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Version 7.29
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General[]

  • Terrain updated with various changes
  • Added Water Rune minimap icon Water Power Rune. Spawns at both Power Rune locations only at minute 2 and 4. Instantly restores 100 health and 80 mana when used. Can be used to fill bottles. Starting at 6 minutes, Power Runes spawn as usual on one side.
  • Added +2 Attributes leveling for up to 7 times (for the 7 empty levels from 1-26), and can be leveled in any order (via clicking on the talent tree circle). They will automatically be leveled if there are no other options available.
  • Level 30 no longer grants all remaining talents. Instead level 27/28/29/30 will grant you the remaining level 10/15/20/25 talents


  • Outposts no longer give XP at the 10/20/30/etc minute mark
  • Outposts now provide XPM while controlled (XP = 2*Minute). No extra XP granted when controlling two outposts, similar to the existing rules.
  • Notes:
    • Compared to the previous version at 10/20/30/40 minutes, total XP given per player changed from 150/500/1050/1800 to 110/420/930/1640.
    • The XP is provided on the minute mark
    • The amount you get for each minute at the start is 2/4/6/8/10/12/14/16/18/20 for minutes 1 through 10


  • Bounty Rune minimap icon Bounty Rune
    • After the initial set are reduced by 10%
    • No longer spawn in the river. The amount these runes gave is now provided automatically over time through GPM.
    • Now spawn every 3 minutes in the respective jungle area (total rune count reduced from 4 to 2)
    • No longer disappear when new ones spawn, they now spawn alongside the previous one if it isn't picked up
    • At minute 0, Bounty Runes spawn in the jungle and at the power rune locations (4 total at the start of the game)


  • Various cast ranges and movement speed talents/items/abilities have been replaced or toned down (these are included in-line with the item and hero sections below)
  • Hero kill assist gold now adjusted based on the relative NW difference between the two teams. For example, if your team is down 5,000 gold and the enemy has 50,000 total net worth, your assist gold will be worth 10% more.
  • Heroes now start the game with 1 TP scroll rather than 3
  • Heroes now gain 1 TP scroll on death
  • TP Scroll cost increased from 90 to 100
  • Heroes with 1.0 turn rate now have 0.9 turn rate
  • Heroes with 0.5 turn rate now have 0.6 turn rate
  • Turn rate effect on time to turn improved by 20%


  • Aghanim's Scepter icon Aghanim's Scepter: Roshan drop now requires you to activate it to consume it (has no effect until consumed)
  • Aghanim's Shard icon Aghanim's Shard: Now drops on the second Roshan kill, and only that one (has same activation mechanics as the Scepter drop)


  • Increase building teleportation range from 575 to 800 (affects TP scrolls and Boots of Travel)
  • Outpost teleport base channel time reduced from 6 to 5 seconds
  • Outpost vision reduced from 700 to 500


  • Captain's Mode initial picking phase changed from 1st-2nd-1st-2nd to 1st-2nd-2nd-1st
  • Hoodwink minimap icon Hoodwink added to Captains Mode


  • Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon Couriers no longer have vision when inside Roshan's pit
  • Wards can now be denied from full health by any allied player if the ward is placed in a spawn camp box
  • Ancient neutral creeps armor increased by 1 (except for the Ancient Golems)
  • Neutral Items now fly towards the killing hero, rather than spawning under the dead unit
  • Hero ban count for matchmaking increased by 6 (still chance-based)
  • Buyback cost reduced from 200 + NetWorth/12 to 200 + NetWorth/13
  • Courier respawn time reduced from 60 + 7*Level to 60 + 6*Level
  • Backdoor protection damage reduction increased from 40% to 50%
  • Hero-to-hero item transfer range increased from 150 to 300


Heroes[]

New[]

Dawnbreaker icon
Dawnbreaker

Balance Changes[]

