Gameplay Update 7.06

Gameplay Update 7.06

Deny Mechanics

    Creep denies now grant the denying team 30% of the XP bounty
    Normal deny XP increased from 50% to 70%


    Shrines now start on cooldown and become available at 5 minutes
    Reduced Shrine count in base from 5 to 3
    Shrines mana regeneration growth per minute reduced from 1 to 0.75


    Added an extra melee creep in mid lane for the first 15 minutes
    Creeps meet a bit closer to the offlane tower
    Creep aggro duration reduced from 2.5 to 2.3
    Creep aggro cooldown increased from 2.5 to 3.0
    Lane creeps vision reduced from 850/800 to 750


    Neutrals now spawn every minute instead of every 2 minutes
    Neutrals now give 20% less XP and Gold
    Neutrals XP and Gold now increased by 2% every 7.5 minutes


    Siege damage type vs structures increased from 150% to 250%
    Siege creeps HP increased from 550 to 825
    Siege creeps spawn rate reduced from every 7th wave to every 10th wave
    Extra Ranged/Siege creeps now spawn at 40 minutes instead of 45


    All hero strength growth increased by 0.3
    Regeneration coming from strength increased from 0.03 HP per point of Strength to 0.06
    Reduced base HP regen by 0.25
    Intelligence's Spell Amplification from 1% per 15 to 1% per 14
    Mana per point of Intelligence reduced from 12 to 11
    Base mana increased from 50 to 75


    Reduced melee creeps base XP bounty from 45 to 40
    Reduced melee creep gold bounty upgrade from 3 gold per cycle to 1 gold per cycle
    Melee/Ranged Barracks team bounty reduced from 275/225 to 225/150 to each player
    Roshan team bounty reduced from 200 to 150
    Shrine team bounty from reduced 150 to 125
    Death cost from 100 + NW/50 to 50 + NW/40
    Tier 3 Tower Team Bounty from 240 to 200
    Tier 4 Tower Team Bounty from 280 to 200

General Changes

    Illusion gold/XP bounty from 5 + Level to 2 * Level
    Illusion building damage reduction from 50% to 60%
    Buyback cooldown increased from 7 minutes to 8 minutes
    Roshan now drops cheese from the second death instead of the third
    Roshan armor bonus per upgrade interval increased from 1.1 to 1.3
    Powerup Runes now spawn different runes on both sides of the river after 40 minutes
    Uphill miss chance no longer applies to flying units
    Fixed various pathing issues with the bottom Dire creeps between Tier 1 and Tier 2
    Towers bonus armor based on nearby enemy heroes AoE increased from 1400 to 1600

Respawn Talents

    Replaced all 42 Respawn Talents in the game

            Warlock: Summons a Golem on death (Level 20)
            Pudge: +1s Dismember Duration (Level 20)
            Magnus: +500 Skewer Range (Level 25)
            Lone Druid: +50% Spirit Bear Magic Resistance (Level 20)
            Lina: +40 Movement Speed (Level 15)
            Enigma: +1 Malefice Instance (Level 20)
            Earthshaker: +350 Fissure Range (Level 20)
            Clockwerk: +40 Battery Assault Damage (Level 20)
            Bristleback: +10% Spell Lifesteal (Level 20)
            Earth Spirit: Geomagnetic Grip Targets Allies
            Enchantress: +6% Impetus Damage (Level 25)
            Brewmaster: +2s Thunderclap Slow (Level 20)
            Beastmaster: +1 Boar Summoned (Level 15)
            Zeus: +0.5s Lightning Bolt Ministun (Level 20)
            Lycan: +12 Feral HP Regen (Level 15)
            Crystal Maiden: +50 Freezing Field Damage (Level 20)
            Shadow Shaman: +4 Wards Summoned (Level 20)
            Visage: Soul Assumption Double Strike
            Winter Wyvern: +1s Cold Embrace Duration (Level 20)
            Witch Doctor: +2 Cask Bounces (Level 15)
            Legion Commander: +10% Moment Proc Chance (Level 20)
            Keeper of the Light: +300 Chakra Magic Mana (Level 15)
            Dazzle: +25 Poison Touch DPS (Level 20)
            Treant: +40 Leech Seed Damage/Heal (Level 25)
            Sand King: -50 Epicenter Attack Slow (Level 15)
            Venomancer: +14% Poison Sting Slow (Level 25)
            Ancient Apparition: +8% Ice Vortex Slow/Resistance (Level 20)
            Chen: +1000 Creep Health (Level 20)
            Disruptor: +40 Thunder Strike Damage (Level 15)
            Elder Titan: +200 Mana (Level 10)
            Io: Tether Stuns (Level 25)
            Jakiro: Macropyre Pure and Pierces Immunity (Level 25)
            Lion: +75 Cast Range (Level 10)
            Nature's Prophet: Removed Teleportation Cooldown (Level 25)
            Oracle: +0.75s Fortune's End Max Duration (Level 10)
            Phoenix: +20% XP Gain (Level 10)
            Pugna: +1s Decrepify Duration (Level 15)
            Shadow Demon: -1.5s Shadow Poison Cooldown (Level 20)
            Spirit Breaker: +30% Greater Bash Damage (Level 20)
            Templar Assassin: -8 Meld Armor Reduction (Level 25)
            Undying: +15 Health Regeneration (Level 10)
            Techies: +250 Attack Damage (Level 25)


Aether Lens

    Aether Lens Spell Amplification increased from 5 to 6%
    Reworked Aether Lens recipe

Blade Mail

    Cooldown increased from 18 to 20

Blight Stone

    No longer a Unique Attack Modifier


    Cooldown increased from 14 to 18


    Cost reduced from 660 to 650


    Recipe cost reduced from 190 to 175


    Clarity buff is now purgeable

Crimson Guard

    Crimson Guard duration increased from 10 to 12


    Damage increased from 76 to 80


    Now instantly kills illusions

Demon Edge

    Cost reduced from 2400 to 2200
    Damage reduced from 46 to 42


    No longer a Unique Attack Modifier

Enchanted Mango

    Cost reduced from 110 to 100
    Cannot be sold, must be consumed

Faerie Fire

    Cost reduced from 75 to 70

Force Staff

    Reworked Force Staff recipe

Hurricane Pike

    Gains +2 health regen (from force staff changes above)

Hand of Midas

    Recipe cost increased from 1550 to 1650
    XP multiplier increased from 1.75x to 1.85x
    Gold bonus reduced from 220 to 200

Healing Salve

    Healing Salve buff is now purgeable

Heart of Tarrasque

    Now requires a second Vitality Booster instead of the 1400 recipe
    Strength bonus reduced from 45 to 40
    Health bonus increased from 250 to 500

Heaven's Halberd

    Can no longer be dispelled by Spell Immunity

Helm of the Dominator

    Now uses a Ring of Health instead of an 800 gold recipe
    Health regeneration increased from 8 to 10

Mask of Madness

    Requires a Quarterstaff instead of a 700 gold recipe
    Provides +20 Damage and +10 Attack Speed
    Berserk active attack speed bonus reduced from +120 to +110
    Can now be disassembled

Morbid Mask

    Cost reduced from 1200 to 1100
    Bonus damage reduced from +15 to +10

Solar Crest

    Solar Crest Armor Addition/Removal reduced from 12 to 10
    Solar Crest on enemies changed from 25% Miss chance on target to 25% Truestrike chance on attackers

Moon Shard

    Moon Shard now gives half of the bonus night vision when consumed


    Demonic Summoning duration increased from 40 to 45

Observer Ward

    Cost reduced from 65 to 60 (allows for different starting item combinations)


    Radiance damage on illusions reduced from 40 to 35

Refresher Orb

    Refresh now replenishes charge-based abilities

Rod of Atos

    Reworked Rod of Atos recipe


    Recipe cost reduced by 100


    Recipe cost reduced by 100
    Attack Speed reduced from 15 to 10

Manta Style

    Recipe cost increased by 100

Scythe of Vyse

    Cooldown reduced from 25 to 22

Shiva's Guard

    Recipe cost increased from 600 to 650

Silver Edge

    Recipe cost increased from 500 to 700

Soul Ring

    Now requires a Mango instead of a 150 recipe

Urn of Shadows

    Urn of Shadows heal now acts as proper regeneration (like Salve), rather than healing at frequent interval ticks
    Reworked Urn of Shadows recipe



    Unstable Concoction cooldown increased from 16 to 22/20/18/16
    Unstable Concoction AoE increased from 175 to 200
    Greevil's Greed base bonus gold reduced from 6/8/10/12 to 4
    Greevil's Greed bonus per stack increased from 3 to 4
    Greevil's Greed bonus cap rescaled from 12/20/28/36 to 16/20/24/28

Ancient Apparition

    Attack range increased from 600 to 675
    Ice Vortex movement modifier has a positive effect on Ancient Apparition
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +8% Ice Vortex Slow/Resistance (Level 20)


    Reworked Scepter on Axe. Causes Battle Hunger to reduce enemy total damage output by 30%. Applies Battle Hunger on enemy heroes within a 700 AoE after a successful Culling Blade.


    Reworked Bane's Scepter. Causes Brain Sap to have a 1.5 second cooldown. Pierces Spell Immunity.
    Bane Agi/Int growth increased by 0.3, matching new strength growth
    Fiend's Grip deals damage every 0.5 seconds instead of every 1.0


    Wild Axes cast range increased from 1300 to 1500
    Wild Axes manacost rescaled from 120 to 105/110/115/120
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1 Boar Summoned (Level 15)


    Bloodrite cooldown from 25/21/17/13 to 18/16/14/12
    Bloodrite cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3

Bounty Hunter

    Fixed Shuriken Toss Scepter interrupting the chain if one of the targets is Spell Immune


    Drunken Haze cast point reduced from 0.3 to 0.2
    Drunken Haze duration increased from 4 to 4.5
    Hurl Boulder cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.25
    Drunken Brawler crit increased from 200% to 230%
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +2s Thunderclap Slow (Level 20)


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +10% Spell Lifesteal (Level 20)

Chaos Knight

    Reality Rift cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.3
    Reality Rift cooldown from 24/18/12/6 to 18/14/10/6
    Chaos Strike lifesteal from 65% to 75%
    Phantasm Illusion damage taken from 200% to 260%


    Holy Persuasion cooldown reduced from 30/26/22/18 to 10
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1000 Creep Health (Level 20)


    Death Pact cooldown increased from 45/30/15 to 85
    Death Pact duration increased from 35 to 65


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +40 Battery Assault Damage (Level 20)

Crystal Maiden

    Freezing Field cooldown rescaled from 90 to 110/100/90
    Fixed Scepter Freezing Field not interrupting targets
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +50 Freezing Field Damage (Level 20)

Dark Seer

    Wall of Replica slow rescaled from 1 second to 0.6/0.8/1.0


    Reworked Dazzle's Scepter. Causes Shallow Grave to be a 450 AoE spell.
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +25 Poison Touch DPS (Level 20)


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +40 Thunder Strike Damage (Level 15)


    Scorched Earth healing/damage rescaled from 10/20/30/40 to 16/24/32/40
    Devour manacost rescaled from 60 to 40/50/60/70
    Removed critical strike from the small wolves in the jungle, attack damage increased by the same amount

Dragon Knight

    Elder Dragon Form Frost attack slow increased from -20% to -30%

Drow Ranger

    Frost Arrows are no longer a Unique Attack Modifier

Earth Spirit

    Replaced Respawn Talent: Geomagnetic Grip Targets Allies


    Enchant Totem has True Strike
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +350 Fissure Range (Level 20)

Elder Titan

    Astral Spirit hero bonus damage increased from 12/24/36/48 to 15/30/45/60
    Earth Splitter radius increased from 300 to 315
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +200 Mana (Level 10)


    Base Intelligence increased by 2
    Enchant slow duration from 5.5 seconds to 2.25/3.5/4.75/6
    Enchant slow from 20/30/40/50% to 55%
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +6% Impetus Damage (Level 25)


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1 Malefice Instance (Level 20)

Faceless Void

    Time Dilation slow per affected cooldown increased from 10% to 14%


    Movement speed increased from 315 to 320
    Homing Missile initial delay reduced from 3 to 2.5 seconds


    Life Break leap speed increased from 1000 to 1200
    Life Break Damage dealt/taken from 35% to 34/38/42%


    Replaced Respawn Talent: Tether Stuns (Level 25)


    Dual Breath start radius increased from 200 to 225
    Dual Breath end radius increased from 250 to 275
    Replaced Respawn Talent: Macropyre Pure and Pierces Immunity (Level 25)

Keeper of the Light

    Replaced Respawn Talent: +300 Chakra Magic Mana (Level 15)


    Ghost Ship now always crashes where Kunkka targets it [?]

