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Tavern Brawl: The Dark Wanderer

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This week's Tavern Brawl is Diablo themed in celebration of Diablo's twentieth anniversary. It is the eighty second Tavern Brawl.

In this Brawl, you bring your own deck to challenge the Dark Wanderer, and you will soon realise that things are not the same as in other Brawls. In the spirit in which the Brawl has been presented, I have decided not to write much about it here. The rules become apparent as you go along, and there are several unexpected happenings. I feel it would be a shame to spoil things in this article, although you are encouraged to do so in the comments below. (So if you venture down there, beware)

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There is quite a lot to unearth and, of course, Blizzard have never been scared of a reference joke or two, so the real question is: Is there a cow level?

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I was pleasantly surprised by this brawl. It's quite easy if you have a large card pool, but is still fun.
Also, it has replay value. Not all secrets are created equal.

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I dont believe you get a deck for beating this one, just a nice new card back.

 

some interesting new secrets though!

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7 minutes ago, Allegro said:

I dont believe you get a deck for beating this one, just a nice new card back.

 

some interesting new secrets though!

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I get it on my first win, and as im here first time can someone tell me is there any idea to win more times ?

when I get secrets what realy I get ?

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15 minutes ago, PinkPonk said:

I get it on my first win, and as im here first time can someone tell me is there any idea to win more times ?

when I get secrets what realy I get ?

Sorry, I was just pointing out that there are a whole bunch of options for the 3 secrets he plays. They aren't always the same ones, so the game always plays a bit different.

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15 minutes ago, PinkPonk said:

 

I get it on my first win, and as im here first time can someone tell me is there any idea to win more times ?

when I get secrets what realy I get ?

maybe we get something for 3 secret discovered in one game.

for now i found :

- for play legendary (cant remember what is reward)

-for 9 card in hand - all card cost 1 mana

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No spoiler of what happens... but something actually DOES HAPPEN when you trigger all 3 secrets! I didn't even know this at the time of my first post. Again, I won't spoil anything, but there are lists online of all the possible secrets he could have and how to trigger them. I recommend just playing a very diverse deck and doing so slowly.

There is no bonus reward for this other than it being really cool.

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Also note that neither eater of secrets nor Kazan mystic can be played in the brawl; they are removed from your brawl specific collection. 

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Officially my new favorite card back so far. Oh and the only hint I will give is this: The secrets change from game to game. 

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Went in blind first try, had no idea what to expect, managed to do it with me jade shaman build. I only just managed to nuke him down in time since I had 2 health left. This is a replay of the whole thing if you're interested

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This is a lot of fun, so I have two more servers to play it on, Asia is going to be a challenge with only a small card pool - and I love the Diablo card back :--)

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17 hours ago, L0rinda said:

There is quite a lot to unearth and, of course, Blizzard have never been scared of a reference joke or two, so the real question is: Is there a cow level?

The Wow achievement you can get during the 20 years Diablo celebration explicilty says 'there is no cow level' though...

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They should have made the card back "fill up" depending how far you progressed. Would have been pretty awesome! Or some kind of fiery background that gets more demon-esque.

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I got to 125 minions destroyed and 60 bovines killed... but as soon as i killed number 60 the game auto ended and I lost. I was able to recreate the scenario again. Has anyone else experienced this? Or gotten close to my numbers :)

 

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I probably got lucky on the secret choice. I played basically nothing with my jade druid, then played Aya Blackpaw and triggered all 3 secrets at once. It's funny how most of the secrets seem to help you more than the Dark Wanderer. Is this based on the Diablo encounter/lore?

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Well, if you want a spoiler on the secrets, you can watch Disguised Toast's youtube video about it.

Also, I somehow managed to steal the portal to the secret level, which was fun :D

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Well, my numbers weren't the best, but I did manage to fatigue the boss. 

Stealing his bovines and then playing N'Zoth gave me some giggles. 

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Jade druid. Had 60 cards from the middle game, and 60 armor. He only had 1 card left (and 1 life), when on 90 turn we both exploded.

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18 hours ago, Lordpurp said:

I got to 125 minions destroyed and 60 bovines killed... but as soon as i killed number 60 the game auto ended and I lost. I was able to recreate the scenario again. Has anyone else experienced this? Or gotten close to my numbers :)

 

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This is because the game has a preset MAX turns that can happen in any game, 89 turns to play to be exact and on the 90th turn both heroes will explode

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