This week Avanties and Zerotio talk about the first week after the nerfs of Patch 20.0.2 and Grandmasters week 2.

During the play portion of the show we check out the Warrior decklist from NoHandsGamer.

News and Discussion

  • Patch 20.0.2: Live 4/13
    • Deck of Lunacy: From [2] Mana to [4] Mana
    • Sword of the Fallen: Durability from [3] to [2]
    • Jaundice Barov: From [5] Mana to [6] Mana
    • Pen Flinger: Changed to “Battlecry: Deal 1 damage to a minion.”
    • Far Watch Post: From [4] Health to [3] Health
    • Mor’shan Watch Post: From [5] Health to [4] Health
    • Battlegrounds: Various Balance Changes
    • Duels: Various Balance Changes
    • Arena Update: 
      • Appearance rate of cards changed, to ensure class balance. 
      • Watch Posts and Kargal Battlescar removed from Arena.
    • Various Bug Fixes & Game Improvements
  • Grandmasters 2021 Season 1: Week 2 – Conquest
    • APAC: 
      • Semi: Alan870806 def Hi3 (3-1), GivePLZ def TIZS (3-1)
      • Finals: Giveplz def Alan870806 (3-1)
    • EU: 
      • Semi: Thijs def RDU (3-1), Warma def Jarla (3-1)
      • Finals: Warma def Thijs (3-0)
    • Americas: 
      • Semi: Fr0zen Vs Eddie, Tincho Vs NoHandsGamer
      • Finals:  TBD
    • Week 3: Specialist Format
  • Tavern Brawl: Top 3
    • Let’s mix it up a bit, shall we? Pick three cards and we’ll make you a deck with ten copies of each card.

Decklist:
[Athletic Studies] x 2
[Imprisoned Gan’arg] x 2
[Shield of Honor] x 2
[Stage Dive] x 2
[Bumper Car] x 2
[Conditioning] x 2
[Crabrider] x 2
[Parade Leader] x 2
[Playmaker] x 2
[Rokara] x 1
[Warmaul Challenger] x 2
[Blademaster Samuro] x 1
[Sword Eater] x 2
[Overlord Runthak] x 1
[Ringmaster Whatley] x 1
[Tent Trasher] x 1
[Troublemaker] x 2
[Alexstraza the Life-Binder] x 1

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This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at the new Book of Mercenaries Rokara solo content and we speculate about the upcoming 20.0.2 balance changes.

During the play portion we check out a Control Warlock created by Mattatarms.

News and Discussion

Decklist:
[Armor Vendor] x 2
[Spirit Jailer] x 2
[Acidic Swamp Ooze] x 1
[Drain Soul] x 2
[Far Watch Post] x 2
[Soul Shear] x 2
[Backfire] x 2
[Hysteria] x 2
[Luckysoul Hoarder] x 2
[School Spirits] x 2
[Tamsin Roame] x 1
[Kazakus, Golem Shaper] x 1
[Ogremancer] x 1
[Siphon Soul] x 1
[Ticaktus] x 1
[Soulciologist Malicia] x 1
[Strongman] x 2
[Twisting Nether] x 1
[Y’Shaarj, the Defiler] x 1

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This week we delve into the new Battlegrounds changes that just dropped with patch 18.4, as well as take a look at the relegations coming to Grandmasters.

There is a CORRECTION, in this episode Avanties misspoke and said the give-away will end December 31st, the deadline to enter the give-away is October 31st @ 11:59pm and we will draw the winner on the show November 1st!

During the play portion of the show we jump into the Battlegrounds and check out the elementals.

News and Discussion

  • Next Episode will be our 5 Year Anniversary Episode
  • Grandmasters: Week 7 (Final Round Robin Week)
    • APAC: Relegation
      • Div A: Bankyugi/Dawn to Relegation Bracket
      • Div B: Flurry/Alutemu to Relegation Bracket, Ryvius/Kin0531 Relegated
    • EU: Relegation
      • Div A: Bunnyhoppor/Viper ro Relegation Bracket
      • Div B: AyRoK/Warma to Relegation Bracket, BoarControl/Silvername Relegated
    • Americas: Relegation
      • Div A: Up in the air, LanguageHacker/Bloodyface Match will decide
      • Div B: Empanizado will be relegated, other slots still to be decided
  • Tavern Brawl: Rise of the Zombeasts
    • It’s a monstrous mirror match! Take control of a deck teeming with random Zombeasts and spells while using a discounted hero power to craft your undead army!

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This week Avanties and Zerotio talk about Forbidden Library – Week 2 which introduces Book of Heroes – Jaina, we also look at week 5 of Grandmasters.

During the play portion we check out Totem Shaman.

