Uther

Avanties and Zerotio try to discern why it has been so quiet on the Hearthstone front, is there possibly a new set just over the next horizon?

During the play portion we check out an Aggro Paladin in Wild.

News and Discussion

  • Master Tour – Dalaran: Chinese Domination
    • Top 4: ShuiMoo def Reqvam, OmegaZero def RNGLeah
    • Finals: ShuiMoo def OmegaZero
    • 3 of 4 in Top 4 from China. (Reqvam from Croatia)
  • Discussion: New Set Speculation
    • When? What?
    • Standard Balance Change before the next Set?
    • Mercenaries before the next Set?

Decklist:
[Conviction] x 2
[Galloping Savior] x 2
[Oh My Yogg!] x 2
[Redemption] x 2
[Righteous Protector] x 2
[Annoy-o-Tron] x 2
[Hand of A’dal] x 2
[Knife Juggler] x 2
[Nerub’ar Weblord] x 2
[Shielded Minibot] x 2
[Sword of the Fallen] x 2
[Crossroads Gossiper] x 2
[Blessing of Kings] x 2
[Call to Arms] x 2
[Rally!] x 2

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This week Avanties and Zerotio welcome back Mattatarms to the show to discuss the recent news including the first ban card in a constructed format, Season 1 GM Champions, updates to battle.net launcher and much more.

During the play portion Mattatarms brings a Shaman decklist from basedinc.

News and Discussion

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This week Avanties and Zerotio review the Wailing Caverns Mini-Set and discuss some of the changes in the 20.4 patch.

News and Discussion

  • Tavern Brawl: Just Macaws
    • Webspinners are so passe, macaw on the other hand… macaws are the future! Take flight with a deck of 23 Jeweled Macaws and 7 random class spells.
    • Announcement: No longer going over Tavern Brawl, unless it is unique/interesting
  • Patch 20.4: June 3rd
    • Standard Balance Changes
      • [See Link Above]
    • Battlegrounds Balance Changes
      • [See Link Above]
    • Duels Update
      • Wailing Caverns added to pool
    • New Arena Rotation
      • [See Link Above]
    • Previously Release Card Backs and Hero Skins available to purchase with gold
      • 94 Card Backs and 11 Hero Skins
      • [See Link Above]
    • Book of Mercenaries – Xyrella: June 3rd
    • Book of Mercenaries – Guff: June 15th
    • Book of Heroes – Malfurian: June 22nd
    • Various Bug Fixes and Game Improvements
      • [See Link Above]
    • New Mini-Set LIVE!
      • [See Below]
  • Forged in the Barrens Mini-Set: Wailing Caverns
    • LIVE! (June 3rd)
    • Cards available in Forged in the Barrens Card Packs
    • All 66 Cards can be purchased for $14.99 (USD) or 2000 Gold
    • 4 Legendary, 1 Epic, 14 Rare and 16 Common
    • Mechanic – Adventurers: 2 Mana 2/2 Neutral Token Minions with a Core Set Keyword each (8 Total). Summoned from various cards, in multiple classes.
    • *Card Review*
    • Discussion: Thoughts of the cards and impact on the meta?

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.

Uther

This week we take a moment of silence to remember one of the founding members of ECMMOGamers, during the new section we break down patch 20.2.2.

During the play portion we check out a N’Zoth Paladin by ZachO.

News and Discussion

  • Patch 20.2.2: Balance Changes
    • Constructed Balance Changes (See Link)
    • Discussion: Do we think the “Nerfs” were enough?
    • Discussion: Do we think the “Buffs” were relevant?
  • Tavern Brawl: Captain Blackheart’s Treasure
    • The Captain left treasure for EVERYONE, but mostly for you! Each turn, open a chest of three random cards and choose one to put in your hand!

Decklist:
[Righteous Protector] x 2
[Oh My Yogg!] x 2
[Knight of Anointment] x 2
[Galloping Savior] x 2
[First Day of School] x 2
[Conviction] x 2
[Sword of the Fallen] x 2
[Redscale Dragontamer] x 2
[Murgur Murgurgle] x 1
[Hand of A’dal] x 2
[Northwatch Commander] x 2
[Kazakus, Golem Shaper] x 1
[Carousel Gryphon] x 2
[Hammer of the Naaru] x 2
[Dragonmaw Sky Stalker] x 2
[N’Zoth, God of the Deep] x 1
[Alexstrasza the Life-Binder] x 1

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This week Avanties and Zerotio talk about the mysterious tweet from Celestalon that gripped the Hearthstone Community. We also take a look at the Battle-Ready decks and their popularity and winrates according to HSReplay.net.

During the play portion of the show we head into the Battlegrounds to check out the new Quilboar tribe.

News and Discussion

  • Deck Popularity vs Win Rate of the new Battle-Ready Decks
    • HSReplay Data, via @HSReplayNet on Twitter
  • Battlegrounds Brawl: Battle of the Boars
    • May 12th: 10am-3pm PST
    • 4 Teams of 4 Players, $100k USD Prize Pool
    • Notable diversity in Teams and Casting (Very Positive!)
    • Twitch Drops: 1 Pack for 2 Hrs of watching, Max 2 Packs (4 Hrs), any HS Stream
  • Celestalon Tweets teases for Mystery of the Phoenix Card Back Achievement
  • Alec Dawson tweets tease for upcoming Balance Changes
    • Tweet sent on May 6th, hinting at Balance Changes going out next week
    • 5 “Nerfs” and 10 “Buffs”
    • Discussion: Do we think the meta is so unbalanced that “Buffs” are needed?
  • Tavern Brawl: A Chance Encounter
    • We heard you like random cards! Choose a class and get a randomly filled deck of randomly “random” cards… RANDOM!

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.