Some Hearthstone Players Challenge Themselves To Spot Lethal Combos

Hearthstone players have been playing "spot the lethal" for years. Similar to chess puzzles, where a board state is laid out and you try to achieve checkmate in a certain number of moves, "spot the lethal" asks if you can figure out how to drop your opponent's life to 0 in a single turn.

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YouTube content creator "ZeroMana" recently started a series of lethal puzzles, using both custom boards and actual situations from different Hearthstone pros and streamers. The production quality is top-notch, showing the card text and board state in full.

ZeroMana has said their team will try to produce a weekly puzzle reel, which will include a carryover solution from the previous week. Good luck trying to solve the one at the end of the above video -- I've been scratching my head for a good 10 minutes on it.

Though ZeroMana brings a great level of production value to the mix, several others have made "spot the lethal" puzzles through Imgur posts in the past. ESL's Trinity Series even made a few, though some of the more popular ones are... well... see for yourself:

Let us know if you spot the lethal! It always helps to keep sharp, or you might miss lethal when it matters most.

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Comments

    Or, you know, games like Duelyst have entire game sections devoted to "spot the lethal" challenges, so nothing really new. And Duelyst has a new challenge like this daily, and there are over 40-50 challenges that you can do that have been designed. Even has software in which you can make these puzzles

    LETHAL...


    1 summon pyro
    0 wind fury to abomination (1 dmg from pyro)
    0 abomination attacks twice (8 dmg from abomination)
    0 ancestral healing on pyro (1 dmg from pyro)
    5 moat lurker abmonition (2 dmg from abomination)
    2 summon totem
    0 totemic might (1 dmg from pyro)
    0 ancestral healing on pyro (1 dmg from pyro)
    2 summon totem
    0 totemic might (1 dmg from pyro)
    LETHAL

    Last edited 24/02/17 10:20 am

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