Product Update - Valve
GAMEPLAY
- Added Reverse Captains Mode.
- Dark Seer: Fixed Wall of Replica illusion creation timing (affects instantly dying illusions mainly).
- Dragon Knight: Fixed Elder Dragon Form not splashing on siege units.
- Enchantress: Fixed being unable to be healed by Nature's Attendants if you are sleeping.
- Enchantress: Fixed Impetus not being castable on Magic Immune enemies (still does no damage if immune on impact).
- Gyrocopter: Homing Missile now starts 150 units in front him.
- Huskar: Fixed Life Break not properly dispelling buffs on you when cast.
- Lich: Fixed Chainfrost not working with Refresher.
- Phantom Lancer: Fixed not reproducing his abilities (including stat bonuses) correctly on his Dopplewalked illusion.
- Phantom Lancer: Fixed Dopplewalked illusions never Juxtaposing.
- Shadow Shaman: Fixed Mass Serpent Wards having no cast point.
- Silencer: Fixed Illusions stealing intelligence.
- Spiritbreaker: Fixed case where he could interrupt his Charge by previously having given an attack order to his target.
- Templar Assassin: Fixed Psionic Trap's nearby detonate ability not always working if the trap is too far.
- Undying: Zombies now correctly disable Blink Dagger.
- Venomancer: Fixed Poison Sting duration not increasing per level.
- Visage: Fixed Familiars agroing neutrals when flying over them.
- Wisp: Fixed his Spirits dying if he gets cycloned or purged.
- Wisp: Fixed Tether targeting magic immune allies.
- Witch Doctor: Fixed Paralyzing Casks not bouncing between Magic Immune enemies (doesn't stun them, but doesn't cause the bouncing to end prematurely).
- Witch Doctor: Fixed Death Ward not bouncing on magic immune enemies.
- Fixed heroes being able to get stuck on each other in rare cases.
- Fixed neutrals seeing and killing other sentry wards (as well as other non-attacking ward-type units).
- Fixed Arcane Boots and Mekansm being unable to affected allied invulnerable units.
- Fixed Orb of Venom doing lethal damage.
- Fixed Neutral Gnoll's poison attack doing lethal damage.
- Fixed Vladmir's Offering applying the aura when they owning unit is dead.

UI
- Movement speed on the HUD is now written as a total rather than two seperate numbers.
- Fixed Disabled Tranquil Boots movement speed.
- Updated Tranquil boots disabled icon.
- If you miss the queue for Diretide and accept a requeue, you will be put back in the Diretide queue.
- Adding chat bubble visualization of your current mic volume.
- Voice Threshold and Mute Cobroadcasters settings should now persist when the game is restarted.

AUDIO
- Added voice auto-gain. All voices are now brought up to a normal level. Turning off microphone boost in Windows settings is recommended.
- Reduced the delay on voice transmission.
Product Update - Valve
Diretide Fixes

- The Sugar Rush defeat-Roshan timer now begins when 20 minutes have elapsed, even if the game is currently tied.
Product Update - Valve
Diretide changes
- Roshan does not appreciate being sheeped.
Product Update - Valve
- Fixed a bug that caused Greevil Eggs to lose socketed essences when traded. Eggs are now safe to trade.
- Removed a restore option on Greevil Eggs that caused socketed essences to be lost.
- Restored Greevil Eggs damaged by the trading and restore bugs to their owners. About 12,000 eggs were affected and have been restored. Check your backpacks for the extra eggs!
- Added a Golden Baby Roshan trophy courier that will be awarded to the fastest Roshan killing players each cycle.
- Private lobbies set to Tournament will now use the normal Dota map.
- Candy can no longer be sold, dropped, killed, or given to couriers.
- The Diretide announcer no longer overrides the killing spree announcer in non-Diretide games.
- View previous Diretide Hall of Fame cycle winners on the play tab.
Product Update - Valve
DIRETIDE FIXES

- Fixed Death Prophet Announcer.
- Sugar Rushed Roshan now casts his abilities using pure glucose rather than mana.
- Diretide Roshan is now invulnerable prior to Sugar Rush.
- Fixed the incorrect hero picker being shown when spectating Diretide games.
- Added support for multiple rounds of Sugar Rush record tracking.
- Glyph now works on the bucket.
- Illusions now die if they attack the bucket.
- Meepo dying will no longer remove candy from everyone.
- Illusions no longer get bonus gold/xp from depositing candy in your bucket.
- Fixed bug with re-picking granting too much gold.
Product Update - Valve
BUGS
- Fixed Stampede sound not being global for enemies
- Fixed Stampede buff being applied as an aura rather than a one time buff
- Fixed Return vs Siege
- Fixed Treant Protector's strength growth
- Fixed Last Word Legacy Key
- Fixed Last Word interaction with BKB and Cyclone


GAMEPLAY
- Stampede cooldown increased from 65 to 120/90/60
- Stampede duration rescaled from 3/4/5 to 3.75
- Stampede damage slightly reworked from 100/150/200 + 2x str to 0 + 1/2/3x str (no base damage)
- Stampede mancost increased from 50 to 80
- Stampede AoE reduced from 120 to 105
- Drow's base armor decreased by 2
- Marksmanship focus AoE increased from 375 to 400
- Last Word manacost from 100 to 115
- Living Armor cooldown and duration decreased from from 20 to 15
- Living Armor manacost decreased 30/35/40/45 to 25
Product Update - Valve
- Added Centaur
- Implemented 6.76b gameplay changes

