Version 6.81

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[e][h]Version 6.81
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  • Balance Changes


  • Roshan base armor increased by 1
  • Attack Speed now always continually adjusts based on the latest modifications applied to the unit
  • Melee illusions created by a Rune of Illusion take 200% instead of 300% damage
  • Random Draft hero selection pool increased from 22 to 24
  • Captains Draft hero selection pool increased from 24 to 27 (8 per type to 9)
  • Captains Draft hero bans increased from 4 to 6
  • Meepo is no longer available in Ability Draft


Abaddon Abaddon[edit]

  • Aghanim's Scepter Borrowed Time now redirects 35% of all damage dealt to nearby allied heroes to Abaddon when active

Ancient Apparition Ancient Apparition[edit]

Anti-Mage Anti-Mage[edit]

  • Mana Void area of effect increased from 450 to 500

Axe Axe[edit]

Batrider Batrider[edit]

Beastmaster Beastmaster[edit]

  • Base damage increased by 4

Bloodseeker Bloodseeker[edit]

Bounty Hunter Bounty Hunter[edit]

  • Track cast range increased from 900/1050/1200 to 1200

Brewmaster Brewmaster[edit]

  • If you have not attacked for 10 seconds, your next attack will always activate a Drunken Brawler critical hit
  • If you have not been attacked for 10 seconds, Drunken Brawler will cause you to evade the next attack

Bristleback Bristleback[edit]

  • Warpath no longer has unique values for the first movement speed stack
  • Warpath movement speed stack bonus increased from 1/2/3% to 3/4/5%

Broodmother Broodmother[edit]

  • Spiderling's Poison Sting damage per second increased from 4 to 8
  • Spin Web's free pathing no longer deactivates when enemy has vision on Broodmother
  • Spin Web's free pathing is now disabled for 3 seconds when Broodmother takes damage

Centaur Warrunner Centaur Warrunner[edit]

  • Hoof Stomp mana cost increased from 85/100/115/130 to 130

Chaos Knight Chaos Knight[edit]

Chen Chen[edit]

  • Penitence cooldown reduced from 14 to 14/13/12/11

Clinkz Clinkz[edit]

Dazzle Dazzle[edit]

Disruptor Disruptor[edit]

Doom Doom[edit]

Drow Ranger Drow Ranger[edit]

  • Gust knockback duration increased from 0.2 to 0.5

Earth Spirit Earth Spirit[edit]

Earthshaker Earthshaker[edit]

Elder Titan Elder Titan[edit]

  • Echo Stomp mana cost reduced from 100/115/130/145 to 100
  • Echo Stomp physical and magical damage increased from 80 to 80/85/90/95 each

Ember Spirit Ember Spirit[edit]

Enchantress Enchantress[edit]

Enigma Enigma[edit]

Faceless Void Faceless Void[edit]

Gyrocopter Gyrocopter[edit]

Huskar Huskar[edit]

Invoker Invoker[edit]

Jakiro Jakiro[edit]

  • Dual Breath range increased by 50
  • Liquid Fire level 4 cooldown reduced from 5 to 4
  • Aghanim's Scepter Macropyre duration increased from 7 to 14
  • Aghanim's Scepter Macropyre range increased from 1350 to 1800

Juggernaut Juggernaut[edit]

Keeper of the Light Keeper of the Light[edit]

  • Added Aghanim's Scepter upgrade: Provides permanent Spirit Form. Additionally, the following effects are active during the day: Keeper of the Light gains unobstructed vision and Illuminate heals allies for 75% of the damage values

Kunkka Kunkka[edit]

  • Torrent area of effect increased from 215 to 225
  • X Marks The Spot can now last twice as long on allied heroes
  • Ghost Ship allied buff duration increased from 8 to 10
  • Add Ghost Ship AOE indicator for allies

Legion Commander Legion Commander[edit]

  • Overwhelming Odds area of effect increased from 315 to 330
  • Overwhelming Odds base damage rescaled from 50/100/150/200 to 60/100/140/180
  • Moment of Courage now uses Pseudo Random chance

Leshrac Leshrac[edit]

Lich Lich[edit]

Lina Lina[edit]

Lion Lion[edit]

  • Hex cooldown reduced from 30/25/20/15 to 30/24/18/12

Lone Druid Lone Druid[edit]

  • Spirit Bear health regeneration increased from 2 to 2/3/4/5

Luna Luna[edit]

Lycan Lycan[edit]

  • Shapeshift no longer provides 100/200/300 bonus health

Magnus Magnus[edit]

  • Removed Skewer maximum target limit
  • Skewer range increased from 600/800/1000/1200 to 750/900/1050/1200

Medusa Medusa[edit]

  • Split Shot reworked from 50/60/70/80% damage with 5 maximum targets, to 80% damage with 2/3/4/5 maximum targets
  • Mystic Snake no longer requires Fog of War vision to bounce
  • Mana Shield damage absorption per mana increased from 1/1.5/2/2.5 to 1.6/1.9/2.2/2.5

Meepo Meepo[edit]

Mirana Mirana[edit]

Naga Siren Naga Siren[edit]

Necrophos Necrophos[edit]

Night Stalker Night Stalker[edit]

Nyx Assassin Nyx Assassin[edit]

Ogre Magi Ogre Magi[edit]

  • Base armor increased by 1
  • Cast animation improved from 0.56 to 0.45

Omniknight Omniknight[edit]

