Hearthstone Balance Patch Coming on Thursday (May 19) With Standard And Battlegrounds Nerfs And Buffs

No matter if you mainly play Standard or Battlegrounds, the chances are that you’re not a fan of the current meta. Standard is dominated by Demon Hunter, while Battlegrounds is mostly players forcing Naga comps.

Luckily, Blizzard has finally teased a balance update. While we don’t have patch notes yet, we at least know that it’s coming soon – in just three days (Thursday, May 19).

Even without patch notes, we can quite easily guess what will be general idea behind it by looking at what’s overpowered. However, what makes it even more interesting is that the patch should contain some Standard buffs, as teased by Iksar a few days ago in his Q&A. Buffing the worst-performing classes on top of nerfing the top ones should have a substantial impact on the current meta.

Anyway, we’re now waiting for the patch notes – and let’s hope for the best!


A Hearthstone player and writer from Poland, Stonekeep has been in a love-hate relationship with Hearthstone since Closed Beta. Over that time, he has achieved many high Legend climbs and infinite Arena runs. He's the current admin of Hearthstone Top Decks.

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  1. Vanelloppe
    May 17, 2022 at 3:31 pm

    Alleluia, very shit standard meta since the last patch

  2. PitLord
    May 17, 2022 at 12:06 am

    Stay Tuned new bugs incoming

    • Stonekeep - Site Admin
      May 17, 2022 at 9:43 am

      I think it’s only a balance patch so there should be no new bugs since no new content is added.

      Wait for 23.4 (mini-set patch) for the bugs 🙂