UI
- Fixed XP going the other way if you're leveled up with a command.
- Fixed scoreboard not updating properly after a hero swap
- Added party invite ignore options to the party invite dialog and settings screen
- Visual updates to spell button states
- Fixed Show Dota Profile not working properly

VISUALS & AUDIO
- Fixed several "missing lane" line bugs for Puck, Mirana, Meepo, Lina, Keeper, Shadow Demon, and Windrunner.
- Fixed spell button sounds triggering on mouse clicks only and not hotkey press
- Fixed certain effects on workshop items that were incorrect or missing

BUGS
- Fixed a recent bug that caused Zombies to get Deathlust sooner than intended
- Fixed how Meepo attribute sharing was calculated

GAMEPLAY
- Silencer and Drow are disabled in CM until next week

Alchemist
- Unstable Concoction now explodes around you if you are killed while charging it up
- Goblin's Greed cap increased from 26 to 30

Ancient Apparition
- Chilling Touch attack count increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6

Bane
- Enfeeble cooldown decreased from 12 to 10
- Bane can now wake himself up from Nightmare with a subability

Batrider
- Strength gain decreased from 2.7 to 2.4

Centaur
- Disabled in CM till next week
- Strength growth increased from 2.6 to 3.8
- Replaced Great Fortitude with a new skill (Stampede)
Grants you and all allied player units on the map max movement speed and zero unit collision for a short duration. Any enemy units you or your allies come into collision with take some damage and get stunned. Enemies can only be affected by stampede impact once.
Duration: 3/4/5
Damage: 100/150/200 + 2x your str
Stun: 1.25 seconds
Stampede Collision AoE: 120
Cooldown: 65
Mancost: 50
Note: Does not affect magic immune enemies

Chen
- Hand of God cooldown increased from 120 to 140/130/120
- Penitence damage amplify increased from 7/14/21/28% to 8/16/24/32% (matches the slow values now)

Clockwerk
- Hookshot now pulls Clockwerk to allies instead of getting blocked by them
- Hookshot Aghanim's upgraded cooldown decreased from 15 to 12

Crystal Maiden
- Arcane Aura has twice the effect on Crystal Maiden

Dark Seer
- Vacuum cooldown increased from 19 to 22

Doom Bringer
- Doom duration increased from 13 to 15 (and scepter from 14 to 16)

Drow Ranger
- Disabled in CM till next week
- Precision Aura mechanics reworked
Global Aura. Gives you and all allied ranged units a portion of your agility as bonus damage.
Bonus Damage: 14/18/22/26% of your agility as damage
Note: Can be toggled on and off to affect creeps or not

- Changed how Marksmanship bonus agility is granted
Passively provides bonus agility. If there are no nearby enemy heroes, your focus improves and the bonus agility is doubled.
Bonus Agility: 20/30/40 Agility
AOE: 375 (for double bonus)


Gyrocopter
- Homing Missile distance required for max damage reduced from 2000 to 1500
- Homing Missile stun duration rescaled from 2.5 to 2.2/2.4/2.6/2.8
- Rocket Barrage damage increased from 11/14/17/20 to 11/15/19/23

Jakiro
- Ice Path creation delay increased from 0.4 to 0.5
- Ice Path manacost increased from 75 to 90

Krobelus
- Exorcism base ghost count increased from 4/10/18 to 4/12/21

Kunkka
- Tidebringer level 4 AoE increased from 500 to 600

Lina
- Laguna Blade cooldown rescaled from 90/70/50 to 70/60/50

Lion
- Mana Drain break threshold range increased from 850 to 1100
- Finger of Death cooldown rescaled from 170/105/40 to 160/100/40
- Finger of Death cast range increased from 700 to 900

Luna
- Lunar Blessing bonus damage increased from 14/20/26/32 to 14/22/30/38

Magnataur
- Shockwave distance increased from 700 to 1000
- Shockwave cooldown decreased from 11/10/9/8 to 10/9/8/7
- Shockwave cast range increased to match its travel distance (visual thing only)
- Skewer AoE increased from 95 to 125
- Skewer range increased from 800 to 1200
- Skewer now only considers heroes a valid target for dragging in consideration with its unit cap

Meepo
- Poof cooldown decreased from 14/12/10/8 to 12/10/8/6
- Divided We Stand Aghanims upgrade now gives clones 100% stat sharing

Mirana
- Elune's Arrow cooldown decreased from 20 to 17
- Moonlight Shadow manacost decreased from 175 to 75

Morphling
- Cast animation time improved from 0.45 to 0.4

Naga Siren
- Rip Tide cooldown rescaled from 10 to 19/16/13/10

Necrolyte
- Heartstopper Aura damage increased from 0.6/0.8/1/1.2% to 0.6/0.9/1.2/1.5%

Nyx Assassin
- Vendetta damage increased from 225/375/525 to 250/400/550

Nyx Weaver
- Base Damage increased by 4

Outworld Destroyer
- Movement speed increased from 300 to 310

Ogre Magi
- Multicast now increases cast range of Ignite by 150 per level, this is in addition to the existing AoE increase

Omniknight
- Purification cooldown decreased from 12 to 10
- Movement speed increased from 300 to 305

Phantom Lancer
- Collision size decreased from 24 to 8

Puck
- Base Damage increased by 5

Pugna
- Life Drain break threshold range increased from 900 to 1100
- Nether Ward AoE increased from 700/1000/1300/1600 to 1600

