Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: First Paladins Nintendo Switch Update

Hi-Rez Studios has released the Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes for all of the platforms including Nintendo Switch. The total platforms are PC, PS4, Xbox One, and of course, Nintendo Switch. It’s worth noting that this is the first major update for the Switch version and the last one to complete the Battle Pass before 1.3. Let’s get started.

Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: Champion Changes

Ameri-Khan

  • The new Epic Amer-Khan skin can be unlocked through:
    • World Wide Chest
    • 600 Crystal Direct Purchase

Cassie

  • Crossbow
    • Increased Reload Time 1s ➡️ 1.4s
  • Cards
    • Quiver
      • Reduced Increased Ammo {2|2} ➡️ {1|1}

Khan

  • Abilities
    • Overpower
      • The hold portion of Overpower can now be reduced by Crowd Control Reduction and lasts a minimum of 2 seconds.

Maeve

  • Talents
    • Street Justice
      • Reduced Bonus Damage 30%  ➡️ 25%
  • Cards
    • Persistence
      • Reduced Damage Reduction {6|6}% ➡️ {4|4}%
    • Sixth Sense
      • Reduced Damage Reduction {6|6}% ➡️ {5|5}%
      • Reduced Duration 3s ➡️ 2s
    • Scar Tissue
      • Reduced Damage Reduction {6|6}% ➡️ {5|5}%

Talus

  • Abilities
    • Blitz Upper
      • Slightly increased radius
Zhin
  • Inferno Blade
    • Reduced initial and secondary hit damage 450 ➡️ 400

Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: Champion Bug Fixes

  • Furia
    • Conviction
      • Fixed an issue where Furia’s stun would last longer than intended.
  • Grohk
    • Outreach
      • Fixed rare instances of this card not properly increased the radius of Healing Totem when combined with Spirit’s Domain.
  • Terminus
    • Power Siphon
      • Fixed an issue where Power Siphon could persist if active when Terminus dies.
    • Calamity Blast
      • Fixed an issue where Terminus could continue shooting Calamity Blast if he died with his ultimate up between shots.

Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: Console Bug Fixes

  • [Switch][XB1] Crash fix caused by excessive chat message history.
  • [Switch][XB1] Cleanup for game panels linking to incorrect pages.
  • [Switch][XB1] Added an error message to inform the user if they are disconnected from the network during communication.
  • [Switch][XB1] Japanese language accounts will now display properly for English language users.
  • [Switch][XB1] Fixed issue with not being able to search for players with Japanese characters.
  • [Switch][XB1] Fixed an issue where players dodging during match lobby would soft lock players for a short duration.
  • [Switch][XB1] Fixed an issue where kicking another player from your custom game would soft lock players for a short duration.
  • [Switch][XB1] Fixed a graphical corruption issue with Moji’s death animation.
  • [Switch] Region Select now properly uses the “A” button to confirm instead of the “B” button.
  • [Switch] Crash fixes caused by undocking and redocking the Switch
  • [Switch] Fixed an issue on startup where a black screen would persist for an extended duration after the Georgia Peach logo.
  • [Console] Cleaned up incorrect messages on the Crystal Purchase Page.
  • [Console] Cleaned up incorrect notification messages after purchasing Champion levels.
  • [Console] Added a button callout on the scoreboard to change from Items to Loadouts.
  • [Console] Fixed an Aspect Ratio issue where the loading screen would only display in the top left corner.

Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: General Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where after buying a bundle, hitting A would reset the Drogoz purchase animation.
  • Fixed Demonette Maeve jump audio playing the default sounds
  • Fixed an issue where the equip button would not properly work after purchasing the Rise of Furia Music theme.
  • Fixed default music from not continuing past the initial phase for all game modes.
  • Fixed Rise of Furia music not playing in all game modes besides the actual event queue.
  • Fixed an issue where players could not purchase the Scarlet Charger Mount.
  • Fixed an issue where Players would not hear music in the game with the Rise of Furia Music Pack equipped
  • Fixed an issue where Seris’ heal VFX from The Void Abides Talent would persist while healing an Ulting Khan
  • Fixed an issue where Top Play would not display 3P Animations
  • Fixed an issue where the first Champion ban was not properly working in Ranked matches.
  • Fixed pixelation in the Rise of Furia game mode Cinematic
  • Fixed Founder’s Pack owners not getting new Champion Voice Packs until relaunching client.

Paladins Update 1.2 Patch Notes Explained: Console Specific Rewards

In 1.2, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch players will have access to two special quests. Play 10 games to unlock a free Diamond Chest, and get 250 eliminations to unlock another. These quests will be available until the 1.3 Update.

In addition, Xbox One and Switch players will earn 2x Abyssal Shards for the duration of 1.2, since they received the 1.1 Update late. PS4 players will earn 2x Abyssal Shards through July 4.