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Patch Notes

Dota Plus

  • Added a new Plus in-game prediction charm, grants you increasing amounts of Shards for correct predictions in a row (10/20/30/40/50 for 1/2/3/4/5x, 50 for subsequent)
  • Added a new feature to let Plus members spectate their friends' games live, seeing only what their friend's team can see. You can join in any time the game is ongoing.
  • Playing Turbo games now grants half the normal hero xp for wins/losses, rather than none.
  • Added a new global Hero Trends page
  • You can now purchase Artificer's Hammer, Artificer's Chisel and Master Artificer's Hammer with Shards in the Plus Rewards store.
  • Added dozens of new Hero Quests
    • crimson guard active damage blocked.
    • pipe active damage blocked
    • deal damage on silver edge as hero
    • kills while using nullifier as hero
    • linken spell absorbs as hero
    • main duration as hero
    • meteor hammer leading to kills
    • mjollnir / maelstrom damage
    • purge debuffs with euls
    • purge debuffs with manta in ranked
    • abaddon damage with aphotic shield
    • abaddon deal damage while borrowed time
    • axe battle hunger duration
    • axe kills with culling blade
    • broodmother kills with hunger active
    • clockwerk push enemies with cogs
    • clockwerk two hookshots within 20 secs
    • void time dilation slow
    • void time walk damage avoided
    • huskar deal damage while under inner vitality
    • huskar two life breaks within 10 seconds
    • life stealer damage with infest
    • life strealer kills after infest
    • lone druid bear building damage
    • night stalker void slow
    • spirit breaker bashes on three during charge
    • tidehunter kills on anchor smash
    • tidehunter two ravage enemies
    • tusk frozen sigil slow duration
    • tusk kick enemy heroes
    • tusk kick punch combo
    • viper strike damage
  • Fixed a bug that would sometimes cause Plus guides to get stuck and not work.
  • Improved the item/ability/lane suggestions
  • Plus item suggestions now default to the first suggestion, with a button to examine alternatives.
  • The full popular items list is now shown even when you have a specific sequence selected.
  • Suggested items that have already been purchased are now greyed out, to improve readbility.
  • Added the Plus Hero Badge to the Post Game screen.
  • The Profile screen now shows your Plus Hero Badge and Relics

General Changes

  • Ranked Roles: Added a new type of report function that can be used during the picking phase for players that don't adhere to the selection they queued for. Does not consume normal reports.
  • Trivia: Added a button that lets you disable playing trivia sounds automatically.
  • Turbo: Added an ability that lets you toggle the couriers auto deliver behavior.
  • Turbo: Courier will deliver gems and other shareable items picked up from your teammates.
  • Ctrl-alt clicking HP bars now correctly messages raw HP/Mana values of the target to the rest of your team.
  • Fixed a variety of consistency issues with alt-click modifier messages not being worded from the point of view of the person sending them.
  • Fixed a bug that caused AFK abandons to be assesed earlier than intended in cases where the player was AFK during the pick phase and was forced to a random hero.
  • Monkey King minimap icon.png Monkey King's Mischief now uses the correct Bounty Rune minimap icon.png Bounty Rune model for 5 minute runes.
  • Minimap icons for Viper minimap icon.png Viper and Slardar minimap icon.png Slardar have been updated to their remodeled version.
  • Enabled custom minimap icons for Primal Split Brewlings.
  • Added a custom minimap icon for Arc Warden minimap icon.png Arc Warden's Arc Warden Tempest Double minimap icon.png Tempest Double.
  • Refresher cast sound effect now audible to nearby teammates and enemies.

Custom Games

  • Custom Games: Fixed the lobby list connection sort not working correctly
  • Custom Games addoninfo.txt: "HeroGuidesSupported" setting is now defaulted to truebv
  • Custom Games addoninfo.txt: Added a new setting "ShouldForceDefaultGuide" which will cause default_* files to be utilized (if none is defined it will use the default from the base game)
  • Custom Games Lua API: Linked several missing modifier properties
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added function "SetUseDefaultDOTARuneSpawnLogic" to let custom games opt into the current set of rune spawning rules (previously it was forcing usage of an older rule set )
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added "SetPowerRuneSpawnInterval" and "SetBountyRuneSpawnInterval" functions to customize rune spawn intervals (works with either the current or backwards compatible ruleset of rune spawning)
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added several functions for asking for basic stats on units on the server "GetBaseAttackRange", "GetStatusResistance", "GetEvasion", "GetSpellAmplification( bool bBaseOnly)"