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GeneralEdit

  • Terrain updated with various changes
  • Added   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
    • 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: Roshan drop now requires you to activate it to consume it (has no effect until consumed)
  •   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



  • 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


HeroesEdit

NewEdit

Dawnbreaker

Balance ChangesEdit

  • Base health regen increased from 0.5 to 1
  • Shard upgrade now also reduces   Mist Coil and   Aphotic Shield cooldowns by 1 second.
  •   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
    • Backswing reduced from 0.5 to 0.33
    • Mana cost increased from 100/105/110/115 to 100/110/120/130
  •   Borrowed Time Scepter duration increased from 6/7/8 to 7/8/9
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +50   Mist Coil Heal/Damage to +55
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +8 Armor to +9
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 425 AoE   Mist Coil to 500
  •   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 scepter now reduces mana cost by 50%
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes   Blink to have +300 range and reduces cooldown by 2.
  •   Mana Void Mana cost rescaled from 125/200/275 to 100/200/300
  •   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 Cast Range to +0.6% Max   Mana Burn
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -2s   Blink Cooldown to +1s   Mana Void Stun
  •   Magnetic Field
    • Shard magic resistance increased from 20% to 40%
    • Shard now also slows enemies by 20%
  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +200   Flux Cast Range to +175
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +200 Health to +225
  • Attack point reduced from 0.5 to 0.4
  •   Berserker's Call Scepter upgrade cooldown reduction increased from 2 to 3
  •   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
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes   Brain Sap to become a 550 target AoE spell. Secondary units heal for 25%.
  • Reworked Scepter upgrade. Reduces   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 backswing reduced from 0.84 to 0.5
  •   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 cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +5%   Fiend's Grip Max Mana Drain
  • Reworked Shard. Now causes   Flamebreak to have two charges and apply a   Sticky Napalm charge on impact.
  •   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
    • 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 Charges to +20% Magic Resistance
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   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 shard also lowers the cooldown by 15 seconds
  •   Wild Axes
    • Scepter now also increases damage by +40
    • Mana cost reduced from 80 to 65
  •   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 Damage to -35s   Primal Roar Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +20   Inner Beast Attack Speed to +30
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +350 Health Beastmaster Controlled to +4%   Wild Axes Damage Amp Per Stack
  • Backswing reduced from 0.63 to 0.4
  •   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 Damage to +85
  • Reworked Shard.   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 slow no longer pierces Spell Immunity
  • Base movement speed increased from 305 to 310
  •   Drunken Brawler passive evasion increased from 6/12/18/24% to 10/15/20/25%
  •   Primal Split split time reduced from 0.65 to 0.55
    •   Storm health increased from 1000/1400/1800 to 1000/1500/2000
    •   Fire health increased from 1300 to 1300/1450/1600
    •   Earth health increased from 1400/2200/3000 to 1400/2300/3200
    •   Void health increased from 1200/1400/1600 to 1200/1500/1800
  • Shard cooldown for   Astral Pulse reduced from 20 to 12
  • Shard Void   Astral Pulse cast point reduced from 0.25 to 0.15
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +1s   Thunder Clap Slow to +200   Thunder Clap AoE
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +12 Damage to +15
  • Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  •   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
    • 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
  • Agility increased by 4
  •   Incapacitating Bite has been removed.
