Heroes of Newerth Patch Notes 1.0.2

by JarrodP on May.26, 2010, under Patches

HoN Patch Notes Version 1.0.2



  • Marchers are now in the outpost
  • Fixed Plated Greaves not working.
  • Implemented functionality for "Buy All Components"
    • * Clicking this button will attempt to purchase all components and sub-components needed to complete the recipe.
  • Fixed several stringtable entries
  • Fixed blockers behind the Legion fountain to help people who teleport back there
  • Updated some cliffs so wards will not sink into them anymore
  • Fixed "Helm of the Black Legion" appearing incorrectly on the shop due to it's length
  • Tweaked some weirdness with collisions in the pathing code
  • Fixed the pause dropdown so it now has the correct title

  • Following functionality added: Right click on a buddy or clanmate and select "Follow" to follow them. You will join and leave any games they join or leave until you unfollow them, quit the game, or are in a game that starts.
  • Players attempting to re-connect to servers they got disconnected from will no longer be unable to join them due to PSR restrictions for times when they have recently played a game and their PSR was not updated before connecting to the server.
  • Fixed matchmaking to auto focus the channel they join in on
  • Removed the "stats reset by release" notification from the reset stats form
  • Fixed an issue where blank lines would appear on IMs when one of the players chatting would join or leave a game.
  • Fixed a bug where the No Stats icon would not show up in notifications for games that were "No Stats"
  • The game will no longer display an additional disconnect message indicating that the hero was removed and assets distributed to their team when a player with no team is kicked from the game
  • Rearranged the icons on the bottom of Public Games interface to make more space and fix alignments
  • Updated Min/Max PSR Filter to be a little more lenient, for example selecting <1500 and >1600 now checks if it the server is <=1500 or >=1600.
  • Tweaked the Public Game interface so that it can now display the actual advanced game options when hovering over the "Advanced Options" icon
  • Added a "Hide Restricted Games" option to the Public Game interface
    • * When enabled any games a player is ineligible for due to having a leaver status or having a PSR outside the range of that game will be hidden
    • * Credit to Bangerz for the implementation
  • Added the Premium Account icon to the Icon Key tooltip
  • Added more ping filter values (from a max of 270 to a max of 360) and added more PSR values (1900 and 1950).
  • Added game hint indicating players can disable notifications in game via the options menu
  • Logging in with "Invisible Mode" will now always bring focus to the "Status" channel, previously it wouldn't the first time logging in
  • Removed requirement to enter a reason when banning someone via "/bl add nickname", it now defaults to the reason "None" if none is specified
  • Fixed an issue where the banlist reason was not updated properly unless the player logged out first
    • Using "/r" will only reply to the last whisper received, and will no longer reply to the last buddy or clan whisper


  • Added maximum spread setting for matchmaking
    • * This will ensure that you are not forced to play with players far above or below your rating
  • Restrict matchmaking regions to just USW, USE, EU
  • Improve tracking of matchmaking failure rates and player disconnections


  • Fixed a glitch when you had a body effect on and threw the shell
  • Can now use Shell Surf's teleport while under the effects of Take Cover
  • Take Cover now triggers off tower hits
  • Initial radius of Kelp Field changed from 600 to 400

  • Rocket Barrage damage reduced from 105/130/155/180 to 85/115/145/180
  • Sawblade Showdown cooldown set to 50 seconds at all levels (from 60/45/30)

Fayde - Stances will no longer reset when she dies

Gauntlet - Completely reworked, still a dev hero. Let us know what you think on the forums.

Night Hound - Updated the tooltip for Smoke Bomb to explain that he cannot attack towers while in the cloud

Scout - Marksman Shot will no longer place an infinite life state on the target

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