- Reduced mana burned per attack from 50 to 40.
- Can now be upgraded once by buying the recipe again.
- Reduced number of charges from 10 to 8.
- Upgrading the item resets the number of charges back to 8. [ ]
- No longer builds into Manta Style.
- No longer deals 20 extra damage to summoned units.
- Reduced mana burned per hit against heroes from 25 to 18.
- Reduced mana burned per hit against creeps from 50 to 36.
- No longer stops movement of targeted heroes for the first second.
- Reduced hero slow duration from 5 to 4.
- Increased damage to summoned units from 750 to 99999.
- Reduced cast range from 700 to 600.
- Increased cooldown from 5 to 12.
- Increased mana burned per hit against heroes from 20 to 25.
- Increased mana burned per hit against creeps from 40 to 50.
- Renamed Diffusal Blade's ability from Purge to Inhibit.