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Shaman Tier 21 and PvP Armor - Garb of Venerated Spirits
2017/09/25 at 10:38 AM
Today we are previewing the Shaman Tier 21 set from
Antorus, the Burning Throne
Garb of Venerated Spirits
, and recolored sets from Legion Season 5 PvP. Keep track of all the Tier 21 armor sets and their bonuses on our
Tier 21 armor overview
Elemental Shaman Changes and Windwalker Monk Analysis Class Posts
2017/07/22 at 10:44 AM
In addition to the
July 25th Class Tuning Changes
, Blizzard has announced some Elemental Shaman changes for Patch 7.3, as well as continued the discussion about Windwalker Monks and scaling raised during the recent
Shaman Class Mount and Quest - Farseer's Raging Tempest
2017/02/24 at 12:03 PM
This past PTR build opened up all of the class mounts and their related quests for testing. Each class will get a special quest/scenario for their mount after unlocking flying and
Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part Two
Today we are taking a look at the Shaman mount
Raging Tempest Totem
. This mount changes color based on your specialization: Fire for Elemental, Storm for Enhancement, Water for Restoration.
Shaman Tier 20 Armor Models
2017/02/13 at 10:12 AM
Patch 7.2 introduces the Tomb of Sargeras raid which drops Tier 20 armor sets, high-definition versions of Tier 6 sets from
. In this post we're previewing the Tier 20 Shaman set, based on .
The Normal set is nearly identical to Tier 6 in style, but the Mythic sets have additional spikes and feathers on the shoulders, as well as glowing effects. All sets have more elaborate belts and 3D gems on the belt, gloves, legs, and chest. The kilt pattern is also modified, with more scales on the front and jagged lightning bolts at the bottom.
Note that this is an early version of the set, and colors and details are subject to change.
Shaman Order Hall Quest to Restore Thunderfury, Cataclysm Timewalking, Black Rook Hold Preview, Toy Box Spotlight
2016/04/13 at 8:57 AM
Today's Legion video covers restoring Thunderfury for Shaman! We also have a Black Rook Hold dungeon guide by Method, information on Cataclysm Timewalking starting today, and Blizzard's Toy Box preview.
Legion Guardian Druid Spell Animations, Shaman Order Hall Update, Raid Testing 4/8
2016/04/08 at 7:10 AM
Today's Legion news highlights Guardian Druid spell animations and more greenery in the Shaman Order Hall. There are also some blue posts and information on raid testing for April 8th.
Legion Elemental Shaman Spells, Dalaran Demons, N'Zoth Spotlight, "Face Off" and Movie Posters
2016/03/25 at 11:27 AM
Today's Legion spotlight covers Elemental Shaman spell animations and hidden demons in Dalaran. There's also new details on the Old God N'Zoth and a new shot of Garona from the movie.
First Official N'Zoth Art, Enhancement Shaman Animations, Paladin Quest Updates, Movie BTS Shot
2016/03/22 at 12:01 AM
Legion news continues with a look at Enhancement Shaman Spell Animations and updates to the Paladin artifact questchain which takes you to Uther's tomb. We also get our first look at the Old God N'Zoth and a picture of the Dark Portal under construction for
Wowhead Weekly #65, Enhancement Shaman Artifact Weapon Quest and Models, Val'sharah Druid Disguise
2016/01/23 at 8:10 AM
Wowhead Weekly #65 covers more Alpha news, site features, and upcoming merchandise.
For Legion info today, we're taking a closer look at how to acquire
and all the colors/styles. We also found an item in Val'sharah that can turn anyone into a shapeshifted druid for a minute! More details in the full post.
Elemental Shaman Artifact Quest and Model Videos, Legion Collector's Edition, Jan 20th Hotfixes
2016/01/21 at 8:28 AM
For today's Legion news, we have a preview of the Elemental Shaman Artifact Weapon,
The Fist of Ra-den
, as well as the artifact acquisition questline and some blue posts on hotfixes and pre-purchasing the Legion Collector's Edition. Check out the full post for details on the questline (including Heroes of the Storm references) and more images of the weapon models.
Tier 19 Shaman Mythic Armor Model and Video, Val'sharah Pet Preview, Artifact Knowledge
2016/01/17 at 11:03 AM
Today's Legion news covers Tier 19 Shaman Armor, Battle Pets in Val'sharah including
Risen Saber Kitten
, and how Artifact Knowledge works.
