Valve Releases Dota 2 Patch Update 7.20
Posted 20th November 2018 By: Derpina    298 Views
Esports News – Just months after the conclusion of the biggest tournament in Dota 2, it’s evident that gameplay changes were inevitable. Valve’s latest patch, 7.20, will shake things up for the new season so you’ll see changes and adjustments for several heroes, gameplay mechanics, and items. See the full list of Patch 7.20 below:
ABADDON: ABILITY REWORK
Base movement speed increased from 310 to 325
Base agility increased by 6
Mist Coil projectile speed reduced from 1600 to 1300
Reworked Curse of Avernus:
Passive. Slows the targets you attack by 10/15/20/25% for 4 seconds. If a target gets hit 4 times, they become cursed for 4 seconds and are silenced, slowed by 30/40/50/60% and all allied heroes that attack the target will receive a 40/60/80/100 AS boost
ANCIENT APPARITION: ABILITY REWORK
Ice Vortex no longer has a self-bonus.
Reworked Chilling Touch:
It is now a passive autocast attack modifier.
Cooldown: 15/11/7/3 seconds. Grants you bonus attack range and causes your attack to deal heavy magic damage that slows movement for a brief period.
Slow: 100% for 0.5 seconds.
Attack Range Bonus: 60/120/180/240.
ANTI-MAGE: ABILITY REWORK
Removed Scepter upgrade
Replaced Spell Shield with Counterspell.
Passively grants you 15/25/35/45% Magic Resistance and can be activated to provide a Counterspell shield for 1.4 seconds.
Causes all spells that target you to be blocked and reflected onto the enemy.
Cooldown: 15/11/7/3. Manacost: 40
Tempest Double bounty increased from a fixed 180 Gold/XP to 180/240/300
Level 15 Talent changed from +350 Health to +300
Berserker’s Call armor bonus reduced from 40 to 30
BANE: ABILITY REWORK
Adds a debuff to the enemy unit, applying 36/44/52/60% negative status resistance to the target (which causes debuffs to last longer) and reducing the enemy’s attack speed by 40/60/80/100.
Lasts 8 seconds.
Can be dispelled.
Cast Range: 1000
Level 15 Talent changed from Enfeeble Steals Damage to Enfeeble Steals Attack Speed
Level 20 Talent changed from +100 Enfeeble Damage Reduction to +100 Enfeeble Attack Speed Reduction
Flaming Lasso now does 20/40/60 damage per second
BEASTMASTER: ABILITY REWORK
Call of the Wild has been reworked.
It no longer summons a neutral creep, and now has two separate hotkeys for the Boar and the Hawk.
The Hawk is a global point target ability that sends a permanently invisible uncontrollable hawk to that location starting from where you are.
Adjusted stats on the summoned units:
Boar HP: 300/450/600/750
Boar Damage Type: Hero
Boar Attack Damage: 16/32/48/64
Boar Poison Slow: 10/20/30/40% for 3 seconds
Boar Duration: 60
Boar Ability Cooldown: 42/38/34/30
Boar Manacost: 50
Hawk HP: 300/450/600/750
Hawk Invisibility is permanent
Hawk Movement Speed: 300/340/380/420
Hawk Vision: 600/700/800/900
Hawk Duration: 60
Hawk Cooldown: 60/50/40/30
Hawk Manacost: 30
Primal Roar self-movement boost increased from 30 to 40%
Primal Roar secondary units push distance from 300 to 450
Primal Roar secondary units push duration from 0.6 to 1.0
Primal Roar secondary unit slow duration now matches primary target
Primal Roar secondary unit slow increased from 50 to 60
Level 25 Talent changed from +2 Hawks Summoned to -15s Hawks Cooldown
Thirst changed from giving attack damage to +30/45/60/75 Attack Speed
Thirst movement speed increased from 7/18/29/40% to 12/24/36/48%
Bloodrage incoming and outgoing damage reduced from 25/30/35/40% to 10/15/20/25%
Bloodrage now does full amplification regardless of the distance
Blood Rite damage from 120/160/200/240 to 125/175/225/275
Rupture now deals 8% of current health as pure damage per 100 units moved. No longer lethal
Rupture duration from 12 to 8/10/12
Rupture cast range from 800 to 700/800/900
Rupture cooldown from 60 to 70/60/50
Level 20 Talent changed from +18% Rupture Damage to +600 Rupture Cast Range
BOUNTY HUNTER: ABILITY REWORK
Strength from 18+2.1 to 20+2.5
Shadow Walk no longer deals 30/60/90/120 damage.
Attacking out of invisibility now applies a 14/20/26/32% movement slow for 4 seconds
Passive cooldown 12/9/6/3.
