Brawl Stars December Balance Changes: Buffs And Nerfs

Supercell has revealed the December balance changes for Brawl Stars. Here's an overview of all the details.

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The December balance changes brings new buffs and nerfs to Brawl Stars. | © Supercell

A massive game-changing update is coming to Brawl Stars. With three new brawlers, the entry of the highly-anticipated Starr Road, Chromatic Shop, and Fame feature just amongst the things expected to arrive, the game will see a major change in its landscape that's unlike anything we've seen before.

To welcome these changes, Supercell will also be releasing a new set of balance changes for the month of December.

Here are the December balance changes in detail.

Brawl Stars December Balance Changes - Buffs

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Grom will be getting an upgrade in the December balance changes. | © Supercell

Ten brawlers are set to get a buff in the December balance changes. Generally, most of them upgraded their HP, Super damage, and basic attacks.

Here are the brawler buffs in detail:



  • Base HP increased from 4,400 → 4,600
  • Super damage increased from 800 → 960
  • Basic attack projectile speed increased from 3,804 → 4,000
  • Arming time of basic attacks reduced from 1,100 ms → 1,000 ms
El Primo
  • Super damage increased from 800 → 960
  • Talk to the Hand Gear tiles range increased from 1 → 3
  • Base damage increased from 1,100 → 1,160
  • Basic attack projectile speed increased from 800 → 880
  • Turret HP increased from 3,000 → 3,300
Mr. P
  • Base damage increased from 720 → 760
  • Base HP increased from 5,200 → 5,400

Brawl Stars December Balance Changes - Nerfs

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Gale is getting incredibly nerfed. | © Supercell

Four brawlers are set to receive a nerf in the December balance changes. The biggest nerfs is Gale which many describe as a complete incapacitation of this unique brawler. Buster and Otis saw their basic attack damage reduced, while Griff had his Super charge reduced.

Here are the brawler nerfs in detail:

  • Base damage reduced from 1,580 → 1,480
  • Base HP reduced from 5,000 → 4,800
  • Super charge from basic attacks reduced from 120 → 90
  • Super charge from Super reduced from 170 → 100
  • Reduced Twister Gadget duration from 200 → 100


  • Super charge gained from Super reduced by 23%
  • Super charge gained from basic attack reduced by 10%
  • Base damage reduced from 460 → 440

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