An Underwater Expedition Awaits in the Newest Hearthstone® Expansion, Voyage to the Sunken City™, Live Today
The first expansion of the Year of the Hydra introduces 135 all-new cards and submerges players in the aqueous ruins of Zin-Azshari, the capital city of the Naga race from World of Warcraft®
Also live today are updates to the Core Set, featuring 72 returning cards
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To avoid becoming part of the
Players should tread lightly in navigating this ocean floor, though, as it belongs to its cursed inhabitants: Voyage to the Sunken City also introduces the spell-focused Naga minion type, which often give bonuses for playing one or more spells while in hand. The Naga minion tag has also been applied to previously released Naga characters, such as Wrathscale Naga and Naga Sand Witch.
“Voyage to the Sunken City delivers a joyful Hearthstone twist on the fantasy of Nazjatar, which players will know well from Warcraft, and we think it'll make a huge splash as our first expansion for the Year of the Hydra,” said
Hearthstone Core Set Update & Set Rotation
Numerous changes for Hearthstone’s foundational Core set, which is free for all players to unlock as they level up, are live today in the game. With 57 cards rotating out of the Core set and 72 rotating in—some of which have been adjusted for the modern meta—the set now totals 250 cards, which is 15 more than last year.
Cards of note returning to the Core set are the original
Set rotation takes place today as well, sending card sets from the Year of the Phoenix—Ashes of Outland™,
Visit www.playhearthstone.com for details on Voyage to the Sunken City, the updated Core set, and set rotation.
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