Causes your attack to deal +80/110/140/170 Bonus Attack Damage.
Steals 12/18/24/30 Unreliable Gold from enemy heroes.
Your weapon glows when the attack is ready to strike
Track movement speed bonus is now given to your hero only
Track now also causes attacks you do to the Tracked enemy to crit for 1.4/1.6/1.8x
Track cast no longer breaks invisibility
Track gold radius from 925 to 1200
Level 20 Talent changed from +125% Jinada Critical Strike to +90 Jinada Gold Steal
BREWMASTER: ABILITY REWORK
Intelligence gain increased from 1.3 to 1.6
Base movement speed increased from 295 to 305
Thunderclap manacost from 90/105/130/150 to 90/100/110/120
Reworked Drunken Brawler:
It is now a self active buff.
Lasts for 5 seconds.
Grants you 50/60/70/80% evasion and 80% chance to Crit for 200/220/240/260%.
Movement speed alternates between -20% and +40% while this is active.
Replaced Drunken Haze with Cinder Brew. Covers a target 400 AoE with alcohol, slowing them by 25% and causes them to have a 20/25/30/35% chance to attack themselves instead of the target. Lasts 7 seconds. If the targets are hit by any fire-based spells (including immolation from your Fire Spirit), the duration will refresh and they will ignite and burn for 10/25/40/55 DPS. Cooldown: 20/18/16/14. Manacost: 50. Self-attack is not lethal
The following heroes have fire element damage:
Level 25 changed from +15% Drunken Brawler Chance to +200% Critical Strike Damage
Viscous Nasal Goo armor reduction increased from 1/1.4/1.8/2.2 to 1.4/1.8/2.2/2.6
Spiderling/Spiderite magic resistance reduced from 50% to 40%
CENTAUR WARRUNNER: ABILITY REWORK
Strength gain reduced from 4.3 to 4.0
Hoof Stomp damage reduced from 100/150/200/250 to 80/110/140/170
Double Edge damage changed from 175/250/325/400 to 150/200/250/300 + 40/60/80/100% of Strength as damage
Double Edge cast point from 0.5 to 0.4
Return has been renamed to Retaliate
Retaliate no longer has a strength component
Retaliate damage increased from 16/18/20/22 to 16/32/48/64
Retaliate now gains charges each time you are attacked by an enemy hero or tower.
Can be activated, consuming the charges, to give you a percentage base attack damage increase for 20 seconds.
Max Stacks: 10.
Provides 6/9/12/15% base damage increase per stack.
Stampede cooldown increased from 90/75/60 to 110/100/90
Stampede manacost increased from 100 to 150
Level 10 Talent changed from +10% Magic Resistance to +20 Movement Speed
Level 15 Talent changed from +15% Return Strength Damage to +50% Double Edge Strength Damage
Level 15 Talent changed from +75 Damage to +30 Base Damage
Level 20 Talent changed from +300 Double Edge Damage to +50 Return Damage
CHAOS KNIGHT: ABILITY REWORK
Reworked Chaos Strike:
Passive cooldown ability.
Lands a critical strike for a random amount, between Min Crit: 120% and Max Crit: 160/190/220/250%.
Has 35/40/45/50% lifesteal for this hit.
Reality Rift no longer reduces armor
Reality Rift now moves the target a fixed amount of distance: 250/300/350/400
Reality Rift now maims the target applying a 15/25/35/45% movement and 30/50/70/90 attack speed slow for 2 seconds
Reality Rift cooldown rescaled from 18/14/10/6 to 20/15/10/5
Reality Rift cast range from 550/600/650/700 to 475/550/625/700
Chaos Bolt minimum damage rescaled from 75/100/125/150 to 60/90/120/150
Chaos Bolt maximum damage rescaled from 200/225/250/275 to 180/210/240/270
Chaos Bolt projectile speed reduced from 1000 to 700
Phantasm: Illusion count increased from 1/2/3 to 3
Phantasm: Illusion damage rescaled from 100% to 40/70/100%
Phantasm: Illusion duration reduced from 42 to 30
Level 25 Talent changed from -7 Reality Rift Armor Reduction to -2s Chaos Strike Cooldown
CHEN: ABILITY REWORK
Penitence projectile reduced from 2000 to 1400
Penitence no longer amplifies damage
Penitence now causes all allied units attacking the target unit to gain 30/60/90/120 Attack Speed
Test of Faith replaced with Divine Favor.
Targets allied units, providing 7/13/19/25 HP regen, amplifying all regen and heals on the target by 25% and increasing attack damage by 10/20/40/80.
Lasts 12 seconds.
Cooldown: 26/24/22/20 Manacost: 110.
