Avanties and Zerotio are joined by Mattatarms this week to discuss the recent changes to the Masters Qualifiers, the recent announcement of Masters Tour Arlington and much more.

During the play portion we check out a tempo/combo priest deck from Mattatarms.

News and Discussion

  • Changes for Masters Qualifiers
    • Masters Tour Qualifiers will use the Conquest, best-of-three, 3 decks with a ban format.
    • Masters Qualifiers will be expanded to a maximum capacity of 512 players.
    • To reduce tournament lengths, we will be changing all Masters Qualifiers to single elimination.
    • If a player makes Top 8 at least six times in a qualifying season currently, they will earn an invite. To make this qualification path easier, we’re reducing this number down to five.
    • We will be going back to only awarding the first-place competitor in Masters Qualifiers with an invite to its corresponding Masters Tour event.
    • We are adding more pack prizing to Masters Qualifiers.
    • We will be giving direct invites for Masters Tour events to the Top 16 not-yet-invited ladder players from each region at the end of every month, totaling out to 96 invites per qualifying period.
  • Announcing: Masters Tour Arlington
    • Masters Qualifiers between Oct 3rd and Nov 24th
    • eSports Stadium Arlington, Jan 30 – Feb 2
  • Gamestop Packs Promotion
    • Spend $20 at gamestop and get a code for 10 classic packs. One per account 
  • Tombs of Terror: Chapter 3
    • Release: 9/24
    • Discussion: How are we enjoying the Tombs of Terror solo content?
  • Tavern Brawl: Brawl  Block: Tinyfin Mode!
    • Construct a deck using ONLY basic, common and rare cards!

Decklist:
[Circle of Healing] x 2
[Silence] x 1
[Topsy Turvy] x 1
[Beaming Sidekick] x 2
[Inner Fire] x 2
[Lightwarden] x 2
[Northshire Cleric] x 2
[Power Word: Shield] x 2
[Divine Spirit] x 2
[Injured Tol’vir] x 2
[Neferset Ritualist] x 2
[Wild Pyromancer] x 2
[Acolyte of Pain] x 1
[Extra Arms] x 1
[Injured Blademaster] x 2
[High Priest Amet] x 1
[Psychopomp] x 2
[Bwonsamdi, the Dead] 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.

This week we look at the 24 hours since the release of Rise of Shadows and discuss what we have seen and what we are excited about. We then take a look at the next few classes and review the cards for Paladin, Priest, Rogue, and Shaman.

News and Discussion

  • Rise of Shadows: Release 4/9
    • First ever simultaneous, world-wide release
    • Legendary Launch Quests: Daily Quests, rewarding Year of the Dragon Packs
    • Shadow Bundle Available: $9.99 for 9 Rise of Shadow Packs and an Arena Ticket
    • Discussion: First Impressions, after 24 hrs of new Set
  • Tavern Brawl: Standard Brawliseum
    • Description: Welcome back, gladiator! Build a deck for Standard format this time and compete for glorious prizes.

Deck Analysis
Rise of Shadows Review: Paladin, Priest, Rogue and Shaman

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.

We’re building a Wall, and making Druids pay for it!

This week we somberly discuss the recent Activision/Blizzard layoffs as a lot of friends have recent lost their jobs.  We also discuss the Season of Rastakhan starting today.

During the play portion of the show we check out a Wall Priest deck from @Dekkstergaming. Read More →

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 few 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 3 of our Rastakhan’s Rumble features Zerotio and Virsica discussing the Priest, Rouge, and Shaman classes.

Let’s get ready to RRRRRRRRUMBLE!!!!!!!!!

This week Avanties, Mattatarms, Virsica, and Zerotio discuss the final Rastakhan’s Rumble live reveal stream, what Gurubashi Arena team are you cheering for, and much more.

During the play portion we check out the Zerek’s Cloning Gallery Priest Seyohun608 played to a championship at DreamHack Atlanta. Read More →