Hearthstone’s latest expansion, Descent of Dragons, is slowly finding its balance after about a month after release.
The expansion has introduced many new cards and new ways to play. Now, Blizzard is about to add another solo adventure to Descent of Dragons, called Galakrond’s Awakening. This brand-new piece of content will tie up the final battle between the League of E.V.I.L. and the League of Explorers.
Galakrond’s Awakening’s story takes place across two campaigns. The first one has players fighting as the League of E.V.I.L. to carry out the nefarious Archvillain Rafaam’s plot to resurrect Galakrond, the progenitor dragon.
In the second campaign, they’ll lead the intrepid League of Explorers into battle against the bad guys to foil their plans and save the world.
This final adventure will close the “year of the Dragon” with the fight we have all been waiting for. It will also bring back the original solo adventure format, where players tackle a series of boss encounters with pre-built decks to earn 35 new cards. Once you collected the cards, they will be added to your collection, and you would be able to play them on the Standard and Wild formats. These cards will hopefully help to shake up the current meta and help balance the game for all classes. Blizzard also recently nerfed many powerful cards from the Shaman, Rogue, and Warrior classes that ruled the meta.
Once you complete the League of E.V.I.L. and League of Explorers campaigns, you will unlock Heroic mode. There, you can take on harder versions of the encounters, but with your own decks and any card in your collection.
“The Year of the Dragon has been a dynamic and exciting one for Hearthstone, with a series of meta-shifting expansions, an ambitious year-long story, and a rapid cadence of new features and updates that have fundamentally evolved the game,” said J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment.
“Galakrond’s Awakening will bring the story we’ve been telling in the game all year to an epic and fitting conclusion, and we can’t wait to share it with everyone.”
Galakrond’s Awakening consists of four installments that will roll out weekly starting January 21. Each episode includes two chapters: one covering the League of E.V.I.L. and another covering the League of Explorers, for a grand total of eight chapters. You would be able to get Galakrond’s Awakening in Individual installments for $6.99 or 700 in-game gold, or as a complete bundle for $19.99.
The first installment, Battle of the Frozen Coast, will be available on January 21. All players can experience the League of E.V.I.L. chapter completely free, and earn four new cards for completing it. For a limited time, players who pre-purchase the bundle will receive a Golden Classic Pack in addition to the full adventure.
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