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Gives a chance to block damage. The amount of damage blocked depends on whether the wielder is a melee or ranged hero.
|Damage Block||16 (Melee user) |
8 (Ranged user)
It is common to get on melee jungling heroes, melee carries, and gankers because of its ability to block creep damage and harass damage in the early laning stage.
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