Journey to Un’Goro Guide, Information, and More!

Here’s our essential full guide to the next Hearthstone expansion: Journey to Un’Goro. This guide will feature cards, gameboard art, announcement and trailer video, card back art, general artwork, and more! I’ll be updating this guide immediately following the release of any new information. Be sure to bookmark this page to keep up-to-date!

Update

  • (4-1-17 – 2:45pm PDT): Added Wonders of Un’Goro video and E. Malone’s Journal.
  • (3-31-17 – 4:15pm PDT): All cards have been added!

Journey to of Un’Goro Hearthstone Expansion Quick Information

Expansion Clarifications

I’ve moved all clarifications to this post: Journey to Un’Goro Card Clarifications, FAQs, & Interactions.

Journey to Un’Goro Cards

The list below represents how the rarities are likely to shake out, but as cards are revealed the totals may be different at the end of the day.

Journey to Un’Goro Sortable Card List

Druid

Druid Tokens

Hunter

Hunter Tokens

Mage

Mage Tokens

Paladin

Paladin Tokens

Stegodon is a collectible card as well as the card that spawns from Spikeridged Steed.

Priest

Priest Tokens

Rogue

Rogue Tokens

Shaman

Shaman Tokens

Warlock

Warlock Tokens

Warrior

Warrior Tokens

Neutral

Neutral Tokens

Adapt Options

You will be able to choose one of three randomly chosen options below (Discover Mechanic).

Journey to Un’Goro Gameboard

Journey to Un’Goro Announcement Video/Trailer

Trailer Card Art

Keep in mind that the cards below aren’t all going to be for the Warlock class. Every trailer in the past has featured cards like this and they are always Legendary and Warlock.

Journey to Un’Goro Card Backs

Pre-Purchase: Fossil Card Back
Name Unknown: Likely a Season Reward

Journey to Un’Goro Lore

Wonders of Un’Goro Episodes

Wonders of Un’Goro is a live action lore-esque video series that will have multiple episodes and follows Professor George H. Doyle on his expedition to the Un’Goro Crater.

E. Malone’s Expedition Journal

Before the Wonders of Un’Goro video series was revealed, E. Malone’s Expedition Journal was released. E. Malone appears to be behind the camera in the Wonders of Un’Goro videos.

Journey to Un’Goro Artwork

I’ve added all of the full card artwork to this post: Journey to Un’Goro Full Card Artwork Roundup!

Official Wallpaper

If you’re looking for more wallpaper check out this post: Journey to Un’Goro Wallpaper.

Un’Goro Crater Lore

If you have never played World of Warcraft, or it’s been a long time since you’ve visited Azeroth then let me help explain to you a bit about the zone.

Un’Goro Crater is a large lush jungle that hosts some unusual wildlife, including and most famously… DINOSAURS. This includes Devilsaurs (basically King Krush), Raptors (basically Bloodfen Raptor), Diemetradons, Stegodons (Stegosaurus) and more! Silithid, which are another group of creatures that reside in Un’Goro Crater, inhabit The Slithering Scar and have been seen in the form of the Silithid Swarmer.

Other creatures include Bloodpetals, Elementals, Gorillas, Oozes, Tar Beasts, and Golems!

So what can we expect from a Hearthstone expansion set in this crazy place? I would imagine a focus on Beasts/Dinosaurs, which should make any Hunter and maybe Druid players excited. Other than that, it would be hard to know because the Hearthstone team likes to spin their own flavor onto these expansions and take them in different directions.

Map of Un’Goro Crater in World of Warcraft

Journey to Un’Goro Leaks/Teasers

Jumping into the Crater

Ben Brode tweeted another clue, showing a World of Warcraft character about to take a leap into the Un’Goro Crater!

https://twitter.com/bdbrode/status/835992112885739520

Ben Brode Goes to the Jungle

Ben Brode tweeted about making a video on Monday, which in itself wasn’t really news, but the following day he tweeted a picture of himself in-front of a Jungle like area that all but confirmed that we’d be getting the announcement of Un’Goro soon.

https://twitter.com/bdbrode/status/835558239416692736

Year of the Mammoth Reveal

The Year of the Mammoth was recently revealed and a slew of new information was released along with it. One of the interesting updates was the announcement that there would now be three expansions instead of two expansions and an adventure during the year. Along with this announcement came an image that pretty much confirming a jungle like expansion, and also gave slight clues to the following expansion.

