After a teaser was posted over the weekend, Blizzard has unveiled the newest Hearthstone expansion - Murder at Castle Nathria! The new expansion releases on August 2, 2022.

Here's everything that we know so far about the new expansion.

  • Login today and get Prince Renathal for free!
    • "Your deck size and starting Health are 40." Whoa.
    • After Patch 24.6, Prince Renathal will be granted upon opening your first Murder at Castle Nathria card pack instead of upon logging in.
  • As expected, there are two bundles available for purchase right now:
    • Mega Bundle: 80 Packs, 5 Golden Packs, 2 Golden Legendaries, Warrior Hero, Card Back, 10 Merc Packs, BG Board
    • Bundle: 60 Packs, 2 Legendaries, Card Back
  • Murder at Castle Nathria has 135 new cards.
  • You can follow the card reveal schedule on our dedicated page.

New Cards Revealed

Only a few cards have been revealed so far, but we've got the theme set for the expansion!



What Do the New Keywords Do?

You probably need some context for the new cards above. No worries, we've got you covered:


  • These cards absorb anima when friendly minions die.
  • After the specified number of minions die while the card is still in your hand, the card transforms into a more powerful version.

Location (Card Type)

  • Pay the initial cost to place the card onto the field.
  • Every turn, you can activate the ability of your location card, for free.
  • Activating the location card uses 1 durability and has a 1-turn cooldown.
  • Every class has their own location card.

Cinematic Trailer

Announcement Trailer