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Crimson Guard

[e][h]Crimson Guard
 
3700
 
(750)
Crimson Guard
A cuirass originally built to protect against the dreaded Year Beast.
Attributes

+ 2

+ 2

+ 2
Health
250
Health Regen
6
Armor
5
Ability
Active  Guard
Passive  Damage Block
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Crimson Guard
Vanguard Buckler Recipe

General[edit]

Crimson Guard is an upgrade Item purchasable from the Armor section in the Home Shop. It is a common support item used to help teams last longer during ganks, pushes, and team fights because of its powerful damage block ability along with its good bonus hp and armor.

Ability[edit]

Guard
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Allied Heroes
Buildings
Gives nearby allied heroes and buildings armor and a damage block shell.
Damage Block60
Block Chance100%
Bonus Armor2
Duration12
Radius900
46
Dispellable.
Notes
  • Armor bonus does not stack with the armor bonus from the active abilities of Mekansm and Buckler. Each buff has its own independent duration.
  • Does not affect units that have been affected by Guard in the last 46 seconds.
Damage Block
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Self
Blocks damage. The amount blocked depends on whether the user is a melee or ranged hero.
Melee Damage Block70
Ranged Damage Block35
Block Chance50%
Illusions gain this ability.

Strategy[edit]

Similar to buying a Mekansm or a Pipe of Insight, this support item makes your entire team tankier against physical damage. It is a good option for heroes that need more physical damage resistance but can't handle the mana cost of Mekansm.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Alchemist Anti-Mage Axe Batrider Dark Seer Doom Kunkka Naga Siren
Clockwerk Pudge Spirit Breaker Night Stalker Phantom Lancer Razor Slardar Spectre
Wraith King Necrophos Undying Viper Weaver Sven Bristleback Underlord

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.21
  • Nerf Recipe cost increased from 600 to 750
7.07
  • Nerf HP Regen reduced from 8 to 6
7.06
7.00
  • Nerf Passive block chance reduced from 100% to 50%
  • Template:Buff Passive block amount increased from 32/16 (melee/ranged) to 70/35
  • Template:Buff Guard Damage Block increased from 55 to 60
  • Template:Buff Guard now affects buildings
6.88
6.87
6.86
6.85
6.84
6.83
6.82

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