DotA 6.72 Changelogs | DotA Allstars v6.72 Full Changelogs by IceFrog

Here is the list of complete DotA 6.72 Changelogs by the DotA developer, IceFrog. It contains all the Hero, Item, Gameplay & Cosmetic changes notes along with the bug fixes, It is recommended to read these changes in order to enjoy a good gaming experience, PS: Get DotA v6.72.w3x, if you don't have the map yet.

DotA 6.72 Changelogs


- Added a new hero:
- Rubick, The Grand Magus Guide
Ancient Apparition
- Armor reduced from 4 to 2

- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 1
- Battle Hunger rescaled from 15/17/25/33 to 15/21/27/33 damage per second

Bane Elemental
- Brain Sap cooldown decreased from 16 to 14
- Fiend's Grip now gives vision of the target
- Enfeeble now reduces attack damage by a constant amount
Old Enfeeble:
Reduces attack damage by 40/60/80/100% of base damage

Manacost: 125
Cooldown: 15

New Enfeeble:
Reduces attack damage by 25/50/75/100

Manacost: 125
Cooldown: 12

Note: Previous was base damage only (it did not reduce bonus damage from items), this reduces total damage by a constant amount.
- Armor reduced by 1

- Greater Hawk's invisibility fade time decreased from 8 to 5 seconds
- Wild Axes now move at similar speed to the max range (so it isn't as slow for short range targeting)
- Added Aghanim's Scepter upgrade
Increases cast range from 600 to 950
Decreases cooldown from 80/75/70 to 45

Primal Roar Aghanim Ability Code: A289

- Bloodbath assist AoE increased from 200 to 225

Bounty Hunter
- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Jinada cooldown decreased from 15/12/9/6 to 12/10/8/6

- Warpath damage per stack increased from 4/8/12 to 10/15/20

Centaur Warchief
- Movement speed increased from 300 to 305
- Double Edge cooldown decreased from 12 to 10
- Hoof Stomp cooldown decreased from 15 to 13

Chaos Knight
- Base strength increased by 3
- Chaos Bolt damage improved from 1-200 to 1-200/50-225/75-250/100-275
- Chaos Bolt now has a floating text indicator for the damage done

- Test of Faith's secondary ability to teleport units is now a part of Holy Persuasion instead (377809)

Clockwerk Goblin
- Armor reduced by 1

Crystal Maiden
- Freezing Field level 1 manacost decreased from 300 to 200

Dark Seer
- Wall of Replica illusion damage improved from 70% to 70/80/90%
- Added an Aghanim's Scepter upgrade (and visual effect) (339914)
Creates illusions of allied heroes as well as enemy heroes. Allied illusions deal 50% damage.
Wall of Replica Aghanim Ability Code: A21Q
Doom Bringer
- Doom's duration decreased from 14 to 13 seconds (Aghanim's Doom is still 14)

Dragon Knight
- Breathe Fire damage rescaled from 75/150/225/300 to 90/170/240/300

Drow Ranger
- Previous sight range nerf reverted (from 6.68)

- Echo Slam initial damage reduced from 165/230/285 to 160/210/270

- Aghanim's Impetus range bonus increased from +150 extra to +165

Faceless Void
- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Aghanim's upgraded Chronosphere cooldown decreased from 75 to 60
- Chronosphere now reveals Invisible units
- Chronosphere cast range improved from 500/550/600 to 600
- Time Walk slow affects all units along his path, instead of just at the destination

- Wrath of Nature bounce count improved from 12/14/16 (14/16/18 w/Scepter) to 16 (18/Scepter)

Guardian Wisp
- Base damage increased from 33-42 to 43-52
- Attack range increased from 525 to 575
- Tether movement speed bonus reduced from 15/20/25/30% to 20%
- Tether stun duration rebalanced from 1/1.25/1.5/1.75 to 0.75/1.25/1.75/2.25
- Spirits Oscillation subabilities no longer interrupt Wisp's movement
- Spirits now circle slightly faster when there are fewer alive
- Spirits no longer slow
- Spirits life duration increased by 3 seconds
- Spirits now spawn over 4 second interval instead of 6

Pull In: A24A
Pull Out: A24B
Overcharge Reworked

Old Overcharge:
Grants bonus attack speed, drains 2.5% of his current HP and MP per second. If Io is tethered to an ally the bonus attack speed is also granted to that ally.

This is a toggle ability.

Attack Speed: 60/80/100/120

New Overcharge:
Grants bonus attack speed and damage reduction, drains 2.5% of his current HP and MP per second. If Io is tethered to an ally attack speed and damage reduction is also granted to that ally.

This is a toggle ability.

Attack Speed: 40/50/60/70
Damage Reduction: 5/10/15/20% [Reduces damage taken]

Overcharge Ability Code: A28Q (code change)

- Agility growth increased from 2.4 to 2.8
- Rocket Barrage cooldown rescaled from 6.5 to 7/6.5/6/5.5 seconds
- Added an Aghanim's Scepter upgrade (and visual effect)

Call Down now has a global cast range and the second rocket does 75 more damage.

