79 - Velen's Chosen: Unearthing Un'Goro
We have the new Un’Guro Announcement with LOADS of news! We’re excited this week to talk about all of the new cards and a few more announcements! Additionally we have a Wild deck for Paladin for you guys this week!
Dean Ayala: clarifies the upcoming arena changes to Arena
The one thing that hasn't yet been decided upon is the new Hall of Fame set. Should Power Overwhelming, Ice Lance, and Conceal remain in the card pool despite being moved to Wild in Constructed? Ayala is currently gathering player input regarding the matter.
Dean Ayala has confirmed this evening that Legend players should now find matches against those that have a closer MMR to them. http://www.hearthpwn.com/news/2266-legend-matchmaking-update
Tavern Brawl: Gadgetzan Throw Down/Heroic Tavern Brawl
New Set announced “Journey to Un’Goro” set of 135 cards to be released for early April, with drip feed starting March 17th
New mechanic - ADAPT (10/10 revealed
Pulls 3 options from a list of 10 (like the discover and choose: 1 from Druid)
Adaptations will always be the same 10 possible options (like Kazakus)
NEW Tribe Elementals
New Type of Card called - Quest Cards
Yong Woo Quote: “quests are spells, but due to its nature, we don't allow them to be discovered/randomly generated.”
No discovering or babbling book generated quests (Wahlen and Woo confirmed)
Peter Wahlen: “Only cards that generate from outside the game aren't allowed.”
Cards like Mind Vision, Thoughtsteal, Shifting Shade, Trade Prince Gallywix, and Lorewalker Cho will still work with quests.
Quest cards are visible to opponents, and are put in your opening hand (they kind of look like a secret) but you can mulligan them away if you so choose
50 Card pack pre-purchase deal on again with cool card back reward.
Legendary Spread: 5 Neutral Minions, 9 Class Minions, 9 Class Quests
Previous Expansion Sizes
GvG - 143 (Dec. 4th)
TGT - 132 (Aug 24th)
WoG - 134 (Apr. 26th)
MSG - 132 (Dec. 1st)
- JUG - 135 (Apr. 1st-15th?)
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