Dota Auto Chess’ reputation has been steadily rising over the previous few months, with over eight million subscribers on Steam Workshop. A brand new patch dropped on Monday, introducing acquainted Dota 2 characters Io and Dazzle. Here is every little thing that you must find out about Auto Chess’ newest patch, in addition to a whole checklist of adjustments.
Dazzle: The first Priest chess piece
Dazzle is a Troll Priest in Auto Chess. Previously, there have been solely 4 Trolls within the recreation, that means you’d want all of them to get a strong assault velocity bonus for all of your models. Dazzle makes getting that bonus a lot simpler.
The Priest bonus is exclusive to Dazzle, and shields your Courier for 20% harm when he’s on the sector. His capacity is Shallow Grave, which prevents an allied chess piece from dying for 4 seconds. Dazzle can solid this capacity on a number of models if he’s at a better stage.
Io: The wild card
Auto Chess’ present roster.Drodostudio/Valve through Polygon
Io is a brand new Legendary unit. It has no class, and one of the vital highly effective talents within the recreation. Io acts as a wild card in Auto Chess. If paired with two of the identical unit, Io will act because the third.
Unlike different Legendary models, there’s a small likelihood for Io to look at any Courier stage. It additionally doesn’t issue into the chess pool, that means there are theoretically infinite Ios for fortunate gamers to choose up.
Reworked Knight’s Divine Protection
Divine Protection now wants three Knights to begin working. With three Knights on the sector, all allied Knights have a 40% likelihood to activate a protecting defend. With six Knights on the sector, all allied models have an opportunity to activate Divine Protection. This makes Knights much less highly effective within the early recreation, whereas growing the reward for gamers who handle a six-Knight composition.
Scouting is far simpler
Auto Chess’ new scoreboard.Drodostudio/Valve through Polygon
Scouting enemy groups is now simpler. Instead of getting to bodily transfer your mouse across the arenas, you’ll be able to pull the scoreboard out from the aspect of the UI. The prolonged scoreboard particulars all enemy participant models, their chess ranges, their racial and sophistication bonuses, their present gold stage, their win/loss ratio, and the way a lot harm they’ve dealt to different gamers.
This is particularly useful as extra gamers lose, so you can begin crafting your staff to beat particular gamers.
The full checklist of adjustments will be discovered beneath.
Complete checklist of adjustments
New Season: Claim you reward for S0: Mystery now within the recreation! The increased the rating achieved, the higher the reward shall be. April 30 shall be an off-season day, video games performed on the day won’t contribute to your rating, and all gamers will play as unranked. New season begins on May 1.
UI updates: Added new publish-recreation panel and loading screens. During the sport you’ll be able to broaden the droplist on the proper-hand aspect participant information panel, to view the present staff make-up and synergies of different gamers.
New items added: Dazzle ($three, Troll Priest), Io ($5, Elf with NO CLASS)
Reworked Blade Mail: +5 Armor, +10 Attack harm. Active: Damage Return — Duplicates 100% of obtained harm as pure harm again to the attacking unit. Lasts four sec.
Reworked Knights’ Divine Protection: (three) Knights: All friedly knights have 40% likelihood to proc a harm-decreasing defend. (6) Knights: All allies have 35%% likelihood to proc a harm-decreasing defend.
Increased Assassin Pieces’ initiation delay from 0.5 sec to 0.75 sec.
Increased Enigma’s Midnight Pulse proportion HP harm from 5%/7%/9% to six%/9%/12%.
Decreased Medusa’s Stone Gaze aspect angle from 85 to 60 levels.
Increased Terrorblade’s base HP by 50.
Increased Venomancer’s base HP by 100.
Decreased Chaos Knight’s base HP by 50.
Decreased Mask of Madness bonus assault velocity from 40 to 30.
Decreased Assault Cuirass assault velocity bonus and discount from +15/-15 to +10/-10.
Increased Robe of the Magi magic resistance discount from 20% to 30%.
Updated early finish mechanism: Top three ranked gamers in a recreation now have 2 votes when proposing ending the sport. The recreation terminates on four whole votes.
Fixed some bugs and tweaked some visible results.
Reworked Ogre’s Two Heads: Instead of +10% max HP for allied Ogres, Two Heads now grant +5% max HP for all allies.
Temporarily eliminated Lich from the piece pool, and can return later after rework.