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Savv (Nick)

For our 39th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Savv. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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Hey Guys!

My name is Savv (Nick) and I made legend for the first time this month thanks in large part to your guys' help. I want to give you my sincerest thanks for all the content you provide for the community, it was a huge help to me in improving my play. The best part of your podcast is that it gives me practical experience with decks that I would never have the dust to craft myself. This really helped me get into my opponent's head and understand what they are trying to do against me.

I started playing HS in November of 2017 and started listening to your podcast pretty much right away. I've improved my rank a little bit every season until I finally hit legend on April 23, 2018 while walking home from school. This month it was a pretty smooth climb from rank 7 playing a combination of Keleseth Zoo and a version of Frodan's even paladin list that substituted the sea giants with 1 equality (for all the taunt druid) and 1 dinosize (just for Dan). My final boss was a murloc paladin and it was a pretty crazy back and forth match. I fell behind on board when he divine favored into vinecleaver followed by call to arms and gentle megasaur, but silver sword (my new favorite card) gave me just enough damage to burst him from 20 to 0 while I was sitting at 3 health.

The most helpful advice I could give to those who haven't made legend yet would be: 1) always try and think one turn ahead to anticipate what your opponent is going to do, 2) always check for lethal before trading, and 3) don't focus on your rank, focus on trying to get better. This really helped me control my tilt (which I had a big problem with) and learning how to stay calm even after a mistake or some bad RNG made the final climb much easier.

Thanks again for all your hard work and good luck to everyone out there!

Savv

Wolfe (Nate)

For our 38th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Wolfe. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. He also has an embedded yeah that happened from when he faced me on the ladder, where he made sure to capture my demise!

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Hi!!!

I finally did it!  I've been playing since Naxx.  Long time listener of the show, loved listening to you while at work and when I couldn't play myself.  I actually faced Frid on ladder a while back (see screenshot ha ha).  Anyhow, I wanted to say keep up the good work, and maybe I can be on the Wall of Legends?

P.S. I hit Legend while playing on iPad in bed, so to all the mobile users - it is possible!

By the way, I'm the other half of the "Into the Wild" Podcast - please listen if/when you have the time! :-)

Thank you! 

-Nate Wolfe

Wolfe#1108 (NA)

TenTitans (Jeff)

For our 37th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have TenTitans. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

 

Hey, guys! First and foremost, I wanted to thank you for putting out the content that you do and for never missing an episode. I have enjoyed following the show since December of 2015. You made my hour long car rides to work so much more enjoyable and I learned a lot about hearthstone in the process. 

         I have been playing Hearthstone since October of 2015 and did not earnestly begin try-harding for legend until June of 2017. You guys introduced me to Token Shaman and I  broke through rank 5 for the very first time. I actually made it all the way up to rank 2! In August I hit my highest mark of rank 1.4, but quickly fell all the way to rank 4. I would not be deterred and hit rank 1 two more times, including last month where I won an astounding 344 games without crossing the finish line. 

         I found my footing rather quickly this month and thanks to the help of my fishy friends and awesome dudes I finally hit Legend!!! I had a 57 and 31 record hitting legend yesterday. 4/9/18. Thanks for all that you do, guys. You are great teachers and so fun to listen to. Dan, don't ever give up trying. You just need to find the right deck and stay focused as best as you can. I have faith in you, brother. Frid, make sure to keep Ronnie in check! 

Thanks for everything, guys!!! 

TenTitans

ACinJC (Adam)

For our 36th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have ACinJC. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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ACinJC (Adam) here and I finally - FINALLY - have made my way to Legend! 

I got through on the evening of March 29 and landed in at Rank 5,360. 

I figured it up... that puts me in the top 0.00765% of all 70 million Hearthstone players. (They can call it "dumpster legend" all they want. I feel awesome! (You can see my immediate reaction in the second screenshot.) 

Since then I've been hanging pretty solidly around 6,000, give or take a few hundred ranks.

Getting there was a combination of a longer month, being able to take the hours and hours on the grind, and putting in several hundred games. I also subscribed to hsreplay for a month, which was a HUGE help.

First step was that last month I managed to get to Rank 7 and was sitting just below the rank floor at reset. 

Thanks to the fix after all the errors at the start of the new ranked latter, I ended up at Rank 9 and a couple stars. From there I started griiiiinding Silver Hand (Dude) Paladin, which got me close to 5. Secrets mage got me over the hump into 5, after which I ran dudes up to Rank 1, three stars - in itself a new record for me!

