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Dota v6.79 Released!

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DotA 6.73b | Official DotA v6.73b Map Download & Changelogs

As expected, the DotA 6.73b is released shortly after the major 6.73 update. This is a pure fix patch which addresses several bugs and a big exploit with Fire Remnants dealing exceptional damage. In this version Pudge is no longer a Santa and Couriers are now invulnerable near fountain area, a pity indeed. Check DotA 6.73b patch notes for bugfix logs.DotA 6.73 Map Download:DotA 6.73 map.rar (

Dota 6.75 Map - Dota 6.75 Map News and Updates

Brilliant news for Dota fans who were waiting for Dota 6.75 map. The development of Dota 6.75 has been started. Recently the developer updates his status in which Icefrog mentioned about his future plans on Dota 6.75 map which will certainly shatter the dreams of those friends who were waiting for the end of Dota. So be patient for the upcoming map of Dota. Update: The v6.75 is now out, You can

Dota 6.73b Changelogs | Dota-Allstars 6.73b Complete Changelogs

Dota 6.73b Changelogs - Dota-Allstars 6.73b Complete Changelogs. You can get the map in this post. Here are the complete changelogs:

Dota 6.73b Changelogs
* Couriers are now invulnerable near their fountain
* Fixed Santa Hats on Illusions
* Fixed Tiny's Tree visuals when he gets cycloned
* Fixed first hit with Sleight of Fist being unable to bash
* Fixed a big exploit with Fire Remnants that could cause it to do dramatically more damage than intended
* Removed Pudge Santa
* Fixed Meepo clones not respawning with full mana
* Fixed Stone Giant's Aghanim bonus stacking with multiple instances
* Fixed Whirling Death damage tooltip
* Fixed Zeal HP regeneration
* Fixed Meepo's interaction with Tranquility Boots
* Fixed attack range on Legion Commander and Goblin Shredder being slightly off
* Fixed Goblin Shredder's agility and intelligence growth values being off
* Fixed Skywrath Mage not triggering Land Mines
* Fixed a bug with Sleight of Fist and Manta Style
* Duel can now only target heroes (it didn't do anything on non-heroes already)

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Dota 6.73 Map - Official Dota-Allstars 6.73 Download (Released!)

Dota 6.73 Map Download - Dota-Allstars 6.73 Official Map has just came out! This map contain many changes which includes 4 new heroes (Tresdin the Legion Commander, Rizzrak the Goblin Shredder, Xin the Ember Spirit & Dragonus the Skywrath Mage) and 5 new items! You can see several slight reduction on skill stats and item price, many bug fixes and the melee model size is reverted. Here are the complete changelogs and download link:

Dota 6.73 Changelogs:
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Dota 6.73 Download Link
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Legion Commander Guide - Tresdin Build & Strategy

DotA Tresdin Guide, The Legion Commander Guide, Strategy & Build. Tresdin is a Strength hero which is introduced on the DotA 6.73. This post will provide you with the Tresdin Guide, the Tresdin Strategy, the Tresdin Item Build and the Legion Commander Skill Build.

Range: 128
Movement Speed: 310

Total starting damage: 57-61
Total starting armor: 3

Str 26 + 2.6
Agi 18 + 1.7
Int 20 + 2.2

My name is Tresdin, and there is a great threat growing in my kingdom. And that threat is the waves of filthy non-human refugees who litter our street corners and whose mongrel languages are belted out in every pub! I didn’t become the greatest general this kingdom has seen in hundreds of years to see my lands reduced to this, but that will be dealt with shortly. For now my axe is called to battle the hordes of darkness that threaten every human in these lands. I march to turn the tables on these horrors, and I dare even one of them to test me in single combat! I go to see things are taken care of the right way, the human way!

Tresdin the Legion Commander Skill

Overwhelming Odds (Active, ground target)

Turns the enemies numbers against them, dealing damage and granting you 9% bonus movement speed per hero and 3% per unit in the 315 AoE for 7 seconds. Deals bonus damage to illusions and summoned units.

AoE: 315
Damage: 60/120/180/240 +10 damage per unit
Summoned Unit Bonus Damage: 50% of units hp
Cast Range: 1000

Movement Bonus per unit: 9% per hero, 3% per unit (lasts 7 seconds)

Cooldown: 18
Manacost: 100
Ability Code: A2JB

Press The Attack (Active, ally or self target)

Removes all debuffs and disables from the targeted ally and grants them bonus attack speed and health regen for 4 seconds.

Attack Speed: 60/80/100/120
Health Regeneration: 30/40/50/60
Duration: 4 seconds

Cooldown: 15
Manacost: 80/90/100/110
Ability Code: A2J2

Moment of Courage (Passive)

When Tresdin is attacked, he has a chance to gain a moment of courage, instantly attaking again with bonus lifesteal.

Chance: 16/18/20/22%
Lifesteal: 20/40/60/80%

Notes: Cannot proc more than once every 0.75 seconds. The lifesteal is not an orb effect.
Ability Code: A2EY

Duel (Active, enemy hero target)

Calls the targeted enemy for a duel. Both you and the enemy will be forced to attack each other and will both be unable to use items or abilities. The victor gains 10 permanent bonus damage.

