This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the Coin Concede listener series, Grandmasters Season 2 updates, Tombs of Terror and much more!

During the play portion we play the Hunter Quest.

News and Discussion

  • Coin Concede Listener Series: Week 1
    • Zerotio: Personal Experience
    • Zerotio and Mattatarms both take Week 1 wins
    • Plug: Go check out Coin Concede Podcast for further details
  • Grandmasters Season 2: Twitch Drops
    • Random SoU Pack Rewards, during designated times
    • Zerotio: I have rec’d 3 Packs, so far
    • Discussion: Short breakdown on GM Season 2
  • Tombs of Terror: Sept 17th
    • Pre-Purchase: $19.99 US
      • All 5 Adventure Chapters, Card Back, Random SoU Legendary
      • 16 Total Packs in Chapter Rewards
  • Tavern Brawl: League of Explorers: Revived!
    • The League has scattered across the globe. Join Elise in a dungeon crawl to find and reunite the League!

Decklist:
[Springpaw] x 2
[Unseal the Vault] x 1
[Belligerent Gnome] x 2
[Dire Wolf Alpha] x 2
[Knife Juggler] x 2
[Questing Explorer] x 2
[Snake Trap] x 2
[Sunfury Protector] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 2
[Desert Spear] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Unleash the Hounds] x 2
[Ursatron] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 2
[Cult Master] x 1
[Halazzi, the Lynx] x 1
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Swarm of Locusts] x 2
[Boommaster 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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Our Break got Nerfed!

We are back with the first episode of 2019, we discuss a lot of the things we missed during our holiday break like 2 patches, the upcoming EU Playoffs, The Wild Open and so much more!

During the play portion of the show we check out the Hybrid Hunter deck that is being brought to EU Playoffs by more than half the field.

News and Discussion

  • Balance changes
    • Wild Growth to 3
    • Nourish to 6
    • Level up to 6
    • Chain Gang now Summons another Chain gang, not a copy
    • Leeching Poison to 1, but only applies for “This Turn”
  • January 9th Patch
    • Arena rebalancing
      • Hunter, Rogue, and Warrior have had the average quality of their Arena picks lowered.
      • Druid, Mage, Paladin, Priest, Shaman, and Warlock have had the average quality of their Arena picks raised.
    • Dust Refund Over
    • Rumble Run Changes
      • More synergistic options weighted in your favor
      • Boss Decks Nerfed
      • Shrine you lost with + Shrine you Lost to are now always a selection + Random shrine.
      • Added a Rumble Daily Quest
  • Wild Open underway!
    • Top 100 ladder finishers for January on each server get invited to the playoffs.
    • Top 2 from each playoff go to the finals.
    • Finals February 23, 2019
  • Wild bundle now available
    • $25 for 10 packs each from Goblins vs Gnomes, The Grand Tournament, Whispers of the Old Gods, and Mean Streets of Gadgetzan.
    • New Pack rules apply, if you have never opened any of these packs then you are guaranteed a legendary in the first 10 packs.
  • Hearthstone World Championship Announced
    • April 25th – 29th in Chinese Taipei
    • Possibly happening after rotation?
  • HCT European Playoffs this Weekend
  • Hearthstone Survey went out to a random group of players
    • “If there were no Blizzard sponsored Hearthstone tournaments, how likely are you to play Hearthstone in the next 30 days?”
  • Tavern Brawl: Brawl Block: Old and New
    • Construct a deck using GVG, TGT, Witchwood, and Boomsday only

Decklist:
[Dire Mole] x 2
[Hunter’s Mark] x 1
[Springpaw] x 2
[Crackling Razormaw] x 2
[Explosive Trap] x 1
[Freezing Trap] x 1
[Scavenging Hyena] x 2
[Snake Trap] x 1
[Snipe] x 1
[Venomstrike Trap] x 1
[Wandering Monster] x 1
[Animal Companion] x 2
[Kill Command] x 2
[Master’s Call] x 2
[Dire Frenzy] x 1
[Flanking Strike] x 2
[Lesser Emerald Spellstone] x 2
[Subject 9] x 1
[Tundra Rhino] x 1
[Deathstalker Rexxar] x 1
[Zul’jin] 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.

In case you might have missed our last episode we will be taking a few weeks off for the holidays to spend with our friends and family.  However that does not mean we won’t have any new content coming out, by now Rastakhan’s Rumble has been out for a couple of weeks, before the release however we recorded a series of videos with our reviews of the class cards and released them to our patrons.  Now we are going to be releasing those to everyone over the next few weeks.  We hope you enjoy and have a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday’s, and Happy New Year!

