At the start of the new Hearthstone year, all players will be able to easily unlock the new 235-card Core set, which replaces the old Classic and Basic sets.
In the coming weeks, with the start of the Year of the Grifon Hearthstone will spread wings to new skies. This era of the game will bring major changes, hundreds of new cards and exciting new game formats. The Year of the Grief will air with the first new expansion, Forged in the Barrens. This pack is inspired by the legendary World of Warcraft region Barrens, where millions of daring, adventurous Horde members have made their names and began to write their legends. taking.
Hearthstone spreads its wings to the Year of the Griffon
With the start of the Year of the Grifon, the new Core Set, which will replace the existing Classic and Basic sets, is also coming out. The Main Set, which will refresh the game for both already playing players and new players, consists of 235 cards selected from new and previously released cards. With the Main Set, the new Classic game format will also begin, allowing players to build and compete decks with the original Hearthstone cards released in 2014.
Later in the year Hearthstone Mercenaries will be showcased. Hearthstone Mercenariesis a brand new competitive single-player game mode that invites players to build and develop teams of Azeroth’s most powerful heroes and villains and test them in ever-changing, engaging tactical battles. Players will witness mercenaries collecting experience, equipment, and new skills by fighting in repeatable, randomly generated, Rogue-like missions.
Blizzard Entertainment president J. Allen Brack summed up the developments as “The Year of Grifon will be an exciting, vibrant year full of new content and experiences at Hearthstone.” Brack said, “With Forged in the Barrens, we will go to a part of World of Warcraft that we and many of our players love. The new Main set will renew the game annually. Hearthstone Mercenaries and the new Classic mode will add some amazing new ways to play. ” said.
Forged in the Barrens Expansion Pack
Citing the origins of World of Warcraft, Forged in the Barrens adds 135 cards inspired by the characters and stories that give Hearthstone the personality of the tough but beloved Barrens region. Forged in the Barrens features new effects and gameplay mechanics, as well as 10 Legendary Mercenary minions, each representing a different Hearthstone class. The stories of these minions will be available throughout the Year of the Grifon, including the upcoming new game mode Hearthstone Mercenaries.
Forged in the Barrens Mega, which includes 85 card packs (5 of which are Gold Card Packs containing only gold cards), two random Gold Legendary cards, Hamuul Runetotem card back, alternate hero and Hearthstone Battlegrounds perks that will last until the next expansion The package can be purchased by pre-order starting today. The Forged in the Barrens Pre-Order Pack, which includes 60 cards from the expansion, two random Legendary Cards and the Hamuul Runetotem card secret, is also available to players.
Hearthstone Mercenaries is a brand new single-player, competitive-centered game mode where players collect many powerful characters from all over the Warcraft® universe, new and old, and level them up in exciting tactical battles. Mercenaries will be released later this year. More information about the game mode release approaches.
Hearthstone Main Set and Classic Game Format
The Hearthstone Main Set will be released with the start of the Year of the Griffon. The Main Set, which will be renewed annually and unlocked for free by all players as they level up, will replace the Basic and Classic cards with 235 carefully selected cards from existing ones and newcomers. In this way, it is aimed to keep Hearthstone constantly alive and to provide a transition period that will facilitate the progress of new players. The Main Set includes 160 class cards and 75 neutral cards. Among them are Warcraft’s most powerful dragons like Deathwing, Malygos, Ysera designed as Legendary minions.
With the Year of the Griffon, the Hearthstone Classic format will also be added to the game. The classic format invites players to experience the game as it was released in 2014. The Classic format, which will be added alongside the Standard and Wild modes, will contain unique rewards and rankings, and will house Hearthstone’s original cards as they were when they were first released.