Outwit witches, cleanse the forest of its cursed inhabitants, and claim 135 new cards in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed digital card game
For a limited time, players can log in to Hearthstone to claim three free packs and a class Legendary card
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Sharpen your claws and enter The Witchwood™ - the newest expansion for Hearthstone®,
A vile magic has taken root in the woods surrounding the city of
Gilneas, and the lycanthropic townspeople ready themselves for a
showdown with whatever lurks in the dark heart of the forest. As players
venture deep into The Witchwood, they’ll encounter uncanny new
cards and gameplay mechanics, such as the eerie new Echo keyword.
Echo cards can be cast multiple times in a turn, as long as players have
enough mana to pay the price. In addition, rumors tell of two powerful
“The Witchwood brings a spooky Azeroth fairytale to life in a
uniquely Hearthstone way,” said
In two weeks, the adventure will continue with the addition of Monster Hunt, a free new single-player mode that will take players into the forest to strike at the source of The Witchwood’s wicked curse. Stay tuned for further details about Monster Hunt very soon.
Today also marks the beginning of the new Hearthstone Year—The
Year of the Raven. Each Hearthstone Year ushers in a fresh set of
cards for the Standard competitive format, drastically changing the
established meta and leading to more exploration and variety in deck
types. With this change, the Whispers of the Old Gods™,
The Witchwood is available now for Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and iOS and Android phones. Card packs can be purchased individually or in discounted bundles from the in-game Shop for gold or real-world currency at the same price as all other Hearthstone card packs. Players now have the chance to win The Witchwood card packs as quest rewards or prizes in the Arena, and can also craft cards from the expansion by using Arcane Dust collected from disenchanting unwanted cards.
For a limited time, players who log in to Hearthstone will receive three The Witchwood card packsand afree random Legendary card for one of the game’s nine Hero classes in celebration of the expansion’s launch.
Visit TheWitchwood.com to learn more about the expansion and prepare for the hunt.
Assets available at: https://blizzard.gamespress.com/Hearthstone.
With more than 70 million players worldwide, Hearthstone® is Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed, free-to-play digital card game designed for novice and veteran card-slingers alike. Players can choose from nine powerful hero classes and customize their decks with minions, spells, and weapons based on the unique fantasy of the Warcraft® universe. Featuring a variety of game modes ranging from epic head-to-head duels to story-driven solo adventures, Hearthstone offers a vibrant and rewarding experience stacked with strategy, personality, and fun. Hearthstone is available globally for Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android™ tablets; and mobile phones.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft®,
Hearthstone®, Overwatch®, the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo®
franchises, and the multi-franchise Heroes of the Storm®,
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