Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes - January 24, 2018

Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes - January 24, 2018

We’ve just released a patch to the live servers in order to apply some balance updates and bug fixes.


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Heroes

Assassin Specialist Support Warrior
Hanzo Sgt. Hammer Brightwing Blaze
Valeera Sylvanas Tyrande Sonya
Xul


Assassin

Hanzo

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Stats

  • Basic Attack Damage reduced from 176 to 173

Abilities

  • Storm Bow (Q)
    • Damage reduced from 297 to 291
  • Scatter Arrow (W)
    • Ricochet damage reduced from 90 to 88

Talents

  • Level 7
    • Sharpened Arrowheads (W)
      • Decreased Armor reduction from 5 (to a maximum of 25) to 4 (to a maximum of 20)

Valeera

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Abilities

  • Ambush (Q)
    • Armor reduction duration increased from 4 to 5 seconds

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Vigor (Passive)
      • Passive energy regeneration increased from 2 to 2.5 per second.
    • Combat Readiness (Passive)
      • Physical Armor increased from 60 to 75
  • Level 4
    • Relentless Strikes (Q)
      • Sinister Strike energy reduction increased from 10 to 15
  • Level 7
    • Mutilate (Q)
      • Damage bonus increased from 100% to 125%
    • Fatal Finesse (W)
      • Damage gained per enemy Hero hit increased from 3 (to a maximum of 60) to 4 (to a maximum of 80)
  • Level 13
    • Blind (W)
      • Bonus blind duration increased from 2 to 2.5 seconds
  • Level 20
    • Adrenaline Rush (R)
      • Energy regeneration increased from 30 to 40 per second

Specialist

Sgt. Hammer

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Talents

  • Level 4
    • Regenerative Bio-Steel (D)
      • Healing reduced from 15% to 10% of Sgt. Hammer’s Basic Attack damage dealt in Siege Mode.
  • Level 7
    • Graduating Range (D)
      • Range reduced from 1.1 to 1 per stack, up to a maximum of 3

Sylvanas

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Stats

  • Base Maximum Health reduced from 1456 to 1425
  • Health Regen reduced from 3.04 to 2.97

Abilities

  • Shadow Dagger (W)
    • Cooldown increased from 10 to 11 seconds

Talents

  • Level 4
    • Lost Soul (W)
      • Cooldown reduction per Hero hit reduced from 1.25 to 1 second

Xul

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Talents

  • Level 4
    • Grim Scythe (Q)
      • Cooldown reduction per enemy hit increased from .75 to 1 second
    • Jailors (E)
      • Bonus Attack and Movement Speed reduced from 50 to 40%
  • Level 7
    • Harvest Vitality (W)
      • Heal increased from 60 to 70%


Support

Brightwing

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Stats

  • Base Maximum Health increased from 1395 to 1450
  • Health Regen increased from 2.91 to 3.02

Tyrande

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Stats

  • Basic Attack Damage increased from 80 to 82


Warrior

Blaze

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Abilities

  • Fortified Bunker (R)
    • Health increased from 1305 to 1435
  • Combustion (R)
    • There is now a .5 second window after casting where Combustion cannot be canceled (this is to prevent accidental canceling from rapid key presses)

Talents

  • Level 4
    • Feeding the Flame (Q)
      • Cooldown reduction increased from 1.5 to 2 seconds
  • Level 7
    • Incinerator Gauntlets (Passive)
      • Bonus damage increased from 50% to 70%
    • Crossfire (Q)
      • Damage increased from 132 to 139
    • Grill and Kill (W)
      • Damage bonus decreased from 25% to 20%
  • Level 13
    • Suppressive Fire (Q)
      • Spell Power reduction increased from 15% to 20% per stack
    • Nanomachine Coating (W)
      • Attack Speed slow now also applies to Oil Spills that are on fire
  • Level 16
    • Juggernaut Plating (Active)
      • Shield bonus increased from 100% to 125% of damage reduced

Sonya

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Stats

  • Basic Attack damage reduced from 88 to 84

Talents

  • Level 7
    • Poisoned Spear (Q)
      • Damage reduced from 125% to 100% of Ancient Spear’s damage.
  • Level 16
    • Nerves of Steel (Active)
      • Duration reduced from 5 to 3 seconds
      • Shield amount reduced from 30% to 25% of Maximum Health
      • Cooldown reduced from 70 to 60 seconds

Bug Fixes

General

  • Fixed a number of inaccuracies and grammatical issues in tooltips across the game.
  • Korean Client: Updated the loading screen to the Korean localized version.

Heroes, Abilities, and Talents

  • Blaze: Fixed an issue that allowed Heroes to bypass the movement speed reduction from ignited Oil Spills if Blaze chose the Adhesive Petroleum talent.
  • Blaze: Fixed an issue causing Stimpack and Pyromania voiceover lines to be heard globally.
  • Tyrael: Fixed an issue preventing Tyrael from gaining stacks of Ardent Restoration from the damage dealt by the Burning Halo talent.

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