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The talent selection interface. Some complex talents have additional information that appear when hovering over the talent, or when holding ALT.

Talents Talent are traits unique to each hero which can enhance the hero's attributes, stats, and abilities. Each hero has a set of 8 talents, from which they can choose 4 over the course of a match, and eventually unlock them all on the latest levels.

The talents are divided into 4 tiers, with 2 talents being available on each tier. The tiers are unlocked upon reaching level 10/15/20/25 respectively, with level 10 unlocking the first tier, and level 25 the last tier. A special sound ▶️ is played upon unlocking a tier. Once unlocked, the player can choose one of the 2 talents within that tier. Upon choosing, the talent's effects are immediately applied, while the other remaining talent gets locked up again for the time being and can be acquired later. Upon reaching level 27/28/29/30, the tiers get unlocked again, in the same order as before, allowing the player to choose the remaining talent.

Talents are leveled up using the same ability points as the hero's abilities and the Attribute Bonus icon Attribute Bonus, meaning the player must decide whether to spend the ability point on an ability, a talent, or on the Attribute Bonus. It is not required for the talent to be chosen within the same level as its tier got unlocked. Higher tiered talents also do not require a talent from the previous tier to be chosen, meaning if the player decides to skip the talents within a lower tier completely, they still are able to choose a talent from any of the higher tiers once unlocking them.

Illusions and clones of the hero copy the choices made by the hero at the point which the illusion was created, and do not update if the hero makes further choices.

A table of heroes sorted by bonus gained can be viewed here.

List of Talents[]

Hero Level 10 Level 15 Level 20 Level 25
Abaddon icon Abaddon Aphotic Shield icon Aphotic Shield provides +15HP Regen +40 Mist Coil icon Mist Coil Heal/Damage 100 Borrowed Time icon Borrowed Time Immolation DPS 400 AoE Mist Coil icon Mist Coil
-15% Curse of Avernus icon Curse of Avernus Movement Slow +50 Curse of Avernus icon Curse of Avernus DPS +100 Aphotic Shield icon Aphotic Shield Barrier Amount +80 Curse of Avernus icon Curse of Avernus Attack Speed Bonus
Ancient Apparition icon Ancient Apparition +40 Cold Feet icon Cold Feet Damage Per Second +300 Cold Feet icon Cold Feet Breaking distance +80 Chilling Touch icon Chilling Touch Damage +4% Ice Blast icon Ice Blast Kill Threshold
+300 Chilling Touch icon Chilling Touch Attack Range -2s Ice Vortex icon Ice Vortex Cooldown +5s Ice Blast icon Ice Blast Duration 450 AoE Cold Feet icon Cold Feet
Axe icon Axe +12% Movement Speed per active Battle Hunger icon Battle Hunger +30 Counter Helix icon Counter Helix Damage +1 Bonus Armor per Culling Blade icon Culling Blade Stack 2x Battle Hunger icon Battle Hunger Armor Multiplier
+4s Culling Blade icon Culling Blade Speed Bonus Duration +12% Battle Hunger icon Battle Hunger Slow +150 Culling Blade icon Culling Blade Damage +100 Berserker's Call icon Berserker's Call AoE
Bane icon Bane +20% Enfeeble icon Enfeeble Cast Range Reduction +5% Fiend's Grip icon Fiend's Grip Max Mana Drain +30 Movement Speed +3s Fiend's Grip icon Fiend's Grip Duration
