Veil of Discord

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Veil of Discord
Veil of Discord icon.png
The headwear of corrupt magi.
1525 (650)
Bought From
Active Magic Weakness
Passive [?] Basilius Aura
Bonus [?] +4 Strength
+4 Agility
+4 Intelligence
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Veil of Discord (1525)Components3.png
Ring of Basilius (425)
Crown (450)
Recipe (650)

The Veil of Discord is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Magical.

Additional information[edit]


Magic Weakness
Cast a 600 radius blast that causes enemies to take 18% increased damage from spells.
Cast Range: 1000
Radius: 600
Spell Damage Amplification: 18%
Duration: 16
Cooldown: 25
Mana: 50
Debuff modifier_item_veil_of_discord_debuff: Dispellable with any dispel.


  • Places a debuff on enemy units in the area upon cast. Leaving or entering the area afterwards has no effect.
  • Multiple casts on the same targets do not stack, but refresh the duration instead.

Basilius Aura
Can be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Grants 1.5 mana regeneration to allies.
Radius: 1200
Mana Regeneration Bonus: 1.5
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Buff modifier_item_veil_of_discord_mana: Undispellable. Persists death.


  • The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.

Recommended heroes[edit]


Void Spirit minimap icon.png Void Spirit, Zeus minimap icon.png Zeus, Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna.


Venomancer minimap icon.png Venomancer, Phoenix minimap icon.png Phoenix, Earthshaker minimap icon.png Earthshaker, Sand King minimap icon.png Sand King, Keeper of the Light minimap icon.png Keeper of the Light, Undying minimap icon.png Undying, Lich minimap icon.png Lich, Leshrac minimap icon.png Leshrac, Necrophos minimap icon.png Necrophos, Silencer minimap icon.png Silencer, Puck minimap icon.png Puck, Viper minimap icon.png Viper.


  • Consider how much spell damage your team produces when deciding whether or not to buy Veil.
  • Veil can be a good purchase if your team overall outputs a good amount of spell damage, even if your own hero doesn't. Due to changes to Spell immunity and improved range of the Veil's debuff, it can be a reliable item by all means.
  • It compliments nicely for armor reducing debuffs for casters that deal physical damage with their spells. Also benefits as pure and magical damage.
  • Knowing the potentials about magic resistance and armor of the enemy is the main allure of this item. Early game, before anyone can buy a magic resistance artifact or armor, reach their defensive talents or stack enough strength or agility to resist the spell effects lategame; is when Veil of Discord is most destructive.
  • Thinking standard 25-30% magic resistance of heroes and no other sources to amplify it further; Veil's debuff treats target as 10-15% magic resistance lost. All inflicted targets incur magical damage at 85-90% efficiency along the duration depends on their stats.
  • For physical damage spells, it is roughly equivalent to reducing armor by 3.5 points.