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Patches (latest) March 22, 2013 Patch March 28, 2013 Patch March 29, 2013 Patch


Patch Notes



  • Pausing in a practice or tournament game now prevents the team that paused from querying units, moving the camera or accessing the shop.
  • Added ability and item notes, detailed tooltips that will display only if ALT is pressed.
  • Adjusted Replay Highlight scene leadin time a bit.
  • Arcane Boots icon.png Arcane Boots now has 'mana' as a shop alias.
  • Wisp name change to Io minimap icon.png Io.
  • Added 10 second rewind button to replay controls.
  • Spectator Items panel now takes up less space and shows items ordered by value.
  • Steam friends can be added, removed, and friendship requests confirmed/ignored from within Dota 2.
  • Added "Select unit under mouse" keybind for Spectators.
  • Fixed drag-selection being broken sometimes.



  • Added Bounty Hunter minimap icon.png Bounty Hunter bot.
  • Significantly revised how Roam mode works.


Dota 2 Store

  • Added the Treasure Key of the Cursed Wood and the Treasure Key of the Shaper Divine.
  • Several old keys[1] have returned to the store along with a very low drop rate for some older community chests.
  • The current set of community crates will no longer expire, but their drop rate will be decreased over time and their rarity increased over time.
  • Added new sets for Brewmaster minimap icon.png Brewmaster, Lich minimap icon.png Lich, Riki minimap icon.png Riki, Juggernaut minimap icon.png Juggernaut, Beastmaster minimap icon.png Beastmaster, and Spectre minimap icon.png Spectre.[2]
  • Added a couple new couriers![3]
  • Io minimap icon.png Io changed back to blue from teal.
  • Added in-game models for when the following items are dropped from inventory into the world: Iron Branch icon.png Iron Branch, Recipe, Magic Stick icon.png Magic Stick, Magic Wand icon.png Magic Wand (uses Magic Stick model).