Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Patch 1.4 Changes
- Increased Defiler cost to 190 requisition 400 power
- Increased Defiler build time to 60 seconds
- Increased the cost of the Chaos Sorcerer to 200 requisition 100 power
- Chaos Sorcerer build time is now 60 seconds (up from 20)
- Cost and build time of Chaos Marine Tactical Bolters reduced by 5%
- Reduced the cost of the Chaos Temple by 10%
- Reinforce time of Chaos Marine Tactical Bolters reduced by 10%
- Warp Spider damage against infantry has been reduced by 15%
- Guardian damage reduced by 5%
- Ork Stormboyz armor changed from Infantry High to Heavy Medium.
- Ork Stormboyz should now be a much better counter to Warp Spiders.
- Reduced the cost of the Space Marine Dreadnought to 170 requisition 350 power
- Reduced the train time of the Space Marine Dreadnought to 50 seconds
- Cost and build time of Space Marine Tactical Bolters reduced by 5%
- Reinforce time of Space Marine Tactical Bolters reduced by 10%
- Reduced the cost of the Chapel Barracks by 10%
- Scouts were inadvertently given an accuracy penalty while moving in the 1.3 patch. This penalty has been removed. Scouts should now be more effective at dealing damage.
- The recharge for Battle Cry was reduced to 96 seconds (down from 120)
- The recharge for Orbital Bombardment was reduced to 195 seconds (down from 240)
- The recharge for Smite was reduced to 100 seconds (down from 120)
- The recharge for Weaken Resolve was reduced to 45 seconds (down from 60)
- The build time for the Predator Lascannon upgrade was reduced to 20 seconds (down from 25)
Code & Performance Changes
- Many small optimizations for low-end systems
- Full front-end now reloaded after switching mods (games)
- 2 new graphics options: Persistent Bodies, Persistent Decals
- Improved system performance detection capabilities of GraphicsOptions utility, resulting in more accurate settings. As a result, the GraphicsOptions utility will automatically run next time you start the game, post-patch/update.
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