Version 7.28

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[e][h]Version 7.28
Version Information
Release Date:
2020-12-17
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Contents

Genetal Updates[edit]

General[edit]

  • Game now starts at night time and turns to day once creeps spawn


  • Neutral creeps no longer increase their bounty over the course of the game
  • Neutral stacked gold bonus reduced from 40% to 30%


  • Roshan armor growth increased from 0.325 to 0.375


  • Radiant Ancient camp is now easier to stack


  • Added lore to all items


  • Rearranged some items in the shop (mostly ordering based on cost changes in recent years, but also in some cases moving from one category to another. Consumables are unchanged.)


  • When combining, items will attempt to be placed into the slot of their component that has the most similar active effect. For example, Magic Wand will combine onto Magic Stick, Bloodthorn will combine onto Orchid Malevolence, etc.

Neutral Units Balance[edit]

  • Neutral ancients magic resistance reduced from 70% to 50%
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Frenzy ability no longer interrupts movement when cast by a neutral
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Slam ability no longer interrupts movement when cast by a neutral
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Slam damage increased from 70 to 250
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Slam slow increased from 25% to 60%
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Slam radius increased from 250 to 350
  • Ancient Thunderhide's Accuracy Aura ability has now been moved to Ancient Rumblehide
  • Fixed Thunderhide Accuracy Aura not working properly
  • Ancient Granite Golem model size increased
  • Black Dragon Fireball cooldown increased from 10 to 15
  • Alpha Wolf unit level increased from 4 to 5
  • Ghost Base attack time increased from 1 to 1.2

Aghanims Shard Aghanim's Shards[edit]

  • Added a new item: Aghanim’s Shard
  • Costs 1400 Gold. All heroes have their own custom shard upgrade as part of this update which permanently adds a new ability or improves an existing one. Can be purchased starting at 20 minutes and gets consumed immediately when it's given to your hero (like Aghanim's Blessing).
  • You can now check what Scepter and Shard upgrades do for the selected hero directly in the Hero UI, next to their abilities, as well as which ones are active. Consumed Scepter buffs no longer shows up as a buff icon mixed in with other buffs. Alt-Clicking on the Scepter and Shard UI will notify your allies whether the selected hero owns that upgrade.

Heroes[edit]

Abaddon Abaddon[edit]

  • Buff Aphotic Shield cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Buff Borrowed Time scepter duration increased from 5/6/7 to 6/7/8
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +48 Mist Coil Heal/Damage to +50
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +65 Damage
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +80 Damage to +8 Armor
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from 375 AoE Mist Coil to 425
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard

Alchemist Alchemist[edit]

  • Buff Unstable Concoction manacost reduced from 120 to 90/100/110/120
  • Buff Unstable Concoction cooldown reduced from 22/20/18/16 to 16
  • Buff Acid Spray damage increased from 15/20/25/30 to 20/25/30/35
  • Buff Acid Spray first damage instance is now immediate rather than after a second
  • Nerf Gold bonus cap reduced from 18/22/26/30 to 18/21/24/27 (last hit count from 5/7/8/9 to 5/6/7/8)
  • Rework If an ally already has a scepter buff or the item, it refunds them based on which version they have (either 4200 or 5800).
  • Buff Alchemist granted scepter buffs provide the full stat bonuses.
  • Nerf Scepter damage/spell amp bonus reduced from 30/6 to 20/5
  • Nerf Level 20 Talent reduced from +30% Cleave to +25%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Berserk Potion
      • Throws a potion at the target ally, applying a basic dispel and granting +50 Attack Speed and +40 HP Regen for 10 seconds.
      • Cast Range: 800. Cooldown: 45. Manacost: 125. Can be used on self.

Ancient Apparition Ancient Apparition[edit]

  • Buff Ice Blast max travel time improved from 2 seconds to 1.75
  • Buff Chilling Touch manacost reduced from 30/50/70/90 to 30/45/60/75
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Ice Vortex
      • Deal 40 DPS and reduces attack speed by 20

Anti-Mage Anti-Mage[edit]

  • Nerf Mana Break max burn reduced from 1/2/3/4% to 1/1.8/2.6/3.4%
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +12 Agility to +8 Armor
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +325 Blink Cast Range to +300
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from Blink Uncontrollable Illusion to +0.1 Mana Void Damage Multiplier
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Grants Blink Fragment
      • Blinks an illusion at the target enemy or location and attacks them for 7 seconds. Uses Blink's Cast Range. Illusion cannot be controlled, deals 50% damage, takes 250%.
      • Casting Counterspell also casts it on the Fragment illusion. Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 50
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Counterspell
      • Successful Counterspell creates an illusion attacking the caster for 5 seconds.
      • Removes Counterspell manacost.

Arc Warden Arc Warden[edit]

  • Nerf Strength gain reduced from 3.0 to 2.8
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +300 Flux Cast Range to +250
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +15% Cooldown Reduction to +12%
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from 50 Attack Speed to 40
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from -1.5s Spark Wraith Cooldown Reduction to +150 Spark Wraith Damage
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +250 Spark Wraith Damage to +12s Tempest Double Duration
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • After impacting an enemy, Spark Wraiths now spawn a new Wraith, which then starts its activation period.
    • Has a 3 second spawn delay. Duplicated Wraiths do not duplicate again
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Magnetic Field
      • Now pushes enemies out of the area at cast time, and provides allies in it with +20% Magic Resistance.

Axe Axe[edit]

  • Rescale Battle Hunger cast range rescaled from 750 to 700/775/850/925
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +20 Movement Speed to +1.75 Mana Regen
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +2 Mana Regen to +25 Movement Speed
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Attacking Procs Counter Helix to +300 Health
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Berserker's Call applies Battle Hunger to affected units. Lowers Berserker's Call cooldown by 2 seconds.
    • Battle Hunger also reduces enemy armor by 7 and grants you 7 per affected target (half on creeps).
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Causes your attacks to have a chance to proc a Counter Helix.
    • Attack procs ignore Counter Helix cooldown. Provides +20 Attack Speed.

Bane Bane[edit]

  • Buff Night vision improved from 800 to 1200
  • Rework Brain Sap damage type changed from Magical to Pure
  • Nerf Brain Sap damage reduced from 100/200/300/400 to 75/150/225/300
  • Nerf Brain Sap scepter no longer improves the cast point.
  • Buff Brain Sap cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.2
  • Rework Fiend’s Grip damage type changed from Magical to Pure
  • Nerf Fiend’s Grip damage reduced from 100/155/215 to 80/120/160
  • Rework Swapped the Nightmare and Enfeeble hotkeys
  • Rework Reworked Enfeeble
    • Reduces all attack damage by 25/35/45/55%, regeneration by 25/35/45/55% and cast speed by 30%.
    • Lasts 8 seconds. Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
    • Cooldown: 20/16/12/8. Cast Range: 1100. Manacost: 40/50/60/70. Cast Point: 0.2
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +9% Spell Amp to +12%
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +125 Cast Range to +100
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +200 Brain Sap Damage/Heal to +150
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Fiend’s Grip
      • Fiend’s Grip now creates an uncontrollable illusion that is also channeling Fiend’s Grip on the target.
      • Illusion takes 750% incoming damage and immediately dies if it is interrupted.
      • Multiple Fiend’s Grip effects do not stack on the target.

Batrider Batrider[edit]

  • Buff Base armor increased by 1
  • Buff Sticky Napalm no longer does less damage to creeps
  • Nerf Sticky Napalm damage per stack reduced from 10/15/20/25 to 6/12/18/24
  • Nerf Sticky Napalm turn rate slow reduced from 40/50/60/70% to 10/30/50/70%
  • Buff Sticky Napalm radius increased from 375 to 375/400/425/450
  • Nerf Firefly movement speed decreased from 4/7/10/13% to 3/6/9/12%
  • Nerf Flaming Lasso cooldown increased from 100/90/80 to 120/115/110
  • Buff Flaming Lasso cast range increased from 100 to 175
  • Buff Flaming Lasso scepter secondary range increased from 550 to 600
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +25 Movement Speed to +30
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Cooldown Reduction to 2 Flamebreak Charges
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from -10s Flamebreak Cooldown to -35s Flaming Lasso Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Flaming Lasso
      • Allows Flaming Lasso to be cast on an allied hero, granting them 80% damage reduction.
      • Has 20 second cooldown when used on allies.

Beastmaster Beastmaster[edit]

  • Buff Wild Axes damage per axe increased from 30/60/90/120 to 40/70/100/130
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +200 Hawk Vision to +3 Mana Regen
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +450 Health to +50 Wild Axes Damage
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +100 Wild Axes Damage to +350 Health Beastmaster Controlled Units (affects Beastmaster and all of his summoned units)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Call of the Wild Hawk
      • Hawks become controllable and gain Dive Bomb.
      • Channels for 1 second, revealing itself, and then flies towards the target enemy, dealing 175 damage and stunning them for 1 second, killing the hawk.
    • Cast Range: 500.

Bloodseeker Bloodseeker[edit]

  • Nerf Base intelligence reduced from 21 to 17
  • Buff Bloodrage hp cost reduced from 2.2/2.3/2.4/2.5 to 2%
  • Buff Bloodrage attack speed increased from 50/80/110/140 to 60/90/120/150
  • Nerf Blood Rite damage reduced from 120/180/240/300 to 120/160/200/240
  • Nerf Blood Rite cooldown increased from 12 to 15/14/13/12
  • Nerf Blood Rite manacost increased from 70/80/90/100 to 90/100/110/120
  • Buff Thirst non-hero heal increased from 8/12/16/20% to 11/14/17/20%
  • Nerf Thirst no longer provides half heal when within 300 range of dying creeps
  • Buff Thirst now provides full heal (rather than half) when within 300 range of dying heroes
  • Nerf Thirst hero heal reduced from 12/18/24/30% to 10/15/20/25%
  • Buff Rupture manacost reduced from 200/225/250 to 100/150/200
  • Buff Rupture damage increased from 30/45/60% to 36/48/60%
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from -5s Blood Rite Cooldown to -4
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Bloodrage
      • Bloodrage attacks now deal 1.5% of the target’s max health as pure damage and heals you for that amount.
      • Only affects Bloodseeker.

Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter[edit]

  • Buff Base movement speed increased from 315 to 320
  • Rescale Intelligence rescaled from 19 + 2 to 22 + 1.9
  • Buff Shadow Walk slow increased from 14/20/26/32% to 16/24/32/40%
  • Buff Track speed radius increased from 900 to 1200
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Track
      • Allies now gain 50% of Track speed boost.
      • Provides 800 vision around the Track target for your team.