Cast Range: 800
Holy Persuasion now has a neutral creep level requirement of 4/5/6/6
Holy Persuasion minimum health increased from 700/800/900/1000 to 1000
Holy Persuasion now sends an allied unit anywhere on the map to you instead of sending them home.
If the ally takes player based damage during this, the spell is interrupted
Holy Persuasion cooldown changed from 32/24/18/10 to 15
Level 15 Talent changed from -10s Test of Faith Cooldown to -10s Divine Favor Cooldown
CLINKZ: ABILITY REWORK
Replaced Death Pact with Burning Army.
Uses Vector Targeting. Spawns 4/5/6 Fiery Skeleton Archers along a 1300 line.
Skeletons attack using Searing Arrows, have your base damage, are immobile and take 2 hits to kill from a hero.
They only attack enemy heroes (like WD ward, but killable).
Attack range matches your hero. Spawn at 0.8 second intervals. Cast Range: 800. Cooldown 110. Manacost: 125/175/225.
Lasts 20 seconds.
Base Attack Time: 1.8/1.65/1.5
Rocket Flare projectile speed increased from 1750 to 2250
Power Cogs knockback distance increased from 250 to 300
Power Cogs knockback duration increased from 0.85 to 1
Power Cogs damage from 50/100/150/200 to 50/125/200/275
Power Cogs mana burn from 50/100/150/200 to 50/80/110/140
Base damage increased by 2
Frostbite no longer has an interrupt
Frostbite cast range increased from 525 to 550
Freezing Field no longer has a 0.3 cast point
Surge duration rescaled from 3/4.5/6/7.5 to 6
Surge cooldown rescaled from 13/12/11/10 to 16/14/12/10
Surge now causes the target to be unslowable
Surge speed changed from 550 to +36/54/72/90%
Surge now causes the target to ignore movement speed limit
Surge now causes the target to ignore unit collisions
Wall of Replica now uses Vector Targeting to cast
Wall of Replica cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.2
Wall of Replica cast range increased 500/900/1300 to 1300
Wall of Replica always now slows heroes touching the wall continuously, and the debuff lingers for 0.75 seconds after leaving the wall
Wall of Replica slow reduced from 75% to 50/60/70%
DAZZLE: ABILITY REWORK
Poison Touch mana cost increased from 80 to 80/90/100/110
Poison Touch debuff now stacks
Replaced Weave with Bad Juju.
Grants you 30/40/50% Cooldown Reduction.
Anytime you cast a spell, all enemies within a 1200 AoE around you lose 2/2.25/2.5 armor for 10 seconds.
Debuffs stack and refresh duration. Doesn’t affect Roshan
Shadow Wave cooldown increased from 12/10/8/6 to 13/11/9/7
Level 25 Talent changed from +0.5 Weave Armor Per Second to +0.5 Bad Juju Armor Reduction
Level 25 Talent changed from -4s Shadow Wave Cooldown to +40% Poison Touch Slow
Movement speed increased from 305 to 310
Spirit Siphon now drains 4/6/8/10% speed
Thunder Strike damage increased from 40/60/80/100 to 45/70/95/120
Base attack range increased from 150 to 175
Devour no longer has a restriction on consuming while another unit is being consumed
Devour now gives you 5/10/15/20 HP regen per second while the creep is being consumed
Devour now takes a constant 80 seconds to consume a creep
Devour can now be toggled off to not steal the creep ability
Scorched Earth no longer heals
Scorched Earth cooldown reduced from 55 to 55/50/45/40
Scorched Earth damage increased from 16/24/32/40 to 20/30/40/50
Level 10 Talent changed from +10 Scorched Earth Damage/Heal to +20 Scorched Earth Damage
Elder Dragon Form Splash Attack now does 75% damage in the 300 AoE
Elder Dragon Form Splash Attack no longer does partial damage if the attack misses
DROW RANGER: ABILITY REWORK
Precision Aura now provides attack speed based on 20/36/52/68% of your Agility, rather than Damage based on 10/20/30/40% of your agility
Now provides a 20/30/40% chance to land a piercing attack that cannot be evaded and strikes through the enemy’s defenses, ignoring their armor entirely.
Instantly kills creeps.
