Gwent Saovine Update Live! Full Patch Notes Here

The new patch for Gwent is live and the new season has started! All the new cards are already available on GwentDB. We will have a guide for completing the Holiday of the Dead event Expert mode up on the site later today!

Quote from CD Projekt Red

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

With this update we’re introducing 21 new cards - mainly neutral golds, as well as game fixes and balance changes. Additionally, we are introducing our second holiday event Saovine: Holiday of the Dead for which you’ll be able to unlock a new avatar, border and title!

The following cards will have increased value for milling for 3 days following the release of the patch (more on this below):

The cards on the list, when milled, will create an amount of scraps and powder equal to the amount of scraps and powder needed to craft a card of the same value.

Full list of changes:






  • If Braenn Destroys her target, she now Boosts all Ambush and Dryad Units in your Hand and Deck by 1.
  • If Iorveth Destroys his target, he now boosts all Elves in your Hand by 1.
  • Ele'yas Power changed from 6 to 8.
  • Clarified that Morenn triggers after a Unit gains Armor.
  • New card added: Hattori.
  • New card added: Dol Blathanna Swordmaster.



  • Negative row effects (Weathers) renamed to "Hazards."
  • New category for positive row effects named "Boons" has been added to the game.
  • Necromancy has gained the following Category tags: Cursed.
  • Ge'els has gained the following Category tags: Officer.
  • Caranthir has gained the following Category tags: Officer.
  • Vran Warrior has gained the following Category tags: Soldier.
  • Kambi has gained the following Category tags: Agent.
  • Hawker Support has gained the following Category tags: Elf.
  • Corrected misleading Doomed keyword definition to clarify it only applies when Destroyed, not when Discarded.
  • John Calveit playing Gold Special cards will no longer trigger Roach's ability.
  • Fixed issue whereby opening Social Panel after Weather effect spawned by a Unit blocks ability to play cards.
  • Fixed issue with Hemdall being boosted by Kaedweni Siege Support after Kambi's ability triggers.
  • Fixed issue with Spying Units turned to Jade Figurines being treated as Agents.
  • Fixed vibrations not working on gamepad on PC.
  • Fixed issue with Regressing Units appearing with wrong Power when returned to Hand.
  • Fixed premium Clan An Craite Warcrier display.
  • Fixed issue with challenges not loading for some Players.
  • Fixed issue with Whale Harpooner excluding face-down Ambush cards in ability calculation.
  • Fixed issue whereby Allies damaged by Vabjorn were placed in opponent's Graveyard.
  • Fixed issue with number of rounds won daily displaying incorrectly.
  • Fixed issue whereby pressing Esc or B button on gamepad in Starter Pack menu would invoke quit game prompt.
  • Fixed "Press any key" message on login in Polish version of game.
  • Fixed issue with "Stop searching" button not working at times.
  • Shield keyword now specifies Shield protects a Unit from next effect that Damages, Weakens or sets this Unit to a lower Power.



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