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Patches are changes or additions to the game. Patches may include balance changes, bug fixes, new store content, and new features.

Currently, Heroes of Newerth is according to the list provided here. Prior to Version 3.5.8, updates were made on Wednesdays. Patch Notes are also usually released to the public at least the day before patch day on the Official Forums, found here.

Patch notes are listed in chronological order, starting with the newest.

List of patches[]

4.8.2 - 4.10.1 (2020-2022)[]

Patch Date Major Additions/Title Highlights
Version 4.10.1 18th January 2022
  • Buffed:
    • Heroes: Amun-Ra.jpg 

      Calamity.jpg 

      Chronos.jpg 

      Draconis.jpg 

      Drunken Master.jpg 

      Electrician.jpg 

      Emerald Warden.jpg 

      Flux.jpg 

      Glacius.jpg 

      Ophelia.jpg 

      Silhouette.jpg 

      Torturer.jpg 

      Tremble.jpg 

    • Items: Codex.jpg

      Faux Bow.jpg

      Ghost Marchers.jpg

      Wingbow.jpg

  • Nerfed:
    • Heroes: The Chipper.jpg 

      Deadlift.jpg 

      Doctor Repulsor.jpg 

      Empath.jpg 

      Prophet.jpg 

      Sand Wraith.jpg 

      Thunderbringer.jpg 

      Voodoo Jester.jpg 

    • Items: Genjuro.jpg

      Helm of the Black Legion.jpg

      Savage Mace.jpg

      Ultor's Heavy Helm.jpg

  • Adjusted:
    • Heroes: Adrenaline.jpg 

      Arachna.jpg 

      Circe.jpg 

      Magebane.jpg 

      Master of Arms.jpg 

Version 4.10.0.1 16th December 2021
  • Buffed:
    • Heroes: Magebane.jpg 

      Pandamonium.jpg 

      Wildsoul.jpg 

  • Nerfed:
    • Heroes: Fayde.jpg 

      Nitro.jpg 

      Parallax.jpg 

      Sapphire.jpg 

      Soulstealer.jpg 

Version 4.10.0 2nd December 2021 HoNmas Update
  • Reworked Hero: Magebane.jpg 

  • Throwback Item: Halberd.jpg Halberd
Version 4.9.5 26th October 2021 Patch Versioning Change (Version 4.9.4 Hotfix)
  • Nerfed:
    • Heroes: Thunderbringer.jpg 

    • Items: Codex.jpg

      Geometer's Bane.jpg

      Grimoire of Power.jpg

  • Adjusted:
    • Heroes: Deadlift.jpg 

Version 4.9.4 26th October 2021 Stability & Balance
  • Buffed:
    • Heroes: Arachna.jpg 

      Apex.jpg 

      Bombardier.jpg 

      Bushwack.jpg 

      Draconis.jpg 

      Gravekeeper.jpg 

      Ichor.jpg 

      Maliken.jpg 

      Moraxus.jpg 

      Nitro.jpg 

      Pearl.jpg 

      Pebbles.jpg 

      Puppet Master.jpg 

      Qi.jpg 

      Tremble.jpg 

      Valkyrie.jpg 

      Voodoo Jester.jpg 

    • Items: Adeve's Cloak.jpg

      Barbed Armor.jpg

  • Nerfed:
    • Heroes: Adrenaline.jpg 

      Blitz.jpg 

      Bramble.jpg 

      Drunken Master.jpg 

      Fayde.jpg 

      Klanx.jpg 

      Kraken.jpg 

      Monkey King.jpg 

      Parasite.jpg 

      Thunderbringer.jpg 

      Wretched Hag.jpg 

    • Items: Portal Key.jpg

  • Adjusted:
    • Heroes: Magebane.jpg 

      Rampage.jpg 

    • Items: Ether Jewel.jpg

      Ward of Sight.jpg

      Ward of Revelation.jpg

Version 4.9.3.1 17th June 2021 Version 4.9.3 Hotfix
  • Buffed:
    • Heroes: Adrenaline.jpg 