Legion Commander

    Overwhelming Odds manacost from 100 to 100/110/120/130
    Duel Scepter now additionally grants Spell Immunity to your hero during Duel
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +10% Moment Proc Chance (Level 20)


    Reworked Leshrac's Scepter. While Pulse Nova is active, every 1.75 seconds Lightning Storm will hit one random unit within 750 AoE. Prioritizes heroes.


    Chain Frost slow increased from 50% to 65%


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +40 Movement Speed (Level 15)


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +75 Cast Range (Level 10)

Lone Druid

    Rabid attack speed increased from 10/20/30/40 to 20/30/40/50
    Rabid duration rescaled from 18/22/26/30 to 25
    Rabid cooldown reduced from 45 to 35
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +50% Spirit Bear Magic Resistance (Level 20)


    Lucent Beam cast animation reduced from 0.6 to 0.5


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +12 Feral HP Regen (Level 15)


    Movement speed reduced from 315 to 310
    Reworked Magnus's Scepter. Shockwave comes back, hitting units a second time and applying a 60% slow for 2 seconds. Distance and travel speed are increased by 50%. Return wave deals half damage to creeps.
    Reverse Polarity no longer lasts an extra 0.75/1/1.25 seconds on creeps
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +500 Skewer Range (Level 25)
    Level 25 Talent from -4s Shockwave Cooldown to +15 Armor


    Added Scepter for Medusa. Causes Mystic Snake to turn enemies into stone for 1 second. Increases by 0.2 seconds per bounce.


    Mirana base damage increased by 3
    Starstorm second impact delay reduced from 1 to 0.8
    Leap speed bonus reduced from 10 seconds to 5
    Leap attack speed bonus increased from 8/16/24/32 to 16/32/48/64

Monkey King

    Wukong's Command no longer provides 50/70/90 bonus damage
    Wukong's Command provides you with 8/14/20 bonus armor
    Wukong's Command army no longer copy Basher/Abyssal
    Wukong's Command attack rate improved from 2.0 to 1.7
    Fixed Monkey King carrying Urn of Shadows sometimes wasting charges while Wukong's Command is ongoing
    Fixed Tree Jump causing Monkey King to temporarily have bigger vision than the defined day/night values


    Adaptive Strike manacost rescaled from 100/90/80/70 to 80

Naga Siren

    Song of the Siren cast time increased from 0.8 to 1.0
    Song of the Siren cooldown rescaled from 180/120/60 to 160/120/80
    Song of the Siren range rescaled from 1250 to 1000/1200/1400
    Mirror Image Illusion damage taken rescaled from 600/500/400/300% to 550/500/450/400%
    Rip Tide damage increased from 100/140/180/220 to 120/160/200/240
    Ensnare cast point reduced from 0.65 to 0.6
    Ensnare manacost rescaled from 90/100/110/120 to 100

Nature's Prophet

    Replaced Respawn Talent: Removed Teleportation Cooldown (Level 25)


    Ghost Shroud heal amplification increased from 50% to 75%

Night Stalker

    Hunter in the Night can now be activated during the night to grant Night Stalker flying movement for 2 seconds. Cooldown 26/22/18/14. Mana cost 50. 1200 Vision.


    Fortune's End is now a root rather than a slow that sets the target to 0 movement speed
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +0.75s Fortune's End Max Duration (Level 10)
    Fortune's End projectile speed from 1200 to 1000
    Purifying Flames cast range from 800 to 850

Outworld Devourer

    Reworked Outworld Devourer's Scepter. Grants 2 charges to Astral Imprisonment and increases cast range by 300. Damage areas stack. Replenish Time: 12

Phantom Lancer

    Fixed Doppleganger Illusions lasting one second less than intended
    Phantom Rush agility bonus is now granted before the first hit lands, rather than after
    Juxtapose max illusions increased from 5/7/9 to 6/8/10


    Fire Spirits duration increased from 16 to 20
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +20% XP Gain (Level 10)


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1s Dismember Duration (Level 20)


    Life Drain now grants truesight vision over the target
    Life Drain cast range reduced from 900/1050/1200 to 800
    Life Drain now has a 100 range break buffer [?]
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1s Decrepify Duration (Level 15)

Queen of Pain

    Queen of Pain Level 25 Talent from No Shadow Strike cooldown to 550 AoE Shadow Strike


    Eye of the Storm prioritizes striking static linked heroes
    Eye of the Storm no longer has a cast point


