Here we give you a Arena Tier List providing the best hearthstone cards for each hero class. Each card is hand picked by our professional Hearthstone players based on how much value a card has for winning the game and creating strong combos.
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The Grand Tournament Hearthstone Arena Tier List
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How to Choose the Right Card
Choosing the right card in Arena involves keeping in mind a few simple guidelines. Along with the help of a Tier List to put in perspective the value of a card within a Arena setting.
arena tier list Card Combos should be avoided in Arena Decks since the chance of it being used effectively is low. However there are exception to this.
Example of a Good Combo: Dark Iron Dwarf on drop give a friendly minion 2+ Attack is useful with almost any minion card in Hearthstone make it ideal card for any Arena Deck Draft.
Example if a Bad Combo: Shadow Step Return a friendly minion to your hand. The only way this card would not be a complete waste is if you somehow have and draw a card with a really strong Battle Cry. That’s if you were lucky enough to draft one in the Arena Deck Builder.
You want your Arena Deck to have a balance of Mana Cost Cards. This will help you insure every turn you have a card to play.
Generally in this arena tier list its a good idea to Pick High Cost Mana Cards At First, This will make it more easier to adjust your Mana Curve and balance your Mana Cost of your Arena Deck
Mana Cost 0-1: Avoid (0-2 Cards)
Mana Cost 2-3: Good (5-10 Cards)
Mana Cost 4 : Amazing (10-15 Cards)
Mana Cost 5-6: Good (5-10 Cards)
Mana Cost 7-9: Avoid (2-4 Cards)
As you start building your Arena Deck from the First 5-10 Cards you should have a Deck Theme is mind. If you happen to get a lot of strong Aggro Cards then the rest of your Arena Card choices should be focused more on a Aggro play style.
Recommended Amount of Weapon Cards: 2-3
Weapon Cards are good for clearing the enemy’s board of minions at the cost of just one Card. However this arena tier list advantage is short lived since you can only use a weapon specific amount of times before it will break. On top of the Loss in Health from attacking minions just to clear the board.
Recommended Amount of Secrets Cards: 0-2
I Recommend avoiding Secret Cards in Arena if possible since its very rare these type of Cards will have any real value for the arena tier list.
Recommended Amount of Spell Cards: 10-15
The Type of Spell Cards you DO want: Fireball – Swipe – Eviscerate – Truesilver Champion
The Type of Spell Cards you DONT want: Repentance – Sacrificial Pact – Ice Lance – Sinister Strike
Recommended Amount of Minion Cards: 15-20
The Type of Minion Cards you DO want: Mechanical Yeti – Piloted Shredder – Water Elemental – Fire Elemental – Druid of the Claw
The Type of Minion Cards you DONT want: Mad Scientist – Mogu’shan Warden – Dancing Swords – Druid of the Fang
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The Grand Tournament
- Release Date: August 2015
- Card Amount: 132
TGT is a Expansion similar to arena tier list the GVG there is no adventure mode this time, however this expansion will introduce a new game changing mechanic to the game.
- New Keyword Mechanic: Inspire This effect is only activated when you use your hero spell changing it a effect or simply make it more effective.
Goblins vs Gnomes
- Release Date: December 2014
- Card Amount: 123
GVG is the first expansion for Hearthstone, having a strong mechanical theme.
- New Minion Type: Mech
At the same time blizzard updated a lot of there older card to make sense in the new Mech Themed update.
Curse of Naxxramas
- Release Date: July 2014
- Card Amount: 30
Curse of Naxxarmas is Adventure Mode Expansion with 6 wings, all of which with the WoW Naxxaramas Raid Instance theme. Each wing will consist of several bosses, Class Specific Challenges and unlockable cards.
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- Release Date: April 2015
- Card Amount: 31
Blackrock Mountain is the second adventure expansion blizzard has released for there popular card game hearthstone. This adventure expansion introduces new arena tier list cards back and a new battlefield.
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If Arena is not your thing arena tier list, there are other modes in hearthstone that are worth playing. Ranked Mode rewards players with monthly rewards such as more Cards and Card Back Skins.