Hearthstone Battlegrounds: 10 Fun Facts by Senior Game Designer Iksar

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Senior Game Designer Iksar shared a lot of cool insight the last few days with us. Today he shared 10 Fun Facts for the Game Mode Battlegrounds

Fun Fact: 1

Murloc Tidehunter is the most picked Tier 1 Minion.

Spawn of N’Zoth for Tier 2,

Cobalt Guardian for Tier 3,

Defender of Argus for Tier 4,

Brann Bronzebeard for tier 5,

and Ghastcoiler for Tier 6.

Murloc Tidehunter is the most picked Tier 1 Minion.

Spawn of N’Zoth for Tier 2,

Cobalt Guardian for Tier 3,

Defender of Argus for Tier 4,

Brann Bronzebeard for tier 5,

and Ghastcoiler for Tier 6.

Fun Fact: 2

Dancin’ Deryl is the 2nd most played hero on the NA, EU, and Asia servers. He is the 11th most played hero on the Chinese server.

Dancin’ Deryl is the 2nd most played hero on the NA, EU, and Asia servers. He is the 11th most played hero on the Chinese server.

Fun Fact: 3

Reno Jackson is the 4th most picked hero, but has the 24th highest placement ranking among all heroes. Ragnaros is 23rd place and Pyramad is 25th.

Reno Jackson is the 4th most picked hero, but has the 24th highest placement ranking among all heroes. Ragnaros is 23rd place and Pyramad is 25th.

Fun Fact: 4

Among 5k+ rated players, Jaraxxus has the 28th highest average placement. Among players with less than 5k rating, Jaraxxus is the 5th highest average placement. Among <5k rated players, he has the 2nd highest top 4 rate (69.5%), only behind Deathwing.

Among 5k+ rated players, Jaraxxus has the 28th highest average placement. Among players with less than 5k rating, Jaraxxus is the 5th highest average placement. Among <5k rated players, he has the 2nd highest top 4 rate (69.5%), only behind Deathwing.

Fun Fact: 5

Among 5k+ rated players, The Great Akazamzarak has the 8th highest average placement. Among players with less than 5k rating, The Great Akazamzarak is the 20th highest average placement.

Among 5k+ rated players, The Great Akazamzarak has the 8th highest average placement. Among players with less than 5k rating, The Great Akazamzarak is the 20th highest average placement.

Fun Fact: 6

Lich Baz’hial has the 4th lowest average placement, but the 9th highest rate of 1st place finishes.

Lich Baz’hial has the 4th lowest average placement, but the 9th highest rate of 1st place finishes.

Fun Fact: 7

The least powerful hero in all regions at all levels is Millhouse Manastorm. He has the lowest average placement and lowest rate of top 4 and top 1. He could use a buff :).

The least powerful hero in all regions at all levels is Millhouse Manastorm. He has the lowest average placement and lowest rate of top 4 and top 1. He could use a buff :).

Fun Fact: 8

Among 11k+ rated players. Nozdormu has the highest average placement.

Among 11k+ rated players. Nozdormu has the highest average placement.

Fun Fact: 9

Deathwing is the most powerful hero in all regions at all levels outside the very, very top rated players. We’re playtesting him internally at +2 attack and will likely nerf him to that soon ™.

Deathwing is the most powerful hero in all regions at all levels outside the very, very top rated players. We’re playtesting him internally at +2 attack and will likely nerf him to that soon ™.

Fun Fact: 10

The most powerful hero in all regions at all levels was Tirion. We playtested with his hero power at (2) mana and it felt like too big of a detriment. We also thought about changing the minion pool but opted to take some more time to playtest internally while we deactivate.

The most powerful hero in all regions at all levels was Tirion. We playtested with his hero power at (2) mana and it felt like too big of a detriment. We also thought about changing the minion pool but opted to take some more time to playtest internally while we deactivate.

Let us know on Discord what fact did was to most surprising one for you.

The Source for all the fun Tweets are by Iksar, starting with this tweet.

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