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Lycan/Old Abilities

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Howl (7.20-7.22h)
Howl icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Allies
Grants bonus attack speed, armor, and health regen to Lycan, all allied heroes and all units under their control.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0
Radius: Global
Attack Speed Bonus: 20/30/40/50
Armor Bonus: 3/4/5/6
Health Regen Bonus: 6/10/14/18
Duration: 9
Cooldown: 50/45/40/35 (With talent: 44/39.6/35.2/30.8)
Mana: 25/30/35/40
Modifiers
Buff Howl: Dispellable with any dispel.
Blood-curdling wolf cries signal to opponents that Banehallow is among them.

Notes:

  • This ability got reworked into the current Howl in the 7.23 gameplay patch.
  • Can regenerate up to 54/90/126/162 health over its full duration.
  • The sound effect is global for allies only.
  • Upon cast, Lycan Wolves owned by him play a special animation. This has only visual purposes.


Howl (7.00-7.19d)
Howl icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Allies
Grants bonus damage and bonus health to Lycan, all allied heroes and all units under their control. Howl has double effect during night.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0
Radius: Global
Hero Attack Damage Bonus: 10/15/20/25
Non-Hero Attack Damage Bonus: 4/6/8/10
Hero Health Bonus: 50/100/150/200 (Talent 650/700/750/800)
Non-Hero Health Bonus: 25/50/75/100
Night Bonus Multiplier: 2
Duration: 13
Cooldown: 60/55/50/45 (With talent: 52.8/48.4/44/39.6)
Mana: 40
Modifiers
Buff Howl: Dispellable with any dispel.
Blood-curdling wolf cries signal to opponents that Banehallow is among them.

Notes:

  • This ability got reworked into the following Howl in the 7.20 gameplay patch.
  • Upon cast, all allied units get their maximum health increased by the given value. Their current health percentage is not affected.
  • During night time, the values are doubled.
    • Heroes gain 20/30/40/50 attack damage and 100/200/300/400 (Talent 1300/1400/1500/1600) health.
    • Non-hero units gain 8/12/16/20 attack damage and 50/100/150/200 health.
  • The health bonus does not adapt to the current daytime. It is set once upon cast and does not change.
  • The attack damage does adapt to the current daytime and is not set upon cast like the health bonus.
  • The sound effect is global for allies only.
  • Upon cast, Lycan Wolves owned by him play a special animation. This has only visual purposes.


Howl (6.53-6.88f)
Howl icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Allies
Grants bonus damage to Lycan, all allied heroes and all units under their control.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0
Radius: Global
Hero Attack Damage Bonus: 14/26/38/50
Non-Hero Attack Damage Bonus: 5/10/15/20
Duration: 10
Cooldown: 50/45/40/35
Mana: 15/20/25/30
Cannot be used by illusions. Illusions get the buff and particles, but they cannot make use of the raw damage bonus.
Modifiers
Buff Howl Aura: Undispellable.
Buff Howl: Undispellable.
Blood-curdling wolf cries signal to opponents that Banehallow is among them.

Notes:

  • The effects are provided by an aura and thus the buff lingers for 0.5 seconds after the duration.
  • This means that any unit summoned after the cast of Howl still get the buff for its remaining duration.
  • This also means that when Lycan is dead, the effects are lost. However, if he comes back to life before its duration ends, the effects are provided again for its remaining duration.
  • The sound effect is global for allies only.
  • Upon cast, Lycan Wolves owned by him play a special animation. This has only visual purposes.


Howl (Pre 6.53)
Howl icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Allies
An eerie howl grants inner strength to all nearby allied units.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.51
Radius: 500
Attack Damage Bonus: 8%/16%/24%/32%
Duration: 35
Cooldown: 10
Mana: 20/27/34/41
Modifiers
Buff Howl: Dispellable with any dispel.
Blood-curdling wolf cries signal to opponents that Banehallow is among them.

Notes:

  • Places a buff on allies upon cast.
  • Only increases base damage and that given by the primary attribute of the affected units. Raw bonus damage is not increased.


