General

  • Hero kills base XP increased from 40 to 100
  • Hero kill last hit gold increased from 99 + 7.2 * Level to 120 + 8 * Level
  • Assist gold rescaled from 45 + 0.033*NW to 30 + 0.038*NW
  • Passive gold income increased from 85 to 95
  • Bounty Runes are now reliable gold
  • Tower last hit bounty from 180 for T1/2/3/4 to 120/140/160/180
  • Neutral stacking support bounty increased from 35% to 40%

 

  • Midlane creep camps changed from Medium to Small
  • Removed Prowler Camp
  • Adjusted the low ground tree layout near both outposts to prevent channeling from low ground without destroying trees first
  • Removed a tree to make an opening in the tree line to the right of the mid radiant tier 1 tower
  • Changed the camp to the right of the radiant secret shop from medium camp to hard camp
  • Swapped the hard camp to the right of the radiant top tier 2 tower with the ancient camp in the primary jungle
  • Reduced the size of the Radiant safelane hard camp spawn box
  • Radiant safelane small camp spawn box size has been increased
  • Dire safelane small camp spawn box size has been reduce

 

  • Outposts can no longer be stolen by the other team until they kill one of your T2 towers
  • Outpost now reveals enemies channeling it
  • Outpost vision radius is now shown by holding alt

 

  • All lane creeps now avoid hero aggro until they are near enemy creeps, neutrals or within 1550 range of their Tier 1 tower. This active until the siege units spawn at 5 minutes
  • Courier bounty reduced from 30 + 7/Level to 25 + 5/Level
  • Courier flying upgrade level requirement reduced from 5 to 4
  • Courier movement speed is reduced by 15% while carrying consumable

 

  • Armor formula is now ( Armor * 0.06 / ( 1 + Armor * 0.06 )
  • Armor per agility increased slightly from 0.16 to 1/6

 

  • Tier 1 Towers attack speed increased (attack rate from 1.0 to 0.9, and base attack speed from 100 to 110)
  • Tier 1 Towers damage reduced from 110 to 90 (same overall DPS with above)
  • Tier 2+ Towers attack speed increased (attack rate from 0.95 to 0.9, and base attack speed from 100 to 110)
  • Tier 2+ Towers damage reduced from 200 to 172 (same overall DPS with above)
  • Siege units health increased by 6

 

  • All Pick drafting has been reworked. Each team now picks two heroes per round before they are revealed, rather than just one. The final round is a single selection. (So it goes from 1/1/1/1/1 to 2/2/1)
  • All Pick hero ban count increased from 10 to 12
  • All Pick first two rounds now have 5 extra seconds for hero picking
  • Captain's Mode ban count has changed from 4/1/1 for the three ban phases to 2/3/2
  • Captain's Mode duration per pick and ban reduced from 35 seconds to 30
  • Captain's Mode first pick phase is changed from Radiant/Dire/Dire/Radiant to Radiant/Dire/Radiant/Dire (assuming Radiant is first pick)
  • Captain's Mode third ban phase is changed from Dire/Radiant to Radiant/Dire/Radiant/Dire
  • Random Draft hero pool reduced from 40 to 33

 

  • Fountain now has a fury swipes style attacking, increasing its damage by 3 for each hit
  • Neutral Items nearby enemy range drop restriction increased from 900 to 1200
  • Neutral items will no longer drop if the nearby real hero source of kills is teleporting
  • Neutral items no longer drop for Meepo clones if the Meepo prime is not nearby
  • Lifesteal Amplification now stacks diminishingly rather than additively
  • HP Regen Amplification now stacks diminishingly rather than additively
  • Heal Amplification now stacks diminishingly rather than additively
  • Spell Lifesteal Amplification now stacks diminishingly rather than additively

Items

Necronomicon
  • No longer provides Archer Aura (movement/attack speed of necro units increased with the same amount as the aura provided)
  • Attack damage type changed from Piercing to Hero and damage amount adjusted such that the net effect is -57% vs creeps, -10% vs buildings and +26% vs heroes
  • Mana regen reduced from 3/3.5/4 to 2/3/4
  • Last Will no longer deals damage through Spell Immunit

 

