This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at round robin week 3 in Grandmasters and discuss Zerotios theory about solo content.

During the game play section we look at Pure Paladin.

News and Discussion

  • Grandmasters Round Robin – Week 3
    • APAC: Players to Watch
      • Div A: Alutemu (Top) Kin0531 (Bottom)
      • Div B: Tyler (Top), SamuelTsao and FroStee (Bottom)
    • EU: Players to Watch
      • Div A: Jarla (Top), Felkeine and Hunterace (Bottom)
      • Div B: Viper (Top), Pavel, Zhym, Koelnto and Thijs (Bottom)
    • Americas: Players to Watch
      • Div A: Bloodyface (Top), Nalguidan and Monsanto (Bottom)
      • Div B: Zalae (Top), ETC, Papajason and Purple (Bottom)
  • No news on Solo Content… YET!
    • Ask about Zerotio’s June 1st Theory.
  • Tavern Brawl: Cloneball
    • The legends of Azeroth are playing Coneball! Your team is random legends, each cloned for time! Go get ‘em champ!

Decklist:
[Aldor Attendant] x 1
[Hand of A’dal] x 1
[Libram of Wisdom] x 1
[Lightforged Blessing] x 1
[Murgur Murgurgle] x 1
[Subdue] x 1
[Bronze Explorer] x 1
[Call to Adventure] x 1
[Dragonrider Talritha] x 1
[Underlight Angling Rod] x 1
[Consecration] x 1
[Lightforged Zealot] x 1
[Aldor Truthseeker] x 1
[Amber Watcher] x 1
[Libram of Justice] x 1
[Lady Liadrin] x 1
[Lightforged Crusader] x 1
[Libram of Hope] x 1

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Another week, Another Balance Patch, this week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at the upcoming 17.2.1 patch slated for Monday, May 18th, they also discuss the week in Grandmasters.

During the play portion we take a look at Highlander Hunter.

News and Discussion

  • Balance Patch 17.2.1: Monday 5/18
    • 4 Card Buffs: 
      • Aldor Attendant: Changing to 1 Mana 1/3
      • Torrent: Changing from 5 Mana to 4 Mana
      • Shattered Rumbler: Changing from 4/6 to 5/6
      • The Lurker Below: Changing from 6/3 to 6/5
    • 8 Card Nerfs:
      • Priestess of Fury: Changing from 6/7 to 6/5
      • Crimson Sigil Runner: Changing from 2/1 to 1/1
      • Scavenger’s Ingenuity: Changing from +3/+3 to +2/+2
      • Shadowjeweler Hanar: Changing from 1/5 to 1/4
      • Blackjack Stunner: Changed from “It costs [2] more]” to “It costs [1] more”
      • Imprisoned Scrap Imp: Changed “When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+2.” to “When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+1.
      • Bloodboil Brute: Changed from 6/8 to ⅝
      • Bloodsworn Mercenary: Changed from 3/3 to 2/2
      • Discussion: How do we feel about these Balance Changes, overall?
    • Bug Fix: Resolved issue with Ethereal Conjurer locking game state
  • Grandmasters Season 3: Week 5
    • APAC: 
      • Glory on Top of Div A, Tyler on Top of Div B. 
      • Frostee and SamuelTsao in threat for Relegation
    • EU: 
      • Jarla on Top of Div A, Viper on Top of Div B
      • Bozzton and Zhym in threat for Relegation
    • Americas:
      • Bloodyface and Gallon on Top of Div A, Firebat on Top of Div B
      • PapaJason, ETC and PNC in threat for Relegation
  • Tavern Brawl: Battle of the Bans
    • Pick four cards. Your opponent will BAN one of them, then we’ll make you a deck full of the cards remaining.

Decklist:
[Blazing Battlemage] x 1
[Dwarven Sharpshooter] x 1
[Tracking] x 1
[Acidic Swamp Ooze] x 1
[Corrosive Breath] x 1
[Explosive Trap] x 1
[Faerie Dragon] x 1
[Freezing Trap] x 1
[Imprisoned Felmaw] x 1
[Phase Stalker] x 1
[Scavenger’s Ingenuity] x 1
[Snake Trap] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 1
[Desert Spear] x 1
[Diving Gryphon] x 1
[Kill Command] x 1
[Primodial Explorer] x 1
[Stormhammer] x 1
[Unleash the Hounds] x 1
[Zixor, Apex Predator] x 1
[Dragonbane] x 1
[Evasive Feywing] x 1
[Big Ol’ Whelp] x 1
[Faceless Corruptor] x 1
[Rotnest Drake] x 1
[Veranus] x 1
[Dinotamer Brann] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Dragonqueen Alexstrasza] x 1

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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!