Expansion Name Leaked by Voice Actor

Everyone knew an expansion was coming, but generally we don’t know what lies ahead until we start to see some teasers. This, however, was an unusual circumstance where a Redditor (content and username were deleted, but the comments remain) found a voice actor’s resume that not only contained the name “Lost Secrets of Un’Goro” but also the names of the cards that they voiced: Golakka Crawler, Pteradactyl, Anklesaur, Hydra, and Brontosaurus.

Turns out that Lost Secrets of Un’Goro wasn’t the finalized name as it eventually was changed to Journey to Un’Goro.

68 Comments

  1. erickiller
    April 1, 2017 at 12:34 pm

    Why not use “Plant” as a new tribe as well?

    Reply
  2. David
    April 1, 2017 at 11:48 am

    When’s the rag/sylv thing happening? I want my dust :p

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      April 1, 2017 at 11:53 am

      April 6th.

      Reply
  3. Usurperlord
    April 1, 2017 at 10:33 am

    What is a razorpetal or whatever the rogue token is

    Reply
    • fastFlyer
      April 3, 2017 at 2:07 pm

      1 mana. Deal 1 damage

      Reply
  4. Chilledkroete
    April 1, 2017 at 4:53 am

    Will it also be released in Europe on April 6th ?

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      April 1, 2017 at 6:18 am

      I would doubt it.

      Reply
  5. Albert
    March 31, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    Nice work. It’s great. But. Isn’t shadow rager also an elemental? Just asking isn’t sure. It isn’t in the elemental list, but still pretty damn nice.

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      March 31, 2017 at 4:55 pm

      He’s an Elemental, but for some reason they didn’t add the tag to him. They went with the 18 listed above.

      Reply
  6. Lepongthe1st
    March 28, 2017 at 3:50 am

    Just a quick question for the adapt options. When is flaming claws ever going to be taken over poinsonous spit? It just seems to me that poisonous (instant kill) is far better than +3 attack.

    Reply
    • Chopchop
      March 29, 2017 at 7:52 am

      Whenever you want to go face

      Reply
      • Lepongthe1st
        March 30, 2017 at 12:25 am

        Hahahahah. Didn’t think of that. So basically facehunter is coming back xD

        Reply
        • Raemahn
          April 3, 2017 at 9:06 am

          Oh, yeah. And in spades! Look at hunter’s new quest if you have any doubts.

          Reply
    • Loop
      March 31, 2017 at 5:29 pm

      If u need 3dmg for kill u will take 3dmf insted of poissonous …everything depends of situation 🙂

      Reply
  7. Terzo
    March 27, 2017 at 10:01 pm

    Hey man, Terzo again 😛

    I noticed it’s missing the Glacial Shard Card a neutral Common minion, and The Raptor Token in the Hunter section

    Cya!

    Reply
    • Terzo
      March 27, 2017 at 10:04 pm

      Ah, And Curious Glimmerroot into Priest!

      Reply
      • Evident - Site Admin
        March 29, 2017 at 8:13 am

        Thanks for letting me know, they’ve been added!

        Reply
  8. Kevin Geist
    March 22, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Will there be a solo adventure?

    Reply
  9. Harry
    March 21, 2017 at 7:07 am

    From which source do you take the exact information about the Update time?

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      March 21, 2017 at 7:26 am

      I just base it off of Blizzard’s time which is generally considered to be PDT. I might be confused by what this question is asking.

      Reply
  10. Terzo
    March 20, 2017 at 9:31 pm

    Great work Man!

    To help you, I have to say that you added volcano spell into the warrior section.

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      March 20, 2017 at 9:38 pm

      Doh! Thanks, fixed now.

      Reply
  11. Zkool47
    March 9, 2017 at 8:51 am

    You forgot Lightspawn in your list of elementals.

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      March 9, 2017 at 9:10 am

      I was only really intending to list ones that have been confirmed. I changed it a bit to clear it up hopefully.

      Reply
  12. Oursource
    March 8, 2017 at 6:20 am

    I’ll be happy if this expansion nerfs the aggro meta to hell. I hate the aggro meta. HATE IT! There’s no skill, and counters other decks that are more late game. It has removed late game strategy. The only way late game strategy is viable is with a total control deck that is hellbent on keeping the board clear.

    Reply
    • Immolate
      March 17, 2017 at 1:04 pm

      I’m glad someone is excited for the day when half the ladder is playing Jade Druid and the other half is playing Midrange Jade Shaman. 🙂

      Reply
  13. Cruxkid
    March 5, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    I wonder if Shifting Shade and Lightspawn will count as elementals. I’m not a WoW player so I don’t know the lore around elements whether they are strictly the 4 elements or include Light/Dark, etc.

    Reply
    • Roque
      March 16, 2017 at 6:31 pm

      ragnaros lightlord is an elemental, so lightspawn and the shades will likely be so

      Reply
  14. Tazz
    February 28, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Evident, you forgot to mention Ice Elemental in the elemental cards list.. The 6 mana 5/5 classic card

    Let’s hope for pretty cool cards, always been a fan of Beasts and the hole Dinossaurs theme 😀

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      February 28, 2017 at 9:51 am

      Thanks, fixed.

      Reply
    • Bling
      March 3, 2017 at 1:40 pm

      Is Amgam rager one of the elementals as well?

      Reply
      • Evident - Site Admin
        March 4, 2017 at 8:32 am

        Probably, I was mostly listing ones that were officially revealed.

        Reply
  15. Bryan
    February 28, 2017 at 6:24 am

    lol… expecting another rager to be added to the rager collection xD… could a fun deck specially for ragers appear in the meta someday?

    Reply
  16. Sinister
    February 28, 2017 at 4:18 am

    Are the only class legendaries the ones gained from completing the quests or are there a “stand alone” legendary of each class? If not, you are kind of forced into playing quest-themed decks to use most of the new legendaries which would be a pity.

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      February 28, 2017 at 8:43 am

      Classes will get two Legendaries: One Quest and one normal Legendary. There will only be five Neutral Legendaries.

      Reply
      • Sinister
        February 28, 2017 at 12:22 pm

        Okay thanks, I thought the quest spell itself was considered one of the legendary class cards.

        Reply
  17. Alex
    February 27, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    typically when can you buy the pre-purchase pack deal?

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      February 27, 2017 at 8:45 pm

      I would expect it around mid-to-late March, but nothing is official.

      Reply
  18. JadeBuddha
    February 27, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Magma Rager and Ice Rager are becoming elementals? What about Am’gam Rager or Shadow Rager? I, for one, look forward to the new elemental Rager meta.

    Reply
  19. Don Solo
    February 27, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Man I hope Linken’s sword of mastery becomes a card in this set. If you remember that long arduous quest chain from back in the vanilla wow days then you deserve at least 40 silver pieces!

    Reply
    • repHAWAII
      February 27, 2017 at 6:49 pm

      LOL ! I definitely deserve that 40 silver ! xD

      Reply
    • Twisted420
      February 27, 2017 at 7:52 pm

      omg yes!! definitely would love to see some reference to the Linken quest line. That was always one of my favorite quest lines.

      Reply
  20. Spideide
    February 27, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    Quests? Adapt? So many keywords – I’m amped. Glad to see they are continuing to evolve the game with new ideas.

    Reply
  21. TacoRocco
    February 27, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    I’m really hype for this new expansion! I really like the idea of the Quest cards. Though I have a few questions about them that may not be answered right away.
    1) Will each class have multiple Quest cards?
    2) If so, will there be a limit of one Quest card per deck?
    3) Do Quest cards count towards your 30 card total?
    4) Since they will start in your starting hand, will they take the place of one of the cards in hand or does it add to it? For example, the player going first starts with 3 cards; will one of those cards always be the Quest card or do they get the Quest card in addition to the 3 cards?
    5) Do Quest cards count as spells? If so, these will be the first Legendary spells!

    I’m sure these will all be answered in time, but I still can’t wait to find out!

    Reply
    • repHAWAII
      February 27, 2017 at 6:54 pm

      1. Yes ! 2 legendaries per class (1 quest/1minion)
      2. So far we only know of each class’s quest card
      3. Yes they do
      4. The quest card takes up a card in your opening hand (so still only 3 cards if going first)
      5. YES ! Wooo legendary spells !

