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Hand of Midas

A mystical artifact in Dota 2 known as the Hand of Midas. It's like holding a golden glove that grants you the amazing power to turn humble creatures into valuable treasures!
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Preserved through unknown magical means, the Hand of Midas is a weapon of greed, sacrificing animals to line the owner's pockets.

A mystical artifact in Dota 2 known as the Hand of Midas. It's like holding a golden glove that grants you the amazing power to turn humble creatures into valuable treasures!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 35 Attack Speed

Recipe

A mystical artifact in Dota 2 known as the Hand of Midas. It's like holding a golden glove that grants you the amazing power to turn humble creatures into valuable treasures!
Gloves of Haste
Hand of Midas Recipe

Abilities

Active: Transmute

Kills a non-hero target for 160 gold and 2.1x experience. When used on a neutral creep, guarantees to create a neutral item if available.
Cannot be used on Ancient creeps.
Range: 600

Additional Insights

  • The gold given is reliable gold (you do not get the normal creep bounty).
  • Experience gained by using Transmute is not shared.
  • When a hero wields the Hand of Midas and uses its special ability on a creep, it provides a surge of bonus gold. It's a fantastic way to accelerate your income and gather more resources to strengthen your hero for the challenges ahead.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

An item that needs no introduction the midas is a very helpful item for cores who wanna see faster gold and exp come their way, also viable to supportes who are in the high roller realms early on the game. Heroes that stands out the most from this item are Ogre Magi and Arc Warden.

Heroes with Hand of Midas as Core Item

A core item to boost your farming speed and scale towards the late game. Effectively gives you a double Midas as your Tempest Double has a separate cooldown for it.
A core farming item to scale towards the late game with items. Also gives you some much needed attack speed.
A core item to boost your farming speed and scale towards the late game with items. Also boosts your attack speed to proc Cold Snap with damage instances on enemy heroes.
A core item that lets you scale towards the late game with items. Has great synergy with Multicast for a massive influx of gold with a single cast of the item.
A situational item to boost your farming speed and scale beyond the mid game as Spirit Breaker does not have a flash farming ability. Also gives you some much needed attack speed.
A core item that helps you farm faster to make up for Wraith King's inability to flash farm. The attack speed also helps with fighting later on.

Trivia

Hand of Midas, a well-known item in Dota 2, has a fascinating trivia associated with its name and origin. The name 'Hand of Midas' is inspired by a figure from Greek mythology called 'King Midas'.