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Eye of Skadi

A hero's majestic essence, a remarkable and powerful item that not only enhances your hero's attributes but also bestows a frosty touch of control, durability and in the most splendid!
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Extremely rare artifact, guarded by the azure dragons.

A hero's majestic essence, a remarkable and powerful item that not only enhances your hero's attributes but also bestows a frosty touch of control, durability and in the most splendid!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 3.67 Armor (from attributes)

+ 22 Damage for Primary Attribute Heroes

+ 46.2 Damage for Universal Heroes

+ 22 Attack Speed (from attributes)

+ 220 Health

+ 484 Health (from attributes)

+ 1.98 Health Regen (from attributes)

+ 220 Mana

+ 264 Mana (from attributes)

+ 1.1 Mana Regen (from attributes)

+ 2.2% Magic Resistance (from attributes)

Attributes

+ 22 all Attributes

Recipe

A hero's majestic essence, a remarkable and powerful item that not only enhances your hero's attributes but also bestows a frosty touch of control, durability and in the most splendid!
Ultimate Orb
Point Booster
Skadi Recipe

Abilities

Passive: Cold Attack

Attacks lower enemy movement by 20% if they are melee and 50% if they are ranged, as well as their attack speed by 10% if they are melee and 20% if they are ranged. Additionally it reduces all healing, lifesteal and regen by 40% Lasts for 3.0 seconds.

Additional Insights

The Skadi is perfect for heroes seeking an all-around boost be it in damage, survivability, or control. It's an item that turns your hero into a resilient force while chilling enemies to the bone, creating moments of strategic advantage and icy triumph in Dota 2!

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Perfect for those who want to fight right click for right click, this item doesnt just make you more tankier and reduces their attack speed but also weakens their lifesteal gain thus turning the tides into your favor. Timely built around the mid to late game stretch of a match.

Heroes with Eye of Skadi as Core Item

A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them to activate Jingu Mastery. Works well to keep enemy heroes inside the Wukongs Command ring.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them.
A core item to significantly increase the tankiness and damage of your hero and your illusions through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Your Aghanims Scepeter illusion also benefits from the stats gain to do more damage. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and keep chasing them. Makes you a massive right click damage dealer with the level 25 talent.
A core item to significantly increase your tankiness and damage through stats. Works well against lifesteal and high HP regen on enemy heroes. Reduces the movement speed and HP sustain of enemy heroes you hit to make them less tanky and stay on top of them.

Heroes countered by Eye of Skadi

To reduce healing
To reduce healing
To reduce healing from Insatiable Hunger
To reduce healing
To reduce healing
To reduce healing.
Reduces his regeneration, lifesteal and slows him by 50% when he is in Dragon form.
To be able to catch her
To reduce healing and slow him by 50%.
To reduce healing
To reduce healing from Feast and Open Wounds.
To slow Luna's right-clicks and movement speed and reduce her healing coming from lifesteal items like Skadi.
To reduce healing
One of the best items against Morphling as it reduces healing, lifesteal and slows him by 50%.
Reduces his healing effects and his movespeed.
To slow Outworld Destroyer in fights so that he gets kited.
To reduce healing
To reduce healing.

Trivia

The item Skadi, also known as Eye of Skadi, is named after a mythical artifact in various ancient mythologies and folklore. Skadi originates from Norse mythology, where she is a giantess associated with winter, skiing, and mountains.