-3s Brain Sap icon Brain Sap Cooldown +13 Enfeeble icon Enfeeble Damage Per Second -3s Nightmare icon Nightmare Cooldown +250 Brain Sap icon Brain Sap Damage/Heal
Bristleback icon Bristleback +1.5 Mana Regen +8%/4% Bristleback ability icon Bristleback Back/Side Damage Reduction +20 Quill Spray icon Quill Stack Damage +18 Warpath icon Warpath Damage Per Stack
+25 Attack Speed +250 Viscous Nasal Goo icon Goo Cast Range +25 Health Regen 12% Spell Lifesteal
Broodmother icon Broodmother +3 Spin Web icon Spin Web Simultaneous Webs +150 Spawn Spiderlings icon Spiderlings Health +35 Attack Speed +35% Silken Bola icon Silken Bola Slow/Miss Chance
+80 Spawn Spiderlings icon Spawn Spiderlings Damage -7s Spin Web icon Spin Web Restore Time 400 AoE Silken Bola icon Silken Bola -0.3s BAT during Insatiable Hunger icon Insatiable Hunger
Centaur Warrunner icon Centaur Warrunner +20 Movement Speed +30% Double Edge icon Double Edge Strength Damage -25s Stampede icon Stampede Cooldown +0.8s Hoof Stomp icon Hoof Stomp Duration
+4 Health Regen +12 Strength attribute symbol Strength +45 Retaliate icon Retaliate Damage Gains Retaliate icon Retaliate Aura
Chaos Knight icon Chaos Knight +225 Reality Rift icon Reality Rift Pull Distance -100% Phantasm icon Phantasm Illusion Incoming Damage Reality Rift icon Reality Rift Pierces Debuff Immunity +10s Phantasm icon Phantasm Duration
+35% Chaos Strike icon Chaos Strike Lifesteal -3s Chaos Bolt icon Chaos Bolt Cooldown +0.6 Min/Max Chaos Bolt icon Chaos Bolt Duration +10% Chaos Strike icon Chaos Strike Chance
Clinkz icon Clinkz -4s Skeleton Walk icon Skeleton Walk Cooldown +1 Death Pact icon Death Pact Charges +40 Strafe icon Strafe Attack Speed Tar Bomb icon Tar Bomb Multishot
+15 Tar Bomb icon Tar Bomb Bonus Attack Damage +75 Attack Range +350 Death Pact icon Death Pact Health -9s Strafe icon Strafe Cooldown
Crystal Maiden icon Crystal Maiden +125 Crystal Nova icon Crystal Nova AoE -4s Crystal Nova icon Crystal Nova Cooldown +50 Freezing Field icon Freezing Field Damage +300 Crystal Nova icon Crystal Nova Damage
+250 Health +125 Frostbite icon Frostbite Cast Range +225 Attack Speed +1.25s Frostbite icon Frostbite Duration
Dark Seer icon Dark Seer +50 Ion Shell icon Ion Shell Radius Ion Shell icon Ion Shell Provides +250 Max Health +50 Ion Shell icon Ion Shell Damage 350 AoE Surge icon Surge
+20% Wall of Replica icon Wall of Replica Illusion Damage +100 Vacuum icon Vacuum AoE -40s Wall of Replica icon Wall of Replica Cooldown 2 Ion Shell icon Ion Shell Charges
Dawnbreaker icon Dawnbreaker +15% Celestial Hammer icon Celestial Hammer Slow -20s Solar Guardian icon Solar Guardian Cooldown -1 Luminosity icon Luminosity Attacks Required +80% Celestial Hammer icon Celestial Hammer Cast Range/Speed
+20 Starbreaker icon Starbreaker Swipe/Smash Damage +50% Luminosity icon Luminosity Critical Strike Damage +150 Solar Guardian icon Solar Guardian Radius -5s Starbreaker icon Starbreaker Cooldown
Dazzle icon Dazzle +1.75 Mana Regen +80 Attack Speed +60 Poison Touch icon Poison Touch DPS +0.5 Bad Juju icon Bad Juju Armor Reduction/Increase
+300 Poison Touch icon Poison Touch Attack Range +45 Shadow Wave icon Shadow Wave Heal / Damage +200 Heal On Shallow Grave icon Shallow Grave End +40% Poison Touch icon Poison Touch Slow
