Category: Hearthstone

HCT 2018 Season 1’s Point Leaders

Blizzard Entertainment Season 1 of the 2018 Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) now has its final Competitive Point (CP) standings, and it paints an interesting picture of the year to come as the chase for placement in the Hearthstone Masters System continues. If CP earnings are any indication, Europe is the region to watch as we begin the Year of the...

The Witchwood, Hearthstone’s newest spooky expansion, has arrived

Daxxarri – Blizzard Entertainment The Witchwood has arrived! You can now purchase and open card packs! Log in to claim a random class Legendary card and three card packs from The Witchwood, FREE*! Join the Hearthstone team for a look beyond the forest’s gnarled branches to get at the roots of what it took to bring The Witchwood to life!...

Hearthstone World Champion’s Stomping Grounds at HCT Taipei

Blizzard Entertainment The Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) is on the move once again! This time, it lands in Taipei—hometown of 2017’s HCT World Champion, Chen “tom60229” Wei Lin. This online-to-offline tour stop will have four online qualifiers, from which 16 finalists will emerge. They will move on to compete at HCT Taipei, held in the Blizzard Arena Taipei on April...

Hearthstone, Two new decks coming to the upcoming Witchwood expansion

Hearthstone Lead Designer Dean Ayala went into detail on two new kinds of decks coming to Hearthstone in the latest expansion, The Witchwood: Even- and Odd-cost decks. Two new neutral Legendary cards enable players to fully embrace the Even- and Odd-cost mechanic: Baku the Mooneater and Genn Greymane. Baku the Mooneater asks players to build a deck with only odd-cost...

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft ‘The Witchwood’ expansion

Something spooky is stirring in the heart of The Witchwood™, the next expansion for Hearthstone®, Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit digital card game. Next month, those cunning and courageous enough to hunt down monsters and outwit witches can claim their bounty in the form of 135 hair-raising new cards, complete with some uncanny new gameplay mechanics. Dark magic has twisted the creatures...

HCT 2018: Everything You Need to Know About Seasonal Playoffs

Blizzard Entertainment The Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) 2018’s Season 1 is almost at an end! This first point-earning season of 2018 culminates in the Summer Playoffs, which lead into the first seasonal championship of the year—the Summer Championship. If you’ve been gunning to qualify for a Seasonal Playoff this year, we’ve got you covered. Iron out your dates and plan...

The Hearthstone Championship Tour is headed to Toronto

Blizzard Entertainment HCT Toronto is a Grand Prix-style Tour Stop taking place March 9 through 11, with 191 Hearthstone Competitive Points and $15,000 USD on the line! It’s also the final Tour Stop for Season 1, so make sure to sign up. Tournament Information HCT Toronto will feature a 256-player Swiss bracket that will narrow down to a single elimination...

2018 Hearthstone Wild Open

Blizzard Entertainment Ready your Dr. Boom and Reno Jackson—2018’s Hearthstone Wild Open is here! As you venture into the wilds, keep in mind: Every jungle needs a ruler. Will it be you this year? Until Feb. 18, sign up to compete in your region’s open qualifiers. Qualifiers will take place Feb. 22 through 25 and March 1 through 4. There...

Hearthstone Update Introduces Balance Changes and Wild Events

The first Hearthstone update of 2018 is here, and packed with events, card changes, and more. You can read the full update notes on our site here, or check out the summary below. Introducing Wildfest To celebrate all things Hearthstone in the Year of the Mammoth, we will be holding several Wild events from February 19 to March 11. Wild...

HCT will feature a Tour Stop in Bangkok

Blizzard Entertainment HCT will feature a Tour Stop in Bangkok, right in the heart of the city. HCT Bangkok will be a Grand Prix tournament held March 16 through 18. This offline tournament’s top 32 players earn Hearthstone Competitive Points, with additional cash prizes for the top 16 players. Tournament Information The first Tour Stop in Southeast Asia for 2018,...

HCT Stops in Sydney for the Very First Time

Blizzard Entertainment The Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) is bringing even more thunder down under: The next Tour Stop will be in Sydney, Australia. This online-to-offline tournament will feature four online qualifiers to identify the top 16 players, who will then be flown to Sydney, Australia, to play for those crucial Hearthstone Competitive Points. There will be four online qualifiers to...

HCT 2018 Will Tour the Globe

Blizzard Entertainment The Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) is going all around the world in 2018. Yes, we’re talking large-scale Hearthstone tournaments that will be landing in major cities near you this year! Tour Stops will come in a variety of formats, but they all have two things in common: competitive Hearthstone, and exotic locations! There will be two types of...

HCT 2018: Here Come New Challengers!

Blizzard Entertainment 2018 has introduced a new road to the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) World Championship. Buckle up and hang on tight as we walk you through the finer details of the Hearthstone Challengers Program! The Hearthstone Challengers Path to Playoffs The Hearthstone Challengers program provides a streamlined path to the Seasonal Playoffs for aspiring pro players. Challenger Cups and...