This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at Patch 16.4.1 and the Spirit of Competition event that is currently taking place in game.

During the play portion of the game we check out a Reno Highlander Mage.

News and Discussion

  • Patch 16.4.1: NOW LIVE!
    • Battlegrounds Update
    • Removed Hero: Tirion Fordring
    • Added Hero: Queen Wagtoggle
    • Resolved various Bugs
    • Android issues should now be resolved
  • Hearthstone Event: Spirit of Competition
    • Log in any time between March 4 at 10 a.m. PT and March 17 at 10 a.m. PT to receive 2 Rise of Shadows packs, 2 Saviors of Uldum packs, 2 Descent of Dragons packs, and the Year of the Dragon commemorative card back!
    • March 4th, 10:00 AM PT: Play 2 games in any mode to earn a Descent of Dragons card pack.
    • March 5th, 10:00 AM PT: Play 20 cards to earn a Rise of Shadows and Saviors of Uldum card pack.
    • March 6th, 10:00 AM PT: Take 30 turns to earn a Rise of Shadows and Saviors of Uldum card pack.
    • Event Brawl: The Burndown! Brawl
    • Event Brawl: Hall of Champions Brawl
  • Dean Ayala Tweeted!!!
    • “Planning on reverting a handful of card nerfs just before the upcoming set rotation. We’ll share details on exactly what those cards are in the next couple weeks but they currently include 5 Wild cards, 4 Year of the Raven cards (rotating to Wild), and 1 Year of the Dragon card.”
  • Master’s Tour Living Room (Master’s Tour L.A.) to be an online only event!
  • Tavern Brawl: The Burndown – Rekindled
    • The Burndown returns and is better than ever! Take control of a random deck, if you lose you’ll get a copy of your opponent’s deck! How long can you deck survive THE BURNDOWN!?

Decklist:
[Arcane Breath] x 1
[Ray of Frost] x 1
[Book of Specters] x 1
[Doomsayer] x 1
[Firetree Witchdoctor] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Arcane Intellect] x 1
[Frost Nova] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Arcane Keysmith] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 1
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 1
[Escaped Manasaber] x 1
[Twilight Drake] x 1
[Malygos, Aspect of Magic] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Blizzard] x 1
[Dragoncaster] x 1
[Reno the Relicologist] x 1
[Flamestrike] x 1
[Luna’s Pocket Galaxy] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Power of Creation] x 1
[Totollan Pilgrim] x 1
[Alexstrasza] x 1
[Dragonqueen Alexstrasza] x 1
[Kalecgos] x 1
[The Amazing Reno] x 1
[Mountain Giant] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the recent update 16.4 and what that brings to battlegrounds, we also do a little speculation on the next “Year of..”

During the play portion of the show we check out some of the new Battlegrounds changes live.

News and Discussion

  • Our Week in Hearthstone
    • Avanties:
    • Zerotio: THL and CC Series
  • Dragons Enter Battlegrounds – Patch 16.4
    • 7 New Heroes
    • Professor Putricide removed to be re-designed
    • George The Fallen: Hero Power changed to 3 Gold
    • 18 New Minions
    • 10 Minions Removed
    • Sneed’s Old Shredder moved to Tier 5
    • Mama Bear changed to 5/5 with text “Whenever you summon a Beast, give it +5/+5”
  • Confirmed in Hearthstone Forums that more details on Hearthstone in 2020 will be announced in “Mid-March”
  • Tavern Brawl: Shiftcon West
    • Shiftcon has gotten so big it’s had to expand! Shiftcon West brings all the same fun but now includes commemorative Shifting Scrolls!

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.

This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the announcement of the Hearthstone Summit 2020 and upcoming changes to Masters Tour Indonesia.

During the play portion we check out a Galakrond Warrior decklist shared by Ridiculous Hat and created by @ZachODR

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone 2020 Summit: Confirmed!
  • Masters Tour – Indonesia: Relocated to Los Angeles
    • Change due to Coronavirus concerns
    • Re-book cost reimbursement (up to $250) being offered
    • Discussion: Is this fair to players and could it have been prevented?
    • Discussion: How bad will this impact attendance in LA?
  • Tavern Brawl: When Clones Attack!
    • Zerek’s cloning technology is out of control!!! Choose a class and get a random deck, every minion you play will generate a 1/1 clone!

Decklist:
[Inner Rage] x 2
[Eternium Rover] x 2
[Risky Skipper] x 2
[Town Crier] x 2
[Armorsmith] x 2
[Ritual Chopper] x 2
[Acolyte of Pain] x 2
[Awaken!] x 2
[Bloodsworn Mercenary] x 1
[Bomb Wrangler] x 2
[Frothing Berserker] x 2
[Devoted Maniac] x 2
[Scion of Ruin] x 2
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Shield of Galakrond] x 2
[Kronx Dragonhoof] x 1
[Galakrond, the Unbreakable] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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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.

This week with not much news to discuss Avanties and Zerotio take a look at Galakronds Awakening Chapter 4 and whispers on the wind of things that could be happening at Blizzard HQ!

During the play portion of the show we check out a Dragon Hunter from Mattatarms.

News and Discussion

  • Galakrond’s Awakening – Chapter 4: LIVE!
    • Discussion: Did you enjoy Chapter 4?
    • Discussion: How did the cards impact the Meta?
    • Discussion: Overall impression of the Solo Adventure and impact of the cards
  • Rumors: Summit at Blizzard HQ
    • Possible reveal of “Year of…”?
    • Further details of 2020 Sets?
    • What would we want to hear about?
  • Tavern Brawl: Brawl of Gawdiness
    • Gaudy? You? Never! You look marvelous in that! Choose a class to get a random deck, all cards cost half but you can only play 2 per turn!

Decklist:
[Blazing Battlemage] x 2
[Dwarven Sharpshooter] x 2
[Tracking] x 2
[Corrosive Breath] x 2
[Faerie Dragon] x 2
[Freezing Trap] x 1
[Phase Stalker] x 2
[Snake Trap] x 1
[Primordial Explorer] x 2
[Scalerider] x 2
[Stormhammer] x 2
[Dragonbane] x 1
[Evasive Feywing] x 2
[Frenzied Felwing] x 2
[Lifedrinker] x 1
[Big Ol’ Whelp] x 1
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Rotnest Drake] x 2

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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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.

This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the recent French success at Masters Tours, as well as the HSReplay interview with Hearthstone Esports Product Manager Drew Higbee, and much more.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Quest Hunter from patron Surgie.

News and Discussion

  • Masters Tour Arlington
    • Winner: xBlyzes
    • Discussion: Is France poised to take over Hearthstone eSports?
  • Interview with Hearthstone Esports Product Manager: Drew Higbee
    • Discussion: Is Blizzard out of touch with its fanbase?
  • Galarkond’s Awakening – Chapter 3
    • Discussion: How did we enjoy Chapter 3?
    • Discussion: Has this Chapter impacted the meta the most?
    • Chapter 4 arriving Feb 11th
  • Tavern Brawl: All-Star Squad
    • Spiders and Portals have had their chance, now you choose! Pick one card for your deck, and you will get 22 copies of it plus 8 random class cards!

Decklist:
[Unseal the Vault] x 1
[Tracking] x 2
[Springpaw] x 2
[Clear the Way] x 2
[Questing Explorer] x 2
[Licensed Adventure] x 2
[Hench-Clan Hogsteed] x 2
[Unleash the Hounds] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Diving Gryphon] x 2
[Desert Spear] x 2
[Sky Gen’ral Kragg] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Faceless Corrupter] x 2
[Veranus] x 1
[Swarm of Locusts] x 2
[Boommaaster Flark] x 1

If you would like to build this deck in Hearthstone you can copy the following string of code to your clipboard and then open My Collection and select New Deck, you will then be prompted if you wish to create the deck saved to your clipboard, just click yes.
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