Dota 2 Wiki
Patches (latest) March 09, 2012 Patch March 15, 2012 Patch March 16, 2012 Patch


Patch Notes

  • Added Shadow Demon minimap icon Shadow Demon!
  • Updated Dota 2 to 6.74 parity (Tournament mode will be updated to this next week)
  • Fixed Dust of Appearance not affecting magic immune heroes.
  • Added support for Shared Unit Control.
  • Added support for Disable Help.
  • Fixed illusion kill crediting.
  • Bane minimap icon Bane
    • Fixed Nightmare being able to affect magic immune units.
  • Bounty Hunter minimap icon Bounty Hunter
  • Fixed Jinada proccing on friendly units and towers.
  • Broodmother minimap icon Broodmother
    • Fixed Insatiable Hunger not being purgeable.
    • Fixed Incapacitating Bite missing a little bit of bonus damage (2/4/6/8)
  • Pudge minimap icon Pudge
    • Fixed being unable to hook Nightmared targets.
  • Silencer minimap icon Silencer
    • Fixed not gaining int with Last Word when a hero dies to Tornado.
  • Warlock minimap icon Warlock
    • Fixed being unable to force staff your Golem.
  • Fixed Dark Troll Warlord's ensnare not revealing invisible units that are trapped in it.
  • Fixed a case where using a courier to "Grab All" from the stash would fail to move all items.

Version 6.74


  • Added Io minimap icon Io, Disruptor minimap icon Disruptor and Rubick minimap icon Rubick to CM
  • Courier death team bounty can only trigger while no couriers are dead
  • Courier death team bounty from 150 to 175
  • Added a new ability on the courier to go to the secret shop
  • Removed Unexplored Fog of War
  • Cheese icon Cheese no longer requires 5 mana to use
  • Range creeps mana pool increased from 300 to 500
  • Harpy's Chain Lightning cooldown from 6 to 4 seconds
  • Satyr Trickster purge mana cost decreased from 150 to 120
  • Satyr Hellcaller HP regen aura increased from 3 to 4


