Recent Updates

Gameplay Update

7.24

General

Items

Ironwood Tree
  • Now drops the full item rather than a recipe
  • All stats reduced from +7 to +6
Arcane Ring
  • Intelligence increased from +8 to +10
Iron Talon
  • No longer has the Quell passive
  • Now provides +15 Attack Speed
Keen Optic
  • Mana regen increased from 1 to 1.25
Mango Tree
  • Vision range reduced from 1200 to 1000
  • Mangoes now fall a little further out
Poor Man's Shield
  • Blocked damage from 20/10 for melee/range to 30/20
Trusty Shovel
  • Health reduced from 150 to 100
Ocean Heart
  • Health/Mana regen increased from 6/3 to 8/4
Dragon Scale
  • Afterburn damage increased from 12 to 18
Clumsy Net
  • Cast range reduced from 900 to 650
  • No longer pierces immunity on yourself
Essence Ring
  • Now increases current/max health directly and is not considered a heal (does not get amplified/triggered by heal related abilities)
Vambrace
  • Now drops the full item rather than a recipe
  • can now be toggled between the different attributes
  • from 12/6 primary/secondary stats to 10/5
Vampire Fangs
  • Spell Lifesteal reduced from 8% to 6%
Enchanted Quiver
  • Bonus magic damage increased from 270 to 300
  • Fixed it working with Wukong's Command
Orb of Destruction
  • Slow reduced from 30/15% to 20/10%
Craggy Coat
  • Armor reduced from 13 to 12
Mind Breaker
  • Silence duration reduced from 2 to 1.5 seconds
Telescope
  • Attack range bonus reduced from 150 to 125
Repair Kit
  • Building Repair no longer has multishot
  • Health regen increased from 13 to 17
Havoc Hammer
  • Havoc base damage increased from 175 to 225
Flicker
  • Movement speed increased from +30 to +40
Magic Lamp
  • Health threshold increased from 15% to 20%
Apex
  • Changed to a fixed +75 Primary Attribute instead of a percentage increased
Fusion Rune
  • Removed
Ballista
  • Attack range reduced from +400 to +250
  • Now deals +30 Pure Damage
Force Boots
  • Cooldown increased from 6 to 9 seconds
  • Movement speed reduced from +50% to +40%
  • Push distance/duration from 800/0.65 to 600/0.5
Ex Machina
  • Reset Item Cooldowns increased from 30 to 45 seconds
  • Armor reduced from 25 to 20
  • Now has a 100 mana cost
Mirror Shield
  • Cooldown increased from 4 to 8 seconds
Pirate Hat
  • Attack speed reduced from +250 to +150
  • No longer drops a bounty rune on hero kills
  • You now steal 300 Gold from heroes you kill
Seer Stone
  • Cast and Vision range reduced from 450 to 350
Phoenix Ash
  • Removed
Stygian Desolator
  • Damage reduced from 100 to 75
  • Armor reduction reduced from 12 to 10
  • Armor reduction duration reduced from 15 to 7
Woodland Striders
  • Health regen reduced from 70 to 50
  • Tree duration reduced from 60 seconds to 15
Fallen Sky
  • Has the same Blink rules with regards to damage
  • Now drops the full item rather than a recipe
Trident
  • All bonuses reduced from 33% to 30%
Book of the Dead
  • Changed from three sets of Necronomicon units to two sets with 50% more health and damage
  • Strength and Intelligence reduced from 35 to 30
Enchanted Mango
  • Mana restore reduced from 125 to 110
Quelling Blade
  • No longer kills wards (same for Iron Talon and Battle Fury)
Tango
  • No longer kills wards
Vladmir's Offering
  • Mana regeneration reduced from 1.5 to 1.25
Void Stone
  • Mana regeneration increased from 1.75 to 2.25
Perseverance
  • Mana regeneration increased from 2 to 2.25
Battle Fury
  • Damage increased from 54 to 60
  • Cleave damage against heroes increased from 60% to 70%
  • Cleave damage against creeps decreased from 60% to 50%
Maelstrom
  • Chain Lightning damage reduced from 150 to 140
Necronomicon
  • Mana regeneration increased from 2/2.5/3 to 3/3.5/4
Desolator
  • Armor reduction duration reduced from 15 to 7
Radiance
  • Damage reduced from 65 to 60
Blade Mail
  • Damage increased from +22 to +28
Silver Edge
  • Damage increased from 40 to 45
Mask of Madness
  • Damage increased from 10 to 15
Armlet of Mordiggian
  • Damage increased from 9 to 15
Crystalys
  • Damage increased from 38 to 45
  • Critical strike reduced from 175% to 160%
Daedalus
  • Damage increased from 80 to 88
  • Critical strike reduced from 235% to 225%
Bloodthorn
  • Damage increased from 68 to 75
  • Critical strike reduced from 175% to 160%
  • Soul Rend critical strike reduced from 140% to 130%