Duration: 4/4.75/5.5 seconds

Duel winner bonus damage: 10 damage.

Cooldown: 50
Manacost: 75
Cast Range: 100

Notes: The loser of the duel is the hero that dies while under the buff. There is no victor if both heroes are alive at the end of the duration.
Ability Code: A2CI

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Goblin Shredder Guide - Rizzrak Build & Strategy

DotA Rizzrak Guide, The Goblin Shredder Guide, Strategy & Build. Rizzrak is a Strength hero which is introduced on the DotA 6.73. This post will provide you with the Rizzrak Guide, the Rizzrak Strategy, the Rizzrak Item Build and the Goblin Shredder Skill Build.

Range: Melee
Movespeed: 290

Str: 22 + 2.4
Int: 21 + 1.8
Agi: 16 + 1.3

Starting Damage: 48-52
Starting Armor: 0

Deep in the Forgotten Forests there is money to be made. No one knows this, and the dangers that lie within better than the goblin inventor Rizzrak. Combining heavy onboard weapons with the ability to clear an entire field of timber with ease, Rizzrak created a machine that’s as deadly as it is economical. With a detachable saw, brush clearing blades, and a tree grabbing chain Rizzrak is as threatening to his enemies as he is to a fresh sapling. Rizzrak's may not be a noble spirit, but the Sentinels money is as good as any, as long as he keeps his grubbing hands off the Tree of Life!

Rizzrak the Goblin Shredder Skills

Whirling Death (Active, no target)

Goblin Shredder whirls extremely sharp edges dealing damage and reducing primary attribute of any unfortunate enemy hero who comes in a 300 AOE around him. Deals Pure damage if it cuts down trees in the process. Lowers primary attribute by 15% for 7 seconds.

Damage: 50/100/150/200

Manacost: 70/80/90/100
Cooldown: 8

Whirling Death deals magical damage by default. If it cuts down trees as well, it becomes pure damage.
Ability Code: A2FK

Timber Chain (Active, targeted point)

Fires a chain that embeds itself in the first tree it hits, pulling you to it and cutting any enemy in your path for pure damage.

Damage AoE: 225

Range: 800/1000/1200/1400
Damage: 80/120/160/200

Cooldown: 4 seconds
Manacost: 60/70/80/90

Note: You will not be pulled in if you are stunned when the chain latches onto a tree
Ability Code: A2E3

Reactive Armor (Passive)

What doesn't kill ya makes ya stronger! Every physical attack made on Rizzrak increases his armor and gives him bonus hp regen. Each stack lasts for 16 seconds.

Bonus: 1 armor and 1 HP regen per stack

Stack Limit: 4/8/12/16
Ability Code: A2E4

Chakram (Activatable, targeted point)

Fires your main saw blade at the target location, and once there the blade will spin, dealing damage in an AoE around it and slowing enemies by 5% for every 5% of health they are missing. The blade deals pure damage and cuts down trees in its path when fired and retracted. You lose the ability to attack while the blade is out.

Passthrough Damage: 100/140/180
DPS: 50/75/100

Cast Range: 1200

Manacost: 125/150/175
Manacost per second: 20/30/40
Cooldown: 8

Chakram returns to you if you go more than 2000 units away. Destroys trees.
Ability Code: A2E5
Ability Code End: A2FX

Rizzrak the Goblin Shredder Skill Build
1. Timber Chain
2. Whirling Death/Reactive Armor 

3. Timber Chain

4. Whirling Death
5. Timber Chain
6. Chakram
7. Timber Chain
8. Whirling Death
9. Whirling Death
10.  Reactive Armor/ Whirling Death 
11. Chakram
12. Reactive Armor 
13. Reactive Armor
14. Reactive Armor
15. Stats
16. Chakram
17-25. Stats

Timer Chain is an obvious choice for your first skill as it will help you chase or escape by latching to the tree. Maxing it first for the range increase. Second skill could be 1 level of Reactive Armor if you're facing physical harasser and you're having difficulties last hitting (ex: 2 aggressive range heroes). Otherwise just go for the Whirling Death. Always take Chakram whenever you can grab it. This skill set will allow you to shine early by producing lots of pure damage and give you a lot of kills.

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Ember Spirit Guide - Xin Build & Strategy

DotA Xin Guide, The Ember Spirit Guide, Strategy & Build. Xin is an agility hero which is introduced on the DotA 6.73. This post will provide you with the Xin Guide, the Xin Strategy, the Xin Item Build and the Ember Spirit Skill Build.

Movement: 310
Attack Range: 128 (melee)

Total starting damage: 52-56
Total starting armor: 3

Strength: 21 + 2.0
Agility: 22 + 1.8
Intelligence: 20 + 1.8

In sword forging furnaces of war, something powerful was taking shape. In a desperate bid to make superior weapons a sword smith by the name of Xin captured and bound a fire spirit to his forge. After countless hours of toil, a single pair of swords were born of the enchanted furnace. While holding and admiring the mystical blades the fire spirit was able to pass into Xin's body creating a being born of flesh and flame. Xin became more powerful than the soldiers he was tasked to outfit, and march out himself to dispatch the enemies of warmth and life. Equipped with burning steel and blazing speed, Xin tears through his enemies leaving nothing but a cinder.