Razor
- Eye of the Storm strike interval decreased from 0.85/0.75/0.6 to 0.75/0.65/0.55 (Scepter 0.65/0.55/0.45)

Rubick
- Fade Bolt damage decreased from 75/150/225/300 to 70/140/210/280

Silencer
- Global Silence cooldown decreased from 160 to 140
- Global Silence duration increased from 3/4.5/6 to 4/5/6
- Base Intelligence increased by 6
- Base Damage reduced by 6
- Curse of the Silent duration rescaled from 5/6/7/8 to 6
- Curse of the Silent hp drain rescaled from 20/30/40/50 to 20/35/50/65
- Curse of the Silent mana drain rescaled from 10/15/20/25 to 8/16/24/32
- Int Steal moved from Last Word back to Glaives of Wisdom
- Glaives of Wisdom now steals Intelligence from outside of the AOE if Silencer gets the kill
- Int Steal aoe increased from 850 to the standard 900 aoe range
- Last Word replaced with new active skill
Targets an enemy unit placing a debuff on it. While the debuff is active, casting any spell causes the target to become silenced and take damage. If the duration of the debuff runs out without the target casting a spell, it will still take damage and be silenced but also be disarmed.
Debuff Duration: 5
Damage: 150/200/250/300
Silence/Disarm Duration: 3/4/5/6
Cast Range: 900
Cooldown: 36/28/20/12
Manacost: 100
Note: You have basic vision over the last word target while the initial buff is on them

Sniper
- Assassinate cast range increased from 1500/2000/2500 to 2000/2500/3000
- Headshot procs cannot be evaded (the entire attack gets through)
- Headshot chance from 25/30/35/40 to 40
- Headshot damage from 30/45/60/75 to 15/40/65/90
- Headshot ministun from 0.01/0.1/0.2/0.2 to 0.25
- Shrapnel provides vision in the targeted area
- Shrapnel cast range increased from 1200 to 1800

Templar Assassin
- Psionic Trap now requires a buildup time to reach it's maximum slow. Starts at 30% and increases by 5% each second until it reaches 50%

Tidehunter
- Ravage damage decreased from 250/350/450 to 200/325/450

Treant Protector
- Strength growth increased from 2.8 to 3.3
- Living Armor HP regen increased from 4/6/8/10 to 4/7/10/13

Venomancer
- Venomous Gale manacost rescaled from 90/105/120/135 to 125
- Venomous Gale initial damage rescaled from 50/70/70/100 to 25/50/75/100
- Venomous Gale damage per tick increased from 10/20/40/50 to 15/30/45/60
- Poison Sting duration rescaled from 7 to 6/7/8/9

Warlock
- Golem attack damage increased from 50/75/100 to 75/100/125

Witch Doctor
- Death Ward Aghanim's upgrade changed from 3 target split attack to 5 target bounce
- Death Ward multi attack bounce AoE increased from 550 to 650
- Death Ward cooldown decreased from 90 to 80

Zeus
- Thundergod's Wrath damage increased from 210/335/460 to 225/350/475
- Thundergod's Wrath Aghanim's damage increased from 400/500/600 to 440/540/640

Boots of Speed
- Price decreased from 500 to 450
- Move speed bonus from 55 to 50
Arcane Boots
- Move speed bonus decreased form 65 to 60
Phase Boots
- Move speed bonus decreased from 60 to 55
Power Treads
- Move speed bonus decreased from 60 to 55
Tranquil Boots
- Move speed bonus decreased from 80 to 75

Armlet of Mordiggian
- Armlet cooldown increased from 1 to 2 seconds

Force Staff
- Recipe reworked
Old Force Staff:
============
Requires:
Staff of Wizardry (1000)
Quarterstaff (900)
Recipe (500)
Total: 2400
Grants:
+10 Intelligence
+10 Damage
+10 Attack Speed
Force (600 units forward, 25 mana, 20 cd, 800 cast range)

New Force Staff:
=============
Requires:
Staff of Wizardry (1000)
Ring of Regeneration (350)
Recipe (1000)
Total: 2350
Grants:
+10 Intelligence
+3 Regeneration
Force (600 units forward, 25 mana, 20 cd, 800 cast range)

Null Talisman
- Recipe cost decreased from 155 to 145

Rod of Atos
- Cast range increased from 800 to 1200
- Slow increased from 50 to 60%

Shadow Amulet
- Fade time decreased from 2.75 to 2.6

Updated vision values on these abilities: Unstable Concoction, Phantasm, Waveform, Storm Bolt, Mirror Image, Spirit Lance, Requiem of Souls, Spectral Dagger, Venomous Gale, Earthbind, Dream Coil, Shackleshot, Wall of Replica, Flamebreak, Deafening Blast, Ghost Ship
Product Update - Valve
- Added a Hall of Fame section to the community tab, featuring a different group of high skill players each week.
- Added a Team Browser section to the community tab. This shows teams that have participated in leagues that are available through the client.
- Added a Replays Highlight option when watching games. Watch the best moments from a match with a click of a button.

