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Helm of the Dominator

[e][h]Helm of the Dominator
 
2350
 
(975)
Helm of the Dominator
The powerful headpiece of a dead necromancer.
Attributes

+ 6

+ 6

+ 6
Health Regen
+ 6
Armor
+ 6
Ability
Active
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Helm of the Dominator
Helm of Iron Will Crown Recipe

General[edit]

Helm of the Dominator (also known as Helm or HotD) is an item bought from the Home Shop. It can be used to take control of creeps, which offers great utility.

Ability[edit]

Dominate
Targeting
Unit Target
Affects
Enemy Creeps
Take control of a target creep. If the dominated creep's base health is below the health minimum, its base health will be raised to the health minimum. The dominated creep also has a base speed set. Dominating a new creep will replace your currently controlled creep.
Minimum Base HP1000
Base Speed425
Cast Range700
Creep Base Damage Buff+25
Creep HP Regen Buff+12
Creep Mana Regen Buff+4
Creep Armor Buff+4
45
Notes
  • Dominating a creep sets its gold bounty to 200.
  • Dominating a new creep immediately causes the previous dominated creep to die.
  • When Helm of the Dominator is sold or destroyed the dominated creep dies.
  • Owning multiple Helms does not allow for multiple creeps, the limit is still one.
  • Cannot target Ancients and Necronomicon units.
  • Cannot be refreshed by Rearm Rearm.

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Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.27d
  • Nerf Minimum health reduced from 1500 to 1000
  • New Now grants +4 Armor to the dominated creep
7.27a
  • Nerf Creep Base Damage Buff reduced from 40 to 25
  • Nerf Recipe Cost increased from 725 to 975
7.27
  • Nerf No longer provides a damage and regen aura
  • New Dominate now also gives the creep a buff that provides +40 Base Damage, +12 HP Regen and +4 MP Regen
  • Buff Cooldown reduced from 60 to 45
  • Rework Recipe is now Helm of Iron Will, Crown and a 725 gold recipe
  • Nerf Passive bonuses are now +6 Armor, +6 HP Regen and +6 All Stats
7.25c
  • Nerf Health regen aura reduced from 5 to 4.25
7.23
  • Rework Now requires Headdress, Broadsword, Crown, and a 300 Gold Recipe.
  • Rework Provides +7 All Stats and an aura granting +20% Base Damage and +5 Health Regeneration.
7.22
  • Nerf Now has a 300 gold recipe
7.14
  • Nerf Health regen decreased from 8 to 7
  • Nerf No longer grants +5 attack speed to the item holder
  • Nerf Bounty increased from 125 to 200
7.07d
  • Nerf Attack Speed reduced from 10 to 5
  • Buff Attack Speed Aura increased from 15 to 20
7.07
  • Nerf Aura HP Regen reduced from 10 to 8
7.06f
  • Buff Attack Speed Aura increased from 10 to 15
7.06d
  • Buff Minimum HP increased from 1400 to 1500
7.06
  • Rework Now uses a Ring of Health instead of an 800 gold recipe
  • Buff Health regeneration increased from 8 to 10
7.03
  • Nerf Reduced All Stats modifier from +4 to +2
  • Nerf Recipe cost increased from 725 to 800
7.02
  • Nerf Helm of the Dominator All Stats from 6 to 4
  • Nerf Helm of the Dominator creeps now give a constant 125 gold bounty
7.00
  • Buff Dominate ability no longer requires 75 mana
  • Buff Dominate now sets the converted unit to 425 movement speed instead of 350
  • Nerf Dominate can only have one creep active at a time
  • Rework Reworked Recipe and Bonuses
6.86
  • Buff Dominate now sets the dominated creep's base movement speed to 350
6.85
  • Buff Now sets the Dominated unit's health to a minimum of 1400
6.83
  • Buff Dominated unit bonus health increased from 250 to 500
6.82
  • Buff Now provides +3 HP regeneration (to match its components)
  • Buff Dominated units now have 250 bonus HP
6.79
  • Nerf Dominate can no longer control Necronomicon units
6.75
  • Buff Dominate cooldown decreased from 300 to 60
  • Buff Dominate no longer has a duration (was 20 minutes)
  • Nerf Dominating a creep when you already control one will replace your current one
6.61
  • Buff Converted creeps now gain the Resistant Skin ability
    • This makes spells on them have the same duration as heroes or Spirit Bear
6.50
  • Buff Improved Helm of the Dominator damage from 10 to 20
6.49
  • Buff Lowered mana cost on Helm of the Dominator

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