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Entangle

Target an enemy unit to apply a Mini-Stun and a 40% Movement Speed Slow that increases to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100% over 2 seconds.

Afterwards, applies a
0 / 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 second Stun and deals 84 / 126 / 168 / 210 Physical Damage over 7 seconds.

Storm Cloud

Target a hero to apply Storm Cloud on them for 10 seconds.

If cast on an
ally, ally heroes within radius of the cloud will gain Armor. If cast on an enemy, enemy heroes within radius of the cloud will lose Armor.

Armor gained/lost increases to
4 / 6 / 8 / 10 Armor halfway through the state duration, and slowly decreases to 0 afterwards.

Healing Wave

Target an Ally (or self) to apply a 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Heal. The heal instantly chains to the nearest 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 friendly targets.

Healed units deal
80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Physical Damage around themselves.

Unbreakable

Target a hero to make them Unbreakable for 15 seconds. Taking fatal damage with the Unbreakable buff sets the target's Health to 200 / 400 / 600, dispels Unbreakable, and places the skill on a 60 second cooldown.

When not on cooldown or not on another target,
Unbreakable remains active indefinitely on Demented Shaman.

If Unbreakable is dispelled without its effects activating, Unbreakable goes on a 30 second cooldown.

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

INTRODUCTION

This is a guide specifically for the Mid Wars game-mode. The items listed/suggested are all decent items for Demented Shaman to have imo, and are all situational depending on the line-ups.

STARTING

Mana Battery

Absorb power from enemy spellcasts. Discharge to gain a bit of Health and Mana.

Minor Totem

1 Strength
1 Agility
1 Intelligence

Scarab

50% Mana Regeneration

ESSENTIAL

Astrolabe

Activate to heal nearby allies.

Harkon's Blade

When active, transforms your attacks into Magic Damage.

Stormspirit

Cast to envelop the target hero in an invulnerable cyclone for 2 seconds.

Kuldra's Sheepstick

50 Intelligence
Cast to temporarily transfigure an enemy, disabling them.

Tablet of Command

Cast on a player-controlled unit to push it in the direction it's facing. Interrupts channeling.

Hellflower

Cast to Silence, Perplex & increase Damage Dealt against an enemy

Steamboots

Movement Modifier
60 Movement Speed. Can cycle between stat bonuses.

OFFENSIVE

Frostwolf's Skull

Freeze Modifier
Your attacks and single-target spells slow enemies.

Staff of the Master

Boosts the abilities of many heroes. Check your ability tooltips for compatibility.

Nullfire Blade

Mana Combustion Modifier
Burns enemy mana and slows.
Can be upgraded 2 times.

Geometer's Bane

Firebrand Modifier
Activate to dispel and create two illusions of yourself.

Codex

Cast to deal massive Magic Damage to a target.
Can be upgraded 4 times.

Puzzlebox

Use to summon two minions. Melee minion Reveals stealth.
Can be upgraded 2 times.

DEFENSIVE

Barrier Idol

Magic Armor Modifier
Cast to shield allies in a magic-absorbing barrier.

Energizer

Activate to grant 50 Movement Speed and 25 Attack Speed to nearby allies for 6 seconds.

Icon of the Goddess

Grants bonus HP & Mana Regeneration per enemy hero death near you.

Shrunken Head

Activation Modifier Activate to temporarily grant complete immunity to Magic.

Staff of the Master

Boosts the abilities of many heroes. Check your ability tooltips for compatibility.

Null Stone

Periodically blocks single-target abilities.

Genjuro

Use to grant stealth. Holds 2 charges. Attacking out of stealth grants bonus damage and slow.

Void Talisman

Activation Modifier
Grants physical immunity but Disarms yourself.

Healing Wave

Target an Ally (or self) to apply a 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Heal. The heal instantly chains to the nearest 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 friendly targets.

Healed units deal
80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Physical Damage around themselves.

LVL 1

Storm Cloud

Target a hero to apply Storm Cloud on them for 10 seconds.

If cast on an
ally, ally heroes within radius of the cloud will gain Armor. If cast on an enemy, enemy heroes within radius of the cloud will lose Armor.

Armor gained/lost increases to
4 / 6 / 8 / 10 Armor halfway through the state duration, and slowly decreases to 0 afterwards.

LVL 2

Healing Wave

Target an Ally (or self) to apply a 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Heal. The heal instantly chains to the nearest 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 friendly targets.

