Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Dota 2 Test Build - Patch Notes - June 13, 2012

No new Dota 2 Hero this week, a lot of bug fixes and additonal features such as rotating your hero in the loadout screen. Here are the patch notes.
    - Added Chaos Knight, Phantom Assassin and Gyrocoptor to Captain's Mode
    - Alchemist: Fixed Acid Spray killing couriers.
    - Chaos Knight: Fixed some bugs with the Illusion spawn positions with Phantasm.
    - Chaos Knight: Fixed Reality Rift ignoring Linken's Sphere.
    - Chaos Knight: Fixed getting stuck with your illusions sometimes
    - Clockwerk: Fixed units not always getting sucked into Power Cogs properly.
    - Clockwerk: Fixed Hookshot stunning dead units.
    - Dark Seer: Fixed Ion Shell showing the visual connecting effect on invisible targets.
    - Doom Bringer: Fixed sometimes not gaining passive bonuses when devouring a neutral.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Flak Cannon not attacking magic immune units.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Rocket Barrage not hitting Roshan.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Homing Missle portrait name.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Flak Cannon not hitting ancients.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Homing Missle ignoring Linken's Sphere.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Call Down not providing vision over its area.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Homing Missile not keeping vision around the area when it impacts a unit.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Rocket Barrage not hurting mechanical units.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Flak Cannon not hurting Mechanical units.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed Flak Cannon having cast time.
    - Gyrocopter: Fixed creeps hurting Homing Missile.
    - Mirana: Fixed Leap buff being dispelled by BKB/Repel.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Phantom Strike landing position.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Coup de Grace visual effect to play only when the critical strike attack lands.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Coup de Grace working on denies and wards.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Phantom Strike facing direction after landing.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Blur showing hero name on minimap when it should be hidden.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Blink Strike not being blocked by Linken's Sphere.
    - Phantom Assassin: Phantom Strike now shows you a buff icon while you are attacking fast.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Stifling Dagger being dodgeable.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Phantom Strike visual and sound effect sometimes playing on targets it can't hit.
    - Phantom Assassin: Fixed Phantom Strike attacks sometimes being delayed.
    - Pugna: Fixed Nether Ward not draining mana from enemies.
    - Venomancer: Fixed Aghanim's Scepter not upgrading Poison Nova duration.
    - Fixed Hand of Midas giving too little XP when there are nearby allies around.
    - Fixed Hand of Midas XP bounty being halved against dominated units.
    - Fixed a case where a courier trying to deliver a Divine Rapier to someone without sufficient item slots could result in the Rapier disappearing.
    - Added click and drag to rotate the Hero Model in the loadout panel.
    - Hero-like units now draw a larger distinct icon on the minimap.
    - Team Names now show up on the recent games panel.
    - Added an "Inspect Hero" option to the right-click menu for player names in the scoreboard. This will show what items they have equipped.
    - Buying Aghanim's Scepter now upgrades the ability tooltip with the new information. If you find anything missing or incorrect, please report it to the tooltip forum.
    - The store/inventory Aghanim's Scepter tooltip will now show a preview of what it does for your hero.
    - Fixed glitchiness in the End Game cinematic camera.
    - Added an edit mode to the in-game full deck layout.
    - Added a concept of selection to the Grid View, and used it to implement a pick button.
    - Added the ability to import and export custom full deck layouts
    - Leaving the loadout will return you to Grid View if you were in it.
    - Fixed a bug where you could not see the right hero in your loadout after you picked.
    - Fixed legacy mode heroes being sorted differently than the learn tab/Dota 1.
    - Legacy full deck cards are now simply the portrait, without the card treatment.
    - Added Back to Browsing & Back to Loadout buttons. After you pick, you can now return to browsing to suggest / learn heroes.
    - Fixed suggest button not being visible in grid view, and implemented suggestion there.
    - Fixed grid view selection outline not updating when you clicked on a suggested hero.
    - No longer force the selector to switch to the turntable if you're at grid view and want to select a hero for any reason.
    - Having no heroes matching the filters/search bar no longer kicks you out of grid view, instead showing you the same "No Heroes" message box as turntable mode.
    - Fixed the grid view crashing if there were no matching heroes.
    - Fixed the "No Heroes" message not being centered in widescreen.

    - Added Chaos Knight bot.
    - Made bots more likely to unify around a Roshan attempt.
    - Added bot role/laning info for all heroes, which should make for better hero and lane picks.
    - On Easy and Easier, bots will no longer consider whether a target is currently slowed when determining whether to slow/stun.
    - Bots are now more likely to push late-game when they are feeling indecisive.