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Legacy of the Void Beta Balance Update -- April 28, 2015

Legacy of the Void Beta Balance Update -- April 28, 2015

Now that we’re a few weeks into the Legacy of the Void beta, we’re ready to make our next balance update. After reviewing the feedback we’ve received recently, we’ve settled on a number of changes that we’d like to test.


General

  • Mineral amounts changed from 100%/50% to 100%/60%

Protoss

  • Warp-in duration decreased from 8 to 5.
  • Adept
    • Weapon damage point changed from 0.4 to 0.167.

Terran

  • Reaper
    • Added new ability.
      • Toss a grenade which, after 2 seconds, causes 10 area of effect damage and knockback.
      • Cooldown is 10 seconds.
  • Cyclone
    • Can no longer target air by default.
    • New Upgrade: Surface to Air Targeting.
      • Allows Cyclone to target air.
      • Requires Fusion Core.
      • Researched from Factory Tech Lab.
      • Cost 100/100.
      • Research time: 110.
    • Unit radius increased from 0.625 to 0.75.
    • Unit scale increased by 15%.

Zerg

  • Ravager
    • Weapon period changed from 0.8 to 1.6.
    • Weapon range reduced from 6 to 4.
  • Swarm Host
    • Cost changed to 200/100 and requires 3 supply.
    • Flying locusts no longer requires research.
    • Locust health down from 65 to 50.
    • Swarm hosts can now move while burrowed.

For a more in-depth look at these changes, check out our balance preview blog. As always, we look forward to hearing your feedback after you’ve put these changes to the test.

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