Diffusal Blade

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[e][h]Diffusal Blade
Gold Cost
3150 / 3850 (700)
Diffusal Blade
An enchanted blade that allows the user to cut straight into the enemy's soul.
Attributes
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+ 0
Agility Icon.png
+ 25 / 35
Intelligence Icon.png
+ 10 / 15
Ability
Active:
Purge
Passive:
Feedback
Availability
Category:
Item Type:
Upgrade
Bought From:
Recipe
Diffusal Blade 2
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Diffusal Blade
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Blade of Alacrity Blade of Alacrity Robe of the Magi Recipe

General[edit]

Diffusal Blade (also known as Diffusal) is an Item that is purchasable at the Home Shop, under Artifacts.

Diffusal Blade can be upgraded once by buying the recipe again. The item starts with 8 charges, and the charges are refreshed to 8 when it is upgraded.

Ability[edit]

Purge
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Ability: Unit Target
Affects: Enemy Units
Purges a target unit, removing buffs and slowing it. The unit gradually recovers speed over time. Non-hero units will be stopped for the first few seconds and slowed for the last second.

Cooldown Clock.png 4
Movement Slow100%
Slow Duration4
Stop Duration3 (non-hero units only)
Maximum Charges8
Cast Range600
 Affected By: Blocked by Spell Immunity Blocked by Linken's Sphere and echoed by Lotus Orb Can be Dispelled
Notes
Manabreak
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Ability: Passive
Affects: Enemy Units
Damage: Physical
Your attacks burn mana and deal part of the amount as damage. Feedback does not stack with other sources of mana burn. Illusions burn a reduced amount.
Mana Burn50 for heroes
 16 for melee illusions
 8 for ranged illusions


Damage
80% of mana burned
 Affected By: Blocked by Spell Immunity Illusions gain this ability
Notes

Strategy[edit]

This item is particularly useful on heroes that can create illusions.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Bounty Hunter Naga Siren Mirana Phantom Lancer Riki Spectre

Version History[edit]

Patch Version Balance Changes[1]
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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