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Heroes of Hammerwatch update for 19 June 2019

Patch notes for version 97

Share · View all patches · Build 3925317 · Last edited 19 June 2019 – 13:25:07 UTC by Wendy

Patchnotes via Steam Community

New Features

  • Magic Furnace - New dungeon mechanic that lets you craft items during your run.
  • Item Gambler - New dungeon mechanic that lets you stake items for a random new one.
  • Companions - Acquire a companion that helps you collect gold and ore.
  • New drinks - Caustic Touch, Markhams Moonshine, Primal Fury and The Hairy Magus.
  • New statue - "Daran" the red priest, (requires Pyramid of Prophecy).

Gameplay Adjustments and Balance


  • Reworked Watcher boss fight.
  • Tweaked player NG+ scaling of Armor/Resistance.
  • Increased boss health scaling in NG+.
  • Retired Gladiator - Upgrades to Armor and Resistance only gives you +0.5 instead of +1.
  • Path of the Magician - Changed from 20% to 25%.
  • Path of the Warrior - Changed from 20% to 25%.
  • Path of the Defender - Changed from 20% to 15%.


  • Paladin - Health per level lowered from 10 to 8. Armor per level lowered from 0.7 to 0.6.
  • Charge - Increased width of the charge so its easier to hit enemies. Increased mana cost from 10/12/14/16/18/20 to 10/13/16/19/22/25.
  • Powershot - Now fires 2 additional projectiles.
  • Smoke Bomb - Now obscures vision for most ranged enemies. Increased mana cost from 30/35/40 to 30/40/50. Increased cooldown from 5s to 7s.
  • Soul Dagger - Increased width and range of the attack. Lowered movement speed penalty while attacking.
  • Soul Cleaver - Enemies killed while under the effect of Soul Consumption have a chance to apply Soul Consumption to nearby enemies. Increased range slightly.
  • Holy Light - Increased healing.


  • Medusa’s Charm - Enemies affected by the gaze now also have their armor reduced by 50%. Lowered the slow from 66% to 50%.
  • Duke's Signet Ring - Increased healing from 3% to 7.5%.
  • Greaves of the Barbarian - Now always triggers movement speed buff when killing an enemy.
  • Mail of Thorns - Now also gives +2 Armor.
  • Great Helm - Increased Armor from +5 to +7.
  • Boots of Freedom - Changed to Epic.
  • Greater Sphere of Regen - Changed to +50% Health Regen and +75% Mana Regen.
  • Markham's Mastery - Moved first set bonus from 3 to 4 items.
  • Kings Regalia - Set bonus changed from 33%/66% to 25%/50%.

Various Changes and Fixes

  • Added more chest room variations.
  • Added Monoliths used stat and accomplishment.
  • Fixed an issue where you could get stuck outside the bridges in Upper Pyramid.
  • Fixed pasting not being supported in chat (and all other text input widgets).
  • Enemies can now be killed by poison.
  • Ghosts now drain a percentage of your mana instead of a flat amount.
  • You can now change the menu theme in options.
  • Fixed music not starting when loading a save.
  • Fixed a problem with fountain effects saving in town rather than in run.
  • Fixed dungeon settings not using the host's highest NG+ level.
  • Added an effect for Medusas Charm.
  • Added effect and sound for gaining a potion charge with the Apothecary Set.
  • New art for Apothecary's Sphere.
  • Performance improvements.
  • Crash fixes.
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