Arc Warden/Responses

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  • Arc Warden.
  • Zet is the Self, and the Self is Zet.
  • The Self seeks to end the great schism.
  • Matter has been split from its intended form. These must be made to unite.
  • Splinter of the Primordial Origin.
  • Self unites with Radiant self. For now.
  • A radiant alliance.
  • Self bonds with Dire self. For the moment.
  • A Dire unification indeed.
  • The Self arrives at last.
  • Self will crush the Dire.
  • The Self knows this power.



  • Arc Warden.


  • Mmm!

Entering battle

  • Arc Warden.
  • Zet is the Self, and the Self is Zet.
  • The Self seeks to end the great schism.
  • Matter has been split from its intended form. These must be made to unite.
  • Splinter of the Primordial Origin.


  • Selves are in agreement: this one is in the bag.

Beginning battle

  • This disharmony must resolve, or be crushed.
  • Diruulth and Radinthul, your conflicts must be ended.
  • The Self arrives at last.
  • The destruction of the Ancients begins.
  • u Their Ancient must shatter and burn.
  • u Self will destroy the Radiant.
  • u Great upheaval shall lay their Ancient to waste.


6 seconds cooldown

  • Yes.
  • The Self seeks.
  • Patrolling.
  • Coursing.
  • Phasing.
  • Primordial will.
  • It will be.
  • The Self moves.
  • The Self roams.
  • In unison.
  • Toward synthesis.
  • Seeking.
  • Always aware.
  • Unity must be achieved.
  • Ever closer.
  • All must proceed.
  • Ever forward.
  • Ahead.
  • Onward.
  • Hounding.
  • Indeed.
  • So it must be.
  • Onward.
  • Yes.
  • Yes.


6 seconds cooldown

  • Attack.
  • Halt.
  • You will cease.
  • Alarm.
  • None escape the Self.
  • The warden strikes.
  • Striken.
  • Abide, if you dare.
  • Action.
  • Disunion.
  • Concede.
  • Submit.
  • Suffer.
  • Justice.
  • Doggedly.
  • You shall be scoured.
  • Attack.

Ordering a spell cast

Only when distance is at least 2x the cast range, 4 seconds cooldown

  • Unity is nigh.
  • The Self comes for you.
  • The Arc approaches.


On cast
50% chance

  • Flux!
  • Sizzle and sear!
  • Vile voltage!
  • Arcing!
  • Electric arc!
  • Caught!
  • Flux!
  • Arcing!
  • Caught!
  • Caught!

Killing enemy
5% chance

  • Lone suffering.
  • Busted.

Magnetic Field
On cast
75% chance

  • Magnetic field.
  • Stand firm.
  • Dynamic charge.
  • Power conduits.
  • Field of power.
  • Now is the time.
  • Strengthen!
  • Quantum flicker.

Spark Wraith
On cast
25% chance

  • 60 Spark wraith.
  • 60 Guard this ground.
  • 60 Let no foe come near.
  • 60 Hold here.
  • 60 Wraith of sparks.
  • 60 Stand firm.
  • 60 Sentinel.
  • 60 Fragment of Self.
  • 60 Be watchful.
  • 60 Stand firm.
  • 60 Stand firm.

Tempest Double
On cast
75% chance

  • Disunity!
  • The Self splinters!
  • Tempest of Self!
  • Self becomes selves!
  • Disjunction of Self!
  • Division of labor.

Upon expiring

  • u Whole again.
  • u Disunity ends.
  • u Self once more.
  • u Rejoined.
  • u Complete.
  • u Fused anew.
  • u Coherence.
  • u Arc welded.
  • u Self prime.

Getting killed

  • u Primary Self remains.
  • u Futile effort.
  • u Easily fooled.
  • u A mere diversion.
  • u You fools were easily fooled.

Leveling up

  • Power emergent.
  • Primordial strength re-found.
  • The Self, and yet moreso.
  • The Self knows this power.
  • Sparkling infusion.
  • Greater glory.
  • Arc to power.
  • The Self expands.
  • Higher unity.
  • All comes together.
  • The arc grows brighter.
  • From fragments into fuller unities.
  • A charged reconciliation.
  • Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • u The Self grows in Radiance.
  • u The way grows Dire.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.

Killing an enemy

  • A thing of pity.
  • Your hope fades.
  • Mercy is yours, for the end comes.
  • Escape, and find absolution.
  • Embrace your end.
  • No one to blame but yourself.
  • You are now the ward of death itself.
  • You meet your true self at last.
  • Your self is no more.
  • Life is prison. You are free.
  • You will just have to accept this, and move on.
  • Into Ancient embrace.
  • You will be back.
  • Rest from your enslavement.
  • Selfie.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm!
  • u Another Dire falls.
  • u Dire extinguished.
  • u Dire filth.
  • u Another Radiant falls.
  • u All that is green returns to dust.
  • u Radiant scum.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Resist and perish.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm ho ho ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.

