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Warcraft 3 - Patch 1.29
Pete Stilwell released patch notes for Warcraft 3. You can purchase the game and expansions on the Blizzard Store.
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker)
Hail Warchiefs, Lichs, Commanders, and Keepers,

Our sincere thanks to the Classic forums, the pros, the mapmakers, the players, r/WC3, Discord (Warcraft 3 United), and the horde of other fans who reached out to help make this patch Rexxar approved. Classic is by your side on this journey.

Grab your favorite beverage and snacks, there's a lot to cover:

Specific Changes and Improvements
Widescreen support added. To prevent stretching their have been changes to the interfaces:
  • Added bookends to the in-game interface
  • Added black pillars in menus

Game lobbies expanded to support 24 players. We’ve added 12 new team colors. Thanks to Erkan and others for contributing to the new palette:
  • Player 13 - Maroon
  • Player 14 - Navy
  • Player 15 - Turquoise
  • Player 16 - Violet
  • Player 17 - Wheat
  • Player 18 - Peach
  • Player 19 - Mint
  • Player 20 - Lavender
  • Player 21 - Coal
  • Player 22 - Snow
  • Player 23 - Emerald
  • Player 24 - Peanut

Notes
  • Ladder standings have been reset; good luck and have fun on the climb
  • Replays are incompatible between major game versions
  • This will be the last version to support Windows XP
  • Automated tournaments will resume next week

Bug Fixes
  • Clans can be created
  • Mac launches
  • Korean locale launches
  • Various missing textures located (Thanks to TriggerHappy for the test map)
  • Default resolution no longer resembles Felwood
  • Ladder maps cleansed of sneaky tower locations near starting mines

Known Issues
  • Temporarily disabled Fixed Aspect Ratio in Video Options
  • Chaos Kodo Beasts are showing as idle workers in campaign missions
  • Unable to input text while keyboard settings are under different languages in zhCN and koKR locales
  • Certain elements in World Editor overlap
  • Set/GetAbilityOnXXXX functions are renamed to Set/GetAbilityActivatedXXXX
  • SetUnitNameAll is disabled for now
  • PlaySpecialEffect is disabled for now
  • PlaySpecialEffectWithTimeScale is disabled for now
  • Crash: With an ability that has "Disabled"=false, attempting to set "Disabled" to false again will crash the World Editor
  • UnitDisableAbility does not hide an ability with Hide=true and Disabled=false
  • Default map directory is for from maps when creating custom games
  • Resolution does not change properly when switching between windowed and full screen
  • Tooltips for hero abilities may not be updated

Hero Balance Changes

Mountain King
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Stormbolt
  • Level 2: Reduce damage from 225 to 210
  • Level 3: Reduce damage from 350 to 325
Thunder Clap
  • Level 1: Increased damage from 60 to 65; Increased area of effect from 25 to 30
  • Level 2: Increased damage from 100 to 125; Increased area of effect from 30 to 35
  • Level 3: Increased damage from 140 to 175; Increased area of effect from 35 to 40

Paladin
Attack Speed
  • Reduced cooldown from 2.2 to 2.0 seconds
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Divine Shield
  • Level 2: Reduced duration from 30 to 25
  • Level 3: Reduced duration from 45 to 35

Blademaster
Mirror Image
  • Reduced Mana cost from 115 to 100 for all levels
Critical Strike
  • Removed + damage item interaction from multiplier calculation: (Avg Damage + Item Damage)*Critical Multiplier = Total Damage
  • Prior calculation: (Avg Damage *Critical Multiplier) + Item Damage = Total Damage

Far Seer
Feral Spirit
  • Level 1: Increased unit healths from 200 to 250
  • Level 2: Increased unit healths from 300 to 350; Reduced unit level from 4 to 3 to reduce enemy experience reward
  • Level 3: Reduced unit level from 5 to 4 to reduce enemy experience reward
Chain Lightning
  • Reduced damage reduction from 15% to 10% per jump for all levels
Far Sight
  • Level 1: Removed mana cost; Added a cooldown of 60 seconds
  • Level 2: Removed mana cost; Added a cooldown of 45 seconds
  • Level 3: Removed mana cost; Added a cooldown of 30 seconds

Shadow Hunter
Serpent Wards
  • Level 1: Increased damage from 11-13 to 14-16; Increased health from 75 to 90
  • Level 2: Increased damage from 23-26 to 27-30; Increased health from 135 to 165
  • Level 3: Increased damage from 41-45 to 48-52; Increased health from 135 to 200

Tauren Chieftain
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
War Stomp
  • Level 1: Increased damage from 25 to 30
  • Level 2: Increased damage from 50 to 60
  • Level 3: Increased damage from 75 to 90
Reincarnation
  • Reduced spellcast from 7 seconds to 5 seconds

