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Alchemist

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[e][h]Alchemist
Radiant Hero
Attributes
Base Stats
Health Regen
Mana Regen
Magic Resistance
Attack Speed
Attack Time
Attack Duration
Attack Range
Missile Speed
Turn Rate
Sight Range
Level Changes
Level
1
15
25
Health
717
1550
2157
Mana
375
675
891
Armor
2.5
5.2
7.1
Damage
50-56
87-93
114-120
Most Played As
LessMore
1
2
3
4
5
Notes
Release Date
2011-11-17
Competitive Release
2011-12-01
Collision Size
Legs

Alchemist Razzil Darkbrew, the Alchemist[edit]

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The sacred science of Chymistry was a Darkbrew family tradition, but no Darkbrew had ever shown the kind of creativity, ambition, and recklessness of young Razzil. However, when adulthood came calling he pushed aside the family trade to try his hand at manufacturing gold through Alchemy.

In an act of audacity befitting his reputation, Razzil announced he would transmute an entire mountain into gold. Following two decades of research and spending and preparation, he failed spectacularly, quickly finding himself imprisoned for the widespread destruction his experiment wrought. Yet Razzil was never one to take a setback lightly, and sought escape to continue his research.

When his new cellmate turned out to be a fierce ogre, he found just the opportunity he needed. After convincing the ogre not to eat him, Razzil set about carefully concocting a tincture for it to drink, made from the moulds and mosses growing in the prison stone work. In a week's time, it seemed ready. When the ogre drank the potion, it flew into an unstoppable berserker rage, destroying the cell bars and exploding through walls and guards alike.

They soon found themselves lost somewhere in the forest surrounding the city with a trail of wreckage in their wake and no signs of pursuit. In the tonic's afterglow, the ogre seemed serene, happy, and even eager. Resolving to work together, the pair set off to collect the materials needed to attempt Razzil's Alchemic transmutation once more.

Synthesizing extra resources from each and every kill, Alchemist has no trouble gathering the tools needed to destroy his foes. Ambushing enemies with corrosive acid and a host of unstable chemicals, he battles to ensure his greedy escapades can remain uninterrupted.

Abilities[edit]

Acid Spray
QD
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Physical
Sprays high-pressure acid across a target area. Enemy units who step across the contaminated terrain take damage per second and have their armor reduced.
Damage Per Second20/25/30/35
Armor Reduction4/5/6/7
5/6/7/8
Duration16
Radius475/525/575/625
Cast Range900
Cast Point0.2
Cast Backswing0.7
Acid Sprays Grants Armor to Allies
22
130/140/150/160
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Using traditional Alchemy from the Darkbrew family, Razzil concocts an acid that dissolves even the toughest metals.
Notes
  • Total damage:
    • 320/400/480/560
Unstable Concoction
WE
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Self
Damage Type
Physical
Alchemist brews up an unstable concoction that he can throw at an enemy hero, to stun and deal damage in an area around the explosion. The longer the concoction brews, the more damage it deals and the longer the stun. Alchemist is faster while charging the concoction. After a few seconds, the brew reaches its maximum damage and stun time. However, after a few more seconds, the concoction will explode on Alchemist himself if not thrown.
Maximum Stun1.75/2.5/3.25/4
Maximum Damage160/240/320/400
800
Max Power Brew Time5
Self-Destruct Brew Time5.5
Self Movement Bonus4%/8%/12%/16%
Stun/Damage Radius250
375
Cast Range775
Cast Point0
13
100
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Blocked by all Linkens/echoed by all Lotus in the area of effect.
Dispellable with strong dispels.
Cannot be disjointed.
A silver lining to the failure of turning a mountain into gold, this volatile solution has destructive potential.
Notes
  • Alchemist can move, attack, cast spells, and use items while the concoction is brewing.
  • The concoction effect still explodes around Alchemist when self-destructing.
  • Alchemist can deny himself with this ability if the concoction explodes on himself.
  • The concoction is thrown at 900 movement speed and provides 300 flying vision.
  • The brewing countdown can also be seen by enemies.
  • Explosion damages enemy creeps within its radius
Sub Ability
Unstable Concoction Throw
WE
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Enemy Heroes
Throw the Unstable Concoction before it blows up.
Cast Point0.2
Greevil's Greed
EG
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Self
Alchemist synthesizes additional gold from his enemies and bounty runes. With each kill, Alchemist earns base bonus gold and extra bonus gold. If Alchemist kills another unit which yields gold within the next 36.0 seconds, an additional instance of Extra Bonus Gold is added to the total. Additionally, causes Bounty runes to yield more gold.
Base Bonus Gold3
Bonus Gold Per Stack3
Bonus Gold Cap15/18/21/24
Stack Duration36
Rune Bounty1.5/2/2.5/3×
+1 Damage per Greevil's Greed Stack (Max 24)
Disabled by break.
Illusions does not gain the ability
While it is not a mountain, Razzil has mastered the conversion of smaller compounds to line his pockets.
Notes
  • Triggers on every last hit Alchemist makes. Excludes last hits on:
  • The Bounty Rune multiplier only affects the amount of gold Alchemist gains. Allies still gain the default value.
  • Bonus gold earned is unreliable gold.
Ultimate Ability
Chemical Rage
RR
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Self
Alchemist causes his Ogre to enter a chemically induced rage, reducing base attack cooldown and increasing movement speed and health regeneration. Apply a basic dispel.
Base Attack Time1.2/1.1/1
1.1/1/0.9
Bonus HP Regen50/75/100
150
Base Movement Speed335/345/355
405
Duration30
Cast Point0
60
50/75/100
Illusions created during Chemical Rage get a new Chemical Rage buff which lasts its full duration, regardless of how much was left on Alchemist himself.
The brew Razzil gave to the Ogre during their prison bust has become a useful potion in the midst of combat.
Notes
  • Has a 0.35 second transformation time which provides invulnerability. During this short time projectiles and stuns can be disjointed.
  • Alchemist's ogre turns purple and wields his swords for the duration of the buff.
  • Dispels Alchemist on cast.

