Heroes of Newerth 2.0.5

January 13th, 2011 by Crusader

S2 Games have released version 2.0.5 of Heroes of Newerth, their DoTA-inspired strategy game. Changes include:

  • Added new Alt Avatar for Arachna
  • Added new Flags, Icons, and Bundles
  • Fixed up Chipper recommended items
  • “Ownage” now only plays on the fifth team kill streak, not all kills five or greater
  • Fixed weather effects stopping when joining a new game
  • Fied Alt Avatars being selected during hero loading
  • Fixed a crash when someone selected an invalid Alt Avatar
  • The Wards stat is now Wards Places instead of Wards Bought
  • Players attempting to join matchmaking groups that are already queued for a match will now be stopped from doing so with an appropriate message and popup
  • The chat server should now throttle repeated matchmaking invites sent from players trying to spam invites
  • Disjointing improvements:
  • All orders can now be disjointed (e.g. right clicking to attack a hero that then blinks will cancel your attack order)
  • Attacks will now get canceled mid-attack if the target disjoints
  • Spells will now get canceled mid-cast if the target disjoints
  • Channeled spells will now get canceled if the target disjoints
  • Striders:
    • Now begins to lose charges when you are within 900 units of a visible enemy hero
    • The max number of charges is lowered by 1 for every 100 units closer you are to an enemy hero
  • Dampeer:
    • Fixed some abilities playing through fog
    • No longer invulnerable when charging at someone
  • Legionnaire:
    • Fixed the no damage charge bug
  • Keeper of the Forest:
    • Stealth is now removed when the attack completes, not when it starts

As with previous patches, the client will auto-update.

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