Pudge Wars

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Pudge Wars
Custom Game Banner Pudge Wars.png
A remake of the classic Warcraft 3 Pudge Wars mod in Dota 2. Pudge Wars is a 5 versus 5 team game.
Workshop:Pudge Wars
Players:10
Teams:5v5
Creator:Kobb
Aderum
Created:2014-12-22
Last update:2015-06-20
Latest version:v0.92
Average duration:Unknown
GitHub:Unknown
Discord:Unknown
Website:Unknown

Pudge Wars is a ten-player custom game in a 5 versus 5 team game.

Gameplay[edit]

  • Each player controls a Pudge minimap icon.png Pudge with only one spell to use: Meat Hook.
  • The teams faces off on a square map divided by an uncrossable river.
  • Kill players to level up and spend ability points to upgrade the damage, radius, distance and speed of your hook.
  • Buy custom items such as the Grappling Hook to help you secure even more kills.
  • Headshot - Instantly kill Pudge by hitting a hook when he is already being hooked by another player.

Objective[edit]

  • The first team to get 50/75/100 kills wins the game.

Tips[edit]

  • Always try to get a Headshot.

Abilities[edit]

Key features[edit]

Meat Hook
Play
Q
T
Meat Hook icon.png
Affects
Enemies / Allies
Damage
Pure
Launches a bloody hook toward a unit or location. The hook will snag the first unit it encounters, dragging the unit back to Pudge and dealing damage if it is an enemy.
Cast Animation: 0.4+0
Cast Range: Global
Starting Distance: 1500
Starting Speed: 800
Starting Radius: 100
Starting Damage: 250
Cooldown: 3
The Butcher's hook is a symbolic nightmare, its curved blade a frightening reminder of his slaughterous intent.

Notes:

  • Bounces off of the map borders and the fountain.
  • Can hook allies without damaging them.


Detonate
Play
W
D
Suicide Squad, Attack! icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Enemies / Self
Pudge detonates his barrel, borrowed from Techies, blowing up and killing himself and others around him.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Delay: 3
Radius: 400
Cooldown: 160

Notes:

  • Ability granted when having a max level Techies' Explosive Barrel.
  • Pudge blows up 3 seconds after cast.
  • Instantly kills whoever is hit by the explosion.


Blink
Play
E
B
Blink (Anti-Mage) icon.png
Affects
Self
Short distance teleportation that allows Pudge to move in and out of combat.
Cast Animation: 0.5+0.5
Cast Range: Global
Max Blink Distance: 400
Cooldown: 20

Notes:

  • Ability granted when Pudge has a max level Grappling Hook.
  • Cannot cross the river with 1 cast, due to max blink distance being too short.


Fissure
Play
D
F
Fissure icon.png
Affects
Enemies
Pudge slams the ground with a mighty totem, fissuring the earth while stunning enemy units in a line. Creates an impassable ridge of stone.
Cast Animation: 0.4+0
Cast Range: 1400
Fissure Length: 1400
Fissure Duration: 10
Stun Duration: 2
Cooldown: 15

Notes:

  • Ability granted when Pudge has a max level Earthshaker's Totem.


Hook upgrades[edit]

Upgrade Hook Damage
Pudge Wars Upgrade Hook Damage icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Increases the damage of Pudge's hook. Can only be upgraded when Pudge has enough upgrade points to spend.
Damage Upgrade per Level: 35

Notes:

  • Can be upgraded 10 times.
  • Increases the hook's damage from 250 to 285/320/355/390/425/460/495/530/565/600.


Upgrade Hook Distance
Pudge Wars Upgrade Hook Range icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Increases the range of Pudge's hook. Can only be upgraded when Pudge has enough upgrade points to spend.
Distance Upgrade per Level: 175

Notes:

  • Can be upgraded 10 times.
  • Increases the hook's max distance from 1500 to 1675/1850/2025/2200/2375/2550/2725/2900/3075/3250.


Upgrade Hook Speed
Pudge Wars Upgrade Hook Speed icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Increases the speed of Pudge's hook. Can only be upgraded when Pudge has enough upgrade points to spend.
Speed Upgrade per Level: 70

Notes:

  • Can be upgraded 10 times.
  • Increases the hook's travel speed from 800 to 870/940/1010/1080/1150/1220/1290/1360/1430/1500.


Upgrade Hook Radius
Pudge Wars Upgrade Hook Size icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Increases the size of Pudge's hook. Can only be upgraded when Pudge has enough upgrade points to spend.
Size Upgrade per Level: 15

Notes:

  • Can be upgraded 10 times.
  • Increases the hook's latch radius from 100 to 115/130/145/160/175/190/205/220/235/250.


