Dark Seer

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[e][h]Dark Seer
Dire Hero
Attributes
Base Stats
Base HP Regen
Base Mana Regen
Sight Range
Attack Range
Missile Speed
Attack Duration
Cast Duration
Base Attack Speed
Base Attack Time
Base Magic Resist
Turn Rate
Level Changes
Level
1
15
25
Health
560
1334
1892
Mana
390
1035
1500
Armor
4.9
8.9
11.8
Damage
54-60
97-103
128-134
Most Played As
LessMore
1
2
3
4
5

Dark Seer Ish'kafel, the Dark Seer[edit]

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Fast when he needs to be, and a cunning strategist, Ish'Kafel the Dark Seer requires no edged weapons to vanquish his enemies, relying instead on the strength of his powerful mind. His talent lies in his ability to maneuver the fight to his advantage. Hailing from a place he calls 'The Land behind the wall,' Dark Seer remains an outsider here—a warrior from a realm beyond the veil of this reality.

Once a great general among his people, and a valiant defender of the god-king Damathryx, Dark Seer's army was wiped out by a much larger force in the final days of the Great Boundaries War. Facing certain defeat, he made one last desperate act: he led the enemy forces into the maze between the walls. At the last moment, just before capture, he crossed over—then sealed the walls forever in an explosive release of dark energy. When the dust settled, he saw that he had saved his people but found himself blinking at the sun of a different world, with no way to return. Now he is committed to proving his worth as a military strategist, and vows to show that he's the greatest tactician this strange new world has ever seen.

Versatile and strategic, Dark Seer excels at manipulating the positions of his enemies. Vacuuming foes into the attacks of his allies, he can turn enemy strength against itself by pulling foes through his replicating wall.
Dark Seer (In-Game Description)

Abilities[edit]

Vacuum
QC
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Dark Seer creates a vacuum over the target area that sucks in enemy units, disrupting them and dealing damage.
Damage100/150/200/250
Radius400/450/500/550
500/550/600/650
Pull Duration0.3/0.4/0.5/0.6
Cast Range450/500/550/600
Cast Point0.4
Cast Backswing0.4
60/50/40/30
60/90/120/150
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Ish'Kafel modifies the center of gravity to a place of his choosing.
Notes
  • Destroys trees in a 275 radius.
Ion Shell
WE
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Units
Damage Type
Magical
Surrounds the target unit with a bristling shield that damages enemy units in an area around it.
Damage Per Second24/46/68/90
150
Duration25
45
Radius275
350
Cast Range600
Cast Point0.4
Cast Backswing0.7
Charges
2
Max Health bonus
300
9
110/120/130/140
Increases charges, duration and provide health.
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
The Dark Seer slices holes into the 'Land Behind the Wall,' causing prismatic energy to seep forth.
Notes
  • Total damage:
    • 750/1250/1750/2250
    • 2250/2750/3250/3750
  • Damage is dealt every 0.15 seconds:
    • 4.5/7.5/10.5/10.5
    • 13.5/16.5/19.5/22.5
  • Does not damage the unit it is cast on.
Surge
ER
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Allied Units
Charges a target friendly unit with power, making it hasted.
Duration3/4/5/6
Cast Range600
Cast Point0.4
Cast Backswing0.57
Radius320
19/16/13/10
50
Dispellable.
Ish'Kafel once used his speed of mind to navigate the maze between the walls.
Notes
Ultimate Ability
Wall of Replica
RW
Targeting
Vector Target
Affects
Enemy Heroes
Damage Type
Magical
Raises a wall of warping light that slows and creates replicas of any enemy hero who crosses it. Enemy replicas serve at the Dark Seer's will.
Movement Speed Slow50%/60%/70%
Slow Linger Time1
Wall Duration45
Wall Length1300
2600
Cast Range1300
Replica Damage Dealt70%/85%/100%
95%/110%/125%
Replica Damage Taken200%
Cast Point0.2
Cast Backswing0.73
Parallel Walls1
Distance Between Walls600
100
     70
125/250/375
Doubles the length of the wall.
The slow does not pierce Spell Immunity.
The Dark Seer, while unable to return to his natural realm, can channel part of the prismatic wall with powerful strength of mind, sowing confusion amongst enemy ranks.
Notes
  • Replica illusions have a unique visual effect seen by enemies.
  • Replica illusions last until killed or the wall expires.
  • Each wall can create one illusion per enemy hero.
  • Created illusions can be controlled. On creation, illusions automatically attack the enemy hero if not given any commands.

Aghanim's Shard Ability[edit]

Normal Punch
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Enemy Units
Causes your next attack on a hero to knock a Replica illusion out of them and stun them, knock back for a distance and deal damage based on how far you've moved in the past 3 seconds.
Max power is after 900 distance moved.
Max Stun Duration2.25
Max Damage250
Knock Back Distance350
Illusion Outgoing Damage80%
Illusion Incoming Damage200%
Illusion Duration5
14
This ability is granted by Aghanim's Shard

Talent Tree[edit]

Talent Tree
320 AoE Surge Surge 25 Parallel Wall of Replica Wall of Replica
+60 Ion Shell Ion Shell Damage 20 -30s Wall of Replica Wall of Replica Cooldown
+25% Wall of Replica Wall of Replica Damage 15 +100 Vacuum Vacuum AoE
+6 Armor 10 +75 Ion Shell Ion Shell Radius

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.29
  • Buff Ion Shell damage interval increased from 0.1 to 0.15
  • Buff Ion Shell damage increased from 24/46/68/90 to 30/50/70/90
  • Nerf Ion Shell mana cost increased from 100/110/120/130 to 110/120/130/140
  • Nerf Ion Shell scepter max health reduced from 350 to 300
  • Buff Vacuum backswing reduced from 0.7 to 0.4
  • Buff Normal Punch shard max distance required reduced from 1500 to 900
  • Buff Normal Punch shard illusion outgoing damage increased from 40% to 80%
  • Buff Normal Punch shard illusion incoming damage reduced from 300% to 200%
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +60 Vacuum AoE to +6 Armor
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +6 Armor to +100 Vacuum AoE
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +1s Wall of Replica slow to -30s Wall of Replica cooldown
7.28b
  • Buff Normal Punch illusion damage dealt increased from 25% to 40%
  • Buff Normal Punch max stun duration increased from 2 to 2.25
7.28
  • Buff Ion Shell radius increased from 250 to 275
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from Ion Shell Provides 350 Max Health to +6 Armor
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +8 Armor to +1s Wall of Replica slow
  • Rework Scepter Rework
    • Upgrades Ion Shell
      • Causes Ion Shell to have 2 Charges, increases duration by 20 seconds and provides +350 Health.
  • Buff Added Aghanim's Shard
    • Grants Normal Punch
      • Passive cooldown attack. Causes your next attack on a hero to knock an illusion out of them and stun them for up to 2 seconds, knock back for 350 distance and deal 250 damage based on how far you've moved in the past 3 seconds.
      • Cooldown: 14. Max power is after 1500 distance moved. Illusions lasts for 5 seconds.
7.27d
  • Rework Surge now acts like haste, rather than granting a bonus speed
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent reduced from Ion Shell Provides 400 Max Health to 350
7.27b
  • Buff Agility increased from 12 to 18
  • Nerf Base armor reduced by 1
  • Buff Vacuum manacost reduced from 100/130/160/190 to 60/90/120/150
  • Buff Vacuum damage increased from 50/100/150/200 to 100/150/200/250
  • Rescale Vacuum cooldown refined from 60/50/40/30 to 60.0/50.0/40.0/30.0
  • Buff Wall of Replica slow duration increased from 0.75 seconds to 1 second
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +10% Evasion to +75 Ion Shell Radius
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +100 Ion Shell Radius to Ion Shell Provides 400 Max Health (Does not heal, maintains health percentage)
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +10 Health Regen to +25% Wall of Replica Damage
7.27
  • Nerf Lecel 25 Talent reduced form 400 AoE to 320 AoE
  • Buff Lecel 25 Talent Parallel Walls Distance increased from 480 to 600
7.26c
  • Rework Level 10 Talent changed from +100 Ion Shell Radius to +60 Vacuum AoE
