Patch 2.3.0 On 30 Nov

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Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 16:38

New Announcer

BreakyCPK Pack


New Alt Avatar:

Steampunk Disciple*


*Available on 2 Dec

New Limited Edition Avatar

Turkey Zephyr*


*Available from 30 Nov to 6 Dec

What is going to happen on 30 Nov:

When you log in Garena Heroes of Newerth, a message will popup and ask you to update your HoN. Click Yes and the game will be updated automatically.

In case the update message does not appear, hit Ctrl+F8 and type the command
Upd_checkforupdates 1


Expected Server Down Time:

7:00AM to 9:59AM, GMT+8, 30 Nov 2011


Full Change Log:

Version 2.3.0

- HoN TV is now Live!
* You can open HoN TV from the bottom right corner of the new Message of the Day screen or the icon in the upper left corner
* HoN TV lets you watch video in the client seamlessly. You can watch while in the Matchmaking queue, for example!
* HoNCast Live Stream, HoNCast Video Archives, S2Games YouTube Channel, and some User Streams are all available to watch at any time
* AngryTestie and h4nn1 are the initial two people you can watch from the ingame client. More will be added as time goes on!
* Make sure to use HoN TV to tune into DreamHack Winter this week!
* HoN TV currently only supports Windows. We will be adding support for other operating systems in the future


- The Test++ mod has been added for practice mode
* This replaces the normal "Test" menu

- New Message of the Day screen
* Now includes a button to HoN TV and a Competitive Section


- Newerth is no longer Haunted

- Interface rendering improvements in DirectX
- Minor optimizations to all interface rendering
- "Hell", "damn", and "bastard" have been removed from the filter list
- Fixed the UITriggerList console command
- The water near Kongor has been fixed
- The teleporters on Grimm's Crossing now properly unbind and disjoint you
- Various Tooltip fixes
- The Chatserver has been updated for HoN TV
* You must patch up to 2.3.0 to connect to it again

- Added a new Announcer: BreakyCPK Pack
* Make every game a shoutcasted game!


- Added a new Zephyr Alt Avatar: Turkey Zephyr
* Will be available to purchase from 30 Nov to 6 Dec


- Added a new Corrupted Disciple Alt Avatar: Steampunk Disciple

* Voiced by the magical Totalbiscuit

* His YouTube channel:

* Will be available to purchase on 2 Dec


- Monarch is no longer Early Access, but cannot be used in Tournament Mode yet

- Mandromeda now has better effects for his first ability
- Dreadknight Salforis now plays the proper custom sounds when using the Alt Avatar

== Bugfixes ==

- Brought back "Keg Away!" cast sound

Forsaken Archer
- Fixed Piercing Arrows so that they deal the proper damage if the illusion dies
* Before the fix, they dealt 0 damage if they were in flight after the illusion died

- Fixed his Grapple so it unbinds targets if it touches a valid unit
- Fixed his ultimate from hitting units behind him

Gemini_20_20 Gemini
- Fixed the wolves' attackrange to properly be 128
- Fixed typo in his first ability

- Now can't tab to gadgets from Pitfall and Call to Arms
- Brought back Chariot sound without it being played to enemies

- Fixed a bug with him being unselectable

- Fixed his alt avatar Stampede projectiles so they don't pierce through invulnerability anymore

- Fixed a bug where dispelling the visual state did not dispel the damage from Mortification
- Fixed a bug where the dark-ghost transparent effects attached to the target did not disappear when the visual state gets dispelled

- Fixed Detonate so that the level progression tooltips displays properly