After that, though, I started to drop again - Rank 2, Rank 3 and one star! I started to panic and began jumping all around - secrets mage, combo priest, spiteful priest, dudes, cubelock, zoolock. 

I began to decide it wasn't going to happen and had resigned myself to starting over on the Rank 5 floor. 

But today, I decided I was going to give it one last try with murloc pally, even though every time before now I had a losing record. 

Somehow, this time, it seemed to actually "click" and that combined with some fortunate matchups put me on a huge 8-0 winning streak! In the space of just a couple hours I went from wallowing at mid Rank 2 to my first time at legend! 

I'm so thankful to you guys for all of the weeks of helpful coaching week after week. You were a huge piece of my puzzle to finally make this goal! 

Now to go play one meme deck after another! 

-ACinJC

IntoTheWild (Craig)

For our 35th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have IntoTheWild. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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I am a loooooooong time listener. Been listening since the days of Dr. Boom. I climbed from rank 7 to legend in about 60 games this month (February 2018) using @Getmeowth's Agro Murloc Paladin. Crushing warlocks and mages along the way. Frid has always been a part in my development along the way. And Dan seems like the nicest dude. Recently started the first Wild Exclusive HS podcast on the information superhighway, and that made a huge impact on my play. I'll stop rambling now... looking forward to being a guest (I think that's how it works) love you guys xoxo

Bloodmoon

For our 34th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Bloodmoon. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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Submitting my information for entry into the Hall of Legends! It's definitely been a busy month in Hearthstone for me. Being that I had some extra time off this month from my duties, I decided that this month would be the month that I reach legend. I normally get up to about rank 2 or 3 every month and never really make that final push. 

This month I did the first half of the climb from ranks 15-5 with Miracle Rogue. Then the new cube lock started popping up alongside the new aggro paladin as the meta settled and that deck became less viable. After testing Cube Lock out for a bit, I alternated between Tempo Rogue and Razakus Priest until I hit rank 1 and took a fall all the way back to rank 4. I'll admit it was a bit disheartening but I was determined to make it. 

I then played Razakus Priest back up to rank 2 and bounced between ranks 1 and 2 for quite a while.  This prompted me to change my strategy, to the face strategy, I switched to aggro paladin and didn't look back.  After a rocky start, I caught a streak and went from Rank 2 with 1 star all the way to legend with only 3 losses along the way. 

My first "final boss" was a shaman and he proceeded to draw the nuts and crushed me. Then I ran into the same quest mage twice in a row to make my final push from rank 1 to legend. I won't deny it, I was so excited I ran into the bedroom and woke my wife up to come stare at the monitor in my office with me. Hahaha. 

My suggestion for anyone wanting to make that push to legend is to ignore your rank. I think one of the biggest stumbling blocks I dealt with was the fear of being de-ranked. The only way to win is to play and streaks happen, both bad and good. Eventually, the streaks will go your way and you will make it legend. Just don't let it get to you and keep on pushing. 

Regardless, I owe a great debt of gratitude to Dan and Frid. I've been listening to the podcast since I started playing and have learned a great deal about the game from HearthCoach. HearthCoach was and is without a doubt a large help in my quest of joining the legend ranks of Hearthstone. So many thanks to you Dan and Frid for doing such a great job. Here's to many more Patron tourneys, sandwiches, Dan podcast intro's , and Ronnie appearances. As always, remember to "Tap First."

Many Thanks,
Bloodmoon  

P.S. Special thanks to Dan this month, at the time I was playing he was rank 3 and pushing before he logged off for the night. Seeing Dan making a hard push to legend this month gave me that little bit of extra motivation I needed to really buckle down and go for it. So , good luck to you Dan. I'm  really hoping for ya to make it to legend this month! 

