Version 7.29

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[e][h]Version 7.29
Version Information
Release Date:
2021-04-09
Highlights
  • New Hero Dawnbreaker
  • Map Updates
  • Water Power Rune
  • Balance Changes
Chronology
 
 V7.28c
V7.29b 
 

Contents

General Updates[edit]

  • Terrain updated with various changes


  • Added Water Power Rune. Spawns at both Power Rune locations only at minute 2 and 4. Instantly restores 100 health and 80 mana when used. Can be used to fill bottles. Starting at 6 minutes, Power Runes spawn as usual on one side.


  • Added +2 Attributes leveling for up to 7 times (for the 7 empty levels from 1-26), and can be leveled in any order (via clicking on the talent tree circle). They will automatically be leveled if there are no other options available.
  • Level 30 no longer grants all remaining talents. Instead level 27/28/29/30 will grant you the remaining level 10/15/20/25 talents


  • Outposts no longer give XP at the 10/20/30/etc minute mark
  • Outposts now provide XPM while controlled (XP = 2*Minute). No extra XP granted when controlling two outposts, similar to the existing rules.
  • Notes:
    • Compared to the previous version at 10/20/30/40 minutes, total XP given per player changed from 150/500/1050/1800 to 110/420/930/1640.
    • The XP is provided on the minute mark
    • The amount you get for each minute at the start is 2/4/6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20 for minutes 1 through 10


  • Bounty Runes after the initial set are reduced by 10%
  • Bounty Runes no longer spawn in the river. The amount these runes gave is now provided automatically over time through GPM.
  • Bounty Runes now spawn every 3 minutes in the respective jungle area (total rune count reduced from 4 to 2)
  • Bounty Runes no longer disappear when new ones spawn, they now spawn alongside the previous one if it isn't picked up
  • At minute 0, Bounty Runes spawn in the jungle and at the power rune locations (4 total at the start of the game)


  • Various cast ranges and movement speed talents/items/abilities have been replaced or toned down (these are included in-line with the item and hero sections below)


  • Hero kill assist gold now adjusted based on the relative NW difference between the two teams. For example, if your team is down 5,000 gold and the enemy has 50,000 total net worth, your assist gold will be worth 10% more.


  • Heroes now start the game with 1 TP scroll rather than 3
  • Heroes now gain 1 TP scroll on death
  • TP Scroll cost increased from 90 to 100
  • Heroes with 1.0 turn rate now have 0.9 turn rate
  • Heroes with 0.5 turn rate now have 0.6 turn rate
  • Turn rate effect on time to turn improved by 20%


  • Aghanim's Scepter: Roshan drop now requires you to activate it to consume it (has no effect until consumed)
  • Aghanim's Shard: Now drops on the second Roshan kill, and only that one (has same activation mechanics as the Scepter drop)


  • Increase building teleportation range from 575 to 800 (affects TP scrolls and Boots of Travel)
  • Outpost teleport base channel time reduced from 6 to 5 seconds
  • Outpost vision reduced from 700 to 500


  • Captains Mode initial picking phase changed from 1st-2nd-1st-2nd to 1st-2nd-2nd-1st
  • Hoodwink added to Captains Mode


  • Couriers no longer have vision when inside Roshan's pit
  • Wards can now be denied from full health by any allied player if the ward is placed in a spawn camp box
  • Ancient neutral creeps armor increased by 1 (except for the Ancient Golems)
  • Neutral Items now fly towards the killing hero, rather than spawning under the dead unit
  • Hero ban count for matchmaking increased by 6 (still chance-based)
  • Buyback cost reduced from 200 + NetWorth/12 to 200 + NetWorth/13
  • Courier respawn time reduced from 60 + 7*Level to 60 + 6*Level
  • Backdoor protection damage reduction increased from 40% to 50%
  • Hero-to-hero item transfer range increased from 150 to 300


  • Tree respawn interval reduced from 5 to 3 minutes
  • The following abilities no longer destroy trees: Earth Splitter, Mortimer Kisses, Meteor Hammer, Macropyre.
  • Reduced the radius of tree destruction on the following abilities: Wild Axes, Gust, Power Cogs, Vacuum, Fire Remnant, Relocate, Tether, Blinding Light, Skewer, Doppelganger, Telekinesis, Firesnap Cookie, Spit Out, Spider Legs, Blast Off!, Toss, Snowball, Powershot, Will-O-Wisp.

Items[edit]

Tango Tango[edit]

  • Shared tangos now expire after 40 seconds. Tango pooling has been removed from the Strategy Phase UI.

Necronomicon 1 Necronomicon[edit]

  • Removed Item

Satanic Satanic[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 35 to 25
  • Unholy Rage can no longer be dispelled
  • Unholy Rage now applies a basic dispel on cast

Battle Fury Battle Fury[edit]

  • Mana regen reduced from 3.25 to 2.75
  • Creep cleave damage reduced from 50% to 40%

Meteor Hammer Meteor Hammer[edit]

  • Stun duration reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Building damage per second increased from 50 to 60

Abyssal Blade Abyssal Blade[edit]

  • No longer has a blink effect. Now a melee ability.
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1750 to 1550 (total cost is 300 cheaper with Vitality Booster cost reduction change)

Tranquil Boots Tranquil Boots[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from 70 to 65

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

  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550

Wind Waker Wind Waker[edit]

  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550
  • Cooldown reduced from 23 to 18

Boots of Travel Boots of Travel[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from 110 to 100

Boots of Travel 2 Boots of Travel 2[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from 130 to 120

Swift Blink Swift Blink[edit]

  • No longer ignores movement speed limit

Aether Lens Aether Lens[edit]

  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225

Octarine Core Octarine Core[edit]

  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225

Sentry Ward Sentry Ward[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 75 to 50
  • True Sight radius reduced from 1000 to 900

Manta Style Manta Style[edit]

  • Melee illusions incoming damage reduced from 350% to 300%
  • Ranged illusions incoming damage reduced from 400% to 300% (same as melee)
  • Cooldown for ranged heroes reduced from 45 to 30 (same as melee)

Helm of Iron Will Helm of Iron Will[edit]

  • Armor increased from 5 to 6

Armlet of Mordiggian Armlet of Mordiggian[edit]

  • Armor increased from 5 to 6
  • Active health drain reduced from 50 to 40

Energy Booster Energy Booster[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 900 to 800

Vitality Booster Vitality Booster[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 1100 to 1000

Heart of Tarrasque Heart of Tarrasque[edit]

  • Recipe cost increased from 900 to 1300

Aether Lens Aether Lens[edit]

  • Recipe cost increased from 550 to 650

Aeon Disk Aeon Disk[edit]

  • Recipe cost increased from 1100 to 1200

Black King Bar Black King Bar[edit]

  • Cooldown increased from 70 to 75
  • Duration rescaled from 10/9/8/7/6/5 to 9/8/7/6

Clarity Clarity[edit]

  • Duration reduced from 30 to 25 (180 mana to 150)

Bottle Bottle[edit]

  • Cost increased from 625 to 675
  • Mana regen reduced from 75 to 65
  • HP regen reduced from 125 to 115

Headdress Headdress[edit]

  • Now provides +0.5 HP regen to the holder

Ring of Basilius Ring of Basilius[edit]

  • Mana regen aura reduced from 1.4 to 1
  • Now provides +0.6 mana regen to the holder

Buckler Buckler[edit]

  • Now provides +1 armor to the holder
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 250 (matches the other early aura items)

Pipe of Insight Pipe of Insight[edit]

  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5

Mekansm Mekansm[edit]

  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5

Veil of Discord Veil of Discord[edit]

  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.5 to 1.75

Vladmirs Offering Vladmir's Offering[edit]

  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 500 (total cost reduced from 2750 to 2700)

Force Staff Force Staff[edit]

  • Ring of Regeneration replaced with Fluffy Hat (+150 Health instead of regen)
  • Recipe reduced from 1000 to 950 (overall cost increased from 2175 to 2200)

Hurricane Pike Hurricane Pike[edit]

  • Now has +200 Health instead of +2.5 HP Regen
  • Intelligence increased from 13 to 15

Diffusal Blade Diffusal Blade[edit]

  • Manabreak damage per mana burned increased from 80% to 100%
  • Manabreak on melee illusions reduced from 16 to 12
  • Agility increased from 20 to 24
  • Intelligence increased from 10 to 12

Solar Crest Solar Crest[edit]

  • Recipe changed to Medallion, Crown, Wind Lace and a 900 gold recipe (1150 cheaper)
  • Armor reduced from +8 to +6
  • All Stats reduced from +10 to +5
  • Shine active armor reduced from 8 to 6
  • Shine attack speed addition/removal reduced from 80 to 65

Vanguard Vanguard[edit]

  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%

Abyssal Blade Abyssal Blade[edit]

  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%

Crimson Guard Crimson Guard[edit]

  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%

Slippers of Agility Slippers of Agility[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140

Gauntlets of Strength Gauntlets of Strength[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140

Mantle of Intelligence Mantle of Intelligence[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140

Bracer Bracer[edit]

  • HP regen increased from 0.75 to 1

Sange and Yasha Sange and Yasha[edit]

  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12

Yasha and Kaya Yasha and Kaya[edit]

  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12

Kaya Kaya[edit]

  • Mana regen amp increased from +24% to +50%

Kaya and Sange Kaya and Sange[edit]

  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%

Yasha and Kaya Yasha and Kaya[edit]

  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%

Dragon Lance Dragon Lance[edit]

  • Agility increased from 14 to 16

Mekansm Mekansm[edit]

  • Mana cost reduced from 200 to 100

Mage Slayer Mage Slayer[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 400

Blade Mail Blade Mail[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 675 to 575

Echo Sabre Echo Sabre[edit]

  • Strength increased from 12 to 15

Helm of the Dominator Helm of the Dominator[edit]

  • Bounty reduced from 200 to 100
  • Creep movement speed reduced from 425 to 380 (affects the upgrade as well)

Helm of the Overlord Helm of the Overlord[edit]

  • Renamed from Helm of the Dominator 2 to Helm of the Overlord and added to the shop UI as an independent item
  • Can now dominate up to two units (150 bounty)

Shadow Blade Shadow Blade[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 28 to 25

Silver Edge Silver Edge[edit]

  • Mana regen increased from 3 to 4
  • Intelligence bonus increased from 10 to 15

