Version 38832 Release Notes for Sins of a Dark Age August 1 2014

Vallamere RemakeEdit

Passive changed from Champion's Breast Plate to Heroic StandEdit

  • Now gives Vallamere 10/15/20/25/30 (+0.1 bonus AP) Attack Power for 10 seconds when the shield is triggered.
  • Damage shield scaling changed from +1 Special Power to +0.15 bonus Health
  • passive cooldown increased to 180/165/150/135/120 from 60 seconds

Shield BashEdit

  • Now deals Physical Damage instead of Magic Damage
  • Damage amount changed to 115/160/205/250 (+0.9 bonus AP) from 135/170/205/240 (+0.7 SP)
  • Mana cost reduced to 80 from 85

Chivalrous DefenseEdit

  • No longer gives Vallamere bonus damage on his attacks when fighting near the shielded ally.
  • Now gives Vallamere the same damage shield, Armor, and Magic Resistance bonuses as his target ally upon arrival.
  • Now positions Vallamere to arrive between his target ally and the closest nearby detected enemy hero.
  • Now gives Vallamere 15% Movement Speed for 2 seconds after the dash is completed.
  • Damage shield amount changed to 60/115/170/225 (+0.1 bonus Health) from 90/130/170/210 (+0.6 SP)
  • Armor and Magic Resistance bonus reduced to 15/20/25/30 from 25/35/45/55
  • Shield and attribute bonus duration reduced to 3 seconds from 10 seconds
  • Mana cost reduced to 50 from 60
  • Cooldown reduced to 13/12/11/10 from 15 seconds

Might of the EmpireEdit

  • Now gives a stacking basic attack damage bonus of 4/5/6/7 for each damage shield Vallamere has applied with his abilities since Might of the Empire was last activated, to a maximum of 5 stacks.
  • Splash damage radius increased to 2.1 from 1.5/1.7/1.9/2.1
  • Duration reduced to 9 from 14 seconds
  • Mana cost increased to 45 from 40
  • Cooldown reduced to 21/19/17/15 from 28/26/24/22 seconds

Battle StandardEdit

  • No longer affects allied minions.
  • Vallamere can now place the banner anywhere within a range a 5.5 rather than it being placed right in front of him
  • Vallamere can now dash to the banner using Chivalrous Defense.
  • Now gives Vallamere and allied heroes a 75/125/175 (+0.1 bonus Health) damage shield when they first enter the radius. They may only receive the shield once per use of Battle Standard.
  • Armor and Magic Resistance bonuses reduced to 5/10/15 from 8/16/24
  • Mana cost reduced to 100 from 125/150/175


  • Streaming game name is now properly set (so all Soada streams show up properly in the Watch window).
  • Players can now set the title name of their stream in Options->Twitch.
  • Users can now start/stop their stream from the Hero portrait window button.
  • Added auto-reconnect for certain types of streaming disruption.
  • Various optimizations.
  • Users can now select their ingest server in Options->Twitch. Choose the closest to your location.
  • Right clicking on the front end Twitch chat window now allows you logout of Twitch.
  • Removed login/logout from options screen.
  • Chat window now shows when streaming has started/stopped.
  • Friends are now notified if you start streaming.

General GameplayEdit

  • Fix bug where Heroes could get stuck.


  • Updated various Serewyn visual effects.
  • Updated Grugg's Ultimate visual effect.

HUD and UserInterfaceEdit

  • New minimap icons for Heroes.


  • Fixed bad tooltip rendering of player levels and karma level requirements.
  • Fixed bug where Fellowship bundles weren't immediately visible.
  • Added new Transactions window.
  • Game History Details Inspect Dialog improved.


  • Updated purchase sounds for a variety of items.

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