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Hearthstone Patch 17.2.1 brings heavy class card balance changes

Hearthstone Patch 17.2.1 brings heavy class card balance changes
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Demon Hunter, Hunter, Paladin, Rogue, Shaman, Warlock, Warrior — all these classes were just affected by a huge wave of balance changes that will definitely shake the meta upside down!

Hearthstone Patch 17.2.1 brings heavy class card balance changes

Get ready to adapt to the new meta as Patch 17.2.1 brings several big card balance changes to Hearthstone!

Twelve cards were either struck by the nerf hammer or enhanced by the buff potion!

Patch 17.2.1 was planned to hit live on May 18 — so it should already be implemented into the game.

All images used in this article are only here for illustration purposes as they correspond to the former version of the cards affected by Patch 17.2.1.

Buffed

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Aldor Attendant

• Old: [Cost 2] 2 Attack, 3 Health → New: [Cost 1] 1 Attack, 3 Health

Shaman

Torrent

• Old: [Cost 5] → New: [Cost 4].

Shattered Rumbler

• Old: 4 Attack, 6 Health → New: 5 Attack, 6 Health.

The Lurker Below

• Old: 6 Attack, 3 Health → New: 6 Attack, 5 Health.

Nerfed

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The 8 cards above will be eligible for a full dust refund until June 1.

Demon Hunter

Priestess of Fury

• Old: 6 Attack, 7 Health → New: 6 Attack, 5 Health.

Crimson Sigil Runner

• Old: 2 Attack, 1 Health → New: 1 Attack, 1 Health.

Hunter

Scavenger's Ingenuity

• Old: Draw a Beast. Give it +3/+3. → New: Draw a Beast. Give it +2/+2.

Rogue

Shadowjeweler Hanar

• Old: 1 Attack, 5 Health → New: 1 Attack, 4 Health.

Blackjack Stunner

• Old: Battlecry: If you control a Secret, return a minion to its owner’s hand. It costs (2) more. → New: Battlecry: If you control a Secret, return a minion to its owner’s hand. It costs (1) more.

Warlock

Imprisoned Scrap Imp

• Old: Dormant for 2 turns. When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+2. → New: Dormant for 2 turns. When this awakens, give all minions in your hand +2/+1.

Warrior

Bloodboil Brute

• Old: 6 Attack, 8 Health → New: 5 Attack, 8 Health.

Bloodsworn Mercenary

• Old: 3 Attack, 3 Health → New: 2 Attack, 2 Health.

What do you think of these changes? Do you feel they were necessary to improve the health of the current meta? Feel free to drop your opinion in the comment section below!

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