TehClape (Christoph)

For our 33rd entry into the Hall of Legends, we have TehClape. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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as you saw on Twitter I made it to legend (the nick is "Clape").
I always liked HS as a good game because I played World of Warcraft for a long time. Because of my job I had the chance to meet the producers and directors of the Blizzard games in the past quite a few times always admiring their way of thinking and doing their job more dedicated than most of other studios.
As you can see in the signature, I work at GameStar which is germany´s biggest PC Gaming Website. For over 3 years I hosted a video show about WoW that always went "on air" when they did their maintenance, so we called it "server down show".
In my summer holiday this year I wanted to play some of the games that stacked up on my desk. There were all kinds of PS4 and PC Games that I didn´t play ´cause I have a wife, two kids and a cat :-)
Somehow I wanted to revisit HS that I haven´t played for over a year. So I went for a run and got the first podcast on my Iphone that I found and obviously it was Hearthcoach. I don´t know why, but I got so involved in the whole meta and your way of talking about the game and all of its pros and cons that in a strange way often compare to life itself. I remember Dan talking about the pressure and creeps it gives him, only thinking about loosing stars if you are close to legend or R5 or just your personal goal. So I listened to all of your shows and really liked each and everyone of them. Funny thing is, that my first episode was with blisterguy about the midrange hunter, that I played at this time. So I followed him too and also some other guys like Coin Concede and such. Walk to work HS is so great!
Secretly it always was my goal to get to Legend but I never thought, that I could really manage it. It really feels very good now although this is "only" a game, but I have to say that: getting there was hard work and I had to change the way I play and the way I react to loosing games and to not be angry or disappointed but always get back up and crank out the next try. So even this is "only" a game it´s just a mirror for yourself in so many ways. Like Ridiculous Hat said in an episode about the mulligan: You need to know what you want to know what you mulligan for, but that´s not Hearthstone, that´s life :-)
So that´s it guys. Keep the engine goin´. All you do is awesome and I´d love to get a place in the Hearthcoach Hall of Legend. Best wishes for you Dan with all the flood stuff and everything. And Frid: your way of talking and explaining things is really good and makes people calm down :-) As a videoproducer I can definitely assure you that you got what it takes!
And as a last point: I am responsible for the video content on our website. Maybe - someday - in the future - we could manage a stream or some cool stuff together. No need, no pressure, just for the fun of it.
The screens are on Twitter, but I´ll attach them to this mail.

Hope my english is good read :-) Just a little bit out of practice!

Rod Johnston

For our 32nd entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Rod. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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Hi Dan, Hi Frid, Frid and Dan are entertaining, informative, and just good dudes.  Their showing that improvement and a positive attitude makes anything possible helped keep me going toward legend.  Plus Frid's reasoning on plays helped make me a better player.  They are also both prime examples of the proper way to do a podcast, and I've carried these lessons into my own Hearthstone podcast, Tier 5: A Hearthstone Podcast.
I hit legend in August, hitting rank 5 by the 10th.  I struggled up and down the rank 5 meta for the rest of the month, and on the 27th I made my real push.  I stuck to a tight Jade Druid list from Appa (formerly of Coin Concede), and even got him to coach me for a few hours.
I sat down on the 31st at rank 2 5 stars and proceeded to win 6 games in a row, cruising right into legend. 
Keep up the great work boys, you're an inspiration to us all!
(and come listen to Tier 5, we're a lot of fun too!)

some70sguy (Louis)

For our 31st entry into the Hall of Legends, we have some70sguy. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

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Hail and well met! My name is Louis and wanted to submit my entry for the Hall of Legends. I hit legend back in August 30, 2017 (aka druid-stone). I started playing hearthstone after The Grand Tournament launched. During the secret pally meta. I was free to play at the time so I played lots of zoo because it was cheap to build and fun to play. I played pretty casually until whispers of the old gods came out. I preordered the 50 card pack bundle and then I was hooked! I love playing meme and fun decks that I build. So I never took ladder super seriously. I would make it to 10 every season then would just mess around until the next season started. Well after the update that included rank floors, I decided that I would actually try and hit legend.. I finally hit legend on August 30th 2017 using aggro token druid. After grinding out and reaching final boss, it was token Druid vs quest Mage! Ez match up! Well I was running double Crazed Alchemist for crypt lord burst damage and a doomsayer killer. Well that game I didn't draw either of them. Had my board wiped with them on 6 health and ice block active.
So I spend the next 6 turns hero powering them for down. I finally broke though the block. They didn't have the second one. With my hand shaking with joy. I smashed his face in for the wild and scored that sick nasty card back <3 I am a pretty new listener to the podcast. I have been listening to the podcast since the launch of mean streets. I love the show and appreciate all the fun decks you guys play also! Thanks for all you two do and for helping me hit legend!

 

Numb (Tom)

For our 30th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Numb. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

I've been a listener to the show for over a year now, been playing since Nov '14 and this season I finally made legend (albeit in Wild).

 

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I've found the show invaluable in making me think about plays before just shoving out cards that feel right.   Frid's analysis of what opponents might be holding has really changed the way I approach the game.

