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January 23, 2013 Patch (Test)

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Patch notes

  • Added Troll Warlord minimap icon.png Troll Warlord!
  • Added All Random to matchmaking!
  • Added tournament calendar view to the Watch tab!



  • Added Practice vs Bots option in the Play menu.
  • Added a privacy setting in the UI so that players can specify whether they want to allow external 3rd party websites to be able to access their match history (defaulted to private).
  • Least Played mode now eliminates each players' top 40 played heroes, up from 20.
  • Added completion cost to shop item tooltips, displayed if the player has one or more components.
  • Added tooltips to the shop category buttons.
  • Fixed the Repick option disappearing too soon.
  • Fixed bug where buffs would sometimes display an incorrect duration sweep.
  • Bringing up the combat log will now hide the killcam.
  • Fixed bug where sometimes spectators would, when inspecting a player, not see their cosmetic items.
  • Fixed bug where Dota 2 would not track changes in the Windows default audio device.
  • When spectating a game in directed, hero chase, or player view, the mouse will no longer be locked to the window.



  • Added Necrophos minimap icon.png Necrophos bot.
  • Added Witch Doctor minimap icon.png Witch Doctor bot.
  • Sven minimap icon.png Sven will no longer Warcry when doing a casual retreat.
  • Fixed Viper minimap icon.png Viper bot not harassing with his Unique Attack Modifier.
  • Fixed bug in Sand Storm avoidance that always made bots maximalliy avoid it.
  • Adjusted the values so that bots are more willing to tanking creeps at high health/tankability ratings.
  • Bots now take into account cleaving when determining what neutral camps they're willing to farm.
  • Death Prophet minimap icon.png Death Prophet bot will now use Crypt Swarm more when laning.
  • Fixed bug that would cause bots to fountain-dive sometimes.


  • Added a "Show Low-Res Model" checkbox that toggles between showing the low & high resolution LODs for imported models when in Loadout camera view.
  • Now automatically switches to showing low-res models in the Day/Night camera views, and high-res models in the Portrait camera view (since that's how they're used by the game).
  • Fixed "Other" submission type displaying a "failed to find content file" when submitting.
  • Fixed Preview not resetting background properly when moving from Portrait to Day/Night view.
  • Fixed Preview losing hero rotation when going to and from Portrait view.
  • Fixed a case where the Add Wearable slot buttons didn't work for some slots on some heroes (like Sven).