Sentry Ward

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[e][h]Sentry Ward
 
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Sentry Ward
A form of plant originally grown in the garden of a fearful king.
Ability
Active 
 
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Sentry Ward
Sentry Ward [h]
Stats
Unit Type
Ward
Armor Type
Duration
6 minutes
Health
2
Magic Resistance
Notes
Attacks against Sentry Wards cannot miss. Takes 1 damage from all attacks.

General[edit]

A Sentry Ward is a Basic item purchasable from the Consumables section in the Home Shop. Sentry Wards are unlimited in stock and fully shareable.

  • Stacks with itself and
      in the inventory.
  • When stacked with Observers, double clicking toggles the active ward type.

Ability[edit]

Plant
Targeting
Point Target
Plants a Sentry Ward, an invisible watcher that grants True Sight, the ability to see invisible enemy units and wards, to any existing allied vision within its range.
True Sight Range850
True Sight Duration6 minutes
Sight Range150
Sight Duration12
Cast Range500
Charges1
1
Notes
  • Sentry Wards are permanently invisible and do not block paths.
  • Wards have ground vision and cannot see through trees or the high ground above them.
  • Cannot be placed within 1350 range of the fountain. Cannot be placed in the Roshan pit.
  • Holding down Control + the item hotkey transfers a ward to an ally by clicking on them.
  • Blocks neutral creep camps from spawning.

Strategy[edit]

Commonly used to counter enemy Observer and Sentry Wards. Due to their unlimited stock, they are more commonly used to block neutral camps than observer wards.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Crystal Maiden
Tidehunter
Venomancer
Ogre Magi
Windranger
Dazzle
Lion
Lich
Keeper of the Light
Warlock
Witch Doctor
Enchantress
Jakiro
Chen
Io
Vengeful Spirit

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.16
  • Buff Duration increased from 4 to 6 minutes
7.08
  • Rework Wards now require a constant 2 hits to kill (instead of having 200 hp)
7.02
  • Buff Sentry Wards now come in packs of 1 for 100 gold (instead of 2 for 200)
6.84
  • Buff Observer and Sentry Wards now stack into one inventory slot
    • Double clicking toggles which ward type is currently active
  • Nerf Attacking a ward can no longer miss (same for Observer Wards)
6.82
  • Buff True Sight area of effect increased from 800 to 850
6.81
  • Buff Sharing wards with allies now requires a Control key override
  • Nerf Wards can no longer be placed in the fountain areas
6.80
  • Buff Can be targeted on allies to transfer one charge
6.79
  • Buff Duration increased from 3 to 4 minutes
  • Nerf No longer gives permanent vision around it
  • Buff Gives ground vision in a 150 area around it for 12 seconds when placed
6.78
  • Nerf Sentry Wards AoE decreased from 950 to 800
6.68
  • Buff Increased true sight vision from 800 to 950
  • Nerf Reduced natural vision to just around itself
6.58
  • Buff True sight range increased by 100
6.55
  • Nerf Decreased Sentry Ward's true sight range
6.50
  • Nerf Wards now require 5 mana to be placed

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