Iron Talon

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Iron Talon
B
Iron Talon icon.png
A simple but effective weapon devised to quell a great Hellbear uprising.
Cost
500 (125)
Bought From
Support
Active Chop
Passive Quell
Bonus +2 Armor
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Iron Talon (500)Components3.png
Quelling Blade (200)
Ring of Protection (175)
Recipe (125)

The Iron Talon is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Support.

Abilities[edit]

Chop
Ability
Target Unit
Affects
Enemy Units / Trees
Damage
Pure
Targets a non-player enemy unit to remove 40% of its current HP.

If cast on a tree or ward, instantly destroys it.
Cast Range (Tree/Unit): 350
Cast Range (Ward): 450
Current Health as Damage: 40%
Cooldown symbol.png 20 / 4

Notes:

  • When targeting a unit, it deals damage based on the target's current health.
    • Cannot target any player-controlled units or ancient creeps.
    • Uses the shorter cast range and long cooldown when targeting units.
    • The sound only plays when targeting units.
  • When targeting a tree or ward, it instantly destroys it.
    • Targeting a tree puts the item on a 4 second cooldown, instead of 20 seconds.
    • Can target any tree, including Sprout icon.png Sprout trees.
    • Can also target Observer Ward icon.png Observer Wards, Sentry Ward icon.png Sentry Wards and Techies minimap icon.png Techies' Stasis Trap icon.png Stasis Traps and Remote Mines icon.png Remote Mines.
    • Uses the shorter cast range for trees and longer cast range for wards, and the short cooldown for both.


Quell
Cannot be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Increases attack damage against non-hero units by 24 for melee heroes, and 7 for ranged.
Attack Damage Bonus (Melee): 24
Attack Damage Bonus (Ranged): 7

Notes:

  • The bonus damage does not apply when attacking friendly units (i.e. denying own creeps).
  • When the owner's attack type changes to ranged or melee, the attack damage bonus adapts immediately.
  • Quell fully works with crits, cleaves and lifesteal. When having cleave, attacking a creep cleaves the increased damage in the area.
    • However, if the unit has Tidebringer icon.png Tidebringer, the attack which procs it is not increased by Quell.
    • When Tidebringer icon.png Tidebringer is on cooldown, the attack will be increased by Quell.
  • Elder Dragon Form icon.png Elder Dragon Form's splash also splashes the increased damage when attacking a creep.
  • The damage Moon Glaive icon.png Moon Glaive bounces are not increased, since they are based on the attacker's attack damage value.
  • Psi Blades icon.png Psi Blades will spread the increased damage when attacking a creep.


Recommended heroes[edit]

Tips[edit]

  • Use the active in the jungle against the creep with the most current HP in the middle and hard camp.
    • You can use the active to secure your last hit, it is useful if your tower is hitting enemy creep and you are missing damage to get the last hit.
  • It is good on a ranged jungler for the active.

Trivia[edit]

  • Prior to the July 14, 2017 Patch, Iron Talon's active ability, Chop, did not have an official name. The name was taken from the Dota 2 Wiki and officially implemented into Dota 2.

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