      Artillery.jpg 

      Engineer.jpg 

      Lord Salforis.jpg 

      Monarch.jpg 

    • Items: Dreamcatcher.jpg

      Jade Spire.jpg

  • Nerfed:
    • Heroes: Empath.jpg 

      Fayde.jpg 

      Glacius.jpg 

      Ichor.jpg 

      King Klout.jpg 

      Monkey King.jpg 

      Rhapsody.jpg 

      Shadowblade.jpg 

      Thunderbringer.jpg 

      Tundra.jpg 

    • Items: Dawnbringer.jpg

      Ether Jewel.jpg

      Faux Bow.jpg

      Frozen Light.jpg

      Golden Apple.jpg

      Grimoire of Power.jpg

      Lex Talionis.jpg

      Lightbrand.jpg

      Puzzlebox.jpg

      Sacrificial Stone.jpg

      Searing Light.jpg

  • Adjusted: Pearl.jpg 

    Sir Benzington.jpg 

Version 4.9.3 25th May 2021 HoNiversary
  • F.L.E.X. Avatars for free ( Behemoth.jpg 

    Hammerstorm.jpg 

    Legionnaire.jpg 

    ),
  • Attack range overhaul (Aluna.jpg 

    Arachna.jpg 

    Artesia.jpg 

    Blitz.jpg 

    Bombardier.jpg 

    Bubbles.jpg 

    Circe.jpg 

    Defiler.jpg 

    Doctor Repulsor.jpg 

    Ellonia.jpg 

    Emerald Warden.jpg 

    Flint Beastwood.jpg 

    Forsaken Archer.jpg 

    Goldenveil.jpg 

    Gravekeeper.jpg 

    Gunblade.jpg 

    Hellbringer.jpg 

    Ichor.jpg 

    Maliken Possession.jpg

    Moira.jpg 

    Myrmidon.jpg 

    Nitro.jpg 

    Ophelia.jpg 

    Puppet Master.jpg 

    Pyromancer.jpg 

    Revenant.jpg 

    Rhapsody.jpg 

    Riftwalker.jpg 

    Sapphire.jpg 

    Shadowblade Soul's Sight.jpg

    Silhouette.jpg 

    Skrap.jpg 

    Soul Reaper.jpg 

    Tempest.jpg 

    Thunderbringer.jpg 

    Torturer.jpg 

    Valkyrie.jpg 

    Vindicator.jpg 

    Voodoo Jester.jpg 

    Wretched Hag.jpg 

    ),
  • Movement speed overhaul (Artillery.jpg 

    Blood Hunter.jpg 

    Chronos.jpg 

    Doctor Repulsor.jpg 

    Drunken Master.jpg 

    Glacius.jpg 

    Gravekeeper.jpg 

    Grinex.jpg 

    Kane.jpg 

    Kinesis.jpg 

    Lord Salforis.jpg 

    Moon Queen.jpg 

    Oogie.jpg 

    Plague Rider.jpg 

    Rampage.jpg 

    Ravenor.jpg 

    Soulstealer.jpg 

    Tarot.jpg 

    Thunderbringer.jpg 

    Tundra.jpg 

    Warchief.jpg 

    Zephyr.jpg 

    ),
  • Various new items (Adeve's Cloak.jpg

    Blood Ruby.jpg

    Ether Jewel.jpg

    Nihil Crystal.jpg

    ), and
  • Many more.
Version 4.9.2.1 15th Apr 2021 Balance and Nostalgia Hotfix Heroes: Adrenaline.jpg 