Abaddon icon
  • Base health regen increased from 0.5 to 1
  • Shard upgrade now also reduces Mist Coil icon Mist Coil and Aphotic Shield icon Aphotic Shield cooldowns by 1 second.
  • Mist Coil icon Mist Coil
    • Backswing reduced from 0.67 to 0.4
    • Self/damage rescaled from 120/165/210/255 to 110/160/210/260
    • Self damage is now 50% of the values instead of fixed numbers
  • Aphotic Shield icon Aphotic Shield
    • Backswing reduced from 0.5 to 0.33
    • Mana cost increased from 100/105/110/115 to 100/110/120/130
  • Borrowed Time icon Borrowed Time Scepter duration increased from 6/7/8 to 7/8/9
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +50 Mist Coil icon Mist Coil Heal/Damage to +55
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +8 Armor to +9
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 425 AoE Mist Coil icon Mist Coil to 500
Unknown Hero icon
Ancient Apparition icon
  • Ice Vortex icon Ice Vortex
    • Mana cost reduced from 40/55/70/85 to 40/50/60/70
    • Cooldown increased from 4 to 7/6/5/4
  • Chilling Touch icon Chilling Touch scepter now reduces mana cost by 50%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Blink (Anti-Mage) icon Blink to have +300 range and reduces cooldown by 2.
  • Mana Void icon Mana Void Mana cost rescaled from 125/200/275 to 100/200/300
  • Blink Fragment icon Blink Fragment
    • Scepter illusion incoming damage reduced from 250% to 200%
    • Scepter illusion outgoing damage increased from 50% to 75%
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +300 Blink (Anti-Mage) icon Blink Cast Range to +0.6% Max Mana Break icon Mana Burn
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -2s Blink (Anti-Mage) icon Blink Cooldown to +1s Mana Void icon Mana Void Stun
Unknown Hero icon
  • Magnetic Field (Radiant) icon Magnetic Field
    • Shard magic resistance increased from 20% to 40%
    • Shard now also slows enemies by 20%
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +200 Flux (Radiant) icon Flux Cast Range to +175
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +200 Health to +225
Axe icon
  • Attack point reduced from 0.5 to 0.4
  • Berserker's Call icon Berserker's Call Scepter upgrade cooldown reduction increased from 2 to 3
  • Counter Helix icon Counter Helix Shard now also increases proc chance by 10%
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +1.75 Mana Regen to +1.5
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +25 Attack Speed to +9 Strength
Bane icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes Brain Sap icon Brain Sap to become a 550 target AoE spell. Secondary units heal for 25%.
  • Reworked Scepter upgrade. Reduces Fiend's Grip icon Fiend's Grip cooldown by 45 seconds and causes Fiend's Grip to create two uncontrollable illusions that channel Fiend's Grip on the target. Illusions take 700% damage.
  • Brain Sap icon Brain Sap backswing reduced from 0.84 to 0.5
  • Enfeeble icon Enfeeble
    • Attack damage reduction increased from 25/35/45/55 to 45/50/55/60%
    • Health restoration reduction increased from 25/35/45/55 to 45/50/55/60%
    • Cooldown rescaled from 20/16/12/8 to 28/21/14/7
    • Cast range reduced from 1100 to 800/900/1000/1100
    • Duration increased from 8 to 8/9/10/11
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +12% Spell Amplification to -3s Brain Sap icon Brain Sap cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +5% Fiend's Grip icon Fiend's Grip Max Mana Drain
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard. Now causes Flamebreak icon Flamebreak to have two charges and apply a Sticky Napalm icon Sticky Napalm charge on impact.
  • Flamebreak icon Flamebreak
    • Backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
    • Range reduced from 1500 to 1300
    • Debuff no longer stacks with multiple instances, but instead adds to the duration
  • Flaming Lasso icon Flaming Lasso
    • Backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
    • Damage per second increased from 20/40/60 to 35/55/75
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Armor to +6
  • Level 20 Talent changed from 2 Flamebreak icon Flamebreak Charges to +20% Magic Resistance
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Dive Bomb (Hawk) icon Dive Bomb
    • Shard no longer grants free hawk control
    • Shard now has 1200 cast range
    • Shard stun duration increased from 1 to 2 seconds
    • Shard damage increased from 175 to 250
    • Shard can now target couriers
  • Call of the Wild Hawk icon Call of the Wild Hawk shard also lowers the cooldown by 15 seconds
  • Wild Axes icon Wild Axes
    • Scepter now also increases damage by +40
    • Mana cost reduced from 80 to 65
  • Primal Roar icon Primal Roar movement speed duration increased from 3 to 3/3.5/4
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +25 Damage to +30
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +300 Health Beastmaster Controlled
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +50 Wild Axes icon Wild Axes Damage to -35s Primal Roar icon Primal Roar Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +20 Inner Beast icon Inner Beast Attack Speed to +30
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +350 Health Beastmaster Controlled to +4% Wild Axes icon Wild Axes Damage Amp Per Stack
Unknown Hero icon
  • Backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
  • Rupture icon Rupture
    • Now deals 10% of the target’s current health as damage on cast
    • Damage reduced from 36/48/60% to 33/44/55%
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +7
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +75 Blood Rite icon Blood Rite Damage to +85
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard. Shadow Walk icon Shadow Walk now grants you 40% reduced incoming damage while invisible. Attacking out of invisibility stuns the target for 1 second. Lowers cooldown by 5 seconds.
  • Shadow Walk icon Shadow Walk slow no longer pierces Spell Immunity
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base movement speed increased from 305 to 310
  • Drunken Brawler icon Drunken Brawler passive evasion increased from 6/12/18/24% to 10/15/20/25%
  • Primal Split icon Primal Split split time reduced from 0.65 to 0.55
    • Brewmaster Storm minimap icon Storm health increased from 1000/1400/1800 to 1000/1500/2000
    • Brewmaster Fire minimap icon Fire health increased from 1300 to 1300/1450/1600
    • Brewmaster Earth minimap icon Earth health increased from 1400/2200/3000 to 1400/2300/3200
    • Brewmaster Void minimap icon Void health increased from 1200/1400/1600 to 1200/1500/1800
  • Shard cooldown for Astral Pulse (Void) icon Astral Pulse reduced from 20 to 12
  • Shard Void Astral Pulse (Void) icon Astral Pulse cast point reduced from 0.25 to 0.15
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +1s Thunder Clap icon Thunder Clap Slow to +200 Thunder Clap icon Thunder Clap AoE
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +12 Damage to +15
Bristleback icon
  • Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  • Quill Spray icon Quill Spray
    • Base damage increased from 20/40/60/80 to 25/45/65/85
    • Stack damage reduced from 30/32/34/36 to 28/30/32/34
  • Viscous Nasal Goo icon Viscous Nasal Goo
    • Armor loss per stack increased from 1.4/1.9/2.4/2.9 to 1.5/2/2.5/3
    • Scepter removes cast time
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +2.5 Mana Regen to +2
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +15 Attack Speed to +20
Broodmother icon
  • Agility increased by 4
  • Incapacitating Bite icon Incapacitating Bite has been removed.
  • Spawn Spiderlings icon Spawn Spiderlings
    • Debuff duration increased from 5 to 20
    • Debuff stacks (multiple instances of spiders will come out)
  • Reworked Shard. Now causes Silken Bola icon Silken Bola to be a 550 AoE spell and increases the miss rate to 80%
  • Spin Web icon Spin Web
    • Count/charges increased from 2/4/6/8 to 3/5/7/9
    • Movement speed reduced from 25/35/45/55 to 18/30/42/54%
    • Replenish time improved from 45 to 40
  • Insatiable Hunger icon Insatiable Hunger
    • Is now a basic ability.
    • Manacost reduced from 100 to 50/60/70/80
    • Damage reduced from 60/100/140 to 35/40/45/50
    • Lifesteal rescaled from 60/100/140 to 70/80/90/100%
    • Cooldown reduced from 45 to 40/35/30/25
    • Duration reduced from 14 to 8/10/12/14
  • Spawn Spiderlings icon Spawn Spiderlings
    • Is now an ultimate ability
    • Cooldown rescaled from 11/10/9/8 to 9/8/7
    • Damage increased from 70/140/210/280 to 300/370/440
    • Spawn count rescaled from 1/2/3/4 to 3/4/5
    • Cast range increased from 700 to 900
  • Silken Bola icon Silken Bola
    • Is now a basic ability and no longer roots
    • Slows enemies by 25/35/45/55% for 6 seconds
    • Now causes the enemy to miss 40% of attacks
    • Deals 100/120/140/160 impact damage
    • Causes attacks on the target to deal +5/6/7/8 magical damage per hit
    • Costs 70/75/80/85 mana and has 24/20/16/12 cooldown
    • Cast range is 750
Centaur Warrunner icon
  • Hoof Stomp icon Hoof Stomp AoE increased from 315 to 330
  • Double Edge icon Double Edge
    • Cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
    • Shard slow increased from 15% to 25%
    • Shard buff duration increased from 12 to 15 seconds
  • Retaliate icon Retaliate strength damage return increased from 20/25/30/35% to 20/26/32/38%
  • Stampede icon Stampede
    • Cooldown reduced from 110/100/90 to 90
    • Damage reduced from 200/250/300% to 150/225/300%
    • Scepter now also increases duration by 1 second
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +5 Health Regen to +6
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +1s Stampede icon Stampede Duration to +6 Armor
Chaos Knight icon
  • Chaos Bolt icon Chaos Bolt
    • Backswing reduced from 0.73 to 0.4
    • Shard illusion now always lasts 6 seconds, rather than the duration of the stun.
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +14% Cooldown Reduction to +35% Cleave
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +8s Phantasm icon Phantasm Duration to +0.5s Min/Max Chaos Bolt icon Chaos Bolt Duration
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Min/Max Chaos Bolt icon Chaos Bolt Duration to +10s Phantasm icon Phantasm Duration
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  • Hand of God icon Hand of God Heal increased from 250/425/600 to 275/450/625
  • Divine Favor icon Divine Favor
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 200 to 100
    • Shard cast range increased from 500 to 600
    • Shard cooldown reduced from 35 to 25
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +175 Cast Range to Penitence icon Penitence Deals 250 Damage
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +800 Holy Persuasion icon Holy Persuasion Minimum Health to +1200
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -24s Hand of God icon Hand of God cooldown to -40s
Clinkz icon
  • Strength changed from 14 + 2.2 to 16 + 2.0
  • Strafe icon Strafe mana cost increased from 40/50/60/70 to 70
  • Skeleton Walk icon Skeleton Walk Shard skeleton duration reduced from 60 to 45 seconds
  • Burning Army icon Burning Army
    • Scepter spawn interval reduced from 0.7 to 0.5
    • Scepter cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +25 Frosthaven Searing Arrows icon Searing Arrows Damage to +30
Unknown Hero icon
  • Jetpack icon Jetpack
    • Shard movement speed bonus reduced from 22% to 20%
    • Shard cooldown reduced from 20 to 16
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Armor to +5
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
Crystal Maiden icon
  • Reworked Shard. Now allows you to move, cast, and attack during Freezing Field icon Freezing Field. Your movement speed is reduced by 75% during this and the Freezing Field follows your movement. Interruptions and Silences will still interrupt the spell.
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to +125 Crystal Nova icon Crystal Nova AoE
Dark Seer icon
  • Ion Shell icon Ion Shell
    • Damage interval increased from 0.1 to 0.15
    • Damage increased from 24/46/68/90 to 30/50/70/90
    • Mana cost increased from 100/110/120/130 to 110/120/130/140
    • Scepter max health reduced from 350 to 300
  • Vacuum icon Vacuum backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.4
  • Normal Punch icon Normal Punch
    • Shard max distance required reduced from 1500 to 900
    • Shard illusion outgoing damage increased from 40% to 80%
    • Shard illusion incoming damage reduced from 300% to 200%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +60 Vacuum icon Vacuum AoE to +6 Armor
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +100 Vacuum icon Vacuum AoE
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +1s Wall of Replica icon Wall of Replica slow to -30s Wall of Replica icon Wall of Replica cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base health regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  • Shadow Realm icon Shadow Realm cooldown reduced from 32/26/20/14 to 26/22/18/14
  • Bramble Maze icon Bramble Maze
    • Damage rescaled from 125/150/175/200 to 120/160/200/240
    • Cast range reduced from 1100/1200/1300/1400 to 1000/1100/1200/1300
  • Terrorize icon Terrorize cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Cursed Crown icon Cursed Crown Shard also reduces delay by 1 second
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +160 Cursed Crown icon Cursed Crown AoE
Dazzle icon
  • Turn rate improved from 0.6 to 0.7
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Poison Touch icon Poison Touch to hex affected targets for 1.25 seconds.
  • Level 15 increased from +35 Attack Speed to +60
  • Poison Touch icon Poison Touch Now does its first instance of damage immediately on impact
  • Shadow Wave icon Shadow Wave
    • Scepter heal increased from +60 to +100
    • Scepter damage increased from +80 to +100
  • Shallow Grave icon Shallow Grave
    • Cast time improved from 0.4 to 0.3