Call Down Aghanim Ability Code: A235

- Burning Spears minimum HP requirement removed (it is still non-lethal)
- Life Break cast mechanism changed

It now has a 600 cast range and causes Huskar to quickly dash forward towards the target. You are magic immune while running forward. If you get interrupted, the dash stops.

- Icarus Dive cooldown decreased from 40 to 30
- Icarus Dive no longer makes Phoenix spell immune. If he is disabled during it, he stops
- Sun Ray no longer slows
- Sun Ray damage from 10/20/30/40 + 5% to 15/30/45/60 + 4%
- Sun Ray turn rate slightly improved
- Fire Spirits now trigger in the area around you and your target when you use Target Fire Spirits

The damage and heal from the two areas do not stack, you are only affected once

- No longer gets interrupted by casting orbs or invoke

- Base damage reduced by 5
- Alacrity can now target mechanical units (1680)
- Alacrity manacost increased from 50 to 100
- Alacrity bonus damage & attack speed decreased from 30->90 to 20->80
- Cold Snap now requires a minimum of 10 damage before it triggers
- Ice Wall no longer affects magic immune units
- The Invoke combinations are now displayed in the ability tooltip
- Fixed some issues with how Invoke tracks your recently casted spells

It now always remembers the latest invoke spell even if it is one you already have. So if you have two and want to keep the oldest one, you can recast it and it will consider it the newest one.

- Macropyre AoE increased from 200 to 225

- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Blade Dance critical strike chance rescaled from 10/20/25/35% to 15/20/25/35%

- Ghost Ship stun increased from 1 to 1.2 seconds
- Tidebringer cooldown rescaled from 16/12/8/4 to 13/10/7/4

- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Witchcraft bonuses rescaled to be more straightforward

Old Witchcraft:
- Increases movement speed by 3/6/9/12%
- Decreases Carrion Swarm's mana cost by 5 / 10 / 15 / 20 and cooldown by 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 seconds.
- Decreases Silence's mana cost by 0 / 10 / 20 / 30 and cooldown by 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 seconds.
- Increases the number of level 1 Exorcism spirits by 1 / 2 / 3 / 4.
- Increases the number of level 2 Exorcism spirits by 1 / 3 / 4 / 6.
- Increases the number of level 3 Exorcism spirits by 0 / 2 / 4 / 7.

New Witchcraft:
- Increases movement speed by 3/6/9/12%
- Decreases Carrion Swarm and Silence cooldown by 1/2/3/4 seconds
- Decreases Carrion Swarm and Silence manacost by 10/15/20/25
- Creates 3/4/5/6 extra spirits
- Exorcism rebalanced from 5/10/16 to 4/10/18 spirits (from 9/16/23 to 10/16/24 with Witchcraft)

- Psi Blades width increased from 70 to 80

- Reincarnation now does a 700 AoE 3 second 30% slow around the area where he respawns
- Reincarnation delay decreased from 5/4.5/4 to 3 seconds

- Dark Ritual cooldown rescaled from 30/27/24/21 to 35/30/25/20

Lina Inverse
- Aghanim's Laguna Blade cast range increased from 600 to 900

Lone Druid
- Spirit Bear's Demolish decreased from 60% to 40% bonus damage versus buildings

Lord of Avernus
- Aphotic Shield cast range increased from 350 to 450

- Lunar Blessing rescaled from 8/16/24/32 to 14/20/26/32

- Wolves move speed increased from 400 to 400/420/440/460
- Wolves collision size reduced a bit

- Base attack time improved from 1.45 to 1.35

The hero's attack rate improves the lower the Base Attack Time is, this is a buff.
- Cast point reduced
- Empower cast range increased from 500 to 800
- Skewer's number of enemy units dragged rescaled from 2 to 1/2/3/4

- Added an Aghanim's Scepter upgrade
Creates an extra clone once the item is acquired. Please note that the item is undroppable once the clone is created.

Divided We Stand Aghanim Ability Code: A27C

- Armor reduced by 2
- Replicate now has a visual time (player only) that counts down its duration
- Morph now has a visual effect

Shows one visual effect for transforming agility, and another one for strength. This effect can be seen by both teams.

- Reworked Infest
Old Infest:
Naix infests a target, hiding in it.

Regains health based on the HP the unit has when he gets out of it

Level 1 Targets: Allied and Neutral Units
Level 2/3 Targets: Enemy, Allied and Neutral Units

HP Healed: Current Target HP (for level 1/2), Max Target HP (for level 3)

Cooldown: 100/60/30
Casting Range: 150
Manacost: 50

Note: This kills the infested unit.

New Infest:
Naix infests a target, hiding in it. When he comes out of a unit, he deals damage to all nearby enemy units.

Damage: 150/275/400
AOE: 700

Targets: Allied Heroes, Allied Creeps, Enemy Creeps (including neutrals)

If the unit is an enemy creep, Naix will devour it first, gaining health equal to the unit's current HP.

Cooldown: 100
Casting Range: 150
Manacost: 50

Naga Siren
- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Nearby Naga Siren illusions now play the Ensnare animation (98895)

Ensnare: A24D (code change)

- Critical Strike replaced with Rip Tide

Rip Tide:
Calls upon the power of the seas, creating an enchanted wave that deals damage and degrades enemy unit's armor for 8 seconds.