News and Discussion

  • Forbidden Library – Week 2 (Sept 15th)
    • Book of Heroes – Jaina: Impressions?
    • Scholar Jaina Bundle: Impressions?
  • Forbidden Library – Week 3 (Sept 23rd)
    • Heroic Brawliseum
      • Discussion: Is this worth playing?
    • Book of Dalaran Card Back Available for Purchase
  • Grandmasters – Week 5 (Round Robin)
    • APAC: 
      • Div A: Surrender (4-0), Che0nsu (0-4)
      • Div B: Shaxy & Tizs (3-1), 4 Way Tie for bottom (1 Win Each)
    • EU: 
      • Div A: RDU (3-0), Viper (0-3)
      • Div B: Top 5 Players all have 2 Wins, Silvername (0-3)
    • Americas: 
      • Div A: Top 5 with 2 Wins Each, Bloodyface (0-2)
      • Div B: Top 4 with 2 Wins Each, Nalguidan (0-2)
  • Tavern Brawl: Randomonium
    • An encounter at the crossroads… under a manastorm! Choose a class, get random cards. Each turn your cards’ costs are randomized!

Decklist:
[Lightning Bloom] x 2
[Totemic Might] x 2
[Totemic Surge] x 2
[Storm’s Wrath] x 2
[Surging Tempest] x 2
[Tour Guide] x 2
[EVIL Totem] x 2
[Instructor Fireheart] x 1
[Mana Tide Totem] x 2
[Serpentshrine Portal] x 2
[Totemic Reflection] x 2
[Splitting Axe] x 2
[Vessina] x 1
[Bloodlust] x 2
[Totem Goliath] x 2
[Runic Carvings] x 2

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This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at the new Scholomance Event: The Forbidden Library, find out what is coming in the next couple of weeks. Also patch 18.2 drops this week, what can you expect and what is happening in Grandmasters week 4?

During the play portion of the show we check out an aggro demon hunter.

News and Discussion

  • Grandmasters – Week 4
    • Round Robin play for Groups A & B
    • APAC Highlights: Surrender 2-0 (Div A), Che0nsu 0-2 (Div A), Alan870806 2-0 (Div B)
    • EU Highlights: Bunnyhoppor and RDU 2-0 (Div A), Viper 0-2 (Div A)
    • Americas Highlights: Muzzy 2-0 (Div A), Languagehacker and Bloodyface both winless (Div A)
  • Scholomance Event: The Forbidden Library
    • From Sept 8th – 29th
    • Week 1: Sept 8th
      • Battlegrounds Parties: 8 Player Friendly Lobbies
      • New Scholomance Heroes: Lord Barov, Jandice Barov, Forest Warden Omu
      • Mega Wild Bundle: 56 Packs from Recently Rotated Expansions
    • Week 2: Sept 15th
      • Book of Heroes Solo Content: Jaina (Earn a “Mage Pack”)
      • Scholar Bundle: New Jaina Portrait + 5 “Mage Packs”
    • Week 3: 23rd
      • Heroic Brawliseum
      • The Magic of Dalaran Card Back available for purchase
  • Patch 18.2: Sept 8th
    • Battlegrounds Parties
    • Battlegrounds – New Heroes:
      • Lord Barov: Friendly Wager [1] – Guess which player will win their next combat. If they win, get three Coins.
      • Jaundice Barov: Swap, Lock & Shop It [0] – Swap a friendly non-golden minion with a random one in Bob’s Tavern.
      • Forest Warden Omu: Everbloom [Passive] – After you upgrade Bob’s Tavern, gain 2 Gold this turn only.
    • Battlegrounds – New Minions:
      • Micro Mummy [Tier 1]
    • Battlegrounds – Updated Minions:
      • Pack Leader: Changed to “When you summon a Beast, give it [+2 Attack].”
      • Removed Mecharoo from the minion pool.
    • Constructed – Balance Changes:
      • Secret Passage: Changed to “Replace your hand with 4 cards from your deck. Swap back next turn.”
      • Cabal Acolyte: Changed from 2/6 to 2/4
      • Totem Golem: Changed from 4/5 to 5/5, also changed from “Overload: (2)” to Overload: (1)”
      • Archwitch Willow: Mana changed from [9] to [8], also changed from 7/7 to 5/5.
      • Darkglare: Mana changed from [3] to [2], also changed from “After your hero takes damage, refresh 2 Mana Crystals.” to “After your hero takes damage, refresh a Mana Crystal.”
    • Misc Bug Fixes:
      • Newly created decks will appear at TOP, instead of BOTTOM.
      • Correct Kingsbane and Secret Passage interactions
      • Headmaster Kel’Thuzad fixed to include more “Death Situations” involving swapping health and poisonous being granted to spells.
      • Summoning a cat will no longer allow Headmaster Kel’Thuzad’s Spellburst to trigger on the opponent’s turn. The Headmaster just gets really excited about cats…
  • Tavern Brawl: UnidentifiaBrawl
    • After a very successful dungeon run your bags are overflowing with Unidentified Loot! Take a random deck into battle and identify those items!

Decklist:
[Battlefiend] x 2
[Spirit Jailer] x 2
[Twin Slice] x 2
[Blade Dance] x 2
[Chaos Strike] x 2
[Manafeeder Panthara] x 2
[Soul Sheer] x 2
[Aldrachi Warblades] x 2
[Shardshatter Mystic] x 2
[Kayn Sunfury] x 1
[Lorekeeper Polkelt] x 1
[Magtheridon] x 1
[Marrowslicer] x 2
[Glaivebound Adept] x 2
[Soulshard Lapidary] x 2
[Skull of Gul’dan] x 2
[Soulciologist Malicia] x 1

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