This week we go in depth on what everyone on twitter is talking about, Seiko’s week 4 showing in Grandmasters. We also discuss the release schedule for Tombs of Terror and more.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Mecha’thun Quest Druid.

News and Discussion

  • Grandmasters: Seiko has poor showing Week 4
    • Tweet by @OtsunaFR suggests that Seiko was playing in an Auto Chess Qualifier, during his GM Match.
    • Deleted Tweet by HS_Seiko: “I am crying. Wasn’t a good idea to play the chess qualifier this weekend. But I practiced too much for this already… Hope I can come back from this horrible start once everything is over :((
    • Twitch Clip shows evidence of a series ending Misplay, while looking down. It is presumed that he was playing in his Auto Chess Qualifier.
    • HS_Seiko Tweetlonger
      • Apologizes and drops out of Autochess Qualifier
    • Invenglobal Article
      • Seiko approached HS esports and asked if he could play both events, and to change his play times, however the schedule couldn’t be changed.
      • HS esports knew about the conflict in schedule times, told Seiko “Sounds challenging but if anyone could do it, it’s probably someone like yourself,”
    • Blizzard esports statement “Next week Seiko must be present and play his match or be subject to the rules of missing a match”
    • Seiko currently 2-6, with only Fenomeno (0-7) between him and relegation
    • Discussion: Is the relegation system enough to have Pro HS Players take GM seriously?
  • Tombs of Terror – Chapters 1 & 2: Releasing 9/17
    • Chapter 1 is FREE!
    • Chapter 2 available for purchase (700 Gold)
    • Pre-Purchase for $19.99 US will include Chapter 2 on release day
    • After release, all 5 Chapters can be purchased for $14.99 US
  • Tavern Brawl: Three Wishes
    • Zephrys has blessed you with a random deck and 3 Wishes! And no wishing for more wishes!

Decklist:
[Innervate] x 2
[Untapped Potential] x 1
[Worthy Expedition] x 2
[Crystal Merchant] x 2
[Power of the Wild] x 2
[Wrath] x 2
[BEEEES!!!] x 2
[Ferocious Howl] x 1
[Wardruid Loti] x 1
[Flobbidinous Floop] x 1
[Swipe] x 2
[Anubisath Defender] x 2
[Oasis Surger] x 2
[Starfall] x 2
[Hidden Oasis] x 2
[Nourish] x 2
[Cenarius] x 1
[Mecha’thun] x 1

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This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the pending nerfs as well as the launch of season 2 of Grandmasters and much more.

During the play portion we check out a Highlander Mage from TheoHS

News and Discussion

  • Upcoming Balance Changes: August 26th
    • Conjurer’s Calling: From 3 Mana to 4 Mana
    • Luna’s Pocket Galaxy: From 5 Mana to 7 Mana (Same as pre-buff)
    • Dr Boom, Mad Genius: From 7 Mana to 9 Mana
    • Extra Arms: From 2 Mana to 3 Mana (Sam as pre-buff)
    • Barnes: From 4 Mana to 5 Mana
    • Discussion: Removing buffs from 2 Cards, should they not buff cards?
    • Discussion: Will this be enough to “mix up” they meta?
  • Celestalon goes into details about Zephrys and future hotfixes, on The Angry Chicken
    • Celestalon goes into initial designs of Zephrys
    • New situations are being taught to Zephrys, specifically for Weapon Removal
    • Hotifxes will be applying new card selections, in specific situations
      • Hotfixes schedule for August 26th update
    • Current version of Zephrys is “6.2”, most worked on card in Hearthstone
      • Was considered v6.1 at Launch Day
    • Zephrys hit over 1000 lines of script, most cards are from 2-50 lines
    • They chose Basic and Classic set to reward skill in playing Zephrys
    • Zephrys was not designed just for Saviors of Uldum, but seemed to fit the set
    • Bounce cards “banned” from card list, “No wishing for more wishes!”
    • Lots of other great topics discussed in the Interview, link in Show Notes
      • YouTube Channel: Amove.tv
  • Grandmasters Season 2: Week 1
    • First look at Conquest, with a Shield Phase
    • Bloodyface gets a 1-1 start to Season 2
    • Overall Player feeling about new format is positive
    • Discussion: As a viewer, do you feel New Conquest Format will be successful?
  • Tavern Brawl: The Great Amalgamation!
    • What horror has science wrought!? Build a deck, all minions count as Elementals, Mechs, Demons, Murlocs, Dragons, Beasts, Pirates and Totems!
    • Tavern Brawl uses “Wild Format”

