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Version 6.70

[e][h]Version 6.70
Version Information
Release Date:
2010-12-24
Highlights
  • New Heroes
  • New Items
  • Balance Changes
  • Gameplay Changes
  • Cosmetic Changes
  • Bug Fixes
Chronology
 
 V6.69c
V6.70b 
 

New Heroes[edit]

Ymir, the Tusk[edit]


Phoenix[edit]

General Changes[edit]

  • Added a new loadscreen by Kunkka
  • Reworked Tavern Layout
  • Added a 4 minute cooldown to Buyback
  • Updated hero icon representation on the minimap
  • Creep vision decreased from 1100 to 850
  • Consumable Items no longer automatically fuse with ones you don't own (except for wards)
    • Example: You can now have a courier carry 2 separate TP scrolls for different players
  • Added Gyro, Weaver, Clinkz, and Ancient Apparition to CM
  • Fixed default selection order for Necronomicon (Manaburn unit first)
  • Fixed default selection order for Panda's Split Earth units (Earth → Storm → Fire)
  • Added a new model for Furion
  • Restored Lina's old projectile
  • Added various Christmas themed visuals
    • Added Santa hats for couriers, roshan, and aegis holder
    • Replaced Cheese with candy cane (appears on your hero visually as well)
    • Ironwood branch model to christmas present
    • Secret Shop is now Santa
    • Added some other misc christmas doodads
  • Added a visual effect for Furion's Aghanim Scepter
  • Added an Aghanim visual effect for Chen
  • Minor increase to Metamorphosis model size
  • Removed Courier Upgrade button from courier
  • Fixed Flying shadow for Obsidian Destroyer, Visage and Viper
  • Improved Double Edge visual effect
  • Added an ally only visual effect for a hero carrying Gem
  • Added a -bounty command to see the total gold gain by Track
  • Improved the quality of the following item icons: Mjollnir, Platemail, Chainmail, Helm of the Dominator, Boots of Travel, Blademail, Assault Cuirass, Monkey King Bar, Sentry Wards, Diffusal Blade, Guinsoo, and Desolator
  • Added a new icon for level 2 Diffusal Blade
  • Added a new icon for Skeleton King's Critical Strike
  • Improved the quality of the following ability icons: Surge and Naga Siren's Mirror Image
  • Added a new icon for Empower
  • Added a new icon for Skewer
  • Added a new icon for Reverse Polarity

Bug Fixes[edit]

  • Fixed Armlet triggering Last Word
  • Fixed Deafening Blast status icon
  • Fixed Rupture status buff icon sometimes lingering on you after you respawn (visual only)
  • Fixed a recent bug that caused Death Prophet's Ghosts to behave incorrectly with Stout Shield based items
  • Fixed rare cases where omnislash wouldn't ministun the target
  • Fixed a bug with the interaction of Call Down and Nether Blast
  • Fixed The Swarm units sometimes falling off the target
  • Fixed multiple Quelling Blade stacking bug
  • Fixed some silences not properly disabling Silencer's Last Word
  • Fixed a bug with Frostmourne bonus being given to attack attempts by the enemy heroes
  • Fixed Split Shot dispelling Curse of the Silent
  • Fixed a possible fatal error with Static Link when targeting ground in some areas
  • Fixed Aghanim Echo Slam cooldown not appearing on the scoreboard

Heroes[edit]

Abaddon Abaddon[edit]

Anti-Mage Anti-Mage[edit]

  • Spell Shield magic resistance increased from 15/25/35/45% to 26/34/42/50%

Axe Axe[edit]

Bane Bane[edit]

Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter[edit]

  • Track movement bonus AoE increased from 800 to 900
  • Increased base armor by 2

Brewmaster Brewmaster[edit]

  • Drunken Brawler crit chance increased from 5/10/15/20% to 10/15/20/25%
  • Drunken Brawler evasion chance increased from 6/12/18/24% to 10/15/20/25%

Centaur Warrunner Centaur Warrunner[edit]

  • Hoof Stomp stun duration increased from 1.25/1.75/2.25/2.75 to 2/2.25/2.5/2.75

Chen Chen[edit]

Dazzle Dazzle[edit]

Death Prophet Death Prophet[edit]

  • Increased base damage by 5
  • Removed healing cap (was 1000) on Exorcism
  • Strength gain increased from 1.8 to 2.2

Disruptor Disruptor[edit]

Doom Doom[edit]

  • Scorched Earth damage and health regeneration reduced from 15/20/25/30 to 12/16/20/24

Invoker Invoker[edit]

Jakiro Jakiro[edit]

  • Rebalanced base damage from 42-54 to 46-54

Juggernaut Juggernaut[edit]

Keeper of the Light Keeper of the Light[edit]

Leshrac Leshrac[edit]

Lich Lich[edit]

  • Dark Ritual cooldown reduced from 55/50/45/40 to 30/27/24/21
  • Frost Armor mana cost increased from 25 to 50
  • Frost Armor armor reduced from 3/6/9/12 to 3/5/7/9
  • Frost Nova primary target damage increased from 50/100/125/175 to 50/100/150/200

