DOTA AUTO CHESS – JUNE 2019 ALL UPDATES & PATCH NOTES

DOTA AUTO CHESS – JUNE 2019 ALL UPDATES & PATCH NOTES

29.06.2019

S1 end-of-season balance update
● As usual, the last day of the Season 1 (06/30) will be the off-season day to award the excellent players. Click the Claim Reward button on leaderboard panel to receive your rewards! Only Casual games can be played on the off-season day and they do not contribute to your rankings.
● Expanded the entry [♥ Damage dealt] in stats and post-game panels to include damage received. Added shortcut key (2) to stats panel.
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● Decreased Hunters’ Aimed Shot chance to pierce through evasion to 60%/100% to 45%/75%.
● Balanced Dragon Knight’s Elder Dragon Form bonus damage from 100/150/200 to 150, decreased Lv1 Corrosive Breath damage from 30 to 10 per sec (does not affect Splash Breath). Increased Frost Breath slow from 30% to 40%.
● Decreased Terrorblade’s Metamorphosis bonus attack speed from 50/75/100 to 40/60/80.
● Balanced Razor’s Plasma Field cooldown from 10 to 15/12/9 sec, AoE from 40/450/500 to 450.
● Increased Nature’s Prophet’s Treant damage from 40/60/80 to 50/70/90.
● Balanced Dazzle’s Shallow Grave cooldown from 15 to 14/16/18 sec.
● Balanced Omniknight’s Purification cooldown from 10 to 12/10/8 sec, heal from 250/350/450 to 250/400/550.
● Decreasd Abaddon’s Aphotic Shield explosion AoE from 400 to 300, damage absorption from 100/150/200 to 150/300/450.
● Increased Bounty Hunter’s Shuriken Toss cooldown from 5 to 9/7/5 sec.
● Decreased Witch Doctors’s Paralyzing Cask projectile speed from 1000 to 800.
● Decreased Death Prophet’s Exorcism cooldown from 20/15/10 to 12/10/8 sec, duration from 10 to 8 sec.

27.06.2019

– Changed Gods’ Overweening Superiority cooldown reduction from -40%/-40%/-40% to -30%/-40%/-50% with 1/2/3 Gods.
– Optimized walking logic of the pieces to improve movement speed and remove delays when turning.
– Fixed incorrect calculation of number of pieces on board when kicking excess pieces back to bench at teh end of a preparation phase.
– Fixed a bug where DAC Pass owners can do extra votes but fails when they have already voted.
– Fixed minor bugs when sending player stats to third-party cooperators.

26.06.2019

● Attention! Since we can’t guarantee every team joining the 2×4 lobbies has even number of players, you may be automatically allocated to a different team from your friend’s. In the case this happens, you can manually select the team slots to play with your friend in the team selection phase. We are currently looking for cooperation with matching platforms to solve this issue.
● Preparation phase in 2×4 games now lasts 5 seconds longer.
● Fixed text errors of Hunters’ Aimed Shot indicator in some languages.
● Fixed issues with checking players’ 2×4 game stats via third-party sites.
● Added the latest multi-language support.

● Updated Korean localization to support the upcoming OGN tournament. Check it out at https://www.twitch.tv/ogn

● Congratulations to Mirana for winning this week’s least wins prize! She is temporarily removed from the piece pool and will be back after rework.
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● S1-Cancer (05/01 to 06/30) end of season rewards:
♕Top 20 Queens (on the leaderboard): S1 Winner Badge
♕Queen: 320 Candies + A shiny Crown (Effective for S2) + Hermes|Aegis (Couier)
♔King: 320 Candies + Hermes|Skadi (Courier)
♖Rook: 160 Candies + Hermes|Necronomicon (Courier)
♗Bishop: 80 Candies + Hermes|PoorMan (Courier)
♘Knight: 40 Candies
♙Pawn: 20 Candies
● S1 DAC Pass vote has ended. Congratulations to Pudge for winning the vote! He will be added to the game in the new season.
● As usual, the last day of the season (06/30) will be the off-season day to award the excellent players. Games played on this day will not affect your ranking. The new season, S2-Googie starts on 07/01!

● Changed Gods’ Overweening Superiority cooldown reduction from -50%/-50% with 1/2 Gods to -40%/-40%/-40% with 1/2/3 Gods.
● Changed warlocks’ Soul Leech lifesteal and spell lifesteal from 15%/25% with 3/6 warlocks to 10%/20%/30% with 2/4/6 warlocks.
● Improved Dwarves’ Take Aim: +300 attack range and focuses on the lowest-health enemy.
● Increased Hunters’ Aimed Shot bonus base damage from 30/40 to 30/50, chance to pierce through evasion from 30%/40% to 60%/100%.
● Decreased Mars’ Bulwark physical damage reduction from 30%/50%/70% to 30%/45%/60%.
● Changed Mages’ Magic Vulnerability magic resistance reduction from 35%/45% with 3/6 mages to 35%/35%/35% with 3/6/9 mages.
● Optimized the map layout and removed excess waters. Framerate is predictied to improved by 30%.
● Increased Axe’s Berserker’s Call duration by 0.5 sec.
● Beastmaster★★★ now summons a battle bear with taunt ability.
● Fixed the bug which assassins do not change targets when attacking a unit affected by Cold Embrace.

“A knowledgeable scholar never steals but borrows.”
● New class added: Wizard. New synergies unlocked due to Wizards: (6) Beast, (6) Undead, (6) Mech, (4) Naga and (9) Mage!
● New pieces added: Rubick($2 God Wizard) and Grimstroke($4 Demon Wizard).
● New game modes and maps added. You can now choose from 3 maps to play: 1×8 Ranked (default), 1×8 Casual and 2×4 Casual. Casual game does not affect your ranking but rewards candies as usual(battle pass candies not available).
● In the 2×4 map you share Courier health with your teammate to fight against the other 3 teams. You can use your Courier’s Post Piece ability to send pieces with items to back your teammate up, or receive support the other way.
● Non assassin pieces will now walk instead of leapping when travelling short distances in combat. Chess pieces are no longer invernerable when moving.
● Improved combination performance: ★★★ pieces will now be combined instantly from 3 ★★ pieces, instead of after a short delay.
● Reworked Mask of Madness: +10% Lifesteal. Active: Gives 80 attack speed but reduces the armor by 8 and silences the bearer. Lasts 8 sec.

– DOTA AUTO CHESS Pass owners can now participate piece rework voting in chess piece list panel.
– Replaced Beastmaster’s Wild Axes with Call of the Wild: Beastmaster summons one of his companions to aid in the battlefield. Level 1: Summons a Boar. Level 2: Summons a Hawk. Level 3: Summons a Bear.
– Optimized Change of Target: Chess pieces will now leap to attack a non-physically-immune enemy regardless of attack range, if such enemy is present on the board.
– Increased Nature’s Prophet’s Nature’s Call Treant health from 300/500/700 to 400/600/800.
– Decreased Treant Protector’s base health from 750/1500/2900 to 700/1400/2700.
– Fixed a bug with Lina and Sniper which caused incorrect calculation of enemy magic resistance.
– Fixed a bug which damage done by secondary units being occasionally not included in damage list.
– Updated decorative items for Disruptor, Dragon Knight, Dazzle, Abaddon and others.
– Reworked animated portrait for pieces, Couriers and neutral creeps.
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– The International 2019 Battle Pass owners are invited to play DOTA UNDERLORDS, the auto chess game presented by Valve.

