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On 9/30/2020 at 2:42 AM, Guest Tarabad said:

Did Orphea get deleted?

Orphea has been accidentally removed a few days ago while doing other changes. We fixed it as soon as we noticed she was missing. Thank you for the report!

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2 hours ago, Guest Lurker said:

Imperius is presented in two drastically different tiers

As I mentioned in the Introduction, many Heroes belong to different Tiers based on which Role they are played as.

If you have any suggestion about making it more clear, feel free to share them!

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Guest Kepsert

I appreciate this tierlist as a player who had taken a many year break from the game! I was wondering though, is D.va missing intentionally or was it a little mistake?! Thanks! :D

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18 hours ago, Guest Kepsert said:

I appreciate this tierlist as a player who had taken a many year break from the game! I was wondering though, is D.va missing intentionally or was it a little mistake?! Thanks! ?

Oh, no! Where did she go? I'll look for her all day until she comes back home. Thank you for the report!

I'm glad you like our content! Take a look at our Hero Guides as well. We have one for D.Va Rework too!

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Cheers! Some question(s) if I may...

Icy Veins is only one of the two tier lists I have found to be regularly updated for HotS currently. The other one that has been helpful is Grubby's. However, even these tier lists differ on some things. Most notably Hanzo being tier3 (mediocre) here, and first pick/ban on Grubby's. I have watched streamers playing on (grand)masters and Hanzo seems to be quite regular there. What makes him mediocre?

Some other examples:

Deckard is tier2 on Icy Veins, first pick/ban on Grubby

Genji is tier3 on Icy Veins, tier1 on Grubby

I think I understand Medivh and Cho'gall placements. But other than that, the tier lists are very close. 🙂 Is it possible to get an elaboration on why the three heroes I mentioned above are placed so low here?

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Hanzo is extremely hard to play at his maximum potential, therefore he is also hard to put in a specific Tier. If you make a Tier List based on power level only, then Hanzo is surely Tier S. If you make it based on a mix of power level and player's skill, then Hanzo drops down to Tier 1 at least. Last but not the least, distributing all the Heroes is a game of balance. The fact that I'm putting way less Heroes than others in Tier S has the advantage of putting more emphasis on certain Heroes but gives me less room to distribute the remaining Heroes.

After Ruby being nerfed, Deckard has lost power and popularity. You can notice this both in Storm League and in tournaments, if you like to watch them. Don't get me wrong, he is still a really good Hero without Ruby every 10 seconds; you just cannot prioritize him in draft like before. As a consequence of this, he doesn't belong to the top Tier of my Tier List, where I put strong and popular Heroes which are often being first picked and/or first banned.

Other than being a situational pick, Genji is another case of high skill floor and high skill ceiling Hero. Those things makes it hard to put him above Tier 3 in a Tier List like mine where Tier S isn't that populated and that Tier 1 contains the majority of Heroes that are above average in value. Based on skill expression and circumstances, Genji can be anything from Tier 3 to Tier 1 and cannot be higher than Tier 2 in my Tier List because of how it has been organized as a whole.

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Thanks for the comment! Sometimes it's hard to put Heroes in a specific Tier. Diablo, for example, is extremely close to deserving Tier S. I'll probably make some small changes soon, just to reorganize Tier 1 and Tier S a little bit.

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Thanks for the update!

My first thought - isn't that a bit high for the melee assassins? They kinda compete with ranged assassins for DPS slots, and I don't see Maiev or especially Zeratul being as effective in high levels as Hanzo or Genji, at the least. (Chromie arguably belongs in the new S-tier as well, but her omission isn't as objectionable as the Shimadas.)

I feel like the melee assassins could each be bumped down a tier and it wouldn't be too off until we get to the lower tiers. 

EDIT: Also, we are seeing Malthael and Artanis being used at high levels as melee assassins pretty regularly, shouldn't they be included in that role as well? They are being played more in that role than Hogger, Rexxar, Gazlowe and Ragnaros from what I'm seeing these days.

 

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Guest azurillia

@Elitesparkle I don't know if you are aware of this but the latest hotfix is actually a nerf to Sylvanas. Her passive damage bonus doesn't apply at third attack now and etc. You should move her to Tier 1. 
Also they are apparently preparing to nerf Jaina, KT and Johanna in the latest PTR patch. Just letting you know.

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10 hours ago, Guest azurillia said:

@Elitesparkle I don't know if you are aware of this but the latest hotfix is actually a nerf to Sylvanas. Her passive damage bonus doesn't apply at third attack now and etc. You should move her to Tier 1. 
Also they are apparently preparing to nerf Jaina, KT and Johanna in the latest PTR patch. Just letting you know.

Thanks! Yes, I'm thinking about moving Sylvanas down and I'm keeping an eye on other Heroes.

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@Elitesparkle Great job on the updated tier list. It's a lot more in line with what I've been seeing/hearing lately. A few reactions/comments:

Tanks/Healers: I think these are spot on until the lower tiers.

  • Def got some questions about the healers in tier B - Alex/Auriel/Tyrande all seem weaker/more situational than the others here, why are they a full tier above Kharazim/Morales?
  • Arthas and Blaze main tank seem more situational/limited than the other C-tier tanks, I would peg them at D-tier. And where is Uther main tank? I would have Uther as a C-tier tank at least, maybe as high as B-tier?

Offlaner: I like every tier grouping of these except B-tier.

  • Arthas/Deathwing/D.Va/Imperius/Ragnaros/Rehgar all have significant liabilities in the Offlane role, and would seem to fit better with the C-tier heroes as being more situational picks in the offlane. Is there an argument that they are as good or better than the other heroes in this tier?
  • Sonya seems a bit stronger than the rest of this tier, bringing strong teamfight while still excelling at camps and macro. Why is she in B instead of with the A-tier heroes?
  • Artanis and Malthael are played quite a bit as melee assassins these days, seems strange that they aren't ranked for that role as well? I can dig Malthael at B-tier for both offlane and melee dps, but do you think Artanis is just as good at either role? Artanis seems a bit weaker, more C-tier with his lackluster waveclear/macro and horrific lack of escape.

Ranged Assassin: More questions here.

  • A-tier is a weird mix of heroes you can draft early (Chromie, Hanzo, Junkrat, MAYBE Tracer) with heroes you should never draft early (Jaina, Mephisto). Are the latter two THAT much better than the B-tier ranged dps heroes? It also seems to me that Falstad is another hero you can draft early, why is he relegated to B-tier?
  • Def am wondering why Lunara/Raynor/Zagara/Zul'jin are rated as highly as the rest of the B-tier heroes...it seems other heroes either do what they do better or have additional tools.
  • Tassadar and KT both seem a tier lower than expected, what makes them worse than the mages above them?

Melee Assassin: Still the role I have the most issues with.

  • Imp/Kerrigan/Zera all seem pretty niche in the current meta, and are not heroes you would draft early (unlike most of the others in A-tier). Why have them in A instead of B? Are they a whole tier better than Alarak/Thrall?
  • The C-tier melee dps heroes are some of the most limited/worst heroes in the game. Other than maybe CSmash Varian, aren't they all "weak heroes who do poorly in most games (aka D-tier)?" Also, shouldn't Murky be listed in his main role as offlane, instead of melee asssassin?

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@NoMoreHeroesNA Thanks for the comment!

Forgive me if I won't reply to every single point one by one.

  • Even after adding an additional Tier, it's not easy to rate Heroes.
  • I don't want to list Heroes in too many secondary Roles like before.
  • Falstad is pretty good but cannot be picked too early due to counters.
  • Mephisto isn't that easy to handle counter in Storm League, even at high Ranks.
  • Honestly, I'm not that happy about Offlaners in Tier B either.
  • I'm not rating Heroes only based on how early they can be picked.
  • Murky has been accidentally not labeled as Offlaner.

I'll think about doing some changes based on your feedback.

 

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1 hour ago, Elitesparkle said:

@NoMoreHeroesNA Thanks for the comment!

Forgive me if I won't reply to every single point one by one.

No worries - my "thoughts" ended up being more of a wall of text than expected!

 

1 hour ago, Elitesparkle said:
  • I don't want to list Heroes in too many secondary Roles like before.

I think this is a good call, the old list did seem a bit cluttered with stuff you don't really see in the wild too much. At least with Uther though, his secondary role is arguably more popular than his primary role, just sayin'.

