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.


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.
  • Grants flying vision in its AoE for 4.5 seconds.

Freezing Aura
Not blocked by Spell Immunity. Can be used by illusions.
Ability Affects
Aura Enemies
Reduces attack speed on enemies.

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

Recommended heroes[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]


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


  • 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.


  • Removed the stack restriction on Shiva's Guard


  • Created.