    • Cooldown reduced from 42/34/26/18 to 36/30/24/18
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to 250 Heal On Shallow Grave icon Shallow Grave End
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack point reduced from 0.56 to 0.5
  • Base damage reduced from 51-63 to 47-57
  • Movement speed reduced from 335 to 320
  • Reworked Shard. Increases Spirit Siphon icon Spirit Siphon charges by 1 and causes enemies to be feared for 2 seconds if they are siphoned for 4 seconds consecutively.
  • Crypt Swarm icon Crypt Swarm backswing reduced from 0.87 to 0.5
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +6% Movement Speed
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -3s Crypt Swarm icon Crypt Swarm Cooldown to -3.5
Disruptor icon
  • Thunder Strike icon Thunder Strike
    • Shard radius increased from 500 to 650
    • Shard now always increases the radius, rather than only on allies
    • Shard allied bonus duration increased from 1 to 1.25 seconds
  • Glimpse icon Glimpse cooldown reduced from 60/46/32/18 to 48/38/28/18
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +1.5s Static Storm icon Static Storm Duration to +2s
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +275 Glimpse icon Glimpse Arrival Damage
  • Level 20 Talent changed from Kinetic Field icon Kinetic Field Grants True Sight to +2s Kinetic Field icon Kinetic Field Duration
  • Level 25 Talent increased from -8s Glimpse icon Glimpse Cooldown to -11
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +3s Kinetic Field icon Kinetic Field Duration to +275 Static Storm icon Static Storm AoE
Doom icon
  • Base armor increased from 0 to 3
  • Base damage increased from 54-70 to 58-68
  • Base attack time improved from 2.0 to 1.9
  • Devour icon Devour
    • No longer provides health regen
    • Backswing reduced from 0.93 to 0.5
    • Gold bonus increased from 50/100/150/200 to 60/120/180/240
  • Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth backswing reduced from 0.83 to 0.5
  • Doom ability icon Doom
    • Backswing reduced from 0.73 to 0.4
    • Scepter no longer reduces cooldown
    • Scepter now also increases Doom duration by 6 seconds
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +3s Doom ability icon Doom Duration to +12% Magic Resistance
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +10% Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Movement Speed to +20 Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +30 Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Damage to -10s Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120 Devour icon Devour Bonus Gold to Devour icon Devour Can Target Ancients
  • Level 20 Talent changed from Devour icon Devour Can Target Ancients to +15% Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Movement Speed
Dragon Knight icon
  • Fireball icon Fireball Shard can now be used in melee form. Has 600 cast range when used that way (compared to 1400 in dragon form)
  • Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail
    • Mana cost reduced from 100 to 70/80/90/100
    • Cooldown increased from 12/11/10/9 to 16/14/12/10
    • Damage increased from 50/75/100/125 to 70/100/130/160
  • Level 10 Talent increased from -24% Breathe Fire icon Breathe Fire Damage Reduction to -30%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +2 Mana Regen to +15 Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +25 Damage to +0.5s Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail Stun Duration
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +15% Cooldown Reduction to +150 Elder Dragon Form icon Elder Dragon Form Attack Range
  • Level 25 Talent changed from 1.8x Dragon Blood icon Dragon Blood to +12 Dragon Blood icon Dragon Blood Armor and Regeneration
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1.6s Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail to +375 AoE Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail During Elder Dragon Form icon Dragon Form
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack point reduced from 0.55 to 0.5
  • Frost Arrows icon Frost Arrows
    • Shard burst slow increased from 25% to 40%
    • Shard now affects creeps
  • Gust icon Gust mana cost reduced from 90 to 70
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -6s Multishot icon Multishot Cooldown to -8s
Unknown Hero icon
  • Boulder Smash icon Boulder Smash stone slow reduced from 60% to 50%
  • Geomagnetic Grip icon Geomagnetic Grip remnant pull speed reduced from 1000 to 900 (same as Boulder Smash)
  • Stone Remnant icon Stone Remnant vision radius reduced from 400 to 375
  • Enchant Remnant icon Enchant Remnant
    • Scepter damage increased from 300 to 450
    • Scepter radius increased from 300 to 450
  • Rolling Boulder icon Rolling Boulder
    • Distance reduced from 800 to 750
    • Stone distance reduced from 1600 to 1500
    • Damage increased from 70/80/90/100 to 70/90/110/130
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +50 Damage to +60
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +8
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +16% Spell Amplification to +18%
Earthshaker icon
  • Enchant Totem icon Enchant Totem
    • No longer has True Strike
    • No longer gets consumed if the attack misses
    • Scepter leap range reduced from 1100 to 950
    • Scepter now also provides +40% cleave with Enchant Totem buff
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +7
Elder Titan icon
  • Earth Splitter icon Earth Splitter
    • Cooldown increased from 100 to 120/110/100
    • Delay from 3.14 to 2.8
  • Echo Stomp icon Echo Stomp mana cost increased from 85/90/95/100 to 100
Unknown Hero icon
  • Searing Chains icon Searing Chains backswing reduced from 0.87 to 0.5
  • Flame Guard icon Flame Guard
    • Backswing reduced from 1.07 to 0.6
    • Duration increased from 8/12/16/20 to 11/14/17/20
  • Fire Remnant icon Fire Remnant
    • Shard now provides you with a charge when killing enemy heroes, rather than spawning a Fire Remnant (except in the case where you die)
    • Scepter cast range reduced from 4500 to 3500
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +0.8s Searing Chains icon Searing Chains to +1s
Unknown Hero icon
  • Untouchable icon Untouchable Attack speed slow increased from 100/140/180 to 120/160/200
  • Nature's Attendants icon Nature's Attendants
    • Wisp count rescaled from 4/6/8/10 to 8
    • Heal per wisp rescaled from 7/9/11/13 to 4/8/12/16
    • Duration increased from 11 to 12
Enigma icon
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Time Dilation icon Time Dilation
    • Now does 10/11/12/13 DPS per cooldown
    • Cooldown reduced from 40/34/28/22 to 28/24/20/16
    • Duration reduced from 8/10/12/14 to 8/9/10/11
    • Cooldown slow reduced from 75% to 60%
    • Mana cost rescaled from 75 to 60/70/80/90
  • Time Lock icon Time Lock damage increased from 10/15/20/25 to 15/20/25/30
  • Chronosphere icon Chronosphere
    • Backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.35
    • Radius increased from 450 to 500
    • Cast range reduced from 600 to 500
  • Time Walk icon Time Walk
    • Cast range reduced from 675 to 650
    • Shard cast range increased from +200 to +400
    • Shard return ability is now on its own hotkey
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +8 Strength to +9
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +12 Damage to +7 Agility
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +250 Time Walk icon Time Walk Cast Range to +300 Health
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -1.75s Time Walk icon Time Walk to -2s
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes Ink Swell icon Ink Swell to deal 50% more damage and heal the target for 50% of the damage Ink Swell deals. Upon expiration, the target will receive a strong dispel.
  • Phantom's Embrace icon Phantom's Embrace damage per second increased from 6/14/22/30 to 10/20/30/40
  • Soulbind icon Soulbind latch radius increased from 550 to 600
  • Level 10 Talent increased from -4s Ink Swell icon Ink Swell Cooldown to -6
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +50 Phantom's Embrace icon Phantom's Embrace DPS
Unknown Hero icon
  • Flak Cannon icon Flak Cannon
    • Attack count increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
    • Cooldown increased from 18 to 24/22/20/18
Hoodwink icon
  • Added Aghanim's Scepter. Grants new active ability - Hunter's Boomerang icon Hunter's Boomerang. Tosses a boomerang in an arc at the target enemy. Upon contact, it returns to Hoodwink. The boomerang will deal 350 damage as it passes through or hits enemies, and apply a Hunter's Mark that causes affected enemies to be slowed by 20% and take 25% more spell damage and have 25% reduced status resistance for 7 seconds. Cooldown: 18. Manacost: 125
  • Added Aghanim's Shard. Grants new active ability - Decoy icon Decoy. Hoodwink sends a decoy illusion with Scurry to the target location. When the illusion is attacked or hit by a targeted ability, it is destroyed and plants a tree in its place that applies a lesser Bushwhack to enemy heroes around it. The Illusion lasts 12 seconds. Cooldown: 60. Manacost: 50
  • Acorn Shot (Secondary) icon Acorn Shot
    • Bonus damage reworked from 100% + 20/40/60/80 to 65% + 50/75/100/125
    • Initial projectile now uses the attacker's projectile speed (halved for bounces)
    • Planted tree is no longer considered special for Tango usage
    • May now be placed on auto-cast to always use ground targeting
  • Bushwhack icon Bushwhack
    • Radius decreased from 275 to 250
    • Damage decreased from 90/180/270/360 to 75/150/225/300
    • Stun duration increased from 1.3/1.6/1.9/2.2 to 1.4/1.7/2.0/2.3
    • Fixed units dying during Bushwhack sometimes destroying trees and freeing other units from Bushwhack
  • Scurry icon Scurry
    • Active speed reduced from 25/30/35/40% to 20/25/30/35%
    • Charge replenish time reduced from 30/25/20/15 to 30/24/18/12
  • Sharpshooter icon Sharpshooter
    • Max damage reduced from 600/1000/1400 to 550/900/1250
    • Now has a minimum power level of 20%, and scales normally from there
    • Mana cost rescaled from 150 to 125/175/225
    • Movement slow reduced from 50% to 30/40/50%
    • Max debuff duration reduced from 6 to 5
    • No longer grants vision along the sight
Unknown Hero icon
  • Strength gain increased from 3.2 to 3.4
  • Inner Fire icon Inner Fire
    • Knockback duration increased from 0.6 to 1
    • Shard upgrade can now be cast while disabled (does not remove the disable)
  • Burning Spear icon Burning Spear cost reduce from 4% of current health to 3%
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +200 Attack Range to +25% Spell Lifesteal
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes two extra Chaos Meteor icon Chaos Meteor to land alongside the primary cast at slight angles. Reduces cooldown by 15 seconds.
  • Quas icon Quas
    • Regen reduced from 1/3/5/7/9/11/13 to 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
    • Now provides +2 Strength per level (Invoker does not have attribute levels)
  • Exort icon Exort
    • Damage reduced from 2/6/10/14/18/22/26 to 2/4/6/8/10/12/14
    • Now provides +2 Intelligence per level
  • Wex icon Wex Now provides +2 Agility per level
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +40 DPS Ice Wall icon Ice Wall to +60
Unknown Hero icon
  • Level 25 Attack Talent now only attacks if Io is capable of attacking (not when stunned/disarmed/etc)
  • Tether icon Tether
    • Cast range reduced from 1800 to 1600
    • No longer unlocks max movement speed
    • Shard now stuns upon connecting with the Tether, rather than on Tether Break. Does not affect the same unit more than once every 7 seconds.
  • Spirits icon Spirits
    • Max distance reduced from 700 to 650
    • Collision damage reduced from 10/20/30/40 to 10/15/20/25
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +35 Damage to +30
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Health Regen to +5
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +325 Spirits icon Spirits Max Range to +300
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10% Spell Lifesteal to +15%
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -25s Relocate icon Relocate Cooldown -30s
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +700 Health to +900
Jakiro icon
  • Agility increased from 10 to 15
  • Dual Breath icon Dual Breath delay between waves reduced from 0.3 to 0.2
  • Liquid Frost icon Liquid Frost
    • Shard now also stuns targets initially for 0.4 seconds
    • Shard slow reduced from 30% to 20%
  • Macropyre icon Macropyre
    • Scepter no longer increases damage from 100/140/180 to 125/175/225
    • Scepter now causes it to become Pure damage and pierce Spell Immunity
  • Level 15 Talent changed from -1.5s Ice Path icon Ice Path Cooldown to -50 Liquid Fire icon Liquid Fire Attack Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +25 Dual Breath icon Dual Breath Damage to +325 Health
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -50 Liquid Fire icon Liquid Fire Attack Speed to +0.5s Ice Path icon Ice Path Duration
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +325 Dual Breath icon Dual Breath Range to +30 Macropyre icon Macropyre Damage
  • Level 25 Talent changed from Macropyre icon Macropyre Pure and Pierces Immunity to 2x Dual Breath icon Dual Breath Damage and Range
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Ice Path icon Ice Path duration to -2.5s Ice Path icon Ice Path Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Omnislash icon Omnislash
    • Now provides Spell Immunity
    • Attack rate multiplier reduced from 1.6 to 1.5
  • Swiftslash icon Swiftslash
    • Mana cost increased from 100 to 125
    • Cast range reduced from 600 to 550
Keeper of the Light icon
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base HP regen increased from 0.25 to 0.75
  • Agility gain increased from 1.3 to 1.6
  • Torrent icon Torrent cast range reduced from 1500 to 1300
  • Tidal Wave icon Tidal Wave
    • Shard now causes affected units to be unable to attack for the pull duration
    • Shard now starts 900 units behind you instead of 600
    • Shard cooldown reduced from 14 to 12
    • Shard damage increased from 225 to 250
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +0.4s Torrent icon Torrent Knock Up/Stun Duration
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +8 Health Regen to +14 Strength
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +20 Strength to +70% Tidebringer icon Tidebringer Cleave
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +140% Tidebringer icon Tidebringer Cleave to -2s Tidebringer icon Tidebringer Cooldown
Legion Commander icon
  • Reworked Shard. Causes Press the Attack icon Press the Attack to apply Spell Immunity for 1.75 seconds. Reduces cooldown by 3 seconds.
  • Overwhelming Odds icon Overwhelming Odds Radius increased from 330 to 330/340/350/360
  • Duel icon Duel
    • Scepter no longer grants spell immunity
    • Scepter damage immunity from non-duel participants changed from 100% to 50%
    • Scepter reduces cooldown by 20 seconds
  • Level 15 Talent changed from -9s Overwhelming Odds icon Overwhelming Odds Cooldown to +75 Overwhelming Odds icon Overwhelming Odds Damage Per Hero
Leshrac icon
Lich icon
  • Frost Blast icon Frost Blast
    • Mana cost reduced from 115/140/165/190 to 115/135/155/175
    • Primary target damage reduced from 50/100/150/200 to 40/80/120/160
    • Area damage increased from 75/100/125/150 to 80/120/160/200
  • Chain Frost icon Chain Frost mana cost increased from 200/325/500 to 200/350/500
  • Ice Spire icon Ice Spire
    • Shard health increased from 600 to 800
    • Shard radius increased from 600 to 750
    • Shard slow increased from 20% to 30%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Frost Blast icon Frost Blast AoE Damage to +125 Frost Blast icon Frost Blast Radius and Damage
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +10% Frost Shield icon Frost Shield Damage Reduction
Lifestealer icon
  • Base damage reduced by 3
  • Feast icon Feast now does 0.6/0.8/1/1.2% of target max health as damage
  • Open Wounds icon Open Wounds
    • Shard now also causes all hero attacks on the target to deal 2% of the target's max health as damage
    • Shard cooldown reduced from 25 to 15
  • Infest icon Infest
    • Scepter hero duration increased from 4 to 5
    • Scepter cooldown reduced from 25 to 20
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +200 Health to +20 Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +20 Movement Speed to +325 Health
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +8% Ghoul Frenzy icon Ghoul Frenzy Slow to +10%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Light Strike Array icon Light Strike Array damage increased from 80/120/160/200 to 80/130/180/230
  • Laguna Blade icon Laguna Blade
    • Shard now removes the delay before damage is dealt
    • Shard cast range bonus increased from +150 to +250
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to -2s Dragon Slave icon Dragon Slave Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent changed from -5s Dragon Slave icon Dragon Slave Cooldown to -25s Laguna Blade icon Laguna Blade Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes Mana Drain icon Mana Drain to affect up to three enemies. You become Spell Immune while channeling.
  • Mana Drain icon Mana Drain
    • Cooldown rescaled from 16/12/8/4 to 15/12/9/6
    • Break distance reduced from 1200 to 1100
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15% Mana Drain icon Mana Drain Slow to +15 Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +70 Max Health per Finger of Death icon Finger of Death Kill
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +2 Mana Drain icon Mana Drain Multi Target to Mana Drain icon Mana Drain Restores Allies
Unknown Hero icon
  • Ranged base attack time improved from 1.7 to 1.6
  • Savage Roar icon Savage Roar
    • Shard now also applies a basic dispel on you and the Spirit Bear
    • Shard now also causes the roar to happen on both locations regardless of the casting state on the other side
Luna icon
  • Eclipse icon Eclipse cast point reduced from 0.6 to 0.5
  • Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam
    • Shard no longer increases stun duration
    • Shard no longer provides you with movement speed
    • Shard now releases an attack at up to two random targets within 500 radius from the target location. These attacks bounce like glaives normally do. Lowers mana cost by 50.
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +350 Cast Range to +0.4s Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam Stun
Lycan icon
  • Agility gain increased from 1 to 1.4
  • Attack backswing reduced from 0.55 to 0.25
  • Summon Wolves icon Summon Wolves mana cost reduced from 145 to 125/130/135/140
  • Feral Impulse icon Feral Impulse impulse bonus damage increased from 12/22/32/42% to 12/24/36/48%
  • Shapeshift icon Shapeshift
    • Transformation time reduced from 1.25 to 1.1
    • Movement speed reduced from 650 to 550
    • Duration increased from 22 to 28
    • Now increases Lycan's health by 150/250/350
  • Wolf Bite icon Wolf Bite
    • Now grants Shapeshift icon Shapeshift to the target only, rather than the target and units it controls
    • Can now target creep-hero units like Spirit Bear and Golem
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +75 Shapeshift icon Shapeshift Movement Speed to +175 Summon Wolves icon Summon Wolves Health
Unknown Hero icon
  • Empower icon Empower damage increased from 11/18/25/32% to 12/20/28/36%
  • Shockwave icon Shockwave mana cost reduced from 90/100/110/120 to 80/90/100/110
  • Skewer icon Skewer
    • Damage increased from 70/140/210/280 to 70/150/230/310
    • Speed reduced from 950 to 900
  • Reverse Polarity icon Reverse Polarity mana cost reduced from 200/250/300 to 150/225/300
  • Horn Toss icon Horn Toss Shard landing stun duration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +0.3s Shockwave icon Shockwave Slow Duration to +0.5s
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -5s Skewer icon Skewer Cooldown to -7s
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10 Strength to +12
Mars icon
  • Intelligence gain increased from 1.6 to 2.2
  • Agility gain reduced from 1.9 to 1.7
  • God's Rebuke icon God's Rebuke Damage vs heroes reduced from 35 to 20/25/30/35
  • Bulwark icon Bulwark Scepter attack slow increased from 20% to 30%
  • Arena Of Blood icon Arena Of Blood damage reduced from 100/175/250 to 100/160/220
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +6 Armor to +8
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +120 HP Regen Arena Of Blood icon Arena Of Blood to +180
Medusa icon
  • Base HP regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  • Intelligence gain reduced from 4 to 3.6
  • Mana Shield icon Mana Shield now passively provides +100/150/200/250 mana
  • Mystic Snake icon Mystic Snake Scepter stone duration rescaled from 1 + 0.3 per bounce to 1.5 + 0.2
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +32% Mystic Snake icon Mystic Snake mana gain to +35%
Meepo icon
  • Collision size reduced from 24 to 8
  • Reworked Shard. Now allows you to Poof icon Poof to allies within a max range of 2000 when directly targeting them.
  • Poof icon Poof
    • Radius increased from 375 to 400
    • Damage reduced from 70/90/110/130 to 60/80/100/120
  • Dig icon Dig
    • Scepter duration increased from 3.5 to 4
    • Scepter health restored increased from 25% to 40%
  • Level 10 Talent increase from +15 Damage to +20 Base Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +35 Poof icon Poof Damage to +50
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +325 Health to +375
Monkey King icon
Unknown Hero icon
  • Intelligence increased from 15 + 1.5 to 19 + 1.8
  • Attribute Shift icon Attribute Shift
    • Now has 10 mana cost per second to shift attributes
    • Interval rescaled from 1/4/10/25 to 3/6/12/24
  • Adaptive Strike icon Adaptive Strike
    • Mana cost reduced from 80 to 50/60/70/80
    • Shard no longer removes the 3 second Shard cooldown
    • Shard increases stun duration by 1 second
  • Waveform icon Waveform Mana cost reduced from 150/155/160/165 to 140
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +10 Agility to +15% Magic Resistance
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +275 Waveform icon Waveform Range to +250
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +30 Attack Speed to +15 Agility
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Cooldown Reduction to +20 Strength
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +30 Strength to Attribute Shift icon Attribute Shift While Stunned
Unknown Hero icon
  • Ensnare icon Ensnare
    • Cooldown increased from 14 to 23/20/17/14
    • Duration increased from 2/3/4/5 to 2.75/3.5/4.25/5
    • Cast range reduced from 650 to 575/600/625/650
    • Scepter cooldown reduction increased from -5 to -6
  • Rip Tide icon Rip Tide
    • Shard no longer has an active.
    • Shard armor reduction increased from -2 to -4
    • Shard now also adds 20% slow when it procs
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +25% Evasion to -10s Mirror Image icon Mirror Image Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Nature's Call icon Nature's Call attack damage rescaled from 22/26/30/34 to 18/24/30/36
  • Teleportation icon Teleportation cooldown increased from 50/40/30/20 to 65/50/35/20
  • Wrath of Nature icon Wrath of Nature
    • Base damage increased from 110/140/170 to 115/150/185
    • Increment per bounce reduced from 11% to 10%
    • Scepter root duration increased from 1.6/3.4 to 2.0/3.8
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +25 Wrath of Nature icon Wrath of Nature Base Damage to +30
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 2x Nature's Prophet Treant icon Treant HP/Damage to 2.5x
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack animation time reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Attack projectile speed increased from 900 to 1200
  • Death Seeker icon Death Seeker Shard has been reworked. No longer does 50% more damage/heal. Instead it applies decrepify on the target enemy or ally for 2.5 seconds. Against enemies it reduces magic resistance by 25%. Mana cost: 100. Cooldown: 14.
  • Ghost Shroud icon Ghost Shroud slow increased from 6/12/18/24% to 12/16/20/24%
  • Heartstopper Aura icon Heartstopper Aura
    • Regen increased from 3.5/4.5/5.5/6.5 to 4/5/6/7
    • Regen duration increased from 7 to 8
  • Reaper's Scythe icon Reaper's Scythe cast point reduced from 0.55 to 0.45
Unknown Hero icon
  • Hunter in the Night icon Hunter in the Night
    • Shard can now be cast during the day on non-ancient units
    • Shard healing increased from 25% to 35%
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +4 Armor to +6
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +30 Movement Speed to -4s Crippling Fear icon Crippling Fear Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Vendetta icon Vendetta now provides +50% attack animation speed
  • Burrow icon Burrow Scepter damage reduction increased from 40% to 50%
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +140 Impale icon Impale Damage to +130
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +75% Spiked Carapace icon Spiked Carapace Damage to -3.5s Spiked Carapace icon Spiked Carapace Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Fire Shield icon Fire Shield
    • Shard incoming damage reduction increased from 70% to 85%
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 75 to 50
  • Ignite icon Ignite cast point reduced from 0.45 to 0.35
  • Bloodlust icon Bloodlust mana cost reduced from 65 to 50/55/60/65
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to -1s Fireblast icon Fireblast Cooldown
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +40 Bloodlust icon Bloodlust Attack Speed to +30
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +30 Strength to +25
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base strength increased by 2
  • Base movement speed increased from 310 to 315
  • Frosthaven Heavenly Grace icon Heavenly Grace strength bonus increased from 7/14/21/28 to 8/16/24/32
  • Hammer of Purity icon Hammer of Purity
    • Damage rescaled from 50 + 150% to 60 + 115%
    • Cooldown reduced from 6 to 4
    • Mana cost reduced from 30 to 20
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +40 Base Damage to +50
Oracle icon
Outworld Destroyer icon
  • Essence Flux icon Essence Flux
    • Shard now has a 0.75 second cast time instead of a 1.5 second channel
    • Shard now transfers 100% of the health/mana instead of 75%
  • Astral Imprisonment icon Astral Imprisonment
    • Cast point increased from 0.25 to 0.3
    • Scepter no longer increases cast range by 150
    • Scepter now also increases damage by 140
    • Scepter now also causes it to do damage in a 400 AoE
Pangolier icon
  • Swashbuckle icon Swashbuckle cast range reduced from 900 to 850
  • Rolling Thunder icon Rolling Thunder
    • Speed reduced from 600 to 550
    • Duration increased from 8 to 10
    • Damage reduced from 200/275/350 to 180/260/340
  • Shield Crash icon Shield Crash
    • Mana cost reduced from 80/90/110/110 to 60/70/80/90
    • Damage reduction increased from 9/12/15/18% to 12/14/16/18%
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +2 Mana Regen to +1.5
Unknown Hero icon
  • Stifling Dagger icon Stifling Dagger range rescaled from 525/750/975/1200 to 550/750/950/1150
  • Fan of Knives icon Fan of Knives
    • Shard damage increased from 12% to 16%
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 125 to 50
    • Shard impact time now matches the projectile visuals
  • Level 10 Talent increased from -1s Stifling Dagger icon Stifling Dagger Cooldown to -1.5s
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +300 Phantom Strike icon Phantom Strike Cast Range to +250
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base damage range rescaled from 52-66 to 54-64
  • Doppelganger icon Doppelganger cast range reduced from 600 to 575
  • Phantom Rush icon Phantom Rush range reduced from 600/700/800/900 to 600/675/750/825
  • Spirit Lance icon Spirit Lance Shard damage increased from +30% to +50%
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -2s Spirit Lance icon Spirit Lance Cooldown to -3
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +350 Phantom Rush icon Phantom Rush Range to +300
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +4% Juxtapose icon Juxtapose Damage to +5%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Shard has been reworked. Now causes Sun Ray icon Sun Ray to slow enemies by 12% and to be castable during Supernova icon Supernova
  • Sun Ray icon Sun Ray
    • Max health damage reduced from 1.5/3.25/5/6.75 to 1/2.75/4.5/6.25
    • Cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Supernova icon Supernova radius reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +1100 Icarus Dive icon Icarus Dive Cast Range to +1000
  • Level 20 Talent changed from Sun Ray icon Sun Ray During Supernova icon Supernova to +0.5s Supernova icon Supernova Stun Duration
Puck icon
  • Phase Shift icon Phase Shift cooldown increased from 6 to 7.5/7/6.5/6
  • Waning Rift icon Waning Rift cooldown increased from 16/15/14/13 to 19/17/15/13
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +0.75s Waning Rift icon Waning Rift Silence Duration
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +50% Illusory Orb icon Illusory Orb Distance/Speed to -4s Illusory Orb icon Illusory Orb Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent reduced from +275 Waning Rift icon Waning Rift AoE and Range to +250
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Attack range increased from 150 to 175
  • Meat Hook icon Meat Hook cooldown reduced from 21/18/15/12 to 18/16/14/12
  • Dismember icon Dismember Shard cast range on allies increased from 160 to 400
  • Rot icon Rot
    • Scepter radius increased from 450 to 475
    • Scepter damage increased from +80 to +100
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base damage increased from 43-51 to 45-52
  • Nether Blast icon Nether Blast delay reduced from 0.9 to 0.8
  • Life Drain icon Life Drain Shard interval reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 1.5 Nether Ward icon Nether Ward Damage Per Mana to 1.75
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base attack damage changed from 45-53 to 46-52
  • Blink (Queen of Pain) icon Blink
    • Cooldown reduced from 15/12/9/6 to 12/10/8/6
    • Distance reduced from 1300 to 1075/1150/1225/1300
    • Shard silence duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Sonic Wave icon Sonic Wave Scepter bonus increased from 390/500/610 to 420/560/680
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +25% Spell Lifesteal to +30%
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +200 Sonic Wave icon Sonic Wave Damage to -2s Blink (Queen of Pain) icon Blink Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Static Link icon Static Link buff duration reduced from 18 to 15/16/17/18
  • Storm Surge icon Storm Surge Shard damage increased from 120 to 150
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +8 Agility to +9
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +12 Strength to +14
Unknown Hero icon
  • Blink Strike icon Blink Strike now provides +50% attack animation increase for the attack
  • Tricks of the Trade icon Tricks of the Trade
    • Attack damage reduced from 70/80/90/100% to 50%
    • Now increases your agility by 55/70/85/100%
  • Sleeping Dart icon Sleeping Dart
    • Shard duration increased from 3 to 4
    • Shard sleep no longer makes the target invulnerable to damage. They now wake up after taking 200 damage.
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +6 Health Regen to +8 Strength
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +20 Damage to 8% Cloak and Dagger icon Cloak and Dagger Movement Speed While Invisible
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +475 Blink Strike icon Blink Strike Cast Range to -4s Blink Strike icon Blink Strike Replenish Time
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +125 Smoke Screen icon Smoke Screen AoE to +175
Unknown Hero icon
  • Telekinesis icon Telekinesis
    • Shard throw range increased from 60% to 85%
    • Cooldown reduced from 34/30/26/22 to 28/26/24/22
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +150 Health to +175 Telekinesis icon Telekinesis Landing Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +0.6s Telekinesis icon Telekinesis Lift Duration
Unknown Hero icon
  • Burrowstrike icon Burrowstrike Scepter cast range reduced from 1400 to 1300
  • Epicenter icon Epicenter
    • Shard no longer triggers if there are no enemies nearby
    • Shard radius increased from 400 to 475
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +175 Health to +200
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +15% Caustic Finale icon Caustic Finale Slow to +20%
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +20 Health Regen to +25
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +4 Epicenter icon Epicenter Pulses to +5
Unknown Hero icon
  • Intelligence increased from 21 + 3.3 to 22 + 3.6
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15 Intelligence to +15% Shadow Poison icon Shadow Poison Damage
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to +10 Strength
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +20% Shadow Poison icon Shadow Poison Damage to +200 Demonic Purge icon Demonic Purge Damage
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +20 Movement Speed to +25
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -5s Lua error in Module:Ability_ID at line 61: Could not find Cargo data for "Soul Catcher". Cooldown to -6s
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +400 Demonic Purge icon Demonic Purge Damage to -30s Demonic Purge icon Demonic Purge Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base attack time reduced from 1.7 to 1.6
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Shard has been reworked. Now causes Presence of the Dark Lord icon Presence of the Dark Lord to reduce magic resistance by 14%
  • Necromastery icon Necromastery Soul lost on death reduced from 50% to 40%
Shadow Shaman icon
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +75 Shadow Shaman Serpent Ward icon Serpent Wards Attack Range
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +340 Ether Shock icon Ether Shock Damage to +370
Unknown Hero icon
  • Last Word icon Last Word mana cost reduced from 115 to 100/105/110/115
  • Arcane Curse icon Arcane Curse
    • Damage reduced from 16/26/36/46 to 16/24/32/40
    • No longer pauses damage when the debuff duration is delayed
  • Glaives of Wisdom icon Glaives of Wisdom Shard damage behavior fixed (was reducing non-glaives damage to the secondary target too much)
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +5 Armor to +6
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base damage increased by 2
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Every time you cast abilities you gain +5 Intelligence and +1 Armor for 35 seconds. Stacks independently.
  • Concussive Shot icon Concussive Shot cooldown reduced from 18/16/14/12 to 15/14/13/12
  • Arcane Bolt icon Arcane Bolt
    • Damage multiplier reduced from 1.6 to 1.4
    • Base damage increased from 60/80/100/120 to 60/85/110/135
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15 Movement Speed to +175 Health
  • Level 25 Talent reduced from +480 Mystic Flare icon Mystic Flare Damage to +450
Slardar icon
  • Guardian Sprint icon Guardian Sprint
    • Sprint no longer unlocks max movement speed
    • Sprint river speed rescaled from 10/20/30/40% to 25%
  • Slithereen Crush icon Slithereen Crush
    • Shard now applies the debuff before the damage
    • Shard now also increases the radius by 75
  • Bash of the Deep icon Bash of the Deep now does double damage against creeps
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +6 Health Regen to +7
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +275 Health to +325
Slark icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Grants Depth Shroud icon Depth Shroud. Creates a 300 AoE cloud at the target location for 3 seconds. All allies inside the radius are hidden and have increased regeneration and movement speed. Cast Range: 800. Cooldown: 75. Manacost: 75
  • Shadow Dance icon Shadow Dance movement speed rescaled from 20/35/50% to 24/36/48%
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +7 Agility to +8
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +15% Lifesteal to +18%
Snapfire icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Intelligence increased from 18 to 21
  • Lil' Shredder icon Lil' Shredder
    • Damage increased from 20/40/60/80 to 20/45/70/95
    • Mana cost rescaled from 75/80/85/90 to 50/60/70/80
    • Armor reduction duration increased from 4 to 5
  • Scatterblast icon Scatterblast Shard stun duration increased from 1.5 to 2
  • Firesnap Cookie icon Firesnap Cookie
    • Jump distance reduced from 450 to 425
    • Cooldown reduced from 24/21/18/15 to 21/19/17/15
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +60 Scatterblast icon Scatterblast Damage to +75
Unknown Hero icon
  • Take Aim icon Take Aim active reworked. No longer gives double range for an attack. Now lasts 4 seconds and grants you True Strike and +30% Headshot chance. Causes you to move 30% slower. Cooldown: 35/30/25/20. Manacost: 50
  • Concussive Grenade icon Concussive Grenade
    • Now knocks sniper back 450 units away from the target direction
    • Grenade cast range increased from 550 to 600
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +5 Shrapnel icon Shrapnel to +6
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Desolate icon Desolate damage increased from 15/30/45/60 to 18/32/46/60
  • Spectral Dagger icon Spectral Dagger cast range reduced from 2000 to 1800
  • Shadow Step icon Shadow Step cooldown reduced from 35 to 30
  • Dispersion icon Dispersion
    • Shard can now target any enemy hero that damaged you in the last 8 seconds. Can ground target to find the closest valid target.
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 150 to 50.
Unknown Hero icon
  • Nether Strike icon Nether Strike cast time reduced from 1.2 to 1
  • Bulldoze icon Bulldoze Speed reduced from 12/18/24/30% to 10/16/22/28%
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +650 Health to +800
Storm Spirit icon
  • Electric Electric Rave icon Electric Rave upgrade is now an active on Overload icon Overload instead of a dedicated hotkey
  • Ball Lightning icon Ball Lightning travel speed rescaled from 1250/1875/2500 to 1400/1850/2300
  • Overload icon Overload
    • Bounce talent is no longer applied to allies that have the Shard buff, only Storm Spirit benefits from it now
    • Bounce talent now causes the secondary attacks to do 75% damage instead of 100%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +24 Overload icon Overload Damage to 200 Health
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +375 Health to +25 Attack Speed
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +25 Attack Speed to -1.25s Static Remnant icon Static Remnant Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent improved from 600 Distance Auto Static Remnant icon Remnant to 550
Unknown Hero icon
  • Storm Hammer icon Storm Hammer
    • Shard now also reduces cooldown by 4 seconds
    • Scepter cast range reduced from 950 to 900
  • God's Strength icon God's Strength damage increased from 100/140/180% to 100/150/200%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +2.5 Mana Regen to +15 Attack Speed
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +7 Strength to +3s Warcry icon Warcry Duration
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +4s Warcry icon Warcry Duration to +25% Great Cleave icon Great Cleave
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +1s Storm Hammer icon Storm Hammer Stun Duration to +1.25
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -4s Storm Hammer icon Storm Hammer Cooldown to +10 Warcry icon Warcry Armor
Unknown Hero icon
  • Movement speed increased from 310 to 320
  • Remote Mines icon Remote Mines cast time improved from 1 to 0.75
  • Minefield Sign icon Minefield Sign can no longer be placed in fountain areas
  • Blast Off! icon Blast Off!
    • Shard cast range reduced from +600 to +300
    • Shard stun radius increased from 200 to 400 (same as damage radius)
    • Shard stun duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +240 Blast Off! icon Blast Off! Damage to +300
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +5 Mana Regen to +4
Unknown Hero icon
  • Meld icon Meld
    • Mana cost reduced from 50 to 35/40/45/50
    • Damage increased from 50/100/150/200 to 80/120/160/200
    • Cooldown increased from 12/10/8/6 to 15/12/9/6
  • Psionic Trap icon Psionic Trap
    • Shard silence duration increased from 0.5/3 min/max to 1.5/3.5
    • Shard increases vision from 400 to 525 radius
    • Cast range reduced from 2000 to 1800
  • Psionic Projection icon Psionic Projection Scepter mana cost reduced from 100 to 50
  • Scepter cooldown reduced from 15 to 10
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +20 Movement Speed to +80 Psi Blades icon Psi Blades Range
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Attack Speed to +20
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +160 Psionic Trap icon Psionic Trap Damage to +180
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +6 Refraction icon Refraction Instance to +8
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base HP regen increased from 0 to 1
  • Base damage increased by 4
  • Base armor reduced by 2
  • Metamorphosis icon Metamorphosis
    • Attack damage bonus reduced from 20/40/60/80 to 15/30/45/60
    • Attack range bonus reduced from 400 to 340/360/380/400
  • Reflection icon Reflection
