Advanced Guides

Welcome to the Advanced Guides! Here you will find a wide range of articles and topics that will elevate your Hearthstone skills further! These are articles mostly focuses on the concepts and fundamentals, so while they may not be up to date with the latest cards or the meta, the concept and fundamentals does not […]

Welcome to the Advanced Guides! Here you will find a wide range of articles and topics that will elevate your Hearthstone skills further! These are articles mostly focuses on the concepts and fundamentals, so while they may not be up to date with the latest cards or the meta, the concept and fundamentals does not change!!

If you need a refresher, you can also head over to the Beginner Guides section. You can also check out a complete list of guides under the Ranked & Legend category and the Advanced guides category.

General Fundamentals and Strategy

A Closer Look: How to Use the Coin Properly by SHP

Patience and Practice, Keys to Being Better in Hearthstone by HalfbrokeChris

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Laddering Experience by Stonekeep

Hearthstone Deck Tracker or How to Make Your Life Easier by Stonekeep

Planning to Win by Modorra

Hearthstone Mastery: Goals and Game Plan by Luís Magalhães

Legend Tips: The Science of Optimizing Mulligans by Spark

Consistency in Hearthstone: The Why and How by Modded

Hearthstone Fundamentals: Tempo by CynthiaCrescent

Hearthstone Fundamentals: Card Advantage by CynthiaCrescent

The Dynamic of Hero Power – Part 1 by CynthiaCrescent

Mana Matters: Understanding 1 Drops by Dreadmaker

Advanced Guide: Understand Card Slots as a Resource by Dreakmaker

For more advanced guides, check out the advanced category.

Decision Making/Planning

Concepts and Mechanics

Hitting Legend and Climbing Ladder

Visit our Legend and Ranked page for guides related to this topic!

Deck Building

How to Build Synergistic Decks? by Spark

Building Innovative Decks: A Step-by-Step Guide by Smashthings

Deck Building Theory Part 1: The Basics by Blackacre

Deck Building Theory Part 2: Resource Superiority by Blackacre

Deck Building Theory Part 3: Tempo & Core Archtypes by Blackacre

Counter The Net Deck II: Deck Building 101 – The Way of the Aggro by Killswitch

Deck Construction Series: Breathing New Life into Stagnant Net Decking by Killswitch

Top Ten Tips for Better Deck Building by louwilliam

For more deck building guides, check out the Deck Building category.

Tournament and Competitive Play

Ben Nagy’s Big Picture – Why does Blizzard Focus on Tournament Play? by Ben Nagy

Ben Nagy’s Big Picture – Are Nerfs Really Necessary?  by Ben Nagy

What Next?

Here are more readings for you with a centralized theme:

How to Reach Legend

Features a collection of Legend guides and how to beat the Hearthstone Meta/Rank.

In-depth Turn Analysis

A series on analyzing and breaking it down a single turn of a game. Highly recommended reading!

Mastering the ‘X’ Deck Guides

Extensively in-depth deck guides where we show you how to master a popular deck on the ladder!

Monthly Legend Meta Decks

See whichs decks are popular on the ladder and which are rising to the top!

Weekly Legends Video Series

A Premium exclusive on Hearthstone Players. Featuring not only a Legend guide but also videos of it in action!

Mastering the Arena

You haven’t experienced the full range of emotions offered by Hearthstone till you stepped into the Arena. Learn how to draft 6x Fireball or 4x Truesilver Champion!