Gets disabled if an enemy hero is within 400 range of you
Level 20 Talent changed from +20 Marksmanship Agility to +25% Evasion
Level 25 Talent changed from +20% Precision Aura Damage to +25% Precision Aura Attack Speed
Fissure cooldown increased from 18/17/16/15 to 21/19/17/15
Strength gain increased from 3.5 to 3.8
Rolling Boulder changed from an 80% slow for 0.4/0.6/0.8/1.0 seconds to a stun for 0.4/0.6/0.8/1.0
Rolling Boulder stun duration lasts an extra 0.4/0.6/0.8/1.0 seconds when using a rock
Boulder Smash changed from a stun for 0.5/1/1.5/2 seconds to an 80% slow for 1.25/2.5/3.25/4 seconds
Boulder Smash damage increased from 50/100/150/200 to 105/170/235/300
Stone Remnant max charges increased from 6 to 7
Magnetize AoE increased from 300 to 350
Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Boulder Smash Stun duration to +0.75s Rolling Boulder Stun Duration
Astral Spirit damage reduced from 60/90/120/150 to 50
Astral Spirit return speed increased from 600 to 800
Astral Spirit attack damage per hero from 15/30/45/60 to 20/40/60/80
Astral Spirit now provides +1.5/3/4.5/6 Armor per hero hit and +0.5 per creep
Astral Spirit movement speed increased from 5% to 7%
Astral Spirit movement speed cap increased from 30% to 40%
Astral Spirit bonus duration increased from 9 to 10 seconds
Level 25 Talent changed from +100% Lifesteal to Astral Spirit Grants Spell Immunity
Fire Remnant now does damage along the way (at half radius) instead of only at the destination
Base movement speed reduced from 300 to 290
FACELESS VOID: ABILITY REWORK
Time Lock now causes Faceless Void to land a free second attack while the target is locked in place.
Deals bonus 30/40/50/60 damage and bashes for 0.75 seconds
Level 15 Talent from +100 Time Lock Damage to +70
GRIMSTROKE: ADDED TO CAPTAINS MODE
Enabled Grimstroke in Captains Mode
Soulbind now applies a Leashed state to the targets, disallowing teleportation and mobility based abilities
Soulbind duration reduced from 6/8/10 to 6/7/8
Phantom’s Embrace creature now gets closer to the target before latching on
Ink Swell now does its maximum impact based on the duration it hit any hero, rather than amount of DPS dealt to all heroes combined.
Ink Swell max stun duration reduced from 2.2/2.8/3.4/4 to 2/2.6/3.2/3.8
Level 20 Talent changed from +2 Hits to Kill Phantom to +1
HUSKAR: ABILITY REWORK
Berserker’s Blood no longer gives magic resistance. Now provides health regen up to 20/40/60/80% of Strength based on missing health
Berserker’s Blood now ramps up faster when lower health
Replaced Inner Vitality with Inner Fire:
In a fiery rage, knocks all enemies within 500 range away from you, dealing 100/155/210/265 damage and disarming them for 1.75/2.5/3.25/4 seconds.
Enemies are knocked back to 550 range away from you.
Knockback duration: 0.6.
Cooldown: 18/16/14/12 seconds. Manacost: 75/100/125/150
Level 15 Talent increased from +15% Lifesteal to +20%
Level 15 Talent increased from +10 Burning Spears DPS to +15
Level 20 Talent increased from +15 Strength to +20
Level 25 Talent increased from +150 Attack Range to +175
Spirits Cooldown increased from 26/22/18/14 to 26/24/22/20
Macropyre damage now lingers on the affected units for 2 seconds
Agility increased by 10 (base damage unchanged)
Changed how Omnislash does the strikes from just physical damage nukes (with occasional invisible attacks depending on attack speed) to all full real attacks that can proc your crit and items. Lasts 3/3.25/3.5 seconds and attacks at 1.8x your attack rate. Provides +30/45/60 Damage. Scepter lasts 4/4.25/4.5 seconds and 70 cooldown
Omnislash no longer constantly issues self-interrupts during each attack
Omnislash no longer instantly kills creeps
KEEPER OF THE LIGHT: ABILITY REWORK
Removed Mana Leak and Spirit Form
Illuminate cooldown increased from 10 to 11
Changed how Chakra Magic works:
Restores 80/160/240/320 mana and removes 3/4/5/6 seconds off of basic abilities currently on cooldown.
Reworked Blinding Light into a basic ability:
Causes everyone in a 600 AoE to be blinded, missing 70% of their attacks for 3/4/5/6 seconds.
Knocks targets back 350 units and deals 50/100/150/200 damage.
Cast Range: 550/600/650/700
Added a new Ultimate, Will-o-Wisp:
Spawns an attackable light entity, Ignis Fatuus.
The light flickers on for 1.3 seconds and off for 1.75 seconds.
Enemies within a 650 Radius are hypnotized and forced to look at it whenever it is emitting light, unable to act.
The light entity can be killed with 4/5/6 attacks, otherwise it will flicker 3/4/5 times before going away.
Cast Range: 900.