Unknown Hero icon
  • Armor increased by 1
  • Unstable Concoction max damage increased from 120/180/240/300 to 130/200/270/340
Unknown Hero icon
  • Flame Break is now a targeted AoE spell
    • It no longer explodes on the first unit in a path. It travels towards the targeted destination and does its effect there. Projectile speed 900 (instead of 750)
Clinkz icon
  • Death Pact damage bonus increased from 4/6/8% to 5/6.5/8%
  • Death Pact hp bonus increased from 50/60/70% to 50/65/80%
Bristleback icon
  • Quill Spray damage cap increased from 180 to 220
Centaur Warrunner icon
  • Great Fortitude strength bonus increased from 12/24/36 to 15/30/45
  • Return base damage increased from 16 to 16/18/20/22
Unknown Hero icon
  • Power Cogs HP/Mana drain increased from 55/70/85/100 to 60/90/120/150
Crystal Maiden icon
  • Freezing Field AoE increased by 100 (Explosion AoE adjusted to keep damage probabilities equivalate)
Dark Seer icon
  • Wall of Replica illusions take 300% damage (up from 250%)
  • Wall of Replica Aghanim bonus no longer creates allied illusions
  • Wall of Replica Aghanim bonus now increases illusion damage from 70/80/90 to 100/120/140% instead
Doom icon
  • Level Death bonus damage increased from 250 to 275
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base Intelligence increased by 3
  • Arcane Bolt bonus intelligence damage increased from 1.5x to 1.6x
  • Arcane Bolt mana cost decreased from 90 to 70
  • Concussive Shot cooldown now scales from 20 to 20/19/18/17
Unknown Hero icon
  • Silence AoE increased from 275 to 300
Unknown Hero icon
  • Armor reduced by 1
  • Base Strength decreased from 21 to 19
  • Flame Guard health barrier reduced from 100/250/400/550 to 50/200/350/500
  • Fire Remnant damage decreased from 140/180/220 to 120/160/200
  • Searing Chains targets decreased from 3 to 2 random units
Enigma icon
  • Black hole now prevents heroes being Forced out with Force Staff
Unknown Hero icon
  • Wrath of Nature mana cost increased from 150/175/200 to 150/200/250
  • Teleportation mana cost no longer decreases per level (constant 50)
Timbersaw icon
  • Timber Chain damage increased from 80/120/160/200 to 100/140/180/220
Unknown Hero icon
  • Homing Missile maximum damage (at 2k range) increased from 100/200/300/400 to 110/220/330/440
  • Rocket Barrage damage increased from 10/13/16/19 to 11/14/17/20
Unknown Hero icon
  • Chaos Meteor damage increased from 80+Exort*30 to 80+Exort*35
  • Chaos Meteor land time decreased from 1.5 to 1.3
  • EMP can no longer hit Invulnerable/Tornadoed units
  • EMP cooldown increased from 25 to 30 seconds
  • Sun Strike damage type changed from Magical to Pure
  • Sun Strike now reveals the area it will hit before the damage impact
  • Tornado cooldown increased from 25 to 30 seconds
  • Tornado Damage decreased from 77.5+(Wex+Quas)*23 to 70+(Wex+Quas)*20
Unknown Hero icon
  • Omnislash now gives Juggernaut 200 flying vision during its duration
Keeper of the Light icon
  • Mana Leak stun duration increased from 1.25/1.5/1.75/2 to 1.3/1.6/1.9/2.2
Unknown Hero icon
  • Torrent AoE increased from 200 to 215
  • X Marks The Spot cooldown decreased from 20 to 16 seconds
  • Ghost Ship stun duration increased from 1.2 to 1.4
Unknown Hero icon
  • Psi Blades bonus range increased from 40/100/160/220 to 60/120/180/240
Legion Commander icon
  • Moment of Courage cooldown increased from 0.9 to 1.2
Unknown Hero icon
  • Fiery Soul attack speed bonus increased from 30/40/50/60 to 40/50/60/70
  • Fiery Soul movement speed bonus increased from 3/4/5/6 to 4/5/6/7%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Voodoo cooldown increased from 13 to 15
  • Voodoo mana cost increased from 110/140/170/200 to 125/150/175/200
  • Voodoo duration increased from 1.25/2/2.75/3.5 to 1.75/2.5/3.25/4
Luna icon
  • Moon Glaives damage decrease per bounce decreased from 35% to 30%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Skewer will now cast in the direction you targeted if you cast it beyond the max range
Medusa icon
  • Split Shot now shoots 5 arrows instead of 4
Unknown Hero icon
  • Morph passively grants 3/4/5/6 agility and strength
  • Wave Form now properly dodges projectiles
Unknown Hero icon
  • Changed Rip Tide cast mechanism
    • Rip Tide now casts in a 450 AoE around naga and all of her illusions. Enemies can be fully affected by the Illusion's aoe. The effect does not stack. No longer uses cast point.
Unknown Hero icon
  • Urna Swarm replaced with a Spiked Carapace
    • Urna Swarm will be reused for a future hero.
Unknown Hero icon
  • Heartstopper damage increased from 0.5/0.7/0.9/1.1 to 0.6/0.8/1/1.2
  • Sadist level 4 mana regen increased from 48 to 60
Unknown Hero icon
  • Added Aghanim's Scepter:
    • Gives his other head the ability to cast a more primitive version of Fireblast. It has a constant (not modified by ultimate/level) 275 damage, 1.5 second stun, 20 cooldown, 400 mana cost. It can trigger multicast. This is an independent 5th skill added to his ability card.
Unknown Hero icon
  • Phantom Strike cast range increased from 700/800/900/1000 to 1000
  • Phantom Strike cooldown rescaled from 20/15/10/5 to 14/11/8/5
Unknown Hero icon
  • Moonlight Shadow cooldown decreased from 180/160/140 to 160/140/120
Puck icon
  • Ethereal Jaunt now dodges projectiles
  • Phase Shift autocast removed
  • Phase Shift mana cost removed
  • Phase Shift level 4 duration increased from 3 to 3.25 seconds
  • Aghanim Upgraded Dream Coil no longer increases the mana cost from the base spell
Unknown Hero icon
  • Decrepify cast range increased from 550/600/650/700 to 700
  • Life Drain damage increased from 100/150/200 to 120/160/200 (with Aghanim's from 175/225/275 to 180/240/300)
Unknown Hero icon
  • Shadow Strike initial damage increased from 50/70/70/100 to 50/75/100/125
Unknown Hero icon
  • Unstable Current damage increased from 40/60/80/100 to 40/70/100/130
Unknown Hero icon
  • Necromastery now gives 6 souls for killing a hero (instead of 1)
  • Necromastery soul count increased from 8/16/24/32 to 12/20/28/36
Unknown Hero icon
  • Headshot damage increased from 30/30/40/50 to 30/40/50/60
Storm Spirit icon
  • Ball Lightning now properly dodges projectiles
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack range increased from 650 to 700
Unknown Hero icon
  • March of the Machines duration increased from 5 to 6 seconds
Unknown Hero icon
  • Battle Trance attack speed bonus increased from 60/100/140 to 60/120/180
Viper icon
  • Poison Attack damage increased from 6/12/18/24 to 10/16/22/28
  • Fixed Poison Attack damage not being lethal
Unknown Hero icon
  • Familiar's armor increased from 0 to 0/1/2
  • Gravekeeper's Cloak recovery time decreased from 14/12/10/8 to 12/10/8/6
Unknown Hero icon
  • Infernal's Permanent Immolation damage increased from 20/30/40 to 30/40/50 per second
  • Shadow Word duration increased from 8 to 9 seconds


Animal Courier icon
  • Courier cost decreased from 170 to 150
Bloodstone icon
  • HP regen increased by 1 to equal the sum of its parts
Ethereal Blade icon
  • Ether Blast slow increased from 60% to 80%
Eye of Skadi icon
  • Cold Attack slow duration increased from 2/4 (range/melee) to 3/5
Flying Courier icon
  • Flying Courier cost increased from 200 to 220
Mjollnir icon
  • Mjollnir's Static Shock can now be cast on non-hero units as well (like Infernals)
Tranquil Boots icon
  • Can now be disassembled
  • Damage instances before breaking increased from 3 to 4
  • Rejuvenate heal increased from 150 to 170
Sange and Yasha icon
  • Sange and Yasha can now be disassembled
Veil of Discord icon
  • Discord duration increased from 15 to 20 seconds


  • Fixed a bug with Fire Remnant targeting and Essence Aura
  • Fixed Moment of Courage not having a learn hotkey
  • Fixed a fatal error possible with Tether
  • Fixed a bug with Fire Remnant when cast on self
  • Fixed Psi Blades not affecting a very small area right behind the initial target
  • Fixed Forged Spirits dying instantly when affected by Smoke of Deceit
  • Reverted Queen of Pain minimap icon Queen of Pain's hero icon.
  • Added ability icons for Necronomicon summoned units.
  • Updated hero selection portraits for the following heroes:
  • Added injured running and attack animations for Bounty Hunter minimap icon Bounty Hunter.
  • Added idle injured animations for the following heroes: