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Warcraft III: Reforged Update 1.36 released, full patch notes

Blizzard has just released Update 1.36 for Warcraft III: Reforged, and shared its complete changelog. According to the release notes, Patch 1.36 packs numerous balance tweaks and improvements.

Going into slightly more details, this new update reduces immolation damage from 7/12/18 to 6/11/17. It also reduces Potion of Greater Mana from 250 to 200.

Patch 1.36 also features a number of bug fixes. For instance, it fixes an issue causing a crash while observing a CPU Game. It also resolves an issue that prevented users from creating 512×512 custom maps.

As always, Battlenet will download this update the next time you launch its client. Below you can also find its complete changelog.

Warcraft III: Reforged Patch 1.36 Release Notes

  • Immolation damage reduced from 7/12/18 to 6/11/17.
  • Sentinel Research cost reduced from 100/100 to 50/50 gold/lumber.
  • Arcane Tower Feedback increased from 12 to 16 on heroes (24 on regular units remains unchanged).
  • Sundering Blades bonus reduced from 15% to 10%.
  • Troll headhunter hit points reduced from 375 to 350.
  • Pulverized cost reduced from 225 to 175 lumber.
  • Cannibalization cost reduced from 75 to 50 gold.
  • Cannibalization research time reduced from 30 to 15 seconds.
  • Claws of attack +5 damaged reduced to +4.
  • Claws of attack +9 damaged reduced to +8.
  • Potion of Greater Mana reduced from 250 to 200.
  • Mana Stone mana granted on consumption reduced from 250 to 200.
  • Circlet of Nobility item level increased from 2 to 3.
  • Ring of Protection +3 item level decreased from 2 to 1.
  • Ring of Protection +4 item level decreased from 3 to 2.
  • Ring of Protection +5 item level decreased from 6 to 3.
  • Ring of Superiority added to the drop table as a level 1 item (+1 to all stats).
  • Ring of the Archmagic added to the drop table as a level 4 item (+3 to all stats).
  • Wand of Mana Steal reduced from 65 to 60.
  • Lighting Shield removed from the item table.
  • After the end of each season, MMR will now reset. (Previously, MMR did not fully reset after each season.)
  • The map pool has been standardized to include 10 maps featuring a collection of well-known classic and new community maps.
  • Map vetoes now offer a maximum of 3 vetoes for all modes.
Observer Mode
  • Added the option to disable/enable observer mode UI. This is automatically set OFF by default
  • Added click-to-follow in the observer mode UI by clicking the command card.
  • Removed the control panel and moved the command card to the far right. Hotkeys for toggling menus are available in the help menu.
  • Production bar progress color is now white.
  • Hotkey to swap to the Production panel is “Alt +P”, and to swap to the Unit panel, is “Alt + U”.
  • Added new features and Updated UI for Observer Mode.
  • All panels can be toggled on and off individually, using hotkeys or the Control Panel.
  • Added Statistics Panel: you can now view the Race, Gold, Lumber, Food, and APM of all players in the game at once.
  • Added Production queue. You can now view which units each player is currently building at once.
  • Added Unit view. You can now view all of the units in each player’s army at once.
  • You can now toggle between viewing the Production Queue or the Unit view.
  • Added Hero Panel view. You can now view all of the heroes and their items and abilities for up to 4 players at once. You can also click on heroes to center your camera on them.
  • Tournaments now accessible via the Versus screen.
  • Tournaments will run daily.
  • Tournaments are open to all players.
  • Added additional UI to indicate when the next tournament begins.
  • Each Tournament will have different game rules, maps, and available races.
  • Preliminary Phase: Play up to 8 games, and earn points based on wins and losses.
  • The Top 16 players from the Preliminary will face each other in an Elimination bracket.
  • Go undefeated in the Elimination Bracket to win the whole tournament!
  • Unlock unique Portraits by earning points competing in Tournaments.
  • Stats on Tournaments performance are displayed on your Player Profile.
  • In-Game and Global chat can now be toggled on and off in the Settings.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented users from creating 512×512 custom maps.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash when calling BlizHideOriginFrames.
  • Also fixed an issue where selecting Blademaster’s Mirror Image would break the Observer Mode UI.
  • Fixed an issue where Ranked icons were missing from the Versus: Ranked Screen.
  • Fixed an issue where your Highest Rank and Race stats were being pulled from recent Tournament history.
  • Also fixed an issue causing a crash on log-in.
  • Fixed an issue where effects in the fog of war could cause the game to crash.
  • Fixed an issue causing a crash while observing a CPU Game.
  • Also fixed an issue causing a crash when becoming an Observer on Defeat.
  • Fixed an issue where in-game hotkeys were still functional while your Menus were open.
  • Fixed an issue where Replays would be soft-locked if you attempted to watch one immediately after playing a match.
  • Also fixed an issue where you would see a black screen when observing games with a large number of players.
  • Fixed an issue where player’s division icons in the leaderboard were not updating properly.

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