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'WarCraft III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT

Blizzard just informed us that they have already issued the first patch for WarCraft III. This patch upgrades your WarCraft III game to v1.01 and fixes four minor game issues and a few balance changes with the characters. The game is not evne out yet and here we go already. Read More for detailed fix list and links where to grab this puppy.

Get the WarCraft III v1.01 patch off Worthplaying (1.7mb)

Get the Warcraft III v1.01 patch off Blizzard website (1.7mb)

Patch 1.01

Minor Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with control group selection.
  • Fixed an issue with "Observers On Defeat" option causing games to end when an observer would quit.
  • Fixed an issue with preselection events and Fog of War.
  • Fixed an issue with spacebar events working when the game was paused.

Balance Changes

  • Raised cooldown on several Creep spells
  • Goblin Sappers can no longer be loaded into Goblin Zeppelins
  • Orcs: Shaman (Bloodlust attack rate decreased from 50% to 40%)
  • Humans: Mortar Team (hit points reduced from 380 to 360)
  • Orcs: Catapult (hit points reduced from 500 to 425)
  • Undead: Meat Wagon (hit points reduced from 450 to 380)
  • Night Elves: Ballista (hit points reduced from 450 to 380)
  • Night Elves: Druid of the Claw Master Training (cost reduced from 250/100 to 150/50, upgrade time reduced from 75 sec. to 45 sec.)
  • Night Elves: Priestess of the Moon (Starfall damage reduced from 75 per wave to 50 per wave, duration increased from 30 sec. to 45 sec., damage factor reduced to 35% vs. buildings)
  • Night Elves: Treant (damage reduced from an average of 17 to 16)
  • Night Elves: Ancient Protector rooted damage increased from 43-65 to 52-64 (58 avg)
  • Night Elves: Night Elves: Demon Hunter (Mana Burn ranged increased from 25 to 30)
  • Night Elves: Moon Wells now give 50% mana back and 200% health
  • Night Elves: Keeper of the Grove (Force of Nature cooldown increased from 20 sec. to 30 sec.)
  • Night Elves: Nature's Blessing upgrade is now first available at Tree of Ages instead of Tree of Eternity

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