Dormant for 1 second before the first flicker begins
Scepter now just causes your Illuminate to heal during the day
Level 25 Talent changed from +2s Mana Leak Stun to +2 Will-O-Wisp Flickers
Winning a Duel automatically casts Press the Attack on you
LICH: ABILITY REWORK
Intelligence increased from 16 + 3.3 to 20 + 3.6
Frost Nova manacost reduced from 125/150/170/190 to 105/130/155/180
Replaced Sacrifice with Sinister Gaze:
Channeling single target. Causes the enemy to slowly walk towards you.
Lasts up to 1.6/1.9/2.2/2.5 seconds.
Cast Range: 500/525/550/575.
Replaced Ice Armor with Frost Shield:
Targets self or an ally and applies a frost shield.
Reduces physical attack damage taken by 30/40/50/60% for 6 seconds.
Every second, all enemies within a 600 AoE will take 20/30/40/50 damage and be slowed by 35% for 0.5 seconds. Cooldown: 30/25/20/15. Manacost: 100/110/120/130
Level 20 Talent changed from 180 Gold/Min to +2s Frost Shield
Level 20 Talent reduced from +175 Cast Range to +150
Level 25 Talent increased from Ice Armor Provides +30 HP Regen to Frost Shield Provides +60 HP Regen
Feast changed from 4.5/5.5/6.5/7.5% of Current Health to 1.75/2.5/3.25/4% of Max Health
Level 25 Talent changed from +2% Current Health to +1% Max Health
Mana Drain slow increased from 16/19/22/25% to 20/24/28/32%
Finger of Death now gets stronger with each kill.
Gains +50 Damage per hero kill.
If the enemy dies within 3 seconds of being hit by the ability, the bonus is still granted
LONE DRUID: ABILITY REWORK
Base movement speed increased from 320 to 340
Spirit Bear movement speed increased from 320/330/340/350 to 340/350/360/370
Spirit Bear attack backswing time reduced from 0.67 to 0.4
Spirit Bear attack damage increased from 35/45/55/65 to 35/50/65/80
Spirit Bear now has a level 1 ability, Defender. Passively causes 30% of the damage Lone Druid takes to be instead dealt to the Spirit Bear if you are within the leash range
Replaced Rabid with Spirit Link:
Grants both of you 30/50/70/90 Attack Speed and causes 40/50/60/70% of damage you deal to restore life to your Spirit Bear, and damage your Spirit Bear deals to restore life to you.
Duration: 10 seconds.
Lunar Blessing now provides +8/14/20/26 Primary Attribute bonus as the aura bonus, rather than bonus damage
Level 15 Talent changed from +24 Lunar Blessing Damage to +14 Lunar Blessing Attributes
LYCAN: ABILITY REWORK
Now grants +21/34/47/60 Attack Speed, +3/4/5/6 Armor and +4/6/8/10 HP regen to all player controlled units on the map.
Lasts 9 seconds.
MAGNUS: ABILITY REWORK
Skewer cooldown reduced from 25 to 26/24/22/20
Releases a wave towards a target point, pulls units towards it slightly and deals 75/150/225/300 damage.
Slows enemies by 60% for 0.75 seconds.
Width: 200, Distance: 1200, Projectile Speed: 900.
Pull Duration: 0.2.
Stone Gaze no longer grants enemies +100% Magic Resistance
Stone Gaze no longer instantly kills illusions
Mystic Snake no longer changes damage type against Stone Gazed enemies
MEEPO: ABILITY REWORK
Base movement speed increased from 310 to 320
Replaced Geostrike with Ransack:
Each attack steals 8/12/16/20 health from your enemy heroes (and 4/6/8/10 from creeps) and heals all Meepos by the same amount
Clones now only drain 50% of normal XP from the area
Level 10 Talent reduced from +20 Damage to +15
Leap now causes the direction Mirana is facing to point towards the leap direction
Mischief will now always transform into a courier when nearby another courier
Mischief now grants you 0.3 seconds of invulnerability when transforming into another unit
Mischief cooldown increased from 3 to 20
Waveform cooldown increased from 14/13/12/11 to 17/15/13/11
NAGA SIREN: ABILITY REWORK
Mirror Image duration reduced from 30 to 24
Mirror Image cooldown reduced from 40 to 45/40/35/30
Mirror Image manacost rescaled from 70/80/90/100 to 70/85/100/115
Mirror Image incoming damage reduced from 550/500/450/400% to 475/450/425/400%
Rip Tide has been reworked:
Now a passive attack chance ability. Gives a chance that your attack will trigger a Rip Tide that deals AoE damage and reduces armor.
Illusions can proc this. Chance: 17%.
Armor Reduction: 2/4/6/8.
Treants experience bounty reduced from 30 to 20
Treants gold bounty reduced from 21 to 16
Base attack range reduced from 550 to 500
Heartstopper Aura now provides the unit kill regeneration instead of Death Pulse [?]
