Today, Blizzard Entertainment revealed that Hearthstone’s latest patch, 21.6 is set to arrive tomorrow, November 2. The patch brings in the Deadmines Mini-Set with 35 all-new cards and adds Edwin VanCleef and his pirate crew to Mercenaries, the game’s latest game mode which launched last month. This is Mercenaries’ first content update. The Deadmines Mini-Set will have 4 Legendary cards, 1 Epic card, 14 Rare cards, and 16 Common cards. These cards can be found in United in Stormwind packs, or players can get the entire Mini-Set for $14.99 or 2000 Gold. The entire Mini-Set consists of 66 cards, with a copy of each Legendary card and two copies of every other card.
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The Deadmines Mini-Se’s 35 all-new cards features Pirates and new synergies designed around the Tradeable keyword. The Tradeable keyword means that the card will have an extra effect that comes with a cost, like one mana, for example. Each Class got three new cards as part of the set, with 5 Neutral cards. The Demon Hunter Class adds Need For Greed; its tradeable effect draws three cards, Crow’s Nest Lookout, and Proving Ground.
The new Druid Class cards include Jerry Rig Carpenter which has a Battlecry that lets the player draw a Choose One spell and Split it. The Druid of the Reef let’s the player choose one, transform into a 3/1 Shark with Rush; or a 1/3 Turtle with Taunt. Moonlit Guidance lets players discover a copy of a card in a deck and let you draw the original if played during a turn.
Hunter’s new cards are Defias Blastfisher, Monstrous Parrot, and Doggie Biscuit which has a Tradeable effect. The card gives a minion +2 / +3 and gives a friendly minion Rush after its traded. Defias Blastfisher’s Battlecry deals 2 damage to a random enemy and repeats the process for each Beast. The Battlecry for Monstrous Parrot repeats the last friendly Deathrattle effect that triggered.
Grey Sage Parrot, Deepwater Evoker, and Arcane Overflow round up the new Mage cards in the Mini-Set. Grey Sage Parrot has a Battlecry that repeats the last spell that the player casts that costs (5) or more. Deepwater Evoker’s Battlecry lets a player draw a spell and gain Armor equal to its cost. Arcane Overflow deals 8 damage to an enemy minion and then summon a Remnant with stats equal to the excess damage.
Paladin’s new cards include Wealth Redistributor, which has Taunt and a Battlecry that swaps the Attack of the highest and lowest Attack minion. Sunwing Squawker has a Battlecry the repeat’s the last spell that cast on a friendly minion in Sunwing Squawker. Righteous Defense set’s a minion’s Attack and Health to 1. The stats that it lost is given to a minion in the player’s hand.
The new Priest cards are Amulet of Undying, Defias Leper, and Copycat. Amulet of Undying is Tradeable that resurrects 1 friendly Deathrattle minion. The effect upgrades when Traded. Defias Leper deals 2 damage if the player is holding a Shadow spell. The Copycat adds a copy of your opponent’s next card to the player’s hand.
Blackwater Cutlass, Parrley, and Edwin, Defias Kingpin are the three new cards for the Rogue class. Blackwater Cutlass is Tradeable that reduces the cost of a spell in the player’s hand by (1) after its traded. Parrley swaps the card for a card in the opponent’s deck. Edwin, Defias Kingpin has a Battlecry that lets the player draw a card. If the card gets played during the turn then Edwin gets +2/ +2 and repeats the effect.
The new Shaman Class cards are Brillant Macaw, Suckerhook, and Cookie the Cook. Brillant Macaw repeats the last Battlecry that the player played. Suckerhook transforms the player’s weapon into one that costs (1) more. Cookie the Cook has Lifesteal and a Deathrattle that equips a 2/3 Stirring Rod with Lifesteal.
Warlock’s new cards include Shadowblade Slinger, Wicked Shipment, and Hullbreaker. Shadowblade Slinger has a Battlecry that deals as much damage as the player has taken to an enemy minion if they have taken damage during the turn. Wicked Shipment summons 2 1/1 Imps. The card is Tradeable and upgrades by 2 when traded. Hullbreaker has a Battlecry and a Deathrattle. The card lets the player draw a spell. However, the player’s Hero takes damage equal to its costs.
Man the Cannons, Defias Cannoneer, and Blacksmithing Hammer are the three new cards for the Warrior Class. Man the Cannons deals 3 damage to a minion and 1 damage to all other minions. Defias Cannoneer deals 2 damage to a random enemy minion twice after the player’s hero attacks. Blacksmithing Hammer gives the player +2 durability after its traded.
The 5 Neutral cards coming to the game as part of the Deadmines Mini-Set are Mr. Smite, Goliath, Sneed’s Masterpiece, Golakka Glutton, Multicaster, and Maddest Bomber. Mr. Smite gives the player’s Pirates Charge. Goliath, Sneed’s Masterpiece let’s players fire 5 rockets at enemy minions that deal 2 damage each. Golakka Glutton has a Battlecry that let’s the player destroy a Beast and gives Glutton +1/+1. Multicaster lets the player draw a card for each spell school that the player has cast during the game. Maddest Bomber deals 12 damage randomly split among all other characters.
In addition to the Mini-Set, the new update will add Diablo to the Battlegrounds and Duels game mode for a limited time. Diablo will be the first dual-class character added to Duels. For more info regarding patch 21.6, check the official patch notes.