Divine Rapier Divine Rapier[edit]

  • No longer provides True Strike
  • Damage increased from 300 to 350

Monkey King Bar Monkey King Bar[edit]

  • Proc chance increased from 75% to 80%

Mjollnir Mjollnir[edit]

  • Chain Lightning damage increased from 170 to 180
  • Static Charge damage increased from 200 to 225

Soul Ring Soul Ring[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 275 to 225

Quelling Blade Quelling Blade[edit]

  • Bonus damage reduced from 13 to 12

Witch Blade Witch Blade[edit]

  • Poison attack now has True Strike

Shivas Guard Shiva's Guard[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 27

Urn of Shadows Urn of Shadows[edit]

  • Mana regen reduced from 1.5 to 1.4

Scythe of Vyse Scythe of Vyse[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 22 to 20

Talisman of Evasion Talisman of Evasion[edit]

  • Cost reduced from 1400 to 1300

Veil of Discord Veil of Discord[edit]

  • Cast range increased from 1000 to 1200
  • Cooldown reduced from 25 to 22

Holy Locket Holy Locket[edit]

  • Passive charge regeneration time reduced from 15 to 10 seconds

Infused Raindrop Infused Raindrops[edit]

  • Minimum damage threshold increased from 50 to 75

Dagon Dagon[edit]

  • Cast range increased from 600/650/700/750/800 to 700/750/800/850/900
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1300 to 1250

Rod of Atos Rod of Atos[edit]

  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750

Gleipnir Gleipnir[edit]

  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750

Bloodthorn Bloodthorn[edit]

  • Recipe cost reduced from 1000 to 800

Enchanted Mango Enchanted Mango[edit]

  • Can now be sold

Smoke of Deceit Smoke of Deceit[edit]

  • Now dispelled by the fountain

Neutral Items[edit]

Royal Jelly Royal Jelly[edit]

  • Removed Item

Broom Handle Broom Handle[edit]

  • Damage increased from +12 to +14

Ocean Heart Ocean Heart[edit]

  • River HP/MP regen increased from 8/4 to 10/5

Chipped Vest Chipped Vest[edit]

  • Health regen increased from 3.5 to 5
  • Return damage increased from 28/17 to 30/20

Trusty Shovel Trusty Shovel[edit]

  • Now drops an Enchanted Mango instead of a TP Scroll

Imp Claw Imp Claw[edit]

  • Damage increased from +24 to +26

Philosopher's Stone Philosopher's Stone[edit]

  • GPM increased from +70 to +80

Pupil's Gift Pupil's Gift[edit]

  • Secondary Attributes increased from +13 to +14

Grove Bow Grove Bow[edit]

  • Magic resistance reduction increased from 12% to 15%

Bullwhip Bullwhip[edit]

  • Movement Speed change reduced from 20% to 18%
  • Cooldown reduced from 12 to 11
  • Mana regen reduced from 3 to 2.5

Quicksilver Amulet Quicksilver Amulet[edit]

  • Passive movement speed reduced from 5% to 4%
  • Active movement speed reduced from 5% to 4%
  • Active attack speed increased from 15 to 20
  • Projectile and Attack Animation increased from 30% to 40%

Mind Breaker Mind Breaker[edit]

  • Silence duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 12

Psychic Headband Psychic Headband[edit]

  • Intelligence bonus increased from +12% to +16%

Elven Tunic Elven Tunic[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from 8% to 7%

Spider Legs Spider Legs[edit]

  • Active movement speed reduced from +24% to +22%

Paladin Sword Paladin Sword[edit]

  • Now provides +8% Spell Lifesteal

Telescope Telescope[edit]

  • Attack and Cast Range reduced from 135 to 125

Illusionist's Cape Illusionist's Cape[edit]

  • Illusion bonus damage reduced from 8% to 6%

Spell Prism Spell Prism[edit]

  • All stats reduced from +12 to +6

Flicker Flicker[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from 40 to 35
  • Now always goes in a random forward direction with a random distance between 200 and 600

The Leveller The Leveller[edit]

  • Now grants +5 Armor
  • Attack speed reduced from 60 to 50

Ninja Gear Ninja Gear[edit]

  • Movement speed reduced from +30 to +25
  • Agility increased from 20 to 24

Trickster Cloak Trickster Cloak[edit]

  • No longer interrupts channeling abilities
  • Active can now be dispelled
  • Invisibility now provides phased movement
  • Now has a 0.2 second fade time

Penta-Edged Sword Penta-Edged Sword[edit]

  • Melee attack range increased from +80 to +100
  • Maim chance increased from 20% to 25%

Ex Machina Ex Machina[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 25

Force Boots Force Boots[edit]

  • Now also provides +30 HP Regen

Seer Stone Seer Stone[edit]

  • Reveal cooldown reduced from 70 to 60
  • Reveal now grants True Sight at the destination
  • Reveal duration increased from 5 to 6

Book of the Dead Book of the Dead[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Units damage increased from +50% to +75%

Book of Shadows Book of Shadows[edit]

  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 8

Heroes[edit]

Abaddon Abaddon[edit]

