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Harpy Stormcrafter
Harpy Stormcrafter
Harpy Stormcrafter model
Harpy Stormcrafter icon
Neutral Creep
Level 3
Armor Armor 2
Magic Resistance 0%
Status Resistance 0
Attack Damage ▶️ Piercing icon Piercing
30 ‒ 36
Attack Range Ranged 450
Acquisition Range 300
Attack Speed 0.63 attack(s) per second. 125 • 2s BAT
Attack Animation 0.3+0.3
Projectile Speed 1200
Move Speed ▶️ 310 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.175s to turn 180°. 0.9
Collision Size 27
Bound Radius 24
Vision Range (G) 1800
Bounty Gold 2729
Experience 42
Model Scale 0.925
Abilities Chain Lightning (Harpy Stormcrafter) icon Chain Lightning

Harpy Stormcrafter is a neutral creep found in:


Chain Lightning
Chain Lightning (Harpy Stormcrafter) icon
The Harpy Stormcrafter releases a high-voltage bolt of electricity at the target enemy, dealing damage. The bolt jumps to other nearby enemies, losing power with each jump.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.67
Cast Range: Affected by Cast Range bonuses. 900
Bounce Distance: 500
Number of Bounces: 4
Bounce Interval: 0.25
Base Damage: 140/180/220/260
Damage Multiplier per Bounce: 0.75/0.8/0.85/0.9
Cooldown symbol
Mana symbol
Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard.
Aghanim's Shard Upgrade:
Holy Persuasion icon Holy Persuasion increases the level of certain persuaded creeps' ability by 1 and unlocks the 4th ability level.
Partially blocked by Linken's Sphere.
Blocked fully only when primary target.
Modifiers [?]

  • The lightning bounces in 0.25 second intervals, so hitting all targets takes 0.75 seconds.
  • Unlike other chain lightning abilities, this one bounces to a random unit within the bounce distance, instead of the closest within range.
  • Can never bounce to the same unit twice per cast.
  • Can deal up to the following damage (before reductions) per level:
    • LEVEL 1
      140/105/78.75/59.06 (Σ 382.81)
    • LEVEL 2
      180/144/115.2/92.16 (Σ 531.36)
    • LEVEL 3
      220/187/158.95/135.11 (Σ 701.06)
    • LEVEL 4
      260/234/210.6/189.54 (Σ 894.14)
  • As a neutral unit:
    • The harpy occasionally casts this on low-health targets.
  • As a player-controlled unit:
    • No restrictions.
  • Has a cast backswing of 0.6 when cast by Doom minimap icon Doom (acquired through Devour icon Devour).
  • Has a cast backswing of 1.07 when cast by Rubick minimap icon Rubick (acquired through casting Spell Steal icon Spell Steal on Doom).


Can be used by illusions. Not disabled by Break.
Piercing icon
Piercing Units Deal Bonus Damage to non-hero, non-heavy units and reduced damage to heroes and heavy units
Attack Damage Bonus Against Non-Hero Units: 50%
Attack Damage Reduction Against Heroes: 50%
Attack Damage Reduction Against Reinforced: 65%
Modifiers [?]

Neutral Upgrade
Unknown icon
Neutral creeps now increase their stats as time passes by.
Max Stack: 30
Upgrade Interval: 450
Health Bonus per Interval: 30
Armor Bonus per Interval: 0.5
Base Attack Damage Bonus per Interval: 3
Attack Speed Bonus per Interval: 5
Gold Bounty Increase per Interval: 1
Experience Bounty Increase per Interval: 5
Modifiers [?]

  • Each upgrade interval is at 7.5 mins after the game horn.
    • Instantly updates all existing neutral creeps upon each upgrade interval.
  • Grants the following total permanent bonuses at max stacks during the 225th minute (3:45:00 game-time):
    • 900 health bonus.
    • 15 armor bonus.
    • 90 base attack damage bonus.
    • 150 attack speed bonus.
    • Additional 30 Gold and 150XP bounty.
  • The total values on each upgrade cycle can be seen in each of the camps' articles.
  • Additionally, certain neutral creeps' abilities instantly update their ability level every 15 mins, up to 2 times, after the game horn.

Recent Changes[]

  • Chain Lightning (Harpy Stormcrafter) icon Chain Lightning [?]
    • Reduced self movement speed slow from 50% to 50%/40%/30%/10%.
    • Reduced bounce damage reduction from 25% to 25%/20%/15%/10%.
  • Reduced health from 550 to 500.
  • Reduced attack damage from 30‒37 to 30‒36.
  • Increased base attack time from 1.6 to 2.
  • Increased attack speed from 100 to 125.
  • Increased turn rate from 0.5 to 0.9.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 29‒33Gold to 27‒29Gold.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 44XP to 42XP.
  • Can now cast Chain Lightning (Harpy Stormcrafter) icon Chain Lightning as a neutral creep, targeting enemies that are on low health.
    attack class from Pierce to Piercing icon Piercing.
    defense class from Basic to Default. [?]
  • Reduced experience bounty from 47XP to 44XP.