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Symone and Calder, the Arachnopath

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Forum » Hero & Item Ideas » Symone and Calder, the Arachnopath 1 posts - page 1 of 1
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by delta17 » January 24, 2021 8:26pm | Report

Symone (and Calder),
the Arachnopath

Str 20 + 2.5
Agi 16 + 2.9
Int 25 + 3.6
COMPLEXITY
◆◆◇
Carry ◆◆◇
Support ◆◇◇
Nuker ◆◆◇
Initiator ◆◇◇
Disabler ◆◇◇
Escape ◆◆◇

310 0
RANGED 575

MORE STATS


HERO SUMMARY

A witch? An inventor? A spider enthusiast? A maniacal lady? Symone is all of them and more! Symone, the Arachnopath, is a ranged intelligence hero who is mostly seen carried around by a GIANT canopy spider named Calder, her partner (appearance based on a long-legged ceiling spider). Together, their strange assortment of abilities wrecks havoc among enemy ranks as every attack covers them in modified spidersilk, tightening and tightening the more they experience suffering.
Such is the work of Symone's ultimate: Hexweave Blossom. After a significant delay, a web blossom envelops a large area. As long as enemies are inside, being attacked makes them move slower and slower until they are fully rooted. With how small the numbers are, it would almost appear as just a minor inconvenience. However, once you realize how large and how spammable the ability is, it's guaranteed that there'll be a web blossom every fight.
Symone's kit contributes in delivering more attacks to more enemies. Hex Breather attacks all enemies in a large area with added cursed DPS, instantly adding a stack to all enemies. Calder Flings Symone away, in which he becomes a summoned unit. With Calder at the front and Symone at the back, enemies take twice as many attacks, stacking up more of web blossom's debuff.
Delirium Venom is Symone's straight-forward spell, dealing damage to a target but causes them to be unable to see, target, or attack Symone and all of her summons. Think of Shadow Dance but for a single enemy only. It's a rather unique way of protection that Symone is rather proud to have concocted.
PROS :
  • High uptime ultimate.
  • Mobility and a strong summon in one spell!
  • Decent stats and stat-gains all-around. Carry potential.
  • Strong ability synergies.
CONS :
  • Ultimate is slow-acting and with minor effects.
  • Calder's death puts her in a long, undispellable, slow.
  • Relies on her having decent attack speed and attack damage.

[Q] Delirium Venom


Symone fires a neurotic venom at a target enemy. dealing magic damage and slow. Symone and her summons appear hidden and undetectable against that one envenomed enemy and from that enemy only.
ABILITY
DAMAGE TYPE
PIERCES IMMUNITY?
CAST ANIMATION
CAST RANGE
: TARGET UNIT
: MAGICAL
: NO
: 0.2 + 0.6
: 800
Damage
Slow
Duration
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 100 / 180 / 260 / 340 (/39010)
: 30%
: 3.0 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.5
: 130
: 26 / 22 / 18 / 14
Symone's special cocktail of Calder's venom enhanced with arcanery.
NOTES / ADVANCED COMMENTS:

[W] Hex Breather


Symone's unique gun allows her attack to spread in a cone-shaped area at a 90° arc, cursing enemies hit to take damage over time based on her attack. Can be set to auto-cast; casting it in place of her normal attack.
ABILITY

DAMAGE TYPE
PIERCES IMMUNITY?
CAST ANIMATION
CAST RANGE
: TARGET POINT
/ AUTO CAST
: Magical
: YES / NO
: 0.4 + 0
: 700
Radius
Circle Sector Angle
Symone's Attack as DPS
Duration
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 700
: 90° (360°25)
: 30% / 40% / 50% / 60% (/80%20)
: 5
: 55 / 65 / 75 / 85
: 4
More than just a witch, she can also integrate her curses to engineering.
NOTES / ADVANCED COMMENTS:

[E] Fling!


