Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne
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August 11, 2017
Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne is the sixth expansion for Hearthstone, released on August 11, 2017.
Adding 135 new cards, the expansion is themed around the frozen wastes of Northrend, the dreaded Icecrown Citadel, and the Undead Scourge, with all nine Hearthstone heroes having become powerful death knights in the service of the . The expansion features a new card type in the form of the "hero card", which replaces the player's hero and grants them a new Hero Power, as well as the new keyword "Lifesteal", which causes all damage dealt by the card to also restore that much health to the player. The expansion also features a significant focus on the Deathrattle keyword.
Knights of the Frozen Throne is the first Hearthstone expansion to also feature optional single-player content in the form of eight Missions taking place inside Icecrown, culminating in a battle with the Lich King himself. Completing all eight missions rewards three card packs and a random legendary death knight hero card.