GAMEPLAY
- Dark Seer Fixed Ion Shell damage interval and it triggering Cold Snap
- Disruptor: Fixed Glimpse interaction with invulnerable units
- Magnus: Fixed enemies being able to cast and attack while in Skewer pull
- Rubick: Fixed Telekinesis Land sub ability proccing magic stick
- Viper: Fixed Nethertoxin damage not being critable
- Visage: Fixed Familias attack timings taking much longer than intended
- Fixed Illusions placing Orb of Venom debuff

UI
- Added a right click option for some items to alert allies that you want to cast them (Arcane Boots, Smoke, Mekansm)
- Fixed being able to sometimes move your hero before hero picking was done
- Enabled pause cooldown in co-op bot games.
- Fixed various hero swap bugs
- Fixed HUD element covering Armor bonus values in 4:3

VISUALS & AUDIO
- Increased Magnus model size
- Fixed Ravage visual timings
- Fixed some buffs not showing the correct cooldown frame ( slight gap at the top for aura provided buffs )
- Tweaking the scale and offset of visage and his units
- Tweaks for some neutral creep sounds, generally reducing volume and increasing range

CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION
- Fixed a bug that caused some items to not be equippable for Morphling and other heroes that recently had their item slots shuffled.
- Fixed Doombringer's missing tail.
- Fixed the 'Uldorak's Hide' set not properly displaying as a set of items.
- Reduced the size of the stumpy treants created by Nature's Prophet when using the Call of the Dendrochron.
- Fixed Invoker's head disappearing when head items were equipped. These items may need to be re-equipped.
- Fixed a bug with Multi-Hero Chronosphere not detecting its scoring condition.
- Fixed several item sets having incorrectly tagged rarities, relative to the contents of the set.
- Fixed Sword of Sir Davion being white for some users.
- Fixed overly bright specular on the Runed AiIlettes.

BOTS
- Fixed bug that would cause bots to not ever want to go to the Secret Shop if they want to buy a TP scroll.
- Fixed bug where bots would always think they could push towers unopposed.- Optimized tango tree search.
- Juggernaut bot now better estimates Omnislash damage (will no longer think it'll bounce to out-of-range creeps).
- Bots will now consider whether their laning opponents are ranged or not to determine their desired lane position.
- When a hero is farming a lane, bot desire to push that lane is now lessened.
- Lowered the desire to help out with an under-control tower defense when in the laning phase.
- Fixed incoming defense evaluation.
- Lowered defend desire when not in late game.
- Adjusted Juggernaut's loadout.
- Made Blade Fury focus on its target better
- Trying something different with determining when and how to lead a target.
- Bots laning with a hard carry should now harass enemies more.
Product Update - Valve
GAMEPLAY
- Added Meepo to Captain's Mode.
- Added Magnus to Captain's Mode.
- Fixed Reverse Polarity not pulling units from the right location.
- Fixed Necromastry loss count for odd numbers.
- Fixed Reverse Polarity stunning cycloned units.
- Fixed Incapacitating Bite working against Wards.

UI
- Fixed enemy Meepo illusions displaying the wrong health bars.
- Team profile shows tournaments that a team has participated in.
- Fixed bugs with cooldowns and disassembling Tranquil Boots.

VISUALS
- Updated Necronomicon visuals

DOTA 2 BOTS
- Added Templar Assassin to the list of heroes that bots will purchase invisibility-detection items for.
- When leading a target, bots will no longer target an ability in impassable terrain.
- Added more usage cases for Poison Touch.
- Earthshaker and Tidehunter bots are now more aggressive when they have Echo Slam and Ravage up, which should help them initiate more often.
- Fixed excessive lead time in Light Strike Array usage.
- Fixed case where AoE targeted abilities could be targeted on invisible enemies.
- Fixed bug with Shallow Grave where Dazzle bot would only rarely cast it on teammates.
- Windrunner bot will now more often follow up a successful Shackleshot with a Powershot.
- Ranged heroes will be slightly more aggressive when laning.
- Fixed issue where bots with lifesteal were overestimating their tankiness.
- Fixed Jugg's loadout to not have him buy boots first.
- Dazzle bot is now a bit more judicious about using Shadow Wave.
- Fixed bug that would cause bots to not ever want to go to the Secret Shop if they want to buy a TP scroll.
- Fixed bug where bots would always think they could push towers unopposed.
- Juggernaut bot now better estimates Omnislash damage (will no longer think it'll bounce to out-of-range creeps).
- Bots will now consider whether their laning opponents are ranged or not to determine their desired lane position.
- When a hero is farming a lane, bot desire to push that lane is now lessened.
Product Update - Valve
10/3/12
- Added Magnus!
- Enabled Team creation.
- Made all 6.75b Parity changes
- Added around 150 new items to the economy.

UI
- Ability tooltips are now more precise about what kind of units they can target.

GAMEPLAY
- Fixed basic courier movement speed being too fast

- Captain's Mode first ban phase now has 2 bans instead of 3
- Captain's Mode second ban phase now has 3 bans instead of 2
- Glyph duration increased from 4 to 5 seconds
- Enraged Wildkin's Tornado vision decreased from 1200/800 to 300
- Aegis reclaim time decreased from 10 to 6 minutes
Roshan still respawns every 10 minutes, this change does not affect him. It only means that Aegis will last 6 minutes in your inventory instead of 10.