Xin the Ember Spirit Skills

Searing Chains (Active, no target)

Xin unleashes up to 3 fiery bolas that wrap around nearby enemies, anchoring them in place and dealing damage each second.

AoE: 400
Duration: 2/2/3/3 seconds
DPS: 40/60/80/100

Cooldown: 14/12/10/8
Manacost: 110

Note: Selects 3 random enemies within the area. Does not affect magic immune or invisible heroes. Does not prevent attacks or spell casting.
Ability Code: A2H3

Sleight of Fist (Active, ground target)

Xin dashes around with blazing speed, attacking all enemies in the targeted AoE and returns to where he was standing after. You deal 50% less damage to creeps.

You are invulnerable during this process. Takes 0.2 seconds to attack per unit.

Bonus Hero Damage: +30/60/90/120

AoE: 250/350/450/550
Cast Range: 700

Manacost: 50
Cooldown: 30/22/14/6
Ability Code: A2H0

Flame Guard (active, no target)

Xin surrounds himself with a ring of fire that consumes incoming magic damage, leaving him unharmed. Deals dps in a 400 aoe. If the shield is dispelled, the dps buff goes away.

DPS: 30/35/40/45
Magic Shell: 150/300/450/600

Duration: 8/12/16/20 (or when the barrier dies)

Manacost: 80/90/100/110
Cooldown: 35
Ability Code: A2HS

Fire Remnant (Active, ground target)

Xin charges himself with the energy to create a Fire Remnant every 30 seconds, with a max of 3 charges. Releasing a charge, sends a Fire Remnant that runs to the targeted point at 2.5 times your speed. Xin can use his secondary ability to dash out to each remnant's location, detonating them for AoE damage, and arriving at the one he targeted last. Remnants last 45 seconds or until you fuse with them. The remnant placing ability is limited by charges and not cooldown or manacost.

Remnant Charges: 3
Remnant Charge Replenish Time: 30 seconds
Remnant Duration: 45 seconds
Remnant Cast Range: 1500

The secondary ability lets you target a location closest to whichever Remnant you want to choose. Xin will then dash out going through each remnant, arriving at the selected remnant last. Each Remnant you go through causes it to detonate, dealing damage in the area around it.

Damage: 140/180/220
AOE: 450
Activate Remnant Manacost: 100
Ability Code: A2JO, A2JQ, A2JP, A2JR
Ability Subability Code: A2JL

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Dragonus Guide - Skywrath Mage Build & Strategy

DotA Dragonus Guide, The Skywrath Mage Guide, Strategy & Build. Dragonus is an intelligence hero which is introduced on the DotA 6.73. This post will provide you with the Dragonus Guide, the Dragonus Strategy, the Dragonus Item Build and the Skywrath Mage Skill Build.

Range: 600
Movement Speed: 315

Total starting damage: 36-46
Total starting armor: 1

Str 19 + 1.5
Agi 18 + 0.8
Int 24 + 3.2

Dragonus is a sky-bound sorcerer astute in the arts of arcane warfare. Mystical in nature and veiled in secret motives he joined the sentinel to battle the scourge. He is said to come from the ancient bloodline of blood elves that has ascended to unknown heights in the arts of mystical magic. It's suspected that Invoker and Dragonus were prodigy's of ancient time and were fighting for the prestige title of the supreme mage. The art of his supreme knowledge of magic enables him to seal any magic and his Mystic Flare is capable of burning any foe in matter of seconds. Many allies are proud to have strode alongside this mythical being, but few enemies have lived to survive the full extent of his mystical arsenal.

Dragonus the Skywrath Mage Skills

Arcane Bolt (Active, enemy target)

The Sky Mage fires off a bolt of Arcane energy to harm his adversaries. Deals an additional 1.5x the Sky Mage's intelligence and grants 325 vision around the projectile.

Deals 60/80/100/120 + 1.5x Int damage to target enemy
Manacost: 90
Cooldown: 5/4/3/2
Cast Range: 800

Note: The projectile moves very slowly and you have 325 vision around it
Ability Code: A2BE

Concussive Shot (Active, no target)

With Dragon like intuition, the Skywrath Mage releases a compact ball of magical lightning at the closest visible hero within 1600 AoE. Upon impact the ball bursts slowing enemies by 40% for 4 seconds and dealing damage around the target.

AoE: 200
Duration: 4
Slow: 40%
Damage: 50/100/150/200

Range: up to 1600

Manacost: 110
Cooldown: 20

Note: Does not work when no heroes are in range or heroes are in fog.
Ability Code: A2IT

Ancient Seal (Active, enemy target)

Dragonus draws a mystical rune on the enemy that amplifies all spell damage against them and snuffs out their ability to cast spells for a few seconds.

