Alpha Dire Hound

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Alpha Dire Hound
Siltbreaker Alpha Dire Hound model.png
Unknown Unit icon.png
Level 1
Health 150
Health regeneration 0.5
Mana 350
Mana regeneration 1
Armor 0
Magic resistance 33%
Movement speed 310
Follow range 100
Turn rate 0.5
Collision size 24
Vision range 800 (G)
Bounty 20‒24
Experience 35
Model scale 0.9
Abilities Ranged Quill Attack

Main Article: Siltbreaker/Act I

Alpha Dire Hounds spawn in set intervals within the Howling Weald, together with Dire Hounds. They spawn in packs, which then seek out the players. In the Crossroads Garrison, they also spawn as part of the waves during the defense and are also summoned by Lucius Longclaw.


Ranged Quill Attack
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There is no description for this ability.
Cast Animation: 0.25+?
Cast Range: 1500
Max Travel Distance: 800
Projectile Radius: 75
Damage: 175
Cooldown: 2.5
Mana: 0


  • This ability is not visible in the HUD.
  • The Hound launches a projectile towards the enemy's position upon cast.
  • The projectile always travels a straight path, and does not home in onto enemies.
  • The projectile travels at a speed of 750, taking 1.06 seconds to reach max distance.
  • When an enemy comes within range of the projectile, it gets damaged and the projectile disappears.
  • The enemy gains a 200 radius vision around the hound for 1.1 seconds when the projectile is launched.


The Alpha Dire Hound seeks out enemies in order to cast Ranged Quill Attack onto them. It does not require any vision over its enemies, and finds them wherever they are. Not even invisibility stops the hound from sensing its enemies and launch the quills towards them. When the hound's current target is within 400 range of the hound, it retreats, walking away from its target for 1.25 seconds. If the distance is between 400 and 800, the hound launches its attack. If it is greater than 800, it moves closer to the target for 1 second. The hound always chooses the closest target to attack, and updates in 1 second intervals.

Item drops[edit]

30% chance to drop a Siltbreaker Gold Bag icon.png Gold Bag

12% chance to also drop one of the following items:

8% chance to also drop one of the following items:

1% chance to also drop one of the following items: