Our Hearthstone tier list contains a ranked review of the most competitive Hearthstone decks to play in the month of August 2019 (Season 65).
Over the last few years, Metabomb has focused on producing a monthly round-up of the top decks being played in Hearthstone, complimented by our ever-growing collection of deck guides. While wanting to provide a solid snapshot of the latest metagame, we've previously shied away from producing a hard ranking of these decks, preferring instead to give you an overview of each hero's top three or four options. By taking this approach, we felt we could help you to quickly identify competitive decks for classes that you enjoy playing first and foremost, rather than feeling compelled to pick a particular one in order to climb the ladder effectively.
With all that said and done though, we know that some of you want to see a slightly different approach to our analysis of the current Hearthstone metagame, and do so with a fully ranked tier list that appraises the entire roster of popular decks from top to bottom. Well, back in the summer of 2017 we decided it was about time we started remedying that, and the end result here represents our 29th ranked evaluation of the Hearthstone metagame. We'll still provide a looser monthly round-up of the best Hearthstone decks per hero - just as we've always done - but if you're first and foremost looking for a way to climb the ladder quickly, then this should hopefully give you some useful guidance.
A few words on how we've chosen to go about building our own list of the top decks in Hearthstone right now. First of all, we've considered the sort of wisdom-of-the-crowd insight into the metagame that we're all plugged into as avid players. We've also studied a number of the other tier lists that are out there and then made our own tweaks where we feel that certain decks are over or under-valued. We feel pretty confident that the end result represents a deck tier list that reflects the broader state of the metagame, whether you're playing at Legend or still climbing the middling stages of the ladder. Note, however, that decks within each tier are listed alphabetically, rather than in order per tier.
As the metagame changes in the weeks and months ahead, so will the tier list featured in this article. There's an unavoidable element of personal preference and aptitude for playstyle to take into consideration here as well, and so it's natural that different players will rank certain decks somewhat higher or lower. As always, we believe that you'll win more games using a deck that you've mastered and enjoy playing, rather than one that we say is superior by a single tier. By definition, the deck that you find the most success with is the best one! Nevertheless, we'd love to hear your feedback in the comments section about any additional decks you think should be included here.
With that out of the way, here's our latest version of the Hearthstone deck tier list. We hope you'll enjoy this regularly updated, alternative take on the current metagame, and let us know in the comments if there's anything else you'd like to see us cover in the future.
UPDATE - AUGUST 2019 #2
Saviors of Uldum has arrived and we've updated our tier list with the latest meta snapshot. It's not going to be perfect, but it should be representative of the early meta. As things develop we'll continue tweaking the tiers, so stay tuned for updates!
Our Best Budget Saviors of Uldum Decks page is well worth glancing at if you're a casual player who still wants to get stuck into the competitive side of things. What's more, our Best Saviors of Uldum Decks guide should give you a tonne of decks to try out on day one, no matter what sort of archetype you're after.
The top Hearthstone decks - August 2019
Here's our selection of the top Hearthstone decks you can climb the Season 65 ladder with.