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Armlet of Mordiggian

[e][h]Armlet of Mordiggian
 
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Armlet of Mordiggian
Weapon of choice among brutes, the bearer sacrifices his life energy to gain immense strength and power.
Attributes
Health Regen
+ 4
Armor
+ 5
Damage
+ 9
Attack Speed
+ 25
Ability
Active
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Armlet of Mordiggian
Helm of Iron Will Gloves of Haste Blades of Attack Recipe

General[edit]

Armlet of Mordiggian (also known as Armlet) is an item that can be toggled for greater strength.

Ability[edit]

Unholy Strength
Targeting
Toggle
Affects
Self
Gives bonuses while toggled on, but drains the user's HP per second.
Bonus Damage31
Bonus Strength25
Bonus Armor4
HP Cost Per Second54
Notes
  • The health loss from is non-lethal HP Cost. It cannot be blocked or reduced.
  • The bonuses from Unholy Strength are provided in full after 0.6 seconds.
  • Toggling Unholy Strength will not break channeling abilities.
  • Multiple instances of Unholy Strength do not stack.

Strategy[edit]

Armlet should be activated any time you join a teamfight. If you have lifesteal, it can be beneficial to activate any time you are farming. Armlet is a highly aggressive item that grants increased damage and strength.

Armlet Toggling[edit]

Activation of armlet provides hp quickly when turned on. When running away at low hp it is beneficial to toggle it off then on again quickly for a burst of hp. If one is careful enough, they can survive for much longer than they usually would by using this mechanic.

Synergy with other items[edit]

  • Heart of Tarrasque: Increased HP regeneration from heart negates the HP loss from armlet. Some heroes can leave armlet permanently activated if they have a Heart.
  • Morbid Mask: Lifesteal gives the user a regeneration ability to counteract the life drain from Armlet.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Tusk
Sven
Phantom Assassin
Lycan
Spirit Breaker
Legion Commander
Alchemist
Kunkka
Bristleback
Wraith King
Night Stalker
Dragon Knight
Slardar
Lifestealer
Huskar
Chaos Knight

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.23
  • Nerf Recipe cost increased from 550 to 650
7.07
  • Nerf HP regen reduced from 7 to 4
  • Nerf HP cost increased from 45 to 54
6.88
  • Nerf Recipe cost increased from 500 to 550
6.87d
  • Nerf Armlet health drain increased from 40 to 45 per second
6.87c
  • Nerf Armlet armor bonus when activated reduced from 5 to 4
6.87b
  • Nerf Armlet's armor bonus is now granted after it is fully activated
6.87
  • Buff Unholy Strength now grants 5 armor
6.84
  • Buff Attack Speed from +15 to +25
  • Nerf Unholy Strength no longer grants +10 Attack Speed
  • Buff Unholy Strength strength gain period from 0.7 to 0.6 seconds
6.83
  • Buff Recipe cost reduced from 600 to 500
6.82
  • Buff Recipe cost reduced from 700 to 600
6.79
  • Nerf Unholy Strength STR gain is provided over 0.7 seconds
  • Buff Unholy Strength has no toggle on or off cooldown
6.78
  • Nerf HP regen decreased from 8 to 7
6.76
  • Nerf Armlet cooldown increased from 1 to 2 seconds
6.75
  • Buff Armlet toggle cooldown reduced from 5 to 1 second
  • Buff Armlet HP regeneration increased from 5 to 8
  • Nerf Armlet lifedrain increased from 37 to 40
6.69
  • Buff HP regen and lifedrain increased by 2
    • (Overall +2 regen while inactive, no effective change while active)
  • Buff Recipe cost decreased from 900 to 700
6.67
  • Buff Toggle cooldown from 10 to 5 seconds
6.64
  • Rework Recipe restored to previous version since there is no more recipe conflict
    • Requires claw and 900 gold recipe instead of quarter staff and 500 gold recipe
6.55
  • Rework Increased Armlet recipe cost
    • (By the same amount Blades of Attack and Gloves of Haste were reduced)
6.52e
  • Nerf Increased HP loss rate when Armlet is activated
6.49
  • New New Item

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