24.4 Patch Notes

Patch 24.4, launching on September 27, consists of the brand new Murder at Castle Nathria Mini-Set, a returning Battlegrounds Hero, a number of Mercenaries updates, and extra!

Maw and Disorder Mini-Set Commences on September 27

Sylvanas has been accused and should stand trial earlier than the Jailer! Get all of the Accusations, new synergies, and courtroom characters on this Mini-Set of 35 all-new playing cards so as to add to your assortment. Get them in Murder at Castle Nathria packs, or as an entire 66-card* Mini-Set. Get the Normal model in-game for 1500 Runestones or 2000 Gold, or get the all-Golden model for $69.99 or 7000 Runestones.

* 4 Legendary playing cards (x1), 1 Epic card (x2), 14 Rare playing cards (x2), and 16 Common playing cards (x2)

Battlegrounds Updates

General Updates

  • Another Hidden Body has been returned to the Quest Reward pool. Its animation has additionally been sped up.
  • Another Hidden Body has been made tougher to earn.
  • When creating a non-public foyer, gamers can now invite mates of their invited mates.

Returning Hero

Sylvanas Windrunner (Armor Tier 1)

  • Reclaimed Souls

    • [1 Gold] Give +2/+1 to your minions that died final fight.

This new hero will probably be accessible in all lobbies for 2 weeks after patch launch.


New Cosmetic: Legendary Battlegrounds Boards

Introducing Legendary Battlegrounds Boards! Legendary Boards have six totally different visuals one for throughout the recruit section and one for the fight section, in addition to particular modifiers for if you end up within the Top 4, if you end up on a winstreak, if you end up at low Health, and whenever you land a giant hit! Experience the entire vary of Legendary animations with the brand new Murloc Hideaway Legendary Battlegrounds Board, accessible beginning October 11.

Legendary Battlegrounds Board

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Mercenaries Updates

General Updates

  • C’Thun can now be earned by all regular strategies.
  • New Keyword: Charge! Characters with Charge instantly Attack a selected goal when summoned. This is like Rush besides that Rush characters Attack a random enemy character when summoned whereas Charge enables you to select.

New Mercenaries

Murloc Holmes (Legendary Protector)

  • Murloc – 13/87 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Hot on the Case 5: (Fire – Speed 9) Gain +5 Attack and Attack an enemy. It takes Critical Damage after it acts subsequent flip.
    • Elementary! 5: (Nature – Speed 3, Cooldown 1) Give a pleasant character Divine Shield. If they lose it this flip, they acquire +5/+10 and Attack the enemies reverse them.
    • And the Killer Is! 5: (Speed 4, Cooldown 1) Deal 16 harm to an enemy. Make a prediction for a bonus.

      • First to Arrive 5: Deal 16 harm to an enemy. If it acted first this flip, deal 16 extra and so they act final subsequent flip.
      • Last on the Scene 5: Deal 16 harm to an enemy. If it acts final in fight, deal 10 harm to all enemies.
      • Obviously the Murderer 5: Deal 16 harm to an enemy. After it destroys two Mercs, it takes 80 harm.

  • Equipment:

    • Trusty Sidekick 4: Battlecry: Summon a 12/30 Watfin (Beast) who Attacks enemies who harm your Murloc Holmes.
    • Paid Up Front 4: Battlecry: Gain +4/+4 and this Merc’s Abilities Refresh (1).
    • Suspect Everyone 4: Passive: After an enemy casts a 4, 5, or 6 Speed Ability, deal 8 harm to them.

Ysera (Legendary Fighter)

  • Dragon – 8/84 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Verdant Breath 5: (Nature – Speed 5) Deal 12 harm to an enemy. Restore that a lot Health to a different pleasant Dragon.
    • Emerald Dream 5: (Nature – Speed 5, Cooldown 1) Choose a Dream card to solid.

      • Emerald Drake 5: (Dragon) 25/20. Rush.
      • Ysera Awakens 5: (Nature) Deal 20 harm to all enemies and 5 harm to all different pleasant characters.
      • Nightmare 5: (Shadow) Give a personality +30 Attack, on the finish of every flip they take 20 harm.

    • Emerald Oracle 5: (Speed 4, Cooldown 1) Choose One:

      • Restore 20 Health to a personality. Your Mercs’ skills are (5) Speed sooner this flip.
      • Restore 20 Health to a pleasant Merc and return it to the bench.

