Quelling Blade

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Quelling Blade
Quelling Blade icon.png
The axe of a fallen gnome, it allows you to effectively maneuver the forest.
Bought From
Active Chop Tree or Ward
Passive Quell
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Battle Fury (4500)
Iron Talon (500)
Quelling Blade (200)

The Quelling Blade is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Armaments, and at the Side Lane Shop.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Chop Tree or Ward
Pierces spell immunity.
Target Unit
Trees / Enemy Units
Destroy a target tree or ward. Chop cast range is increased when targetting wards.
Cast Range (Tree): 350
Cast Range (Ward): 450
Cooldown 4


  • Can also target all of an enemy Techies icon.png Techies​' mines, using the same cast range as for wards.

Not a Unique Attack Modifier. Can be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Enemy Units
Increases attack damage against non-hero units, based on whether the equipped hero is ranged or melee. Does not provide bonus damage against Roshan.
Attack Damage Bonus (Melee): 40%
Attack Damage Bonus (Ranged): 15%
Can be used by illusions. The bonus damage is also affected by the illusions' attack damage penalty.


  • Only increases base damage and that provided by attributes. Attack damage bonuses are not increased.
  • The bonus damage does not apply when attacking friendly units (i.e. denying own creeps).
  • When the owner's attack type changes to ranged or melee, the attack damage bonus adapts immediately.
  • Quell fully works with crits, cleaves and lifesteal. When having cleave, attacking a creep cleaves the increased damage in the area.
    • However, if the unit has Tidebringer icon.png Tidebringer​, the attack which procs it is not increased by Quell.
    • When Tidebringer icon.png Tidebringer​ is on cooldown, the attack will be increased by Quell.
  • Elder Dragon Form icon.png Elder Dragon Form​'s splash also splashes the increased damage when attacking a creep.
  • The damage Moon Glaive icon.png Moon Glaive​ bounces are not increased, since they are based on the attacker's attack damage value.
  • Psi Blades icon.png Psi Blades​ will spread the increased damage when attacking a creep.

Gallery[edit | edit source]