    • Illusion damage increased from 40/60/80/100% to 55/70/85/100%
    • Slow rescaled from 25% to 15/20/25/30%
    • Duration rescaled from 3.25/4/4.75/5.5 to 5
    • Cooldown increased from 22/20/18/16 to 28/24/20/16
    • Mana cost reduced from 50 to 35/40/45/50
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
Unknown Hero icon
  • Gush icon Gush mana cost rescaled from 90/100/110/120 to 100/105/110/115
Timbersaw icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Reactive Armor icon Reactive Armor
    • Duration reduced from 10/13/16/19 to 10/12/14/16
    • Regen per stack reduced from 1/1.1/1.2/1.3 to 0.7/0.9/1.1/1.3
  • Timber Chain icon Timber Chain
    • Cast range reduced from 800/1000/1200/1400 to 800/950/1100/1250
    • Travel speed increased from 1900/2200/2500/2800 to 2200/2400/2600/2800
  • Flamethrower icon Flamethrower
    • Shard no longer ignores Ancients
    • Shard now affects buildings for 40% damage
  • Whirling Death icon Whirling Death debuff duration rescaled from 14 to 12/13/14/15
  • Chakram icon Chakram Scepter damage per second increased by 20
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +8 Reactive Armor icon Reactive Armor Stacks to +6 Reactive Armor icon Reactive Armor Stacks and Duration
Unknown Hero icon
  • Defense Matrix icon Defense Matrix
    • Shard status resistance increased from 40% to 50%
    • Shard health increased from 275 to 350
    • Shard duration increased from 12 to 15
  • Laser icon Laser Scepter current health reduction reduced from 20% to 15%
  • Rearm icon Rearm
    • Cast point reduced from 0.53 to 0
    • Mana cost increased from 100/200/300 to 100/210/320
    • Channel time increased from 3/1.5/0.75 to 3.5/2/1.25
  • Lua error in Module:Ability_ID at line 61: Could not find Cargo data for "Heat-Seeking Missile". mana cost reduced from 80/100/120/140 to 80/95/110/125
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +8% Mana cost/Mana loss Reduction
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +9% Mana cost/Mana loss Reduction to +1 Lua error in Module:Ability_ID at line 61: Could not find Cargo data for "Heat-Seeking Missile".
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base HP regen increased from 1 to 1.5
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Tree Grab icon Tree Grab to have no charge limit.
  • Tree Grab icon Tree Grab mana cost reduced from 50 to 40
  • Grow icon Grow armor increased from 10/16/22 to 12/18/24
  • Tree Volley icon Tree Volley cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Tree Throw icon Tree Throw cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Toss icon Toss cast range rescaled from 850/1000/1150/1300 to 900/1000/1100/1200
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +25 Damage to +10 Strength
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Movement Speed to +20
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +5 Tree Grab icon Tree Grab Attack Charges to +15% Tree Grab icon Tree Grab Unit Damage Bonus
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +18 Strength to +15% Status Resistance
Unknown Hero icon
  • Nature's Guise icon Nature's Guise Shard now also grants invisibility near trees
  • Leech Seed icon Leech Seed mana cost reduced from 110/120/130/140 to 80/90/100/110
  • Living Armor icon Living Armor cast time reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +60 Damage to +1.75 Mana Regen
  • Level 10 Talent changed from Nature's Guise icon Nature's Guise Invisibility to -5s Nature's Grasp icon Nature's Grasp Cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +24 Nature's Grasp icon Nature's Grasp Damage to +30
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Cooldown Reduction to +8 Living Armor icon Living Armor Bonus Armor
  • Level 25 Talent 450 AoE Living Armor icon Living Armor now works on creeps
Unknown Hero icon
  • Whirling Axes (Ranged) icon Whirling Axes Ranged
    • Mana cost increased from 50 to 60
    • Distance reduced from 1000 to 950
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Grants Rampage icon Rampage. Globally causes all allied heroes to gain +70 Attack Speed or +25% Status resistance for 5 seconds based on whichever stance Troll is currently in. Ranged provides attack speed and melee provides status resistance. Cooldown: 80. Manacost: 75.
  • Berserker's Rage icon Berserker's Rage bonus armor rescaled from 6 to 4/5/6/7
  • Battle Trance icon Battle Trance Movement speed reduced form 30/35/40% to 25/30/35%
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +200 Health to +225
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +8 Agility to +7
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base HP regen reduced from 1 to 0.75
  • Walrus Punch icon Walrus Punch now does the attack animation 40% faster
  • Tag Team icon Tag Team damage reduced from 25/50/75/100 to 20/45/70/95
  • Snowball icon Snowball cast range reduced from 1250 to 1150
  • Ice Shards icon Ice Shards
    • Cast range reduced from 2000 to 1800
    • Mana cost reduced from 100/105/110/115 to 100
  • Frozen Sigil icon Frozen Sigil
    • Shard no longer reduces attack speed
    • Shard attacks to destroy increased from 4 to 6
    • Shard vision radius increased from 400 to 650
    • Shard movement speed increased from 340 to 375
    • Shard manacost reduced from 100 to 70
    • Shard slow increased from 35% to 40%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack range increased from 175 to 200
  • Firestorm icon Firestorm
    • Radius rescaled from 400/430/460/490 to 425
    • Shard no longer provides healing
    • Shard now also increases the Firestorm wave count by 3
  • Dark Rift icon Dark Rift
    • Scepter now also increases radius from 600 to 900
    • Scepter no longer reduces cooldown
    • Scepter now causes it to have two charges
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +2 Firestorm icon Firestorm Wave Count to +125 Firestorm icon Firestorm Radius
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +50 Attack Speed to +60
  • Level 25 Talent changed from 15% Firestorm icon Firestorm Building Damage to 40% Atrophy Aura icon Atrophy Allied Hero Bonus
Unknown Hero icon
  • Agility gain increased from 0.8 to 1.2
  • Decay icon Decay
    • Mana cost reduced from 85/95/105/115 to 85/90/95/100
    • Now deals double damage to creeps
  • Flesh Golem icon Flesh Golem illusions no longer apply the debuff
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +40 Decay icon Decay Duration to +5 Armor
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to -15s Tombstone icon Tombstone Cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10 Soul Rip icon Soul Rip Damage/Heal to +12
Unknown Hero icon
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes Earthshock icon Earthshock to apply a 1.5 second Enrage buff on yourself. Reduces cooldown by 2 seconds.
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +1.5 Mana Regen to +1.75
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +12 Agility to +10 Agility
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -3s Earthshock icon Earthshock Cooldown to +10% Enrage icon Enrage Status Resistance
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base damage increased from 41-49 to 44-50
  • Base movement speed increased from 290 to 295
  • Vengeance Aura icon Vengeance Aura Scepter illusion movement speed reduced from 30% to 25%
  • Wave of Terror icon Wave of Terror
    • Radius increased from 300 to 325
    • Shard damage steal reduced from 25% to 20%
    • Shard now also steals 20% of the enemy base armor
  • Level 10 Talent changed from -1 Wave of Terror icon Wave of Terror Armor to +10 Agility
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +12 Agility to -2 Wave of Terror icon Wave of Terror Armor
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to -15s Nether Swap icon Nether Swap Cooldown
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base damage increased from 42-44 to 44-47
  • Poison Sting icon Poison Sting slow reduced from 9/11/13/15% to 8/10/12/14%
  • Poison Nova icon Poison Nova
    • Radius increased from 575 to 630
    • Duration increased from 18 to 20
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15s Plague Ward icon Plague Ward Duration to +100 Attack Range
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Attack Range to +12% Spell Lifesteal
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from -10% Poison Sting icon Poison Sting Slow to -8%
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Spell Lifesteal to -1.5s Plague Ward icon Plague Wards Cooldown
Viper icon
  • Poison Attack icon Poison Attack
    • Mana cost rescaled from 25 to 20/22/24/26
    • Shard armor reduction reduced from 1.5 to 1
    • Shard now also causes it to affect buildings for 40% poison damage.
  • Viper Strike icon Viper Strike mana cost reduced from 125/175/225 to 100/150/200
  • Level 25 Talent changed from Poison Attack icon Poison Attack Affects Buildings to 2x Corrosive Skin icon Corrosive Skin Slow and Resistance
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +5 Corrosive Skin icon Corrosive Skin Stats to +300 Health
Unknown Hero icon
  • Attack animation improved from 0.46 to 0.4
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Soul Assumption icon Soul Assumption Mana cost decreased from 135/140/145/150 to 125
  • Gravekeeper's Cloak icon Gravekeeper's Cloak
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 200 to 125
    • Shard heal increased from 25% to 35%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to -3s Grave Chill icon Grave Chill Cooldown
Void Spirit icon
  • Dissimilate icon Dissimilate Shard damage increased from +125 to +200
  • Aether Remnant icon Aether Remnant cast range reduced from 1000 to 850
  • Astral Step icon Astral Step
    • Cast range reduced from 700/900/1100 to 700/850/1000
    • Replenish time improved from 30/25/20 to 28/23/18
  • Resonant Pulse icon Resonant Pulse
    • Mana cost increased from 100/110/120/130 to 115/120/125/130
    • Cooldown increased from 16 to 18
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from -5s Astral Step icon Astral Step Charge Restore Time to -4
Unknown Hero icon
  • Shadow Word icon Shadow Word
    • Shard movement speed/slow reduced from 20% to 10%
    • Shard now also changes it to a 450 AoE spell
  • Upheaval icon Upheaval
    • Cast time improved from 0.5 to 0.4
    • AoE reduced from 650 to 500/550/600/650
    • Slow cap rescaled from 84% to 40/60/80/100%
    • Slow per second rescaled from 7/14/21/28% to 12/17/22/27%
    • Max duration reduced from 16 to 10/12/14/16
  • Chaotic Offering icon Chaotic Offering Scepter spawn interval reduced from 0.4 to 0.2
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +50 Chaotic Offering icon Chaotic Offering Golem Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from -5.5s Shadow Word icon Shadow Word Cooldown to -5s
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +8 Armor to +40 Upheaval icon Upheaval DPS
  • Level 20 Talent changed from 500 Shadow Word icon Shadow Word AoE to +25 Shadow Word icon Shadow Word Heal/Damage
Weaver icon
  • Shukuchi icon Shukuchi
    • No longer unlocks max movement speed
    • Now moves at haste speed always
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15 Damage to +0.2 The Swarm icon Swarm Armor Reduction
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +0.4 The Swarm icon Swarm Armor Reduction to +35 Damage
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +4 The Swarm icon Swarm Attacks To Kill to +3
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +160 Shukuchi icon Shukuchi Movement Speed to 2 Shukuchi icon Shukuchi Charges
Unknown Hero icon
  • Shackleshot icon Shackleshot mana cost reduced from 70/85/100/115 to 70/80/90/100
  • Powershot icon Powershot
    • Shard now also reduces cooldown by 1.5 seconds
    • Kill threshold no longer scales based on powershot channel
  • Windrun icon Windrun
    • Scepter no longer unlocks max movement speed (still provides 2 charges)
    • Scepter now passively provides 30% Evasion
    • Scepter now provides haste instead of increasing the speed from 60% to 100%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Arctic Burn icon Arctic Burn cooldown reduced from 50/40/30/20 to 42/36/28/20
  • Winter's Curse icon Winter's Curse
    • Now ends if there are no enemies in the area for 2.5 seconds
    • Cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
    • Duration increased from 4/4.75/5.5 to 4.5/5/5.5
    • Curse radius increased from 500 to 525
    • Attack speed increased from 55 to 65
  • Cold Embrace icon Cold Embrace
    • Shard no longer increases Splinter Blast damage by +80
    • Shard now also reduces cooldown by 5 seconds
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +1% Cold Embrace icon Cold Embrace Heal to +1.5%
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -4s Cold Embrace icon Cold Embrace cooldown to +100 Splinter Blast icon Splinter Blast Damage
Unknown Hero icon
  • Paralyzing Cask icon Paralyzing Cask hero damage increased from 50 to 50/60/70/80
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +5 Armor to +200 Health
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +80 Maledict icon Maledict AoE to +100
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +1.2% Max Health Voodoo Restoration icon Voodoo Restoration to +1.5%
Unknown Hero icon
  • Level 10 Talent changed from -1s Wraithfire Blast icon Wraithfire Blast Cooldown to +0.5s Wraithfire Blast icon Wraithfire Blast Stun Duration
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +12 Strength to +25 Movement Speed
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +30 Movement Speed to +16 Strength
Zeus icon
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Static Field icon Static Field Shard cooldown reduced from 14 to 11
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +200 Health to +20 Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +25 Movement Speed to +350 Health
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +275 Cast Range to +50% Spell Lifesteal

