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Scholomance Academy Card Spoilers & Expansion Guide

Scholomance Academy is the second Hearthstone expansion for the Year of the Phoenix.

Below you'll find all the known information for Scholomance Academy including all the currently revealed cards for the upcoming expansion. Check back for updates as card reveal season progresses.


Scholomance Academy Quick Information

  • Scholomance Academy releases on August 6, 2020.
  • Dual Class Cards - There are 40 cards in the set which can each be played by 2 different classes.
  • Spellburst - A new keyword! This is an effect that triggers only one time, on casting a spell.
  • Studies - New card theme which Discovers a card and reduces the cost of the next card played of that type.
  • PvE Content - A free update with details to follow later on.

Scholomance Academy Freebies

Everyone logging in before October 20th will get two copies of Transfer Student.

Transfer Student Card Image

You can find more information on how the effect works here.


Scholomance Academy Pre-Order Bonuses

There will be two pre-order bundles available for Scholomance Academy. If you want a discount, consider using Amazon Coins.

The Mega Bundle will include the following:

  • 1 Random Golden Legendary
  • 1 Kel'Thuzad Card Back
  • 1 Kel'Thuzad Mage Hero
  • Battlegrounds Perks
  • 4 Arena Tickets
  • 80 Scholomance Academy Card Packs
  • Golden Scholomance Academy Card Packs

The Scholomance Academy Bundle includes 55 Scholomance Academy card packs, the Kel’thuzad card back, and a random Scholomance Academy Golden Legendary card.


Scholomance Academy Community Compendium

See how the community initially rated the expansion! Check out the Scholomance Academy Community Compendium!


Revealed Cards for Scholomance Academy

These are all the cards that have currently been revealed for Scholomance Academy.

There are currently 135 cards revealed out of 135.

Demon Hunter

Druid

Hunter

Mage

Paladin

Priest

Rogue

Shaman

Warlock

Warrior

Neutral


Demon Hunter/Warlock

Druid/Hunter

Hunter/Demon Hunter

Mage/Shaman

Paladin/Warrior

Priest/Paladin

Rogue/Mage

Shaman/Druid

Warlock/Priest

Warrior/Rogue


Scholomance Academy Announcement Trailer


Scholomance Academy Cinematic Trailer

Comments

  • Me0203's Avatar 430 181 Posts Joined 06/13/2019
    Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Final count: 35 of the 135 cards released feature some type of analog information repository (also known as a 'book', but it's fun to call nerds A.I.R.heads) in their art. About 25%. Things you didn't need to know!

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  • Incarone's Avatar 290 14 Posts Joined 06/20/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    I just realized that all classes have received some sort of spellburst card except for Demon Hunter and Warlock.

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  • UselessFantasy's Avatar 200 57 Posts Joined 06/04/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Maaaaaaaaaaaaaan, another expension without any paladin boardclear. Damn.

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    • sinti's Avatar Global Moderator Faire Sleuth 1350 1951 Posts Joined 10/20/2018
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      I very much doubt they will get a direct board clear. Lord Barov is about as good and gimmick as you would expect.

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  • Psymon's Avatar COMMENT_COUNT_25_HS 675 185 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Must admit. First I was unwilling with this expansion but now I think that introduces the most interesting effects of all. 

    Besides spellburst some of the other mechanics as "tricking" your deck or manipulating your rival deck/hand are nice.

    Anyway it seems an expensive expansion. Seems like most of the "needed" cards are epic or legendary. Bad times for bucket decks.

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  • ChocolateChipCooke's Avatar 670 306 Posts Joined 07/26/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Great summary page with all the cards easily accessible. Looking forward to this expansion for many reason--flavorful theme, strong cards, new ideas and mechanics, and a shake up in the meta.

    After seeing all of the cards, I am most excited to experiment with spell damage archetypes because it is one of my favorite mechanics to play with since the Rise of Shadows support.

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  • Vandaren's Avatar 390 583 Posts Joined 06/05/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Alright, it's less than a week for a new semester at Scholomance. Can't wait!!

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  • FieselFitz's Avatar Anduin 540 628 Posts Joined 05/29/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Well now that we've seen every card i think this upcoming expansion and meta is gonna be very cool!

    I like a lot of cards and there are many decks that can be played! 

     

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  • LostAngel1000's Avatar Academy Sleuth 195 32 Posts Joined 06/16/2019
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Are we Still missing a few of the Studies Cycle? A few classes seem not to have one of them thought every class was too have one

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    • RavenSunHS's Avatar Refreshment Vendor 755 1449 Posts Joined 03/27/2019
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      Indeed I thought all classes were getting Studies, and I'm quite disappointed that Paladin didn't get one.

