Attack Range

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Attack Range determines how far a unit can use their standard autoattacks on. Attack ranges are split into two categories: Melee and Ranged.

Melee vs. Ranged[edit | edit source]

Melee units, as their name suggests, have a short attack range. Almost all melee heroes have an attack range of 128. Riptide has a slightly higher attack range, and Sir Benzington is the only melee hero who can extend his attack range. Melee units' attacks do not have a travel time, and strike instantly once their startup animation ends.

Ranged units have attacks that attack further away. All ranged heroes have at least 350 range (just slightly above Sir Benzington without Lance-A-Long active), most of them possessing an Attack Range between 500 and 600, with Emerald Warden having the longest default attack range of 625. Ranged attacks have a missile speed associated with their attacks, determining how fast their attack projectiles move, and in turn, how long it takes for their attacks to connect. In addition, a Wingbow increases a ranged hero's attack range by 100.

While ranged attacks are inherently superior the melee attacks, there are a few benefits that only melee heroes can receive. A handful of items have better effects on melee heroes such as Logger's Hatchet and Frostwolf's Skull, and gain more benefits from certain effects, such as Abyssal Skull's Lifesteal aura. However, a few abilities benefit only ranged units, such as Moon Queen's Lunar Glow aura.

Ranged units are also subjected to uphill miss chance, which gives them a 25% chance to miss their attack if they target a unit that is standing in higher terrain (except when attacking a Ward of Sight or Ward of Revelation). Ranged attacks can also be disjointed by certain abilities while the projectile is in motion.

Hero Attack Ranges[edit | edit source]

Heroes Attack Range
Flint Beastwood.jpg Flint Beastwood (w/ Level 4 Flint Beastwood Dead Eye.jpg Dead Eye) 850
Master of Arms.jpg Master of Arms (w/ Master of Arms Bulldozer.jpg Weapon Enhancement (Bulldozer)) 700
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington (w/ Level 4 Sir Benzington Heart Piercer.jpg Heart Piercer, Sir Benzington Lance-A-Long.jpg Lance-A-Long active, and Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master) 678
Emerald Warden.jpg Emerald Warden 625
Aluna.jpg Aluna, Arachna.jpg Arachna, Artillery.jpg Artillery, Bombardier.jpg Bombardier, Defiler.jpg Defiler, Ellonia.jpg Ellonia, Empath.jpg Empath, Flint Beastwood.jpg Flint Beastwood, Geomancer.jpg Geomancer, Glacius.jpg Glacius, Goldenveil.jpg Goldenveil, Gravekeeper.jpg Gravekeeper, Gunblade.jpg Gunblade, Hellbringer.jpg Hellbringer, Maliken.jpg Maliken (w/ Maliken Possession.jpg Possession), Martyr.jpg Martyr, Monarch.jpg Monarch, Ophelia.jpg Ophelia, Pearl.jpg Pearl, Plague Rider.jpg Plague Rider, Prophet.jpg Prophet, Puppet Master.jpg Puppet Master, Pyromancer.jpg Pyromancer, Revenant.jpg Revenant, Riftwalker.jpg Riftwalker, Sapphire.jpg Sapphire, Shadowblade.jpg Shadowblade (w/ Shadowblade Soul's Sight.jpg Soul's Sight), Skrap.jpg Skrap, Soul Reaper.jpg Soul Reaper, Torturer.jpg Torturer, Valkyrie.jpg Valkyrie, Vindicator.jpg Vindicator, Voodoo Jester.jpg Voodoo Jester, Witch Slayer.jpg Witch Slayer 600
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington (w/ Level 4 Sir Benzington Heart Piercer.jpg Heart Piercer and Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master) 578
Bubbles.jpg Bubbles, Demented Shaman.jpg Demented Shaman, Flux.jpg Flux (w/ Level 5 Flux Polarity Swap.jpg Polarity Swap), Forsaken Archer.jpg Forsaken Archer, Kinesis.jpg Kinesis, Klanx.jpg Klanx, Master of Arms.jpg Master of Arms, Moira.jpg Moira, Nymphora.jpg Nymphora, Parallax.jpg Parallax, Rhapsody.jpg Rhapsody, Pollywog Priest.jpg Pollywog Priest, The Chipper.jpg The Chipper, Wildsoul.jpg Wildsoul, Wretched Hag.jpg Wretched Hag 550
Artesia.jpg Artesia 525
Calamity.jpg Calamity, CirceHero.jpg Circe, Engineer.jpg Engineer, Silhouette.jpg Silhouette, Slither.jpg Slither, Soulstealer.jpg Soulstealer, Succubus.jpg Succubus, Tarot.jpg Tarot, Tempest.jpg Tempest 500
Corrupted Disciple.jpg Corrupted Disciple, Draconis.jpg Draconis 475
Adrenaline.jpg Adrenaline, Blitz.jpg Blitz, Bushwack.jpg Bushwack, Doctor Repulsor.jpg Doctor Repulsor, Goldenveil.jpg Goldenveil (w/ Goldenveil Perch.jpg Perch), Midas.jpg Midas, Myrmidon.jpg Myrmidon 450
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington (w/ Level 4 Sir Benzington Heart Piercer.jpg Heart Piercer and Sir Benzington Lance-A-Long.jpg Lance-A-Long active) 428
Nitro.jpg Nitro* 425
Andromeda.jpg Andromeda 400
Flux.jpg Flux, Moon Queen.jpg Moon Queen, Thunderbringer.jpg Thunderbringer 350
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington (w/ Level 4 Sir Benzington Heart Piercer.jpg Heart Piercer) 328
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington (w/ Sir Benzington Lance-A-Long.jpg Lance-A-Long active) 228
Riptide.jpg Riptide 130
All Melee Heroes except Riptide, Myrmidon.jpg Myrmidon (w/ Myrmidon Forced Evolution.jpg Forced Evolution), Wildsoul.jpg Wildsoul (w/ Wildsoul Bear Form.jpg Bear Form), Geomancer.jpg Geomancer (w/ Geomancer Geo Stalk.jpg Geo Stalk) 128

