Updates to Hearthstone The Hearthstone icon Hearthstone (formerly known as Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft 1] 2]) is a free-to-play digital collectible card game from Blizzard Entertainment. It was first announced in a presentation by Rob Pardo at the hearthstone may be released between client patches For the minion card, see Patches the Pirate. Updates to Hearthstone are made in the form of patches. This page lists all Hearthstone patches to date. New patches for Hearthstone are released regularly, fixing bugs hearthstone in the form of hotfixes. This page aims to list all officially announced Hearthstone hotfixes to date.

Official announcements for many of these changes may be found in this link here:

  • Official Hearthstone Hotfixes Thread -

Hotfixes are server-side updates that do not require downloading and can be implemented with little or no downtime. Hotfixes usually address bugs, and are generally used to remedy smaller or particularly urgent problems without needing to wait for the next client patch.

2017-04-11 hotfix


2017-04-07 hotfix

2016-12-06 hotfix

2016-12-01 hotifx

The following hotfix was not listed in the official hotfixes thread but was announced in the official forums.

  • A hotfix was rolled out to all players on the Americas server at 2:30PM PST, which corrects a bug with Mean Streets of Gadgetzan card packs that unintentionally made the drop rate of tri-class cards higher than intended. Players on the Americas server will now see tri-class cards appear at a drop rate that is consistent with other cards of their rarity.

2016-10-23 hotfix

The following hotfixes were not listed in the official hotfixes thread but were announced on Twitter.

  • Resolved an issue with the occurrence of win streaks in Ranked Play This fixed a bug introduced the previous day with Patch that caused only 2 stars to be required for a win streak

2016-08-25 hotfix

2016-08-15 hotfix

  • Addressed an issue where certain Quests were not correctly added to the random Quest pool.

2016-07-15 hotfix

  • The following issues have been resolved for PCPersonal Computer and Mac:
    • Addressed certain instances where players were unable to log in to Hearthstone and received the error message, ⃢₀ₜOops! We were unable to start a game for you. Please try again.⃢₀₝

2016-07-14 hotfix

NB: The below changes were released either as part of Patch or immediately afterwards, and were posted in the official hotfixes thread. They are included here for completeness.

2016-05-04 hotfix

2016-04-28 hotfix

  • Resolved an issue with the interaction between Fandral Staghelm and Dark Wispers. The Dark Wispers buff can now only be cast on minions as intended.

2016-01-05 hotfix

  • We⃢₀ₙve hotfixed the proportion of League of Explorers cards that appear while building an Arena deck. Previously, some League of Explorers cards were scarce, while others appeared much too frequently. League of Explorers cards should now correctly appear about 50% more often in Arenas than other sets. (Source)

2015-11-20 hotfix

2015-09-03 hotfix

  • It is no longer possible to detect when a minion that has been used in a joust has been drawn.
  • Resolved an issue with Nozdormu and joust that resulted in players losing a large portion of individual turns. Note: The issue with Nozdormu allowing players to skip their opponents` turns was only specifically resolved in the cases of Youthful Brewmaster and any Joust minion.

2015-04-02 hotfix

2015-02-26 hotfix

  • Issue causing purchase screen to appear darkened and prevent players from progressing with purchases has been addressed. Players should be able to obtain packs and enter Arena with no issues.

2015-02-09 hotfix

  • The Hearthstone in-game friends list should be less crowded as your friends have agreed to give each other some space. Names should no longer overlap.

2014-10-01 hotfix

  • The Naxxramas game board has been added to the game board rotation in Play and Arena mode.

2014-09-23 hotfix

2014-09-03 hotfix

  • The Warrior and Paladin Class Challenges found within Curse of Naxxramas are now improved. This should result in reduced hair loss and property damage.

2014-08-28 hotfix

  • Kel`Thuzad now correctly returns golden minions as golden minions.
  • Fixed an issue with deck building.

2014-08-15 hotfix