Thsese are the PTR patch notes for the recent Hog/Reaper spread changes:
Blizzard goes out of their way to specify the spread randomization, not the spread angle. So what this means is that Hog/Reaper’s spread is now more consistent and closer to a fixed spread pattern, but covers the same wide area.
This should make Hog’s hook combos more consistent, and Reaper’s damage less reliant on RNG. But it doesn’t increase their effective range or let Hog 1-shot people he couldn’t before.
Edit: just realized this should probably be in PTR feedback.
Previously, when heroes got their spread reduced the patch notes looked like this: