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Broodmother

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[e][h]Broodmother
Dire 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
524
1226
1730
Mana
291
627
867
Armor
3.8
13.3
20.1
Damage
48-54
95-101
129-135
Most Played As
LessMore
1
2
3
4
5
Notes
Release Date
2011-10-20
Competitive Release
2011-10-27
 — 2013-10-21
2014-11-20
Collision Size
Legs

Broodmother Black Arachnia, the Broodmother[edit]

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For centuries, Black Arachnia the Broodmother lurked in the dark lava tubes beneath the smoldering caldera of Mount Pyrotheos, raising millions of spiderlings in safety before sending them to find prey in the wide world above. In a later age, the Vizier of Greed, Ptholopthales, erected his lodestone ziggurat on the slopes of the dead volcano, knowing that any looters who sought his magnetic wealth must survive the spider-haunted passages.

After millennia of maternal peace, Black Arachnia found herself beset by a steady trickle of furfeet and cutpurses, bold knights and noble youths—all of them delicious, certainly, and yet tending to create a less than nurturing environment for her innocent offspring. Tiring of the intrusions, she paid a visit to Ptholopthales; and when he proved unwilling to discuss a compromise, she wrapped the Vizier in silk and set him aside to be the centerpiece of a special birthday feast.

Unfortunately, the absence of the Magnetic Ziggurat's master merely emboldened a new generation of intruders. When one of her newborns was trodden underfoot by a clumsy adventurer, she reached the end of her silken rope. Broodmother headed for the surface, declaring her intent to rid the world of each and every possible invader, down to the last Hero if necessary, until she could ensure her nursery might once more be a safe and wholesome environment for her precious spiderspawn.

Hiding invisibly within her webs, Broodmother births an army of spiders to lead her team's forces toward the enemy base. As prey wanders near, she joins her children and attacks, slowing foes with incapacitating bites as she indulges her insatiable hunger.

Abilities[edit]

Insatiable Hunger
QW
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Self
A violent lust for vital fluids increases Broodmother's attack damage and gives her a vampiric attack.
Bonus Damage35/45/55/65
85/95/105/115
Lifesteal40%/60%/80%/100%
90%/110%/130%/150%
Duration8/10/12/14
Cast Point0.2
Cast Backswing0.5
40/35/30/25
50/60/70/80
While most of her prey is wrapped in silken cocoons and saved for her young, the Broodmother herself has a taste for wandering heroes.
Notes
Spin Web
WB
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Self
Spins a large web that grants Broodmother a passive movement speed increase, and boosts regeneration while in its vicinity, as well as giving free movement. Spin Web can be cast from anywhere as long as the new web touches an existing web. Webs never expire, and can be manually destroyed. When the maximum limit of webs is exceeded, the oldest web disappears. The movement bonus is proportional to the unit's HP
Bonus Movement Speed18%/30%/42%/54%
Bonus HP Regeneration3/5/7/9
Max Web4/6/8/10
Web Charges4/6/8/10
Charge Replenish Time30
20
Web Radius900
Cast Range1000
Global if web touches another web
Cast Point0.4
Cast Backswing0.4
40
Weaving a bed of silken fibers, Arachnia's web both protects her and her offspring, as well as giving advancing opponents a sense of foreboding.
Notes
  • Webs never expire, but when the maximum limit of webs is exceeded the oldest web disappears.
  • Broodmother can phase through cliffs, trees, and even buildings within the web
  • Movement speed bonus scale from 0% at 1HP -> 100% at 100% Health
  • Spiderlings and Spiderites gain the same bonuses as Broodmother when within webs.
  • Webs can be selected and have the ability to destroy themselves with Destroy Spin Web Destroy Spin Web.
Silken Bola
EE
Affects
Enemy
Damage Type
Magical
Slows the target enemy, causes them to miss and deals impact damage. Units that attack the target deal bonus magic damage.
Damage100/120/140/160
Bonus Damage6/7/8/9
Miss Chance40%
80%
Move Speed Slow25%/35%/45%/55%
40%/50%/60%/70%
Cast Range750
Cast Point0.4
Cast Backswing0.4
Radius
550
24/20/16/12
70/75/80/85
This ability is upgradable by Aghanim's Shard
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
Ultimate Ability
Spawn Spiderlings
RT
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Broodmother injects her young into an enemy unit, dealing damage. The Spiderlings will hatch if the target is killed while under this influence.
Damage260/340/420
340/420/500
Debuff Duration20
Spiderlings Spawned4/5/6
Spiderlings Duration40/45/50
Cast Range900
Cast Point0.2
Cast Backswing0.5
9/8/7
120
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Blocked by Linken's Sphere and echoed by Lotus Orb.
Dispellable.
Black Arachnia continues to raise her young, even amidst the field of combat. The brood quickly learns how to support their mother.
Notes
  • Spiderlings will only spawn if the target is killed within the debuff duration of being hit by this skill.
  • Spawn Spiderite Spawn Spiderite will create smaller and less powerful versions of Spiderlings when units get killed by Spiderlings.

