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Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes: January 16, 2018

January 9, 2018 • • • • • List of Patches • • • • • January 24, 2018


Tyrael Edit

General
  • Tyrael will now face the target of his Basic Attack after attacking. This is a visual change, and does not directly affect gameplay
  • Passive Spell Armor has been removed
Stats
  • Base Maximum Health increased from 2296 to 2468
  • Health Regeneration increased from 4.78 to 5.14
Abilities
  • El'Druin's Might (Q)
    • Mana cost reduced from 50 to 45
  • Righteousness (W)
    • Mana cost reduced from 60 to 50
    • Allied Shield amount changed from a flat value to 40% of the Tyrael-only Shield value.
      • This is the same amount of Shields, but it makes it easier to understand new Talent interactions
  • Smite (E)
    • Can now be cast while moving
    • Damage increased from 144 to 150
Talents
  • Level 1
    • Salvation (W)
      • Moved from level 16
      • New functionality:
        • Increase Righteousness’ Tyrael-only Shield amount by 25%. If the Shield is destroyed, heal Tyrael for 125 Health.
    • (New) Justice for All (W)
      • Increases Righteousness’ allied shield value to 100% of the Tyrael-only Shield amount.
    • (New) Ardent Restoration (Passive)
      • Damaging an enemy Hero grants 2.5 Health per Second to Tyrael for 5 seconds. Stacks up to 10 times.
    • Protection in Death (Trait)
      • Removed
    • Even In Death (Trait)
      • Removed
    • Regeneration Master (Passive)
      • Removed
  • Level 4
    • (New) Stalwart Angel (Q)
      • Tyrael gains 25 Armor while El'druin's Might is out, and for 3 seconds after teleporting.
    • (New) Bound by Law (Q)
      • Increases El’druin’s Might’s slow amount from 25 to 35%. Tyrael’s Basic Attacks increase the duration of the slow by 1 second, up to 4 seconds.
    • (New) Divine Vigor (Passive)
      • Damaging an enemy with Smite causes Tyrael's Basic Attacks to heal him for 50% of their damage for 4 seconds.
    • Vigorous Strikes (Passive)
      • Removed
  • Level 7
    • Purge Evil (E)
      • Moved from level 1
      • New functionality:
        • Every enemy Hero hit by Smite increases Tyrael's Basic Attack damage by 30% for 4 seconds
    • Swift Retribution (E)
      • Movement Speed bonus increased from 10 to 20%
      • No longer increases the duration of Smite’s Movement Speed bonus
      • Added functionality:
        • Now also causes Smite’s friendly effect to increase Attack Speed by 25%
    • Angel's Grace (Q)
      • Removed
    • Zealotry (W)
      • Removed
    • Follow Through (Passive)
      • Removed
  • Level 13
    • Sword of Justice (Q)
      • Moved from level 16
      • New functionality:
        • Can teleport with El'druin's Might twice, returning to Tyrael’s original position.
    • Holy Ground (Q)
      • Moved from level 16
      • Duration reduced from 4 to 3 seconds
    • (New) Law and Order (W)
      • Reduce the cooldown of Righteousness by 1 second for each enemy Hero hit by Smite. Righteousness increases the damage of your next Smite by 25% for each ally affected.
    • Burning Rage (Passive)
      • Removed
    • Angelic Absorption (W)
      • Removed
    • Angelic Might (E)
      • Removed
  • Level 16
    • (New) Burning Halo (Q)
      • El'druin and Tyrael deal 15 damage per second to nearby enemies. This damage is increased by 100% for Tyrael for 3 seconds after teleporting to El’Druin.
    • Horadric Reforging (Q)
      • Moved from level 4
      • New functionality:
        • Basic Attacks reduce the cooldown of El'druin's Might by 1.5 seconds
    • (New) Smite the Wicked (E)
      • Smite’s cooldown recharges 100% faster while El'druin is out and for 3 seconds after teleporting to El’Druin
    • Blood for Blood (Active)
      • Removed
  • Level 20
  • (New) Defense of the Angels (Active)
      • Activate to reduce all incoming damage by 40% for 5 seconds. Any time Tyrael or an ally shielded by Righteousness take damage, reduce the cooldown by 3 seconds. 120 second cooldown
    • (New) Seal of El'druin (Passive)
      • Every time Tyrael casts a Basic Ability, increase his Attack Speed by 50% for 3 seconds
    • Nullification Shield (Active)
      • Removed
    • Nexus Blades (Passive)
      • Removed

Bug Fixes Edit

  • Blaze: Fixed an issue allowing players to cast Flame Stream while dead if they entered a Bunker while dying.
  • Blaze: Fixed an issue that could cause Heroes to enter permanent Stasis if they were killed just as they entered a Bunker.
  • Hanzo: Fixed an issue causing Towers to spawn if Leoric was directly impacted by Sonic Arrow.
  • Malfurion: Fixed an issue that could cause Heroes to become unplayable if Nature's Cure was cast while they were affected by Stitches’ Gorge; Nature’s Cure can no longer cleanse Heroes of the Devouring Maw effect.
  • Uther: The Well Met talent will no longer affect non-Heroic units.
  • Valeera: The Strangle talent will no longer affect non-Heroic units.

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