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Version History[]

Version
Description
  • Blink Strike now increases Riki minimap icon.png Riki's attack animation speed by 50%.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Now increases Agility attribute symbol.png agility by 55%/70%/85%/100% for its duration.
    • Reduced damage per attack from 70%/80%/90%/100% to 50% on each level.
  • Aghanim's Shard icon.png Aghanim's Shard upgrade:
    • Sleeping Dart
      • No longer turns the target invulnerable for the duration.
      • The target now wakes up from the sleep after taking 200 accumulative damage.
      • Increased sleep duration from 3 to 4.
  • Talents:
Level 10 right talent changed: +6 health regen ➜ +8 Strength attribute symbol.png strength.
Level 15 right talent changed: +20 attack damage ➜ 8% movement speed bonus during Cloak and Dagger invisibility.
Level 20 left talent changed: +475 Blink Strike cast range ➜ -4s Blink Strike charge replenish time.
Level 25 left talent: +125 Smoke Screen radius increased to +175.
Level 25 right talent: -6s Tricks of the Trade cooldown reduced to -4s.
Sleeping Dart
Launches a dart at an enemy, putting them asleep for 3 seconds, during which they are invulnerable. Upon waking up, they take damage and are slowed for a short while.
Cast time: 0.2
Cast range: 1200
Damage: 150
Movement speed slow: 25%
Slow duration: 4
Sleep duration: 3
Mana cost: 125
Cooldown: 20
Notes: The projectile travels at a speed of 1600 and can be disjointed.
  • Talents:
Level 15 right talent: +25 attack damage reduced to +20.
Level 20 right talent: +0.4 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier increased to +0.5.
Level 25 left talent changed: Cloak and Dagger invisibility no longer breaks on attacks ➜ +125 Smoke Screen radius.
  • Talents:
Level 10 left talent: +25 attack speed reduced to +20.
Level 10 right talent: +8 health regen reduced to +6.
Level 15 left talent: -5s Smoke Screen cooldown reduced to -4s.
Level 15 right talent: +30 attack damage reduced to +25.
Level 20 left talent: +600 Blink Strike cast range reduced to +475.
Level 20 right talent: +0.5 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier reduced to +0.4.
Level 25 right talent: -7s Tricks of the Trade cooldown reduced to -6s.
  • Talents:
Level 15 right talent: +35 attack damage reduced to 30.
  • Increased base health regen from 2 to 3.
  • Increased movement speed from 315 to 320.
  • Increased Tricks of the Trade damage per attack from 55%/70%/85%/100% to 70%/80%/90%/100%.
  • Increased Strength attribute symbol.png strength gain from 1.9 to 2.4.
  • Reduced base Agility attribute symbol.png agility and gain from 30 + 2.5 to 18 + 1.4.
  • Increased base attack damage from 21-25 to 41-45.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 1 to 2.
  • Increased base armor from 1 to 3.
  • Increased movement speed from 290 to 315.
  • Smoke Screen
    • No longer slows movement speed by 8%/12%/16%/20%.
    • No longer reduces vision of affected enemies to 200.
    • Rescaled enemy miss chance from 10%/30%/50%/70% to 25%/35%/45%/55%.
    • Rescaled radius from 325 on each level to 280/310/340/370.
    • Increased cooldown from 17/15/13/11 to 20/17/14/11.
  • Moved Tricks of the Trade to the third ability slot.
    • Channel time from 4/4.5/5 to 2 on each level.
    • Cooldown from 50/45/40 to 21/18/15/12.
    • Mana cost from 75 to 50.
    • Is now a ground-targeted spell with a 400 cast range, instead of a non-targeted ability.
    • Now has a fixed attack count of 4, instead of fixed attack interval of 0.6/0.55/0.5.
    • Heroes no longer have a higher priority than creeps, now attacks every units with equal chances.
    • Reduced damage per attack from 100% on each level to 55%/70%/85%/100%.
Notes: This is now a basic ability.
  • Blink Strike
    • Now has 2 charges that have a 25/20/15/10 second replenish time.
    • Reduced cooldown from 10/8/6/4 to 0.1 on each level. [?]
    • Reduced damage from 75/90/105/120 to 25/50/75/100.
  • Moved Cloak and Dagger to the fourth ability slot. This is now Riki minimap icon.png Riki's ultimate ability.
    • No longer grants 2/3/4/5 health regeneration.
    • Fade delay from 6/5/4/3 to 4/3/2.
    • Damage per Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 0.4/0.6/0.8/1 to 1/1.5/2.
  • Reworked Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade:
    • Old: Increases Tricks of the Trade max channel time to 7/8/9 and turns it into a unit-targeted abilty with 1000 cast range, allowing it to be cast on allies, hiding inside them for the duration and the centering the effect based on the allied hero's current position.
    • New: Increases Tricks of the Trade cast range to 1000, max channel time to 3, number of attacks to 6, and allows it to be cast on allied heroes, hiding inside them for the duration and centered based on the ally's current position.
  • Talents:
Level 10 left talent changed: +8 Agility attribute symbol.png agility ➜ +25 attack speed.
Level 10 right talent: +6 health regen increased to +8.
Level 15 left talent: -8s Smoke Screen cooldown reduced to -5s.
Level 15 right talent changed: 30% Critical Strike, 200% damage [?] ➜ +35 attack damage.
Level 20 right talent: +0.3 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier increased to +0.5.
Level 25 right talent changed: +300 Tricks of the Trade radius ➜ -7s Tricks of the Trade cooldown.
  • Increased Blink Strike cast range from 500/600/700/800 to 600/700/800/900.
  • Talents:
Level 20 left talent: +700 Blink Strike cast range reduced to +600.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 3 to 1.
  • Cloak and Dagger
    • Now also grants 2/3/4/5 health regeneration.
    • Reduced fade delay from 7.5/6/4.5/3 to 6/5/4/3.
  • Talents:
Level 15 left talent: -7s Smoke Screen cooldown increased to -8s.
Level 20 right talent: +0.2 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier increased to +0.3.
  • Increased base attack damage from 11-15 to 14-18.
  • Increased movement speed from 275 to 280.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 3 to 1.5.
  • Reduced base mana regeneration from 0.9 to 0.
  • Blink Strike
    • Rescaled damage from 100 on each level to 75/90/105/120.
    • Reduced cooldown from 16/12/8/4 to 10/8/6/4.
  • Talents:
Level 10 right talent: +5 health regen increased to +6.
  • Smoke Screen
    • Reduced movement speed slow from 10%/15%/20%/25% to 8%/12%/16%/20%.
    • Reduced enemy miss chance from 40%/50%/60%/70% to 10%/30%/50%/70%.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Reduced radius from 500 to 450.
    • Reduced duration from 4/5/6 to 4/4.5/5.
  • Talents:
Level 20 left talent: +900 Blink Strike cast range reduced to +700.
Level 25 right talent: +400 Tricks of the Trade radius reduced to +300.
  • Increased base attack damage from 8-12 to 11-15.
  • Smoke Screen
    • Increased radius from 250/275/300/325 to 325 on each level.
    • Increased cooldown from 11 on each level to 17/15/13/11.
  • Blink Strike
    • Increased damage from 55/70/85/100 to 100 on each level.
    • Reduced cast range from 800 on each level to 500/600/700/800.
  • Increased base attack damage from 4-8 to 8-12.
  • Increased base armor from 0 to 1.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 1.5 to 3.
  • Blink Strike now pierces spell immunity on enemies. [?]
  • Increased Cloak and Dagger fade delay from 6/5/4/3 to 7.5/6/4.5/3.
  • Increased Tricks of the Trade cooldown from 40/35/30 to 50/45/40.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Now hits a random enemy unit within the area, instead of hitting all at once on each interval.
    • Now also hits enemy non-hero unit, instead of heroes only. [?]
    • Reduced attack interval from 1 on each level to 0.5/0.45/0.4.
    • Increased duration from 3/4/5 to 4/5/6.
  • Talents:
Level 15 left talent: -5s Smoke Screen cooldown increased to -7s.
  • Reduced base Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 34 to 30.
  • Talents:
Level 15 left talent: -4s Smoke Screen cooldown increased to -5s.
  • Reduced movement speed from 285 to 275.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 0 to 1.5.
  • Increased base mana regeneration from 0.01 to 0.9.
  • Smoke Screen now removes affected enemies' vision.
  • Cloak and Dagger
    • Backstab damage can now crit and cleave. [?]
    • Reduced damage per agility from 0.5/0.75/1/1.25 to 0.4/0.6/0.8/1.
  • Reworked talents:
Old:
Level 10: +15 movement speed or +150 health
Level 15: +30% experience gain or +10 Agility attribute symbol.png agility
Level 20: +8 all stats or +250 cast range
Level 25: -4s Smoke Screen cooldown or +0.4 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier
New:
Level 10: +8 Agility attribute symbol.png agility or +5 health regen
Level 15: -4s Smoke Screen cooldown or 20% Critical Strike, 150% damage [?]
Level 20: +900 Blink Strike cast range or +0.2 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier
Level 25: Cloak and Dagger invisibility no longer breaks on attacks or +400 Tricks of the Trade radius
  • Increased Strength attribute symbol.png strength gain from 1.6 to 1.9.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 0.25 to 0.
  • Reduced movement speed from 290 to 285.
  • Talents:
Level 15 left talent: +20% experience gain increased to +30%.
  • Reduced Smoke Screen slow from 13%/17%/21%/25% to 10%/15%/20%/25%.
  • Blink Strike can no longer be cast while rooted.
  • Added Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade for Riki minimap icon.png Riki:
    • Increases Tricks of the Trade duration to 7/8/9 and turns it into a unit-targeted abilty with 1000 cast range, allowing it to be cast on allies, hiding inside them for the duration and the centering the effect based on the allied hero's current position.
  • Added talents:
Level 10: +15 movement speed or +150 health
Level 15: +20% experience gain or +10 Agility attribute symbol.png agility
Level 20: +8 all stats or +250 cast range
Level 25: -4s Smoke Screen cooldown or +0.4 Cloak and Dagger backstab multiplier
  • Reduced Smoke Screen slow from 19%/21%/23%/25% to 13%/17%/21%/25%.
  • Reduced Smoke Screen slow from 25% on each level to 19%/21%/23%/25%.
  • Reduced Blink Strike damage from 60/80/100/120 to 55/70/85/100.
  • Increased Smoke Screen mana cost from 75/80/85/90 to 90 on each level.
  • Blink Strike
    • Increased cast range from 700 to 800.
    • Reduced cast time from 0.4 to 0.3.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Increased radius from 475 to 500.
    • Reduced cooldown from 70 to 40.
  • Increased Cloak and Dagger damage per agility from 0.4/0.6/0.8/1 to 0.5/0.75/1/1.25.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Now only attacks enemy heroes, excluding illusions.
    • Increased radius from 450 to 475.
    • Reduced cooldown from 90/80/70 to 70 on each level.
Old Permanent Invisibility
Riki fades into the shadows, becoming invisible and gaining additional health regeneration. If Riki attacks an enemy, he will become visible.
Fade delay: 8/6/4/2
Invis health regen: 6/8/10/12
New Cloak and Dagger
Riki fades into the shadows, becoming invisible. Every time Riki strikes his enemy from behind, he deals bonus damage based on his agility. When Riki attacks, he becomes visible.
Fade delay: 6/5/4/3
Damage per agility: 0.4/0.6/0.8/1
Old Blink Strike
Teleports behind the target unit, striking for bonus damage if it is an enemy. Blink Strike charges restore every 35 seconds.
Cast range: 800
Damage: 40/70/100
Charges: 4/5/6
Charge replenish time: 35
Mana cost: 40
Notes: Is an ultimate and thus pierces spell immunity.
New Blink Strike
Teleports behind the target unit, striking for bonus damage if it is an enemy.
Cast time: 0.4
Cast range: 700
Damage: 20/40/60/80
Mana cost: 50
Cooldown: 16/12/8/4
Notes: Is a regular ability and thus no longer pierces spell immunity.
Tricks of the Trade
Phases out of the world while striking every enemy from behind in an area once per second.
Cast time: 0.4
Max channel time: 3/4/5
Radius: 450
Mana cost: 75
Cooldown: 90/80/70
Notes: Channeled ability. Riki is hidden during this spell. Attacks all enemies at the same time. Attacks apply/can apply attack modifiers.
  • Blink Strike
    • Increased max charges from 3/4/5 to 4/5/6.
    • Increased charge replenish time from 30 to 35.
    • Rescaled damage from 50/70/90 to 40/70/100.
  • Reduced base movement speed from 300 to 290.
  • Reduced base attack damage from 14-18 to 4-8.
  • Reduced base health regeneration from 1.5 to 0.25.
  • Reworked and moved Permanent Invisibility to the first ability slot.
Old Permanent Invisibility
Riki fades into the shadows, staying permanently invisible except while attacking. While silenced, Riki will be visible.
Fade delay: 3/2/1
Notes: Is an ultimate ability.
New Permanent Invisibility
Riki fades into the shadows, becoming invisible and gaining additional health regeneration. If Riki attacks an enemy, he will become visible.
Fade delay: 8/6/4/2
Invis health regen: 4/5/6/7
Notes: Is a regular ability. The health regeneration is only active while fully invisible.
  • Reworked and moved Blink Strike to the fourth ability slot. This is now Riki minimap icon.png Riki's ultimate ability.
Old Blink Strike
Teleports behind the target unit, striking for bonus damage if it is an enemy.
Cast range: 700
Damage: 30/60/90/120
Mana cost: 50
Cooldown: 20/15/10/5
Notes: Is a regular ability.
New Blink Strike
Teleports behind the target unit, striking for bonus damage if it is an enemy. Blink Strike charges restore every 30 seconds.
Cast range: 800
Damage: 50/70/90
Charges: 3/4/5
Charge replenish time: 30
Mana cost: 40
Notes: Now pierces spell immunity.