Aghanim's Scepter Ability[edit]

Spinner's Snare
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Broodmother creates an invisible web line. Enemy Heroes that cross the web line will make it visible and become rooted, visible in fog and receive damage, after which the line is destroyed.
Broodmother's team is notified in the minimap whenever someone trips in a Web line.
Multiple Heroes can trip on the same line until it's destroyed.
Cast Range600
Web Width900
Damage Per Second100
Root Duration4
Max Snare Amount5
Slow100%
Slow Duration0.25
Formation Delay2
100
This spell is granted directly by the scepter.
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
The slightest tremor of her web is all Arachnia needs to find her prey.
Notes
  • Can be cast anywhere there's a web regardless of cast range

Summon Abilities[edit]

Spin Web[edit]

Destroy Spin Web
QD
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Web
Destroys the selected Spin Web.
Cast Point0

Spiderling[edit]

Poison Sting
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Poisons enemies on attack. Multiple instances of this ability do not stack and will only refresh the duration.
Movement Speed Slow6%/8%/10%
Hero Duration2
Creep Duration6
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
Notes
  • Total damage:
    • 16 to heroes
    • 48 to creeps
Spawn Spiderite
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Applies debuff on attack. If the debuffed unit dies, a spiderite will spawn.
Spiderite Duration60
Debuff Duration2
Spiderites Spawned1
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
Notes
  • Works on allied creeps and units when denying.

Summon Stats[edit]

Spiderling [h]
Stats
Unit Type
Summoned
Attack Type
Armor Type
Duration
60
Health
320
670
Health Regen
0.5
Mana
0
Damage
13/16/19 ‒ 15/18/21
Attack Range
Missile Speed
Instant
Base Attack Time
1.35
Attack Duration
Cast Duration
Armor
0
Movement Speed
350
Sight Range
Magic Resistance
Turn Rate
Gold Bounty
9
Experience
9
Notes
Has the Poison Sting and Spawn Spiderite abilities.
Spiderite [h]
Stats
Unit Type
Summoned
Attack Type
Armor Type
Duration
60
Health
120
470
Health Regen
0.5
Mana
0
Damage
9-10
Attack Range
Missile Speed
Instant
Base Attack Time
1.35
Attack Duration
Cast Duration
Armor
0
Movement Speed
350
Sight Range
Magic Resistance
Turn Rate
Gold Bounty
3
Experience
3
Notes
Spawned from units killed by the Spawn Spiderite debuff.

Talent Tree[edit]

Talent Tree
+350 Spawn Spiderlings Spiders Health 25 +50 Insatiable Hunger Insatiable Hunger Damage/Lifesteal
+400 Health 20 +15% Silken Bola Silken Bola Slow
+16 Agility 15 -10s Spin Web Spin Web Recharge time
+3 Spin Web Spin Web Max Web 10 +80 Spawn Spiderlings Spawn Spiderlings Damage

Recent Changes[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.31c
  • Spin Web Spin Web
    • Buff Mana Cost reduced from 50 to 40
7.31
  • Rework Spinners Snare can now be cast anywhere there's a web regardless of cast range. (Same behavior as Spin Web)
  • Nerf Spiderling duration reduced from 60s to 40/45/50s
  • Buff Spiderling damage increased from 14 at all levels to 14/17/20
  • Nerf Spiderling Poison Sting no longer deals damage per second
  • Rescale Spiderling Poison Sting slow rescaled from 8% to 6/8/10%
  • Rework Level 10 Talent +10 Agility replaced with +3 Spin Web Max Webs (Note: does not affect the charges)
  • Rework Level 15 Talent +30 attack speed replaced with +16 Agility
  • Rework Level 20 Talent +50% Spiderling building damage replaced with +15% Silken Bola slow

Notable Players[edit]

MATUMBAMAN 
Xz 
Ghostik 
Mag 
monkeys-forever 

See also[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

References[edit]