17.4.1 Patch Notes

17.4.1 Patch Notes

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!

Trial by Felfire Chapter Select with Aranna on it

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]
Jaraxxus old Battlegrounds Hero Power cost 2cardchanges_arrow.pngjaraxxus new battlegrounds hero power cost 1

Reno Jackson

  • Gonna Be Rich!
  • Old: [Cost 3] → New: [Cost 2]
reno old battlegrounds hero power cost 3cardchanges_arrow.pngrenos new battlegrounds hero power cost 2

Millificient Manastorm

  • Tinker
  • Old: [Passive] Mechs in Bob's Tavern have +2 Attack. → New: [Passive] Mechs in Bob's Tavern have +1/+1.
milificent old battlegrounds hero power give mechs +2cardchanges_arrow.pngMilificent new battlegrounds hero power mechs have +1/+1

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]
Scavenging Hyena old tier 2 cardchanges_arrow.pngScavenging Hyena new tier 1

Rabid Saurolisk

  • Old: [Tier 1, Beast] 3 Attack, 1 Health → New: [Tier 2, Beast] 3 Attack, 2 Health.
Rabid Saurolisk old attack 3 health 1 tier 1cardchanges_arrow.pngRabid Saurolist new 3 attack 2 health tier 2

Monstrous Macaw

  • Old: [Tier 2, Beast] → New: [Tier 3, Beast]
Monstrous Macaw old tier 2cardchanges_arrow.pngMonstrous Macaw new tier 3

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.
twin slice old cost 0 give 1 attack give second slicecardchanges_arrow.pngtwin slice new cost 1 give 2 attack and second slice
second slice old cost 0 give 1 attack cardchanges_arrow.pngsecond slice new cost 1 give 2 attack

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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