  • Buff Base health regen increased from 0.5 to 1
  • Buff Shard upgrade now also reduces Mist Coil and Aphotic Shield cooldowns by 1 second.
  • Buff Mist Coil backswing reduced from 0.67 to 0.4
  • Rescale Mist Coil heal/damage rescaled from 120/165/210/255 to 110/160/210/260
  • Rework Mist Coil self damage is now 50% of the values instead of fixed numbers
  • Buff Aphotic Shield backswing reduced from 0.5 to 0.33
  • Nerf Aphotic Shield mana cost increased from 100/105/110/115 to 100/110/120/130
  • Buff Borrowed Time scepter duration increased from 6/7/8 to 7/8/9
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +50 Mist Coil Heal/Damage to +55
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +8 Armor to +9
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from 425 AoE Mist Coil to 500

Alchemist Alchemist[edit]

  • Nerf Greevil's Greed gold bonus cap reduced from 18/21/24/27 to 15/18/21/24

Ancient Apparition Ancient Apparition[edit]

  • Buff Ice Vortex mana cost reduced from 40/55/70/85 to 40/50/60/70
  • Nerf Ice Vortex Cooldown increased from 4 to 7/6/5/4
  • Buff Chilling Touch scepter now reduces mana cost by 50%

Anti-Mage Anti-Mage[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Blink to have +300 range and reduces cooldown by 2.
  • Rescale Mana Void mana cost rescaled from 125/200/275 to 100/200/300
  • Buff Blink Fragment scepter illusion incoming damage reduced from 250% to 200%
  • Buff Blink Fragment Scepter illusion outgoing damage increased from 50% to 75%
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +300 Blink Cast Range to +0.6% Max Mana Burn
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from -2s Blink Cooldown to +1s Mana Void Stun

Arc Warden Arc Warden[edit]

  • Buff Magnetic Field shard magic resistance increased from 20% to 40%
  • Buff Magnetic Field shard now also slows enemies by 20%
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +200 Flux Cast Range to +175
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +200 Health to +225

Axe Axe[edit]

  • Buff Attack point reduced from 0.5 to 0.4
  • Buff Scepter upgrade cooldown reduction increased from 2 to 3
  • Buff Shard now also increases proc chance by 10%
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +1.75 Mana Regen to +1.5
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +25 Attack Speed to +9 Strength

Bane Bane[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes Brain Sap to become a 550 target AoE spell. Secondary units heal for 25%.
  • Rework Reworked Scepter upgrade. Reduces Fiend's Grip cooldown by 45 seconds and causes Fiend's Grip to create two uncontrollable illusions that channel Fiend's Grip on the target. Illusions take 700% damage.
  • Buff Brain Sap backswing reduced from 0.84 to 0.5
  • Buff Enfeeble attack damage reduction increased from 25/35/45/55 to 45/50/55/60%
  • Buff Enfeeble health restoration reduction increased from 25/35/45/55 to 45/50/55/60%
  • Rescale Enfeeble cooldown rescaled from 20/16/12/8 to 28/21/14/7
  • Nerf Enfeeble cast range reduced from 1100 to 800/900/1000/1100
  • Buff Enfeeble duration increased from 8 to 8/9/10/11
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +12% Spell Amplification to -3s Brain Sap cooldown
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +5% Fiend's Grip Max Mana Drain

Batrider Batrider[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard. Now causes Flamebreak to have two charges and apply a Sticky Napalm charge on impact.
  • Buff Flamebreak backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
  • Nerf Flamebreak range reduced from 1500 to 1300
  • Rework Flamebreak debuff no longer stacks with multiple instances, but instead adds to the duration
  • Buff Flaming Lasso backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
  • Buff Flaming Lasso damage per second increased from 20/40/60 to 35/55/75
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Armor to +6
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from 2 Flamebreak Charges to +20% Magic Resistance

Beastmaster Beastmaster[edit]

  • Buff Base armor increased by 1
  • Rework Divebomb Shard no longer grants free hawk control
  • Buff Divebomb Shard now has 1200 cast range
  • Buff Divebomb Shard stun duration increased from 1 to 2 seconds
  • Buff Divebomb Shard damage increased from 175 to 250
  • Buff Divebomb Shard can now target couriers
  • Buff Hawk shard also lowers the cooldown by 15 seconds
  • Buff Wild Axes scepter now also increases damage by +40
  • Buff Wild Axes Mana cost reduced from 80 to 65
  • Buff Primal Roar movement speed duration increased from 3 to 3/3.5/4
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +25 Damage to +30
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +300 Health Beastmaster Controlled
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +50 Wild Axes Damage to -35s Primal Roar Cooldown
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +20 Inner Beast Attack Speed to +30
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +350 Health Beastmaster Controlled to +4% Wild Axes Damage Amp Per Stack

Bloodseeker Bloodseeker[edit]

  • Buff Bloodrage backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
  • Buff Rupture now deals 10% of the target’s current health as damage on cast
  • Nerf Rupture damage reduced from 36/48/60% to 33/44/55%
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +7
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +75 Blood Rite Damage to +85

Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard. Shadow Walk now grants you 40% reduced incoming damage while invisible. Attacking out of invisibility stuns the target for 1 second. Lowers cooldown by 5 seconds.
  • Nerf Shadow Walk slow no longer pierces Spell Immunity

Brewmaster Brewmaster[edit]