Abilities that modify attack range[edit | edit source]

Hero/Item Ability Increased range Notes
Flint Beastwood.jpg Flint Beastwood Flint Beastwood Dead Eye.jpg Dead Eye +100/150/200/250
Flux.jpg Flux Flux Polarity Swap.jpg Polarity Swap +0/50/100/150/200
Master of Arms.jpg Master of Arms Master of Arms Bulldozer.jpg Bulldozer +150
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington Sir Benzington Heart Piercer.jpg Heart Piercer +50/100/150/200
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington Sir Benzington Lance-A-Long.jpg Lance-A-Long +250 Requires Staff of the Master.jpg Staff of the Master
Sir Benzington.jpg Sir Benzington Sir Benzington Lance-A-Long.jpg Lance-A-Long (Active) +100 Lasts 1 attack or 6 seconds
Wingbow.jpg Wingbow Passive +100 Ranged Heroes only

Overrides[edit | edit source]

These abilities transform the hero and override their default Attack Range.

Hero/Item Ability Attack Range Attack Type Duration
Geomancer.jpg Geomancer Geomancer Geo Stalk.jpg Geo Stalk 128 Melee Up to 30 seconds
Goldenveil.jpg Goldenveil Goldenveil Perch.jpg Perch 450 Ranged N/A
Maliken.jpg Maliken Maliken Possession.jpg Possession 600 Ranged 30 seconds
Myrmidon.jpg Myrmidon Myrmidon Forced Evolution.jpg Forced Evolution 128 Melee 15 seconds (Toggle)
Shadowblade.jpg Shadowblade Shadowblade Soul's Sight.jpg Soul's Sight 600 Ranged 15 seconds
Wildsoul.jpg Wildsoul Wildsoul Bear Form.jpg Bear Form 128 Melee Toggle (30/40/50 seconds)