When it comes to Hearthstone, there’s always a lot of excitement for the release of a new expansion. This is the case when it comes to Fractured in Alterac Valley. However, there is often the inevitable backlash that comes with cards that are too strong or things that keep the game from working. That’s when Blizzard usually steps in and makes some changes for the sake of the super game. We are reviewing the announced nerfs for January 2022 in this guide!
The nerfs are hitting a variety of cards, not just those from the Fractured in Alterac Valley expansion. The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is now heavily nerfed when doubling its mana.
Here’s a look at all the nerfs:
- Shadowcrafter Scabbs – Old: [Costs 7] → New: [Costs 8]
- Wildpaw Gnoll – Old: [Costs 5] 4 Attack, 5 Health → New: [Costs 6] 3 attack, 5 health
- Cloak of Shadows – Old: [Costs 3] → New: [Costs 4]
- Raid the Docks – Old: Mission: Play 2 Robbers. Reward: Deals 2 times damage to a random enemy. New: Mission: Play 3 Pirates. Reward: Deals 2 times damage to a random enemy.
- Incanter’s Flow – Old: [Costs 3] → New: [Costs 4]
- The Witch’s Apprentice – Old: [Costs 2] → New: [Costs 4]
- Rapid fire – Old: [Costs 1] → New: [Costs 2]
Overall, it’s mostly an increase in mana cost, but some cards get an additional treatment. Wildpaw Gnoll has its price increased and its attack reduced. Raid the Docks has an increased quest line that requires 3 Pirates to activate instead of the original 2.
These will hopefully shake things up in the meta and make things a little fairer against the likes of Rogue. Wild also hopes to be happy that the Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Rapid Fire have been nerfed.
Not everything is nerfed, there is an upgrade to one card, which is the Warrior Hero card:
- Rokara the Valorous – Old: [5 Armor] → New: [10 Armor]
Not only will there be a nerf in this patch, there will also be a major Battlegrounds update, changes to Duels, and more. You can find all the details on Blizzard’s 22.2 Patch Notes Page.
That’s all we know about the January 2022 nerfs and the Fractured in Alterac Valley expansion for Hearthstone. You can find more details about the game in Hearthstone section of our website.
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