  • Buff Base movement speed increased from 305 to 310
  • Buff Drunken Brawler passive evasion increased from 6/12/18/24% to 10/15/20/25%
  • Buff Primal Split split time reduced from 0.65 to 0.55
  • Buff Primal Split storm health increased from 1000/1400/1800 to 1000/1500/2000
  • Buff Primal Split fire health increased from 1300 to 1300/1450/1600
  • Buff Primal Split earth health increased from 1400/2200/3000 to 1400/2300/3200
  • Buff Primal Split void health increased from 1200/1400/1600 to 1200/1500/1800
  • Buff Primal Split shard cooldown for Astral Pulse reduced from 20 to 12
  • Buff Primal Split shard void Astral Pulse cast point reduced from 0.25 to 0.15
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +1s Thunder Clap Slow to +200 Thunder Clap AoE
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +12 Damage to +15

Bristleback Bristleback[edit]

  • Buff Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  • Buff Quill Spray base damage increased from 20/40/60/80 to 25/45/65/85
  • Nerf Quill Spray stack damage reduced from 30/32/34/36 to 28/30/32/34
  • Buff Viscous Nasal Goo armor loss per stack increased from 1.4/1.9/2.4/2.9 to 1.5/2/2.5/3
  • Buff Viscous Nasal Goo scepter removes cast time
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +2.5 Mana Regen to +2
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +15 Attack Speed to +20

Broodmother Broodmother[edit]

  • Buff Agility increased by 4
  • Rework Incapacitating Bite has been removed.
  • Buff Spawn Spiderling debuff duration increased from 5 to 20
  • Buff Spawn Spiderling debuff stacks (multiple instances of spiders will come out)
  • Rework Reworked Shard. Now causes Silken Bola to be a 550 AoE spell and increases the miss rate to 80%
  • Buff Spin Web count/charges increased from 2/4/6/8 to 3/5/7/9
  • Nerf Spin Web movement speed reduced from 25/35/45/55 to 18/30/42/54%
  • Buff Spin Web replenish time improved from 45 to 40
  • Rework Insatiable Hunger is now a basic ability.
  • Buff Insatiable Hunger manacost reduced from 100 to 50/60/70/80
  • Nerf Insatiable Hunger damage reduced from 60/100/140 to 35/40/45/50
  • Rescale Insatiable Hunger lifesteal rescaled from 60/100/140 to 70/80/90/100%
  • Buff Insatiable Hunger cooldown reduced from 45 to 40/35/30/25
  • Nerf Insatiable Hunger duration reduced from 14 to 8/10/12/14
  • Buff Spawn Spiderlings is now an ultimate ability
  • Rescale Spawn Spiderlings cooldown rescaled from 11/10/9/8 to 9/8/7
  • Buff Spawn Spiderlings damage increased from 70/140/210/280 to 300/370/440
  • Rescale Spawn Spiderlings spawn count rescaled from 1/2/3/4 to 3/4/5
  • Buff Spawn Spiderlings cast range increased from 700 to 900
  • Buff Silken Bola is now a basic ability and no longer roots
  • Buff Silken Bola slows enemies by 25/35/45/55% for 6 seconds
  • Buff Silken Bola now causes the enemy to miss 40% of attacks
  • Buff Silken Bola deals 100/120/140/160 impact damage
  • Buff Silken Bola causes attacks on the target to deal +5/6/7/8 magical damage per hit
  • Buff Silken Bola costs 70/75/80/85 mana and has 24/20/16/12 cooldown
  • Buff Silken Bola cast range is 750

Centaur Warrunner Centaur Warrunner[edit]

  • Buff Hoof Stomp AoE increased from 315 to 330
  • Buff Double Edge cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Buff Double Edge shard slow increased from 15% to 25%
  • Buff Double Edge shard buff duration increased from 12 to 15 seconds
  • Buff Retaliate strength damage return increased from 20/25/30/35% to 20/26/32/38%
  • Buff Stampede cooldown reduced from 110/100/90 to 90
  • Nerf Stampede damage reduced from 200/250/300% to 150/225/300%
  • Buff Stampede scepter now also increases duration by 1 second
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +5 Health Regen to +6
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +1s Stampede Duration to +6 Armor

Chaos Knight Chaos Knight[edit]

  • Buff Chaos Bolt backswing reduced from 0.73 to 0.4
  • Rework Chaos Bolt shard illusion now always lasts 6 seconds, rather than the duration of the stun.
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +14% Cooldown Reduction to +35% Cleave
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +8s Phantasm Duration to +0.5s Min/Max Chaos Bolt Duration
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Min/Max Chaos Bolt Duration to +10s Phantasm Duration

Chen Chen[edit]

  • Buff Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  • Buff Hand of God heal increased from 250/425/600 to 275/450/625
  • Buff Divine Favor shard mana cost reduced from 200 to 100
  • Buff Divine Favor shard cast range increased from 500 to 600
  • Buff Divine Favor shard cooldown reduced from 35 to 25
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +175 Cast Range to Penitence Deals 250 Damage
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +800 Holy Persuasion Minimum Health to +1200
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from -24s Hand of God cooldown to -40s

Clinkz Clinkz[edit]