Damage: 130/160/190/220
Armor Reduction: 2/3/4/5
Duration: 8

AoE: 350
Distance: 600

Cooldown: 12
Manacost: 80/90/100/110

Rip Tide Ability Code: A23Y (replaces Critical Strike)

- Song of the Siren reworked

Old Song of the Siren:
Sleeps all enemy units in range. Slept units are invulnerable until the end of the spell.

Duration: 6/7/8
AoE: 1000/1500/2000

Cooldown: 120
Manacost: 200

Song of the Siren:
Releases a melody around you the puts enemy units to sleep while they are in your range. Units wake up if you leave the area or the duration of the melody runs out. Slithice can choose to end the melody at any point.

AoE: 750 (units have to be continuously under the song to be slept)

Duration: 6
Cooldown: 180/120/60
Manacost: 100

Note: Ends when duration ends, units go out of range or Naga Siren dies. Affects buildings.

End Song Sub-Ability Code: A24E

- Reaper's Scythe reworked slightly

The HP difference calculation is now processed after the stun duration is over, so any damage you do in between the start of the effect and the end is included in the final damage dealt. The stun duration is now reduced from 1.5 to 1 second.

Nerubian Weaver
- Armor reduced by 1
- The Swarm damage rescaled from 21/24/27/30 to 15/20/25/30

- Hunter in the Night movement bonus rescaled from 15/20/30/35 to 20/25/30/35%
- Hunter in the Night attack speed bonus rescaled from 20/35/55/75 to 30/45/60/75

Obsidian Destroyer
- Intelligence growth increased from 2.8 to 3.3

- Purification cast range increased from 400 to 400/500/600/700

Pandaren Brewmaster
- Drunken Haze duration increased from 7 to 8 seconds
- Primal Split Earth panda now carries the hero's auras around him

If you are carrying Radiance or Assault Cuirass, for example, the area around your panda is affected.

Pit Lord
- Model size slightly reduced
- Cast Point decreased from 0.75 to 0.60
- Dark Rift level 1 can now target units
- Expulsion reworked slightly

- Expulsion AoE now follows you around and is centered on your hero
- Expulsion no longer ministuns
- Expulsion Search AOE increased from 475 to 600
- Expulsion Damage/Heal increased AOE from 375 to 600
- Expulsion now heals allies in the area it damages in (for half the amount 10/20/30/40)

Expulsion Ability Code: A288 (code change)

- Pit of Malice duration decreased from 1.5/2/2.5/3 to 1/1.5/2/2.5
- Pit of Malice now deals 100 damage when it affects a unit
- Pit of Malice now creates 5 corpses in the cast area
- Firestorm reworked

Old Firestorm:
Calls down 6 waves of fire that damage enemy units in an area. Each wave deals initial damage and then burns enemies for 2 seconds.

Number of waves: 6
Damage per wave: 25/40/55/70
DPS: 5/10/15/20 for 2 seconds

Cast Range: 750
AoE: 400
Cooldown: 14
Manacost: 100/110/120/130

New Firestorm:

Calls down 3 waves of fire that damage enemy units and structures in an area.

Number of waves: 3
Damage per wave: 55/80/105/130
DPS: 15 for 3 seconds

Deals 30% damage to buildings

Cast Range: 775
AoE: 450
Cooldown: 16
Manacost: 100/110/120/130

Firestorm Ability Code: A26O (code change)

- Base damage increased by 4
- Waning Rift silence duration rebalanced from 0.1/1/2/3 to 0.75/1.5/2.25/3 seconds (41433)

- Rot damage increased from 25/50/75/100 to 35/60/85/110

Queen of Pain
- Sonic Wave damage rescaled from 290/430/600 to 350/475/600

- Base damage increased by 5
- Ether Shock target count rescaled from 3/4/6/7 to 1/3/5/7
- Ether Shock damage rescaled from 80/160/240/320 to 140/200/260/320
- Mass Serpent Wards are now automatically added to your unit selection upon cast (411025)

- Armor reduced by 1
- Nature's Guise now gives the unit a 10% movement speed bonus
- Nature's Guise keeps the target invisible for up to 1 second after leaving the proximity of a tree, except during the initial cast
- Nature's Guise cooldown increased from 3 seconds to 10/8/6/4 seconds

Old Overgrowth
Summons an overgrowth of damaging vines and branches. Prevents all nearby enemies from moving or attacking and deals damage to each.

Duration: 3/4/5
Cooldown: 160
Damage: 85 per second
AoE: 725

New Overgrowth
Summons an overgrowth of damaging vines and branches. Prevents all nearby enemies from moving or attacking and deals damage to each.

Duration: 3
Cooldown: 100/95/90
Damage: 70/100/130 per second
AoE: 725

Living Armor:
Rooftrellen's presence infuses allied heroes and structures with a protective healing aura, increasing armor and regeneration. During the daytime, his power of nature is increased, causing the aura to extend globally.

AoE: 900 (Global during the day)
HP Regeneration: 2/3/4/5
Armor: 1/2/3/4

Leech Seed
Rooftrellen plants a life-sapping seed in his enemy, causing it to be slowed by 24% and have its life force drained over the next 3 seconds. Nearby allied units are healed by the same amount.

