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Mjollnir is an item purchasable at the Base Shop, under Artifacts. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Components required from the Base Shop Components required from the Secret Shop
Mjollnir icon.png
Thor's magical hammer, made for him by the dwarves Brok and Eitri.
Cost 5600 Gold (900)
Sell Value Full price refunded within 10s. 2800 Gold
Active Static Charge
Passive ? Chain Lightning
Bonus ? +24 Attack Damage
+70 Attack Speed
Shareable No
Disassemble No
Usage Alert ? No
Mjollnir (5600)
Maelstrom (2700)
Hyperstone (2000)
Recipe (900)

Additional Information[]

  • Chain Lightning proc does not stack with other Maelstrom icon.png Maelstrom-based items.


Static Charge
Places a charged shield on a target unit for 15 seconds which has a 20% chance to release a 225 magical damage shocking bolt at a nearby attacker and 4 additional enemies.
Cast Range: 800
Proc Chance: 20%
Proc Cooldown: 1
Search Radius: 900
Max Number of Targets: 5
Damage: 225
Shield Duration: 15
Cooldown: 35
Mana: 50
Partially pierces spell immunity.
Can be cast on spell immune allies.
Fully pierces spell immunity on the enemy triggering Static Charge.
Does not target spell immune secondary enemies.
Modifiers [?]


  • The radius is centered around the shielded unit.
  • Successive casts on the same target do not stack, but refresh the duration.
  • Upon proccing, the proccing unit and 4 random enemy units within the radius are hit.
    • If the damage source is more than 900 range away, then only the 4 random enemies within range will be hit.
    • All bolts together can deal up to 1125 damage (before reductions).
  • Static Charge cannot proc more than once per second.
    • Does not hit invisible units or units in the Fog of War.
    • Can only proc on damage instances of 5 or greater (after reductions). Despite the description, Static Charge can proc on any damage, including from abilities, not only on attacks.
    • Does not trigger on self-inflicted damage and damage flagged as HP Removal.
    • Static Charge uses pseudo-random distribution.

Chain Lightning
Grants a 30% chance on attack to release a bolt of electricity that leaps between 12 targets within a 650 radius, dealing 180 magical damage to each. Lightning proc pierces evasion.
Proc Chance: 30%
Bounce Distance: 650
Number of Bounces: 12
Bounce Interval: 0.25
Damage: 180
Cooldown: 0.2
Modifiers [?]


  • When obtaining multiple items with the Chain Lightning ability, only the one that has been continuously the longest in the inventory works.
  • The lightning bounces in 0.25-second intervals, so hitting 12 targets takes 2.75 seconds.
    • All bounces together can deal up to 2160 damage (before reductions).
    • Against a lone target, Chain Lightning an average of 54 magical damage to every attack.
  • Chain Lightning can proc while a previous Chain Lightning is still bouncing.
    • Can never hit the same unit more than once per proc.
    • Attacks which proc Chain Lightning cannot miss.
    • Can proc on invisible units or units in Fog of War, but it does not bounce toward those units.
    • Does not proc if the attacker is dead. However, it can proc if the target is dead.
    • Chain Lightning uses pseudo-random distribution.
  • The hidden modifier is a hidden buff required for the lightning to bounce.
  • Chain Lightning uses a custom cooldown system. It is neither displayed on the item icon when procced, nor is affected by cooldown manipulation.

Recommended Heroes[]

Heroes whose item build includes Mjollnir as a situational item:

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Arc Warden
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Ember Spirit icon.png
Ember Spirit
Faceless Void icon.png
Faceless Void
Gyrocopter icon.png
Juggernaut icon.png
Lifestealer icon.png
Monkey King icon.png
Monkey King
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Nature's Prophet
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  • Mjollnir is very effective against heroes with illusions like Naga Siren minimap icon.png Naga Siren, Spectre minimap icon.png Spectre and particularly Phantom Lancer minimap icon.png Phantom Lancer and Chaos Knight minimap icon.png Chaos Knight that can surround you because the lightning goes all around you compared to cleave and the Static Charge has more chance to be triggered.
  • This item is very good for pushing, you can apply the Static Charge on a creep to push a lane safely while you jungle and get extra gold.
  • This is the most effective item to push back mega creeps.


  • Mjölnir is the name of Thor's Hammer in Norse mythology.
  • Mjollnir's item icon used to have a little bit of animations. Random static electricity would appear on the hammer, which briefly illuminated the hammer in a blue light. This animation was removed for unknown reasons.


Recent Changes[]

Main Article: Mjollnir/Changelogs