2022 is here and Avanties and Zerotio start the new year off by reviewing patch 20.0.2 and discussing what we hope to see from Hearthstone in the new year.

During the play portion of the show we check out a very fun Rune Wildfire Mage from Vicious Syndicate

News and Discussion

  • Patch 22.0.2: Live 12/20
    • Standard Balance Changes
    • Battlegrounds Updates
    • Mercenaries Update
    • Arena Update
    • Bug Fixes and Game Improvements
  • Discussion: How has the meta been since Balance Changes?
  • Discussion: When do we think the next “Content Patch” will be?
  • Discussion: How have we enjoyed Hearthstone in 2021?
  • Discussion: What are we hopeful for in 2022, for Hearthstone?

Decklist:
Shivering Sorceress x 2
Wildfire x 2
Amplified Snowflurry x 2
Arcanologist x 1
Ice Barrier x 2
Deepwater Evoker x 2
Fire Sale x 2
Reckless Apprentice x 2
Varden Dawngrasp x 1
Arcane Overflow x 2
Taelan Fordring x 1
Grey Sage Parrot x 2
Clumsy Courier x 2
Magister Dawngrasp x 1
Mask of C’Thun x 2
Mass Polymorph x 1
Mordresh Fire Eye x 1
Rune of the Archmage x 2

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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.

It is Forged in the Barrens release week and Avanties and Zerotio discuss their first week impressions of the new set, as well as thoughts on potential nerfs.

During the play portion of the show we check out a deck called Hero Tower Mage.

News and Discussion

  • Forged in the Barrens is NOW LIVE!
    • Discussion: First Week impression?
  • @bmkibler Tweeting thoughts in needed balance changes
    • Suggests to @playhearthstone that Pen Flinger and Animated Broomstick need “Nerf”.
    • Discussion: Our thoughts on Kibler’s Tweet?
  • Mega Golden Classic Bundle – $39.99
    • 10 Golden Packs and 2 Golden Legendaries
    • Discussion: Is this a good deal, would we recommend it?
  • Tavern Brawl: Everybunny Get in Here!
    • Happy Noblegarden! Celebrate the season by dyeing eggs, one will spawn each -turn! You’ll get 10 random class cards and a bunch of dye to help you hatch something cute.

Decklist:
[Armor Vendor] x 2
[Wand Thief] x 2
[Astromancer Solarian] x 1
[Far Watch Post] x 2
[Starscryer] x 2
[Wildfire] x 2
[Death’s Head Cultist] x 2
[Imprisoned Observer] x 2
[Mor’shan Watch Post] x 2
[Venomous Scorpid] x 2
[Crossroads Watch Post] x 2
[Reckless Apprentice] x 2
[Varden Dawngrasp] x 1
[Jandice Barov] x 1
[Ogremancer] x 2
[Taelan Fordring] x 1
[Kargal Battlescar] x 1
[Mordresh Fire Eye] 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. AAECAc/6AwaNuwPZ0QP66APY7AOd7gOoigQMw7gD97gDpNEDjtQDkuQDlugD9+gD+OgD+egDmOoD0+wD1uwDAA==

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.

This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at Patch 16.4.1 and the Spirit of Competition event that is currently taking place in game.

During the play portion of the game we check out a Reno Highlander Mage.

News and Discussion

  • Patch 16.4.1: NOW LIVE!
    • Battlegrounds Update
    • Removed Hero: Tirion Fordring
    • Added Hero: Queen Wagtoggle
    • Resolved various Bugs
    • Android issues should now be resolved
  • Hearthstone Event: Spirit of Competition
    • Log in any time between March 4 at 10 a.m. PT and March 17 at 10 a.m. PT to receive 2 Rise of Shadows packs, 2 Saviors of Uldum packs, 2 Descent of Dragons packs, and the Year of the Dragon commemorative card back!
    • March 4th, 10:00 AM PT: Play 2 games in any mode to earn a Descent of Dragons card pack.
    • March 5th, 10:00 AM PT: Play 20 cards to earn a Rise of Shadows and Saviors of Uldum card pack.
    • March 6th, 10:00 AM PT: Take 30 turns to earn a Rise of Shadows and Saviors of Uldum card pack.
    • Event Brawl: The Burndown! Brawl
    • Event Brawl: Hall of Champions Brawl
  • Dean Ayala Tweeted!!!
    • “Planning on reverting a handful of card nerfs just before the upcoming set rotation. We’ll share details on exactly what those cards are in the next couple weeks but they currently include 5 Wild cards, 4 Year of the Raven cards (rotating to Wild), and 1 Year of the Dragon card.”
  • Master’s Tour Living Room (Master’s Tour L.A.) to be an online only event!
  • Tavern Brawl: The Burndown – Rekindled
    • The Burndown returns and is better than ever! Take control of a random deck, if you lose you’ll get a copy of your opponent’s deck! How long can you deck survive THE BURNDOWN!?

