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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.

We record live every Wednesday night at 7:30pm eastern/4:30pm pacific on our Twitch channel, join us!

Thank You for taking the time to check us out, and as always, Good Gaming!

Avanties

This week we have a TON of news to discuss as Blizzard has announced the next Hearthstone expansion “Rise of Shadows”. We break down what we are expecting as far as new mechanics, bundles, and more.

During the play portion of the show we play a fun WILD Rafaam Hunter from DuwinHS

News and Discussion

  • Rise of Shadows Announced
    • League of EVIL
      • Warlock – Rafaam
      • Rogue – Togwaggle
      • Shaman – Hagatha
      • Priest – Madame Lazul
      • Warrior – Dr. Boom
    • Defenders of Dalaran
      • Mage, Druid, Paladin, Hunter
    • Lackeys – League of EVIL
      • Spare part type minions that have different battlecry effects
      • More will be added in each additional set this year
    • Schemes – League of EVIL
      • Schemes are spells that become more powerful the longer they stay in your hand.
    • Twinspell – Defenders of Dalaran
      • Twinspells are spells that, once cast, create a copy of themselves in your hand to be used whenever you like.
    • Older mechanics are coming back
      • “Forbidden” priest spell revealed
    • 2 Preorders
      • 80 pack bundle with Cardback, Golden Legendary, and Madame Lazul hero portrait for Priest
      • 50 pack bundle with Cardback, and regular Legendary.
      • After release, $10 bundle with 9 packs and an arena ticket
    • April 9th release date – Avanties was right.
    • Reveal Stream 3/25 with Peter Whalen, Cora, and Chris Sierra
  • Patch 13.4 Released
    • Random Cardback option
    • New Deck Builder
      • Impressions
  • Community Rankings Sheet is live, and being updated
  • Roger and Reall banned from Grandmasters Competition in 2019
    • Both were involved in the Chinese Taipei team that was disqualified from HGG
    • Both were involved in win trading in 2018, but were not punished due to internal miscommunication
    • Roger can still compete at World Champs at the end of April  
  • Tavern Brawl: Battle of the Bans
    • Pick four cards. Your Opponent will Ban one of them, Then we’ll make you a deck full of the cards remaining
      • You see 3 cards in their deck and a mystery card.
      • This brawl is wild
      • Jade Idol, Ice Block. Time Out!, Patches, and Whizbang are banned

Decklist:
Alleycat x 2
Candleshot x 2
Dire Mole x 2
Crackling Razormaw x 2
Golakka Crawler x 2
Headhunter's Hatchet x 2
Bloodscalp Strategist x 2
Tar Creeper x 2
Prince Valanar x 1
Sludge Belcher x 1
Zilliax x 1
Arcane Dynamo x 1
Deathstalker Rexxar x 1
Crushing Walls x 2
Spiteful Summoner x 2
Medivh, the Guardian x 1
Arch-Thief Rafaam x 1
Call of the Wild x 2
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 welcome the VengaDragon to Hero Power, we discuss playing in Master’s Qualifiers, the recent Reddit AMA, and much more.

During the play portion of the show VengaDragon brings a great Odd Warrior deck to play on the EU server.

News and Discussion

Decklist:
Eternium Rover x 2
Omega Assembly x 2
Shield Slam x 2
Reckless Flurry x 2
Shield Block x 2
Smolderthorn Lancer x 2
Stonehill Defender x 2
Brawl x 2
Dragonmaw Scorcher x 2
Dyn-o-matic x 2
Emberscale Drake x 2
Supercollider x 2
Zilliax x 1
Crowd Roaster x 2
Dr. Boom, Mad Genius x 1
Baku the Mooneater x 1
Ysera 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.

Baku and Genn get Exiled!

This week Avanties and Zerotio welcome ExilesRhythm from team EternalOrbit to talk about the recent announcement of Hearthstone’s Year of the Dragon.

During the play portion of the show Exiles expertly pilots Even Warlock at high legend. Read More →

Insert Special(ist) Episode Joke Here!

This week Avanties, Mattatarms, and Zerotio discuss the recent announcements of the Hearthstone Masters System, the new Specialist Format, Choose Your Champion, and much more!

During the play portion Avanties and Mattatarms play a match against each other using the Specialist format. Read More →

We’re building a Wall, and making Druids pay for it!

This week we somberly discuss the recent Activision/Blizzard layoffs as a lot of friends have recent lost their jobs.  We also discuss the Season of Rastakhan starting today.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Wall Priest deck from @Dekkstergaming. Read More →