Mean Streets of Gadgetzan Card Spoilers & Expansion Guide

Welcome to the big time, pal! Mean Streets of Gadgetzan was revealed at Blizzcon 2016, and released on December 1st 2016 - Patch Notes

Expansion Overview

Pick your poison and choose from 3 gangs of Gadgetzan. 132 new cards bring to life new strategies and new tragedies.

  • New Allegiances - Which side will you take?
  • New Tri-Class Cards - Three classes represent each gang, and several new cards are usable by three particular classes.
  • New Mechanics - Each gang has a defining playstyle and mechanic that sets it apart from the others.
  • New Lore - Plenty of teasers full of new lore were released leading up to the expansion.
  • New Game Board - This game board is designed to showcase aspects of all three gangs.

Pre-Order & Launch Event

This expansion allowed players to pre-order a bundle of 50 card packs for $49.99 USD. This time, it did NOT come with an exclusive card backs, citing 'time constraints'. This has not happened since.

At release, a chain of 6 quests was available for players to earn a total of 6 free Mean Streets of Gadgetzan packs and introduce some new lore.



Clans of Crime

The theme of this expansion revolves entirely around three unique groups of characters with various capabilities. Each consists of a group of three classes, which also share some new tri-class cards.

  • The Grimy Goons
    • Includes Hunter, Paladin, and Warrior classes.
    • Gangsters and weapons smugglers.
    • Primarily focused on muscle and firepower.
    • Capable of buffing cards in hand.
    • Some cards synergize with Attack and Damage values.
    • Members are typically Orc, Tauren, or Goblin.
    • Lead by Don Han'Cho.
  • The Jade Lotus
    • Includes Druid, Rogue, and Shaman classes.
    • Assassins and Mystics that use forbidden arts.
    • Excel in stealth, assassination, and turning murlocs into finjas.
    • Summon progressively larger Jade Golems.
    • Good synergy with Battlecries and Deathrattles.
    • Members consist of Hozen, Jinyu, Mantid, Pandaren, and Vermin from Pandaria.
    • Lead by Aya Blackpaw.
  • The Kabal
    • Includes Mage, Priest, and Warlock classes.
    • Masters of potions that draw power from mysterious red Mana.
    • Possess an unquenchable thirst for power.
    • Build decks with no duplicates to harness awesome power.
    • Each class has an assortment of different potion cards.
    • Members can include Arakkoa, Blood Elves, Demons, Draenei, Ethereals, Harpies, and Trolls.
    • Lead by Kazakus.

Tri-Class Cards

This unique card type functions as a class card, only this type of class card belongs to three classes. This allows any of the three classes to discover these cards. Each gang received three tri-class cards.

The Grimy Goons

Grimestreet Informant Card ImageGrimestreet Smuggler Card ImageDon Han'Cho Card Image

The Jade Lotus

Lotus Agents Card ImageJade Spirit Card ImageAya Blackpaw Card Image

The Kabal

Kabal Courier Card ImageKabal Chemist Card ImageKazakus Card Image


The Grimy Goons are equipped with several cards that buff minions you are holding in your hand. An animation for these is shown to the opponent, and they can see which is buffed.

Brass Knuckles Card ImageDirty Rat Card ImageDon Han'Cho Card ImageGrimestreet Smuggler Card Image
Grimy Gadgeteer Card ImageHidden Cache Card ImageShaky Zipgunner Card ImageStolen Goods Card Image

Jade Golems

The Jade Lotus summon Jade Golems to do their bidding. The first time you summon one, it will be a 1/1 minion. Each consecutive Golem summoned will have +1/+1 higher stats. Bigger golems get some different art.

Quite a few cards were released which enable Druids, Rogues, and Shamans to summon them. These are:

Aya Blackpaw Card ImageJade Behemoth Card ImageJade Blossom Card ImageJade Chieftain Card ImageJade Claws Card Image
Jade Idol Card ImageJade Lightning Card ImageJade Spirit Card ImageJade Shuriken Card ImageJade Swarmer Card Image

Highlander Decks

The Kabal are always looking for the ultimate power. These classes each received a class legendary plus one tri-class card which possess a powerful effect if your deck contains no duplicate cards.

