Dota 2 Update – October 17th, 2012

  • Added a Hall of Fame section to the community tab, featuring a different group of high skill players each week.
  • Added a Team Browser section to the community tab. This shows teams that have participated in leagues that are available through the client.
  • Added a Replays Highlight option when watching games. Watch the best moments from a match with a click of a button.


  • Dark Seer Fixed Ion Shell damage interval and it triggering Cold Snap
  • Disruptor: Fixed Glimpse interaction with invulnerable units
  • Magnus: Fixed enemies being able to cast and attack while in Skewer pull
  • Rubick: Fixed Telekinesis Land sub ability proccing magic stick
  • Viper: Fixed Nethertoxin damage not being critable
  • Visage: Fixed Familias attack timings taking much longer than intended
  • Fixed Illusions placing Orb of Venom debuff


  • Added a right click option for some items to alert allies that you want to cast them (Arcane Boots, Smoke, Mekansm)
  • Fixed being able to sometimes move your hero before hero picking was done
  • Enabled pause cooldown in co-op bot games.
  • Fixed various hero swap bugs
  • Fixed HUD element covering Armor bonus values in 4:3


  • Increased Magnus model size
  • Fixed Ravage visual timings
  • Fixed some buffs not showing the correct cooldown frame ( slight gap at the top for aura provided buffs )
  • Tweaking the scale and offset of visage and his units
  • Tweaks for some neutral creep sounds, generally reducing volume and increasing range


  • Fixed a bug that caused some items to not be equippable for Morphling and other heroes that recently had their item slots shuffled.
  • Fixed Doombringer’s missing tail.
  • Fixed the ‘Uldorak’s Hide’ set not properly displaying as a set of items.
  • Reduced the size of the stumpy treants created by Nature’s Prophet when using the Call of the Dendrochron.
  • Fixed Invoker’s head disappearing when head items were equipped. These items may need to be re-equipped.
  • Fixed a bug with Multi-Hero Chronosphere not detecting its scoring condition.
  • Fixed several item sets having incorrectly tagged rarities, relative to the contents of the set.
  • Fixed Sword of Sir Davion being white for some users.
  • Fixed overly bright specular on the Runed AiIlettes.


  • Fixed bug that would cause bots to not ever want to go to the Secret Shop if they want to buy a TP scroll.
  • Fixed bug where bots would always think they could push towers unopposed.- Optimized tango tree search.
  • Juggernaut bot now better estimates Omnislash damage (will no longer think it’ll bounce to out-of-range creeps).
  • Bots will now consider whether their laning opponents are ranged or not to determine their desired lane position.
  • When a hero is farming a lane, bot desire to push that lane is now lessened.
  • Lowered the desire to help out with an under-control tower defense when in the laning phase.
  • Fixed incoming defense evaluation.
  • Lowered defend desire when not in late game.
  • Adjusted Juggernaut’s loadout.
  • Made Blade Fury focus on its target better
  • Trying something different with determining when and how to lead a target.
  • Bots laning with a hard carry should now harass enemies more.

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