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Version History[]

Version
Description
  • Nether Ward
    • Reduced damage per used mana from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75 to 0.75/1/1.25/1.5.
    • Reduced outgoing spell damage reduction 10%/15%/20%/25% to 8%/12%/16%/20%.
  • Decrepify
    • Reduced cast range from 400/500/600/700 to 400/475/550/625.
    • Increased cooldown from 15/12/9/6 to 16/13/10/7.
  • Reduced Nether Ward radius from 1600 to 1400.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 20 left talent: +1.5s Decrepify duration reduced to +1s.
  • Decrepify
    • Can now be cast while channeling.
    • Increased mana cost from 60 to 80.
  • Nether Ward
    • No longer heals itself by health equivalent to 2 enemy attacks whenever it triggers. [?]
    • Now reduces enemies' outgoing spell damage by 10%/15%/20%/25%.
  • REWORKED
    Aghanim's Shard icon.png Aghanim's Shard upgrade:
    • OLD
      When cast on an enemy, causes Life Drain to create new Life Drain links on other enemy heroes within CurrentCastRange + 200 for every 1.5 seconds spent channeling. The channeling only ends if there are no links up anymore, or the channel duration runs out.
    • NEW
      Increases Nether Ward cast range by 350 and allows Life Drain to target the ward, causing it to create Life Drain links to all enemy heroes within 700 range of the ward, dealing 70% of its damage. The effect is interrupted if the Nether Ward is destroyed.
Level 10 left talent: +175 health increased to +200.
Level 10 right talent: +15 movement speed increased to +20.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 0 to 0.25.
  • Nether Ward
    • No longer reduces enemy mana regeneration by 0.6%/0.8%/1%/1.2% of their max mana within its radius.
    • Now heals itself by health equivalent to 2 enemy attacks whenever it triggers. [?]
  • Talent Talents:
Level 15 right talent: -0.8s Nether Blast cooldown increased to -1s.
Level 25 left talent: +1.5 Nether Ward damage per used mana increased to +1.75.
  • ADDED
    Aghanim's Shard icon.png Aghanim's Shard upgrade for Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna:
    • When cast on an enemy, causes Life Drain to create new Life Drain links on other enemy heroes within CurrentCastRange + 200 for every 1.75 seconds spent channeling. The channeling only ends if there are no links up anymore, or the channel duration runs out.
Level 10 left talent: +225 health reduced to +175.
Level 10 right talent: +20 movement speed reduced to +15.
Level 15 right talent: -1s Nether Blast cooldown reduced to -0.8s.
Level 20 left talent: +2s Decrepify duration reduced to +1.5s.
Level 20 right talent: +25% Life Drain heal reduced to +20%.
Level 25 left talent: +1.75 Nether Ward damage per used mana reduced to +1.5.
Level 25 right talent: +200 Nether Blast damage reduced to +160.
  • Reduced Decrepify cast range from 700 on each level to 400/500/600/700.
  • Reduced Nether Ward duration from 30 on each level to 18/22/26/30.
  • Increased Nether Ward max mana as mana regeneration reduction per second from 0.3%/0.6%/0.9%/1.2% to 0.6%/0.8%/1%/1.2%.
  • Life Drain
    • Reduced health drain per second from 175/275/375 to 150/225/300.
    • Reduced link break distance from 1000 to 900.
    • Reduced cooldown from 22 to 7.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 150/225/300 to 200/300/400.
  • Increased base Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 16 to 24.
  • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 150/250/350 to 175/275/375.
  • Nether Ward
    • No longer fires at spell immunity enemies. [?]
    • No longer triggers on spells that do not trigger on-cast effects. [?]
    • Now has a base damage of 50 when triggering.
    • Reduced damage per used mana from 1.25/1.5/1.75/2 to 1/1.25/1.5/1.75.
  • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 150/225/300 to 150/250/350.
  • Increased Agility attribute symbol.png agility gain from 1 to 1.3.
