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Hearthstone
Team Rankstar

Announcing: Brawlers Of Uldum

Team Rankstar is excited to present Brawlers Of Uldum! This will be a Hearthstone STANDARD deck list event. Bring your four best standard decks and battle it out in a Best of Three. This event will be featuring the new shield system for pick/bans. (NA server, Bo3 Conquest with Shield Phase. Six rounds of Swiss followed by Top 8 single elimination bracket. ) We hope that you will join us on October 5th -6th to compete in the event. Top

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For Fun
thatstowelie

The Infamous Desert Obelisk OTK Druid!

After Desert Obelisk was instantly considered to be one of the worst cards of the Saviors of Uldum set, and maybe of the whole Standard format, I just knew I had to find a way to make it work! This would prove to be a tough task due to the high cost of this minion, five mana, and due to how understated it is, being only a 0/5 that can never trade on its own and that rarely sticks on

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For Fun
thatstowelie

STANDARD MECHA’THUN PALLY: NOW WITHOUT RNG!

Every class has been able to pull off a Mecha’thun OTK consistently in Standard after rotation, except for Paladin. There have only been some RNG-based ways with a lucky Prismatic Lens, or even Kangor’s Endless Army after killing off two Missile Launchers and Mecha’thun with Equality if you happen to have the Coin. I racked my brain for a way to combo with less randomness to no avail, but then a viewer suggested using Barista with Brewmaster and Galvanizers to

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For Fun
thatstowelie

UNSEEN SABOTEUR OTK MAGE FEATURING BITTERTIDE HYDRA

In my search to find a new Unseen Saboteur OTK I found another insanely tough combo to pull off! This one took a while to do, but you all know by now that I’m always up for a challenge. So the game plan is to give the opponent a Bittertide Hydra and then ping it down with Cinderstorms and Flamewaker. To do this we play Mirror Entity with Lorewalker Cho on board, then make the opponent cast it with Saboteur

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Hearthstone
PentaWatt

A Goodbye to Old Cards

A review on the cards leaving Standard from Journey to Un’goro, Knights of the Frozen Throne, and Kobolds and Catacombs

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Hearthstone
thatstowelie

What’s Up With Obliterate And Spell Damage?

You may have noticed that Obliterate, one of the eight Death Knight cards you can get from Arfus and The Lich King, isn’t affected by spell damage. This could easily be mistaken for a bug that has been overlooked by Blizzard, but upon closer inspection of the card’s text and some other similar spells it becomes clear that it falls under a special category of spell. The important detail is that Obliterate uses the keyword “take damage”, that sets it

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Hearthstone
Reno

Legend with Aggro Freeze Mage! – A comprehensive guide

So I’m the type of person who likes to have fun AND stay competitive at the same time. That’s why I usually always try to look for decks people don’t really play and get them to legend if possible. I’ve made legend with many ‘new’ decks, including Un’goro Secret Mage and Un’goro Inspire Priest, Boomsday N’zoth Druid and more. This time, while preparing for the Hearthstone Wild Open 2019, my friend and I came up with this version of Aggro

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Competitive
TypicalTyrant

Hearthstone Balance Update December 19th, 2018 – Shaking up Standard

The Hearthstone team surprised us with a balance patch announcement very early this morning and it went live shortly before I wrote this article.  A link to the original update announcement can be found here. These are the most impacting nerfs to standard that we have seen, and the timing could not be better!  In this article, we are going to go over the recent changes and see how much these changes will be shaking up the meta. Wild Growth –

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WildCard

The Fuse Fizzled Out on Boomsday: Wild Hearthstone’s Post Nerf Meta

After the nerf to Aviana on October 18th that neutered decks like, Star Aligner, Togwaggle and Malygos Druid, the meta has seen a reshuffle.  So now everyone is removing Dirty Rat from their decks and running decks full of The Boomsday Project cards right?  Well…not exactly.  They are removing Dirty Rat, but the majority of Boomsday cards aren’t seeing competitive play.  Since the nerfs were released, the former top Boomsday card, Juicy Psychmelon dropped from being in 15.3% of decks

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WildCard

The Next Round of Nerfs: Gazing into the Crystal Ball

The Hearthstone development team, Team 5, rigorously playtests their cards before the release of an expansion to check card interactions and power levels.  But all their play testing can’t come close to the thoroughness of tens of millions of Hearthstone players across the globe searching for broken interactions. These broken interactions have led to fun-killing or unfair gameplay and have forced Blizzard to nerf (reduce the value) of several cards over the years.  Warsong Commander originally allowed cards that were

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