 

1 hour ago, Elitesparkle said:
  • Falstad is pretty good but cannot be picked too early due to counters.

Assuming you're thinking his counters are Genji/Tracer/Zera (are there other counters?), do you think they shut him down that hard? Worse than how much they counter Jaina/Mephisto?

 

1 hour ago, Elitesparkle said:
  • Mephisto isn't that easy to handle in Storm League, even at high Ranks.

Speaking of which, you may have misunderstood me -  I'm thinking Mephisto and Jaina should go down to B.

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@Elitesparkle Stealth update! Everyone's going to have their favorites, but I'd say this edition of the list is as good as any tier list I've seen for the game.

I can only really quibble with two placements:

- I still think A is high for Mephisto. You pointed out his weak macro, but I also think his poor single-target damage is also a major liability on a lot of maps. 

- The melee assassin rankings are the best they've ever been for the tier list here. However, I do think Alarak in B is a bit too high for him still. He just seems to be a worse version of Kerrigan in most situations. And unlike Thrall/Imperius, he doesn't seem to have a dedicated niche in the current meta. Fun hero though.

Keep up the great work! Makes me happy to see the content here stay up-to-date.

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Guest RaynorGoBrrr

May i have more insight into the placement of Abathur and Medivh? Both are heroes that can enable the team so much and yet they are placed far too low than what, in my opinion, they deserve. I understand that in general tier list they are bad cause most ppl dont know how to play them (ex. abathur sitting in core) but id like to know why the low placement is consistent in masters.

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On 4/11/2024 at 1:21 AM, Guest RaynorGoBrrr said:

May i have more insight into the placement of Abathur and Medivh? Both are heroes that can enable the team so much and yet they are placed far too low than what, in my opinion, they deserve. I understand that in general tier list they are bad cause most ppl dont know how to play them (ex. abathur sitting in core) but id like to know why the low placement is consistent in masters.

Abathur is in Tier D because experienced players will exploit his weak early game starting from the draft.

Medivh is in Tier C because uncoordinated teams will generally not get enough value from his kit.