NIGHT STALKER: ABILITY REWORK
Reworked Crippling Fear:
It is now an activated 375 range aura that silences all enemies while they are nearby.
Aura lasts 5/6/7/8 seconds (3 during day).
No longer has a miss chance.
Hunter in the Night no longer has an active.
Replaced Darkness with Dark Ascension.
Causes you to transform into a stronger flying creature that has +50/100/150 bonus damage and 900 unobstructed vision.
Lasts for 30 seconds.
Daytime is turned to night during this.
Level 25 changed from -8s Crippling Fear Cooldown to -40s Dark Ascension cooldown
Vendetta now applies a break debuff on the target for 4 seconds
Multicast now affects targeted offensive items. Will cause the item to cast again at a different random enemy unit
Multicast no longer provides passive improvements to the base abilities
Ignite cast range increased from 700 to 700/800/900/1000
Ignite base cast launches two projectiles
Fire Blast cooldown rescaled from 12 to 12/11/10/9
Bloodlust cooldown reduced from 20 to 20/18/16/14
Bloodlust movement speed reduced from 10/12/14/16% to 8/10/12/14%
OMNIKNIGHT: ABILITY REWORK
Purification can now be cast on Spell Immune units
Replaced Repel with Heavenly Grace:
Targets an allied unit and applies a strong dispel, and then increases status resistance by 50/60/70/80% and health regeneration by 8/12/16/20 for 8 seconds.
Cast Range: 500
Guardian Angel AoE increased from 600 to 1200
Guardian Angel cooldown reduced from 180/170/160 to 160/150/140
Level 25 Talent changed from +3s Repel Duration to -8s Heavenly Grace Cooldown
Fortune’s End damage increased from 90/120/150/180 to 120/150/180/210
OUTWORLD DEVOURER: ABILITY REWORK
Arcane Orb now splashes its bonus damage in a 175 AoE around the target
Arcane Orb no longer does bonus damage to illusions
Replaced Essence Aura with Equilibrium:
Causes all spell damage you deal to restore 60/80/100/120% of damage back as mana and slow enemies by 8/16/24/32% for 1.75 seconds.
Lasts 7 seconds.
Cooldown: 20 Manacost: 50
Level 15 Talent changed from +15% Essence Aura Chance to +6 Armor
PANGOLIER: ABILITY REWORK
Replaced Heartpiercer with Lucky Shot:
Gains a 20% chance to apply a debuff for 2/3/4/5 seconds that slows the target by 40% and causes the target to be either Silenced or Disarmed.
Multiple instances of this debuff stack
PHANTOM ASSASSIN: ABILITY REWORK
Phantom Strike Cooldown rescaled from 14/11/8/5 to 11/9/7/5
Phantom Strike cast point reduced from 0.3 to 0.25
Phantom Strike Attack Speed rescaled from 130 to 100/125/150/175
Phantom Strike no longer has an attack limit
Phantom Strike Attack Speed bonus now lasts for 2.5 seconds
Phantom Strike Manacost rescaled from 50 to 35/40/45/50
Phantom Strike Attack Speed bonus no longer depends on attacking the specific target
Blur’s non-evasion passive component has been changed into an active:
Causes enemies to be unable to see you (like smoke) until you are within 600 units of an enemy hero or buildings.
Does not dispel when attacking. Lingers around for 0.75 seconds before going away after being near an enemy hero.
Lasts 25 seconds.
Phantom Lance slow reduced from 10/20/30/40% to 10/18/26/34%
Juxtapose incoming damage increased from 600% to 650%
Icarus Dive slow rescaled from 28% to 19/22/25/28%
Dream Coil now applies a Leashed state to the targets, disallowing teleportation and mobility based abilities
Level 15 Talent increased from +50 Attack Damage to +90
Level 15 Talent increased from +8% Spell Amplification to +15%
Flesh Heap no longer gives Magic Resistance
Flesh Heap now grants 3/6/9/12 HP regen
Dismember strength based damage increased from 30/45/60% to 30/60/90%
QUEEN OF PAIN:
Sonic Wave now knocks units back 350 units over 1.4 seconds
Unstable Current no longer slows or purges a random enemy unit every 5 seconds
Unstable Current now deals 60/80/100/120 damage to every enemy unit within 500 AoE every 6/5/4/3 seconds
Plasma Field now applies a slow on units it hits, Minimum 5% Maximum 25/30/35/40% for 1.5 seconds. Slow instances stack
Level 25 Talent changed from -3s Unstable Current to +200 Unstable Current Damage
Blink Strike cooldown rescaled from 16/12/8/4 to 10/8/6/4
Blink Strike damage rescaled from 100 to 75/90/105/120
RUBICK: ABILITY REWORK
Base damage increased by 3
Agility increased from 14 + 1.6 to 19 + 2.1
Intelligence gain increased from 2.4 to 2.7
Replaced Null Field with Arcane Supremacy:
Gains 14/18/22/26% Spell Amplification and causes all debuffs you apply to the enemy to last 20/28/36/44% longer
Spell Steal ability cast points now have a min of 0.15 instead of 0
Level 15 Talent increased from +100 Cast Range to +125
Level 20 Talent changed from +5% Null Field to -5s Fade Bolt Cooldown
Level 25 Talent changed from +75% Spell Amp For Stolen Spells to +50%
Sand Storm is no longer a channeled ability.