Decklist:
[Arcane Breath] x 1
[Ray of Frost] x 1
[Book of Specters] x 1
[Doomsayer] x 1
[Firetree Witchdoctor] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Arcane Intellect] x 1
[Frost Nova] x 1
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Stargazer Luna] x 1
[Arcane Keysmith] x 1
[Bone Wraith] x 1
[Conjurer’s Calling] x 1
[Escaped Manasaber] x 1
[Twilight Drake] x 1
[Malygos, Aspect of Magic] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Blizzard] x 1
[Dragoncaster] x 1
[Reno the Relicologist] x 1
[Flamestrike] x 1
[Luna’s Pocket Galaxy] x 1
[Siamat] x 1
[Power of Creation] x 1
[Totollan Pilgrim] x 1
[Alexstrasza] x 1
[Dragonqueen Alexstrasza] x 1
[Kalecgos] x 1
[The Amazing Reno] 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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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.

GuyGrumpy

This week Avanties and Zerotio are joined by Hearthstone Community Streamer GuyGrumpy! Together we discuss the recent nerfs, the Hearthstone Global Games Finals, and much more.

During the play portion GuyGrumpy brings a fun Reno Dragon Mage.

News and Discussion

  • Introduction: GuyGrumpy
    • Tell us about yourself
    • How goes the quest for 1,000,000 dust?
    • What are you playing, right now?
    • Promote your Stream/Content
  • Nerfs Rolled Out 12/19
    • Corrupt Elementalist: 6 Mana (up from 5)
    • Sludge Slurper: 1 Attack (down from 2)
    • Faceless Corruptor: 4 Attack (down from 5)
    • Mogu Fleshshaper: 9 Mana (up from 7)
    • Battlegrounds: Various Nerfs, most impactful is Nightmare Amalgam and Bran Bronzebeard (Hero) removed
    • Discussion: How do we feel about the Nerfs?
  • Hearthstone Global Games Champion Crowned
    • Denmark def. United Kingdom 3-2
    • Denmark: FreddyB and FuryHunter
  • Discussion: 2019 Hearthstone Year
  • Tavern Brawl: A New Year Bash
    • The party is here! Work together with another player to decorate the tavern and kickoff a New Year’s party!

Decklist:
[Arcane Breath] x 1
[Ray of Frost] x 1
[Doomsayer] x 1
[Firetree Witchdoctor] x 1
[Frostbolt] x 1
[Zephrys the Great] x 1
[Arcane Intellect] x 1
[Frost Nova] x 1
[Scalerider] x 1
[Azure Explorer] x 1
[Evasive Feywing] x 1
[Fizz Kindleroost] x 1
[Polymorph] x 1
[Scaleworm] x 1
[Big Ol’ Whelp] x 1
[Blast Wave] x 1
[Cobalt Spellkin] x 1
[Malygos, Aspect of Magic] x 1
[Rolling Fireball] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Blizzard] x 1
[Dragoncaster] x 1
[Khartut Defender] x 1
[Reno the Reclicologist] x 1
[Luna’s Pocket Galaxy] x 1
[Twin Tyrant] x 1
[Alexstrasza] x 1
[Dragonqueen Alexstrasza] x 1
[Kalecgos] x 1
[Puzzle Box of Yogg-Saron] 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. AAECAf0EHk2KAckDqwTFBMsElgWJ8QLG+AKggAOmhwPoiQOfmwOKngOhoQPCoQP8owOSpAP1rAP6rAOwrQPsrwPwrwOIsAPnsAP/sAOBsQOHsQORsQPhtgMAAA==

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.

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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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.