L0rinda

Seat Story V Results and Wall Shaman Decklist

Sign in to follow this  

2 posts in this topic

oOONgCQ.png

The fifth edition of SeatStory Cup concluded yesterday, and Lifecoach emerged the winner. He takes home $10,000 for his efforts.

SeatStory is one of the most popular regular Hearthstone events. Not only does it boast a $20,000 prize pool, but as all of the players effectively live together for several days, and largely cast the tournament themselves, the laid back attitude of the casting makes it a fun time for competitors and viewers alike.

The schedule for the event is intensive. 32 players compete in eight groups with the top two in each group progressing to the top 16. This was then repeated in a second group stage to find a top eight. The format for these stages was Last Hero Standing, with a ban.

 The big story of the first group stage was Frodan's 3-0 victories over StrifeCro and Ostkaka. He used the deck currently being affectionately described as BogChamp Shaman. This deck uses Earth Elemental and Bog Creeper, with Ancestral Spirit to set up a continuous wall of taunts. The variant will likely take the more descriptive name of Wall Shaman eventually. While Frodan was not the only player to use the deck, his 6-0 start was spectacular enough to draw attention to the possibilities of the deck being viable in competitive play.

vs8c9qk.png

After the two group stages were complete, the top eight became best of seven single elimination with a ban. Unusually for best of seven, the format remained as Last Hero Standing. The results of the quarter-finals are listed below:

  Lifecoach 4-1   Eloise 

  Thijs 4-2   Rdu

  Naiman 4 -3   Zalae

  J4ackiechan 4-2   Ostkaka

In the first semi-final, Lifecoach and Thijs had a predictably close match. The two G2 players had brought the same lineup of Druid, Hunter, Rogue, Shaman, and C'Thun Warrior. Both players banned Shaman. In a match that lasted over two hours, Lifecoach eventually ran out a 4-3 winner as his Warrior managed to stabilise just in time to take down Thijs Druid.

In the other semi-final, J4ckiechan and Naiman also both banned Shaman. Naiman's lineup was Druid, Tempo Mage, Dragon Warrior, and Zoo Warlock. J4ckiechan brought greedy variants of Druid, Tempo Mage, N'zoth Paladin, and Dragon Warlock. J4ckiechan is known for his innovative decks, and this tournament was no different. His Warlock deck had Sunwalker, while his banned Shaman deck was a version of Wall Shaman using Frost Giant. His lineup managed to outlast Naiman, and he took a 4-3 victory.

In the final, Lifecoach banned Shaman, while J4ckiechan banned Rogue. Lifecoach took an early 3-1 lead, which meant that J4ckiechan's Warlock was going to have to beat Warrior, Hunter, and Shaman all in a row. He managed to win the first two, but Lifecoach's Midrange Shaman ground out another long match to seal the victory 4-3.

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Zadina

      Dave Kosak introduces us to the Monster Hunt, which will be available in a week.
      The Lead Mission Designer was joined by two of his associates to discuss the newest PvE mode, which will come along with The Witchwood. Paul Nguyen talked about the four heroes. Tess Greymane has a Hero Power that lets her Discover any class card that has been played in a game (by both players) and add it to your hand.
      Darius Crowley has an indestructible cannon minion that can be activated via Darius' Hero Power and fire at the minions across it. Positioning will matter, as you can kill two enemy minions at once and the Hero Power will refresh each time you kill a minion with your cannon. There weren't any details on Houndmaster Shaw or Toki, Time-Tinker, but it was hinted that the former hero will have something to do with Rush (just like its card counterpart).
      Giovanni Scarpati discussed bosses and treasures. The Monster Hunt will feature over 45 unique boss encounters. As Ben Brode had revealed in an earlier interview, each hero will have its own final boss, called "nemesis fight". For Crowley it's Lord Godfrey, for Shaw it's Glinda Crowskin and for Toki it's her own future self! When you clear the Monster Hunt with all four heroes (and win four packs), you get to face Hagatha as the last boss. Ultimately, as far as the treasures are concerned, there are a few returning ones from the Dungeon Run, but most are new. There are also hero exclusive treasures, as well as unique treasures "dropping" from rare boss encounters.
      You should definitely watch the video to get a glimpse of all the new stuff coming with the Monster Hunt. And don't forget: it's release date is April 26 at 10:00 am PDT!
      Daxxarri
      Start stocking up on vials of holy water and cannonballs, because The Witchwood’s free, single-player missions, the Monster Hunt, goes live on April 26 at 10:00 a.m. PDT!
      Join Lead Mission Designer Dave Kosak, along with Mission Designers Paul Nguyen and Giovanni Scarpati, for a Hearthside Chat that will equip you with everything you need to know for a successful Monster Hunt!
      Ready for Action
      If you played the Dungeon Run in Kobolds & Catacombs, the Monster Hunt will be eerily familiar—but much is different! Rather than choosing one of Hearthstone’s nine classes, you’ll take on the role of one of four veteran monster hunters, each with a special ability that you’ll need to make the most of if you hope to survive the hunt.
      Your hunter will venture deep into the Witchwood on Hagatha’s trail, defeating a series of monstrous bosses who dare to cross your path. With each victory, you’ll build a stronger and stronger deck with the items you find. You may encounter some trusty old equipment out in the forest, but much of what you’ll find will be entirely new, including treasures unique to certain foes. Each monster hunter has their own favorite tricks—a special hero power or ability that you’ll need to master if you hope to survive the hunt. Each hunter also carries a grudge against a heinous nemesis in the woods: a unique boss that only they can track down to fight.

      You’ll want to go on a Monster Hunt with every hunter, because each offers a quest that will earn you a Witchwood card pack. And if you’ve got the mettle to complete the Monster Hunt with all four hunters, you’ll finally have a chance to face off with the real witch in the woods: Hagatha! If you can free the wood from Hagatha’s curse, you’ll earn the gratitude of Gilneas and the Monster Hunter card back!

      We hope you enjoyed learning more of what lurks ahead in Monster Hunt! We’re eager to hear your tales of The Witchwood on social media using the #Witchwood hashtag. Learn more about The Witchwood at TheWitchwood.com!
      We’ll see you on the hunt! 
      (source)
    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Igneous Quest Rogue Deck.
    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Budget Quest Rogue Deck.
    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Quest Rogue Deck.
    • By positiv2
      This thread is for comments about our Taunt Druid Deck.