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Eternal Shroud
Eternal Shroud icon.png
A pristine hood that feeds upon strife to empower its owner.
3300 (1100)
Bought From
Active Shroud
Bonus [?] +8.5 Health Regeneration
+20% Magic Resistance
+20% Spell Lifesteal (Hero)
+4% Spell Lifesteal (Creep)
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
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Voodoo Mask (700)
Hood of Defiance (1500)
Recipe (1100)

The Eternal Shroud is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Armor. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Additional Information[]

  • Stacks multiplicatively with other sources of magic resistance.
  • Increases all heroes' total magic resistance to 40%, assuming basic 25% magic resistance and no other sources of magic resistance.
  • Spell lifesteal of multiple Eternal Shrouds does not stack.
    • Stacks additively with others sources of spell lifesteal.


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Creates a spell shield that absorbs up to 400 magical damage, converting damage taken into mana. Lasts 12 seconds.
Magical Damage Absorbed: 400
Duration: 12
Cooldown: 60
Mana: 50
Buff modifier_item_eternal_shroud_barrier: Dispellable with death only.


  • Interrupts the user's channeling spells upon cast.
  • Only blocks magical damage, coming from spells and attacks. Does not block any physical or pure damage.
  • Recasting Shroud refreshes the buff and resets the barrier's absorb capacity.
  • Does not stack with other magical damage barriers.
    • If multiple sources of barriers are active on a unit, all of them lose capacity from the same absorbed damage instance.
    • However, if a damage instance is greater than the capacity of all barriers individually, the damage gets blocked as if the barriers were one barrier with combined capacity.

Recommended Heroes[]

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  • Spell lifesteal is extremely good on Bristleback because his Quill Spray hits in an AoE and the spell is spammable. Since he's a tank, he's also a good Hood of Defiance carrier.
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  • Pudge can negate his own Rot damage and in turn, convert the taken damage into mana. The magic resistance also helps him tank more and deal more damage by activating Rot more often.
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  • Timbersaw deals a lot of spell damage, hence the spell lifesteal will improve his survivability. Having an innate defense against physical damage thanks to Reactive Armor, an addition of magic resistance item with an active that solves his mana issues will greatly allow him to last longer in fights.


Recent Changes[]

  • Increased Hood of Defiance icon.png Hood of Defiance cost from 1450 Gold to 1500 Gold (total cost increases from 3250 Gold to 3300 Gold).
  • Created.