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Hearthstone Slang

Hearthstone is a card game for PC, Mac, Android and iOS that you can play online using Blizzard's Battle.net service. Like most online games, Hearthstone has plenty of slang terms that you should know if you play the game. Below is a list of some of the most common Hearthstone terms.

Slang Term Meaning Popularity
Board clearMove that clears the opponent's board of minions
CoiningUsing The Coin card in Hearthstone
DropMinion
VanillaMinion with no special abilities
OwnerPlayer that controls the minion
Rush downTo play aggressively to defeat an opponent
Rush deckAggressive card deck
Control deckCard deck focused on controlling the game
Late game deckCard deck focused on controlling the game
OTKOne turn kill
FarmedEfficiently defeated
NetdeckerA player who looks up decks online
aggroAggression
AOEArea of effect
Board controlTo dominate the game board
RushTo quickly attack and cause damage
MulliganTo replace a card
TopdeckTo draw from your deck
Card advantagePossessing more cards than another player
Aggro deckAggressive card deck
LethalLethal damage
Never luckyNo luck while playing a game
opOverpowered
BMBad manner
RNGRandom number generator
MinionGame creature
Mid gameMiddle phase of a game
Early gameBeginning phase of a game
Late gameLater stages of a game