Brewmaster Brewmaster[edit]

  • Nerf Base agility reduced from 22 to 19
  • Buff Drunken Brawler now passively provides 6/12/18/24% Evasion and 24% Critical Strike chance for 145/160/175/190% damage
  • Rework Drunken Brawler can now be activated to provide 3x chance for evasion and critical strike and alternate between 20% slower and 40% faster for 5 seconds.
  • Nerf Drunken Brawler cooldown increased from 23/21/19/17 to 29/25/21/17
  • Buff Primal Split Earth brewling armor increased from 3 to 3/5/7
  • Rescale Primal Split Earth brewling health rescaled from 1500/2200/3000 to 1400/2200/3000
  • Buff Primal Split Earth Brewling hp regen increased from 1/2/2 to 2/4/6
  • Buff Primal Split Storm hp regen increased from 1/2/2 to 2/4/6
  • Buff Primal Split Storm magic resistance increased from 0 to 25%
  • Nerf Primal Split Storm health reduced from 1000/1500/1900 to 1000/1400/1800
  • Buff Primal Split Fire Brewling armor increased from 0/3/6 to 0/4/8
  • Buff Primal Split Fire Brewling hp regen increased from 2/4/4 to 2/4/6
  • Buff Primal Split Fire Brewling now has 30% Status Resistance
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Primal Split now has 2 charges and can be canceled at any time.
    • Your hero forms back on whichever brewling you canceled it from.
    • Charge replenish time is equal to the normal cooldown.
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +175 Health to +1s Thunder Clap Slow
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +2.5s Thunder Clap Slow to +30% Cinder Brew Damage/Duration
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +15% Magic Resistance to +350 Health
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +120% Drunken Brawler Critical Strike Damage to +80%
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from -65s Primal Split Cooldown to Brewlings Gain Drunken Brawler Passive
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Primal Split
      • Primal Split now creates a Void brewling.
      • Has Astral Pulse ability, affecting enemies in 500 AoE.
      • Applies a 20/30/40% slow and Disarm for 2.5 seconds. Cooldown: 20.

Bristleback Bristleback[edit]

  • Buff Warpath bonus damage increased from 22/28/34 to 25/30/35
  • Buff Viscous Nasal Goo Scepter now also increases max stacks from 4 to 8
  • Buff Viscous Nasal Goo scepter radius increased from 825 to 950
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +5 Max Goo Stacks to +15 Attack Speed
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Hairball
      • Coughs a quill filled hairball towards the target location.
      • Erupts at the location, hitting enemies in a 700 radius with Goo and two Quills.
      • Cast Range: 1500. Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 100.

Broodmother Broodmother[edit]

  • Nerf Agility gain reduced from 3.2 to 3.0
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Silken Bola
      • Consumes 1 Spin Web charge and roots the target enemy for 2 seconds.
      • Cast Range: 900. Cooldown: 12. Manacost: 50.

Centaur Warrunner Centaur Warrunner[edit]

  • Rescale Stampede duration rescaled from 4 to 3.5/4/4.5
  • Buff Stampede damage increased from 100/200/300% of your Strength to 200/250/300%
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +40 Damage to +1s Stampede Duration
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Double Edge
      • Causes Double Edge to increase your strength by 15% per hero hit for 12 seconds.
      • Duration refreshes per stack, up to 5 stacks.
      • Slows enemies by 15% for 2 seconds.

Chaos Knight Chaos Knight[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Chaos Bolt
      • Chaos Bolt creates a Phantasm illusion attacking the target for the duration of the stun.
      • Increases cast range by 300.

Chen Chen[edit]

  • Nerf Divine Favor no longer has an active component
  • Buff Holy Persuasion can now be cast on an already converted unit to teleport it to you or can be cast on your own hero to teleport all creeps to you
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +150 Health to +175
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +150 Cast Range to +175
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from -32s Divine Favor Cooldown to +12% Penitence Slow
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +4 Holy Persuasion Max Units to +3 Holy Persuasion Max Units and 3 Charges
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Divine Favor
      • Allows Divine Favor to be cast on allies, teleporting them back home after 6 seconds.
      • Cooldown: 35. Manacost: 200. Cast Range: 500.
      • Purgeable. Cannot target Spell Immune Allies.

Clinkz Clinkz[edit]

  • Nerf Base mana regen reduced from 0.25 to 0
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from Skeleton Walk Exit Summons A Burning Army Skeleton to +8 Agility
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from Kills Reset Death Pact Cooldown to -10s Strafe Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Skeleton Walk
      • Causes Skeleton Walk to create two Burning Army Skeletons on Exit.

Clockwerk Clockwerk[edit]

  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +40% Magic Resistance to Spell Immunity While Inside Power Cogs
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Jetpack
      • Rises up and grants flying vision, flying movement and 15% movement speed, but significantly reduced ability to turn.
      • Lasts 6 seconds. You are disarmed during the flight. Casting Hookshot ends this buff.
      • Cooldown: 25. Manacost: 150.

Crystal Maiden Crystal Maiden[edit]

  • Rework Frostbite damage interval changed from 0.7 to 0.25 (same overall damage, first instance at 0.25)
  • Rework Frostbite DPS changed to a fixed 25 per tick, rather than being defined by its total damage (same overall damage to both heroes and creeps normally, but affects things that change spell duration like her talent and status resistance)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Frostbite
      • Reduces Frostbite cooldown by 1 second and allows it to be cast on yourself, reducing incoming damage by 70% for the duration.
      • Allows casting Frostbite while channeling as long as a valid target is in range.

Dark Seer Dark Seer[edit]

  • Buff Ion Shell radius increased from 250 to 275
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Ion Shell Provides 350 Max Health to +6 Armor
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +8 Armor to +1s Wall of Replica slow
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Upgrades Ion Shell
      • Causes Ion Shell to have 2 Charges, increases duration by 20 seconds and provides +350 Health.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Normal Punch
      • Passive cooldown attack. Causes your next attack on a hero to knock an illusion out of them and stun them for up to 2 seconds, knock back for 350 distance and deal 250 damage based on how far you've moved in the past 3 seconds.
      • Cooldown: 14. Max power is after 1500 distance moved. Illusions lasts for 5 seconds.

Dark Willow Dark Willow[edit]

  • Buff Base intelligence increased by 3
  • Buff Cursed Crown cast range increased from 600 to 600/625/650/675
  • Buff Bramble Maze cast range increased from 1200 to 1100/1200/1300/1400
  • Nerf Terrorize cast range reduced from 1500 to 1300
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +0.4s Cursed Crown Stun Duration to +0.6s
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to -2s Shadow Realm Cooldown
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from -2s Shadow Realm Cooldown to +125 Cast Range
  • Nerf Level 20 Talent reduced from -10s Bramble Maze CD to -8
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +1.3s Terrorize Duration to +1.5s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Cursed Crown
      • Cursed Crown now creates four brambles around the target after the counter ends (regardless of how it ends).
      • Reduces cooldown by 3 seconds.

Dazzle Dazzle[edit]

  • Rescale Shallow Grave duration rescaled from 5 to 4/4.5/5/5.5
  • Buff Shallow Grave cooldown reduced from 60/46/32/18 to 42/34/26/18
  • Buff Shallow Grave cast range increased from 550/700/850/1000 to 700/800/900/1000
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +30 Shadow Wave Heal/Damage to +35 Attack Speed
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Causes Shadow Wave to dispel allies, increases heal by +60 and increases damage by +80.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Launches an attack at the three closest enemies within 1200 range (prioritizes heroes) each time you cast an ability.

Death Prophet Death Prophet[edit]

  • Buff Base movement speed increased from 310 to 335
  • Nerf Spirit Siphon no longer drains movement speed
  • Buff Spirit Siphon charge replenish time from 45/40/35/30 to 36/34/32/30
  • Buff Exorcism ghost speed increased from 500 to 525
  • Buff Turn rate improved from 0.5 to 0.8
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Exorcism Grants Haste to -20s Spirit Siphon Replenish Time
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Spirit Siphon
      • Spirit Siphon now drains 0.75 armor per second and gives it to you.
      • Armor gain/loss lasts for 14 seconds (starts from cast time).

Disruptor Disruptor[edit]

  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from -2s Kinetic Field Cooldown to -3s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Thunder Strike
      • Allows Thunder Strike to be cast on allies, follows the ally and deals damage around them.
      • Each strike gives a short 1s buff that provides +50% MS and +75 Attack Speed (strike interval is every 2 seconds).
      • Increases radius by 160 when used on allies.

Doom Doom[edit]

  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Causes Doom to apply Break and reduces cooldown from 145 to 100.
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +2s Doom Duration to +3s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Infernal Blade
      • Infernal Blade stun duration is increased from 0.6 to 1.2 second.
      • If the enemy level is a multiple of 3 or above level 24, they will be stunned for an additional 0.6 seconds and take 150 bonus damage.

Dragon Knight Dragon Knight[edit]

  • Buff Breathe Fire manacost reduced from 100/110/120/130 to 90/100/110/120
  • Buff Dragon Tail damage increased from 25/50/75/100 to 50/75/100/125
  • Buff Elder Dragon Form splash radius increased from 300 to 350
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +350 Health to +400
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Elder Dragon Form the Fireball ability.
      • Ignites a 450 AoE area for 10 seconds, dealing 80 damage per second to enemies in it.
      • Lasts 10 seconds. Cast Range: 1400. Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 150.

Drow Ranger Drow Ranger[edit]

  • Nerf Base damage reduced by 2
  • Nerf Frost Arrows slow reduced from 16/32/48/64 to 15/30/45/60
  • Rescale Marksmanship agility bonus rescaled from 28/36/44% to 25/35/45%
  • Nerf Marksmanship damage bonus reduced from 70/80/90 to 50/70/90
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +2.5s Gust Silence Duration to -4s Gust Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Frost Arrows
      • Frost Arrows apply a Hypothermia stack to enemy heroes, reducing their regeneration by 10% per stack.
      • Lasts 7 seconds. If an enemy hero dies with Hypothermia stacks, they burst and deal 60 magic damage per stack and 25% slow for 2 seconds to enemies within 650 radius. Max Stacks: 7

Earth Spirit Earth Spirit[edit]

  • Nerf Earth Remnant duration reduced from 2 minutes to 1 minute
  • Buff Enchant Remnant can now also be cast on Remnants. Has a 5 second cooldown when used this way.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Stone Remnant
      • Causes Earth Remnants to provide 400 ground vision. Increases charge count by 4. (Can use alt to see the radius)

Earthshaker Earthshaker[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Fissure
      • Reduces Fissure cooldown by 2 seconds and allows you to walk on it.
      • Whenever you cast a spell, an aftershock effect is replicated throughout the fissure path

Elder Titan Elder Titan[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Echo Stomp
      • Allows you to turn Echo Stomp on autocast.
      • When cast while on Autocast, you will take the place of the Astral Spirit as it completes its stomp.