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Level 10 Jug of 1,000 Cups [R1] Fixed an issue that caused Jug of 1,000 Cups' cooldown to be increased while in Stasis. Level 13 Gale Force [E] Fixed an issue that caused Gale Force to not properly increase Blinding Wind's duration. Lt. Morales Level 13 Bedside Manner [E] Proc bonus now displays as a crit. Lunara Nature's Toxin [Trait] Now acts similarly to other heals. Level 13 Abolish Magic [Active] Fixed an issue that caused Abolish Magic to not reduce the duration of Silences, Fears, and Taunts. Maiev Level 1 Bonds of Justice [W] No longer causes attacks to display as crits when using Umbral Bind. Level 4 Blade Dance [Q] Fixed an issue that caused Blade Dance to not grant stacks of Vengeful Knives. Level 10 Containment Disc [R1] Removed Silence display while Time Stopped. Mal'Ganis Level 13 Blood Rush [D] Fixed an issue that caused Blood Rush to activate from Healing Fountains and Regeneration Globes. Malthael Level 13 Shroud of Wisdom [Active] Fixed an issue that caused Shroud of Wisdom to not grant Spell Armor against all sources. Level 20 Angel of Death [R2] Fixed an issue that caused Angel of Death to be affected by Spellpower modifiers. Mei Level 20 Cascade [R1] Fixed an issue that caused Cascade's Snow Blinds to Blind for less duration than untalented Snow Blinds. Nazeebo Zombie Wall [W] Updated zombies to face inside the Zombie Wall when created. Level 20 Annihilating Spirits [R2] Fixed an issue that caused Annihilating Spirits healing reduction to display floating text multiple times. Nova Holo Decoys [E] Will now move towards uncollected Experience Globes if they are idle. Orphea Fixed an issue that caused weapons to fire multiple times when used in conjunction with select abilities. Level 4 Chaotic Assault [Trait] Fixed an issue that caused Chaotic Assault to not apply while Orphea has 3 stacks of Chaos. Level 13 Invasive Miasma [Trait] Fixed an issue that caused Invasive Miasma to hit dead Heroes. Level 20 Eldritch Conduit [Trait] Fixed an issue that caused Eldritch Conduit's visuals to persist after death. Probius Disruption Pulse [Q] Fixed an issue that caused Disruption Pulse to hit targets hit by previous Disruption Pulses. Level 4 Photon Barrier [D] Fixed an issue that caused Photon Barrier to display while Probius is dead. Level 10 Pylon Overcharge [R1] Fixed an issue that caused Pylon Overcharge to not properly grant Pylons Invulnerability. Qhira Grappling Hook [Trait] Adjusted Grappling Hook guide and terrain indicator to match its cast range. Level 13 The Hunted [Passive] Fixed an issue that caused The Hunted to lose stacks when hitting a non-Hero. Raynor Level 20 Sergeant Pepper [Trait] Fixed an issue that caused Sergeant Pepper to not properly apply if selected while at 0 stacks of Give Em' Someo. Rehgar Fixed an issue that caused duplicate entries in the Death Recap. Level 13 Wellspring [E] Fixed an issue that caused Wellspring's beam to not appear when the heal occurs. Rexxar Fixed an issue that caused Rexxar and Misha to not share their Healing Fountain healing with each other. Samuro Level 4 One With The Wind [E] Fixed an issue that caused One With The Wind to display a duration while Wind Walk is active. Level 7 Crushing Blows [W] Fixed an issue that caused Crushing Blows to be located in the wrong location in the Buff Bar. Sgt. Hammer Level 16 Giant Killer [Passive] Fixed an issue that caused Giant Killer to damage Invulnerable targets. Sonya Fury [Trait] Adjusted the color display for remaining duration on the button. Stitches Level 16 Digestive Juices [E] Fixed an issue that caused Digestive Juices to not display a damage preview. Stukov Level 1 Fetid Touch [W] Fetid Touch's ranged attack no longer displays an empty icon in the Death Recap. Tassadar Level 7 Psionic Echo [W] Adjusted color display for Psionic Echo indicator on Shock Ray button. The Butcher Fixed an issue that caused Butcher's charge to be cancelled prematurely. Level 13 Cleaver [Passive] Can now trigger while Blinded. Now heals if the cleaved-to-target has The Butcher's Brand. Level 20 Fires of Hell [R1] No longer displays an empty icon in the Death Recap. Thrall Feral Spirit [E] Fixed an issue that caused Feral Spirit to hit Invulnerable non-Heroes. Level 13 Frostwolf's Grace [D] No longer dismounts Thrall. Tracer Level 20 Composition B [R] Fixed an issue that caused Composition B's outer radius to not gain the benefit of Quantum Spike. Tyrande Sentinel [E] Fixed an issue that caused Sentinel to pierce incorrectly. Uther Holy Radiance [W] Displays as a crit when Uther has Spellpower bonuses. Level 16 Beacon of Light [Q] Only causes Holy Light to display as a crit when under 50% health. Valeera Deep Shadows duration indicator will now fill, rather than empty. Level 4 Wound Poison [Active] Fixed an issue that caused Wound Poison to display floating text multiple times. Valla Multishot [W] Fixed an issue that caused Multishot to not apply all hit effects when hitting enemies inside Valla's space. Level 13 Gloom [Active] No longer displays an empty icon in the Death Recap. Varian Level 13 Mortal Strike [D] Fixed an issue that caused Mortal Strike to display floating text multiple times. Whitemane Zeal [Trait] Fixed an issue that caused Zeal's active visuals to persist after death. Searing Lash [E] The second strike always displays as a crit. Xul Level 20 Mortal Wounds [Q] Fixed an issue that caused Mortal Wounds to display floating text multiple times. Yrel Fixed an issue with abilities causing all players to highlight enemies. Avenging Wrath [E] Fixed an issue that caused Avenging Wrath's VFX to display incorrectly. Level 10 Ardent Defender [R1] Increases Yrel's Self Healing when it prevents damage to her. Zarya Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to not damage enemies in the cleave area if the primary target dies to the attack. Level 7 Deep Burn [Q] Fixed an issue that caused Deep Burn to display the incorrect floating text value. Zul'jin Fixed an issue that caused duplicate entries in the Death Recap. Level 1 Recklessness [Passive] Adjusted position in the Buff Bar. Return to Top
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    • By Stan
      The Heroes of the Storm Collection just got a fresh update with the latest content update. Check out what's new!
      Corrupted Archangel Diablo returns along with the Hopeful Spirit Healer Auriel skin. For mounts, the Golden Lunar Skyrocket and Sleepy Cloud have made a return. You can explore the updated Collection at The Nexus Compendium.
    • By Staff
      A new Heroes of the Storm patch went live today and here are the official patch notes for the update.
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      The next Heroes of the Storm patch has arrived! Dive on in for more information.
      NOTE: Orange text indicates a change between PTR and Live notes.
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      General Balance Update Bug Fixes General
      Added XP given to enemy display. This will show up as purple floating text for the player that had their Hero slain. Return to Top
      Balance Update
      Heroes
      Li Li Jug of 1,000 Cups healing increased from 66 to 75. Medivh Mage Armor duration increased from 4 seconds to 5 seconds. Mage Armor increased from 30 to 40 Armor. Nova Advanced Cloaking bonus mana regen increased from 3 to 6. Anti-Armor Shells duration increased from 3 seconds to 4 seconds. Return to Top
      Bug Fixes
      General
      Fixed an anchor offset on Hero Select display. Fixed an issue that caused Shielding to not be displayed correctly in the Death Recap. Fixed an issue that caused Hellbats and Gnolls to reduce the Armor of enemies before damage was dealt. Fixed an issue that caused Heroes that use non-standard attack abilities to display the incorrect confirmation visuals. Certain Heroes would show a red confirmation arrow instead of a green arrow when moving. Fixed an issue that caused place of death to reveal into nearby shrubs. Fixed an issue that caused player-located cooldowns to continue refreshing after a Core is destroyed. Fixed an issue that caused Sapper Mercenaries' area warning indicator to persist after the attack has landed. Fixed an issue that caused the event count in the Death Recap to update for all players when a new death recap is created for any player. Maps
      Blackheart's Bay Chests now feature a warning indicator for the coin land location. The display happens once the coin has been launched and not prior to the coin launching. Lost Cavern Fixed an issue that caused minions to grant 1 XP for being in range of them dying. Heroes
      Abathur Evolve Monstrosity Stacks are now a Heroic Quest. Players will now be able to see how many stacks the Monstrosity has on the scoreboard, and when it has full stacks, it will display a quest complete indicator. Toxic Nest is no longer triggered by Invulnerable enemies. Alarak Fixed an issue that caused Alarak's Lightning Surge to display incorrectly at long range. Fixed an issue that caused Last Laugh to heal when they have been granted Spell leech. (Example: Nano Infusion from Ana) Ana Fixed an issue that caused Eye of Horus to hit Invulnerable Heroes. Anduin Divine Star Sword will no longer be destroyed when leaving the base during the game start period. Fixed an issue that caused Piercing Light to treat the first hit as the second. Anubarak Anubarak's Burning Beetle damage is now affected by all forms of damage modification. No longer able to use Locust Swarm while riding on the Toy Train. Updating cancel animations of Hardened Shields to be like similar visuals. Artanis Fixed an issue that caused Target Purified to deal double damage. Fixed an issue that caused Titan Killer being capable of damaging Invulnerable targets when activated from Twin Blades. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Arthas Legion of Northrend's bonus healing is now additive. Rime now has a Block visual. Auriel Fixed an issue that caused Searing Light to not grant energy when hitting a Protected enemy. Azmodan Bombardment will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Fixed an issue that caused Azmodan's Demon Warriors to leave permanent burning visuals if killed at the same moment they spawn. Fixed an issue that caused Tide of Sin to leave visual markers at place of death. Fixed Globe of Annihilation no longer stacking off of Possessed minions. No longer possible to cast Tide of Sin when it is already active. Blaze Fixed an issue that caused Blaze to deal bonus damage to enemies hit by another Blaze's Flame Streams. Brightwing Fixed an issue that caused Phase Shift to activate on the previous target. Butcher Fixed an issue that caused Butcher's Fresh Meat spawning meat off of Possessed minions. Cassia Updating cancel animations of Hardened Shields to be like similar visuals. Chen Fixed an issue that caused Stagger to heal when they have been granted Spell leech. (Example: Nano Infusion from Ana) ChoGall Fixed an issue that caused Enraged Regeneration to display incorrectly in the Death Recap. Deathwing Added Bellowing Roar Camera Lock. Deckard Fixed an issue that caused Ancient Blessings damage to not scale on targets if they level up while it is active. Included Potion to search text for Deckard. Dehaka Updated visuals of Spell Armor. D.Va Fixed an issue that caused Liquid Cooling to reset the fountain in ARAM incorrectly. Fixed an issue that caused Nuclear Option to trigger on an already exploded Mech. Micro Missiles no longer hits Invulnerable targets. Pilot Mode can now see the Self-Destruct charge. E.T.C. Crowd Surfer now displays floating text for mana refund. Falstad Fixed an issue that caused Falstad's Flight warning indicator to no longer display after selecting Epic Mount. Fixed an issue that caused Sustained Winds to damage invulnerable targets. Garrosh Unrivaled Strength bonus is now additive. Gazlowe Fixed an issue that caused Xplodium Bomb to not be affected by allied cooldown reduction. Genji Fixed an issue that caused Strike at the Heart to not display a damage preview. Swift Strike now displays floating text for mana refund. