Last week we wondered why it was so quiet, now we know, we will all be United in Stormwind. This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at the recent announcement of the new set United in Stormwind and Patch 20.8 going live all at the same time.

During the play portion we check out some of the new heroes and reworks in the Battlegrounds.

News and Discussion

  • Before we get into this week’s discussion about the new set…
  • New Set: United in Stormwind
    • Release Date: August 3rd
    • New Keyword – Tradeable: Pay 1 Mana to shuffle card into your deck and draw a new card from your deck. 
      • Activated by dragging card over Library
    • Questlines: 3 Phased Quests with Final Reward being Mercenary for each class 
      • Starts in Hand, each quest has a reward and advanced to the next quest
    • Mounts: Minion Buff Spell that summons a minion when the targeted minion dies
    • Profession Tools: 0 Attack Weapons that remove durability to activate an effect, when specific conditions are met
    • Phase 2 Roadmap Revealed
  • Patch 20.8: NOW LIVE!
    • United in Stormwind Pre-Purchase
    • Free Card: Flightmaster Dungar
    • Battlegrounds Updates (See Patch Notes Link)
    • Duels Updates (See Patch Notes Link)
    • Fire Festival: Starts July 6th
      • Details in next News Section
    • New Cosmetic Coins
    • Book of Mercenaries – Kurtus: July 13th
    • Book of Heroes – Gul’dan: July 20th
    • Bug Fixes & Game Improvements
  • Fire Festival & Future Fun: Starts July 6th
    • Legendary Quests
      • 7 Total Quests, completing a Legendary Quest unlocks the next
      • First 6 Legendary Quests reward a Year of the Phoenix Pack
      • Last Legendary Quest rewards Druid of the Flame Malfurion Hero Skin
      • Quests available until July 27th @ 10AM PST
      • Ragnaros’ Fire Festival Tavern Brawl: July 7th
      • (Updated) Burndown Brawl: July 14th
    • Eternal Flame Bundle: Available July 6th – 20th
      • Flamewalker Rexxar Hero Skin
      • Righteous Inferno Uther Hero Skin
      • Ragnaros Card Back and Alternate Shaman Hero Skin
    • The Afterparty: July 27th
      • Battleground Cosmetics (See Blog Link)
    • Next Major Battlegrounds Update (See Blog Link)-

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