Symone commands her spider Calder to toss her in or out of enemies' reach, leaving the spider behind as a summoned unit. While the two are detached, Calder can walk through units and terrain while Symone moves slower.
If the spider dies, it'll automatically respawn to her after 20 seconds. This ability is disabled meanwhile.
ABILITY
CAST ANIMATION
CAST RANGE
: TOGGLE
: 0.3 + 0
: Global
Fling max distance
Self-Slow
Spider Health
Spider Attack
Int as Bns Calder Atk
Spider Respawn
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 600 / 800 / 1000 / 1200 (/140015)
: 15%
: 400 / 550 / 700 / 850 (/1250)
: 25 / 40 / 55 / 70
: 40%
: 20 (1410)
: 100
: 6
In her years in Fellstrath, Symone had learned to tame her favorite beasts -- the canopy spiders. And among them is Calder, whom she grew a great partnership with. Their communication is almost telepathic.
NOTES / ADVANCED COMMENTS:

[E] Call Calder


Replaces Fling! when her spider is summoned and is alive. Symone calls Calder to come back and get her. Once Calder reaches her, he is unsummoned and Symone's slow is removed.
ABILITY
CAST ANIMATION
: NO TARGET
: 0 + 0
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 0
: 1
"Here boy!"

[R] Hexweave Blossom


Symone lobs a hexed spool of spidersilk in an area, blossoming into a spiderweb after a 2 second delay. Deals minor initial damage on bloom. Every time an enemy unit inside the web is attacked by an allied hero or creep-hero, they will gain a stack of webbed debuff that slows movement the more stacks they have. Upon the 10th stack, the enemy will be rooted after which the counter resets.
ABILITY
DAMAGE TYPE
PIERCES IMMUNITY?
CAST ANIMATION
CAST RANGE
: TARGET AREA
: Magical
: NO
: 0.1 + 0.3
: 1000
Blossom Delay
Damage
Web Blossom Duration
Web Blossom AoE
Slow per stack
Stack Duration
Root Trigger Stack Count
Root Duration
Root Proc Damage
Damage AoE
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 2.0
: 125 / 175 / 225
: 20
: 800
: 3% / 4% / 5% (/8%25)
: 5
: 10
: 2.2 / 2.6 / 3.0
: 250
: 400
: 120 / 180 / 240
: 25
Calder's spider silk, along with Symone's witchcraft and science makes for a strange entrapment that only tightens and even crystallizes the more their victims struggle.
NOTES / ADVANCED COMMENTS:

Talents

Level 25
Level 20
Level 15
Level 10
:
:
:
:
Radial Hex Breather
+20% Hex Breather Attack as DPS
+100 Attack Range
+50 Delirium Venom Damage
|| OR ||
|| OR ||
|| OR ||
|| OR ||
+3% Hexweave Blossom slow per stack
+40 Symone and Calder Attack Speed
+200 Fling! Distance
-6s Calder respawn time

AGHANIM'S SCEPTER
Upgrades Hexweave Blossom. Applies an initial root on bloom. Every time a root is triggered, the enemy is dispelled of buffs and also trigger a 400 AoE, 250 magic damage burst centered on them.
AGHANIM'S SHARD
Upgrades Fling! Calder gains +400 Health and bonus attack damage equal to 40% of Symone's Intelligence and gains its own independent and separate Hex Breather ability.

Calder

Category
Duration
Health
HP Regen
Mana
Mana Regen
: Creep-hero
: permanent
: 400 / 550 / 700 / 850
: 1
: 450
: 0.5
Armor
Resistance
Attack
Atk Range
B A T
Move Speed
: 4
: 20%
: 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 ± 3
: 150 (melee)
: 1.1
: 365
Day Vision
Night Vision
Bounty
Experience
Notes
: 1350
: 600
: 50 / 85 / 120 / 155
: 50 / 85 / 120 / 155
: Unobstructed Pathing.

[q] Venom Bite


Calder's attacks induces a mild movement slow and leaches life.
ABILITY
PIERCES IMMUNITY?
: PASSIVE
: NO
Movement Slow
Lifesteal
Duration
: 5%
: 10%
: 7
Smaller toxins to catch smaller preys.

[W] Hex Breather


Calder's unique chelicerae allows his attack to spread in a cone-shaped area at a 90° arc, cursing enemies hit to take damage over time based on his attack. Can be set to auto-cast; casting it in place of his normal attack.
ABILITY

DAMAGE TYPE
PIERCES IMMUNITY?
CAST ANIMATION
CAST RANGE
: TARGET UNIT
/ AUTO CAST
: Magical
: YES / NO
: 0.4 + 0
: 700
Radius
Circle Sector Angle
Calder's Attack as DPS
Duration
MANA
COOLDOWN
: 700
: 90°
: 60%
: 5
: 25
: 4
More than just a spider, Calder has been subject to Symone's masterful bioengineering.


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