Ember Spirit Ember Spirit[edit]

  • Buff Intelligence gain increased from 1.8 to 2.2
  • Nerf Activate Fire Remnant scepter manacost increased from 25 to 75
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Fire Remnant
      • Fire Remnants deal 45 damage per second in a 600 AoE around them.
      • Dying or killing an enemy hero leaves a Fire Remnant nearby.
      • Kills within 400 range of you count.
      • DPS from multiple Fire Remnants does not stack.

Enchantress Enchantress[edit]

  • Rescale Enchant cooldown rescaled from 20 to 28/24/20/16
  • Nerf Sproink upgrade no longer grants +150 attack range passively
  • Buff Sproink now launches an Impetus attack on the 3 furthest enemy units within your attack range +200.
  • Nerf Sproink cooldown increased from 3 to 5 seconds
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard

Enigma Enigma[edit]

  • Buff Demonic Conversion attack point improved from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Buff Demonic Conversion duration from 35 to 40
  • Buff Malefice cooldown reduced from 18/17/16/15 to 14
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +4s Midnight Pulse Duration to +0.35s Malefice Stun Duration
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from 12% Cooldown Reduction to 10%
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +0.35s Malefice Stun Duration to +150 Midnight Pulse Radius
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Black Hole
      • Black Hole now does a non-interrupting pull towards its center in a 1200 AoE (pulls at a rate of 175 units per second)

Faceless Void Faceless Void[edit]

  • Nerf Base agility reduced by 4 (base damage unchanged)
  • Nerf Time Lock bonus damage reduced from 20/25/30/35 to 10/15/20/25
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +275 Time Walk Cast Range to +250
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Time Walk
      • Time Walk remains castable for 1.5 second after landing.
      • If used in this period, you will reverse your time walk back to your previous cast location.
      • Increases Time Walk cast range by 200. (Note: Does not change health the second use)

Grimstroke Grimstroke[edit]

  • Buff Base attack range increased from 575 to 600
  • Nerf Ink Swell Max damage is reduced from 100/200/300/400 to 90/180/270/360
  • Buff Ink Swell max values now happen after 2.5 seconds of touching an enemy, rather than 3 seconds
  • Buff Phantom's Embrace manacost reduced from 110/120/130/140 to 80/100/120/140
  • Rescale Phantom's Embrace cooldown rescaled from to 32/28/24/20 to 36/30/24/18
  • Buff Phantom's Embrace bounty from 37/20 Gold/XP to 10/10
  • Buff Dark Portrait illusion duration increased from 15 seconds to 25
  • Buff Phantom;s Embrace now refreshes the cooldown if the target it was cast on dies before it reaches them
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +80 Ink Swell Damage to -4s Ink Swell Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Ink Over
      • Covers a target enemy in ink for 6 seconds, slowing attack speed by 50, movement speed by 20% and dealing a total of 240 damage over its duration.
      • Cast Range: 700. Cooldown: 14. Manacost: 125

Gyrocopter Gyrocopter[edit]

  • Buff Attack backswing animation reduced from 0.65 to 0.1
  • Rescale Base damage range rescaled from 40-50 to 42-48
  • Buff Base agility increased by 7 (base damage unchanged)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Rocket Barrage
      • Rocket Barrage now hits an extra target.
      • Increases Barrage duration by 1 second.

Huskar Huskar[edit]

  • Buff Berserker's Blood max attack speed increased from 130/190/250/310 to 160/210/260/310
  • Buff Life Break scepter duration increased from 2.5 to 3
  • Buff Life Break scepter now also increases cast range by +300
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +325 Life Break Cast Range to -3s Life Break Cooldown
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +175 Attack Range to +200
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Inner Fire
      • Causes Inner Fire to reduce healing/regen by 50% and applies a 35% movement speed slow.
      • Lowers cooldown by 2 seconds.

Invoker Invoker[edit]

  • Buff Forged Spirit now spawns two units when both Quas and Exort have 4 points
  • Buff Forged Spirit armor reduction cap increased from 10 to 20
  • Nerf Cataclysm cooldown increased from 90 to 100
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +30% Chaos Meteor Damage to +40% Chaos Meteor Damage
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +1 Forged Spirit Summoned to +40 DPS Ice Wall
  • Nerf Level 20 Talent reduced from +40 Alacrity Damage/Speed to +35
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from -8s Tornado Cooldown to -10s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Ice Wall
      • Causes Ice Wall to become an 900 range Vector Target ability.
      • Lowers cooldown by 2 seconds.

Io Io[edit]

  • Nerf No longer has instant turning before actions
  • Nerf Attack point increased from 0.15 to 0.3
  • Buff Base damage increased from 39-48 to 45-51
  • Buff Tether slow increased from 8/16/24/32 to 15/25/35/45
  • Rescale Tether movement bonus rescaled from 5/8/11/14 to 6/8/10/12
  • Nerf Tether heal transfer reduced from 60/90/120/150 to 60/80/100/120
  • Rework Spirits now has the In and Out sub abilities again
  • Buff Spirits damage increased from 20/40/60/80 to 30/50/70/90
  • Buff Spirits collision damage increased from 10/18/26/34 to 10/20/30/40
  • Nerf Overcharge attack speed reduced from 50/80/110/140 to 50/70/90/110
  • Buff Overcharge now grants 10/12/14/16% Spell Amplification
  • Nerf Relocate cooldown increased from 90/75/60 to 100/90/80
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Tether
      • Ending Tether now stuns enemies touching it for 1.75 seconds and deals 150 damage.
      • Increases movement speed by 5%.

Jakiro Jakiro[edit]

  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from -1s Ice Path Cooldown to -1.5s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Liquid Frost
      • Autocast attack ability.
      • Causes your Ice head to release a frost based attack, slowing enemies by 30% and dealing 20 + 2.5% max health as damage per second for 4 seconds.
      • Cooldown: 12.

Juggernaut Juggernaut[edit]

  • Buff Blade Fury radius increased from 250 to 260
  • Rework Omnislash is no longer restricted from initially being cast on Ancients
  • Rework Swiftslash is no longer restricted from initially being cast on Ancients
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Blade Fury movement speed to -20s Healing Ward cooldown
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +140 Blade Fury DPS to +160
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Blade Fury
      • Increases your movement speed during Blade Fury by +100 and attacks a random nearby enemy once per second.

Keeper of the Light Keeper of the Light[edit]

  • Buff Illuminate manacost reduced from 150/160/170/180 to 100/125/150/175
  • Rework Chakra Magic can no longer be cast on enemies
  • Rework Removed Blinding Light as a basic ability
  • Rework New Ability: Solar Bind as a new basic ability.
      • Lowers the target's magic resistance by 15/20/25/30% and causes the target to become increasingly slowed the more the target moves.
      • Each 100 units moved reduces the target's movement speed by 4/5.5/7/8.5%.
      • Lasts 7 seconds. Cast Range: 700/750/800/850.
      • Manacost: 60/80/100/120. Cooldown: 22/20/18/16
  • Rework Spirit Form is now an ultimate ability. Transforms your hero into a spirit form, granting you +20/25/30% Movement Speed, +125/250/375 Cast Range. Grants Blinding Light (18 cd, 600 cast range, 40% miss for 4 seconds, 400 knockback distance, 100 damage, 150 manacost) and Recall (15 cd, 3 second delay, 150 manacost). Also causes Illuminate to no longer require channeling. Cooldown: 90/80/70. Duration: 40. Manacost: 75/125/175
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Grants Will-O-Wisp
      • However instead of a stun on flicker, it applies a movement manipulation that pulls units inwards at a rate of 60 units per second but does not prevent attacking/casting. Cooldown: 60
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from -2.5s Blinding Light Cooldown to +30% Blinding Light Miss
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +2 Will-O-Wisp Flicker to -6s Blinding Light Cooldown
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +150 Will-O-Wisp AoE to +15s Spirit Form Duration
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +3 Will-O-Wisp Health Count to +1.2s Blinding Light Stun
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +160 Illuminate Damage/Heal to +160 Illuminate Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Illuminate
      • Causes Illuminate to heal allied units for 40% of its damage during daytime.

Kunkka Kunkka[edit]

  • Buff Base intelligence gain increased from 1.5 to 1.8
  • Buff Ghostship Rum movement speed increased from 10% to 12%
  • Buff Base health regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +150 Cast Range
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +18 strength to +20
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +110% Tidebringer Cleave to +140%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Tidal Wave
      • Releases a wave towards the target direction that deals 225 damage and drags (non-interrupting) enemies along it for 600 range over 1.25 seconds.
      • The wave spawns 600 units behind you and travels 1400 distance in front of you. Has 700 speed and 750 radius.
      • Cooldown: 16. Manacost: 150

Legion Commander Legion Commander[edit]

  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from -6s Overwhelming Odds Cooldown to -9s
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +25 Attack Speed to +20
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Duel
      • While Dueling, every 1.5 seconds an Overwhelming Odds is cast centered on a random enemy unit within 900 radius.
      • Does not center on the same target twice. Prioritizes heroes.

Leshrac Leshrac[edit]

  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Grants Nihilism
      • Grants you a temporary aura that causes you and all nearby enemies in 450 AoE to turn ethereal, preventing them from attacking, causing them to take 30% more magic damage and be slowed by 30% for 4 seconds.
      • Increases your speed rather than reducing it. Cooldown: 25. Manacost: 75
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Split Earth
      • Causes Split Earth to repeat in the same location two additional times, with a 5 second delay between each one.
      • Each time the radius increases by 75. Split Earth echo location is visible to both teams.

Lich Lich[edit]

  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +60 Frost Nova AoE Damage to +90
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Ice Spire
      • Creates an icicle at the target spot for 15 seconds, slowing enemies by 20% within 500 range.
      • Chain Frost can bounce to the Icicle if there are no other enemies in range.
      • Can cast Frost Shield on it. Has 300 health. Cast Range: 750. Cooldown: 25. Manacost: 150

Lifestealer Lifestealer[edit]

  • Buff Base attack speed reduced from 130 to 120
  • Buff Feast increased from 1.5/2/2.5/3% to 1.6/2.2/2.8/3.4%
  • Nerf Feast no longer grants attack speed
  • Rework New Ability: Replaced Open Wounds with Ghoul Frenzy. Passively causes Lifestealer's attacks to slow enemy movement speed by 6/12/18/24% for 1.5 seconds. Additionally, grants you 20/30/40/50 Attack Speed.
  • Nerf Rage manacost increased from 75 to 75/100/125/150
  • Nerf Infest manacost increased from 50 to 100/150/200
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from -4s Open Wounds Cooldown to +8% Ghoul Frenzy Slow
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Allows Infesting enemy heroes for 4 seconds, attacking inside them every 1.25 seconds.
    • Enemy heroes gain no bonuses from Infest.
    • Doubles self regen rate, increases cast range to 500 and reduces cooldown to 25 seconds.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Open Wounds
      • Provides attackers with 50% Lifesteal for all damage dealt to the target.
      • Has 800 cast range, 25 seconds cooldown. Max slow 50%. Manacost: 125

Lina Lina[edit]

  • Nerf Base damage reduced from 49-61 to 49-57
  • Nerf Base armor reduced by 1
  • Buff Fiery Soul attack speed increased from 40/55/70/85 to 40/60/80/100
  • Nerf Light Strike Array cooldown increased from 7 to 10/9/8/7
  • Buff Laguna Blade mana cost reduced from 280/420/680 to 250/400/550
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +110 Light Strike Array Damage to +130
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +300 Health to +350
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +30/1.5% Fiery Soul Per Stack to +30/2%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Laguna Blade
      • Increases Laguna Blade cast range by 150.
      • Laguna Blade can now also be ground targeted, and will always travel its full cast length and hit all units along its path.

