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Ayuh Pijan!

    Nice post!!

    Altaire

      Who doesn’t want to see 3 Ravages, 15 Sunstrikes, or a 105-second long Exorcism?

      Your enemies?

      HerbyTheCarnivore

        "its a refreshing change"

        ba dum tshhhhh

        Eu meusamigo e umbandodem...

          Played a 2,5 hour long match couple days ago that completely tells otherwise...we surrendered several roshans, most cheeses, aegis and shards were useless to the enemy team and we had a hell of a long stale mate.

          Szcq

            interesting article. Agree that the best part of refresher shard is that it requires no mana to activate.

            MM.Brock Hall

              The refresher shard was definitely the underdog item of the patch, but to say that we don't get new items often in dota is not true, and hasn't been true for quite some time. In the last 3 years alone we have gotten:

              Moon Shard / Octarine Core
              Iron Talon / Kaya
              Spirit Vessel / Glimmer Cape
              Wind Lace / Infused Raindrop
              Mango / Nullifier
              Aeon Disk / Crimson Guard
              Guardian Greaves / Boots of Travel 2
              Faerie Fire / Tome of Knowledge
              Blight Stone / Solar Crest
              Aether Lens / Lotus Orb
              Hurricane Pike / Dragon Lance
              Bloodthorn / Meteor Hammer
              Silver Edge / Echo Sabre

              That's 26 items if I didn't double down on any items.

              Enough crapping on a tiny sentence though. I'm not sure I like the concept of heroes having to rely on getting refresher shard to be viable picks though. That's asking a very specific thing to happen, and even though it is likely, it does seem to make the game feel like it hinges on too fine of a point. Sure, you have to position yourself to be able to get to that shard and get it to the right person, but in theory if you face a team that rests a pick on getting that shard you can just not kill rosh to prevent them getting closer to the shard. It feels at odds with the rest of the gameflow to me.

              I'd almost rather see Rosh give up cheese first, cheese and aegis on second, and a third item that applies cheese upon receiving fatal damage, and has no timer. It would mean heroes like DP wouldn't waste half their ult after being focused down and could keep it up for two whole lives. Players wouldn't have to choose between activating an ult now and hoping they don't die, or waiting to respawn, possibly after their team is already dead.

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              Bobby Corwen

                I honestly have most games end before second roshan now, let alone the third. Most likely due to the fact that i'm in shit tier dota where drafts are garbage and teams steamroll after winning lanes.

                Myrrh

                  'its a refreshing change' -couldn't resist, could you? ;)

                  Ignite and Burn em'

                    teheee

                    PadForce

                      Probanly being an idiot but if someone could explain the 3 roars / ravages / eclipses that would be great. Is that for refressher AND shard?

                      Бородатый воин любви

                        It's actually 30 sunstrikes lol. Cataclysm creates 2 for each hero

                        MM.Brock Hall

                          @PadForce

                          yeah, first ravage, refresh, second, shard, third.

                          #SubHumanGAMING #EXCELLENCE

                            ez doto

                            PRACTICE GROUND

                              Hmm Refresher shard is a thing especially for shaman I'd say.

                              PadForce

                                Thanks Brock