More than 30 cards, hero powers see balance changes in one of Hearthstone's biggest patches ever

 

▲ Two of the game's three multiplayer game modes are seeing balance changes. Images: Blizzard

 

As if Tuesday's announcement wasn't enough, Blizzard Entertainment's Hearthstone team announced one of the largest patches in the game's history is going live on Thursday, impacting two multiplayer game modes.

 

Titled patch 18.6, more than 30 cards and hero abilities in the Battlegrounds and Duels game modes saw balances changes, substantially changing metas and playstyles.

 

The following card and hero power adjustments are set to go live within the next 24 hours for the Hearthstone Duels game mode:

 

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For players who are fans of the title's autochess game mode, Battlegrounds, much more is coming than standard balance changes. For starters, Elementals will no longer be a minion type in every match, increasing build diversity.

 

The rest of the changes are as follows:

 

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