  • Backstab now works when attacking allied units.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 0.75 to 1.5.
  • Increased Backstab damage per Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 0.25/0.5/0.75/1 to 0.5/0.75/1/1.25.
  • Increased collision size from 12 to 24.
  • Reduced collision size from 24 to 12.
  • Increased base health regeneration from 0.25 to 0.75.
  • Increased attack range from 100 to 128.
  • Smoke Screen
    • Increased cast range from 350 to 425.
    • Reduced cooldown from 15 to 13.
  • Reduced Blink Strike cooldown from 30/20/10/5 to 20/15/10/5.
  • Increased base Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 24 to 34.
  • Reduced base attack damage from 24-28 to 14-18.
  • Reduced cast point from 0.5 to 0.4.
  • Increased base armor from 2 to 3.
  • Increased base armor from 0 to 2.
  • Increased base Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 22 to 24.
  • Reduced Smoke Screen radius from 300/325/350/400 to 250/275/300/325.
  • Smoke Screen
    • Reduced enemy miss chance from 50%/60%/70%/80% to 40%/50%/60%/70%.
    • Increased movement speed slow from 20% to 25%.
    • Reduced radius from 300/350/400/450 to 300/325/350/400.
    • Reduced cooldown from 17 to 15.
  • Blink Strike
    • Can now be cast on allied units.
    • Slightly improved timing.
  • Increased Backstab damage per Agility attribute symbol.png agility from 0.2/0.4/0.6/0.8 to 0.25/0.5/0.75/1.
  • Removed the Backstab! floating text whenever Backstab triggers.
  • Smoke Screen
    • Rescaled movement speed slow from 15%/20%/25%/30% to 20% on each level.
    • No longer disarms enemies.
    • Now causes enemies within to miss 50%/60%/70%/80% of their attacks.
  • Blink Strike
    • Now blinks closer to the target.
    • Removed the 0.3 second delay on the damage.
  • Rescaled Smoke Screen movement speed slow from 10%/20%/30%/40% to 15%/20%/25%/30%.
New Smoke Screen
Throws a smoke bomb down in the area, disabling all enemy units' attacks and spells. Also slows opponents.
Cast range: 350
Radius: 300/350/400/450
Movement speed slow: 10%/20%/30%/40%
Duration: 7
Mana cost: 45/45/50/55
Cooldown: 11
Notes: Silences and disarms enemies within. Also applies a mini-stun to every unit inside upon cast.
New Blink Strike
Teleports to an enemy unit and strikes it, dealing bonus damage.
Cast range: 700
Damage: 30/60/90/120
Mana cost: 50
Cooldown: 30/20/10/5
Notes: The damage is independent from Riki's attacks and is delayed by 0.3 seconds.
New Backstab
The Stealth Assassin isn't afraid to fight dirty, and specializes in attacking his opponents from behind.
Damage per agility: 0.2/0.4/0.6/0.8
Notes: Riki's attacks deal bonus damage when attacking the back of enemies. The damage is based on Riki's agility.
  • Moved Permanent Invisibility to the fourth ability slot. This is now Riki's ultimate ability.
    • Increased level requirement from 5/10/15 to 6/12/16 like regular ultimates.
    • Increased fade time from 3/2.3/1.6 to 3.5/2.5/1.5.

Patch History[]

Patch
Description
  • Updated hero model and animation.
  • Updated hero model.
  • Fixed Tricks of the Trade having an arbitary target order for its attacks, instead of being random.
  • Applied forgotten 7.22f changes.
    • Increased Blink Strike cast range from 500/600/700/800 to 600/700/800/900.
  • Fixed several cosmetic items.
  • Tricks of the Trade
    • Removed absolute values from ability description.
    • Added generic text that defines the ability.
    • Added ability tooltip modifiers.
  • Riki minimap icon.png Riki is enabled for new restricted accounts.
  • Fixed capitalization issue with some ability tooltips.
  • Added Russian voiceover lines.
  • Cloak and Dagger
    • Update 5
      • Renamed from Permanent Invisibility to Cloak and Dagger.
      • Added a cooldown display for the ability fade time.
    • Update 6
      • The ability's cooldown now updates correctly to its fade time when leveled up.
      • No longer affected by cooldown manipulation.
  • Updated default hero workshop files, including separated fbx and smd.
  • Fixed some ability backswing timing issues.
  • Fixed having 1 more armor than intended.
  • Fixed being unable to cast for a brief moment after using Blink Strike.
  • Added more movement lines.
  • Fixed Backstab on wards.
  • Fixed the Backstab sound sometimes playing when it was not proccing.
  • Backstab's bonus now increases properly when leveled up.
  • Scaled default hero model down 10%.