This week we go in depth on what everyone on twitter is talking about, Seiko’s week 4 showing in Grandmasters. We also discuss the release schedule for Tombs of Terror and more.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Mecha’thun Quest Druid.

News and Discussion

  • Grandmasters: Seiko has poor showing Week 4
    • Tweet by @OtsunaFR suggests that Seiko was playing in an Auto Chess Qualifier, during his GM Match.
    • Deleted Tweet by HS_Seiko: “I am crying. Wasn’t a good idea to play the chess qualifier this weekend. But I practiced too much for this already… Hope I can come back from this horrible start once everything is over :((
    • Twitch Clip shows evidence of a series ending Misplay, while looking down. It is presumed that he was playing in his Auto Chess Qualifier.
    • HS_Seiko Tweetlonger
      • Apologizes and drops out of Autochess Qualifier
    • Invenglobal Article
      • Seiko approached HS esports and asked if he could play both events, and to change his play times, however the schedule couldn’t be changed.
      • HS esports knew about the conflict in schedule times, told Seiko “Sounds challenging but if anyone could do it, it’s probably someone like yourself,”
    • Blizzard esports statement “Next week Seiko must be present and play his match or be subject to the rules of missing a match”
    • Seiko currently 2-6, with only Fenomeno (0-7) between him and relegation
    • Discussion: Is the relegation system enough to have Pro HS Players take GM seriously?
  • Tombs of Terror – Chapters 1 & 2: Releasing 9/17
    • Chapter 1 is FREE!
    • Chapter 2 available for purchase (700 Gold)
    • Pre-Purchase for $19.99 US will include Chapter 2 on release day
    • After release, all 5 Chapters can be purchased for $14.99 US
  • Tavern Brawl: Three Wishes
    • Zephrys has blessed you with a random deck and 3 Wishes! And no wishing for more wishes!

Decklist:
[Innervate] x 2
[Untapped Potential] x 1
[Worthy Expedition] x 2
[Crystal Merchant] x 2
[Power of the Wild] x 2
[Wrath] x 2
[BEEEES!!!] x 2
[Ferocious Howl] x 1
[Wardruid Loti] x 1
[Flobbidinous Floop] x 1
[Swipe] x 2
[Anubisath Defender] x 2
[Oasis Surger] x 2
[Starfall] x 2
[Hidden Oasis] x 2
[Nourish] x 2
[Cenarius] x 1
[Mecha’thun] x 1

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This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the Coin Concede listener series, Grandmasters Season 2 updates, Tombs of Terror and much more!

During the play portion we play the Hunter Quest.

News and Discussion

  • Coin Concede Listener Series: Week 1
    • Zerotio: Personal Experience
    • Zerotio and Mattatarms both take Week 1 wins
    • Plug: Go check out Coin Concede Podcast for further details
  • Grandmasters Season 2: Twitch Drops
    • Random SoU Pack Rewards, during designated times
    • Zerotio: I have rec’d 3 Packs, so far
    • Discussion: Short breakdown on GM Season 2
  • Tombs of Terror: Sept 17th
    • Pre-Purchase: $19.99 US
      • All 5 Adventure Chapters, Card Back, Random SoU Legendary
      • 16 Total Packs in Chapter Rewards
  • Tavern Brawl: League of Explorers: Revived!
    • The League has scattered across the globe. Join Elise in a dungeon crawl to find and reunite the League!

Decklist:
[Springpaw] x 2
[Unseal the Vault] x 1
[Belligerent Gnome] x 2
[Dire Wolf Alpha] x 2
[Knife Juggler] x 2
[Questing Explorer] x 2
[Snake Trap] x 2
[Sunfury Protector] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 2
[Desert Spear] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Unleash the Hounds] x 2
[Ursatron] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 2
[Cult Master] x 1
[Halazzi, the Lynx] x 1
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Swarm of Locusts] x 2
[Boommaster Flark] x 1

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Avanties and Zerotio spend this labor day weekend looking over the recent card balance updates and speculating about the upcoming “Onward to …. ULDUM!” event.