Slow: 24%
Damage: 30/45/60/75 per pulse (Magical damage type)
Allied Heal: 30/45/60/75 per pulse
Pulses: 4
AoE: 500

Manacost: 110/120/130/140
Cast Range: 350
Cooldown: 12
Sand King
- Armor increased by 1

Shadow Priest
- Poison Touch damage increased from 7/14/21/28 to 8/16/24/32

Shadow Demon
- Disruption manacost increased from 75 to 120
- Disruption cooldown rescaled from 16 to 25/22/19/16
- Disruption illusion duration rescaled from 6 to 5/6/7/8
- Changed Shadow Demon's hero model

This was his original model during development. The previous model will be used for another hero instead.

- Movement speed increased from 290 to 300
- Curse of the Silent cast range decreased from 900 to 800
- Glaives of Wisdom cooldown from 2/0/0/0 to 0
- Last Word is now muted when Silencer is stunned (previously it was only when silenced)
- Last Word no longer triggers on Spell-Attacks (Frost Arrows, Burning Spears, etc)
- Last Word AoE decreased from 900 to 750
- Last Word now steals a point of intelligence if Silencer gets a killing blow on a hero

- Amplify Damage armor reduction increased from 5/10/15 to 8/12/16

- Strength growth increased from 1.0 to 1.8
- Intelligence growth increased from 1.6 to 1.9
- Agility growth reduced from 2.0 to 1.5
- Essence Shift now reduces each stat by 1 on attacks (no longer reduces the primary by 2)
- Essence Shift agility bonus reduced from 4 to 3 per attack
- Essence Shift duration increased from 15/30/45/60 to 15/30/60/120
- Essence Shift permanently reduces each stat of a hero Slark kills by 1 and he gains 3 Agi permanently
- Pounce no longer hits non-hero units
- Pounce AoE increased from 85 to 95
- Pounce's speed fixed to be the same at all levels (426269)

Spirit Breaker
- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Greater Bash now gives a 3 second 15% movement speed bonus whenever you land a bash
- Charge of Darkness Reworked

Old Charge of Darkness:
Takes up to a few seconds to charge up and then starts moving towards his target. Speed is based on how long it charged up for.

Charge time: Up to 4 seconds.
Charge speed: Up to 60%
Stun: 1.4/1.8/2.2/2.6 seconds

1- Gains vision (and truesight) over his target while casting.
2- Becomes magic immunity only when fully charged.
3- Target has a debuff indicator when Barathrum is within 2500 distance.
4- Speed bonus is retained for 2 seconds after impact.
5- Becomes interrupted if the target dies, becomes decrepified or cycloned.

Cooldown: 40
Manacost: 75
Casting Range: Global

New Charge of Darkness:
Immediately charges towards the targeted enemy unit. Ignores pathing completely. Stuns the target when it reaches it.

If the target dies, charge will automatically resume on another nearby visible unit.

While you are charging, all secondary units within 250 AoE of you are hit by a greater bash equal to its level.

Primary Target Stun Duration: 1.4/1.8/2.2/2.6
Speed: 425/500/575/650

Cooldown: 40
Manacost: 75
Casting Range: Global

1- Gains vision in a small area around the target.
2- If target dies, the charge will transfer to the nearest visible enemy unit
3- Stops if you become stunned.
4- Target has a debuff indicator when Barathrum is within 2500 distance.

Stealth Assassin
- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75
- Blink Strike cooldown rescaled from 30/20/10/5 to 20/15/10/5
- Smoke Screen cast range increased from 350 to 425
- Smoke Screen cooldown decreased from 15 to 13 seconds

- Great Cleave AoE increased from 175 to 200

Tauren Chieftain
- Ancestral Spirit now has a secondary ability that returns the spirit (398706)

- Ancestral Spirit cooldown decreased from 19 to 16
- Ancestral Spirit cast range increased from 1000 to 1200

- Aghanim's Remote Mine cast range decreased from 900 to 700
- Land Mine limit increased from 15 to 20
- Suicide Squad, Attack! now gives Techies XP for kills he gets with it
- Suicide Squad, Attack! cooldown from 75 to 180/170/160/150
- Suicide Squad, Attack! now causes Techies death time to be reduced by 50%
- Detonate All subability of Remote Mine removed

Based on Techie player feedback, it was much more commonly used accidentally than for it's intended purpose . The new focused detonation ability or the group selection detonate fill the role better.

- Movement speed increased from 300 to 310
- Sunder HP limit now applies to yourself

This is an improvement. It will no longer bring you down to the target's HP, it will follow the HP percentage restrictions. The main application of this is when it is used to heal an ally.

- Sunder cooldown rescaled from 200/120/60 to 160/110/60
- Metamorphosis reworked

Transforms to a powerful ranged Demon with illusions.

Attack Range: 550
Base Attack Time: 1.6 (melee is 1.5)
Movement Speed: 300 (melee is 310)
Attack Damage: 20/25/30/35 extra base damage [Illusions benefit from this damage]

Illusion Count: 0/1/1/2
Illusion Outgoing Damage: 0/10/15/20%
Illusion Incoming Damage: 250%

Duration: 30
Cooldown: 70
Manacost: 100

Note: When you transform, you gain selection of the illusions as well.