Helm of the Dominator
  • No longer provides a damage and regen aura
  • Dominate now also gives the creep a buff that provides +40 Base Damage, +12 HP Regen and +4 MP Regen
  • Cooldown reduced from 60 to 45
  • Recipe is now Helm of Iron Will, Crown and a 725 gold recipe
  • Passive bonuses are now +6 Armor, +6 HP Regen and +6 All Stat

 

Vladmir's Offering
  • Now requires a Mask of Death, Blades of Attack, Ring of Basilius and a 600 gold recipe (total cost from 2300 to 2375)
  • No longer provides +3 Armor Aura
  • No longer provides +5 All Stats
  • Lifesteal Aura reduced from 20% to 15%
  • Now provides +18% Damage Aura
  • Mana regen increased from 1.5 to 2

 

Drum of Endurance
  • Now requires Crown, Sage's Mask, Windlace and 600 gold recipe
  • No longer provides a 20 Attack Speed Aura
  • Now provides +6 All Attributes, +1.5 Mana Regen and +20 Movement Speed Bonus
  • Attack speed bonus increased from +35 to +45
  • Active movement speed increased from 12% to 13%

 

Buckler
  • Armor aura reduced from 2.5 to 2

 

Mekansm
  • Now requires Buckler instead of Chainmail (total cost remains same)
  • Now Provides +3 Armor Aura
  • Self armor reduced from +6 to +4
  • No longer provides +4 All stats

 

Guardian Greaves
  • Now provides +3 Armor Aura
  • No longer provides +5 All stats
  • Self armor reduced from +6 to +4

 

Crimson Guard
  • No longer provides +3 All Stats
  • Cooldown reduced from 46 to 40

 

Blade Mail
  • Now has a 500 gold recipe instead of using Robe of the Magi
  • No longer grants +8 intelligence
  • Armor bonus increased from 6 to 7
  • Now has a passive component that returns 20 + 20% of the attack damage
  • Active return damage reduced from 100% to 80%

 

Blitz Knuckles
  • New basic item. Costs 1000 gold and provides +35 Attack Speed.

 

Monkey King Bar
  • Now requires Blitz Knuckles instead of Quarterstaff
  • Damage reduced from 52 to 42
  • Attack speed increased from +10 to +35

 

Oblivion Staff
  • Bonus damage increased from 10 to 15

 

Orchid Malevolence
  • Mana regen reduced from 5.5 to 4
  • Intelligence reduced from 25 to 20
  • Recipe cost reduced from 775 to 475 (total cost reduced from 3875 to 3475)

 

Shadow Amulet
  • Cost reduced from 1400 to 1000
  • No longer provides +20 Attack Speed

 

Glimmer Cape
  • Now combines from Shadow Amulet, Cloak and Gloves of Haste

 

Shadow Blade
  • Now combines from Shadow Amulet, Blitz Knuckles and Broadsword
  • Attack Speed increased from 30 to 35
  • Damage reduced from 27 to 25

 

Echo Sabre
  • Slow is now only applied by real heroes

 

Silver Edge
  • Now requires Echo Sabre instead of Ultimate Orb
  • Now provides +40 Damage, +45 Attack Speed, +12 Strength, +10 Intelligence and +1.5 Mana Regen (keeps the other benefits from components)

 

Bracer
  • Strength/Intelligence/Agility reduced from 6/3/3 to 5/2/2
  • No longer grants +4% Magic Resistance
  • Now grants +3 Damage and +0.75 HP Regen

 

Wraith Band
  • Agility/Strength/Intelligence reduced from 6/3/3 to 5/2/2
  • Now grants +1.5 Armor and +5 Attack Speed

 

Null Talisman
  • Intelligence/Strength/Agility reduced from 6/3/3 to 5/2/2
  • Now grants +0.6 Mana Regen and +3% Spell Amp

 

Ring of Regen
  • Health regen reduced from 1.75 to 1.5
  • Cost reduced from 225 to 175

 

Sage's Mask
  • Mana regen reduced from 1 to 0.6
  • Cost reduced from 225 to 175

 

Ring of Protection
  • Cost increased from 150 to 175

 

Ring of Basilius
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 250 (total price remains 425)

 

Headdress
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 250 (total price remains 425)