Crypt Lord
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Carrion Beetles
  • Level 1: Increased health from 140 to 170; Increase movement speed from 270 to 290
  • Level 2: Increased health from 275 to 330; Increase movement speed from 270 to 290
  • Level 3: Increased health from 410 to 490; Increase movement speed from 270 to 290
Impale
  • Level 1: Increased damage from 50 to 75
  • Level 2: Increased damage from 80 to 120
  • Level 3: Increased damage from 110 to 165

Dread Lord
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Carrion Swarm
  • Level 1: Increased maximum damage from 300 to 400
  • Level 2: Increased maximum damage from 600 to 700
  • Level 3: Increased maximum damage from 1000 to 1200
  • Mana Cost reduced from 110 to 100 for all levels
  • Now damages mechanical units
Sleep
  • Cooldown reduced from 6 seconds to 4 seconds for all levels
  • Level 1: Reduced duration from 20 (5) sec to 15 (4) sec; Reduced mana cost from 100 to 80
  • Level 2: Reduced duration from 40 (10) sec to 35 (8) sec; Reduced mana cost from 75 to 65
  • Level 3: Reduced duration from 60 (15) sec to 55 (12) sec
Vampiric Aura
  • Level 1: Increased life steal from 15% to 20%
  • Level 2: Increased life steal from 30% to 35%
  • Level 3: Increased life steal from 45% to 50%

Lich
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290

Demon Hunter
Mana Burn
  • Increased mana cost from 50 to 60 for all levels

Keeper of the Grove
Intelligence
  • Increased default value from 18 to 19
Tranquility
  • Added 3 seconds of invulnerability on spellcast
  • Reduced duration from 30 seconds to 15 seconds
  • Increased healing per second from 20 to 40
Entangling Roots
  • Level 2: Reduced duration on units from 24 seconds to 18 seconds; Increased duration on heroes from 3 seconds to 5 seconds; Increased damage per second from 15 damage to 20 damage
  • Level 3: Reduced duration on units from 36 seconds to 30 seconds; Increased duration on heroes from 5 seconds to 7 seconds; Increased damage per second from 25 Damage to 30 Damage
Force of Nature
  • Increased Treant attack damage from 14 to 16

Priestess of the Moon
Attack Speed
  • Reduced cooldown from 2.46 to 2.33 seconds
Scout
  • Increased speed from 270 to 300
  • Level 1: Reduced mana cost from 100 to 50
  • Level 2: Reduced mana cost from 75 to 50

Warden
Blink
  • Level 2: Reduced cooldown from 10 seconds to 7 seconds
  • Level 3: Increased cooldown from 1 second to 4 seconds

Dark Ranger
Life Drain
  • Increase damage done per second and lower mana cost
  • Level 1: Increase damage per second from 25 to 30; Reduce Mana cost from 75 to 50
  • Level 2: Increase damage per second from 40 to 45, Reduce Mana cost from 75 to 50
  • Level 3: Increase damage per second from 55 to 60, Reduce Mana cost from 75 to 50

Firelord
Incinerate
  • Level 1: Increased bonus damage multiplier per stack from 1 to 2; Increased death by incineration damage full area from 90 to 120; Increased death by incineration damage half area from 180 to 240; Increased duration from 2 to 4
  • Level 2: Increased bonus damage multiplier per stack from 2 to 3; Increased death by incineration damage full area from 90 to 120; Increased death by incineration damage half area from 180 to 240; Increased duration from 2 to 4
  • Level 3: Increased bonus damage multiplier per stack from 3 to 4; Increased death by incineration damage full area from 100 to 120; Increased death by incineration damage half area from 180 to 240; Increased duration from 2 to 4
Soul Burn
  • Level 1: Increased duration on units from 14 seconds to 16 seconds; Increased duration on heroes from 6 seconds to 7 seconds; Increased damage from 100 to 125
  • Level 2: Increased duration on units from 16 seconds to 18 seconds; Increased duration on heroes from 7 seconds to 8 seconds; Increased damage from 225 to 270
  • Level 3: Increased duration on units from 18 seconds to 20 seconds; Increased duration on heroes from 8 seconds to 9 seconds; Increased damage from 375 to 450

Goblin Alchemist
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Healing Spray
  • No longer heals enemy units
  • Heals Alchemist
Acid Bomb
  • Level 1: Increased Damage from 5 to 8 (total damage 75 to 120; Secondary damage 3 to 5)
  • Level 2: Increased Damage from 10 to 13 (total damage 150 to 195; Secondary damage 6.5 to 8.5)
  • Level 3: Increased Damage from 15 to 18 (total damage 225 to 270; Secondary damage 10 to 12)

Goblin Tinker
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290
Cluster Rockets
  • Now targets air units
  • Level 1: Increased damage from 35 to 45 damage per second
  • Level 2: Increased damage from 65 to 75 damage per second
  • Level 3: Increased damage from 100 to 110 damage per second

Naga Sea Witch
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290

Pandaren Brewmaster
Movement Speed
  • Increased base speed from 270 to 290

Map Pool

World Editor Upgrades
  • Object Limit: 30,000
  • Neutral Units: 2,048
  • Neutral Buildings: 384
  • Player Units: 4,320
  • Player Buildings: 2,400
  • Items: 1,024
  • Map Size Limit: 480 x 480
  • Tile Slot Limit: 16
  • Max Execution Limit: 3,000,000
  • Max Food Limit: 999
  • Max Resource Limit: 9,999,999
  • Array Size Limit: 32,768
  • "Always show Health Bars" now shows Mana Bars as well

New Natives

You made it! Don't worry, that last bit was a completely different language for me too... What are you still doing here? Go play some Warcraft.

