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Phoenix Wave

Target a position to shoot out a wave of fire in that direction which deals 110 / 180 / 250 / 320 Magic Damage to enemies it passes through.

Dragonfire

Target a position to deal 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 Magic Damage and apply a 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.5 second Stun to enemies in the radius.

Fervor

Passively gives 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Cast Speed. Your attacks and abilities apply a charge of Burning! for 3 seconds (can be applied to enemy buildings), dealing 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Magic Damage per second per charge. Illusions apply a charge every 3 attacks.

On spell cast, grants a stacking
2 / 3 / 4 / 5% Movement Speed and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Attack Speed buff for 6 seconds. Max of 3 stacks.

Blazing Strike

Target an enemy unit to deal 450 / 725 / 1000 Magic Damage to it.

Staff of the Master increases the damage dealt to 750 / 1000 / 1250 and deals 50% of the damage to enemies within 600 range.

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

INTRODUCTION

This guide is all about gaining the upper hand by crafting items early. Crafting staff first will give you this advantage. For late game, Refreshing Stone will do the job.

STARTING

Ward of Sight

Place to temporarily grant vision of the nearby area for 6 minutes.

Merrick's Bounty

Generates extra gold when not killing creeps

Blight Stones

Consumes a tree, healing you for 100 Health over 16 seconds.
3 charges.

ESSENTIAL

Staff of the Master

Boosts the abilities of many heroes. Check your ability tooltips for compatibility.

Spellshards

Ignores {30,45,60}% of enemy Magic Armor.
+{10,15,20}% Spell Damage vs. non-heroes

Steamboots

Movement Modifier
60 Movement Speed. Can cycle between stat bonuses.

OFFENSIVE

Grimoire of Power

Searing, Magic Lifesteal Modifier
Cooldown Reduction, +Spell Damage

Portal Key

Grants the ability to teleport short distances.

Restoration Stone

Upon activation, resets the cooldown of all abilities and items.

Hellflower

Cast to Silence, Perplex & increase Damage Dealt against an enemy

Spell Sunder

Dealing Magic Damage causes additional damage based on target's health.

DEFENSIVE

Icon of the Goddess

Grants bonus HP & Mana Regeneration per enemy hero death near you.

Null Stone

Periodically blocks single-target abilities.

Dragonfire

Target a position to deal 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 Magic Damage and apply a 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.5 second Stun to enemies in the radius.

LVL 1

Phoenix Wave

Target a position to shoot out a wave of fire in that direction which deals 110 / 180 / 250 / 320 Magic Damage to enemies it passes through.

LVL 2

Phoenix Wave

Target a position to shoot out a wave of fire in that direction which deals 110 / 180 / 250 / 320 Magic Damage to enemies it passes through.

LVL 3

Dragonfire

Target a position to deal 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 Magic Damage and apply a 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.5 second Stun to enemies in the radius.

LVL 4

Phoenix Wave

Target a position to shoot out a wave of fire in that direction which deals 110 / 180 / 250 / 320 Magic Damage to enemies it passes through.

LVL 5

Blazing Strike

Target an enemy unit to deal 450 / 725 / 1000 Magic Damage to it.

Staff of the Master increases the damage dealt to 750 / 1000 / 1250 and deals 50% of the damage to enemies within 600 range.

LVL 6

Phoenix Wave

Target a position to shoot out a wave of fire in that direction which deals 110 / 180 / 250 / 320 Magic Damage to enemies it passes through.

LVL 7

Dragonfire

Target a position to deal 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 Magic Damage and apply a 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.5 second Stun to enemies in the radius.

LVL 8

Dragonfire

Target a position to deal 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 Magic Damage and apply a 1.6 / 1.9 / 2.2 / 2.5 second Stun to enemies in the radius.

LVL 9

Fervor

Passively gives 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Cast Speed. Your attacks and abilities apply a charge of Burning! for 3 seconds (can be applied to enemy buildings), dealing 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Magic Damage per second per charge. Illusions apply a charge every 3 attacks.

On spell cast, grants a stacking
2 / 3 / 4 / 5% Movement Speed and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Attack Speed buff for 6 seconds. Max of 3 stacks.

LVL 10

Blazing Strike

Target an enemy unit to deal 450 / 725 / 1000 Magic Damage to it.

Staff of the Master increases the damage dealt to 750 / 1000 / 1250 and deals 50% of the damage to enemies within 600 range.

LVL 11

Fervor

Passively gives 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Cast Speed. Your attacks and abilities apply a charge of Burning! for 3 seconds (can be applied to enemy buildings), dealing 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Magic Damage per second per charge. Illusions apply a charge every 3 attacks.

On spell cast, grants a stacking
2 / 3 / 4 / 5% Movement Speed and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Attack Speed buff for 6 seconds. Max of 3 stacks.

LVL 12

Fervor

Passively gives 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Cast Speed. Your attacks and abilities apply a charge of Burning! for 3 seconds (can be applied to enemy buildings), dealing 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Magic Damage per second per charge. Illusions apply a charge every 3 attacks.

On spell cast, grants a stacking
2 / 3 / 4 / 5% Movement Speed and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Attack Speed buff for 6 seconds. Max of 3 stacks.

LVL 13

Fervor

Passively gives 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Cast Speed. Your attacks and abilities apply a charge of Burning! for 3 seconds (can be applied to enemy buildings), dealing 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Magic Damage per second per charge. Illusions apply a charge every 3 attacks.

On spell cast, grants a stacking
2 / 3 / 4 / 5% Movement Speed and 15 / 30 / 45 / 60 Attack Speed buff for 6 seconds. Max of 3 stacks.

LVL 14

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 15

Blazing Strike

Target an enemy unit to deal 450 / 725 / 1000 Magic Damage to it.

Staff of the Master increases the damage dealt to 750 / 1000 / 1250 and deals 50% of the damage to enemies within 600 range.

LVL 16

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 17

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 18

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 19

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 20

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 21

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 22

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 23

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 24

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 25