Dota 2 Workshop Tools/Scripting/API/ProjectileManager.CreateLinearProjectile

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Function Description

int CreateLinearProjectile(table infoTable)

Creates a linear projectile and returns the projectile ID

Table Inputs: Ability, Source, vSpawnOrigin, vVelocity, vAcceleration, fDistance, fStartRadius, fEndRadius, bHasFrontalCone, iUnitTargetTeam, iUnitTargetType, iUnitTargetFlags, bProvidesVision, iVisionTeamNumber, iVisionRadius, bDrawsOnMinimap, bVisibleToEnemies, bIgnoreSource,fExpireTime, fMaxSpeed


Example
--Creates a projectile that will travel 2000 units
function fire_arrow(args)
	local caster = args.caster
	--A Liner Projectile must have a table with projectile info
	local info = 
	{
		Ability = args.ability,
        	EffectName = args.EffectName,
        	vSpawnOrigin = caster:GetAbsOrigin(),
        	fDistance = 2000,
        	fStartRadius = 64,
        	fEndRadius = 64,
        	Source = caster,
        	bHasFrontalCone = false,
        	bReplaceExisting = false,
        	iUnitTargetTeam = DOTA_UNIT_TARGET_TEAM_ENEMY,
        	iUnitTargetFlags = DOTA_UNIT_TARGET_FLAG_NONE,
        	iUnitTargetType = DOTA_UNIT_TARGET_HERO + DOTA_UNIT_TARGET_BASIC,
        	fExpireTime = GameRules:GetGameTime() + 10.0,
		bDeleteOnHit = true,
		vVelocity = caster:GetForwardVector() * 1800,
		bProvidesVision = true,
		iVisionRadius = 1000,
		iVisionTeamNumber = caster:GetTeamNumber()
	}
	projectile = ProjectileManager:CreateLinearProjectile(info)
end

Parameters

Type Name Description
table infoTable No Description Set

Returns

int - projectile id