Feral Heart
Pierces spell immunity.
E
E
Feral Impulse icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Self
Increases the movement speed and attack speed of the Lycanthrope.
Movement Speed Bonus: 3%/6%/9%/12%
Attack Speed Bonus: 15/19/23/27
His animalistic symbiosis with canine kind gives Banehallow enhanced reflexes and hunting capabilities.

Notes:


Howl of Terror
Howl icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Allies
An eerie howl grants inner strength to all nearby allied units.
Cast Animation: 0.3+1.53
Radius: 500
Attack Damage Reduction: 10/20/30/40%
Armor Reduction: 1/2/3/4
Duration: 20
Cooldown: 20
Mana: 40/55/65/85
Modifiers
Debuff Howl of Terror: Dispellable with any dispel.
The Hero howls, reducing nearby enemy units' attack damage and armor.

Notes:

  • This ability may have got reworked into the following Howl in the 7.23 gameplay patch.
  • Places a debuff on enemies upon cast.


Rend and Tear
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
R
T
Critical Strike (Alpha Wolf) icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Many of the lycanthropy attacks tear the flesh, causing extra damage.
Proc Chance: 40.0/42.5/45.0%
Critical Damage: 150/175/200%
Can be used by illusions. Red critical numbers are before illusion and armor reduction.

Notes:

  • The proc chances of multiple crit sources stack.
    • If two sources of critical strike proc at the same time, the higher multiplier has priority.
  • The sound and particles play upon start of the attack, not when the attack lands.


Bash
Pierces spell immunity.
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Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
Gives a chance that an attack will do bonus damage and stun an opponent for a short time.
Proc Chance: 10%
Stun Duration: 2
Modifiers
Debuff Stun: Dispellable with strong dispels.

Notes:

  • This is an innate ability and does not need to be skilled. It is not bound to any ability, but to Lycan himself.
  • This ability was originally part of lycan Shapeshift. However, in patch 3.2a lycan underwent into mini hero concept rework.
    • His model changed from the usual into his Shapeshift model while also removing Shapeshift and replacing it with Amplify Damage (Lycan-3.2a).
    • He did not get any bonus HP and movement speed.
    • This changes only moved bash into a innate ability.
  • This ability was removed from lycan in the 4.00 gameplay patch.


Amplify Damage (Lycan-3.2a)
Corrosive Haze icon.png
Affects
Enemies
Amplifies physical damage against enemy units by reducing their armor
Cast Animation: 0.3+0
Cast Range: 700
Armor Reduction: 10/15/20
Duration: 30
Cooldown: 1/0/0
Mana: 55
Modifiers
Debuff Amplify Damage: Dispellable with any dispel.

Notes:


Cannibalize
Cannot be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
W
C
Feast icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Eats a nearby dead animal or person to restore the lycenthropy's hit points.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0
Cast Range: 80
Hero Corpse Duration: 8
Unit Corpse Duration: 10
HP Regen per second: 15/25/35/45
Duration: 10
HP Regen interval: 1
Cooldown: 0
Mana: 70
Modifiers
Buff Cannibalize: Unknown dispel interaction.

Notes:

  • If Lycan dies or is forcibly moved while cannibalizing the corpse, then it automatically disappears. Lycan will also not follow group orders while cannibalizing a corpse; he will only do so after he finish.
  • When Lycan reaches full hp the corpse fully disappears.
    • Cannibalize used to heal up to 500 HP and then the corpse disappeared. But this was changed to last until lycan reaches full HP.
  • This ability was replaced in 5.31 with Howl


Feral Rage
Shapeshift icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Transform the lycanthropy into a powerful Wolf.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Bonus HP: 400/800/1200
Base Bonus Damage/Armor: 5/1
Base Attack Time Reduction: 0.20 (From 1.65 to 1.45)
Base Bonus Movement Speed: 85 (From 315 to 400)
Duration: 60
Bash Chance: 28%
Bash Stun Duration: 2
Cooldown: 120
Mana: 175
Modifiers
Buff Feral Rage: Undispellable.

Notes:

  • During the transformation, Lycan cannot do anything. Cannot be interrupted.
  • The proc chances of multiple bash sources stack.
  • Feral Rage is fully canceled on death.