Decklist:
[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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This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the release of the Year of the Dragon bundle and Grandmasters week 2.

During the play portion of the show we check out Gallon’s Zoolock.

News and Discussion

  • Year of the Dragon Bundle
    • $29.99 USD
    • 10 Rise of Shadows Packs
    • 10 Saviors of Uldum Packs
    • 10 Descent of Dragons Packs
    • 15 Year of the Dragon Packs
  • Grandmasters Week 2: Swiss Last Hero Standing
    • APAC: Top 4 – Surrender def Flurry, Glory def Kin0531,
      • Finals: Surrender def Glory
    • EU: Top 4 – Jarla def Hunterace, Swidz def Bunnyhoppor
      • Finals: Swidz def Jarla
    • Americas: Top 4 – LanguageHacker def PNC, Gallon def Eddie
      • Finals: Gallon def LanguageHacker
    • Week 3 will be bring 10 classes, ban 6, Conquest Format
    • Discussion: How do we like the new Grandmasters format, so far?
  • Discussion: A Month into Year of the Phoenix, how do we feel about the health of Hearthstone?
  • Tavern Brawl: Battle of Tol Barad
    • Magic creatures are escaping from Tol Barad! Play a minion and get a random spell of the same cost, but for free!

Decklist:
[Argent Squire] x 2
[Beaming Sidekick] x 2
[Blazing Battlemage] x 2
[Fiendish Servant] x 2
[Shieldbearer] x 2
[Soulfire] x 2
[Voidwalker] x 2
[EVIL Genius] x 2
[Expired Merchant] x 2
[Imprisoned Scrap Imp] x 2
[Kanrethad Ebonlocke] x 1
[Serpent Egg] x 2
[Magic Carpet] x 2
[Teron Gorefiend] x 1
[Nightshade Matron] x 2
[Hand of Gul’dan] x 2

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This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at patch 17.0.2 and the card changes coming down the pipeline, plus they take a look at week 1 of Grandmasters new format.

During the play portion we check out a Warrior deck from Bloodyface.

News and Discussion

  • Avanties played in his first Hearthstone tournament run by someone else, lol
    • Shoutout to Hughberto and the Kentucky Hearthstone Community!
  • Balance Patch 17.0.2: Scheduled “Early Next Week”
    • Changes listed in Link Above
  • Grandmaster 2020 Season 1: Started!
    • New Multi-Format System
    • Players earn points each week, to qualify for Playoffs in Week 8
    • Week 1 Top 4
      • Americas: Bloodyface, Justsaiyan, Empanizado, Fr0zen
      • EU: BoarControl, Felkeine, Zhym, SilverName
      • APAC: Che0nsu, Ryvius, Surrender, Posesi
    • Week 1 Finals
      • Americas: Empanizado def Bloodyface
      • EU: BoarControl def Silvername
      • APAC: Ryvius def Surrender
  • Tavern Brawl: Dr Boom’s Ignoblegarden!
    • Dr. Boom is tired of eggs and bunnies! Choose a class and find the treats he hid in your deck!
    • Note: Only decks are original 9 Classes, no DH. What does this mean for “Recycled” Tavern Brawls going forward?

Decklist:
[Inner Rage] x 2
[Risky Skipper] x 2
[Sky Raider] x 1
[Armorsmith] x 2
[Battle Rage] x 2
[Corsair Cache] x 2
[Injured Tol’vir] x 2
[Rampage] x 2
[Serpent Egg] x 2
[Ancharrr] x 1
[Bloodsworn Mercenary] x 2
[Bomb Wrangler] x 2
[Teron Gorefiend] x 1
[Kor’kron Elite] x 2
[Wrenchcalibur] x 2
[Blastmaster Boom] x 1
[Bloodboil Brute] x 2

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