It was discussed upstairs and I presume the change went in, though I was not around to see it.
We love Heralds. You love Heralds. Like, really love, they're great! Unfortunately though with the amount some people were completing them, it was just too many qps being gained in a short space of time, considering the nature of the effort required and risks associated.
We do hope people continue to use them and enjoy the feature, but the fear individuals going from rank 1 to rank 7 in 10-12 weeks doing nothing but smobbing was real, and we thought it best to address it.