Dreadsteed Reno Lock

On this episode of Hero Power we discuss Hearthstone’s registered users, the EU Winter Preliminary Tournament, listener emails and more!
This week we play a fun Dreadsteed Reno Lock and have someone scared of the power of Dark Peddler.

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone has surpassed 40 million registered users!
  • Tavern Brawl: Lead from the Front
  • EU Winter Preliminary Tournament
    • 128 Qualified + 20 Tavern Heroes = 148 Total Players
      • Double Elimination Bo5 Conquest (4 Decks, 1 Ban)
    • Great commentary by “So you think you can cast?” casters
      • DTwo and Aquablad
    • 8 EU Players Qualify for $100,000 EU Winter Championships
      • Through the Upper Brackets: DrHippi, pokrovac, Nicslay, and Diggen
      • Through the Lower Brackets: Tars, Cereza, BunnyHoppor, Naiman
    • Well known players were knocked out in early rounds.
      • Thijs knocked out in 1st Round
      • Kolento knocked out in round of 64
      • Best result was Ostkaka, who made it to Round of 32 in Winner’s Bracket.
    • Will we see a similar situation unfold with the Americas Prelims this weekend?
    • Will we see more “known players” when the Standard Format goes live?
  • What basic/classic cards do you think need to be nerfed/changed to help Standard.
  • Standard Eulogy: Undertaker – Listener submitted segment by AC
  • Standard Blog by Virsica:

[Sacrificial Pact] x 1
[Mortal Coil] x 1
[Power Overwhelming] x 1
[Sir Finley Mrrgglton] x 1
[Zombie Chow] x 1
[Darkbomb] x 1
[Dark Peddler] x 1
[Doomsayer]  x 1
[Explosive Sheep] x 1
[Ironbeak Owl] x 1
[Nerubian Egg] x 1
[Demonwrath] x 1
[Big Game Hunter] x 1
[Deathlord] x 1
[Imp Gang Boss] x 1
[Hellfire] x 1
[Imp-losion] x 1
[Baron Rivendare] x 1
[Defender of Argus] x 1
[Dreadsteed] x 2
[Refreshment Vendor] x 1
[Voidcaller] x 1
[Antique Healbot] x 1
[Sludge Belcher] x 1
[Siphon Soul] x 1
[Reno Jackson] x 1
[Twisting Nether] x 1
[Lord Jaraxxus] x 1
[Mal’Ganis] x 1

If you have any questions about this deck or questions about Hearthstone in general you can email us at: or use the Contact Us form on this site and we will answer them on the next show.

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