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January Update + Sneak Peeks: New Brawlers + New Skins + New Event + More!

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Brawl Stars

Today Brawl Stars released a HUGE update and announced some new cool features coming soon. New Brawler, new skins, new event and much more is coming soon.


Sneak Peek: New Brawler - Gene!


Brawl Stars New Brawler Gene

• Gene is a versatile supporter who can engage enemies at any range!
• Gene’s Super launches a magical hand from his lamp, dragging an enemy to his location!


New Character Models (also VFX, existing skins)


• Spike (Pink Spike skin replaced with Sakura Spike)
• Darryl
• Poco
• Rico
• Colt


Sneak Peek: New Skins


Brawl Stars New Skin Darryl Dumpling

• Dumpling Darryl


Brawl Stars New Skin Lion Dance Brock

• Lion Dance Brock


Brawl Stars New Skin Royal Agent Colt

• Royal Agent Colt


Brawl Stars New Skin Football Bull

• Football Bull


Brawl Stars New Skin Serenade Poco

• Serenade Poco


Brawl Stars New Skin Popcorn Rico

• Popcorn Rico


Sneak Peek: Lunar New Year Brawl Event


Brawl Ball


Brawl Stars Brawl Ball Changes
You can no longer go behind the goal

• Brawlers now spawn inside the Goal
• Kicking the ball without Super now consumes ammo


Showdown


• Player names are now empty instead of "???" at over 300 Trophies
• Poison doesn't deal damage instantly when it spawns or grows


Bounty


• Game mode length reduced from 2m 30s to 2m


Raid Boss


• Now shows when the next Boss rage stage is triggered
• Added one more rage stage
• Show in-game which difficulty you are playing
• Respawn time increased by 2 seconds


Duo Showdown


• Respawn time increased by 2 seconds


Heist


• Safe health increased from 30000 to 36000


All Modes


• Green bushes no longer grow back after 35 seconds
• Explosion and other things that destroy the environment don't leave 1 tile gaps anymore (hard to move through them with the joystick)


Character Changes


• Many new visual effects for Brawlers and skins
• Mortis VO added
• Bo VO added
• Brock VO added


Miscellaneous:


• Performance improvements
• Chat - Game room chat is still visible when other people have left the room
• Clubs - Search clubs while in a club "button" added
• Shop improvements
• Change your leaderboard location in Settings
• Ability for Club Presidents and Vice Presidents to change Club location
• When playing solo in a friendly game room you can now quit from the friendly game (faster to practice and try out things)


Economy


• Star Power gem price lowered from 266 to 233
• Player's token limit increased from 100 to 200


Maps & event rotation


Bounty and Heist now share event slot 3
• Added four new Bounty maps, kept three old Bounty maps
• Added four new Heist maps, kept three old Heist maps
• Tweaked the remaining old Heist maps to increase Brawler variety

Brawl Ball and "Showdown with event mods" now share event slot 4
• Added one new and one previously removed Showdown map
• Added one new Brawl Ball map
• Showdown is now the only game mode with event modifiers
• Removed Life Leech event modifier
• Removed Gem Grab, Bounty and Heist maps that were rarely in rotation


Character Balance


Nita:
• Increased Star Power Healing from 300 to 500

Brock:
• Increased Star Power Damage per second from from 240 to 300

Bo:
• Decreased Star Power visibility range from 6 tiles to 4 tiles
• Increased Main attack damage from 420 to 480

El Primo:
• Increased Star Power Damage from 600 to 800

Barley:
• Increased Star Power Healing from 200 to 300
• Increased Main attack damage per second from 600 to 640
• Increased Super damage per second from 480 to 640
• When throwing the Super close to Barley the spread of the bottles is now much larger. Also the damage from the Super's different bottles do not stack anymore.

Poco:
• Increased Star Power Healing from 400 to 500

Darryl:
• Increased Star Power shield protection from 30% to 40%
• Increased Main attack damage per shell from 260 to 280

Tara:
• Increased Star Power Pet damage from 200 to 400, Increased Pet health from 2000 to 2400

Leon:
• Decreased Super invisibility time from 10 seconds to 8 seconds
• Decreased main attack damage from 500 to 460 (at close range)

Mortis:
• Increased Main attack and Super damage from 800 to 900
• Star power no longer leaves a green skull, instead when Mortis defeats a Brawler he instantly gains 1800 health.

Frank:
• Star power no longer leaves a purple skull, instead when Frank defeats a Brawler he instantly gains a buff that increases his damage by 40% for 10 seconds.

Rico:
• Increased Main attack damage from 280 to 300