StarCraft II

StarCraft II 4.8.4 Patch Notes

StarCraft II 4.8.4 Patch Notes


  • Swann: Machined Bundle is going to be available as a part of Twitch Prime offer starting April 11. Stay tuned for more details.
    • Swann Co-op Commander
    • Swann Announcer
    • “Live Now” Terran Banner
    • “Live Now” Spray and Emoticon Pack
  • A new Mr. Sheng Announcer is now available.
  • 5 new Feats of Strength are added with loading screen race banner rewards for completing all Campaign and Mission Pack achievements.
    • Give Me Liberty: Complete all the Liberty Campaign achievements.
    • Swarming the Castle: Complete all the Swarm Campaign achievements.
    • Fill the Void: Complete all the Void Campaign achievements.
    • Remember, November: Complete all the Mission Pack achievements.
    • Visit the Koprulu Sector, They Said: Complete all the Campaign and Mission Pack achievements.


Co-op Missions

  • Commander
    • General
      • Global reallocation abilities such as Tychus’ Medivac Pickup, Nova’s Tactical Airlift, and Alarak’s Death Fleet Mass Teleport can no longer be cast on top of each other.
    • Abathur
      • Fixed an issue where Ravager cocoons would not properly clean themselves up after morphing.
    • Alarak
      • The Tal'Darim pre-placement model now properly appears when attempting to place a Robotics Facility on the map.
    • Artanis
      • After the Plasma Surge upgrade, Psionic Storm will now properly restore shields of invulnerable units affected by the Guardian Shell buff.
    • Dehaka
      • Fixed an issue where Primal Mutalisks would not properly play their cocoon animation before being revived.
    • Fenix
      • Fixed a crash when playing as Fenix with the Diffusion mutator.
    • Swann
      • Fixed an issue where Swann’s Siege Tanks could not be killed while affected by the Tentacle attack of Chokers on Dead of Night.
    • Tychus
      • Fixed an issue where units mind controlled by Vega could burrow and be removed from the game on Miner Evacuation.
      • Enemy units dominated by Vega while the We Move Unseen mutator is active no longer remain cloaked.
      • Tychus’ Kel-Morian Ripper Rounds no longer deals damage to the immune units affected by the Polarity mutator.
      • James "Sirius" Sykes' D99 Detonator upgrade now properly triggers each time he is defeated.
      • Fixed an issue where on-death bonuses such as Artanis' Guardian Shell and Vorazun’s Emergency Recall were not triggering properly on Sirius.
    • Zagara
      • Enemy Point Defense Drones no longer intercept the Banelings from Zagara’s Baneling Barrage ability.
    • Zeratul
      • Infested Terrans no longer occasionally spawn and attack players before 1-minute mark on Miner Evacuation if Zeratul is in the game.
      • Zeratul's Artifact fragments no longer spawn in areas of the map that players cannot access.


  • Updated tooltip description for Chrono Boost to state the proper percentage of faster operation.


  • King’s Cove LE
    • Updated pathing in certain areas to prevent small units from getting stuck.

User Interface

  • Zeratul Announcer now properly plays voice-over lines when the user is supply blocked.
  • The homescreen and Tychus music no longer overlap when using Tychus as a homescreen background.
  • Progress bar for the Mutation Hard achievement now properly displays.

War Chest: Katowice 2019

  • Fixed an issue where the Simulant Nydus Network could briefly appear during the Simulant Nydus Worm’s death animation.

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