At last week's Blizzcon, Blizzard announced that all Hearthstone players would net the new Legendary card Marin the Fox for free from November 6th. Consider this your reminder (because I completely forgot, so perhaps you did too).

Marin the Fox is technically part of Hearthstone's upcoming Kobolds & Catacombs expansion, due this December, despite his early release. He's a lovable swashbuckling rogue, and an eight-mana-cost minion that will place a 0/8 treasure chest (known as the Master Chest) on your opponent's side of the board when played.

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If you, as the summoner, then destroy that chest, you'll receive one of four treasure cards: Golden Kobold, Tolin's Goblin, Wondrous Wand, and Zarog's Crown.

These respectively replace your hand with Legendary minions, fill your hand with copies of a drawn card, reduce the cost of three drawn cards to zero, or summon two copies of a discovered Legendary minion. And the fun ensues!

All you need do to grab your copy of Marin the Fox is log into Hearthstone right now. Alternatively, Blizzard says you'll get a copy of Marin the first time you acquire a Kobolds & Catacombs card pack after the expansion's release in December, if you don't manage to pick him up for free before then.

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