January 22, 2016
Dota 6.86d map update and changelog
Which heroes favour Aether Lens?
Aether Lens has been an extremely popular item for Zeus due to +200 cast range it embues on spells, along with the additional 250 mana and 8hp health regeneration. Since 6.86 was released, we have seen 70 competitive games on Zeus, with Aether Lens being purchased in 60 of those games, giving the hero a 62.5% winrate with Aether Lens as his second item.
In competitive Dota 2 the top 5 heroes that used Aether Lens the most were: Bane, Zeus, Oracle, Lina and Shadow Shaman. Overall the item has been purchased 436 times since its release, with a 58.2% win rate when bought as the 2nd major item.
Do you think the change to Aether Lens will affect it's popularity?