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How does one immediately replay cards returned to hand?

Watching some of the pros play Hearthstone, I've noticed that they are able to immediately play a card returned to their hand, somehow issuing the instruction before the card rematerializes in their ...
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What is a Mill Deck?

With the introduction of Hearthstone's Goblins vs Gnomes expansion, I've read comments that a 'Mill Deck' strategy may become viable. What does that mean? Is it a term from Magic the Gathering? ...
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Who ends up with control of a Recombublated Shadow-Mad minion?

I'm thinking about adding a Recombobulator or two to my Priest deck, but I'd need to craft them first, so I was wondering about the effectiveness of this specific interaction.
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What items can a player teleport into the Goblins vs. Gnomes board? [duplicate]

Hearthstone has a variety of themed game boards. Each board features various interactive components and Easter Eggs. Among other things the Goblins vs. Gnomes board features a teleportation chamber ...
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What causes different friend list messages?

When I am playing Hearthstone, I sometimes get little messages about what my friends are doing in the game, such as: started a new Arena finished an Arena finished an Arena (12-2) just opened a ...
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In the lore of Warcraft do Shamans have a special relationship with Murlocs?

In the Hearthstone expansion Goblins vs. Gnomes two of the new shaman cards, Neptulon and Siltfin Spiritwalker, seem to indicate a relationship between Murlocs and either Thrall or the Shaman class. ...
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Are there any legendary characters created specifically for Hearthstone?

Are there any Legendaries which were made up specifically for HearthStone? Or are they all characters pulled from Warcraft lore? For example, I don't know Lord Jaraxxus or Dr. Boom.
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Mulligan Strategy For Control Priest

I'm currently having a lot of success with my control priest. The one issue I'm having is during the mulligan phase when I draft 2 scenarios. Scenario 1: I draft a circle of healing against ...
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Does Anything Reset Casual MMR?

Is Casual MMR reset for any reason in Hearthstone? For example, do any of these have an effect on my MMR? Character changes End of month A long break from play
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Whats the point of the Expert Practice AI

Is there any reason I should aspire to play against and defeat the Expert Practice AI? Does it give me more exp, or gold or some other form of compensation?
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Mulligan strategy for a burst Shaman

I'm currently playing the following deck, a Shaman variant with two Doomhammer and two Lavabursts that can deal very high amounts of burst damage: click on the image to see the full size version ...
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How do I play against Handlock?

Handlocks seem to be in favor currently, at least I'm encountering them far more often than I used to. But I still don't have a good idea on how to actually play against them effectively. In the ...
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What is the strategic importance of cards that can draw a card?

Novice Engineer, Gnomish Inventor, some class-specific magic cards, etc. There are cards that when drawn, can draw an additional card. Of course, having a healthy hand is important, but how important ...
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Is it normal to fight players with lots of legendaries?

It frustrates me that whenever I go to play, it seems like 80% of my opponents have legendaries like Kel'Thuzad, the card that gives you dream cards, or that 8/8 card that doesn't attack but deals 8 ...
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Getting Naxxramas cards without buying Naxxramas?

Is there anyway to get Naxxramas specific cards without buying Naxxramas?
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When Do Quests Cycle on HearthStone? [duplicate]

In HearthStone I can only have 3 active quests at a time. When do I have to have completed one of them in order to receive a new daily quest? I'm on EST, and I've waited till Midnight, 1AM, and last ...
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What happens when you get 500 wins with a character?

On the character selection screen in Hearthstone, when you have at least 1 win with a character, it shows 'x/500 wins' (on the right when you select a character). What happens when you get 500 wins ...
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How many cards will one draw, if more than one Arcane Missile hits the Acolyte of Pain?

Arcane Missiles: This spell casts 3 individual missiles at randomly selected hostile characters. Acolyte of Pain: Whenever this minion takes damage, draw a card. I have an Acolyte with 3 ...
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Is Lorewalker Cho a good card to put in Zoo deck?

Lorewalker Cho could be considered a 0/4 removal magnet who provides free spells. He might slow down the tempo, but is the advantage greater than the disadvantage?
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Can't access parental control email address

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but I want to buy some hearthstone packs but it says Parental controls restrict even though I have never set up parental controls on the account. I ...
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What is an Elite card in Hearthstone?

You can divide Hearthstone cards by mechanics, by class, by type, by set(basic, expert etc...), by rarity etc... But I couldn't find what is an Elite card? For example Leeroy Jenkins is an elite card. ...
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How is the winner determined in case of server failure or disconnect?

I had always assumed that, if you were disconnected, you would receive a loss. However, I was watching a streamer tonight and the servers went down; upon returning, he had received a win on his arena ...
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What is the conversion rate of real money to gold?

I want to spend real money on Hearthstone and want to spend it as efficiently as possible. What are the options to spend money and what is their respective conversion rate to gold?
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What format are most Hearthstone tournaments using?

I'm getting ready to enter my first Hearthstone tournament. This particular one is using a 3 deck format. But it seems a lot are going to a 4 hero - ban 1 format. What's the most common format ...
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What is the theoretical/practical max damage/health of a Lightspawn

The Lightspawn card gets damage equal to it's health. Could it theoretically one hit a hero(30 damage)? What is needed to do so? What is the most damage it can do "practically" (when the moons ...
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What is the highest possible amount of Thaddius' that can exist on the board?

