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Version History[]

Version
Description
  • Increased item transfer range from 150 to 300.
  • Opening secondary shops now highlights the items in the full shop UI, rather than switching to a filtered view.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click
    • Pinging inventory items alerts your team that the item is ready, in cooldown, or needs mana.
    • Pinging items that can call for a gather (e.g. Arcane Boots icon.png Arcane Boots, Smoke of Deceit icon.png Smoke of Deceit etc.) broadcasts a gather message and Ping your location.
  • Quick Buy
    • Now shows stock cooldown time for items that are out of stock.
    • Quick Buy items show a different border for items that the player can afford but aren't purchasable due to secret shop location or stock cooldown.
    • The item Hotkeys buys the first eligible item.
      • This will skip Secret Shop items unless the player or the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier is within range of the shop.
  • Item purchase notifications now show up as a graphical popup on the right
  • Grab All on stash is now available while the hero is dead.
  • Added Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click option to inventory items to move them to the stash, available when in range of the Unknown Unit icon.png Fountain.
  • Items that have been purchased while dead can now be sold, if that item was bought during the same death.
    • Previously, no items could be sold while dead.
  • Allied items can no longer be attacked when inside the fountain area. [?]
  • Increased range on shop buying.
  • Sentinel and Scourge shops no longer turn vulnerable after some structures die.
  • Reduced cooldown on buying items (most from 5 ➜ 2 seconds).

Patch History[]

Patch
Description
  • Updated purchase limit error message
    • Old: Item is Not Allowed for This Hero
    • New 1: [?] This Item Has Already Been Purchased, and Cannot Be Purchased Again.
    • New 2: [?] You Have Reached The Maximum Number of Items That Can Be Owned By Your Hero.
  • Update 2
  • Fixed gold exploit with buying items and selling items using disconnected ally's illusions.
  • Labels of items on the ground now appear after a 0.5-second delay when holding Alt, instead of immediately.
  • Fixed item labels appearing of items that are far off-screen.
  • Fixed a bug which allowed Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click items in an enemy inventory to reveal the current number of charges, through Fog of War.
  • Ctrl+Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click in Quick Buy area now tells you how much gold you need for both the item and buyback.
  • Fixed a bug where purchasing items with a dead Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier selected would put the items onto the courier instead of the stash.
  • Items can now be disassembled while dead.
  • Items can now be disassembled from the stash.
  • Buying items while dead will now go to your inventory directly, rather than the stash. [?]
  • Items in the stash now automatically combine with items in the inventory when dying. [?]
  • Fixed being unable to sell items of leavers.
  • Fixed some rare cases where items wouldn't combine when arriving from the courier.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click
    • Charge count items now print charge quantity.
    • Stackable items now print stack quantity.
    • Items with multiple level upgrades now print the current level of the item.
  • Fixed a particle bug with casting Town Portal Scroll icon.png Town Portal Scroll while dropping it into your backpack.
  • Fixed a problem where Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click enemy items in the Fog of War would print the current state of the item, not the last visible state.
  • Updated how basic dispel is displayed on items.
  • Fixed dispel tooltip Dispellable by strong dispells only..
  • Dispellable status has been added to item tooltips where applicable.
  • Other minor visual updates to the new tooltips.
  • All the item tooltips have been updated to have a new visual look.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed padding issue on new item ability tooltips.
  • Restyled item tooltips.
    • Item tooltips now use HTML.
  • Separated tooltips for item passive abilities and active abilities.
    • There are now various notes that tell you some extra information about items:
    • Stacks diminishingly with other sources of Evasion.
    • Using a Town Portal Scroll or Boots of Travel will not dispel Ethereal Form.
  • Fixed a bug with combining items which could cause items to incorrectly be placed into the backpack.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed item disassembling while disabled creating more items than expected.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click items in your backpack now prints - In backpack or In backpack and on cooldown.
  • Fixed issue where combined items would go in backpack if Default recipe icon.png Recipe was there.
  • Edge Pan while dragging will not pan while mouse dragging over the inventory or backpack.
  • Fixed an exploit that allowed to sell backpack-restricted items (i.e. Bloodstone icon.png Bloodstone) from illusions whose owner is disconnected.
  • Players can now Edge Pan while dragging items.
  • Default recipe icon.png Recipes will now prefer backpack slots over activatable slots when purchasing or retrieving from Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier.
  • Fixed a bug with item Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click menus sometimes requiring two clicks.
  • Fixed a bug where purchasing and selling items many times during strategy time could prevent item purchases later in the game.
  • Fixed a bug preventing item combines from building the item into the inventory slot that contained a Default recipe icon.png Recipe used in the combine.
  • Sell Back timer has been added to the right click menu of an item.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed disassembling an item not considering the original item slot for the components.
  • Update 3
    • Fixed a bug where the Shop Search would not take focus automatically.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed a bug when moving aura granting items from the backpack to the ground.
  • Improved some tooltips for buffs granted by items.
  • Fixed a bug where a hero would sometimes try to purchase more items than was necessary when some items were locked.
  • Added a range display to items which grant auras.
  • Fixed shop search text not remaining when you close the shop and reopen it.
  • The items grid now opens automatically whenever the shop is showing if the grid was previously open.
  • Backpack slot height is slightly larger now.
  • Some tweaks were also made so that the backpack is displayed correctly in VR mode.
  • Update 2
    • The Shop button now comes first and then followed by the Courier options for ease of access on the right hand panel.
  • Update 2
    • Increased item icon size.
    • Backpack is now vertical and on the right hand side of HUD.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed dying with Aegis of the Immortal icon.png Aegis of the Immortal allowing you to move items without restrictions.
    • Fixed items malfunctioning when query panel is active.
  • Update 3
    • Fixed item stash Hotkey malfunctioning.
  • Update 6
    • Fixed Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on inactive items while the shop is active not bringing the upgrade tree.
  • Update 9
    • Increased inventory item icon sizes.
    • Updated locked item icon visuals.
  • Added lore to all remaining items.
  • Added the ability to lock items in your inventory to prevent them from combining with other items.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on item with levels owned by enemy players will show the item level in chat.
  • Fixed being able to see enemy item cooldowns in the item tooltips.
  • Fixed a regression where items on Meepo minimap icon.png Meepo couldn't be activated anymore after they got switched from one slot to another
  • Added item ability cast range indicator on hover.
  • Added Ctrl+⇧ Shift+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click for appending to the quickbuy panel to add individual items.
  • Item tooltips and shop tooltips now show active cooldowns.
  • Fixed screen space damage indicator triggering on non-damage events (like toggling Power Treads icon.png Power Treads).
  • Fixed items bought while dead being not sellable when the bought item is in the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier's inventory.
  • Fixed selling back items while dead in range of the Secret Shop.
  • Fixed being unable to buy items which exist in the Side Lane Shop from the Base Shop while dead in range of the Side Shop.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed a number of cases where item usage could trigger auto attacks.
    • Fixed cast range preview for items in your inventory.
  • Fixed a bug where the Arc Warden Tempest Double minimap icon.png Tempest Double oould sometimes incorrectly combine items when created.
  • Update 3
    • Fixed a bug where you could not target items while muted.
  • Fixed illusions being able to manipulate and sell items.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the last player on Dire icon.png Dire to be unable to purchase items.
  • Fixed sharing Observer Ward icon.png Observer Ward and Sentry Ward icon.png Sentry Ward with allies that have full inventory slots.
  • Updated order of new items in the Shop UI based on price.
  • Update 4
    • Fixed various item tooltip total costs.
  • Dropping an item onto another item no longer gives the Can't target Items. message and instead drops the item now.
  • Dropping an item next to another item on the ground now properly places it where clicked, instead of occasionally landing further away.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click
    • Added support for items without active ability (i.e. Aegis of the Immortal icon.png Aegis of the Immortal).
    • Added support for enemy's Bottle (Full) icon.png Bottle, it will now print what rune is inside of the Bottle.
  • Update 3
    • Fixed Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click abilities and items while dead showing Not enough Mana error.
  • The item context menu now allows "Move to Stash" while dead.
  • Fixed printed message with Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on the enemy's item sometimes getting truncated.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on the Quickbuy now prints how much more gold is needed to complete the item.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on an item in an enemy hero's inventory now informs your teammates that the enemy has that item.
  • Items may now be dropped from the stash while dead.
    • Unshareable Items
    • No longer can drop or take other players' unsharable items on the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier.
    • No longer can store other players' unsharable items in their stash.
  • Items on heroes controlled by players who have disconnected, but not yet abandoned, can no longer be dropped from their inventories.
  • Fixed a case where picking up an item owned by another player triggered an item combine, using items from the owning player's stash.
    • If the item was owned by an enemy player, this would combine and steal the whole item.
