Refresher Orb/Guide

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Refresher Orb
Refresher Orb icon.png
A powerful artifact created for wizards.
Cost
5000 (1700)
Bought From
Magical
Active Reset Cooldowns
Bonus [?] +13 Health regeneration
+12 Mana regeneration
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Refresher Orb (5000)Components3.png
Perseverance (1650)
Perseverance (1650)
Recipe (1700)


Recommended heroes[edit]

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  • Tidehunter may pick Refresher Orb because of his long-cooldown ultimate, Ravage, dealing high damage to all enemies in an area, and a high perma-stun. Keep an eye on his low mana-pool before using double Ravage!
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  • Magnus is one of the best, if not, the best hero to carry Refresher Orb, mainly because he can combine it with Reverse Polarity to create chaos in teamfights, with a double Reverse Polarity resulting in up to an 8-second stun if used correctly.
  • Synergizes greatly with AoE abilities such as Sonic Wave and Earth Splitter, or heroes capable of dealing high physical damage, mainly with cleave, like Sven minimap icon.png Sven, or any other hero that can deal high area damage with Magnus' Empower, like Tusk minimap icon.png Tusk or Phantom Assassin minimap icon.png Phantom Assassin.
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  • Black Hole is one of the best initiation abilities, combined with Refresher Orb, it can create a chaotic teamfight both for your team and the enemy.
  • Enigma has a high mana pool, making double Black Hole possible even with a double Midnight Pulse on top of it to deal massive amounts of pure damage over time.
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  • Very situational, but if enemy team has a great AoE initiator like Magnus minimap icon.png Magnus, Tidehunter minimap icon.png Tidehunter, or Enigma minimap icon.png Enigma, a Refresher Orb is a must-have if one can afford it.

Others[edit]

Tips[edit]

  • Using Refresher Orb allows some skills to have two instances running simultaneously; for example, Eye of the Storm, Chaotic Offering.
    • Note though that some spells are specifically coded to not be able to run multiple instances at the same time (e.g. Exorcism). Before building Refresher Orb, be sure that the ability you aim to use it with supports multiple instances at the same time or is worth having its duration doubled.
  • If the game goes on for a very long time and you end up with gold to spare, consider picking up a Refresher Orb to refresh items such as Satanic icon.png Satanic and Black King Bar icon.png Black King Bar. Put Refresher Orb in your stash when it is on cooldown to make room for an item with better passive bonuses.