 

Buckler
  • Recipe cost reduced from 225 to 200 (total price remains 375)

 

Urn of Shadows
  • Recipe cost increased from 310 to 345 (total price remains 840)

 

Pipe of Insight
  • Recipe cost increased from 1200 to 1250 (total cost remains 3425)

 

Tranquil Boots
  • Unbroken speed reduced from 75 to 70 (total cost was reduced from 975 to 925)
  • Broken speed reduced from 50 to 45 (total cost was reduced from 975 to 925)

 

Kaya
  • No longer provides +12% Mana Loss Reduction
  • Now provides +24% Mana Regen Amplification

 

Yasha and Kaya
  • No longer provides +18% Mana Loss Reduction
  • Now provides +30% Mana Regen Amplification

 

Kaya and Sange
  • No longer provides +18% Mana Loss Reduction
  • Now provides +30% Mana Regen Amplification
Bloodstone
  • No longer provides +12% Mana Loss Reduction

 

Yasha and Kaya
  • Spell Amp increased from 14% to 16%

 

Kaya and Sange
  • Spell Amp increased from 14% to 16%

 

Sange
  • No longer provides Spell Lifesteal Amplification (same for its upgrades)

 

Kaya
  • Now provides 24% Spell Lifesteal Amplification

 

Kaya and Sange
  • Now provides 30% Spell Lifesteal Amplification

 

Yasha and Kaya
  • Now provides 30% Spell Lifesteal Amplification

 

Bloodstone
  • Now provides 30% Spell Lifesteal Amplification

 

Soul Booster
  • Now provides +10% Magic Resistance

 

Bloodstone
  • Now provides +10% Magic Resistance

 

Octarine Core
  • Now provides +10% Magic Resistance

 

Bloodstone
  • Cooldown reduced from 250 to 85

 

Voodoo Mask
  • New basic item. Grants +12% Spell Lifesteal (2.5% against creeps). Costs 900 Gold.

 

Octarine Core
  • Now requires Soul Booster, Voodoo Mask and 900 recipe cost (Total cost reduced from 5900 to 5000)
  • No longer provides bonus intelligence

 

Veil of Discord
  • Attributes reduced from +9 to +4
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1150 to 650
  • Cooldown increased from 20 to 25
  • Spell amplification reduced from 20% to 18%

 

Holy Locket
  • Can now target allied units with the magic stick active. Cast Range 500

 

Soul Ring
  • Now requires 2x Gauntlet, Ring of Protection, and a 350 gold recipe (same total cost)
  • Now provides +6 Strength and +2 Armor
  • No longer provides +2.25 HP Regen

 

Hyperstone
  • Attack speed bonus increased from 55 to 60

 

Assault Cuirass
  • Attack speed aura bonus increased from +25 to +30
  • No longer provides +5 All Stats

 

Bloodthorn
  • Attack speed increased from 85 to 90

 

Battle Fury
  • Now requires Claymore instead of Mithril Hammer
  • Damage reduced from 60 to 55
  • Mana regen reduced from 3.75 to 3.25

 

Broadsword
  • Damage reduced from 16 to 15

 

Crystalys
  • Damage reduced from 34 to 32
  • Recipe cost reduced from 700 to 500

 

Cloak
  • Cost reduced from 550 to 450

 

Hood of Defiance
  • Recipe cost increased from 200 to 300 (total cost remains the same)

 

Satanic
  • Now has a 500 gold recipe

 

Meteor Hammer
  • Cooldown reduced from 28 to 24
  • Stun duration reduced from 2 to 1.75
  • Recipe now Perseverance, Crown and 250 gold recipe
  • Now provides +8 All Stats, +6.5 Health Regen and +2.5 Mana Regen

 

Spirit Vessel
  • No longer has a heal reduction aura
  • Soul Release regen increased from 30 to 40
  • Soul Release dps increased from 25 to 35
  • Enemy HP regen reduction increased from -35% to -45%

 

Shiva's Guard
  • Freezing Aura now also applies a 25% heal reduction in the area
  • Recipe cost increased from 650 to 750

 

Dagon
  • Recipe now Belt of Strength, Band of Elvenskin, Robe of the Magi and 1300 recipe
  • Now provides +6/8/10/12/14 All Attributes

