Shield

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Accursed Fire Shield.jpg

Shields absorbs some or all damage taken by the affected unit and redirects it to itself. It has a limit to how much damage it can absorb before it is removed. Shields also have a limited lifetime as well.

Shields absorb either pre-mitigated (before Armor and/or Magic Armor reductions are calculated) or post-mitigated damage. Some shields also only absorb damage of certain types. Some shield also grant additional effects as it persists or when it takes damage.

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Full mitigation[edit | edit source]

These shields absorb all damage taken.

Hero/Item Source Target Amount Mitigation Duration Add'l Effects Notes
Accursed.jpg Accursed Accursed Fire Shield.jpg Fire Shield Ally Unit 110/140/170/200 Post 15 seconds Deals 110/140/170/200 Magic Damage to enemies if shield is broken
Barrier Idol.jpg Barrier Idol Activation Ally Units 300 (600 on non-hero units) Post 8 seconds None Absorbs Magic Damage only
Gunblade.jpg Gunblade Gunblade Demonic Shield.jpg Demonic Shield Self 60/100/140/180 + 0.75/1/1.25/1.5x Agility Post 8 seconds +20/40/60/80 Movement Speed
Jade Spire.jpg Jade Spire Aura Ally Units/Heroes Up to 45% of Mana spent Pre 10 seconds None Gains shield equal to amount healed exceeding Max Health
Kinesis.jpg Kinesis Kinesis Inherent Defense.jpg Inherent Defense Self Up to 500 Post 8 seconds 10 + 1 Movement Speed per 4 points of shield Gains shield equal to 20/30/40/50% of pre-mitigated non-DoT Magic Damage dealt to enemy heroes; gaining shield refreshes duration
Master of Arms.jpg Master of Arms Master of Arms Master's Call.jpg Master's Call Self 200/400/600 Post 8 seconds Grants +20/40/60 Damage with Master of Arms Bulldozer.jpg Bulldozer or unlimited ammo with Master of Arms Cheetah.jpg Cheetah
Nome's Wisdom.jpg Nome's Wisdom Aura Ally Units/Heroes Up to 30% of Mana spent Pre 10 seconds None Gains shield equal to amount healed exceeding Max Health
Moraxus.jpg Moraxus Moraxus Matraxe.jpg Matraxe Self Up to 400/600/800 Post Up to 10 seconds When detonated, deals Magic Damage equal to shield health Shield starts at 200/300/400 and gains 20/25/30 points per second per enemy hero within 800 radius; does not expire until detonated
Rampage.jpg Rampage Rampage Tough Hide.jpg Tough Hide Passive Up to 40/80/120/160 Post N/A None Gains 2/4/6/8 points of shield per 100 units moved
Sapphire.jpg Sapphire Sapphire Quickshield.jpg Quickshield Self 100/160/220/280 Post +20/35/50/65 Attack Speed
The Chipper.jpg The Chipper The Chipper Focus Buffer.jpg Focus Buffer Ally Hero 125/250/375/500 Pre 20 seconds The Chipper restores Mana equal to 50% of damage absorbed Absorbs Magic Damage only

Partial mitigation[edit | edit source]

These shields absorb a portion of damage taken.

Hero/Item Source Target Damage reduction Amount Mitigation Duration Effects Notes
Electrician.jpg Electrician Electrician Electric Shield.jpg Electric Shield Self 50% 0.75/0.95/1.15/1.35x Mana spent Pre 12 seconds Deals 15/30/45/60 Magic Damage per second to enemies Spends up to 20% of Max Mana when cast

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