  • Rescale Strength changed from 14 + 2.2 to 16 + 2.0
  • Nerf Strafe mana cost increased from 40/50/60/70 to 70
  • Nerf Skeleton Walk shard skeleton duration reduced from 60 to 45 seconds
  • Buff Burning Army scepter spawn interval reduced from 0.7 to 0.5
  • Buff Burning Army scepter cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +25 Searing Arrows Damage to +30

Clockwerk Clockwerk[edit]

  • Nerf Jetpack shard movement speed bonus reduced from 22% to 20%
  • Buff Jetpack shard cooldown reduced from 20 to 16
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Armor to +5
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20

Crystal Maiden Crystal Maiden[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard. Now allows you to move, cast, and attack during Freezing Field. Your movement speed is reduced by 75% during this and the Freezing Field follows your movement. Interruptions and Silences will still interrupt the spell.
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to +125 Crystal Nova AoE

Dark Seer Dark Seer[edit]

  • Buff Ion Shell damage interval increased from 0.1 to 0.15
  • Buff Ion Shell damage increased from 24/46/68/90 to 30/50/70/90
  • Nerf Ion Shell mana cost increased from 100/110/120/130 to 110/120/130/140
  • Nerf Ion Shell scepter max health reduced from 350 to 300
  • Buff Vacuum backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.4
  • Buff Normal Punch shard max distance required reduced from 1500 to 900
  • Buff Normal Punch shard illusion outgoing damage increased from 40% to 80%
  • Buff Normal Punch shard illusion incoming damage reduced from 300% to 200%
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +60 Vacuum AoE to +6 Armor
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +100 Vacuum AoE
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +1s Wall of Replica slow to -30s Wall of Replica cooldown

Dark Willow Dark Willow[edit]

  • Buff Base health regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  • Buff Shadow Realm cooldown reduced from 32/26/20/14 to 26/22/18/14
  • Rescale Bramble Maze damage rescaled from 125/150/175/200 to 120/160/200/240
  • Nerf Bramble Maze cast range reduced from 1100/1200/1300/1400 to 1000/1100/1200/1300
  • Nerf Terrorize cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Buff Cursed Crown shard also reduces delay by 1 second
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +160 Cursed Crown AoE

Dazzle Dazzle[edit]

  • Buff Turn rate improved from 0.6 to 0.7
  • Rework Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Poison Touch to hex affected targets for 1.25 seconds.
  • Buff Poison Touch now does its first instance of damage immediately on impact
  • Buff Shadow Wave scepter heal increased from +60 to +100
  • Buff Shadow Wave scepter damage increased from +80 to +100
  • Buff Shallow Grave cast time improved from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Buff Shallow Grave cooldown reduced from 42/34/26/18 to 36/30/24/18
  • Buff Level 15 increased from +35 Attack Speed to +60
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to 250 Heal On Shallow Grave End

Death Prophet Death Prophet[edit]

  • Buff Attack point reduced from 0.56 to 0.5
  • Nerf Base damage reduced from 51-63 to 47-57
  • Nerf Movement speed reduced from 335 to 320
  • Rework Reworked Shard. Increases Spirit Siphon charges by 1 and causes enemies to be feared for 2 seconds if they are siphoned for 4 seconds consecutively.
  • Buff Crypt Swarm backswing reduced from 0.87 to 0.5
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +6% Movement Speed
  • Rework Level 20 Talent increased from -3s Crypt Swarm Cooldown to -3.5

Disruptor Disruptor[edit]

  • Buff Thunder Strike shard radius increased from 500 to 650
  • Buff Thunder Strike shard now always increases the radius, rather than only on allies
  • Buff Thunder Strike shard allied bonus duration increased from 1 to 1.25 seconds
  • Buff Glimpse cooldown reduced from 60/46/32/18 to 48/38/28/18
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +1.5s Static Storm Duration to +2s
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +275 Glimpse Arrival Damage
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from Kinetic Field Grants True Sight to +2s Kinetic Field Duration
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from -8s Glimpse Cooldown to -11
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +3s Kinetic Field Duration to +275 Static Storm AoE

Doom Doom[edit]

  • Buff Base armor increased from 0 to 3
  • Buff Base damage increased from 54-70 to 58-68
  • Buff Base attack time improved from 2.0 to 1.9
  • Nerf Devour no longer provides health regen
  • Buff Devour backswing reduced from 0.93 to 0.5
  • Buff Devour gold bonus increased from 50/100/150/200 to 60/120/180/240
  • Buff Scorched Earth backswing reduced from 0.83 to 0.5
  • Buff Doom backswing reduced from 0.73 to 0.4
  • Nerf Doom scepter no longer reduces cooldown
  • Buff Doom scepter now also increases Doom duration by 6 seconds
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +3s Doom Duration to +12% Magic Resistance
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +10% Scorched Earth Movement Speed to +20 Scorched Earth Damage
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +30 Scorched Earth Damage to -10s Scorched Earth Cooldown
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Devour Bonus Gold to Devour Can Target Ancients
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from Devour Can Target Ancients to +15% Scorched Earth Movement Speed

Dragon Knight Dragon Knight[edit]

