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Orchid Malevolence
Orchid Malevolence icon.png
A garnet rod constructed from the essence of a fire demon.
3475 (475)
Bought From
Active Soul Burn
Bonus [?] +20 Intelligence
+4 Mana Regeneration
+30 Attack Damage
+25 Attack Speed
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Bloodthorn (6275)
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Oblivion Staff (1500)
Oblivion Staff (1500)
Recipe (475)

Orchid Malevolence is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Magical.

Additional Information[]


Soul Burn
Silences the target unit for 5 seconds. At the end of the silence, 30% of the damage received while silenced is inflicted as bonus magical damage.
Cast Range: 900
Damage Amplification: 30%
Duration: 5
Cooldown: 18
Mana: 100
Does not pierce spell immunity. Effect persists and attempts to deal damage when expiring while spell immune if debuff was placed before spell immunity and when not dispelled.
Debuff modifier_orchid_malevolence_debuff: Dispellable with any dispel.


  • Does not directly amplify damage as it is dealt, but rather saves all damage values and deals 30% of it 5 seconds after cast.
  • The damage is applied as soon as the debuff expires. Dispelling the debuff, however, skips the damage entirely.
    • Recasting Soul Burn on the same target refreshes the duration.
    • Doing this delays the damage further, and gives more time to deal damage to the target.
    • The damage is credited to the last caster of Soul Burn on the target.

Recommended Heroes[]

  • Heroes who may include an Orchid Malevolence in their build as a core item:


  • Orchid is great against Intelligence heroes as they are dependent on their abilities to deal damage, but it is also effective against heroes with escape abilities like Anti-Mage minimap icon.png Anti-Mage or Weaver minimap icon.png Weaver and strong initiation like Faceless Void minimap icon.png Faceless Void or Enigma minimap icon.png Enigma.
  • Get the item quickly before the enemy team gets items able to dispel the silence.

Items Synergy[]

  • You can combine it with an item that provide mana burn like Diffusal Blade 1 icon.png Diffusal Blade to make your enemy unable to cast a spell after the silence is over.


  • The item's name is likely a reference to the weapon of the same name that can be acquired in the 2002 video game Otogi: Myth of Demons.


Recent Changes[]

  • Item cost changes:
    • Reduced Sage's Mask icon.png Sage's Mask cost from 225 Gold to 175 Gold.
    • Reduced Default recipe icon.png Recipe cost from 775 Gold to 475 Gold.
    • Total gold cost decreases from 3875 Gold to 3475 Gold.
  • Reduced Sage's Mask icon.png Sage's Mask cost from 250 Gold to 225 Gold (total cost decreases from 3925 Gold to 3875 Gold).