Disruptor icon Disruptor +10 Thunder Strike icon Thunder Strike Damage per Strike +1.5s Static Storm icon Static Storm Duration +0.5s Thunder Strike icon Thunder Strike Slow Duration +200 Static Storm icon Static Storm Radius
-3s Kinetic Field icon Kinetic Field Cooldown +275 Glimpse icon Glimpse Max Damage +2s Kinetic Field icon Kinetic Field Duration -12s Glimpse icon Glimpse Cooldown
Doom icon Doom +12 Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Damage Devour icon Devour Can Target Ancients +2% Infernal Blade icon Infernal Blade Damage Doom ability icon Doom applies Break
Devour icon Devour Grants 15% Magic Resistance +7% Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Movement Speed -10s Scorched Earth icon Scorched Earth Cooldown Doom ability icon Doom applies Mute
Dragon Knight icon Dragon Knight 30% Breathe Fire icon Breathe Fire Damage Reduction +300 Health +85% Breathe Fire icon Breathe Fire Damage/Cast Range in Elder Dragon Form icon Dragon Form +400 AoE Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail During Elder Dragon Form icon Elder Dragon Form
+15 Damage +0.4s Dragon Tail icon Dragon Tail Stun +150 Elder Dragon Form icon Elder Dragon Form Attack Range +12 Dragon Blood icon Dragon Blood HP Regen/Armor
Earthshaker icon Earthshaker +90 Fissure icon Fissure Damage +50 Aftershock icon Aftershock Damage +50% Enchant Totem icon Enchant Totem Damage -1.5s Enchant Totem icon Enchant Totem Cooldown
+30 Base Damage +200 Fissure icon Fissure Range +50 Echo Slam icon Echo Damage +200 Aftershock icon Aftershock Range
Elder Titan icon Elder Titan +25 Attack Speed +25 Astral Spirit icon Astral Spirit Hero Attack +100 Natural Order icon Natural Order Radius +450 Echo Stomp icon Echo Stomp Wake Damage
+2% Astral Spirit icon Astral Spirit Move Speed Per Hero +75 Echo Stomp icon Echo Stomp Damage +100% Cleave -60s Earth Splitter icon Earth Splitter Cooldown
Enigma icon Enigma +50 Black Hole icon Black Hole Damage Per Second +35 Malefice icon Malefice Instance Damage +40 Enigma Eidolon icon Eidolon Damage +5 Demonic Conversion icon Demonic Conversion Eidolons
+10 Enigma Eidolon icon Eidolon Attack Speed +250 Health +200 Midnight Pulse icon Midnight Pulse Radius +4 Malefice icon Malefice Instances
Hoodwink icon Hoodwink -2s Bushwhack icon Bushwhack Cooldown +2 Acorn Shot (Secondary) icon Acorn Shot Bounces -4 Armor Corruption icon Armor Corruption +135 Bushwhack icon Bushwhack Radius
+40% Scurry icon Scurry Evasion When Active +60 Bushwhack icon Bushwhack Damage +125 Sharpshooter icon Sharpshooter Max Damage 2 Acorn Shot (Secondary) icon Acorn Shot Charges
Jakiro icon Jakiro -10%/10 Dual Breath icon Dual Breath Attack/Movement Speed Slow +325 Health +25 Macropyre icon Macropyre Damage -2.5s Ice Path icon Ice Path Cooldown
+200 Attack Range 50 Liquid Fire icon Liquid Fire Attack Speed +0.4s/+0.5s Ice Path icon Ice Path Duration/Stun Duration +100% Dual Breath icon Dual Breath Damage and Range
Keeper of the Light icon Keeper of the Light -2s Illuminate icon Illuminate Cooldown 2 Solar Bind icon Solar Bind Charges +1.5s Solar Bind icon Solar Bind Stun when target is fully slowed +200 Illuminate icon Illuminate Damage
+40% Blinding Light icon Blinding Light Miss -3s Chakra Magic icon Chakra Magic Cooldown +15s Spirit Form icon Spirit Form Duration Chakra Magic icon Chakra Magic Strong Dispels
Legion Commander icon Legion Commander +8 Duel icon Duel Bonus Damage +40 Overwhelming Odds icon Overwhelming Odds Damage per Hero +8% Moment of Courage icon Moment of Courage Proc Chance Press the Attack icon Press the Attack grants 1.5s Debuff Immunity
