Dust of Appearance

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[e][h]Dust of Appearance
Gold Cost
180
Dust of Appearance
One may hide visage, but never volume.
Ability
Active:
Availability
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Item Type:
Basic
Bought From:
Recipe

Dust of Appearance

General[edit]

Dust of Appearance (also known as Dust) is a basic item purchasable from the Consumables section in the Home Shop. Dust is used to reveal invisible units. It is fully shareable and stacks with itself in the inventory.

Ability[edit]

Reveal
Targeting Type
No Target
Affects
Enemy Units
When activated it will apply a True Sight debuff to all enemy units in the area, revealing them if they are invisible. Cannot reveal wards.

30
Movement Slow20%
Duration12
Charges2
Reveal Radius1050
 Affected By  Can be dispelled
Notes
  • Will only slow heroes with an invisibility buff active.
  • Can be dispelled.

Strategy[edit]

Hero Counters[edit]

Clinkz Nyx Assassin Riki Bounty Hunter Broodmother Sand King Mirana Treant Protector

This item can also be used against Weaver, but can be ineffective due to his ultimate Time Lapse, which can remove the reveal debuff.
The same situation also applies to Slark, who can remove the reveal debuff by purging it with his Dark Pact ability.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Crystal Maiden Tidehunter Venomancer Lich Ogre Magi Windranger Dazzle Lion
Keeper of the Light Warlock Witch Doctor Enchantress Jakiro Undying Io Treant Protector

Version History[edit]

Patch Version Balance Changes[1]
7.00
  • Buff Dust of Appearance no longer requires 5 mana to cast
6.85
  • Buff Cooldown reduced from 60 to 30
6.84
  • Buff Movement speed slow from 15% to 20%
6.79
  • Buff Slow increased from 10% to 15%
6.78
  • Buff Now stacks in inventory
  • Buff Now slows heroes with an invisibility buff on them by 10%
6.68
  • Nerf Reduced AoE from 1250 to 1050
6.56
  • Buff Slightly reduced gold cost on Dust of Appearance
6.55
  • New New Item

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