  •   Spawn Spiderlings
    • Debuff duration increased from 5 to 20
    • Debuff stacks (multiple instances of spiders will come out)
  • Reworked Shard. Now causes   Silken Bola to be a 550 AoE spell and increases the miss rate to 80%
  •   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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
  •   Hoof Stomp AoE increased from 315 to 330
  •   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 strength damage return increased from 20/25/30/35% to 20/26/32/38%
  •   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 Duration to +6 Armor
  •   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 Duration to +0.5s Min/Max   Chaos Bolt Duration
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1s Min/Max   Chaos Bolt Duration to +10s   Phantasm Duration
  • Base mana regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  •   Hand of God Heal increased from 250/425/600 to 275/450/625
  •   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 Deals 250 Damage
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +800   Holy Persuasion Minimum Health to +1200
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -24s   Hand of God cooldown to -40s
  • Strength changed from 14 + 2.2 to 16 + 2.0
  •   Strafe mana cost increased from 40/50/60/70 to 70
  •   Skeleton Walk Shard skeleton duration reduced from 60 to 45 seconds
  •   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   Searing Arrows Damage to +30
  •   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
  • Reworked Shard. Now allows you to move, cast, and attack during   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 AoE
  •   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 backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.4
  •   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 AoE to +6 Armor
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +100   Vacuum AoE
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +1s   Wall of Replica slow to -30s   Wall of Replica cooldown
  • Base health regen increased from 0 to 0.5
  •   Shadow Realm cooldown reduced from 32/26/20/14 to 26/22/18/14
  •   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 cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  •   Cursed Crown Shard also reduces delay by 1 second
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +160   Cursed Crown AoE
  • Turn rate improved from 0.6 to 0.7
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes   Poison Touch to hex affected targets for 1.25 seconds.
  • Level 15 increased from +35 Attack Speed to +60
  •   Poison Touch Now does its first instance of damage immediately on impact
  •   Shadow Wave
    • Scepter heal increased from +60 to +100
    • Scepter damage increased from +80 to +100
  •   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 End
  • 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 charges by 1 and causes enemies to be feared for 2 seconds if they are siphoned for 4 seconds consecutively.
  •   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 Cooldown to -3.5
  •   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 cooldown reduced from 60/46/32/18 to 48/38/28/18
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +1.5s   Static Storm Duration to +2s
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +275   Glimpse Arrival Damage
  • Level 20 Talent changed from   Kinetic Field Grants True Sight to +2s   Kinetic Field Duration
  • Level 25 Talent increased from -8s   Glimpse Cooldown to -11
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +3s   Kinetic Field Duration to +275   Static Storm AoE
  • 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
    • 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 backswing reduced from 0.83 to 0.5
  •   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 Duration to +12% Magic Resistance
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +10%   Scorched Earth Movement Speed to +20   Scorched Earth Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +30   Scorched Earth Damage to -10s   Scorched Earth Cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +120   Devour Bonus Gold to   Devour Can Target Ancients
  • Level 20 Talent changed from   Devour Can Target Ancients to +15%   Scorched Earth Movement Speed
  •   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
    • 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 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 Stun Duration
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +15% Cooldown Reduction to +150   Elder Dragon Form Attack Range
  • Level 25 Talent changed from 1.8x   Dragon Blood to +12   Dragon Blood Armor and Regeneration
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1.6s   Dragon Tail to +375 AoE   Dragon Tail During   Dragon Form
  • Attack point reduced from 0.55 to 0.5
  •   Frost Arrows
    • Shard burst slow increased from 25% to 40%
    • Shard now affects creeps
  •   Gust mana cost reduced from 90 to 70
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -6s   Multishot Cooldown to -8s
  •   Boulder Smash stone slow reduced from 60% to 50%
  •   Geomagnetic Grip remnant pull speed reduced from 1000 to 900 (same as Boulder Smash)
  •   Stone Remnant vision radius reduced from 400 to 375
  •   Enchant Remnant
    • Scepter damage increased from 300 to 450
    • Scepter radius increased from 300 to 450
  •   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%
  •   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
  •   Earth Splitter
    • Cooldown increased from 100 to 120/110/100
    • Delay from 3.14 to 2.8
  •   Echo Stomp mana cost increased from 85/90/95/100 to 100
  •   Searing Chains backswing reduced from 0.87 to 0.5
  •   Flame Guard
    • Backswing reduced from 1.07 to 0.6
    • Duration increased from 8/12/16/20 to 11/14/17/20
  •   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 to +1s
  •   Untouchable Attack speed slow increased from 100/140/180 to 120/160/200
  •   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
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   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 damage increased from 10/15/20/25 to 15/20/25/30
  •   Chronosphere
    • Backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.35
    • Radius increased from 450 to 500
    • Cast range reduced from 600 to 500
  •   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 Cast Range to +300 Health
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -1.75s   Time Walk to -2s
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes   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 damage per second increased from 6/14/22/30 to 10/20/30/40
  •   Soulbind latch radius increased from 550 to 600
  • Level 10 Talent increased from -4s   Ink Swell Cooldown to -6
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +50   Phantom's Embrace DPS
  •   Flak Cannon
    • Attack count increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
    • Cooldown increased from 18 to 24/22/20/18
  • Added Aghanim's Scepter. Grants new active ability -   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. 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
  • Strength gain increased from 3.2 to 3.4
  •   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 cost reduce from 4% of current health to 3%
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +200 Attack Range to +25% Spell Lifesteal
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes two extra   Chaos Meteor to land alongside the primary cast at slight angles. Reduces cooldown by 15 seconds.
