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Heroic Deals: August 14 - 21, 2018

by miyari on August 15, 2018


Our latest round of Heroic Deals offers 50% off select Heroes, and brings a fresh set of skins and mounts into the featured item rotation. Check out the Hero sales and featured items listed below, and then head in-game to add them to your collection before this offer expires on August 21.

Half-Price Heroes



Heroes Discount Price

Sonya 500 250 Gems

Maiev 750 375 Gems



Featured Skins and Mounts



The skins and mounts that we’ve added to the featured item rotation are...
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Heroes Brawl of the Week, August 10, 2018: Checkpoint Hanamura

by miyari on August 11, 2018



This week’s brawl is Checkpoint: Hanamura – Attack or defend a single payload on a single-lane Overwatch inspired battleground!



Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...

Rules:


  • Shuffle Pick
    • At the start of the match, you’ll choose one of three available Heroes, but choose quickly, you only have 30 seconds!
    Reduced Death Timers
    • Hero death timers will all be reduced to 9 seconds, or 12.5 seconds during overtime
    No talents. No levels.
    • All players will start at level 10 and choose a Heroic ability, but nothing else
    Pumped up Health Packs
    • Health Packs can be found around the Battleground which will instantly restore 50% of total Health and Mana to the player that walks over it
    Checkpoints? Check.
    • Reaching a Checkpoint will grant additional capture time for the attacking team
    Escort your payload to its destination or defend the enemy push to claim victory!
...
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Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes – August 7, 2018

by miyari on August 8, 2018

We've just released a new patch to Heroes of the Storm to introduce Whitemane, some balance adjustments, bug fixes, and a number of other changes.

Note: Orange text indicates a difference between the Live and PTR notes.


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General


  • Reduced the amount of bandwidth required to transfer gameplay information between the client and server.
  • Reduced the size of replay files.


New Hero: Whitemane



As the High Inquisitor of the Scarlet Crusade,...
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