      Also in relation to 5 , I’m curious if Yogg can cast them since they are counted as spells

      Reply
    • Twisted420
      February 27, 2017 at 7:49 pm

      1- currently each class will have 1 quest card. in future expansions maybe this will change?
      3- yes they count toward your total
      4- yes they count as one of the cards in your starting hand, ie. you will draw your quest and 2 other cards, however i did read you can mulligan your quest card, not 100% sure on that.
      5- yes they are! first legendary spells indeed!! 😀

      Reply
      • Random DUDE
        February 28, 2017 at 8:16 am

        No, random effects like Babbling Book or Yogg can’t target quests

        Reply
  22. 8BitBrain
    February 27, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    I wonder if Handlock will be a good deck now?

    Reply
    • Zagara
      February 27, 2017 at 8:48 pm

      Too early to speak

      Reply
  23. TheLawnNinja
    February 27, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Really hoping that Paladin gets some love. The hand buff mechanic was fun, but forced you to prioritize putting more minions in the deck over removal spells/weapons. Combined with the tempo loss from playing a Smuggler’s Run or Grimestreet Outfitter instead of developing strong minions early on, the fast aggro meta just made the mechanic worthless. It’d be nice to see a new gimmick for Paladin that keeps pace with the other classes, or at least some cards that synergize with the hand buff mechanic to make it viable.

    Reply
    • Bradward
      March 2, 2017 at 8:55 pm

      Unlikely that the hand buff mechanic will keep up with jade. The hand buff mechanic requires too many conciliations to make a viable deck i.e. limited spells, card draw, low mana curve. The jade mechanic allows decks to utilize its strengths without making compromises like hand buff does. Its poorly designed.

      Reply
  24. chris
    February 27, 2017 at 9:28 am

    I cant wait to see all the new cards i’m going to lose to Jadestone with.

    Reply
    • Cruxkid
      March 5, 2017 at 1:00 pm

      Lol
      “Yes, just set my health to 40”
      Opponent plays a 20/20 jade

      Reply
  25. Kingmhd
    February 27, 2017 at 8:05 am

    What time the announcement will be?

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      February 27, 2017 at 8:12 am

      Most of the time they are around 10am PST, but there’s nothing official yet.

      Reply
  26. Alkoviak
    February 27, 2017 at 3:11 am

    So I write it here but I feel there will be a few gadgetzan related cards in this expansion. Last expansion is the zone just near I world of Warcraft geography. I am waiting for a “goon explorator” or something in this water. Would be nice to find the local geography in wow used like that.

    Reply
  27. Raemahn
    February 26, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Hunter definitely needs the love, but I’m not seeing how paladin will get help with this theme. Are we in for a continuation of the drought for paladin competitive play?

    Reply
  28. XHAD
    February 26, 2017 at 8:16 pm

    how much do you work on constantly updating this site during expansions evident?

    Reply
    • Evident - Site Admin
      February 26, 2017 at 8:46 pm

      It’s my busiest time for sure, have to keep tabs on everything constantly for new info and card reveals. Then there’s development stuff if there’s anything new added to the game (tri-class cards were a pain). We’ll see how this one goes!

      Reply
      • Twisted420
        February 27, 2017 at 7:53 pm

        thanks for all the hard work you put in on the site Evident ♥
        great job man, you are my #1 source for all things hearthstone.

        Reply
        • Evident - Site Admin
          February 27, 2017 at 8:09 pm

          No problem, glad you like the site!

          Reply
  29. Twisted420
    February 26, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    oooo I hope we get a card that references that awesome cave full of beautiful sparkling gemstones, or just the gems themselves.

    Reply
    • Cruxkid
      March 5, 2017 at 1:01 pm

      Already have that card. Gemstone Cavern

      Reply
  30. Taa
    February 26, 2017 at 8:09 am

    Hydra card? a zerg monster?

    Reply
  31. Alkoviak
    February 26, 2017 at 4:17 am

    Actually I am more nostalgic of the silithid zone. Really loved the challenge to clean a silithid grotto with a rogue. Spend on line time farming the reputation killing the silithid for pleasure!

    Reply
  32. madlucas
    February 26, 2017 at 3:30 am

    really curious about priest cards .. hope it wont be all about hunters/druids and shit ..

    Reply
  33. Advocaat
    February 25, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Oh… This makes me feel nostalgic about WoW 😀 … I loved Un’Goro

    Reply

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