LOTI 071 : LoE Wing 2 – Uldaman

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LoE Wing 2 : Uldaman

Intro:  

Welcome to the Legend of the Innkeeper.  We’re glad you could join us for our 71st episode.  

This week we are talking about… LOE wing 2

Updates:

What did you do this week?

Special Guest: Espo the Teacher

Top card from the wing:

VastidiousEthereal Conjurer and Unearthed Raptor

Ariannwyn – Unearthed Raptor

Espo –  Unearthed Raptor

News

  • Images discovered for upcoming Tavern Brawls
    • In the latest patch there were some interesting tidbits related to some possible upcoming brawls. First were some references to a deckbuilding brawl where players grow their decks as they play. There were also 5 different images that leave all kinds of questions behind. Links to the images here:

Espo Mode

We finally get to see the treasure that was hidden away for the last 4 weeks!

This is a pre-constructed deck from hero of your choice.  You will then pilot a deck full of 2 mana 2 / 3 Pirates against another player.  Each turn you are shown 3 cards from the class you choose or the full neutral collection.

Second Wing: Uldaman

Brann Bronzebeard – League member who leads this part of the journey.

The first Trogg is Chieftain Scarvash – (30 health)

He pulses auroras that interrupt your abilities.

If you defeat him, you get:

[Tunnel Trogg] – 1 mana, 1/ 3 minion, Whenever you Overload, gain +1 Attack per locked Mana Crystal (Shaman)

[Ethereal Conjurer] – 5 mana, 6/3 minion, Battlecry: Discover a spell (Mage) NOTE: Discover is only Neutral or the Class cards.

[Mounted Raptor] – 3 mana, 3/2 Beast – Deathrattle: Summon a random 1-Cost minion. (Druid)

It’s a Class specific mini-Shredder

Next battle is unique. You hop into a mine cart to escape the Troggs to get into the center of Uldaman. Master the minecart. Cards like bombs, weaving left or right, or Barrel Forward (1 mana, Get 1 turn closer to the Exit!)

When you complete that you get:

[Tomb Spider] – 4 mana, 3/3 Beast, Battlecry: Discover a Beast. (Neutral or Class specific to what class you are playing)

[Unearthed Raptor] – 3 mana, 3/ 4 minion, Battlecry: Choose a friendly minion, Gain a copy of its Deathrattle effect. (Rogue)  – Can copy Sylvannas’s Deathrattle!

Then you face Archaedas – (30 health)

He summons a bunch of useless statues on both sides of the board.

[Fierce Monkey] – 3 mana, 3 / 4 Beast, Taunt (Warrior)

[Reliquary Seeker] – 1 mana, 1/1 minion, Battlecry: If you have 6 other minions, gain +4/+4 (Warlock)

[Keeper of Uldaman] – 4 mana, 3 / 4 minion, Battlecry: Set a minion’s Attack and Health to 3. (Paladin)

[Excavated Evil] – 5 mana, Deal 3 damage to all minions. Shuffle this card into your opponent’s deck. (Paladin)

Then you get the card:

[Brann Bronzebeard] – Legendary – 3 mana, 2 / 4 minion, Your Battlecries trigger twice.

Hints and Tips

This is handled in the Email below

Tournaments

SeatStory Cup IV

32 players

Last Hero standing w-1 ban (similar to 2014 Blizzcon WC)

Season 19’s final rankings for the Americas region were released the other day by Blizzard. The interesting thing I noticed about the list is that there isn’t any player that I recognize other than Admirable. A bunch of fresh names (at least for my casual eyes).

http://www.hearthpwn.com/blue-tracker/topic/14413-hearthstone-october-2015-ranked-play-season-final-rankings

Reviews and Emails

iTunes Reviews: 0

Emails: 1 – Question for LOTI – Ryan Rudder

Hey Guys,

Just wanted to say I really enjoy listening to the podcast, especially while I am at work. Been playing Hearthstone off and on for almost a year now. I played for a bit when TGT came out but quit until last week when the League of Explorers dropped. I was quickly reminded how much I really enjoy the game. I think the reason why I would stop playing for months at a time is I took all the losses hard and would always get frustrated. Kinda funny, Tavern Brawl was the most annoying part as I never won a brawl and would always get frustrated. I didn’t play it a lot but I think you guys know how annoying losing streaks can be lol.

I was away from the game when I heard the latest adventure mode came out and promptly bought it. I am really having fun with it but I think the biggest reason for my renewed optimism and enjoyment from the game comes from advice that Espo gave about just having fun. I really think that is the key. I am playing mostly Warrior right now with Magni (I can’t stand Grommosh) and really enjoy it.

Now I have a question. I just figured out how to craft cards. Do I need more than 2 of any card? Hearthstone says I can dust a bunch of my cards but I am reluctant to do it. If I have two of any card, let’s say Hoot Hoot, can I put two Hoot Hoots in all of my decks? I have a lot of cards that I have over 4 or 5 and I wonder if I should just dust them? Hopefully I stated this with confusing anyone.

Also, one last question: What are some of your favorite card arts in the game (I tweeted you guys earlier)? The awesome card art (and card backs) are another reason why I am growing addicting to this game. Been watching Trump play Priest the past few days and I really dig the Cabal Shadow Priest and Auchenai Soul Priest card art.

Thanks for the podcast and all the info you give out on a weekly basis. This game is great and I think it only gets better the more fun you have. thanks! BTW: I have won 2 straight tavern brawls!! unbelievable!!

May your blades never dull,

Ryan

Twitter:

Cuddles:   Getting into @PlayHearthstone & loving @LotiPodcast bingeing on it today and learning lots! Great show!

Facebook Shoutout:

Jeremy:  LOTI traveled with me today along California’s central coast. The coastline is Big Sur and the Elephant Seals are in San Simeon. Thanks for keeping me company on a long but beautiful drive LOTI. Sorry my screen doesn’t show up better in the photos, it’s sunny here in California!

Outro

That does it for this episode.  You can email the show at [email protected]  You can also visit our website at legendoftheinnkeeper.com where we will post the show notes with the episode that has links to all the information we discussed. As well as new articles from Kraska each week

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Until next show, Happy gaming!

Credits:

Music by James Marantettehttps://soundcloud.com/james-marantette

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Vastidious is a long time gamer, father to Ariannwyn and doesn’t read the text on the cards.

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