Heroes

Abaddon
  • Base damage reduced by 2
Mist Coil
  • Mist Coil cooldown increased from 4.5 to 5.5
Alchemist
  • Strength gain increased from 2.4 to 2.7
Ancient Apparition
Ice Blast
  • Ice Blast kill threshold increased from 10/11/12% to 12/13/14%
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +175 Chilling Touch Attack Range
Axe
  • Movement speed increased by 5
  • Strength gain increased from 3.4 to 3.6
Bounty Hunter
  • Base armor increased by 1
Brewmaster
  • Base armor increased by 1
Chaos Knight
Reality Rift
  • Reality Rift armor reduction increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
Phantasm
  • Phantasm incoming damage reduced from 350% to 325%
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +10s Phantasm Duration
Chen
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +180 Gold/Min to -30s Hand of God cooldown
Clinkz
Burning Army
  • Burning Army base damage increased from 24/26/28% to 28%
Crystal Maiden
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to -2s Crystal Nova Cooldown
Dark Seer
Surge
  • Surge speed changed from 25/40/55/70% to 70%
  • Surge duration reduced from 6 to 3/4/5/6
Dark Willow
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Gold/Min to +40 Bedlam Damage
Death Prophet
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Base movement speed increased by 5
Spirit Siphon
  • Spirit Siphon charge restore time reduced from 60/52/44/36 to 45/40/35/30
Disruptor
Thunder Strike
  • Thunder Strike manacost increased from 130 to 130/140/150/160
Static Storm
  • Static Storm Scepter no longer increases duration from 5 to 7
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +180 Gold/Min to Kinetic Field Grants True Sight
Doom
  • Strength gain reduced from 4.0 to 3.7
Scorched Earth
  • Scorched Earth movement speed reduced from 12/13/14/15% to 9/11/13/15%
Devour
  • Devour HP regen reduced from 3/8/13/18 to 3/7/11/15
Dragon Knight
  • Base movement speed increased by 10
Elder Dragon Form
  • Elder Dragon Form movement speed bonus reduced from 30 to 25
Drow Ranger
Multishot
  • Multishot damage reduced from 90/115/140/165% to 85/110/135/160%
Earth Spirit
Stone Remnant
  • Stone Remnant charge replenish time reduced from 30 to 25
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +3.5s Geomagnetic Grip Silence
Enigma
Malefice
  • Malefice damage increased from 30/50/70/90 to 30/55/80/105
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +40 Malefice Instance Damage
Grimstroke
  • Base intelligence increased by 2
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +100 Ink Swell Max Damage
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +125 Cast Range to +175
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +12% Spell Amplification to +15%
Io
Overcharge
  • Overcharge heal reduced from 0.6/0.8/1/1.2% to 0.55/0.7/0.85/1%
  • Overcharge cooldown increased from 16 to 22/20/18/16
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Gold/Min to +400 Spirits Max Distance
Jakiro
Dual Breath
  • Dual Breath now does its first damage instance immediately
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +400 Dual Breath Range
Juggernaut
  • Base damage increased by 4
  • Base movement speed increased by 5
Lich
  • Base damage reduced by 2
Frost Blast
  • Frost Blast manacost increased from 105/130/155/180 to 115/140/165/190
Sinister Gaze
  • Sinister Gaze duration reduced from 1.6/1.9/2.2/2.5 to 1.4/1.7/2.0/2.3
Lion
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +60 Mana Drain
Luna
Lunar Blessing
  • Lunar Blessing now affects base armor instead of total armor
  • Lunar Blessing increased from 10/15/20/25% to 15/20/25/30%
Lycan
  • Base intelligence increased by 4
Shapeshift
  • Shapeshift transformation time from 1.5 to 1.25
Magnus
  • Max damage reduced by 4
Empower
  • Empower cleave reduced from 15/25/35/45 to 10/20/30/40
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +25 Attack Speed to +20
Mars
  • Strength gain increased from 3.2 to 3.4
God's Rebuke
  • God's Rebuke slow duration increased from 1.5 to 2
  • God's Rebuke hero attack damage increased from 25 to 35
Medusa
  • Intelligence gain increased from 3.4 to 4.0
Stone Gaze
  • Stone Gaze speed bonus increased from 35% to 50%
Nyx Assassin
Vendetta
  • Vendetta bonus damage changed from physical to pure damage
  • Vendetta damage reduced from 250/400/550 to 250/375/500
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +0.3s Impale Stun Duration
Ogre Magi
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +20 Ignite DPS
Omniknight
  • Base armor reduced by 1
  • Strength gain reduced from 3.6 to 3.4
Purification
  • Purification cooldown increased from 17/15/13/11 to 18/16/14/12
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +10 Heavenly Grace HP Regen
Oracle
