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Mud Golem
 
 
 
 
Mud Golem
Mud Golem model
Mud Golem icon
Neutral Creep
750
+0.5
400
+1
Level 4
Armor Armor 0
Magic Resistance 30%
Status Resistance 0
Attack Damage ▶️ Default
24 ‒ 26
Attack Range Melee 100
Acquisition Range 500
Attack Speed 0.75 attack(s) per second. 150 • 2s BAT
Attack Animation 0.3+0.5
Projectile Speed Instant
Move Speed ▶️ 310 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.175s to turn 180°. 0.9
Collision Size 27
Bound Radius 24
Vision Range (G) 800
Bounty Gold 2123
Experience 32
Model Scale 1.1
Abilities Hurl Boulder (Mud Golem) icon Hurl Boulder
Shard Split (Mud Golem) icon Shard Split
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npc_dota_neutral_mud_golem

Mud Golem is a neutral creep found in:

Abilities[]

Hurl Boulder
Hurl Boulder (Mud Golem) icon
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
Hurls a boulder at the target, damaging and stunning them. Golems do not do this, unless commanded to.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.6
Cast Range: Affected by Cast Range bonuses. 800
Hero Damage: 75
Creep Damage: 150
Stun Duration: 0.5
Cooldown symbol
 30
Blocked by Linken's Sphere.
Blocked upon impact.
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_stunned
"Why do they hesitate? What are they afraid of throwing?"

  • The projectile travels at a speed of 800.
  • The boulder first applies the debuff, then the damage.
  • As a neutral unit:
    • The golem occasionally casts this at random nearby non-hero enemies.
    • The golems do not chain their casts on the same target.
  • As a player-controlled unit:
    • No restrictions.
  • Has a cast backswing of 0.8 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).


Shard Split
Cannot be used by illusions. Disabled by Break.
Shard Split (Mud Golem) icon
Ability
Passive
On death, Mud Golems shatter into 2/2/3/3 Shard Golems. Shard Golems have 250/280/310/370 health, deal 12/16/20/28 damage per attack, and live for 60 seconds.
Number of Golems: 2/2/3/3
Health: 250/280/310/370
Attack Damage: 12/16/20/28
Duration: 60
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.
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_mud_golem_rock_destroy
Undispellable
modifier_kill
Death

  • This ability can be acquired by Devour icon Devour.
    • Upon death, 2/2/3/3 Doom minimap icon Doom Shards spawn. They have the same stats as Shard Golems but use Doom's model sized down.
  • Neutral Shard Golem icon Shard Golems immediately start returning to the creep camp of the Mud Golem they spawned from.
    • These units are not summons.
    • Uses the same model as the Mud Golems but are 36.36% smaller.


Innate[]

Neutral Upgrade
Unknown icon
Ability
Passive
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
Buff/Debuff
Modifiers [?]
modifier_neutral_upgrade
Undispellable
modifier_neutral_sleep_ai
Undispellable

  • 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[]

Version
Description
  • Reduced gold bounty from 24‒26Gold to 21‒23Gold.
  • Reduced Hurl Boulder (Mud Golem) icon Hurl Boulder stun duration from 0.6 to 0.5.
  • Shard Split (Mud Golem) icon Shard Split [?]
    • Increased number of golems from 2 to 2/2/3/3.
    • Shard Golem icon Shard Golem
      • Increased health from 250 to 250/280/310/370.
      • Increased attack damage from 12 to 12/16/20/28.
  • Reduced health from 800 to 750.
  • Reduced attack damage from 29‒33 to 24‒26.
  • Reduced magic resistance from 50% to 30%.
  • Increased base attack time from 1.35 to 2.
  • Increased attack speed from 100 to 150.
  • Increased turn rate from 0.5 to 0.9.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 24‒27Gold to 24‒26Gold.
  • Changed
    attack class from Basic to Default. [?]
  • Changed
    defense class from Basic to Default. [?]
  • Hurl Boulder (Mud Golem) icon Hurl Boulder
    • Now occasionally casts ability on random nearby enemies. [?]
    • Increased damage against non-hero units from 75 to 150.
  • Shard Golem icon Shard Golem
    • Increased health from 240 to 250.
    • Increased attack damage from 9‒10 to 10‒14.
    • Reduced magic resistance from 50% to 30%.
    • Increased base attack time from 1.35 to 2.
    • Increased attack speed from 100 to 150.
    • Reduced gold bounty from 8‒13Gold to 8‒12Gold.
    • Increased experience bounty from 17XP to 18XP.
    • Changed
      attack class from Basic to Default.
    • Changed
      defense class from Basic to Default.
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