Passive. Grants bonus attack speed and HP regeneration.

Attack Speed: 20/30/40/50
HP Regeneration: 2/3/4/5

Note: Attack Speed bonus affects your Metamorphosis illusions

Terrorblade brings forth a dark reflection of all enemy units in a small area. Affected units are slowed and attacked by their reflections for 5 seconds.

AoE: 350

Duration: 5 seconds
Slow: 20/25/30/35% (MS & AS)
Reflections Outgoing Damage: 35/45/55/65
Reflections Incoming Damage: 0%

Cast Range: 600
Manacost: 75
Cooldown: 20

Note: Reflections can only attack their source.
Note 2: Reflections are not normal illusions, they aren't clickable or selectable and take no damage. They are faded out visually to the enemy.

- Anchor Smash reworked

New Anchor Smash:
Spins around, dealing damage and giving a debuff to nearby enemies.

AoE: 400
Damage: 75/125/175/225 (physical damage type)
Attack Damage Reduction: 40%
Duration: 6

Cooldown: 7/6/5/4
Manacost: 30/40/50/60

- Heat Seeking Missile now hits 2 units at all levels

- Tossed allied units no longer take damage (they used to take a portion of the damage)

Troll Warlord
- Cast point reduced by 0.3
- Berserker Rage transformation time removed (was 0.1 sec)
- Blind replaced with Whirling Axes

Whirling Axes:
Troll is a master of the axe, learning axe skills in all forms of combat. When in melee form, summons magical axes to whirl around him in a circle, damaging enemies and causing them to have a 60% chance to miss attacks. When in ranged form, Troll hurls a fistful of axes in cone formation. Enemy units hit by the axes are slowed by 30%.

Each have their own cooldowns and costs.

Ranged Form:
Slow: 30%
Duration: 3/3.75/4.5/5.25
Range: 900

Travels in a small cone

Cooldown: 20
Manacost: 50

Melee Form:
Miss Rate: 60%
Damage: 125/175/225/275
AoE: 450
Duration: 4/5/6/7 seconds

Cooldown: 12
Manacost: 50
- Ice Shards now kills trees around the area it is created
- Snowball no longer moves faster based on the allies inside of it

Ursa Warrior
- Enrage no longer triggers an additional Fury Swipes hit
- Earthshock damage increased from 70/120/170/220 to 90/140/190/240
- Fury Swipes duration increased from 5 to 6 seconds
- Overpower cast time removed

Vengeful Spirit
- Aghanim's Nether Swap can now target creeps (339914)

- Base HP regeneration increased from 0.25 to 0.75

- Corrosive Skin now stacks with Poison Attack

- Base Strength decreased from 25 to 22
- Strength growth increased from 2.2 to 2.4
- Soul Assumption manacost rescaled from 150 to 200/180/160/140
- Familiars HP improved from 300/400/500 to 300/450/600

- Fatal Bonds link count increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
- Fatal Bonds casting range increased from 600 to 800
- Upheaval cooldown decreased from 65 to 50

- Shackleshot cooldown increased from 10 to 12 seconds

Witch Doctor
- Death Ward is automatically added to your unit selection upon cast (451843)

Issuing a command to the ward will NOT cause your hero to be interrupted

- Arc Lightning cooldown decreased from 2.25 to 2.0
- Arc Lightning manacost improved from 65/72/79/87 to 65/70/75/80


Ancient Janggo of Endurance
- Charges can now be refreshed by buying the recipe

Animal Courier and Flying Courier
- Added a short cooldown on Courier and Flying Courier recipe buying to prevent accidental double buys
- Minimap indicator is now shown at the location where a courier dies
- Resume Delivery ability added, upon use the courier will resume its previous deliver action (1680)

For example, if it was delivering an item to another player, and you interrupted it to do something, you could then resume it to deliver the items to its previous target.

Assault Cuirass
- Assault Cuirass recipe cost decreased from 1500 to 1300

- Now starts with 5 charges
- Can no longer be disassembled

Boots of Travel
- Double clicking now teleports you to fountain
- Towers no longer stop attacking when you teleport to them
- Creeps no longer stop moving when you teleport to them

The unit you are teleporting on still has lowest AI priority

Buriza Do Kyanon
- Critical strike chance increased from 20% to 25%

- Critical Strike chance increased from 15% to 20%

Diffusal Blade
- Purge cooldown decreased from 12 to 8
- Purge now removes Ghost Scepter's Ghost Form

Ethereal Blade
- Ether Blast's slow increased from 45% to 60%
- Can now be disassembled (404895)

Force Staff
- Can no longer push units out of Chronosphere

Gem of True Sight
- Stock cooldown increased from 6 to 8 minutes

Guinsoo's Scythe of Vyse
- Mana regeneration decreased from 200% to 150%

Hand of Midas
- Hand of Midas now gives a constant amount of gold

Some examples of what it previously it gave:
- Maximum of 208 gold if cast on the Hellcaller
- Minimum of 92 gold if cast on the Kobold Tunneler or Satyr Trickster
- 154 gold if cast on a ranged creep
- 164 gold if cast on a Polar Furbolg Ursa Warrior
- 174 gold if cast on a Centaur Khan

