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Observer Ward

Imagine discovering enchanted orbs, a magical tool that doesn't just grant vision but unveils hidden mysteries and ensures your team's safety and strategic awareness!
Basic Item | Consumables

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A form of half-sentient plant, often cultivated by apprentice wizards.

Imagine discovering enchanted orbs, a magical tool that doesn't just grant vision but unveils hidden mysteries and ensures your team's safety and strategic awareness!

Abilities

Use: Plant

Plants an Observer Ward, an invisible watcher that gives ground vision in a 1600 radius to your team. Lasts 6 minutes.
Hold Control to give one Observer Ward to an allied hero.
Range: 500

Additional Insights

When a player places an Observer Ward, it's like planting a watchful eye. These magical orbs grant vision over an area, revealing enemy movements, granting valuable information, and ensuring your team's awareness of strategic points or potential threats.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Another item that is heavily facilitated by the supports, This item is very much used all throughout the game.

Heroes countered by Observer Ward

To keep an eye on Clockwerks position and disallow him to sneak up to you
To spot Earth Spirit rolling in
To spot arrows
Place wards to see Pudge and avoid being hooked
To see him charging as early as you can so you can move away in time or alert an ally to do the same
Tinker spots are at the edges of the map
To spot Tuskar`s movements on and out of the lane

Trivia

In the lore, Observer wards are said to be grown and cultivated by apprentice wizards.