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Patch 0.8.16

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Patch 0.8.16 (16th November 2016)

Gameplay - card Strength / abilities changes:[edit | edit source]

  • Changed the rarity of Legendary leaders to Epic. Players receive 600 scraps for any nonstarter Leader in their collection (to make up the difference in crafting price).
  • Monster faction ability no longer keeps Gold units on the battlefield.
  • Unit version of Eredin now Silver and immune to Frost.
  • Unit version of Eredin now has the 'Wild Hunt' category.
  • Clear Skies now only resets red (weakened) strength values.
  • When Weather is removed at the end of a round, only red strength values are reset.
  • Philippa no longer affects Gold cards.
  • Philippa strength increased from 6 to 12.
  • Philippa changed to disloyal only.
  • Ice Giant loses 7 strength when Frost is removed, instead of resetting to base strength.
  • Reinforced Trebuchet strength increased from 4 to 5.
  • Reinforced Trebuchet damage decreased from 2 to 1.
  • Reinforced Trebuchets no longer buff each other.
  • Tordarroch Shieldsmith strength increased from 3 to 4.
  • Tordarroch Shieldsmith buff decreased from 4 to 2.
  • Sarah self buff decreased from 4 to 3.
  • Nature's Gift no longer copies Gold cards.
  • Added a new "Medic" category.
  • Priestess of Freya cannot resurrect cards with the "Medic" category.
  • Field Medic cannot resurrect cards with the "Medic" category.
  • Queensguard now increases Cerys base strength.
  • Elven Mercenary no longer draws and plays Gold Special Cards.
  • Priscilla now draws 2 revealed cards, player chooses which one to play.
  • Regis: Higher Vampire is now Silver.
  • Regis: Higher Vampire strength decreased from 10 to 8.
  • Dimeritium Bomb now resets Gold unit strength.
  • Redanian Elite ability now only takes into account instances on your side.
  • Sigrdrifa strength increased from 1 to 2.
  • Restoration now grants a +2 buff to the base strength of the resurrected unit.
  • Draug no longer destroys Gold units.
  • Fireball Trap now spawns 1 Neophyte instead of none when target is not destroyed.
  • Discarding An Craite Raiders now counts as a "discard" despite their ability being triggered.
  • Returning a card to your hand from the battlefield now clears all effects, even countdown.
  • Saskia now has the "Dragon" category.
  • "Elf" category added to several units.
  • Weather now affects Ambush cards after they are revealed.
  • Ocvist now returns to player's hand even if there are no units on the opposing side.
  • Borkh will not Scorch a second unit if he Scorches himself first.
  • Morkvarg is now also resurrected when discarded.
  • Hawker Support no longer gets buffed when destroyed by Scorch or Epidemic.
  • Hawker Support ability now works correctly with cards such as Lacerate.
  • Roach is now played correctly when a card is converted to Gold.
  • Geralt: Igni no longer takes into account unrevealed cards.
  • Cards immune to Weather display a passive icon now.
  • Toruviel now reveals if your opponent's pass ends the game.
  • Priscilla no longer blocks the game if she draws cards that require targets on the first turn.

Game fixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fixed issue whereby the game would crash on some PCs while opening Card Kegs.
  • Fixed issue whereby losing Internet connection while selecting a Rare card from an opened Card Keg would block users from entering the Shop upon reconnection.
  • Fixed issue whereby the player would not get a reward after leveling up.
  • Fixed some issues involving infinite loading screens.
  • Game stability after suffering from connection losses has been improved.
  • Fixed minor Russian language issues.
  • Fixed several font issues in Brazilian Portuguese.
  • Fixed issue whereby your counterpart would lose input when entering Deck Builder after you canceled a Friend Match.
  • Fixed issue whereby using a card received as a reward in a deck in multiplayer required a restart in order to save the deck.
  • Fixed performance drops when browsing through lots of cards in a graveyard.
  • Fixed issue whereby mashing buttons would lead to input loss.
  • Fixed several issues in the Tutorials.
  • Fixed issue whereby "Mill Spare Cards Failure" pop-up persisted on screen after attempting to mill while disconnected.
  • Milling cards using the keyboard is now possible.
  • Improved selection highlights.
  • Fixed various typos in all languages.
  • Fixed issue whereby viewing a graveyard from which a Ghoul is currently consuming a unit would desynchronize the game.
  • Fixed issue whereby registering the Keg received after finishing the Tutorial in some users' accounts would result in an error and directions to contact support.

Game polishes[edit | edit source]

  • A large number of tooltips have been reworded or corrected across all languages (including Torrential Rain, Warcry, Ice Giant, Thunderbolt, and Nekker Warrior).
  • New sound effects for cards (Blue Stripes Commando, Pavetta, Sabrina, Sile, Sarah, Vrihedd Vanguard, Igni, Scoia'tael Leaders).
  • New Good Game notification icon.
  • Tweaks and improvements to Collection layout.
  • Now possible to quit the game from the Sign In screen.
  • Decreased downtime between crafting multiple cards.
  • The AI has been improved and should provide more of a challenge.
  • Card Kegs are now sorted differently in the Shop.
  • Improved visibility of Gold borders on the board.