Primordial Studies revealed for Hearthstone’s upcoming expansion, Scholomance Academy

It's time to study.

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Blizzard is bringing back studies for the latest Hearthstone card reveal.

Primordial Studies is a one-cost Shaman and Mage spell that discovers a spell damage minion. It says “your next one costs” one less mana.

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There’s a total of eight neutral spell damage minions in standard, four Mage minions, and two Shaman minions. This also includes five Legendary cards. Malygos and Bloodmage Thalnos are neutral, Astromancer Solarian and Mozaki, Master Duelist are Mage cards, and Lady Vashj is a Shaman card.

Spell power might not be the most powerful effect in the Hearthstone but because there are so few cards of its nature, Primordial Studies should be a decent pickup.

It doesn’t look like Mage can discover Shaman cards and vice versa, meaning fishing for specific spell damage cards is a viable option. In terms of overall power level, Mage wins out, though Shaman shouldn’t be discounted.

It’s too early to predict how Primordial Studies will do in constructed, but it’s a promising card. Combined with the right deck, it has plenty of potential.

Hearthstone’s Scholomance Academy expansion is set to launch on Aug. 6. In the meantime, fans can pre-order the expansion today in one of two bundles from Blizzard’s online store.