Anyway, my grind to legend wasn't all that harrowing, floundered around under rank 15 for a few days at the start of the season, then went on a tear with a flood Paladin deck up to rank 3, I think I rode a winstreak almost all the way between 10 and 5.    I bounced between rank 2 and 1 for a week or so, failing at the final boss once and dropping back to 2 then started playing Razakus Priest back to the final boss, which anticlimactically was a concede at turn 2 to earn my my first Legend finish.

It feels a bit like hitting 60 in vanilla WoW, what the hell do I do now?

Thanks for making such a great show, keep up the great work!

Tom - Numb#22605 EU Server

IsaacHunt (Neil)

For our 29th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Brouck. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

 

Really proud to submit my entry for the Hall of Legends :) I have been playing since the open beta and listening to the show since pretty much the beginning, but with a 2 year old daughter most months recently have been struggling to find time to even make it ‘Dad Legend’. 

Last month I made good progress in the first couple of weeks of the month playing Egg Druid on the wild ladder and decided to make a bit of a push. Getting to rank 5 I had around an 80% win rate but then things definitely got a bit tougher. I ended up making a couple of changes to the deck - originally it had 2 defender of argus, I dropped one initially for a poison seeds (taunts are the thing that just kills this deck and since most of my minions are small I figured it might actually be a buff in some cases). The problem with this was that it doesn’t actually help to push damage through the taunts as the Treants can’t attack straight away. I considered Black Knight but thought it would be too slow so I ended up with a Spell Breaker. This was definitely clutch in some games (particularly good against Spike Ridged Steed, Sludge Belcher and Alley Armoursmith).

I ended up bouncing back and forth between 2 and 1 for a couple of days as the end of the month approached. So I decided to take a day off work to make a final push and managed to hit a 6 game win streak and push over the edge. 

I’ve included some stats along with the deck list - Win rate for the season overall was 65% (for the games I tracked) and win rate was positive against most classes (Renolock and Aggro Beast Druid were the only sub 50%)

Keep up the good work on the show, its always a great listen, and good luck to Dan and the rest of the listeners in making it to Legend!

All the Best From the UK,

Neil.

Deck Code:

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Brouck (Ryan)

For our 29th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Brouck. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

Hail! I wanted to write in today and submit my name for the Hall of Legends. I have played since Beta and finally, after about a year of consistently hitting rank 5 or higher, I decided to put it into full gear and make the push for Legend. I did it in Wild, because I prefer playing with all the cards I've amassed over the years. I made it all the way to Rank 1, 2 stars on the 29th, only to drop 9 games in a row on the morning of the 30th. Facing Rank 3, with 4 stars, I put on my big boy pants and resumed climbing. I faced the final boss only twice, losing once to a priest who Mind Controlled my Tirion.... seriously, who plays Mind Control anymore. Finally I faced the final boss a second time and managed to beat an aggro Shaman at around 10pm netting me that sweet, sweet cardback. I have been a recent listener of the show, after just being introduced to Podcasts. I love the show and am happy to say that it was an encouragement on my trail to hitting legend. Thanks for all your work on the Show!

HappyHearthstone (Andrew)

For our 28th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Andrew. He's a fellow podcaster from the Happy Hearthstone. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

What's up guys!

So, this is a long winded story, so I'll probably try to condense it. Feel free to use whichever parts you like! :)

I'm a long time listener. I'm talking episode 20 or so. I've been listening to you guys, trying to soak in every bit of helpful info so that I can get better and better. You guys helped me learn aggro Pally which got me up to rank 10 for the first time. And it's always been so helpful to hear your takes on the latest decks. I've had quite a bit of fun while listening too. :)

I've become a pretty consistent rank 5 player over the past 6-8 months, keeping my eye steady on that orange jewel. I've hit rank 1 a few times, but have always lost immediately to start sinking back... Until this month. I started climbing with a Quest Shaman that was just for fun up to rank 11. Then I started hitting a wall, so it was time for Murloc Paladin to lead the way. I climbed up to rank 3 thanks to your show on that deck, but hit a wall that lasted over 150 games hopping between 3 and 2. I tried a little Guenther Mage after that, and it did eek me up to rank 2 and then 1, but I couldn't shake it. After some soul searching (not really :D ) I finally decided to dig in with Murloc Pally again. I hit a win streak one night and finally made it.