It now gives a constant 190 bonus gold on all targets

- Hand of Midas gold is now reliable
- Hand of Midas manacost removed (25->0)

Healing Salve
- Stock cooldown removed

Heart of Tarrasque
- Melee heroes now only have to wait 4 seconds after taking player damage for the regeneration to activate

Khadgar's Pipe of Insight
- Barrier's duration increased from 8 to 10 seconds

Lothar's Edge
- Wind Walk's bonus damage increased from 125 to 150

- Recipe cost decreased from 800 to 600 (417406)

- Recipe cost increased from 400 to 600
- IAS bonus increased from 70 to 80 to match it's components

- Warrior's Last Will damage rescaled from 200/400/600 to 400/500/600
- Archer's aura AoE increased to standard aura sizes (900)

Orb of Venom
- Orb of Venom price decreased from 500 to 450

Orchid Malevolence
- Soul Burn's damage recurrence increased from 20% to 25%

Quelling Blade
- Can now be sold

Refresher Orb
- Cooldown decreased from 210 to 160

Ring of Basilius
- No longer interrupts your hero when toggled

- Lesser Maim is no longer an Orb effect

Sange and Yasha
- Greater Maim is no longer an Orb effect

Smoke of Deceit
- Dispel AoE from heroes and towers increased from 850 to 950
- Stock cooldown increased from 10 to 12 minutes

Stygian Desolator
- Corruption effect now works on buildings

Urn of Shadows
- Double clicking will now self-cast Soul Release

• Added a new item to the Arcane Sanctum shop (Veil of Discord)
Veil of Discord:

- Helm of Iron Will (950)
- 2x Robe of the Magi (900)
- Recipe (1250)
- Total: 3100

+5 Armor
+5 HP Regeneration
+12 Intelligence

AoE Spell. Applies a debuff on all enemy units in an AoE, causing them to have reduced magic resistance for a duration.

Magic Amplification: 25%
AoE: 475
Cast Range: 800
Duration: 15

Manacost: 75

Cooldown: 30

Gameplay & Cosmetics:

Heroes now get XP if they get a kill outside of the standard XP range:
• Increased the width of the sentinel ramp between Roshan and the Rune spawn
• Neutral spawn empty check no longer considers corpses in its spawn rules
• Improved courier deliver movement AI (Harreke)
• Added Buyback cost to Observer Scoreboard (430973)
• Added Nerubian Assassin to CM
• Added Shadow Demon to CM

• Rearranged group selection priority when selecting multiple shops (433891)
• Added new -stats (-st) command that replaces individual hero commands to show stats specific to the hero (replaces -gg, -aa, -int, -mines, -souls, -fs, -ha, -mc) (1680)
• Rebalanced all Melee heroes between 100 and 128 range to be 128 range

- These were 100 before: CK, Naix, Abaddon, Lycan, Balanar, Pit Lord, Slardar, Undying, Rexxar, Centaur, Omniknight, Panda, Tide, Magnus, Spiritbreaker, Bloodseeker, Phantom Assassin, Terrorblade, Spectre, Meepo, Ursa, Magina, Juggernaut, Naga Siren, Phantom Lancer, Bristletback, Ogre Magi
- These were 125 before: Axe, Sven, Riki, Clockwerk, Dragon Knight, Dark Seer

• Flying Courier has a new model (Frost Wyrm)
• Animal Courier has a new model (Grunt, It's not easy being green!)
• Satyr Hellcaller Shockwave damage increased from 100 to 125
• Enemy wards now have a visual effect around them to allow you to more easily distinguish allied wards from enemy wards
• Shops now have an animation (for the player only) when you select them (431929)

• Fortify Buildings glyph ability now prevents magic damage as well
• Added -disablehelp support for Snowball
• Added a new command -msa to display the speed of all your allies (443896)
• Added a new debug command -respawn
• Swapped the location of the Intelligence and Agility Taverns (410467)
• -ER (experimental runes) mode reworked, now enables runes spawn in both locations past 40 minutes
• Rearranged Observer Scoreboard to make it easier to see the creep stats for a hero
• Improved the ability display for Split Shot toggle (82888)
• Clockwerk Goblin now has a visual effect with Aghanim's Scepter
• Invoker now has a visual effect with Aghanim's Scepter
• Thrall's class renamed from Far Seer to Disruptor
• Tombstone now has a sound effect when cast
• Rikimaru's Blink Strike has a new special effect (4131913)
• Craggy Exterior now has a visual effect when it stuns someone (118263)
• Omnislash has a new initial cast animation (430613)
• Nature's Guise has a new icon (432222)
• Refraction now has two status icons to differentiate between attack and defense effects
• Shadowraze has a new visual effect
• Scream of Pain has a new visual effect
• Added a new icon for Fatal Bonds
• Improved Sonic Wave sound and visuals (215238)
• Lina's attack old attack projectile is now restored
• Lina's fire hands visual effect have been improved
• Added a new Epicenter visual effect (216828)
• Added a new hero icon for Phoenix (378880)
• Added a new icon for Overgrowth