- Team AoE bounty for kills with 2 heroes around changed from 9*Level+95 to 12*Level + 125
- Team AoE bounty for kills with 3 heroes around changed from 8*Level+20 to 10*Level+40
- Killer bounty level multiplier increased from 200+5*Level to 200+9*Level
- Total XP required for level 7 decreased from 2700 to 2600
- Total XP required for level 8 decreased from 3500 to 3200
It still requires a total of 4400 XP to reach level 9

- Random Draft Mode hero pool count increased from 20 to 22
- Recipe items no longer sell for 80% of their price (now 50% like regular items)
- Added a 1 second cooldown to placing Observer and Sentry wards (to help prevent accidental usage when lagging)

Alchemist
- Acid Spray damage per second increased from 8/16/24/32 to 14/20/26/32
- Acid Spray manacost from 160 to 130/140/150/160
- Chemical Rage Base Attack Time decreased from 1.45/1.3/1.15 to 1.4/1.2/1.0
- Goblin's Greed counter duration increased from 20 to 25 seconds
- Goblin's Greed bonus gold scaling adjusted from 2/4/6/8 + 2 to 4/6/8/10 + 1/2/3/4
- Unstable Concoction max damage increased from 130/200/270/340 to 150/220/290/360
- Unstable Concoction no longer displays the countdown numbers to enemies
- Unstable Concoction always affects a 175 area around where it explodes
This includes when it explodes on Alchemist


Anti-Mage
- Movement speed decreased from 320 to 315
- Blink animation time increased from 0.33 to 0.4
- Legs decreased from 2/2/2/2 to 1/1.5/1.8/1.9

Axe
- Berserker's Call bonus armor increased from 30 to 40
- Battle Hunger slow decreased from 10% to 8%
- Battle Hunger movement bonus increased from 4% to 8% per affected enemy
- Counter Helix damage increased from 100/130/160/190 to 100/135/170/205

Ancient Apparition
- Chilling Touch now deals its bonus damage and uses a charge when attacking creeps
- Chilling Touch AoE increased from 450 to 525
- Chilling Touch damage increased from 40/50/60/70 to 50/60/70/80
- Chilling Touch duration reduced from 40 to 30
- Ice Blast is no longer dispelled by the Fountain

Bane Elemental
- Fiend's Grip Aghanim's duration increased from 6 to 7
- Enfeeble damage reduction increased from 25/50/75/100 to 30/60/90/120
- Enfeeble can no longer be dispelled
By Manta, BKB or any other dispel


Batrider
- Cast animation time decreased from 0.3 to 0.2
- Strength growth increased from 2.0 to 2.7
- Turn rate improved from 0.4 to 1.0
- Firefly duration increased from 15 to 18 seconds
- Firefly damage trail no longer instantly disappears when Batrider dies

Bloodseeker
- Blood Bath death detection AoE for enemy heroes increased from 225 to 325
- Bloodrage bonus base damage from 20/40/60/80% to 30/60/90/120%
- Thirst AOE from 1500/3000/4500/6000 to 6000
- Thirst MS bonus from 11/22/33/44% to 15/25/35/45%
- Thirst HP percentage detection rescaled from constant 40% to 20/30/40/50% HP (invis is half that)

Broodmother
- Spawn Spider's Spiderite bounty increased from 11-13 to 16-21
- Incapacitating Bite no longer gives 2/4/6/8 bonus damage
- Incapacitating Bite miss rate increased from 10/15/20/25 to 10/20/30/40

Chaos Knight
- Chaos Bolt's stun is no longer partially undodgeable (now a normal projectile with 1000 speed)

Chen
- Holy Persuasion no longer has the ability to teleport allied units
- Test of Faith grants you a secondary ability to teleport allied units


Clinkz
- Strafe attack speed bonus increased from 110 to 130

Clockwerk
- Strength growth increased from 2.4 to 2.7
- Battery Assault damage interval improved from 0.75 to 0.7
- Power Cogs damage and mana drain increased from 60/90/120/150 to 80/120/160/200
- Power Cogs duration increased from 3/4/5/6 to 5/6/7/8
- Fixed Power Cogs not triggering and burning mana/hp when someone Force Staffs over it

Crystal Maiden
- Freezing Field duration increased from 4 to 7 seconds

Dark Seer
- Movement speed decreased from 305 to 300
- Vacuum cooldown increased from 16 to 19
- Vacuum cast range decreased from 550 to 500
- Vacuum AoE decreased from 275/375/475/575 to 250/350/450/550
- Vacuum can no longer pull invulnerable units

Dazzle
- Poison Touch level 4 cooldown decreased from 9 to 7
- Shadow Wave AoE increased from 170 to 185

Disruptor
- Static Storm max damage increased from 170/210/250 to 170/220/270

Doom Bringer
- Devour creep level restriction removed
- Devour cooldown from 60/55/50/45 to 70/60/50/40
- Devour gold from 40/60/80/100 to 25/50/75/100
- Devour manacost from 60 to 60/50/40/30
- Level Death bonus damage now deals 20% of Max HP instead of a fixed amount
- Level Death damage increased from 100/150/200/250 to 125/175/225/275
- Scorched Earth damage/heal increased from 12/16/20/24 to 12/18/24/30

Dragon Knight
- Armor decreased by 1
- Dragon Blood armor bonus increased from 2/4/6/8 to 3/6/9/12
- Elder Dragon form level 2/3 no longer gives bonus damage (was 5/14)
- Elder Dragon form level 2/3 splash area rescaled slightly
100% splash AoE changed from 75 to 100
75% splash AoE changed from 150 to 200
50% splash AoE remains the same


Drow Ranger
- Frost Arrow's slow increased from 50% to 60% at level 4
- Marksmanship level 3 agility bonus increased from 45 to 60
- Trueshot Aura damage bonus increased from 7/14/21/28% to 8/16/24/32%
- Silence cooldown decreased from 15 to 13

Earthshaker
- Enchant Totem cooldown decreased from 7 to 6 seconds

Enigma
- Malefice damage reduced from 30/40/65/80 to 40/40/65/65 (still 1/2/2/3 pulses)
- Midnight Pulse cast range from 500 to 700
- Blackhole manacost from 200/300/400 to 250/350/450

Faceless Void
- Time Lock deals twice as much damage when it procs on a target in Chronosphere
- Faceless Void can no longer be frozen by any Chronosphere!!