Items[edit]

Pudge Wars not only offers a new map and new ways of upgrading your Meat Hook, it also contains custom items. You can purchase consumables like healing salves or gameplay changing items like the Grappling Hook. You can purchase upgrades for your item up to level 5. They will get stronger at each level.

Pudge Wars Grappling Hook icon.png Grappling Hook


Grappling Hook
Pudge Wars Grappling Hook icon.png
Pudge launches a grappling hook at a structure, allowing him to move across otherwise impassable terrain.
Cost
200
Bought From
Attributes
Active Grapple
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Grappling Hook (200)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Tiny's Arm icon.png Tiny's Arm


Tiny's Arm
Pudge Wars Tiny's Arm icon.png
How Pudge acquired this somewhat macabre artifact is a question better left unasked; suffice to say, it retains its ability to throw allies and enemies as alike.
Cost
500
Bought From
Attributes
Active Toss
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Tiny's Arm (500)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Lycan's Paws icon.png Lycan's Paws


Lycan's Paws
Pudge Wars Lycan's Paws icon.png
The quickfooted spirit of Banehallow empowers Pudge's usually plodding movement.
Cost
500
Bought From
Attributes
Passive Speed
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Lycan's Paws (500)


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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars N'aix's Jaw icon.png N'aix's Jaw


N'aix's Jaw
Pudge Wars N'aix's Jaw icon.png
Naix's ravenous hunger overcomes Pudge, making his hooks steal life.
Cost
600
Bought From
Attributes
Passive Lifesteal
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
N'aix's Jaw (600)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Observer Ward icon.png Observer Ward


Observer Ward
Observer Ward icon.png
A form of half-sentient plant, often cultivated by apprentice wizards.
Cost
75
Bought From
Consumables
Active Plant
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Observer Ward (75)


Observer Ward
Observer Ward model.png
Ward
Level 0
Duration 360
Health 8
Health regeneration 0
Armor 0
Magic resistance 0%
Status resistance 0%
Collision size 8
Vision range 1600
Vision type Ground
Bounty 100
Experience 50
Model scale 1
Abilities Invisibility
Notes Phased
100% Accuracy


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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Reveal icon.png Reveal


Reveal
Pudge Wars Reveal icon.png
Cost
40
Bought From
Consumables
Active Reveal
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Reveal (40)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Ricochet's Turbine icon.png Ricochet's Turbine


Ricochet's Turbine
Pudge Wars Ricochet's Turbine icon.png
This incredible device allows Pudge's hook to actually GAIN power as it careens off anything in its path, dealing increased damage when it hits.
Cost
350
Bought From
Attributes
Passive Ricochet
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Ricochet's Turbine (350)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Greater Salve icon.png Healing Salve


Healing Salve
Greater Salve icon.png
Cost
75
Bought From
Consumables
Active Regenerate Health
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Healing Salve (75)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Potion of Greater Healing icon.png Potion of Greater Healing


Potion of Greater Healing
Pudge Wars Potion of Greater Healing icon.png
Cost
50
Bought From
Consumables
Active Heal
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Potion of Greater Healing (50)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Tome of Wisdom icon.png Tome of Wisdom


Tome of Wisdom
Pudge Wars Tome of Wisdom icon.png
Cost
200
Bought From
Armaments
Active Level Up
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Tome of Wisdom (200)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Tome of Power icon.png Tome of Power


Tome of Power
Pudge Wars Tome of Power icon.png
Cost
150
Bought From
Armaments
Active Power Up
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Tome of Power (150)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Tome of Strength icon.png Tome of Strength


Tome of Strength
Pudge Wars Tome of Strength icon.png
Cost
125
Bought From
Armaments
Active Health Up
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Tome of Strength (125)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Techies' Explosive Barrel icon.png Techies' Explosive Barrel


Techies' Explosive Barrel
Pudge Wars Techies' Explosive Barrel icon.png
Borrowed from the Goblin Techies, this barrel allows Pudge to place explosive landmines. When thrown at an enemy, they become deadly grenades.
Cost
600
Bought From
Attributes
Active Place Mine
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Techies' Explosive Barrel (600)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Strygwyr's Claws icon.png Strygwyr's Claws


Strygwyr's Claws
Pudge Wars Strygwyr's Claws icon.png
Strygwyr's thirst for blood embodied in an item, these claws cause any unit hooked by their wielder to take a portion of the distance dragged as damage.
Cost
650
Bought From
Attributes
Passive Rupture
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Strygwyr's Claws (650)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Earthshaker's Totem icon.png Earthshaker's Totem


Earthshaker's Totem
Pudge Wars Earthshaker's Totem icon.png
Wielding the Earthshaker's totem, Pudge is able to place barriers which deflect hooks.
Cost
400
Bought From
Attributes
Active Place Barrier
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Earthshaker's Totem (400)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.
Pudge Wars Barathrum's Lantern icon.png Barathrum's Lantern


Barathrum's Lantern
Pudge Wars Barathrum's Lantern icon.png
The power of the Spiritbreak's lantern imbues Pudge's hook with damage based on speed.
Cost
650
Bought From
Attributes
Passive Speed ​​Power
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Barathrum's Lantern (650)

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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.