    Base movement speed reduced by 5

Sand King

    Caustic Finale is no longer a Unique Attack Modifier
    Sand Storm invisbility linger duration rescaled from 1.5 to 0.9/1.1/1.3/1.5
    Sand Storm DPS rescaled from 25/50/75/100 to 40/60/80/100
    Replaced Respawn Talent: -50 Epicenter Attack Slow (Level 15)

Shadow Demon

    Shadow Poison manacost reduced from 55 to 50
    Soul Catcher now spreads its amplification evenly among all the enemies in the AoE
    Replaced Respawn Talent: -1.5s Shadow Poison Cooldown (Level 20)

Shadow Fiend

    Shadow Fiend Level 25 Talent from +125 Shadowraze Damage to +150

Shadow Shaman

    Base damage increased by 6
    Mass Serpent Wards base attack range increased by 50
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +4 Wards Summoned (Level 20)


    Reworked Silencer's Scepter. Glaives now Pierce Spell Immunity and deal 100% more damage        against Silenced units.

Skywrath Mage

    Level 15 Talent from +75 Damage to +10% Spell Lifesteal.


    Intelligence gain reduced from 1.9 to 1.7


    Haunt cooldown rescaled from 140/130/120 to 180/150/120

Spirit Breaker

    Replaced Respawn Talent: +30% Greater Bash Damage (Level 20)


    God's Strength now grants a bonus 16/28/40 Strength when activated
    God's Strength attack bonus reduced from 100/150/200% to 80/120/160%


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +250 Attack Damage (Level 25)

Templar Assassin

    Agility gain reduced from 2.7 to 2.3
    Replaced Respawn Talent: -8 Meld Armor Reduction (Level 25)


    Metamorphosis Movement Speed Loss increased from 25 to 30 [?]


    Gush manacost rescaled from 120 to 90/100/110/120
    Aghanim's Gush now does a small ground reveal on units that are hit


    Base damage increased by 4
    Grow increases Craggy Exterior chance by 6/8/10%

Treant Protector

    Nature's Guise now applies a full disarming root, rather than a bash, on attack
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +40 Leech Seed Damage/Heal (Level 25)


    Improved consistency of Ice Shard when pushing units in/out of the shards on impact
    Ice Shards now starts the blockers at the cast location, rather than centering the blockers around the cast location
    Ice Shards cast range increased by 200 [?]
    Ice Shards speed increased from 1100 to 1200


    Atrophy Aura damage reduction rescaled from 4/16/28/40 to 7/18/29/40%
    Atrophy Aura counter now lingers through death
    Added Underlord Scepter. Atrophy Aura's bonus damage is now granted to nearby allied heroes for half of the bonuses. Increases bonus damage duration by 40 seconds.


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +15 Health Regeneration (Level 10)


    Base damage reduced by 3

Vengeful Spirit

    Wave of Terror cooldown rescaled from 20 to 22/20/18/16
    Vengeance Aura reduced from 12/20/28/36% to 10/18/26/34%


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +14% Poison Sting Slow (Level 25)


    Viper Strike now deals its first tick of damage immediately
    Viper Strike cooldown rescaled from 70/50/30 to 60/45/30


    Grave Chill duration increased from 3/4/5/6 to 3.25/4.5/5.75/7
    Replaced Respawn Talent: Soul Assumption Double Strike [?]


    Chaotic Offering manacost increased from 200/300/400 to 250/350/450
    Replaced Respawn Talent: Summons a Golem on death (Level 20)


    Windranger Level 20 Talents are now: Windrun grants invisibility // +120 Powershot Damage
    Windranger Level 25 Talents are now: +30% Cooldown Reduction // +150 Attack Range

Winter Wyvern

    Winter's Curse attack speed from 70 to 85
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +1s Cold Embrace Duration (Level 20)

Witch Doctor

    Scepter now additionally provides True Strike to Death Ward
    Replaced Respawn Talent: +2 Cask Bounces (Level 15)

Wraith King

    Level 20 Talent from +20 Strength to +10% Vampiric Aura Lifesteal
    Level 25 Talent from +20% Vampiric Aura Lifesteal to Reincarnation Casts Wraithfire Blast [?]


    Replaced Respawn Talent: +0.5s Lightning Bolt Ministun (Level 20)

Gameplay Update 7.06 Gameplay Update 7.06 Reviewed by Jesi Max on 01:01 Rating: 5

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