Furion
- Movement speed decreased from 300 to 295
- Force of Nature's Treant's magic resistance decreased from 33% to 20%

Guardian Wisp
- Overcharge HP/MP cost over time increased from 2.5% to 3.5%
- Tether regeneration transfer now heals the Tethered unit at 1.5x the rate of Wisp

Gyrocopter
- Movement speed increased from 305 to 315
- Flak Cannon AoE increased from 800 to 1000
- Call Down AoE increased from 400 to 450

Huskar
- Burning Spears duration increased from 6 to 7
- Inner Vitality can now be cast on magic immune targets
- Life Break Aghanim's cooldown decreased from 24/16/8 to 4

Invoker
- Invoker base damage decreased by 4

Jakiro
- Facing direction now more accurately matches his turn rate (just a visual change)
- Liquid Fire AoE increased from 175 to 300
- Ice Path reworked
After a short delay a thin path of ice is created in front of Jakiro for a short period, anyone that touches the path gets frozen until the path disappears. Deals damage to anyone it affects.
Creation Delay: 0.4
Path Duration: 1/1.4/1.8/2.2
Damage: 100
AOE: 150
Range: 1100
Manacost: 75
Cooldown: 12/11/10/9


Juggernaut
- Base attack time decreased from 1.7 to 1.6
- Omnislash now kills creeps and neutrals in 1 hit


Keeper of the Light
- Chakra manacost rescaled from 40/55/70/85 to 25/45/65/85
- Mana Leak cooldown decreased from 18 to 16
- Illuminate cast range changed to be the same as its travel range (just a UI change)
- Illuminate max hit distance increased from 1600 to 2000

Krobelus
- Armor increased by 1

Kunkka
- Base strength increased by 3
- Ghost Ship cooldown decreased from 90/80/70 to 60/50/40
- Ghost Ship impact AoE increased from 400 to 425


Leshrac
- Diabolic Edict now uses Leshrac's cast animation time

Lich
- Frost Nova cooldown decreased from 9.25/9.25/9.25/8 to 8

Lina
- Fiery Soul attack speed bonus increased from 40/50/60/70 to 40/55/70/85
- Laguna Blade cooldown rescaled from 120/90/55 to 90/70/50

Lion
- Finger of Death cooldown rescaled from 150/90/55 to 170/105/40
- Finger of Death damage increased from 500/650/850 to 600/725/850 (Aghanim's from 600/800/1025 to 725/875/1025)
- Mana Drain initial cast range increased from 600/650/700/750 to 750
- Mana Drain threshold range increased from 800 to 850
- Mana Drain cooldown decreased from 25/20/15/10 to 20/15/10/5

Lone Druid
- Spirit Bear can no longer be resummoned while it is taking damage


Luna
- Moon Glaive level 4 bounce count increased 4 to 5

Lycanthrope
- Summon Wolves manacost increased from 125 to 145
- Spirit Wolves HP decreased from 400/450/500/550 to 200/240/280/320
- Spirit Wolves now have 50% magic resistance
- Fixed Shapeshift speed buff remaining after dying with Aegis

Magnus
- Agility growth increased from 1.8 to 2.5
- Empower damage and cleave bonus increased from 15/25/35/45% to 20/30/40/50%
- Skewer slow duration increased from 2 to 2.5 seconds

Meepo
- Geomancer clones stat sharing increased from 25% to 30%
- Geostrike DPS increased from 5/10/15/20 to 7/14/21/28

Mirana
- Elune's Arrow cooldown decreased from 25 to 20
- Starfall's second single unit impact damage increased from 50% to 75% of the original

Morphling
- Cast animation time increased from 0.3 to 0.45
- Morph manacost increased from 20 to 30 mana per second
- Base damage decreased by 6
- Waveform AoE decreased from 255 to 200
- Waveform no longer allows you to start attacking/casting before it is completed

Naga Siren
- Base damage decreased by 12
- Cast animation time increased from 0.5 to 0.65

Naix
- Rage duration increased from 2.5/3.25/4/4.75 to 3/4/5/6

Necrolyte
- Death Pulse heal rescaled from 50/75/100/130 to 70/90/110/130
- Sadist reworked
Necrolyte gains increased HP and Mana regeneration for each unit he kills.
Mana Regeneration: 2/4/6/10 per second
HP Regeneration: 1/2/3/4 per second
Duration: 6
Gives 10x the bonus for hero kills.
Note: Stacks with itself. Each stack operates independently.


