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Butterfly

Your hero's enchanting wings, a remarkable and graceful item that not only increases your hero's agility and evasion but also grants a fluttering effect, enhancing their survivability and damage output in the most elegant.
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Only the mightiest and most experienced of warriors can wield the Butterfly, but it provides incredible dexterity in combat.

Your hero's enchanting wings, a remarkable and graceful item that not only increases your hero's agility and evasion but also grants a fluttering effect, enhancing their survivability and damage output in the most elegant.

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 5.83 Armor (from attributes)

+ 25 Damage

+ 35 Damage for Agility Heroes

+ 20% Base Attack Speed

+ 35 Attack Speed (from attributes)

+ 35% Evasion

Attributes

+ 35 Agility

Recipe

Your hero's enchanting wings, a remarkable and graceful item that not only increases your hero's agility and evasion but also grants a fluttering effect, enhancing their survivability and damage output in the most elegant.
Eaglesong
Talisman of Evasion
Claymore

Additional Insights

  • Stacks diminishingly with other sources of Evasion.
  • Imagine your hero adorned with this exquisite item, it's like embracing a set of majestic butterfly wings shimmering with extraordinary power. The Butterfly significantly boosts your hero's agility, making them swifter and deadlier in combat while also providing evasion against incoming attacks.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

The moment you feel you needed a modifier to make it harder for the opponent to bring you down or deal damage to you, this is the survivability you need! A mid to late game situational item that is frequently bought by heroes like Medusa and Luna.

Heroes with Butterfly as Core Item

A core item to have more DPS with attack speed for faster Flak Cannon hits. Also boosts your tankiness with evasion and armor. The attack speed does not affect your Side Gunner attack interval.
A core item to have more DPS with attack speed and stats while boosting your tankiness with evasion and armor.
A core item to have more DPS with attack speed and stats while also boosting your tankiness with evasion and armor.
A core item to have more DPS with attack speed and stats while also boosting the tankiness of your hero and your illusions with evasion and armor.
A core item to have more DPS during Static Link with attack speed and stats while boosting your tankiness with evasion and armor.
A core item to have more DPS with attack speed and stats while also boosting the tankiness of your hero and your illusions with evasion and armor.

Heroes countered by Butterfly

Against a core right-clicking Abaddon
To get Evasion to evade Arc Warden's heavy right-click damage.
If it is a core Bounty Hunter
To deal with Shadow Realm upgraded by Aghanim`s Scepter
Against a core right-clicking Elder Titan
Against a core Enchantress
Gives evasion to dodge his right-clicks. Also forces him to have to buy Monkey King Bar.
To evade Legion Commander's right clicks and force her to buy Monkey King Bar.
In the late game Lina does a lot of physical damage due to items and Fiery Soul
To evade Luna's right-click damage and force her to buy Monkey King Bar to counter it.
Against a core right-clicking Mirana
Night Stalker mostly relies on right clicking and Butterfly provides evasion.
Against a right-click Puck
To evade Shadow Fiend's right click damage.
Against a core right-clicker Silencer
To evade Slardar's right click damage and force him to buy Monkey King Bar.
To evade Slark's right clicks and force him to buy Monkey King Bar.
Against a core right-clicking Snapfire
To evade her right-click damage.
Provides evasion to evade her right clicks.
Against core Tiny
To evade his right click damage.
To evade Ursa's right clicks and forces him to buy Monkey King Bar.
Against a core Vengeful Spirit
Against a core right-clicking Viper
To evade right click damage from him and his skeletons.

Trivia

The Butterfly item draws inspiration from the world of nature and folklore, specifically referencing the elegance and mystique of butterflies. These enchanting insects are known for their graceful flight and are often associated with themes of transformation, beauty, and agility.