Hearthstone – 23.2.2 Patch Notes

Hearthstone – 23.2.2 Patch Notes

Card Updates

The following cards have had their power adjusted down:

Drek’Thar

  • Old: Battlecry: If this costs more than every minion in your deck, summon 2 of them.  New: Battlecry: If this costs more than every minion in your deck, summon one of those minions.

Multi-Strike

  • Old: [Costs 1]  New: [Costs 2]

Dragonbane Shot

  • Old: [Costs 2]  New: [Costs 3]

The above craftable cards will be eligible for full dust refunds for two weeks following Patch 23.2.2 (the only version of Drek’Thar that is craftable is the normal, non-golden version). Any players who own Diamond Drek’Thar at the time that the patch goes live will automatically receive 3,000 Gold when they log in as a refund.

 

The following cards have been buffed:

Xhilag’s Stalk (part of Xhilag the Abyss)

  • Old: At the end of your turn, deal 1 damage to an enemy.  New: At the end of your turn, deal 2 damage to an enemy.

Harpoon Gun

  • Old: After your hero attacks, Dredge. If it’s a Beast, reduce its Cost by (2).  New: After your hero attacks, Dredge. If it’s a Beast, reduce its Cost by (3).

Pet Collector

  • Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health → New: 4 Attack, 4 Health

Azsharan Saber

  • Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health  New: 4 Attack, 3 Health

Sunken Saber (generated by Azsharan Saber)

  • Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health  New: 4 Attack, 3 Health

Blackwater Behemoth

  • Old: [Costs 8]  New: [Costs 7]

Whirlpool

  • Old: [Costs 9]  New: [Costs 8]

Shadowcloth Needle

  • Old: [Costs 2]  New: [Costs 1]

Serpent Wig

  • Old: Give a minion +1/+1. If you played a Naga while holding this, add a Serpent Wig into your hand.  New: Give a minion +1/+2. If you played a Naga while holding this, add a Serpent Wig into your hand.

Tooth of Nefarian

  • Old: [Costs 3]  New: [Costs 2]

SI:7 Smuggler

  • Old: Battlecry: Summon a random 0-Cost minion. (Improved for each other SI:7 card you have played this game).  New: Battlecry: Summon a random 1-Cost minion. (Improved for each other SI:7 card you have played this game).

Wildpaw Gnoll

  • Old: [Costs 6] 3 Attack, 5 Health  New: [Costs 5] 4 Attack, 5 Health

Tess Greymane

  • Old: [Costs 8]  New: [Costs 7]

Hench-Clan Burglar

  • Old: 4 Attack, 3 Health  New: 4 Attack, 4 Health

Sira’kess Cultist

  • Old: 2 Attack, 3 Health  New: 3 Attack, 4 Health

Dragged Below

  • Old: [Costs 4]  New: [Costs 3]

Azsharan Scavenger

  • Old: [Costs 3] 3 Attack, 4 Health  New: [Costs 2] 2 Attack, 3 Health

Sunken Scavenger (generated by Azsharan Scavenger)

  • Old: [Costs 3] 3 Attack, 4 Health  New: [Costs 2] 2 Attack, 3 Health

Bloodscent Vilefin

  • Old: [Costs 4] 4 Attack, 4 Health  New: [Costs 3] 3 Attack, 4 Health

 

Battlegrounds Updates

Hero change:

Fungalmancer Flurgl (Gone Fishing hero power)

  • Old: Passive: After you sell a minion, add a random Murloc to Bob’s Tavern.  New: Passive: After you sell 2 minions, add a random Murloc to Bob’s Tavern.

Hero Armor changes:

  • Al’Akir, Galakrond, George the Fallen, and Malygos have been moved to Armor Tier 1.
  • Death Speaker Blackthorn, Fungalmancer Flurgl, Ini Stormcoil, Lord Barov, Maiev Shadowsong, Queen Azshara, Rokara, and Tickatus have been moved to Armor Tier 2.
  • Edwin VanCleef has been moved to Armor Tier 4.
  • Deathwing, Elise Starseeker, and Kurtrus Ashfallen have been moved to Armor Tier 5.
  • Aranna Starseeker and Skycap’n Kragg have been moved to Armor Tier 6.
  • Onyxia and Queen Wagtoggle have been moved to Armor Tier 7.

Minion changes:

Snail Cavalry

  • Old: 5 Attack, 2 Health  New: 4 Attack, 2 Health

Lava Lurker

  • Old: 2 Attack, 5 Health  New: 2 Attack, 4 Health

Shoal Commander

  • Old: 2 Attack, 2 Health  New: 1 Attack, 2 Health

Stormscale Siren

  • Old: [Tavern Tier 3] 5 Attack, 4 Health. At the end of your turn, your Spellcraft minions cast their spells on themselves.  New: [Tavern Tier 5] 6 Attack, 5 Health. At the end of your turn, you cast your Spellcraft minions’ spells on them.

  • Dev Comment: The effect text update is not a functional change, but just a rephrasing to make the card text better match how the effect currently functions. 

Critter Wrangler

  • Old: 5 Attack, 7 Health. After you cast a Spellcraft spell on a minion, give it +2/+2.  New: 5 Attack, 6 Health. After you cast a Spellcraft spell on a minion, give it +2/+1.

Tidemistress Athissa

  • Old: 7 Attack, 8 Health. After you cast a spell, give four friendly Naga +1/+1.  New: 7 Attack, 3 Health. After you cast a spell, give three friendly Naga +1/+1.

Orgozoa, the Tender

  • Old: 5 Attack, 9 Health  New: 3 Attack, 7 Health

Darkgaze Elder

  • Old: After you spend 4 Gold, play a Blood Gem on four friendly Quilboar.  New: After you spend 5 Gold, play a Blood Gem on four friendly Quilboar.

Young Murk-Eye

  • Old (normal): At the end of your turn, adjacent Murlocs trigger their Battlecries.  New: At the end of your turn, the Murloc to the left of this triggers its Battlecry.

  • Old (golden): At the end of your turn, adjacent Murlocs trigger their Battlecries twice.  New: At the end of your turn, adjacent Murlocs trigger their Battlecries.

 

Duels Updates

  • Removed the Dragon Affinity Passive Treasure.
    • Dev Comment: Good night, sweet prince. Til we meet again.
  • Tuned the synergy rules for Emerald Goggles and Fire spell school Passive Treasures.

Bug Fixes and Game Improvements

  • Improved connectivity surrounding Discover effects.
  • Fixed a bug where a temporary Divine Shield from Glowscale could remove a minion’s permanent Divine Shield.
  • Fixed a bug where applying a Spellcraft to a magnetic minion in Bob’s tavern then makes that buff permanent.
  • Fixed a bug causing Mercenaries Portraits (mostly Rexxar Portraits) to disappear. Players who earned an additional copy of a Portrait while it was temporarily missing will receive a random Portrait from that Merc, instead (or Coins for that Merc if all Portraits are already owned).
  • Updated the text in the Upgrade to Golden feature U.I. to better match functionality.
  • Fixed an error that caused people who selected the “random” card back to have that function unchecked when they first logged in after Patch 23.2.

 

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