Warcraft III: Reforged Patch Notes - Version 1.36.2: What's New?

Warcraft III: Reforged Patch Notes - Version 1.36.2: What's New?

Blizzard has released the latest patch for Warcraft III: Reforged, Version 1.36.2. This update, released on June 4, 2024, brings a host of balance changes, bug fixes, and map pool updates that aim to enhance the overall gameplay experience. Here’s a detailed look at what's new in this patch.

Balance Changes


  • Polymorph: Now targets Heroes with a 1.5-second duration.
  • Arcane Tower: Hero feedback reduced from 16 to 14.
  • Knights and Sundering Blades: No longer require Lumber Mill to build.
  • Sundering Blades: Now requires an upgrade again with an increased cost from 100/100 to 100/150.
  • Flame Strike: Channel time reduced from 0.9 to 0.8 seconds.
  • Control Magic: Mana per Summoned Hitpoint reduced from 45 to 35; cost increased from 25 to 40.
  • Dragonhawk Rider: Base damage increased from 17 to 19.


  • Troll Headhunter: Base damage reduced from 22 to 21.
  • Healing Wards: Mana cost reduced from 200 to 150.
  • Tauren: Move speed increased from 270 to 290.
  • Serpent Ward: Level 3 base damage reduced from 47 to 45.
  • Demolisher: Movement speed increased from 220 to 240.

Night Elf

  • Searing Arrows: Damage changed to 12/24/48 from 10/20/30.
  • Starfall: Duration reduced from 45 to 30 seconds; damage increased from 50 to 60 per wave.
  • Vorpal Blades: Research time reduced from 60 to 45 seconds.
  • Moon Well: Regeneration increased from 1.35 to 1.45.
  • Well Spring: Regeneration mana bonus reduced from 125 to 100.
  • Fan of Knives: Target changed from 5/6/7 to 6/6/6 with damage changed to 70/130/200.
  • Wisp: HP increased from 120 to 125.
  • Glaive Thrower: Movement speed increased from 220 to 240.


  • Anti-magic Shell: No longer dispellable by Devour Magic.
  • Haunted Goldmine: Build time reduced from 110 to 105.
  • Nerubian Tower: Damage type changed from Normal to Piercing.
  • Ghoul Frenzy: Research time increased from 45 to 50 seconds; movement speed bonus reduced from 80 to 60.
  • Curse: Duration reduced from 120/60 to 60/30.
  • Cripple: Can now target mechanical units.
  • Scroll of Healing: Removed from the Tomb of Relics.
  • Wand of Negation: Added to the Tomb of Relics with 2 charges, 150 Gold, and a 5-second cooldown.
  • Meat Wagon: Speed increased from 220 to 240.
  • Frost Nova: Slow duration reduced from 4/6/8 to 4/5/6 (units only).
  • Cryptlord Impale: Mana cost reduced from 100 to 90.
  • Death and Decay: Mana cost reduced from 250 to 200.
  • Web: Upgrade cost reduced from 150/150 to 100/100.
  • Boneyard: Cost reduced from 175/200 to 150/200.
  • Frost Wyrm Freezing Breath: Lumber cost reduced from 275 to 225.
  • Frost Breath: Duration on Heroes increased from 3 to 4 seconds.
  • Abomination: Base damage increased from 32 to 34.


  • Volcano: Building damage factor reduced from 3 to 2.
  • Soulburn: Damage reduction increased from -50% to -75%; hero duration increased from 7/8/9 to 8/9/10.
  • Tornado: Speed increased from 75 to 150.
  • Mana Shield: Activation cost reduced from 25 to 10.
  • Goblin Zeppelin: Food cost increased from 0 to 1.


  • Ankh of Reincarnation: Delay reduced from 7 to 5 seconds.
  • Glove of Haste: Attack speed increased from 15% to 18%.
  • Circlet of Nobility: Cost increased from 175 to 200.


  • Sleep: No longer targets heroes; duration reduced from 10 to 8; cooldown increased from 6 to 10 seconds; cost reduced from 125 to 100.
  • Dark Troll High Priest: Now has Abolish Magic.
  • Enforcer and Bandit Lord: No longer have Shadow Meld and will sleep at night.
  • Rogue Wizard: Can now sleep.
  • Enforcer: HP increased from 500 to 600.
  • Rune of Speed: Duration reduced from 60 to 20 seconds.
  • Infernal Contraption, Juggernaut, Machine: Move speed increased from 180 to 200.
  • Mana Burn: Value reduced from 100 to 50.
  • Force of Nature: Summons reduced from 3 to 2; mana cost reduced from 175 to 100.
  • Pulverized (Sea Giant): Reduced from 40/20 to 30/15.
  • Cripple: Reduced from 60/10 to 20/10; cost reduced from 175 to 125 mana.
  • Centaur Archer, Impaler, Sorcerer: Armor type changed from heavy to medium; HP of Impaler increased from 350 to 400.


  • Fixed an issue where using Ancestral Spirit on a corpse being cannibalized would cause the client to crash.
  • Fixed an issue where players sometimes failed to join an automatch game.
  • Fixed incorrect ping display in the custom game list.
  • Fixed an issue where wins were not counted in ranked games.
  • Fixed an issue where FFA matches would not create in ranked play.


The tournament schedule now includes more 1v1 and 2v2 matches during the week, with a 3v3 tournament on Sundays. 4v4 matches have been removed from the tournament pool.

Map Pool Updates


  • Removed: Springtime
  • Added: Tidehunters

Updated maps: (4)TwistedMeadows_S2_v1.1, (2)EchoIsles_S2_v2.2, (4)TurtleRock_S2, (4)LostTemple_S2, (2)LastRefuge_S2_v1.5, (2)NorthernIsles_S2, (2)ConcealedHill_S2, (2)TerenasStand_LV, (2)Tidehunters, (2)Hammerfall.


  • Removed: Shatter Exile, Rusty Creek
  • Added: Synergy, Goldshire

Updated maps: (4)TwistedMeadows_S2_v1.1, (4)LostTemple_S2, (6)GnollWood, (4)TurtleRock_S2, (4)PhantomGrove_S2_v2.0, (4)HillsbradCreek_S2, (4)TidewaterGlades_S2_v1.1, (4)Synergy_S2, (4)KingAndCountry_S2_v1.3, (4)Goldshire.


  • Removed: BloodstoneMesa, StranglethornVale, Guardians
  • Added: Wellsprings, Typhoon, ScorchedBasin

Updated maps: (6)Wellspring, (6)Typhoon, (6)ScorchedBasin, (6)Monsoon_LV, (6)RuinsOfStratholme, (6)UpperKingdom, (8)Mur’gulOasis_LV, (6)ThunderLake_LV, (8)Battleground_LV, (6)GnollWood.


  • Removed: Royal Gardens, Nightopia, Ferocity, Wellspring Temple
  • Added: Battleground, FullscaleAssault, Ekrezem Maze, Emerald Gardens

Updated maps: (8)GolemsInTheMist_LV, (8)MarketSquare, (8)Sanctuary_LV_S2, (8)Northshire_S2, (8)Feralas_S2, (8)PaintedWorld_S2, (8)Battleground_LV, (8)FullScaleAssault, (8)EkrezemsMaze_S2_v1.1, (12)EmeraldGardens.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to improve Warcraft III: Reforged. Happy gaming!

Warcraft III: Reforged

Warcraft III: Reforged

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