The Sand Storm and the invisibility ends immediately once you leave the area. Attacking or casting temporarily reveals you for 0.7 seconds
Sand Storm AoE changed from 525 to 350/450/550/650
Sand Storm damage rescaled from 40/60/80/100 to 25/50/75/100
Sand Storm cooldown rescaled from 34/26/18/10 to 34/28/22/16
Sand Storm duration reduced from 50 to 20/25/30/35
Sand Storm visual effects updated slightly
Epicenter AoE growth now always increases by 50 per pulse, instead of sometimes 25/50/75
SHADOW DEMON: ABILITY REWORK
Reworked Soul Catcher:
Targets a 175/200/225/250 AoE area.
Causes all units in the area to lose 25/30/35/40% of their current health, and gain half of it back after 10 seconds.
Cooldown: 26/24/22/20 Cast Range: 700.
Disruption illusions health is now determined at the start of the cast
Disruption duration increased from 2.5 to 2.75
Base armor increased by 1
Mass Serpent Wards now spawn in a circle, with a slightly bigger empty spot in the middle
Mass Serpent Wards now has an AoE spawn indicator
Concussive Shot now hits a creep if there are no nearby enemy heroes
SLARDAR: ABILITY REWORK
Base armor increased by 1
Reworked Bash of the Deep:
Every 4th attack your hero does (on any target) applies a bash for 1/1.1/1.2/1.3 seconds dealing 75/125/175/225 physical damage
Slithereen Crush stun duration reduced from 1.25/1.5/1.75/2 to 1 second.
Attack and Movement Slow duration increased from 2 to 3/4/5/6 and slow amount increased from 20 to 20/25/30/35%. Damage increased from 75/125/175/225 to 80/140/200/260
Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Bash Damage to +75
Level 25 Talent changed from +15% Bash Chance to +1.5s Slithereen Crush Stun
Turn rate improved from 0.6 to 0.7
Pounce now applies a Leashed state to the target, disallowing teleportation and mobility based abilities
Shadow Dance duration rescaled from 4 to 4/4.5/5
A hero dying with Essence Shift debuff on them causes Slark to permanently steal 1 Agility
Take Aim can now be activated to double your attack range for your next attack. Goes on cooldown after the attack is used.
SPIRIT BREAKER: ABILITY REWORK
Nether Strike can no longer be cast when rooted
Charge of Darkness no longer moves at a fixed speed. It now unlocks the movement speed cap and adds 300/325/350/375 Movement Speed
Fixed Charge of Darkness not using the movement speed for the impact damage
Greater Bash no longer gives you movement speed
Greater Bash damage reduced from 12/24/36/48 to 16/24/32/40%
Replaced Empowering Haste with Bulldoze:
Upon activation, grants your hero +12/18/24/30% Movement Speed and +30/40/50/60% Status Resistance for 8 seconds
Level 20 Greater Bash talent reduced from 30% to 15%
Level 20 Talent changed from +400 Charge Speed to -7s Bulldoze Cooldown
SVEN: ABILITY REWORK
Now grants you and nearby allied heroes bonus movement speed and an HP shield that blocks attack damage based on the shield’s health.
Lasts 10 seconds.
Buff ends if the shield is consumed.
Movement Speed: 8/12/16/20% Movement Speed.
Attack Shield Health: 100/200/300/400 Health.
