Valve releases 7.20 e update for Dota 2

Valve releases 7.20 e update for Dota 2

Valve has released yet another update to try to balance out Dota 2 before the start of the Bucharest Minor. The 7.20 e update brings about massive changes to multiple heroes. These are mostly nerfs, but the biggest changes come to the early to mid game items such as Bracer, Null Talisman, Wraith Band.

Item Changes

Wraith Band: Bonus agility reduced from +8 to +6 (cost reduced by 25)
Bracer: Bonus strength reduced from +8 to +6 (cost reduced by 25)
Null Talisman: Bonus intelligence reduced from +8 to +6 (cost reduced by 25)
Power Treads: Bonus damage reduced from 16 to 12

Anti Mage

Counterspell duration reduced from 1.4 to 1.2
Counterspell mana cost increased from 40 to 45/50/55/60

Beastmaster

Level 25 Talent reduced from +40 Inner Beast Attack Speed to +30

Brewmaster

Drunken Brawler critical damage reduced from 200/220/240/260% to 170/200/230/260%
Drunken Brawler cooldown increased from 20/19/18/17 to 23/21/19/17

Bristleback

Strength gain increased from 2.2 to 2.5
Bristleback now considers damage from towers as valid

Chaos Knight

Chaos Strike life steal increased from 35/45/55/65% to 50/55/60/65%

Dark Seer

Surge speed reduced from 36/54/72/90% to 30/45/60/75%

Dazzle

Poison Touch cast range reduced from 600/700/800/900 to 500/600/700/800
Poison Touch man cost increased from 80/100/120/140 to 95/110/125/140
Shallow Grave cooldown increased from 60/45/30/15 to 60/46/32/18

Death Prophet


Spirit Siphon charge replenish time reduced from 60/55/50/45 to 60/52/44/36
Exorcism damage increased from 56-61 to 59-64

Ember Spirit

Strength increased from 20 + 2.4 to 21 + 2.6

Grimstroke

Ink Swell max stun duration reduced from 1.7/2.4/3.1/3.8 to 1.4/2.2/3/3.8
Soulbind cooldown increased from 90/70/50 to 100/75/50

Gyrocopter

Agility gain increased from 2.8 to 3.1

Huskar

Level 10 Talent reduced from +20 Damage to +15

Juggernaut

Omnislash bonus damage from 30/45/60 to 30/40/50

Keeper of the Light

Will-O-Wisp off period increased from 1.75 to 1.85
Will-O-Wisp AoE increased from 650 to 675

Lifestealer

Agility gain increased from 1.9 to 2.4

Lina

Base armour increased by 1

Lone Druid

Base movement speed reduced from 340 to 330
Spirit Bear movement speed increased from 340/350/360/370 to 340/355/370/385
Level 10 Talent reduced from +150 Attack Range to +125
Level 20 Talent improved from -0.2 Spirit Bear Base Attack Time to -0.3

Magnus

Empower bonus damage reduced from 20/30/40/50 to 10/20/30/40%
Empower cleave reduced from 20/38/56/74% to 14/34/54/74%
Reverse Polarity cooldown increased from 120 to 130

Night Stalker

Dark Ascension cooldown reduced from 160/140/120 to 140/130/120

Outworld Devourer

Equilibrium mana restore from 80/100/120/140% to 65/90/115/140%

Phantom Assassin

  • Phantom Strike duration reduced from 2.25 to 2.
  • Stifling Dagger mana cost increased from 30/25/20/15 to 30.
  • Coup de Grace critical damage reduced from 210/330/450% to 200/325/450%.
  • Blur mana cost increased from 30 to 50.


Puck

Base armor increased by 1
Illusory Orb cooldown reduced from 14/13/12/11 to 13/12/11/10


Queen of Pain

Agility increased from 18 + 2 to 22 + 2.2
Scream of Pain manacost reduced from 110/120/130/140 to 95/110/125/140

Riki

Base damage increased by 3


Sand King

Sand Storm damage reduced from 25/50/75/100 to 20/40/60/80


Shadow Fiend

Base armor increased by 1

Slark

Level 20 talent reduced from +1.5s Pounce Leash to +1.25s

Spectre

Haunt illusion damage increased from 40/55/70% to 40/60/80%

Storm Spirit

Base damage increased by 2


Sven

Base movement speed increased from 290 to 295
Warcry shield health is 25% stronger on your hero


Terrorblade

Metamorphosis movement speed loss increased from 25 to 30


Undying

Flesh Golem cooldown increased from 110 to 125
Level 10 Talent reduced from +10 Health Regen to +8


Ursa

Base movement speed increased from 305 to 315


Venomancer

Poison Nova damage increased from 30/55/80 to 40/65/90.

You can read the entire update logs here.