  • Rework Level 15 Talent changed from +60 Vacuum AoE to +100 Ion Shell Radius
  • Rework Level 20 Talent reduced from +65 Ion Shell Damage to +60
7.26b
  • Nerf All talents are now about 20% weaker
7.25
  • Rescale Surge movement speed changed from 70% to +250
  • Rescale Surge cooldown increased from 16/14/12/10 to 19/16/13/10
  • Rescale Level 10 Talent changed from +90 Damage to +125 Ion Shell Radius
7.24
  • Rescale Surge speed changed from 25/40/55/70% to 70%
  • Rescale Surge duration reduced from 6 to 3/4/5/6
7.23
  • Buff Vacuum now works against invulnerable/sleeping targets
  • Rework Reworked Scepter:
    • Now reduces Vacuum cooldown from 60/50/40/30 to 12
    • Doubles the width on Wall of Replica
    • No longer improves replica damage
7.22f
  • Buff Vacuum damage increased from 25/50/100/200 to 50/100/150/200
7.22e
  • Nerf Ion Shell damage reduced from 30/50/70/90 to 24/46/68/90
7.22d
  • Nerf Base movement speed reduced from 300 to 295
  • Nerf Base strength reduced from 21 to 20
7.22c
  • Nerf Surge reduced from 30/45/60/75% to 25/40/55/70%
  • Nerf Level 20 Talent reduced from +100 Ion Shell Damage to +80
7.22
  • Nerf Strength reduced from 24 to 21
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from 400 AoE Surge to +100 Ion Shell Damage
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +15% Cooldown Reduction to +10 Armor
  • Rework Level 25 Talent changed from +150 Ion Shell Damage to 400 AoE Surge
7.21b
  • Nerf Base armor reduced by 2
  • Buff Agility gain increased from 1.2 to 1.8
7.20e
  • Nerf Surge speed reduced from 36/54/72/90% to 30/45/60/75%
7.20
  • Buff Surge duration rescaled from 3/4.5/6/7.5 to 6
  • Nerf Surge cooldown rescaled from 13/12/11/10 to 16/14/12/10
  • Rework Surge now causes the target to be unslowable
  • Rework Surge speed changed from 550 to +36/54/72/90%
  • Buff Surge now causes the target to ignore movement speed limit
  • Buff Surge now causes the target to ignore unit collisions
  • Buff Wall of Replica now uses Vector Targeting to cast
  • Buff Wall of Replica cast point reduced from 0.4 to 0.2
  • Buff Wall of Replica cast range increased 500/900/1300 to 1300
  • Buff Wall of Replica always now slows heroes touching the wall continuously
    • The debuff lingers for 0.75 seconds after leaving the wall
    • Previously only reapplied the slow when the illusion died
  • Nerf Wall of Replica slow reduced from 75% to 50/60/70%
7.14
  • Buff Wall of Replica illusions incoming damage reduced from 300% to 200%
  • Buff Wall of Replica illusions outgoing damage increased from 60/75/90% to 70/85/100%
  • Buff Wall of Replica now auto attacks the hero it made the illusion of (can still be controlled)
7.13b
  • Buff Base strength increased from 22 to 24
  • Buff Strength gain increased from 2.6 to 2.9
7.12
  • Buff Vacuum AoE increased from 250/350/450/550 to 400/450/500/550
  • Rescale Vacuum cooldown rescaled from 32 to 60/50/40/30
  • Rescale Vacuum cast range rescaled from 500 to 450/500/550/600
  • Rescale Vacuum Pull duration rescaled from 0.5 to 0.3/0.4/0.5/0.6
  • Rescale Vacuum damage rescaled from 40/80/120/160 to 25/50/100/200
  • Buff Wall of Replica incoming illusion damage reduced from 400% to 300%
  • Buff Wall of Replica width increased from 1000 to 1300
7.10
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +300 AoE Surge to +400
7.07
  • Rework Reworked Talent Tree
7.06e
  • Nerf Surge cooldown increased from 12/11/10/9 to 13/12/11/10
7.06d
  • Nerf Base intelligence reduced from 25 to 23
  • Nerf Wall of Replica slow reduced from 0.6/0.8/1 to 0.5/0.75/1
7.06
  • Nerf Wall of Replica slow rescaled from 1 second to 0.6/0.8/1
7.03
