Official DotA 6.75 changelog is out

30/09/2012 — 2 Comments

DotA 6.75 is out! Since PlayDota is already down for known reasons, I copied the changelog earlier and posted it here until PlayDota gets up again. What are your insights on this new version? Keep in mind that spoilered text is hidden, including two new awesome heroes.

If GetDota gets down, I uploaded the map on dropbox.

* Goblin Shredder added to Captain’s Mode
* Skywrath Mage added to Captain’s Mode
* Captain’s Mode first ban phase now has 2 bans instead of 3
* Captain’s Mode second ban phase now has 3 bans instead of 2

* Glyph duration increased from 4 to 5 seconds
* Enraged Wildkin’s Tornado vision decreased from 1200/800 to 300
* Aegis reclaim time decreased from 10 to 6 minutes

* Team AoE bounty for kills with 2 heroes around changed from 9*Level+95 to 12*Level + 125
* Team AoE bounty for kills with 3 heroes around changed from 8*Level+20 to 10*Level+40
* Killer bounty level multiplier increased from 200+5*Level to 200+9*Level
* Total XP required for level 7 decreased from 2700 to 2600
* Total XP required for level 8 decreased from 3500 to 3200

* Added a new loading screen
* Random Draft Mode hero pool count increased from 20 to 22
* Recipe items no longer sell for 80% of their price (now 50% like regular items)
* Added a 1 second cooldown to placing Observer and Sentry wards (to help prevent accidental usage when lagging)
* Fixed various item sell costs
* Fixed a lot of tooltips issues
* Roshan turn rate increased to fix some abuses
* Fixed a bug that could cause Brewmaster to not respawn


Alchemist
– Acid Spray damage per second increased from 8/16/24/32 to 14/20/26/32
– Acid Spray manacost from 160 to 130/140/150/160
– Chemical Rage Base Attack Time decreased from 1.45/1.3/1.15 to 1.4/1.2/1.0
– Goblin’s Greed counter duration increased from 20 to 25 seconds
– Goblin’s Greed bonus gold scaling adjusted from 2/4/6/8 + 2 to 4/6/8/10 + 1/2/3/4
– Unstable Concoction max damage increased from 130/200/270/340 to 150/220/290/360
– Unstable Concoction no longer displays the countdown numbers to enemies
Unstable Concoction always affects a 175 area around where it explodes

Anti-Mage
– Movement speed decreased from 320 to 315
– Blink animation time increased from 0.33 to 0.4
– Legs decreased from 2/2/2/2 to 1/1.5/1.8/1.9

Axe
– Berserker’s Call bonus armor increased from 30 to 40
– Battle Hunger slow decreased from 10% to 8%
– Battle Hunger movement bonus increased from 4% to 8% per affected enemy
– Counter Helix damage increased from 100/130/160/190 to 100/135/170/205

Ancient Apparition
– Chilling Touch now deals its bonus damage and uses a charge when attacking creeps
– Chilling Touch AoE increased from 450 to 525
– Chilling Touch damage increased from 40/50/60/70 to 50/60/70/80
– Chilling Touch duration reduced from 40 to 30
– Ice Blast is no longer dispelled by the Fountain

Bane Elemental
– Fiend’s Grip Aghanim’s duration increased from 6 to 7
– Enfeeble damage reduction increased from 25/50/75/100 to 30/60/90/120
– Enfeeble can no longer be dispelled

Batrider
– Cast animation time decreased from 0.3 to 0.2
– Strength growth increased from 2.0 to 2.7
– Turn rate improved from 0.4 to 1.0
– Firefly duration increased from 15 to 18 seconds
– Firefly damage trail no longer instantly disappears when Batrider dies

Bloodseeker
– Blood Bath death detection AoE for enemy heroes increased from 225 to 325
– Bloodrage bonus base damage from 20/40/60/80% to 30/60/90/120%
– Thirst AOE from 1500/3000/4500/6000 to 6000
– Thirst MS bonus from 11/22/33/44% to 15/25/35/45%
– Thirst HP percentage detection rescaled from constant 40% to 20/30/40/50% HP (invis is half that)

Bristleback
– Quill Spray damage cap increased from 220 to 400
– Warpath damage per stack increased from 10/15/20 to 20/25/30
– Warpath base damage increased from 10/20/30 to 20/25/30
– Fixed how Quill Spray damage threshold works

Broodmother
– Spawn Spider’s Spiderite bounty increased from 11-13 to 16-21
– Incapacitating Bite no longer gives 2/4/6/8 bonus damage
– Incapacitating Bite miss rate increased from 10/15/20/25 to 10/20/30/40

Centaur
Double Edge now deals its damage in a 190 AoE around the target

Chaos Knight
– Chaos Bolt’s stun is no longer partially undodgeable (now a normal projectile with 1000 speed)

Chen
– Holy Persuasion no longer has the ability to teleport allied units
Test of Faith grants you a secondary ability to teleport allied units

Clinkz
– Strafe attack speed bonus increased from 110 to 130

Clockwerk
– Strength growth increased from 2.4 to 2.7
– Battery Assault damage interval improved from 0.75 to 0.7
– Power Cogs damage and mana drain increased from 60/90/120/150 to 80/120/160/200
– Power Cogs duration increased from 3/4/5/6 to 5/6/7/8
Fixed Power Cogs not triggering and burning mana/hp when someone Force Staffs over it

Crystal Maiden
– Freezing Field duration increased from 4 to 7 seconds

Dark Seer
– Movement speed decreased from 305 to 300
– Vacuum cooldown increased from 16 to 19
– Vacuum cast range decreased from 550 to 500
– Vacuum AoE decreased from 275/375/475/575 to 250/350/450/550
Vacuum can no longer pull invulnerable units

Dazzle
– Poison Touch level 4 cooldown decreased from 9 to 7
– Shadow Wave AoE increased from 170 to 185

Disruptor
– Static Storm max damage increased from 170/210/250 to 170/220/270

Doom Bringer
Devour creep level restriction removed
– Devour cooldown from 60/55/50/45 to 70/60/50/40
– Devour gold from 40/60/80/100 to 25/50/75/100
– Devour manacost from 60 to 60/50/40/30
Level Death bonus damage now deals 20% of Max HP instead of a fixed amount
– Level Death damage increased from 100/150/200/250 to 125/175/225/275
– Scorched Earth damage/heal increased from 12/16/20/24 to 12/18/24/30

Dragon Knight
– Armor decreased by 1
– Dragon Blood armor bonus increased from 2/4/6/8 to 3/6/9/12
– Elder Dragon form level 2/3 no longer gives bonus damage (was 5/14)
– Elder Dragon form level 2/3 splash area rescaled slightly

Drow Ranger
– Frost Arrow’s slow increased from 50% to 60% at level 4
– Marksmanship level 3 agility bonus increased from 45 to 60
– Trueshot Aura damage bonus increased from 7/14/21/28% to 8/16/24/32%
– Silence cooldown decreased from 15 to 13

Earthshaker
– Enchant Totem cooldown decreased from 7 to 6 seconds

Ember Spirit
– Armor decreased by 1
– Fire Remnant recharge time increased from 30 to 35 seconds
– Fire Remnant damage per instance from 120/160/200 to 100/150/200

Enigma
– Malefice damage reduced from 30/40/65/80 to 40/40/65/65 (still 1/2/2/3 pulses)
– Midnight Pulse cast range from 500 to 700
– Blackhole manacost from 200/300/400 to 250/350/450

Faceless Void
– Time Lock deals twice as much damage when it procs on a target in Chronosphere
– Faceless Void can no longer be frozen by any Chronosphere!!

Furion
– Movement speed decreased from 300 to 295
– Force of Nature’s Treant’s magic resistance decreased from 33% to 20%

Goblin Shredder
– Strength growth reduced from 2.4 to 2.1
– Chakram moves 20% slower

Guardian Wisp
– Overcharge HP/MP cost over time increased from 2.5% to 3.5%
– Tether regeneration transfer now heals the Tethered unit at 1.5x the rate of Wisp

Gyrocopter
– Movement speed increased from 305 to 315
– Flak Cannon AoE increased from 800 to 1000
– Call Down AoE increased from 400 to 450

Huskar
– Burning Spears duration increased from 6 to 7
– Inner Vitality can now be cast on magic immune targets
– Life Break Aghanim’s cooldown decreased from 24/16/8 to 4

Invoker
– Invoker base damage decreased by 4

Jakiro
– Facing direction now more accurately matches his turn rate (just a visual change)
– Liquid Fire AoE increased from 175 to 300
Ice Path reworked

Juggernaut
– Base attack time decreased from 1.7 to 1.6
Omnislash now kills creeps and neutrals in 1 hit

Keeper of the Light
– Chakra manacost rescaled from 40/55/70/85 to 25/45/65/85
– Mana Leak cooldown decreased from 18 to 16
– Illuminate cast range changed to be the same as its travel range (just a UI change)
– Illuminate max hit distance increased from 1600 to 2000

Krobelus
– Armor increased by 1

Kunkka
– Base strength increased by 3
– Ghost Ship cooldown decreased from 90/80/70 to 60/50/40
– Ghost Ship impact AoE increased from 400 to 425

Legion Commander
– Fixed Overwhelming Odds giving 6% instead of 9% movement per hero
– Overwhelming Odds bonus summoned unit/illusion damage reduced from 50% to 25%
– Press The Attack cooldown rescaled from 15 to 16/15/14/13

Leshrac
Diabolic Edict now uses Leshrac’s cast animation time

Lich
– Frost Nova cooldown decreased from 9.25/9.25/9.25/8 to 8

Lina
– Fiery Soul attack speed bonus increased from 40/50/60/70 to 40/55/70/85
– Laguna Blade cooldown rescaled from 120/90/55 to 90/70/50

Lion
– Finger of Death cooldown rescaled from 150/90/55 to 170/105/40
– Finger of Death damage increased from 500/650/850 to 600/725/850 (Aghanim’s from 600/800/1025 to 725/875/1025)
– Mana Drain initial cast range increased from 600/650/700/750 to 750
– Mana Drain threshold range increased from 800 to 850
– Mana Drain cooldown decreased from 25/20/15/10 to 20/15/10/5

Lone Druid
Spirit Bear can no longer be resummoned while it is taking damage

Lord of Avernus
– Armor decreased by 2
– Aphotic Shield cooldown decreased from 14/12/10/8 to 12/10/8/6
– Borrowed Time cooldown now scales from 60 to 60/50/40
– Death Coil cooldown decreased from 6 to 5 seconds
– Frostmourne enemy debuff duration increased from 2 to 2.5

Luna
– Moon Glaive level 4 bounce count increased 4 to 5

Lycanthrope
– Summon Wolves manacost increased from 125 to 145
– Spirit Wolves HP decreased from 400/450/500/550 to 200/240/280/320
– Spirit Wolves now have 50% magic resistance
– Fixed Shapeshift speed buff remaining after dying with Aegis

Magnus
– Agility growth increased from 1.8 to 2.5
– Empower damage and cleave bonus increased from 15/25/35/45% to 20/30/40/50%
– Skewer slow duration increased from 2 to 2.5 seconds

Murloc Nightcrawler
– Dark Pact cooldown decreased from 10/9/8/7 to 9/8/7/6
– Shadow Dance HP regen increased from 3/4/5% to 3/5/7%

Medusa
– Mana Shield absorption rate increased from 0.75/1.25/1.5/2 to 0.75/1.25/1.75/2.25
– Mystic Snake damage bonus per jump increased from 20% to 25%
– Split Shot damage per arrow increased from 45/55/65/75% to 50/60/70/80%

Meepo
– Geomancer clones stat sharing increased from 25% to 30%
– Geostrike DPS increased from 5/10/15/20 to 7/14/21/28

Mirana
– Elune’s Arrow cooldown decreased from 25 to 20
– Starfall’s second single unit impact damage increased from 50% to 75% of the original

Morphling
– Cast animation time increased from 0.3 to 0.45
– Morph manacost increased from 20 to 30 mana per second
– Base damage decreased by 6
– Waveform AoE decreased from 255 to 200
– Waveform no longer allows you to start attacking/casting before it is completed

Naga Siren
– Base damage decreased by 12
– Cast animation time increased from 0.5 to 0.65

Naix
– Rage duration increased from 2.5/3.25/4/4.75 to 3/4/5/6

Necrolyte
– Death Pulse heal rescaled from 50/75/100/130 to 70/90/110/130
Sadist reworked

Nerubian Assassin
– Base HP regeneration increased to 2.5
– Mana Burn drain amount increased from 4*Int to 5*Int
– Mana Burn manacost rescaled from 90/110/130/150 to 130/120/110/100
– Vendetta movement speed increased from 10/15/20% to 16/18/20%
Spiked Carapace reworked

Nerubian Weaver
– The Swarm’s attack rate improved from 1.5 to 1.35

Obsidian Destroyer
– Astral Imprisonment intelligence steal increased from 2/4/6/8 to 4/6/8/10

Ogre Magi
– Armor increased by 1
– Aghanim’s Unrefined Fireblast cooldown decreased from 20 to 10
– Bloodlust can now target catapults
– Bloodlust movement speed bonus increased from 6/9/12/15% to 10/12/14/16%

Omniknight
– Degen Aura AoE increased from 300 to 315

Panda Brewmaster
Primal Split units are now affected by Black Hole

Pit Lord
Dark Rift now has a subability that allows the effect to be canceled before it resolves

– Dark Rift now makes its teleportation target a low priority target similar to how Boots of Travel works
Replaced Expulsion with a new ability

Reworked how Firestorm works

Phantom Assassin
– Coup de Grace critical strike multiplier increased from 2.5/3.25/4 to 2.5/3.5/4.5

Phantom Lancer
– Agility growth increased from 2.8 to 4.2
– Spirit Lance slow duration increased from 3 to 3.25 seconds

Phoenix
– Phoenix base damage decreased by 6
– Phoenix base strength decreased by 2
– Phoenix base movement speed decreased from 290 to 285
Supernova now refreshes Phoenix’s other skills (not items) if the sun survives
Fire Spirits reworked

Icarus Dive reworked

Sunray reworked

Puck
– Dream Coil duration increased from 5 to 6 (Aghanim’s from 7 to 8)
– Illusory Orb AoE increased from 200 to 225
– Waning Rift damage increased from 60/120/180/240 to 70/140/210/280
– Fixed Phase Shift invulnerability duration ending 0.25 seconds too soon

Pugna
– Movement speed increased from 315 to 320
– Nether Ward mana flare damage increased from 0.75/1/1.25/1.5 to 1/1.25/1.5/1.75
– Life Drain break range increased from 850 to 900

Razor
– Plasma Field Min damage from 80/120/160/200 to 60/100/140/180
– Plasma Field Max damage from 140/210/280/350 to 160/230/300/370
Static Link no longer breaks if Razor loses vision of the target
– Static Link can no longer ground target
– Static Link can now target magic immune (it could before via ground seeking)
– Unstable Current’s purge duration increased from 0.3/0.6/0.9/1.2 to 0.4/0.8/1.2/1.6

Rubick
– Movement speed decreased from 300 to 290
– Fade Bolt bounce AoE decreased from 500 to 440

Shadow Demon
– Soul Catcher manacost increased from 50 to 50/60/70/80
– Shadow Poison AoE increased from 150 to 180

Shadow Fiend
– Necromastry hero kill soul increment increased from 6 to 12
– Presence of the Dark Lord armor reduction improved from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6
Requiem of Souls has a new passive component that triggers upon death

Silencer
– Strength growth increased from 1.7 to 2.2
– Global Silence duration increased from 3/4/5 to 3/4.5/6
– Last Word now always steals 2 intelligence if an enemy hero dies in its AoE

Skeleton King
– Hellfire Blast slow increased from 15% to 20%

Skywrath Mage
– Concussive Shot cooldown decreased from 20/19/18/17 to 20/18/16/14

Slardar
– Amplify Damage armor reduction increased from 8/12/16 to 8/14/20

Sniper
– Headshot damage increased from 30/40/50/60 to 30/45/60/75
– Take Aim range bonus increased from 65/130/195/260 to 75/150/225/300
– Shrapnel AoE increased from 350 to 360
– Shrapnel duration increased from 8 to 9

Spectre
– Desolate damage increased from 20/30/40/50 to 20/35/50/65

Spirit Breaker
– Base strength increased by 6
– Damage increased by 9
Charge of Darkness no longer gives a buff indicator
– Charge of Darkness speed increased from 425/500/575/650 to 600/650/700/750
– Empowering Haste no longer increases Spirit Breaker’s damage
– Empowering Haste movement bonus aura rescaled from 6/8/10/12% to 6/10/14/18%
– Greater Bash now deals damage based on your movement speed (10/20/30/40% of speed)
– Greater Bash duration increased from 0.95/1.15/1.35/1.55 to 1/1.2/1.4/1.6
Fixed Greater Bash not affecting magic immune units

Storm Spirit
– Static Remnant cooldown decreased from 4 to 3.5

Sven
– Great Cleave AoE increased from 200 to 300
– Great Cleave damage from 30/40/50/60% to 25/40/55/70%
– God’s Strength bonus damage increased from 100/140/180% to 100/150/200%
– Warcry AoE increased from 700 to 900
– Warcry armor increased from 3/6/9/12 to 4/8/12/16

Tauren Chieftain
Ancestral spirit can now be controlled, until it starts to return to you
– Ancestral Spirit’s movement speed is now equal to Tauren Chieftain’s rather than fixed at 455
– Ancestral Spirit return abilty no longer interrupts your hero
– Ancestral Spirit now has the Echo Stomp and Spirit Return abilities it can cast directly

Techies
– Armor increased by 6
– Land Mine cooldown from 25/20/15/12 to 25/20/15/10

Templar Assassin
– Psi Blades no longer spills damage when attacking illusions

Terrorblade
– Armor increased by 2
– Base hp regen increased to 2
– Sunder is no longer blocked by Magic Immunity
Metamorphosis reworked

Reflection reworked

Zeal replaced with Conjure Image

Tidehunter
– Ravage travel speed decreased from 900 to 775

Tiny
– Toss’s cast range rescaled from 700/900/1100/1300 to 1300

Treant Protector
– Damage increased by 14
– Base attack time increased from 1.7 to 1.9
– Overgrowth no longer does damage
– Overgrowth duration from 3 to 3/3.75/4.5
– Overgrowth cooldown from 115/105/95 to 80
Living Armor aura replaced with a new active ability

Troll Warlord
– Battle Trance now lasts full duration for allies

Tuskarr
– Snowball now carries all Tuskarr’s controlled units as well
– Snowball cooldown decreased from 28 to 24
– Walrus Punch crit increased from 2.5x to 3x for above 50% HP targets
– Backswing animation time decreased (cosmetic)

Undying
– Decay steal duration increased from 21/24/27/30 to 25/30/35/40
– Decay AoE increased from 300 to 325
– Tombstone Death Lust hp requirement also triggers if the target is below 5/10/15/20% hp

Ursa Warrior
– Cast animation time decreased from 0.5 to 0.3
Overpower now uses Ursa’s cast animation time

Vengeful Spirit
– Agility gain increased from 2.35 to 2.8

Venomancer
– Plague Wards vision decreased from 1400 to 1200

Viper
– Corrosive Skin duration increased from 3 to 4
– Viper Strike Aghanim’s cast range increased from 800 to 900
– Nethertoxin max damage increased from 32/64/96/128 to 40/80/120/160

Visage
– Base Intelligence increased by 3
– Grave Chill attack speed drain increased from 32 to 64
– Familiar’s base attack time decreased from 0.6 to 0.4
– Soul Assumption damage per charge increased from 60 to 65

Warlock
– Shadow Word damage/heal increased from 10/20/30/40 to 15/25/35/45 per second

Witch Doctor
– Death Ward attack cooldown decreased from 0.3 to 0.25
– Maledict bonus damage per 100 lost HP rescaled from 10/20/30/40 to 16/24/32/40

Zeus
– Arc Lightning cooldown decreased from 2 to 1.75
– Thundergod’s Wrath cooldown decreased from 120 to 90

* Added a new basic item Shadow Amulet

Abyssal Blade
Can now be disassembled

Ancient Janggo of Endurance
– Bonus damage decreased from 9 to 3

Arcane Boots
– Replenish Mana cooldown increased from 45 to 55

Armlet of Mordiggian
– Armlet HP regeneration increased from 5 to 8
– Armlet lifedrain increased from 37 to 40
Armlet toggle cooldown reduced from 5 to 1 second

Black King Bar
– Can no longer be sold

Blademail
– Damage Return duration increased from 4 to 4.5 seconds

Blood Stone
– Charges now increment if you get a kill out of range

Buriza-do Kyanon
– Critical strike multiplier increased from 2.5 to 2.7

Dagon
– Dagon cooldown decreased from 40/36/32/28/24 to 35/30/25/20/15

Stygian Desolator
– Desolator duration increased from 7 to 15 seconds

Ethereal Blade
Ether Blast can now be cast on allied units
Ether Blast now does damage based on the primary attribute of the holder instead of always agility
– Ether Blast manacost increased from 50 to 150

Eul’s Scepter of Divinity
– Recipe cost decreased from 600 to 500

Force Staff
– Recipe cost increased to 500
Force no longer pushes through Kinetic Field
– When Power Cogs is triggered by Force Staff, Power Cogs knockback takes priority

Gem of True Sight
– Restock cooldown increased from 8 to 10 minutes

Heaven’s Halberd
– Disarm duration on ranged heroes increased from 4 to 4.5 seconds

Helm of the Dominator
Dominate cooldown decreased from 300 to 60
– Dominate no longer has a duration (was 20 minutes)
– Dominating a creep when you already control one will replace your current one

Lothar’s Edge
– Lothar’s Edge duration from 9 to 12 seconds
Recipe Reworked

Manta Style
– Recipe cost increased from 650 to 900

Mask of Madness
– Berserk’s movement bonus increased from 25 to 30%

Null Talisman
– Recipe cost decreased from 170 to 155

Observer Wards
– Observer Wards gold cost decreased from 200 to 150

Orb of Venom
– Cost decreased from 350 to 275

Orchid
– Soul Burn’s damage amplification increased from 25 to 30%

Power Treads
– Attack speed bonus increased from 25 to 30

Radiance
– Burn damage increased from 40 to 45

Rod of Atos
– HP bonus increased from 250 to 325
– Cooldown decreased from 20 to 16

Sange
– Recipe cost decreased from 700 to 600

Smoke of Deceit
Now dispelled when Primal Split units are nearby

Soul Ring
– Cooldown increased from 25 to 30

Tranquil Boots
– Break requirement decreased from 4 to 3

Veil of Discord
– Armor bonus increased from 5 to 6
– HP regeneration increased from 5 to 6
– Discord AoE increased from 500 to 550
– Discord cast range increased from 875 to 1000

Yasha
– Recipe cost decreased from 700 to 600

2 responses to Official DotA 6.75 changelog is out

  1. Dota Club For Everyone 08/10/2012 at 17:58

    You are fast ^^ thx for the Changelog , visit my site ^^

  2. Dave Jones 21/10/2012 at 12:26

    I’m looking forward to playing the revamped Centaur and Drow. This will be fun.

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