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Patch Notes

  • Added Least Played mode to matchmaking! In this mode players can only choose from a list of their least played heroes. This mode is great for learning new heroes since everyone will be on equal footing.



  • Fixed an exploit that let you bring up the panel to repick after the game started
  • The Balanced Shuffle button now shows up for all non-league private lobbies.
  • Fixed Night Stalker minimap icon Night Stalker's Lua error in Module:Ability_ID at line 61: Could not find Cargo data for "Darkness". indicator persisting across games.
  • Abandoned games are marked in the match history


  • Added Drow Ranger minimap icon Drow Ranger bot.
  • Added Warlock minimap icon Warlock bot (and Chaotic Offering icon Warlock Golem bot).
  • Added support for bots using Unique Attack Modifier to harass while laning.
  • Fixed bug that was causing bots to farm for buyback much earlier than they should.
  • Fixed bug that was causing some bots to get stuck when trying to use a Tango icon Tango.
  • Bots that are lanemates of a carry will no longer jungle during the laning phase.
  • If a hero is already jungling during the laning phase, additional bots will not jungle.


  • Added Import Courier and Import Ward.
  • Added support for animations and attachment points.
  • Added Quicksave & Quickload import buttons to make it easy to redo a previous import.
  • Added Centaur Warrunner minimap icon Centaur Warrunner, Batrider minimap icon Batrider, Mirana minimap icon Mirana, Keeper of the Light minimap icon Keeper of the Light, Shadow Demon minimap icon Shadow Demon, and Slark minimap icon Slark to the Hero list (and
  • Preview now allows you to add multiple cosmetic items onto the preview Hero.
  • Preview now has a Portrait camera view.
  • Preview now allows you to select a skin on models with multiple skins.
  • Preview now visualizes attachment points on models that require attachments to be valid.
  • Improved validation of polygon and bone count of submitted models.