Cthulhuphant.jpg 

Flint Beastwood.jpg 

Grinex.jpg 

Parasite.jpg 

Plague Rider.jpg 

Qi.jpg 

Rampage.jpg 

Shadowblade.jpg 


Items:Ghost Marchers.jpg

Version 4.9.2 30th Mar 2021 Balance and Nostalgia Four-legged Bramble.jpg Bramble is back, baby! As a throwback avatar.
Version 4.9.1 2nd Feb 2021 Rebalance and Adrenaline.jpg Adrenaline Change Overall slight revert to most of Version 4.9.0 changes and buffs to Adrenaline.jpg Adrenaline
Version 4.9.0 1st Dec 2020 HoNmas (Christmas) Update Adrenaline.jpg Adrenaline Rework
Version 4.8.6 22nd Sep 2020 Qi.jpg Qi and Drunken Master.jpg Drunken Master Rework, Midas.jpg Midas Primary Attribute Change, & Sustainable Balance
Version 4.8.5.1 6th Aug 2020 Version 4.8.5 hotfix
Version 4.8.5 28th Jul 2020 New Items: Golden Apple.jpg Golden Apple & Lunar Tear.jpg Lunar Tear
Version 4.8.4.1 9th Jun 2020 Version 4.8.4 hotfix
Version 4.8.4 2nd Jun 2020 HoNiversary
Version 4.8.3.1 14th Apr 2020 Version 4.8.3 hotfix
Version 4.8.3 7th Apr 2020 Gemini.jpg Gemini New Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master boost
Version 4.8.2 11th Feb 2020 Swiftblade.jpg SwiftbladeSwiftblade Counter Attack.jpg Counter Attack Rework, Keeper of the Forest.jpg Keeper of the Forest Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master boost, & Sustainable Balance

4.7.1 - 4.8.1.2 (2019)[]

Patch Date Major Additions/Title Highlights
Version 4.8.1.2 17th Dec 2019 The Holiday Hotfix Patch! Happy Holidays!
Version 4.8.1 3rd Dec 2019 Hero & Staff of the Master Revitalization!
Version 4.8.0 8th Oct 2019 Atunement of Newerth
Version 4.7.9 13th Aug 2019 Andromeda returns!
Version 4.7.8 16th Jul 2019 Neutral Creep Auras & Token of Life
Version 4.7.7 18th Jun 2019 Stability Balance
Version 4.7.6 21st May 2019 Power Adjustments
Version 4.7.5 26th Apr 2019 Fine-Tuning Balance & some Staff of the Master additions
Version 4.7.4 26th Mar 2019 Stability Balance, Core Hero Educational & Throwback Avatars!
  • Balance changes for heroes
  • Chi renamed to Qi.jpg Qi
Version 4.7.3 26th Feb 2019 Reverts & Mass Long-term Stability Balance
  • Final major content patch
  • Balance changes for items and heroes
Version 4.7.2 29th Jan 2019 Old UI Options, Old Reverts & Old Times with Mass Balance
Version 4.7.1 8th Jan 2019 Old Mid Wars map, Tundra's Coeurl, & Buffs!
  • Balance changes
  • Return of Old Midwars map

4.3.4 - 4.7.0 (2018)[]

Patch Date Major Additions/Title Highlights
Version 4.7.0 18th Dec 2018 Rise of the Supports
  • Balance changes
Version 4.6.3 27th Nov 2018 Return of Demented Shaman
Version 4.6.2 6th Nov 2018 Significant Hero Adjustments
  • Gold changes
  • Balance changes
Version 4.6.1 16th Oct 2018 Map Balance & Readjustments
  • Balance changes
Version 4.6.0 26th Sep 2018 New Maps, New Perspectives!
Version 4.5.5 4th Sep 2018
Version 4.5.4 14th Aug 2018 Poker
Version 4.5.3 31st Jul 2018
Version 4.5.2 17th Jul 2018
Version 4.5.1 3rd Jul 2018
Version 4.5.0 19th Jun 2018
Version 4.4.6 5th Jun 2018
Version 4.4.5 22nd May 2018
Version 4.4.4.3 18th May 2018
  • Direct copy/paste (non-edited)
  • Hotfix Patch
Version 4.4.4.2 9th May 2018
  • Direct copy/paste (non-edited)
  • Hotfix Patch
Version 4.4.4 8th May 2018
  • Lane dynamic, Neutrals & Casual Mode changes
Version 4.4.3 24th Apr 2018
  • New Hero: Chi.jpg Chi
  • Balance changes
Version 4.4.2 10th Apr 2018
  • Balance changes
  • New UI fixes
Version 4.4.1 27th Mar 2018
  • Balance changes
  • New UI fixes
Version 4.4.0.2 16th Mar 2018
  • Hotfix Patch
Version 4.4.0 14th Mar 2018
  • New UI
Version 4.3.7 27th Feb 2018
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.3.6 6th Feb 2018
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.3.5 16th Jan 2018
  • Balance changes
Version 4.3.4 2nd Jan 2018
  • New content & bugfixes only

