Patch 188.8.131.5206 is a Hearthstone patch released September 15, 2016. It is a medium patch, adding the Tyrande Whisperwind alternate hero, the Welcome Bundle, additional card restrictions for the Arena, some Deck Recipe updates and three new card backs.
The official patch notes announcement can be found here.
Patch notes[edit | edit source]
- The Welcome Bundle has arrived! Purchase this one-time only bundle to receive 10 Classic card packs and a random Classic Class Legendary!
- Added the new Priest Hero: Tyrande Whisperwind. You will be able to add the new Hero and a new card back to your collection by participating in an upcoming special promotion.
- The following card backs have been added:
- Tyrande – Acquired via a special promotion
- Legion – Acquired by achieving Rank 20 in Ranked Play for September 2016
- Pie – Acquired by achieving Rank 20 in Ranked Play for October 2016
- A few deck recipes have been updated. [All Classic recipes now include the Classic legendary for that class.]
- Certain cards will no longer be selectable in the Arena.
- If you accept a Friendly Challenge while editing a deck, your deck-building progress will now be saved.
- Resolved an issue that could cause gameplay to slow down after using the new Adventure restart feature.
- Golden C'Thun and Mounted Raptor can now be crafted or disenchanted.
- Medivh's Valet can now be properly crafted or disenchanted.
- [Tablet] Resolved an issue that could prevent the on-screen keyboard from opening.
- Fixed some audio, graphical, and UI issues.
Undocumented changes[edit | edit source]
- A new emote has been added for Malfurion Stormrage, when starting a match vs his wife, Tyrande Whisperwind
- New Tavern Brawl cards: White King (Tavern Brawl), Black King (Tavern Brawl), Dorothee (Tavern Brawl)