  • Update 2
    • Fixed being unable to return items to an ally's stash if they have too many items in the stash.
  • Adjusted various item tooltips.
  • Spectators can now see item tooltips on purchase announcements.
  • Fixed being unable to sell items from the stash if you were selecting another unit.
  • Fixed bug preventing Lone Druid Spirit Bear icon.png Spirit Bear from being able to retrieve items from the stash.
  • Fixed where buying a stackable item after dying would allow the whole stack to be sold while dead.
  • Added new strings to indicate the Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click feature on items in the inventory. Can notify allies whether your items are in a ready state, not enough mana or on cooldown.
  • Added new option to Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on an item when you are in Unknown Unit icon.png Fountain area and send it to the stash.
  • Alt+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on a store item will announce to your allies that you will purchase that item.
  • Fixed item alerts not working properly.
  • Fixed various item tooltips.
  • Fixed shared cooldowns in inventory items not drawing correctly for spectators.
  • Any action that would disable sellback now also disables disassembly.
  • Upgraded items can always be disassembled within 10 seconds of the combine (same rules as selling back).
  • Secret Shop
    • Fixed while the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier is entering the secret shop radius, the shop sound is played even if the courier is not selected.
    • Fixed a case where buying an item at the secret shop with a full inventory and while surrounded by trees could leave one component on the ground.
    • Item purchases can be made at the secret shop if the Courier is at that location without selecting the Courier.
  • Fixed some item cast sounds that could be heard through Fog of War.
  • Added Alt support for item notes and detailed tooltips.
  • Spectator Items panel now takes up less space and shows items ordered by value.
  • Dropped and non-sharable items can no longer be destroyed by teammates.
  • Fixed an exploit allowing items to be combined from multiple owners.
  • ⇧ Shift+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click Default recipe icon.png Recipe now puts it in Quickbuy.
  • Fixed various misaligned tooltips in the combine tree.
  • Stackable items now have their sellback time expired when they are stacked by a movement inside the inventory.
  • The suggested items tab is now reloaded after a player swaps heroes with someone else.
  • The shop combine tree is now animated.
  • The center item in the combine tree now shows purchasable border.
  • Ping dropped items now prints the item to team chat, similar to rune pinging.
  • Fixed Meld when attacking items.
  • Sellback times no longer expire when moving items to the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier.
  • Fixed item stocks not restoring correctly when multiple items are sold back within the sellback time.
  • Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click an upgradable item in the shop will attempt to upgrade any fully combined version of that item that the player already owns.
  • Fixed shop closing when other players' selections change
  • Fixed item purchase message crediting the wrong player if the purchased item stacked with someone else's item.
  • Fixed missing shared cooldown on the first use of an item.
  • Selling back a limited stock item within the sellback time restocks the shop.
  • Fixed a bug when Lone Druid Spirit Bear icon.png Spirit Bear would disassemble an item, causing it to have no owner.
  • Fixed the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier failing to pick up an item from the stash resulting in the item teleporting to the hero's feet.
  • Items that are dropped on the ground as a result of a full inventory will now always be usable in item combines, even if they cannot be dropped right next to a hero.
  • Undroppable items are no longer put in the stash when near the Unknown Unit icon.png Fountain.
  • Items will no longer move when they are attempted to be picked up by a unit with a full inventory.
  • The Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier can no longer pick up the following items:
  • Item auras now show buff icon on the carrier (i.e. Ring of Basilius (Active) icon.png Ring of Basilius, Ring of Aquila (Active) icon.png Ring of Aquila, etc.).
  • Fixed a case where an order to sell an item arrived soon after the item was used in a combine and resulted in the item being sold as well as combined.
  • Selling items no longer factors into gold-per-minute.
  • Fixed an exploit that could allow you to drop items from illusions and sell those items.
  • Fixed dragging an item from the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier to a hero's inventory not combining an item properly.
  • Fixed exploit where passing your allies an item with passive ability, have that hero die and upon respawn the passive effects of the item would be granted permanently.
  • Items now expire their sellback time when their owner dies.
  • Fixed shop item stock not depleting when purchasing items with a full inventory and stash.
  • Added cooldown timers to shop items that are out of stock in grid mode.
  • Purchasing a whole item now gathers owned items from the team's couriers when calculating what to buy.
  • Fixed not being able to drop an item from the stash if it is owned by another player.
  • Fixed inventory not updating the state of items if the slot and item matched between querying different units.
