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Blizzard just released a new Fireside Chat blog post on the offcicial Hearthstone site. Mike Domais talks in it a lot about Elementals. We were all womdering about how the Elemental tribe would interact with each other and this article gives a lot of insight to it. The post is accopanied with some new card spoilers (Flame Elemental is a token)! See for yourself…....

Spoiler season started fast in week one. We already got 4 8 new cards released: Fire Fly is the first of the Elemental flock and seems good value. It also plays in the “if you played an Elemental last turn” mechanic. Crystalline Oracle is understatted (in a vacuum, a worse Swashburglar), but has both quest and elemental synergy. We have yet to see what value comes from the elemental tag. The impact of being an Elemental in Priest still is unclear. Shadow Visions is a combo-enabler that could also find a place in control decks for the utility it provides; need an AoE damage for turn 5, go get it! Flame Geysir could be a cheap substitute for Arcane Blast in Elemental Mage decks. Clutchmother Zavas provides even more tools for Discardlock on the “card you want to be discarded” side. The picture of where this archetype is heading is getteing clearer and ...

The stream is over and we got some exting stuff that got revealed. We saw the Warlock Quest which is all about Discard. Hunter’s and Rogue’s Legendary minions were shown off and man – great mechanics! The craziest card by far, while likely not competitive, is a new Warrior Epic spell that replaces your ENTIRE deck with “Discover a card” cards!!! Anyway, without further ado, here are the cards: John “kickedtripod” Horstman made some nice GIFs of Elise, Sherazim, and and KingDred gameplay for you to enjoy: Here is a full gif of Elise the Trailblazer’s interaction. #UnGoro #Hearthstone pic.twitter.com/1YikG1q2MD — John Horstmann (@kickedtripod) March 17, 2017 A full gif of the Sherazin interaction. Notice the leaves light up as you play cards. #Hearthstone #UnGoro pic.twitter.com/XQ89WVMwQ5 — John Horstmann (@kickedtripod) March 17, 2017 Swamp King Dred interaction gif pic.twitter.com/5IMs7OSwTR — John Horstmann (@kickedtripod) March 17, 2017 We learned a few more ...

Introduction This is the fourth iteration of Power Rankings after MSoG, ONiK and WotOG. I will continue this tradition by evaluating the cards of the newest expansion as well. If you comment on twitter, please use the hashtag #UnGoroRankings. This time, this article will not be just me, Martin “OtakuMZ“, but Nicholas “hsdecktech” will join me on this journey. Additionally, there will be a added category above the normal rankings: Q: Quest Rankings. Legendary spells just deserved their own category. In this category we will rank all Legendary Quest with their subsequent rewards from best to worst. They will also appear in the normal rankings. The last thing we will add is a “Controversities” Chapter below the rankings. If Nicholas and I heavily disagree on a card, we will discuss it there. To see all the tokens and Adapt upgrades please head to @Eldorian‘s Journey to Un’Goro Spoiler Card List. If you want some more insights on card analysis, we invite you to check out Card Reviews ...

Introduction Standard includes Basic, Classic, and the two most recent years worth of expansions. With every new set comes the excitement of new cards and the promise of a new meta, but with the first set each standard-year comes a set rotation (and, thus far, changes to the evergreen sets). When Journey to Un’Goro releases next month, we are losing Blackrock Mountain, The Grand Tournament, and League of Explorers. There were a lot of impactful cards in those sets, which @OtakuMZ1978 and @hsdecktech break down for you below. We will give you a list of staple cards that will rotate to Wild play mode in early April. We also include suggestions on how to replace these cards in order to retain established deck types. But beware, there will be some that are not replaceable due to their unique effect (e.g. Brann Bronzebeard). If you think that we missed something important, please leave a comment ...

 

When the Hearthstone team announced Journey to Un’Goro it was said that we would have more cards revealed on March 17th. Well, now we know the time and place. At 11 AM PDT over at twitch.tv/playhearthstone Day9 will be joined by Senior Designer Peter Whalen to reveal a bunch of new cards that will be coming out in the next set. There is no hint on how many cards we will see, but I am assuming it will likely be around 20 or so new cards revealed during the live stream with the rest trickling in over the next 2 weeks after the stream (with the final 25 or so being revealed by Blizzard at once shortly before the set launches)....

This week’s Tavern Brawl is Encounter at the Crossroads (again), but this time, with an exciting TWIST: the prize is a pack of Journey to Un’Goro, to be opened after the set releases. Make sure you get at least one win in this week, or you’ll be leaving sweet, sweet, dinos on the table. Remember, another wave of spoilers comes out this week and the set launch is scheduled to come out in “early April,” so from here on out the hype train is all steam ahead! Check out all the Un’Goro spoilers in our running set list, here....

 

Dissecting E. Malone’s Journal #2

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Introduction E. Malone is getting insights of his second week of his adventures in Un’Goro Crater. Again, we, hsdecktech and I, OtakuMZ will try to unravel the secrets hidden in his journal. If you missed the first part of this series, you can find it here. The video we saw right before this journal got released is tied to these pages. Our analysis to the “Wonders of Un’Goro” #1 and the vid itself can be found here. Maybe there is more crazy stuff like Beast in Paladin buried in these journal pages below? But first, here read for yourself: Day 8? Another mention of these storms with green and blue lightning that we already saw in the Doyle video. The huge flash at the end seemed to teleport part of the expedition to another place. This could a) lead to another Shaman associated AoE but this would result in the fourth one (two ...

Well Met! As always, your hosts John, J.R., and Tannon get together every week to discuss all things Hearthstone – news, esports, and more. We look forward to producing a show that keeps you up to speed on all the biggest things happening in Hearthstone, its awesome communities, and its incredible tournaments. Join us live on Sunday evenings for the video stream, or download the audio podcast on Mondays! This week on Well Met!: The team celebrates 100 episodes. PAX East Champion RayC and NA Anchor for Hearthstone Global Games HotMEOWTH join the show. Many EU markets are seeing price adjustments for Hearthstone content. Hearthstone Global Games voting has finished and the guys discuss their favorites. Heroic Tavern Brawl took place this week. The guys discuss E. Malone’s expedition journal. Ray discusses his PAX East win. The team discusses the new meta and Finja. Much of what we’re able to do ...

Blizzard just released their first video teaser on their YouTube channel. This is the second (professional) short video related to the new Journey to Un’Goro expansion with the first being the live stream announcement. This time, it is not our beloved and rapping game director who is the main character but the famous Professor Georg Herbert Doyle the Fourth. He is on the hunt of “the last Kaleidosaur” named Galvadon (see below in the screenshot section). From the video we learn (spoiler warning!) that Galvadon is the reward for the Paladin Legendary Quest. It is a 5-mana Legendary Paladin Beast – wait, what?! Beasts in Paladin? There are a few more things mentioned like  “dangerous lightning storms” and two plants named Fire Thistle and Lily Feather, which might be cards too.  The video can be watched below after some screenshots....