4.0.0 - 4.3.3 (2016-2017)[]

Patch Date Major Additions/Title Highlights
Version 4.3.3 19th Dec 2017
Version 4.3.2 5th Dec 2017
  • New content & bugfixes only
Version 4.3.0 21st Nov 2017
Version 4.2.6 7th Nov 2017
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.2.5 23rd Oct 2017
  • New content only
Version 4.2.4.2
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.2.4 11th Oct 2017
  • Balance changes
Version 4.2.3 26th Sep 2017
  • Major balance changes
    • Jungle numerical adjustments for bounty, health, and DPS
    • New active abilities for Ancients
Version 4.2.2 12th Sep 2017
  • New Mode: Team Deathmatch
Version 4.2.1 29th Aug 2017
  • Balance changes
  • Major bug fixes
Version 4.2.0 15th Aug 2017
Version 4.1.6 1st Aug 2017
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.1.5 18th Jul 2017
  • Minor balance changes
  • Stealth Hunter Unit.jpg Stealth Hunter removed (merged with Wild Hunter)
Version 4.1.4 4th Jul 2017
  • New Mode: Mid Wars Beta
  • Balance changes
Version 4.1.3 20th Jun 2017
Version 4.1.2 6th Jun 2017
Version 4.1.1 23rd May 2017
  • Balance changes
Version 4.1.0 8th May 2017
Version 4.0.8 25th Apr 2017
Version 4.0.7 11th Apr 2017
Version 4.0.6 21st Mar 2017
Version 4.0.5 7th Mar 2017
Version 4.0.4 21st Feb 2017
Version 4.0.3 7th Feb 2017
Version 4.0.2 24th Jan 2017
  • New Mode: 1v1 Mode
  • Balance changes
  • Creeps and base visual enhancements
Version 4.0.1 10th Jan 2017
  • Minor balance changes
Version 4.0.0.3
  • Balance changes
Version 4.0.0
(Rise of Apex)
13rd Dec 2016
  • Champion of Newerth Ranking System
  • New Hero: Apex.jpg Apex

3.X[]

