Follow us on Twitter @LiquipediaSC2 if you'd like to be kept up to date on all things StarCraft II!

Balance Update 1

From Liquipedia StarCraft 2 Wiki
[e][h]Balance Update 1
Patch Information
NA Release Date:
September 9th 2012
  • Balance Changes
  • Hotkey Changes

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm - Balance Update #1[edit]

Balance Changes[edit]

  • Weapon attack delay has increased from 1.3 to 1.7.
Widow Mine
  • No longer damage each other with their splash damage.
Swarm Host
  • Attack damage decreased from 16 to 14.
  • Consume can no longer be used on creep tumors.
  • Blinding Cloud now hits everything, but the radius of effect has been reduced from 2.5 to 1.5.
  • A bug effecting Overlord fix has been remedied and they now travel at the expected speed of 1.88.
  • Preordain duration has been decreased from 2 minutes to 1 minute.

Hotkey Changes[edit]

  • Revelation has changed from E to R.
  • Entomb has changed from R to E.
Mothership Core
  • Energize has changed from N to E.
  • Purify has changed from E to F.
Swarm Host
  • Spawn locust has changed from W to C.
Fleet Beacon
  • Research Gravity Sling has changed from T to G.
  • Research Bosonic Core has changed from G to A.
Hydralisk Den
  • Evolve Muscular Augments has changed from C to A.