A Peek to the Past – Tavern Brawl

This week’s Tavern Brawl is A Peek to the Past! This is a deck building Tavern Brawl, but thankfully for you F2P players you only need Basic and Classic cards plus Epics and Legendaries are not allowed! This is similar (you can use Rares in this Brawl, and Pauper HS includes all sets) to the for fun format Pauper (from MTG), which limits you to only Basic and Common cards. There’s a subreddit you can check out if you’re interested: PauperHS.

Official Description for Tavern Brawl A Peek to the Past

Let’s take it down a notch, there, brawler. Make a deck using only cards from the Basic and Classic sets, but none of those fancy Epics or Legendaries, ya hear?

Submit your Tavern Brawl deck using our Hearthstone Deck Builder and your deck could be featured on this post!

A Peek to the Past Deck Lists

Check out our basic/free Hearthstone deck lists post for some ideas.

Community Decks

Tavern Brawl Chalkboard


  1. Dracke
    October 6, 2017 at 3:42 am

    Control paladin is really busted here, got 13:0 with my list, if you want to try I posted it on this site.

  2. CD001
    October 5, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    I quite like this brawl, it’s not full of random nonsense and everyone is on a even footing – Zoolock is still strong of course. This is what I’ve been using with some degree of success.


  3. Fiat500
    October 5, 2017 at 2:55 am

    For when inner fire priest goes nuts, an old fashion ramp druid isn’t bad. I’ve also made a miracle rogue list that’s a lot of fun to play xD

    • Fiat500
      October 5, 2017 at 7:15 am

      Posted my miracle rogue list, hope people will try it out

      • Evident - Site Admin
        October 5, 2017 at 7:52 am

        Added, thanks!

  4. TAbril
    October 4, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    I really like this Tavern Brawl!

  5. CD001
    May 30, 2017 at 4:16 am

    I tried the Warrior deck and sucked hard with it (Warrior isn’t my best class admittedly) … I just wasn’t getting enough card draw and got facerolled by Warlock Zoo and cheap combo Rogue decks,

    Switched to a basic Warlock Zoo and won straight away.

  6. Falkenar
    May 26, 2017 at 4:58 am

    Why power overwhelming is not in the list?

    • MooPenguin32
      May 26, 2017 at 8:26 am

      It was moved to the Hall of Fame and is no longer part of the Classic set.

  7. TacoRocco
    May 24, 2017 at 11:37 am

    Now we just need a brawl where you can only use Epics and Legendaries.

  8. Starfinguer
    May 24, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Just use secret mage, it works


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