  • Equipment:

    • Ysera’s Vengeance 4: Verdant Breath offers 5 extra harm.
    • Dream Infusion 4: Passive: After considered one of your characters dies, restore 7 Health to your Dragons.
    • Emerald Majesty 4: Ysera Awakens additionally restores 15 Health to this Merc.

Bwonsamdi (Epic Fighter)

  • Troll – 3/89 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Soul Subjugation 5: (Shadow – Speed 9) Deal 28 harm. Deals 3 much less harm for every time this was broken this flip.
    • Irrefusable Offer 5: (Shadow – Speed 1) Choose considered one of Bwonsamdi’s Deals. Increase the Cooldown of this skill by 1.

      • Deal of Time: All skills with preliminary Speeds of (5) or sooner are (5) Speed slower subsequent flip. All others are (5) Speed sooner.
      • Deal of Vanity: Gain +5 Health. All enemy skills this flip goal this (if attainable).
      • Deal of Fear: This takes no harm this flip. Return all Mercs to the Bench on the finish of the flip.

    • Binding Contract 5: (Shadow – Speed 2, Cooldown 2) Deal 12 harm to an enemy. If this Merc dies this flip, deal 90 extra.

  • Equipment:

    • Arena Contender 4: Battlecry: This Merc’s skills Refresh (2). Deathrattle: Your skills Refresh (2).
    • New Client 4: Resurrect considered one of your Mercs that died this recreation, with 24 Health remaining.
    • Spirit of the Dead 4: Passive: After considered one of your characters dies, restore 7 Health to your Trolls.

 Korrak the Bloodrager (Legendary Caster)

  • Troll – 11/60 Maxed Stats
  • Deathrattle: Destroy a random Minion. This Merc returns to life with their Health.
  • Abilities:

    • Mounting Anger 5: (Speed 5) Gain +5 Attack this flip and Attack an enemy. (Increases by +3 after use).
    • Eat the Dead 5: (Speed 4) Gain +8 Health. Health acquire will increase by +8 every time a personality dies. Resets after use.
    • Blood Rage 5: (Speed 6, Cooldown 2) Distribute 20 harm to random enemies. (Increased by this Merc’s lacking Health).

  • Equipment:

    • Winterax Strong 4: Mounting Anger will increase by a further +4 Attack after use.
    • Honor Bound 4: Eat the Dead solely will increase when a pleasant character dies, however will increase by an additional +12.
    • The Everliving 4: Blood Rage good points: “Deathblow: Restore 20 Health.”

Archimonde (Epic Caster)

  • Demon – 10/86 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Finger of Death 5: (Fel – Speed 4) Deal 12 harm. Gain +3 Fel Damage.
    • Rain of Chaos 5: (Fel – Speed 6, Cooldown 1) Deal 18 to all enemies. Your Fel skills are (3) Speed sooner subsequent flip.
    • Doomfire 5: (Fel – Speed 3, Cooldown 1) Give all enemies +5 Fel Weakness this flip. Deal 10 harm to them after they act.

  • Equipment:

    • Edict of Argus 4: Doomfire’s Fel Weakness is everlasting.
    • Archimonde’s Gold Coin 4: After a Demon dies, restore 10 Health to all pleasant Demons.
    • The Infernal Codex 4: Finger of Death good points “Deathblow: Gain +4 Fel Damage.”

Prince Malchezaar (Rare Protector)

  • Demon – 12/79 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Party Crasher 5: (Speed 3) Attack an enemy. If it’s a Protector, it takes 10 extra harm this flip.
    • Check Your Weapons 5: (Fel – Speed 5) Deal 18 harm to the very best Attack enemy. If it’s a Fighter, its Attack is completely halved, rounded up.
    • All Realities 5: (Shadow – Speed 3, Cooldown 2) Deal 25 harm to the subsequent enemy who acts this flip. If it’s a Caster, set its remaining Health to five, as an alternative.

  • Equipment:

    • Flying Axes 4: Passive: +15 Health. Battlecry: Change a random enemy Merc’s Role to Protector.
    • Parrying Blade 4: Battlecry: Permanently cut back enemy Protectors’ and Casters’ Attack by 10.
    • Three Moves Ahead 4: Passive: Enemy Casters’ Abilities are (2) Speed slower.

Neeru Fireblade (Rare Caster)

  • Orc – 9/84 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Command Demon 5: (Fel – Speed 5) Summon a Wild Imp 5. Deal 10 harm to an enemy. Your Imps will goal it this flip, if in a position.

      • Wild Imp 5: (Demon) 5/15. At the tip of the flip, deal 12 Fel harm to a random enemy.

