The new Tavern Brawl is out, and it’s bananas

Hearthstone Radoslav “Nydra” Kolev

The innkeeper has tidied up. Time for more spirited brawling with the week two challenge.

The Tavern Brawl – Hearthstone’s new play mode – enters its second week. The debut of the new feature had Ragnaros and Nefarian spar against each other with their own bonkers cards and hero powers. Today, the Brawl returned with another unique challenge, and this time it’s deckbuilding time.

Brawlers can build their own deck as they enter the tavern but they have to know one thing: each minion that dies gives its controller a random banana. Yes, that’s correct, you won’t always get Mukla’s +1/+1 bananas. There are, in fact, four kinds of the tasty fruit.

We know what you guys are thinking: My minions are supposed to die, so go aggro! There’s logic to it, but to an extent. Remember, bananas are given upon each minion death, so if you trade favorably, your opponent will get a banana and you won’t, and that just might change the course of the game.

In any case, this will be a bit more challenging week in the Tavern. Let’s see how many creative decks this banana challenge can breed before it ends on Sunday. Actually, let's take a look at what Method's member and professional Hearthstone player Max has made:



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