The Happy Hearthstone 7 – Hero Abilities (Part 1)

Today we embark on an epic two-part journey! This week, we start exploring the 9 unique hero and class abilities in Hearthstone, and talking about what we think of them.

We kick it off this week by taking a look at four classes: Rogue, Mage, Paladin, and Priest. We picked these because those are the classes that my guest, Gavin, plays in WoW. We’ll continue the fun next week and tackle the other 5, Warrior, Shaman, Druid, Hunter, and Warlock!

Audio Version:


  • Gavin is on the show this week
  • Topic: Hero Abilities
  • Reasons to be happy this week

Who is Gavin?

  • History with card games
  • History with Blizzard games
  • Favorite class in WoW

What are Hero Abilities?

  • 9 Heroes in the game, each with a unique ability
  • 2 mana to use
  • Can be used once per turn, unlimited times during game
  • New heroes?

Valeera Sanguinar

Blood Elf Female Rogue

Ability: Equips a 2/1 dagger onto the hero. If hero already wields the dagger, it adds 1 attack to the dagger.


  • What Defines Rogues in WoW?
  • Our Impressions
  • Flavor Rating: 9,9
  • Power Rating: 8,7

Jaina Proudmoore

Human Female Mage

Ability: Deal 1 damage.


  • What Defines Mages in WoW?
  • Our Impressions
  • Flavor Rating: 5,4
  • Power Rating: 5,6

Uther the Lightbringer

Human Male Paladin

Ability: Summons a 1/1 Silver Hand Recruit.


  • What Defines Paladins in WoW?
  • Our Impressions
  • Flavor Rating: 8,6
  • Power Rating: 6,6

Anduin Wrynn

Human Baby Priest

Ability: Heal target minion or hero for 2.


  • What Defines Priests in WoW?
  • Our Impressions
  • Flavor Rating: 7,6
  • Power Rating: 9,9

Card of the Week

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