|The original demonic favorite that served as basis for the beloved mortal design.|
Neutral Drop Only
- Stygian Desolators are fully sharable.
- Successive attacks with Stygian Desolator do not stack the debuff, but refresh the duration instead.
- The attacks first apply the debuff, then their own damage.
- Replaces the projectile particle of ranged heroes with a red projectile.
- Does not stack with the armor reduction of . If both debuffs are present, Blight Stone's debuff does not reduce armor.
- Fully stacks with any other item.
- Stygian Desolator allows Clinkz to deal massive burst damage in a short time with .
- Stygian Desolator's armor reduction synergizes well with the critical damage from , making it a good fit for Phantom Assassin.
Heroes whose default item build includesas a core/situational item, might consider having Stygian Desolator for more armor reduction on enemy target:
- Stygian Desolator was the name of Anarchy Online. in the original Defense of the Ancients, it was in turn named after an item in
Main Article: Stygian Desolator/Changelogs