Gem of True Sight
|Gem of True Sight|
|Not one thrall creature of the depths,|
Nor spirit bound in drowning's keep,
Nor Maelrawn the Tentacular,
Shall rest till seas, gem comes to sleep.
- Gem of True Sight is partially shareable.
- The stock takes 10 minutes to replenish.
- This item drops when its wielder dies, unless it has Reincarnation.
- Gem of True Sight cannot be sold or destroyed.
- Gem of True Sight cannot be put into the backpack.
- The True Sight is provided within the whole area, regardless of the carrier's actual vision. It is fully unobstructed.
- The True Sight is provided by an aura which affects enemies. Its debuff lingers for 0.5 seconds.
- Does affect invulnerable units.
- Cannot detect units under the effect of , and ' mines under the effect of an upgraded .
- True Sight does not work when the Gem is in the inventory of a courier or .
- When the Gem gets dropped on the ground, it continues to provide True Sight around it, for the team that dropped it.
- This True Sight lasts until the gem gets picked up again.
- While on the ground, the gem also provides 300 radius flying vision around itself, for the team that dropped it.
- Gem of True Sight is a risky investment, due to it dropping on death and potentially giving the enemy a free Gem. Therefore, this item should only be bought when having enough survivability and when other True Sight items are not enough.
- Although often purchased by supports, Gem of True Sight is better carried by more resilient tanks and initiators, who are less likely to die and lose it.
- In the early game, when heroes are more stationary farming the lanes, Sentries are a far more efficient way to avoid being ganked by invisible heroes.
- Due to the True Sight being a passive aura, it constantly reveals nearby invisible enemies, making it the most cost effective revealing item, hence the heavy drawback.
- Gem of True Sight can still sometime be a worthwhile investment when the enemy has no invisible heroes. It is ideal to reliably remove enemy wards over a long term, as the only alternative item to do this are Sentry Wards, but they can be easily wasted if the enemy ward locations are unknown.
- Gem of True Sight can be dropped to provide flying vision to detect Observer Wards and Sentries on cliffs.
- ▶️ response while having the Compass of the Rising Gale equipped upon buying Gem of True Sight suggests that the Gem of True Sight is slippery, possibly explaining its nature of dropping upon death.
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