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Witch Blade

The Witch Blade is a fascinating and potent item that embodies a blend of mystical power and tactical prowess. It's like wielding a magical weapon that not only bolsters your attacks but also vexes your enemies with its enchanting abilities!
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A spiteful blade inadvertently possessed by the soul of its incautious creator.

The Witch Blade is a fascinating and potent item that embodies a blend of mystical power and tactical prowess. It's like wielding a magical weapon that not only bolsters your attacks but also vexes your enemies with its enchanting abilities!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 6 Armor

+ 12 Damage for Intelligence Heroes

+ 40 Attack Speed

+ 144 Mana (from attributes)

+ 1.5 Mana Regen

+ 0.6 Mana Regen (from attributes)

+ 1.2% Magic Resistance (from attributes)

9 Cooldown

300 Projectile Speed

Attributes

+ 12 Intelligence

Recipe

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The Witch Blade is a fascinating and potent item that embodies a blend of mystical power and tactical prowess. It's like wielding a magical weapon that not only bolsters your attacks but also vexes your enemies with its enchanting abilities!
Oblivion Staff
Chainmail
Witch Blade Recipe

Abilities

Passive: Witch Blade

Causes your next attack to apply a poison for 4 seconds, slowing by 25% and dealing 0.75x your intelligence as damage every second. This attack has True Strike.

Additional Insights

The Witch Blade isn't just a weapon; it's a catalyst for further arcane might. It allows you to upgrade into even more powerful items, enhancing your magical prowess and turning the tides of battle in your favor.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

One of the newest item in town the witch blade is a mid laners delight, Built from post laning up to the mid game where eventually it could be scaled to late game. Heroes who love this are Queen of Pain and Outworld Destroyer.

Heroes with Witch Blade as Core Item

A core item to improve your kill threat on the map in the early game with increased tankiness and damage through stats and attack speed.
A core item that provides mana pool and improves the potential of bursting down enemy heroes without relying entirely on your mana.

Heroes countered by Witch Blade

Poison attack has True Strike.
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike
To remove Refraction charges and to obtain some armor
Poison attack has True Strike
Poison attack has True Strike.
Poison attack has True Strike

Trivia

One interesting trivia about Witch Blade is that its introduction marked the addition of a new type of item called 'Neutral Drops' to the game. Witch Blade is among the few items classified as Tier 4 neutral drops, which means it can only be obtained by heroes through chance drops from neutral creeps in the game.