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Scarab
Unknown icon.png
Summon
Level 2
Duration Permanent
Health 200
Health regeneration 2
Armor 6
Magic resistance 0%
Movement speed 450
Follow range 100
Turn rate 0.5
Collision size 0
Vision range 14001400 (G)
Bounty 26‒38
Experience 20
Model scale 1
Notes Spell immune
Abilities:
Infestation
Burrow

Urna Swarm
Q
W
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Raises a Scarab from a corpse.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.51
Corpse Search Radius: 600
Scarabs Raised per Cast: 1
Maximum Scarabs: 2/3/4/5
Cooldown symbol.png 26/19/12/5
Mana symbol.png 40/30/20/10

Notes:

  • This ability got replaced by the current Spiked Carapace icon.png Spiked Carapace in the 6.74 gameplay patch.
  • Requires at least one corpse within 600 radius to be cast.
  • The Scarabs are always spawned on top of the corpse.
  • When raising a new Scarab while already having maximum allowed Scarabs, the oldest Scarab will die.
  • Scarabs cannot attack.


Infestation
Does not pierce spell immunity.
Q
F
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Ability
No Target
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
Kills itself to silence and damage nearby enemy units for 3 seconds.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Radius: 300
Damage per Second: 40
Duration: 3
Cooldown symbol.png 0
Modifiers
Debuff Infestation Debuff: Dispellable with any dispel.

Notes:

  • This ability belonged to the Scarabs.
  • This ability is disabled while the Scarab is burrowed.
  • When having multiple Scarabs selected, only the highlighted one uses this when ordering a cast.
  • The damage per second of multiple casts do not stack. Hitting the same unit twice only refreshes the duration.
  • Deals damage in 1 second intervals, starting immediately, resulting in 3 instances.


Burrow (Scarab)
R
R
Unknown icon.png
Ability
Toggle
Affects
Self
The Scarab digs into the ground, becomes invisible and immobile.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Vision Reduction: 1000
Cooldown symbol.png 0
Modifiers
Buff Burrowed: Undispellable.

Notes:

  • This ability belonged to the Scarabs.
  • While burrowed, the Scarab has a vision range of 400/400.
  • The Scarab can burrow out at any time.


Spiked Carapace (pre 6.67)
Does not pierce spell immunity.
E
D
Spiked Carapace icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
The Nyx Assassin forms barbed layers of chitinous armor that increases its defense and returns damage to enemy melee attackers.
Armor Bonus: 2/4/6/8
Damage Returned: 10%/20%/30%/40%
While their carapaces are relatively thin, they're guarded by a retractable field of razor-sharp spikes.

Notes:

  • This ability got replaced by Urna Swarm in the 6.67 gameplay patch.
  • Returns the amount of damage before any reductions.
  • Only affects enemy melee units.


Mana Burn (pre 6.63)
Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Does not pierce spell immunity. Play
W
R
Mana Burn icon.png
Ability
Target Unit
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
Sends a bolt of negative energy that burns a target enemy unit's mana. Burned mana combusts, dealing damage to the target equal to the amount of mana burned.
Cast Animation: 0.4+0
Cast Range: 500/575/650/725
Mana Burned: 70/120/185/260
Mana Burned as Damage: 100%
Cooldown symbol.png 7
Mana symbol.png 65/85/100/115
The tome in Ultimyr describes one scarab with the ability to eat away at the minds of lesser beings.

Notes:

  • This ability got reworked into the current Mana Burn icon.png Mana Burn in the 6.63 gameplay patch.
  • Applies the damage first, and then the mana loss.
  • The effects are delayed by 0.25 seconds.