WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne - Patch 1.30.2

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[e][h]Patch 1.30.2
Patch Information
Release Date:
NetEase Release Date:
  • Specific Changes & Improvements
  • Host Commands
  • Player Commands
  • Bug Fixes
  • Known Issues
  • Balance Updates
Chronology (Balance Updates)

Specific Changes & Improvements[edit]

  • Installation now supports verification of Reforged pre-purchase or legacy keys
  • Added a filter for lobby name
  • Added a filter for map name (prefix with @)
  • Maps will now be uploaded and downloaded from the cloud
  • All custom games from all gateways are now visible in the lobby browser
  • Port forwarding is no longer required to host your favorite map for custom games
  • Network traffic encrypted
  • Updated custom game listing to have all games (for filtering) but list still shows the first 100 games
  • Added region filter to custom game filter
  • Added auto refresh of game information if less than 100 games on list
  • Custom games that are full or cannot be joined are grayed out on games list (refresh to remove)
  • Added kick and ban to player menu
  • Limited color menu to selectable colors
  • For arranged forces, changing player color will change player slot in game list
  • Hosts have * next to their name
  • Latency is shown on the right side of player list
  • Improved peer-to-peer map transfer to increase download speed
  • Game lobby is hosted in the cloud in closest supported data center to host
  • Host leaving will not end game

Host Commands[edit]

  • !ban [name|slot]
  • !unban [name|slot]
  • !closeall
  • !openall
  • !hold [name]
  • !holds [name] [slot]
  • !swap [x] [y]
  • !abort
  • !kick [name|slot]

Player Commands[edit]

  • !mute [name|slot]
  • !unmute [name|slot]

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Desyncs with certain custom maps resolved
  • Observer API outputting accurate information
  • Custom sound files with meta data play again
  • Breath of Fire translated in Italian
  • JASS Mouse Event IDs reverted to pre-1.30.0 order

Known Issues[edit]

  • A host leaving a LAN game sometimes removes other players
  • Custom Hero Survival has a desync with random ability related to legacy code
  • !ban command is not functioning when typed but does function from the drop down menu
  • Instantly joining a custom game after it is created will cause errors and prevent the game from being listed for a period of time
  • If the host leaves a LAN game all remaining players will instantly be taken to the score screen
  • Leaving and rejoining a lobby with full observers can cause a crash if at least one player is on a Mac
  • Players may become desynchronized when a custom game starts using The Third War Reborn

Balance Updates[edit]

Hero Balance Changes[edit]


  • Brilliance Aura
    • Level 3 mana regeneration increased from 1.75 to 2.00 per second

Blood Mage[edit]

  • Flame Strike
    • Reduced casting delay from 1.33 to .9 on all levels


  • Devotion Aura[1]
    • Bonus at all levels increased by .5

Keeper of the Grove[edit]

  • Force of Nature
    • Treant damage reduced from 16 to 15
  • Entangling Roots
    • Level 2: Duration reduced from 5 to 4 seconds
    • Level 3: Duration reduced from 7 to 6 seconds


  • Base Stats
    • +1 Intelligence

Pit Lord[edit]

  • Base Stats
    • +1 Agility

Orc Balance Changes[edit]

Tauren Totem[edit]

  • Base Stats
    • HP reduced from 1200 to 900

Human Balance Changes[edit]


  • Base Stats
    • Mana regeneration increased from .67 to .72

Spell Breaker[edit]

  • Tech Tree
    • Control Magic now requires Keep instead of Castle
  • Control Magic
    • Control Magic mana requirement reduced from 45% of enemy HP to 35% of enemy HP

Cannon Tower[edit]

  • Base Stats
    • Build time reduced from 75 to 65
    • Gold cost reduced from 200 to 150

Night Elf Balance Changes[edit]


  • Base Stats
    • Decreased base damage from 16 to 15 (17-19 to 16-18)


    • Is an upgrade again. 100/100 cost, 20 second research, on Ancient of War, requires Hunters Hall, no longer requires Tree of Ages
    • Duration increased from 3 minutes to 5 minutes

Druid of the Talon[edit]

  • Base Stats
    • Gold cost reduced from 150 to 145

Glaive Thrower[edit]

  • Base Stats
    • Base damage decreased from 50 to 44

Undead Balance Changes[edit]


  • Base Stats
    • Movement speed reduced from 250 to 235


Wand of Lightning Shield[edit]

    • Duration reduced from 20 seconds to 10 seconds
    • This reduces total damage from 400 to 200

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