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Fixes for Battlegrounds, Arena and several bugs

A new salvo of patches was deployed last night on Hearthstone. This concerns the Battlegrounds mode, the Arena as well as several bugs. Find all the details below.



  • Bru’kan, Tavish, Sir Finley and Master Nguyen are once again available.


  • Silas Darkmoon, Tamsin Roame and The Great Akazamzarak are now Tier 1 (0 Armor).
  • Al’Akir, Daryl the Dancer, Lady Vashj, Lord Barov and Jandice Barov are now Tier 2 (2-5 Armor).
  • Alexstrasza, Dintamer Brann, and Skycaptain Kragg are now Tier 3 (3-6 Armor).
  • Cariel Roame, Kael’thas Sunstrider, Kurtrus Ashfall, Mr. Biggleworth, Onyxia, and Zephrys the Great are now Tier 4 (4-7 Armor).
  • Guff Runetotem and Queen Azshara are now Tier 5 (5-8 Armor).
  • Galakrond, Toki the Infinite, King Mukla, The Rat King, and Sindragosa are now Tier 6 (6-9).
  • Captain Eurora and Lord Jaraxxus are now Tier 7 (7-10 Armor).

Quests and Quest Rewards


As a reminder, these are base rates affected by several factors in play.

Unmask the culprit

  • Before: Lose or tie in 3 fights
  • Now: Lose or tie in 2 fights.

Untangling the fake from the real

  • Before: Sort your minions in ascending order according to their ATK for 4 fights.
  • Now: Sort your minions in ascending order according to their ATK for 3 fights.

Find the murder weapon

  • Before: Increase the characteristics of an allied minion 15 times.
  • Now: Increase the stats of an allied minion 17 times.

take fingerprints

  • Before: Add 17 cards to your hand.
  • Now: Add 18 cards to your hand.

Reenact the Murder

  • Before: Let 19 allied minions die.
  • Now: Let 20 allied minions die.

Reward Difficulty

  • The Murder Weapon, Staff of Origination, Mini Minions, Stolen Gold, Quirks, and Secret Stele of Vice are harder to obtain.
  • Spectral Mask, Encounters with Life, Small Pleasures, Anima Corruption, and Tiger Sapphire are easier to obtain.


  • Made several adjustments to the spawn rate of several cards to make higher performing classes weaker and lower performing classes more powerful.

Bug fixes

  • Hearthstone: Fixed an issue where Remornia, Living Blade could disconnect under certain circumstances.
  • Battlegrounds: Baby Krush will now lose Stealth even if his Devilsaur attacks and kills his target.
  • Battlegrounds: Fixed an issue where the Darkmoon Prize Reading Session was not working correctly with Sire Denathrius.
  • Duels: Fixed an issue that prevented the Potion of Sparking passive treasure effect from triggering.
  • Solo: Fixed an issue that prevented a Book of Mercenaries puzzle from completing after the recent balance change to Magister Dawngrip.