Descent of Dragons Card Spoilers & Expansion Guide

Descent of Dragons is the final expansion of the Year of the Dragon, and Hearthstone's 13th overall! We're getting 135 new cards added to the game with a launch date of December 10, 2019.


Quick Info

  • The expansion launches December 10, 2019.
  • Pre-order bundles return, with more card packs than usual (60 & 100)!
  • Every class will be getting a legendary Dragon! In fact, this expansion will have the most Dragons out of any set.
  • New Keyword: Invoke - Upgrade the mighty Galakrond! Playing these cards will also cast his Hero Power.
  • New Keyword: Sidequests - Similar to quests except they don't start in your hand and can be played alongside active quests.
  • New Mechanic: Explorers - Dragon cards for the non-evil classes which Discover a Dragon alongside another, class-themed effect.
  • New Mechanic: Breaths - Spells that make use of Dragon-holding mechanics to power-up their effects.
  • A solo adventure will be launching in January 2020. It is linear rather than a dungeon run.
  • More free stuff than ever before including 5 Legendaries.

Free Stuff for Descent of Dragons

  • Login within 90 days of launch to receive all 5 Galakrond Legendaries!
  • The legendaries are for Priest, Warlock, Rogue, Warrior, and Shaman - the EVIL classes.

Galakrond, the Wretched Card Image
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Galakrond, the Unspeakable Card Image
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Galakrond, the Nightmare Card Image
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Galakrond, the Unbreakable Card Image
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Galakrond, the Tempest Card Image
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Pre-Order Bonuses

We've got two pre-order packages once more, with a nice bonus of more card packs for the same amount of money.

  • $50 Standard Bundle - 60 Packs, new card back, random golden legendary.
  • $80 Mega Bundle - 100 Packs, new card back, random golden legendary, Deathwing Warrior Hero Skin.
  • Both bundles may be purchased if you desire.
  • Early access to Hearthstone Battlegrounds comes with both bundles. For pre-orders, access is granted on November 5 with general availability is November 12.


More Lackeys

A new lackey is being added to the pool with the introduction of Draconic Lackey!

Draconic Lackey Card Image


New Solo Content

We don't have any information on the new content yet other than the fact it will be a linear adventure. No dungeon run to end out the year.


Descent of Dragons Community Compendium

See how the community initially rated the expansion! Check out the Descent of Dragons Community Compendium!


Revealed Cards

There are currently 140 cards revealed out of 135.

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Druid

Hunter

Mage

Paladin

Priest

Rogue

Shaman

Warlock

Warrior

Neutral


Cinematic Trailer


Announcement Trailer


Hearthstone Battlegrounds Trailer

Although not expansion-specific, its an important new game mode coming in early November!

Comments

  • forcemajeure's Avatar 315 199 Posts Joined 04/01/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    This expansion finally took me to 1,000 wins on most of the classes!  Woohoo!

    0
  • Horus's Avatar The Raven 865 1313 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    That reveal season was quite a ride!
    Really enjoyed the event and how the community came together in terms of votes and participation.
    As Nemzy would say << That was awesome! >>

    0
  • Carozeu's Avatar 215 33 Posts Joined 10/23/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    when is it going to drop today I checked at 8:00 am but nothing changed? I play in the US so i don't know what server that is

     

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  • smaktest's Avatar Child of Galakrond 60 13 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Release time EU

    -1
    • Zergoras's Avatar Rexxar 105 29 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      19.00

      0
  • DADROWNEDGOD's Avatar 240 54 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    This is the most intriguing expansion I've seen since I started playing

    0
  • RaGnaroX's Avatar 80 32 Posts Joined 09/09/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    We get all 5 Galakronds !? Awesome !!