Killing a specific enemy
25% chance

  • Anti-Mage minimap icon.png Thine own self, be gone.
  • Silencer minimap icon.png You are silenced.
  • Elder Titan minimap icon.png World breaker, this is justice.
  • Phoenix minimap icon.png The traveler returns to darkness.
  • Keeper of the Light minimap icon.png The last of your light is cast.
  • Io minimap icon.png In all things you were. In nothing you become.
  • Chaos Knight minimap icon.png May your disunity end with you.
  • Faceless Void minimap icon.png It seems time has finally caught up to you.
  • Sven minimap icon.png Your vigil ends.
  • Outworld Devourer minimap icon.png You devour your last.
  • Razor minimap icon.png Short circuit.
  • Razor minimap icon.png Your conduit is no more.
  • Razor minimap icon.png Such a feeble spark.
  • Invoker minimap icon.png You meddle with powers you cannot comprehend.
  • Invoker minimap icon.png For all your claims, you are still a fool.
  • Lycan minimap icon.png Inferior form.
  • Lycan minimap icon.png Apex predator, you are not.

20% chance

  • Troll Warlord minimap icon.png You do not have to be mad.
  • Enigma minimap icon.png Gravity alone cannot achieve unity.
  • Lina minimap icon.png Ember Spirit minimap icon.png Flame is no match for the Arc.

5% chance

  • Troll Warlord minimap icon.png Perhaps death will put you in a better mood.
  • Enigma minimap icon.png Self knows what you once were.

First Blood

  • First blood.
  • First blood. And so the Great Unification commences.
  • u The Dire have shed first blood.
  • u The first blood of the Radiant is shed.
  • First blood.

Meeting an ally

During earlygame, within 1000 radius

  • Elder Titan minimap icon.png r Titan, let us unify what has been torn apart.
  • Phoenix minimap icon.png r Phoenix, your light glittered from afar as Self traveled the cosmos.
  • Faceless Void minimap icon.png r Timeless one, perhaps the end finally draws nigh.

20% chance

  • Enigma minimap icon.png Io minimap icon.png Keeper of the Light minimap icon.png Chaos Knight minimap icon.png r The aid of a Fundamental is most welcome.

Last hitting

60 seconds cooldown

  • Recycled soul.
  • Pitysome fragment.
  • Rest for now.
  • Lowly pawn.
  • The gift of death.
  • Return to your master.
  • Gold claimed.
  • A timely reward.
  • Futile creature.


Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

  • Denied.
  • Not for you.
  • By Self right.
  • It is no use.
  • Pointless effort.
  • Resistance serves nothing.
  • That gold is claimed.
  • Seek elsewhere.
  • No farm for you.
  • Do not be selfish.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Sorry.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Denied.
  • Mm-mm.

Acquiring an item

  • r Worth its weight in gold.
  • r This will change the course of battle.
  • u What was paid with gold, the Dire shall pay with lives.
  • u The Radiant shall regret this turn.

Acquiring a specific item

  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter.
  • Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r The Self makes use of the scepter.
  • Blink Dagger (2250) r Blink dagger.
  • Blink Dagger (2250) r Arc dagger.
  • Scythe of Vyse (5700) r Scythe of Vyse.
  • Desolator (3500) r Desolator.
  • Ethereal Blade (4700) r Ethereal Blade.
  • Hand of Midas (2250) r Hand of Midas.
  • Orchid Malevolence (4075) r Orchid Malevolence.
  • Shiva's Guard (4750) r Shiva's Guard.
  • Black King Bar (4050) r Black King Bar.
  • Boots of Travel (2500) r Boots of Travel.
  • Divine Rapier (6000) r Divine Rapier.
  • Daedalus (5330) r Daedalus.
  • Drum of Endurance (1625) r Drum of Endurance.
  • Linken's Sphere (5050) r Linken's Sphere.
  • Refresher Orb (5100) r Refresher Orb.
  • Rod of Atos (2750) r Rod of Atos.
  • Eul's Scepter of Divinity (2750) r Scepter of Divinity.
  • Shadow Blade (2800) r Shadow Blade.
  • Butterfly (5475) r Butterfly.
  • Diffusal Blade (3150) r Diffusal Blade.
  • Eye of Skadi (5500) r Eye of Skadi.
  • Force Staff (2250) r Force Staff.
  • Heart of Tarrasque (5200) r Heart of Tarrasque.
  • Helm of the Dominator (2175) r Helm of the Dominator.
  • Mask of Madness (1775) r Mask of Madness.
  • Mekansm (2275) r Mekansm.
  • Veil of Discord (2050) r Veil of Discord.
  • Yasha (2050) r Yasha
  • Sange and Yasha (4100) r Sange & Yasha.
  • Manta Style (4700) r Manta Style.
  • Lotus Orb (4000) r Lotus Orb.
  • Silver Edge (5550) r Silver Edge.
  • Glimmer Cape (1950) r Glimmer Cape.
  • Solar Crest (3975) r Solar Crest.
  • Necronomicon (2400) r Necronomicon.
  • Dagon (2700) r Dagon.
  • Mjollnir (5600) r Mjollnir.
  • Assault Cuirass (5250) r Assault Cuirass.
  • Aegis of the Immortal Immortality!

