Shiva's Guard

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Shiva's Guard
Shiva's Guard icon.png
Said to have belonged to a god, today it retains much of its former power.
4700 (600)
Bought From
Active Arctic Blast
Passive Freezing Aura
Bonus +30 Intelligence
+15 Armor
Disassemble? Yes
Alert allies? No
Shiva's Guard (4700)
Mystic Staff (2700)
Platemail (1400)
Recipe Cost: 600

Shiva's Guard is an Item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Armor. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Additional information[edit | edit source]

One Shiva's Guard grants a total of 15 armor, 390 mana and 1.2 mana regeneration (and 30 attack damage for intelligence heroes).

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Arctic Blast
Ability Affects Damage
No Target Enemies Magical
Emits a freezing wave that deals 200 magical damage to enemies and slows their movement by 40% for 4 seconds.
Radius: 900
Damage: 200
Move Speed Slow: 40%
Slow Duration: 4
Cooldown 30 Mana 100


  • Does not interrupt the caster's channeling spells upon cast.
  • The blast spreads at a speed of 350 and takes 2.57 seconds to reach maximum range and dissipate.
  • The area of effect is centered around the owner, so when moving or blinking, the radius moves along.
  • The blast is not a ring. It affects every enemy within the blast's expanding area of effect.
    • This means that unlike with Ravage icon.png Ravage, it is not possible to avoid the effect by blinking "over" the edge towards the caster.
  • Provides 800 radius flying vision, following the caster and leaving a trail of vision which lasts for 2 seconds.

Freezing Aura
Not blocked by Spell Immunity. Cannot be dispelled. Can be used by illusions.
Ability Affects
Aura Enemies
Reduces the attack speed of all enemies in a 900 radius.
Radius: 900
Attack Speed Slow: 45


  • Freezing Auras from multiple Shiva's Guards don't stack.
  • The aura's debuff lingers for 0.5 seconds.
  • The status debuff icon only shows up when the affected unit has vision over the Shiva's holder.
  • Affects the attack speed of enemy illusions.

Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The name "Shiva" is a reference to Shiva of the Final Fantasy series, an elemental summon with the power of ice.
  • Shiva is the Supreme God within Shaivism, one of the three most influential denominations in contemporary Hinduism.

Balance changelog[edit | edit source]



  • Freezing Aura no longer displays its debuff on the enemy if the carrier is not visible.


  • Arctic Blast
    • Increased radius from 719 to 900.
    • Increased speed from 300 to 350.


  • Freezing Field
    • Reduced radius from 1000 to 900.
    • Increased attack speed reduction from 30 to 40.



  • Arctic Blast
    • Increased radius from 600 to 719.
    • Reduced speed from 600 to 300.


  • Can now be disassembled.
  • Arctic Blast no longer has a 30 second stack restriction (means multiple blasts can now affect the same units twice within 30 seconds).


  • Created.

Gallery[edit | edit source]