Pipe of Insight
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| Pipe of Insight|
|A powerful artifact of mysterious origin, it creates barriers against magical forces.|
- The magic resistance stacks multiplicatively with other sources of magic resistance.
- Increases most heroes' total magic resistance to 47.5%, assuming basic 25% magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
- Together with the aura, this is further increased to 52.75%.
- Increases Visage's total magic resistance to 37%, assuming his basic magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
- Together with the aura, this is further increased to 43.3%.
- Pipe of Insight does not inherit the attribute bonuses from Headdress.
- Together with the aura, one Pipe of Insight grants a total of 15 health regeneration to the owner.
- Interrupts the user's channeling spells upon cast.
- Affects all allied units, including buildings, but excluding wards. Affects invulnerable, but not hidden allies.
- Blocks damage before any reductions, except when spell immune, during which it does not block any magical damage.
- Recasting Barrier refreshes the buff and resets the barrier's absorb capacity.
- Does not stack with other magical damage barriers.
- If multiple sources of barriers are active on a unit, all of them lose capacity from the same absorbed damage instance.
- Only blocks magical damage, coming from spells and attacks. Does not block any physical or pure damage.
- Does not share cooldown with Hood of Defiance.
- Stacks with all other sources of flat health regeneration and magic resistance, except with Insight Aura from multiple Pipes of Insight.
- Increases most heroes' total magic resistance to 32.5%, assuming basic 25% magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
- Increases Visage's total magic resistance to 19%, assuming his basic magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
- The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.
- Tough tank heroes with high health regeneration benefit even more from Pipe of Insight's regeneration.
- Tough support heroes are ideal for carrying Pipe of Insight.
- The Pipe of Insight is useful for frail heroes who can be easily taken down by damages from spells. With its aura, it can slightly increase the magic resistance of a hero.
- It is an ideal for a support heroes to carry a Pipe of Insight in order to protect the nearby allies against the strongest magic spells.
- In the transition from DotA to Dota 2, Pipe of Insight name was changed from the Khadgar's Pipe of Insight to simply Pipe of Insight. Khadgar was a wizard in Warcraft II.
- Dazzle's cosmetic item Pipe of Dezun is based on the Pipe of Insight.