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Dark Willow

[e][h]Dark Willow
Radiant 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
1010
1334
Mana
345
1080
1605
Armor
1.9
5.5
8
Damage
45-53
94-102
129-137
Spell Amp
1.6%
5.9%
8.9%
Magic Resist
26%
27%
28%
Movement Speed Amp

1.1%
2.5%
3.5%
Most Played As
LessMore
1
2
3
4
5

Dark Willow Mireska Sunbreeze, the Dark Willow[edit]

Recommended Roles
Support Nuker Disabler Escape

Children love telling stories about the whimsical adventures of fairies... That's because children don't know that most fairies are spiteful jerks. And in the world of spiteful fairies there are few names spoken of with more contempt than Mireska Sunbreeze.

Born to a fae merchant king, Mireska grew up in Revtel; a cutthroat nation where manipulation and murder were the norm. But while she was quite adept at navigating the etiquette, unspoken laws, and social rituals that permeated every element of her life, she found the whole thing rather boring.

So, Mireska did what most rebellious children do: burn down her family estate and set off with her pet wisp Jex to live the life of a wandering grifter.

Abilities[edit]

Bramble Maze
QB
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Dark Willow creates a maze of brambles in the target area. Enemies that walk into a bramble take damage over time and are rooted.
Total Damage125 / 150 / 175 / 200
Root Duration1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5
Latch Radius90
Brambles Summoned8
Bramble Duration15
Damage Interval0.5
Maze Radius500
Cast Range1200
Cast Point0.3
20
     8
100 / 120 / 140 / 160
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
The fae realm exists all around you, merely waiting to draw you in...
Notes
  • Damage is dealt every 0.5 seconds as:
    • 63 / 50 / 44 / 40
Shadow Realm
WR
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Self
Damage Type
Magical
Dark Willow recedes into the shadows, becoming untargetable to attacks. Her next attack has increased attack range and deals bonus magic damage, ending Shadow Realm. Damage scales based on how long she remains under the effect of Shadow Realm.
Maximum Damage90 / 180 / 270 / 360
Maximum Damage Time3.5
Attack Range1075
Duration5
Cast Point0
32 / 26 / 20 / 14
70 / 80 / 90 / 100
Attacking no longer takes Dark Willow out of Shadow Realm. Each attack still has bonus damage based on the duration of the buff.
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
What you can't see will most definitely hurt you.
Cursed Crown
EC
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Dark Willow casts an ancient fae curse on the target. After a delay, the target and nearby enemies are stunned.
Stun Duration1.75 / 2.25 / 2.75 / 3.25
Stun Radius325
Delay4
Cast Range600
Cast Point0.2
18 / 16 / 14 / 12
80 / 100 / 120 / 140
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
Dispellable.
Didn't anyone ever tell you? Never strike a deal with a fairy...
Bedlam
DD
Targeting
No Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Damage Type
Magical
Dark Willow's pet wisp roams around her for the duration, rapidly attacking nearby enemies. Bedlam cannot be used while Terrorize is active.
Damage Per Attack75 / 125 / 175
Attack Interval0.25
Attack Radius300
Targets1
Roaming Radius200
Duration5
Cast Point0
30
100 / 150 / 200
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
You'll have to excuse my friend Jex. He's really into murder.
Notes
  • Total damage:
    • 1500 / 2500 / 3500
  • Attacks 20 times total.
  • Circles Dark Willow once every 1.8 seconds.
Terrorize
RF
Targeting
Point Target
Affects
Enemy Units
Dark Willow releases her pet wisp to terrorize her enemies. After a short delay, all enemies in the target area become fearful and run toward their home fountain. Terrorize cannot be used while Bedlam is active.
Fear Duration3.5 / 3.75 / 4
5.5
Radius400
Cast Range1500
Cast Time1
100 / 90 / 80
150
Does not pierce Spell Immunity.
You think you know the first thing about fear? Jex'll show you what that word truly means....
Notes
  • Travels at 2000 speed to the target location. Travels back to Dark Willow at 500 speed.

Talent Tree[edit]

Talent Tree
+1.5 Terrorize Terrorize Duration 25 +175 Attack Speed
-12s Bramble Maze Bramble Maze Cooldown 20 15% Spell Lifesteal
+35 Movement Speed 15 +120 Gold/Min
+125 Cast Range 10 +30 Damage

Recommended Items[edit]

Starting Items Early Game
Tango
Clarity
Observer Ward
Boots of Speed
Magic Stick
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Wind Lace
Mid Game Late Game
Magic Wand
Arcane Boots
Mekansm
Euls Scepter of Divinity
Blink Dagger
Guardian Greaves

General Strategy[edit]

A slight flutter from the shadows may be all an enemy sees of Dark Willow, as she eludes pursuit and controls her foe's movements with cunning fae tricks. Calling upon powers far more ancient than any scholarly magic, she binds enemies in place before unleashing the full wrath and terror of the fae realm upon them.
Dark Willow (In-Game Description)

Overview


Skill Build

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Spell
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Spell

Early Game

Mid Game

Late Game

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.23
  • Buff Bedlam damage increased from 60/110/160 to 75/125/175
  • Buff Level 20 Talent increased from +10% Spell Lifesteal to +15%
7.22f
  • Nerf Terrorize duration reduced from 4 to 3.5/3.75/4
  • Nerf Terrorize cooldown increased from 100/80/60 to 100/90/80
7.22d
  • Buff Bramble Maze cooldown reduced from 25 to 20
7.22c
  • Buff Base attack speed increased from 100 to 115
  • Buff Shadow Realm max damage duration reduced from 4 to 3.5 seconds
7.22b
  • Nerf Base attack time increased from 1.3 to 1.5
  • Nerf Shadow Realm damage ramp up time increased from 3 to 4
  • Nerf Level 25 Talent reduced from +200 Attack Speed to +175
7.22
  • Buff Added Scepter upgrade:
    • Attacking no longer takes you out of Shadow Realm
    • Each attack still has bonus damage based on the duration of the buff
  • Buff Level 15 Talent increased from +90 Gold/Min to +120
  • Rework Level 20 Talent changed from +300 Shadow Realm Max Damage to -12s Bramble Maze Cooldown
7.21
  • Nerf Movement Speed reduced by 5
  • Buff Bramble Maze mana cost reduced from 140/150/160/170 to 100/120/140/160
  • Buff Bramble Maze cooldown reduced from 34/31/28/25 to 25
7.19c
  • Nerf Bramble Maze total damage reduced from 140/180/220/260 to 125/150/175/200
  • Nerf Shadow Realm cooldown increased from 30/24/18/12 to 32/26/20/14
  • Nerf Cursed Crown stun duration reduced from 2/2.5/3/3.5 to 1.75/2.25/2.75/3.25
  • Nerf Bedlam damage reduced from 60/120/180 to 60/110/160
7.19b
  • Nerf Shadow Realm damage reduced from 120/200/280/360 to 90/180/270/360
  • Nerf Cursed Crown cast point increased from 0.1 to 0.2
7.18
  • Buff Bramble Maze total damage increased from 100/150/200/250 to 140/180/220/260
  • Buff Cursed Crown mana cost reduced from 100/120/140/160 to 80/100/120/140
7.17
  • Buff Bramble Maze cooldown reduced from 40/35/30/25 to 34/31/28/25
  • Buff Level 10 Talent increased from +20 Damage to +30
7.16
  • Nerf Level 15 Talent Movement Speed reduced from +40 to +35
  • Buff Bedlam cooldown reduced from 40/35/30 to 30
  • Buff Bedlam duration increased from 4 to 5
7.14
  • Nerf Bedlam damage reduced from 60/140/220 to 60/120/180
  • Rework Bedlam rotation duration increased from 1.5 to 1.8 seconds
  • Nerf Cursed Crown no longer grants vision after it stuns
  • Buff Level 25 Talent increased from +1 Terrorize Duration to +1.5
7.13b
  • Buff Base strength increased from 18 to 20
7.12
  • Nerf Terrorize cast time increased from 0.8 to 1
  • Nerf Bedlam cooldown increased from 40/30/20 to 40/35/30
7.10
  • Playable in Competitive Enabled Dark Willow in Captains Mode
7.07b
  • Nerf Bramble Maze now does its damage over time (in 0.5 second intervals)
  • Nerf Bedlam cooldown rescaled from 20 to 40/30/20
  • Nerf Bedlam damage reduced from 75/150/225 to 60/140/220
  • Nerf Cursed Crown cast range reduced from 800 to 600
7.07
  • New New Hero

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