Magic Amplification: 18/24/30/36%
Silence Duration: 3/4/5/6 seconds

Manacost: 80/90/100/110
Cooldown: 11

Cast Range 700
Ability Code: A2HN

Mystic Flare (Active, ground target)

Dragonus uses his ultimate magical ability to conjure a precise and violent mystical field that lays waste to his adversaries. Deals massive damage distributed evenly among any heroes in the AoE over 2 seconds.

Damage: 600/900/1200
Duration: 2 seconds

AOE: 170
Cast Range: 1200
Manacost: 350/575/800
Cooldown: 60/40/20

Note: Does not affect or count creeps. Deals damage over time in the area.
Ability Code: A2BG

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DotA 6.73 | Official DotA v6.73 Map Download & Changelogs

After waiting for almost half year, the DotA 6.73 map is finally, officially released by the developer IceFrog. The v6.73 comes with exciting 5 new items, 4 new heroes, Dragonus - Skywrath Mage, Xin - Ember Spirit, Rizzrak- Goblin Shredder and Tresdin - Legion Commander. There are a lot of bug fixes, a new loading screen and hero reworks done in this massive patch. It is recommended that you

Dota 6.73 Changelogs | Dota-Allstars 6.73 Complete Changelogs

Dota 6.73 Changelogs - Dota-Allstars 6.73 Complete Changelogs. If you still don't have the map, you can download it in this post. Here are the complete changelogs:

Dota 6.73 Changelogs

- Added Tresdin the Legion Commander

- Added Rizzrak the Goblin Shredder
- Added Xin the Ember Spirit
- Added Dragonus the Skywrath Mage

- Chemical Rage Base Attack Time reduced from 1.45/1.35/1.2 to 1.45/1.3/1.15
- Goblin's Greed bonus gold limit increased from 18 to 26

- Reverted the 6.72 Base Attack Time improvement, BAT from 1.35 to 1.45
- Armor reduced by 1

- Aghanim's Culling Blade cooldown from 10 to 6
- Base Int from 14 to 18
- Base HP regeneration from 1.25 to 2
- Battle Hunger gives Axe a 4% bonus movement speed per target it affects
- Berserker's Call cooldown from 14 to 10
- Counter Helix damage increased from 100/125/150/175 to 100/130/160/190
- Counter Helix proc cooldown decreased from 0.7/0.65/0.6/0.55 to 0.65/0.6/0.55/0.5
- If Culling Blade kills a unit, Axe unleashes a war cry, giving nearby allied units (600 AoE) a temporary movement bonus (25% for 6 seconds).

Bane Elemental
- Movement speed increased from 305 to 315
- Base Str/Agi/Int increased from 18/18/18 to 22/22/22

Blood Seeker
- Thirst no longer partially reveals invisible heroes below 40% health
- Thirst now fully reveals invisible heroes below 20% health
- Rupture duration improved from 5/7/9 to 7/8/9
- Rupture cooldown now scales from 70 to 70/60/50

Bone Fletcher
- Searing Arrows no longer has a cooldown at level 1
- Strafe Attack Speed bonus increased from 90 to 110
- Wind Walk movement bonus increased from 10/20/30/40 to 11/22/33/44%

Bounty Hunter
- Track gold bonus for Bounty Hunter increased from 75/150/225 to 150/200/250

- Cast point decreased from 0.5 to 0.4
- Attack point reduced
- Turn Rate Increased (makes him turn faster)

Centaur Warchief
- Double Edge cooldown decreased from 10 to 8

Dark Seer
- Ion Shell duration increased from 15 to 20
- Ion Shell AoE from increased 225 to 250
- Ion Shell cooldown increased from 7 to 10
- Ion Shell damage increased from 30/45/60/75 to 30/50/70/90
- Wall of Replica illusions are now semi-transparent to enemy players

- Flesh Golem cooldown decreased from 90 to 75
- Decay cooldown decreased from 11/9/7/5 to 10/8/6/4

Doom Bringer
- Scorched Earth duration increased from 8/10/12/14 to 10/12/14/16

Dragon Knight
- While in Dragon form Dragon Tail's cast range increased from 150 to 400

Drow Ranger
- Base Agility increased by 4

- Enchantress movement speed from 305 to 310

- Model changed to the Archimonde model

- Wrath of Nature cooldown rescaled from 90/60/60 to 90/75/60

- Armor increased by 2

- Ice Path cooldown decreased from 16/15/14/13 to 12/11/10/9
- Macropyre duration increased from 5 to 7 seconds

- Omnislash random damage improved from 150-250 to 175-250
- Omnislash hit count increased from 3/5/8 (5/7/10 aghanim) to 3/6/9 (6/9/12 aghanim)

Keeper of the Light
- Blinding Light cooldown decreased from 20 to 20/16/12
- Recall cooldown decreased from 40 to 15 seconds

- Strength growth increased from 2.7 to 3.0
- Ghost Ship's CoCo's Rum duration increased from 5/6/7 to 8
- Tidebringer cleave AoE improved from 380/420/460/500 to 500
- Torrent slow increased from 30 to 35%
- X Marks The Spot cooldown decreased from 30 to 20 seconds

