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Spirit Vessel

Your hero's mystical healer, a potent and versatile item that not only amplifies your hero's offensive capabilities but also offers a supportive role by weakening enemy healing and regeneration!
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Forged by a god to entrap the soul of another.

Your hero's mystical healer, a potent and versatile item that not only amplifies your hero's offensive capabilities but also offers a supportive role by weakening enemy healing and regeneration!

Base Combat Stats

bonus mana regen

+ 1.75 Mana Regeneration

+ 6 All Attributes

+ 2 Armor

bonus health

+ 125 Health

Recipe

Your hero's mystical healer, a potent and versatile item that not only amplifies your hero's offensive capabilities but also offers a supportive role by weakening enemy healing and regeneration!
Urn of Shadows
Crown
Fluffy Hat
Spirit Vessel Recipe

Abilities

Active: Soul Release

When used against enemies, it reduces health by 4% of current health per second, and reduces HP regeneration, healing, lifesteal and spell lifesteal by 45%. Deals 35 damage per second.
When used on allies, it provides 40 health regeneration per second.
Lasts 8.0 seconds.
Gains charges every time an enemy hero dies within 1400 units. Only the closest Spirit Vessel to the dying hero will gain a charge.

Cooldown: 7

Additional Insights

The beauty of the Spirit Vessel lies in its dual role, empowering your hero while countering enemy sustain. It's particularly effective against foes relying on healing effects, making them more vulnerable by reducing their ability to regenerate health.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

A handy item that is specializing on whether you want to heal or stop regeneration from your foes. The Spirit Vessel is a hot commodity when it comes to heroes that loves to gank or set the tempo, A few examples are Earth Spirit, Mirana and Witch Doctor.

Heroes with Spirit Vessel as Core Item

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Bounty Hunter
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also improves the HP sustain of your team after fights.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Brewmaster
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also makes you tanky and provides effective damage through stats for universal heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Earth Spirit
A core item to reduce the HP regen and tankiness of enemy heroes and kill them with your spells. Also makes you more tanky and survivable in fights.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Invoker
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also makes you tanky and provides effective damage through stats for universal heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Keeper of the Light
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also improves the HP sustain of your team after fights.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Mirana
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also makes you tanky and provides effective damage through stats for universal heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Nature's Prophet
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness and snowball with kills. Also improves your tankiness and damage through stats.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Phoenix
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also makes you tanky and provides effective damage through stats for universal heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Spectre
A core item that pairs very well with Radiance, Dispersion and kills from your ult which gives it free charges. Provides you with high DPS to kill single targets.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Venomancer
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also makes you tanky and provides effective damage through stats for universal heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Void Spirit
An upgrade from Urn of Shadows to help you keep snowballing with charges from kills. Also makes you very tanky.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
A powerful early to mid game item against heavy healing lineups to reduce their HP regen and tankiness. Also improves the HP sustain of your team after fights.

Heroes countered by Spirit Vessel

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Alchemist
Helps significantly lower the HP regen from Chemical Rage with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Axe
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Axe with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Bristleback
Helps significantly lower Bristlebacks HP regen with Soul Release charges. Particularly useful against Bloodstone.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Broodmother
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal from Insatiable Hunger with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Centaur Warrunner
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Centaur with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Chen
Helps significantly lower Chen's healing from his ultimate with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dawnbreaker
Helps significantly lower the HP gain from Luminosity and reduce her healing through Solar Guardian with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dazzle
Helps lower the healing from Dazzle through Shadow Wave and sustain items.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Death Prophet
Helps significantly lower the healing from Spirit Siphon and at the end of Exorcism.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Doom
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Doom with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dragon Knight
Helps significantly lower the HP regen from Dragon Blood with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Enchantress
Helps lower the healing from Enchantress with Natures Attendants.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Faceless Void
Helps significantly lower the HP gain from Time Walk with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Huskar
Helps significantly lower the HP regen from Berserker's Blood with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Io
Helps significantly lower the healing and HP regen from Tether and Overcharge with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Kunkka
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Kunkka with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Leshrac
Helps significantly lower the spell lifesteal from Bloodstone usage with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lone Druid
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal on Lone Druid from Spirit Link with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Luna
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal on Luna from Mask of Madness or Satanic with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Marci
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal from Sidekick with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Meepo
Helps significantly lower the HP gain from Ransack with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Monkey King
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal from Jingu Mastery attacks with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Morphling
Helps significantly lower the HP gain from Attribute Shift (Strength Gain) with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Necrophos
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Omniknight
Helps significantly lower the healing from Purification with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Oracle
Helps significantly lower the healing from Purifying Flames with Soul Release charges. Look to apply Spirit Vessel near the end of False Promise.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Pudge
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Pudge with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Templar Assassin
Significantly reduces HP regen and gives you multiple instances of damage over time to eat away Templar Assassin's Refraction charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Timbersaw
Helps significantly lower the HP regen from Reactive Armor stacks with Soul Release charges.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Underlord
Helps significantly lower the HP regen on Underlord with Soul Release charges and make it easier to burst him down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Visage
Gives you multiple instances of damage over time to help eat away the Gravekeeper's Cloak layers. Helps significantly lower the HP regen from Stone Form on Visage once he has Aghanims Shard.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Wraith King
Helps significantly lower the lifesteal from Vampiric Spirit with Soul Release charges.

Trivia

The Spirit Vessel became a popular choice among support heroes due to its ability to hinder enemy sustain, particularly effective against heroes with high healing abilities or those reliant on regeneration effects.