Hallow! Hallow! Hallow!

This week on Hero Power we discuss the fall out in the community leagues, plus HCT Fall Championships, and much more.

During the play portion of the show Mattatarms and Zeortio do their best Bloodyface and Languagehacker impression to recreate the HCT Fall Finals.

News and Discussion

  • Blizzard cracks down on Hearthstone Community Leagues, now requiring a community license and restricted format.
    • Avanties discussion with the community team.
    • Discussion and Speculation between Mattatarms, Virsica, and Zerotio
  • Upcoming Balance Update: Oct 18th (Balance changes go live tomorrow, see show notes or listen to Coin Concede for comprehensive breakdown.)
    • Giggling Inventor: From 5 Mana to 7 Mana
    • Mana Wyrm: From 1 Mana to 2 Mana
    • Aviana: From 9 Mana to 10 Mana
    • Due to Go live October 18th
    • Discussion: Is this enough to “refresh” meta, until the next set release?
    • Discussion: Does the change to Aviana show us that Wild Balance is important to Team 5?
  • HCT Fall Championship
    • Top 4, going to World Championship: Bloodyface, Bloodtrail Justsaiyan and LanguageHacker
    • Finals: Languagehacker def Bloodyface!
      • Both finalists have been guests on Hero Power!
  • Hallow’s End Event: Oct 17-31
    • Logging in during this Event gives you a Golden Witch’s Cauldron
    • Dual-Class Arena during the Event: First Arena Run is Free!
    • Monster Smash Tavern Brawl: Oct 17-22
    • The Headless Horseman Rides Again Tavern Brawl: Oct 24-29
    • “Hallow! Hallow! Bundle:  $19.99 USD for 20 Witchwood Packs and Annoy-O Paladin Portrait
  • Tavern Brawl: Monster Smash
    • It’ll catch on in a flash! Take control of one of the Witchwood’s powerful monsters and misfits! Let’s see who rules the Witchwood!

This week Mattatarms plays Bloodyfaces line up from HCT Fall Championship vs Zerotio playing Languagehackers line up.

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.

Warriors, Warriors Everywhere!

This week we discuss Iksars recent visit to Thijs’ stream, HS Replay stat breakdown of the sets in the current meta, UHL, Into The Wild League, PAX West, and much more.

During the play portion we check out an Odd Warrior from Rebobson. Read More →

I Blame FRID!

This week on Hero Power we discuss the HGG Team announcements, UHL Season 2 Playoffs starting, Dreamhack Summer, Choose Your Champion and more.

During the play portion we check out the Murloc Mage list that Zerotio is blaming on FRID with a Virsica spin. Read More →

Bye Bye Brode-y

This week we discuss the big news, Ben Brode announcing he is leaving Blizzard to get back into game design, Chakki joining Team 5, Monster Hunt launching April 26th, and much more.

During the play portion of the show we play a fun Hadronox Taunt Druid.

News and Discussion

 

  • Con Before the Storm/World of Podcasts Promo

 

  • Witchwood Monster Hunt Releases Tomorrow!
    • April 26th at 10am PST (1pm EST)
  • Shudderwok and Lifedrinker Animation Changes
    • Shortening Animations of both cards
    • Shudderwok Battlecry list capped at 20
  • Virsica’s UHL Week 2 match vs Loremaster Eve, Friday 9pm eastern
  • Tavern Brawl: A Witchy Recipe
    • Hagatha is mixing up a special brew from her big book of cursed recipes! Choose a class and sample the latest deck recipe concoction!

Draw April Patron Winner – Congratulations Paul Lain (Inkd)

Decklist:
[Lesser Jasper Spellstone] x 2
[Naturalize] x 2
[Wild Growth] x 2
[Tar Creeper] x 1
[Witching Hour] x 2
[Branching Paths] x 2
[Ironwood Golem] x 2
[Oaken Summons] x 2
[Swipe] x 2
[Carnivorous Cube] x 2
[Harrison Jones] x 1
[Nourish] x 2
[Rotten Applebaum] x 2
[Primordial Drake] x 2
[The Lich King] x 1
[Hadronox] x 1
[Master Oakheart] x 1
[Ultimate Infestation] 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.