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Feb 2019 Update - Balance Changes, New Game Mode & Brawler

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Feb 2019 Update - Balance Changes, New Game Mode & Brawler

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Check out the changes made to Brawl Stars in the Feb 27, 2019 update! Find out more information regarding the new game mode: Siege, & the new Brawler: Carl!

Feb 2019 Update - Balance Changes, New Game Mode & Brawler
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Brawler & Game Mode Balance Changes

Brawler Balances

BrawlerBalance Changes
BARLEY ImageBARLEY- Increased main attack damage per second from 640 to 680
- Increased Super damage per second from 640 to 680
BO ImageBO- Increased main attack damage from 480 to 500
GENE ImageGENE- Increased Star Power healing from 100 per second to 200 per second
- Increased Super projectile size from 150 to 200
- Super now charges 30% faster
- Super can now travel through walls
- Gene Star Power healing effect is no longer shown to enemies
- Super no longer deals damage
CROW ImageCROW- Decreased main attack reload time from 1.5s to 1.4s
LEON ImageLEON- Decreased main attack damage in close range from 460 to 440
- Increased number of shuriken hits needed in close range from 8 to 9 to fully charge up the Super
MORTIS ImageMORTIS- Decreased Star power healing from 1800 to 1400
PAM ImagePAM- Increased main attack reload time from 1.2s to 1.3s
DARRYL ImageDARRYL- Increased Super autocharging time from 20 seconds to 30 seconds
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Gene's Super Has Been Changed

Gene has received multiple changes to allow him to be a competitive Brawler. Despite not being able to deal damage to enemies, Gene's Super now has the ability to pass through walls, allowing you to pick off enemies hiding behind cover!

Game Mode Changes

Game ModeBalance Changes
Heist- Increased Safe health from 36000 to 40000
Robo Rumble- After robots enrage in Robo Rumble, they will target the safe
Showdown- Healing Mushrooms: Decreased the amount of healing mushrooms in the later part of the game
All Game Modes- Increased Brawler item pick-up radius from 1 tile to 1.33 tiles. These items include Gems, Energy Drinks, etc.

New Game Mode: Siege

Defend Your Homebase From Enemies

Defend Your Homebase From Enemies

Siege is a 3v3 game mode. Each team has a homebase that they must protect from the opposition. The first team to destroy the enemy's homebase wins! This game mode comes with a new in-game environment, and 3 new maps!

Your Homebase Can Protect Itself

Each homebase also comes equipped with a cannon that can defend itself! You and your team must be extra crafty when assaulting the enemy base since a head-on charge may be ineffective!

Summon Extra Help From Robots

Each team can also collect "Bolts" that appear in the middle of the map. When the team has collected enough Bolts, they will be able to construct a Robo to assist them in the game! Station your frontlines close to the middle to collect lots of Bolts!

Double Rewards

The Siege game mode may take longer to finish due to the nature of the game. Due to this, double rewards such as XP, and trophies are given after each match!

New Brawler: Carl

Pickaxe Wielding Brawler

CARL the Pickaxe Wielding Brawler

Carl is a Brawler that wields a pickaxe as his weapon of choice. He is a super rare brawler that thrives in close-combat situations!

Main Attack: Pickaxe Traits

  • Carl has only one ammo slot. This is instantly recharged after his pickaxe returns from a strike.
  • The Pickaxe will return to Carl as soon as it reaches the max distance or after hitting a wall.
  • The Pickaxe can pierce through enemies.

Super Attack: Tailspin

Carl's Super Attack will cause him to start spinning around in 360 degrees. Enemies caught in this attack will get damaged

Star Power: Power Throw

Carl's Pickaxe flight speed is increased, allowing it to travel and return faster.

Other Changes & Fixes

New Additions To The Game

Brawl Stars has added new community for certain game modes! Showdown receives 4 new maps, Gem Grab gets 7, and Brawl Ball will have 1 new map. Launch pads are a new interactive map element introduced!

Event Rotation Fixes

Event Rotation Fixes

The game's event rotation has been adjusted to accommodate the Siege game mode. The Showdown game mode has been moved to the 2nd slot, while Siege has been added to the 4th.

Various Quality Of Life Improvements

You will now be able to sort Brawlers in the Brawler menu when selecting a Brawler. A Do Not Disturb mode has also been introduced, allowing you to mute game invites for a certain amount of time.

Other Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where you could not see a teammate's respawn timer in Duo Showdown
  • Fixed some in-game HUD elements
  • Fixed a bug that caused boss to get stuck in water after charging in Boss Fight
  • Fixed a bug where bot Brawlers in friendly game room did not have max power level

SOURCE: Brawl Stars official Reddit page

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