  • Added a subtitle in the inventory item tooltip indicating if an item's aura is active or not.
  • Fixed long cooldown labels being truncated in item tooltips.
  • Fixed cooldown and mana cost not showing properly in dashboard item tooltips.
  • Quick buy item tooltips are no longer estranged from their arrow.
  • Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier
    • Fixed a rare bug where an item could be deleted upon delivery from the Courier.
    • Items from different owners that would stack (e.g. Consumables and Wards) no longer stack in the Courier's inventory.
    • Fixed the item combine sound playing to you when other players combine their items on your Courier.
  • Fixed being able to sell back an item for full price if it was combined using an item that had an active ability.
  • Fixed shop keys getting unbound.
  • Fixed a case where dragging a non-controllable unit's inventory item would result in a drag of the player's hero's item instead.
  • Fixed Ctrl+Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click on an active item showing a confusing error.
  • Fixed the quickbuy purchase shortcut not buying items if they existed in both the secret shop and side shop, when at the side shop.
  • The shop button now highlights when you are within range of the shop.
  • Items can no longer be moved from the stash to the main inventory during Reincarnation.
  • Fixed a case where the stash would show the wrong item icon.
  • Fixed bug where the sticky slot would sometimes, mysteriously, change items.
  • Fixed not being able to buy stackable items from Side Lane Shop with a full inventory (i.e. Town Portal Scroll icon.png Town Portal Scroll).
  • Buying an item while dead no longer puts it in the main inventory.
  • Fixed an exploit of buying items while dead with Aegis of the Immortal icon.png Aegis of the Immortal or as Skeleton King minimap icon.png Skeleton King and respawning with the item.
  • Added an error message when trying to buy items from the Side Lane Shop or Secret Shop while not having enough inventory slots.
    • Items no longer drop on the ground when inventory is full now.
  • Fixed dropped items occasionally disappearing.
  • Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier
    • Now can purchase items away from base, directly sending these items to the stash.
    • Fixed Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on items in the stash with the unit selected.
  • When purchasing items while dead, items now go to the main inventory instead of sending items to stash.
  • Fixed some item buffs not working when combined while the hero is dead.
  • Item tooltips in the game end screen now show the item level.
  • The spectator items panel now shows item level.
  • Hooked up various item aliases in shop search.
  • Fixed item selling exploit where heroes could transfer sharable items and sell them back within the sell-back time.
  • Fixed not being able to access the home shop after respawning.
  • Fixed a quickbuy bug.
  • Fixed buying items in your quickbuy slot when typing in chat.
  • Fixed an item combining bug when giving an item to another hero who has a full inventory.
  • Fixed inventory Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click menu going away instantly if the player has an item in the stash.
  • Added shop Hotkey labels for shop category buttons.
  • Player Perspective now shows shop and shop search text.
  • Fixed losing key input when you search the shop with the chat up.
  • Fixed where you could swap a stash item while channeling Teleport and still finish the teleport.
  • Fixed losing key input when you search the shop with the chat up.
  • Added support for purchasing items with Hotkey (incomplete feature).
  • Added Hotkey support for the following actions:
    • Purchasing the first item in your quickbuy.
    • Purchasing the item in your sticky section (<blank> by default).
  • Improved legibility of item cooldown time, item stack count and gold value on the inventory.
  • Fixed not being able to set an item in the quick buy if the inventory and stash contained an uncombined version of that item.
  • Fixed not being able to one-click buy an item from the store if the inventory and stash contained an uncombined version of that item.
  • Fixed a bug with item combining when the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier brings items to a hero in fountain range.
  • Changed how upgradable items are displayed in the shop – now all upgrade levels are shown in the combine tree.
  • Upgradable items (i.e. Necronomicon 1 icon.png Necronomicon), now show the upgrade level in their shop tooltips.
  • Fixed a bug where players who bought items while dead in range of the side or secret shop would have their items drop on the ground.
  • Changed Secret Shop item color to teal.
  • Completed a rough pass over the Dire icon.png Dire Secret Shop.
  • Added support for moving items inside inventory or stash while dead.
  • Fixed an inventory combine bug where the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier would fail to deliver all items.
  • Fixed being able to disassemble an item and sell the components for their sell back price.
  • Added new placeholder Side Lane Shops and Secret Shops.
  • Fixed buy sound playing when attempting to buy items with illusions.