-2s Overwhelming Odds icon Overwhelming Odds Cooldown +30 Press the Attack icon Press The Attack HP Regen 250 AoE Press the Attack icon Press The Attack +50% Moment of Courage icon Moment of Courage Lifesteal
Leshrac icon Leshrac +40 Split Earth icon Split Earth Radius +10% Movement Speed during Pulse Nova icon Pulse Nova +35 Pulse Nova icon Pulse Nova Damage +25 Diabolic Edict icon Diabolic Edict Explosions
+1.5 Mana Regen +100 Lightning Storm icon Lightning Storm Damage +20% Damage Reduction during Pulse Nova icon Pulse Nova Pulse Nova icon Pulse Nova triggers Lightning Storm icon Lightning Storm
Lich icon Lich +125 Frost Blast icon Frost Blast Radius and Damage -3.5s Frost Blast icon Frost Blast Cooldown +4s Frost Shield icon Frost Shield Duration Chain Frost icon Chain Frost Unlimited Bounces
+10% Frost Shield icon Frost Shield Damage Reduction +0.4s Sinister Gaze icon Sinister Gaze Duration Chain Frost icon Chain Frost on Death Frost Shield icon Frost Shield Provides +50 HP Regen
Lifestealer icon Lifestealer +12% Rage icon Rage Movement Speed +30 Damage +15% Ghoul Frenzy icon Ghoul Frenzy Slow +1.5s Rage icon Rage Duration
+150 Infest icon Infest Damage +350 Health +15% Infest icon Infest Target Movespeed/Health +1.2% Feast icon Feast Lifesteal and Damage
Luna icon Luna +0.3s Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam Ministun -30s Eclipse icon Eclipse Cooldown +100 Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam Damage +0.25s Eclipse icon Eclipse Lucent Ministun
-8% Moon Glaives icon Moon Glaives Damage Reduction -2s Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam Cooldown 2 Moon Glaives icon Moon Glaives fired on Lucent Beam icon Lucent Beam +20 Lunar Blessing icon Lunar Blessing Damage
Lycan icon Lycan +10 Summon Wolves icon Wolves Damage -15s Shapeshift icon Shapeshift Cooldown +25% Feral Impulse icon Feral Impulse Damage +2 Lycan Wolf icon Wolves Summoned
+2 Howl icon Howl Armor Reduction +300 Summon Wolves icon Summon Wolves Health +6s Shapeshift icon Shapeshift Duration Howl icon Howl Reduces Total Attack Damage
Marci icon Marci +10% Sidekick icon Sidekick Lifesteal +10% Rebound icon Rebound Movement Speed +15% Unleash icon Unleash Movement Speed +65 Sidekick icon Sidekick Damage
+100 Rebound icon Rebound Cast/Jump Range +90 Dispose icon Dispose Damage +0.75s Rebound icon Rebound Stun Duration +350 Dispose icon Dispose Throw Distance
Mars icon Mars +30% Bulwark icon Bulwark Active Redirect Chance +100 Spear of Mars icon Spear of Mars Damage +0.6s Spear of Mars icon Spear of Mars Stun Arena Of Blood icon Arena Of Blood Grants Team +180 HP Regen
+100 God's Rebuke icon God's Rebuke Distance -4s God's Rebuke icon God's Rebuke Cooldown +12%/+6% Bulwark icon Bulwark Front/Side damage reduction God's Rebuke icon God's Rebuke +65% Crit
Medusa icon Medusa +8% Stone Gaze icon Stone Gaze Bonus Physical Damage -3s Mystic Snake icon Mystic Snake Cooldown +1.5s Stone Gaze icon Stone Gaze Duration Split Shot icon Split Shot Uses Modifiers
+15% Mystic Snake icon Mystic Snake Turn and Movement Speed Slow -10% Split Shot icon Split Shot Damage Penalty +3 Mystic Snake icon Mystic Snake Bounces +1.7 Mana Shield icon Mana Shield Damage per Mana
