War Axe Nerf
War Axe Nerf is a Hearthstone patch released on Sept. 18, 2017. It was versioned 9.1.0 with the build number 20970. It was released during the expansion Knights of the Frozen Throne
- Murloc Warleader - No longer grants +1 Health.
- Innervate - Now grants only 1 mana crystal (from 2).
- Fiery War Axe - Cost increased to 3 (from 2).
- Hex - Cost increased to 4 (from 3).
- Spreading Plague - Cost increased to 6 (from 5).
Official Patch Notes
In this Hearthstone update we are making balance changes to several cards.
Please read the Upcoming Balance Changes – Update 9.1 on the official Hearthstone site for full details regarding the reasons and philosophy behind these changes.
This patch is now live on desktop. It will become available on mobile devices in the coming hours.
- Innervate - Now reads: Gain 1 Mana Crystal this turn only. (Down from 2)
- Fiery War Axe - Now costs 3 mana. (Up from 2)
- Hex - Now costs 4 mana. (Up from 3)
- Murloc Warleader Now reads: Your other Murlocs have +2 Attack. (Down from +2 Attack, +1 Health)
- Spreading Plague Now costs 6 mana. (Up from 5)