During the play portion of the show we check out Battlecry Quest Shaman.

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone Update – August 26: Card Balance Update
    • Card Changes are LIVE!
    • Zephrys The Great Card Improvements & Bug Fixes
      • Fixed Several Bugs involving Weapon Removal offerings
      • Fixed a bug not offering specific cards
      • Fixed bugs involving how Zephrys identifies Hero Powers
      • Fixed bug with Betrayal not being offered to remove one threat
      • Fixed how Alexstrasza reads opponent’s health total
      • Fixed a bug help Zephrys identify to Silence own frozen minion for Lethal
      • Fixed a bug where Zephrys did not consider multiple deathrattles on one minion
      • Improved Zephrys’s evalution of healing the current turn, versus the following turn
  • Hearthstone Event: Onward To… ULDUM!
    • Tavern Brawl Events, before Tombs of Terror release on Sept 17
    • Week 1: “The League of Explorers: Revived!” (Sept 4-10)
      • Help Elise save her friends and reunite the League of Explorers in this brand-new Dungeon Run-inspired Tavern Brawl!
      • 1 x Classic Pack for participating in the Tavern Brawl
      • Participate in the Tavern Brawl to complete a Legendary Quest – Rewards 1 Saviors of Uldum Card Packs
    • Week 2: Three Wishes (Sept 11-18)
      • Your wish is his command! Use Zephrys the Great wisely in this brand-new Tavern Brawl.
      • 1 x Classic Pack for winning the Tavern Brawl
      • Participate in the Tavern Brawl to complete a Legendary Quest – Rewards 2 Saviors of Uldum Card Packs
  • Tavern Brawl: Valeers’s Bag of Burgled Spells
    • Valeera has stolen spells from every class and filled your deck with them!  Each of those spells will summon a random minion of the same cost when played.

Decklist:
[Mutate] x 2
[Corrupt the Waters] x 1
[Sludge Slurper] x 2
[EVIL Cable Rat] x 2
[EVIL Totem] x 2
[Novice Engineer] x 2
[Questing Explorer] x 2
[Sandstorm Elemental] x 2
[Bog Slosher] x 2
[Mind Control Tech] x 2
[Weaponized Wasp] x 2
[Lifedrinker] x 2
[Former Champ] x 2
[Fire Elemental] x 2
[Mogu Fleshshaper] x 2
[Shudderwock] x 1

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This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the pending nerfs as well as the launch of season 2 of Grandmasters and much more.

During the play portion we check out a Highlander Mage from TheoHS

News and Discussion

  • Upcoming Balance Changes: August 26th
    • Conjurer’s Calling: From 3 Mana to 4 Mana
    • Luna’s Pocket Galaxy: From 5 Mana to 7 Mana (Same as pre-buff)
    • Dr Boom, Mad Genius: From 7 Mana to 9 Mana
    • Extra Arms: From 2 Mana to 3 Mana (Sam as pre-buff)
    • Barnes: From 4 Mana to 5 Mana
    • Discussion: Removing buffs from 2 Cards, should they not buff cards?
    • Discussion: Will this be enough to “mix up” they meta?
  • Celestalon goes into details about Zephrys and future hotfixes, on The Angry Chicken
    • Celestalon goes into initial designs of Zephrys
    • New situations are being taught to Zephrys, specifically for Weapon Removal
    • Hotifxes will be applying new card selections, in specific situations
      • Hotfixes schedule for August 26th update
    • Current version of Zephrys is “6.2”, most worked on card in Hearthstone
      • Was considered v6.1 at Launch Day
    • Zephrys hit over 1000 lines of script, most cards are from 2-50 lines
    • They chose Basic and Classic set to reward skill in playing Zephrys
    • Zephrys was not designed just for Saviors of Uldum, but seemed to fit the set
    • Bounce cards “banned” from card list, “No wishing for more wishes!”
    • Lots of other great topics discussed in the Interview, link in Show Notes
      • YouTube Channel: Amove.tv
  • Grandmasters Season 2: Week 1
    • First look at Conquest, with a Shield Phase
    • Bloodyface gets a 1-1 start to Season 2
    • Overall Player feeling about new format is positive
    • Discussion: As a viewer, do you feel New Conquest Format will be successful?
  • Tavern Brawl: The Great Amalgamation!
    • What horror has science wrought!? Build a deck, all minions count as Elementals, Mechs, Demons, Murlocs, Dragons, Beasts, Pirates and Totems!
    • Tavern Brawl uses “Wild Format”

