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Mud Golem
Mud Golem
Mud Golem model.png
Mud Golem icon.png
Neutral Creep
Level 4
Armor Defense Class Basic
Magic Resistance 50%
Status Resistance 0%
Attack Damage Attack Class Basic
29 ‒ 33
Attack Range Melee 100
Acquisition Range 500
Attack Speed 0.74 attack(s) per second. 100 • 1.35s BAT
Attack Animation 0.3+0.5
Projectile Speed Instant
Movement Speed 310 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.209s to turn 180°. 0.5
Collision Size 24
Vision Range (G) 800
Bounty Gold 2427
Experience 32
Model Scale 1.1
Abilities Hurl Boulder
Shard Split

Mud Golem is a neutral creep found in:


Hurl Boulder
Hurl Boulder (Mud Golem) icon.png
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: 800
Damage: 75
Stun Duration: 0.6
Cooldown: 30
Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Blocked upon projectile impact.
Debuff modifier_stunned: Dispellable with strong dispels.
"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 never casts this spell.
  • As a player controlled unit:
    • No restrictions.
  • Has a cast backswing of 0.8 when cast by Doom minimap icon.png Doom (acquired through Devour).
  • Has a cast backswing of 1.07 when cast by Rubick minimap icon.png Rubick (acquired through casting Spell Steal on Doom).

Shard Split
Cannot be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Pierces spell immunity.
Shard Split (Mud Golem) icon.png
On death, Mud Golems shatter into 2 Shard Golems. Shard Golems have 240 health, deal 9 damage per attack, and live for 60 seconds.
Number of Golems: 2
Duration: 60
Buff modifier_mud_golem_rock_destroy: Undispellable. Persists death.
Buff modifier_kill: Dispellable with death only.


  • Doom minimap icon.png Doom benefits from this ability as well.
    • When he dies, 2 Doom Shards spawn. They have the same stats as Shard Golems, but use Doom's model sized down.
  • Neutral Shard Golems immediately start returning to the creep camp of the Mud Golem they spawned from.
  • The Shard Golems use the same model as the Mud Golems, but are 36.36% smaller.

Version history[]

  • Increased gold bounty from 22‒24Gold to 24‒27Gold.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Shard Golem
    • Increased gold bounty from 7‒12Gold to 8‒13Gold.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 24‒27Gold to 22‒24Gold.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Shard Golem
    • Reduced gold bounty from 8‒13Gold to 7‒12Gold.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 34XP to 32XP.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Shard Golem
    • Reduced experience bounty from 18XP to 17XP.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 30‒34Gold to 24‒27Gold.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 42XP to 34XP.
  • Unknown Unit icon.png Shard Golem
    • Reduced gold bounty from 10‒16Gold to 8‒13Gold.
    • Reduced experience bounty from 23XP to 18XP.
Hurl Boulder
Throws a boulder at a target enemy unit.
Cast range: 800
Damage: 125
Stun duration: 0.6
Notes: The projectile travels at a speed of 800 and can be disjointed. The golems do not cast this automatically.
Shard Split
On death, spawns two Shard Golems. They have 30% of the Mud Golem's health and damage.
Number of Shard Golems: 2
Duration: 60
Unknown Unit icon.png Shard Golem
Health: 240
Attack damage: 9-10
Armor: 0
Magic resistance: 50%
Movement speed: 310
Vision range: 800/800
Abilities Hurl Boulder [?]
  • Reduced experience bounty from 119XP to 88XP.
  • Reduced armor from 4 to 2.
  • Updated model and name.
    • Previously, these golems were also known as Rock Golems and shared their model.
    • Now, they are named Mud Golem and a different model.

Patch History[]

  • Updated Shard Split to work for every hero, rather than just Doom minimap icon.png Doom.
    • The created units now use the same model as the hero it is based on.
    • The created units now have dynamic names, based on the hero they are based on.
    • The created units now have rock texture applied on them.