Dota 2 Main Client Update – 13th July 2016

Dota 2 Update – 6.88b will include some minor changes re Summit 5 and The International 6.

This should allow some changes in the play style of teams participating at The Summit 5.



6.88b will feature some minor changes which can bring an impact to the style of tournament played.


* Timbersaw strength gain reduced from 2.1 to 1.8
* Death Prophet base strength reduced by 1
* Spirit Siphon base health drain reduced from 16 to 14
* Metamorphosis manacost increased from 50 to 100
* Metamorphosis no longer lingers after reincarnation/death
* Time Dilation manacost increased from 50 to 75
* Astral Spirit vision reduced from 450 to 400
* Beastmaster Boar XP bounty increased from 59 to 60/70/80/90
* Riki’s Blink Strike damage reduced from 60/80/100/120 to 55/70/85/100
* Lane Creeps now give 20% of XP when denied by neutrals rather than 0% (normal player denies give 50% XP)
* Astral Imprisonment damage increased from 75/150/225/300 to 100/175/250/325
* Arcane Orb intelligence duration increased from 60 to 80
* Bloodlust manacost reduced from 75 to 50
* Meepo agility growth increased from 1.9 to 2.2
* Stone Form cooldown reduced from 26 to 20
* Arcane Curse damage increased from 14/21/28/35 to 14/22/30/38
* Brewmaster Boulder damage increased from 50 to 50/100/150
* Brewmaster Dispel Magic damage to illusions and summoned units increased from 500 to 850
* Press the Attack’s attack speed bonus increased from 60/80/100/120 to 65/90/115/140
* Sniper turn rate improved from 0.6 to 0.7
* Sniper night vision increased from 1000 to 1100
* Warlock Golems HP increased from 900/1350/1800 to 1000/1500/2000
* Thirst bonus rescaled from 10/20/30/40% to 16/24/32/40%
* Lightning Bolt ministun increased from 0.1 to 0.2
* Stampede slow duration increased from 1.5 to 1.8
* Shadow Fiend movement speed increased from 310 to 315
* Living Armor cooldown reduced from 32/26/20/14 to 30/24/18/12
* Dismember strength based damage increased from 30/40/50 to 30/45/60%
* Sand Storm cooldown reduced from 40/30/20/10 to 34/26/18/10
* Epicenter manacost reduced from 175/250/325 to 150/225/300
* Empower cleave AoE increased from 225 to 240


Source : Dota2.com