 2
Fireworks Tech x 2
Galvanizer x 2
Venomizer x 2
Spider Bomb x 2
Unleash the Hounds x 2
Ursatron x 2
Explodinator x 2
Replicating Menace x 2
Leeroy Jenkins x 1
Wargear x 2
Zilliax x 1
Missile Launcher x 2
Boommaster Flark 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.

Our first show on our new day and time and the 2018 World Championships have just ended a few hours ago and HunterAce is the new champion. We also discuss the recent Blizzard Forum Q&A and more.

During the play portion we play the champs Summoner Mage deck.

News and Discussion

  • Thoughts on Worlds?
  • Favorite matches of the weekend:
    • Patrick:
      • Languagehacker vs Muzzy
      • Hunterace reverse sweep vs A86350
    • Mattatarms
      • Viper vs Roger
      • Languagehacker vs Killinallday
    • Zerotio
      • Bunnyhoppor Vs Viper
      • Bloodyface Vs Roger
  • Blizzard Forum Q&A
    • New Classic cards to replace Hall of fame cards are done internally, Will be released before next expansion.
    • Zilliax is fine
    • Archivist is being monitored
    • Dr. Boom Hero:
      • “We don’t think that Dr. Boom feels inherently bad to play against and it doesn’t seem like a huge balance outlier right now, so we’re going to let things develop before we make a call on card changes. – Peter Whalen”
  • Tavern Brawl: Hall of Champions
    • Which legendary Champions’ decks grace these hallowed halls?  Let’s find out!

Decklist:
Acidic Swamp Ooze x 2
Book of Specters x 2
Firetree Witchdoctor x 2
Khadgar x 1
Sunfury Protector x 2
Conjurer's Calling x 2
Hench-Clan Sneak x 1
Mind Control Tech x 2
Voodoo Doll x 2
Scaleworm x 2
Twilight Drake x 2
Dragonmaw Scorcher x 1
Zilliax x 1
Mossy Horror x 1
Astromancer x 1
Rabble Bouncer x 2
Alexstrasza x 1
Kalecgos x 1
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.

This week we discuss the Nobelgarden event prizes and it’s time to choose your champion. During the second half of the show we finish up our Rise of Shadows card reviews with the Warlock, Warrior, and Neutral cards.

News and Discussion

  • Nobelgarden Event
    • 2 x Golden Mechano-Egg
    • 2 x Free Packs of Boomsday Project
  • Choose Your Champion is live!
    • Have until April 24th
    • Twitch Drops during live streams
      • One Rise of Shadows pack for 4 hours of total viewing
      • 1,500 Classic packs given every hour to lucky viewers
  • HCT World Championships decklists released
  • Tavern Brawl: Dr. Boom’s Ignoblegarden!
    • Dr. Boom is tired of eggs and bunnies!  Choose a class and play with the treats he’s placed in your deck!

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 look at the 24 hours since the release of Rise of Shadows and discuss what we have seen and what we are excited about. We then take a look at the next few classes and review the cards for Paladin, Priest, Rogue, and Shaman.

News and Discussion

  • Rise of Shadows: Release 4/9
    • First ever simultaneous, world-wide release
    • Legendary Launch Quests: Daily Quests, rewarding Year of the Dragon Packs
    • Shadow Bundle Available: $9.99 for 9 Rise of Shadow Packs and an Arena Ticket
    • Discussion: First Impressions, after 24 hrs of new Set
  • Tavern Brawl: Standard Brawliseum
    • Description: Welcome back, gladiator! Build a deck for Standard format this time and compete for glorious prizes.

Deck Analysis
Rise of Shadows Review: Paladin, Priest, Rogue and Shaman

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.

We are so close to the release of Rise of Shadows that we decided to talk a little bit about the news and then give you our thoughts about some of the new cards including the Druid, Hunter, and Mage class cards.

News and Discussion

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.