Healed units deal
80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Physical Damage around themselves.

LVL 3

Storm Cloud

Target a hero to apply Storm Cloud on them for 10 seconds.

If cast on an
ally, ally heroes within radius of the cloud will gain Armor. If cast on an enemy, enemy heroes within radius of the cloud will lose Armor.

Armor gained/lost increases to
4 / 6 / 8 / 10 Armor halfway through the state duration, and slowly decreases to 0 afterwards.

LVL 4

Healing Wave

Target an Ally (or self) to apply a 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Heal. The heal instantly chains to the nearest 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 friendly targets.

Healed units deal
80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Physical Damage around themselves.

LVL 5

Unbreakable

Target a hero to make them Unbreakable for 15 seconds. Taking fatal damage with the Unbreakable buff sets the target's Health to 200 / 400 / 600, dispels Unbreakable, and places the skill on a 60 second cooldown.

When not on cooldown or not on another target,
Unbreakable remains active indefinitely on Demented Shaman.

If Unbreakable is dispelled without its effects activating, Unbreakable goes on a 30 second cooldown.

LVL 6

Healing Wave

Target an Ally (or self) to apply a 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Heal. The heal instantly chains to the nearest 2 / 2 / 3 / 4 friendly targets.

Healed units deal
80 / 100 / 120 / 140 Physical Damage around themselves.

LVL 7

Storm Cloud

Target a hero to apply Storm Cloud on them for 10 seconds.

If cast on an
ally, ally heroes within radius of the cloud will gain Armor. If cast on an enemy, enemy heroes within radius of the cloud will lose Armor.

Armor gained/lost increases to
4 / 6 / 8 / 10 Armor halfway through the state duration, and slowly decreases to 0 afterwards.

LVL 8

Storm Cloud

Target a hero to apply Storm Cloud on them for 10 seconds.

If cast on an
ally, ally heroes within radius of the cloud will gain Armor. If cast on an enemy, enemy heroes within radius of the cloud will lose Armor.

Armor gained/lost increases to
4 / 6 / 8 / 10 Armor halfway through the state duration, and slowly decreases to 0 afterwards.

LVL 9

Entangle

Target an enemy unit to apply a Mini-Stun and a 40% Movement Speed Slow that increases to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100% over 2 seconds.

Afterwards, applies a
0 / 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 second Stun and deals 84 / 126 / 168 / 210 Physical Damage over 7 seconds.

LVL 10

Unbreakable

Target a hero to make them Unbreakable for 15 seconds. Taking fatal damage with the Unbreakable buff sets the target's Health to 200 / 400 / 600, dispels Unbreakable, and places the skill on a 60 second cooldown.

When not on cooldown or not on another target,
Unbreakable remains active indefinitely on Demented Shaman.

If Unbreakable is dispelled without its effects activating, Unbreakable goes on a 30 second cooldown.

LVL 11

Entangle

Target an enemy unit to apply a Mini-Stun and a 40% Movement Speed Slow that increases to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100% over 2 seconds.

Afterwards, applies a
0 / 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 second Stun and deals 84 / 126 / 168 / 210 Physical Damage over 7 seconds.

LVL 12

Entangle

Target an enemy unit to apply a Mini-Stun and a 40% Movement Speed Slow that increases to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100% over 2 seconds.

Afterwards, applies a
0 / 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 second Stun and deals 84 / 126 / 168 / 210 Physical Damage over 7 seconds.

LVL 13

Entangle

Target an enemy unit to apply a Mini-Stun and a 40% Movement Speed Slow that increases to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100% over 2 seconds.

Afterwards, applies a
0 / 0.5 / 1 / 1.5 second Stun and deals 84 / 126 / 168 / 210 Physical Damage over 7 seconds.

LVL 14

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 15

Unbreakable

Target a hero to make them Unbreakable for 15 seconds. Taking fatal damage with the Unbreakable buff sets the target's Health to 200 / 400 / 600, dispels Unbreakable, and places the skill on a 60 second cooldown.

When not on cooldown or not on another target,
Unbreakable remains active indefinitely on Demented Shaman.

If Unbreakable is dispelled without its effects activating, Unbreakable goes on a 30 second cooldown.

LVL 16

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 17

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 18

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 19

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 20

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 21

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 22

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 23

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 24

Attribute Boost

+2 Strength
+2 Agility
+2 Intelligence

LVL 25