Aghanim's Scepter[edit]

Aghanim's Scepter Synth
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Allied Heroes
Alchemist melts down Aghanim's Scepter to grant an allied hero all Aghanim's Scepter upgrades. Alchemist will gain bonus damage and spell amplification for each gifted Scepter.
Cast Range600
Bonus Damage per Stack20
Bonus Spell Amp per Stack5%
This ability is granted by Aghanim's Scepter.
Illusions does not gain the buff.
Notes
  • Can grant Aghanim's Blessing once per allied hero.
  • If an ally already has a scepter buff or the item, it refunds them based on which version they have (either 4200 or 5800).
  • Alchemist's personal bonuses stack up to 5 times, for a max of:
    • 150 Bonus Damage
    • 20% Bonus Spell Amp

Aghanim's Shard[edit]

Berserk Potion
DB
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Allied Units
Damage Type
Magical
Alchemist throws a potion at an ally, applying a basic dispel and giving them attack speed, movement speed and HP regen.
Attack Speed50
Move Speed30
HP Regen45
Duration10
Cast Range800
Cast Point0.2
Cast Backswing0.63
35
100
This ability is granted by Aghanim's Shard.
Dispellable.

Talent Tree[edit]

Talent Tree
+50 Chemical Rage Chemical Rage Regeneration 25 +50 Chemical Rage Chemical Rage Movement Speed
+400 Unstable Concoction Unstable Concoction Damage 20 -0.1s Chemical Rage Chemical Rage Base Attack Time
+1 Damage per Greevil's Greed Greevil's Greed Stack (Max 24 damage) 15 Acid Spray Acid Spray Grants Armor to Allies
+125 Unstable Concoction Unstable Concoction Radius 10 +1 Acid Spray Acid Spray Armor Reduction

Recent Changes[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.32b
  • Nerf Strength reduced from 25 + 2.9 to 23 + 2.7
  • Unstable Concoction Unstable Concoction
    • Nerf Bonus Movement Speed reduced from 5/10/15/20% to 4/8/12/16%
7.32
  • Aghanim's Scepter Synth Aghanim's Scepter Synth
    • Buff Giving an Aghanim's Scepter to an ally now grants Alchemist bonus Damage and Spell Amplification even if Alchemist doesn't have one yet
  • Talent Talent
    • Rework Level 10 Talent +15 Attack Speed replaced with +1 Acid Spray Armor Reduction
    • Rework Level 15 Talent +350 Health replaced with Acid Spray Also Grants Armor to Allies
    • Rework Level 15 Talent +20 Damage replaced with +1 Damage per Greevil's Greed Stack (Max 24 damage)
    • Rework Level 20 Talent +25% Cleave replaced with -0.1s Chemical Rage Base Attack Time
7.31d
  • Berserk Potion Berserk Potion
    • Buff Shard Mana Cost reduced from 125 to 100
  • Chemical Rage Chemical Rage
    • Buff Duration increased from 25s to 30s
    • Nerf Cooldown increased from 55s to 60s

Ability History[edit]

Notable Players[edit]

K1 
Benhur 
ghost 
Atun 
ChaoYue 

See also[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

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