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Hearthstone: Chapter 1 of Galakrond’s Awakening solo adventure goes live today

Hearthstone’s latest solo adventure, Galakrond’s Awakening goes live today.

Bundle up: the first chapter of Hearthstone: Descent of Dragons’ solo adventure, Galakrond’s Awakening goes live today and brings players to the coast of Northrend; Arch-Villain Rafaam has brought the floating city of Dalaran where he plans to resurrect none other than Galakrond himself as part of his nefarious master plan. Will the League of Explorers be able to stop him?

In the first chapter of Galakrond’s Awakening, Battle of the Frozen Coast, players will assume the role of League of Explorer Brann Bronzebeard, who will face off against the heavy fortifications of Dr. Boom. The first chapter will also reveal a total of seven unlockable cards players can add to their collections.

Per the official Blizzard press release:

Galakrond’s Awakening is Live!

The final solo adventure of the Year of the Dragon is here! Chapter 1 of Galakrond’s Awakening is now live. In Galakrond’s Awakening, you’ll experience the story of Arch-Villain Rafaam’s master plan from both sides as you play through two adventures in one.

League of E.V.I.L. Chapter: Battle of the Frozen Coast

The League of E.V.I.L. has reached Northrend to put the final stage of their plan into play. Dalaran soars in the skies carrying the Plague of Undeath, and the ultimate goal is now clear. Rafaam must resurrect Galakrond if he’s to be proclaimed the villain of all villains! But the League of Explorers is right behind them, allying with the dragon aspects to stop Galakrond’s return.

In this first chapter, you’ll take control of some familiar faces from past stories, including the arakkoa Kriziki and the fortune teller Madame Lazul. There are three encounters to complete in League of E.V.I.L. Chapter 1, including a battle against the dapper murloc Sir Finley.

Rewards overview:

Each individual chapter in Galakrond’s Awakening rewards cards that you can add to your collection! In this chapter, you will unlock:

League of Explorers Chapter: Battle of the Frozen Coast

The League of Explorers were victorious in the deserts of Uldum, stopping the Plague Lords from spreading doom and destruction across the world. However, not all dangers were contained in the Tombs of Terror. Dalaran now speeds toward Northrend carrying the Plague of Undeath, and where Rafaam goes, trouble follows.

You’ll begin by taking control of Brann Bronzebeard as the League of Explorers arrives to combat the League of E.V.I.L. However, the shores of Northrend are heavily fortified, and Dr. Boom lies in wait to fend off their first attack.

Rewards overview:

This first chapter in the League of Explorers comes with three bonus cards for a total of seven unlockable cards that you can add to your collection! Future League of Explorers chapters will include four unlockable cards.

You’ll unlock

Bonus Cards:

Chapter 1 is playable right now, including both the League of E.V.I.L. and League of Explorer campaigns. The League of E.V.I.L. chapter is free for all players, including the four collectible card rewards. By purchasing the complete Chapter 1 for $6.99 or 700 gold, you’ll immediately unlock the separate League of Explorers campaign for Chapter 1, three bonus collectible cards, as well as the four collectible cards rewarded for clearing encounters in the League of Explorers chapter. You can also purchase the Galakrond’s Awakening bundle, including all chapters, for $19.99.

Battle of the Frozen Coast. There are no Wizards there, however. I hear wizards are nice people. Especially north of Portland. Does anyone actually read the alt text?

Chapter 2 will be available next week – we’ll see you in Northrend!

All Cards Coming in Galakrond’s Awakening

Here’s every card you’ll be able to add to your collection by playing Galakrond’s Awakening. Remember, chapters roll out weekly, so these cards won’t be available until the chapter is!

Chapter 1

League of E.V.I.L.

Air Raid

Eye of the Storm

Twisted Knowledge

Bomb Wrangler

League of Explorers

Licensed Adventurer

Fresh Scent

Shadow Sculptor

Skydiving Instructor

Animated Avalanche

Winged Guardian

Dark Prophecy

Chapter 2

League of E.V.I.L.

Arcane Amplifier


Rising Winds

The Fist of Ra-den

League of Explorers

Fiendish Servant

Cleric of Scales

Explosive Evolution


Chapter 3

League of E.V.I.L.


Chopshop Copter

Risky Skipper

Boompistol Bully

League of Explorers

Rotnest Drake

Aeon Reaver


Sky Gen’ral Kragg

Chapter 4

League of E.V.I.L.

Frenzied Felwing

Boom Squad

Chaos Gazer

Grand Lackey Erkh

League of Explorers


Escaped Manasaber

Steel Beetle

The Amazing Reno

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