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Dota 2 Update - MAIN CLIENT - February 15, 2018
« on: February 16, 2018, 12:41:36 pm »
BLOG POST - 7.09 GAMEPLAY UPDATE

-Courier cost reduced from 200 to 50
-Starting gold is reduced from 625 to 600
-Tangoes now come with 3 charges and cost 90 gold
-Initial bounty rune now gives +40 gold to all heroes instead of 100 to the hero that picks it up (those bounty runes look slightly different)



-Killing a neutral camp stack now gives a bonus 15% gold bounty to the hero that stacked it. No bonus is given if the stack is cleared by an enemy or the hero that stacked it. (New audio is now played once a stack is successful. Stacked neutrals have a buff with the stacker's hero icon on it)
-Tier 1 mid lane towers are now a bit closer to the river



-Removed a tree in the radiant jungle (to the top right of the blue crystals near the ancients)
-Range creep attack acquisition range reduced from 800 to 600


OFFICIAL CHANGELOG

-Lane creeps now have a minor knockback based on the amount of hero damage in the killing blow
-Nature's Guise now shows a buff icon to show when Treant remains within range of trees
-Fixed Flesh Golem heal not taking into account temporary increases to max HP
-Fixed location of familiars when player had bought Aghs or chose the +1 Familiar talent
-Courier no longer try to deliver gems if your inventory is full.
-Minor Windranger updates to model, textures and attachment point for bow strings
-Fixed Windranger taunt not showing when you don't have vision of the center of the map
-Added last updated time to the guide details view in the In-Game guide picker
-Added number of camps stacked to the support column of the post game scoreboard
-Added a toggle near the language filter to prioritize recent guides
-Custom Games: The local lobby list is now sorted by oldest lobby first
-Custom Games: Fixed a bug where loading into a custom game would occasionally fail to find the necessary files (resulting in a crash or missing interface elements)

UI UPDATES

Dashboard
-Added a frontpage panel for the newly released 7.09 patch.
-Added 7.09 changelog to the Learn > Gameplay Updates tab.
-Added a notification for the newly released patch.

Misc
-A new chat notification has been added that asks you to be understanding and patient with newer players.


STRING UPDATES

Tooltip Updates
-Added tooltip modifiers for Neutral Creeps Stacked. | Killing this stacked creep will provide bonus gold to the stacker.
-The fact that Aeon Disk cannot be rearmed has been added to the Rearm note.
-Tooltip modifier has been added for Nature's Guise.
-Dispel Type: BASIC DISPEL has been removed from Pangolier's Shield Crash description.
-Dispel Tyle: BASIC DISPEL has been added to Pangolier's Gyro Shell description.
-Fixed a typo in Centaur's talent description text.
-Fixed a missing period in Storm Spirit's talent text.
-Fixed Sand King's talent having the word 'speed' mentioned twice.

Console Updates
New
-dota_guide_prioritize_recent | default: true
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_max_damage_amount | default: 500
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_max_damage_force | default: 1
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_max_random_force | default: 1
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_min_damage_amount | default: 100
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_min_random_force | default: 0
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_min_time | default: 0
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_random_yaw | default: 2
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_max_time | default: 0
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_min_damage_force | default: 0

Removed
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_max_force
-dota_npc_creep_pushback_min_damage_force

Readded
- net_p2p_api_client_to_client
- net_p2p_api_game
- net_p2p_listen_dedicated

Re-Removed
- net_snp

Changed
- dota_npc_creep_pushback_height_scale 50 to 100
- dota_npc_creep_pushback_scale 1000 to 200
- net_usesocketsforloopback 1 to 0

Patch Size: 220.8 MB (with Tools)

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


The GLK header bar with TI information has not yet been updated and will change accordingly over the next few days.
« Last Edit: February 16, 2018, 12:59:03 pm by R_L »
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Re: Dota 2 Update - MAIN CLIENT - February 15, 2018
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2018, 02:15:50 pm »
this is a good update apart from tango nerf.
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