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Scythe of Vyse

Imagine holding an extraordinary magical staff called the Scythe of Vyse. It's like having a wizard's wand that turns your enemies into harmless critters for a little while!
Upgraded Item | Magical

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The most guarded relic among the cult of Vyse, it is the most coveted weapon among magi.

Imagine holding an extraordinary magical staff called the Scythe of Vyse. It's like having a wizard's wand that turns your enemies into harmless critters for a little while!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 30 Damage for Intelligence Heroes

+ 360 Mana (from attributes)

+ 8.5 Mana Regen

+ 1.5 Mana Regen (from attributes)

+ 3% Magic Resistance (from attributes)

20 Cooldown

250 Mana Cost

Attributes

+ 30 Intelligence

Recipe

Imagine holding an extraordinary magical staff called the Scythe of Vyse. It's like having a wizard's wand that turns your enemies into harmless critters for a little while!
Mystic Staff
Tiara of Selemene
Scythe of Vyse Recipe

Abilities

Active: Hex

Turns a target unit into a harmless critter for 2.8 seconds. The target has a base movement speed of 140 and will be silenced, muted, and disarmed.
Instantly destroys illusions.
Range: 800

Additional Insights

  • The target will have a base movement speed of %sheep_movement_speed%, but buffs granting maximum movement speed won't be disabled.
  • But it's not just about turning foes into fluffballs, the Scythe of Vyse also prevents them from using any spells or abilities while they're in their cute animal form. It's like giving them a timeout from causing trouble!

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

One of the best late game items in dota that is built by almost anyone from mid game to late game this item is truly a game changer as whoever can hold it can change the tides of the fight into their favor.

Heroes with Scythe of Vyse as Core Item

A core item to have an instant long range disable against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with Cold Feet to chain stun and burst them down with your damage spells. Also gives you mana regen to spam Chilling Touch with Aghanims Scepter.
A core late game item to have an added form of lockdown on top of Shadow Walk. Also provides mana regen to spam Shuriken Toss.
A core item for an instant disable against elusive enemy heroes and burst them down with your hero and spiders. Also increases your damage through stats and provides mana regen to spam Spawn Spiderlings.
A late game pick up that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with your damage and burst them down.
A late game pick up that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with your damage and control spells. Also increases your damage through stats and provides mana regen to spam spells.
A late game pick up that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to burst them down with Impetus hits. Also increases your damage through stats and provides mana regen to spam Impetus.
A late game pick up to disable multiple heroes in combination with Soulbind.
A core item for reliable lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to burst them down quickly with your spell combo.
A late game pick up that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with your damage to burst them down. Also provides mana regen to spam spells.
A core item to have a reliable disable in combination with Light Strike Array. Also provides some much needed mana regen to spam your spells.
A core item to have a reliable lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with Spear of Mars. Also improves your mana pool to use all your spells once you have Refresher Orb.
A core item to have an instant disable against elusive enemy heroes and hit them freely. Also boosts your mana regen and mana pool, effectively making you more tanky with Mana Shield.
A late game pick up that gives you instant and reliable disable on enemy heroes to follow up with Sacred Arrow to chain stun them.
A core item that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with Fireblast to chain stun them with Multicast. Can Multicast to Hex multiple enemy heroes and creeps with a single cast.
A core item to have instant disable against elusive enemy heroes and burst them down with Arcane Orb and Sanitys Eclipse. Also massively improves your mana pool which is effective damage with Sanitys Eclipse.
A core item that gives you a long range instant disable against elusive enemy heroes in combination with Icarus Dive. Lets you follow up with the rest of your damage and control spells to get kills.
A late game pick up to have another long range disable against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with Telekinesis to chain stun them.
A core item that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with your damage and control spells. Also increases your Glaives of Wisdom damage through stats and provides mana regen to spam spells.
A core item that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with your damage and control spells. Also provides some much needed mana pool and mana regen to spam spells.
A late game pick up that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with all your spells to burst them down. Also provides mana regen to spam spells.
A core item that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to follow up with all your spells to burst them down. Gets refreshed with Rearm to chain stun enemy heroes. Also provides some much needed mana pool and regen.
A core item that gives you instant lockdown against elusive enemy heroes to burst them down with spells and right clicks from your hero and Familiars. Also increases your damage through stats and provides mana regen to spam spells.

Heroes countered by Scythe of Vyse

To temporarily disable Arc Warden in fights by hexing him.
Prevent Batrider from opening Black King Bar to burst him down early in fights.
Hexing Bloodseeker can prevent him from opening Black King Bar and allows you to drop him low at the start of fights if used properly with synergy from teammates.
Also instantly destroys illusions
To hex Death Prophet in order to prevent her from casting items or spells.
To hex Drow Ranger at the start of fights so she is bursted down easily as she is typically quite squishy unless she has Black King Bar or Satanic.
Hex Ember Spirit to prevent him from escaping with Remnants and chain-stunning him to death.
Hexing Faceless Void prevents him from being able to open Black King Bar and prevents him from doing damage in fights while hexed in his Chronosphere.
To be able to catch her
For Io or his tethered partner
Prevent Juggernaut from being able to spin or use Omnislash in fights temporarily to burst him down.
Hex Lifestealer so that he cannot use Rage and burst him down.
To hex Luna so that she is rendered temporarily useless in fights.
Lockdown and burst Muerta
Hex Night Stalker to prevent him from opening Black King Bar or Darkness and bursting him down.
Provides a hex to prevent Outworld Destroyer from doing anything temporarily in fights.
To hex her so that she cannot open Black King Bar and burst her down.
To hex her so that she cannot blink away in fights.
Shadow Fiend is squishy so hexing him before he can use Black King Bar or active items can easily burst him down.
Against a core right-clicker Silencer
Against a core Skywrath Mage
Hex Slark at the start of fights to prevent him from pulling off a Dark Pact, Black King Bar or Shadow Dance to burst him down.
Against a core right-clicking Snapfire
Hex Spectre so that she is temporarily useless and maximize damage output on her.
To hex him and burst him down before he can use spells or Black King Bar.
To disable Templar Assassin temporarily in fights.
Against core Tiny
Hexing him can prevent him from opening Black King Bar or Battle Trance so that you can burst him down quickly.
To hex Ursa so that he cannot open Black King Bar or Enrage to burst him down quickly.
Prevent Void Spirit from activating any items or spells to burst him down.

Trivia

One of the most powerful and coveted items in Dota 2, is named after the character 'Vyse' from the video game series 'Skies of Arcadia'. Vyse is the main protagonist, a young and adventurous air pirate known for his courage and determination.