Monsanto, Felkeine and GivePLZ win Hearthstone Grandmasters Week 4
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After a weekend of matches, Jerome “Monsanto” Faucher, Theo “Felkeine” Dumont and Yuhsin “GivePLZ” Pa became the Hearthstone Grandmasters Season 2 Week 4 champions. The competitors dueled against others within their respective regions.

This season of Hearthstone Grandmasters consists of an alternating format between the first and seventh weeks, which meant Monsanto, Felkeine and GivePLZ claimed victory under the Last Hero Standing format. The champions also won the majority of the weekly prize pool.

Monsanto, Felkeine and GivePLZ become Hearthstone Grandmasters Week 4 champions
Hearthstone Grandmasters 2021 Season 2 format | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Demon Hunter, Rogue and Priest

During the live broadcasts, Monsanto competed in Hearthstone Grandmasters Americas by duking it out against players like Ramiro “Rami94” Ponce, Mihai “lnguagehackr” Dragalin and Lucas “DimitriKazov” Funes. He then faced Shuntian “DreadEye” Luo in the weekly final.

Monsanto won the first game with Aggro Druid against DreadEye’s Fel Demon Hunter deck. However, DreadEye tied the score with Handlock afterwards. When Monsanto used his Brute Demon Hunter against Handlock, he earned another point. Monsanto then played Brute Demon Hunter against Shadow Priest for the 3-1 win.

Monsanto, Felkeine and GivePLZ become Hearthstone Grandmasters Week 4 champions
Monsanto’s Brute Demon Hunter deck | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

As for Hearthstone Grandmasters Europe, Felkeine fought opponents such as Raphael “BunnyHoppor” Peltzer and Simone “Leta” Liguori in the live broadcasts before he dueled David “Frenetic” Neila Quiñones in the regional final.

Felkeine’s Brute Demon Hunter earned him the first point against Frenetic’s Hunter deck. However, Frenetic evened up the score using Shadow Priest. This meant Felkeine played Garrote Rogue next, defeating his opponent with the help of multiple Bleed spells. Felkeine won the weekly Hearthstone Grandmasters match with a score of 3-1, after casting another series of Bleed spells for lethal against Quest Delete Warlock.

Monsanto, Felkeine and GivePLZ become Hearthstone Grandmasters Week 4 champions
Felkeine versus Frenetic | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Over in Hearthstone Grandmasters Asia-Pacific, GivePLZ faced players such as Liu “Shaxy” Wei-Chieh, Sato “glory” Kenta and Kim “Surrender” Jung-soo before finally competing against Poramet “Bankyugi” Putchakan.

In the final, Bankyugi’s Quest Shaman defeated GivePLZ’s Rogue deck, taking the first point. Although Quest Shaman bested Brute Demon Hunter in the next game, GivePLZ prevented a clean sweep thanks to Shadow Priest. GivePLZ became the regional Hearthstone Grandmasters week 4 champion with his Shadow Priest reverse sweep against Quest Shaman, Handlock and Anacondra Druid.

GivePLZ’s Shadow Priest deck | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Hearthstone card packs

Throughout Hearthstone Grandmasters Season 2, viewers can earn up to six card packs through YouTube drops. Viewers must watch two hours of the live broadcast on an official channel to get one card pack and two more hours for the following pack. Here are some places to tune in, depending on your preferred region/language.

The return of YouTube drops | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

The opening week of the tournament gave viewers the opportunity to earn a maximum of two United in Stormwind card packs. Between the second and seventh weeks, viewers can earn up to two Year of the Phoenix packs. As for the playoffs, two more United in Stormwind card packs will be available.

To receive rewards, viewers must first link their YouTube and accounts through the “Connected apps” section on YouTube.

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!