- Witchcraft movement speed increased from 3/6/9/12% to 4/8/12/16%

- Refraction instances increased from 2/3/4/5 to 3/4/5/6

- Reincarnation slow duration increased from 3 to 4 seconds
- Reincarnation cooldown decreased from 300/220/140 to 260/160/60

- Movement speed increased from 310 to 315
- Pulse Nova AoE increased from 400 to 450

Lina Inverse
- Base intelligence increased by 3
- Dragon Slave travel distance increased by 100
- Dragon Slave final AoE increased from 125 to 150

- Mana Drain level 4 increased from 100 to 120 per second
- Mana Drain now drains at 0.25 second intervals instead of 1 second (596884)

Lord of Avernus
- Aphotic Shield will explode at the end of its duration if it has not taken sufficient damage
- Aphotic Shield cooldown decreased from 18/15/12/9 to 14/12/10/8
- Aphotic Shield cast range increased from 450 to 500

- Base damage increased by 5

- Skewer cooldown decreased from 35 to 30
- Empower duration increased from 30 to 40 seconds

- Toggle cooldown on mana shield removed
- Stone Gaze rebalanced

- No longer changes the scale of the purge per level (was negligible), now recovers at a medium rate always
- Instead of checking to stone units over the first 0.6 seconds, it checks over the full 5 seconds.
- Units affected by the Stone Gaze cannot get reaffected during the application period
- Illusion & Summoned unit damage from 600/800/1000 to 500/1000/1500
- Manacost from 100/50/0 to 200/100/0
- Cooldown from 100 to 140/110/80

- Poof damage rescaled from 50/80/110/140 to 80/100/120/140

- Fixed Elune's Arrow damaging but not stunning invisible units

- Base agility increased by 5
- Adaptive strike cooldown decreased from 20 to 10

Naga Siren
- Ensnare cast range increased from 620/630/640/650 to 650
- Song of the Siren AoE increased from 750 to 1250
- Song of the Siren's End ability is now available 0.5 seconds after casting (484587)

- Death Pulse AoE increased from 375/425/450/475 to 475
- Heartstopper damage increased from 0.4/0.6/0.8/1.0% to 0.5/0.7/0.9/1.1%
- Sadist level 4 now restores 600 mana if you kill a hero

Nerubian Assassin
- Vendetta cooldown decreased from 90/75/60 to 70/60/50
- Mana Burn cooldown decreased from 35/25/15/5 to 28/20/12/4

Obsidian Destroyer
- Sanity's Eclipse now hits units imprisoned by Astral Imprisonment

Pandaren Brewmaster
- Drunken Haze cooldown decreased from 12 to 8
- Tinted Panda Brewmaster's Primal Split model colors

Phantom Assassin
- Stifling Dagger damage increased from 40/80/120/160 to 50/100/150/200

Phantom Lancer
- Doppelwalk movement bonus increased from 10 to 15%
- Juxtapose illusions cap increased from 2/3/4/5 to 2/4/6/8

- Fire Spirits heal amount decreased to 50% of damage
- Fire Spirits now targets a location rather than a unit
- Fire Spirits cooldown decreased from 35 to 30
- Fire Spirits projectile speed increased
- Icarus Dive cooldown decreased from 30 to 25
- Sun Ray hp activation cost decreased from 25% to 20%
- Sun Ray manacost rescaled from 35 to 10/20/30/40

Pit Lord
- Expulsion corpse explosion rate decreased from every 1.25 seconds to 1.5 seconds
- Expulsion manacost increased from 125 to 125/135/145/155

- Flesh Heap now has a overhead notification when strength is gained

- Life Drain damage increased from 95/140/185 to 100/150/200 (and Scepter from 150/200/250 to 175/225/275)
- Life Drain duration increased from 9 to 10 seconds

Queen of Pain
- Base damage increased by 4
- Scream of Pain AoE increased from 400/425/450/475 to 475

- Static Link duration, after it finishes draining, increased from 13 to 18
- Static Link cooldown rescaled from 35/30/25/20 to 25

- Overgrowth damage per second decreased from 70/100/130 to 50/75/100
- Leech Seed manacost increased from 110/120/130/140 to 140

- Fade Bolt manacost increased from 90/95/100/105 to 150
- Fade Bolt cd rescaled from 10 to 16/14/12/10
- Telekinesis manacost decreased from 160 to 120

Sand King
- Epicenter's slow is no longer blocked by magic immunity
- Caustic Finale buff duration increased from 2 to 8 seconds

Shadow Fiend
- Movement speed increased from 300 to 305
- Agility growth increased from 2.4 to 2.9
- Necromancy soul cap increased from 8/15/23/30 to 8/16/24/32

- Glaives of Wisdom damage increased from 30/40/50/60% to 30/45/60/75%
- Last Word now functions while Silencer is stunned/silenced
- Last Word no longer triggers when enemies use items