With the introduction of the cards Stalagg (If Feugen also died this game, summon Thaddius) and Feugen (If Stalagg also died this game, summon Thaddius), how many Thaddius' can be summoned and be ...
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How do I play against Hunters as a Zoo Warlock?

There are Hunters on ladder, lots and lots of Hunters. There are aggro Hunters, midrange Hunters and secret Hunters. And most of them simply defeat me. I'm playing a typical Warlock Zoo deck, the ...
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In the card crafting UI, is it possible to search for cards that I do not own

Generally, I feel like the search capabilities in your card collection are rather good. I have however not yet figured out a way to search for all cards that I do not own. Is this possible? For ...
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silence a buffed and damaged minion will not affect the buff on its hp?

First turn: My opponent played 8/8 mountain giant, I attacked him to 8/1. Second turn: My opponent played Shattered Sun Cleric which gave mountain giant +1/+1, now Mountain giant is 9/2. Then it's ...
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How high is the probability that a hunter has an Unleash the Hounds combo in their hand?

Playing around the Starving Buzzard and Unleash the Hound combo is probably the most important factor in a match against a hunter. Letting them draw too many cards and clear the board with the hounds ...
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How do I apply a new card back?

When a new ranked season started, I received a message that I had won a card back - a blue one. How can I apply it?
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What are the game-turning cards or combos for each class?

From experience (rank 11), I've noticed that there are a few cards that are essential to know (and to expect) from certain classes. For example, you should expect a combo "Unleash the Hounds" with ...
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Reincarnate a minion with the Ancestral Spirit deathrattle

What happens when you use Reincarnate ('Destroy a minion, then return it to life with full Health') on a minion that has the Ancestral Spirit deathrattle (Give a minion "Deathrattle: Resummon this ...
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How much burst damage can a miracle rogue do in one turn?

Miracle rogue is still a popular deck, and after playing against two consecutively just now I was wondering just how much burst damage they can do in one round? I was reasonably sure in the second ...
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Which cards are disallowed in Naxxramas?

When attempting to use a Doomsayer against the Four Horsemen, Kel'Thuzad admonished me for being clever and destroyed the Doomsayer immediately after I played it. With which cards does Kel'Thuzad do ...
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When should I start playing Arena?

Since it is not affected by anything i have unlocked (through levels, raids, card packs, ...), is there anything that gives me an advantage for the arena-mode?
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At what point can I start playing against the bosses in Naxxramas successfully?

I recently started playing Hearthstone. Today I tried the first Boss in Naxxramas and got really smashed. What do I need before even trying to beat the bosses?
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Is there a correlation between my collection and the arena cards?

I'm quite new to the game, do the cards in my collection have a direct bearing on what cards you choose from in the Arena? Is it worth crafting a good card in the hope that this will then be offered ...
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What's the best way to get gold without wasting time?

With naxxramas wings coming out these weeks, I wonder which way is the fastest to gain gold (in order to open the wings without paying real money), with as much as possible and no time being wasted. ...
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Is there a cap to the amount of dust you can have?

Are there any limits to the amount of arcane dust that you can have? I am currently at 1990, and don't really have any crafting needs.
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Heroic mode Naxxramas

Does anyone know if there's any point in beating the bosses in the heroic mode? I'm not interested in a card back so if that's all you get I won't waste my time!
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Can one receive the non-gold version of a Promo Set card from a Hearthstone pack?

I see conflicting reports on us.battle.net concerning whether or not it is possible to pull the non-golden version of a Promo Card (that is, non-golden Elite Tauren Chieftain or non-golden Gelbin ...
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How do I get the card back for beating Heroic mode in the Curse of Naxxramas?

As the title suggests, what conditions must be met for me to be awarded with the new card back? I heard it was from beating the first wing in heroic mode. I managed to beat them but there is no sign ...
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Accessing Plague Wing of Naxxramas

I tried to buy the Plague Wing of Naxxramas with gold. But I'm stuck at an endless "Waiting for Authorization" screen. I understand that a lot of people are seeing this (but I can't read posts cause ...
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How to beat Loatheb on heroic mode?

Loatheb has a hero power which deals 3 damage to the enemy hero which has a 0 mana cost. He also starts with the coin and has 99 life. You can't use Alexstrasza. I've tried a heal paladin, but can't ...
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Who is the Main Villain in Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas?

In Curse of Naxxramas there is an Undead Egyptian-looking guy who pops up from time to time and says things: "How did you get in here? You're not supposed to be in here!" "Sea Giant?!? Maexxna, that ...
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When is tomorrow? [duplicate]

I've completed all my daily quests for Hearthstone, and I'm now seeing a message telling me to come back tomorrow. When is tomorrow exactly? I don't see any sort of countdown to be able to tell ...
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Is there any replay value in the Curse of Naxxramas solo adventure?

The first playthrough of the normal mode bosses and the class challenges gives you new cards for your deck(s). And the first complete playthrough on heroic mode gives you a new card back. But is ...
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How can I beat Maexxna on Heroic?

On Heroic she sends two minions back to your hand every turn and plays first a lot of small minions and later some bigger and dangerous ones. What are some good strategies to use against her? ...
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How can I beat Grand Widow Faerlina on heroic?

Her 1 mana spam is just ridiculous. I beat her on normal using a zoolock deck but the weenie minions get eaten up way too fast. Her worshippers giving her a 3 damage attack doesn't help things ...