Part 2 of our Rastakhan’s Rumble features Avanties and Mattatarms discussing the Hunter, Warlock, and Warrior classes.

Mageadeath!Rattle Hunter

This week we welcome special guest Mageadeath as we discuss the recent Meta polarization article from Vicious Syndicate, Chinese Taipei being eliminated form the HGG, Twitch Rivals, and much much more.

During the play portion we check out an awesome DeathRattle Hunter from Mageadeath.

News and Discussion

    • Tom60229 Statement
      • TLDR: A lot of accusations towards certain players (not just Taiwanese players) were made. The whole competitive system is criticized. Apologies to fans and to Esports industry, but probably nothing will change.
  • Art of Hearthstone Book available at Blizzcon and Blizzard Shop
    • Standard Edition priced at US $45, and a Limited Edition priced at US $125
  • Blizzcon goodies announced for Hearthstone
    • Get in here bundle
    • Star Aligner cardback
  • Twitch Rivals: Gold Rush Challenge
    • Streamers start new account and stream all progress
    • Unlock all classes and get to 10
    • First person to 5000 gold wins $15,000
  • Tavern Brawl: Boss Battle Royale 2!
    • The bosses are back and they brought some new friends! Find out who’s the new champion – choose a class and we’ll give you a corresponding dungeon boss to play!
      • NEW: Druid: King Togwaggle – Hero Power (3): Find a Treasure!
      • Hunter: Skelesaurus Hex – Hero Power (0): Give each player a random card. It costs (0).
      • Mage: Curator – Hero Power (Passive): Your hero has Taunt.
      • Paladin: White King – Hero Power (2): Discover a chess piece.
      • Priest: Professor Putricide – Hero Power (Passive): All Secrets cost (0).
      • Rogue: Grobbulus – Hero Power (2): Deal 1 damage to all minions. If any die, summon a slime.
      • Shaman: Lady Naz’Jar – Hero Power (End of Your Turn): At the end of your turn, replace all minions with new ones that cost (1) more.
      • NERFED: Warlock: Sindragosa – Hero Power (2): Deal 2 damage.
      • Warrior: Coren Direbrew (Grim Guzzler) – Hero Power (0): Put a minion from each deck into the battlefield.

Decklist:
[Candleshot] x 2
[Hunter’s Mark] x 2
[Play Dead] x 2
[Tracking] x 2
[Prince Keleseth] x 1
[Devilsaur Egg] x 2
[Gluttonous Ooze] x 1
[Spider Bomb] x 2
[Terrorscale Stalker] x 2
[Flanking Strike] x 2
[Houndmaster Shaw] x 1
[Saronite Chain Gang] x 1
[Carnivorous Cube] x 2
[Witchwood Grizzly] x 2
[Zilliax] x 1
[Deathstalker Rexxar] x 1
[Mossy Horror] x 1
[Savannah Highmane] x 1
[Kathrena Winterwisp] x 1
[King Krush] 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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Charge is King!

This week we discuss the amazing support that rallied around Virsica from the Hearthstone and Podcast communities, we also discuss the 2018 COPA America HCT Tour stop as well as the beginning of wild fest.

During the play portion of the show we check out a fun Hunter deck from Virsica.

News and Discussion

  • 2018 Copa America HCT Tour Stop
    • Results: Finals – Rase (BRA) def Pinche (ARG) 3-1
  • Wild Fest has begun (Feb 19th – Mar 11th)
    • Wild Arena and 2 Wild Tavern Brawls
  • Tavern Brawl: Venture into the Wild
    • It’s getting a little wild out there! Pick a class and we’ll arm you with a Wild deck fit for battle!

Decklist:
[Candleshot] x 1
[Hunter’s Mark] x 2
[Play Dead] x 2
[Explosive Trap] x 2
[Flare] x 1
[Freezing Trap] x 2
[Animal Companion] x 2
[Deadly Shot] x 1
[Eaglehorn Bow] x 2
[Kill Command] x 1
[Stitched Tracker] x 1
[Flanking Strike] x 2
[Spellbreaker] x 1
[Carnivorous Cube] x 2
[Faceless Manipulator] x 2
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Lesser Emerald Spellstone] x 1
[Charged Devilsaur] x 2
[Kathrena Winterwisp] x 1
[King Krush] 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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