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A dispel (also known as a purge) is an ability that removes most debuffs (negative status effects) from allies, and removes most buffs (positive status effects) from enemies.

Cyclones, spell immunity, and invulnerability buffs also apply a dispel on cast.

Dispel Type Definition Example Dispel Example Disable
Basic Removes most basic stats-altering effects (slow, silences)
but are unable to remove most hard disables (stuns, forced movement).
 Black King Bar Crystal Nova Crystal Nova
Strong Removes most type of effects except for those only dispellable by death. Aphotic Shield Aphotic Shield Impale Impale
Death Removes most type of effects unless explicitly stated. Death Rupture Rupture
Undispellable Effects persist even after death. Glimpse Glimpse

Basic Dispel[edit]

Hero Abilities
Hero Ability
Chaos Knight Phantasm
Chen Holy Persuasion
Doom Doom Doom
Enchantress Enchant
Huskar Life Break
Invoker Tornado
Juggernaut Blade Fury
Legion Commander
Lifestealer Rage
Marci Sidekick
Morphling Morph
Naga Siren Mirror Image
Oracle Fortune's End
Pangolier Rolling Thunder
Phantom Lancer Doppelganger
Razor Unstable Current
Shadow Demon Demonic Purge
Templar Assassin Refraction
Sven Storm Hammer
Unit Abilities
Unit Ability
Storm Dispel Magic
Necronomicon Archer Purge
Satyr Banisher Purge
Item Abilities
Item Ability
Black King Bar Avatar
Eul's Scepter of Divinity Cyclone
Guardian Greaves Mend
Helm of the Dominator Dominate
Lotus Orb Echo Shell
Manta Style Mirror Image
Nullifier Nullify

Strong Dispel[edit]

The following abilities can remove more status effects than a basic dispel can, such as stuns.

Hero Abilities
Hero Ability
Abaddon Aphotic Shield
Borrowed Time
Legion Commander Press The Attack
Lifestealer Assimilate
Omniknight Heavenly Grace
Oracle False Promise
Phoenix Supernova
Slark Dark Pact
Tidehunter Kraken Shell

Troll Warlord Battle Trance
Ursa Enrage
Weaver Time Lapse
Item Abilities
Item Ability
Aeon Disk Combo Breaker

See also[edit]