Lion Lion[edit]

  • Buff Agility increased from 15 to 18
  • Buff Earth Spike cast range increased from 500 to 575
  • Nerf Hex unit movement speed reduced from 140 to 120
  • Rework Mana Drain multi target now searches for units within your cast range +300, rather than in a 400 radius around the target. Prioritizes heroes.
  • Bug Fix Fixed Finger of Death scepter reducing manacost by 25 at level 3
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +150 Cast Range to +125
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Mana Drain
      • Mana Drain grants true sight over the enemy and reduces their attack speed by 90.

Lone Druid Lone Druid[edit]

  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from -32s True Form Cooldown to -40s
  • Rework Level 25 Changed from +1000 True Form Health to +1000 True Form and Spirit Bear Health
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Savage Roar
      • Savage Roar now empowers allied units in 700 AoE with +20% Movement Speed and +60 Attack Speed for 4 seconds.

Luna Luna[edit]

  • Buff Base agility increased by 6 (base damage unchanged)
  • Rework Lunar Blessing damage bonus changed from 10/18/26/34% to flat +5/15/25/35
  • Buff Lunar Blessing night vision increased from 200/400/600/800 to 250/500/750/1000
  • Buff Moon Glaive damage reduction reduced from 52/46/40/34% to 50/44/38/32%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Lucent Beam
      • Allows Lucent beam to be ground targeted, increases stun duration from 0.8 to 1.1 and grants you +30% bonus movement speed for 3 seconds.
      • Ground Target Search Radius: 325.

Lycan Lycan[edit]

  • Buff Howl cooldown reduced from 24/22/20/18 to 18
  • Buff Howl manacost reduced from 50 to 35/40/45/50
  • Buff Feral Impulse no longer has a radius, affects your units anywhere.
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +4 Armor to +8 Feral HP Regen
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +10 Feral HP Regen to +75 Shapeshift Speed
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +15% Feral Impulse Damage to +25%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Summon Wolves
      • Causes one of your creep waves to include an uncontrollable wolf that moves with each wave.

Magnus Magnus[edit]

  • Rescale Empower duration rescaled from 38/42/46/50 to 40
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +140 Shockwave Damage to -5s Skewer Cooldown
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +12% Empower Damage/Cleave to +10%
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +0.8 Reverse Polarity Stun Duration to +1
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Releases 3 shockwaves going outwards from you at 30 degree angles (can only be hit by one).
    • After reaching the end, the shockwaves come back to their origin and deal 75% damage and pull towards cast point a second time.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Horn Toss
      • Tosses enemies in front of you, launching them behind you.
      • Enemies spend 0.6 seconds in the air and take 150 damage on landing and are stunned for 0.25 seconds.
      • Cast Range: 100. Cooldown: 30. Manacost: 125.

Mars Mars[edit]

  • Nerf God's Rebuke manacost increased from 65/70/75/80 to 80
  • Buff Arena of Blood manacost reduced from 200 to 150/175/200
  • Nerf Arena of Blood damage reduced from 120/185/250 to 100/175/250
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Creates invulnerable soldiers in front of you while Bulwark is toggled on.
    • Soldiers move alongside your hero deal your full damage with a bonus 75 damage (applies procs as well).
    • Enemies can only be attacked by 1 soldier at a time.
    • Soldiers apply a 20% slow for 1 second on their attacks.
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from -3s Spear Cooldown to +15 Movement Speed
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +20 Movement Speed to -4s God's Rebuke Cooldown
  • Level 25 increased from +80 HP Regen Allied Arena of Blood to +120
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Spear of Mars
      • Spear of Mars impales up to two units and leaves a fire trail behind it which lasts for 10 seconds.
      • Deals 35 dps and slows by 20%. Debuff lingers for 2 second.

Medusa Medusa[edit]

  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +800 Mana to +75 Intelligence
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Cold Blooded
      • Passive. When you are targeted with a spell, a single target Mystic Snake is sent back towards the enemy. Cooldown: 12.

Meepo Meepo[edit]

  • Buff Turn rate improved from 0.65 to 0.7
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +30 Poof Damage to +35
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +8% Lifesteal to +8 Ransack Health Steal
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from -4s Poof Cooldown to +1 Divided We Stand clone
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Grants a new skill, Dig
      • Clones also have this ability.
      • Channels for 0.75 seconds and digs into the ground for 3.5 seconds, dispelling you and causing you to become invulnerable and untargetable. Restores a total of 25% of your max health over that duration. Can’t be cast while rooted. Cooldown: 40. Manacost: 150.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Ransack
      • Ransack now has a 30% chance on hit to apply a geostrike debuff, slowing enemies by 20% and dealing 20 DPS for 4 seconds.
      • Instances from different Meepos stack.

Mirana Mirana[edit]

  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +12 Damage to +15
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Causes Sacred Arrow to release a Starfall on enemies within 500 AoE along the travel path (only active on the primary arrow).
    • Drops a second Starfall that deals 50% damage on the impacted unit.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Leap
      • Grants +1 Leap Charge.
      • Attacks during the leap buff have a 1.5x Critical Strike.

Monkey King Monkey King[edit]

  • Buff Base armor increased by 1
  • Buff Mischief cooldown reduced from 20 to 15
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +320 Primal Spring Damage to +350
  • Buff Level 25 Talent adjusted from +100 Wukong's Command Armor to +200
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Tree Dance
      • Lowers Tree Dance cooldown from 1 to 0.3 and cast point from 0.3 to 0.1

Morphling Morphling[edit]

  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +3 Multishot Adaptive Strike to +30 Strength
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Adaptive Strike
      • Causes Adaptive Strike to have +1 Multishot and removes the 3 second shared cooldown between the two different abilities.
      • Prioritizes enemy heroes.

Naga Siren Naga Siren[edit]

  • Buff Mirror Image cooldown reduced from 45/40/35/30 to 40/36/32/28
  • Buff Ensnare cast point reduced from 0.5 to 0.4
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from -9s Ensnare Cooldown to -30s Song of the Siren Cooldown
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Allows Ensnare to target Spell Immune or sleeping units.
    • Reduces the Ensnare cooldown by 5 seconds and increases cast range by 400.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Rip Tide
      • Can activate Rip Tide, releasing stronger Rip Tide that deals 100 extra damage and slows enemies by 30% for 3 seconds.
      • Applies around each illusion, but can be only hit by one instance. Cooldown: 15. Manacost: 75.

Nature's Prophet Nature's Prophet[edit]

  • Rescale Nature's Call treant movement speed rescaled from 325 to 300/320/340/360
  • Nerf Nature's Call treant base damage reduced from 24/28/32/36 to 22/26/30/34
  • Buff Nature's Call treant base attack time improved from 1.75 to 1.6
  • Buff Sprout back swing reduced from 1.1 to 0.5
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Lowers cooldown from 85 to 60.
    • Entangles all enemies it hits.
    • Duration scales from 1.2 seconds up to 3 seconds at max bounce.
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +4 Treants Summoned to +5
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from 1.8x Treant HP/Damage to 2x
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Sprout
      • Causes the first two trees destroyed with Sprout to summon Greater Treants.
      • Can only have two Greater Treants alive at a time.

Necrophos Necrophos[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Death Seeker
      • Spawns a fast moving large Death Pulse towards the target enemy or ally (not self), dealing 50% more damage and causing it to spread a normal Death Pulse towards nearby enemies and allies.
      • Cast Range 900. Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 150.

Night Stalker Night Stalker[edit]

  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +7% Hunter in the Night Movement Speed to +4 Armor
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +20% Lifesteal to +10% Hunter in the Night Movement Speed
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Hunter in the Night
      • During night time, you can cast Hunter in the Night.
      • Consumes a lesser creature, instantly killing it and restoring 25% of your maximum HP and mana.
      • Can only be cast on non-player units. Cooldown: 20

Nyx Assassin Nyx Assassin[edit]

  • Buff Base intelligence increased from 18 to 21
  • Buff Vendetta damage increased from 250/375/500 to 300/450/600
  • Buff Impale cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +60% Spiked Carapace Damage to +75%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Vendetta
      • Causes your Vendetta attack to reduce magic resistance by -20% for 4 seconds.
      • Increases Vendetta movement speed by 40%, unlocking max speed.

Ogre Magi Ogre Magi[edit]

  • Nerf Base damage reduced by 2
  • Nerf Ignite manacost increased from 90 to 100
  • Buff Ignite first damage instance is now dealt immediately
  • Buff Fireblast manacost reduced from 75/85/95/105 to 70/80/90/100
  • Buff Unrefined Fireblast mana cost reduced from 45% of current mana to 30%
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +60 Movement Speed to 20% Bash 1.5s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Fire Shield
      • Creates a shield around the target ally or building, absorbing 70% of the damage from the next 3 attacks.
      • Launches fireballs at the attacker, dealing 125 damage.
      • Lasts 25 seconds. Can be Multicast. Cast Range: 600. Cooldown: 18. Manacost: 125.

Omniknight Omniknight[edit]

  • Nerf Heavenly Grace duration reduced from 12 to 10 seconds
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Hammer of Purity
      • Auto Attack Ability.
      • Causes your next attack to deal bonus pure damage equal to 25 plus 150% of your base damage.
      • You are healed for the amount of damage dealt. Cooldown: 6. Manacost: 30

Oracle Oracle[edit]

  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Causes Fate's Edict to no longer disarm allies or make enemies magic damage immune.
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from False Promise Invisibility to -50% Purifying Flames Allied Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades False Promise
      • Causes False Promise to have a 0.3 second fade delay invisibility.