    • Burning Blade Portal 5: (Fel – Speed 5, Cooldown 2) At the tip of your flip, fill your board with Wild Imps 5.
    • Imp-losion 5: (Fel – Speed 6, Cooldown 2) Destroy a pleasant Imp. Deal 10 harm plus its Attack and Health to a random enemy 3 instances.

  • Equipment:

    • Jumbo Imps 4: Wild Imp has +15 Health.
    • Combustible Imps 4: Wild Imp has “Deathrattle: Deal 12 Fel damage to a random enemy.”
    • Demon Armor 4: Passive: Your Demons have “Immune while Attacking.”

Nemsy Necrofizzle (Rare Caster)

  • Gnome – 9/70 Maxed Stats
  • Battlecry: Summon a ten/25 Boggy Elemental with Taunt.
  • Abilities:

    • Boggy Blast 5: (Nature – Speed 7) Deal 15 harm. Summon a ten/25 Boggy with Taunt. If you have already got Boggy, give it +15 Health as an alternative.
    • Erupting Fungus 5: (Nature – Speed 4) Choose a pleasant character. After it survives harm this flip, it offers 18 harm to a random enemy.
    • Bogonomics 5: (Nature – Speed 3) Give a pleasant character +5/+10 and Taunt. If you will have Boggy, give it +5/+5.

  • Equipment:

    • Bog Moss 4: Boggy good points “Adjacent characters take 7 less damage.”
    • Fishing Lure 4: Boggy good points +10 Health and “After this is attacked, Attack a random enemy.”
    • “Fresh” Peaches 4: Boggy good points “At the end of the turn, give your Taunt characters +12 Health.”

Garona Halforcen (Rare Fighter)

  • Half-Orc – 10/84 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Smoke and Knives 5: (Shadow – Speed 8) Attack an enemy and deal 20 harm to an adjoining one. If this isn’t already a Fighter, grow to be one and deal 26 as an alternative.
    • Shimmering Toxin 5: (Nature – Speed 1) Gain +10 Attack. Take 12 much less harm this flip. Become a Protector. (Starts off Cooldown)
    • One and the Same 5: (Cooldown 1) Discover a Lineage Ability. Combo: Become a Caster first.

      • Dev remark: When Abilities Discover an Ability, that features the Discovered Ability’s Speed. A “Lineage Ability” is a variety from a number of traditional Orc Abilities.

  • Equipment:

    • Shadowstep 4: End of Turn: If you management one other Merc, acquire +4/+5 and return to the bench.
    • Halforcen Legacy 4: Battlecry: If you management one other Orc, acquire +3/+10. Repeat for Dranei and Human.
    • Knife of Indecision 4: Battlecry: Gain +15 Health and grow to be Neutral.

Khadgar (Epic Caster)

  • Human – 10/82 Maxed Stats
  • At the tip of the flip, if all three of your primary Abilities are upgraded, rework into Archmage Khadgar.
  • Abilities:

    • Arcane Surge 5: (Arcane – Speed 6) Deal 16 harm. Upgrade Blizzard to Root all enemies.
    • Blizzard 5: (Frost – Speed 5, Cooldown 1) Deal 14 harm. Upgrade Hearthfire to grant +5 Attack.
    • Hearthfire 5: (Fire – Speed 2) Give your characters +12 Health. Upgrade Arcane Surge to be (2) Speed.

  • Equipment:

    • Bakin’ Bacon 4: Start of Game: Upgrade Hearthfire. Khadgar good points +8 Health.
    • Bitter Chill 4: Start of Game: Upgrade Blizzard and it Refreshes (1).
    • Boon of Atiesh 4: Archmage Khadgar has an additional +3 Fire, Frost, and Arcane Damage.

Archmage Khadgar (Transformed Form)

  • Human – 10/82 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Prismatic Bolt 5: (Speed 2) Deal 16 harm. Gain +1 Fire, Frost, and Arcane Damage.
    • Archmage Nova 5: (Speed 5, Cooldown 1) Cast all of Khadgar’s upgraded skills.
    • Triune Supremacy 5: Discover considered one of Khadgar’s upgraded skills.

Medivh (Legendary Protector)

  • Human – 11/86 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Arcane Rift 5: (Arcane – Speed 5) Deal 12 harm. Your subsequent Arcane skill this flip offers Critical Damage.
    • Mage Guard 5: (Arcane – Speed 3) Give a pleasant character +15 Health and Taunt this flip. After it’s Attacked this flip, it good points +3 Arcane Damage.
    • Summon Raven Familiar 5: (Speed 6, Cooldown 1) Summon a Raven Familiar with “Spell Resistance +10” and the “Birds of a Feather 5” Ability.