14.06.2019

– DOTA AUTO CHESS Pass owners can now participate piece rework voting in chess piece list panel.
– Replaced Beastmaster’s Wild Axes with Call of the Wild: Beastmaster summons one of his companions to aid in the battlefield. Level 1: Summons a Boar. Level 2: Summons a Hawk. Level 3: Summons a Bear.
– Optimized Change of Target: Chess pieces will now leap to attack a non-physically-immune enemy regardless of attack range, if such enemy is present on the board.
– Increased Nature’s Prophet’s Nature’s Call Treant health from 300/500/700 to 400/600/800.
– Decreased Treant Protector’s base health from 750/1500/2900 to 700/1400/2700.
– Fixed a bug with Lina and Sniper which caused incorrect calculation of enemy magic resistance.
– Fixed a bug which damage done by secondary units being occasionally not included in damage list.
– Updated decorative items for Disruptor, Dragon Knight, Dazzle, Abaddon and others.
– Reworked animated portrait for pieces, Couriers and neutral creeps.

06.06.2019

– Reworked algorithm for bonus health attributed by items. Now items with fixed bonus health and percentage bonus health will correctly stack their attributes.
– Optimized Lina and Sniper’s ability AI. They will now cast abilities in a smarter way, which considers the target’s magic resistance, and tends to finish the emeny right with the blow.
– Correction: Lina’s Laguna Blade cooldown is now 10/7.5/5 sec instead of 10/7/4 mentioned in the previous patch.
– Fixed decorations with Enigma★★.

05.06.2019

– Fixed various bugs on decorations due to removed items from TI9 treasure voting. Viper★★ now has his wings back 🙂

04.06.2019

– New Chess Piece List View: You can now click on a particular spicies or class to filter-view pieces of that property.
– Optimized Summon: Summoning abilities(Spirit Bear, Shapeshift, Remote Mines and etc.) will now prioritize summoning in the vacant squares in front of the pieces, instead of at the back.
– Decreased Knights’ Divine Protetion bonus armor from 35 to 30 per stack when activated.
– Balanced Winter Wyvern’s Cold Embrace base health regen bonus from 10/15/20 to 20, percentage regen bonus from 10%/15%/20% to 10%.
– Decreased Lone Druid’s Spirit Bear base magic resistance from 10% to 0%.
– Increased Disruptor’s Static Storm duration by 0.5 sec.
– Improved Sniper’s Assassinate cast delay from 1 to 0.5 sec. Redecorated Sniper★★ with new items and weapon.
– Increased Beastmaster’s Wild Axe physical damage by 20 per axe.
– Increased Morphling’s base attack damage by 5, Waveform damage by 50.
– Improved Shadow Shaman’s base attack rate from 1.6 to 1.5.
– Decreased Shadow Shaman’s Hex cooldown from 10 to 10/9/8 sec.
– Slightly adjusted icons of Priest and Arcane Aura.
– Added exclusive visual effects of Bullet Chat, winning streak, leaderboard display for DAC Custom Game Pass owners.

01.06.2019

– New piece Added: Winter Wyvern ($1 Dragon Mage)
– If you didn’t get any droppable items from 5 consecutive neutral creep kills, you will be compensated a consumable item (Tango or Mango in random) for your Courier.
– New mechanism: Target change: If the current target are physically immune while alternative targets are present in the attack range, chess pieces will now consider attacking other enemy pieces.
– Balanced Sven’s God’s Strength bonus damage from 100%/200%/300% to 100%/150%/200%.
– Unchecking Bullet Chat now affects player chats only. Combination info is always sent in Bullet form.
– Io will no longer benifit from Auto Combination when on bench.
– Redecorated Sladar, Viper, Tinker, Disruptor, Sniper, Abaddon, Death Prophet, Templar Assassin, Venomancer, Beastmaster and Necrophos with the latest TI9 theme cosmetic items.
– Fixed a bug which secondary abilities(such as Fiery Soul and Acidic Spray) can be casted repeatedly when taunted by Axe’s Berserker’s Call.
– Fixed incorrect portrait views of Batrider and Abaddon.

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