Outworld Devourer Outworld Destroyer[edit]

  • Rework Renamed from Outworld Devourer to Outworld Destroyer
  • Nerf Agility reduced from 24 + 2 to 22 + 1.3
  • Buff Minimum damage increased from 46 to 49
  • Buff Astral Imprisonment cast range increased from 300/350/400/450 to 650
  • Nerf Astral Imprisonment scepter upgrade cast range bonus reduced from +300 to +150
  • Nerf Astral Imprisonment duration reduced from 4 to 1.75/2.5/3.25/4
  • Nerf Astral Imprisonment no longer deals area damage
  • Buff Astral Imprisonment damage to a single target increased from 100/175/250/325 to 120/190/260/330
  • Buff Astral Imprisonment manacost reduced from 140/160/180/200 to 120
  • Rework Astral Imprisonment now steals 14/16/18/20% max mana from enemies for 30/40/50/60 seconds. (It doesn't increase your current mana values, and it doesn't reduce the enemy's current mana value directly)
  • Rework Arcane Orb manacost changed from 80/120/160/200 to 20% of current mana
  • Nerf Arcane Orb cooldown increased from 0 to 6/4/2/0
  • Buff Arcane Orb damage increased from 7.5/9/10.5/12% to 14%
  • Rework Essence Flux no longer has an active component
  • Rework Sanity's Eclipse no longer provides his other abilities with a mana capacity charge counter
  • Buff Sanity's Eclipse base damage increased from 150/250/350 to 200/275/350
  • Buff Sanity's Eclipse cooldown reduced from 160 to 160/145/130
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Essence Flux
      • Essence Flux becomes a 1.5 second channel ability.
      • Swaps your current Life and Mana totals.
      • Only transfers 75% of the respective values. Cooldown: 45

Pangolier Pangolier[edit]

  • Buff Shield Crash damage increased from 75/150/225/300 to 90/160/230/300
  • Buff Shield Crash manacost reduced from 90/100/110/120 to 80/90/100/110
  • Buff Shield Crash cooldown reduced from 19/17/15/13 to 18/16/14/12
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +350 Swashbuckle Slash Range to +400
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +16 Strength to +18
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Roll Up
      • Turns you into a protective ball for up to 4 seconds, gaining magic immunity and allowing you to turn.
      • Can be cast during Rolling Thunder to temporarily pause it.
      • Can cast Rolling Thunder and Shield Crash during Roll Up.
      • If enemies attack you during Roll Up, you will roll away from the attacker for 0.75 seconds, applying Rolling Thunder damage/stun if there are enemies in the way. Cooldown: 30

Phantom Assassin Phantom Assassin[edit]

  • Buff Blur fade time for non-scepter reduced from 0.75 to 0.5
  • Nerf Blur evasion reduced from 20/30/40/50% to 15/25/35/45%
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +175 Health to +150
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +350 Phantom Strike Cast Range to +300
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +100% Critical Damage to +7% Coup de Grace Chance
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Fan of Knives
      • Releases sharp blades around you in a 550 AoE, dealing 12% of enemies' max health on impact and applies Break for 3 seconds.
      • Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 125.

Phantom Lancer Phantom Lancer[edit]

  • Buff Base intelligence increased from 19 to 21
  • Rescale Spirit Lance manacost rescaled from 110/120/130/140 to 120
  • Buff Phantom Rush agility bonus is still provided if the dash is canceled
  • Buff Phantom Rush minimum proc distance reduced from 250 to 200
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from -1s Spirit Lance Cooldown to -2s
  • Nerf Level 20 Talent decreased from +400 Phantom Rush Range to +350
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Juxtapose can now be cast, destroying your other juxtapose illusions and quickly creating the max illusions it allows (6/8/10), with a bonus 10 seconds duration.
    • Cooldown: 60. Manacost: 75.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Spirit Lance
      • Bounces once towards an enemy up to 900 units away, prioritizing heroes.
      • Increases Spirit Lance Illusion damage by +20%.

Phoenix Phoenix[edit]

  • Nerf Supernova cooldown increased from 110 to 120
  • Rescale Supernova manacost rescaled from 200 to 150/200/250
  • Nerf Sunray manacost increased from 100 to 100/110/120/130
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +18% Icarus Dive Slow to +24%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Fire Spirits
      • Causes Fire Spirits to become a passive ability.
      • Every 7 seconds a Fire Spirit respawns.

Puck Puck[edit]

  • Buff Agility gain increased from 2.2 to 2.5
  • Buff Turn rate improved from 0.5 to 0.8
  • Buff Illusory Orb damage increased from 70/140/210/280 to 75/150/225/300
  • Buff Waning Rift max distance increased from 275 to 300
  • Rescale Dream Coil scepter link break stun duration rescaled from 1.8/3/4.5 to 2/3.25/4.5 (base ability is 1.8/2.4/3)
  • Buff Dream Coil initial damage increased from 100/150/200 to 125/200/275
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +25 Damage to +30
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +300 Waning Rift AoE and Range to +275
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Waning Rift
      • Waning Rift now deals 70 bonus damage and knocks enemies back 250 distance over 0.4 seconds (non-interrupting).
      • Reveals invisible enemy units and wards in the area for 5 seconds.

Pudge Pudge[edit]

  • Buff Base damage increased by 2
  • Buff Base armor increased by 1
  • Nerf Agility gain reduced from 1.5 to 1.4
  • Nerf Strength gain reduced from 3.2 to 3.0
  • Buff Flesh Heap magic resistance increased from 8/10/12/14% to 12/14/16/18%
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +30 Rot Damage to -14% Rot Slow
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from -16% Rot Slow to +120 Meat Hook Damage
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Increases Rot radius by 200, damage by 80.
    • Reduces health regen on affected enemies by 25%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Dismember
      • Allows targeting an ally with Dismember to swallow them and heal them for 6% max health per second.
      • Has half cooldown when used on allies.

Pugna Pugna[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Life Drain
      • For every 1.75 seconds of channel on an enemy, another secondary Life Drain is created targeting another random enemy hero in the cast range +200.
      • You will continue to channel until there are no enemy heroes available or the channel duration runs out.

Queen of Pain Queen of Pain[edit]

  • Buff Strength gain increased 2.2 to 2.4
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +8 Strength to +9
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Scream of Pain Fear to +200 Sonic Wave Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Blink
      • Releases a sonic boom when you blink at both your starting and ending location.
      • Deals 150 damage in a 300 AoE and silences for 1.5 seconds. (you can be hit by both)

Razor Razor[edit]

  • Buff Base movement speed increased from 285 to 290
  • Buff Base HP regen increased from 0 to 1
  • Buff Plasma Field minimum damage increased from 15/25/35/45 to 35/40/45/50
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Storm Surge
      • Causes Storm Surge to have a 18% chance to release a forked lightning when attacked or always when targeted with a spell, hitting the target and up to 2 other enemies.
      • Deals 120 Damage and slows them by 50% for 1.5 seconds.

Riki Riki[edit]

  • Buff Smoke Screen can now be cast during Tricks of the Trade
  • Buff Smoke Screen radius increased from 280/310/340/370 to 300/325/350/375
  • Buff Smoke Screen miss rate rescaled from 25/35/45/55% to 20/35/50/65%
  • Buff Smoke Screen manacost reduced from 90 to 75
  • Nerf Tricks of the Trade scepter cast range reduced from 1000 to 700
  • Buff Tricks of the Trade scepter upgrade now hits 2 units at once rather than 1
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Sleeping Dart
      • Fires a dart at the target enemy, putting them to sleep for 3 seconds (target is invulnerable until duration ends).
      • When the target wakes up, they receive 150 damage and are slowed by 25% for 4 seconds. Cooldown: 20. Cast Range: 1200. Manacost: 125

Rubick Rubick[edit]

  • Nerf Arcane Supremacy no longer provides debuff amplification
  • Buff Arcane Supremacy now provides +75/125/175/225 Cast Range
  • Buff Spell Steal now provides bonus +10/20/30% Debuff Amplification to the stolen spells
  • Rescale Spell Steal cooldown rescaled from 20/18/16 to 26/20/14
  • Rescale Spell Steal scepter cooldown rescaled from 2 to 6/4/2
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +50 Base Damage to Fade Bolt Steals Hero Damage
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Fade Bolt Steals Hero Damage to +100 Base Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Telekinesis
      • Allows you to use Telekinesis on yourself or an ally.
      • Throw range is 60% longer and cooldown is reduced by 30% when targeting allies.
      • Throw delay is reduced to 0.5 seconds.

Sand King Sand King[edit]

  • Rework Epicenter now uses cast time instead of channel time
  • Buff Epicenter radius increase from 275->725 to 500->725
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +8% Caustic Finale Slow to +15%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Epicenter
      • EpicenterEvery 700 units moved causes an Epicenter Pulse around you in 400 AoE.

Shadow Demon Shadow Demon[edit]

  • Buff Shadow Poison is no longer dispellable
  • Buff Demonic Purge Scepter upgrade debuff now ends when a new one is cast (deals damage relative to how long it lasted)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Demonic Purge
      • Allows Demonic Purge to be cast on allies, continuously dispelling them and healing them at the end instead of damaging them.
      • Does not slow allies.

Shadow Fiend Shadow Fiend[edit]

  • Buff Shadowraze manacost reduced from 90 to 75/80/85/90
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Attack Speed to +20
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Necromastery
      • Necromastery now provides 0.75% Spell Amp per Soul

Shadow Shaman Shadow Shaman[edit]

  • Buff Mass Serpent Ward damage increased from 50/80/110 to 50/85/120
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from -4.5s Hex Cooldown to -5
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +30 Wards Attack Damage to +25
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Shackles
      • Shackles creates 4 Serpent Wards that attack the target while you channel.
      • Increases Shackle range by 150. Wards last 8 seconds.

Silencer Silencer[edit]

  • Buff Last Word Scepter radius increased from 600 to 650
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Glaives of Wisdom
      • Causes Glaives to bounce once towards the closest enemy unit, dealing 50% of your attack damage.
      • Bounce range is 600 unit to unit.

Skywrath Mage Skywrath Mage[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Ancient Seal
      • Ancient Seal debuff now causes other debuffs applied to last 40% longer
      • Grants vision over the target.

Slardar Slardar[edit]

  • Nerf Guardian Sprint movement speed reduced from 18/26/34/42% to 16/24/32/40%
  • Rescale Guardian Sprint river speed rescaled from 7/19/31/43 to 10/20/30/40%
  • Nerf Slithereen Crush manacost increased from 80/95/105/115 to 90/100/110/120
  • Nerf Scepter hp regen reduced from 35 to 30
  • Nerf Scepter armor bonus reduced from 12 to 10
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Corrosive Haze
      • Causes Corrosive Haze to be applied for 5 seconds to units hit with Slithereen Crush.

Slark Slark[edit]

  • Buff Shadow Dance cooldown reduced from 80/70/60 to 80/65/50
  • Buff Pounce scepter range increased from 1100 to 1200
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +6 Agility to +7
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Fish Bait
      • Can throw it on enemies to reduce their movement speed by 30% and grant you truesight over them for 4 seconds.
      • If you pounce an enemy during that time, you will be rewarded with 50 attack speed for the duration of Pounce.
      • Cast range: 1100. Manacost: 100. Cooldown: 20.

