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Healing Salve

[e][h]Healing Salve
 
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Healing Salve
A magical salve that can quickly mend even the deepest of wounds.
Ability
Active
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Healing Salve

General[edit]

Healing Salve (also known as Salve) is a basic healing item purchasable from the Consumables section at the Home Shop. It stacks with itself in the inventory.

Ability[edit]

Salve
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Allied Heroes
Restores HP over time.
Health Restored400
Duration8
Cast Range250
Buffer Cast Range500
Charges1
Dispellable.
Notes
  • Heals 50 hp per second.
  • HP Cost does not cancel the effect.
  • The effect is lost if damage is taken from an enemy player or Roshan.
  • Healing Salve has a nearby buffer range, allowing it to be cast on allies within 500 range. Casting outside of this range results in the default 250 range being used instead of the buffer.

Strategy[edit]

Healing salves are used to rapidly regenerate health without leaving your lane. Its usage is interchangeable with the Tango, but with some notable differences. Unlike tangos, salve regeneration is canceled when player damage is taken. As such it is recommended to stay away from the actual creep wave or enemy heroes while using it to prevent wasting a portion of the heal. Another difference is that salve only comes with 1 charge, while tangos come with 4 that regenerate less HP per charge at a slower rate, but more total HP over the four charges. Although tangos are more reliable and can be less wasteful in healing than a salve, the salve is much faster at healing.

Strongly recommended for any hero that has taken significant damage in the early game, and needs to regenerate a large portion of their health without wasting time returning to the Fountain.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Queen of Pain
Underlord
Earthshaker
Techies
Enigma
Mirana
Vengeful Spirit
Skywrath Mage
Bounty Hunter
Nature's Prophet
Nyx Assassin
Beastmaster
Leshrac
Outworld Devourer
Kunkka
Riki

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.06
  • Nerf Healing Salve buff is now purgeable
7.00
  • Buff Regeneration now only dispels if actual damage was taken
    • (Only if the damage is from a player or Roshan)
6.84
  • Buff Healing duration from 10 to 8 seconds
    • (Still provides the same total heal)
  • Buff Ally cast range from 100 to 250
6.83
  • Buff Cost reduced from 115 to 110
6.79
  • Nerf Gold cost increased from 100 to 115
  • Nerf Is no longer shareable
    • (But can still be used on a target ally)
6.72
  • Buff Stock cooldown removed

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