It will allow teams to practice before Seattle’s ultimate showdown, to be held in August. Last year’s pre-International patch was famous for its fast-push ‘deathball’ Meta. The post-International landscape will be remembered under the rule of two heroes: Troll Warlord and Sniper. There have been very few pro games which have featured neither a ban nor a pick on one of these heroes. In case they aren’t banned, they are both picked together. Troll has a long-range high attack speed combo of Troll Warlord with stand-back-and-destroy-towers Sniper is a duo that has become quite boring now.
One of the most exciting changes featured in the 6.82 patch was the inclusion of new modifications to the hero’s ultimate powers, made by the Aghanim Scepter. We saw how the brand new second chakram blade of Timbersaw and the ‘Eyes in the forest’ ability of his nemesis, Treant Protector have changed the course of quite a few pro games
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