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DotA 2 Item: Maelstrom

Shops: Main Shop
Categories: Artifacts
Passive Effect Total Cost: 2950

Item Details


+25 Damage
+25 Attack Speed

Passive: Chain Lightning

Grants a 25% chance on attack to release a bolt of electricity that leaps between 4 targets within a 650 radius, dealing 110 magical damage to each. Deals 150% damage to illusions. Lightning proc pierces evasion.

Proc Chance: 25%
Bounce Distance: 650
Number of Bounces: 4
Damage: 120


Additional Information

Can proc on Spell immune enemies without damaging them. Does not jump towards spell immune enemies.

A hammer forged for the gods themselves, Maelstrom allows its user to harness the power of lightning.

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KoDyAbAbA (65) | December 22, 2014 8:47pm
because they hit very fast.kappa.

edit:void have such strength wow.
Unscathed (47) | December 22, 2014 8:31pm
Why would axe get malestrom? Failfish
InfinityMan | December 22, 2014 7:32pm
I recommend Maelstrom for strength based heroes. Mainly Axe, Sven, Faceless Void, and most melee heroes. It's good at giving a kick when attacking multiple heroes or many creeps. It's even better when pared with attach speed boosting items to cause the shock effect to happen more often. It's not a skill based item but it will help in the long run.
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