Veil of Discord

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Item
 
 
Veil of Discord
B
Veil of Discord icon.png
The headwear of corrupt magi.
Cost
1375 (500)
Bought From
Magical
Active Magic Weakness
Passive [?] Basilius Aura
Bonus [?] +4 Strength
+4 Agility
+4 Intelligence
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Recipe
Veil of Discord (1375)Components3.png
Ring of Basilius (425)
Crown (450)
Recipe (500)

The Veil of Discord is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Magical.

Additional Information[edit]

Ability[edit]

Magic Weakness
Affects
Enemies
Cast a 600 radius blast that causes enemies to take 18% increased damage from spells.
Cast Range: 1200
Radius: 600
Incoming Spell Damage Amplification: 18%
Duration: 16
Cooldown: 22
Mana: 50
Modifiers
Debuff modifier_item_veil_of_discord_debuff: Dispellable with any dispel.

Notes:

  • Places a debuff on enemy units in the area upon cast. Leaving or entering the area afterwards has no effect.
  • Multiple casts on the same targets do not stack, but refresh the duration instead.


Basilius Aura
Can be used by illusions. Pierces spell immunity.
Ability
Aura
Affects
Allies
Grants 1.75 mana regeneration to allies.
Radius: 1200
Mana Regeneration Bonus: 1.75
Aura Linger Duration: 0.5
Modifiers
Buff modifier_item_veil_of_discord_mana: Undispellable. Persists death.

Notes:

  • Multiple instances of Veil of Discord's Basilius Aura do not stack.
    • Fully stacks with other sources of mana regeneration, including Ring of Basilius (Active) icon.png Ring of Basilius and its other upgrades.
  • The aura's buff lingers for 0.5 seconds.


Recommended Heroes[edit]

  • Heroes whose default item build includes Veil of Discord as a core item:

Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna, Void Spirit minimap icon.png Void Spirit, Zeus minimap icon.png Zeus

  • Heroes whose default item build includes Veil of Discord as a situational item:

Venomancer minimap icon.png Venomancer, Phoenix minimap icon.png Phoenix, Sand King minimap icon.png Sand King, Leshrac minimap icon.png Leshrac, Necrophos minimap icon.png Necrophos, Silencer minimap icon.png Silencer, Puck minimap icon.png Puck, Viper minimap icon.png Viper.

Tips[edit]

  • Consider how much spell damage your team produces when deciding whether or not to buy Veil of Discord.
  • Veil of Discord can be a good purchase if your team overall outputs a good amount of spell damage, even if your own hero doesn't. Due to changes to Spell immunity and improved range of Magic Weakness, it can be a reliable item by all means.
  • It compliments nicely for armor reducing debuffs for casters that deal physical damage with their spells. Also benefits as pure and magical damage.
  • Knowing the potentials about magic resistance and armor of the enemy is the main allure of this item. Early game, before anyone can buy a magic resistance artifact or armor, reach their defensive talents or stack enough Strength attribute symbol.png strength or Agility attribute symbol.png agility to resist the spell effects lategame; is when Veil of Discord is most destructive.
  • Thinking standard 25-30% magic resistance of heroes and no other sources to amplify it further; Magic Weakness treats target as 10-15% magic resistance lost. All inflicted targets incur magical damage at 85-90% efficiency along the duration depends on their stats.
  • For physical damage spells, it is roughly equivalent to reducing armor by 3.5 points.

Gallery[edit]

Recent Changes[edit]

Version
Description
  • Increased Basilius Aura mana regeneration from 1.5 to 1.75.
  • Magic Weakness
    • Increased cast range from 1000 to 1200.
    • Reduced cooldown from 25 to 22.
  • Reduced Strength attribute symbol.png / Agility attribute symbol.png / Intelligence attribute symbol.png all attributes bonus from 9 to 4.
  • Magic Weakness
    • Reduced incoming spell damage amplification from 20% to 18%.
    • Increased cooldown from 20 to 25.
  • Reduced Default recipe icon.png Recipe cost from 1150 Gold to 650 Gold (total cost decreases from 2025 Gold to 1525 Gold).