Lifestealer Lifestealer[edit]

  • Open Wounds team lifesteal increased from 10/15/20/25% to 15/20/25/30%

Lycan Lycan[edit]

  • Shapeshift form critical strike improved from 1.5× to 1.7×
  • Lycan Wolves critical strike improved from 1.5× to 1.7×

Meepo Meepo[edit]

  • Poof cooldown decreased from 16/14/12/10 to 14/12/10/8

Naga Siren Naga Siren[edit]

  • Base damage increased by 5

Nature's Prophet Nature's Prophet[edit]

  • Improved base attack damage by 6

Omniknight Omniknight[edit]

  • Degen Aura now also reduces attack speed (same values as the movement speed reduction)

Phantom Assassin Phantom Assassin[edit]

  • Blur evasion increased from 15/20/25/30% to 20/25/30/35%

Puck Puck[edit]

Razor Razor[edit]

Sand King Sand King[edit]

  • Strength gain increased from 2.3 to 2.6
  • Caustic Finale buff duration increased from 0.25 to 2 seconds

Shadow Shaman Shadow Shaman[edit]

Silencer Silencer[edit]

  • Increased Glaives of Wisdom damage from 15/30/45/60 to 30/40/50/60
  • Glaives of Wisdom cooldown from 3/2/1/0 to 2/0/0/0
  • Rebalanced cooldown on Curse of the Silent from 14 to 20/18/16/14

Slardar Slardar[edit]

  • Increased agility gain from 1.9 to 2.4
  • Increased base armor from 4 to 5

Slark Slark[edit]

  • Adjusted the timing on Dark Pact
    • Instead of starting after 2 seconds and pulsing (damage and buff removal) over 0.5 seconds, it now starts after 1.5 seconds and pulses over 1 second
    • Same overall damage but now has a longer duration for the buff removal period
  • Dark Pact self damage is now dealt to himself as he deals it to the area around him instead of at cast time

Spectre Spectre[edit]

  • Reworked Dispersion
    • The damage now scales based on distance

Storm Spirit Storm Spirit[edit]

  • Intelligence gain increased from 2.2 to 2.6

Templar Assassin Templar Assassin[edit]

  • Base damage increased from 45-55 to 53-59

Tiny Tiny[edit]

  • Grow bonus movement speed increased from 10 to 20 per level

Treant Protector Treant Protector[edit]

Undying Undying[edit]

  • Decay damage from 30/60/90/120 to 40/80/120/160

Warlock Warlock[edit]

Weaver Weaver[edit]

  • Minor increase to visibility around The Swarm units when they are attached to someone

Zeus Zeus[edit]

New Items[edit]

Drum of Endurance Drum of Endurance[edit]

  • Provides:
    • + 8 All Stats
    • + 8 Damage
    • + 5% MS and AS Aura
  • Comes with 3 charges. When used, grants nearby player controlled units an extra 10% MS and AS buff. Lasts for 6 seconds.
  • Cooldown: 30

Medallion of Courage Medallion of Courage[edit]

  • Gives:
    • + 6 Armor
    • + 50% Mana Regeneration
  • Target an enemy unit, both you and the enemy lose 6 armor for a duration.
  • Cooldown: 7
  • Duration: 7
  • Cast Range: 800

Smoke of Deceit Smoke of Deceit[edit]

  • Consumable
    • Cost: 100
    • Charges: 1
    • Stackable in inventory
  • Store Stock Max: 3
  • Store Stock Replenish Time: 10 minutes
  • Places a buff on all allied player controlled units in 900 AoE. Makes them invisible, grants 10% movespeed bonus, and prevents them from appearing on minimap to enemy players.
  • If you get within 900 AoE of an enemy hero or tower, the buff wears off. If you attack creeps or Roshan, it dispels.
  • Buff lasts up to 40 seconds
  • Cooldown: 90

Items[edit]

Blade Mail Blade Mail[edit]

  • Cooldown from 25 to 22

Bloodstone Bloodstone[edit]

  • Mana regeneration increased from 150% to 200%
  • HP regeneration increased from 6 to 8

Chainmail Chainmail[edit]

Cloak Cloak[edit]

  • Cost increased from 500 to 550 gold

Crystalys Crystalys[edit]

  • Chance to land a Critical Strike increased from 10% to 15%

Mask of Madness Mask of Madness[edit]

  • Lifesteal increased from 10% to 15%

Necronomicon 1 Necronomicon[edit]

  • Bonus strength increased from 6/10/14 to 8/12/16
  • Mana Burn cooldown reduced to 20 seconds

Orb of Venom Orb of Venom[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 550 to 500

Orchid Malevolence Orchid Malevolence[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 25 to 18

Pipe of Insight Pipe of Insight[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 1000 to 900

Quelling Blade Quelling Blade[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 10 to 5 seconds

Soul Booster Soul Booster[edit]

  • Mana increased regeneration from 50% to 100%
  • HP increased regeneration from 2 to 4

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