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A new patch has hit the Hearthstone live servers introducing Recruit A Friend, a new Shaman hero, game mode icons, new quests and more!

The 1.61 GB patch hasn't brought anything big (like a new adventure or balance changes), but it still has some pretty nice features. Hearthstone will now have its very own Recruit A Friend system: you can use a new button on your interface to invite a friend to Hearthstone. When one of your recruited friends reaches a combined hero level of 20, you will earn a Classic Card Pack (maximum 4) and the new Shaman murloc hero, Morgl the Oracle! A separate blog post about Recruit A Friend has been posted here, while you can watch a preview for Morgl below:

The patch also brings the previously teased UI changes: you can finally see in which game mode you are in (it also works when you are spectating your friends). Moreover, you can preview the Tinyfin Beach card back that will be awarded for achieving Rank 20 during the month of July 2016. Lastly, there are some artwork updates (notably for golden Innervate, Nourish and Voidwalker) and general bug fixes.

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In this update Recruit A Friend has come to Hearthstone! Recruit a pal and you’ll convince Morgl the Oracle, the wise Murloc Shaman, to join your roster of Heroes. We also added a new card back, made a few visual improvements, and fixed some bugs!

Read on for the details!


  • Recruit A Friend is here!
    • Invite friends to play Hearthstone and gain cool rewards!
      • Pick up the new Shaman hero, Morgl The Oracle, when your first recruit achieves 20 combined levels across all classes.
      • Earn free Classic card packs for up to four more recruits!
      • ALL your recruits can earn a free Classic pack! 

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  • New icons make it easier for spectators to figure out which game mode you are playing.
  • Golden Priest, Rogue, and Neutral cards are now easier to tell apart.
  • Golden Hero Powers are now displayed correctly in the Arena.
  • Tinyfin Beach – Get this card back by achieving Rank 20 or higher in Ranked Play mode during the month of July.

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  • Silithid Swarmer is now a Beast.
  • Khadgar’s portrait now has a drop shadow.
  • The Collection Manager now more accurately displays new cards.
  • The experience bar will no longer fill up after winning a game at max level.
  • Wild card rarity now displays properly when viewing flavor text.
  • Golden C’Thun’s buff animation is now gold, gold, GOLD!
  • Players should no longer appear as UNKNOWN after reconnecting.
  • [iOS] Hearthstone will no longer crash when the device is in a certain orientation when the game is launched.
  • [Android] Taking Fatigue damage after running out of cards will no longer result in a crash on Samsung Galaxy S7 devices using Snapdragon CPUs.
  • [Mobile] Fixed an issue that could prevent interaction with Heroes and Hero Powers on mobile devices.
  • [Mobile] You should no longer crash when clicking on the Social button to bring up the friends list on phones.
  • Fixed some audio, graphical, and UI issues.
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There are also some undocumented changes! Reddit user William_Dawn has dug up a new quest called "Play a friend!". Its description reads "Play a friend. You both earn a reward!" and the reward is 80 Gold for both players. Moreover, the Halfhill card back, that was supposed to be the card back for this month, was pushed to November 2016.

Lastly, Hearthpwn has datamined a future co-op Tavern Brawl. It looks like it's going to a Unite against Nefarian kind of Brawl with Priest and Shaman being the two available heroes. Do you think we will see it this week?

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It only took me 30 min to get my Morgl, and it was so worth it :)

Also, I'm trying to upload the screenshot of my Morgl, but the upload is keep failing, so I can't show you him. ;(

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18 minutes ago, ShockSword said:

It only took me 30 min to get my Morgl, and it was so worth it :)

Also, I'm trying to upload the screenshot of my Morgl, but the upload is keep failing, so I can't show you him. ;(

Oh no! I want to see him :3 Did you try uploading it directly to the forums or from another site? I suggest uploading it on a site like imgur/tinypic and sharing the link with us!

By the way, any tips about the RAF thing? Did you recruit yourself or a friend helped you?

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3 hours ago, ShockSword said:

It only took me 30 min to get my Morgl, and it was so worth it :)

Also, I'm trying to upload the screenshot of my Morgl, but the upload is keep failing, so I can't show you him. ;(

How did you get it so fast?) I started new account and only 11 level now

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Interesting.

No  Morgl The Oracle  card back, though.  Disappointing.  I thought all new heroes had a special card back.  

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Just now, mimech said:

Interesting.

No  Morgl The Oracle  card back, though.  Disappointing.  I thought all new heroes had a special card back.  

Meet Lady Liadrin and Khadgar. They didn't have it either. Too cheap for a card back, I guess.

Probably the most noteful change from the new patch is updated Innervate animation. Ohhh, shiny and greeney! ;)

I also started getting some in-game lags on my iOS device that weren't there before, though. And that sucks.

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10 minutes ago, Paracel said:

Meet Lady Liadrin and Khadgar. They didn't have it either. Too cheap for a card back, I guess.

Probably the most noteful change from the new patch is  Golden C’Thun’s buff animation is now gold, gold, GOLD!

I also started getting some in-game lags on my iOS device that weren't there before, though. And that sucks.

Fixed!

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5 hours ago, Paracel said:

I also started getting some in-game lags on my iOS device that weren't there before, though. And that sucks.

Yeah, same! Although I am not sure if it's my crappy wifi or there is a problem indeed. The other day, though, I was literally standing next to the router and was still getting disconnects and lags.

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I played a ranked standard game on my phone earlier yet got the wild symbol around my rank. Seems like there's more off with the patch.

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I was noticing weird lags on multiple iOS devices last night and this morning I saw the wild symbol too, bug it was clearly using the standard rank.

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16 hours ago, Zadina said:

Oh no! I want to see him :3 Did you try uploading it directly to the forums or from another site? I suggest uploading it on a site like imgur/tinypic and sharing the link with us!

By the way, any tips about the RAF thing? Did you recruit yourself or a friend helped you?

http://imgur.com/o4Wqp7Q <--- Mah Morgl

As for Recruiting, I just made an alt account (all of my friends already play Hearthstone). A good strategy is to get as many classes as you can in casual/ranked, and then level up multiple heroes that add up to level 20 instead of getting a single hero to level 20.

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The patch is giving me 4 quests at a time at the moment: when I have three and I eliminate one of them, I end up with four.  It's glitched, like it only shows the most recent three in the Quest Log, but showed me four overlapping and over laying in the Tavern Brawl screen.  I don't mind.  

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I feel I didn't understand much about the Recruit system, Do I need to be LV 20 or less to join the promotion or I can just be recruited by loads of random people and get free packs in industrial quantity?

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2 hours ago, Kokuendan said:

I feel I didn't understand much about the Recruit system, Do I need to be LV 20 or less to join the promotion or I can just be recruited by loads of random people and get free packs in industrial quantity?

If you want to be recruited by your friends, yes, you need to have a combined hero level of less than 20.

If you want to recruit somebody else (or yourself), you can do it now!

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It is interesting that the swarmer is a beast. Druid play? 

 

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