  • Purification area of effect increased from 225 to 240
  • Repel no longer removes positive buffs from allies
  • Guardian Angel duration increased from 5/6/7 to 6/7/8
  • Aghanim's Scepter Guardian Angel duration increased from 5/6/7 to 8/9/10

Phantom Assassin Phantom Assassin[edit]

Phoenix Phoenix[edit]

  • Icarus Dive cast point extended from 0.01 to 0.2
  • Fire Spirits damage reduced from 15/35/55/75 to 10/30/50/70
  • Fire Spirits health cost increased from 15% to 20%

Pugna Pugna[edit]

Queen of Pain Queen of Pain[edit]

  • Shadow Strike cooldown reduced from 20/16/12/8 to 16/12/8/4
  • Shadow Strike cast range increased from 400 to 435

Razor Razor[edit]

Riki Riki[edit]

  • Backstab now works when attacking allied units

Shadow Demon Shadow Demon[edit]

  • Added Aghanim's Scepter upgrade: Demonic Purge cooldown replaced with two charges that have a 40 second replenish time

Shadow Fiend Shadow Fiend[edit]

Silencer Silencer[edit]

Skywrath Mage Skywrath Mage[edit]

Sniper Sniper[edit]

  • Fixed Sniper's acquisition range not matching his maximum attack range

Spirit Breaker Spirit Breaker[edit]

  • Nether Strike cooldown rebalanced from 75 to 80/70/60

Sven Sven[edit]

  • Base damage increased by 6

Templar Assassin Templar Assassin[edit]

  • Psionic Trap sub-ability now has the same cast point as the ability on the trap itself

Terrorblade Terrorblade[edit]

Tidehunter Tidehunter[edit]

Tinker Tinker[edit]

Tiny Tiny[edit]

  • Craggy Exterior stun duration rescaled from 1.2/1.3/1.4/1.5 to 1/1.25/1.5/1.75

Troll Warlord Troll Warlord[edit]

Tusk Tusk[edit]

  • Reworked Snowball into a two-part ability: one which creates the snowball, and a sub-ability to launch the snowball. You have up to 4 seconds to use the sub-ability. The area that automatically pulls allies in has been reduced.
  • You can now load an ally into your snowball within 400 range by right clicking on them
  • Snowball moves 75 MS faster for each allied hero inside it
  • Snowball deals 20/30/40/50 extra damage for each additional hero in it

Undying Undying[edit]

  • Tombstone Bounty increased from 70/90/110/130 to 75/100/125/150
  • Flesh Golem's Plague Aura now affects magic immune units

Ursa Ursa[edit]

Vengeful Spirit Vengeful Spirit[edit]

  • When Vengeful Spirit is slain, her killer is inflicted with a negative Vengeance Aura, which decreases the damage of her killer and their nearby allies, until she revives

Visage Visage[edit]

Warlock Warlock[edit]

Windranger Windranger[edit]

  • Activating Windrun now disjoints incoming attack projectiles
  • Aghanim's Scepter Focus Fire damage reduction decreased from -50/-40/-30 to -30/-15/0, and no longer has special rules for procs

Witch Doctor Witch Doctor[edit]

  • Maledict cooldown reduced from 35 to 20
  • Death Ward base attack time improved from 0.25 to 0.22

Wraith King Wraith King[edit]

  • Mortal Strike damage ratio increased from 1.25/1.75/2.25/2.75 to 1.5/2/2.5/3
  • Base armor reduced by 1.

Zeus Zeus[edit]

  • Arc Lightning cast point improved from 0.4 to 0.2
  • Lightning Bolt true sight range reduced from 900 to 750
  • Lightning Bolt flying vision range reduced from 1000 to 750
  • Lightning Bolt can now be cast on the ground, affecting the closest enemy hero in a 250 range


Animal Courier Animal Courier[edit]

  • Ground Courier respawn time reduced from 180 seconds to 140 seconds

Bloodstone Bloodstone[edit]

  • Bloodpact heal increased from 400 HP + 30 HP/charge to 500 HP + 30 HP/charge

Clarity Clarity[edit]

  • Mana regeneration from 100 over 30 seconds to 135 over 40 seconds

Euls Scepter of Divinity Eul's Scepter of Divinity[edit]

  • Cyclone now deals 50 damage to enemy units when they land
  • You can now cast Cyclone on yourself while you are magic immune

Manta Style Manta Style[edit]

  • Mirror Image now resets the current attack and spell targeting priority

Mjollnir Mjollnir[edit]

  • Chain Lightning damage reduced from 160 to 150
  • Static Shock area of effect is now centered around the unit with the Static Charge, rather than around the attacker
  • Fixed Chain Lightning not functioning properly when it procs while a previous proc is still bouncing

Necronomicon Necronomicon[edit]

Observer Ward Observer Ward[edit]

  • Sharing wards with allies now requires a Control key override
  • Wards can no longer be placed in the fountain areas

Pipe of Insight Pipe of Insight[edit]

  • Pipe health regeneration reduced from 11 to 8
  • Pipe now provides Insight Aura, which grants 4 health regeneration to nearby allies
  • Pipe's active buff is no longer dispellable

Rod of Atos Rod of Atos[edit]

  • Cripple ability cooldown reduced from 12 to 10

Scythe of Vyse Scythe of Vyse[edit]

  • Hexed units' base movement speed increased from 100 to 140

Shadow Amulet Shadow Amulet[edit]

  • Fade no longer requires the target to remain stationary

Shadow Blade Shadow Blade[edit]

Town Portal Scroll Town Portal Scroll[edit]

  • Added an option to require a halt command to in order to cancel a Town Portal Scroll

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