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[Confirmed] Pudge's Hook's starting position is slightly off

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  • [Confirmed] Pudge's Hook's starting position is slightly off

    It effectively starts right in front of the Pudge
    It should extend a little on his behind, too
    85 units center-to-center to be precise


    Hook in Dota 2 apparently has been coded to work like KotL's Illuminate or something like that.
    It looks like it starts off ~100+8 units in front of the Pudge, and then travels from that point on with the ~100+8 units of search range.
    In DotA, it starts exactly 40 units in front of the Pudge, and then travels with 125 units of search range.

    Because of this fact, Pudge can hit units that are 85 units behind the Pudge in DotA.
    In Dota 2, it cannot even hit the units that are 1 unit behind the Pudge
    Yeah, not even 1


    It should be capable of hitting units that are behind when they are really close, similar to how Jakiro's Ice Path can

  • #2
    oh how lovely, even more ways for teammates to get in the way of a hook shot. stand right next to/behind Pudge. Ah well, facts are facts. Good find. You're on quite the Pudge streak today.

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    • #3
      added to sticky.
      Make sure to read the Forum Rules as well as the stickied Threads of the Forum Section you are posting in.

      Contributions i'd like to highlight:
      My Suggestion: Coaching System
      My Sticky: Intended Changes List
      My Challenge: Completely Fixed Hero Challenge: Skywrath Mage

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      • #4
        Let's see if Valve review the hook/4

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        • #5
          Are people realy that mad of a hero that is never picked just because of two games?
          EDIT: Dont get me wrong: fix all the bugs. But don't get mad if a hero wins two games out of probably 500 pro games.
          Last edited by Kryil-; 08-11-2013, 03:32 PM.
          If you think I've closed or deleted a post unjustified, feel free to PM me and I'll explain it to you/discuss it with you further.

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          • #6
            I always assumed this was a fix, having the hook start behind him makes no sense

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            • #7
              Well, if you search in circles and start with a lower distance then the search AOE, it makes sense
              If you think I've closed or deleted a post unjustified, feel free to PM me and I'll explain it to you/discuss it with you further.

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              • #8
                May be it was fixed?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Oboroten View Post
                  May be it was fixed?
                  There is no reason for it to be an intended fix. This could be changed in Dota 1 by changing 1 number.

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                  • #10
                    yeah i remember the behind hook

                    hilarious i even try moving away from team just because im so used to the small range
                    My Dota Profile
                    http://dotabuff.com/players/39750375

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