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Lotus Orb

Your hero's reflective shield—a powerful and protective item that not only defends your hero but also rebounds enemy spells.
Upgraded Item | Armor

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The jewel at its center still reflects a pale image of its creator.

Your hero's reflective shield—a powerful and protective item that not only defends your hero but also rebounds enemy spells.

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 10 Armor

+ 6.5 Health Regen

+ 250 Mana

+ 4 Mana Regen

Recipe

Your hero's reflective shield—a powerful and protective item that not only defends your hero but also rebounds enemy spells.
Perseverance
Platemail
Energy Booster
Lotus Orb Recipe

Abilities

Active: Echo Shell

Applies a shield to the target unit for 6 seconds which re-casts most targeted spells back to their caster.
The shielded unit will still take damage from the spell.
Range: 900
Dispel Type: Basic Dispel

Mana: 175

Cooldown: 15

Additional Insights

So, envision the Lotus Orb as your hero's shimmering safeguard, a friendly item that shields, reflects spells, and allows your hero to turn adversity into an enchanting advantage

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

A mid to late game item, this item is higly contested when a scenario arise where one hero has to front no matter what or give him extra dispel that gives him freedom to worry less. Heroes that build this item varies from offlaners or supports that goes to the route of using utilites.

Heroes with Lotus Orb as Core Item

A powerful defensive tool to reflect single target spells. Also provides a dispel on cast and makes you tanky with armor.

Heroes countered by Lotus Orb

A good item to either dispell the debuffs from Batrider or to make it hard for him to Lasso a desired target.
If Bloodseeker ulties you under the effect of Lotus, its much harder for him to chase you down.
To dispel Silence. Also casts Spirit Siphon on Death Prophet if she targets you with Lotus Orb activated.
Casting Lotus Orb can reflect Omnislash and make you slash the enemies instead.
Allows you to dispel Corrosive Haze from yourself or teammates. Also reflects it back to Slardar if he casts it on the target.
To reflect Sven's Storm Hammer back at him.
Dispels Reflection and nullifies health swap of Sunder
To dispel Fatal Bonds and Shadow Word
Also reflects Arc Lightning if Zeus attacks with Aghanim Shard

Trivia

Reverse Polarity (Magnus), Black Hole (Enigma), and Ravage (Tidehunter). These potent area ofeffect crowd control ultimates, when targeted at a hero equipped with Lotus Orb, can be deflected back, causing chaos among the enemy team.