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Questions tagged [hearthstone]

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

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How is effect precedence determined?

I was using Savannah Highmane and my opponent has a Sylvanas Windrunner. I attacked Sylvanas, fearing that the Deathrattle will take control of one Hyena. I feel lucky, because it did not happen. I ...
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Is there a reason to not disenchant extra cards?

Crafting Mode in Hearthstone offers the option to Mass Disenchant cards. The in game screen describes the option this way: Disenchant your extra cards to create Arcane Dust You can't have more ...
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What determines how much experience I get from a hearthstone match in play mode?

Sometimes I win handily and get a little experience, sometimes I squeak out a victory and get a lot. How is experience earned?
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What are all the “hidden” quests in Hearthstone?

In Hearthstone you can unlock some gold bonus or whatever if you reach specific goals like reaching level 10 with all characters. I am not talking about the daily quests here. Does anyone have a ...
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At what levels do heroes in Hearthstone earn gold cards?

As you level up a hero in Hearthstone you earn gold versions of that hero's basic cards. For example the Druid earns a gold copy of Healing Touch at levels 15 and 20. What gold cards do heroes earn ...
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When is the next day?

In hearthstone, you receive one quest per day, barring unique quests. What I'm wondering is when exactly does a new day start? I assume it's at a specific global time, so I'm looking for a time in GMT ...
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Arena keys and corresponding wins

What is the list of keys and their corresponding wins? I have it listing that the highest number of wins I've had in arena is a Champion key, but it doesn't say how many wins it was.
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What objects are interactive on the playing board?

When playing against slow opponents I spend most of my time clicking the interactive areas of to boards like the catapult, bonfire and farm. I have multiple times though I had found them all but then ...
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Spending gold: Arena or card packs?

When accumulating gold through dailies, what is the best way spend this gold? I understand you're able to get card packs through chance when unlocking the chest after finishing the arena. So should I ...
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What happens 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 it ...
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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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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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How many daily quests are stored internally?

I always thought when you reach the cap of 3 open daily quests, you receive one new quest once you clear one (provided you haven't received one that day because of the cap). But today, when i hadn't ...
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Dropping 50 Gold Quests

There is already a question and good answer in place about dropping quests: Dropping Quests in Hearthstone But Hearthstone has added new 50 gold quests and I'm not certain whether to drop them. If 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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What is the fastest way to level a hero to level 10?

I've two heros to level 10, and now I got a daily quest that is specific to two classes that I still have at level 1. Winning with those with a basic deck lacking any of the cards you gain on the way ...
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Dropping Quests in Hearthstone

In Blizzard's Hearthstone, you are given the option of "dropping" a quest one time per day. This will replace it with a "random" quest. The trouble is, some quests are worth 40 gold, others 60 and ...
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Does N'Zoth the corruptor invoke minions in a specific order?

I'm wondering a point about N'Zoth. He will summon my dead deathrattle minions, but will he do it in a specific order (death order, mana cost order, ...) ? Or randomly ? If there is already a few ...
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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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How does matchmaking work in Play mode?

How does Hearthstone match you with opponents in Play mode, for both Ranked and Unranked? Does your record in Ranked affect matchmaking in Unranked (and vice-versa)?
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Is there a science to Disenchanting in Hearthstone?

I have been too chicken to disenchant any cards in Hearthstone. I have heard rumors they (Blizzard) were upping the amount of dust you got back from each card. I don't know the validity; but, it has ...
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What is the rule of how many new quests you get at one day in Hearthstone 4.X? [duplicate]

I was always eager not to have 3 quests at the end of a day, because I didn't want to miss the quest for the next day. Now I was on vacation and didn't play for several days. When I returned I ...
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How are basic decks built in Hearthstone?

When you play with a custom deck, you know every card that can show up, since you put each one of them in that deck. However, when you just pick a hero and play with his or her basic deck, you have ...
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How many Swipes are too much in Arena?

I'm currently drafting a Druid deck in the Arena and I'm getting an absolutely huge number of Swipes offered. I have four of them already in my deck, and I just got a fifth offered at round 22 of the ...
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What can I expect to get out of a pack?

Having casually played Hearthstone for a while, I have opened many card packs. Sadly, I have only unpacked 1 Legendary card, out of over 30 packs. That got me thinking, what are the probabilities for ...
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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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Hearthstone: Good cost minions, but with downsides? [closed]

I'm trying to build a strong deck with minions such as Flame Imp, Arcane Golem, Leeroy etc. that have good stats for their cost, but have downsides. Write down/send links to as many as you know, from ...
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What does the term “aggro deck” mean?

I think I understand what aggro means in the context of an MMO and explicitly in World of Warcraft. Arqade even has a good answer to What does "Aggro" mean? What I am not understanding from the ...
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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, Ysera or Ragnaros. They all have those, and I'm just here sitting with my basic cards. ...
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When you click on the scenery in Hearthstone, does your opponent see it?

When you click on the stuff around the board in Hearthstone, does your opponent see it happening too? For example, sometimes there is a church in the top left where you can break the windows.
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Benefits from playing Ranked vs Unranked

What are the benefits from playing ranked in Hearthstone? It seem to only give bragging rights and a fancy medal. have read somewhere that you should get a deck when ranking up, is this the case?
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What is the difference between armor and health?

There are some cards that provide armor to a hero. At first armor seems to be the same as additional hitpoint, with the exception that you can go higher than the base 30 health. In which ways does ...
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Is there a limit to the amount of armor you can have?

I am currently playing the Warrior character in Hearthstone. The Warrior class, has the hero ability to gain +2 armor, paying 2 mana crystals. Besides that, the Warrior has a class cards to add ...
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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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Is there a Card Cap?

I haven't dusted any of my duplicate cards in a while. I have quite a few common cards that show a count of "9+". Is there a maximum number of copies of a card? What happens when I hit that maximum, ...
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How common are the card rarities in Arena?

In Arena, you are shown 30 set of 3 cards. Each set of 3 cards usually (always?) has the same card rarity. The card rarities are basic, common, rare, epic, and legendary. How common are each of the ...
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How can I beat Anub'Rekhan on Heroic?

Between the 45 health, the 4/4 creatures every round, and the fact that he always gets a coin, I'm really struggling to beat this one on Heroic. What are some strategies I should follow when building ...
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Adding a deathrattle to a card that already has one

Suppose I have a card with a deathrattle, such as Cairne Bloodhoof. What happens if I use a card that gives a minion a deathrattle, Ancestral Spirit, to the minion? I can see two possibilities: 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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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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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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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 ...
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Card Rarity Ratios between Expert and Goblins Versus Gnomes Packs

I just asked about the difference in totals of collectible cards between Expert packs and Goblins Versus Gnomes packs: Card Counts for Expert and Goblins Versus Gnomes Packs So clearly Expert Packs ...
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Usage of Baron Geddon

I got lucky and got myself the Baron Geddon gold card today. But I cant see in which deck the card would really benefit, or in what combos. What is the optimal way to use Baron Geddon?
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Card Counts for Expert and Goblins Versus Gnomes Packs

The Hearthstone arena now only gives only Goblins Versus Gnomes packs as rewards. I've noticed that I keep getting the same cards over and over. So I got curious: How many collectible Goblins Versus ...
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Is there a way to stealth a taunted minion?

Whenever I try stealthing a taunt minion the taunt goes away.Is there a way to prevent this?