• Added Greek language support

- English
- Simplified Chinese
- Traditional Chinese
- German
- Czech
- French
- Greek
- Korean
- Hungarian
- Portuguese
- Russian
- Spanish
- Turkish


• Fixed Courier stopping and standing still in the middle of its delivery path if the hero disappears (Astral Imprisonment, Disruption, etc)
• Fixed a bug with Phase Boots that could cause Smoke of Deceit invisibility to last a little bit extra after it should be revealed
• Fixed Scream of Pain not hitting fogged or invisible units
• Fixed item chest sometimes being hard to click when buying with full inventory at side shops (408678)
• Fixed courier command panel sometimes getting bugged if the courier is carrying certain items
• Fixed the Collect Items function causing an enemy gem to be teleported back to their base
• Fixed Flying Courier from being able to right click on a powerup to waste it
• Fixed Natural Order and Ice Vortex interaction with spell resistance items
• Fixed Buyback wasting gold and cooldown if used while reviving with Aegis
• Fixed creep spawn count increase timer starting from game load rather than creep spawn (421973)
• Fixed Impetus damage cap reverting it to zero instead of remaining at the cap at long distances
• Fixed Shackleshot not stunning the secondary target if it went into fog while the projectile was flying
• Fixed deaths during Primal Split from counting as suicides
• Fixed the selection type for Mass Serpent Wards, Death Ward and Plague Wards so they behave like normal units from UI
• Fixed a rare bug that sometimes caused level 1-3 of Necromastery to be a little higher than its max
• Fixed Blur triggering on heroes with an invisibility buff
• Fixed a bug with TB disappearing from map
• Fixed Sun Ray continuing while reincarnating with Aegis
• Fixed Plasma Field AoE damage not hitting invisible units
• Fixed Desolator against Swarm units
• Fixed Desolator against Seeking Missile
• Fixed Overcharge sometimes turning off by itself
• Fixed some rare bugs with Time Walk that could cause it to jump much further
• Fixed a bug with Phase Boots and Spectral Dagger
• Fixed a rare visual glitch possible with Dream Coil
• Fixed Pudge being unable to cast Meat Hook when Ethereal (443782)
• Fixed a bug with how Stone Gaze levels up
• Fixed a bug with how the slow on Demonic Purges levels up
• Fixed Charge of Darkness using up Linken's Sphere but continuing anyways
• Fixed Meat Hook from wasting Linken's Sphere
• Fixed Laser's blind effect not getting removed by Dark Pact
• Fixed Jinada charge getting wasted on structures
• Fixed Armlet sometimes draining extra HP when you interact with your inventory
• Fixed Smoke of Deceit from getting temporarily applied if enemies are already in range
• Fixed being able to buy smoke and gem at enemy base (404663)
• Fixed Lifestealer continuing to lose HP via Armlet while he is infesting a unit
• Fixed some rare bugs with Juggernaut becoming permanently magic immune and silenced
• Fixed a bug with RD that allowed you to make the heroes move
• Fixed some edges in the Roshan area where you could place a ward
• Fixed Gem allied visual effect sometimes not showing up
• Fixed Urn of Shadows ignoring Linken's Sphere
• Fixed Ethereal Blade ignoring Linken's Sphere
• Fixed Primal Roar not being blocked properly by Linken's Sphere
• Fixed Waveform sometimes moving a little further than it should
• Added safety code to Nether Strike preventing cases that teleported SB into the enemy fountain
• Time Lapse now starts remembering locations when Weaver is picked instead of when it is skilled
• Fixed lots of old tooltip inconsistencies

Finishing Note:
These not balance changes, just updates to make the tooltips more accurate: Storm Bolt, Goblin's Greed, Quill Spray, Battery Assault, Sand Storm, Greater Bash, Berserker's Call, CK's Critical Strike, Meat Hook, Blade Dance, Earthbind, Psionic Trap, Nature's Attendants, Illusory Orb, Illuminate, EMP, Gravekeeper's Cloak, Multicast, Weave, Vacuum, Death Prophet's Silence, Obsidian Destroyer, Echoslam, Dark Seer

88 Comments yet..:

Anonymous said...

NC! :D

Anonymous said...

nice one galing Ss_beta.rp GG name

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Anonymous said...

w0w i love it

Anonymous said...

i though that meepo aghanim scepter upgrade would make meepo able to share another item slot with their brothers, that could be more awesome in imba too^_^ but this is fine.

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Anonymous said...

cool progress

ECortez said...

enourmous, got to sleep
NOW '-'

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Anonymous said...

troll fake skill

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Anonymous said...

Nice....tq Ice Frog..

Anonymous said...

ice frog did not make any improvements on drow ranger.. he should have at least increased drow's defense and hp regeneration.. same goes for dwarven sniper

Anonymous said...


gotta play again!!

Anonymous said...

terrorblade too imba ==

Anonymous said...

ohHHHH! yes this is what i been waiting for!!! :D

Anonymous said...

the meepo agha is great!! hahaha.,

but i didnt like the slow effect removed from the sun ray of phoenix.. .

Anonymous said...

