(Week 2 Reminder) Grandmasters: Last Call Starts This Weekend! Earn Up to 8 Free Packs Over the Next Four Weeks With YouTube Drops

Update: Week 2 is starting tomorrow! As a reminder, each weekend has separate YouTube drops, so you can earn two more Castle Nathria packs over the weekend for watching.

Grandmasters: Last Call, the final season of Grandmasters, is starting this weekend (July 22-24). Top 4 from each Season 1 region will be joined by top winners from the first three 2022 Masters Tours. Instead of having a region split, we’ll have a single, global region competing over 4 weekends for their share of $150k prize pool. Formats will change weekly, which should be challenging for the players and more interesting for viewers. Season champion will get invited to 2022 Hearthstone World Championship, so the stakes are very high.

YouTube drops will be active during every GM weekend. Watch any of the official streams to earn up to 2 Murder at Castle Nathria packs per week – or 8 packs in total for the entire tournament.

Learn more about the tournament and find out how can you connect your YT and Battle.net accounts below:

Grandmasters: Last Call will feature 16 players, the top four of each Season 1 region and the top four players by match wins from the first three 2022 Masters Tours. This global region will compete in a four-week season for their share of the $150,000 (USD) prize pool! To test the mettle of these 16 world-class players, we’ll be switching formats each week, with the best and most well-rounded player proving worthy of earning an invite to the 2022 World Championship. Read on for all the details for this season, and be sure to catch the action each Friday-Sunday, only on YouTube.


  • Dates:
    • Week 1 – July 22 – 24
    • Week 2 – July 29 – 31
    • Bye Week – Enjoy the release of Murder at Castle Nathria on August 2
    • Masters Tour: Murder at Castle Nathria – August 12 – 14
    • Week 3 – August 19 – 21
    • Week 4 (Playoffs) – August 26 – 31
  • Broadcast Start Time:
    • FRIDAY:
      • GROUP A/B: 2 a.m. PDT / 11 a.m. CEST / 6 p.m. KST
      • GROUP C/D: 8:15 a.m. PDT / 5:15 p.m. CEST / 12:15 a.m. KST
    • SUNDAY:
      • TOP 8: 3 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. CEST / 7 p.m. KST
  • Casters: Each pairing will cast a third of all matches each day
  • Prize Pool: Global prizing of $150,000 (USD) and an invite to the 2022 World Championship to the season champion
  • Language Streams on YouTube:

Weekly Structure

During weeks 1-3, players will be separated into four groups for dual-tournament play. Unlike in previous GM seasons, all matches will occur live on broadcast. The two winners of each group will then play on Sundays. Players will receive points based on total number of wins each week, which will determine final standings before the Playoffs. The new weekly groups will be posted to the Hearthstone Esports twitter!

  • Groups A and C will play first on days 1 and 2 and will always feature Asia-Pacific competitors.
  • Groups B and D will play last on days 1 and 2 and always include the Americas competitors.
  • The two winners of each group will form a top 8 that will play single-elimination matches to determine the weekly winner.
  • Gameplay format changes every week:
    • Week 1: Best of 5 Conquest
    • Week 2: Trio
    • Week 3: Last Hero Standing
    • Playoffs: Best of 7 Conquest


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Murder at Castle Nathria Drops

Grandmasters Logo and the Murder at Castle Nathria card backs displayed together.

You can earn up to 8 total packs as you watch Grandmasters! On any of the above YouTube channels, watch two total hours to receive one pack and two more hours for your second. Time watched is cumulative within each of the four reward blocks, so even if you can’t watch for the entire four hours in one sitting, your time will still count toward earning the Drops.

●       Grandmasters Week 1: Murder at Castle Nathria (max 2 packs)

●       Grandmasters Week 2: Murder at Castle Nathria (max 2 packs)

●       Grandmasters Week 3: Murder at Castle Nathria (max 2 packs)

●       Grandmasters Playoffs: Murder at Castle Nathria (max 2 packs)

Connecting Your Accounts

Before you can receive rewards, you’ll need to link your YouTube and Blizzard Battle.net accounts. Here’s how:

●        Log in or create an account on YouTube.

●        Navigate to Account Sharing under “Connected Apps” in Settings.

●        Select “Connect” next to Battle.net.

●        Follow the simple prompts to finish connecting accounts.

●        When connecting accounts, be sure that you’re currently logged into the Blizzard account on which you’d like to receive your Drops.

●        Click here for a complete set of official rules for Hearthstone Grandmasters: Last Call YouTube Drops.

Keep up with the latest Hearthstone Esports news and content on the Hearthstone Esports websiteTwitter, and YouTube. Good luck, have fun, and we’ll see you in the Tavern!

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  1. H0lysatan
    July 26, 2022 at 11:16 am

    Nope. Never again. I’ve wasted enough time on YT stream to get nothing at all. No matter how many packs you throw at it, just face it that YT will never be successful platform.

    Unlike Twitch which never fails me.

    • Sun
      July 28, 2022 at 9:20 pm

      Maybe checking again your connection between YT account and Blizz account ????

      • H0lysatan
        July 30, 2022 at 2:02 am

        I’ve done that over and over. Even as far as creating a new email.
        Nope. You don’t wanna waste anymore effort if their settings so lame.
        Even twitch show your progressions towards getting one, so you knew you’re getting one.
        In YT, good luck finding out how far you’ve gone.