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December's Gnomes Card Back

Blizzard has revealed the December Card Back, and it's a finely tuned piece of engineering! ...just don't blame us if it turns you in to a chicken.

Gnomes Card Back for December


A week ago we predicted on Twitter that this would be December's card back. It's seen in the main Goblins vs Gnomes art, though it's gotten some adjustments since then - more screws and detailing.

Original Gnomes Card Back

Blizzard's Post

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Hearthstone™ December 2014 Ranked Play Season – Go Big or Go Gnome!

The ninth official Hearthstone Ranked Play Season is now live—and we’re unveiling a new card back you can add to your collection!


Grab your safety goggles and overalls, because troublesome tinkerers and machinists alike are ascending the Ranked Play ladder to earn the mechanically efficient Gnomes card back! You can only earn this card back by playing Hearthstone during the month of December.

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These card backs replace the art decorating the reverse side of your cards and are a great way to show off your Hearthstone accomplishments. Add the Gnomes card back to your collection by hitting Rank 20 in Ranked Play mode. You’ll receive the Gnomes card back at the end of December’s Ranked Play Season.

Don’t forget—the further you move up the Ranked Play ladder, the more bonus stars you’ll receive next season. In Ranked Play, you’ll receive bonus stars based on your performance from the previous season —one bonus star per rank you attained. Please note that even if bonus stars from the previous season get you directly to Rank 20 or above, you still have to log in at least once each Ranked Season to qualify for the card back reward.

If you haven’t already turned all of your friends into chickens with a gnomish recombobulator,  now’s a great time to battle your way up the Ranked Play ladder.

So have a merry Winter Veil and be sure to remember—“Go Big or Go Gnome!” runs through the month of December!

Goblins vs Gnomes Desktop Wallpaper

We've also got that Goblins vs Gnomes art conveniently resized for use as a desktop wallpaper! Click below to check it out:

Blizzard Tweets

We've got all the recent Blizzard tweets explaining mechanics and interactions of the newly revealed cards, and more! Here are the biggest highlights from the last few weeks, pulled from our Blue Tweets tool:
@bdbrode If Old Snned is golden will it summon a golden legendary? And if Kel'thuzad is golden will it summon the minions that died golden?
@bdbrode @6Jarv9 Will War Golem become a Mech though?
@Real_Gambler no, it's magical stone, not mechanical
@bdbrode if you use a golden Recombobulator on a normal minion, will the transformed minion become golden too (e.g. Hex/Polymorph)? Thanks!
@bdbrode hey there, mind if I ask a tiny question? Does Cobalt Guardian get Divine Shield for it's own summon? Thanks a lot!
@nikareijii nope, same way buzzard doesn't trigger when you play it
@bdbrode thanks a for @PlayHearthstone! Is the damaged golem a mech? Does Cobalt Guardian get a shield when the damaged golem summoned? Thx
@PlayHearthstone @bdbrode @cataclyst78 Will the new beasts be available from webspinner?
@bdbrode Coghammer's Battlecry could choose a target which already has Taunt + Divine Shield, therefore wasting the buff entirely, correct?