Snapfire Snapfire[edit]

  • Nerf Firesnap Cookie manacost increased from 100 to 110
  • Buff Lil' Shredder manacost reduced from 90 to 75/80/85/90
  • Nerf Gobble Up now has a 150 Manacost
  • Buff Gobble Up's Spit Out no longer has a 150 manacost
  • Buff Gobble Up can now target special units like Golems, Spirit Bear, etc
  • Rework Gobble Up impact damage changed from 400 to match the current Glob values on your ultimate (160/240/320)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Scatterblast
      • Units in the point blank range of Scatterblast will be knocked back 250 units, take 125 extra damage and be stunned for 1.5 seconds.

Sniper Sniper[edit]

  • Buff Strength gain increased from 1.7 to 2.0
  • Nerf Agility gain reduced from 3.4 to 3.2
  • Buff Base agility increased from 21 to 27 (base damage unchanged)
  • Buff Shrapnel charge replenish time reduced from 40 to 35 seconds
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Concussive Grenade
      • Knocks enemies back 425 units, slowing them by 50% and disarming them for 3 seconds.
      • Radius: 375. Cast Range: 550. Cooldown: 20. Manacost: 75

Spectre Spectre[edit]

  • Nerf Base attack speed reduced from 100 to 90
  • Rescale Dispersion rescaled from 7/12/17/22% to 8/12/16/20%
  • Nerf Spectral Dagger cooldown increased from 16 to 22/20/18/16
  • Nerf Spectral Dagger manacost increased from 100/120/140/160 to 130/140/150/160
  • Buff Shadow Step scepter ability now also casts a Spectral Dagger on its target
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Dispersion
      • Can activate Dispersion to spawn a Haunt Illusion to attack the most recent hero that damaged you in the last 5 seconds.
      • Illusion lasts 5 seconds. Cooldown: 25. Manacost: 150

Spirit Breaker Spirit Breaker[edit]

  • Buff Nether Strike cooldown reduced from 100/80/60 to 90/70/50
  • Nerf Charge of Darkness scepter cooldown increased from 6 to 7
  • Buff Charge of Darkness scepter movement bonus increased from +100 to +175
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Nether Strike
      • Causes Nether Strike to have a cast delay rather than a cast time, deal 200 extra damage and apply Break for 4 seconds.
      • You are Spell Immune during the cast delay.

Storm Spirit Storm Spirit[edit]

  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +325 Health to +375
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Overload Pierces Immunity to +2 Overload Bounce (Causes your attack to bounce up to 2 times at random enemies, can bounce back if there are only 2 enemies)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Electric Rave
      • Gives you and allied heroes within 750 AoE of you 3 Overload charges.
      • Lasts up to 12 seconds or until the charges are depleted.
      • Cooldown: 30. Manacost: 150.
      • Passively provides 40 Attack Speed to Storm Spirit.

Sven Sven[edit]

  • Nerf God's Strength reduced from 110/160/210% to 100/150/180%
  • Nerf Storm Hammer scepter no longer applies attacks on impact
  • Nerf Storm Hammer scepter bonus range reduced from +500 to +350
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Storm Hammer Dispels Enemies to +4s Warcry Duration
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Storm Hammer
      • Storm Hammer now applies a dispel on enemies.

Techies Techies[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Blast Off!
      • Increases Blast Off! cast range by 600 and applies a 1.5 second stun to enemies within 200 AoE (half the primary radius).

Templar Assassin Templar Assassin[edit]

  • Buff Base strength increased from 19 to 21
  • Buff Base attack range increased from 140 to 160
  • Rescale Psi Blades attack range bonus rescaled from 60/120/180/240 to 80/130/180/230
  • Buff Psi Blades Spill range is now 2x your attack range
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Psionic Trap
      • Causes Psionic Trap to silence enemies for up to 2.5 seconds based on how long the trap has been charged. Minimum 0.5 duration.

Terrorblade Terrorblade[edit]

  • Buff Reflection duration increased from 2.5/3.5/4.5/5.5 to 3.25/4/4.75/5.5
  • Rework Terror Wave ability is now gained when equipping Scepter, rather than after Metamorphosis cast
  • Nerf Terror Wave fear duration reduced from 3.75 to 2.5
  • Rework Terror Wave fear now sends units away from you rather than towards the fountain
  • Buff Terror Wave scepter ability now grants you Metamorphosis for 10 seconds. If Metamorphosis is already active, it extends it by 10 seconds instead.
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from -32s Sunder Cooldown to -34
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Demon Zeal
      • Costs 25% of your Current HP to cast, providing you +25% Movement and +50 Attack Speed for 6 seconds.
      • Provides 50% more bonus while melee. Cooldown: 14.

Tidehunter Tidehunter[edit]

  • Buff Kraken Shell damage block increased from 14/26/38/50 to 18/30/42/54
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +80 Gush Damage to +1.75 Mana Regen
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +3 Mana regen to +120 Gush Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Anchor Smash
      • Increases Anchor Smash damage by +90 and causes it to affect buildings.
      • Reduces cooldown by 1 second.

Timbersaw Timbersaw[edit]

  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +175 Health to +200
  • Buff Whirling Death base damage from 90/120/150/180 to 80/120/160/200
  • Buff Whirling Death range increased from 300 to 325
  • Buff Timber Chain speed increased from 1600/2000/2400/2800 to 1900/2200/2500/2800
  • Rework Chakram scepter slow now stacks independently from the primary Chakram
  • Buff Chakram cast animation reduced from 0.3 to 0.15 (affects his scepter as well)
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Flamethrower
      • Releases a flame in the direction you are facing. Lasts 7 seconds.
      • Applies a debuff that deals 75 DPS and slows by 20% for 3 seconds.
      • Sets trees on fire that eventually die after 5 seconds. Cooldown: 15. Manacost: 100.

Tinker Tinker[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Aghanim's Scepter
    • Upgrades your laser into a Shrink Ray, causing it to have +400 cast range and reduces the enemy model size and current health values by 20% (stacks).
    • Laser bounces once on the furthest target up to 700 range from the primary target (prioritizes heroes).
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Defense Matrix
      • Targets an allied unit, applying a barrier to them that blocks the next 200 damage and provides 40% status resistance.
      • Barrier lasts up to 10 seconds or until the damage shield is consumed.
      • Cast Range: 400. Cooldown: 30. Manacost: 100.

Tiny Tiny[edit]

  • Buff Tree Grab cooldown reduced from 25/20/15/10 to 16/14/12/10
  • Nerf Avalanche now deals 2.5x damage to tossed units, rather than 3x
  • Buff Grow damage increased from 25/50/75 to 30/70/110
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +3 Tree Grab Attack Charges to +5
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from -7s Avalanche Cooldown to -8s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Craggy Exterior
      • Provides a 20% chance to stun the enemy for 1 second and deal 100 damage when a physical attack impacts your hero.
      • Works against enemies within 400 range. Procs after an attack impacts, and does not affect Spell Immune enemies.

Treant Protector Treant Protector[edit]

  • Buff Overgrowth now interrupts targets again
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Nature's Guise
      • Causes Nature's Guise to root enemies upon attacking. Roots them for 1 second and deals a total of 200 damage.
      • Lasts an extra second when attacking near a tree. Cooldown: 10

Troll Warlord Troll Warlord[edit]

  • Buff Berserker's Rage movement bonus increased from 10/20/30/40 to 15/25/35/45
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from -5s Whirling Axes Cooldown to +2s Battle Trance Duration
  • Rework Reworked Aghanim's Scepter
    • Causes Ranged Axes to dispel enemies, and melee axes to dispel yourself.
    • Reduces cooldown from 9 to 4 and manacost by half.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Battle Trance
      • Casting Battle Trance now gives you a global aura that gives allied heroes (including yourself) +60 Attack Speed.

Tusk Tusk[edit]

  • Rework Walrus Kick now targets a direction, and kicks the closest enemy unit to you within 250 radius. Prioritizes heroes.
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from -8s Snowball Cooldown to -10s
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Frozen Sigil
      • Summons a flying Sigil that slows enemy attack by -30 and movement speed by -20% for enemies within 650 radius.
      • Lasts 25 seconds. Cooldown: 30. Manacost: 100.

Underlord Underlord[edit]

  • Buff Level 10 Talent changed from +12% Magic Resistance to +2 Firestorm Wave Count
  • Rework Reworked Aghanim's Scepter
    • Dark Rift can now be cast on allied heroes.
    • Reduces cast delay by 1 second and cooldown by 50 seconds.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Firestorm
      • Firestorm can be self targeted. When used that way, the Firestorm follows you around.
      • Also causes Firestorm to heal you for 15% of the damage values. Reduces cast point by half.

Undying Undying[edit]

  • Nerf Decay manacost increased from 70/85/100/115 to 85/95/105/115
  • Nerf Soul Rip Damage/Heal per unit reduced from 22/29/36/43 to 19/26/33/40
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +5 Health Regen to +40 Decay Duration
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +40s Decay Duration to +10 Soul Rip Damage/Heal
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +4s Tombstone Attacks to Destroy to -1.5s Decay Cooldown
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from -2s Decay Cooldown to +6 Tombstone Attacks to Destroy
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Decay
      • Increases Decay radius by 100 and spawns a zombie around each hero target.

Ursa Ursa[edit]

  • Buff Overpower cooldown reduced from 15/13/11/9 to 12/11/10/9
  • Buff Overpower manacost reduced from 40/50/60/70 to 30/40/50/60
  • Buff Earthshock slow increased from 10/20/30/40% to 16/24/32/40%
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +300 Health to +350
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Fury Swipes
      • Every 6th Fury Swipes on a single target causes Ursa to get Enraged for 1 seconds.

Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit[edit]

  • Buff Base intelligence increased from 17 to 19
  • Buff Magic Missile cast range increased from 550 to 575/600/625/650
  • Buff Magic Missile projectile speed increased from 900 to 1350
  • Nerf Vengeance Aura no longer increases attack range or primary attribute
  • Nerf Vengeance Aura no longer has a illusion/death mechanics
  • Buff Vengeance Aura now increases base attack damage by 8/16/24/32%
  • Rework Reworked Aghanim's Scepter
    • Upon death, creates a strong-illusion of you that can cast all your spells and deals 100% damage and takes 100% damage.
    • Illusion has 30% movement speed bonus. If the illusion is alive when you respawn, you will take its place.
    • XP earned by your illusion is given to your hero.
  • Nerf Nether Swap no longer has charges
  • Buff Nether Swap cooldown reduced from 90/80/70 to 60/45/30
  • Buff Nether Swap cast range increased from 700/850/1000 to 800/950/1100
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +100 Vengeance Aura Attack Range to +125 Cast Range
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Vengeance Aura Illusion Casts Spells to +16% Vengeance Aura Base Damage
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Wave of Terror
      • Wave of Terror now steals 25% of enemy hero base damage and grants it to you as base damage for the debuff duration.