Meepo icon Meepo +50 Poof icon Poof Damage -2.5s Earthbind icon Earthbind Cooldown +8 Ransack icon Ransack Health Steal +1 Divided We Stand icon Divided We Stand Clone
+7 Strength attribute symbol Strength +15% Evasion Earthbind icon Earthbind grants True Strike on Targets Tal4right Pack Rat
Monkey King icon Monkey King +0.3s Boundless Strike icon Boundless Strike Stun Duration +110 Jingu Mastery icon Jingu Mastery Damage -7s Boundless Strike icon Boundless Strike Cooldown Additional Wukong's Command icon Wukong's Command Ring
+75 Primal Spring icon Primal Spring Max Damage +450 Tree Dance icon Tree Dance Cast Range 0 Cooldown Primal Spring icon Primal Spring -1 Jingu Mastery icon Jingu Mastery Required Hits
Oracle icon Oracle +8 Armor False Promise icon False Promise -1s Purifying Flames icon Purifying Flames Cooldown +30% Purifying Flames icon Purifying Flames Enemy Damage +1.5s False Promise icon False Promise Duration
+0.5s Fortune's End icon Fortune's End Duration Fortune's End icon Fortune's End Heals/Damages for 60 Per Effect Dispelled -20s False Promise icon False Promise Cooldown Fortune's End icon Fortune's End constantly Dispels
Outworld Destroyer icon Outworld Destroyer +20 Attack Speed +30 Movement Speed +0.15 Sanity's Eclipse icon Sanity's Eclipse Mana Difference Multiplier -60s Sanity's Eclipse icon Sanity's Eclipse Cooldown
+200 Health +100 Astral Imprisonment icon Astral Imprisonment Cast Range 20% Spell Lifesteal +2% Arcane Orb icon Arcane Orb Damage
Pangolier icon Pangolier +250 Swashbuckle icon Swashbuckle Slash Range +3s Rolling Thunder icon Rolling Thunder Duration +125 Shield Crash icon Shield Crash Radius -16s Rolling Thunder icon Rolling Thunder Cooldown
+3 Lucky Shot icon Lucky Shot Armor Reduction +80 Shield Crash icon Shield Crash Barrier Per Hero +15 Swashbuckle icon Swashbuckle Damage -2.5s Swashbuckle icon Swashbuckle Cooldown
Primal Beast icon Primal Beast +25% Magic Resistance During Trample icon Trample Beast dispels himself when activating Uproar icon Uproar +7 Uproar icon Uproar Armor Per Stack +67% Pulverize icon Pulverize Duration
+90 Onslaught icon Onslaught Damage -5s Trample icon Trample Cooldown +20% Trample icon Trample Attack Multiplier Cannot be slowed or rooted during Trample icon Trample
Puck icon Puck +1s Waning Rift icon Waning Rift Silence Duration +75 Waning Rift icon Waning Rift Damage +175 Initial/Break Dream Coil icon Dream Coil Damage +250 Waning Rift icon Waning Rift Radius/Max Distance
+50 Illusory Orb icon Illusory Orb Damage -10s Dream Coil icon Dream Coil Cooldown -4s Waning Rift icon Waning Rift Cooldown Dream Coil icon Dream Coil Pierces Debuff Immunity
Shadow Shaman icon Shadow Shaman +10% Hex (Shadow Shaman) icon Hex Damage Amplification +1s Shackles icon Shackles Duration +1 Shadow Shaman Serpent Ward icon Serpent Wards Max HP +25 Shadow Shaman Serpent Ward icon Wards Attack Damage
+170 Shackles icon Shackles Total Damage +140 Shadow Shaman Serpent Ward icon Serpent Wards Attack Range Hex (Shadow Shaman) icon Hex Breaks +400 Ether Shock icon Ether Shock Damage
Slardar icon Slardar +0.2s Slithereen Crush icon Slithereen Crush Stun Duration +50 Bash of the Deep icon Bash of the Deep Damage -3 Corrosive Haze icon Corrosive Haze Armor Corrosive Haze icon Corrosive Haze Undispellable
-2s Guardian Sprint icon Guardian Sprint Cooldown +325 Health +125 Slithereen Crush icon Slithereen Crush Damage -3s Slithereen Crush icon Slithereen Crush Cooldown