      • Raven Familiar: (Beast) 10/20. Spell Resistance +10.

        • Birds of a Feather 5: (Arcane – Speed 6) Deal 8 harm. (Increases by 5 whenever you use one other Arcane skill.)

  • Equipment:

    • Unstable Rune 4: Battlecry: Summon a 0/10 Arcane Ward with “Counter the first Ability used each turn.”
    • Medivh’s Locket 4: After you summon a minion, give it +4 Arcane Damage.
    • Staff of Atiesh 4: Start of Game: Give pleasant Casters +5/+10.

Tess Greymane (Rare Protector)

  • Human – 16/92 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Yoink! 5: (Shadow – Speed 4) Deal 15 harm. Transform right into a one-time copy of the flexibility the goal solid this flip. (if attainable)
    • Moonlight Resolve! 5: (Arcane – Speed 3) Restore 25 Health. Transform right into a one-time copy of the final enemy skill solid this flip. (if attainable)
    • Princess Power! 5: (Cooldown 1) Discover an enemy skill. Cast 12 distinctive skills this recreation to remodel into What I’m Capable Of!

      • What I’m Capable Of!: Cast 5 random skills you’ve solid this recreation at an enemy. (if attainable)

  • Equipment:

    • Cloak of Shadows 4: Yoink! And Moonlight Resolve! Transform completely. Their preliminary results are improved by 6.
    • Steadfast Convictions 4: Passive: +4/+8. After this offers harm to a Merc, acquire Role benefit.
    • Tools of the Trade 4: Start of Game: Transform Yoink! and Moonlight Resolve! Into random single use enemy skills. Gain +15 Health.

Genn Greymane (Epic Protector)

  • Human – 12/89 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Blistering Bullet 5: (Fire – Speed 2) Deal 12 harm. Transform right into a Worgen.
    • Spacemaker 5: (Fire – Speed 6) Deal 18 harm. Gain +3 Attack.
    • Beastly Beauty 5: (Speed 4, Cooldown 1) 15/20 Human. Taunt. Battlecry: Give your different Humans and Worgen +4/+6.

  • Equipment:

    • Blood Moon 4: Battlecry: Gain +7 Attack. Transform into Genn’s Other Form.
    • Smooth Transformation 4: End of Turn: Transform into Genn’s Other Form and acquire +8 Health.
    • Gilnean Strength 4: After considered one of your characters casts an even-Speed skill, restore 10 Health to them.

Genn Greymane (Worgen Form) (Fighter)

  • Worgen – 12/89 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Moonlight Strike 5: Deal harm equal to this Merc’s assault. Transform right into a Human.
    • Ankle Breaker 5: Attack an enemy. It’s (5) Speed slower whereas it is a Human.
    • Beautiful Beast 5: (Speed 4, Cooldown 1) 20/15 Worgen. Charge. Battlecry: Give your different Humans and Worgen +6/+4.

Aranna Starseeker (Rare Caster)

  • Night Elf – 9/81 Maxed Stats
  • Abilities:

    • Edge Cancel 5: (Speed 6) Gain +7 Attack this flip and Attack an enemy. If it has much less Attack, return this to the bench.
    • Felodic Intonement 5: (Fel – Speed 9) Deal 22 harm to an enemy. Set its Attack to 0 till subsequent flip.
    • Aggrobatics 5: (Fel – Speed 2, Cooldown 1) Deal 10 harm to an enemy and swap with an ally throughout from it. Enemy skills focusing on the Mercs swap targets (if attainable).

  • Equipment:

    • Unbreakable Backpack 4: Battlecry: Gain +2 Fel, Arcane, and Nature Damage. Gain +1 extra for every of your different Night Elves and Demons.
    • Iambic Pentameter 4: Passive: Enemies throughout from this have -8 Attack.
    • Glaive Land 4: Battlecry: Gain +5 Health and Role benefit towards this Merc’s present Role.

Merc Updates

Some present mercs have been up to date to include the brand new Charge mechanic.


  • Spawn of N’Zoth 5

    • Old: Rush. Immune whereas Attacking.
    • New: Charge. Immune whereas Attacking.

Zar’jira, the Sea Witch

  • Wavethrasher 5

    • Old: Rush. Passive: Has +10 Attack for every Frozen character.
    • New: Charge. Passive: Has +10 Attack for every Frozen character.