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Hanzo Ignore All Distractions will now display MISSED! text in the case of Blinds. Hogger Fixed an issue that caused Hogger's Hogg Wild visual to be visible when Hogger is visible. Imperius Fixed an issue that caused Brightwing and Falstad to be at the incorrect height after Celestial Charge Stuns them and a least one other Hero. Jaina Water Elemental Frostbolts will now behave consistently with Jaina's Frostbolts. Junkrat Chattering Teeth will now chase (but not trap) Invulnerable targets. Fixed an issued that caused Chattering Teeth to apply to Arming Steel Traps when selected. Kerrigan Fixed an issue that caused Sharpened Blades to stack off of Possessed minions. Included Infested to search text for Kerrigan. Leoric Skeletal Swing mana refund now displays as a crit. Li-Ming Fixed an issue if Seeker is slected while Magic Missiles are in flight while Force Armor was selected. Fixed an issue that caused Force Armor to grant multiple stacks from the same Magic Missiles cast. Lucio Fixed an issue that caused Sound Barrier shields to not decay if Bossa Nova was slected while the target was shielded. Lunara Fixed an issue that caused Splintered Spear to not display correctly while Blinded or against an Evading enemy. Splintered Spear will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Maiev Naisha's Memento first bounce can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Mal'Ganis Included Vampire to search text for Mal'Ganis. Medivh Medivh's Portal is now an invalid target for allied abilities. (Example: Brightwing's Blink Heal) Mei Fixed an issue where The Big One was not gaining the full benefit of Slushball. Mephisto Fixed an issue that caused Unspeakable Horror being temporarily disabled when the target is knocked back. Murky Egg Hunt Egg is no longer killed in one hit by Structures. Fixed an issue that caused Fishy Deal to stack off of Possessed minions. Nazeebo Fixed an issue that caused Voodoo Ritual to stack off of Possessed minions. Nova Fixed an issue that caused Holo Decoy's health bars to display incorrectly after losing Protected. Orphea Fixed an issue that caused Ravenous Hunger to stack off of Possessed minions. Fixed an issue that caused Shadow Waltz to refund mana multiple times per cast. Probius Fixed an issue that caused Spawning Minerals off of Possessed minions. Included Builder to search text for Probius. Qhira Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Ragnaros Fixed an issue that caused Sulfuras Hungers to stack off of Possessed minions. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Raynor Execute Orders now displays in the Death Recap for its Hyperion cast. Rehgar Improved Death Recap for Hunger of the Wolf. Samuro Mirage now functions like other Spell Armor Blocks. Sgt. Hammer Fixed an issue that caused Orbital BFG to not be affected by damage reduction. Pulse Detonation Core will replace Spider Mines in the recap if chosen. Spider Mines damage is now modified by Defense Matrix and Ultimate Evolution damage modifications. Spider Mines duration will continue while they are chasing. Spider Mines will no longer detonate on Invulnerable targets but will continue to chase them. Spider Mines will now display their damage when clicked in the Target Info Panel. Stitches Fixed an issue that caused Putrefaction to display floating text multiple times at once. Stukov Fixed an issue that caused Weighted Pustule to not display a damage preview. Sylvanas Fixed an issue that caused Withering Fire to display incorrectly. Tassadar Fixed an issue where Twilight Archon could use Toy Train. Khaydarin Amulet will cancel itself if the target is an inactive Mercenary. Thrall Fixed an issue that caused Echo of the Elements activating off of Possessed Minions and Hallucinations. Fixed an issue that caused Rolling Thunder to not activate from Tempest Fury's attacks. Fixed an issue that caused Wolf Pack to reset Feral Spirit on talent reset incorrectly. The Lost Vikings Fixed an issue that caused Nordic Attack Squad to be able to damage invulnerable targets. Fixed an issue where there health was not set to full on death. Tracer Fixed an issue that caused Get Stuffed to be capable of knocking back a target multiple times when Melee was cast in quick succession. Fixed an issue that caused Get Stuffed to knock back targets with other Heroes' Pulse Bombs placed on them. Locked and Loaded will now cause Tracer's Basic Attacks to display as Criticals when active. Ricochet can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Whitemane Included Chapeau to search text for Whitemane. Zagara Medusa Blades will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Mutalisk first bounce can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Zarya Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks not being affected properly by attack speed modifiers. Zeratul Fixed an issue that caused Might of the Nerazim abilities to heal for more damage than intended with Shadow Mending. Zul'jin A Surprise For Ya! can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Return to Top
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    • By Staff
      A new Heroes patch is now available for playtesting on the PTR!
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      Our next Heroes of the Storm patch has just hit the Public Test Realm and will be available for playtesting. We would like to take a moment to thank the community for providing insight and feedback for these changes. As always, if you encounter any bugs during your PTR play sessions, please stop by the PTR Bug Report forum to let us know about your experiences.
      Quick Navigation:
      General Balance Update Bug Fixes General
      Added XP given to enemy display. Return to Top
      Balance Update
      Heroes
      Lili Jug of 1,000 Cups healing increased from 66 to 80. Medivh Mage Armor duration increased from 4 seconds to 6 seconds. Mage Armor increased from 30 to 50 Armor. Nova Advanced Cloaking bonus mana regen increased from 3 to 6. Anti-Armor Shells duration increased from 3 seconds to 5 seconds. Return to Top
      Bug Fixes
      General
      Fixed an anchor offset on Hero Select display. Fixed an issue that caused Shielding to not be displayed correctly in the Death Recap. Fixed an issue that caused Hellbats and Gnolls to reduce the Armor of enemies before damage was dealt. Fixed an issue that caused Heroes that use non-standard attack abilities to display the incorrect confirmation visuals. Fixed an issue that caused place of death to reveal into nearby shrubs. Fixed an issue that caused player-located cooldowns to continue refreshing after a Core is destroyed. Fixed an issue that caused Sapper Mercenaries' area warning indicator to persist after the attack has landed. Fixed an issue that caused the event count in the Death Recap to update for all players when a new death recap is created for any player. Maps
      Blackheart's Bay Chests now feature a warning indicator for the coin land location. Heroes
      Abathur Evolve Monstrosity Stacks are now a Heroic Quest. Toxic Nest is no longer triggered by Invulnerable enemies. Alarak Fixed an issue that caused Last Laugh to heal when they have been granted Spell leech. (Example: Nano Infusion from Ana) Anduin Fixed an issue that caused Piercing Light to treat the first hit as the second. Anubarak Anubarak's Burning Beetle damage is now affected by all forms of damage modification. No longer able to use Locust Swarm while riding on the Toy Train. Updating cancel animations of Hardened Shields to be like similar visuals. Artanis Fixed an issue that caused Target Purified to deal double damage. Fixed an issue that caused Titan Killer being capable of damaging Invulnerable targets when activated from Twin Blades. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Arthas Legion of Northrend's bonus healing is now additive. Rime now has a Block visual. Azmodan Bombardment will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Fixed Globe of Annihilation no longer stacking off of Possessed minions. Brightwing Fixed an issue that caused Phase Shift to activate on the previous target. Butcher Fixed an issue that caused Butcher's Fresh Meat spawning meat off of Possessed minions. Cassia Updating cancel animations of Hardened Shields to be like similar visuals. Chen Fixed an issue that caused Stagger to heal when they have been granted Spell leech. (Example: Nano Infusion from Ana) ChoGall Fixed an issue that caused Enraged Regeneration to display incorrectly in the Death Recap. Deathwing Added Bellowing Roar Camera Lock. Deckard Fixed an issue that caused Ancient Blessings damage to not scale on targets if they level up while it is active. Included Potion to search text for Deckard. Dehaka Updated visuals of Spell Armor. D.Va Fixed an issue that caused Liquid Cooling to reset the fountain in ARAM incorrectly. Pilot Mode can now see the Self-Destruct charge. E.T.C. Crowd Surfer now displays floating text for mana refund. Falstad Fixed an issue that caused Falstad's Flight warning indicator to no longer display after selecting Epic Mount. Fixed an issue that caused Sustained Winds to damage invulnerable targets. Gazlowe Fixed an issue that caused Xplodium Bomb to not be affected by allied cooldown reduction. Genji Fixed an issue that caused Strike at the Heart to not display a damage preview. Swift Strike now displays floating text for mana refund. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Hanzo Ignore All Distractions will now display MISSED! text in the case of Blinds. Hogger Fixed an issue that caused Hogger's Hogg Wild visual to be visible when Hogger is visible. Imperius Fixed an issue that caused Brightwing and Falstad to be at the incorrect height after Celestial Charge Stuns them and a least one other Hero. Junkrat Fixed an issued that caused Chattering Teeth to apply to Arming Steel Traps when selected. Kerrigan Fixed an issue that caused Sharpened Blades to stack off of Possessed minions. Included Infested to search text for Kerrigan. Leoric Skeletal Swing mana refund now displays as a crit. Li-Ming Fixed an issue if Seeker is slected while Magic Missiles are in flight while Force Armor was selected. Fixed an issue that caused Force Armor to grant multiple stacks from the same Magic Missiles cast. Lucio Fixed an issue that caused Sound Barrier shields to not decay if Bossa Nova was slected while the target was shielded. Lunara Splintered Spear will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Maiev Naisha's Memento first bounce can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Mal'Ganis Included Vampire to search text for Mal'Ganis. Medivh Medivh's Portal is now an invalid target for allied abilities. (Example: Brightwing's Blink Heal) Mei Fixed an issue where The Big One was not gaining the full benefit of Slushball. Mephisto Fixed an issue that caused Unspeakable Horror being temporarily disabled when the target is knocked back. Murky Egg Hunt Egg is no longer killed in one hit by Structures. Fixed an issue that caused Fishy Deal to stack off of Possessed minions. Nazeebo Fixed an issue that caused Voodoo Ritual to stack off of Possessed minions. Nova Fixed an issue that caused Holo Decoy's health bars to display incorrectly after losing Protected. Orphea Fixed an issue that caused Ravenous Hunger to stack off of Possessed minions. Fixed an issue that caused Shadow Waltz to refund mana multiple times per cast. Probius Fixed an issue that caused Spawning Minerals off of Possessed minions. Included Builder to search text for Probius. Qhira Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Ragnaros Fixed an issue that caused Sulfuras Hungers to stack off of Possessed minions. Updated visuals of Spell Armor. Rehgar Improved Death Recap for Hunger of the Wolf. Samuro Mirage now functions like other Spell Armor Blocks. Stitches Fixed an issue that caused Putrefaction to display floating text multiple times at once. Stukov Fixed an issue that caused Weighted Pustule to not display a damage preview. Sylvanas Fixed an issue that caused Withering Fire to display incorrectly. Tassadar Fixed an issue where Twilight Archon could use Toy Train. Khaydarin Amulet will cancel itself if the target is an inactive Mercenary. Thrall Fixed an issue that caused Echo of the Elements activating off of Possessed Minions and Hallucinations. Fixed an issue that caused Rolling Thunder to not activate from Tempest Fury's attacks. Fixed an issue that caused Wolf Pack to reset Feral Spirit on talent reset incorrectly. The Lost Vikings Fixed an issue that caused Nordic Attack Squad to be able to damage invulnerable targets. Fixed an issue where there health was not set to full on death. Tracer Ricochet can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Whitemane Included Chapeau to search text for Whitemane. Zagara Medusa Blades will no longer attack inactive Mercenaries unless the triggering attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Mutalisk first bounce can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. Zarya Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks not being affected properly by attack speed modifiers. Zeratul Fixed an issue that caused Might of the Nerazim abilities to heal for more damage than intended with Shadow Mending. Zul'jin A Surprise For Ya! can now bounce to inactive Mercenaries if the attack is against an inactive Mercenary. 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    • By Staff
      A new Heroes of the Storm patch has hit live servers. Check out the official patch notes for more details!
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      Heroes of the Storm has just been updated with the patch! We would like to take a moment to thank the community for providing insight and feedback for these changes.
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      General Maps Heroes General
      Game Camera
      Camera Follow releash timer increased from 6 seconds to 12 seconds. You can now pan the camera further away from your Hero with Camera Lock enabled before it will prevent further panning. User Interface
      Floating text display for last hits updated to golden display. Fixed an issue that allowed the Active Ability Hotkey Buttons to be dragged in the Hotkey Menu. Holding down Shift or Control will now also register as having the announcement modifier held for clicking on in the Top Bar. ARAM
      Base experience value of Experience Globes increased from 80 to 160. Experience value of Melee Minions reduced from 84 to 0. Experience value of Wizard Minions reduced from 75 to 0. Experience value of Ranged Minions reduced from 72 to 0. Observer
      Experience Globes will now be displayed as Blue for the team on the left and Grey for the team on the right. The Interface has been updated to display Misha, Olaf, Baleog, and Erik's health bars. Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's health bar in the Interface to only display the Pilot's health. Recap
      Combat Healing will no longer register Mana or Shields restored to allied Heroes as Healing. Clutch Healer will now only register healing done to Health. Protector will now register damage prevented by Protected as Protection. Return to Top
      Maps
      Alterac Pass
      Fixed an issue that caused Gnolls to reduce the armor of Evading targets. Braxis Holdout
      Fixed an issue that caused Hellbats to reduce the armor of Evading targets. Hanamura Temple
      Fixed an issue that caused the Recon Camp to have the scaling value reset when captured. Warhead Junction
      Fixed an issue that caused Hellbats to reduce the armor of Evading targets. Return to Top
      Heroes
      Abathur
      Fixed an issue that caused Envenomed Nest's Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Adrenal Overload to not apply to channeled Basic Attacks. Fixed an issue that caused Bombard Strain Locusts to not deal bonus damage to enemy Structures. Fixed an issue that caused Monstrosity to gain more than intended damage from Minion kills. Toxic Nest will no longer reveal attackers to Abathur during the Arming phase. Locust damage will no longer display as a critical against Structures. The damage bonus remains unaltered. Stab no longer reveals the area around the target and will now only reveal the target itself for 2 seconds. Spike Burst will now reveal the effected area for 0.75 seconds. Bombard Strain icon updated. Alarak
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Blade of the Highlord while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Lightning Surge now reveal the primary target for 2 seconds. Deadly Charge will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Alexstrasza
      Fixed an issue that caused Cleansing Flame to grant Alexstrasza healing equal to the bonus health provided by Dragonqueen if Dragonqueen is active when activated. Fixed an issue that caused Abundance to display the healing preview after the heal has activated. Fixed an issue that caused Preservation to display the healing preview after the heal has activated. Fixed an issue that caused Pacify and Life Unbound to activate their on-heal from Dragonqueen Basic Attacks while Alexstrasza is Blinded. Fixed an issue that caused Dragonqueen Basic Attacks to not heal Invulnerable allies if they are in Alexstrasza's space. Fixed an issue that caused Cleansing Flame's cooldown to not be displayed on the talents tab of the scoreboard while Dragonqueen is active. Ancient Flame icon updated. Ana
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to grant stacks of Dynamic Optics while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Contact Healing will now only cause Biotic Grenade's Healing and Damage to display as a critical if at least 2 Heroes are hit, instead of only requiring the talent to be taken. Anduin
      Fixed an issue that caused Moral Compass to hit Invulnerable enemies. Anub'arak
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that allowed select abilities to be activated while disabled if selected during the effects of Cocoon. Chitinous Plating icon updated. Artanis
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Shield Overload to be reduced in cooldown from Basic Attacks while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Blade of a Templar to slow targets while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Reactive Parry to grant stacks of Block from Twin Blades while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Reactive Parry to not grant a stack of Block from the third strike of Twin Blades. Fixed an issue that caused Plasma Burn's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Auriel
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Reservoir of Hope to not display on the talents tab of the scoreboard as a quest talent. Sacred Sweep will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Detainment Strike will now reveal targets knocked back for 2 seconds. Crystal Aegis will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Azmodan
      Fixed an issue that caused All Shall Burn to detonate twice if Cydaea's Kiss is selected while active. Fixed an issue that caused Globe of Annihilation's warning indicator to be removed if another Azmodan's Globe of Annihilation lands nearby. Globe of Annihilation will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Blaze
      Fixed an issue that allowed select abilities to be activated while disabled if selected while inside the Bunker. Fixed an issue that caused Heat Treatment to not heal for a portion of the damage dealt by Pyromania. Basic Attack will now reveal the area for 0.75 seconds. Flame Stream will now reveal target hit for 2 seconds. Combustion will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Oil Spills created by Fuel Leak sight reduced from 7 to 1.5. Incinerator Gauntlets icon updated. Brightwing
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Easy. Fixed an issue that caused Phase Shift to heal the target briefly after arrival, instead of on arrival. Fixed an issue that caused Blink Heal to heal Vehicles when cast on them. Invisible Friends will now preview the total healing that will be provided. Unstable Anomaly area reveal duration reduced from 1.5 seconds to 0.75 seconds. Unstable Anomaly will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Cassia
      Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Martial Law while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Static Electricity Lightning Bolts to heal for less than intended from Ring of the Leech. Fixed an issue that caused Static Electricity Lightning Bolts to not play impact sounds. Fixed an issue that caused Static Electricty Lightning Bolts to not display as criticals against Blinded targets. Fixed an issue that caused Lightning Fury Lightning Bolts to be considered as Static Electricity Lightning Bolts. Fend will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Surge of Light will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Surge of Light will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Martial Law icon updated. Imprisoning Light icon updated. Infinite Lightning icon updated. Chen
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Accumulating Flame's duration increase to proc while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused the Earth Spirit's Basic Attacks to be incapable of killing Sgt. Hammer's Spider Mines. Earth Spirit's Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Cho'Gall
      Fixed an issue that caused Fuel for the Flame to deal damage to targets Evading near the primary Basic Attack target. Fixed an issue that caused Fuel for the Flame to deal damage to the primary target while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Cthun's Gift to slow targets while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Consuming Blaze to not interrupt Mounts, Objective Channels, Sleeping on application. Fixed an issue that caused Molten Block's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Will of Gall is now considered a Quest talent. Fuel for the Flame will no longer always display as a critical. Consuming Blaze will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Shadowflame will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Dread Orb will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Runic Blast will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Twisting Nether will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Shadowbolt Volley will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Dread Orb will no longer grant sight into nearby Shrubs. Shadowbolt Volley will no longer grant sight into nearby Shrubs. Chromie
