Yeah, don't hit very hard and are also pretty easy to ward off. Bosses The difficulty of the bosses increases as you advance through the Monster Hunt, with the Level One boss being typically extremely weak, whereas the final boss is usually quite difficult. It was possible to cheat around the Battlecry though, so devoting a new keyword should avoid that problem altogether. The Beast Within The cursed denizens of the Witchwood will not find the people of Gilneas to be easy prey. Eventually the curse found its way to Gilneas, where many of its inhabitants were transformed into worgen, including King Genn Greymane. At one point in time Warrior was king, but that was a long time ago.
All Control Warlock players will want to have Lord Godfrey in their decks. Shudderwock challenges players to think a little bit outside of the box and experiment with a different kind of win condition that could introduce some really interesting battlecry-based decks to the meta. But then, I'm not sure a triple-echoed 3 drop equates to a 9 drop, which it shouldn't. Battlecry: Add a random Shaman spell to your hand. You can pre-order the expansion on Battle. The pre-order bundle costs £44. Following the Cataclysm and an invasion by the , some of these Gilnean worgen have regained their free will.
It's easy to see how this could become a tech card against powerful decks, since it has such an immediate effect to answer whatever your opponent has coming. With the ability to thin out the remaining cards in your deck, Countess Ashmore could guarantee you a smoother mana curve depending on your deck and draw up to three cards. New Gameboard As always, Hearthstone is getting a new game board with the expansion. This new mode will see four intrepid adventurers who are, in fact, completely new characters for the game embark on a trip into the grim and foreboding forest. This means that Bellringer Sentry and Hidden Wisdom create a perfect combo against aggro decks. Those with the will to banish this evil must find it in them to do what must be done—even when close to the limits of their strength.
Come back later in the week and I'll have a little more to say about Hagatha the Witch. Source: Analysis: Since Rogue is saying goodbye to and in the new Standard year, this class is going to need some new cards to swipe opposing class cards. It's too powerful with Charge, but with Rush you can hit minions hard and fast. Card Backs There are two new card backs. The new Hearthstone year is upon us.
As it stands, Quest Priests will want to pack in a Rotten Applebaum, as they build to their quest completion. Dire Frenzy This Hunter buff spell will work especially well with low-cost beasts. Source: Analysis: This is a bit of a twist on an old favorite. The Witchwood Decks We're in the process of putting together guides to some of the new decks that are hitting the meta. Striking back against the fear that grips the city requires iron discipline and sacrifice. The Witchwood: New game board As you surely could have guessed for yourself by now, The Witchwood will add a new playable game board to Hearthstone. With a new set comes new keywords.
These sets called buckets, are are all designed to fit a certain theme or strategy. Follow the trail to and the Facebook gallery to see all the cards that have been revealed thus far. The normal cost for a three card draw is five mana. Back in the days of Mysterious Challenger, Paladin secrets were something to be feared. But Standard players will want to be aware that is rotating out, so that's at least one tool that's going away.
It should be played right after you build up a board and repress the desire of your opponent to clear it. Superstition must be cast aside in favor of strict order. This spell can either work as a follow-up to that Divine Favor to set up a finisher or it can be used after the Sunkeeper Tarim play to ensure the board stays populated. With each new set comes a move outside the old, and a change in gameplay to allow new players a chance to jump in fresh. It definitely adds a new layer of considerations at mid to late game when you think that your opponent is lower on resources. If you'd like to jump aboard, you still have a few hours to claim some. If you had nine Mana you could play it three times.
Hearthstone: The Witchwood launches on April 12 in America, and Europe is expected to follow shortly after that. We've been working on a series of articles look at the impact of both of these new cards on all nine of the Hearthstone heroes. Wing Blast will also be invaluable on Arena since it's only a Rare card. More details will be revealed as the start of the hunt draws near. I like the look of the new board. With the events of the , Gilneas has rejoined the.
A couple rules before we start. Do my eyes play tricks on me, will monsters seal our doom? Of course, this will be around for the next two years, which leaves plenty of time to add new Paladin Secrets. Let us know in the comments section below. The boss encountered at each level is random for each Monster Hunt. Today Blizzard gave us our first big batch of cards from the upcoming The Witchwood.
Each turn they are in your hand, these cards swap their attack and health. Stranger still, they all seem to share the same horrid dream, night after night: a feeling of unspeakable dread as they watch huge, spectral fangs devour the moon. A new year of Standard and a new expansion mean new cards. Keep it on Shacknews for the for more card breakdowns for the Witchwood, leading all the way up to the expansion's release on. Beasts with Lifesteal are another great option, which may finally fulfill the lack of proper healing within the class. Hearthstone has certainly toyed with similar effects before, with cards like Molten Blade or Shifting Scroll changing to randomized cards from a pool of weapons or Mage spells, respectively. Minions with the new Rush keyword can attack opposing minions—but not Heroes—on the same turn they are played.