The Lich King Falls

This week on Hero Power, Avanties, Virsica, and Zerotio tackle some controversy in the Hearthstone community surrounding different topics like WESG, Jade Druid, and the Lich King!

During the play portion Virsicadamus guides us through navigating the waters of Jade Druid.

News and Discussion

  • Virsica’s HGG Predictions
  • Hearthstone at Gamescom – Germany Aug 22-26
    • HGG Grand Finals are being held this week, at Gamescom
    • Fireside Tavern Brawl – Co-op Brawl for all Gamescom Attendee to take down The Lich King from 1 million HP! *Lich King taken down today 8/23 – Current top damage is 1001 (Will be released to Fireside Gatherings World-wide later this year)
  • WESG 2017 – Gender Separation issues
  • Knights of the Frozen Throne Solo Adventure
    • Final Wing (The Lich King) opens Thursday 8/24 (Tomorrow)
    • Defeating The Lich King with all 9 Classes rewards the Arthas Paladin Portrait
  • Tavern Brawl: By The Power of Ragnaros
    • FIGHT FOR THE AMUSEMENT OF THE EMPEROR! All cards in your hand have their cost reduced by one at the end of your turn.

Decklist:
Innervate x 2
Earthen Scales x 1
Jade Idol x 2
Wild Growth x 2
Wrath x 2
Jade Blossom x 2
Fandral Staghelm x 1
Jade Spirit x 2
Spellbreaker x 1
Swipe x 2
Nourish x 2
Spreading Plague x 2
Aya Blackpaw x 1
Jade Behemoth x 2
The Black Knight x 1
Malfurion the Pestilent x 1
Primordial Drake x 2
Ultimate Infestation 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.

Avanties is Back!

This week Avanties rejoins the show as the crew takes a look at Knights of the Frozen Throne one week into the cycle.  We also discuss the Global Games choose your champion and Arena patch fixes.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Control Warlock build by J4ackiechan. Read More →

Uther

Just the two of us!

This week it is just Virsica and Zerotio running the show and most of the discussion revolves around the pending release of Knights of the Frozen throne.

During the play portion of the show they play a pally deck submitted by a patron of the show. Read More →

Did we mention DreamHack Atlanta?

This week we are celebrating episode 90 with our friends Frid and Dan from HearthCoach.  We discuss the beginning of the Frost Festival, Knights of the Frozen Throne releases starting on July 24th, and this small indie event DreamHack Atlanta.

During the play portion we check out the Big Druid deck.

News and Discussion

  • Mid Summer Festival comes to an end… Frost Festival Begins, Fools!
    • Ahune rings in the Frost Festival with Free Arena Runs and packs for the upcoming set, Knights of the Frozen Throne.
  • Knights of The Frozen Throne card reveals start July 24th
  • HGG: Highlights – https://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/esports/global-games/
    • Top 8: China, Czech Rep, USA, New Zealand, Mexico, South Korea, Ukraine, Netherlands
    • Czech Rep def China and Ukraine def Netherlands to solidify Top 4 spots
    • USA vs New Zealand and Mexico vs South Korea play July 20th @ 9pm PDT
  • DreamHack Atlanta… THIS WEEKEND!!! July 21-23
  • Tavern Brawl: Ahune’s Superior Bowl
    • ENJOY FROST FESTIVAL GAMES, FOOL! DESTROY RAGNAROS DUMMIES FASTER THAN YOUR OPPONENT. HEROES CANNOT BE HEALED OR KEEP ARMOR.

Decklist:
Innervate x 2
Earthen Scales x 1
Hungry Crab x 1
Golakka Crawler x 1
Wild Growth x 2
Wrath x 2
Ironbeak Owl x 1
Jade Blossom x 1
Bright-Eyed Scout x 1
Mire Keeper x 1
Swipe x 2
Nourish x 2
Stampeding Kodo x 1
Moonglade Portal x 2
Ancient of War x 2
Giant Anaconda x 1
The Curator x 1
Primordial Drake x 2
Ysera x 1
Deathwing x 1
Deathwing, Dragonlord x 1
Y'Shaarj, Rage Unbound 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.

Virsica was right…. Again!

This week we are joined by special guest RidiculousHat and have some breaking news, Caverns Below has been nerfed, the new expansion “Knights of the Frozen Throne” has been announced, and the HCT Summer Championship has wrapped.  Plus we have some great listener emails.

During the play portion RidiculousHat brings a great Priest deck.

News and Discussion

  • BREAKING NEWS!!!! – Patch nerfing Caverns Below rolled out TODAY!
  • New Expansion – Knights of the Frozen Throne
    • Card reveals starting July 24th, with August* release date
    • Solo Adventures, with card pack reward for each boss. Prologue rewards “Hero” Card
    • New card type “Hero”, Deathrattle Themed, Keyword “Lifesteal” added to cards
  • HCT Summer Championship
    • Final 4 going to World Championship: Ant, Neirea, Kolento and Hoej
    • Champion: Hoej def “God-lento” 3-0 (Hoej went 9-1 through the Elim rounds)
  • DreamHack Valencia this weekend (July 13-16)
  • Tavern Brawl:
    • Speculations? Something new set themed or repeat?

Decklist:
Binding Heal x 1
Northshire Cleric x 2
Potion of Madness x 2
Power Word: Shield x 2
Radiant Elemental x 2
Shadow Visions x 2
Shadow Word: Pain x 2
Curious Glimmerroot x 2
Shadow Word: Death x 2
Priest of the Feast x 2
Shadow Word: Horror x 1
Elise the Trailblazer x 1
Harrison Jones x 1
Lyra the Sunshard x 1
Second-Rate Bruiser x 2
Dragonfire Potion x 2
Free From Amber x 1
Medivh, the Guardian x 1
Yogg-Saron, Hope's End 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.