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Ancient Black Dragon
 
 
Ancient Black Dragon
Ancient Black Dragon model.png
Ancient Black Dragon icon.png
Ancient Neutral Creep
2000
+2
500
+1
Level 6
Armor Armor 4
Magic Resistance 30%
Status Resistance 0%
Attack Damage ▶️ Default
62 ‒ 68
Attack Range Ranged 300
Acquisition Range 300
Attack Speed 0.68 attack(s) per second. 135 • 2s BAT
Attack Animation 0.5+0.5
Projectile Speed 1500
Movement Speed ▶️ 300 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.116s to turn 180°. 0.9
Collision Size 24
Vision Range (G) 800
Bounty Gold 7882
Experience 124
Model Scale 1
Abilities Fireball
Splash Attack
Dragonhide Aura

Ancient Black Dragon is a neutral creep found in:

Abilities[]

Fireball
Fireball (Ancient Black Dragon) icon.png
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
The Black Dragon hurls a fire blast on the ground, igniting the area in a 300 radius for 10 seconds. Enemies caught in the fire will take 85 damage per second.
Cast Animation: 0.3+1.1
Cast Range: 1000
Radius: 300
Damage per Second: 85
Duration: 10
Cooldown: 15
Mana: 200
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_black_dragon_fireball
Undispellable

Notes:

  • Deals 42.5 damage in 0.5 second intervals, immediately upon cast, resulting in 21 damage instances.
  • Multiple instances of Fireball on the same area stack, with each cast dealing damage to units within range.
  • Provides 300 radius flying vision at the targeted area for its duration. The vision does not linger.
  • As a neutral unit:
    • The dragon never uses this spell.
  • As a player controlled unit:
    • No restrictions.
  • Has a cast backswing of 0.8 when cast by Doom minimap icon.png Doom (acquired through Devour).
  • Has a cast backswing of 1.07 when cast by Rubick minimap icon.png Rubick (acquired through casting Spell Steal on Doom).


Splash Attack
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
Splash Attack (Ancient Black Dragon) icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Physical
The Black Dragon's explosive attacks are felt by all nearby enemies.
Splash Radius: 250
Splash Damage: 100%
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_black_dragon_splash_attack
Undispellable

Notes:


Dragonhide Aura
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
Dragonhide Aura (Ancient Black Dragon) icon.png
Ability
Aura
Affects
Allies
The Ancient Black Dragon's dreaded presence grants nearby allies additional armor. This bonus can stack with itself.
Neutral Radius: 800
Player-Controlled Radius: 1200
Armor Bonus: 3
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_black_dragon_dragonhide_aura
Undispellable
modifier_black_dragon_dragonhide_aura_bonus
Death

Notes:

  • All neutral creep auras have a radius of 1200 when player-controlled.
  • Multiple instances of Dragonhide Aura fully stack with each other.
  • The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.


Version History[]

Version
Description
  • Increased Fireball mana cost from 100 to 200.
  • Increased armor from 3 to 4.
  • Reduced magic resistance from 70% to 50%.
  • Increased Fireball cooldown from 10 to 15.
  • Increased gold bounty from 97‒123Gold to 108‒137Gold.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 108‒137Gold to 97‒123Gold.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 120‒152Gold to 108‒137Gold.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 150‒190Gold to 120‒152Gold.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 155XP to 124XP.
The Black Dragon hurls a fire blast on the ground, igniting the area for some time. Enemies caught in the fire take damage per second.
Cast range: 1000
Cast point: 0.3
Radius: 300
Damage per second: 85
Damage interval: 0.5
Duration: 10
Mana cost: 100
Cooldown: 10
Notes: Provides flying vision over the area for its duration.
The Ancient Black Dragon's dreaded presence grants nearby allies additional armor. This bonus can stack with itself.
Radius: 900
Armor bonus: 2
  • Reduced gold bounty from 199 Gold to 170 Gold.
  • Reworked Neutral Creep abilities and mechanics to better balance them out
  • Lots of tweaks to the gold bonuses, levels, stats and abilities on neutral creeps.

Patch History[]

Patch
Description
  • Updated model and texture.
  • Updated default unit model.
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