Want to thank you guys deeply for how generous you are with sharing your time and personalities with us. It's always fun listening to you guys, and I have definitely gotten better as a result. Thanks. :)

Hope you're doing well and appreciate all that you do and sacrifice for the community!

Andrew

The Happy Hearthstone

OceanMan (James)

For our 27th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have OceanMan. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

I started playing Hearthstone about a year ago and eventually started listening to podcasts about it to try to help my game. HearthCoach was one of the first that I would listen to every week. It was a big help to me starting out especially to hear good feedback on the gameplay and learn about proper decision making in actual games. I would always make a point to try whatever deck Dan was playing each week with varying levels of success... 

In recent months I found myself able to reach Rank 5 and up very consistently, and as a father of 3, was happy to reach Dad Legend. Then after finally making Rank 1 in March I felt compelled to keep pushing to legend. I didn't think I'd be able to do it in the first month of a new meta, but it all worked out. I played a lot of decks, lots of midrange hunter on my climb and lots of aggro Druid from rank 5 up. One last thing worth mentioning is that in my final boss match pictured above, my opponent was a very kind soul who clearly guessed I was close. I played well but it became obvious I couldn't win. I decided to play the game out instead of conceding on the slim hope he might disconnect. Instead he too let the game go on, even healing me up at one point before conceding himself. I friended him right away and he said 'you're welcome' and that he knows how stressful those last games can be... All to say there are definitely some very good people out there playing the game and you never know how things will end up. Many thanks to Dan and FRID for their work every week on the podcast. 

- Ocean Man

j1d1#1442 (Jacob)

For our 26th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have j1d1. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

 

I've been listening to the podcast since some point in 2015.  Yours was the first Hearthstone podcast that really connected with me.  I still really enjoy listening.  A lot of my friends on the in-game friends list are from the battletag exchange.

Technically I could have joined the Hall of Legends in August of 2016 when I made legend in wild.  I played patron warrior at that time to dominate a wild meta full of secret paladins.  I really wanted to make it in standard before sending my entry for the Hall of Legends.  I've now done that.  During the April 2017 season I made it to standard legend.  I played jade rogue to rank 15 before the rotation happened.  I then played hunter and zoo to rank 5.  I then discovered murloc paladin and mostly played variations of murloc pally to legend.  I stalled for a little at rank 3 before going on a pretty insane run of 18-2 to hit legend.  In tracked games I was 96-59.  I probably played another 50-75 untracked games on my phone.  I received a lot of support from the DadLegend discord as well as the #thistimelegend channel in the Velen's Chosen discord.  I can't express enough how much that support helped.

Thanks for all that you guys do.

OlGravylegs (Robert)

For our 25th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have OlGravylegs. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

I play under the name OlGravylegs and I have found your podcast useful going back to the grim patron meta. Your show helped me figure out nuances in a number of decks but most importantly you did a run of shows recently featuring fish people. Fish people decks were a blast over the past few months and I did alright with them.

Then Ungoro came out and now fish people are all the rage! Lucky for me you all kept these decks interesting and fresh so I was quick to understand and learn aggro fish people paladin because it totally makes sense for a devoted crusader for purity to lead wave after wave of fish people after wizards.

After three years of play I hit legendary this week, the card back is nice even if its not as cool as some of the newer ones. The real nice thing about legend is I can play meme decks forever and not feel guilty.

 

Dman#1334 (Dustin)

For our 24th entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Dman. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

 

I finally made Legend in March and wanted to give you a quick shout out and say thank you for all you do!  I've been playing Hearthstone since May, 2015 and listening to your podcast since September 16 2015 (episode 33, I checked my podcast feed ) and have learned a tremendous amount from both of you.  The turn by turn gameplay is something that is very unique and I've always enjoyed listening to the thought process that goes into each turn.  Keep up the good work!

Now for the stats. Overall, it took more games than I would like. According to my deck tracker I played 494 ranked games with a 57% win rate.  Rank 17 to Rank 6 I was 93-68 (58%) and Rank 5 to Legend I was 186-147 (56%). I played a mostly a mix of Dragon Priest, Jade Rogue, Pirate Warrior, and Jade/Aggro Shaman with Aggro Shaman finally getting me over the hump in into Legend.  I am also member of a few discord groups (#dadlegend, #thistimelegend) and can say that having friends for moral support, combating tilt, and bounce ideas off of is incredibly helpful.

Keep at it Dan!  You'll get it.