  • Increased base mana regeneration from 0 to 0.5.
  • Increased Nether Ward max mana as mana regeneration reduction per second from 0.25%/0.5%/0.75%/1% to 0.3%/0.6%/0.9%/1.2%.
  • Increased Strength attribute symbol.png strength gain from 1.8 to 2.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 1.5 to 0.
  • Reduced base mana regeneration from 0.9 to 0.
  • Nether Ward's mana regeneration reduction aura no longer pierces spell immunity.
  • Life Drain no longer pierces spell immunity on enemies.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 10 right talent: +25 movement speed reduced to +20.
  • Increased Nether Ward damage per used mana from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75 to 1.25/1.5/1.75/2.
  • Increased base armor from -1 to 0.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 15 left talent: +2 Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward attacks to destroy increased to +3.
  • Increased base Strength attribute symbol.png strength and gain from 17 + 1.5 to 19 + 1.8.
Level 15 left talent: +1 Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward attacks to destroy increased to +2.
OLD
Level 10: +225 health or +3 mana regeneration
Level 15: -1s Nether Blast cooldown or +1s Decrepify duration
Level 20: +150 cast range or +0.75 Nether Ward damage per used mana
Level 25: +200 Nether Blast damage or +50% Life Drain heal
NEW
Level 10: +225 health or +25 movement speed
Level 15: +1 Nether Ward attacks to destroy or -1s Nether Blast cooldown
Level 20: +2s Decrepify duration or +25% Life Drain heal
Level 25: +1.75 Nether Ward damage per used mana or +200 Nether Blast damage
Level 25 left talent: +150 Nether Blast damage increased to +200.
  • Increased attack range from 600 to 630.
Level 20 right talent: +0.5 Nether Ward damage per used mana increased to +0.75.
  • Increased Strength attribute symbol.png strength gain from 1.2 to 1.5.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 0.25 to 0.
  • Life Drain
    • Now grants shared vision and True Sight over the target.
    • Reduced cast range from 900/1050/1200 to 800 on each level.
    • Reduced link break distance from 900/1050/1200 to 900 on each level.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 15 right talent changed: -35s respawn time ➜ +1s Decrepify duration.
Level 25 left talent: +125 Nether Blast damage increased to +150.
Level 10 left talent: +150 health increased to +225.
Level 15 left talent changed: +12 Strength attribute symbol.png strength ➜ -1s Nether Blast cooldown.
Level 15 right talent: -25s respawn time increased to -35s.
Level 15 left talent: +10 Strength attribute symbol.png strength increased to +12.
Level 20 left talent: +100 cast range increased to +150.
Level 20 right talent changed: +10 all Strength attribute symbol.png / Agility attribute symbol.png / Intelligence attribute symbol.png all stats ➜ +0.5 Nether Ward damage per used mana.
Level 25 left talent: +100 Nether Blast damage increased to +125.
  • CHANGED
    Nether Ward mana loss per second from a flat 1.5/3/4.5/6 to 0.25%/0.5%/0.75%/1% of max mana.
  • ADDED
    Talent Talents:
Level 10: +150 health or +3 mana regeneration
Level 15: +10 Strength attribute symbol.png strength or -25s respawn time
Level 20: +100 cast range or +10 Strength attribute symbol.png / Agility attribute symbol.png / Intelligence attribute symbol.png all stats
Level 25: +100 Nether Blast damage or +50% Life Drain heal
  • Decrepify no longer slows ally movement speed by 25%.
  • Decrepify
    • Rescaled enemy movement speed slow from 50% on each level to 30%/40%/50%/60%.
    • Rescaled enemy magic resistance reduction from 50% on each level to 30%/40%/50%/60%.
    • Increased duration from 2/2.5/3/3.5 to 3.5 on each level.
    • Increased cooldown from 12/10/8/6 to 15/12/9/6.
