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Orchid Malevolence

Picture a devious and enchanting item called the Orchid of Malevolence. It's like having a sneaky flower that grants you the power to silence your enemies and set up their downfall!
Upgraded Item | Magical

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A garnet rod constructed from the essence of a fire demon.

Picture a devious and enchanting item called the Orchid of Malevolence. It's like having a sneaky flower that grants you the power to silence your enemies and set up their downfall!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 10 Damage

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+ 12 Damage for Intelligence Heroes

+ 40 Attack Speed

+ 6 Health Regen

+ 144 Mana (from attributes)

+ 3.5 Mana Regen

+ 0.6 Mana Regen (from attributes)

+ 1.2% Magic Resistance (from attributes)

18 Cooldown

100 Mana Cost

Attributes

+ 12 Intelligence

Recipe

Bloodthorn
Picture a devious and enchanting item called the Orchid of Malevolence. It's like having a sneaky flower that grants you the power to silence your enemies and set up their downfall!
Oblivion Staff
Cornucopia
Orchid Malevolence Recipe

Abilities

Active: Soul Burn

Silences the target unit for 5 seconds. At the end of the silence, 30% of the damage received while silenced is inflicted as bonus magical damage.
Range: 900

Additional Insights

While silenced, the enemy becomes more vulnerable to attacks, taking increased damage from you and your pals. It's like marking them as the prime target for a team takedown!

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

The orchid of malevolence is a post-laning to mid game item that is prioritized by ganking magical core heroes and most of the time are mid players, heroes that thirst for the power of this item are Storm Spirit and Queen of Pain to name a few.

Heroes with Orchid Malevolence as Core Item

A core item to catch elusive enemy heroes with an instant silence and follow up with Boundless Strike to burst them down quickly. Builds into Bloodthorn later in the game.
A core item to catch elusive enemy heroes with an instant silence and follow up with Ensnare to burst them down quickly. Builds into Bloodthorn later in the game.
A core item to catch elusive enemy heroes with an instant silence and follow up with Sprout to burst them down quickly. Builds into Bloodthorn later in the game.

Heroes countered by Orchid Malevolence

If you can get it before his Manta Style timing
Prevent Ember Spirit from being able to cast spells and escape with Remnants.
Silence Lifestealer so that he cannot use Rage and burst him down in the meantime.
Silencing Omniknight in a fight is a good way of preventing him from using his defensive skill set.
To silence Outworld Destroyer so that he cannot cast spells in fights.
To silence her so that she is unable to blink away and burst her down.
Against a core Silencer
To silence him so that he cannot Ball Lightning or cast spells in fights and burst him down.
Silence him so that he cannot escape with his spells and burst him down.