Avanties and Zerotio spend this labor day weekend looking over the recent card balance updates and speculating about the upcoming “Onward to …. ULDUM!” event.

During the play portion of the show we check out Battlecry Quest Shaman.

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone Update – August 26: Card Balance Update
    • Card Changes are LIVE!
    • Zephrys The Great Card Improvements & Bug Fixes
      • Fixed Several Bugs involving Weapon Removal offerings
      • Fixed a bug not offering specific cards
      • Fixed bugs involving how Zephrys identifies Hero Powers
      • Fixed bug with Betrayal not being offered to remove one threat
      • Fixed how Alexstrasza reads opponent’s health total
      • Fixed a bug help Zephrys identify to Silence own frozen minion for Lethal
      • Fixed a bug where Zephrys did not consider multiple deathrattles on one minion
      • Improved Zephrys’s evalution of healing the current turn, versus the following turn
  • Hearthstone Event: Onward To… ULDUM!
    • Tavern Brawl Events, before Tombs of Terror release on Sept 17
    • Week 1: “The League of Explorers: Revived!” (Sept 4-10)
      • Help Elise save her friends and reunite the League of Explorers in this brand-new Dungeon Run-inspired Tavern Brawl!
      • 1 x Classic Pack for participating in the Tavern Brawl
      • Participate in the Tavern Brawl to complete a Legendary Quest – Rewards 1 Saviors of Uldum Card Packs
    • Week 2: Three Wishes (Sept 11-18)
      • Your wish is his command! Use Zephrys the Great wisely in this brand-new Tavern Brawl.
      • 1 x Classic Pack for winning the Tavern Brawl
      • Participate in the Tavern Brawl to complete a Legendary Quest – Rewards 2 Saviors of Uldum Card Packs
  • Tavern Brawl: Valeers’s Bag of Burgled Spells
    • Valeera has stolen spells from every class and filled your deck with them!  Each of those spells will summon a random minion of the same cost when played.

Decklist:
[Mutate] x 2
[Corrupt the Waters] x 1
[Sludge Slurper] x 2
[EVIL Cable Rat] x 2
[EVIL Totem] x 2
[Novice Engineer] x 2
[Questing Explorer] x 2
[Sandstorm Elemental] x 2
[Bog Slosher] x 2
[Mind Control Tech] x 2
[Weaponized Wasp] x 2
[Lifedrinker] x 2
[Former Champ] x 2
[Fire Elemental] x 2
[Mogu Fleshshaper] x 2
[Shudderwock] 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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This week Avanties and Zerotio reminisce about the Hearthpwn website and the recent announcement of its closure. They also discuss the recent grandmasters play and the start of the Rise of the Mech event.

During the play portion Mattatarms gives us a Murloc Aggro deck from the China Gold Series.

News and Discussion

Decklist:
[Zap] x 2
[Lightning Bolt] x 2
[Murloc Tidecaller] x 2
[Sludge Slurper] x 2
[Voltaic Burst] x 2
[Bluegill Warrior] x 2
[Earthen Might] x 1
[Likkim] x 2
[Rockbiter Weapon] x 2
[Underbelly Angler] x 2
[Electra Stormsurge] x 1
[Haunting Visions] x 1
[Lava Burst] x 2
[Murloc Warleader] x 1
[Spirit of the Frog] x 2
[Thunderhead] x 2
[Doomhammer] 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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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

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Winter is Here! AND IT IS COLD!!!

This week Avanties, Virsica, and Zerotio are rejoined by their wondering colleague Mattatarms to discuss the upcoming ladder changes in February.  There is also discussion around the HCT Winter Championships, an IGN interview with Dean ‘Iksar’ Ayala and much more!

During the play portion the guys check out the Peanut Shaman from Viper. 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.