      Fixed an issue that caused Sand Echo Basic Attacks to activate A Proper Greeting while Chromie is Blinded. Fixed an issue that caused Unravelling Sands's Spell Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Time Trouble's Armor increase to be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Shifting Sands active bonuses to be lost when slain. Fixed an issue that caused Shifting Sands to be granted before Sand Blast deals damage. Time Trap will no longer cause allies to be incapable of collecting Experience Globes while inside a Shrub for 2 seconds. Deathwing
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Death Drop's Spell Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Molten Flame's button to be highlight while Deathwing is inside a Vehicle and the bonuses from Infernus would be active. Deckard
      Fixed an issue that caused Potion of Shielding to increase Deckard's Self Healing when damage is prevented to allied Heroes. Fixed an issue that caused Horadric Staff to not be placed on cooldown while Blinded. Fixed an issue that caused Rejuvenation Potion to heal Leoric while Undying is active. Fixed an issue that caused Scroll of Identify to detect targets before the first quest milestone. Ancient Blessings will now reveal the area for 0.75 seconds. Dehaka
      Fixed an issue that caused Dehaka to be immune to allied effects while Burrow is active. Fixed an issue that caused Burrow to not reveal negative effects when activated. Fixed an issue that caused Lurker Strain's knockback to be treated as a Stun. Fixed an issue that caused Lurker Strain's knockback to reveal the Dehaka while active. Fixed an issue that caused Lurker Strain's slow to reveal the target while active. Lurker Strain will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Lurker Strain no longer reveals around targets while they are being knocked back. Elongated Tongue icon updated. Diablo
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Black Soulstone's health bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other health bonuses. Fixed an issue that caused Hell Fire's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Dying Breath Apocalypse to display incorrectly in the Death Recap. Soul Shield icon updated. D.Va
      Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's AI to not activate Self-Destruct. Fixed an issue that caused D.Va to be ejected early if the Mech takes select types of damage after being slain. Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's Mech Basic Attacks to be capable of hitting multiple Sgt. Hammer Spider Mines at once. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks against Heroes in the bonus attack area to activate Nuclear Option while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's scoreboard entry on the talents tab to display incorrectly when she first spawns into the battleground. Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's entry in the killfeed to display incorrectly if she is slain by a unit that has since been removed from the battleground (Example: Minions after they have been killed). Fixed an issue that caused D.Va's Hero unit reference to not be updated correctly when D.Va respawns. Ejecting from the Mech will no longer cause Pilot D.Va to be capable of collecting Experience Globes while inside a Shrub for 2 seconds. Self-Destruct will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Self-Destruct will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Big Shot will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Boosters will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Mech Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Concussive Pulse will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Boosters damage will no longer display as a critical if the target is a valid bonus damage target for Rush-down. Aggression Matrix will now display floating text for the healing prevented. D.Va is now capable of pinging her Self-Destruct charge to her team. D.Va's Mech will now fill out the Death Recap when slain. E.T.C.
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Guitar Hero to increase Guitar Solo duration while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Falstad
      Fixed an issue that caused BOOMerang's Spell Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Hammerang Reactivation will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Hammerang's Returning projectile will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Selecting BOOMerang will no longer cause Hammerang's Reactivation to permanently display as a critical. Frequent Flyer icon updated. Sustained Winds icon updated. Fenix
      Phase Bomb Splash now triggers Physical Attack-limited on-hit effects(meaning Block charges being consumed, Medivh's Raven Familiar firing if the target is a Hero). Fixed an issue that caused Mobile Offensive to not activate if Fenix only moves very briefly. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to refresh Divert Power: Weapons duration while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Phase Bomb Splash will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Mobile Offensive icon updated. Singularity Charge icon updated. Offensive Cadence icon updated. Divert Power: Weapons icon updated. Garrosh
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Wrecking Ball, Into the Fray will now reveal targets hit by the landing for 2 seconds. Decimate will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Gazlowe
      Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Mecha-Lord's Armor increase while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Ark Reaktor turrets to deal increased damage. Fixed an isssue causing Gazlowe to be incapable to pinging the cooldown of EZ-PZ Dimensional Ripper to his team. Genji
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Genji's Self Healing to not increase for the full damage prevented by Deflect. Deflect will no longer reveal the area it searches for targets when Genji takes damage with Deflect active. Zanshin icon updated. Greymane
      Fixed an issue that caused Running Wild to not grant the cooldown reduction when casting Go For the Throat. Fixed an issue that caused Alpha Killer to be capable of activating on-death effects multiple times on enemies. Fixed an issue that caused Thick Skin to display duplicate Block visuals. Gul'dan
      Fixed an issue that caused Fel Flame to be visible outside of the intended area after Pursuit of Flame is completed. Fixed an issue that caused Hunger for Power's healing modifications to be disabled while under the effects of Xul's Mortal Wound. Fixed an issue that caused Hunger for Power's healing increase to not be the correct value. Hanzo
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Storm Bow to not activate Sharpened Arrowheads while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Storm Bow to activate Sharpened Arrowheads before the damage is dealt. Fixed an issue that caused Storm Bow's range bonus from charging to not be reset correctly. Hogger
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Aggro Range to grant Rage if a Structure is within the search radius of Hogg Wild. Fixed an issue that allowed targeted abilities against the Ez-Thro Dynamite unit. Fixed an issue that allowed targeted abilities against the Loot Hoard unit. Fixed an issue that allowed targeted abilities against the chunk of Meat unit. Illidan
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Unending Hatred to stop displaying bonus damage on the talents tab of the scoreboard after reaching the quest milestone. Fiery Brand icon updated. Imperius
      Holy Fervor cleave reveals the area for 0.75 seconds. Jaina
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Frost Bolt to deal damage on enemies behind the projectile. Fixed an issue that caused Frost Bolt to continue to deal damage after it has hit the maximum number of targets with Frost Shards selected. Frostbite Armor will now display Block visuals. Icefury Wand icon updated. Advanced Ice Block icon updated. Johanna
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Easy. Fixed an issue that caused Blessed Momentum's Attack Speed bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other Attack Speed bonuses and maluses. Fixed an issue that caused Holy Fury's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Blessed Shield to hit and target Invulnerable enemies. Heaven's Fury will no longer cause allies to be incapable of collecting Experience Globes while inside a Shrub for 2 seconds. Blessed Hammer will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Junkrat
      Difficulty increased from Medium to Hard. Basic Attack Splash now triggers Physical Attack-limited on-hit effects (Example: Block charges will be consumed). Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attack splash to hit Invulnerable enemies. Fixed an issue that caused Frag Launcher to hit Invulnerable enemies. Fixed an issue that caused Frag Launcher to gain more than intended damage from Hero hits. Kael'thas
      Difficulting updated from Hard to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Gravity Lapse to hit Invulnerable enemies. Burned Flesh will now display as a critical effect. Kel'Thuzad
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Deathchill's marker to remain on the target if they gain Unstoppable. Fixed an issue that caused Power of Icecrown's active bonuses to be lost when slain. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Icy Grasp while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Hungering Cold while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused the Chilling Touch Basic Attacks to be incapable of killing Sgt. Hammer's Spider Mines. Kel'Thuzad can now attempt to cast Frost Nova over unpathable terrain. Kel'Thuzad's abilities in the command bar will no longer flash when Kel'Thuzad gains 15 stacks of Master of the Cold Dark. Kerrigan
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Assimilation to increase Kerrigan's Self Healing when Shields granted. Fixed an issue that caused Sharpened Blades to gain quest progress from Hallucination Heroes (Nova Holo Decoys, Samuro Mirror Images, Abathur Ultimate Evolutions). Ultralisk Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Fury of the Swarm empowered Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Fury of the Swarm will no longer reveal targets hit by the splash area. Impaling Blades will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Primal Grasp's secondary explosion will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Psionic Shift will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Kharazim
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Deadly Reach's Attack Speed bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other Attack Speed bonuses. Fixed an issue that caused Insight to grant quest progress while Blinded or if the triggering enemy is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused non-Heroes to not be revealed by Spirit Ally. Leoric
