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|Said to have belonged to a goddess, today it retains much of its former power.|
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|Bonus|| +30 Intelligence|
 Recommended heroes
- Heroes whose default item build includes Shiva's Guard as a core item: Timbersaw.
- Heroes whose default item build includes Shiva's Guard as a situational item: Ancient Apparition, Axe, Bane, Batrider, Brewmaster, Bristleback, Clockwerk, Crystal Maiden, Dark Seer, Dazzle, Death Prophet, Disruptor, Doom, Earth Spirit, Earthshaker … further results.
- 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.
 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.
- Freezing Aura's attack speed reduction increased from 25 to 30.