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The Tango is an item purchasable at the Base Shop, under Consumables.

Available in the Base Shop
Tango icon
Forage to survive on the battlefield.
Cost 90 Gold
Sell Value Full price refunded within 10s. 15 Gold  / Count
Stacks NO LIMIT / Inventory Slot
Stock 8 INIT / 8 MAX
2 minutes 120
Active Devour
Charges 3 INIT
Bonus ?
Shareable No
Usage Alert ? No
Tango (90)

Additional Information[]

  • A full set of Tangos is not shareable. However, it is possible to give allies a charge, Tango (Shared) icon Tango (Shared), by casting it on them.


Trees / Self
Consumes a target tree to gain 7 health regeneration for 16 seconds. Consuming an Ironwood Tree doubles the heal amount.

Comes with 3 charges. Can be used on an allied hero to give them one Tango.
Cast Range: Affected by Cast Range bonuses. 165
Health Regen Bonus: 7
Duration: 16
Shared Tango Duration: 40
Duration: 32
Charge Replenish Time
Cooldown symbol
Mana symbol
Modifiers [?]

  • Destroys the tree instantly and grants self health regeneration bonus.
    • Only when targeting Iron Branch icon Iron Branch Planted Tree, the health regeneration duration is doubled.
    • Does not grant health regeneration bonus when targeting other planted tree sources.
    • The buff of successive casts do not stack but refresh the duration instead.
  • Can regenerate up to 112 (224) health over its full duration.
    • All 3 charges can regenerate up to 336 (672) health.
  • When targeting an ally hero, it grants the targeted ally hero a Tango (Shared) icon Tango (Shared) in the targeted ally hero's inventory, instead granting self health regeneration.
    • If the targeted ally's inventory is full, the item is dropped on the ground.
    • Treats the Lone Druid Spirit Bear icon Spirit Bear as heroes, and illusions as creeps.
      • Although it can be cast on other creep-heroes and clones with inventory, but doing so has no effect.
    • A shared Tango disappears 40 seconds after being created.
      • Once created, a countdown appears on the item's icon, visible to everyone, showing the remaining duration on the shared Tango.


  • In the original DotA, Tango's full name was "Ancient Tango of Essifation".
  • Tango's active ability was called "Eat a Tree or Ward" before July 19, 2017 Patch.
  • Ancient Knowledge Stone icon Ancient Knowledge Stone may have inspired the creation of Tango.


Recent Changes[]

Main Article: Tango/Changelogs
  • Reduced initial stock from Infinite to 4.
  • Reduced max stock from Infinite to 4.
  • Increased restock time from 0 to 120.