Broodmother/Old Abilities

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Old Abilities

Spawn Spiderite (pre 5.65)
Can be disjointed. Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Does not pierce spell immunity.
Spawn Spiderite (Spiderling) icon.png
Can inject an egg in an enemy unit to create a Spiderite. Lasts 3 seconds. If the unit dies during these 3 seconds, a Spiderite is born.
Cast Animation: 0.5+0.51
Cast Range: 700
Number of Spiderites: 1
Debuff Duration: 3
Cooldown: 14
Debuff Spawn Spiderite: Dispellable with any dispel.


  • This ability got reworked into the current Spawn Spiderite in the 5.65 gameplay patch.
  • This ability is on autocast by default. The Spiderling automatically casts this on nearby enemy units which do not have the debuff already.
  • Launches a projectile towards the target, which travels at a speed of 1200.
  • Upon Broodmother's release in 5.62, instead of spawning Spiderites, this ability spawned another Spiderling, which also had this ability.
  • Also upon release, this ability, together with Spawn Spiderlings were castable on allied and even own units.