Heroes of the Storm Patch Notes – January 12, 2016


Winter Veil

  • Winter Veil has come to an end. Festive Treasure Goblins have transformed into lumps of coal, all Winter Veil items have been removed from the Shop, and Special Event Quests can no longer be completed.
    • Please note: It will still be possible to earn Winter Veil Special Event Quest progress and ride the Festive Treasure Goblin if today’s patch has not yet been released in your region. Winter Veil items, however, are no longer purchasable at this time.

Cho’gall Buddy Brawl

  • Cho’gall is now available for purchase from the in-game Shop using real money or gold.
  • The Cho’gall Buddy Brawl Special Event Quests will be disabled in each region as today’s patch is released around the world.
    • Please note: It will still be possible to complete the Cho’gall Buddy Brawl Special Event Quests and unlock Cho’gall for free if today’s patch has not yet been released in your region.

Return to Top

New Hero

Greymane, Lord of the Worgen, has been added to Heroes of the Storm and is now available for play! Read on for a brief overview of his Abilities.


  • Curse of the Worgen
    • Use certain Abilities to shapeshift between Human and Worgen form.
      • While in Human form, your Basic Attacks are ranged.
      • While in Worgen form, your Basic Attacks are melee, but deal 40% more damage.

Basic Abilities

  • Gilnean Cocktail (Q)
    • Hurl a flask that damages the first enemy hit, and explodes to deal heavy damage to enemies behind the first in a cone.
  • Worgen: Razor Swipe (Q)
    • Swipe toward a direction, damaging enemies in front of you.
  • Inner Beast (W)
    • Gain 50% Attack Speed for 3 seconds. Basic Attacks refresh this duration.
  • Darkflight (E)
    • Shapeshift into a Worgen, and leap at and damage an enemy.
  • Worgen: Disengage (E)
    • Shapeshift into a Human, and roll away in the specified direction.

Heroic Abilities

  • Go for the Throat (R)
    • Shapeshift into a Worgen and leap at an enemy Hero, slashing the target 3 times and dealing heavy damage. If this kills the target, Go for the Throat can be used a second time within 10 seconds for free.
  • Marked for the Kill (R)
    • Shapeshift into a Human and fire a shot that makes the first enemy Hero it strikes Vulnerable for 5 seconds. Reactivate to shapeshift into a Worgen and leap at the Hero.

Return to Top



  • New Bundles have been added for a limited time!
    • Corruptor Cho’gall Bundle
    • Ringmaster Greymane Bundle
  • Bundle Removals
    • Winter Veil 2015 Bundle
    • Winter Veil 2015 Ultimate Bundle


  • Cho’gall can now be purchased from the in-game Shop
  • Greymane has been added to the in-game Shop


  • Ringmaster’s Pride – Available exclusively through purchase of the Ringmaster Greymane Bundle


  • New Skins
    • Master Greymane
    • Ringmaster Greymane
  • Skin Removals
    • Greatfather Winter Stitches
    • Sugar Plum Sylvanas

Return to Top

Bug Fixes

Heroes and Talents

  • Fixed an issue that made Leoric unable to walk through enemy Gates while in Undying form.

Return to Top