SNY no orb effect???

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Ewanzzzz said...

hahaha yea terrorblade and rooftrellen too imbalanced!! as well as troll :P

Anonymous said...

i think doom is already super nerf. he should be power up!

Anonymous said...

gyro's SS is IMBA!

Anonymous said...

Tq Ice Frog ,,, this is Perfect !!

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Anonymous said...

many changes,good changes

Anonymous said...

Imba buffs

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Anonymous said...

yeah nice ha

Anonymous said...

SB ulti can now be stop?? lol..
is it possible to activate bkb before charging?? lol

btw, nice update...

Anonymous said...

centaur warchief becomes invulnerable when hit by roshan

Anonymous said...

Good change.
- Please dont remove the Slow Effect of Phoenix SunRay!

Anonymous said...

Imba Baratrhum when enemy passed by there will be greater bash.. IMBA

wer said...

Naga Siren Loses her Virginity


Anonymous said...

icarus dive and charge can be cancelled by stun or disable ? :(

Anonymous said...

Tnx guyz WEW!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

IMBa ahaha

Anonymous said...

great work

Anonymous said...

wow, imba. meepo with AS? imba, TB is too imba. that must be balanced and OG boy also. SnY is now a great item, not an orb effect. wohoow, TB! the best!

Anonymous said...

lahat na ng comment ng firstblood, killing spree etc. parang batang nagpapapansin parang lang tanga

Anonymous said...

N1 of D troll 2skill..i like it....

Anonymous said...

nice changes...
Peo sna ilabas na ung DotA 2

Anonymous said...

GooD job .. keep up d good work !

Anonymous said...

ang tindi talga ng bagong mapp....bago hero pati hero abilities...walang kupas nag dota.wawhahaha

Anonymous said...

omg, is it just me or this dota is gettin cheated up more and more, and btw sweet deal with gyro ult global :)

Anonymous said...

Troll Warlord has a bug, try this one, First use second skill then rage (1st Skill) second skill will be reset (Refresh)

Anonymous said...

i like SF raze now :) its so IMBA :D in the next version plss chnge its requiem ;) make it more colorful HAHA :D

Anonymous said...

no more long waves and longer timewalks T_Tbut still kk imba s&y is now better!!!! tnx icefrog

Anonymous said...

swoww that's soo imba ... snage and yasha no longer orb effect !!!!

Anonymous said...

i want to fix the map coz all of the changes are imba...

Anonymous said...

terror blade is fun to play now..

use mask of madness, power threads with the second and third skill,, wayuf sa attack speed hehehehe.

ganda din nung bagong janggo sa knya, movespeed 522 possible yan lang mga items

Anonymous said...

cant wait to use Treant protector!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

pls fix the bug on the living armor of treant.,

aaaa said...

new map so lagg

Anonymous said...

Hey, i just found a bug in Trent protector's living armor..
If you switch to the other team, living armor will be stuck by the previous team and even if trent died, that skill will not be regained and will still be on the trent's previous team..

Please fix this asap, thnx

Anonymous said...

Bara is getting way way godly every new map was released

Anonymous said...

don't like naga now... :(

Anonymous said...

troll slow id fuckin awesome , just be melee use axes n ulti den , its all done in seconds

Anonymous said...

hands of midas has 100 seconds of cooldown, it increased instead of the cooldown being removed

Anonymous said...

Kindly make Rubick's skills balance in the game. He is very strong, his 1st skill is killing me. Its very easy to him to kill using his 1st skill - fast cool down, negative damage to enemy, chain. Think of it. Pls be fair with other heroes.

Anonymous said...

nice,but i think this game should have more new item....

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;nice oNe ...

Anonymous said...

slark's now more improved and scary

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WHy dont u change base damage of Undyin....and AS should bit sound to tombstone wont help .....

Anonymous said...

rearm aoe !!!!!!!!!!!!god like

Anonymous said...

i wish on v6.73 Rubick the Grand Magus had a scepter upgrade must have a 2 skill copy :))

Anonymous said...

thanks for the balances

Anonymous said...

i was playing in garena....n vipers third level ulti unlocked in 16th dat a buggg////or?

Anonymous said...

Obsidian Destroyer Int TO IMBA!! but i love it!! thx icefrog ;D

Anonymous said...

wtf icefrog this map s too much.....need to balance it or els nt fun

Anonymous said...

i want naga siren critical strike back !

Anonymous said...

i want the old naga siren :(

Anonymous said...

i want the old heroes!!!!!!

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i hope there is no bugs anymore..

Anonymous said...

WoW :D :D
its really COOL!!!!

Anonymous said...

nice nice nice!

Anonymous said...

wow it's great.. i don't like the new hero(rubick) stealing a skill in another hero... no originality.... maybe you can create your own skill... i am also editing a map of warcraft there is a lot of skill their just get one and use it to rubick........

stealing.. shoee

Anonymous said...

Wow. it is so imba.. I LoVe it. VeNzKie

Anonymous said...

why did u change tidehunters 3rd skill? there was nothing wrong with him. now i lose 60 mana for nothing, cant even farm creeps properly. such a fail. its no like tide was imba to begin with, and u nerfed him more

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