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Force Staff

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Item
 
 
Force Staff
B
Force Staff icon.png
Allows you to manipulate others, for good or evil.
Cost
2250 (1000)
Bought From
Magical
Active Force
Bonus +10 Intelligence
+2.5 Health regeneration
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Hurricane Pike (4600)
UsedIn1.pngForce Staff (2250)Components3.png
Staff of Wizardry (1000)
Ring of Regen (250)
Recipe (1000)

The Force Staff is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Magical.

Additional information[edit]

Ability[edit]

Force
Affects
Enemies / Allies
Pushes any target unit 600 units in the direction it is facing.
Cast Range: 750
Push Distance: 600
Push Duration: 0.5
Cooldown: 23
Mana: 100
Partially pierces spell immunity. Can be cast on self while spell immune.
Cannot be cast on other spell immune units.
Modifiers
Buff or Debuff, based on the target's alliance Item Forcestaff Active: Undispellable.

Notes:

  • Double clicking the item casts it on self.
  • Pushes the target at a speed of 1200.
  • The target is not disabled during the push, so they still can cast spells or items, attack and turn during the push.
    • This means it does not cancel channeling spells of the target.
    • However, it interrupts the user's channeling spells upon cast, since it is a single target spell. It is not the push itself canceling them.
  • If the target is affected by Soulbind, it cannot push the unit further than its max stretch distance allows.
  • If the target is leashed by Pounce, the leash gets instantly broken upon cast.
    • However, if the target gets leashed after cast, it cannot push the unit further than the max stretch distance of Pounce allows.
  • Can move units over impassable terrain. Trees within 100 radius around the pushed target get destroyed during the push.


Recommended heroes[edit]

Tips[edit]

  • This is an overall good and cheap utility item for saving allies and messing up enemy positioning.
  • Force can push units over cliffs and through trees, making it a great chasing or escaping item.
  • It is also good for countering Heroes that can make impassable barriers, such as Earthshaker minimap icon.png Earthshaker, Clockwerk minimap icon.png Clockwerk or Nature's Prophet minimap icon.png Nature's Prophet.
  • Unlike Blink Dagger icon.png Blink Dagger, the item is not disabled when receiving damage, allowing for both initiation and escape (but the distance is shorter). And it can be upgraded into an hurricane pike even for melee heroes late game to get extra stats compared to the blink dagger.
  • Force Staff is the cheapest item to disable a Linken's Sphere icon.png Linken's Sphere allowing you to use more powerful spells like Hex from a Scythe of Vyse icon.png Scythe of Vyse and/or Soul Rend from Bloodthorn icon.png Bloodthorn.
  • When chasing enemies, the Force Staff can be used to chase down enemies easily and disable them although one should use it with extreme caution.

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