This week on Hero Power, Avanties and Zerotio are taking a look at the new patch 17.2 notes that just dropped and the first week of round robin play of Grandmasters.

During the play portion we check out Galakrond Secret Rouge!

News and Discussion

  • Patch 17.2: Live 5/12
    • Battlegrounds: 3 New Heroes and 1 New Minion
      • New Heroes available 5/12 with Battleground Perks, fully unlocked 5/26
      • Lady Vashj – Evolving Electricity [Passive]: After you upgrade Bob’s Tavern, replace his minions with ones of a higher Tier.
      • Maiev Shadowsong – Imprison [Cost 1]: Make a minion in Bob’s Tavern Dormant. After 2 turns, get it with +1/+1.
      • Kael’thas Sunstrider – Verdant Spheres [Passive]: Every third minion you buy gains +2/+2.
      • New Minion: Rabid Saurolisk – [Tier 1, Beast] 3 Attack, 1 Health.
        • After you play a minion with Deathrattle, gain +1/+1.
        • Replaces Dire Wolf
    • Deck Ordering!!!
    • Misc Game Improvements
  • Grandmasters: Round Robin – Week 1
    • APAC: Posesi and Glory on Top of Div A, Blitzchung and Staz on Top of Div B
      • FroStee and Dawn at threat for Relegation
    • EU: Boar Control on Top of Div A, Kolento on Top of Div B
      •  Zhym and Casie at threat for Relegation
    • Americas: Bloodyface,  LanguageHacker and Gallon on Top of Div A, Zalae and Muzzy on Top of Div B
      • Purple at threat for Relegation
  • Discussion: With all the changes we’ve seen for Year of the Phoenix, and now that we are a full month in, how do we feel about the health of Hearthstone?
  • 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!

[Backstab] x 2
[Shadowstep] x 2
[Blackjack Stunner] x 2
[Pharaoh Cat] x 2
[Praise Galakrond!] x 2
[Ambush] x 2
[Bamboozle] x 1
[Dirty Tricks] x 1
[Eviscerate] x 2
[Shadowjeweler Hanar] x 1
[Edwin VanCleef] x 1
[EVIL Miscreant] x 2
[Seal Fate] x 2
[Devoted Maniac] x 1
[Faceless Corruptor] x 1
[Shield of Galakrond] x 3
[Flik Skyshiv] x 1
[Heistbaron Togwaggle] x 1
[Kronx Dragonhoof] x 1
[Galakrond, the Nightmare] x 1

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