Blizzard is kicking off a brand new Hearthstone neighborhood occasion right now that can unfold a nifty reward round like a virus. The “Curse of Hakkar” occasion encompasses a new unique card again that has been distributed to a small group of gamers, however will infect everybody who is available in contact with it.
Playing towards a participant with the brand new “Mark of Hakkar” card again will reward you with it. Then you possibly can equip it and start spreading it to others. You’ll have to play a full match to unfold the merchandise, so conceding or leaving instantly will not get you the reward. If you wish to reward it to your mates, you possibly can queue up pleasant matches to distribute it to them.
The neighborhood occasion is a reference to one of many playing cards from the latest enlargement, Rastakhan’s Rumble. Hakkar the Soulflayer is a impartial Legendary card that shuffles “Corrupted Blood” into every participant’s deck upon dying. That Corrupted Blood replicates and multiplies itself, so if a match goes on lengthy sufficient it makes going to fatigue rather more dangerous. It additionally serves as a tough counter to Mecha’thun, which requires an empty deck to operate.
Recently Blizzard introduced a new set of balance changes coming to Hearthstone, which strike notably exhausting at basic mainstays which have been utilized in a number of decks throughout the sport’s lifespan. This all comes upfront of the brand new Standard rotation, which can cycle when the primary enlargement of 2019 releases. That will rotate out all of the playing cards from Journey to Un’Goro, Knights of the Frozen Throne, and Kobolds and Catacombs, to make room for this 12 months’s new units.