Rod of Atos

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Rod of Atos
Rod of Atos icon.png
Atos, the Lord of Blight, has his essence stored in this deceptively simple wand.
Cost
3100
Bought From
Caster
Active Cripple
Bonus +30 Intelligence
+350 Health
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Rod of Atos (3100)
Staff of Wizardry (1000)
Staff of Wizardry (1000)
Vitality Booster (1100)

The Rod of Atos is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Caster. However, it requires an item from the Secret Shop to be completed.

Additional information[edit | edit source]

An excellent alternative to Vanguard for ranged Intelligence heroes who need more health and mana, with a powerful active ability for killing other heroes.

One Rod of Atos grants a total of 350 health, 390 mana and 1.2 mana regeneration (and 30 attack damage to intelligence heroes).

Ability[edit | edit source]

Cripple
Ability Affects
Target Unit Enemies
Slows the target's movement speed and grants units that attack the target 40% accuracy.
Cast Range: 1200
Move Speed Slow: 60%
Attacker Accuracy: 40%
Duration: 4
Cooldown 12 Mana 50

Notes:

  • Accuracy gives attacking units' attacks a chance to not miss their targets.
  • Also works against the 25% uphill miss chance for ranged attacks.
  • Also works against the target leaving the motion buffer range for melee attacks.
    • The motion buffer range is what causes melee attacks to miss when the distance between attacker and its target gets greater than 300.
  • Successive casts on the same target do not stack, but refresh the duration instead.

Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The particle effects of Cripple include runes resembling the Elvish scripts from The Lord of the Rings, a novel by J.R.R. Tolkien (specifically the alphabet bee or umbar in Tengwar).

Balance changelog[edit | edit source]

6.86

  • Cripple
    • Now grants units that attack the target 40% accuracy. [?]
    • Increased cooldown from 10 to 12.

6.84

6.81

  • Reduced Cripple cooldown from 12 to 10.

6.80

  • Increased health bonus from 325 to 350.

6.79

  • Reduced Cripple cooldown from 16 to 12.

6.76

  • Cripple
    • Increased cast range from 800 to 1200.
    • Increased movement speed slow from 50% to 60%.

6.75

  • Increased health bonus from 250 to 325.
  • Reduced Cripple cooldown from 20 to 16.

6.73

  • Created.

Gallery[edit | edit source]