25% chance

  • Aegis of the Immortal Unity eternal.

20% chance

  • Manta Style (4700) r So many more selves.
  • Mjollnir (5600) r Mjollnir. The arc shudders with power.
  • Butterfly (5475) r Pretty Butterfly.

5% chance

  • Observer Ward (50) r Warding Warden.


  • No…
  • What have you done?
  • You fool.
  • The Self is shattered.
  • The Self sees the origin.
  • The Self has lost its self.
  • The Self is no more.
  • You know not what you do.
  • The entity dies.
  • Two becomes none.
  • Into Ancient embrace…
  • No…


  • Victory walks upon a wire. The Self must not fail.
  • These fools must learn what they stand against.
  • Such life is and can be when it is given by a foe.
  • One divided against its Self cannot stand.
  • Splintered once more.
  • What was none becomes one again.
  • The Self is because it believes it is.
  • The Self stirs once more.
  • Returned from Ancient darkness.


  • Life is a cycle that knows no end.
  • The Self cannot be extinguished.
  • u The Self shall radiate back to life.
  • u This dire force cannot die.

Bottling Runes

  • Selfishly claimed.
  • Saved for later.
  • Bottled.

Activating runes

Arcane Rune minimap icon.png Arcane Rune
75% chance

  • 300 By Self right.

Bounty Rune minimap icon.png Bounty Rune

  • 300 Balance the scale.

Double Damage Rune minimap icon.png Double Damage Rune

  • Double damage.

25% chance

  • Self crackles with power.

Haste Rune minimap icon.png Haste Rune

  • Haste.

25% chance

  • A red rune.

Illusion Rune minimap icon.png Illusion Rune

  • Illusion!
  • So many selves.
  • So many selves, so little time.

Invisibility Rune minimap icon.png Invisibility Rune

  • Invisibility.

25% chance

  • Subtle self.

Regeneration Rune minimap icon.png Regeneration Rune

  • Regeneration.

25% chance

  • The Self is made whole.

Ability on cooldown

First attempt within 10 seconds

  • Not yet.
  • The Self is not ready.
  • It is not time yet.

Second attempt within 10 seconds

  • Not yet.
  • The Self is not ready.
  • It is not time yet.

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

  • Not yet!
  • The Self is not ready!
  • It is not time yet!

Not enough mana

First attempt within 10 seconds

  • Out of mana.
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana.

Second attempt within 10 seconds

  • Out of mana.
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana.

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

  • Out of mana!
  • No mana.
  • Not enough mana!

Taking damage

3 seconds cooldown

  • Ouch.
  • Ugh.
  • Mm.
  • Err.
  • Uh.
  • Mm.
  • Mm.
  • Mm.
  • Uh.
  • Oof.
  • Ah.
  • Eugh.
  • Er!
  • Ugh.
  • Mm!
  • Mm!
  • Mm!
  • Mmm!
  • Ugh.
  • Eugh!
  • Mm!
  • Mm!

25% chance

  • 120 Self is under attack!


5 consecutive clicks on the hero

  • From the Primordial Consciousness all came. Return to it, all must.
  • It is not to aid the Ancients that this war is joined, but to destroy them both. This disunity must end.
  • u There can be no hesistation. Dire must be extinguished just as the Radiant.
  • u Radiant aids its enemy, but does not yet know it.

Chat responses

Lane missing

  • Top is missing.
  • Middle is missing.
  • Bottom is missing.

thx, thanks, ty, or ally casts certain spell on player, 30 seconds cooldown

  • Thanks.
  • Your grace is noted.
  • A selfless act.

/laugh, haha, lol, 15 seconds cooldown

  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.
  • Hm hm hm hm ho ho ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm hm.

Match end


  • Victory!
  • One Ancient is destroyed. One remains.
  • u The Dire has gone down in flames.
  • u The Dire are no more. Yet there is still much to be done.
  • u The first upheaval has come.
  • u The Radiant are ended. Yet this is not over.


  • This is not the end.
  • All is part of the plan.
  • Defeated.

Cosmetic item drop


  • What is this?


  • This is an unexpected find.

Rare and higher

  • The Self shall treasure this.



  • u Disharmony in thought and deed.
  • u Discord.
  • u Frowny face.



  • u Mmm.
  • u Mm.
  • u Mm.
  • u Uh.
  • u Er.
  • u Ugh.
  • u Mmmm.
  • u Mmm.
  • u Rrrrr.
  • u Errr!
  • u Mm.


  • u Hhhh.
  • u Ahhh.
  • u Ah.
  • u Ahh.
  • u Ah.
  • u Huh.
  • u Mmm.


  • u Eugh!
  • u Ugh!
  • u Mm!