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Patch Notes

  • Made significant performance improvements to model loading and rendering.
  • Added iG to the Hall of Fame.


  • Fixed a bug where a Blink Dagger could be used post-stun even if it should have been disabled due to damage.


  • Settings dialog sliders no longer go to 11.
  • The loadout screen now shows how many items you have for each slot (so you don't have to page in and out of each slot to find items).
  • The Gold and XP graphs will now update immediately when a broadcaster opens them.
  • The Shop combine tree is now animated.
  • The center item in the combine tree now shows purchasable border.
  • The buyback indicator in top bar displays for 10 seconds.
  • Pinging dropped items now prints the item to team chat, similar to rune pinging.
  • Cleaned up grammar in Homing Missile icon Homing Missile's description.



  • Added new lines to several heroes.[1]


  • Added Dragon Knight minimap icon Dragon Knight bot.
  • Added Skeleton King minimap icon Skeleton King bot.
  • Fixed invisible bots getting stuck trying to place wards.
  • Fixed Earthshaker minimap icon Earthshaker not considering using Enchant Totem icon Enchant Totem to interrupt channels.
  • Juggernaut minimap icon Juggernaut will no longer try to attack when using Blade Fury icon Blade Fury, he'll just move to his desired location.
  • Lina minimap icon Lina should now use Laguna Blade icon Laguna Blade more appropriately (less killstealing of low-health enemies).
  • Bots should now be less likely to bail on a neutral farming target that has a tiny amount of health left.
  • Fixed bug that caused bots to select the wrong item to drop.
  • Fixed bots always assuming that humans were pushing a tower (rather than farming it) if they were in-lane late-game.
  • Fixed bug that was causing too much avoidance from Radiance.
  • Fixed bug where Lina minimap icon Lina wouldn't use Dragon Slave icon Dragon Slave when pushing or defending a lane.
  • Fixed towers still causing avoidance for a few seconds after they've been destroyed.
  • Bots now better estimate how powerful they are relative to the enemy team.
  • Broken down a number of existing hero models into multiple parts Death Prophet minimap icon Death Prophet, Enchantress minimap icon Enchantress, Huskar minimap icon Huskar, Silencer minimap icon Silencer, Sniper minimap icon Sniper, Storm Spirit minimap icon Storm Spirit, Venomancer minimap icon Venomancer and Weaver minimap icon Weaver.[2]
  • Updated textures for Drow Ranger minimap icon Drow Ranger, Death Prophet minimap icon Death Prophet and Enchantress minimap icon Enchantress.[3]
  • Added new micromanaging interface for heroes with multiple primary units, e.g. Lone Druid minimap icon Lone Druid and Meepo minimap icon Meepo.[4]
  • Added new attack animations for Pudge minimap icon Pudge.
  • Added a video setting to disable "Ambient Creatures".