Venomancer Venomancer[edit]

  • Buff Venomous Gale initial damage increase from 25/50/75/100 to 50/75/100/125
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Gale Hero Impact Summons 2 Wards to +100 Attack Range
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Venomous Gale
      • Causes Venomous Gale to summon two Plague Ward when it impacts an enemy hero. Increases travel distance by 400.

Viper Viper[edit]

  • Rescale Nethertoxin manacost rescaled from 70/80/90/100 to 85
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Nethertoxin Silences to -11s Nethertoxin Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Poison Attack
      • Poison Attacks now also lower armor by 1.5 per stack. Increases max stacks by 2.

Visage Visage[edit]

  • Buff Attack projectile speed increased from 1000 to 1400
  • Nerf Summon Familiars base attack time increased from 0.4 to 0.5
  • Buff Summon Familiars damage increased from 20/40/60 to 25/50/75
  • Rework Reworked Aghanim's Scepter
    • Grants Silent as the Grave
      • Turns you and familiars invisible and +20% movement speed, as well as upgrading your movement type to flying.
      • When you or your familiars exit invisibility, you deal 30% bonus damage for 4 seconds.
      • Lasts 35 seconds. Cooldown: 45. Manacost: 100
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Gravekeeper's Cloak
      • Allows you to cast Gravekeeper's Cloak to turn into Stone Form.
      • Restores up to 25% of your health. Cooldown: 60. Manacost: 300.

Void Spirit Void Spirit[edit]

  • Nerf Level 20 Talent reduced from -5.5 Astral Step Charge Restore Time to -5
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Dissimilate
      • Adds a partial outer ring to Dissimilate. Increases damage by 125.

Warlock Warlock[edit]

  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +300 Shadow Word AoE to +500
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Shadow Word
      • Shadow Word now provides +20/-20% movement speed on allies/enemies.

Weaver Weaver[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades The Swarm
      • Causes The Swarm to latch onto and reveal invisible units.
      • Causes Geminate Attack to also launch an extra attack onto other enemies within 1200 range of the attack target that have Beetles attached to them.
      • Reduces The Swarm cooldown by 4 seconds.

Windranger Windranger[edit]

  • Nerf Windrun scepter movement speed reduced from 45% to 40%
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Powershot
      • Powershot now becomes global, but after reaching its default range, it only affects heroes (max 1 hero).
      • Impacted heroes will be killed if they are under 13% health after taking the impact damage.
      • Kill threshold scales based on powershot channel duration.

Winter Wyvern Winter Wyvern[edit]

  • Buff Base damage increased by 2
  • Buff Cold Embrace base heal per second increased from 20/26/32/38 to 30/35/40/45
  • Buff Arctic Burn scepter mana cost reduced from 30 to 20
  • Buff Arctic Burn scepter upgrade also increases your movement speed by 25%
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +1.2s Winter's Curse Duration to +1.5
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Cold Embrace
      • When Cold Embrace ends, a Splinter Blast goes off at that location, hitting enemies within 1200 range.

Witch Doctor Witch Doctor[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Voodoo Switcheroo
      • Turns you into a Death Ward for 2 seconds.
      • Death Ward has -30 Attack Speed.
      • You are hidden/invulnerable during this time. Cooldown: 70. Manacost: 250.

Wraith King Wraith King[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Mortal Strike. It is now a passive cooldown critical strike ability. Crit: 150/190/230/270%. Cooldown: 4
  • Rework Reworked Vampiric Aura. Now called Vampiric Spirit. Provides you with 10/18/26/34% Lifesteal. Can be activated to summon skeletons (same numbers as when it was on Mortal Strike). Skeletons also have the Vampiric Spirit ability.
  • Buff Scepter upgrade now buffs Wraith units with +75 Attack Speed and +25% Movement Speed
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from No Reincarnation Mana Cost to +30 Movement Speed
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +20% Vampiric Aura to -2s Mortal Strike Cooldown
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Reincarnation
      • Causes Reincarnation to not have a mana cost and spawns three skeletons to attack each nearby enemy hero when Reincarnation is triggered.

Zeus Zeus[edit]

  • Nerf Thundergod's Wrath manacost increased from 250/350/450 to 300/400/500
  • Nerf Thundergod's Wrath cooldown increased from 120 to 130/125/120
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +1.5 Mana Regen to 1.25
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Cooldown Reduction to +100 Thundergod's Wrath Damage
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +115 Arc Lightning Damage to +100
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Upgrades Static Field
      • Static Field can be cast to perform a Heavenly Jump, shocking the closest visible enemy (hero priority) within 2000 range, dealing Static Field damage to them and reducing their movement speed by 100% for 2.5 seconds.
      • If you were moving forward, you will jump towards that direction 450 distance. Cooldown: 14. Manacost: 100.

Items[edit]

New Items[edit]

Fluffy Hat Fluffy Hat[edit]

  • Costs 250 gold
  • Grants 125 Health

Falcon Blade Falcon Blade[edit]

  • Requires Fluffy Hat, Sage's Mask, Blades of Attack and 225 gold recipe
  • Grants +150 Health, +1.6 Mana Regen, +10 Damage

Orb of Corrosion Orb of Corrosion[edit]

  • Requires Blight Stone, Orb of Venom, and a Fluffy Hat
  • Provides +150 Health, 13%/4% Slow, 3 Magic DPS, and 3 Armor reduction. Lasts 3 seconds

Witch Blade Witch Blade[edit]

  • Requires Blitz Knuckles, Chainmail, Robe of the Magi and a 600 gold recipe.
  • Grants +35 Attack Speed, +12 Intelligence, +6 Armor and +300 Projectile Speed. Has a 9 second passive cooldown that procs on attacks, applying a curse for 3 seconds that slows by 25% and deals your Int as damage every second.

Gleipnir Gleipnir[edit]

  • Requires Maelstrom, Rod of Atos and a 700 gold recipe.
  • Provides +30 Damage, +20 Intelligence, +12 Strength and +12 Agility. Passive: 160 damage Chain Lightning proc
  • Active: Targets a 450 AoE area, releasing a lightning strike onto each enemy unit, ensnaring them for 2 seconds and dealing a chain lightning damage proc for 220 damage. Cast Range: 1100. Manacost: 200

Mage Slayer Mage Slayer[edit]

  • Requires Cloak, Blade of Alacrity, Claymore and 600 gold recipe.
  • Grants +20% Magic Resistance, +20 Agility, +20 Damage and causes your attacks to place a -35% Spell Amp debuff on enemy heroes lasting 4 seconds.

Eternal Shroud Eternal Shroud[edit]

  • Requires Hood of Defiance, Voodoo Mask and a 1100 gold recipe.
  • Grants +8.5 HP Regeneration, +20% Hero Spell Lifesteal and +4% Creep Spell Lifesteal.
  • Can be activated to create a shield that absorbs up to 400 magical damage and converts it to mana. Lasts 12 seconds. Cooldown: 60. Manacost: 50

Helm of the Overlord Helm of the Dominator[edit]

  • Helm of the Dominator can now be upgraded to Level 2 by buying Ultimate Orb and a 1600 gold recipe.
  • Allows converting Ancients. Minimum health increased to 1800. Increases stat/armor/hp regen bonuses from 6/6/6 to 20/8/8

Overwhelming Blink Overwhelming Blink[edit]

  • Requires Blink Dagger, Reaver and a 1750 Gold Recipe.
  • Grants you +25 Strength, and when you land at a destination, all enemies in a 800 AoE have 50% movement slow and 50 attack slow for 6 seconds and take damage equal to 200 + 100% of your strength.

Swift Blink Swift Blink[edit]

  • Requires Blink Dagger, Eaglesong and a 1750 Gold Recipe
  • Grants you +25 Agility, and when you land at a destination, you gain 30% phased movement speed, and +40 Damage and +40 Attack Speed for 6 seconds.

Arcane Blink Arcane Blink[edit]

  • Requires Blink Dagger, Mystic Staff and a 1750 Gold Recipe
  • Grants you +25 Intelligence, and when you land at a destination, gain -50% Cast Point and 25% Ability Cooldown Reduction for 6 seconds. Does not affect items.

Wind Waker Wind Waker[edit]

  • Requires Euls, Mystic Staff and a 1600 gold recipe.
  • Grants +50 Movement Speed, +6 Mana Regen, +35 Intelligence. Extends the Cyclone functionality to allow casting on allies. When cast on yourself, you can move the tornado anywhere at a speed of 360.

Balance Changes[edit]

Aether Lens Aether Lens[edit]

  • Mana reduced from 450 to 300

Soul Booster Soul Booster[edit]

  • No longer grants 10% Magic Resistance

Octarine Core Octarine Core[edit]

  • No longer grants 10% Magic Resistance
  • No longer has a 900 gold recipe
  • Now requires Aether Lens instead of Voodoo Mask (with respective Aether Lens bonuses)
  • No longer provides Spell Lifesteal

Bloodstone Bloodstone[edit]

  • No longer grants 10% Magic Resistance
  • Now also requires Voodoo Mask
  • Now grants +15% Spell Lifesteal (+3% against creeps)

Echo Sabre Echo Sabre[edit]

  • Mana regen increased from 1.25 to 2.25

Silver Edge Silver Edge[edit]

  • Now requires Oblivion Staff instead of Echo Sabre (Note: Echo Sabre can still be disassembled)
  • Bonuses changed from +45 Attack Speed, +40 Damage, +12 Strength, +10 Intelligence, +1.5 Mana Regen to +45 * Attack Speed, +40 Damage, +10 Intelligence and +3 Mana Regen.
  • Recipe cost increased from 600 to 1100 (total cost is 500 cheaper)
  • Cooldown reduced from 22 to 18

Ring of Tarrasque Ring of Tarrasque[edit]

  • Item has been removed

Heart of Tarrasque Heart of Tarrasque[edit]

  • No longer uses Ring of Tarrasque
  • Recipe cost increased from 650 to 900
  • Bonus health reduced from 400 to 250
  • Bonus Strength increased from 40 to 45
  • HP regen increased from 1% to 1.6%
  • No longer has out of combat regen

Holy Locket Holy Locket[edit]

  • Now automatically gains a charge every 15 seconds
  • Now requires a Fluffy Hat and a Headdress instead of a Ring of Tarrasque
  • Recipe cost reduced from 500 to 475 (same overall cost)
  • Now provides a 3 HP regen aura instead of a personal 4.5 health regen

Satanic Satanic[edit]

  • No longer has a 800 gold recipe
  • No longer provides Status Resistance
  • Damage increased from 25 to 45
  • Unholy Rage duration increased from 5 to 6 seconds

Sange Sange[edit]

  • Sange and its upgrades' Status Resistances don’t stack with each other

Heavens Halberd Heaven's Halberd[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 400 to 200
  • Regen amp reduced from 30% to 24%
  • Status Resistance reduced from 20% to 16%

Kaya and Sange Kaya and Sange[edit]

  • Status Resistance increased from 20% to 25%

Sange and Yasha Sange and Yasha[edit]

  • Status Resistance increased from 20% to 25%

Eye of Skadi Eye of Skadi[edit]

  • Health reduced from +225 to +200
  • Mana reduced from +250 to 200

Drum of Endurance Drum of Endurance[edit]

  • Charge count increased from 6 to 8
  • Now requires Wind Lace, Robe of the Magi, Belt of Strength, and 550 Gold Recipe.
  • Now provides +6 Strength, +6 Intelligence, Swiftness Aura (+20 Movement Speed Aura)

Boots of Travel Boots of Travel[edit]

  • Upon equipping, automatically sells TP scrolls that you have, and grants you 1 charge. This also applies to Meepo clones.

