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25.6.2 Patch Notes

25.6.2 Patch Notes

Patch 25.6.2 is a data-only balance patch, launching today with several updates to Battlegrounds.

Battlegrounds Updates

Armor Updates

The following heroes will now have less Armor:

  • Trade Prince Gallywix now has 7 Armor
  • Patches the Pirate now has 8 Armor, or 10 Armor in high MMR lobbies
  • Death Speaker Blackthorn, Deathwing, and Elise Starseeker now have 10 Armor
  • Jandice Barov and Sindragosa now have 12 Armor

The following heroes will now have more Armor:

  • George the Fallen now has 13 Armor
  • Forest Warden Omu and Millificent Manastorm now have 14 Armor
  • Ambassador Faelin, Lord Barov, Master Nguyen, Silas Darkmoon, and Tess Greymane now have 15 Armor
  • N’Zoth and Ragnaros the Firelord now have 16 Armor
  • Chenvaala now has 17 Armor
  • Nozdormu now has 18 Armor

Buddy Updates

Living Nightmare (Kurtrus Ashfallen's Buddy)

  • Old: After you buy a minion, minions in Bob’s Tavern have +1/+1 this turn.
  • New: After you buy a minion, minions in Bob’s Tavern have +2/+1 this turn.

Enhance-o Medico (Enhance-o Mechano’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 2] 2 Attack, 3 Health. Minions in Bob’s Tavern with Taunt, Reborn, Divine Shield, or Windfury have +1/+1 for each.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 1] 2 Attack, 2 Health. Minions in Bob’s Tavern with Taunt, Reborn, Divine Shield, or Windfury have +2/+2 for each.

Sr. Tomb Diver (Reno Jackson’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 2] Deathrattle: Make your right-most minion Golden.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 1] Taunt. Deathrattle: Make your right-most minion Golden.

Raging Contender (Captain Hooktusk’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 1] 4 Attack, 2 Health. ‘Trash for Treasure’ offers 3 options instead of 2.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 4] 5 Attack, 4 Health. After you use ‘Trash for Treasure,’ gain Gold equal to the removed minion’s Tavern Tier.

Frostwolf Lieutenant (Drek’Thar’s Buddy)

  • Old: Avenge (3): Minions in Bob’s Tavern have +1 Attack for the rest of the game.
  • New: Avenge (2): Minions in Bob’s Tavern have +1 Attack for the rest of the game.

Unearthed Underling (Lich Baz’hial’s Buddy)

  • Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health. Whenever your hero takes damage, this minion gains +3/+3 instead. (2 left this turn.)
  • New: 2 Attack, 2 Health. Whenever your hero takes damage, this minion gains +2/+2 instead. (2 left this turn.)

Jr. Navigator (Elise Starseeker’s Buddy)

  • Old: Reduce the Cost of your Hero Power by (2).
  • New: Reduce the Cost of ‘Lead Explorer’ by (2).
  • Dev Comment: Junior Navigator has been removed from E.T.C.’s hero power pool.

Arfus (The Lich King’s Buddy)

  • Old: 4 Attack, 3 Health.
  • New: 6 Attack, 3 Health.

Festergut (Professor Putricide’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 4] 5 Attack, 2 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 3] 4 Attack, 2 Health.

Apostle of Galakrond (Galakrond’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 3 Attack, 5 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 2] 2 Attack, 4 Health.

Elder Taggawag (Queen Wagtoggle’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 4] 5 Attack, 3 Health
  • New: [Tavern Tier 2] 3 Attack, 2 Health.

Flight Trainer (Galewing’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 3 Attack, 4 Health
  • New: [Tavern Tier 2] 2 Attack, 3 Health.

Piloted Whirl-O-Tron (Sneed’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 4] 5 Attack, 4 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 3] 4 Attack, 3 Health.

Mawsworn Soulkeeper (The Jailer’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 3 Attack, 3 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 2] 2 Attack, 2 Health.

Lucifron (Ragnaros the Firelord’s Buddy)

  • Old: 5 Attack, 3 Health.
  • New: 6 Attack, 5 Health.

Burth (Silas Darkmoon’s Buddy)

  • Old: 3 Attack, 6 Health.
  • New: 5 Attack, 6 Health.

Wandering Treant (Greybough’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 4 Attack, 7 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 2] 3 Attack, 5 Health.

Nathanos Blightcaller (Sylvanas’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 5] 3 Attack, 6 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 6] 6 Attack, 6 Health.

Warden Thelwater

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 4 Attack, 6 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 4] 2 Attack, 6 Health.

Muckslinger

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 2] 5 Attack, 3 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 3] 5 Attack, 5 Health.

Titanic Guardian (Pyramad’s Buddy)

  • Old: 6 Attack, 2 Health
  • New: 5 Attack, 2 Health.

Tentacle of C’Thun (C’Thun’s Buddy)

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 2] 1 Attack, 1 Health.
  • New: [Tavern Tier 3] 3 Attack, 3 Health.

Loyal Henchman (Arch-Villain Rafaam’s Buddy)

  • Old: 6 Attack, 6 Health.
  • New: 4 Attack, 6 Health.

Buddy Tavern Tier Updates

The following Buddies are now a lower Tavern Tier:

  • Enhance-o Medico, Sklibb, Demon Hunter, and Sr. Tomb Diver are now Tavern Tier 1.
  • Apostle of Galakrond, Crazy Monkey, Eclipsion Illidari, Elder Taggawag, Flight Trainer, Many Whelps, Mawsworn Soulkeeper, SI:7 Scout, Tamuzo, and Wandering Treant are now Tavern Tier 2.
  • Baby Elekk, Dagwik Stickytoe, Festergut, Piloted Whirl-O-Tron, Spirit Raptor, and Street Magician are now Tavern Tier 3.
  • Baby N’Zoth is now Tavern Tier 4.

The following Buddies are now a higher Tavern Tier:

  • Brann’s Epic Egg, Lil’ K.T, Muckslinger, and Tentacle of C’Thun are now Tavern Tier 3.
  • Acolyte of Yogg-Saron, Imperial Defender, Kil’rek, Maxwell Mighty Steed, Nexus Lord, Raging Contender, Varden’s Aquarrior, and Warden Thelwater are now Tavern Tier 4.
  • Baby Kodo, Captain Fairmount, Clockwork Assistant, Crimson Hand Centurion, and Ticket Collector are now Tavern Tier 5.
  • Nathanos Blightcaller is now Tavern Tier 6.

Minion Pool Updates

  • Chronormu has been removed from the minion pool.
  • Razorgore has been returned to the minion pool.

Bug Fixes

  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug where some Buddy visuals were missing from the “Last 5 Warbands” under certain circumstances.
  • [Collection] Fixed an issue where Diamond Zephrys appeared in-client before he was ready. He will return, and be earnable, when the time is right.

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