Warcraft III: Reforged Hotfixes -- Updated May 24

August 19, 2022 – 10:45 a.m. PDT

We’ve just applied hotfixes to the game to address the following issues:

  • Fixed an issue preventing LAN functionality.
  • Fixed an bug that prevented AT players from matching against RT players.

With a bundle of hotfixes that were applied moments ago:

  • Fixed an issue where the Campaign Manager could crash the game.
  • Fixed a crash caused by setting the field of an ability using BlzSetAbility*Field and then removing that ability from a unit.
  • Fixed an issue with ranks being incorrectly formatted for three-digit numbers.
  • Ping in custom games which cannot be correctly retrieved should no longer be displayed as “?”.
  • Fixed a server performance issue.

With hotfixes that have just been applied:

  • Fixed an issue where Ping was not showing accurately in the custom game list.
  • Added a Region tab to the custom game list.
  • The game result server has been updated to improve match processing.

With hotfixes to the game today:

  • Match processing for team games has been improved.


  • Fixed a bug that caused an error when inviting players to a Clan.
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  • Fixed an issue where certain custom campaign paths would crash the game.
  • Fixed an issue where IGR clients could not start the game.

With live hotfixes today, we’ve made several updates to the game, in addition to bugfixes.

Ranked Play

  • Seasons have been reduced from 12 months to 6 months.

  • MMR no longer displays in the loading screen for FFA Matches.

  • User Interface: Added headers to game modes.


  • We’ve updated the backend services to prevent incorrect results being displayed. Players that have unexpected data displayed must complete a new game for the system to pick up the good data.

Player Profiles

  • Added support for all seasons and multiple-season history.

  • Added additional functionality to AT match history which will allow players to access more information.


  • Blademaster mirror image damage increased from 15% to 20%.

  • Blademaster mirror image XP is now capped at 30.

  • Immolation damage reduced from 8/12/18 to 7/12/18 (DPS: 14/24/36).

  • Immolation mana drain increased from 6 to 7.

  • Immolation activation cost reduced from 20 to 1.

  • Immolation buffer mana reduced from 10 to 9.

  • Anti-Magic Shell increased from 300 to 420 (increases number of dispels to remove from 2 to 3).


  • Fixed an issue where Destroyer’s dispel magic was not removing anti-magic shell.

  • Fixed an issue where workers would still have a repair rate reduction from liquid fire even after the debuff duration expired.

  • Fixed an issue where players cannot progress past act 2 on “The Founding of Durotar” campaign on Reforged mode.

  • Various maps in the map pool have been updated to the latest version.

  • Fixed an issue where “!stats” would show player names in FFA.

  • Fixed an issue where a player gets a loss instead of a win in ranked play.

  • Fixed an issue where the leaderboard does not update appropriately for RT.

  • Fixed an issue where a user who has accounts in multiple regions would show the incorrect amounts of wins and losses in the leaderboard.

  • Fixed an issue where placement matches would not record.

  • Fixed an issue where games would fail to process with an early leaver.

  • Fixed an issue where games would fail to process with AT vs RT with an early leaver.

  • Fixed an issue where 4v4 match history would show misaligned names.

  • Fixed an issue where the 2nd place FFA winner would still lose MMR and 4th place would gain MMR.

  • Fixed an issue where match history details were inaccurate.

  • Fixed an issue where Custom Campaign UI would sometimes remain on your screen in other game modes.

  • Fixed an issue where loading screen text would be misaligned.

  • Fixed a crash that happens when you exit a map with no description.

  • Fixed an issue where Player Profile Match History AT Filter not showing the correct info about your matches, or not showing you all of your matches.

  • Fixed an issue where the Versus Ranked Stats Widget displayed the incorrect information.

  • Added localization for text “Press Tab”.

  • Fixed an issue where map information missing from the player profile.

  • Fixed an issue where players were getting ranked after playing only 3 matches instead of 5.



  • Fixed an issue preventing players from properly progressing through “The Fall of Silvermoon”.

New hotfixes deployed this evening:

  • Fixed an issue where F3 would disable the mini-map in non-obserever-mode games.
  • Fixed an issue where Ring of Protection + 5 had the incorrect gold cost.
  • Fixed an issue where Ring of Protection +4 had the incorrect gold cost.
  • Fixed an issue where Ring of Protection +3 had the incorrect gold cost.
  • FIxed an issue where Ring of Archmagic had the incorrect gold cost.
  • Fixed an issue where players would have incorrect match details.
  • FIxed an issue where players matches were being scored as “Ties” in non-tournament matches.
  • Fixed an issue where Custom Campaign difficulty resets to normal on next level.
  • Fixed a Chat bug in the lobbies of a Custom Game: someone entering or leaving the game would focus your window on the lobby, even if you were typing in the chat.
  • Fixed an issue where Tournaments Race description was partially cut out in the Tournaments tab.
  • Fixed overlap in the Allies tab in Spanish.
  • Fixed an issue where tournament games did not score correctly.

Today, we’ve deployed the following hotfixes.

  • Fixed an issue where the Night Elf entangled goldmine would make it not visible in the fog of war.
  • Fixed an issue where blighted trees would be visible in the fog of war.
  • Fixed a server crash that could prevent matchmaking.

Today, we’ve deployed the following hotfixes to the game:

  • Fixed an issue in the new Tournament service causing games to not process.
  • Fixed an issue where if a player disconnected in a ranked play, the game would not process for all players.
  • Fixed a bug causing a front-end memory leak.
  • The elimination bracket is now visible.
  • Fixed a bug preventing Tournament games from being scored.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the game from shutting down gracefully when viewing the Tournament leaderboards.
  • Fixed an issue causing dead heroes to still be present in the unit panel in observer mode.
  • Removed tint behind Production and Unit Panel.
  • Fixed a bug causing some locales to display 12-hour time where 24-hour time is intended.

With hotfixes that are now live today:

  • Fixed an issue where Profile Match History would incorrectly appear as Ties.
  • Fixed an issue that would cause low framerates for some players.
  • Fixed an issue where after where games would hitch whenever the Tournament service changed states.
  • Fixed an issue where turning off improved zoom would not revert the camera automatically back to the original legacy zoom height.
  • Fixed an issue where the game was not updating correctly after a match.
  • Fixed an issue where, after winning a game, the outcome would be displayed as a Tie or Loss instead of Win.
  • Fixed an issue where players’ names were not consistent in Obserever mode when observing a custom map.
  • Fixed an issue with Obserever mode where the Hero XP bar was not correctly filling up in the command card.
  • Fixed an issue with the Obserever Mode API that prevented community-made observer tools from properly functioning.
  • Fixed an issue with the Tournament leaderboard not displaying the correct information.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would desync when playing tournaments, preventing them from entering games.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would not receive their bonus wins from tournaments.