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Hearthstone’s Latest Patch Brings Three New Heroes to Battlegrounds

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The latest Hearthstone patch is one of the biggest ones in recent memory, bringing in a host of new cards and making several adjustments to the game’s take on auto-chess, Battlegrounds. Chief among these is the introduction of three new heroes, all of which are now active on the game’s live server, alongside the other new minions and balance adjustments. These can all be seen in their entirety here.

The New Heroes

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Edwin Vancleef

Sharpen Blades
Costs 1. Give a minion +1/+1 for each minion you’ve bought this turn.

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Sylvanas Windrunner

Banshee’s Blessing
Costs 0. Remove a friendly minion to give adjacent minions +1/+1.

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Arch-Villain Rafaam

I’ll Take That!
Costs 1. Next combat, add a plain copy of the first minion you kill to your hand. (Note: this is an unbuffed, non-golden copy.)


With the introduction of these new heroes, the following five will be taking their leave:

  • Patches the Pirate
  • Bartendotron
  • Pyramad
  • Professor Putricide
  • Trade Prince Gallywix

However, this also means that two other heroes will re-enter the fray, those two being the following:

  • Millificent Manastorm
  • Lich Baz’hial

Stay tuned here at The Game Haus for all of the latest Hearthstone Battlegrounds news and updates as we continue to dive deeper into this latest patch


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