The Leveller/Old Abilities

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Old Abilities

Cleave and Splash
Cannot be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Grants Cleave damage to melee wielders and splash damage to ranged wielders.
Splash Radius: 250
Cleave Starting Radius: 150
Cleave Distance: 650
Cleave End Radius: 360
Cleave/Splash Damage: 50%
Cannot be used by illusions. Visual effects and sounds still play when illusions attack.


  • This ability got replaced by Demolish in the 7.23a gameplay patch.
  • Grants cleave if the wielder is melee.
    • Cleave damage cannot be amplified with spell damage amplification and cannot spell lifesteal.
    • Cleave damage is reduced by Damage Block.
    • The complete area is shaped like an isosceles trapezoid in front of the attacking hero.
    • Fully stacks with other sources of cleaves. Each source of cleave works completely independent.
    • Does not cleave upon attacking wards, buildings or allied units. Wards and buildings are unaffected by cleave.
    • Despite the visual effect, cleave damage is applied instantly in the whole area.
  • Grants splash if the wielder is ranged.
    • When the attack misses or is disjointed, no splash damage is dealt.
    • Splash damage is affected by Damage Block.
    • Does not work against wards or buildings.

Demolish (Old)
Cannot be used by illusions.
Enemy Units
Increases attack damage against non-hero units and buildings.
Attack Damage Bonus (Non-Hero Units): 40%
Attack Damage Bonus (Buildings): 60%


  • Only proposed as part of version 6.60's beta, was never implemented.