  • Buff Fireball shard can now be used in melee form. Has 600 cast range when used that way (compared to 1400 in dragon form)
  • Buff Dragon Tail mana cost reduced from 100 to 70/80/90/100
  • Nerf Dragon Tail Cooldown increased from 12/11/10/9 to 16/14/12/10
  • Buff Dragon Tail damage increased from 50/75/100/125 to 70/100/130/160
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from -24% Breathe Fire Damage Reduction to -30%
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +2 Mana Regen to +15 Damage
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +25 Damage to +0.5s Dragon Tail Stun Duration
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +15% Cooldown Reduction to +150 Elder Dragon Form Attack Range
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from 1.8x Dragon Blood to +12 Dragon Blood Armor and Regeneration
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +1.6s Dragon Tail to +375 AoE Dragon Tail During Dragon Form

Drow Ranger Drow Ranger[edit]

  • Buff Attack point reduced from 0.55 to 0.5
  • Buff Frost Arrows shard burst slow increased from 25% to 40%
  • Buff Frost Arrows shard now affects creeps
  • Buff Gust mana cost reduced from 90 to 70
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from -6s Multishot Cooldown to -8s

Earth Spirit Earth Spirit[edit]

  • Nerf Boulder Smash stone slow reduced from 60% to 50%
  • Nerf Geomagnetic Grip remnant pull speed reduced from 1000 to 900 (same as Boulder Smash)
  • Nerf Stone Remnant vision radius reduced from 400 to 375
  • Buff Enchant Remnant scepter damage increased from 300 to 450
  • Buff Enchant Remnant scepter radius increased from 300 to 450
  • Nerf Rolling Boulder distance reduced from 800 to 750
  • Nerf Rolling Boulder stone distance reduced from 1600 to 1500
  • Nerf Rolling Boulder damage increased from 70/80/90/100 to 70/90/110/130
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +50 Damage to +60
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +8
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +16% Spell Amplification to +18%

Earthshaker Earthshaker[edit]

  • Nerf Enchant Totem no longer has True Strike
  • Buff Enchant Totem no longer gets consumed if the attack misses
  • Nerf Enchant Totem scepter leap range reduced from 1100 to 950
  • Buff Enchant Totem scepter now also provides +40% Cleave with Enchant Totem buff
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +7

Elder Titan Elder Titan[edit]

  • Nerf Earth Splitter cooldown increased from 100 to 120/110/100
  • Buff Earth Splitter Delay from 3.14 to 2.8
  • Nerf Echo Stomp mana cost increased from 85/90/95/100 to 100

Ember Spirit Ember Spirit[edit]

  • Buff Searing Chains backswing reduced from 0.87 to 0.5
  • Buff Flame Guard backswing reduced from 1.07 to 0.6
  • Buff Flame Guard duration increased from 8/12/16/20 to 11/14/17/20
  • Buff Fire Remnant shard now provides you with a charge when killing enemy heroes, rather than spawning a Fire Remnant (except in the case where you die)
  • Nerf Fire Remnant cast range reduced from 1500 to 1400
  • Nerf Fire Remnant scepter cast range reduced from 4500 to 3500
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +0.8s Searing Chains to +1s

Enchantress Enchantress[edit]

  • Buff Untouchable attack speed slow increased from 100/140/180 to 120/160/200
  • Rescale Nature's Attendants wisp count rescaled from 4/6/8/10 to 8
  • Rescale Nature's Attendants heal per wisp rescaled from 7/9/11/13 to 4/8/12/16
  • Buff Nature's Attendants duration increased from 11 to 12

Enigma Enigma[edit]

  • Nerf Demonic Conversion cooldown increased from 35 to 50/45/40/35
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +150 Midnight Pulse Radius to +200

Faceless Void Faceless Void[edit]

  • Buff Base armor increased by 1
  • Buff Time Dilation backswing reduced from 0.77 to 0.4
  • Buff Time Dilation now does 10/11/12/13 DPS per cooldown
  • Buff Time Dilation cooldown reduced from 40/34/28/22 to 28/24/20/16
  • Nerf Time Dilation duration reduced from 8/10/12/14 to 8/9/10/11
  • Nerf Time Dilation cooldown slow reduced from 75% to 60%
  • Rescale Time Dilation manacost rescaled from 75 to 60/70/80/90
  • Buff Time Lock damage increased from 10/15/20/25 to 15/20/25/30
  • Buff Chronosphere backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.35
  • Buff Chronosphere radius increased from 450 to 500
  • Nerf Chronosphere cast range reduced from 600 to 500
  • Nerf Time Walk cast range reduced from 675 to 650
  • Buff Time Walk shard cast range increased from +200 to +400
  • Rework Time Walk shard return ability is now on its own hotkey
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +8 Strength to +9
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +12 Damage to +7 Agility
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +250 Time Walk Cast Range to +300 Health
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from -1.75s Time Walk to -2s

Grimstroke Grimstroke[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes Ink Swell to deal 50% more damage and heal the target for 50% of the damage Ink Swell deals. Upon expiration, the target will receive a strong dispel.
  • Buff Phantom's Embrace damage per second increased from 6/14/22/30 to 10/20/30/40
  • Buff Soulbind latch radius increased from 550 to 600
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from -4s Ink Swell Cooldown to -6
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +50 Phantom's Embrace DPS

Gyrocopter Gyrocopter[edit]

  • Buff Flak Cannon attack count increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
  • Nerf Flak Cannon cooldown increased from 18 to 24/22/20/18

Hoodwink Hoodwink[edit]