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Ability
N/A
There is no description for this ability.

Power Ups[edit]

A Power Up rune will spawn at the bottom of the river every 40 seconds. It will move towards the top of the river before disappearing. To get the effect of the Power Up the players need to either hook it or attack it. There are currently five different Power Up runes in the game:

  • Hyper Speed - Slows down time for everybody but the Pudge that hooked it. Movement speed and hook speed is decreased for the others and increased for the Pudge that hooked it.
  • Gold - Gives 500 gold to the Pudge that hooked it.
  • Shield Barrier - Creates a shield around the Pudge that hooked it that deals 100 damage per second to enemies and allies.
  • Fire - Makes the hook for the Pudge that hooked it leave a trail of fire that deals 50 damage per second.
  • Dynamite - Makes the Pudge that hooked it explode after 10 seconds dealing 20000 damage to enemies and allies in a 400 radius.
  • Thunder - When a pudge hooks the Thunder Rune his hook will be charged with thunder, making his hook spawn lightning on hit.

Update history[edit]

September 06, 2015

  • Voting now takes place during pre-game loading
  • A new workshop preview has been added
  • A new loadscreen has been added

July 13, 2015

  • Improved how the voting UI updates to avoid it reappearing when other players connect/vote.

July 09, 2015

  • Added a button to close the voting UI in case it gets stuck. (This is temporary until I can find whatever is causing it to stick.)
  • Pudge is no longer rooted while being hooked.
  • Tiny's Arm no longer goes on cooldown when being used without any units to toss.
  • Voting interface has been rewritten from scratch in the new Panorama system.
  • Voting time has been raised to 60 seconds.
  • Players are now stunned during pre-game voting.

July 02, 2015

  • Fixed "Item is not purchasable for this hero" bug caused by spawning too many items in order to apply modifiers.

June 27, 2015

  • Fixed issue with Power Tome charges going to the negatives.
  • Limited amount of Tome of Power that can be used to 10.

June 26, 2015

  • Redesigned UI:
    • Added informational UI popups to help guide newer players.
    • Added Game Info panel to simply explain the game rules and objective.
  • Redesigned Economy:
    • Barathrum's Lantern cost reduced to 650 from 800.
    • Earthshaker's Totem cost reduced to 400 from 600.
    • Grappling Hook cost reduced to 200 from 650.
    • Lycan's Paw cost reduced to 500 from 600.
    • Naix's Jaw cost reduced to 450 from 750.
    • Ricochet Turbine cost reduced to 350 from 750.
    • Strygwyr's Claws cost reduced to 650 from 800.
    • Techies' Explosive Barrel cost reduced to 600 from 800
    • Tiny's Arm cost reduced to 500 from 700.
    • Tome of Strength cost reduced to 150 from 2000.
    • Tome of Wisdom cost reduced to 200 from 2000.
    • Tome of Power cost reduced to 125 from 2000.
    • Reveal cost reduced to 40 from 90.
    • Healing Salve cost reduced to 50 from 100.
    • Potion of Greater Healing cost reduced to 75 from 450.
  • Redesigned Maps:
    • Basic pudgewars map updated with a greater level of detail.
    • Brand new Winter map added to the game.
  • Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed script error caused by script attempting to cleanup disconnected player's Pudge before they even had a Pudge.
    • Fixed script error caused by calling on null Upgrade Ability.
    • Fixed issue with Strength Tome bonus health being reset when stats were recalculated.

June 24, 2015

  • Fixed script error caused by calling on statcollection when game ended
  • Fixed script error caused by script attempting to cleanup disconnected player's Pudge before they even had a Pudge

June 22, 2015

  • Pudge is no longer stunned during pre-game voting.

June 20, 2015

  • Added a custom loadscreen

June 19, 2015

  • Fixed issue with shop displaying regular items in alternate maps

June 18, 2015

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Stopped loading stats and load helper
    • Removed statcollection triggers
    • Altered ApplyDamage
    • Fixed several item bugs
    • Fixed health bar offset on Reveal item
    • Removed team assignment code
    • Fixed bug where runes would be removed twice
    • Fixed problem with Shield Barrier rune calling on null variable
    • Temporarily removed lightning rune due to critical bug
    • Removed null variable bug causing game to fail to load

December 22, 2014

  • Created Pudge Wars.

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