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| Blink Dagger|
|The fabled dagger used by the fastest assassin ever to walk the lands.|
Ability[edit | edit source]
|Teleport to a target point up to 1200 units away. If damage is taken, Blink Dagger cannot be used for 3 seconds.|
|Cast Range: Global|
Max Blink Distance: 1200
- Double clicking the item automatically casts it on your team's fountain, blinking towards its direction.
- Does not blink for the full distance when targeting closer than its max distance.
- When targeting beyond the max blink distance, it blinks for 960 range towards the targeted direction, instead of 1200.
- The second sound only plays when the blinked distance is greater than 960 (1160 with Aether Lens). It is audible to everyone.
- Damage greater than Roshan puts Blink on a 3 second cooldown. from any player (including allies and self) or
Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]
- Heroes whose default item build includes Blink Dagger as a core item: Batrider, Brewmaster, Centaur Warrunner, Enigma, Lina, Magnus, Rubick, Templar Assassin, Tidehunter.
- Heroes whose default item build includes Blink Dagger as a situational item: Bane, Dark Seer, Disruptor, Doom, Earth Spirit, Jakiro, Legion Commander, Leshrac, Lich, Lifestealer, Lion, Meepo, Nyx Assassin, Oracle, Tinker, Treant Protector, Vengeful Spirit, Venomancer, Winter Wyvern, Wraith King.
Tips[edit | edit source]
- Using Blink always requires a hero to face the direction before actually blinking, meaning when not blinking straightforward the hero will not blink instantly but after a slight delay depending on its turn rate.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- In the original DotA, this item was called Kelen's Dagger, in reference to a Warcraft III item, Kelen's Dagger of Escape.
- Kelen was a well known rogue in the Warcraft universe, who was known for his ability to escape from any dangerous situation thanks to the help of his dagger.
Gallery[edit | edit source]