Brawl Stars Balance Changes (August 2023): All Buffs And Nerfs

We will show you all the buffs and nerfs that were released in the Brawl Stars balance changes in August 2023.

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We'll show you all the buffs and nerfs in the Brawl Stars balance changes for August 2023. | © Supercell

A new set of balance changes has arrived in Brawl Stars and they're absolutely massive. Well, not really.

The August balance changes introduce buffs and nerf that seek to remedy certain brawlers, Gadgets, and Star Powers that have either been too weak or powerful in the current meta.

Besides this, a crucial bug fix was implemented to resolve an issue that caused the game to crash when players launched the app.

But back to the main point, here's a look at the Brawl Stars balance changes for August 2023.

Brawl Stars Balance Changes (August 2023)

Cordelius Gadgets Star Powers
Cordelius and Doug were targeted in the recent Brawl Stars balance changes. | © Supercell

In the recent balance changes, buffs and nerfs were introduced to the game as customary.

Bull, Doug, Gale, Hank, Jacky, and Rosa were buffed. Meanwhile, Cordelius, Crow, and Shelly were nerfed.

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The exact details of the balance changes are listed in the table below.


Balance Changes
  • Increased base damage from 400 to 440
  • Increased Super charge slightly
  • Cordelius no longer charges Super in the shadow realm
  • Cordelius can no longer use Super in the shadow realm
  • Reduced silence time of Poison Mushroom Gadget from 1.5 seconds to 1 second
  • Decreased Extra Toxic Star Power damage reduction from 25% to 20%
  • Decreased Super charge (still 5 hits to no effective change)
  • Increased base HP from 4,800 to 5,000
  • Super can now go through walls
  • Resurrected targets have 100% HP (increase from 50%)
  • Increased base HP from 3,600 to 3,800
  • Increased base HP from 5,000 to 5,400
  • Increased Super damage from 1,000 to 1,320
  • Increased Pneumatic Booster Gadget speed from 20% to 25%
  • Increased Pneumatic Booster Gadget duration from 3 seconds to 4 seconds
  • Added Tank trait (charges Super from damage taken)
  • Movement speed decreased from very fast to fast

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