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Dota 2 Update - MAIN CLIENT - April 25, 2016
« on: April 26, 2016, 01:57:38 pm »
NEW GAMEPLAY UPDATE
Official Blog: Link
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After an eventful and competitive wintertide season, Dota 2 welcomes the advance of spring’s renewal as this week’s patch brings the release of the 6.87 gameplay update. With changes to Ranked All Pick, the addition of a minimap Scan ability, new items, and a host of other balance adjustments, there’s a lot to explore in the 6.87 change log.
After reading through the patch notes, head over to the Test client to try the changes out before it hits the main client in a day or two.
Along with the update, this week will also see the start of The Manila Major Qualifiers, with Chinese Open Qualifiers hosted by ESL and the Americas, Southeast Asia and Europe Open Qualifiers hosted by Faceit running April 29th – May 2nd and Regional Qualifiers following May 3rd – 6th.

Check out the Dota 2 - 6.87 gameplay update patch notes with previews on Gamer.LK here.


Unreleased Content
Unreleased Items - Ingame
  • Skybreaker
  • Banana - 400 Slide Distance for 1 second in an AoE of 100.
  • Jade Bow
  • Spirit Helix

Unreleased Misc Content
  • A new ability on the courier called "Telescope" also renamed to "Eye of Omen"

Misc Stuff
- The Banana model you see when trees are being cropped down is actually precached. So it's not an accidental thing. Unless even precaching that was accidental.


- The Banana Model is also listed as an entry for an in-game item and also a neutral unit.

Console Updates
  • dota_radar <cmd> - This and a few more related commands pertaining to the "Scan" feature that was added this patch.


Patch Size: 147.5 MB (with Tools), 118.1 MB (without Tools)


Patch notes courtesy of SirBelvedere. Credits to crimson589 and wykrhm and SteamDB (which is powered by SteamKit) and the Dota 2 Dev Forums. Video credits of banana easter egg to OnlyBrothers Dota 2.