    0
  • YourWaifu's Avatar 145 180 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    Overall:

    Druid: 3.1/5

    Hunter: 3.2/5

    Mage: 3.4/5

    Pally: 3/5

    Priest: 3/5

    Rogue: 3.2/5

    Warlock: 2.8/5

    Warrior: 3.4/5

    Shaman: 3.2/5

    Neutral: 2.7/5

    So, imo, it seems Warrior and Mage were favored in this one, especially Warrior.

    Theres a lot of bad stuff in the neutral, as always.

    I think I might be wrong with the warlock ratings, but we will see when the expac launches.

    Theres a reason I am not a pro HS player lol

     

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    • KingMicahhh's Avatar Charmander 130 34 Posts Joined 11/30/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago
      Quote From YourWaifu

      Overall:

      Druid: 3.1/5

      Hunter: 3.2/5

      Mage: 3.4/5

      Pally: 3/5

      Priest: 3/5

      Rogue: 3.2/5

      Warlock: 2.8/5

      Warrior: 3.4/5

      Shaman: 3.2/5

      Neutral: 2.7/5

      So, imo, it seems Warrior and Mage were favored in this one, especially Warrior.

      Theres a lot of bad stuff in the neutral, as always.

      I think I might be wrong with the warlock ratings, but we will see when the expac launches.

      Theres a reason I am not a pro HS player lol

      0
  • Alfi's Avatar Derpy Elf 370 295 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    Look at Galakrond cards. 

    Warrior Galakrond is in matching frame - Red Galakrond in red frame. Shaman too (blue Galakrond in blue frame). 

    So why is priest Galakrond purple (the color of warlock frame), Rogue whiteish (the color of Priest frame) and warlock Dark greyish (rogue frame color)?

    They should switch the images to match frame as they match in Warrior and Shaman.

    -5
    • Horus's Avatar The Raven 865 1313 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
      Quote From Alfi

      They should switch the images to match frame as they match in Warrior and Shaman.

      Or maybe you should revised your theory when confronted with contradicting evidences, maybe ^^

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    • RaGnaroX's Avatar 80 32 Posts Joined 09/09/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      That's Galakrond in shadow form xD

      0
    • Marega's Avatar 285 398 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      what the hell are you saying?

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      • Alfi's Avatar Derpy Elf 370 295 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
        Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago
        Quote From Marega

        what the hell are you saying?

        Look at Galakrond cards. 

        Warrior Galakrond is in matching the frame - Red Galakrond in red frame. Shaman too (blue Galakrond in blue frame). 

        So why is priest Galakrond purple (the color of warlock frame), Rogue whiteish (the color of Priest frame) and warlock Dark greyish (rogue frame color).

        They should switch the images to match frame as they match in Warrior and Shaman.

        0
  • Freforos's Avatar Draconically Dedicated 175 177 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    "There are currently 140 cards revealed out of 135." lol

    0
  • dapperdog's Avatar Dragon Scholar 490 710 Posts Joined 07/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    I'm just a little disappointed to know that Dragonmaw Poacher is going to be waiting at every end of every deck I try to experiment with. Its gets sadder to know that I will be ruining someone else's fund with the same card.

    3
    • Mercynary9's Avatar 240 222 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      Yeah, and also the big dragon minion for shaman on turn 4 with spell damage +2 is going to be ruined almost every single game... I just want to try out this stupid card and beat everyone with it lol.

      0
  • KANSAS's Avatar Funnel Cakes 865 1619 Posts Joined 03/25/2019
    Posted 4 months ago

    To be honest, I am very disappointed that there wasn't a 0 mana 1/1 dragon in this expansion.

    5
    • LethalSpectre's Avatar 40 4 Posts Joined 11/21/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      Sameeee. They haven't released anything like that this year and it would have been perfect. I guess they don't want cards to low-roll like Dragonqueen Alexstrasza or any of the explorer dragons.

      1
  • og0's Avatar HearthStationeer 535 560 Posts Joined 03/31/2019
    Posted 4 months ago

    Quote From No Author Specified

    Revealed Cards

    There are currently 140 cards revealed out of 135.

    Nice!

    5

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