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Gold/Min to -1s Purifying Flames Cooldown
Pangolier
Shield Crash
  • Shield Crash casts in-place when rooted
Phantom Assassin
  • Base damage increased by 3
Phantom Lancer
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +275 Health to +250
  • Level 25 Talent reduced from -6s Doppelganger Cooldown to -5s
Phoenix
  • Attack range increased from 500 to 525
  • Base health regen increased by 0.5
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +18% Icarus Dive Slow
Puck
  • Base damage reduced by 3
Talents
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +420 Gold/Min to +425 Waning Rift AoE and Range
Pudge
Dismember
  • Dismember tick rate changed from every 1 to every 0.5 seconds (same total damage)
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +180 Gold/Min to +1s Dismember Duration
Pugna
  • Base agility increased by 8
Queen of Pain
  • Intelligence gain increased from 2.9 to 3.4
Sonic Wave
  • Sonic Wave damage increased from 340/430/520 to 340/450/560
Rubick
Arcane Supremacy
  • Arcane Supremacy debuff amplification reduced from 20/28/36/44% to 16/24/32/40%
Shadow Demon
Demonic Purge
  • Demonic Purge damage increased from 200/300/400 to 250/350/450
Silencer
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Gold/Min to +12% Arcane Curse Slow
Skywrath Mage
Talents
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +300 Gold/Min to Arcane Bolt Pierces Spell Immunity
Slardar
  • Base movement speed increased by 10
Bash of the Deep
  • Bash of the Deep damage rescaled from 75/125/175/225 to 60/115/170/225
Slark
Pounce
  • Pounce scepter replenish time increased from 20/16/12/8 to 10
  • Pounce scepter range reduced from 1400 to 1200
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +30 Attack Speed to +25
Snapfire
  • Added to Captain's Mode
  • Base damage reduced by 4
  • Fixed Firesnap Cookie moving units affected by Kinetic Field, Black Hole, and Chronosphere
Spectre
  • Base health regen increased from 0 to 1.5
Spirit Breaker
Bulldoze
  • Bulldoze cooldown reduced from 22 to 22/20/18/16
Sven
Storm Hammer
  • Storm Hammer damage increased from 80/160/240/320 to 110/180/250/320
Warcry
  • Warcry self movement bonus increased from 6/10/14/18% to 10/14/18/22%
  • Warcry cooldown reduced from 36/32/28/24 to 32/28/24/20
Techies
  • Blast Off self damage changed from Pure to Magical
Talents
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to -28s Blast Off Cooldown
Terrorblade
  • Movement speed increased from 310 to 315
Reflection
  • Reflection slow increased from 20% to 25%
Tidehunter
  • Base intelligence increased by 2
Tinker
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Gold/Min to +2s March of the Machines Duration
Tiny
Avalanche
  • Avalanche duration reduced from 1.8 to 1.4 seconds
Treant Protector
  • Strength gain reduced from 3.5 to 3.4
Nature's Grasp
  • Nature's Grasp manacost increased from 60/70/80/90 to 75/80/85/90
Living Armor
  • Living Armor reduced from 4/6/8/10 to 5/6/7/8
Troll Warlord
  • Min base damage increased by 4
Tusk
  • Base health regen increased from 0.5 to 1
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +0.5s Walrus Punch Stun Duration
Underlord
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +7 Atrophy Permanent Damage to +6
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +150 Cast Range to +200
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +70 Attack Speed to +60
Undying
  • Fixed Helm of the Dominator not working on Zombies
  • Level 15 Zombie damage talent is now base damage
Tombstone
  • Tombstone Deathlust health thresholds is now always 40%
  • Tombstone Deathlust movement speed bonus from 50% to 35/40/45/50%
  • Tombstone Deathlust attack speed values from 75 to 50/60/70/80
Flesh Golem
  • Flesh Golem debuff duration increased from 5 to 6
  • Flesh Golem duration increased from 30 to 40
  • Flesh Golem now grants +30 Movement Speed
Venomancer
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +15s Plague Wards Duration
Visage
Soul Assumption
  • Soul Assumption gather damage threshold reduced from 110 to 100
  • Soul Assumption manacost from 170/160/150/140 to 150
Void Spirit
  • Added to Captain's Mode
Warlock
Shadow Word
  • Shadow Word cooldown reduced from 16 to 14
Weaver
The Swarm
  • The Swarm attack rate improved from 1.25/1.1/0.95/0.8 to 1.15/1.0/0.85/0.7
Winter Wyvern
  • Base strength reduced from 26 to 24
Cold Embrace
  • Cold Embrace percentage heal reduced from 3/4/5/6% to 2/3/4/5%
  • Cold Embrace base heal increased from 14/18/22/26 to 20/26/32/38
Talents
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Gold/Min to +1% Cold Embrace Heal
Witch Doctor
  • Base armor increased by 1
Talents
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Gold/Min to +100 Maledict AoE