  • Tentacle of C’Thun 5

    • Old: Rush. Whenever this assaults, give your C’Thun +5 Attack and Old Gods’ skills Refresh (1).
    • New: Charge. Whenever this assaults, give your C’Thun +5 Attack and Old Gods’ skills Refresh (1).

  • Heart of C’Thun 4

    • Old: Summon a 5/15 Tentacle of C’Thun. It good points Taunt however loses Rush.
    • New: Summon a 5/15 Tentacle of C’Thun. It good points Taunt however loses Charge.

Warmaster Voone

  • Evasive Wurm 5

    • Old: Divine Shield, Rush.
    • New: Divine Shield, Charge.

King Krush

Old Murk-Eye

New Zone and Bounties

We are welcoming the Darkmoon Troupe to Mercenaries in a brand-new Zone, spanning 11 new Bounties. We are additionally including 5 new Bounties to the Felwood Zone, and three extra new Bounties to the Blackrock Mountain Zone.

Duels Updates

  • Maw and Disorder Mini-Set playing cards can now be utilized in constructing a beginning deck.
  • Card buckets had been added and adjusted to include Maw and Disorder Mini-Set playing cards.
  • Sire Denathrius has been faraway from all card buckets.

Arena Updates

On September 27, when Maw and Disorder launches, all present Arena runs will finish and a brand new Arena season will start. The eligible card units will rotate in order that the next units will make up the Arena card pool:

  • Core
  • Blackrock Mountain
  • Kobolds & Catacombs
  • Ashes of Outland
  • Journey to Un’goro
  • Rise of Shadows
  • Murder at Castle Nathria (together with Maw and Disorder Mini-Set)

Early Progression and Milestone Offer Updates

Apprentice (new participant ranks) and low internal-rating gamers (colloquially referred to as “MMR”) might now face up towards AI opponents when taking part in on the ranked Standard ladder. This will assist mentioned gamers have a extra enjoyable expertise whereas studying the sport. Experienced gamers won’t face these AI opponents, and they’re going to haven’t any influence on MMR, leaderboards, or legend ranks. Most gamers advance past the affected MMR vary upon leaving Silver or Gold ranks.

Additionally, milestone store presents are returning to have fun Standard ladder development in October. This time, some gamers will probably be provided Battle-Ready Decks as a part of these presents. Upon reaching Bronze, these gamers will probably be provided a Battle-Ready Deck for his or her most-played class. Upon reaching Platinum, they are going to be provided a second Battle-Ready Deck for his or her second most-played class.

Bug Fixes and Game Improvements

  • [Hearthstone] Necrolord Draka’s Maldraxxus Dagger now caps out at 10 mana.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place gamers couldn’t play minions onto a full board, even when area was being cleared, till after animations and results resolved.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place taking part in Gone Fishin’ with an empty deck didn’t draw a fatigue card.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place The Leviathan would typically summon a clean area as an alternative of its appendage.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place Deathborne didn’t summon a Volatile Skeleton if the minion went Dormant when killed.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place Bibliomite revealed the cardboard returned to its proprietor’s deck.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug the place if a card chosen by a “Suspicious” card was remodeled, opponents could be provided the brand new remodeled card as an alternative of the unique card chosen.
  • [Hearthstone] Fixed a bug that resulted in a Flightmaster Dungar copied from an opponent getting further impact activations.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug the place if the final minion to die was a Golden Summoned minion, Victim’s Specter would give a replica of that minion that granted a triple reward.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug the place Reborn Rites persevered for an additional flip if the goal was tripled by Victim’s Specter.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug that in sure edge circumstances may stop minions from correctly tripling.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a visible bug the place Battlegrounds Rating didn’t seem appropriately on cellular.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug the place Training Session didn’t perform correctly with Sire Denathrius.
  • [Battlegrounds] Fixed a bug the place the notification wouldn’t present when new Battlegrounds rewards had been capable of be claimed on the Battlegrounds Track.
  • [Mercenaries] Fixed a bug the place gamers had been typically unable to edit their Party on cellular.
  • [Solo Content] Fixed a bug that prevented gamers from getting into sure solo content material in the event that they owned some portion of the solo content material, however not all of it.
  • [Achievements] Fixed a bug in monitoring the Flower Power achievement.
  • [Achievements] Fixed a bug inflicting the Journal notification to persist even when there have been no notifications to clear.
  • Misc. different bug fixes and recreation enhancements.

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