Heart of Tarrasque

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Item
 
 
Heart of Tarrasque
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Heart of Tarrasque icon.png
Preserved heart of an extinct monster, it bolsters the bearer's fortitude.
Cost
5200 (400)
Bought From
Armor
Passive Health Regeneration
Bonus +45 Strength
+400 Health
+50% Health regen amplification
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Heart of Tarrasque (5200)Components4.png
Ring of Tarrasque (700)
Vitality Booster (1100)
Reaver (3000)
Recipe (400)

The Heart of Tarrasque is an item listed at the Main Shop, under Armor. However, it is assembled entirely with items from the Secret Shop.

Additional information[edit]

Ability[edit]

Health Regeneration
Cannot be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Ability
Passive
Affects
Self
Restores 5% of max health per second.

If damage is taken from an enemy hero or Roshan, this ability is disabled for 5 seconds for melee heroes, or 7 seconds for ranged heroes.
Max Health Restored per Second: 5%
Damage Cooldown (Melee): 5
Damage Cooldown (Ranged): 7
Cannot be used by illusions. Gets disabled for illusions upon taking damage.
Illusions do not benefit from the health regen.

Notes:

  • Health Regeneration from multiple Hearts of Tarrasque does not stack.
  • Heals in the form of health regeneration, so it heals for 0.5% of maximum health in 0.1-second intervals.
  • Can fully heal the owner in 20 seconds.
  • Health regen bonuses which are based on maximum health are not amplified by strength.
  • Damage greater than 0 from any player (including allies, excluding self) or Lua error: Error: No database table exists named "units"..Roshan icon.png Roshan puts the regeneration on a 5/7-second cooldown.


Recommended heroes[edit]

Alchemist icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque amplifies Chemical Rage's high health regeneration.
Axe icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque stacks well with Axe's high health regeneration, and makes him significantly tankier.
Bloodseeker icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque's regeneration works with Bloodseeker's lifesteal to keep him constantly at full health.
Bristleback icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque makes Bristleback much harder to take down, allowing him to dish out continuous damage with Quill Spray.
Chaos Knight icon.png
  • Phantasms benefit greatly from Heart of Tarrasque, making them much harder to take down.
Dragon Knight icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque's regeneration synergizes well with Dragon Blood bonus armor and regeneration.
Huskar icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque helps Huskar quickly regain the health he expends to use his abilities, and makes him harder to kill once he's singled out an enemy with Life Break.
Phantom Lancer icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque makes Phantom Lancer's illusions much more durable, and allows him to temporarily escape fights and come back after a short period of regeneration.
Phoenix icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque helps Phoenix quickly regain the health it expends to use its abilities.
Pudge icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque's strength stacks well with Pudge's strength gain from Flesh Heap, and amplifies the damage and healing from Dismember.
Spectre icon.png
  • Heart of Tarrasque gives Spectre the tankiness to deal much more damage via Radiance (Active) icon.png Radiance and Dispersion.

Others[edit]

Tips[edit]

  • Heart of Tarrasque is effective against teams with a lot of burst damage.
  • Heart of Tarrasque's strength bonus mostly benefits Strength attribute symbol.png Strength heroes. Agility attribute symbol.png Agility or Intelligence attribute symbol.png Intelligence heroes can consider an Eye of Skadi icon.png Eye of Skadi instead for tankiness.
  • Heart of Tarrasque can quickly regenerate health, allowing wielders to briefly disengage then re-enter fights if necessary.

Trivia[edit]

  • The name "Tarrasque" references the Tarrasque, an almost undefeatable monster in Dungeons & Dragons, which in return references the Tarasque, a mythological dragon-hybrid that was tamed by Saint Martha.