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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.
Cost
4700 (600)
Bought From
Armor
Active Arctic Blast
Passive Freezing Aura
Bonus +30 Intelligence
+15 Armor
Disassemble? Yes
Alert allies? No
Recipe
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]

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]

Arctic Blast
Ability Affects Damage
No Target Enemies Magical
Emits a freezing wave that does 200 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

Notes:

  • Does not interupt the owner's channeling spells upon cast.
  • The blast spreads at a speed of 350.
  • The area of effect is centered around the owner, so when moving, the radius moves along.
  • The blast is not a ring. It affects every unit between the blast's edge and the caster.
    • This means it is not possible to avoid the blast by blinking 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 purged. Can be used by illusions.
Ability Affects
Aura Enemies
Reduces attack speed on enemies.
Radius: 900
Attack Speed Slow: 40

Notes:

  • Freezing Auras from multiple Shiva's Gaurds don't stack.
  • The aura's debuff lingers for 0.5 seconds.
  • The status buff icon only shows up when the affected unit has vision over the source.

Recommended heroes[edit]


Trivia[edit]

  • 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]

6.82

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

6.80

  • Arctic Blast range increased from 719 to 900.
  • Arctic Blast speed increased from 300 to 350.

6.78

  • Shiva's Guard aura AoE decreased from 1000 to the standard 900.
  • Shiva's Guard AS reduction increased from -30 to -40.

6.77

  • Shiva's Guard icon.png Freezing Aura's attack speed reduction increased from 25 to 30.

6.50

  • Removed the stack restriction on Shiva's Guard

6.49

  • Created.