- Pounce damage increased from 40/80/120/160 to 70/140/210/280
- Pounce cooldown rescaled from 12 to 20/16/12/8
- Pounce cast range increased from 400/500/600/700 to 700
- Shadow Dance regen increased from 2/3/4% to 3/4/5%
- Shadow Dance passive bonuses activation delay decreased from 0.7 to 0.5

- Shrapnel AoE increased from 325 to 350

- Dispersion damage no longer disables items like Blink Dagger

Spirit Breaker
- Charge of Darkness cooldown decreased from 40 to 35
- Charge of Darkness AoE knockback increased from 250 to 300
- Netherstrike damage increased from 100/200/300 to 150/250/350

Stealth Assassin
- Backstab damage bonus increased from 0.25/0.5/0.75/1.0 to 0.5/0.75/1.0/1.25 of agility

Storm Spirit
- Overload bonus damage increased from 30/45/60/75 to 30/50/70/90

- Great Cleave increased from 20/30/40/50% to 30/40/50/60%
- God's Strength is no longer purgeable
- God's Strength damage buff increased from 100/125/150% to 100/140/180%
- Warcry duration increased from 6 to 8 seconds
- Warcry cast time removed

- Laser's miss duration increased from 2 to 3 seconds

- Tiny now automatically and permanently equips a tree when he has Aghanim's Scepter
Gives 235 range, 50% cleave and 1.75x damage towards buildings

Troll Warlord
- Fervor increments now increase while attacking towers

- Snowball cooldown decreased from 40 to 28

Ursa Warrior
- Armor increased by 1
- Enrage damage increased from 4/5/6% to 5/6/7% of current HP
- Earthshock AoE increased from 365 to 385
- Earthshock cooldown decreased from 7 to 6
- Fury Swipes damage increased from 10/15/20/25 to 15/20/25/30

- Added Aghanim Scepter for Visage (creates 1 extra familiar)
- Soul Assumption manacost rescaled from 200/180/160/140 to 170/160/150/140

- Infernal's Flaming Fists trigger chance increased from 40% to 60%
- Infernal's Flaming Fists damage increased from 75/115/150 to 100/150/200

- Arc Lightning level 4 damage increased from 130 to 145 damage
- Lightning Bolt cooldown decreased from 6.5 to 6
- Static Field now affects creeps
- Static Field no longer requires unit visibility to take effect

New Item: Rod of Atos
2x Staff of Wizardry (2000)
Vitality Booster (1100)
Total: 3100

+25 Intelligence
+250 HP
Cripple (active, target unit)

Slows the target's movement speed by 50% for 4.

Cast Range: 800
Cooldown: 20
Manacost: 50

New Item: Heaven's Halberd
Sange (2150)
Talisman of Evasion (1800)
Total: 3950

+20 Strength
+25 Damage
+25 Evasion
Lesser Maim (passive, same as sange)
Disarm (active)

Removes the target's ability to attack for 4 seconds to ranged targets and 3 seconds to melee targets.
Cooldown: 30
Cast Range: 600
Manacost: 100

New Item: Ring of Aquila
Wraith Band (485)
Ring of Basilius (500)
Total: 985

+9 Damage
+3 All Stats
+3 Agility
+1 Armor
+2 Armor Aura
+0.65 Mana Regeneration Aura

Can be Disassembled

New Item: Abyssal Blade
Sacred Relic (3800, +60 dmg)
Cranium Basher (2950, +40 dmg, +6 str, bash)
Total: 6750

+100 Damage
+10 Strength
Bash (passive, same as cranium)
Overwhelm (active)

Overwhelm: Disables a target unit for 2 seconds. Can be cast on magic immune units.
CD: 60 seconds
Manacost: 150
Cast Range: 140

New Item: Tranquil Boots
Boots of Speed (500)
Ring of Protection (175)
Ring of Regeneration (350)
Total: 1025

+80 Movement
+3 HP Regen
+3 Armor
Rejuvenate (active)

If you take more than 3 instances of damage (greater than 20) in the past 10 seconds, the item temporarily breaks and becomes basic boots (until the last 10 seconds don't have 3 instances). Same damage source rules as Blink Dagger.

Rejuvinate: Restores 150 HP over 10 seconds, non-combat only. Can only be casted on self.
Cooldown: 40
Manacost: 25

Boots of Travel
- Recipe cost decreased from 2200 to 2000
- Movement speed increased from 95 to 100

- Bloodstone initial charges increased from 5 to 6
- Bloodstone respawn time reduction increased from 3 to 4 seconds per charge

- Evasion increased from 30 to 35%

Divine Rapier
- Damage increased from 250 to 300

Ethereal Blade
- Ether blast cast range increased from 700 to 800

Eul's Scepter of Divinity
- Movement speed bonus increased from 25 to 30

Linken's Sphere
- Added +10 damage to account for component bonuses
- No longer triggered by Medallion of Courage
- No longer triggered by Urn of Shadows

Magic Wand
- No longer loses charges when upgrading from Magic Stick

Mask of Madness
- Berserk's movement speed bonus increased from 20% to 25%

- Chain lightning bounce count increased from 4 to 8

- Archer's Mana burn cast range increased from 250 to 600
- Archer's attack damage increased from 31/61/91 to 40/80/120
- Warrior's attack damage increased from 21/41/61 to 25/50/75

