What did you do this week?
Quests? Ranked play? Fun Guaranteed with friends?
Espo: Rank Legend, 2445 gold saved, 150 on rewards track
Vastidious: Rank Gold 9 in Wild, 2860 gold saved, level 41 on the Rewards Track
BlizzConline Round up
- Year of the Gryphon
- Basic and Classic cards will move to Wild under the Legacy set
- Free Core set of 235 curated cards will take their place
- Little over half are returning basic and Classic cards
- Wild cards will be part of the set too
- Legendary Dragons will see a revamp
- 29 completely new minions included
- Changes to Shaman coming with the 20.0 update including buffing some core cards
- Shaman hero power will replace Wrath of Air totem with the new totem Strength Totem
- New Magical Spell Schools which will retroactively update previously released spells.
- New Classic format, where you can play Hearthstone the way it was on launch day, with all balance changes since then reverted.
- To celebrate when the 20.0 patch goes live you will get a Golden Classic card pack for logging in.
- New game mode – Mercenaries
- A tactical RPG and Roguelike type game mode
- Like playing Hearthstone with 3 Heroes instead of just 1
- Complete missions
- Progression is permanent
- Separate collection from regular card collection
- Progression is single player, but there are battles between players
- More info in the future
- Forged in the Barrens will introduce 10 all-new Mercenary characters as Legendary minions.
- Their stories will be told throughout the year in Book of Mercenaries, starting with Rokara on April 6th
- Updating the new player starting Legendary quest lines and they will now include a total of 15 card packs from recent expansions as rewards.
- You can also complete all Book of Heroes missions to unlock the class
- Q&A Session
- Reward track will have both xp and rewards halved, instead of 5000 xp for a level, it will change to 2500xp. Rewards were 300gp will be now 150gp. So more rewards, more often
- Reward track will get some surprise additions that the team hopes we love
- Duels will get new Heroes later this year as well as seeing 2 new sets being added
- Would like to change the Core set by around 30% year over year
- Fireside Gatherings is something they want to bring back, but will have to wait until safe to do so
- Lots of things they would like to do but nothing to announce yet
- New Expansion: Forged in the Barrens
- New Keyword: Frenzy
- Keyword triggers the first time they survive damage
- Ranked Spells
- All 10 classes will have access to an all-new Ranked Spell that will grow in power as you reach 5 and 10 Mana Crystals, regardless whether it’s in your hand or deck
- New Mechanic: Spell Schools
- Mentioned earlier with spell schools
- Login to get a free Shadow Hunter Vol’jin
- New Cards announced:
- New Keyword: Frenzy
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