Diffusal Blade

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[e][h]Diffusal Blade
Gold Cost
3150 (700)
Diffusal Blade
An enchanted blade that allows the user to cut straight into the enemy's soul.
Attributes

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+ 20

+ 10
Ability
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Passive:
Availability
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Item Type:
Upgrade
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Recipe

Diffusal Blade
Blade of Alacrity Blade of Alacrity Robe of the Magi Recipe

General[edit]

Diffusal Blade (also known as Diffusal) is an Artifact Item purchasable at the Home Shop.

Ability[edit]

Inhibit
Targeting Type
Unit Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Inhibits a target unit, slowing its movement speed. Non-hero units will be rooted for the first few seconds and slowed for the last second.

15
Movement Slow100%
Slow Duration4
Non-Hero Root Duration3
Cast Range600
 Affected By Blocked by Spell Immunity Blocked by Linken's Sphere and echoed by Lotus Orb Can be dispelled
Notes
Manabreak
Targeting Type
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Physical
Your attacks burn mana and deal part of the amount as damage. Illusions burn a reduced amount.
Hero Mana Break50
Illusion Mana Break16 for melee illusions
8 for ranged illusions
Mana Break Damage80%
 Affected By Blocked by Spell Immunity Illusions gain this ability
Notes

Strategy[edit]

This item is very strong on heroes that create illusions.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Bounty Hunter Naga Siren Mirana Phantom Lancer Riki Spectre

Version History[edit]

Patch Version Balance Changes[1]
7.07
  • Rework Item Reworked
  • Nerf No longer dispels
  • Buff No longer has charge limits
  • Nerf No longer upgradeable
  • Nerf Cooldown increased to 15 seconds
7.06f
  • Nerf Agility reduced from 25/35 to 20/30
7.00
  • Nerf Diffusal Blade can only target enemies now
  • Nerf Mana break on illusions reduced from 20/10 to 16/8
  • Buff Mana break on heroes increased from 40 to 50
  • Nerf Diffusal Blade damage per mana burned reduced from 100% to 80%
6.88e
  • Nerf Cooldown increased from 2 to 4
6.87
  • Nerf Purge cooldown increased from 0 to 2
  • Nerf Mana burned by melee/ranged illusions reduced from 25/12 to 20/10
  • Buff Mana burned by melee/ranged heroes increased from 25 to 40
6.86
  • Buff Agility bonus increased from 20/35 to 25/35
  • Buff Intelligence bonus increased from 6/10 to 10/15
6.85
  • Buff Purge cooldown reduced from 8 to 0
6.84
  • Nerf Diffusal Blade now works on ranged illusions for half the value
6.83
  • Buff Diffusal Blade is no longer a Unique Attack Modifier
  • Rework Multiple Manabreak type abilities do not stack
6.82
  • Buff Recipe cost reduced from 850 to 700
  • Rework Agility bonus rebalanced from 25/30 to 20/35
  • Rework Feedback rebalanced from 20/36 to a constant 25
6.80
  • Buff Agility bonus increased from 22/26 to 25/30
6.72
  • Buff Purge cooldown decreased from 12 to 8
  • Buff Purge now removes Ghost Scepter's Ghost Form
6.60
  • Rework Can be upgraded once, original stats adjusted
6.58
  • Nerf Lowered the Agility bonus from 25 to 22
  • Nerf The purge now lasts the same on non-hero units like Spirit Bear as it does on heroes (15➜4 seconds)
6.55
  • Rework Changed Diffusal Blade Recipe
6.52e
  • Buff Increased Diffusal Blade's agility bonus by 5 (carries through to Manta Style)

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