Boo! That may or may not be an actual line of dialogue found in Hearthstone over the Halloween season — or as it’s called in-game, Hallow’s End — so we’ll just have to wait and see. What we do know is that Blizzard has concocted a number of cool promotions and events for its powerhouse card game over the coming weeks, beginning with …

Free Cards and Arena Runs

Yep, that’s right. Totally free cards and Arena tickets. All you have to do is log into Hearthstone sometime during the following time periods:

  • Log in between October 24 (9 a.m. Pacific time) and October 30 (11:59 p.m. Pacific) and you’ll receive a Whispers of the Old Gods card pack and one Arena ticket. For free.
  • Log in between October 31 (12:01 a.m. Pacific) and November 5 (11:59 p.m. Pacific) and you’ll get a Knights of the Frozen Throne card pack and one Arena ticket. Again, for no money on your part.

You’re already intrigued, we know. You’re planning on playing Hearthstone during the Halloween season now, even if you’ve drifted away a bit. And that’s good, because there’s more in store for you if you do.

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  • Dual Class Arena – Running from October 24 through November 6, this brand new Arena experience will have you picking a Hero, a Hero Power from another class and then making your card picks from both classes. It sounds like a fun new wrinkle on a time-tested game mode.
  • The Headless Horseman Rides Tavern Brawl – Fancy dressing up in costume within Hearthstone? You’ll be able to do it here, with each costume having its own card deck plus a passive Hero Power to challenge your skills. This Tavern Brawl will run only from October 25 through October 28, so don’t miss out.

Don’t want to wait until the 24th to kick start your Hearthstone Halloween? You can grab the free alternate Warlock Hero named Nemsy Necrofizzle right now by joining a Fireside Brawl at any established Fireside Gathering Tavern. Nemsy will also be one part of the Hallow’s End festivities that sticks around once the season is over.

Be sure to visit the official Hearthstone blog for more details on all the Hallow’s End fun, but if you take anything out of this article, it’s free cards. You’re welcome.