DOTA 2 Update – 7.19d

24 Jan, 2020 Reviews 97 0 Comment

DOTA 2 released the update nerfing down various heroes showing great meta in upper Ancient brackets. The only buff found in the new patch is regarding Phantom Embrace latch duration which has been changed from 4/4/5/5 to a constant 5.

Major nerfs are as follow:


  • Ink Swell max damage reduced from 220/280/340/400 to 160/240/320/400
  • Ink Swell movement speed bonus reduced from 18/22/26/30% to 18%
  • Phantom Embrace latch duration from 4/4/5/5 to 5
  • Phantom Embrace DPS rescaled from 12/18/24/30 to 6/14/22/30


  • Level 10 Talent reduced from +40 Damage to +30
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +80 Attack Speed to +70


  • Smoke Screen slow rescaled from 10/15/20/25% to 8/12/16/20%
  • Smoke Screen miss chance rescaled from 40/50/60/70% to 10/30/50/70%
  • Tricks of the Trade AoE reduced from 500 to 450
  • Tricks of the Trade duration rescaled from 4/5/6 to 4/4.5/5
  • Level 20 Talent reduced from +900 Blink Strike Range to +700
  • Level 25 Talent reduced from +400 Tricks of the Trade AoE to +300
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  • Conjure Image manacost increased from 70 to 70/75/80/85
  • Reflection slow reduced from -25% to -20%
  • Sunder manacost increased from 200/100/0 to 200/100/50
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +300 Health to +250

Minor tweaks have also been made to heroes like Drow, EarthShaker, Silencer, Treant, etc.

Check out DOTA 2 news for complete changelog.


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