Inkmaster Solia Card ImageKazakus Card ImageKrul the Unshackled Card ImageRaza the Chained Card Image


A postcard teaser was tweeted by PlayHearthstone on October 24th that read "Greetings from Gadgetzan! As clean as it is safe!* The asterisk indicated an extremely long disclaimer around the border of the postcard.

"The word "safe" is not meant to constitute a binding agreement and does not imply safety, security, protection, preservation, peace of mind, confidence, reliability, dependability, or trustworthiness. Mayor Noggenfogger is not responsible for any accidents, burglaries, thoughtsteals, mind visions, hellfires, vanishes, whirlwinds, revenges, lightbombs, elemental destructions, excavated evils, consecrations, holy novas, flamestrikes, demonwraths, starfalls, shadowflames, swipes, explosive traps, arcane explosions, brawls, DOOM!s, lightning storms, blizzards, twisting nethers and other Acts of Old Gods, magical mayhem or disfigurement that may ensue. No beasts, demons, dragons, mechs, murlocs, pirates or totems were harmed, abused, disfigured, dismembered, declawed, detailed, decommissioned, exorcised, disarmed, or toppled in the creation of this postcard. We take no responsibility on the claims made on this souvenir of propaganda, or any predictions, suppositions, predictions, prophecies, harbingers, omens, portents, or conclusions that may arise."

Before Blizzcon on November 2nd another image was spotted on the PlayHearthstone Instagram account that included the postcard, some pirate coins, ink, and some other clues.

The Gadgetzan Gazette

Following the initial postcard tweet, multiple issues of the Gadgetzan Gazette were posted via blogs. Volumes 32 #7 and #8 were posted before the reveal, while the others afterwards.

| Volume 32 #7 | Volume 32 #8 | Volume 32 #9 | Volume 32 #10 | Volume 32 #10 - Page 2 | Volume 32 #11

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Revealed Cards for Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

These are all the cards that have currently been revealed for Mean Streets of Gadgetzan.


Kun the Forgotten King Card Image
Aya Blackpaw Card Image
Lunar Visions Card Image
Pilfered Power Card Image
Virmen Sensei Card Image
Celestial Dreamer Card Image
Lotus Agents Card Image
Jade Idol Card Image
Jade Behemoth Card Image
Jade Spirit Card Image
Jade Blossom Card Image
Mark of the Lotus Card Image


Don Han'Cho Card Image
Knuckles Card Image
Piranha Launcher Card Image
Rat Pack Card Image
Dispatch Kodo Card Image
Hidden Cache Card Image
Trogg Beastrager Card Image
Grimestreet Informant Card Image
Shaky Zipgunner Card Image
Grimestreet Smuggler Card Image
Alleycat Card Image
Smuggler's Crate Card Image


Inkmaster Solia Card Image
Kazakus Card Image
Greater Arcane Missiles Card Image
Manic Soulcaster Card Image
Kabal Crystal Runner Card Image
Volcanic Potion Card Image
Potion of Polymorph Card Image
Kabal Courier Card Image
Cryomancer Card Image
Kabal Chemist Card Image
Kabal Lackey Card Image
Freezing Potion Card Image


Don Han'Cho Card Image
Wickerflame Burnbristle Card Image
Small-Time Recruits Card Image
Meanstreet Marshal Card Image
Grimestreet Protector Card Image
Grimestreet Enforcer Card Image
Grimestreet Informant Card Image
Getaway Kodo Card Image
Grimestreet Smuggler Card Image
Grimestreet Outfitter Card Image
Grimscale Chum Card Image
Smuggler's Run Card Image


