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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 goddess, 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.


[edit] Abilities

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
Cooldown 30 Mana 100


  • The wave's circle grows at a speed of 350 (relative to the caster) and the circle's center moves with the caster (the casting hero can't outrun the expanding wave -- wave's center is pinned to the hero).
  • Activating this item does not break channeling abilities.

Freezing Aura
Ability Affects
Aura Enemies
Reduces attack speed on enemies.

Multiple instances of Freezing Aura do not stack.
Attack Speed Slow: 40
Radius: 900

[edit] Recommended heroes

[edit] Trivia

  • The name "Shiva" is likely a reference to an important deity in Hinduism of the same name, but due to the item's ice-themed nature, it may also likely be a reference to Shiva of the Final Fantasy series.

[edit] Balance changelog


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


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


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