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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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.


Revealed Cards

There are currently 36 cards revealed out of 135.

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

  • Fluxflashor's Avatar Administrator Derpcorn 525 660 Posts Joined 10/19/2018
    Posted 1 week, 2 days ago

    Update this evening added the missing legendary slots for the EVIL classes.

    Sorry that we still don't have good indicators for what slots are for what.

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  • Howiepenguin's Avatar 75 16 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    Approximately $0.80 a pack is not bad for a bundle.

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  • Zwane's Avatar Wizard 240 308 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

    So the E.V.I.L. classes get nice new hero powers but what do the good guys get to compensate for that?

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    • AngryShuckie's Avatar 250 76 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

      In short: the fact they don't have to devote any of their 10 cards to invoke. This frees up the space for sidequests and the explorer dragons, which may end up as good as Galakrond in practice, but even if not they're certainly more flexible.

      All that being said, I agree it does look asymmetric. Then again, Hunter got and extra legendary in TGT, and that didn't help out the class at all...

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      • viczone's Avatar 60 12 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
        Posted 1 day, 4 hours ago

        Oh my god yeah, there was an expansion named TGT. Almost forgot. Still the worst expansion to date.

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  • Mariners24's Avatar 65 15 Posts Joined 06/12/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    So Evil classes will get 3 legendaries yeah? Sounds like the 5 Galakronds will be the typical uncraftable/undustable legendaries for free. And the evil classes will still have their two legendaries.. 

    can anyone confirm this either way? 

    Also i’m stoked on this expansion and will definitely preorder both. Ulduum was my first order and i have loved having almost every card

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    • ArngrimUndying's Avatar Jaina 290 173 Posts Joined 06/11/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

      Sinti or Flux (i.e. someone actually watching all the streams) confirmed in another thread yes the EVIL classes will get their two normal legendaries plus Galakrond (so 3 in all for those 5 classes) - that's why this set is listed as having 140 cards instead of the normal 135.

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  • Pullanisu's Avatar Gul'dan 180 88 Posts Joined 06/18/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Still not good enough to save the game blizz, and even the apology was so bad, thanks, I'm out after my 3 years here, I cannot support shit like this

    -11
    • Borigrimosity's Avatar 50 3 Posts Joined 06/21/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 2 days ago

      If you're "out", you can stop posting on the fan forum any time now

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      • Pullanisu's Avatar Gul'dan 180 88 Posts Joined 06/18/2019
        Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

        Already did, but sure dislike the truth, the game is in a death spiral

        -3
        • UtilitiesINC's Avatar 5 1 Posts Joined 06/13/2019
          Posted 1 week, 5 days ago

          People have been saying this for YEARS! Yet the same people keep it alive by constantly complaining on these sites. Thank you!

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  • Horus's Avatar Stalagg 525 613 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Awwwww man, Deathwing Warrior Hero Skin is sooo tempting ...
    Must ... resist ... 

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    • viczone's Avatar 60 12 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
      Posted 1 day, 4 hours ago

      Just go for it.

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    • GoliathTheDwarf's Avatar Content Squad 315 203 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

      I feel you man. I want to have a warrior other than Garrosh SO BAD, but now both options cost money. Very tempting, but seeing as I regretted the only two preorders I've ever done for this game as soon as I finished opening all the packs, I think I'll learn from history and save money.

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  • Xrazoc's Avatar 100 63 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    we can compare the invokes from the Galakrond classes we know:
    Warlock: Summon 2 1/1 imps on board
    Rogue: Get a random Lackey into your hand
    Priest: Get a random minion into your hand

    Remember, Each "Galakrond invoke" card is also the Hero Power of the classes Galakrond

     

     

    if you ask me, warlocks Invoke seems pretty good, since you go aggressive/tempo style with those imps before playing Galakrond, and you also gain tempo when you play Galakrond too. 


    Rogues Galakrond seems pretty bonker when played, making up to 4 drawn cards cost 0 is very good if they didn't cost 0 from the beginning, you will though spend 3 mana to play a lackey from hero power to being played, could be worth it in longer terms.  The invoke for rogue is pretty nasty, since you get a lackey for just playing an invoke card.


    Priests Galakrond alone is super strong against control/tempo decks for it's minion removals, The hero power is great to generate minions when you need it but you lose the healing ability which could be critical against you. The invoke is okay, Bonkers if you get the right minions, terrible if you get the wrong minions in wrong timing, RNG Fiesta all the way. you can also get hand issues too from invoke/Hero Power.

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  • p's Avatar 135 11 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    According to this  https://twitter.com/puffinplays/status/1190742388626427904  evil classes will have 11 cards

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    • frosthearth's Avatar 175 86 Posts Joined 03/18/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

      And here I thought they were being generous... 

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  • Xarkkal's Avatar HearthStationeer 395 351 Posts Joined 03/29/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Well, I was planning on avoiding the $80 pre-purchase this time, but then I saw that Warrior skin.... 

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  • frenzy's Avatar 160 99 Posts Joined 05/30/2019
    Posted 2 weeks, 4 days ago

    Will the pre-order bundles be available in-game (using coins)?

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    • FatalKoala's Avatar 30 4 Posts Joined 10/28/2019
      Posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

      No, you cannot use in game coin on bundles.

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