Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes - November 16, 2023

Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes - November 16, 2023

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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