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Hearthstone is a free to play collectible card game based on characters from Blizzard's Warcraft universe.

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Removing Mercenaries from Hearthstone Training Grounds

I've tried using the new Training Grounds in Hearthstone's Mercenaries section and I'm finding it really difficult to reliably change the Mercs that are assigned to the training grounds to rank ...
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Does minion position matter besides passives?

I started playing the Mercenaries mode in Hearthstone and I might have missed it during the tutorial, but does minion position matter besides treasure passives. I have come across a passive where ...
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Hearthstone Hero Replacers

Is there a quick way to find all the cards that replace your hero and hero power, like Magister Dawngrasp in the crafting interface?
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What sense does it make to upgrade Knisch's first skill?

I can not see any difference. Sorry for the German screenshot, but I do not know how to do LC_ALL=C in Windows. But even if you can not understand the description, you can see that there is no ...
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What happened to standard in Hearthstone?

I haven't played Hearthstone in a couple of years and I logged in to play and seems like my whole deck is "wild" now. Am I just screwing up somehow, or has standard changed radically? I used ...
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Does "Sketchy Information" draw the highest available cost card?

Sketchy Information reads Draw a Deathrattle card that costs (4) or less. Trigger its Deathrattle. Will a 4 cost card always be chosen if one is available in my deck? Or is it a random choice ...
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Is Book of Mercenaries - Xyrella impossible after nerfs?

I'm trying to do the priest solo content on Hearthstone and I'm stuck. I'm wondering if the nerf to the 3 mana lifesteal buff (Apotheosis) and the one mana heal and discover (Renew) has made it ...
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Why does Mirror Entity copy Flightmaster Dungar including the chosen quest?

I have learned that Mirror Entity does not copy Battlecry effects of minions, so I thought it would be perfect to play Flightmaster Dungar into my opponent's ME, but to my surprise their copy also got ...
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Is there a quick way to get or buy cards for a specific recipe?

I recently started playing Hearthstone and I've got to the point where I've leveled every class to 10 or more, and so I have all the cards for each of the "Core" decks. The game shows 2 more ...
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Identifying Uncraftables

In Hearthstone cards can be disenchanted to provide dust for creating new cards. I generally don't care about golds, so get rid of them to buy things that give me more functional range. Lately I have ...
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Will the Core Set cards be avaliable for the Wild format?

I'm a wild hearthstone player and was just wondering if I could play the new Core Set cards in the Wild format when the new set goes live?
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Why are my decks in Hearthstone locked?

When I try to build a new deck, my spare deck slots are all locked with the message "Unlock this deck by defeating other heroes in any mode." I can use decks that have already been created ...
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Buffs on minions with echo

In Dalaran Heist, suppose I buff a minion with Echo in Bob's Tavern. For example, suppose I use Tell a Story to give the minion +2/+2 for this run. If I play multiple copies of that minion in a ...
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Hearthstone keeps crashing on Lutris on Ubuntu

I just installed Lutris to play Hearthstone on Ubuntu. Battle.net launcher and the game launches, the bar door screen, Hearthstone text, settings and social buttons appear then the game shuts down. ...
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What is the maximum hand size in Battlegrounds?

While playing as Arch-Villain Rafaam in Battlegrounds, his hero power is I’ll Take That!: Next combat, add a plain copy of the first minion you kill to your hand. As you get later into the game where ...
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in Battlegrounds, do minions from players that just died go back to the 'pool'?

in Battlegrounds, you select minions from a pool that you share with other players. when you sell your minions, they go back to the shared pool. What about when a player die, do the minions that ...
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Why did I get downranked at the end of the season?

The season for Hearthstone just ended and I got downranked. Last night my rank was 4 or 5, but when I logged on this morning I got my season chests, but then when I went to play my rank was 7, at ...
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Do Plaguelords have infinite cards in their deck?

I played the new adventures first chapter on heroic and managed to build a kinda consistent Milldeck I made it to the boss with. But trying to mill him it happened on 2 occasions, that almost before ...
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Is Brawl a keeper against Priests?

I don't play Warrior decks, so I don't know the usual strategies. If a Warrior is playing a typical control deck, like this #1 Legend deck: https://www.hearthstonetopdecks.com/decks/control-warrior-1-...
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What percentage of cards have taunt?

In Hearthstone, what percentage of cards have taunt? This is relevant to strategies where you have the choice to "destroy a minion and replace it with one better" situations and you need a taunt.
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Did I just get rid of my Hearthstone quests?

Two of my hearthstone quests had refresh circle-arrows or something on the upper right hand corner. I clicked on them and new quests took their place. I can't see the old quests now and I wanted to ...
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Who goes first, Barron Geddon or First-Aid Kit?

In Hearthstone, Barron Geddon's card text says "At the end of your turn, deal 2 damage to ALL other characters." Meanwhile, the First Aid Kit passive says "At the end of your turn, restore 2 Health ...
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How does Baku work with Prince Malchezaar?

Baku enhances your hero power at the start of the game when you create a deck of only odd cards. Prince Malchezaar puts 5 random legendaries into your deck at the start of the game, which could be odd ...
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Press dot to record game in Hearthstone?

Sometimes when I start Hearthstone, it has a brief popup message that says "Press <> to record your game" where <> is just a large black dot. What does this mean? I see no black dot in the ...
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Infinite Unstable Evolutions?

