Even Thrall can go Wild!

This week on the show Avanties, Mattatarms, Virsica, and Zerotio take a look at the numbers on matchmaking, the announcement of Rastakhan’s Rumble pre-release events, when to expect the card reveal streams and we look back at our Boomsday rankings.

During the play portion we check out a Wild Event Shaman deck.

News and Discussion

  • Virsica’s section (15 minutes)
  • Diving into the numbers on matchmaking. What we know, what we don’t, does anyone REALLY have time for this? – Mattatarms take lead on discussion about the Reddit post.
  • Rastakan’s Rumble Prerelease
    • Open to All Firesides (Public or Private) Registered between 10AM PST on November 30 2018 to 10AM PST on December 3 2018
    • 2 Brawls available
      • In Rastakhan’s No Cards Barred brawl, you’ll be able to construct decks using the cards that you open during the Pre-Release event. There are no restrictions on class or duplicates in this one, so you can harness all the mayhem of the Gurubashi Arena!
      • There’s also A Royal Recipe, a pre-constructed brawl that will have new deck recipes from the upcoming set for you to play with! You won’t need to have pre-purchased packs in order to play this brawl.
  • Card Reveal Live Streams announced
  • Boomsday Rankings Review
    • What we got right
    • What we got wrong
    • Biggest Surprise
  • Tavern Brawl: A Temporus Shift
    • Time is an illusion, turn times doubly so. Build a standard deck and each turn you’ll get an extra turn!
      • Proactive Strategies and Combo seem really strong.
      • Cards with “Start of Turn” effects are really good, Doomsayer, Skull of Manari
      • Follow https://twitter.com/joemag_games for more insight into brawls in general

Decklist:
Totem Golem x 2
Murkspark Eel x 2
Maelstrom Portal x 2
Jade Claws x 2
Flametongue Totem x 2
Devolve x 2
Crackle x 2
Ancestral Knowledge x 1
Piloted Shredder x 2
Jade Lightning x 2
Flamewreathed Faceless x 2
Thing from Below x 2
Genn Greymane x 1
Fire Elemental x 2
Aya Blackpaw x 1
The Lich King x 1
Sea 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.

ThatsAdmirable

How was BlizzCon? It was Admirable!

This week we welcome the one, the only, the most epic beard in Hearthstone, ThatsAdmirable!  We interview him about what it’s like being a caster vs player and we discuss the BlizzCon news and so much more!

During the play portion Admirable helps us pilot ZooLock, did you know it’s a burn deck? The beard knows! Read More →

Since we had no new episode this week and Zerotio was on one of the panels at World of Podcasts this weekend, in cooperation with Con Before the Storm and World of Podcasts we wanted to bring that episode to you, our listeners.  Without further ado “The Storm” a round table discussion with Belle (Moderator), Leeta, Melisaa Schissler, Grandnagus, Cuddles, James “Zerotio” Braschler, Jen, Hydra discussing all the Blizzcon news and their thoughts on the impact to the Blizzard gaming verse!