Hearthstone Patch Notes 17.4.1: Battlegrounds & Constructed Changes

Hearthstone Patch 17.4.1

The free five-chapter Trial by Felfire Story Adventure is NOW LIVE! Follow the story of Aranna Starseeker (Elise Starseeker’s crafty younger sister) as she embarks on a thrilling journey of self-discovery, assembling a motley crew of outcasts and teaming up with Illidan to take on the mad architect of the Rusted Legion itself: MECHA-JARAXXUS! Complete the Trial by Felfire and you’ll earn the Rusted Legion Card Back!

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We’re also excited to share that we’ll be rolling out a Battlegrounds balance patch tomorrow (June 18), along with a few bug fixes and a change to Twin Slice which you can read about below.

Battlegrounds Updates

HEROES

Lord Jaraxxus

  • Bloodfury
    • Old: [Cost 2] → New: [Cost 1]
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Reno Jackson

  • Gonna Be Rich!
  • Old: [Cost 3] → New: [Cost 2]
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Millificient Manastorm

  • Tinker
  • Old: [Passive] Mechs in Bob’s Tavern have +2 Attack. → New: [Passive] Mechs in Bob’s Tavern have +1/+1.
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Maiev Shadowsong

  • Imprison
  • Dormant minions no longer reduce the number of minions you see when refreshing Bob’s Tavern (Unless you’re at Tier 6 and have 2 Dormant minions in play, then it will reduce by 1).

MINIONS

Scavenging Hyena

  • Old: [Tier 2, Beast] → New: [Tier 1, Beast]
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Rabid Saurolisk

  • Old: [Tier 1, Beast] 3 Attack, 1 Health → New: [Tier 2, Beast] 3 Attack, 2 Health.
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Monstrous Macaw

  • Old: [Tier 2, Beast] → New: [Tier 3, Beast]
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Battlegrounds Bug Fixes

  • Fixed two separate issues that caused the Hero Powers for Lady Vashj and Maiev Shadowsong to trigger unintended effects in the shop phase.
  • Fixed an issue where the Deathrattle for Sneed’s Old Shredder was not summoning newly added Legendary minions.

Card Update

Twin Slice

  • Old: [Cost 0] Give your hero +1 Attack this turn. Add ‘Second Slice’ to your hand → New: [Cost 1] Give your hero +2 Attack this turn. Add ‘Second Slice’ to your hand.

Second Slice

  • Old: [Cost 0] Give your hero +1 Attack this turn. → New: [Cost 1] Give your hero +2 Attack this turn.
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Golden Twin Slice will be eligible for a full dust refund for two weeks after the 17.4.1 patch goes live. 

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