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5.20 Update Notes | A Necessary Darkness

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Wayne3100 » October 22, 2018 1:44pm | Report


Fiend Hunter Artio
Moonlit Scout Neith
Dragon Doggo Kukulkan
Exclusive | Odyssey
Exclusive | Odyssey
Exclusive | Odyssey

Convention 2019 Cerberus
Terra.byte Terra
The Hunter Hou Yi
Exclusive | Digital Loot
Limited | Digital Loot Pack
Limited | Digital Loot Pack

Phoenix Ra
Exclusive | Digital Loot Pack


Purchasable Items
  • Fiend Hunter Artio
  • Moonlit Scout
  • Startled Peacock Global Emote
  • Hera's Companion Recall Skin
Bonus Item
  • Dragon Doggo Kukulkan


  • Convention 2019 Cerberus
  • Terra.byte Terra
  • The Hunter Hou Yi
  • Phoenix Ra
Loadout Items
  • Phoenix Fire Fountain FX
  • SWC Phoenix Fire Jump Stamp
  • SWC Rockin' Announcer pack
  • Dark Wave Music Theme
  • Aggro Announcer Pack
  • Taco Announcer Pack
  • 750 Fantasy Points
  • Divine Chest Roll


  • Escape Menu has been update artistically and functionally


Awesome Chest
  • New additions to the Awesome Chest
    • Midnight Raven Isis
Fantasy Points Store
  • New additions to the Fantasy Points Store
    • All for One Freya
    • Harajuku Neith
    • Stargazer Anubis
New Loadout Items
  • Chernobog Announcer Pack
  • 8-Bit Music Theme
  • Shooting Stars Fountain FX
  • Magic 8 Ball Jump Stamp


  • Fixed Relics in local matches cooldown timers continuing after pausing match
  • Fixed the Bull Demon King in Joust not using line attack
  • Fixed an issue where spectating matches back to back could crash the game
  • Fixed an issue where rewinding while spectating could crash the game
  • Fixed Chernobog Oni incorrectly having 'Special 2' emote in VGS menu
  • Fixed Evil Spirits Bacchus having no audio for his Taunts and Jokes while drunk
  • Fixed Cutting Edge Ullr Victory screen showing default weapons in the background
  • Fixed Cutting Edge Ullr's directed taunt towards Hou Yi
  • Fixed Shonen Spark Mercury abilities 'Made You Look' and 'Special Delivery' voice lines playing multiple times
  • Fixed swapped voice lines for Shonen Spark Mercury VGS lines VT2 and VT3
  • Fixed Warlord Kumbhakarna's Special Emote not continuing to loop
  • Fixed missing Clan icon when purchasing items in the Clan Store
  • Fixed Custom Draft Joust games only having 3 bans instead of 4
  • Fixed some players missing parts of their Ranked History tabs in their Profile page
  • Fixed Rage and Iron Tyrant Loading Frames displaying the wrong Ranked Icons
  • Fixed Ranked enemy team's bank time changing to an incorrect value when reaching the pick phase
  • Fixed an issue where players would not be able to join parties if they left the game console idle for a long period of time
  • Fixed 'Owned' text not displaying centered in Store
  • Fixed Xbox crash when 4+ accounts were logged in at the same time
  • Fixed video player showing a pink screen instead of the intended video
  • Fixed text of contents in bundles appearing cut off

  • Fixed an issue where Amaterasu's ultimate would appear to play more than 3 times in a single fire
  • Fixed an issue where Hera's ultimate could go on cooldown without summoning Argus if she was interrupted at a specific time
  • Fixed an issue where her ability 1 visuals would sometimes play more times than intended on a single fire
  • Fixed missing Hera God description in the About section
  • Fixed an issue where his ultimate animation would appear to play more than once when fired
  • Fixed Serqet Ultimate description showing incorrect damage values. Her damage was not changed.
  • Fixed an issue where players could experience framerate issues while playing this god


"5.20 is the patch that HRX competition games will be played on. We want to allow sufficient practice time for all pros to practice in the current meta. Some will be doing much more traveling than others. For this reason there are minimal balance changes in this patch. Hera is the only exception as she is not allowed in pro play yet."
  • No Item Changes



"Hera has graced the battleground with her presence and has been creating a great amount of community discussion. We specifically intended to avoid an OP release with Hera. It seems we succeeded but we went too far, and she is clearly undertuned."

"Hera's focus going forward will be her control. As a divine leader, she has influence over others. We will be looking to buff parts of her kit that align with this theme, while also adding a few damage increases to bring her in line with other mages."

Commanding Presence
  • Damage from Royal Assault and Polymorph also reduces the cooldown of Divine Shroud by 0.33s
Royal Assault
  • Increased base damage from 75/120/165/210/255 to 80/130/180/230/280
  • Polymorphed enemies are now Slowed by 20%
Divine Shroud
  • Fixed the in game description to accurately state how much shielding Hera receives
  • Increased Shield Health from 40/80/120/160/200 + 15 Per level to 50/100/150/200/250 + 20 Per Level. (Maximum increased from 500 HP to 600 HP)
Argus, the Defender
  • Increased deploy range from 55 to 65 units.
  • Increased maximum leash range from 85 to 125.
  • Increased Protections gained from 15/20/25/30/35 Physical Protections and 15 Magical Protections to 25/30/35/40/45 of both Protections.
  • Increased Argus' Health from 700/1275/1850/2425/3000 to 700/1400/2100/2800/3500 Health.
  • Increased Crash Landing Damage scaling from 35% to 55% Magical Power.
  • Argus Attack - Increased targeter range from 65 units to 80 units.
  • Argus 2nd Attack in Hit Chain
    • Reduced self movement penalty on Argus's Ground Slam windup from 50% to 35%.
    • Increased Slow duration from 1s to 1.5s.

*Source: The Official Patch Notes

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Gulfwulf » October 22, 2018 4:29pm | Report
Oh look, another Neith skin. Who'da thought? The Artio and Cerberus ones look pretty damned good though.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by xmysterionz » October 23, 2018 7:30am | Report
Dog Kukulkan looks SO A W E S O M E, I can't wait to use this skin

Also the "SEASON 5 HRX DIGITAL LOOT PACK" comes with everything described?


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by DiabolicNutria » October 23, 2018 7:42am | Report
What is this "Season 5 HRX Digital Loot Pack"? Never heard of it before so I don't know what it is and had a hard time trying to look it up.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by xmysterionz » October 23, 2018 7:44am | Report
I already saw, but I never tried to know more about this pack before. People on facebook are saying that it costs 1500 Gems and if in the pack comes everything described worth in my opinion.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Gulfwulf » October 23, 2018 7:58am | Report
The loot pack comes with the items listed underneath it.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by DiabolicNutria » October 23, 2018 8:17am | Report
And it's just like an available purchase from the store using gems?


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by xmysterionz » October 23, 2018 8:33am | Report

And it's just like an available purchase from the store using gems?

Yes, It will cost 1500 but if you buy during patch 5.20 you get 20% off so you pay 1200. 1200 for all those items totally worth in my opinion. 100 gem for each item.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by DiabolicNutria » October 24, 2018 1:35pm | Report
Yeah 1200 gems for all that seems like a good deal to me too. The "HRX digital loot pack" was a new term to me and just threw me for a loop I guess. Thanks for the info.


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