Dota 2 Patch 6.84 Announced By Valve, Brings Gameplay Changes and Improvements

We have some news for Dota 2 fans around the world. Dota 2 is getting a massive patch (6.84) according to a new announcement by Valve. The patch is currently rolling out on test servers but will be available on main servers later on.

As I mentioned, it is a massive patch that will bring lots of changes to gameplay, ten new items,¬†some new Aghanim’s Upgrades and hero tweaks.

Here are the new items included in the patch:

Enchanted Mango
New consumable

Lotus Orb
New item formed from Perseverance, Platemail, and a recipe

Glimmer Cape
New item formed from Cloak and Shadow Amulet

Guardian Greaves
New item formed from Arcane Boots, Mekansm, and a recipe

Moon Shard
New item formed from 2 Hyperstones and a recipe

Silver Edge
New item formed from Shadow Blade and Sange and a recipe

Solar Crest
New item formed from Medallion of Courage and Talisman of Evasion

Octarine Core
New item formed from Mystic Staff and Soul Booster

Some changes include Damage Block no longer being able to affect physical spells.  Invisibility will no longer be disabled by Silence.

Some other highlights include:

  • Melee lane creep bounty reduced from 43 to 40 (-7%)
  • Range lane creep bounty reduced from 48 to 45 (-6.25%)
  • Hero kills (the non-net worth portions) are worth 10% more

Full patch notes are available over at the official website. Follow the link here.