Journey to Un’Goro: Shadow Visions

Hearthstone’s Journey to Un’Goro expansion card reveal season is underway, and one of the revealed cards is a new Priest spell, Shadow Visions. The card has received mixed reviews, but it is one of the more interesting new cards, because it has so many uses.

Let’s take a closer look!

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An early look at Discardlock in Journey to Un’Goro

The upcoming Warlock legendary cards for Hearthstone’s Journey to Un’Goro expansion, Lakkari Sacrifice quest and Clutchmother Zavas minion, were revealed recently, and speculation on what kind of a form a discard-heavy Warlock might take has started immediately.

While there are still more cards to come, I will examine what we currently know and what seems possible in the future.

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Elise the Trailblazer will be a control deck staple

Hearthstone’s Journey to Un’Goro expansion card reveal season started yesterday with a bang as 11 new cards were revealed. Amongst them was one of the highly-anticipated legendary cards, Elise the Trailblazer, a spiritual successor to the immensely popular Elise Starseeker.

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How expensive is it to keep up with Hearthstone in 2017?

The Year of the Mammoth will soon be upon us, and Blizzard has announced new changes to the way cards are released to Hearthstone. This year, there will be no stand-alone adventures, only three around 130-card pack-based expansions and single-player mission related to them.

This move adds more cards to the card pool, but what does it mean cost-wise?

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A deeper look at the Hearthstone Americas Winter Playoffs 2017 tiebreakers

The Swiss portion of Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) 2017 Americas Winter Playoffs was played yesterday, and the drama in the Hearthstone community over the Swiss format continues. Let’s take a deeper look at the tiebreakers and how different formats can change the results.

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What is the most fair and exciting Swiss format for Hearthstone?

For the 2017 season, the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) switched to Swiss format. While this change was requested by many players during the previous seasons, the implementation elicited a bunch of criticism. To be honest, I do not think it was as bad as the loudest critics said, but I think a proper examination into a fair and exciting Swiss tournament format for Hearthstone is warranted.

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Hearthstone balance changes for February 2017

With the Hearthstone metagame dominated by Shaman and Pirate Warrior for an extended period of time, balance changes were expected. Now, Blizzard has finally announced the upcoming changes, of which there are only two: changes to Spirit Claws and Small-Time Buccaneer. How will they affect the metagame?

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Will ranked play floors save the Hearthstone ladder?

In an announcement yesterday, Blizzard revealed an upcoming change to the Hearthstone ladder system. Alas, it was not longer seasons or new matchmaking, but new ranked play floors. What are they and how will they affect the Hearthstone ladder?

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