Four popular Hearthstone cards are being nerfed with the release of the 10.2 update, Blizzard as announced.
Kicking things off is Bonemare, which has had its mana increased from seven to eight to reduce its immediate impact on the board and give opponents more time to utilize powerful late-game cards to counteract its effect.
Next up is a big nerf for Corridor Creeper that reduces its attack from five to two in an attempt to reduce the overall swing potential and power level of the card. While Patches the Pirate has its charge removed.
Finally, Raza the Unchained has had its battlecry adjusted to reduce the hero power cost to one instead of zero. “Raza is currently an important combo piece along with Shadowreaper Anduin, and can lead to games that rely heavily on drawing him by turn 5,” Blizzard explains. “Adjusting his Battlecry will lower his overall power level when combined with Shadowreaper Anduin in Standard, and keep his power level reasonable in Wild as we prepare for the new Hearthstone Year.”
More information about Blizzard’s reasons for these nerfs can be found here.
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