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Book of the Dead

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Item
 
 
Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead icon.png
Cost
N/A
Neutral Drop Only
Tier 5
Active Greater Demonic Summoning
Bonus +35 Strength
+35 Intelligence
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Book of the Dead

The Book of the Dead is a tier 5 neutral item dropped by neutral creeps.

Additional information[edit]

Ability[edit]

Greater Demonic Summoning
Ability
No Target
Summons 6 level 3 Necronomicon Units that last 75 seconds.
Number of Warriors: 3
Number of Archers: 3
Duration: 75
Cooldown: 90

Notes:

  • Interrupts the user's channeling spells upon cast.
  • The summons always spawn in front of the caster.
  • Recasting this replaces the summons from the previous cast, no matter under whose control they are.


Summons[edit]

Necronomicon Warrior[edit]

Necronomicon Warrior
Necronomicon Warrior 3 model.png
Summon
Level 5
Duration 60
Health 900
Health regeneration 5
Armor 4
Magic resistance 40%
Status resistance 0%
Attack damage 115‒135
Acquisition range 500
Attack range 100
Base attack time 0.75
Attack animation 0.56+0.44
Movement speed 350
Follow range 100
Turn rate 0.5
Collision size 16
Vision range 1500800
Vision type Ground
Bounty 200
Experience 200
Model scale 0.4
Abilities Mana Break
Last Will
True Sight

Mana Break
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Does not pierce spell immunity.
Mana Break (Necronomicon Warrior) icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Mana burned per hit, a portion of which is dealt as damage.
Mana Burned per Hit: 50
Burned Mana as Damage: 50%

Notes:

  • The bonus damage is dealt in one instance together with the attack damage, and counts as attack damage as well.
    • It can be lifestealed off of, but it is not considered by crit or cleave.
    • It is also not affected by percentage-based attack damage bonuses or reductions, but can be reduced with flat reductions.
  • Effectively increases the warrior's attack damage by 15/20/25 against units which have enough mana to burn.
  • Applies the mana loss first, and then the damage.
  • Works against allied units when attacking them.


Last Will
Disabled by Break. Does not pierce spell immunity.
Last Will (Necronomicon Warrior) icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Deals damage to the unit that kills the Necronomicon Warrior.
Damage: 800

Notes:

  • Does not affect allied units, so it can be denied without taking damage.
  • The distance between the Necronomicon Warrrior and the killing unit does not matter.
  • The warrior’s gold and experience bounty is granted first, the damage is applied afterwards.


True Sight
Not disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
True Sight (Necronomicon Warrior) icon.png
Ability
Aura
Affects
Enemies
Reveals invisible units.
Radius: 1000
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Modifiers
Debuff Truesight: Undispellable.

Notes:

  • Available for level 3 Necronomicon Warriors only.
  • The True Sight is provided within the whole area, regardless of the warrior's actual vision. It is fully unobstructed.
  • The True Sight is provided by an aura which affects enemies. Its debuff lingers for 0.5 seconds.


Necronomicon Archer[edit]

Necronomicon Archer
Necronomicon Archer 3 model.png
Summon
Level 5
Duration 60
Health 900
Health regeneration 5
Armor 4
Magic resistance 40%
Status resistance 0%
Attack damage 115‒125
Acquisition range 600
Attack range 550
Base attack time 1
Attack animation 0.7+0.3
Projectile speed 900
Movement speed 390
Follow range 100
Turn rate 0.5
Collision size 8
Vision range 1500800
Vision type Ground
Bounty 200
Experience 200
Model scale 0.4
Abilities Purge
Archer Aura

Purge
Purge (Necronomicon Archer) icon.png
Affects
Enemies
Removes positive buffs from enemies and slow their movement speed.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.47
Cast Range: 600
Move Speed Slow: 100%
Slow Duration: 4
Cooldown: 15
Modifiers
Debuff Necronomicon Archer Purge: Dispellable with any dispel.

Notes:

  • Available for level 3 Necronomicon Archers only.
  • Purge first applies the dispel, then the slow.
  • The slow decreases in 0.8 second intervals, so it slows for 100%/80%/60%/40%/20%, going one step down every 0.8 seconds.


Archer Aura
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
Archer Aura (Necronomicon Archer) icon.png
Ability
Aura
Affects
Allies
Increases movement and attack speed of nearby units.
Radius: 1200
Move Speed Bonus: 9%
Attack Speed Bonus: 9
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Can be used by illusions. Illusions benefit from the movement and attack speed bonuses.
Modifiers
Buff Necronomicon Archer Aura: Undispellable.

Notes:

  • Fully stacks with other sources of movement and attack speed, except for other Archer Auras.
  • The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.