New Patch Now Live! Balance Changes, Bonus Scraps, Bug Fixes and More!

The new patch for Gwent is now live! Bringing numerous balance changes and bug fixes to the game.

For a limited time, cards that have been reduced in power will be able to be Milled for their full crafting cost. The Scraps awarded for Common and Rare cards has been increased by 100% and players that have purchased Kegs with real money prior to this patch will receive 30 bonus Scraps for each Keg bought.

We're working on importing the changed data onto GwentDB and will have it available as soon as possible. All changes are now live on GwentDB!

Note for PS4 players who can't log in: http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sputqm

Quote from CD Projekt Red

New update for GWENT: The Witcher Card Game now available on PC, Xbox One and PS4.

With this update, our main focus is to improve balance, solve some of the major issues that were affecting gameplay and adjust the prices for milling common and rare cards. Additionally, some cards will be subject to a limited-time refund (5 days) in the form of an increase in the amount of Scraps awarded for milling them (note, however, that milling the Premium versions of these cards will not award Meteorite Powder):

Quote from CD Projekt Red

Neutral/General

  • Added Regressing tag to King of Beggars.
  • Adjusted opponent decks in Leader challenges.
  • Changed Drought's Damage value from 3 to 2.
  • Changed Ragh Nar Roog's Damage value from 3 to 2.
  • Added Special tag to Immune Boost.
  • Added Special tag to Overdose.
  • Roach Power changed from 5 to 4.
  • Roach will now only be played from your Deck when you play a Gold Unit from your Hand.
  • When Gaunter O'Dimm's Gamble ends in a tie, both players will draw cards.
  • Ciri Power changed from 7 to 5.
  • Sarah Power changed from 7 to 8.
  • Johnny Power changed from 5 to 7.
  • Vesemir Power changed from 6 to 7.
  • Villentretenmerth Power changed from 6 to 4.

Northern Realms

Monsters

  • Removed Griffin's Brave ability.
  • Griffin Power changed from 6 to 8.
  • Nekker Power changed from 2 to 3.
  • Arachas Behemoth Power changed from 5 to 6.
  • Vran Warrior Power changed from 4 to 5.
  • Katakan Power changed from 4 to 5.
  • Shadow Power changed from 6 to 7.
  • Water Hag will not activate abilities triggered on Consume.
  • Kayran Power changed from 10 to 8.
  • Changed Unseen Elder Power from 4 to 5.
  • Nithral's ability will now only increase the Damage done by Frost on the opponent's side.
  • Frightener will now pull 1 target Unit to the same row on the opposite side instead of pushing 2 Units.
  • Foglets will now be destroyed when the last Fog is cleared from the Board.
  • Draug Damage now ignores Armor.
  • Removed Fire Elemental's Brave ability.
  • Dagon Power changed from 7 to 6.
  • Removed Brave from Wyvern.
  • Wyvern damage value changed from 2 to 3.
  • Celaeno Harpy Power changed from 5 to 4.

Scoia'tael

Nilfgaard

Skellige

Game Fixes

  • Fixed issue with Nithral's armor displaying an incorrect value (3 instead of 2).
  • Updated Vrihedd Brigade's tooltip to match its ability.
  • Fixed the issue whereby Disloyal Agile Units (e.g. Letho of Gulet) couldn't be played on rows other than Melee.
  • Sheldon Skaggs' ability fixed to reflect his tooltip (he Boosts instead of Strengthening).
  • Fixed Dwarven Skirmisher's tooltip to match his ability.
  • Fixed an issue whereby Ambassador would Boost Units by 12 instead of 10 when activated by Vicovaro Novice.
  • Fixed an issue whereby Meteorite Powder would be consumed when replaying the Card Crafting tutorial.
  • Fixed an issue with milling Clan Brokvar Archer x4.
  • Fixed an issue with King Bran's carousel displaying the wrong number of cards to discard.
  • Fixed the issue with Lord of Undvik being present in Dagon's deck in challenges.
  • Fixed an issue whereby changing the console language on PS4 before signing in would result in the game getting stuck on "Inventory loaded."
  • First King Bran and Dagon challenges should now launch properly.
  • Fixed an issue whereby Daerlan Foot Soldiers wouldn't draw a card if they were killed with Morenn or Savage Bear.
  • Fixed an issue with connecting during sign in resulting in a "Service interrupted. Please verify your connection." error.
  • Fixed an issue whereby the Collection would show some resources gained from milling when no spare cards to mill were available.
  • Fixed improper descriptions of Assire var Anahid's and Nenneke's carousels.
  • Fixed an issue with some cards becoming invisible.
  • Fixed an issue with transmuted Premium triptych cards always showing up as the first one from the left.
  • Fixed an issue causing Out of Sync errors during multiplayer matches.
  • Fixed an issue whereby users were forced to change game language both in GOG and later in-game.
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes cause the game to get stuck after Round 2.
  • Numerous tooltip fixes and improvements.
  • Some small gameplay fixes and adjustments.

New Scraps award values for milling cards of the following rarities:

  • Common - 10 Scraps  
  • Premium Common - 10 Scraps  
  • Rare - 20 Scraps  
  • Premium Rare - 20 Scraps  

Scraps Awards for Purchased Kegs

  • Players who purchased Card Kegs with real money prior to this patch will be awarded 30 Scraps   for each Keg bought.

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