Nyx Assassin
- Base HP regeneration increased to 2.5
- Mana Burn drain amount increased from 4*Int to 5*Int
- Mana Burn manacost rescaled from 90/110/130/150 to 130/120/110/100
- Vendetta movement speed increased from 10/15/20% to 16/18/20%
- Spiked Carapace reworked


Weaver
- The Swarm's attack rate improved from 1.5 to 1.35

Obsidian Destroyer
- Astral Imprisonment intelligence steal increased from 2/4/6/8 to 4/6/8/10

Ogre Magi
- Armor increased by 1
- Aghanim's Unrefined Fireblast cooldown decreased from 20 to 10
- Bloodlust can now target catapults
- Bloodlust movement speed bonus increased from 6/9/12/15% to 10/12/14/16%

Omniknight
- Degen Aura AoE increased from 300 to 315

Brewmaster
- Primal Split units are now affected by Black Hole

Phantom Assassin
- Coup de Grace critical strike multiplier increased from 2.5/3.25/4 to 2.5/3.5/4.5

Phantom Lancer
- Agility growth increased from 2.8 to 4.2
- Spirit Lance slow duration increased from 3 to 3.25 seconds

Puck
- Dream Coil duration increased from 5 to 6 (Aghanim's from 7 to 8)
- Illusory Orb AoE increased from 200 to 225
- Waning Rift damage increased from 60/120/180/240 to 70/140/210/280
- Fixed Phase Shift invulnerability duration ending 0.25 seconds too soon

Pugna
- Movement speed increased from 315 to 320
- Nether Ward mana flare damage increased from 0.75/1/1.25/1.5 to 1/1.25/1.5/1.75
- Life Drain break range increased from 850 to 900

Razor
- Plasma Field Min damage from 80/120/160/200 to 60/100/140/180
- Plasma Field Max damage from 140/210/280/350 to 160/230/300/370
- Static Link no longer breaks if Razor loses vision of the target
- Static Link can no longer ground target
- Static Link can now target magic immune (it could before via ground seeking)
- Unstable Current's purge duration increased from 0.3/0.6/0.9/1.2 to 0.4/0.8/1.2/1.6

Rubick
- Movement speed decreased from 300 to 290
- Fade Bolt bounce AoE decreased from 500 to 440

Shadow Demon
- Soul Catcher manacost increased from 50 to 50/60/70/80
- Shadow Poison AoE increased from 150 to 180

Shadow Fiend
- Necromastry hero kill soul increment increased from 6 to 12
- Presence of the Dark Lord armor reduction improved from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
- Requiem of Souls has a new passive component that triggers upon death
Upon dying half of Shadow Fiend's souls (the amount lost on death) will be released as if you had cast Requiem of Souls with those souls. This cast doesn't put the spell on cooldown and will trigger if it is on cooldown. It is now a passive component of the ability.


Silencer
- Strength growth increased from 1.7 to 2.2
- Global Silence duration increased from 3/4/5 to 3/4.5/6
- Last Word now always steals 2 intelligence if an enemy hero dies in its AoE

Skeleton King
- Hellfire Blast slow increased from 15% to 20%

Slardar
- Amplify Damage armor reduction increased from 8/12/16 to 8/14/20

Sniper
- Headshot damage increased from 30/40/50/60 to 30/45/60/75
- Take Aim range bonus increased from 65/130/195/260 to 75/150/225/300
- Shrapnel AoE increased from 350 to 360
- Shrapnel duration increased from 8 to 9

Spectre
- Desolate damage increased from 20/30/40/50 to 20/35/50/65

Spirit Breaker
- Base strength increased by 6
- Damage increased by 9
- Charge of Darkness no longer gives a buff indicator
- Charge of Darkness speed increased from 425/500/575/650 to 600/650/700/750
- Empowering Haste no longer increases Spirit Breaker's damage
- Empowering Haste movement bonus aura rescaled from 6/8/10/12% to 6/10/14/18%
- Greater Bash now deals damage based on your movement speed (10/20/30/40% of speed)
- Greater Bash duration increased from 0.95/1.15/1.35/1.55 to 1/1.2/1.4/1.6
- Fixed Greater Bash not affecting magic immune units

Storm Spirit
- Static Remnant cooldown decreased from 4 to 3.5

Sven
- Great Cleave AoE increased from 200 to 300
- Great Cleave damage from 30/40/50/60% to 25/40/55/70%
- God's Strength bonus damage increased from 100/140/180% to 100/150/200%
- Warcry AoE increased from 700 to 900
- Warcry armor increased from 3/6/9/12 to 4/8/12/16

Templar Assassin
- Psi Blades no longer spills damage when attacking illusions

Tidehunter
- Ravage travel speed decreased from 900 to 775

Tiny
- Toss's cast range rescaled from 700/900/1100/1300 to 1300

Treant Protector
- Damage increased by 14
- Base attack time increased from 1.7 to 1.9
- Overgrowth no longer does damage
- Overgrowth duration from 3 to 3/3.75/4.5
- Overgrowth cooldown from 115/105/95 to 80
- Living Armor aura replaced with a new active ability
Target an allied unit or structure. Grants bonus regeneration and physical damage block. Dispels when more than 6 damage instances are taken.
HP Regeneration: 4/6/8/10
Physical Damage Block: 20/40/60/80 (hero only)
Threshold: 6 damage instances
Duration: 20
Cooldown: 20
Manacost: 30/35/40/45
Cast Range: Global


Undying
- Decay steal duration increased from 21/24/27/30 to 25/30/35/40
- Decay AoE increased from 300 to 325
- Tombstone Death Lust hp requirement also triggers if the target is below 5/10/15/20% hp

