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Urna Swarm (Pre 6.74)[]

Urna Swarm
QW
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Raises a Scarab from a corpse.
Cast Animation: 0.3+0.51
Corpse Search Radius: 600
Scarabs Raised per Cast: 1
Maximum Scarabs: 2/3/4/5
Cooldown: 26/19/12/5
Mana: 40/30/20/10


Notes:

  • Requires at least one corpse within 600 radius to be cast.
  • The Scarabs are always spawned on top of the corpse.
  • When raising a new Scarab while already having maximum allowed Scarabs, the oldest Scarab will die.
  • Scarabs cannot attack.


Scarab
Unknown icon.png
Summoned Creep
200
+2
This unit has no mana.
Level 2
Duration Permanent
Armor Defense Class Unknown
6
Magic Resistance 0%
Movement Speed 450 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.209s to turn 180°. 0.5
Collision Size 0
Vision Range (G) 1400
Bounty Gold 2638
Experience 20
Model Scale 1
Abilities Infestation
Burrow


Infestation
Does not pierce spell immunity. QF
Unknown icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Enemies
Kills itself to silence and damage nearby enemy units for 3 seconds.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Radius: 300
Damage per Second: 40
Duration: 3
Cooldown: 0
Modifiers
Debuff Infestation Debuff: Dispellable with any dispel.


Notes:

  • This ability belonged to the Scarabs.
  • This ability is disabled while the Scarab is burrowed.
  • When having multiple Scarabs selected, only the highlighted one uses this when ordering a cast.
  • The damage per second of multiple casts do not stack. Hitting the same unit twice only refreshes the duration.
  • Deals damage in 1 second intervals, starting immediately, resulting in 3 instances.


Burrow
RR
Burrow icon.png
Ability
Toggle
Affects
Self
The Scarab digs into the ground, becomes invisible and immobile.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Vision Reduction: 1000
Cooldown: 0
Modifiers
Buff Burrowed: Dispellable with death only.


Notes:

  • This ability belonged to the Scarabs.
  • While burrowed, the Scarab has a vision range of 400/400.
  • The Scarab can burrow out at any time.


Mana Burn (Pre 6.63)[]

Mana Burn (Pre 6.63)
Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Does not pierce spell immunity. WR
Mana Burn icon.png
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
Sends a bolt of negative energy that burns a target enemy unit's mana. Burned mana combusts, dealing damage to the target equal to the amount of mana burned.
Cast Animation: 0.4+0
Cast Range: 500/575/650/725
Mana Burned: 70/120/185/260
Mana Burned as Damage: 100%
Cooldown: 7
Mana: 65/85/100/115
The tome in Ultimyr describes one scarab with the ability to eat away at the minds of lesser beings.

Notes:

  • This ability got reworked into the current Mana Burn in the 6.63 gameplay patch.
  • Applies the damage first, and then the mana loss.
  • The effects are delayed by 0.25 seconds.


Spiked Carapace (5.61-6.67)[]

Spiked Carapace (5.61-6.67)
Cannot be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Does not pierce spell immunity. ED
Spiked Carapace icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
The Nyx Assassin forms barbed layers of chitinous armor that increases its defense and returns damage to enemy melee attackers.
Armor Bonus: 2/4/6/8
Damage Returned: 10%/20%/30%/40%
While their carapaces are relatively thin, they're guarded by a retractable field of razor-sharp spikes.

Notes:

  • Returns the amount of damage before any reductions.
  • Only affects enemy melee units.


Shrink (5.62)[]

Shrink
Does not proc any on-cast effects when cast. Pierces spell immunity. EK
Unknown icon.png
Affects
Self
Causes this unit to shift out of existence whenever it takes damage, temporarily avoiding any further damage.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Channel Time: 0.5
Cooldown: 10/8/6/4
Mana: 30/20/10/0
Modifiers
Buff Shrink: Dispellable with death only.
The Nerubian Assassin has mastered the art of deception. While Active, he will phase out if he is hit.

Notes:

  • Does not provide phased movement, so the caster can still block other units during Shrink.


Wind Walk (Pre 5.61)[]

Wind Walk (Pre 5.61)
Pierces spell immunity. EW
Vendetta icon.png
Ability
No Target
Affects
Self
Turn invisible for a period of time, increasing movement speed.
Cast Animation: 0+0
Fade Time: 1/0.75/0.5/0.5
Move Speed Bonus: 10%/20%/30%/40%
Cooldown: 20
Mana: 75
Modifiers
Buff Wind Walk: Dispellable with death only.


Notes:

  • This ability got reworked into the current Vendetta in the 5.61 gameplay patch.
  • Wind Walk does not interrupt Nyx Assassin's channeling spells upon cast.


Spiked Carapace (Pre 5.61)[]

Spiked Carapace (Pre 5.61)
Cannot be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Does not pierce spell immunity. RD
Spiked Carapace icon.png
Ability
Passive
Affects
Enemies
Damage
Magical
The Nerubian Assassin forms barbed layers of chitinous armor that increases its defenses and returns damage to enemy meele attackers.
Armor Bonus: 5/10/15 (With Aghanim's Scepter 6/12/18)
Damage Returned: 15%/30%/45% (With Aghanim's Scepter 20/40/60%)
Aghanim's Scepter upgrade: Increases bonus armor and damage returned.


Notes:

  • Returns the amount of damage before any reductions.
  • Only affects enemy melee units.
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