Hearthstone: The League of Explorers

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  • Ben Brode enters the stage
  • The League of Explorers introduces 45 new cards
  • The new cards will be gained over 4 wings
  • The main theme of this adventure: The search for the Staff of Origination
  • Explorer’s Hat: Give a minion +1/+1 and a Deathrattle that returns the card to your hand
  • Roaring Torch: Deal 6 damage
  • Explorer’s Hat and Roaring Torch are given you before the start of the adventure
  • First Wing with Reno Jackson leads you to Uldum
  • New Board Theme: the Excavation Board

Uldum

  • First Boss: Zinaar
    • (2) Jeweled Scarab 1/1
      • Discover: Offers you 3
    • (5) Djinni of Zephyrs 4/6
      • Whenever you cast a spell on another friendly minion, cast a copy of it on this one.
    • (7) Obsidian Destroyer 7/7 – Warrior

      • At the end of your turn, summon a 1/1 Scarab with Taunt
  • Second Boss: Sun Raider Phaerix:
    Holder of the first piece of the staff

    • (5) Aubisath Sentinel 4/4

      • Deathrattle: Give a random friendly minion +3/ +3
    • (5) Summoning Stone 0/6
      • Whenever you cast a spell,
        summon a random minion of the same Cost
    • (2) Dark Peddler 2/2 – Warlock

      • Battlecry: Discover a (1)-Cost card
  • Third “Boss”: Escape from the crumbling temple
    • (4) Rumbling Elemental 2/2 – Shaman Card
      • After you play a Battlecry minion, deal 2 damage to a random enemy.
    • (1) Sacred Trial – Paladin

      • Secret: When your opponent has at least 3 minions and plays another, destroy it.
    • (4) Ancient Shade 7/4
      • Battlecry: Shuffle an Ancient Curse into your deck that deals 7 damage to you when drawn
    • (6) Reno Jackson 4/6
      • Battlecry: If your deck contains no more than 1 of any card, fully heal your hero

Uldaman

  • This Second Wing with Brann Bronzebeard leads you to Uldaman
  • First Boss: Chieftain Scarvash
    • His encounter features different auras, which will you hinter at casting spells, minions, etc.
    • (1) Tunnel Trogg 1/3 – Shaman

      • Whenever you Overload, gain +1 Attack per locked Mana Crystal
    • (5) Ethereal Conjurer 6/3 – Mage

      • Battlecry: Discover a spell
    • (3) Mounted Raptor 3/2 – Druid
      • Deathrattle: Summon a random 1-cost minion.
  • Second Encounter: Escape from the Troggs
    • (4) Tomb Spider 3/3
      • Battlecry: Discover a Beast.
    • (3) Unearthed Raptor 3/4
      • Battlecry: Choose a friendly minion. Gain a copy of its deathrattle effect.
  • Third Boss: Archaedas
  • (3) Fierce Monkey 3/4 – Warrior
    • Taunt
  • (1) Reliquary Seeker 1/1 – Warlock

    • Battlecry: If you have 6 other minions, gain +4/+4
  • (4) Keeper of Uldaman 3/4Paladin

    • Battlecry: Set a minion’s Attack and Health to 3
  • (5) Excavated Evil – Priest

    • Deal 3 damage to all minions. Shuffle this card into your opponent’s deck.
  • (3) Brann Bronzebeard 2/4

    • Your Battlecries trigger twice

Ruined City of Stranglethorn

  • Search for the last piece of the staff: the Pearl of the Tide
  • Sir Finley Mrrgglton leads you into the third wing: the ruined City of Stranglethorn
  • First Boss: Lord Slitherspear
    • (2) Huge Toad 3/2
      • Deathrattle: Deal 1 damage to a random enemy.
    • (4) Gorillabot A-3 3/4

      • Battlecry: If you control another mech, discover a mech
    • (2) Dart Trap – Hunter

      • Secret: When an opposing Hero Power is used, deal 5 damage to a random enemy.
  • Second Boss: Giantfin
    • (0) Murloc Tinyfin 1/1
    • (7) Everyfin is Awesome – Shaman

      • Give your minions +2/+2
      • Cost (1) less for each Murloc you control.
    • (10) Anyfin Can Happen
      • Summon 7 Murlocs that died this game.
  • Third Boss: Lady Naz’jar
    • (1) Pit Snake 2/1 – Rogue

      • Destroy any minion damaged by this minion
    • (6) Entomb – Priest

      • Choose an enemy minion. Shuffle it into your deck.
    • (5) Naga Sea Witch 5/5

      • Your cards cost (5)
    • (4) Jungle Moonkin 4/4 – Druid

      • Both players have Spell Damage +2
    • (1) Sir Finley Mrrgglton 1/3
      • Battlecry: Discover a new basic Hero Power

Halls of Explorers

  • Arch-Thief Rafaam was following the League of Explorers, seeking to steal the Staff of Origination from them
  • Second Board Theme: The Hall of Explorers
  • (4) Elise Starseeker 3/5
    • Battlecry: Shuffle the #Map to the Golden Monkey’ into your deck
  • (2) Map to the Golden Monkey
    • Shuffle the Golden Monkey into your deck. Draw a card.
  • (4) Golden Monkey 6/6
    • Taunt Battlecry: Replace your hand and deck with Legendary minions
  • (8) Fossilized Devilsaur 8/8
    • Battlecry: If you control a beast, gain Taunt.
  • (6) Wobbling Runts 2/6
    • Deathrattle: Summon three 2/2 Runts.
  • (1) Raven Idol – Druid
    • Choose one – Discover a minion or discover a spell
  • (1) Cursed Blade 2/3 – Warrior

    • Double all damage dealth to your hero
  • (2) Curse of Rafaam – Warlock

    • Give your opponent a ‘Cursed!’ card. While they hold it, they take 2 damage on their turn.
  • (2) Museum Curator 1/2 – Priest

    • Battlecry: Discover a deathrattle card.
  • (4) Eerie Statue 7/7
    • Can’t attack unless it’s the only minion in the battlefield
  • (4) Tomb Pillager 5/4 – Rogue

    • Deathrattle: Add a Coin to your hand
  • (3) Desert Camel – Hunter

    • Battlecry: Put a 1-Cost minion from each deck into the battlefield.
  • (4) Animated Armor – Mage
    • Your hero can only take 1 damage at a time
  • (9) Arch-Thief Rafaam
    • Battlecry: Discover a powerful Artifact
    • (10) Mirror of Doom
      • Fill your board with 3/3 Mummy Zombies
    • (10) Timepiece of Horror
      • Deal 10 damage randomly split among all enemies
    • (10) Lantern of Power
      • Give a minion +10/+10

 

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