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Arcanist's Armor
Arcanist's Armor icon.png
An exquisite piece commissioned by a paranoid monarch who choked on a piece of fruit long before the item saw its intended use.
Neutral Drop Only
Tier 5
Active Mega Shield
Passive [?] Shield
Bonus [?] +5 Armor
+20% Magic Resistance
Alert allies? No
Arcanist's Armor

The Arcanist's Armor is a Tier 5 neutral item dropped by neutral creeps.

Additional Information[]

  • Arcanist's Armors are fully sharable.
  • The item's own bonuses are bound to the aura, and not the item itself. This means the passive armor and magic resistance work for the wielder only when they are affected by the aura.
    • This also leads to the self bonus to stack additively with the aura's bonus, rather than multiplicatively.
  • Stacks multiplicatively with other sources of magic resistance.
  • Increases all heroes' total magic resistance to 55%, assuming basic 25% magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.


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Allies / Enemies
Force Field Aura Grants 35% Damage Reflection for 5 seconds.
Damage Returned: 35%
Duration: 5
Cooldown: 20
Mana: 0
Partially pierces spell immunity. Affects spell immune allies. Does not deal damage to spell immune enemies.
Cannot be used by illusions. The buff is placed on illusions and the visual effect appears, but it does not return any damage for them.
Buff modifier_item_force_field_bonus_aura: Undispellable. Persists death.
Buff modifier_item_force_field_bonus: Undispellable. Persists death.


  • Interrupts the user's channeling abilities upon cast.
  • Adds a second temporary aura, that affects all allies within the same radius as the main aura, and lingers for the same duration.
  • Despite the item description, damage is only returned, not reflected. Does not reduce incoming damage for the affected allies.
  • Returns incoming damage before all manipulations. However, damage manipulation on the enemy still affects the damage normally.
  • Returned physical damage is affected by damage block as well.
  • The returned damage is always dealt right after the incoming damage.
  • Returned damage has the no-reflection flag, preventing its damage from interacting with other sources of damage with the same flag.
  • Fully ignores self-inflicted damage, and damage flagged as HP Removal.
  • Returns damage back to the source. This means damage done by summons is returned back to the summons, not to their owner.

Partially usable by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Grants +5 armor and +20% Magic Resistance to all allies within 1200 radius.
Radius: 1200
Armor Bonus: 5
Magic Resistance Bonus: 20%
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Partially usable by illusions. Illusions bestow the aura, but do not benefit from the magic resistance.
Buff modifier_item_force_field_effect: Undispellable. Persists death.


  • The magic resistance stacks multiplicatively with other sources of magic resistance.
  • Increases most heroes' total magic resistance to 40%, assuming basic 25% magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
  • The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.


  • This item's internal name is "Force Field".


Recent Changes[]

  • Created.