Cheers,
Classic
This article was originally published in forum thread: Warcraft 3 - Patch 1.29 started by chaud View original post
Comments 78 Comments
  1. Vargur's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Miyagie View Post
    Widescreen is cheating !
    It was removed from D3 and OW and also should be removed from WoW.
    Your 60 FPS over my 59 FPS is cheating. I DEMAND EQUALITY FOR ALL!
  1. McNeil's Avatar
    Level 3 Blink no longer has 1 second cooldown? But thats what made this ability so fun
  1. sunxsera's Avatar
    seems warcraft 3 gets more updates than diablo 3
  1. Eazy's Avatar
    Bye bye WoW for now, kek.
  1. anaxie's Avatar
    Long story short what a lot of these changes mean is the creation for even more complex custom campaigns and user map creation.
    fully expect WC3 Remaster announcement at 2018s blizzcon.

    and inevitably the one everyones been waiting on. The rebirth of Diablo 2
  1. Eleccybubb's Avatar
    Yeah we are definitely getting this Remastered some time next year.

    Then I imagine it'll be Diablo 2.
  1. anaxie's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    Yeah we are definitely getting this Remastered some time next year.

    Then I imagine it'll be Diablo 2.
    WC2 Bnet edition works fine on windows 10 as does Diablo 1.

    Shameful they don't sell it on the Blizzard store. because we all know what the alternative acquisition is when companies wont sell you a game.
  1. Eleccybubb's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by anaxie View Post
    WC2 Bnet edition works fine on windows 10 as does Diablo 1.

    Shameful they don't sell it on the Blizzard store. because we all know what the alternative acquisition is when companies wont sell you a game.
    Yeah but I imagine like Starcraft they will throw the other 2 on there just for the sake of Remastering and having them directly on the current Battle.net.

    But yeah can't complain. Got Diablo 1 working fine on Windows 10.

    Right now though these updates do seem to point to a WC3 Remaster. Which I'll probably buy.
  1. Venziir's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by anaxie View Post
    WC2 Bnet edition works fine on windows 10 as does Diablo 1.

    Shameful they don't sell it on the Blizzard store. because we all know what the alternative acquisition is when companies wont sell you a game.
    Wait what? That's news to me.

    Even Blizzard says it kinda doesn't work https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20749768926
  1. Eleccybubb's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    Wait what? That's news to me.
    The old Battle.net services are still up and running. So you can play online but not sure if you will find a game with how old those games are.
  1. Venziir's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    The old Battle.net services are still up and running. So you can play online but not sure if you will find a game with how old those games are.
    I've got it around the apartment somewhere. I was just pretty sure it didn't work though, but I don't think I've ever tried it. I remember trying it on win7 and that didn't work.
  1. Eleccybubb's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Venziir View Post
    I've got it around the apartment somewhere. I was just pretty sure it didn't work though, but I don't think I've ever tried it. I remember trying it on win7 and that didn't work.
    You need to run them as admin in some cases to connect to Battle.net.

    That's how I got Starcraft and D2 working.
  1. Venziir's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    You need to run them as admin in some cases to connect to Battle.net.

    That's how I got Starcraft and D2 working.
    Hm, interesting! I'll give that a try, thanks!
  1. rcshaggy's Avatar
    I loved this game so much...
    Really enjoyed it, but hopefully they can remaster it for the modern PCs with a Remaster.
  1. Sorrior's Avatar
    Now if only they cpuld add classics to the launcher...especially ones we already own
  1. valcrist's Avatar
    Wtf they add wide screen support on warcraft3?!?! But they refuse to do it on SC2 and overwatch , god damn blizzard sometimes u guys piss me off.
  1. videotape's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Eleccybubb View Post
    Yeah we are definitely getting this Remastered some time next year.

    Then I imagine it'll be Diablo 2.
    I would die if D2 were re-released in remastered form. Probably from starvation.
  1. Midnitte's Avatar
    They should have announced the patch April 1st for full effect...
  1. loanel's Avatar
    They have to put it into the battle net app, like they did with starcraft. Else nobody will care about the patch.
  1. lyphe's Avatar
    SUGGESTION TO BLIZZ
    ______________________

    Remove the crappy Destiny 2 icon from our Blizzard launcher and replace it with a WC3 icon ... as it should have been in the first place.
    Ty!

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