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Can Shadow Word: Death kill a Spellbender minion?

Suppose my opponent has a Spellbender secret and a minion with at least 5 attack. I cast Shadow Word: Death on the big minion. Spellbender is supposed to summon a 1/3 minion as the new target, but ...
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Does silence remove freeze effects?

If one of my minions is frozen (for example with a blizzard) can I silence it to remove the freeze effect?
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Counterspell and Spellbender together: which one is triggered first?

A quick question regarding the Mage deck: suppose that I'm playing a deck based on Secrets. In a certain turn of the game, I have both Counterspell and Spellbender activated on my side. Is there a ...
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What are the secret acheivements and how to track them? [duplicate]

I've got a couple of little bonuses of gold at some random occasions when I got things like 100 victories or so. Thing is, it's written nowhere what are those acheivements are and at how much % they ...
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Is it worth spending the coin on turn 1 to summon a Novice Engineer [duplicate]

Novice Engineer is a 1/1 creature, costs 2 mana and allows the player to draw a card when it is played. Under what circumstances (if any) would it be worth playing the coin on the first turn to summon ...
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Using Tracking with less than three cards

Does using the card Tracking with less than 3 cards remaining in your deck cause you to take fatigue damage? For instance, if you have 0 cards left in your deck, and use tracking. Do you take 3 ...
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Earned cards never show up in my deck

I am new to Hearthstone, but I am building up a Mage character all the way to level 10. At the end of many practice rounds, I have been granted additional cards for that character, like "Frost Nova". ...
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What happens in Arena if both players die simultaneously?

If both players are very low health and someone plays this card: Both players could die simultaneously. What happens in Arena when this event occurs? Does it count as a loss for both players? Does ...
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How do win streak bonuses work in Hearthstone?

I was watching Hafu's stream last night and she was coaching Trump on how to play a Miracle Rogue. They went on a 5 game win streak from Rank 2 4 star to Rank 1 4 star and didn't get any bonus stars ...
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What are the best decks for beginners?

All decks, which I saw on the Web, where created in the assumption that you have every card in the game. Is there a deck for beginners? The decks, which used basic or cheap cards. To formulate the ...
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What are the weaknesses of the Miracle Rogue deck?

I just played against two Miracle Rogues directly after each other, and both defeated me with ease. I almost felt like a passive observer, there was almost nothing I could have done to change the ...
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How do I play my Zoo Warlock against a Shaman with Lightning Storm?

I'm currently playing Reynad's modern Zoo deck (decklist), and one matchup where I'm not sure how to play is against a Shaman that likely has Lightning Storm. The Warlock Zoo deck tends to flood the ...
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What is the main weakness of a zoolock-deck?

Nowadays many players across all ranks seem to play a zoolock-deck. The concept behind this deck is just overrunning your oppenent with low-mana-minions in the early game and then finishing him off ...
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Changing audio language in Hearthstone

I am aware that you can try and set your localization of you Hearthstone client in client.config and several sources claim it changes in-game text and spoken language. I set it to spanish (having an ...
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How can I learn to play Hearthstone? [closed]

Is there a printable guide(pdf) or book for HearthStone - Heroes of Warcraft? I want to learn how to play this game properly, so I don't want to browse the net for scraping guides. Book is always a ...
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Any gold card perks?

If I create a golden card, are there any special perks in battle? I am just wondering since I am planning to level Anduin to 15 and get the golden Mind Blast and I want to know if there are any perks. ...
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Order of Mirror Entity and Mind Control Tech Effect Resolutions [duplicate]

Example: Player 1 has a Mirror Entity in play (Secret: When your opponent plays a minion, summon a copy of it). He also has 3 minions on the board. Player 2 starts his turn with no minions and ...
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Should a Freezing Trap return a stolen minion to my hand?

I had a Freezing Trap in play and my opponent stole a minion (Scavenging Hyena) from me with Mind Control. He attacked me with the stolen minion and the minion was returned to my opponent's hand. I ...
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Do “at the start of your turn” abilities work due to a swap with Alarm-o-Bot?

Let's suppose that, at the beginning of my turn, Alarm-o-Bot (previously played) is exchanged with a creature in my hand, having an "at the beginning of your turn..." ability. Does the latter ability ...
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Which cards can affect a stealthed minion?

In Hearthstone, there are several cards that have stealth, which means you cannot target those minions. What puzzles me, is that some AoE cards seem to not affect some stealth cards. Did I run into a ...
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What types of attacks and actions *must* target an enemy with taunt?

I know that hero and minion direct attacks must target an enemy with taunt, if one exists, but what about other actions: Spells that target someone for damage? Battlecry attacks? Hero powers that ...
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How do I get a yellow card back?

See the screenshot below. The red card backs I got from playing in the last season. How do I get the yellow ones?
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Do returned cards go to the back of the deck? [duplicate]

At the beginning of a Hearthstone match, you can choose to either keep or discard your starting hand. If you discard cards, are they placed at the back of the deck or are they shuffled before the game ...
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Did playing Hearthstone during the beta grant any benefits that can't be matched by playing the game later?

Playing Hearthstone during the beta might have granted players more experience as well as more cards to play with. These are both benefits that may be matched by playing more later. However, some ...
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What does “Handlock” refer to?

I hear this term in reference to Warlocks. I think it's about how Warlock's keep a ton of burn spells in their hand and hit you directly. Not sure if this is accurate or not.
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Optimal use of Hearthstone dust?

