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Patch Notes


  • Enabled Mechanics II, Laning I, and Laning II.
  • Added Limited Hero mode for playing with bots and matchmaking.


  • Added panel for displaying and removing pending guild invitations.
  • The International:
    • Fixed not being able to request your ticket information by clicking on the ticket stub on the top bar.
    • Fixed bug that prevented the confirmation email to be sent after consuming an event ticket.


  • Updated Lion minimap icon Lion's head.
  • Fixed a bug where character items could sometimes show up incorrectly to third parties if the data couldn't be obtained from the owner. Most often seen on items like Pudge minimap icon Pudge's hook.
  • Fixed refraction based effects showing up in some character previews where they should not.


  • Fixed Death music bug.


  • Implemented more lenient algorithm for communication bans that takes into account how many games are played.
  • Reset communication ban lengths if a player has not been banned in two weeks.
  • Reset all existing communication bans as part of the recent algorithm changes.


  • Alchemist minimap icon Alchemist: Chemical Rage icon Chemical Rage bonus HP reduced from 300/600/900 to 250/500/750
  • Batrider minimap icon Batrider: Flamebreak icon Flamebreak cooldown increased from 11 to 14
  • Gyrocopter minimap icon Gyrocopter: Attack range reduced from 375 to 365
  • Io minimap icon Io: Tether icon Tether movement bonus decreased from 20% to 17%
  • Lifestealer minimap icon Lifestealer: Rage icon Rage cooldown increased from 15 to 17 seconds
  • Treant Protector minimap icon Treant Protector: Living Armor icon Living Armor damage block instances from 7 to 4/5/6/7
  • Team 2 now bans second instead of first in Ban Phase #2. (All other phases and orders are the same)
  • Captain's Mode picks and bans:
    • Ban Phase #1 No Changes [Team A/B/A/B]
    • Pick Phase #1 No Changes [Team A/B/B/A]
    • Ban Phase #2: Changed [From Team B/A/B/A to Team A/B/A/B]
    • Pick Phase #2: No Changes [Team B/A/B/A]
    • Ban Phase #3: No Changes [Team B/A]
    • Pick Phase #3: No Changes [Team B/A]

Update 2

  • Added "keep current keybindings option" for existing Dota 2 players new to the tutorial.
  • Fixed a number of tutorial bugs.