May 18: Upcoming Balance Changes

Balance Changes

Source – 17.2.1 Patch Notes – PlayHearthstone.com

On May 18, we’ll be releasing a 17.2.1 balance patch that includes updates for a dozen cards in Standard, as well as a bug fix for Ethereal Conjurer.

Balance Updates

The 8 cards below will be eligible for a full dust refund until June 1.

  • Priestess of Fury:
    • Old: 6 Attack, 7 Health → New: 6 Attack, 5 Health.
  • Crimson Sigil Runner:
    • Old: 2 Attack, 1 Health → New: 1 Attack, 1 Health.
  • Scavenger’s Ingenuity:
    • Old: Draw a Beast. Give it +3/+3. → New: Draw a Beast. Give it +2/+2.
  • Shadowjeweler Hanar:
    • Old: 1 Attack, 5 Health → New: 1 Attack, 4 Health.
  • Blackjack Stunner:
    • Old: Battlecry: If you control a Secret, return a minion to its owner’s hand. It costs (2) more. → New: Battlecry: If you control a Secret, return a minion to its owner’s hand. It costs (1) more.
  • Imprisoned Scrap Imp:
    • Old: Dormant for 2 turns. When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+2. → New: Dormant for 2 turns. When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+1.
  • Bloodboil Brute:
    • Old: 6 Attack, 8 Health → New: 5 Attack, 8 Health.
  • Bloodsworn Mercenary:
    • Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health → New: 2 Attack, 2 Health.
Game Improvements and Bug Fixes
  • Ethereal Conjurer will now function correctly and will no longer lock the game state when played.
 
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