Heroes of the Storm Balance Patch Notes - October 31, 2018

We're about to release a new Heroes of the Storm patch to apply a number of balance changes and bug fixes. Read on for details.


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Heroes

Assassin Specialist Support Warrior
Falstad Zagara Li Li Artanis
Kel'thuzad Lucio Blaze
Lunara Tyrande Dehaka
Uther Mal'Ganis

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Assassin

Falstad

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Abilities

  • Flight (Z)
    • Cooldown increased from 60 to 75 seconds

Talents

  • Level 20
    • Epic Mount (Z)
      • Cooldown reduction increased from 30 to 40 seconds

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Kel'thuzad

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Abilities

  • Frost Blast (R)
    • Cooldown reduced from 70 to 60 seconds
    • Mana cost reduced from 60 to 50
    • Root duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75 seconds

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Barbed Chains (E)
      • Armor reduction decreased from 15 to 10
  • Level 7
    • Ice Cold (Passive)
      • Damage bonus increased from 250 to 300%
  • Level 13
    • Icy Grasp (W)
      • Frost Nova slow increase changed from 10 to 15%

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Lunara

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Talents

  • Level 7
    • Choking Pollen (Q)
      • Damage bonus to enemies afflicted by Nature’s Toxin increased from 75 to 85%
      • Damage bonus to enemies afflicted by 3 stacks of Nature’s Toxin increased from 125 to 135%

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Specialist

Zagara

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Abilities

  • Nydus Network (R)
    • Maximum number of active Nydus Worms reduced from 10 to 4

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Support

Li Li

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Abilities

  • Healing Brew (Q)
    • Base healing amount reduced from 190 to 181

Talents

  • Level 4
    • Hindering Winds (E)
      • Duration reduced from 2 to 1.5 seconds

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Lucio

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Abilities

  • Crossfade (W)
    • Speed Boost Movement Speed increased from 15 to 20%
  • Amp It Up (E)
    • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 13 seconds
    • Mana cost reduced from 100 to 90

Talents

  • Level 1
    • We Move Together (W)
      • Removed

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Tyrande

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Abilities

  • Light of Elune (Q)
    • Heal amount reduced from 265 to 255
  • Lunar Flare (E)
    • Cooldown increased from 12 to 13 seconds

Talents

  • Level 1
    • Kaldorei Resistance (Q)
      • Spell Armor duration reduced from 3 to 2 seconds
  • Level 4
    • Ranger (W)
      • Bonus maximum range damage increased from 150 to 250%
  • Level 20
    • Iceblade Arrows (Passive)
      • Basic Attack Speed increase reduced from 25 to 20%

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Uther

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Abilities

  • Hammer of Justice (E)
    • Stun duration increased from .75 to 1 second

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Warrior

Artanis

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Abilities

  • Phase Prism (E)
    • Cooldown reduced from 16 to 14 seconds
    • Mana cost reduced from 70 to 60

Talents

  • Level 13
    • Graviton Vortex (E)
      • Mana cost reduction decreased from 35 to 30

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Blaze

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Abilities

  • Oil Spill (W)
    • Slow amount increased from 40 to 50%
    • Ignited Oil Spill damage reduced from 18 to 16
  • Jet Propulsion (E)
    • Cooldown reduced from 10 to 9 seconds
    • Mana cost reduced from 50 to 45
  • Pyromania (D)
    • Armor amount increased from 25 to 35

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Dehaka

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Abilities

  • Brushstalker (Z)
    • Cooldown increased from 60 to 75 seconds

Talents

  • Level 20
    • Apex Predator (Z)
      • Cooldown reduction increased from 25 to 35 seconds

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Mal'Ganis

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Abilities

  • Fel Claws (Q)
    • Damage reduced from 72 to 69
  • Vampiric Touch (Trait)
    • Healing against non-Heroic targets reduced from 15 to 10%
  • Carrion Swarm (R)
    • Healing against Heroes reduced from 100 to 75%

Talents

  • Level 16
    • Plague Bats (W)
      • Damage reduced from 85 to 81
    • Frenzied Assault (Passive)
      • Bonus Physical Damage increased from 10 to 15%

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Bug Fixes

General

  • Banner: Fixed an issue with the Roll 20 Esports Banner textures.
  • Announcer: Fixed an issue that caused the Mal’Ganis announcer pack to change to Malfurion after loading into a game.

Heroes

  • Ana: Fixed an issue that caused Ana’s Level 13 Healing Dart talents to fail to apply to Heroes that were at full health.
  • Mal’Ganis: Fixed an issue that could grant Mal’Ganis vision from summoned units while the Blind as a Bat talent was active.

User Interface

  • Fixed an issue causing Level 5 and Level 15 progression reward icons to appear as white squares.

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