Latest 135-card expansion is inspired by the city of Stormwind, a World of Warcraft® hallmark, and features new mechanics that evoke players’ cherished formative adventures
The Year of the Gryphon’s grand narrative soars on, continuing the stories of Hearthstone’s newest heroes in novel Questline cards
The United in Stormwind Mega Bundle, one of two card pack bundles available for pre-purchase, includes five bonus Golden card packs, Battlegrounds perks, and more
United in Stormwind introduces Questline cards for every class, each one providing a peek into the formative stories of the new mercenary characters introduced in the Year of the Gryphon. Players start a match with their Questline cards in their hand, and they’re rewarded with powerful in-game effects whenever they complete one of the challenges they present. Once the third phase in each Questline is complete, the Mercenary joins their side—as a powerful Legendary minion.
To take part in the bustle and commerce of Stormwind, players can add cards with the Tradeable keyword to their decks. Tradeable cards provide situationally powerful effects, with the added flexibility of being able to swap them out for a different card in the player’s deck for the cost of one mana. World of Warcraft® tradeskills come to Hearthstone in the form of Profession Tools, being placed in the weapon slot and unlocking unique abilities—like the Paladin’s Prismatic Jewel Kit, which boosts the power of minions in the player’s hand whenever a friendly minion loses a Divine Shield. Finally, players can saddle up by acquiring Mount cards, which come into play in the form of a minion buff, and then summon the trusty steed itself once the empowered minion is defeated.
The United in Stormwind Mega Bundle is available for pre-purchase starting today for $79.99 USD and includes:
- 80 United in Stormwind card packs—plus 5 Golden card packs (containing all Golden cards)
- two random Golden Legendary cards from United in Stormwind
- the Lady Katrana Prestor Alternate Hero
- the Lady Katrana Prestor card back
- perks for Hearthstone Battlegrounds that last until the next expansion
- the Ve’nari Alternate Bartender for Hearthstone Battlegrounds†
Also available is the United in Stormwind Bundle for $49.99 USD, which includes 60 packs from the expansion, two random Legendary cards, and the Lady Katrana Prestor card back.
Fans of the popular Hearthstone Battlegrounds game mode can look forward to major updates too, including the largest minion pool shakeup since launch! Battlegrounds will also introduce all-new cosmetic options to the store, allowing players to customize their game experience, with more to come. Battlegrounds Bundle: Beach Party includes seven new portraits of heroes enjoying some fun in the sun, such as Grill King Bolvar and Chillin’ Vol’jin. The bundle also includes Tikilord Ragnaros, a fully-voiced alternate Bartender who serves up drinks with a scorching attitude. In the Battlegrounds Heroes: Shadowlands bundle, eight heroes are reimagined as members of the Covenants featured in the afterlife-themed World of Warcraft: Shadowlands™ expansion, including Finley of the Kyrian and Ysera of the Night Fae.
For more information about Hearthstone and United in Stormwind, visit https://playhearthstone.com/ and follow @PlayHearthstone on Twitter.
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