Decklist:
[Ray of Frost] x 1
[Acidic Swamp Ooze] x 1
[Ancient Mysteries] x 1
[Doomsayer] x 1
[Frostbolt] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Arcane Intellect] x 1
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 1
[Counterspell] x 1
[Flame Ward] x 1
[Frost Nova] x 1
[Ice Barrier] x 1
[Messenger Raven] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Vulpera Scoundrel] x 1
[Arcane Keysmith] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 1
[Polymorph] x 1
[Sandbinder] x 1
[Witchwood Piper] x 1
[Luna’s Pocket Galaxy] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Khartut Defender] x 1
[Reno the Relicologist] x 1
[Archmage Antonidas] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Alexstrasza] x 1
[Kalecgos] 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, Mattatarms, and Zerotio are taking a look at the recent news including Grandmasters, China Gold Series, and much more.

During the play portion we review over 50 new of the newly announced cards coming in Saviors of Uldum.

News and Discussion

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This week we are excited to welcome Hearthstone Grandmaster Bloodyface to the show, we will be discussing the upcoming Masters Tour Tournament in Las Vegas

During the play portion of the show Bloodyface shows us a conjurer’s calling mage deck with some secret tech.

News and Discussion

  • Introduction: Bloodyface
    • Tell us a bit about yourself (How you’ve been since you were last here.)
    • Discussion: How did it feel to represent NA in the World Championships?
    • Discussion: How has the Grandmasters experience been?
      • Are you happy with how it has been run? If not what do you think Blizzard could do to make it a better experience for the players?
  • Masters Bundle – Available Now!
    • $19.99 US
    • 10 Rise of Shadows and 10 Rastakhan’s Rumble Packs
    • Stolen Thunder Card Back and Thunder King Shaman Hero!
    • Portion of purchase goes to Master Tour Tournament Prizing, up to $250,000 US per Tournament ($750,000 Total)
  • Masters Tour Vegas: June 14-16
    • Event to be streamed in 5 Languages
    • Over 350 Players
    • 12 rounds of Swiss (7 rounds on day 1, Players with 4 or more wins will play through 5 more rounds on day 2.)  Top 8 will play on Day 3.
    • $250,000 US Prize Pool
    • Discussion: Are you excited for Masters Tour Vegas?
      • What class/archetype do you expect to see the most
    • Are you going to Vegas for the Masters Tour?  Here are the official hangouts with other fans:
      • Poolside Gathering, Thursday Night 6/13 7pm-11pm at the LINQ Pool
      • Day 3 Watch Party Sunday 6/16 12pm-5pm at The Book inside the LINQ
  • Dalaran Heist Chapter 5 – Kirin Tor Citadel
    • Final Chapter of Solo Content for Rise of Shadows
    • Twist: 12 Total Bosses
    • Completing 5 Normal Bosses grants 3 Rise of Shadows Packs
    • Completing Normal Mode grants a Golden Classic Pack!
    • Discussion: How has everyone been enjoying the Solo Content?
    • Discussion: Overall impressions of the Solo Content for Rise of Shadows?

Decklist:
[Elemental Evocation] x 2
[Magic Trick] x 2
[Mirror Image] x 2
[Ray of Frost] x 2
[Khadgar] x 1
[Mana Cyclone] x 2
[Sorcerer’s Apprentice] x 2
[Arcane Intellect] x 2
[Banana Buffoon] x 2
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 2
[Frost Nova] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Sandbinder] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Archmage Antonidas] x 1
[Sea Giant] x 2
[Mountain Giant] 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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This week Avanties and Zerotio reminisce about the Hearthpwn website and the recent announcement of its closure. They also discuss the recent grandmasters play and the start of the Rise of the Mech event.

During the play portion Mattatarms gives us a Murloc Aggro deck from the China Gold Series.

News and Discussion

Decklist:
[Zap] x 2
[Lightning Bolt] x 2
[Murloc Tidecaller] x 2
[Sludge Slurper] x 2
[Voltaic Burst] x 2
[Bluegill Warrior] x 2
[Earthen Might] x 1
[Likkim] x 2
[Rockbiter Weapon] x 2
[Underbelly Angler] x 2
[Electra Stormsurge] x 1
[Haunting Visions] x 1
[Lava Burst] x 2
[Murloc Warleader] x 1
[Spirit of the Frog] x 2
[Thunderhead] x 2
[Doomhammer] x 2

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