Items[]

Balance Changes[]

Tango icon
  • Shared tangos now expire after 40 seconds. Tango pooling has been removed from the Strategy Phase UI.
Necronomicon icon
  • Removed Item
Satanic icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 35 to 25
  • Unholy Rage can no longer be dispelled
  • Unholy Rage now applies a basic dispel on cast
Battle Fury icon
  • Mana regen reduced from 3.25 to 2.75
  • Creep cleave damage reduced from 50% to 40%
Meteor Hammer icon
  • Stun duration reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Building damage per second increased from 50 to 60
Abyssal Blade icon
  • No longer has a blink effect. Now a melee ability.
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1750 to 1550 (total cost is 300 cheaper with Vitality Booster cost reduction change)
Tranquil Boots icon
  • Movement speed reduced from 70 to 65
Eul's Scepter of Divinity icon
  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550
Wind Waker icon
  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550
Boots of Travel icon
  • Movement speed reduced from 110 to 100
Boots of Travel 2 icon
  • Movement speed reduced from 130 to 120
Swift Blink icon
  • No longer ignores movement speed limit
Aether Lens icon
  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225
Octarine Core icon
  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225
Sentry Ward icon
  • Cost reduced from 75 to 50
  • True Sight radius reduced from 1000 to 900
Manta Style icon
  • Melee illusions incoming damage reduced from 350% to 300%
  • Ranged illusions incoming damage reduced from 400% to 300% (same as melee)
  • Cooldown for ranged heroes reduced from 45 to 30 (same as melee)
Helm of Iron Will icon
  • Armor increased from 5 to 6
Armlet of Mordiggian icon
  • Armor increased from 5 to 6
  • Active health drain reduced from 50 to 40
Energy Booster icon
  • Cost reduced from 900 to 800
Vitality Booster icon
  • Cost reduced from 1100 to 1000
Heart of Tarrasque icon
  • Recipe cost increased from 900 to 1300
Aether Lens icon
  • Recipe cost increased from 550 to 650
Aeon Disk icon
  • Recipe cost increased from 1100 to 1200
Black King Bar icon
  • Cooldown increased from 70 to 75
  • Duration rescaled from 10/9/8/7/6/5 to 9/8/7/6
Clarity icon
  • Duration reduced from 30 to 25 (180 mana to 150)
Bottle icon
  • Cost increased from 625 to 675
  • Mana regen reduced from 75 to 65
  • HP regen reduced from 125 to 115
Headdress icon
  • Now provides +0.5 HP regen to the holder
Ring of Basilius icon
  • Mana regen aura reduced from 1.4 to 1
  • Now provides +0.6 mana regen to the holder
Buckler icon
  • Now provides +1 armor to the holder
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 250 (matches the other early aura items)
Pipe of Insight icon
  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5
Mekansm icon
  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5
Veil of Discord icon
  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.5 to 1.75
Vladmir's Offering icon
  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.4 to 1.75
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 500 (total cost reduced from 2750 to 2700)
Force Staff icon
  • Ring of Regeneration replaced with Fluffy Hat (+150 Health instead of regen)
  • Recipe reduced from 1000 to 950 (overall cost increased from 2175 to 2200)
Hurricane Pike icon
  • Now has +200 Health instead of +2.5 HP Regen
  • Intelligence increased from 13 to 15
Diffusal Blade icon
  • Manabreak damage per mana burned increased from 80% to 100%
  • Manabreak on melee illusions reduced from 16 to 12
  • Agility increased from 20 to 24
  • Intelligence increased from 10 to 12
Solar Crest icon
  • Recipe changed to Medallion, Crown, Wind Lace and a 900 gold recipe (1150 cheaper)
  • Armor reduced from +8 to +6
  • All Stats reduced from +10 to +5
  • Shine active armor reduced from 8 to 6
  • Shine attack speed addition/removal reduced from 80 to 65
Vanguard icon
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
Abyssal Blade icon
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
Crimson Guard icon
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
Slippers of Agility icon
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
Gauntlets of Strength icon
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
Mantle of Intelligence icon
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
Bracer icon
  • HP regen increased from 0.75 to 1
Sange and Yasha icon
  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12
Yasha and Kaya icon
  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12
Kaya icon
  • Mana regen amp increased from +24% to +50%
Kaya and Sange icon
  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%
Yasha and Kaya icon
  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%
Dragon Lance icon
  • Agility increased from 14 to 16
Mekansm icon
  • Mana cost reduced from 200 to 100
Mage Slayer icon
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 400
Blade Mail icon
  • Recipe cost reduced from 675 to 575
Echo Sabre icon
  • Strength increased from 12 to 15
Helm of the Dominator icon
  • Bounty reduced from 200 to 100
  • Creep movement speed reduced from 425 to 380 (affects the upgrade as well)
Helm of the Overlord icon
  • Renamed from Helm of the Dominator 2 to Helm of the Overlord and added to the shop UI as an independent item
  • Can now dominate up to two units (150 bounty)
Shadow Blade icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 28 to 25
Silver Edge icon
  • Mana regen increased from 3 to 4
  • Intelligence bonus increased from 10 to 15
Divine Rapier icon
  • No longer provides True Strike
  • Damage increased from 300 to 350
Monkey King Bar icon
  • Proc chance increased from 75% to 80%
Mjollnir icon
  • Chain Lightning damage increased from 170 to 180
  • Static Charge damage increased from 200 to 225
Soul Ring icon
  • Recipe cost reduced from 275 to 225
Quelling Blade icon
  • Bonus damage reduced from 13 to 12
Witch Blade icon
  • Poison attack now has True Strike
Shiva's Guard icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 27
Urn of Shadows icon
  • Mana regen reduced from 1.5 to 1.4
Scythe of Vyse icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 22 to 20
Talisman of Evasion icon
  • Cost reduced from 1400 to 1300
Veil of Discord icon
  • Cast range increased from 1000 to 1200
  • Cooldown reduced from 25 to 22
Holy Locket icon
  • Passive charge regeneration time reduced from 15 to 10 seconds
Infused Raindrops icon
  • Minimum damage threshold increased from 50 to 75
Wind Waker icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 23 to 18
Dagon icon
  • Cast range increased from 600/650/700/750/800 to 700/750/800/850/900
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1300 to 1250
Rod of Atos icon
  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750
Gleipnir icon
  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750
Bloodthorn icon
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1000 to 800
Enchanted Mango icon
  • Can now be sold
Smoke of Deceit icon
  • Now dispelled by the fountain

Neutral Items[]

Royal Jelly icon
  • Removed Item
Broom Handle icon
  • Damage increased from +12 to +14
Ocean Heart icon
  • River HP/MP regen increased from 8/4 to 10/5
Chipped Vest icon
  • Health regen increased from 3.5 to 5
  • Return damage increased from 28/17 to 30/20
Trusty Shovel icon
  • Now drops an Enchanted Mango instead of a TP Scroll
Imp Claw icon
  • Damage increased from +24 to +26
Philosopher's Stone icon
  • GPM increased from +70 to +80
Pupil's Gift icon
  • Secondary Attributes increased from +13 to +14
Grove Bow icon
  • Magic resistance reduction increased from 12% to 15%
Bullwhip icon
  • Movement Speed change reduced from 20% to 18%
  • Cooldown reduced from 12 to 11
  • Mana regen reduced from 3 to 2.5
Quicksilver Amulet icon
  • Passive movement speed reduced from 5% to 4%
  • Active movement speed reduced from 5% to 4%
  • Active attack speed increased from 15 to 20
  • Projectile and Attack Animation increased from 30% to 40%
Mind Breaker icon
  • Silence duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 12
Psychic Headband icon
  • Intelligence bonus increased from +12% to +16%
Elven Tunic icon
  • Movement speed reduced from 8% to 7%
Spider Legs icon
  • Active movement speed reduced from +24% to +22%
Paladin Sword icon
  • Now provides +8% Spell Lifesteal
Telescope icon
  • Attack and Cast Range reduced from 135 to 125
Illusionist's Cape icon
  • Illusion bonus damage reduced from 8% to 6%
Spell Prism icon
  • All stats reduced from +12 to +6
Flicker icon
  • Movement speed reduced from 40 to 35
  • Now always goes in a random forward direction with a random distance between 200 and 600
The Leveller icon
  • Now grants +5 Armor
  • Attack speed reduced from 60 to 50
Ninja Gear icon
  • Movement speed reduced from +30 to +25
  • Agility increased from 20 to 24
Trickster Cloak icon
  • No longer interrupts channeling abilities
  • Active can now be dispelled
  • Invisibility now provides phased movement
  • Now has a 0.2 second fade time
Penta-Edged Sword icon
  • Melee attack range increased from +80 to +100
  • Maim chance increased from 20% to 25%
Ex Machina icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 25
Force Boots icon
  • Now also provides +30 HP Regen
Seer Stone icon
  • Reveal cooldown reduced from 70 to 60
  • Reveal now grants True Sight at the destination
  • Reveal duration increased from 5 to 6
Book of the Dead icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Units damage increased from +50% to +75%
Book of Shadows icon
  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 8


See also[]

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