Thank you both for all that you do,

WowDotBen

For our 23rd entry into the Hall of Legends, we have WowDotBen. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

 Hello,  I've been playing Heartstone since closed beta, I only played to Rank 20 for the card back. Just before the release of Wisps of the Old Gods I started playing more and more and my goal was Rank 5 every month. My highest rank was Rank 1, 2 stars which happened with Zoo just after the release of Wisps. I continued to get between ranks 5 and 1 then kinda got burnt out. I started listening to more podcasts, including this one and just worked on getting in the games. This month I went from a #DadLegend (I run the discord) to a #Legend player thanks to the help of another discord, #ThisTimeLegend.&nbsp;  I agree with what others have said, if you can get Rank 5, (Top 2%) you can get legend. It just about getting in the games. You are playing against the top .25% - 2% of players. It took me 448 games to get from Rank 18 to Legend.  Again, Thank you for the show and all that you do. You can get there Dan!&nbsp;

Hello,

I've been playing Heartstone since closed beta, I only played to Rank 20 for the card back. Just before the release of Wisps of the Old Gods I started playing more and more and my goal was Rank 5 every month. My highest rank was Rank 1, 2 stars which happened with Zoo just after the release of Wisps. I continued to get between ranks 5 and 1 then kinda got burnt out. I started listening to more podcasts, including this one and just worked on getting in the games. This month I went from a #DadLegend (I run the discord) to a #Legend player thanks to the help of another discord, #ThisTimeLegend. 

I agree with what others have said, if you can get Rank 5, (Top 2%) you can get legend. It just about getting in the games. You are playing against the top .25% - 2% of players. It took me 448 games to get from Rank 18 to Legend.

Again, Thank you for the show and all that you do. You can get there Dan! 

MrJones

For our 22nd entry into the Hall of Legends, we have MrJones. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

     Hail and Well Met!   MrJones here - happy to announce that I have finally made it to legend rank! Here's my story.  I started playing Hearthstone in June 2015 and instantly fell in love with the game. One of my best seasons was actually my second season when I made it to rank 2, but then it took me quite a bit to get back up in the ranks. For the past year though I have consistently made it to rank 5, with my second ever rank 2 finish last December. This month I hit 5 on day 3 with aggro rogue and warrior, and even rank 2 on day 7, but I kept flip flopping around. I woke up at 4:45 this morning at rank 5 with 3 stars, and hit the grind until 11:45 tonight when I beat a pirate warrior (fitting) with my jade N'Zoth shaman to finally hit legend! It feels really good to know that with enough time, if you hit 5 you can hit legend. Thank you so much, Dan and FRID, for all the tips I learned on the show. Looking forward to showing off my new card back in the HC tourneys!  MrJones

 

Hail and Well Met!

MrJones here - happy to announce that I have finally made it to legend rank! Here's my story.

I started playing Hearthstone in June 2015 and instantly fell in love with the game. One of my best seasons was actually my second season when I made it to rank 2, but then it took me quite a bit to get back up in the ranks. For the past year though I have consistently made it to rank 5, with my second ever rank 2 finish last December. This month I hit 5 on day 3 with aggro rogue and warrior, and even rank 2 on day 7, but I kept flip flopping around. I woke up at 4:45 this morning at rank 5 with 3 stars, and hit the grind until 11:45 tonight when I beat a pirate warrior (fitting) with my jade N'Zoth shaman to finally hit legend! It feels really good to know that with enough time, if you hit 5 you can hit legend. Thank you so much, Dan and FRID, for all the tips I learned on the show. Looking forward to showing off my new card back in the HC tourneys!

MrJones

papabear96#1138 (Joshua)

For our 21st entry into the Hall of Legends, we have Papabear. Thank you so much for your support and congratulations on your achievement. Below is the story he sent us. 

Ive been playing since just after the release of The Grand Tournament and over the last several months of listening to this podcast I had started to hit rank 5 consistantly but never made the real push into legend because I never had time to try. Having a little more free time I was able to push all the way up to rank 1 with Pirate warrior before I hit a wall and couldn’t seem to gain any stars. I decided to try an aggro shaman deck to mix things up, but promptly fell all the way back to rank 4. With only a few days left in the season I almost decided to call it quits, but both Dan and Frid have talked about tumbling several ranks before and continuing to climb, so I did too. After several hours of grinding I was finally able to get myself over the line on the second boss battle. Thank you both for the wonderful deck knowledge and encouragement, you make a wonderful show!