Patch Major Additions Highlights
Version 3.9.13
Version 3.9.12
  • Balance changes
Version 3.9.11
  • Hero Mastery System Phase 2
Version 3.9.10
Version 3.9.9
Version 3.9.8
Version 3.9.7
Version 3.9.6
Version 3.9.5
Version 3.9.4
Version 3.9.3
Version 3.9.2
  • Minor balance changes
Version 3.9.1
  • Balance changes
Version 3.9.0
  • New Feature: HoN Codex
  • Major balance changes:
Version 3.8.7
  • Balance changes
Version 3.8.6
  • New Feature: Hero Mastery System
  • Balance changes
Version 3.8.5
Version 3.8.4
Version 3.8.3
  • Major balance changes:
Version 3.8.2
  • Balance changes
Version 3.8.1
Version 3.8.0
Version 3.7.15
Version 3.7.14
Version 3.7.13
Version 3.7.12
Version 3.7.11
Version 3.7.10
(The Death Prowlers)
  • New Hero: Nitro.jpg Nitro
  • Personal Couriers
  • Major balance changes:
  • Lane dynamic changes
  • Gold & Experience bounty adjustments
  • Corpses no longer block Jungle spawn
Version 3.7.9
Version 3.7.8
Version 3.7.7
Version 3.7.6
Version 3.7.5
Version 3.7.4
Version 3.7.3
Version 3.7.2
Version 3.7.1
  • Balance changes
Version 3.7.0.4
Version 3.7.0
(The Fifth Year)
Version 3.6.8
Version 3.6.7
Version 3.6.6
Version 3.6.5
Version 3.6.4
Version 3.6.3
Version 3.6.2
Version 3.6.1
Version 3.6.0
(Calamity's Corruption)
Version 3.5.11
Version 3.5.10
Version 3.5.9
Version 3.5.8
Version 3.5.7
Version 3.5.6
Version 3.5.5
Version 3.5.4
Version 3.5.3
Version 3.5.2
  • Replaced the Bronze Chest in Plinko with URSA Corps Chest
Version 3.5.1
Version 3.5.0
(The Carry's Calling)
Version 3.4.9 + 3.4.10
Version 3.4.8
Version 3.4.7
  • Introducing Sol's Theatre
  • New Game Mode: Prophets
Version 3.4.6
Version 3.4.5
Version 3.4.4
Version 3.4.3
Version 3.4.2
  • New Ultimate Avatar: Gaia.jpg Gaia
Version 3.4.1
Version 3.4.0
(The Rising Tide)
Version 3.3.6
Version 3.3.5
Version 3.3.4
Version 3.3.3
  • Balance changes
Version 3.3.2
Version 3.3.1
Version 3.3.0
(A Fortified Arsenal)
Version 3.2.10
Version 3.2.9
Version 3.2.8
Version 3.2.7
Version 3.2.6
Version 3.2.5
  • Major balance changes
Version 3.2.4
Version 3.2.3
Version 3.2.2
Version 3.2.1
Version 3.2.0
(Salomon's Fortune)
Version 3.1.6
Version 3.1.5
Version 3.1.4
Version 3.1.3
Version 3.1.2
Version 3.1.1
Version 3.1.0
(The Runic Shift)
Version 3.0.9
Version 3.0.8
Version 3.0.7
Version 3.0.6
Version 3.0.5
Version 3.0.4
Version 3.0.3
Version 3.0.2
Version 3.0.1
Version 3.0.0
  • Added playable Bots

2.X[]

