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Bane minimap icon.png Atropos, the Bane
When the gods have nightmares, it is Bane Elemental who brings them. Also known as Atropos, Bane was born from the midnight terrors of the goddess Nyctasha. A force of terror too powerful to be contained by sleep, he surfaced from her slumbers, fed upon her immortality, and stole his vaporous form from her inky blood. He is the essence of fear. Mortals who hear his voice hear their darkest secrets whispered in their ear. He calls to the hidden fear in every Hero's heart. Wakefulness is no protection, for Bane's black blood, continuously dripping, is a tar that traps his enemies in nightmare. In the presence of Bane, every Hero remembers to fear the dark.
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Associated with
Races Elementals
Factions The Three Shades
Gods Nyctasha
Cosmetics Garb of the Deadly Nightshade

Friendships and Rivalries[]

Allies meeting Bane

  • ▶️ Dark Willow minimap icon.png r Hey Bane. Have they seen what they do to people in Iron Fog? It'll be great research for that... nightmare thing you do.
  • ▶️ Dark Willow minimap icon.png r So, Bane. You're... scary.
  • ▶️ ▶️ Monkey King minimap icon.png r Ya know, nightmare bringing aside, you're a pleasant guy to work with.
  • ▶️ ▶️ Monkey King minimap icon.png r You want a good nightmare to torment people? Have 'em trapped inside a rock. It's brutal.
  • ▶️ Naga Siren minimap icon.png r Bane, I'll sing them to sleep, and you can give them nightmares.
  • ▶️ Pangolier minimap icon.png r May I walk in front? I don't want to step in... whatever that is.
  • ▶️ Pangolier minimap icon.png r I had a terrible dream where you stole all the kills, Bane.

Enemies killing Bane


  • ▶️ Oracle minimap icon.png r Beware the life that ends in a dream that never does.


  1. Garb of the Deadly Nightshade description.
  2. Tusk response: ▶️ Night night, Mr. Grim.
  3. Grimstroke response: ▶️ I should take your corpse with me. Shame to let such potent ingredients go to waste.