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Version 6.54

[e][h]Version 6.54
Version Information
Release Date:
2008-08-07
Highlights
  • Balance Changes
  • Bug Fixes
Chronology
 
 V6.53
V6.54b 
 

General[edit]

  • Added extra dynamic replay data to help replay parsers present in-game data (see below)
  • Rebalanced Invoker (see below)
  • Reworked Shadow Priest (see below)
  • Various changes to Phantom Lancer and Spirit Lance (see below)
  • Changes to Aphotic shield and Borrowed Time (see below)
  • Improved hero selection process in RD
  • Added hotkeys for recipe stores
  • First Blood bounty is shared with the team if Sentinel/Scourge get the last hit
  • Added Internationalized text support for GameScore Board, EndScore Board and Observer Board
  • Added extra data to end of replay (Player Gold, Assists, Neutral CS, Items)
  • You can now only -kickafk allied afk players
  • Temporarily undid the movability of items in cooldown while some issues are being fixed
  • Player turn indicator for RD is made clearer
  • Added extra orb effect notations to items and abilities (228748)
  • Blur visual effect is now applied only to enemies (190092)
  • Changed the name and icon for Flask of Sapphire Water (206885)
  • Illuminate wave now gives vision (226661)
  • Added a new fun mode -mi (miniheroes) that creates the heroes at half size
  • Added a new command to customize water color for local player (-water red, -water blue, -water green, or -water default)
  • Displayed gold animation for First Blood bounty
  • Winners are now displayed in Warcraft's score screen (234657)
  • Dummy lineup units in RD now show player name
  • Improved Acid Spray visual effect
  • Increased Spin Web visual transparency
  • Increased the size of the recently added $ symbol for observers and replays
  • New Sonic Wave visual effect
  • New Maledict visual effect
  • New Freezing Field visual effect
  • New Black Hole visual effect
  • New Spirit Lance visual effect
  • New Flask of Sapphire Water visual effect
  • New visual effect for units with Poison Nova buff
  • New Weave cast visual effect
  • Updated Hookshot tooltip
  • ++ New real-time replay data:
  • When a hero dies: Hero<d>,<k> where d=dead player id and k=kill player id
  • When a chicken dies: Courier<d>,<k> where d=dead player id and k=kill player id
  • When tower dies: Tower<a><l><s>,<k> where a=alliance (0,1 0=sent, 1=scourge) l=level (1,2,3,4) s=side (0=top,1=mid,2=bot) and k=kill player id. for level 4 towers, s=1
  • When rax dies: rax<a><s><t>,<k> where a=alliance (0,1 0=sent, 1=scourge) s=side (0=top,1=mid,2=bot) t=rax type (0,1 0=melee, 1=range) k=kill player id
  • When Throne gets hurt: Frozen Throne,<p> where p=current percentage hp (75/50/25/10)
  • When Tree gets hurt: World Tree,<p> where p=current percentage hp (75/50/25/10)
  • When a player gets disconnected: CK<k>D<d>N<n>,<p> where k=creep kills, d=creep denies, n=neutral kills, p=player id of leaver

Heroes[edit]

Abaddon Abaddon[edit]

Bloodseeker Bloodseeker[edit]

Clockwerk Clockwerk[edit]

  • Lowered Clockwerk's strength gain
  • Lowered early damage on Rocket Flare
  • Minor reduction to Clockwerk's base armor

Crystal Maiden Crystal Maiden[edit]

  • Changed Freezing Field mechanics a bit. The slow now comes from the area rather than the explosions. Changed the distribution method on Freezing Field as well

Dazzle Dazzle[edit]

  • Changed Shallow Grave completely, it is now a basic ability
  • Changed how Weave works, it is now an ultimate
  • Reduced Dazzle's cast point
  • Shadow Wave can now bounce back to you at the last wave if you are in range, also added an extra bounce at level 3 and 4

Dragon Knight Dragon Knight[edit]

Enchantress Enchantress[edit]

  • Untouchable now triggers off being targeted by attacks or spells

Huskar Huskar[edit]

Invoker Invoker[edit]

  • Invoke now levels at 2/7/12/17
    • Cooldown from 30/30/15/5 to 30/25/12/5
    • Mana cost from 20/40/60/80 to 20/50/80/110
  • Sunstrike cooldown 60➜30
    • Mana cost 250➜175
  • Deafening Blast cooldown 25➜40
  • Chaos Meteor cooldown 30➜70
  • Forge Spirit cooldown 70➜30
    • Mana cost 200➜75
    • Casting with ones already on field kills old ones
    • Improved visual look slightly
    • If both elements are level 4 or higher, double spawn
  • Tornado Airtime from 0.4/0.7/1.0/1.3/1.6/1.9/2.2 ➜ 0.6/0.85/1.1/1.35/1.6/1.85/2.2
    • Same final damage, 120 starting damage instead of 190
  • Alacrity is now WWE
    • Cooldown 20➜15
    • Duration 5➜6
    • Mana cost 125➜50
    • Original IAS: 40/60/80/100/120/140/160, New IAS: 30/40/50/60/70/80/90
    • It now gives damage as well: 20/30/40/50/60/70/80
  • EMP changed to pure Wex ability, WWW
    • 0.5 HP lost for each mana drained
    • Tweaked various other aspects such as cast range and mana cost
  • Ice Wall duration rescaled from 4➜10 to 3➜12
    • Improved Exort based damage from 5/10/15/20/25/30/35 to 6/12/18/24/30/36/42

Lycan Lycan[edit]

Phantom Lancer Phantom Lancer[edit]

  • Reworked Spirit Lance
  • Phantom Lancer images now create a dummy Spirit Lance effect when the real one casts it
  • Lowered Doppelwalk invisibility duration from 12 to 8
  • Increased and standardized all Phantom Lancer images' percentage of damage taken
  • Lowered maximum image count

Tiny Tiny[edit]

  • Toss now seeks its target

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Rewrote Avalanche to fix various minor bugs
  • Rewrote Maledict for some optimizations
  • Toss no longer uses mana cost/cooldown if you make an invalid cast
  • Rewrote Devour. It now shows progress bar overhead and doesn't reveal you (217291)
  • Sentinel Ancients buildings are now in rooted model form (216494)
  • Fixed a bug with casting March of the Machines on a cliff (DonTomaso)
  • Fixed a bug with Feral Heart and swapping or repicking
  • Fixed a minor bug with Grow
  • Fixed a bug with Infest and Refresher-Necronomicon
  • Fixed a bug with Melting Strike on Invoker
  • Fixed a bug with Time Walk and Power Cogs
  • Fixed a minor bug with Expulsion
  • Fixed a rare glitch with Time Walk
  • Fixed Armlet typo
  • Fixed a rare bug with Borrowed Time where it sometimes doesn't use cooldown when triggered
  • Fixed Battle Hunger buff tooltip
  • Fixed Bottle activating Mana Leak
  • Fixed Enchant on neutral creeps with initially reduced mana
  • Fixed Feral Heart buff level tooltip
  • Fixed -fs text bug introduce last version
  • Fixed -kickafk warning text not showing up
  • Fixed some issues with Hookshotting someone near trees
  • Fixed some targeting bugs with Lucifer
  • Fixed Stifling Dagger not working properly when it hits a fogged unit
  • Fixed various other tooltip errors