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Bloodthorn

Picture a dazzling and powerful item in Dota 2 called the Bloodthorn. It's like having a fantastic artifact that turns your attacks into fierce, unstoppable forces of nature!
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A reviled blade that bites deeper with each wriggle of its victim's final throes.

Picture a dazzling and powerful item in Dota 2 called the Bloodthorn. It's like having a fantastic artifact that turns your attacks into fierce, unstoppable forces of nature!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 10 Damage

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+ 15 Damage for Intelligence Heroes

+ 100 Attack Speed

+ 6.5 Health Regen

+ 180 Mana (from attributes)

+ 3.5 Mana Regen

+ 0.75 Mana Regen (from attributes)

+ 1.5% Magic Resistance (from attributes)

15 Cooldown

100 Mana Cost

Attributes

+ 15 Intelligence

Recipe

Picture a dazzling and powerful item in Dota 2 called the Bloodthorn. It's like having a fantastic artifact that turns your attacks into fierce, unstoppable forces of nature!
Orchid Malevolence
Javelin
Hyperstone
Bloodthorn Recipe

Abilities

Active: Soul Rend

Silences a target for 5 seconds. At the end of the silence, an additional 60% of all damage taken during the silence will be dealt to the target as magical damage.
All attacks on the silenced target will deal 50 extra damage and have True Strike.
Range: 900

Passive: Pierce

Grants each attack a 40% chance to pierce through evasion and deal 60 bonus magical damage.

Additional Insights

But wait, there's more! When you attack a silenced enemy with the Bloodthorn, your hits turn into critical strikes, causing massive damage. It's like unleashing a barrage of super-powered attacks that make your foes wish they hadn't crossed your path!

Statistics

The statistics below shows the percentage of hero builds which contain Bloodthorn as a core or non-core item for each role. These statistics are based on our hero guides.

Itemization Strategy

To be thorn with blood? Ok, i tried! Bloodthorn is a mid to late game item that is prioritized by cores who would specifically target a hero. Common builder of this item are Naga, Clinkz and Windranger.

Heroes with Bloodthorn as Core Item

A core item to add even more control and burst damage against elusive enemy heroes. Works well against high armor heroes by doing magic damage through right clicks in the silence duration.
A core item to add even more control and burst damage against elusive enemy heroes. Works well against high armor heroes by doing magic damage through right clicks in the silence duration. Has great synergy with Strafe to rack up damage in the silence duration and do a massive burst at the end of it with Soul Rend.
A core item to add even more control and burst damage against elusive enemy heroes. Works well against high armor heroes by doing magic damage through right clicks in the silence duration.
A core item to add even more control and burst damage against elusive enemy heroes. Works well against high armor heroes by doing magic damage through right clicks in the silence duration.
A late game pick up to add even more control and burst damage against elusive enemy heroes. Works well against high armor heroes by doing magic damage through right clicks in the silence duration.

Heroes countered by Bloodthorn

To burst this tanky hero
For true strike against Magnetic Field.
For true strike against Drunken Brawler and to burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
For true strike against Silken Bola
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
To pierce evasion from Scurry and to Silence her
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
Provides silence, spell damage debuff and high burst against Mars
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero while in Wukong`s Command
To burst this high armor hero and while it is morphing into strength
Silence and burst down Muerta while reducing her spell damage
To burst this tanky high armor hero
To burst this tanky hero.
To prevent him from using his defensive skill set and burst him.
To burst this tanky hero even if Shield Crash is active
For true strike against Blur.
To burst this tanky hero and reduce his spell damage output.
To burst him before he pops Shadow Dance.
To burst this tanky hero.
To burst this high armor hero
Provides silence,spell damage debuff and high burst versus Timber
Against core Tiny to be able to burst him
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero
To burst this tanky hero.

Sounds

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Trivia

It is an upgraded version of two items: Orchid Malevolence and Crystalys. Initially, players would purchase Orchid Malevolence and Crystalys separately. However, through an update in the game, combining these two items resulted in the creation of Bloodthorn. This upgrade mechanism allows players to obtain a more potent and advanced item by merging these two components. It's a unique feature in Dota 2 where certain items can be combined to create even more powerful ones, offering new strategic possibilities and enhancing hero capabilities during matches. The Bloodthorn's creation through this item combination system demonstrates the game's evolving dynamics and the importance of item progression for heroes as matches progress.