  • Buff Added Aghanim's Scepter. Grants new active ability - Hunter's Boomerang. Tosses a boomerang in an arc at the target enemy. Upon contact, it returns to Hoodwink. The boomerang will deal 350 damage as it passes through or hits enemies, and apply a Hunter's Mark that causes affected enemies to be slowed by 20% and take 25% more spell damage and have 25% reduced status resistance for 7 seconds. Cooldown: 18. Manacost: 125
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard. Grants new active ability - Decoy. Hoodwink sends a decoy illusion with Scurry to the target location. When the illusion is attacked or hit by a targeted ability, it is destroyed and plants a tree in its place that applies a lesser Bushwhack to enemy heroes around it. The Illusion lasts 12 seconds. Cooldown: 60. Manacost: 50
  • Rescale Acorn Shot bonus damage reworked from 100% + 20/40/60/80 to 65% + 50/75/100/125
  • Rework Acorn Shot Initial projectile now uses the attacker's projectile speed (halved for bounces)
  • Rework Acorn Shot planted tree is no longer considered special for Tango usage
  • Rework Acorn Shot may now be placed on auto-cast to always use ground targeting
  • Nerf Bushwhack radius decreased from 275 to 250
  • Nerf Bushwhack damage decreased from 90/180/270/360 to 75/150/225/300
  • Buff Bushwhack stun duration increased from 1.3/1.6/1.9/2.2 to 1.4/1.7/2.0/2.3
  • Bug Fix Fixed units dying during Bushwhack sometimes destroying trees and freeing other units from Bushwhack
  • Nerf Scurry active speed reduced from 25/30/35/40% to 20/25/30/35%
  • Buff Scurry charge replenish time reduced from 30/25/20/15 to 30/24/18/12
  • Nerf Sharpshooter max damage reduced from 600/1000/1400 to 550/900/1250
  • Buff Sharpshooter now has a minimum power level of 20%, and scales normally from there
  • Rescale Sharpshooter mana cost rescaled from 150 to 125/175/225
  • Nerf Sharpshooter movement slow reduced from 50% to 30/40/50%
  • Nerf Sharpshooter max debuff duration reduced from 6 to 5
  • Nerf Sharpshooter no longer grants vision along the sight

Huskar Huskar[edit]

  • Buff Strength gain increased from 3.2 to 3.4
  • Buff Inner Fire knockback duration increased from 0.6 to 1
  • Buff Inner Fire shard upgrade can now be cast while disabled (does not remove the disable)
  • Buff Burning Spear cost reduce from 4% of current health to 3%
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +200 Attack Range to +25% Spell Lifesteal

Invoker Invoker[edit]

  • Rework Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes two extra Chaos Meteors to land alongside the primary cast at slight angles. Reduces cooldown by 15 seconds.
  • Nerf Quas regen reduced from 1/3/5/7/9/11/13 to 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
  • Buff Quas now provides +2 Strength per level (Invoker does not have attribute levels)
  • Nerf Exort damage reduced from 2/6/10/14/18/22/26 to 2/4/6/8/10/12/14
  • Buff Exort now provides +2 Intelligence per level
  • Buff Wex now provides +2 Agility per level
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +40 DPS Ice Wall to +60

Io Io[edit]

  • Nerf Level 25 Attack Talent now only attacks if Io is capable of attacking (not when stunned/disarmed/etc)
  • Nerf Tether cast range reduced from 1800 to 1600
  • Nerf Tether no longer unlocks max movement speed
  • Rework Tether shard now stuns upon connecting with the Tether, rather than on Tether Break. Does not affect the same unit more than once every 7 seconds.
  • Nerf Spirits max distance reduced from 700 to 650
  • Nerf Spirits collision damage reduced from 10/20/30/40 to 10/15/20/25
  • Nerf Level 10 Talent reduced from +35 Damage to +30
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Health Regen to +5
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from +325 Spirits Max Range to +300
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +10% Spell Lifesteal to +15%
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from -25s Relocate Cooldown -30s
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +700 Health to +900

Jakiro Jakiro[edit]

  • Buff Agility increased from 10 to 15
  • Buff Dual Breath delay between waves reduced from 0.3 to 0.2
  • Buff Liquid Frost shard now also stuns targets initially for 0.4 seconds
  • Nerf Liquid Frost shard slow reduced from 30% to 20%
  • Nerf Macropyre scepter no longer increases damage from 100/140/180 to 125/175/225
  • Buff Macropyre sscepter now causes it to become Pure damage and pierce Spell Immunity
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from -1.5s Ice Path Cooldown to -50 Liquid Fire Attack Speed
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +25 Dual Breath Damage to +325 Health
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from -50 Liquid Fire Attack Speed to +0.5s Ice Path Duration
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +325 Dual Breath Range to +30 Macropyre Damage
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from Macropyre Pure and Pierces Immunity to 2x Dual Breath Damage and Range
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Ice Path duration to -2.5s Ice Path Cooldown

Juggernaut Juggernaut[edit]

  • Buff Omnislash now provides Spell Immunity
  • Nerf Omnislash attack rate multiplier reduced from 1.6 to 1.5
  • Nerf Swiftslash mana cost increased from 100 to 125
  • Nerf Swiftslash cast range reduced from 600 to 550

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