Decklist:
[Ray of Frost] x 1
[Acidic Swamp Ooze] x 1
[Ancient Mysteries] x 1
[Doomsayer] x 1
[Frostbolt] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Arcane Intellect] x 1
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 1
[Counterspell] x 1
[Flame Ward] x 1
[Frost Nova] x 1
[Ice Barrier] x 1
[Messenger Raven] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Vulpera Scoundrel] x 1
[Arcane Keysmith] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 1
[Polymorph] x 1
[Sandbinder] x 1
[Witchwood Piper] x 1
[Luna’s Pocket Galaxy] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Khartut Defender] x 1
[Reno the Relicologist] x 1
[Archmage Antonidas] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Alexstrasza] x 1
[Kalecgos] x 1
[Mountain Giant] x 1

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This week Zerotio fangirls hard over our special guest, RegisKillbin. We interview Regis and get his thoughts on the current meta of Hearthstone, we also breakdown the stats from Masters Tour Seoul.

During the play portion we check out Highlander Hunter.

News and Discussion

  • Interview with RegisKillbin
  • Masters Tour Seoul: Highlights
    • Swiss Statistics
      • Mage: 50% (2614 Games)
      • Warrior: 46% (1193 Games)
      • Rogue: 51% (857 Games)
      • Hunter: 52% (704 Games)
      • Priest: 59% (528 Games)
      • Druid: 49% (228 Games)
      • Paladin: 45% (221 Games)
      • Shaman: 53% (137 Games)
      • Warlock: 48% (40 Games)
    • Top 8: RNGLys, Zhym, DeadDraw, Staz, Magoho, Un33d, Felkeine, Sooni
      • 5 Different Classes in Top 8 (Hunter, Mage, Priest, Rogue, Warrior)
      • 4 French, 1 Korean, 1 Chinese, 1 UK, 1 Phillipines (NO USA)
    • Top 4: RNGLys, Felkeine, Magoho, Zhym
      • 3 Different Classes: Hunter, 2 Mage and Warrior
      • 3 French and 1 Chinese Players
    • Finals: Felkeine (Mage) def Zhym (Mage)
      • All France Finals
    • Discussion: With the first Masters Tour in the new meta being so diverse, did we kill Specialist too soon?
  • Tavern Brawl: Cart Crash at the Crossroads
    • You collided with another Hero and your decks are mixed up! Pick another hero at the start of the game: your deck will be a random combination of the two classes!
    • Not worth discussing, just want to tell listeners which brawl is this week.

Decklist:
[Shimmerfly] x 1
[Secretkeeper] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Sunreaver Spy] x 1
[Snipe] x 1
[Snake Trap] x 1
[Rat Trap] x 1
[Pressure Plate] x 1
[Freezing Trap] x 1
[Explosive Trap] x 1
[Ursatron] x 1
[Unleash the Hounds] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Masked Contender] x 1
[Kill Command] x 1
[Hunter’s Pack] x 1
[Eaglehorn Bow] x 1
[Deadly Shot] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 1
[Sandbinder] x 1
[Marked Shot] x 1
[Lifedrinker] x 1
[Hyena Alpha] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Subject 9] x 1
[Unleash the Beast] x 1
[Savannah Highmane] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Dinotamer Brann] x 1
[Zul’jin] x 1

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