Hearthstone Arena Tier List (Apr, 2021)

Hearthstone Arena Tier List

Hearthstone Arena Tier List

In this article we are going to give you our Hearthstone Arena Tier List.

If you haven’t heard of Hearthstone yet, then we don’t know under which rock you have been living all these years. Since this giant of a game came out in 2014 it seemed like it changed the history of gaming. Until then, card games were left for 3d reality rather than digital. Except for some bad adaptations of games in digital form, there wasn’t much in card gaming. Everything changed after Hearthstone. Blizzard created a balanced competitive game that attracted millions of players around the world and inspired many other games to come out. The genre of deck builders was created thanks to Hearthstone.

If you are a competitive player, and you like card games, you will find exactly what you want in Hearthstone. Out of its competitive modes, Arena is the one we will be focusing on today. The Hearthstone Arena Tier List we are going to give you has the classes divided into tiers, from best to worst, and together some of the cards that you should pay attention to while you are playing the arena.

Hearthstone Arena Tier List


Everyone that has played arena in Hearthstone will tell you that there is no better character to get consistent wins other than Paladin. He is the ideal character to play aggressively with and he has a lot of normal units that are above average. Of course, he is still capitalizing on the dragon meta.

The best part is that you don’t need to be a Hearthstone master to do that. All you have to do is watch a few guides on how to play paladin, and you will definitely get the results you are looking for.

Class Notable Cards
Paladin Shotbot

Hand of A’dal

Aldor Attendant (with Librams)

Truesilver Champion

Aldor Turhtseeker (with Librams)



You need to be blind not to see how overpowered Paladin is in the Arena, but that doesn’t mean that it is unbeatable. The classes on this tier shouldn’t be looked down up. If you have a bit of knowledge of the game, you can take advantage of the openings and misplays of the Paladin to take the win for yourself. Druid and  Hunter are the best ones to do it.

Class Notable Cards
Druid Nature Studies


Arbor Up

Winged Guardian

Hunter Primordial Explorer

Toxic Reinforcements


Phase Stalker(with secrets)

Demon Companion


Although they might are in the “B” there is nothing “B” about them. You can perfectly take wins consistently with all of these classes. Of course, luck will play a role in it. If you don’t get some of the important cards you are going to suffer but even then, not all hope is lost.  Pay attention to the way your opponent plays and punish them for their mistakes.

Class Notable Cards
Demon Hunter Imprisoned Felmaw

Chaos Strike

Demon Companion

Imprisoned Antaen

Priestess of Fury

Warrior Shield Block

Shield Slam



Wrenchcalibur (you can combine it with Corsair Cache)

Mage Primordial Studies


Power of Creation


Apexis Smuggler (with secrets)

Wand Thief


If you are looking to beat people in the arena, we would suggest you think twice before playing the classes in this tier. They have some potentially game-winning combos, but the time it takes to set them up, and the luck you need to have to get the right cards at the right time makes them something a secondary choice to most players. Be careful when picking them.


Class Notable Cards
Warlock Flame Imp

Dark Skies

Twisting Nether


Rogue Swindle



Self-Sharpening Sword

Nitroboos Poison (with a weapon)


There is nothing wrong with playing the class you like in this game. As there is nothing wrong with losing all your games, being at the bottom rankings, crying out of desperation, and having a sad life because you chose the wrong class in hearthstone. That is what awaits you if you pick these classes seriously. Still, nothing wrong about it.

Class Notable Cards
Priest Palm Reading



Mass Resurrection

Shaman Torrent

Primordial Studies

Lighting Bloom

Sludge Slurper


It is important that you get informed on what works and what doesn’t by using this Hearthstone Arena Tier List so you don’t waste your time trying to win with classes that put you at a disadvantage from the beginning. That being said, Hearthstone is a game that changes all the time, and the ones that define the meta are the players that find the best winning strategies. So don’t be afraid to experiment. Just say goodbye to your rankings. If you’re interested in more Tier Lists, check out the one we wrote about Smite.

About James Sterling

James Sterling received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern California (USC). His Bachelor of Science was completed in Computer Science (Games) and his Master of Science was completed in Game Development. James spends his free time contributing on popular forums such as Tom's Hardware and AnandTech while hanging out with his cat Jonathan. Humorously, his favorite youtube channel is Jimquisition by Jim Sterling.

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