The Year of the Dragon is here. With the launch of Hearthstone’s “Rise of Shadows” expansion taking place Tuesday morning, players from around the world can crack open their packs and begin using a whole new slew of cards.
For those that are unsure of what they want to play right-off-the-bat, we have compiled a list of decks that some of the most popular players are using and streaming live on Twitch. If you want to try out the decks themselves, the deck string is below as well.
Kripparrian’s Bomb Warrior
It didn’t take long for Octavian “Kripparrian” Morosan to pick up where he left off from in the Rise of Shadows pre-release event that he participated in last week at Blizzard with fellow community members. The strategy behind his Bomb Warrior deck is simple: put a lot of bombs into your opponent’s deck, they draw them, they die. Easy yet satisfying.
Deck string: AECAQcGuuwCyAPN7wKggAOblAOS+AIMs/wCg/sCnfAC+wGyCJvzAvWAA5eUA5KfA5qUA0ue+wIA=
Kibler’s Tess Rogue
Few popular figures in the Hearthstone community have played Tess Greymane more than Brian Kibler. His fondness for wackiness have led him down many different paths playing Thief Rogue decks and, with new tools to play
Deck string: AAECAaIHBrf1Au/zApsFzowDyAPr8AIMtAGGCcsDqJgD+5oDx/gCyfsC1YwD3QiQlwPq8wL+mgMA=
Dog's Jaraxxus Control Warlock
The deck went through a few iterations before he settled on his current version but he seems content with the final result...for now.
Deck string: AAECAf0GCpMBiQbcBooHzAic+AKggAPWhgOCnQPInQMK3QTyBfsF+wa2B84H4QeNCNqWA66bAwA=
Tim Rizzo is the editor and a reporter for Inven Global. He joined the company back in 2017.