Stout Shield

[e][h]Stout Shield
 
200
Stout Shield
One man's wine barrel bottom is another man's shield.
Ability
Passive 
 
Availability
Category
Bought From
Recipe
Vanguard

Stout Shield

General[edit]

Stout Shield (also known as Stout) is an early game damage blocking item purchasable from the Home Shop.

Ability[edit]

Damage Block
Targeting
Passive
Affects
Self
Blocks damage. The amount blocked depends on whether the user is a melee or ranged hero.
Melee Damage Block20
Ranged Damage Block9
Block Chance50%
Illusions gain this ability.
Notes
  • Multiple shields cannot stack (only one chance attempt).

Strategy[edit]

It is common to get on jungling heroes and carries because of its ability to block creep damage and harass damage in the early laning stage.

Recommended Heroes[edit]

Clockwerk
Riki
Faceless Void
Dark Seer
Night Stalker
Dragon Knight
Slardar
Bloodseeker
Axe
Sven
Brewmaster
Juggernaut
Spectre
Broodmother
Alchemist
Anti-Mage

Version History[edit]

Version Balance Changes
7.22e
  • Nerf No longer stacks (only one chance attempt)
7.19b
  • Buff Damage block for melee heroes increased from 18 to 20
7.07
  • Buff Damage Block increased from 16/8 to 18/9
  • Nerf Removed from Side Shop
6.84
  • Buff Cost reduced from 250 to 200
  • Nerf Damage Block chance reduced from 53% to 50%
  • Nerf Damage Block blocked damage reduced from 20 (10 for ranged) to 16 (8 for ranged)
6.83
  • Rework Tooltip changed to show actual block chance (no balance change)
6.75
  • Rework Changed damage block system
  • Buff Lowered item cost (300 ➜ 250 gold)

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