 

Heart of Tarrasque
  • No longer provides +10 Health Regen nor heal/regen amplification
  • Now passively provides 1% health regeneration
  • While out of combat, provides +50% health regen amplification
  • Strength reduced from +45 to +40
  • Recipe cost increased from 400 to 650

 

Eye of Skadi
  • Heal reduction increased from 35% to 40%
  • Slow from 20/45 to 25/50

 

Quelling Blade
  • Cost reduced from 150 to 130
  • Melee bonus damage reduced from 18 to 15
  • Range bonus damage increased from 5 to 6

 

Linken's Sphere
  • Recipe cost reduced from 1200 to 900

 

Abyssal Blade
  • Cast range reduced from 600 to 550

 

Heaven's Halberd
  • Evasion reduced from 25% to 20%

 

Dragon Lance
  • Agility increased from 12 to 14

 

Hand of Midas
  • XP multiplier increased from 185% to 210%

 

Refresher Orb
  • Cooldown reduced from 195 to 180

 

Ultimate Orb
  • Cost reduced from 2150 to 2050

 

Infused Raindrops
  • Mana regen reduced from 0.9 to 0.8

 

Nullifier
  • Projectile speed increased from 750 to 1000

 

Aghanim's Scepter
  • Aghanim's Blessing recipe cost reduced from 1800 to 1600

 

Aether Lens
  • Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 550

 

Boots of Travel 2
  • Reduces the cooldown from 40 to 30

 

Smoke of Deceit
  • Cost reduced from 80 to 50

 

Sentry Ward
  • Replenish cooldown reduced from 90 to 85

 

Tome of Knowledge
  • Cost reduced from 150 to 75

 

Gloves of Haste
  • Moved from Miscellaneous shop category to Equipment with the other attack speed items

 

Mango Tree
  • Pickup range for mangoes is changed from the default 150 to 300
  • Now has a minimap icon
  • No longer drops if another consumable item has dropped in the same tier

 

Iron Talon
  • Active damage reduced from 50% to 40%

 

Royal Jelly
  • No longer drops if another consumable item has dropped in the same tier

 

Broom Handle
  • Attack range increased from +35 to +50

 

Faded Broach
  • Movement speed reduced from 25 to 20

 

Arcane Ring
  • Armor reduced from +3 to +2

 

Vampire Fangs
  • Night vision increased from 250 to 300
Philosopher's Stone
  • Damage reduction reduced from -35 to -30

 

Essence Ring
  • Cooldown increased from 20 to 25

 

Clumsy Net
  • Cast range reduced from 650 to 600
  • +6 All Stats to +5

 

Greater Faerie Fire
  • No longer drops if another consumable item has dropped in the same tier
  • Damage increased from 35 to 40

 

Repair Kit
  • No longer drops if another consumable item has dropped in the same tier
  • Now has a 60 second cooldown
  • Health regen increased from +20 to +25

 

Spider Legs
  • Cooldown increased from 10 to 12

 

Enchanted Quiver
  • Fixed it granting a permanent +400 range for Tempest Double
  • Cooldown reduced from 6 to 5

 

Orb of Destruction
  • Armor reduction from -5 to -4
  • Slow from 20/10% to 25/15%

 

Mind Breaker
  • Cooldown reduced from 20 to 15

 

Titan Sliver
  • Base damage increased from +16% to +20%
  • Status Resistance reduced from +16% to +12%

 

Paladin Sword
  • Damage increased from 17 to 20
  • Lifesteal reduced from 17% to 16%
  • Greater Healing amplifications reduced from 17% to 14%

 

Prince's Knife
  • Cooldown reduced from 12 to 10

 

Flicker
  • Now has a minimum 200 range blink
  • Max range reduced from 450 to 400

 

Illusionist's Cape
  • Illusion incoming damage increased from 150% to 200%

 

Havoc Hammer
  • Impact radius increased from 350 to 400
  • Impact base damage increased from 225 to 275

 

Magic Lamp
  • Heal increased from 300 to 400

 

Pirate Hat
  • No longer steals gold on kills
  • Can be activated to dig for bounty runes with 100% success rate. Cooldown 40
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