Friday, 22 June, 2018

The Next 'Hearthstone' Expansion is "The Witchwood", and There's a Song

Hearthstone's The Witchwood Blizzard Hearthstone's The Witchwood Blizzard
Sherry Houston | 13 March, 2018, 11:28

Witchwood card packs will be winnable in Hearthstone's Arena mode, and players can purchase them with in-game gold or real money at the same prices as Hearthstone's other card packs.

The video wraps up with a tease for a Hagatha card-a new hero card, quite possibly, but there appear to be at least a couple of Hagathas in the WoW mythos-Hagatha Moorehead, Matron Hagatha-and neither of them look like the character on the card. Even if you don't pre-order, if you log in for a limited time after the expansion launches, you'll receive three Witchwood card packs and a guaranteed class legendary from the new set for free.

Curious players can keep up with the now announced cards here.

The expansion will bring 135 new cards to the game, and eager beavers can pre-purchase a The Witchwood bundle to get 50 card packs, a card back called In a Dark Wood, and a bonus 20 packs for The Witchwood. Aside from winning new cards, players will be able to round out their collections by purchasing new card packs or disenchanting some of their existing cards to craft the ones they're missing.

Today, Blizzard announced the newest expansion for Hearthstone: The Witchwood.

With hundreds of cards to choose from, featuring a wide range of colorful Warcraft spells, weapons, and characters, players will have limitless possibilities for developing and fine-tuning their deck-building strategies.

To help them survive the night, players can draw on an arsenal of new tricks, including the eerie new Echo keyword. Echo lets you play a card multiple times in a turn by putting a temporary copy of itself in your hand when the card enters play. If you want to know more about the Witchwood then Blizzard have supplied a brand new trailer (see below) that provides a musical tale of the horrors that wait.

Baku the Mooneater (7/8, 9 Cost): The counterpart to Genn Graymane, this will also activate at the start of the game. The new Rush attribute will allow cards to act immediately upon being played, but only to attack other minions, differentiating it from the Charge mechanic.

The Witchwood expansion is now available for pre-purchase.

"Monster Hunt will release two weeks after The Witchwood launches".

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