Blizzard Entertainment today announced that The Witchwood, the next expansion for Hearthstone, will be released on April 12 for PC, Android and iOS. This is the eighth expansion for the market-leading card game.
It is also the first year of the Raven, a new standard cycle that turns maps of older sets – Whispers of the Old Gods, One Night in Karazhan and Mean Streets of Gadgetzan – to Wild, a mode that covers all maps of the Game contains. This is the third standard year and the second time we see a rotation. Both the rotation and the introduction of new cards open up opportunities for new decks and strategies that encourage decayed players to return (and spend money on new packs).
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35 new cards and new mechanics, such as Echo. This will allow you to play the same card as many times in a round as you can afford. Rush is another new keyword that will allow your card to attack enemy minions – but not heroes – in the round in which they are played. Other cards, including the one we introduced, will strengthen your heroic power. Others will benefit your deck if it contains odd or even mana cost cards
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Source: Mike Minotti / GamesBeat  The witch forest also adds monster hunts Added a new single-player mode similar to the Dungeon Runs Blizzard introduced in the latest expansion of Goblin & Catacombs.
If you log in to Hearthstone for a limited time after launching the expansion, you will receive three Witchwood Card Packs for free. You also receive a free, random Legendary card.
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