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Abyssal Blade
Abyssal Blade icon.png
The lost blade of the Commander of the Abyss, this edge cuts into an enemy's soul.
6250 (1550)
Bought From
Active Overwhelm
Passive [?] Bash, Damage Block
Bonus [?] +10 Strength
+250 Health
+10 Health Regeneration
+25 Attack Damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Abyssal Blade (6250)Components3.png
Skull Basher (2875)
Vanguard (1825)
Recipe (1550)

The Abyssal Blade is an item purchasable at the Main Shop under Weapons. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Additional Information[]


Stuns a target enemy unit for 2 seconds.

Pierces Spell Immunity.
Cast Range: 150
Stun Duration: 2
Cooldown: 35
Mana: 75
Debuff modifier_bashed: Dispellable with strong dispels.


  • The user is ordered to attack the target.
  • Triggers Bash's cooldown upon cast.
  • Despite the visual effects, the effect is instant and does not need to travel.

Grants melee heroes a 25% chance on hit to stun the target for 1.5 seconds and deal 120 bonus physical damage. Bash chance for ranged heroes is 10%.
Proc Chance (Melee): 25%
Proc Chance (Ranged): 10%
Damage: 120
Stun Duration: 1.5
Cooldown: 2.3
Debuff modifier_bashed: Dispellable with strong dispels.
Ability Draft Notes
Ability Draft Notes:
Fully stacks with Bash of the Deep, Greater Bash and Time Lock


  • When obtaining multiple items with the bash ability, only the one that has been continuously the longest in the inventory works.
  • The proccing attack first applies the debuff, then its own damage.
  • The bonus damage is dealt in one instance together with the attack damage, and counts as attack damage as well.
    • It can be lifestealed off of, but it is not considered by crit or cleave.
    • It is also not affected by percentage-based attack damage bonuses or reductions, but can be reduced with flat reductions.
  • Adds an average of 30 damage to every attack for melee heroes, and 12 damage for ranged heroes.
  • Does not work against wards and buildings, but works against allied units.
  • Abyssal Blade's Bash does not use a regular cooldown. It is neither displayed on the item icon when proccing, nor is it affected by cooldown manipulating effects.

Damage Block
Can be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Grants a 60% chance to block 70 damage from incoming attacks on melee heroes, and 35 damage on ranged.
Proc Chance: 60%
Blocked Damage (Melee): 70
Blocked Damage (Ranged): 35


Recommended Heroes[]

Heroes whose default item build includes Abyssal Blade as a situational item:


  • Use Overwhelm to interrupt the enemy heroes' channeling such as Town Portal Scroll icon.png Town Portal Scroll or any channeled abilities like Freezing Field.
  • Although sometimes optional, it is best to buy items that grant attack speed which procs Bash more.
  • Since the Bash pierces spell immunity, it is best used when facing heroes with spell immunity (such as Juggernaut minimap icon.png Juggernaut or Lifestealer minimap icon.png Lifestealer). The active ability also has a guaranteed 2-seconds stun that also pierces spell immunity.
  • Be careful when facing heroes with skills/items that applies strong dispel such as Aphotic Shield or Dark Pact, it is best to use abilities with silence or mute to compensate this.


Recent Changes[]

  • Reduced Skull Basher icon.png Skull Basher recipe cost from 900 Gold to 825 Gold (total cost decreases from 6325 Gold to 6250 Gold).
  • Increased Bash damage from 100 to 120.
Old Overwhelm
Teleports the user towards the target enemy unit, stunning them.
Cast range: 550
Stun duration: 2
Mana cost: 75
Cooldown: 35
Notes: Pierces spell immunity. Cannot be cast on allies to just blink on them. The caster is given an attack order on the target. Can be cast while rooted.
New Overwhelm
Stuns the target enemy unit.
Cast range: 150
Stun duration: 2
Mana cost: 75
Cooldown: 35
Notes: Pierces spell immunity.
  • Item cost changes:
    • Reduced Vitality Booster icon.png Vitality Booster cost from 1100 Gold to 1000 Gold.
    • Reduced Default recipe icon.png Recipe cost from 1750 Gold to 1550 Gold.
    • Total gold cost decreases from 6650 Gold to 6325 Gold.