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      • PLANETCRUNCH's Avatar Face Collector 545 972 Posts Joined 07/19/2019
        Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

        I guess if Wave of Apathy is anything to go by the Paladins just didn't care to study this quarter

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    • Demonxz95's Avatar Content Squad 1145 1388 Posts Joined 03/19/2019
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      Nope. We've gotten all the cards.

      Some classes got Studies, and some others didn't.

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  • Fluxflashor's Avatar Administrator Serra Angel 1175 1678 Posts Joined 10/19/2018
    Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Pushed an update a little earlier to add multiclass cards to each of the class sections. They will still remain in their own sections too.

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    • Stock's Avatar 265 108 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
      Posted 3 months, 3 weeks ago

      It looks good ! Neutrals, however, got pushed between Mage and Pally for some reason. I guess it counted Neutrals as N between M and P alphabetically. I think it would make much more sense to separate them, as usual.

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  • Me0203's Avatar 430 181 Posts Joined 06/13/2019
    Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

    These cards are truly powerful, and I'm gettin' pretty hyped for release. It seems like there will be a bunch of new decks to try. 

    That said, the flavor isn't there. Only a few of the legendaries (Druid, Warlock/Priest) have artwork that's reflected in the other class cards, so far, so most of the instructors just feel like random powerful blokes, disconnected from the setting. Take Mage, for instance - Mozaki, Master Duelist is a dude with pink hair and a sword. He's got nothing in common, art-wise, with Combustion or Lab Partner. And, speaking of Lab Partner, he's one of several cards which have flavor, but aren't that neat. Diligent Notetaker - yeah, he takes notes, but what does that have to do with Shaman? First Day of School - students, alright, but what's that got to do with Paladin? What about Frazzled Freshman is Priest-like?

    There just aren't that many class-specific takes on what the classes do at Scholomance. I think Warlock/Priest is the best so far, with the ugly Disciplinarian Gandling and the Flesh Giant, obviously being some kind of nefarious backroom law enforcement bureaucracy. But what else? You'd think Mage would get a bunch of arcane, gnomely Professor Flitwicks casting charms and doing astronomy, Rogues would be shadowy figures sneaking around in artwork that references scenes in other classes' cards, Druids would be a bunch of gnarly Groot-likes sitting in a circle on the front lawn and doing herbology, and so on. There's a bit of that, but not enough - we need more cards like Glide, which zooms out and places that Demon Hunter in a school setting. That card lets me imagine something, lets me see what Demon Hunter students would be like at this school. Cards like Cycle of Hatred, though? Eh. That could be in any set. 

    Continuing with that idea of zooming more card artwork out a bit, to tell a greater story: what if they had included a mechanic like Rastakhan's class spirits? Each one could correspond and show a specific place in the school that would be referenced in the other class cards. I think that would do a great deal for establishing a school-y feeling, when looking at the set as a whole and when playing with the cards. Your opponent is a Warlock, and they slap down a 'Dungeon' card, that affects every minion on the board or spell played somehow. Alright - that feels like we're duking it out in the dungeon!

    At the moment, Team 5 has uniformly decided that school equals one thing: BOOKS! I counted - 74 cards have been revealed, and 21 of them have some form of letters-on-a-page. About 30%!

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  • Darkone's Avatar The Undying 300 18 Posts Joined 06/10/2019
    Posted 4 months ago

    Guys, this list will look better and be more useful if dual-class cards will go to each class of the duo.

    For example, if I'm looking for priest cards, now there are 3 places in that list that I need to look. If all priest dual-class cards will be in priest (with Gift of Luminance present in both priest and paladin, same for warlock duos), all of information I seek will be in one place.

    Yes, some cards will be listed twice, but I'm sure everyone will understand the reasons.

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    • KingKrush's Avatar Forest 270 116 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
      Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

      I hope the game displays the cards how you described.

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      • Zaiross's Avatar 45 2 Posts Joined 01/23/2020
        Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

        The devs alredy confirmed it that it will be displayed in game as he said

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      • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar 660 73 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
        Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

        MSG tri-class cards are listed under neutral in the game, so they might do the same thing. Or maybe listing a card three places was too much, but two will be okay?

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        • GoddammitDontShootMe's Avatar 660 73 Posts Joined 06/03/2019
          Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

          I see they changed it so the tri-class cards from MSG are now listed under their classes.

          Thanks for the downvotes guys, I had no idea the devs had confirmed anything about where multiclass cards would be displayed in the collection when I posted that pure speculation based on how it worked in the past.

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