  •   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
    • 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 Now provides +2 Agility per level
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +40 DPS   Ice Wall to +60
  • Level 25 Attack Talent now only attacks if Io is capable of attacking (not when stunned/disarmed/etc)
  •   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
    • 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 Max Range to +300
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10% Spell Lifesteal to +15%
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -25s   Relocate Cooldown -30s
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +700 Health to +900
  • Agility increased from 10 to 15
  •   Dual Breath delay between waves reduced from 0.3 to 0.2
  •   Liquid Frost
    • Shard now also stuns targets initially for 0.4 seconds
    • Shard slow reduced from 30% to 20%
  •   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 Cooldown to -50   Liquid Fire Attack Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +25   Dual Breath Damage to +325 Health
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -50   Liquid Fire Attack Speed to +0.5s   Ice Path Duration
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +325   Dual Breath Range to +30   Macropyre Damage
  • Level 25 Talent changed from   Macropyre Pure and Pierces Immunity to 2x   Dual Breath Damage and Range
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +1s   Ice Path duration to -2.5s   Ice Path Cooldown
  •   Omnislash
    • Now provides Spell Immunity
    • Attack rate multiplier reduced from 1.6 to 1.5
  •   Swiftslash
    • Mana cost increased from 100 to 125
    • Cast range reduced from 600 to 550
  • Base HP regen increased from 0.25 to 0.75
  • Agility gain increased from 1.3 to 1.6
  •   Torrent cast range reduced from 1500 to 1300
  •   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 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 Cleave
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +140%   Tidebringer Cleave to -2s   Tidebringer Cooldown
  • Reworked Shard. Causes   Press the Attack to apply Spell Immunity for 1.75 seconds. Reduces cooldown by 3 seconds.
  •   Overwhelming Odds Radius increased from 330 to 330/340/350/360
  •   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 Cooldown to +75   Overwhelming Odds Damage Per Hero
  •   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 mana cost increased from 200/325/500 to 200/350/500
  •   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 AoE Damage to +125   Frost Blast Radius and Damage
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +10%   Frost Shield Damage Reduction
  • Base damage reduced by 3
  •   Feast now does 0.6/0.8/1/1.2% of target max health as damage
  •   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
    • 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 Slow to +10%
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Causes   Mana Drain to affect up to three enemies. You become Spell Immune while channeling.
