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Vhoul Assassin
Vhoul Assassin model.png
Vhoul Assassin icon.png
Neutral Creep
This unit has no mana.
Level 2
Armor Defense Class Basic
Magic Resistance 0%
Status Resistance 0%
Attack Damage Attack Class Pierce
30 ‒ 36
Attack Range Ranged 500
Acquisition Range 800
Attack Speed 0.63 attack(s) per second. 100 • 1.6s BAT
Attack Animation 0.4+0.3
Projectile Speed 1500
Movement Speed 270 (100)
Turn Rate Takes 0.209s to turn 180°. 0.5
Collision Size 24
Vision Range (G) 400
Bounty Gold 2024
Experience 31
Model Scale 0.9
Abilities Envenomed Weapon

Vhoul Assassin is a neutral creep found in:


Envenomed Weapon
Can be used by illusions. Disabled by Break. Does not pierce spell immunity.
Envenomed Weapon (Vhoul Assassin) icon.png
The Vhoul Assassin has soaked his weapons in his own blend of painful predator venoms. Heroes recover from the poison more quickly.
Health Regen Reduction: 35%
Damage per Second: 2
Hero Duration: 10
Non-Hero Duration: 20
Does not pierce spell immunity. Attempts to damage if debuff was placed before spell immunity and when not dispelled.
Buff modifier_gnoll_assassin_envenomed_weapon: Undispellable. Persists death.
Debuff modifier_gnoll_assassin_envenomed_weapon_poison: Dispellable with any dispel.


  • The debuff from multiple Vhoul Assassins' successive attacks does not stack, only the duration gets refreshed.
  • The attacks first apply their damage, then the debuff.
  • Deals damage in 1 second intervals, starting 1 second after the debuff is placed, resutling in 10 (20 against non-hero units) instances.
  • Envenomed Weapon's damage is not lethal.

Version history[]

  • Increased gold bounty from 18-22 to 20-24.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 20-24 to 18-22.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 33 to 31.
  • Increased gold bounty from 17-23 to 20-24.
  • Reduced gold bounty from 21-29 to 17-23.
  • Reduced experience bounty from 41 to 33.
  • Increased mana regeneration from 0 to 1.
  • Reworked Neutral Creep abilities and mechanics to better balance them out
  • Gnoll Assassin creep is slightly stronger and give a little more bounty as well
  • Lots of tweaks to the gold bonuses, levels, stats and abilities on neutral creeps.

Patch history[]

  • Fixed Envenomed Weapon increasing health regeneration on enemies, instead of reducing it.