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Buried Alive's silence to be reduced in duration by Abolish Magic's duration reduction. Fixed an issue that caused Burning Despair's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Drain Hope and Drain Essence to remain active on targets after they enter a Vehicle. Leoric's Self Healing is no longer increased by Drain Essence's Undying death timer reduction. Leoric is no longer capable of activating Ossein Renewal while Undying is active. Wrath of the Bone King effect reveal duration reduced from 1 second to 0.75 seconds. Li Li
      Lightning Serpent's Bounces will now bounce to targets immune to area damage (Example: Sgt. Hammer Spider Mines). Lightning Serpent's Bounces will now target Passive targets (Example: Kharazim's Earth Ally and Spirit Ally). Li-Ming
      Fixed an issue that caused Magic Missiles to not grant stacks of Force Armor when Tal Rasha's has been selected and Magic Missiles has not granted Spell Power. Fixed an issue that caused Teleport to not be completely refunded by Critical Mass and Illusionist while Aether Walker is active. Fixed an issue that caused Magic Missiles to hit Invulnerable enemies. Lunara
      Fixed an issue that caused Invigorating Spores to be capable of activating on-death effects multiple times on enemies. Fixed an issue that caused Invigorating Spores to deal damage while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Invigorating Spores to deal damage on an attack that brings the target to full stacks of Nature's Toxin. Splintered Spear will no longer target Hidden or Neutral targets. Lt. Morales
      Fixed an issue that caused Medidrone to be capable of healing Leoric while Undying is active. Fixed an issue that caused Healing Beam to remain active on a Minion after Sylvanas has cast Possession on the Minion. Maiev
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Vengeful Knives to gain bonus damage from Physical damage while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks empowered by Umbral Bind to not grant Vengeful Knives stacks against the primary target. Fixed an issue that caused Containment Disc's Silence to be bypassable by casting an ability making the target immune to Silence as soon as the Time Stop expires. Fixed an issue that caused Bonds of Justice to stop displaying bonus damage on the talents tab of the scoreboard after reaching the quest milestone. Naisha's Memento's Bounces will now bounce to targets immune to area damage. Naisha's Memento will no longer bounce to Mercenaries that are not currently active. Mal'Ganis
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Vanquish the Weak to apply the slow before the damage is dealt. Winged Guard will now display a Block visual. Blind as a Bat will now remove any nearby reveals placed by Mal'Ganis when cast. Fel Claws will now reveal targets for 2 seconds if Blind as a Bat is not active. Necrotic Embrace will now reveal targets for 2 seconds if Blind as a Bat is not active. Echo of Doom will now reveal targets for 2 seconds if Blind as a Bat is not active. Plague Bats will now reveal targets for 2 seconds if Blind as a Bat is not active. Seeker Swarm Bats will now only reveal targets for 2 seconds if Blind as a Bat is not active. The Night Beckons icon updated. Malfurion
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Ysera's Gift to grant bonus healing while Malfurion is dead. Fixed an issue that caused Malfurion to be incapable to pinging the cooldown of Astral Communinion to his team. Malthael
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Touch of Death to display floating text for healing prevented twice. Ethereal Existence will now display a Block visual at maximum stacks. Soul Rip no longer reveals the area. Medivh
      Fixed an issue that caused the Hall of Storms to increase Raven Form's Movement Speed by more than intended. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Temporal Flux while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Using a Portal will no longer move the user's Camera. Mei
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Polar Vortex's Attack Speed malus to stack multiplicatively with other Attack Speed bonuses and maluses. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Cooling Servos while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Induce Hibernation to apply to non-Heroes. Skating Away now displays a Block visual. Mephisto
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Lightning Reaction to not be affected by damage reduction if caused by a Shade of Mephisto's Lightning Nova. Muradin
      Fixed an issue that caused Bronzebeard Rage's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to grant Perfect Storm progress while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Give Em' The Ax while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Grand Slam to grant a charge of Haymaker for each Hero that took part in the takedown. Storm Bolt will no reveal the target for 2 seconds. Muradin is no longer revealed to the enemy if unseen when Thunder Burn empowered by Thunderstrike damages an enemy. Perfect Storm quest tracker icon updated. Murky
      Fixed an issue that caused Big Tuna Kahuna's health bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other health bonuses. Fixed an issue that caused Time To Krill to heal the target Murky if they have selected Fish Tank. Fixed an issue that caused Time To Krill to not heal the applying Murky if they have selected Fish Tank. Murky no longer reveals in area around him after his Egg is slain. Octo-Grab will now reveal the target while active, instead of for a fixed 4 seconds in a 0.75 radius. Octo-Grab will now reveal the target for 2 seconds when first cast. Slime will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Pufferfish will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Nazebo
      Fixed an issue that caused Plague of Toads to hit Invulnerable enemies. Fixed an issue that allowed targeted abilities against the Plague of Toads unit. Nova
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Holo Decoys to be revealed to the enemy when their border becomes visible. Fixed an issue that caused Holo Decoys to reveal the area around them when slain for 1 second. Fixed an issue that caused Anti Armor Shell's Physical Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Holo Decoy's damage readout in the Target Info Panel to display incorrectly with Anti-Armor Shells selected while their Basic Attack is on cooldown. Fixed an issue that caused Anti-Armor Shells to reduce the Physical Armor of the target before the damage is dealt. Triple Tap will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Precision Strike will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Explosive Snipe will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Snipe no longer reveals in an area around the target. Rapid Reprojection icon updated. Orphea
      Difficulty increased from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Eldritch Conduit to not be empowered when gaining the 10th stack. Fixed an issue that caused Eldritch Conduit's empowered to be lost when slain. Fixed an issue that caused Eternal Feast to search for dead units. Fixed an issue that caused Dead Magic to deal damage if the splashed to target is Evading. Dead Magic now reveals the area for 0.75 seconds. Probius
      Fixed an issue that caused Construct Additional Pylons to increase the damage of Pylon Overcharge by more than intended. Qhira
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Blood Rage to track units after they have been slain. Fixed an issue that caused Upstage to not be granted if the number of tracked targets is not reached due to targets dying from Blood Rage. Fixed an issue that caused Blood Rage's activation to grant a stack of Fatal Wounds. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Your Pain, My Gain while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Finishing Touch while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Finishing Touch to grant attack speed if the target is brought to below 50% of their Maximum Health. Basic Attacks no longer reveal targets hit. Swing Life Away now display Spell Armor visuals. Ragnaros
      Lava Wave will no longer collect Experience Globes (NOTE: Last hits will still function). Fixed an issue that caused Tempered Flame to increase Ragnaros's Self Healing when Shields granted. Fixed an issue that caused Cauterize Wounds to not display correctly in the Death Recap. Fixed an issue that caused non-Heroes to not reduce the cooldown of Blistering Attacks with Empower Sulfuras. Raynor
      Fixed an issue that caused Give em' Some Pepper damage to not display in the Death Recap. Fixed an issue that caused Give em' Some Pepper damage to not increase Raynor's relevant score entries. Fixed an issue that caused Give em' Some Pepper to only reveal Raynor's non-updating position if unseen when dealing damage to an enemy. Fixed an issue that caused Give em' Some Pepper to not be correctly modified by damage modification from other Heroes. Fixed an issue that caused damage dealt by Hyperion created by Execute Orders to display incorrectly in the Death Recap. Give em' Some Pepper will now reveal the area for 0.75 seconds. Rehgar
      Fixed an issue that caused Elemental Conduit to increase Rehgar's Self Healing when damage is prevented to allied Heroes. Fixed an issue that caused Colossal Totem's recast to be available for less than the duration of Earthbind Totem. Fixed an issue that caused Hunger of the Wolf to activate while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Bloodlust to not apply to channeled Basic Attacks. Rexxar
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Aspect of The Hawk's Attack Speed bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other Attack Speed bonuses and maluses. Fixed an issue that caused Misha to gain more Movement Speed than intended while Rexxar is Mounted. Fixed an issue that caused Unleash the Boars damage to not be modified by most forms of damage modification. Fixed an issue that caused Kill Command's damage bonus to be multiplicative. Fixed an issue that caused Wildfire's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Misha to lose the benefits of Primal Intimidation once slain. Wildfire Bear now reveals the target for 2 seconds. Samuro
      Difficulty increased from Hard to Very Hard. Wind Walk healing increased from 1% to 3%. Way of the Wind healing reduced from 5% to 4%. Fixed an issue that caused Way of the Wind to increase Samuro's Healing score instead of his Self Healing score. Mirror Image reveal of nearby units on death now matches other Heroic units. Sgt. Hammer
      Tank Mode Splash now triggers Physical Attack-limited on-hit effects (Example: Block charges will now be consumed). Tank Mode Splash will now trigger if the Sgt. Hammer is Blinded. Splash damage and triggering effects will still be prevented. Tank Mode Splash will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Tank Mode Splash attacks will no longer reveal targets hit. Sonya
      Fixed an issue that caused Leap to not grant Unstoppable while active. Rampage icon updated. Stitches
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Putrid Bile's Pools to not have their damage modified by other Heroes effects placed onto Stitches. Stukov
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Reactive Ballistospores to not be reset correctly by Try Mode, Sandbox reset cooldowns. Fixed an issue that caused Reactive Ballistospores to deal more damage than intended when applying Weighted Pustule. Fetid Touch icon updated. Reactive Ballistospores icon updated. Reactive Ballistospores is now considered an active talent, instead of a Weighted Pustule talent. Sylvanas
