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Helm of the Dominator

A marvelous item that not only enhances your hero's capabilities but also grants them the power to control and command a formidable creature in the friendliest and most empowering!
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The powerful headpiece of a dead necromancer.

A marvelous item that not only enhances your hero's capabilities but also grants them the power to control and command a formidable creature in the friendliest and most empowering!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 6 Armor

+ 6 Health Regen

Recipe

Helm of the Overlord
A marvelous item that not only enhances your hero's capabilities but also grants them the power to control and command a formidable creature in the friendliest and most empowering!
Helm of Iron Will
Diadem
Helm of the Dominator Recipe

Abilities

Active: Dominate

Takes control of one neutral, non-ancient target unit and sets its movement speed to 380 and max health to a minimum of 1000. Also provides the unit with +25 base attack damage, +12 health regen, +4 mana regen and +4 armor.
Dominated units with a max health of greater than 1000 retain their original max health. Dominated unit's bounty is set to 100 gold.
Range: 700

Cooldown: 45

Additional Insights

  • Cannot dominate more than one unit at a time. If a new unit is dominated, the old one will die.
  • Can also Dominate enemy lane creeps and summoned units.
  • Selling Helm of the Dominator will cause dominated units to die.
  • The Helm of the Dominator is perfect for heroes seeking versatility and extra combat support. It's an item that not only empowers your hero with bonuses but also allows them to summon a trusty companion, turning the tide of battles and creating amazing moments of teamwork and strategy in Dota 2!

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

In most games where offlaners flock to build the helm of the overlord, the dominator is automatically the direction, 90% of the time you dont stop at this item and just continue upgrading. Early game timing, the faster the better!

Heroes with Helm of the Dominator as Core Item

A core item that lets you dominate a creep to add to your Wolf pack. Synergizes well with the Feral Impulse aura and allows you to push lanes and pick off heroes.

Trivia

In earlier versions of Dota, the Helm of the Dominator was known for providing lifesteal and bonus damage, offering sustain and offensive capabilities to heroes. However, in Dota 2, the item underwent a significant revamp. The updated Helm of the Dominator introduced the ability to dominate neutral creeps, allowing heroes to control and command a jungle creep as an allied unit.