Base movement speed increased from 270 to 315
Base intelligence increased by 2
Level 20 Talent changed from Refraction Dispels to Meld Dispels
Level 25 Talent changed from Psi Blades Spill Paralyzes to 1.5s Meld Hit Bash
Sunder can no longer pierce Spell Immunity
Level 20 Talent reduced from -10s Reflection Cooldown to -8
Anchor Smash now attacks every unit in the area with a bonus 45/90/135/180 damage on top of your attack
Ravage damage increased from 200/290/380 to 200/300/400
Level 10 Talent increased from +80 Gush Damage to +100
Chakram projectile damage no longer ignores Ancients
Whirling Death is now always pure damage
Whirling Death damage changed from 100/150/200/250 to 90/120/150/180
Whirling Death stat reduction rescaled from 15% to 12/13/14/15%
Whirling Death now deals 10/14/18/22 extra damage per tree cut down
Level 25 Talent increased from +8% Whirling Death to +12%
TINY: ABILITY REWORK
Tree Grab area damage no longer works when denying units
Tree Grab cooldown increased from 24/20/16/12 to 27/22/17/12
Grow no longer provides 30/40/50% Status Resistance
Grow armor increased from 5/10/15 to 7/16/25
Reworked how Avalanche works:
The units in the area are now continuously hit by short ministuns and damage every 0.3 seconds. Each hit stuns for 0.2 seconds
Avalanche duration increased from 1 to 1.8
Avalanche AoE increased from 275 to 400
Avalanche cooldown reduced from 23/21/19/17 to 23/20/17/14
Avalanche total damage rescaled from 120/180/240/300 to 90/160/230/300
Toss avalanche damage bonus increased from 2x to 3x
Level 10 Talent changed from +20% Magic Resistance to +20 Movement Speed
Level 25 Talent changed from -12s Avalanche CD to -9s
TREANT PROTECTOR: ABILITY REWORK
Reworked Nature’s Guise.
Has a 4.75/4/3.25/2.5 second fade delay, taking damage resets the counter.
Grants you invisibility, treewalking ability, and 10/15/20/25% movement speed bonus as long as you are within 265 distance of a tree.
Has a 0.75 linger duration.
Attacking a unit out of this roots the target for 0.4/1/1.6/2.2 seconds and deals a total of 30/80/130/180 damage during the root
TROLL WARLORD: ABILITY REWORK
Base damage increased from 38-56 to 44-56
Berserker’s Rage now applies an ensnare instead of a bash
Berserker’s Rage proc chance increased from 10% to 10/12/14/16%
Basher and Abyssal Blade are no longer restricted items
Fervor stack limit increased from 7 to 12
Fixed Fervor incrementing when missing attacks
Fervor now starts at 0 stacks when attacking a new unit
Reworked Battle Trance.
Now causes you to go into an uncontrollable trance, forcing you to attack the closest targets in a 900 AoE. During this trance, you are unslowable and cannot die.
Grants +140/170/200 Attack Speed, +30/35/40% Movement Speed and +40/60/80% Lifesteal.
Lasts 6.5 seconds.
You gain normal vision over the target you are currently locked on.
Cooldown: 90. Manacost: 150
Level 25 Talent changed from Battle Trance Basic Dispel to Battle Trance Strong Dispel [?]
TUSK: ABILITY REWORK
Replaced Frozen Sigil with Tag Team:
Lasts 5 seconds.
Causes affected enemies to take 25/50/75/100 more physical damage from attacks and be slowed by 75% for 0.5 seconds.
Atrophy Aura now provides a permanent +2/3/4/5 bonus damage when a hero dies under the aura
UNDYING: ABILITY REWORK
Base movement speed reduced from 305 to 295
Reworked Flesh Golem:
No longer amplifies damage.
Slow is now a constant 24/32/40% in 375 AoE.
Enemy units in 400 AoE lose 7% of their Current HP per second as Magic Damage. You gain +400/1000/1600 health when in this mode.
Flesh Golem model size increased a bit
Fixed Overpower not consuming attack count when an attack is evaded
Vengeance Aura no longer creates illusions of dying allies
Vengeance Aura now creates the Scepter effect on dying as a base mechanic, without the ability to cast spells.
Gaining Scepter unlocks casting spells
Netherswap cast range rescaled from 700/950/1200 to 700/850/1000
Netherswap now has 2 charges with 90/80/70 second replenish time
Plague Wards collision size increased
Level 15 Talent changed from +200 Cast Range to Gale Hero Impact Summons 2 Wards
Level 20 Talent changed from Gale Hero Impact Summons 2 Wards to +15% Spell Lifesteal
Nethertoxin AoE increased from 300 to 350
Nethertoxin damage rescaled from 20/30/40/50 to 20/35/50/65
Fatal Bonds now bounces from unit to unit, rather than just searching units near the target
Fatal Bonds no longer ignores units in Fog of War
The Swarm units now have higher attack priority
Geminate attack cooldown increased from 7/6/5/3 to 9/7/5/3
Death Ward damage increased from 60/105/150 to 75/125/175
Skeletons health reduced from 350 to 250
Skeletons now reincarnate 3 seconds after dying the first time
Nimbus is no longer automatically selected when hitting Tab
Nimbus’s Lightning Bolt no longer benefits from cooldown reductions on your hero