  • Reworked and reorganized the shop tab. The main shop is split into basics and upgrades, subtabs below that for individual pages.
  • Added support for buying items with Hotkeys.
    • ⇧ Shift+Hotkey now opens the shop in Hotkey mode. Regular mode does not respond to or display Hotkeys.
  • Fixed an exploit with item disassembling on the illusion's inventory items.
  • Added support for inventory items showing 0 charges (e.g. Urn of Shadows icon.png Urn of Shadows).
  • Reworked and reorganized the shop tab. The main shop is split into basics and upgrades, subtabs below that for individual pages.
  • Added support for buying items with Hotkeys.
    • ⇧ Shift+Hotkey now opens the shop in Hotkey mode. Regular mode does not respond to or display Hotkeys.
  • Fixed an exploit with item disassembling on the illusion's inventory items.
  • Added support for inventory items showing 0 charges (e.g. Urn of Shadows icon.png Urn of Shadows).
  • Fixed where if your hero was in front of an item on the ground, a shop, or a friendly unit, you would be unable to Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click or Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on the object (the click would be ground-targeted instead).
  • Fixed where you could not Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on items or friendly units that were behind allied buildings.
  • Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier
    • Fixed not setting its owner entity after a game load. This fixes not being able to move items from the stash to the Courier after reload.
    • Added client check for trying to purchase disallowed items with the Courier.
  • Fixed stash showing the wrong stack counts and tooltips when querying.
  • GRAB ALL will now stack stackable items.
  • Made the Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click menu Show in Shop appear for units that the player cannot control.
  • Inventory
    • Fixed item stack counts not being visible to enemies.
    • Fixed not updating while the hero is dead.
  • Updated shop UI.
    • Now has 12 item row, down from 14 pages of 12 items, populated when the player changes tabs or search string changes.
    • Added CLEAR to search box.
  • Fixed item icons in the game end panel not being cleared per game.
  • Fixed Fog of War inside the base where sometimes items can be dropped from stash and they can't be seen.
  • Fixed various item sell cost issues.
  • Added drop item from stash to Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click menu for stash items, drops the item on the ground next to the fountain.
  • Fixed some items from considering their stack count when calculating their sell price.
  • Reduced brightness of shops on the minimap.
  • Fixed Requires Side Shop shop bug caused by selecting a unit that can't buy and then trying to buy stuff.
  • Restricting purchases from the side shop panel to the unit being near the Side Lane Shops.
  • No longer can drop items directly from your stash.
  • No longer can give items to another hero from your stash.
  • No longer can move items from your stash to the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier's inventory.
  • Added a client-side error message if you try to manipulate an item that your selected unit is not holding.
  • Fixed shop UI opening and closing sounds not playing.
  • Fixed a bug where when you dragged an item from your inventory onto the ground, the item would be placed only near where you dragged.
  • Added the Quickbuy queue to the HUD.
  • No longer get endless combine messages from items handed to you by the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon.png Courier.
  • When combining items from the ground, their containing box will now also be destroyed.
  • Items being picked up will no longer be double-counted when considering combines.
  • Moved inventory slots so there is no gap between them.
  • Added the following functionalities to the shop:
    • Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click to buy.
    • Keyboard White Mouse Left.png Left Click to select.
    • Removed double-click functionality.
  • Added new dropdown menu when Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on inventory items: sell | disassemble | show in shop.
  • Stackable Items
    • Items with stacks will now pro-rate their sell prices based on the current number of stacks.
    • Stack-based sell prices are now updated correctly on the client.
    • When adding stacks to an existing item, the sellback timer is now set to the oldest of any of the combining stacks.
  • When combining an item, the sellback timer is now set to the oldest of any of the components.
  • Certain item purchases will now be announced to your entire team.
  • Fixed partially-shareable items (i.e. Bottle (Full) icon.png Bottle) to be usable by units other than the one that purchased the item.
  • Fixed crash when attacking a dropped item.
  • Added the ability to attack and destroy world items.
  • Items now highlight invalid with the standard cursor if the controlled unit does not have movement capability.
  • Fixed heroes not commenting on item purchases unless the item was combined.
  • Shops and items on the ground now highlight green instead of white.
    • This is to indicate that Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click will interact with them.
  • Fixed issue where if you attempted to drop an item using the minimap, your hero would move to the origin and drop it there.
  • Updated new shop UI.
  • Fixed items not giving the full refund price when sold within 10 seconds of purchase.
  • Added new dropdown menu when Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on inventory items: sell.
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