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Pipe of Insight

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Pipe of Insight
Pipe of Insight icon.png
A powerful artifact of mysterious origin, it creates barriers against magical forces.
Cost
3625 (900)
Bought From
Support
Active Barrier
Bonus +8 HP regeneration
+30% Magic resistance
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Pipe of Insight (3625)
Hood of Defiance (2125)
Headdress (600)
Recipe Cost: 900

The Pipe of Insight is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Support.

Contents

[edit] Ability

Barrier
Ability Affects
No Target Allies
Gives nearby friendly units a shield that blocks 400 spell damage.
Radius: 900
Duration: 10
Cooldown 60 Mana 100

Notes:

  • Does not affect units that have been affected by Barrier in the last 50 seconds.
  • The amount of damage blocked is calculated prior to the hero's spell resistance being taken into account.
  • Cannot be purged.

Insight Aura
Cannot be purged.
Ability Affects
Aura Allies
Grants 4 health regeneration to nearby allies.
Radius: 750

Notes:
This Aura stacks fully with the Aura gained from Headdress and Mekansm.

[edit] Additional Information

Multiple instances of magic resistance from items do not stack.

Pipe of Insight does not preserve Headdress's stat bonuses.

[edit] Recommended heroes

[edit] Trivia

  • In the transition from DotA to Dota 2, Pipe of Insight name was changed from the Khadgar's Pipe of Insight to simply Pipe of Insight. Khadgar was a wizard in Warcraft II.

[edit] Balance changelog

6.81

  • Pipe health regeneration reduced from 11 to 8.
  • Pipe now provides Insight Aura, which grants 4 health regeneration to nearby allies.
  • Pipe's active buff is no longer dispellable.

6.79

  • Barrier AoE increased from 500 to 900.

6.72d

  • HP regeneration is now equal to the total of its components (10 to 11).

6.72

  • Barrier's duration increased from 8 to 10 seconds.

6.70

  • Recipe cost reduced from 1000 to 900.