I played a Shaman today and he had a Radiant Elemental on the board which reduces spell cost by one, and he had Unstable Evolution which is repeatable and only costs one mana. So he just played the ...
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Search for AoE cards in hearthstone

A lot of my decks lack AoE which is kind of their Achilles' Heel. How do I scan my collection for AoE cards?
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How does Overkill work in Hearthstone?

Some of the new Hearthstone cards have an "Overkill" bonus. How does Overkill work, and are there any particular strategies that help one to take advantage of it?
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Understanding Hearthstone World Championship match format and decks

As I understand, the match format for the Hearthstone World Championship is Conquest, where each player uses a number of predefined decks specified by tournament rules. Where are these decks ...
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Does Grumble, Worldshaker return creatures in a random order?

I thought Grumble, Worldshaker would return minions left -> right. However if my hand is full, I've observed both: The right most creature on the board were put into my hand, the others destroyed. I'...
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Re-arrange deck positions in Hearthstone

When looking at your decks, either in the Mobile or Desktop version, is it possible to rearrange the ordering? They appear to be listed in the order they created. I don't want to have to keep ...
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What happens when 2 different players have Mecha'thun die at the same time?

Mecha'thun is a new card in the latest expansion for Hearthstone. It's deathrattle is that you win the game when it dies and you have no other cards in play, in your hand or in your deck. What ...
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Why is the victory/defeat screen sometimes in color and sometimes desaturated?

Sometimes the victory/defeat screen has the game board behind it in full color: Sometimes the game board is desaturated, almost but not quite grayscale: (All screenshots are from playing a Tavern ...
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Witchwood Zero Mana classification

There are cards that look at your entire deck and active an effect depending on if they are even or odd. Are zero mana card like backstab and wisp consider even or odd?
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Does Genn Greymane's Cost Reduction Apply To Different Hero Powers?

Witchwood's release today will introduce a new card, Genn Greymane. This card reduces the cost of your hero power to 1 for the entire game. If your hero power is upgraded or changes, say with a ...
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Does Hearthstone allow games with no time limits between rounds?

I'd like to play games of Hearthstone with some friends while at work, but in a more casual style where 10-15 minutes may pass between our plays. Is this possible?
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How do health enchantments get recalculated when one of them expires

Imagine, minion, say Raptor, with 2 health. I will use 2/2 notation to indicate the current/maximum health. Raptor gets +3 health as a temporary buff, making it 5/5. Then Raptor is damaged by 4, ...
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Shadowcaster and cube

Let’s say I have the minion M, of which shadowcaster gave me a 1/1 “copy”. I let Carnivorous Cube consume the “copy”. What will be the stats of the pair summoned upon death of the Cube? Those of M, or ...
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Aggro Hunter vs Secret Mage

When playing Aggro Hunter against Secret Mage, who is the beatdown and who is the control? What's the strategy? In other words, which player should be taking on the offense (pushing face damage, ...
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Raza the chained and sideshow spelleater

I am wondering, whether or not this results in a discounted hero power if the same player plays these cards. This page on sideshow spelleater claims that cost reductions gained by the opponent would ...
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Strategy against Spell Hunter

I've been playing a bunch of games against Spell Hunter (i.e., the Hunter deck that has no minions). I use a Keleseth Zoolock deck. What is the best strategy to beat Spell Hunter, when playing ...
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Mulligan strategy for Prince Keleseth zoolock

I am playing a Prince Keleseth zoolock deck in Hearthstone (see here or here for a decklist). I'm looking for guidance on mulligan strategy. I've seen advice to hard-mulligan for Prince Keleseth. ...
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Why was this minion summoned?

I am referring to the summoning of a 30/30 between 9:48 and 9:55 in this video. I sought to identify its 9/9 precursors by going through the crafting section of my app, but I couldn’t find them.
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Molten Blade + Dead Man's Hand Interaction

Say I have a Molten Blade in my hand, which turns into a random weapon and I also have a Dead Man's Hand which shuffles my hand into my deck. If I allow my Molten Blade to transform into another ...
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Will Grand Archivist cast a targetable spell if there are no targets available?

If I play Grand Archivist and the only spell I have in my deck is Mind Control, and there are no enemy minions, then will the Mind Control still be cast at the end of the turn, and removed from my ...
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Carnivorous Cube, if I steal it, who gets the minions when it dies?

If I steal a Carnivorous cube with a Pint Size Potion and Cabal Shadow Priest combintaion, what happens when the cube dies? Do I get the two copies or my opponent?
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What happens when your opponent's deck has more than 3 candles in it?

Because I've been able to play The Darkness multiple times, my opponent's deck now has more than 3 candles in it. What happens to each of my The Darkness's when the third candle is drawn? Do all of my ...
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Kobolds and Catacombs solo adventure loading extremely slowly

Whenever I want to play a solo Kobolds and Catacombs game, the game shuffles through 30 or 40 of the loading boxes (Blaming the Rogue, Polishing Mana Crystals etc.) Is this intentional? Does this ...
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Is there a term for a non-ftp electronic deck-building card game (a CCG without the first C)?

I'm looking for an electronic deck-building card game, where you don't have to collect the cards to play. I'm looking for something similar to Hearthstone or Magic: The Gathering Online, but where ...
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Where is the retribution buff coming from?

I just played the brawl and got Tyrion. I played him, and he was 7/6 for no apparent reason. He had a buff called retribution coming from this, but I have no idea what invoked it. What gave him that ...
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Does a new season reset your win streak?

When a new month comes along, your Hearthstone rank gets reset. If you had a win streak going the day before, are not higher than rank 6 (can you even get to rank 5 after a reset?) and win your first ...
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