48 - Velen's Chosen: Hunting Down Basics
The Chosen discussion today includes two hunter decks and we’re hitting the basics! We'll cover all kinds of things to pay attention to this week, and there are PLENTY of easter eggs at the end of the show!
Discount Deck of the Week:
*Pathra’s Hunter to Legend: https://twitter.com/PathraCadness/status/755629751570690050
*Hybrid Hunter List: https://twitter.com/VelensPodcast/status/756673985627222016
Main Topic of the Week: Hearthstone Basics!
*Don’t go face with spells unless you have lethal.
*Practicing against the Innkeeper
*Spells for removal
*Minions for doing damage over multiple turns.
*Knowing how to mulligan
*Identify key win conditions
*Considering the value play
*Identify Priority targets to remove
*Carefully check the mana cost of the cards you want to play
*Weapon vs. Minion Trade - Almost always, kill with the weapon
*Hero Power on turn 2, is it worth it?
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