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Cloak

A Cloak is like wrapping your hero in a magical embrace, shielding them from the harsh blows of spells and providing a comforting sense of protection!
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A cloak made of a magical material that works to dispel any magic cast on it.

A Cloak is like wrapping your hero in a magical embrace, shielding them from the harsh blows of spells and providing a comforting sense of protection!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 20% Magic Resistance

Recipe

Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
Mage Slayer
Glimmer Cape
A Cloak is like wrapping your hero in a magical embrace, shielding them from the harsh blows of spells and providing a comforting sense of protection!

Additional Insights

  • Stacks multiplicatively with other sources of spell resistance.
  • The Cloak isn't just about defense, it's about enhancing survivability. It allows your hero to endure magical assaults with fortitude, providing a cushion against spells and ensuring they can weather through magical barrages during intense battles.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Usually bought after the laning stage this item is a must for cores who would need that extra survivability. Heroes that benefit from picking it up early are Pudge and Phantom Lancer.

Heroes countered by Cloak

Ancient Apparition is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Arc Warden does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it.
Batrider is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it.
Brewmaster does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Clockwerk is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Crystal Maiden does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Clockwerk is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Dark Willow is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Disruptor is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Doom does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Earth Spirit is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Earthshaker is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Enigma does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Grimstroke does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Gyrocopter does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Hoodwink does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Huskar does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Invoker does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Jakiro does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Keeper of the Light is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Leshrac is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Lich is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Lina is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Lion is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Marci is heavy on magical damage early on and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Mars is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Mirana is heavy on magical damage early on and Cloak will negate 20% of it
Ogre Magi does a lot of magical damage and Cloak will offset 20% of it
Ogre Magi does a lot of magical damage and Cloak will offset 20% of it
Oracle does magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Pangolier does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Phoenix is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Primal Beast does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Puck is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Pugna is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Sand King is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Shadow Demon is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Silencer does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Skywrath Mage is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Snapfire is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Techies is heavy on magical damage and Cloak negates 20% of it
Tinker is heavy on magic damage and Cloak reduces 20% of it
Avalance and Toss combination does a lot of magical damage of which 20% can be reduced by Cloak
Venomancer is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce 20% of it
Viper is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce it by 20%
Visage does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Winter Wyvern is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce it by 20%
Witch Doctor does a lot of magical damage and Cloak offsets 20% of it
Zeus is heavy on magical damage and Cloak will reduce it by 20%

Trivia

It has a very old name called 'Magus Cloak' referring probably to the Great Magus himself.