I've been pretty unlucky with Hearthstone boosters: 30 packs in and still no class-defining legendary, rare or epic to really build a collection around. I have, however, generated several hundred dust ...
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Dealing with 4 attack as Priest

I have been playing the Priest hero for some time now, and I try to analyse most of the games played. But one thing that I struggle with in a lot of games, is 4 attack minions on the enemy side of the ...
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Can I bring in a minion that has a targeted battlecry if there is nothing for it to target?

I was playing in the arena, and I tried to bring in an Iron Dwarf (battlecry +2 to Attack) I had nothing else on the board as my oponent had just wiped me, and that was the only card in my hand. I ...
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Winning while Lord Jaraxxus as Priest

With the new patch, located here, winning as Lord Jaraxxus now counts as a win for the Warlock class. If I Thoughtsteal Lord Jaraxxus and win, does it count as a Priest win or a Warlock win?
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Redemption not working in my own turn?

I used Redemption ("Secret: When one of your minions dies, return it to life with 1 Health.") and then attacked an enemy minion, killing my minion. However, this minion was not resurrected. ...
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What's the joke behind “Fiscally responsible mime”?

There are many joke options in Hearthstone's Finding Opponent spinner. Most of them are clearly references or jokes. But I don't know what to make of the "Fiscally responsible mime". Is it a ...
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What makes a “legendary” legendary?

For the most part, we see that the single most powerful monster cards in Hearthstone are legendaries e.g. Ysera, Jaraxxus, Ragnaros. However there are some exceptions such as Finkle Einhorn and ...
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How do I unlock 60g or 100g quests?

According to this post, the probability of getting a 60g or 100g quest is approximately 19%. However, after 15 rolls-then-rerolls (so 30 rolls total), I have yet to see a single 60g or 100g quest. ...
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How to deal with Hunters as a Paladin?

My paladin deck is having a bit of trouble against Hunter Zoo as they almost always run Unleash the Hounds, which limits my hero ability's usefulness since I like to spam 1/1 minions on my side. ...
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Hearthstone opening strategies: why waste mana?

There are various articles on Hearthstone opening strategy which suggest it's a bad idea to use early-game spells and summons to damage your opponent directly, and that you should instead save them ...
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What does BM stand for in Gaming?

I keep seeing a phrase like "BM fatigue" in hearthstone stream chats in twich. The context is that the streamer's opponent dies from fatigue and the whole chat says that phrase... So what does BM ...
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How do I delete a custom deck on the ipad version of hearthstone?

On the PC it's easy to delete decks but I can't figure out how to delete a deck from the ipad version. How can I do this?
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What does Shadowform do to other classes' Hero powers?

When Shadowform is cast as a Priest, the Hero Ability changes its name from "Lesser Heal" to "Mind Spike" and does 2 damage or "Mind Shatter" doing 3 damage (depending on how often you cast ...
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How can I make my Mage deck more resistant against aggro decks?

I'm currently playing mostly with a Mage deck that is close to Trump's Free Mage deck, with a few differences due to cards I don't have yet and didn't want to craft so far. The deck works pretty well ...
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When you discard cards in the beginning of the game, where do they go?

When you discard cards at the beginning of the game, where do they go? The appearance is that they get shuffled back into the deck. However, after discarding key cards and not receiving them the whole ...
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Do arena entrances or card pack prices ever change?

Hearthstone card packs are 100 gold per pack. An entrance to the arena costs 150 gold. Have these prices ever temporarily been reduced for a sale or special? Has there been any mention of sales by ...
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Does Hearthstone have raids or coop multiplayer?

According to Cooptimus, Hearthstone is 2-player coop, and specifically Players use their characters and cards to fight against "raid boss" characters together. However, I've played for a few ...
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What happens when taunt is put on a stealthed minion?

If the opposing player happens to play this combo, does it happen to reveal the minion automatically? If not, what can you do against this fiendish combo other than wasting all your AOE cards?
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What Easter Eggs are in Hearthstone?

Lets keep it simple. I have not been able to find any forums with facts about Easter Eggs in Hearthstone, so I would love to know the following. Are there any Easter Eggs in Hearthstone? And if so, ...
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Does Ancestral Spirit revive cards in the same state they were previously?

Does ancestral spirit revive the card only as it was played on the field? Or is it something else? Such as previous state but full health? Say I play sunwalker, it gets silenced but I put ancestral ...
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What happens if you cast Shadowform the third time?

The Priest's Shadowform states that your Hero Spell does damage instead of healing. If you're already in Shadowform, it deals 3 damage instead of 2. But what happens if you cast Shadowform again ...
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Dealing with stealth

Stealthed minions can be a pain, since the enemy or you yourself, can "save" a stealthed minion on the field, to make a finishing move to your hero or another minion. What are some effective ways to ...
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Rush Deck and Aggro Deck

Lately I have been trying to educate myself in regards to the terminology of Hearthstone. Which leads me to my wish, to try out different types of decks. But on thing that I dont get, is the ...
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Why don't more people run BloodKnight?

I recently obtained the card Bloodknight (for the second time, the first time I automatically scrapped without thinking about it). Now I know I've assumed it was bad but after thinking some about it ...
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What purpose does Ancient Watcher serve?

Ancient Watcher is a 2 mana 4/5 minion that can't attack. I recently faced one in an Arena game and just let him sitting there until he randomly died to accumulated AoE damage. He seems to be a ...