  • Life Drain
    • Rescaled cast range from 1100 to 900/1050/1200.
    • Rescaled link break distance from 1100 to 900/1050/1200.
    • Increased health drain per second from 120/160/200 to 150/185/220.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • No longer increases Life Drain link break distance and cast range.
  • Reduced Decrepify allies movement speed slow from 50% to 25%.
  • Nether Ward
    • Increased hero attacks to destroy from 3 to 4.
    • Increased non-hero attacks to destroy from 12 to 16.
    • CHANGED
      damage per used mana's damage source from Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna to Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward itself. [?]
  • Life Drain
    • Can now be cast on allies, allowing Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna to drain his own life to heal them.
    • Heal value is based on damage dealt. Also restores ally's mana when ally is at full health.
  • Decrepify
    • Reduced allies magic resistance reduction from 40% to 25%.
    • Increased enemy magic resistance reduction from 40% to 50%.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
    • No longer has 75/150/225/300 health.
    • Now requires 3 hero attacks or 12 non-hero attacks to be destroyed.
  • Life Drain now restores Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna's mana if it tries to heal him while he is at full health when targeting heroes.
  • Reduced Decrepify cooldown from 13/11/9/7 to 12/10/8/6.
  • Increased Nether Ward radius from 700/1000/1300/1600 to 1600 on each level.
  • Life Drain
    • Increased cast range from 900 to 1100.
    • Increased link break distance from 900 to 1100.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Life Drain
      • Increased cast range from 950 to 1150.
      • Increased link break distance from 950 to 1150.
  • Increased base movement speed from 315 to 320.
  • Increased Nether Ward damage per used mana from 0.75/1/1.25/1.5 to 1/1.25/1.5/1.75.
  • Life Drain
    • Increased cast range from 850 to 900.
    • Increased link break distance from 850 to 900.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Life Drain
      • Increased cast range from 900 to 950.
      • Increased link break distance from 900 to 950.
  • Increased Decrepify cast range from 550/600/650/700 to 700 on each level.
  • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 100/150/200 to 120/160/200.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 175/225/275 to 180/240/300.
  • Life Drain
    • Increased health drain per second from 95/140/185 to 100/150/200.
    • Increased max channel time from 9 to 10.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Increased Life Drain health drain per second from 150/200/250 to 175/225/275.
  • Reduced Decrepify magic resistance reduction from 44% to 40%.
  • Increased Decrepify cast range from 550 on each level to 550/600/650/700.
  • Nether Ward damage per used mana no longer has a 0.75-second cooldown.
  • Life Drain
    • Increased link break distance from 800 to 850.
    • Increased cast range from 550 to 850.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Life Drain
      • Increased cast range from 600 to 900.
      • Reduced health drain per second from 170/200/300 to 150/200/250.
      • Increased link break distance from 850 to 900
      • Reduced cooldown from 10 to 0.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
    • Reduced health from 100/200/300/400 to 75/150/225/300.
  • Increased base Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 13 to 16.
  • Increased Life Drain max channel time from 7 to 9.
  • Increased base Strength attribute symbol.png strength from 14 to 17.
  • Reduced Nether Blast effect delay from 1.8 to 0.9.
  • Nether Ward
    • No longer deals the damage to all units with a mana pool within a 250/500/750/1000 radius around the shocked unit.
    • Increased mana loss per second from 1/2/3/4 to 1.5/3/4.5/6.
    • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
      • Rescaled health from 160/200/240/280 to 100/200/300/400.
  • Increased Intelligence attribute symbol.png intelligence gain from 3.75 to 4.
  • Increased attack range from 575 to 600.
  • Reduced Decrepify cooldown from 15/13/11/9 to 13/11/9/7.
  • Increased base movement speed from 295 to 315.
  • Nether Ward
    • Increased mana loss per second from 1 on each level to 1/2/3/4.
    • Increased damage per used mana from 1 on each level to 0.75/1/1.25/1.5.
    • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
      • Increased health from 175 on each level to 160/200/240/280.
  • Increased Life Drain cast range from 500 to 550.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Life Drain
      • Increased cast range from 550 to 600.
      • Increased link break distance from 800 to 850.
  • Reduced attack point from 0.55 to 0.5.
  • Increased attack backswing from 0.4 to 0.5.
  • Increased cast point from 0.3 to 0.5.
  • Reduced cast backswing from 2.4 to 0.51.
  • Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna can now attack ethereal units.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
    • Reduced armor from 12 to 0.
    • Reduced health from 175/250/325/400 to 175 on each level.
  • Increased Nether Ward health from 5 on each level to 175/250/325/400.
OLD
Morbid
Pugna's mere presence disrupts the mana regeneration of nearby enemy heroes.
Radius: 900
Mana loss per second: 3/6/9/12
NEW
Nether Ward
Summons a Nether Ward that prevents enemy heroes from regenerating mana and can casts Mana Flare, which deals damage to enemy heroes as they cast spells.
Mana regeneration reduction/Cast search radius: 700/1000/1300/1600
Mana loss per second: 1
Damage per used mana: 1
Damage radius: 250/500/750/1000
Notes: The ward has 5 health and is immobile. The Mana Flare has a 0.75-second cooldown and it damages every enemy unit within range of the casting unit.
  • Increased Morbid mana loss per second from 2/4/6/8 to 3/6/9/12.
  • Nether Blast
    • Reduced damage from 125/200/275/350 to 100/175/250/325.
    • Reduced radius from 350 to 300.
  • Increased Morbid mana loss per second from 1.5/3/4.5/6 to 2/4/6/8.
  • Life Drain
    • Reduced health drained per second from 100/150/200 to 95/140/185.
    • Increased cooldown from 16 to 30.
  • ADDED
    Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade for Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna:
    • Increases Life Drain health drain per second to 140/185/230 and mana cost to 175/225/275.
  • CREATED

Patch History[]

Patch
Description
  • Nether Ward
    • Updated ability tooltips.
    • Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard. Updated ability descriptions.
  • Updated Nether Ward rune textures that are cast on the ground around the ward.
    • Fixed Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna's attack launch sound volume being accidentally set to 0 in a recent patch.
  • Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on wards that are not deniable with force right-click attack (A+Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click) will now issue a move order rather than attack.
  • Fixed capitalization issue with some ability tooltips.
  • Decrepify can no longer target Tombstone. Before it wasted cooldown and mana with no effect.
  • Updated and added new Decrepify tooltip: Can be used on your Nether Ward..
  • Fixed some cases where the Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward did not allow placement in very small spaces.
  • Fixed a bug where sometimes the Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward portrait would be empty after selecting the unit.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward ambient effects will now properly stop when they expire or are killed.
  • Nether Blast
    • Ability precast sound is now only audible for allies only.
    • Fixed ability sound effects not respecting the Fog of War.
  • Updated and minor revisions to some ability sound effects.
  • Fixed some ability backswing timing issues.
  • Fixed Nether Ward briefly registering the incorrect team right after casting.
  • Fixed having 1 more armor than intended.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
    • Fixed Arcane Orb working against unit.
    • The ExperienceXP bar is now used to show the remaining duration.
  • Fixed abilities going into cooldown if the target dies while paying mana cost (i.e. from Nether Ward).
  • Summoned units now draw larger on the minimap.
  • When disarmed (with Decrepify, etc.), you can now Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click or A+Keyboard White Mouse Right.png Right Click on enemies to move toward them.
    • The Can't Attack error will not appear until you reach attack range of the enemy.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward
    • Fixed not giving Gold Gold and ExperienceXP bounty.
    • Added timed life health indicator.
  • Fixed Unknown Unit icon.png Nether Ward not immediately going away when it is destroyed.
  • ADDED
    Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna.
    • Model work-in-progress.
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