  •   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 Slow to +15 Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to +70 Max Health per   Finger of Death Kill
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +2   Mana Drain Multi Target to   Mana Drain Restores Allies
  • Ranged base attack time improved from 1.7 to 1.6
  •   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
  •   Eclipse cast point reduced from 0.6 to 0.5
  •   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 Stun
  • Agility gain increased from 1 to 1.4
  • Attack backswing reduced from 0.55 to 0.25
  •   Summon Wolves mana cost reduced from 145 to 125/130/135/140
  •   Feral Impulse impulse bonus damage increased from 12/22/32/42% to 12/24/36/48%
  •   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
    • Now grants   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 Movement Speed to +175   Summon Wolves Health
  •   Empower damage increased from 11/18/25/32% to 12/20/28/36%
  •   Shockwave mana cost reduced from 90/100/110/120 to 80/90/100/110
  •   Skewer
    • Damage increased from 70/140/210/280 to 70/150/230/310
    • Speed reduced from 950 to 900
  •   Reverse Polarity mana cost reduced from 200/250/300 to 150/225/300
  •   Horn Toss Shard landing stun duration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +0.3s   Shockwave Slow Duration to +0.5s
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -5s   Skewer Cooldown to -7s
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10 Strength to +12
  • Intelligence gain increased from 1.6 to 2.2
  • Agility gain reduced from 1.9 to 1.7
  •   God's Rebuke Damage vs heroes reduced from 35 to 20/25/30/35
  •   Bulwark Scepter attack slow increased from 20% to 30%
  •   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 to +180
  • Base HP regen increased from 0 to 0.25
  • Intelligence gain reduced from 4 to 3.6
  •   Mana Shield now passively provides +100/150/200/250 mana
  •   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 mana gain to +35%
  • Collision size reduced from 24 to 8
  • Reworked Shard. Now allows you to   Poof to allies within a max range of 2000 when directly targeting them.
  •   Poof
    • Radius increased from 375 to 400
    • Damage reduced from 70/90/110/130 to 60/80/100/120
  •   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 Damage to +50
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +325 Health to +375
  • Intelligence increased from 15 + 1.5 to 19 + 1.8
  •   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
    • 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 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 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 While Stunned
  •   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
    • 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 Cooldown
  •   Nature's Call attack damage rescaled from 22/26/30/34 to 18/24/30/36
  •   Teleportation cooldown increased from 50/40/30/20 to 65/50/35/20
  •   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 Base Damage to +30
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 2x   Treant HP/Damage to 2.5x
  • Attack animation time reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
  • Attack projectile speed increased from 900 to 1200
  •   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 slow increased from 6/12/18/24% to 12/16/20/24%
  •   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 cast point reduced from 0.55 to 0.45
  •   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 Cooldown
  •   Fire Shield
    • Shard incoming damage reduction increased from 70% to 85%
    • Shard mana cost reduced from 75 to 50
  •   Ignite cast point reduced from 0.45 to 0.35
  •   Bloodlust mana cost reduced from 65 to 50/55/60/65
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to -1s   Fireblast Cooldown
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +40   Bloodlust Attack Speed to +30
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +30 Strength to +25
  • Base strength increased by 2
  • Base movement speed increased from 310 to 315
  •   Heavenly Grace strength bonus increased from 7/14/21/28 to 8/16/24/32
  •   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
  •   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
    • 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
  •   Swashbuckle cast range reduced from 900 to 850
  •   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
    • 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
  •   Stifling Dagger range rescaled from 525/750/975/1200 to 550/750/950/1150
  •   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 Cooldown to -1.5s
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +300   Phantom Strike Cast Range to +250
  • Base damage range rescaled from 52-66 to 54-64
  •   Doppelganger cast range reduced from 600 to 575
  •   Phantom Rush range reduced from 600/700/800/900 to 600/675/750/825
  •   Spirit Lance Shard damage increased from +30% to +50%
  • Level 15 Talent increased from -2s   Spirit Lance Cooldown to -3
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +350   Phantom Rush Range to +300
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +4%   Juxtapose Damage to +5%
  • Shard has been reworked. Now causes   Sun Ray to slow enemies by 12% and to be castable during   Supernova
  •   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 radius reduced from 1300 to 1200
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +1100   Icarus Dive Cast Range to +1000
  • Level 20 Talent changed from   Sun Ray During   Supernova to +0.5s   Supernova Stun Duration
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Attack range increased from 150 to 175
  •   Meat Hook cooldown reduced from 21/18/15/12 to 18/16/14/12
  •   Dismember Shard cast range on allies increased from 160 to 400
  •   Rot
    • Scepter radius increased from 450 to 475
    • Scepter damage increased from +80 to +100
  • Base damage increased from 43-51 to 45-52
  •   Nether Blast delay reduced from 0.9 to 0.8
  •   Life Drain Shard interval reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Level 25 Talent increased from 1.5   Nether Ward Damage Per Mana to 1.75
  • Base attack damage changed from 45-53 to 46-52
  •   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 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 Damage to -2s   Blink Cooldown
  •   Static Link buff duration reduced from 18 to 15/16/17/18
  •   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
  •   Blink Strike now provides +50% attack animation increase for the attack
  •   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
    • 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 Movement Speed While Invisible
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +475   Blink Strike Cast Range to -4s   Blink Strike Replenish Time
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +125   Smoke Screen AoE to +175
  •   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 Landing Damage
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +0.6s   Telekinesis Lift Duration
  •   Burrowstrike Scepter cast range reduced from 1400 to 1300
  •   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 Slow to +20%
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +20 Health Regen to +25
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +4   Epicenter Pulses to +5
  • Intelligence increased from 21 + 3.3 to 22 + 3.6
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15 Intelligence to +15%   Shadow Poison Damage
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +75 Cast Range to +10 Strength
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +20%   Shadow Poison Damage to +200   Demonic Purge Damage
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +20 Movement Speed to +25
  • Level 20 Talent increased from -5s   Soul Catcher Cooldown to -6s
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +400   Demonic Purge Damage to -30s   Demonic Purge Cooldown
  • 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 to reduce magic resistance by 14%
  •   Necromastery Soul lost on death reduced from 50% to 40%
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Cast Range to +75   Serpent Wards Attack Range
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +340   Ether Shock Damage to +370
  •   Last Word mana cost reduced from 115 to 100/105/110/115
  •   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 Shard damage behavior fixed (was reducing non-glaives damage to the secondary target too much)
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +5 Armor to +6
  • 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 cooldown reduced from 18/16/14/12 to 15/14/13/12
  •   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 Damage to +450
  •   Guardian Sprint
    • Sprint no longer unlocks max movement speed
    • Sprint river speed rescaled from 10/20/30/40% to 25%
  •   Slithereen Crush
    • Shard now applies the debuff before the damage
    • Shard now also increases the radius by 75
  •   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
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Grants   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 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%
  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Intelligence increased from 18 to 21
  •   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 Shard stun duration increased from 1.5 to 2
  •   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 Damage to +75
  •   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
    • 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 to +6
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   Desolate damage increased from 15/30/45/60 to 18/32/46/60
  •   Spectral Dagger cast range reduced from 2000 to 1800
  •   Shadow Step cooldown reduced from 35 to 30
  •   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.
  •   Nether Strike cast time reduced from 1.2 to 1
  •   Bulldoze Speed reduced from 12/18/24/30% to 10/16/22/28%
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +650 Health to +800
  • Electric   Electric Rave upgrade is now an active on   Overload instead of a dedicated hotkey
  •   Ball Lightning travel speed rescaled from 1250/1875/2500 to 1400/1850/2300
  •   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 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 Cooldown
  • Level 25 Talent improved from 600 Distance Auto   Remnant to 550
  •   Storm Hammer
    • Shard now also reduces cooldown by 4 seconds
    • Scepter cast range reduced from 950 to 900
  •   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 Duration
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +4s   Warcry Duration to +25%   Great Cleave
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +1s   Storm Hammer Stun Duration to +1.25
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -4s   Storm Hammer Cooldown to +10   Warcry Armor
  • Movement speed increased from 310 to 320
  •   Remote Mines cast time improved from 1 to 0.75
  •   Minefield Sign can no longer be placed in fountain areas
  •   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! Damage to +300
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +5 Mana Regen to +4
  •   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
    • 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 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 Range
  • Level 10 Talent increased from +15 Attack Speed to +20
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +160   Psionic Trap Damage to +180
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +6   Refraction Instance to +8
  • Base HP regen increased from 0 to 1
  • Base damage increased by 4
  • Base armor reduced by 2
  •   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
    • 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
  •   Gush mana cost rescaled from 90/100/110/120 to 100/105/110/115
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   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
    • 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
    • Shard no longer ignores Ancients
    • Shard now affects buildings for 40% damage
  •   Whirling Death debuff duration rescaled from 14 to 12/13/14/15
  •   Chakram Scepter damage per second increased by 20
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +8   Reactive Armor Stacks to +6   Reactive Armor Stacks and Duration
  •   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 Scepter current health reduction reduced from 20% to 15%
  •   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
  •   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   Heat-Seeking Missile
  • Base HP regen increased from 1 to 1.5
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes   Tree Grab to have no charge limit.
  •   Tree Grab mana cost reduced from 50 to 40
  •   Grow armor increased from 10/16/22 to 12/18/24
  •   Tree Volley cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  •   Tree Throw cast range reduced from 1300 to 1200
  •   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 Attack Charges to +15%   Tree Grab Unit Damage Bonus
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +18 Strength to +15% Status Resistance
  •   Whirling Axes Ranged
    • Mana cost increased from 50 to 60
    • Distance reduced from 1000 to 950
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Grants   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 bonus armor rescaled from 6 to 4/5/6/7
  •   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
  • Base HP regen reduced from 1 to 0.75
  •   Walrus Punch now does the attack animation 40% faster
  •   Tag Team damage reduced from 25/50/75/100 to 20/45/70/95
  •   Snowball cast range reduced from 1250 to 1150
  •   Ice Shards
    • Cast range reduced from 2000 to 1800
    • Mana cost reduced from 100/105/110/115 to 100
  •   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%
  • Attack range increased from 175 to 200
  •   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
    • 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 Wave Count to +125   Firestorm Radius
  • Level 20 Talent increased from +50 Attack Speed to +60
  • Level 25 Talent changed from 15%   Firestorm Building Damage to 40%   Atrophy Allied Hero Bonus
  • Agility gain increased from 0.8 to 1.2
  •   Decay
    • Mana cost reduced from 85/95/105/115 to 85/90/95/100
    • Now deals double damage to creeps
  •   Flesh Golem illusions no longer apply the debuff
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +40   Decay Duration to +5 Armor
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to -15s   Tombstone Cooldown
  • Level 15 Talent increased from +10   Soul Rip Damage/Heal to +12
  • Reworked Shard upgrade. Now causes   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 Cooldown to +10%   Enrage Status Resistance
  • Base damage increased from 41-49 to 44-50
  • Base movement speed increased from 290 to 295
  •   Vengeance Aura Scepter illusion movement speed reduced from 30% to 25%
  •   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 Armor to +10 Agility
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +12 Agility to -2   Wave of Terror Armor
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +125 Cast Range to -15s   Nether Swap Cooldown
  • Base damage increased from 42-44 to 44-47
  •   Poison Sting slow reduced from 9/11/13/15% to 8/10/12/14%
  •   Poison Nova
    • Radius increased from 575 to 630
    • Duration increased from 18 to 20
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15s   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 Slow to -8%
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +12% Spell Lifesteal to -1.5s   Plague Wards Cooldown
  •   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 mana cost reduced from 125/175/225 to 100/150/200
  • Level 25 Talent changed from   Poison Attack Affects Buildings to 2x   Corrosive Skin Slow and Resistance
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +5   Corrosive Skin Stats to +300 Health
  • Attack animation improved from 0.46 to 0.4
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   Soul Assumption Mana cost decreased from 135/140/145/150 to 125
  •   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 Cooldown
  •   Dissimilate Shard damage increased from +125 to +200
  •   Aether Remnant cast range reduced from 1000 to 850
  •   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
    • 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 Charge Restore Time to -4
  •   Shadow Word
    • Shard movement speed/slow reduced from 20% to 10%
    • Shard now also changes it to a 450 AoE spell
  •   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 Scepter spawn interval reduced from 0.4 to 0.2
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +150 Cast Range to +50   Chaotic Offering Golem Movement Speed
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from -5.5s   Shadow Word Cooldown to -5s
  • Level 15 Talent changed from +8 Armor to +40   Upheaval DPS
  • Level 20 Talent changed from 500   Shadow Word AoE to +25   Shadow Word Heal/Damage
  •   Shukuchi
    • No longer unlocks max movement speed
    • Now moves at haste speed always
  • Level 10 Talent changed from +15 Damage to +0.2   Swarm Armor Reduction
  • Level 20 Talent changed from +0.4   Swarm Armor Reduction to +35 Damage
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +4   Swarm Attacks To Kill to +3
  • Level 25 Talent changed from +160   Shukuchi Movement Speed to 2   Shukuchi Charges
  •   Shackleshot mana cost reduced from 70/85/100/115 to 70/80/90/100
  •   Powershot
    • Shard now also reduces cooldown by 1.5 seconds
    • Kill threshold no longer scales based on powershot channel
  •   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%
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   Arctic Burn cooldown reduced from 50/40/30/20 to 42/36/28/20
  •   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
    • 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 Heal to +1.5%
  • Level 20 Talent changed from -4s   Cold Embrace cooldown to +100   Splinter Blast Damage
  •   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 AoE to +100
  • Level 25 Talent increased from +1.2% Max Health   Voodoo Restoration to +1.5%
  • Level 10 Talent changed from -1s   Wraithfire Blast Cooldown to +0.5s   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
  • Base armor increased by 1
  •   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

ItemsEdit

Balance ChangesEdit

  • Shared tangos now expire after 40 seconds. Tango pooling has been removed from the Strategy Phase UI.
  • Removed Item
  • Cooldown reduced from 35 to 25
  • Unholy Rage can no longer be dispelled
  • Unholy Rage now applies a basic dispel on cast
  • Mana regen reduced from 3.25 to 2.75
  • Creep cleave damage reduced from 50% to 40%
  • Stun duration reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Building damage per second increased from 50 to 60
  • 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)
  • Movement speed reduced from 70 to 65
  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550
  • Cast range reduced from 575 to 550
  • Movement speed reduced from 110 to 100
  • Movement speed reduced from 130 to 120
  • No longer ignores movement speed limit
  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225
  • Cast range bonus reduced from 250 to 225
  • Cost reduced from 75 to 50
  • True Sight radius reduced from 1000 to 900
  • 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)
  • Armor increased from 5 to 6
  • Armor increased from 5 to 6
  • Active health drain reduced from 50 to 40
  • Cost reduced from 900 to 800
  • Cost reduced from 1100 to 1000
  • Recipe cost increased from 900 to 1300
  • Recipe cost increased from 550 to 650
  • Recipe cost increased from 1100 to 1200
  • Cooldown increased from 70 to 75
  • Duration rescaled from 10/9/8/7/6/5 to 9/8/7/6
  • Duration reduced from 30 to 25 (180 mana to 150)
  • Cost increased from 625 to 675
  • Mana regen reduced from 75 to 65
  • HP regen reduced from 125 to 115
  • Now provides +0.5 HP regen to the holder
  • Mana regen aura reduced from 1.4 to 1
  • Now provides +0.6 mana regen to the holder
  • Now provides +1 armor to the holder
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 250 (matches the other early aura items)
  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5
  • HP Regen aura increased from 2 to 2.5
  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Mana regen aura increased from 1.4 to 1.75
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 500 (total cost reduced from 2750 to 2700)
  • 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)
  • Now has +200 Health instead of +2.5 HP Regen
  • Intelligence increased from 13 to 15
  • 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
  • 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
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
  • Block chance increased from 50% to 60%
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
  • Cost reduced from 145 to 140
  • HP regen increased from 0.75 to 1
  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12
  • Attack speed reduced from 16 to 12
  • Mana regen amp increased from +24% to +50%
  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%
  • Mana regen amp increased from +30% to +50%
  • Agility increased from 14 to 16
  • Mana cost reduced from 200 to 100
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 400
  • Recipe cost reduced from 675 to 575
  • Strength increased from 12 to 15
  • Bounty reduced from 200 to 100
  • Creep movement speed reduced from 425 to 380 (affects the upgrade as well)
  • 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)
  • Cooldown reduced from 28 to 25
  • Mana regen increased from 3 to 4
  • Intelligence bonus increased from 10 to 15
  • No longer provides True Strike
  • Damage increased from 300 to 350
  • Proc chance increased from 75% to 80%
  • Chain Lightning damage increased from 170 to 180
  • Static Charge damage increased from 200 to 225
  • Recipe cost reduced from 275 to 225
  • onus damage reduced from 13 to 12
  • Poison attack now has True Strike
  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 27
  • Mana regen reduced from 1.5 to 1.4
  • Cooldown reduced from 22 to 20
  • Cost reduced from 1400 to 1300
  • Cast range increased from 1000 to 1200
  • Cooldown reduced from 25 to 22
  • Passive charge regeneration time reduced from 15 to 10 seconds
  • Minimum damage threshold increased from 50 to 75
  • Cooldown reduced from 23 to 18
  • Cast range increased from 600/650/700/750/800 to 700/750/800/850/900
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1300 to 1250
  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750
  • Projectile speed increased from 1500 to 1750
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1000 to 800
  • Can now be sold
  • Now dispelled by the fountain

Neutral ItemsEdit

  • Removed Item
  • Damage increased from +12 to +14
  • River HP/MP regen increased from 8/4 to 10/5
  • Health regen increased from 3.5 to 5
  • Return damage increased from 28/17 to 30/20
  • Now drops an Enchanted Mango instead of a TP Scroll
  • Damage increased from +24 to +26
  • GPM increased from +70 to +80
  • Secondary Attributes increased from +13 to +14
  • Magic resistance reduction increased from 12% to 15%
  • Movement Speed change reduced from 20% to 18%
  • Cooldown reduced from 12 to 11
  • Mana regen reduced from 3 to 2.5
  • 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%
  • Silence duration increased from 1.5 to 1.75
  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 12
  • Intelligence bonus increased from +12% to +16%
  • Movement speed reduced from 8% to 7%
  • Active movement speed reduced from +24% to +22%
  • Now provides +8% Spell Lifesteal
  • Attack and Cast Range reduced from 135 to 125
  • Illusion bonus damage reduced from 8% to 6%
  • All stats reduced from +12 to +6
  • Movement speed reduced from 40 to 35
  • Now always goes in a random forward direction with a random distance between 200 and 600
  • Now grants +5 Armor
  • Attack speed reduced from 60 to 50
  • Movement speed reduced from +30 to +25
  • Agility increased from 20 to 24
  • No longer interrupts channeling abilities
  • Active can now be dispelled
  • Invisibility now provides phased movement
  • Now has a 0.2 second fade time
  • Melee attack range increased from +80 to +100
  • Maim chance increased from 20% to 25%
  • Cooldown reduced from 30 to 25
  • Now also provides +30 HP Regen
  • Reveal cooldown reduced from 70 to 60
  • Reveal now grants True Sight at the destination
  • Reveal duration increased from 5 to 6
  • Cooldown reduced from 90 to 80
  • Units damage increased from +50% to +75%
  • Cooldown reduced from 15 to 8


See alsoEdit