LOTI 257 : What does this button do? Play?



What did you do this week?

Quests?  Ranked play?  Fun Guaranteed with friends?

Espo: Gold 3840, Rank 15, BG 8/38/3056

Vastidious: Gold 1590, BG Rank 4218, 2 wins, 29 Top 4


  • Battlegrounds Balance Changes and New Heroes
    • 4 New Heroes
      • Sindragosa – Stay Frosty (Passive) – At the end of your turn, Frozen minions get +1/+1
      • Elise Starseeker – Lead Explorer (Passive) – When you upgrade Bob’s Tavern get a ‘Recruitment Map’. (The Recruitment map recruits a minion from your current tavern tier after upgrading Bob’s tavern.)
      • Brann Bronzebeard – Battle Brand (Passive) – After you play a Battlecry minion, give a random friendly minion +1/+1.
      • Sir Finley Mrrgglton – Power Up! (1 cost) – Give a random friendly minion +1/+1. After you sell a minion, refresh this.
    • Minions leaving
      • King Mukla
      • Giantfin
      • Millificent Manastorm
      • Lich Baz’hial
    • Balance changes
      • Primalfin Lookout – Moved from Tier 5 to Tier 4
      • Voidlord – Moved from Tier 6 to Tier 5
      • Junkbot – Moved from Tier 4 to Tier 5
      • Coldlight Seer – Moved from Tier 3 to Tier 2
    • Future Updates
      • They are planning a future update for early December. 
        • More balancing of minions and Heroes based on how they perform.
        • Would like to continue rotating new Heroes in while rotating existing ones out. They have some recognizable faces they are working to include in December.
        • Two new minions currently planning to add in December.
          • King Bagurgle
          • Floating Watcher
        • Working on the first iteration of the Stats feature.  Like to show some interesting stats, like how many Triples you’ve created, your top five Heroes by wins and more.
  • Hearthstone Battlegrounds Tier List – Found on Hearthpwn https://www.hearthpwn.com/guides/battlegrounds/7054-hearthstone-battlegrounds-hero-tier-list-with-win
    • Highest Win % Heroes
      • Brann Bronzebeard – 17.88% win rate
      • Yogg-Saraon, Hope’s End – 17.80% win rate
      • The Rat King – 17.08% win rate
      • Lord Jaraxxus – 16.51% win rate
    • Highest Top 4 % Heroes
      • Patchwerk – 66.45% in the Top 4
      • The Rat King – 65.32% in the Top 4
      • A.F. Kay – 60.09% in the Top 4
      • Yogg-Saron, Hope’s End – 60.00% in the Top 4
  • New Card Reveals – 
    • Shu’ma – 7 mana, 1/7 Neutral Legendary – At the end of your turn, fill your board with 1/1 Tentacles.
    • Dragonrider Talritha – 3 mana, 3/3 Paladin Legendary – Deathrattle: Give a Dragon in your hand +3/+3 and this Deathrattle.
    • Envoy of Lazul – 2 mana, 2/2 Priest Legendary – Battlecry: Look at 3 cards. Guess which one is in your opponent’s hand to get a copy of it.

Espo Mode 

Shake, Deathrattle and Roll!


There’s a whole lotta rattlin’ going on! Choose a class and get a random deck. Every minion you play will gain a copy of a random minion’s deathrattle effect!


A Classic Card pack.

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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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