### Re: Download

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**Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:05 am**This actually wasn't the release date, but the forum rollback lost several updates. I've posted all backlogged notes here for posterity.

v1.17 ~

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------ FEATURES

[X] - Polished a lot of heroes (details below)

[X] - Improved the visual smoothness of all lightning effects in the map

------ BUGS

[X] - Workers can now repair towers

[X] - Short-ranged melee attackers can now hit towers

[X] - AOE spells now properly damage all struck units

[X] - Fireball no longer burns regardless of having Heat or not

[X] - Heatdeath now properly seeks the targeted unit

[X] - Heroes can no longer vanish when they revive

[X] - Rigor Mortis will no longer sometimes teleport to map center

[X] - Fixed an infinite loop bug with Rigor Mortis

[X] - Fixed reorder issues on Rigor Mortis, Fire and Flames, and Critical Mass

[X] - Fixed a bug that made Bloodlines teleport less distance than it should

[X] - Blink now properly retains Janise's last used order

[X] - Canceling Oblivion Seal now has a hotkey

------ BALANCE

[X] - Ruin is back to -10 armor

[X] - Ruin, Maim, and Blind are now half as effective against creeps

[X] - Power Inverter now costs 4 faction

[X] - Siev's Thirst has been replaced by the Sixteen Sacred Songs

[X] - Flickerflame now has 700 range at all levels

[X] - Heat now increases burn damage by 10/15/20/25/30%

[X] - Heat now inflicts burn for 3 seconds at all levels

[X] - Umbra no longer deals flat damage

[X] - Umbra now deals 100/125/150/175/200% of Tristan's attack damage

[X] - Black Hole Sun's cooldown has been increased to 10 seconds at all levels

[X] - Tristan has had his movement speed reduced to the top-tier

[X] - Added an indicator effect to where Polarize is sending a wisp

[X] - Twister no longer inflicts cripple

[X] - Twister now has 100 area of effect at all levels

[X] - Twister now lasts for 14 seconds at all levels

[X] - Crosswind no longer redirects twisters

[X] - Quicksand now lasts 30 seconds at all levels

[X] - Quicksand now has a 120 second cooldown at all levels

[X] - Quicksand now deals 20/35/50 damage per second

[X] - Quicksand now deals physical and not magickal damage

[X] - Quicksand no longer pulls enemies closer to Evairnophet

[X] - Quicksand now cripples units when they are affected by another condition

[X] - Thunder Ward now activates effects that trigger on magickal damage

[X] - Thunder Ward now prioritizes heroes when damaging

[X] - Soothing ward now activates effects that trigger on healing

[X] - Multiple Soothing Wards can now target the same unit

[X] - Soothing Ward now prioritizes heroes when healing

[X] - Oblivion Seal now has 500 range

[X] - Oblivion Seal no longer ruins the target

[X] - Oblivion Seal no longer forcefully activates when its duration runs out

[X] - Voidwalk now has a 3 second cooldown at all levels

[X] - Voidwalk can no longer be used when Caliga has no mana

[X] - Voidwalk now costs extra mana for each repeat use within a 10 second window

[X] - Tombreaver now does a flat +25% damage regardless of number of conditions

[X] - Caliga has had his movement speed reduced to the top-tier

[X] - Bloodlines can now be doublecast to return to your original location

[X] - Devour now has an 8 second cooldown at all levels

[X] - Deceive now removes blind from the target unit

v1.16 ~

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------ FEATURES

[X] - Caliga Err has been remade

[X] - All hero spell hotkeys have been moved to the QWERT standard

------ BUGS

[X] - Fixed some item tooltip inconsistencies

[X] - Fixed some display bugs on higher resolutions

[X] - Fixed structure collision in bases

[X] - Fixed a display bug with structure ground textures

[X] - Fixed a bug that allowed players to save games in-game

[X] - Fixed a visibility glitch that gave the Bane a slight advantage

[X] - Fixed a bug where standing in Scorched Earth prevented burn damage

[X] - Fixed a bug that caused Webstrider to apply many conditions at once

[X] - Fixed a bug that caused Scorched Earth to apply many conditions at once

[X] - Fixed a bug that made Devil's Thorn return less than the listed percent of damage

[X] - Fixed a bug that allowed doublecasting when carrying Philosopher's Stone

[X] - Fixed a bug that made self-inflicted damage trigger offensive items on the Hero

[X] - Fixed a bug that kept channeling units channeling when pulled by Critical Mass

[X] - Fixed a bug that allowed Dagurnott to gain life when taking damage

[X] - Fixed a bug that made Twisters do nothing in Quicksand

[X] - Fixed a bug that made Rigor Mortis sometimes not cast

[X] - Fixed the areas of effect of many spells in the map

------ BALANCE

[X] - Ruin is now -12 armor instead of -10

[X] - The Order's merchants are now located next to their fountain

[X] - Increased the time delay before the first creep wave to 60 seconds

[X] - Reduced the percent damage reduction of Sanctuary to 25%

[X] - Reduced the percent damage reduction of Ancient Carapace to 25%

[X] - Reduced the armor gain per condition on Vizer's Last Wish to 2

[X] - Devil's Thorn no longer reduces cripple durations on the Hero

[X] - Increased the physical damage return on Devil's Thorn to 50%

[X] - The Optic Amulet now only reduces the duration of Blind by 33%

[X] - With the Optic Amulet and the Boots of Blinding Speed, the boots won't blind

[X] - The Optic Amulet can now create an All-Seeing Eye ward

[X] - Most heroes have had their stat distributions rebalanced

[X] - All two-wave spawns now have a stock of 4

[X] - Abominations of the Bane / Hallowed Crags now have a stock of 2

[X] - Black Hole Sun has been remade

[X] - Blaze can now miss when Fahren is blinded

[X] - Mirage now gives Sozen 66% evasion at all levels

[X] - Reduced the cooldown on Umbra to 6 seconds at all levels

[X] - Will-O-Wisp now has a 4 second cooldown

[X] - Polarize now moves the closest Wisp to the target point

[X] - Fireball now deals 140/180/220/260/300 damage

[X] - Fireball no longer inflicts burn on struck units

[X] - Fireball now inflicts ruin on struck units

[X] - Heat now increases the duration and damage of burn

[X] - Heat now causes magickal damage to burn foes

[X] - Heatdeath has been remade

[X] - Jhita now has 600 attack range

[X] - Jhita's base attack damage max has been increased by 10

[X] - Explosive Arrows no longer works on structures

[X] - Abolish now deals 120/170/220/270/320 damage

[X] - The Sin of Gluttony now deals 120/160/200/240/280 damage

[X] - Cauterize's conditional healing bonus has been reduced to 50%

[X] - Dragonbane Hide now reduces percent damage taken by 6/7/8/9/10% per condition

[X] - Reduced Dagurnott's maximum health by 100 at all levels

[X] - Reduced Dagurnott's armor by 2 at all levels

[X] - Rigor Mortis now deals 120/150/180/210/240 damage

[X] - Rigor Mortis now bleeds for 6/10/14/18/22 seconds