Slark icon Slark +0.5s Pounce icon Pounce Leash +50 Shadow Dance icon Shadow Dance Regen +80 Shadow Dance icon Shadow Dance Attack Speed +40s Essence Shift icon Essence Shift Duration
-0.5s Dark Pact icon Dark Pact Cooldown +70 Dark Pact icon Dark Pact Damage +1 Agility gain/stolen per Essence Shift icon Essence Shift Stack +1s Shadow Dance icon Shadow Dance Duration
Snapfire icon Snapfire Firesnap Cookie icon Firesnap Cookie Restores 175 Health -4s Firesnap Cookie icon Firesnap Cookie Cooldown +60 Mortimer Kisses icon Mortimer Kisses Impact Damage +6 Mortimer Kisses icon Mortimer Kisses Launched
+70 Scatterblast icon Scatterblast Damage +2 Lil' Shredder icon Lil' Shredder attacks 3x Lil' Shredder icon Lil' Shredder Multishot Lil' Shredder icon Lil' Shredder Uses 100% of Your Attack Damage
Storm Spirit icon Storm Spirit +1.5 Mana Regen +50 Static Remnant icon Static Remnant Damage -1.25s Static Remnant icon Static Remnant Cooldown 500 Distance Auto Static Remnant icon Remnant in Ball Lightning icon Ball Lightning
+150 Attack Range when Overload icon Overloaded +250 Health +0.3s Electric Vortex icon Electric Vortex Duration 2x Overload icon Overload Attack Bounce
Timbersaw icon Timbersaw +1.5 Mana Regen +6 Reactive Armor icon Reactive Armor Stacks and Duration +4% Chakram icon Chakram Slow +1125 Timber Chain icon Timber Chain Range
+200 Health +2.5% Whirling Death icon Whirling Death Stat Loss +20% Magic Resistance Second Chakram icon Second Chakram
Viper icon Viper +18 Corrosive Skin icon Corrosive Skin Damage Per Second +15% Corrosive Skin icon Corrosive Skin Magic Resistance +20% Poison Attack icon Poison Attack slow/damage -50% Viper Strike icon Viper Strike manacost/cooldown
+4% Poison Attack icon Poison Attack Magic Resistance Reduction +40 Nethertoxin icon Nethertoxin Min/Max Damage +80 Viper Strike icon Viper Strike DPS Become Universal attribute symbol Universal
Void Spirit icon Void Spirit +50 Aether Remnant icon Aether Remnant Damage +70 Resonant Pulse icon Resonant Pulse Damage -4s Astral Step icon Astral Step Charge Restore Time Dissimilate icon Dissimilate Roots for 2s
+1.75 Mana Regen Aether Remnant icon Remnant Provides 475 True Sight Outer Dissimilate icon Dissimilate Ring 140% Astral Step icon Astral Step Crit
Weaver icon Weaver +8 Strength attribute symbol Strength +2 The Swarm icon Swarm Attacks to Kill +0.5 The Swarm icon Swarm Armor Reduction +1 Geminate Attack icon Geminate Attack
+55 Shukuchi icon Shukuchi Damage +20 Mana Break +90 Geminate Attack icon Geminate Attack Damage -2.5s Shukuchi icon Shukuchi Cooldown
Zeus icon Zeus +250 Health +1 Heavenly Jump icon Heavenly Jump Target +0.5s Lightning Bolt icon Lightning Bolt Ministun +150 Thundergod's Wrath icon Thundergod's Wrath Damage
-4s Heavenly Jump icon Heavenly Jump Cooldown +30 Movement Speed after Heavenly Jump icon Heavenly Jump +6% Arc Lightning icon Arc Lightning Current Health As Damage 325 AOE Lightning Bolt icon Lightning Bolt

Recent Changes[]

Main Article: Talents/Changelogs
Version
Description
  • Reaching level 30 no longer unlocks the talents the player did not choose. [?]
  • Reaching level 27/28/29/30 now allows the player to choose the remaining level 10/15/20/25 talent. [?]
  • REMOVED
    REPLACED
    all generic cast range Talent talents. [?]
  • All talents are now about 20% weaker. [?]



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