Get up to no good with 135 wicked new cards in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s hit free-to-play digital card game
For a limited time, players can log in to claim a free Archmage Vargoth Legendary minion card* and complete quests to earn up to 12 free card packs
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Today’s launch of Rise of Shadows™, the newest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit free-to-play digital card game Hearthstone®, invites players to team up with Azeroth's most notorious villains and get up to no good with 135 all-new cards. (Graphic: Business Wire)
This formidable gang of ne’er do wells—led by Arch-Villain Rafaam—has
Unfortunately for them, the Defenders of Dalaran won’t go down without a fight. Wielding mighty Twinspells,which generate a copy of themselves in players’ hands once they’re cast, the Defenders could put a serious damper on the League of E.V.I.L.’s plans.
“With Rise of Shadows, we’re kicking off the biggest story we’ve
ever told in Hearthstone and offering players a bunch of wicked
new cards to get crafty with,” said
Players with a penchant for skullduggery also have a lot to look forward
to with the next Hearthstone single-player experience, scheduled
to arrive in May. This grand Solo Adventure—the most ambitious Hearthstone
has seen yet—will consist of five epic chapters, the first of which
will be free to everyone. Subsequent chapters can be unlocked for 700
gold each or purchased as an all-inclusive package for
For a limited time, players who log in to Hearthstone will get a
free copy of Archmage Vargoth*, the wise and powerful
Kirin Tor leader. Harnessing fearsome, uncontrollable magic, this
four-mana Legendary minion recasts a friendly spell at the end of his
controller’s turn, with targets selected randomly. Starting today,
players can also begin to complete a series of limited time quests to
earn up to 12 card packs—including 5 Rise of Shadows packs. In
Rise of Shadows is available now for Windows® and Mac® PCs; Windows, iPad®, and Android™ tablets; and iPhone® and Android phones. Card packs can be purchased individually or in discounted bundles from the in-game Shop at the same pricing as all other Hearthstone card packs. Players now have the chance to win Rise of Shadows card packs as quest rewards or prizes in the Arena and can craft cards from the expansion by using Arcane Dust collected from disenchanting unwanted cards.
*Must log in by
†Only one purchase per account.
With more than 100 million players worldwide, Hearthstone is Blizzard Entertainment’s internationally acclaimed, free-to-play digital card game designed for novice and veteran card-slingers alike. Players can choose from nine powerful hero classes and customize their decks with minions, spells, and weapons based on the unique fantasy of the Warcraft® universe. Featuring a variety of game modes ranging from epic head-to-head duels to story-driven Solo Adventures, Hearthstone offers a vibrant and rewarding experience stacked with strategy, personality, and fun. Hearthstone is available globally for Windows and Mac PCs; Windows, iOS, and Android tablets; and mobile phones.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft®, Hearthstone, Overwatch®, the Warcraft, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, and the multi-franchise Heroes of the Storm®,
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