Patch Major Additions Highlights
Version 2.6.35
Version 2.6.34
Version 2.6.33
Version 2.6.32
Version 2.6.31
Version 2.6.30
Version 2.6.29.1
Version 2.6.29
Version 2.6.28
Version 2.6.27
Version 2.6.26
Version 2.6.25
Version 2.6.24.2
Version 2.6.24.1
Version 2.6.24
Version 2.6.23
Version 2.6.22
Version 2.6.21
Version 2.6.20
Version 2.6.19
Version 2.6.18
Version 2.6.17
Version 2.6.16
Version 2.6.15
Version 2.6.14
Version 2.6.13
Version 2.6.12
Version 2.6.11
  • All non-EA heroes are now permanently unlocked for all players.
Version 2.6.10.1
Version 2.6.10
  • All non-EA heroes were made playable for non-Legacy players.
Version 2.6.9
  • Added Consecutive Play and Social Play bonuses for Matchmaking.
  • All non-EA heroes were made playable for non-Legacy players.
Version 2.6.8
Version 2.6.7
Version 2.6.6
Version 2.6.5
Version 2.6.4
Version 2.6.3.1
Version 2.6.3
Version 2.6.2
Version 2.6.0
  • Shop functionality improved.
Version 2.5.22
Version 2.5.21
Version 2.5.20.1
Version 2.5.20
  • Base Health Regeneration for Melee heroes reduced.
Version 2.5.19
Version 2.5.18
Version 2.5.17
Version 2.5.16
Version 2.5.15
Version 2.5.14
Version 2.5.13.1
Version 2.5.13
Version 2.5.12
  • Standardized night vision range for all heroes.
Version 2.5.11
Version 2.5.10
Version 2.5.9
Version 2.5.8
Version 2.5.7
Version 2.5.6
Version 2.5.5
Version 2.5.4
Version 2.5.3
  • Added Guides.
Version 2.5.2.1
Version 2.5.2
Version 2.5.1
Version 2.5.0
  • New Items: Grave Locket.jpg Grave Locket, Genjuro.jpg Genjuro
  • Matchmaking adjustments
  • Adjustments to Forests of Calvadar and creep models.
Version 2.3.3
Version 2.3.2.1
Version 2.3.2
Version 2.3.1
Version 2.3.0
Version 2.2.9
Version 2.2.8.1
Version 2.2.8
Version 2.2.7
Version 2.2.6
Version 2.2.5
Version 2.2.4.2
Version 2.2.4.1
Version 2.2.4
Version 2.2.3
Version 2.2.2
Version 2.2.1.2
Version 2.2.1.1
Version 2.2.1
Version 2.2.0
  • Increased base Health Regeneration of Melee heroes.
  • Kongor.jpg Kongor buffs
Version 2.1.10
Version 2.1.9
Version 2.1.8.1
Version 2.1.8
Version 2.1.7
Version 2.1.6
Version 2.1.5
Version 2.1.4
Version 2.1.3
Version 2.1.2
Version 2.1.1
Version 2.1.0.2
Version 2.1.0
  • Can now upgrade Couriers without buying a recipe
  • Removed extra gold from random picks
  • Spectator mode improvements
Version 2.0.40.3
Version 2.0.40.2
Version 2.0.40
Version 2.0.39
Version 2.0.38
Version 2.0.37
  • Some items that require a recipe can no longer be disassembled.
Version 2.0.36.1
Version 2.0.36
Version 2.0.34/35
Version 2.0.33
Version 2.0.32
Version 2.0.31
Version 2.0.30.2
Version 2.0.30.1
Version 2.0.30
Version 2.0.29.1
Version 2.0.29
  • Added Simple Tooltips.
  • Shop UI improvements
Version 2.0.28
Version 2.0.27.1
Version 2.0.27
Version 2.0.26.1
Version 2.0.26
Version 2.0.25
Version 2.0.24.1
Version 2.0.24
Version 2.0.23
Version 2.0.22
Version 2.0.21.1
Version 2.0.21
Version 2.0.20
Version 2.0.19
Version 2.0.18
Version 2.0.17
  • Removed Magic Immunity from Ancient Neutrals.
Version 2.0.16
Version 2.0.15
Version 2.0.14.1
Version 2.0.14
Version 2.0.13.3
Version 2.0.13.1
Version 2.0.13
Version 2.0.12
Version 2.0.11
Version 2.0.10
Version 2.0.9
Version 2.0.8.1
Version 2.0.8
Version 2.0.7
Version 2.0.6.3
Version 2.0.6.2
Version 2.0.6.1
Version 2.0.6
Version 2.0.5
Version 2.0.4.2
Version 2.0.4.1
Version 2.0.4
Version 2.0.3
Version 2.0.2
Version 2.0.1
Version 2.0.0.1
Version 2.0.0
  • New Item: Spellshards.jpg Spellshards
  • Interface revamp
  • Neutrals now sleep at night
  • Added "Nemesis" and "Payback" system

1.X[]

Patch Major Additions Highlights
Version 1.0.20
Version 1.0.19.1
Version 1.0.19
Version 1.0.18
Version 1.0.17
Version 1.0.16
Version 1.0.15
Version 1.0.14
Version 1.0.13.1
Version 1.0.13
  • Kraken.jpg Kraken rework
  • Added the Immortal Kill Streak.
  • Changed Darkwood Vale into a 4v4 map.
Version 1.0.12.1
Version 1.0.12
Version 1.0.11
Version 1.0.10
Version 1.0.9
Version 1.0.8
Version 1.0.7
Version 1.0.6.1
Version 1.0.6
Version 1.0.5
Version 1.0.4
Version 1.0.3
  • Removed cast time on Taunt
Version 1.0.2
Version 1.0.1
Version 1.0.0.1
Version 1.0.0
  • Official release.

0.X[]

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