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Dust of Appearance

The amazing Dust of Appearance in Dota 2. Imagine discovering a sparkling powder, a magical substance that doesn't just shimmer but reveals hidden enemies and brings clarity to the battlefield!
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One may hide visage, but never volume.

The amazing Dust of Appearance in Dota 2. Imagine discovering a sparkling powder, a magical substance that doesn't just shimmer but reveals hidden enemies and brings clarity to the battlefield!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 25 Damage

Abilities

Use: Reveal

For 12 seconds, creates an area that reveals and slows invisible heroes by 20% in a 1050 radius where the caster was standing. Invisible units revealed by dust take 25 damage.
The debuff effect on enemies lingers for 8s after leaving the area of effect.

Additional Insights

  • Places a debuff on enemy units in the area that reveals them when they are invisible.
  • But here's the fascinating part, Dust of Appearance isn't just about revealing; it's about teamwork and control. It aids in exposing sneaky heroes or units using invisibility, allowing your team to thwart ambushes and secure victories in battles.

Itemization Strategy

It's an item for all at any stage of the game tho handled more frequently by supports it's also no stranger to cores that seeks to kill.

Heroes countered by Dust of Appearance

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Bounty Hunter
Lets you detect Bounty Hunter while he is invisible with Shadow Walk to slow him and possibly kill him.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Clinkz
Lets you detect Clinkz while he is invisible with Skeleton Walk to slow him and possibly kill him.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Invoker
Lets you detect Invoker while he is invisible with Ghost Walk to slow him and possibly kill him.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Mirana
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Nyx Assassin
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Riki
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sand King
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Templar Assassin
To provide vision for Meld.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
Dust can be dispeled by Time Lapse

Trivia

Before the July 14 2017 patch there was no name for it's active ability.