Just like every year between the 1st and 2nd expansion, we’ll be getting a Midsummer Fire Festival. This time, because of the recent Demon Hunter class release, it will be called “Trial by Felfire” and will be DH-themed. Here’s what’s coming over the next few weeks:
- Week 1 (June 9) – Pirates enter the Battlegrounds roster, follow the link to read more about it. Minion type rotation has been added – at the start of each BG match, one of the types will get excluded from the pool for that match.
- Week 2 (June 16) – Trial by Felfire single player adventure. Experience the story of Aranna Starseeker (Elise’s sister!) – fight against Mecha-Jaraxxus and the Rusted Legion with premade decks. Aranna Starseeker will also join Battlegrounds roster as a hero. She will also get her own card bundle with cosmetic DH Hero.
- Week 3 (June 23) – Trial by Felfire Challenges adventure. Instead of premade decks, show off your deck building skills and fight the iconic Burning Crusade bosses with your own decks. Players will be able to get a golden copy of Kael'thas Sunstrider for completing it. Additionally, “The Burndown” Tavern Brawl will make a comeback.
- Week 4 (July 1) – A new Brawl called “Rumbledome” will take place, in which players take roles of Rusted Legion henchmen and fight against each other.
We will also get three Legendary Quests (starting June 17), rewarding a total of 9 card packs over the course of the event.
Read more in the official blog post below:
The Felfire Festival of Music and VENGEANCE promises* to be the greatest show on . . . what’s left of this planet! Anyway, you’re coming. Scope the headliners:
JUNE 9 – PIRATES x BATTLEGROUNDS
Pirates take headbanging to the next level and good C’Thun, can they carry a tune! Dropping on June 9, this update includes 17 new minions and 3 new Heroes!! We even convinced Patches to come out of retirement (with a new hero power).
Read the patch notes for full details. ARGGHH MATEY!!!
JUNE 17 – TRIAL BY FELFIRE STORY ADVENTURE
The Tavern gets a makeover for the free five-chapter Trial by Felfire Solo Adventure, available June 17! Follow the story of Aranna Starseeker on a journey of self-exploration, taking up arms with the Demon Hunters and teaming up with Illidan to take on the twisted architect of the rusted legion itself: MECHA-JARAXXUS! Furthermore, Aranna will enter Battlegrounds as a new hero on the same day. Check the patch notes for deets!
The story adventure is pretty epic. Like, it made us cry when we did the first rehearsal. Anyway, if you beat it, you’ll get the Rusted Legion Card Back! WICKED!!
JUNE 24 – TRIAL BY FELFIRE CHALLENGES
Next, you’ll get access to Challenge Mode where you can build a deck and take on some of Outlands biggest and baddest raid bosses. Complete all challenges to earn Golden Kael’thas Sunstrider! RAD!!
JUNE 24 – RETURN OF THE BURNDOWN TAVERN BRAWL
Then, the Burndown Tavern Brawl returns! Players will take control of a random deck and the loser of each brawl will be given their opponent’s deck for the next one. One deck will emerge as the most dominate! Then . . .
JULY 1 – THE RUMBLEDOME TAVERN BRAWL
Rounding out the lineup is the Rumbledome Tavern Brawl! Choose a class, one of several shiny new weapons, and let the rumble begin! When the felfire burns brightest, many will fight. . . only one will win!
LEGENDARY QUEST LINE
We’ve got a legendary quest line for festival goers, no one leaves empty handed!
- June 17, 9:00 a.m. PT: Complete Chapter 1 in the Trial by Felfire adventure and earn 1 Ashes of Outland pack, 1 Year of the Dragon pack, and 1 Rise of Shadows pack.
- June 24, 9:00 a.m. PT: Play 4 Trial by Felfire Challenge games and earn 1 Ashes of Outland pack, 1 Year of the Dragon pack, and 1 Saviors of Uldum pack.
- July 1, 9:00 a.m. PT: Play 4 Tavern Brawl games and earn 1 Ashes of Outland pack, 1 Year of the Dragon pack, and 1 Descent of Dragons pack.
JOIN THE MAYHEM
Kripp, Sylsssa, Educated_Collins, and RDU will be partnering with and playing against Hearthstone developers while streaming and discussing Pirates on their personal channels for two hours before the patch hits on June 9, from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PT!
We’ve also got a slew of streamers lined up to showcase the Felfire Festival action:
Week 1 – PIRATES X BATTLEGROUNDS
- Kripp – June 9 at 11:00 a.m. PT
- twlevewinsHS – June 11 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Sjow – June 13 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Educated_Collins – June 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT
Week 2 – TRIAL BY FELFIRE STORY MODE
- Trump – June 17 at 11:00 a.m. PT
- brookewerm – June 19 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- RegisKillbin – June 21 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- RidiculousHat – June 22 at 10:00 a.m. PT
Week 3 – TRIAL BY FELFIRE CHALLENGES & BURNDOWN TAVERN BRAWL
- languagehacker – June 24 at 11:00 a.m. PT
- Slysssa – June 26 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Cantelope – June 28 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Dekkster – June 30 at 10:00 a.m. PT
Week 4 – RUMBLEDOME TAVERN BRAWL
- RDU – July 1 at 11:00 a.m. PT
- Solem – July 3 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Pathra – July 5 at 10:00 a.m. PT
- Alliestrasza – July 7 at 10:00 a.m. PT
BATTLEGROUNDS BRAWL RETURNS
The epic finale of the Felfire Festival of Music and VENGEANCE will see the return of the Battlegrounds Brawl! With 4 teams, 16 players, $200,000 up for grabs, and Twitch Drops—this competition promises* to ROCK!!
WILL YOU JOIN THE ARMY OF FLESH AND CHROME IN THE CRIMSON SAND?
*The Felfire Festival of Music and VENGEANCE does not promise anything. The Felfire Festival of Music and VENGEANCE will not be held responsible in the event of untimely hearing loss.