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Might of the Banshee Queen's active bonuses to be lost when slain. Fixed an issue that caused Remorseless to apply Overwhelming Affliction's slow when fired. Fixed an issue that caused Remorseless to not apply Black Arrows stacks while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Remorseless to not apply Black Arrows activated non-Hero Stun. Fixed an issue that caused Remorseless to not apply Mercenary Queen's Mercenary Stun. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Evasive Fire's duration refresh while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Lost Soul's cooldown reduction while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused enemies hit by Deafening Blast's bonus damge area to not be revealed for 2 seconds. Fixed an issue that caused enemies hit by Deafeaning Blast's bonus damage area to not be affected by Black Arrow's activated non-Hero stun. Fixed an issue that caused Catapults to grant more Experience than intended when Possessed. Remorseless will no longer bounce to Mercenaries that are not currently active. Remorseless will now bounce to targets immune to area damage. Wailing Arrow no longer reveals in a radius around Sylvanas when cast. Wailing Arrow will now reveal the search area for 0.75 seconds. Remorseless icon updated. Tassadar
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Feedback's Physical Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Archon's Basic Attacks Spell Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Executor's Will to not increase Healing dealt. Fixed an issue that caused Oracle's passive healing to not be displayed in the Death Recap. Fixed an issue that caused Archon's Basic Attacks to reduce the Spell Armor of targets while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Khaydarin Amulet now requires the target to be visible to start the link. Khaydarin Amulet will now reveal the target for so long as the link remains active. Khaydarin Amulet will now bounce to targets immune to area damage. Khaydarin Amulet will no longer bounce to Invulnerable enemies. Archon Basic Attacks Splash will no longer reveal targets. Archon Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. The Butcher
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Butcher to lose more Meat than intended when slain. Cleaver no longer reveals targets hit. Cleaver will now reveal the search area for 0.75 seconds. Furnace Blast will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Butcher is no longer revealed to the enemy if unseen when Lamb to the Slaughter damages an enemy. The Lost Vikings
      Viking Hoard will now display the stacks as a baseline quest in the talents tab of the scoreboard. Fixed an issue that caused It's a Sabotate to apply while Erik is Blinded. Fixed an issue that caused Hunka Burning Olaf's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Fixed an issue that caused Nordic Attack Squad to not be displayed correctly in the Death Recap. Baleog's Basic Attacks when fired from a distance effect reveal duration increased from 0.5 seconds to 0.75 seconds. Baleog's Basic Attacks when fired at close range will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Hunka Burning Olaf will now reveal the target for 2 seconds. Nordic Attack Squad icon updated. Thrall
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks while Windfury is active to grant stacks of Frostwolf Resilience while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Feral Resilience will now display Block visuals. Tracer
      Fixed an issue that caused Heavy Handed's Armor reduction to not be removed by Stasis or Invulnerability. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Telefrag while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Quantum Spike Pulse Bombs will now explode at the same time as other Pulse Bombs when a unit is Hit, instead of 0.3125 seconds later. Fixed an issue that caused Is That a Healthpack?! to heal Vehicles if selected. Fixed an issue that caused Composition B + Quantum Spike to deal percent damage to non-Heroes. Fixed an issue that caused Parting Gift to hit Invulnerable enemies. Total Recall will now increase Tracer's Self Healing when Tracer is healed. Total Recall will now display floating combat text when Tracer is healed. Total Recall will now display in the Death Recap. Completing a Reload will now display floating combat text for the amount of Ammo restored. Locked and Loaded will no longer cause Basic Attacks to display as criticals. Locked and Loaded will cause the floating combat text for ammo restored by Reload to display as a critical. While Locked and Loaded is active, Tracer's Ammo Bar will have a slight pulsing glow around it. This is only visible to Tracer and her Allies. While Locked and Loaded is active, Tracer's Reload button on the Command Bar will have a pulsing glow around it. Ricochet now requires Tracer to have selected Tracer Rounds to reveal targets. Ricochet will now only bounce to visible targets. Ricochet will now bounce to targets immune to area damage. Ricochet will no longer bounce to Mercenaries that are not currently active. Bullet Spray will now reveal targets hit. Quantum Spike Pulse Bomb will now reveal identically to other Pulse Bombs, instead of in a larger radius. Untouchable icon updated. Tychus
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Bob and Weave's Basic Attack range increase to display incorrectly in the status buff bar. Sizzlin' Attacks icon updated. Tyrael
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Swift Retribution to not apply to channeled Basic Attacks. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Bound By Law while Blinded or if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Burning Halo's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Archangel's Wrath explosion will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Burning Halo icon updated. Burning Halo is now classed as a Passive talent. Horadric Reforging icon updated. Horadric Reforging is now classed as a Passive talent. Tyrande
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Shadowstalk's healing over time to remain active on Leoric while Undying is active. Fixed an issue that caused Huntress Fury to not bounce to Deathwing. Fixed an issue that caused Sentinel's cooldown to be reset if a Hallucination is slain while revealed by Sentinel. Fixed an issue that caused Mark of Mending to not heal Evading allies. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attacks to activate Mark of Mending if the target is Evading. Fixed an issue that caused Elune's Chosen to heal for overkill damage. Tyrande is no longer revealed to the enemy if unseen when Empower damages an enemy. Shooting Star icon updated. Uther
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Hard. Uther's Heroics will no longer be hidden while Spirit Form is active. He will not be capable of casting them. Fixed an issue that caused Holy Fire's damage aura to display as a critical when damage was not increased. Holy Radiance will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Holy Radiance will now reveal enemy targets hit. Divine Storm will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Divine Storm will reveal the target for 2 seconds. Holy Fire icon updated. Valeera
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Fixed an issue that caused Garrote to display incorrectly in the Death Recap after extended by Rupture. Eviscerate will now reveal the target for 2 seconds. Ambush will now reveal the target for 2 seconds. Cheap Shot will now reveal the target for 2 seconds. Garrote will now reveal the target for 2 seconds. Sinister Strike will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Blade Flurry will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Blade Flurry will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Valla
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Manticore's stack display to be displayed incorrectly. Manticore icon updated. Varian
      Fixed an issue that caused Second Wind to display as uncastable. Fixed an issue that caused Twin Blades of Fury's Attack Speed bonuses to stack multiplicatively with other Attack Speed bonuses and maluses. Fixed an issue that caused Juggernaut to be capable of activating on-death effects multiple times on enemies. Master at Arms will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Master at Arms will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Whitemane
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Very Hard. Inquisition will now reveal targets for 2 seconds upon removal and for 0.5625 seconds each time damage is dealt. Inquisition will no longer reveal around the target. Divine Reckoning will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Searing Lash will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Saintly Greatstaff icon updated. Xul
      Fixed an issue that caused Cursed Strikes to hit targets immune to area damage. Cursed Strikes will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Backlash will now reveal the area for 0.75 seconds. Shackler no longer reveals the area. Cursed Strikes no longer reveals targets hit. Yrel
      Difficulty updated from Medium to Hard. Holy Wrath Splash now triggers Physical Attack-limited on-hit effects(meaning Block charges being consumed, Medivh's Raven Familiar firing if the target is a Hero). Dauntless will now display Block visuals. Holy Wrath area reveal duration reduced from 1 second to 0.75 seconds. Aegis of Light no longer reveals the area. Vindication will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Righteous Hammer will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Avenging Wrath will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Zagara
      Fixed an issue that caused Banelings to not be affected by Defense Matrix. Mutalisk Basic Attacks will no longer bounce to Mercenaries that are not currently active. Mutalisk Basic Attacks will now bounce targets immune to area damage. Zarya
      Difficulty updated from Easy to Medium. Fixed an issue that caused Defensive Shielding to not apply if the target already has select forms of Block. Fixed an issue that caused Basic Attack Splash to work incorrectly with Time Stop. Basic Attacks will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Basic Attacks no longer reveal targets hit. Explosive Barrier will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Explosive Barrier will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Feel the Heat icon updated. Zeratul
      Difficulty updated from Hard to Very Hard. Cleave will now reveal the effect area for 0.75 seconds. Zul'jin
      A Surprise For Ya no longer reveal targets. A Surprise For Ya will now only bounce to visible targets. A Surprise For Ya will now bounce to targets immune to area damage. A Surprise For Ya will no longer bounce to Mercenaries that are not currently active. Grievous Throw will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Twin Cleave will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Guillotine will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Buzzsaw will now reveal targets hit for 2 seconds. Return to Top
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