Orb of Venom
- Cost decreased from 450 to 350

Orchid Malevolence
- Recipe Reworked: now requires 2 Oblivion Staffs and a 775 gold recipe. See stats below
Old Orchid:
Total Cost: 5025
+20 Intelligence
+30 Attack Speed
+45 Damage
+225% mana regen
Soul Burn

New Orchid:
Total Cost: 4125
+25 Intelligence
+30 Attack Speed
+30 Damage
+150% mana regen
Soul Burn

Smoke of Deceit
- Dispel AoE for nearby heroes increased from 950 to 1025

Refresher Orb
- Added +6 Intelligence to account for component bonuses

Stygian Desolator
- Desolator recipe cost decreased from 1200 to 900

- HP Bonus decreased from 275 to 250

Veil of Discord
- Recipe now requires only one Robe of the Magi, completed bonuses are the same
Added various christmas themed effects

Cosmetics & Gameplay
- New CM Skin

- Pudge Santa Model
- Christmas World Tree
- Candy Cane for Tangoes
- Santa Hats for anyone with a kill streak
Your hero gets it when you have 3 or more kills. You lose the hat when your streak ends.
You can type -nosanta to remove the hat.
- Santa Hats for couriers
- Santa Hat for Roshan
- Present model for item treasure chests

- Added an icon change when Ring of Basilius is in hero only state
- Moved Manta Style to Protectorate shop (to make room)
- Moved the Flying Courier item to the consumable shop

- Hero pool in -CD increased from 24 to 28
- Satyr Soulstealer manapool from 400 to 600
- Harpy Storm manapool from 360 to 540
- Satyr Hellcaller mana pool increased from 300 to 600
- Forest Healing Troll now has a Mana Aura (+2 MP/sec)
- Forest Healing Troll's heal cooldown from 0.75 to 0.5 seconds

- -Bounty is now a part of -st (537656)
- Removed stock cooldown on TP Scrolls, Dust and Sentry Wards
- Added a new courier (Pack Horse)
- Updated Shadow Shaman's Mass Serpent Ward animation (298692)
- Ghost Ship now has a small chance to use an alternate model
- Compressed Ancient Apparition model size
- Optimized map space usage
- Added Romanian language support
BUGS* Added a 0.2 second buffer time between Chainfrost bounces (to prevent instant explosions for nearby units after the most recent code change)
* Fixed Dreamcoil damaging but not stunning invis heroes if they leave the range while still under the effect
* Fixed Tiny's damage not being displayed when he upgrades with Aghanim
* Fixed some rare bugs with some effects being invisible depending on where your camera was
* Fixed the pathing type on Enraged Wildkin's Tornado
* Fixed Bloodlust Multicast to affect necronomicon units
* Fixed Glaives Throwers having different attack point than Meat Wagons
* Fixed issue with Open Wounds when used on neutrals
* Fixed some inconsistincies on the attack animation time between ghouls and treants
* Fixed Focus Fire interaction with Linken Sphere
* Fixed Laser interaction with Linken Sphere
* Fixed Open Wounds not working properly sometimes when the target is in fog of war
* Fixed Refraction damage status icon lingering a little after its gone

Suprised with the massive DotA 6.73 changelogs? Don't bother and just play it guys!

DotA 6.73 Changelogs | Read DotA v6.73 Full Change Log

Below you can read the full changelogs of DotA 6.73 which contain heroes, items, general gameplay and cosmetic changes. PS: the changelogs are huge.DotA 6.73 Map ChangelogsHeroes• Added 4 New Heroes.- Intelligence: Dragonus, Skywrath Mage- Agility : Xin, Ember Spirit- Strength: Rizzrak, Goblin Shredder- Strength: Tresdin, Legion CommanderAlchemist- Chemical Rage Base Attack Time reduced from

DotA 6.72f AI Map Download - Nightmare v1.2

DotA AI v6.72f AI 1.2 (update). Following IceFrog's route, PleaseBugMeNot (DotA AI maker) has come up with a new AI version in which he has done some miscellaneous bug fixing and optimization. Other than that, he assured that DotA 6.73 AI development is underway and will be released when it's ready. In the meantime, you can play DotA 6.72f AI v1.2 and have fun.Official DotA 6.72f AI v1.2 Download

Tresdin, Legion Commander - DotA Hero Guide

Tresdin, Legion Commander Guide & Strategy. Legion Commander is a sentinel strength hero added in DotA 6.73 map. Check out Legion Commander introduction and spells overview.Legion Commander Stats:Primary Attribute: StrengthAffiliation: SentinelRange: 128Movement Speed: 310Total starting damage: 57-61Total starting armor: 3Strength 26 + 2.6 per levelAgility 18 + 1.7 per levelIntelligence 20 + 2.2

Xin, Ember Spirit - DotA Hero Guide

Xin, Ember Spirit is an agility hero based on Fire Panda theme which most of you have been waiting for. He has some high DPS nukes perfect for ganking and eyecandy spell effects making him a perfect Christmas present. Check Xin, Ember Spirit hero guide and introduction.Ember Spirit Stats:Primary Attribute: AgilityAffiliation: SentinelMovement: 310Attack Range: 128 (melee)Total starting damage: 52