Ursa Warrior
- Cast animation time decreased from 0.5 to 0.3
- Overpower now uses Ursa's cast animation time

Vengeful Spirit
- Agility gain increased from 2.35 to 2.8

Venomancer
- Plague Wards vision decreased from 1400 to 1200

Viper
- Corrosive Skin duration increased from 3 to 4
- Viper Strike Aghanim's cast range increased from 800 to 900
- Nethertoxin max damage increased from 32/64/96/128 to 40/80/120/160

Visage
- Base Intelligence increased by 3
- Grave Chill attack speed drain increased from 32 to 64
- Familiar's base attack time decreased from 0.6 to 0.4
- Soul Assumption damage per charge increased from 60 to 65

Warlock
- Shadow Word damage/heal increased from 10/20/30/40 to 15/25/35/45 per second

Witch Doctor
- Death Ward attack cooldown decreased from 0.3 to 0.25
- Maledict bonus damage per 100 lost HP rescaled from 10/20/30/40 to 16/24/32/40

Zeus
- Arc Lightning cooldown decreased from 2 to 1.75
- Thundergod's Wrath cooldown decreased from 120 to 90

Added a new basic item Shadow Amulet
Shadow Amulet:
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Cost:
- 1600
Provides:
+30 Attack Speed
Active, Fade: Upon activation, fades your hero out over 2.75 seconds. If you move, you will lose your invisibility. No cooldown.
Note 1: Used in the new Shadow Blade recipe.
Note 2: Similar to how Shadow Blade works, you can use this invisibility in combination with channeling spells.


Abyssal Blade
- Can now be disassembled

Drums
- Bonus damage decreased from 9 to 3

Arcane Boots
- Replenish Mana cooldown increased from 45 to 55

Armlet of Mordiggian
- Armlet HP regeneration increased from 5 to 8
- Armlet lifedrain increased from 37 to 40
- Armlet toggle cooldown reduced from 5 to 1 second

Black King Bar
- Can no longer be sold

Blademail
- Damage Return duration increased from 4 to 4.5 seconds

Blood Stone
- Charges now increment if you get a kill out of range

Daedalus
- Critical strike multiplier increased from 2.5 to 2.7

Dagon
- Dagon cooldown decreased from 40/36/32/28/24 to 35/30/25/20/15

Stygian Desolator
- Desolator duration increased from 7 to 15 seconds

Ethereal Blade
- Ether Blast can now be cast on allied units
- Ether Blast now does damage based on the primary attribute of the holder instead of always agility
- Ether Blast manacost increased from 50 to 150

Eul's Scepter of Divinity
- Recipe cost decreased from 600 to 500

Force Staff
- Recipe cost increased to 500
- Force no longer pushes through Kinetic Field
- When Power Cogs is triggered by Force Staff, Power Cogs knockback takes priority

Gem of True Sight
- Restock cooldown increased from 8 to 10 minutes

Heaven's Halberd
- Disarm duration on ranged heroes increased from 4 to 4.5 seconds

Helm of the Dominator
- Dominate cooldown decreased from 300 to 60
- Dominate no longer has a duration (was 20 minutes)
- Dominating a creep when you already control one will replace your current one

Shadow Blade
- Invisibility duration from 9 to 12 seconds
- Recipe Reworked
Requires:
- Claymore (1400)
- Shadow Amulet (1600)
Provides:
+30 Damage
+30 Attack Speed
Active, Wind Walk: Besides the duration increase remains unchanged.


Manta Style
- Recipe cost increased from 650 to 900 (Yasha is 100 gold cheaper)

Mask of Madness
- Berserk's movement bonus increased from 25 to 30%

Null Talisman
- Recipe cost decreased from 170 to 155

Observer Wards
- Observer Wards gold cost decreased from 200 to 150

Orb of Venom
- Cost decreased from 350 to 275

Orchid
- Soul Burn's damage amplification increased from 25 to 30%

Power Treads
- Attack speed bonus increased from 25 to 30

Radiance
- Burn damage increased from 40 to 45

Rod of Atos
- HP bonus increased from 250 to 325
- Cooldown decreased from 20 to 16

Sange
- Recipe cost decreased from 700 to 600

Smoke of Deceit
- Now dispelled when Primal Split units are nearby

Soul Ring
- Cooldown increased from 25 to 30

Tranquil Boots
- Break requirement decreased from 4 to 3

Veil of Discord
- Armor bonus increased from 5 to 6
- HP regeneration increased from 5 to 6
- Discord AoE increased from 500 to 550
- Discord cast range increased from 875 to 1000

Yasha
- Recipe cost decreased from 700 to 600

BOTS
- Lowered the tankiness threshold for doing Roshan.
- Bots now only save for buyback later in games, and now save the proper amount.
- Lich bot will no longer cast Chain Frost on a single target that's about to die or that is able to blink away.
- Skeleton King bot is now better about saving mana for Reincarnate.
- Improved Windrunner bot's Shakleshot usage (she will now take into account unit movement).
- Bots will no longer have any desire to farm while they are temporarily invisible.
- Added support for selling/dropping situational items when necessary (wards, dust, etc).
- Adjusted Skeleton King and Dragon Knight bots' loadouts.
- Bots will now scale their attack desire on non-heroes based on how dangerous they think the unit is.
- Bots will now harass hero-like units (ie. Spirit Bear) when laning.
- Bots will now consider trying to kill hero-like units.
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