Hearthstone Battlegrounds Balance Changes

Hearthstone was updated today with a patch dedicated to nerfing the Shaman. With this new patch, Blizzard made some important changes to Battlegrounds that have taken players by surprise.

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Hearthstone Battlegrounds Balance Changes

Several minions have been revisited and given new tavern tiers, but that’s not the biggest change. Brann Bronzebeard has been completely removed by the pool of heroes and is now replaced by Bartendotron.

Bartendotron’s Hero Power is passive and reduces cost of Tavern Tiers by one. Nightmare Amalgams are also now completely removed from the game.

Primalfin Lookout was moved up a tier, from four to five. Four new minions have also been moved tiers, including Boogeymonster from Tier Five to Tier Four, Mechano-egg from Tier Five to Tier Four, The Beast from Tier Four to Tier Three, and Coldlight Seer from Tier Two to Tier Three.

It will be interesting to see how these changes affect the current meta, especially with the new Nightmare Amalgam removal. Brann Bronzebeard was also a big part of a lot of players’ strategies. You can check out these changes in game now.

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Cole is a lifelong PC gamer who loves FPS, RPG, and MMO games. The first PC game that got him hooked was the Counter-Strike beta in 1999. He has thousands of hours in all of the old-school Blizzard games like Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo.