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Everything to know about Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3

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Blizzard just announced some exciting events for Hearthstone Battlegrounds. Here’s everything to know about Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3!

Blizzard has announced Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3! It features Professor Putricide, new minions, a Battlegrounds Track refresh, and a special preview event. Read on for details.

Professor Putricide in Hearthstone Battlegrounds 2023

The third season of Hearthstone Battlegrounds will kick off on Jan. 17. It will arrive with Professor Putricide as a new character. His Hero Power is Build-An-Undead, which lets the player craft up to three custom Undead minions in a game.
Professor Putricide in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Professor Putricide in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Undead and duel-type minions galore

Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3 will also arrive with 32 new minions, and 11 of them will be new dual-type ones. A couple of examples include Blazing Skyfin and Sinrunner Blanchy.
Dual-type minions in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Dual-type minions in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Meanwhile, 16 new Undead minions will also be a part of the new season. Two of them include Hungering Abomination and Colossus of the Sun.
Undead minions in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Undead minions in Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
More cards alongside information about this game mode's newest hero will be revealed as well. Here's the Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3 reveal schedule:

Battlegrounds playtest event

According to Blizzard, there will be a special preview event featuring Professor Putricide as well. This will happen on Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. PT to 3 p.m. PT.
Professor Putricide's Build a Team event (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Professor Putricide's Build a Team event (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
The Build a Team event will showcase players duking it out in three teams. Once each round ends, each team will trade one player with someone from another team. Each player on the winning team will get 15 Battlegrounds Season Passes, which they can then give out to their supporters.
Here are the starting teams:
These players will stream the event on their respective channels. Competitors will also have Battlegrounds Season Pass codes giveaways.
"APAC will be hosting its own separate preview on January 13, from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. PT (January 12, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. KST)," Blizzard noted.

Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3 Rewards Track

There will also be a Hearthstone Battlegrounds Track refresh that features different themes. These include the Scorge and the fiery Silvermoon themes as nods to the current March of the Lich King expansion.
Players who get the Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season Pass can unlock more hero options at the start of a game and earn up to 15 more hero skins.
Season 3 Rewards Track (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Season 3 Rewards Track (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Here is the overview of the Hearthstone Battlegrounds Season 3 Rewards Track:
Level
XP to Level
Cumulative XP
Free Reward
Season Pass Reward
1
0
0
2 Hero Slots
2
20
20
The Ramparts (Rare Board)
3
20
40
Scourge Sindragosa (Rare Emote)
4
20
60
Rending Winter (Rare Strike)
5
30
90
Phoenix-flight Kragg (Rare Hero Skin)
6
30
120
Cariel, the Chosen (Rare Emote)
7
30
150
Silverguard Faelin (Rare Hero Skin)
8
30
180
Sindragosa of the Scourge (Legendary Hero Skin)
9
40
220
Sunfed Rakanishu (Rare Hero Skin)
10
40
260
Silvermoon Dawngrasp (Rare Emote)
11
40
300
Icelord Jaraxxus (Epic Hero Skin)
12
50
350
Savior Kael'thas (Legendary Hero Skin)
13
50
400
Scourgestorm Millhouse (Rare Hero Skin)
14
50
450
Silvermoon Nguyen (Rare Emote)
15
50
500
Rising Phoenix (Rare Strike)
16
60
560
Sunwell Nguyen (Rare Hero Skin)
17
60
620
Silvermoon Tavish (Rare Emote)
18
60
680
Commander Vanndar (Epic Hero Skin)
19
60
740
Scourge Millhouse (Rare Emote)
20
60
800
Lady Deathwhisper (Rare Bartender)
21
60
860
Scourgewind Chenvaala (Rare Hero Skin)
22
60
920
Silvermoon Phoenix (Rare Emote)
23
60
980
Scoutmaster Tavish (Epic Hero Skin)
24
60
1,040
Rising Phoenix (Epic Strike)
25
60
1,100
Prince Kael'thas (Rare Emote)
26
60
1,160
Scourgewolf Drek'thar (Rare Hero Skin)
27
60
1,220
Plague Rat (Rare Emote)
28
60
1,280
Rune Raised Galakrond (Legendary Hero Skin)
29
60
1,340
Bonethresher Sneed (Epic Hero Skin)
30
60
1,400
Scourge Arthas (Rare Emote)
31
60
1,460
Rending Winter (Epic Strike)
32
60
1,520
Off-Duty A. F. Kay (Rare Hero Skin)
33
60
1,580
Deathwing, Risen (Epic Hero Skin)
34
60
1,640
Shady Deathwhisper (Rare Emote)
35
60
1,700
Skellywock (Rare Hero Skin)
36
60
1,760
Cariel, the Chosen (Legendary Hero Skin)
37
60
1,820
Scourge Zombie (Rare Emote)
38
60
1,880
Ozumat, Glacial Horror (Rare Hero Skin)
39
60
1,940
Icebinder Baz'hial (Legendary Hero Skin)
40
60
2,000
Rending Winter (Legendary Strike)
Since this new season will begin and Season 2 will end on Jan. 17, any earned Season 2 rewards will automatically be claimed by players.
That's all for now. Stay tuned on Esports.gg for more Hearthstone news and updates!
Amy Chen
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Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!