Dota IMBA/Queen of Pain

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Shadow Strike
Shadow Strike icon.png
Hurls a poisoned dagger which deals large initial damage, and then slows the target, while dealing damage over time. Attacking an enemy not already affected by Shadow Strike will trigger it for free
Cast Animation: 0.452+0.67
Cast Range: 900
Initial Damage: 50/75/100/125
Damage over Time: 15/25/35/45
Initial Move Speed Slow: 20%/30%/40%/50%
Duration: 16
Cooldown: 10/8/6/4
Mana: 90
Does not pierce spell immunity. Slow persists and attempts to deal damage if debuff was placed before spell immunity and when not dispelled.
Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Blocked upon impact.
Debuff Shadow Strike: Dispellable with any dispel.
Akasha's envenomed dagger allows her to delight in the drawn out suffering of her victims.


  • Heroes affected by Shadow Strike cannot be denied.
  • Deals the initial damage upon impact and the damage over time in 2 second intervals, resulting in overall 9 damage instances.
  • Can deal up to 170/275/380/485 (before reductions).
  • Successive casts refresh the slow and damage over time durations and deal the initial damage again.

Blink (Queen of Pain) icon.png
Short distance teleportation that allows Queen of Pain to move in and out of combat. Swift Encore : Releases a half-damage Scream of Pain on the start and end point of Blink.
Cast Animation: 0.33+0.07
Cast Range: Global
Max Blink Distance: 1500
Nausea Duration: 3
Cooldown: 12/10/8/6
Mana: 60
Debuff Nausea: Dispellable with any dispel.
The Secret Queen lives up to her title, making her Pain impossible to escape.


  • Enemy can be affected by both start point and end point Screams of Pain, if they are close enough.
  • Uses current level of Scream of Pain for damage calculation purposes.
    • Each scream caused by Blink does 50/87.5/125/162.5 damage.
  • Disjoints projectiles upon cast.

Scream of Pain
Scream of Pain icon.png
No Target
The Queen of Pain lets loose a piercing scream around her, damaging and disorienting nearby enemies. Nausea : enemies hit by Scream of Pain are disoriented for 3 seconds, causing them to take damage every time they cast spells or attack. Nausea damage is equal to 50 + 1%/2%/3%/4% of the target's maximum health.
Cast Animation: 0+0.63
Search Radius: 500
Nausea Duration: 3
Nausea Damage: 50 + 1%/2%/3%/4% max health of the target
Damage: 100/175/250/325
Cooldown: 7/6.5/6/5.5
Mana: 110/120/130/140
Debuff Nausea: Dispellable with any dispel.
The sultry voice of Akasha beckons her opponents while stealing their souls.


  • Nausea deals damage at the start of an attack or at the end of an ability cast.
  • Successive casts from Blink and Scream of Pain refresh the Nausea durations.

Delightful Torment
Disabled by Break.
Dota IMBA Delightful Torment icon.png
Whenever the Queen of Pain damages a hero, her abilities cool down slightly quicker.
Cooldown Reduction: 0.25
Akasha delights in hearing her victims' agonizing screams.


  • Stacks with every damage over item.
    • Has no damage over time lower limit (Orb of Venom procs the passive).

Sonic Wave
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Creates a gigantic wave of sound in front of Queen of Pain, heavily damaging and dazing all enemies in its wake. Deafening Sound : enemies hit by Sonic Wave become confused for 5 seconds, causing them to take increased damage from all sources, and move erratically.
Cast Animation: 0.452+0.9
Cast Range: 1100
Starting Radius: 100
Travel Distance: 900
End Radius: 450
Damage: 300/400/500 (Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter. 325/450/575)
Confusion Duration: 5
Confusion Damage Increase: 15%/20%/25%
Cooldown: 120/80/40
Mana: 240/360/480
Aghanim's upgrade: Each enemy hero hit by Sonic Wave now generates a scream of pain, which hits any other nearby enemy units.
Partially pierces spell immunity. Confusion does not pierce spell immunity.
Debuff Confusion: Dispellable with any dispel.
Her most exquisite of all of torments, Akasha's Sonic Wave puts her poor foes out of their misery.


  • Illusions also generate Scream of Pain.