Hearthside Chat - You're Better Than You Think!

Hearthside Chat - You're Better Than You Think!

Have you ever wondered where you stand in the Ranked Play ladder amongst your peers? Just because you haven’t hit Legend rank doesn’t mean you are doing poorly in Hearthstone: On the contrary, only a very small percentage of Hearthstone players have reached Legend rank. Read on to find out just where you may stand on the Ranked Play ladder!


Hearthstone’s Ranked Play mode is a great way to test your deck-building skills against real opponents. If you achieve Rank 20 or higher in any given season, you also get an awesome new card back to add to your collection. For those players that want to go the extra mile, a Legend card back awaits those that reach the elusive Legend rank.

Recently, we’ve seen some comments from our players that feel they are not performing well in Ranked Play compared to others, or disappointed by the fact that they haven’t hit Legend rank. We’re here to let you know that you’re actually doing better than you think! In fact, most of Hearthstone’s Ranked Play players lie between Ranks 25 and 15. Many players aspire to acquire the unique Hearthstone card back each season that awaits at Rank 20. Even going from Rank 20 to Rank 15 is an impressive feat.  

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The top 25% of Hearthstone players sit somewhere between Rank 15 and Legend. Climbing the ladder takes a certain amount of skill and dedication, and these players are constantly honing their skills and learning how to combat all of the different types of decks and strategies that are out there. There’s a lot of growth, learning, trial and error that happens between Rank 15 and Rank 1.

Rank 10 through Legend holds the top 7.5% of Hearthstone players. The competition heats up the closer players get to Rank 5, and win streaks become less and less common. Players here are fine tuning their decks and predicting their opponent’s plays, ready to answer with their own onslaught of spells and minions!

Ranks 5 through Legend are home to the top 2% of Hearthstone players. Here’s where things get really interesting! Win streaks stop at Rank 5, so each win becomes more and more important. In order to hit Legend, you’ll have to press on and win more games than you lose.

Legend rank is home to less than the top .5% of Hearthstone players. Out of the millions of players playing Hearthstone, these Legends make up an incredibly small part of the Hearthstone player base.  

Whether you’re a Legend or an Angry Chicken or anywhere in between, Hearthstone players are passionate about the game, creative in deck-building, and best of all – a part of the ever-growing Hearthstone community! If you ever feel that your Rank in Ranked Play is the end all, be all of Hearthstone, don’t worry – you’re doing better than you think! 


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