DotA 6.73c Map News and Updates (Released)

DotA 6.73c map refers towards the balancing efforts of DotA 6.73 series. As the time progresses bugs and exploits starts appearing in the game that's why balance map is necessary to provide. In the past there has been many cases of bug fix maps and Icefrog releases these maps in the form of b,c,d,e and even f which are sub-versions of that series. So enjoy playing DotA 6.73c map and check the

Rizzrak, Goblin Shredder - DotA Hero Guide

Rizzrak, Goblin Shredder is a Sentinel Strength hero addded in DotA v6.73. Goblin Shredder was the most awaited Warcraft 3 model which was yet to be included. Now it's here. Check Goblin Shredder overview and skill guide.Goblin Shredder Stats:Primary Attribute: StrengthAffiliation: SentinelRange: MeleeMovespeed: 290Strength: 22 + 2.4Intelligence: 21 + 1.8Agility: 16 + 1.3Starting Damage: 48-

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Dragonus, Skywrath Mage is a new intelligence hero added in DotA 6.73 map. Here you can find Skywarth Mage hero guide, description and it's abilities overview.Skywrath Mage Stats: Primary Attribute: IntelligenceRange: 600Movement Speed: 315Total starting damage: 36-46Total starting armor: 1Strength 19 + 1.5Agility 18 + 0.8Intelligence 24 + 3.2Dragonus, Skyrath Mage - Spell/Abilities Guide:1.

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As we all noticed that DotA 6.73 was carrying a lengthy list changelogs containing lots of new items and heroes. In the light of these changes there's a prominent chance that some bugs might occur. So in this prospective IceFrog will be releasing DotA 6.73b as a bug fix patch to address those bugs.Final Update: DotA 6.73b Map is officially released along with changelogs.We can just hope that it

DotA - WoDotA Funny Time Vol.27 | [China] Fail Scenes 61 by 77 [HD] [subbed]

I guess WoDota Top 10 Isn't out yet
Lets enjoy the WoDota FunnyTime and the Failscene.

When Playing Press Cc for Subtitles

Enjoy =) and Wish u an Early Merry Christmas =)

DotA - WoDotA Top10 Weekly Vol.79|Fail Scenes Vol. 60 by 77 [subbed]

Enjoy this week's WoDota Top 10 Weekly and Fail Scene

10. Lion Tping Top to help kill Bane and hitting syalla bear’s Bear to deny his teammate and killing Pandarean for a Double Kill
9. BeastMaster Killing Crystal Maiden for a First Blood and Tiny dies to the tower for a Double Kill
8. Kunkka Kill Sand King and Stealth Assassin for a double Kill and Torrent hitting SyallaBear for a Dominating Streak
7. Pudge Survives a gang with very low Hp Hooking Witch doctor allowing him to channel his Ulti killing 3 heroes
6. Baratham with the help of armlet Kills Tiny.
5. Akasha Kills Invoker
4. Thinker Buys Back and Tp back to the fight and escaping death with a last hit and Tp back again killing Thrall and Force Staff down cliff almost Escaping but Stealth Assassin Blinks the Neutrals to get the last hit on Thinker(Pro move ^^)
3. Dazzle Saves Kunkka with a timely Grave . Kunaka help dazzle to kill Juggernaut and Morphling with Torrent and ship.
2. Pudge hooking Omni Knight killing him and blind hooking Storm Spirit Hooks Sniper and rots Stealth Assassin for an Ultra Kill
1. Pudge Kills Weaver and hooks Pit Lord killing Pitlord and using Kunkka X Mark the spot to hook him NICE!! Then Hooks TerrorBlade to kill him as well
Special :Unlucky Rouge Knight =<

Once playing Press the CC for Subtitles

Enjoy =)

DotA 6.72f AI Almighty Hand! Control the Roshan!

Wanna know how the feel of controlling Roshan instead regular heroes? Here's your lucky day! Reggie303 from the PlayDota Forum created a modified DotA 6.72f AI with the ability to control all the unit, DotA 6.72f AI AH. Just download the map and follow the instruction below to activate the Almight Hand mode!

Download Link
DotA 6.72 AI AH via GameWebZ
DotA 6.72 AI AH via HotFile

1. When the game started, type your usual command (example: -apneng)
2. After that, type -almightyhand
3. Press ESC

4. Click the Almight Hand button so it will change into On

5. Click the close button and voila! You can control all the units, including Roshan.
6. If you wanna control Roshan immediately, type iseedeadpeople to reveal all the map.

Wanna know what you can do with this map? Check this out!

The Sentinel's tower also wanna join the battle!

This is what happen when you forgot to pay the salary of your tower and barrack, they running away!

Control Roshan and make him attack your enemies at his own base :p

If you find any bug or wanna say thanks, you can directly goes to this thread. Enjoy this fun map while waiting for the long awaited DotA 6.73!