Brawl Stars - December Patch Notes Part 2

Supercell released new patch notes following their first announcement of the December update for the game. Various features were improved, graphics were enhanced, and a new Legendary Brawler has been added to the game.

December Patch Notes Part 2

An update for Brawl Stars was recently released on December 6, 2018 that improved the game’s features, as well as redesigning various Brawler skins, menus, maps and the game’s UI. Leon, the Stealthy Assassin, was also added to the game. Below are the full details of this most recent patch.

New Brawler

Leon, the Stealthy Assassin

Brawl Stars Leon Profile

Basic Attack – Leaf Blades

Brawl Stars Leon Attack

  • Throws 4 Shurikens in an arc with medium range
  • Shurikens deal more damage closer to the target

Super – Smoke Bomb

Brawl Stars Leon Super Attack

  • Leon goes invisible for 10 seconds.
  • Leon is revealed permanently after attacking and briefly when taking damage.
  • Leon is visible when carrying Brawl Ball during invisibility.
  • Leon is briefly visible when picking up stars, gems, power-ups and other items during invisibility.
  • Pets/Turrets etc. do not see Leon during invisibility.

Star Power – Smoke Trails

Brawl Star Leon Star Power

  • Leon moves faster while invisible.

New Skins and Models

Redesigned Models and Skins


Default Bandita Shelley
Shelly Default Skin Bandita Shelly


Default Viking Bull
Bull Default Skin Viking Bull


Default Panda Nita
Nita Default Skin Panda Nita


Default Golden Barley
Barley Default Skin Golden Barley


Dynamike Default Skin


Default Beach Brock
Brock Default Skin Beach Brock

New Skins

Star Shelly Wizard Barley
Star Shelly Skin Wizard Barley
  • Star Shelly – Available for free to all players that play Brawl Stars before 2019
  • Wizard Barley – Available after connecting to Supercell ID. Also unlocks Barley if not already obtained.

3D Environment and UI Changes

  • All maps upgraded to 3D.
  • New UI and loading screen.
  • Map preview can be viewed by pressing the “i” button.
  • Keys renamed to Tokens.
  • Star Keys renamed to Star Tokens.
  • Bands renamed to Clubs.
  • Boss Fight renamed to Big Game.

Game Modes

New Modifier – Healing Mushrooms

  • Spawns an area that heals players

Robo Rumble Map Adjustments

  • Larger map with enemies attacking from all sides.
  • Charge ability removed from high-level melee robots.

Life Leech

  • All player-based healing (for example Barley’s Star Power, Pam’s Star Power) is reduced by 75%.
  • If a player dies from life leech ticking damage and is poisoned at the same time, the player who dealt the poison will heal to full health.

Angry Robo Modifier Changes

  • Robo no longer sees into bushes.
  • Robo cannot hide in bushes.
  • Robo drops 5 power cubes on death.
  • Pets/Turrets now target Robo.
  • Brawlers can charge their Super by shooting Robo.
  • Practice mode removed (Can still play with bots in friendly rooms).

Social Changes

  • Game Rooms → Teams
  • Anyone can invite more people to the team from their friends list.
  • Players can request to join a team.

Map Changes

  • Gem Grab, Bounty, Heist and Brawl Ball maps are now 4 tiles wider.
  • Brawl Ball – Players now spawn behind the goal.
  • Heist – Players now spawn behind the safe

Gameplay Changes

  • All Super abilities can now be activated at any time when charged (can interrupt attacks).
  • Respawn location indicators have been added.
  • Brawl Ball aiming direction is shown to teammates.
  • Haptic feedback added for easier aiming cancellation (vibration when joystick is in the middle area).


  • New Voices: for Penny, Pam, and Poco added.
  • New music added.
  • Brawler respawn SFX added.


  • Ticketed game mode moved into their own slot
  • Modifier game mode (4th slot) will be always available
  • Free Coins, Power Points, Key Doubler and Tickets added to the daily free item rotation along with the pre-existing free Brawl Box
  • Matchmaking improvements
  • New languages

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