Mask of Madness Mask of Madness[edit]

  • Damage reduced from 15 to 10

Abyssal Blade Abyssal Blade[edit]

  • Overwhelm active now also triggers the bash passive cooldown

Blade Mail Blade Mail[edit]

  • Recipe cost increased from 500 to 675

Glimmer Cape Glimmer Cape[edit]

  • Now requires 450 Gold Recipe instead of Gloves of Haste
  • No longer gives +20 Attack Speed

Necronomicon 1 Necronomicon[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Archer Warrior now has a 5/7/9% Movement Speed Aura

Javelin Javelin[edit]

  • Proc chance increased from 25% to 30%
  • Proc damage reduced from 80 to 70

Demon Edge Demon Edge[edit]

  • Damage reduced from 42 to 40

Monkey King Bar Monkey King Bar[edit]

  • Damage reduced from 42 to 40
  • Recipe cost increased from 550 to 675
  • Proc damage reduced from 100 to 70
  • Magic damage procs on attacks no longer work with Lifesteal (this is a general change)

Maelstrom Maelstrom[edit]

  • Proc chance increased from 25% to 30%

Mjollnir Mjollnir[edit]

  • Proc chance increased from 25% to 30%

Desolator Desolator[edit]

  • Damage reduced from 60 to 55

Divine Rapier Divine Rapier[edit]

  • Damage reduced from +330 to 300

Armlet of Mordiggian Armlet of Mordiggian[edit]

  • Unholy Strength active bonus damage increased from 31 to 35
  • Health drain reduced from 54 to 50

Hood of Defiance Hood of Defiance[edit]

  • Magic Resistance reduced from 25% to 20% (still has the barrier active)
  • No longer has a 300 gold recipe

Pipe of Insight Pipe of Insight[edit]

  • Recipe cost increased from 1250 to 1550

Vladmirs Offering Vladmir's Offering[edit]

  • Now also requires a Buckler
  • Grants +3 Armor Aura
  • Mana regen reduced from 2 to 1.4

Mekansm Mekansm[edit]

  • Now requires Chainmail instead of Buckler
  • No longer provides an Armor Aura
  • Manacost reduced from 225 to 200
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1175 to 900

Guardian Greaves Guardian Greaves[edit]

  • Now also requires Buckler

Quelling Blade Quelling Blade[edit]

  • Melee damage reduced from 15 to 13

Orb of Venom Orb of Venom[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 300 to 275
  • Slow reduced from 15% to 13%

Ring of Regen Ring of Regen[edit]

  • HP regen reduced from 1.5 to 1.25

Sages Mask Sage's Mask[edit]

  • Mana Regen increased from 0.6 to 0.7

Enchanted Mango Enchanted Mango[edit]

  • Mana restore reduced from 110 to 100

Voodoo Mask Voodoo Mask[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 900 to 700
  • Spell Lifesteal reduced from 12/2.5% to 10/2%

Medallion of Courage Medallion of Courage[edit]

  • Mana regen increased from 1.25 to 1.5
  • Duration and Cooldown increased from 7 seconds to 12

Solar Crest Solar Crest[edit]

  • Duration and Cooldown increased from 7 seconds to 12

Spirit Vessel Spirit Vessel[edit]

  • Mana regen increased from 1.5 to 1.75

Euls Scepter of Divinity Eul's Scepter of Divinity[edit]

  • Mana regen reduced from 5 to 3.5

Vanguard Vanguard[edit]

  • Can now be disassembled

Crimson Guard Crimson Guard[edit]

  • Active damage block values increased from 60 to 70

Radiance Radiance[edit]

  • No longer ignores ancient creeps

Refresher Orb Refresher Orb[edit]

  • Manacost reduced from 375 to 300
  • Cooldown reduced from 180 to 160

Dagon Dagon[edit]

Claymore Claymore[edit]

  • Bonus damage reduced from 21 to 20
  • Cost reduced from 1400 to 1350

Nullifier Nullifier[edit]

  • Projectile speed increased from 1000 to 1100

Shivas Guard Shiva's Guard[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 750 to 650

Reaver Reaver[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 3000 to 2800.

Eaglesong Eaglesong[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 3000 to 2800

Mystic Staff Mystic Staff[edit]

  • Cost increased from 2700 to 2800

Neutral Items[edit]

New Items[edit]

Fairy's Trinket Fairy's Trinket[edit]

  • +100 Health, +5% Spell Amp. Reduces manacosts by 5%

Chipped Vest Chipped Vest[edit]

  • Grants +3.5 HP Regen and passively returns 26 damage to hero attackers and 13 to creeps.

Possessed Mask Possessed Mask[edit]

  • +7 Primary Attribute, +7% Lifesteal

Quicksilver Amulet Quicksilver Amulet[edit]

  • +30% Attack Animation and Projectile Speed. +5% MS and +10 Attack Speed. If any of your abilities are on cooldown, you gain an additional +5% MS and +15 Attack Speed.

Bullwhip Bullwhip[edit]

  • +3 HP Regen and +3 Mana Regen. Can be cast on allies to grant them +16% Movement Speed for 5 seconds, or on enemies to slow them by 16% for 5 seconds. Cast Range: 850. Cooldown: 12

Elven Tunic Elven Tunic[edit]

  • Grants +26 Attack Speed, +16% Evasion, +8% Movement Speed

Cloak of Flames Cloak of Flames[edit]

  • Grants +5 Armor, +10% Magic Resistance and a passive immolation aura dealing 45 damage per second in a 400 AoE

Ceremonial Robe Ceremonial Robe[edit]

  • Grants +350 Mana. Enemies in 1200 AoE have -10% Status Resistance and -10% Magic Resistance

Psychic Headband Psychic Headband[edit]

  • Grants +12% Intelligence and +100 Cast Range. Activate to push the target enemy 400 distance away from you. Cast Range: 800. Cooldown: 30

Penta-Edged Sword Penta-Edged Sword[edit]

  • Provides +45 Damage, +80 Melee Attack Range and 20% chance to Maim enemies, reducing their movement speed by 20% and attack speed by 60 for 3 seconds

Stormcrafter Stormcrafter[edit]

  • Grants 4 Mana Regen. Zaps an enemy within 700 range of you every 3 seconds, dealing 200 damage and slowing by 40% for 0.3 seconds. Can be activated to cyclone yourself for 0.75 seconds. Cooldown: 25 Manacost: 50

Trickster Cloak Trickster Cloak[edit]

  • Grants +20% Evasion, +20% Magic Resistance. Activate to become invisible for 6 seconds. Cooldown: 25

Giant's Ring Giant's Ring[edit]

  • +40 Strength, +60 Movement Speed, +60% Model Size and can walk over any terrain. When standing on top of an enemy (100 AoE), deals 100% of your strength per second

Book of Shadows Book of Shadows[edit]

  • +12 All Stats, +400 Night Vision. Target an enemy, ally or self. Causes the target to become untargetable but also silenced, muted and disarmed for 4 seconds. Applies a Basic Dispel. Cast Range: 700 Cooldown: 25

Cycled out[edit]

Mango Tree Mango Tree[edit]

  • Removed

Poor Mans Shield Poor Man's Shield[edit]

  • Removed

Iron Talon Iron Talon[edit]

  • Removed

Clumsy Net Clumsy Net[edit]

  • Removed

Vampire Fangs Vampire Fangs[edit]

  • Removed

Repair Kit Repair Kit[edit]

  • Removed

Craggy Coat Craggy Coat[edit]

  • Removed

Greater Faerie Fire Greater Faerie Fire[edit]

  • Removed

Magic Lamp Magic Lamp[edit]

  • Removed

Witless Shako Witless Shako[edit]

  • Removed

Prince's Knife Prince's Knife[edit]

  • Removed

Havoc Hammer Havoc Hammer[edit]

  • Removed

Woodland Striders Woodland Striders[edit]

  • Removed

Trident Trident[edit]

  • Removed

Balance changes[edit]

Arcane Ring Arcane Ring[edit]

  • Cooldown increased from 40 to 45

Ironwood Tree Ironwood Tree[edit]

  • Active cooldown increased from 4 to 15

Imp Claw Imp Claw[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 8 to 7

Essence Ring Essence Ring[edit]

  • Health reduced from 425 to 400

Quickening Charm Quickening Charm[edit]

  • Cooldown reduction reduced from 13% to 12%

Telescope Telescope[edit]

  • Moved from Tier 3 to Tier 4
  • Attack and Cast Range Aura increased from +125 to +135
  • No longer affects non-player units

Flicker Flicker[edit]

  • Max blink range increased from 400 to 450
  • No longer costs 25 Mana

Spell Prism Spell Prism[edit]

  • Cooldown reduction reduced from 20% to 18%

Illusionist's Cape Illusionist's Cape[edit]

  • Illusion bonus damage reduced from 10% to 8%

Ballista Ballista[edit]

  • Damage increased from 40 to 50

Ex Machina Ex Machina[edit]

  • Armor increased from +20 to +25
  • Active no longer has a manacost
  • Cooldown reduced from 45 to 30

Seer Stone Seer Stone[edit]

  • Now has an active that reveals a target 800 area of the map for 5 seconds (enemies can see the area is revealed). Cooldown: 70.

Force Boots Force Boots[edit]

  • Now a unit target ability with 750 cast range
  • Push range increased from 600 to 750
  • Cooldown reduced from 9 to 8

Book of the Dead Book of the Dead[edit]

  • Bonus health increased from 50% to 100%

Mirror Shield Mirror Shield[edit]

  • All stats reduced from +20 to +16

Stygian Desolator Stygian Desolator[edit]

  • Bonus attack damage reduced from +75 to +60

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