Dota 2 Has Been Updated with Patch 7.22b

Dota 2 Has Been Updated with Patch 7.22b

Dota 2 Has Been Updated with Patch 7.22b

Valve have released a smaller balance update for Dota 2, which introduces changes to Clinkz, Dark Willow, Grimstroke, Lycan, Necrophos and Slark.

Patch Notes:


  • Base strength increased by 2
Searing Arrows
  • Searing Arrows damage reduced from 30/40/50/60 to 20/30/40/50
  • Searing Arrows manacost reduced from 12 to 6/8/10/12
  • Level 15 Talent reduced from +20 Searing Arrows to +15

Dark Willow

  • Base attack time increased from 1.3 to 1.5
Shadow Realm
  • Shadow Realm damage ramp up time increased from 3 to 4
  • Level 25 Talent reduced from +200 Attack Speed to +175


  • Scepter illusion incoming damage increased from 200% to 350%
  • Scepter illusion duration reduced from 20 to 15


  • Scepter wolves gold and xp bounty reduced by half
  • Fixed Scepter wolves not gaining crit during Shapeshift


Heartstopper Aura
  • Heartstopper Aura damage type changed from Pure to Magical (still does not trigger damage events)


Essence Shift
  • Essence Shift level 4 duration reduced from 120 to 100

Earlier on the weekend Dota 2 received a massive gameplay update 7.22, which introduced Aghanim’s Scepter updates to all remaining heroes.

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