Below is the Shaman Tier 19 Mythic video, check out the full post for more videos and alpha news.
Draenor Dungeon Bonus Event, Shaman Artifact Transmog Recommendations
2015/12/24 at 11:20 AM
Continuing with our series of transmog recommendations, today we're taking a look at Shamans in Legion. They aren't playable yet, so we can't preview their Order Hall, but we can preview their Artifact Weapon models.
Draenor Dungeon Event
is also active this week. Defeating enemies in Heroic or Mythic Draenor dungeons will award you with various Draenor reputations. You will have the buff
Sign of the Emissary
which will grant you the reputation. In addition, you can pick up the quest
Emissary of War
(Complete 4 Mythic Draenor dungeons) which awards an
Iron Fleet Treasure Chest
and 500 Valor.
: With the new
system in 6.2.3, you can use these Draenor Dugeon weekends to earn valor: Completing your first Heroic of the day awards
, as well as any Mythic dungeons completed.
Mythic Dungeon Loot:
Mythic Dungeons now have a chance to award items ranging from item level 685 to 725 in 5-item-level increments.
Mythic Dungeon bosses now also have a chance to drop a new
that will scale up to level 110.
Why Isn't Shaman Viable?
2015/10/15 at 11:45 AM
I remember when I first started playing Hearthstone competitively I chose Shaman as the class that I liked the most. Over the span of a few months I managed to crack into past Rank 15 and felt so very accomplished. It was a rough ride full of frustrating RNG, painful losses, and close wins. It wasn't until some time later that I discovered the joy that was Hunter that I realized exactly how hamstrung I was simply by choosing the Shaman class. Despite three sets of new cards releasing since then, Shaman is still in a very bad spot at the bottom of the meta rankings. Only Priest, which recently got a competitive Dragon archetype is even somewhat close to the numbers that Thrall puts up month after month.
Looking back at it, as someone who's broken Rank 2 a few times, I remember the class fondly in a time where I wasn't worried what was in the meta or even knew what netdecking was. But here and now, with most now being more aware than ever what's good and what's terrible, Shaman struggles to make a case for itself.
After the jump, we take a look at exactly why this class isn't viable.
Mechanized Alternatives: Mech Shaman Deck
2015/02/13 at 7:37 PM
Mech Mages are running rampant in Ranked play right now. Their ability to seize control of the board early on with cheap Mech minions, and finish the game with a few well placed s make them one of the most consistent and popular decks to play. But the time has come for the other classes of Hearthstone to make Mech synergy work. One deck in particular that has recently made it’s way into the spotlight is a Mech Shaman deck that had some
legendary results for Team Archon’s Firebat and PurpleDrank
is one of the scariest cards in a Mech Mage deck and it is just as gut-wrenching to play against here. A 2/3 for 2 Mana is a respectable amount of stats, but it’s really in here to allow rapid deployment of the higher end of the Mech curve. This low-attack Mech gets some longer legs in this deck as well thanks to damage-boosting Shaman cards like and .
A lot of the other staple minions of Mech Mage can be found here as well. is a great turn 1 play when you have 2-drop Mech in hand. does its job beautifully here as well, and I would argue does it better since little Mech can got to 3 Attack when placed next to a Flametongue Totem, or go to 4 with a Rockbiter. is wonderful if a Mech is already in play, but there’s only one of him for that same reason. s and s bring the bargain stats. And s bring the Deathrattle value. Read on for more!
The Angry Chicken #65: Thralls to the Wall!
2015/02/03 at 5:43 PM
This week the Angry Chicken crew reviews the
new Goblins vs Gnomes Shaman cards
, the very welcome
, the Lunar New Year emote replacements in Asia, the
2015 Hearthstone World Championship rule details
being unveiled, and the latest tournament drama!
Continue Reading for more show details!
The Angry Chicken #52: A Gaggle of Giggles
2014/11/04 at 8:51 PM
In this week's
The Angry Chicken
the trio talks the
kickoff of the Hearthstone World Championship
, what we might see announced at BlizzCon, a shaman deck with two s, and more!
Continue Reading for more show details!
Mists of Pandaria: Shaman Class Preview
2012/08/23 at 2:30 PM
With Mists of Pandaria a month a way, we'll be previewing each class: their armor sets, changed abilities, cool spell graphics, and new talents. Today we'll take a look at
. Most notably, there's been many changes to totems, level 90 talents are
, and the new level 87 ability is