Game Client Patch v2.5.5 on 11 Jan

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Published on Tuesday, 10 January 2012 17:43


There will be a Game Client Patch v2.5.5 on 11th January 2012, 0700 hrs - 0959 hrs (GMT +8).
Game Service will be unavailable during this time. Players are advised to logout safely before this time.

[Update]: Game Service has resumed as of 1000 hrs (GMT +8)

New Early Access Hero:



New Hero Alternate Avatar:

Actic Wildsoul


New Hero Alternate Avatar:

Patriotic Bubbles
(To be released on 13 Jan 2012)


Instructions to Update:

- Players who have patched through Garena Messenger may continue to do so to update their client.
- Players who have patched through the game client will be prompted with a message to update client upon log-in. ClickYes and the game will be updated automatically.
* In case the update message does not appear, hit Ctrl+F8 and type enter Upd_checkforupdates 1


- Changing Windows Compatibility Mode.
* Select Windows 95 compatibility mode in order to update (de-select it after the updating process has finished):
1. Right-click the icon for the program
2. Click Properties
3. Click the Compatibility tab.
4. Set Compatibility mode to "Windows 95"
5. Click Apply and OK. Open the task manager and make sure no other instance of HoN is running. If there is, kill it by selecting hon.exe and click on "End Process". Run HoN as an Administrator and install it directly into your HDD's root (e.g. C:\).

- Changing your Graphic Driver temporarily.

Upon launching the game, go to Settings Graphics, select·"OpenGL"and try patching again. Revert it back to·"DirectX" when the patch is complete.

Version 2.5.5

- Added a new Early Access Hero: Artesia
* Added a new Limited Edition Alt Avatar: Arcannis

- Added a new Wildsoul Alt Avatar: Arctic Wildsoul
- Added a new Bubbles Alt Avatar: Patriotic Bubbles (To be released on 13th Jan 2012)

- Christmas Music has been removed
- Monarch is now pickable in Tournament Mode
- Minor tweaks to Dumpster and Fist of Sol Taunts