  • Nerf Vacuum cooldown increased from 28 to 32
7.02
  • Nerf Movement speed reduced from 300 to 295
  • Nerf Ion Shell mana cost from 70/90/110/130 to 100/110/120/130
  • Buff Level 15 Talent from +90 Damage to +120
  • Rework Level 20 Talent from +25 Intelligence to +75 Vacuum AoE
  • Rework Level 20 Talent from +12 Strength to +10% Cooldown Reduction
  • Rework Level 25 Talent from +12% Cooldown Reduction to +25 Strength
  • Buff Level 25 Talent from +70 Ion Shell Damage to +80
7.00
  • Nerf Wall of Replica no longer deals damage when heroes walk through it
  • Buff Wall of Replica now applies a 1 second 75% slow to units that cross and proc the wall
  • New Added Talent Tree
6.86c
  • Nerf Surge mana cost increased from 20/30/40/50 to 50
6.86
  • Nerf Base intelligence reduced from 27 to 25
  • Nerf Ion Shell is now purgeable
6.85
  • Nerf Base intelligence reduced from 29 to 27
6.84
  • Buff Ion Shell duration increased from 20 to 25 seconds
  • Nerf Wall of Replica damage dealt by illusions from 70/80/90% to 60/75/90%
  • Buff Wall of Replica duration from 15/30/45 to 45
  • Buff Wall of Replica mana cost from 200/300/400 to 125/250/375
6.83
  • Buff Base armor increased from 4 to 5
  • Buff Vacuum pull duration increased from 0.4 to 0.5
6.80
  • Buff Ion Shell cooldown reduced from 10 to 9
6.79
  • Nerf Vacuum cooldown increased from 24 to 28
6.78
  • Nerf Vacuum cooldown increased from 22 to 24
6.76
  • Nerf Vacuum cooldown increased from 19 to 22
6.75
  • Nerf Movement speed decreased from 305 to 300
  • Nerf Vacuum cooldown increased from 16 to 19
  • Nerf Vacuum cast range decreased from 550 to 500
  • Nerf Vacuum AoE decreased from 275/375/475/575 to 250/350/450/550
  • Nerf Vacuum can no longer pull invulnerable units
6.74
  • Buff Wall of Replica scepter now increases illusion damage from 70/80/90% to 100/120/140%
  • Nerf Wall of Replica scepter no longer creates allied illusions
  • Nerf Wall of Replica illusions take 300% damage (up from 250%)
6.73
  • Buff Ion Shell duration increased from 15 to 20
  • Buff Ion Shell AoE increased from 225 to 250
  • Buff Ion Shell damage increased from 30/45/60/75 to 30/50/70/90
  • Nerf Ion Shell cooldown increased from 7 to 10
  • Nerf Wall of Replica illusions are now semi-transparent to enemy players
6.72
  • Buff Added an Aghanim's Scepter upgrade
  • Buff Wall of Replica illusion damage improved from 70% to 70/80/90%
6.65
  • Nerf Vacuum cast range decreased from 800 to 550
  • Nerf Vacuum damage decreased from 60/120/180/240 to 40/80/120/160
6.64
  • Nerf Ion Shell cast on an already affected unit will replace the old buff instead of stacking
  • Buff Wall of Replica damage dealt when affecting an enemy hero increased from 125 to 150
  • Buff Wall of Replica illusion damage increased from 60% to 70%
6.63
  • Nerf Ion Shell mana cost increased from 60/80/100/120 to 70/90/110/130
  • Nerf Wall of Replica no longer replicates allies
  • Buff Wall of Replica now deals 125 damage each time it affects an enemy hero
  • Buff Wall of Replica illusion damage improved from 35% to 60%
6.60
  • Buff Improved Vacuum cast range from 550 to 800
  • Buff Lowered Ion Shell cooldown (15➜7 cd)
  • Nerf Vacuum no longer goes through magic immunity
  • Rework Vacuum now drags the units in over 0.3 seconds rather than instantly
6.59
  • Buff Improved Surge duration from 2/3.5/5/6.5 to 3/4.5/6/7.5 seconds
6.57
  • Buff Improved Dark Seer's cast animation point
  • Buff Increased Wall of Replica length from 800 to 1000
6.45
  • Buff Surge no longer purges target
6.44b
  • Rework Reduced the pause effect on Vacuum considerably
6.44
  • New New Hero

Notable Players[edit]

zai 
Yang 

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