Raza the Chained Card Image
Kazakus Card Image
Dragonfire Potion Card Image
Mana Geode Card Image
Drakonid Operative Card Image
Greater Healing Potion Card Image
Kabal Courier Card Image
Pint-Size Potion Card Image
Kabal Songstealer Card Image
Kabal Chemist Card Image
Kabal Talonpriest Card Image
Potion of Madness Card Image


Aya Blackpaw Card Image
Shaku, the Collector Card Image
Luckydo Buccaneer Card Image
Lotus Assassin Card Image
Shadow Sensei Card Image
Lotus Agents Card Image
Gadgetzan Ferryman Card Image
Counterfeit Coin Card Image
Jade Spirit Card Image
Shadow Rager Card Image
Jade Shuriken Card Image
Jade Swarmer Card Image


Aya Blackpaw Card Image
White Eyes Card Image
Lotus Illusionist Card Image
Finders Keepers Card Image
Jinyu Waterspeaker Card Image
Lotus Agents Card Image
Jade Claws Card Image
Devolve Card Image
Jade Chieftain Card Image
Jade Spirit Card Image
Jade Lightning Card Image
Call in the Finishers Card Image


Krul the Unshackled Card Image
Kazakus Card Image
Kabal Trafficker Card Image
Unlicensed Apothecary Card Image
Felfire Potion Card Image
Seadevil Stinger Card Image
Bloodfury Potion Card Image
Kabal Courier Card Image
Abyssal Enforcer Card Image
Blastcrystal Potion Card Image
Kabal Chemist Card Image
Crystalweaver Card Image


Don Han'Cho Card Image
Hobart Grapplehammer Card Image
Brass Knuckles Card Image
Sleep with the Fishes Card Image
Alley Armorsmith Card Image
Grimestreet Pawnbroker Card Image
Grimestreet Informant Card Image
Stolen Goods Card Image
Grimy Gadgeteer Card Image
Grimestreet Smuggler Card Image
Public Defender Card Image
I Know a Guy Card Image


Mayor Noggenfogger Card Image
Wrathion Card Image
Madam Goya Card Image
Finja, the Flying Star Card Image
Genzo, the Shark Card Image
Auctionmaster Beardo Card Image
Sergeant Sally Card Image
Patches the Pirate Card Image
Wind-up Burglebot Card Image
Fight Promoter Card Image
Defias Cleaner Card Image
Leatherclad Hogleader Card Image
Burgly Bully Card Image
Fel Orc Soulfiend Card Image
Blubber Baron Card Image
Dirty Rat Card Image
Weasel Tunneler Card Image
Spiked Hogrider Card Image
Doppelgangster Card Image
Bomb Squad Card Image
Second-Rate Bruiser Card Image
Backroom Bouncer Card Image
Small-Time Buccaneer Card Image
Big-Time Racketeer Card Image
Ancient of Blossoms Card Image
Grook Fu Master Card Image
Streetwise Investigator Card Image
Red Mana Wyrm Card Image
Tanaris Hogchopper Card Image
Hozen Healer Card Image
Worgen Greaser Card Image
Kooky Chemist Card Image
Naga Corsair Card Image
Daring Reporter Card Image
Toxic Sewer Ooze Card Image
Hired Gun Card Image
Backstreet Leper Card Image
Street Trickster Card Image
Friendly Bartender Card Image
Blowgill Sniper Card Image
Gadgetzan Socialite Card Image
Mistress of Mixtures Card Image

Card Backs & Packs

Grimy Goons

Jade Lotus


Card Pack

Game Board

Cinematic Trailer

Card Reveal VOD

Kazakus Demo


  • Chirpes's Avatar
    340 40 Posts Joined 05/31/2019
    Posted 4 years, 3 months ago

    Jades: The reason why I had switched from playing an hour a day to an hour a week. I still get upset when I see it in wild.

  • Hydrafrog's Avatar
    Gul'dan 1835 3268 Posts Joined 05/28/2019
    Posted 4 years, 3 months ago

    With Osirin Tear, Jade Druid FTW


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