Spell lifesteal

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Spell Lifesteal only comes into effect when using a spell that deals damage, healing for a certain percentage of the damage dealt by the spell.

Sources of Spell Lifesteal[edit]

Spell Lifesteal stacks fully with every other source of lifesteal and every other attack modifier, except with itself.

  • Bloodstone - [[Bloodstone#|]]
    Bloodstone icon.png
    Spell Lifesteal (Hero): Lua error in Module:Show at line 54: attempt to index field '?' (a nil value).
    Spell Lifesteal (Creep): Lua error in Module:Show at line 54: attempt to index field '?' (a nil value).
  • Eternal Shroud icon.png
    Spell Lifesteal (Hero): 20%
    Spell Lifesteal (Creep): 4%
  • Vampire Fangs icon.png
    Spell Lifesteal (Hero): 6%
    Spell Lifesteal (Creep): 1.2%
  • Voodoo Mask icon.png
    Spell Lifesteal (Hero): 10%
    Spell Lifesteal (Creep): 2%


The following heroes have a talent that grants them bonus spell lifesteal.

Bonus Level 10 Level 15 Level 20 Level 25
Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Spell lifesteal
  • Viper minimap icon.png 8%
  • Io minimap icon.png 10%
  • Pudge minimap icon.png 10%
  • Venomancer minimap icon.png 12%
  • Queen of Pain minimap icon.png 25%
  • Outworld Destroyer minimap icon.png 30%
  • Bristleback minimap icon.png 13%


The following abilities can lifesteal with Spell Lifesteal

Unit abilities

1 The instantly killing effect of these spells also triggers Spell Lifesteal, healing based on the killed unit's remaining health.

2 Despite these spells using separate units to apply their effects, the damage sources of those are set on the caster, so Spell Lifesteal procs and heals.

3 The rum wear-off health loss does not proc Spell Lifesteal.

4 Does not lifesteal off of the area health cost. Only steals life when targeting an enemy to damage it.

Not working[edit]

The following abilities do not lifesteal with Spell Lifesteal

Patch History[edit]

  • Fixed a rounding issue with spell lifesteal, causing it to not properly lifesteal off of low damage values.