This week Avanties and Zerotio take a look at patch 17.0.2 and the card changes coming down the pipeline, plus they take a look at week 1 of Grandmasters new format.

During the play portion we check out a Warrior deck from Bloodyface.

News and Discussion

  • Avanties played in his first Hearthstone tournament run by someone else, lol
    • Shoutout to Hughberto and the Kentucky Hearthstone Community!
  • Balance Patch 17.0.2: Scheduled “Early Next Week”
    • Changes listed in Link Above
  • Grandmaster 2020 Season 1: Started!
    • New Multi-Format System
    • Players earn points each week, to qualify for Playoffs in Week 8
    • Week 1 Top 4
      • Americas: Bloodyface, Justsaiyan, Empanizado, Fr0zen
      • EU: BoarControl, Felkeine, Zhym, SilverName
      • APAC: Che0nsu, Ryvius, Surrender, Posesi
    • Week 1 Finals
      • Americas: Empanizado def Bloodyface
      • EU: BoarControl def Silvername
      • APAC: Ryvius def Surrender
  • Tavern Brawl: Dr Boom’s Ignoblegarden!
    • Dr. Boom is tired of eggs and bunnies! Choose a class and find the treats he hid in your deck!
    • Note: Only decks are original 9 Classes, no DH. What does this mean for “Recycled” Tavern Brawls going forward?

Decklist:
[Inner Rage] x 2
[Risky Skipper] x 2
[Sky Raider] x 1
[Armorsmith] x 2
[Battle Rage] x 2
[Corsair Cache] x 2
[Injured Tol’vir] x 2
[Rampage] x 2
[Serpent Egg] x 2
[Ancharrr] x 1
[Bloodsworn Mercenary] x 2
[Bomb Wrangler] x 2
[Teron Gorefiend] x 1
[Kor’kron Elite] x 2
[Wrenchcalibur] x 2
[Blastmaster Boom] x 1
[Bloodboil Brute] 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.

This week Avanties and Zerotio discuss the announcement of the Hearthstone Summit 2020 and upcoming changes to Masters Tour Indonesia.

During the play portion we check out a Galakrond Warrior decklist shared by Ridiculous Hat and created by @ZachODR

News and Discussion

  • Hearthstone 2020 Summit: Confirmed!
  • Masters Tour – Indonesia: Relocated to Los Angeles
    • Change due to Coronavirus concerns
    • Re-book cost reimbursement (up to $250) being offered
    • Discussion: Is this fair to players and could it have been prevented?
    • Discussion: How bad will this impact attendance in LA?
  • Tavern Brawl: When Clones Attack!
    • Zerek’s cloning technology is out of control!!! Choose a class and get a random deck, every minion you play will generate a 1/1 clone!

Decklist:
[Inner Rage] x 2
[Eternium Rover] x 2
[Risky Skipper] x 2
[Town Crier] x 2
[Armorsmith] x 2
[Ritual Chopper] x 2
[Acolyte of Pain] x 2
[Awaken!] x 2
[Bloodsworn Mercenary] x 1
[Bomb Wrangler] x 2
[Frothing Berserker] x 2
[Devoted Maniac] x 2
[Scion of Ruin] x 2
[Leeroy Jenkins] x 1
[Shield of Galakrond] x 2
[Kronx Dragonhoof] x 1
[Galakrond, the Unbreakable] 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 Avanties and Zerotio discuss the release of Chapter 2 of Galakronds Awakening, the first Masters Tour of 2020, and much more.

During the play portion of the show we check out a control Bomb Warrior.

News and Discussion

  • Galakrond’s Awakening: Chapter 2
    • Discussion: How did we enjoy the Chapter?
    • Discussion: How do we think the meta will be affected?
    • Chapter 3 arriving Tuesday, Feb 4th
    • Pimp Knoxville Fireside on Saturday, Feb 8th
  • Masters Tour Arlington
    • Top 8: Bloodyface, Totosh, Felkeine, xBlyzes, brimful, TIZS, AyRock, Alan870806
      • 4 French Players in Top 8
    • Top 4: Alan870806, xBlyzes, [Still in progress]
    • Discussion: How did we feel about the format?
    • Discussion: Do we think the Galakrond’s Awakening cards had an impact?
    • Discussion: How do we feel about YouTube hosting Masters Tour?
  • Dragon Masters Bundle
    • 25 “Year of the Dragon Packs”
    • 1 Random Descent of Dragons Legendary
    • $19.99 USD
    • Portion of proceeds go to Masters Tour Prizing for 2020 (Including Arlington)
    • Available until Feb 11th
  • Tavern Brawl: Lunar Blessings
    • Celebrate the Lunar New Year! Choose a class and get a random deck, choose an animal to receive its blessing and power.

Decklist:
[Eternium Rover] x 2
[Shield Slam] x 2
[Town Crier] x 2
[Warpath] x 2
[Bomb Wrangler] x 2
[Clockwork Goblin] x 2
[Shield Block] x 2
[SN1P-SN4P] x 1
[Hoard Pillager] x 2
[Omega Devastator] x 2
[Restless Mummy] x 22
[Wrenchcalibur] x 2
[Brawl] x 2
[Dyn-o-matic] x 1
[Zilliax] x 1
[Blastmaster Boom] x 1
[Dr. Boom, Mad Genius] 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 discuss the Nobelgarden event prizes and it’s time to choose your champion. During the second half of the show we finish up our Rise of Shadows card reviews with the Warlock, Warrior, and Neutral cards.

News and Discussion

  • Nobelgarden Event
    • 2 x Golden Mechano-Egg
    • 2 x Free Packs of Boomsday Project
  • Choose Your Champion is live!
    • Have until April 24th
    • Twitch Drops during live streams
      • One Rise of Shadows pack for 4 hours of total viewing
      • 1,500 Classic packs given every hour to lucky viewers
  • HCT World Championships decklists released
  • Tavern Brawl: Dr. Boom’s Ignoblegarden!
    • Dr. Boom is tired of eggs and bunnies!  Choose a class and play with the treats he’s placed in your deck!

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.

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 couple of 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 2 of our Rastakhan’s Rumble features Avanties and Mattatarms discussing the Hunter, Warlock, and Warrior classes.