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Blight Stone

Your hero's tiny treasure of strategic might, a little stone that packs a punch and helps your hero and their teammates take down enemies more efficiently!
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An unnerving stone unearthed beneath the Fields of Endless Carnage.

Your hero's tiny treasure of strategic might, a little stone that packs a punch and helps your hero and their teammates take down enemies more efficiently!

Base Combat Stats

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Recipe

Desolator
Your hero's tiny treasure of strategic might, a little stone that packs a punch and helps your hero and their teammates take down enemies more efficiently!

Abilities

Passive: Lesser Corruption

Your attacks reduce the target's armor by 2 for 8.0 seconds.

Additional Insights

  • Does not stack with its upgrades.
  • What makes the Blight Stone extra awesome is that this armor reduction effect lingers for a few seconds, giving your hero and nearby allies the advantage in battles. It's like leaving a mark of vulnerability on the enemies, making them more susceptible to attacks from your whole team!

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Allmost all i mean almost all cores who would love to get an early desolator for stacking damage on it would have the blight stone as their starting if not so should be your priority come first courier delivery!

Heroes with Blight Stone as Core Item

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lone Druid
A core item you can keep on your Spirit Bear or hero to improve right click damage by reducing the armor of enemy heroes. You can put it on your hero later on when running out of slots on the Spirit Bear.

Heroes countered by Blight Stone

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Abaddon
Lowers the armor of Abaddon and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Axe
Lowers the armor of Axe with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and make it difficult for him to tank right clicks for Counter Helix procs.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Beastmaster
Lowers the armor of Beastmaster and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Brewmaster
Lowers the armor of Brewmaster and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Centaur Warrunner
Lowers the armor of Centaur with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with physical damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Clockwerk
Lowers the armor of Clockwerk with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with physical damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Doom
Lowers the armor of Doom with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with phyiscal damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Earth Spirit
Lowers the armor of Earth Spirit with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with phyiscal damage as well as prevent him from diving you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Elder Titan
Lowers the armor of Elder Titan with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with phyiscal damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Enigma
Lowers the armor of Eidolons with right clicks and kill them quickly before they can multiply. Also makes it easier to kill Enigma with physical damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Huskar
Lowers the armor of Huskar with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with physical damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Kunkka
Lowers the armor of Kunkka and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lycan
Lowers the armor of Lycan and helps win trades in a right click battle. Also lets you bring down Wolves much quicker with physical damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Marci
Lowers the armor of Marci with right clicks to reduce her tankiness and burst her down with physical damage as well as prevent her from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Mars
Lowers the armor of Mars with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and burst him down with physical damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Phoenix
Lowers the armor of Phoenix on right clicks to make him even more squishy and kill him with physical damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Pudge
Lowers the armor of Pudge with right clicks to kill him with physical damage. Also helps you fight him if he dives you under your tower.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sand King
Lowers the armor of Sand King with right clicks to reduce his tankiness and kill him with physical damage or prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tidehunter
Lowers the armor of Tidehunter with right clicks to reduce his tankiness to burst him with physical damage as well as prevent him from running at you as easily.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tiny
Lowers the armor of Tiny and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Treant Protector
Lowers the armor of Treant Protector to counter his armor gain from Living Armor and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Visage
Lowers the armor of Visage with right clicks to make it easier to eat away the Gravekeeper's Cloak layers and burst him down with physical damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
Lowers the armor of Weaver and helps win trades in a right click battle.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Winter Wyvern
Lowers the armor of Winter Wyvern with right clicks and burst her down with physical damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Zeus
Lowers the armor of Zeus with right clicks and burst him down with physical damage.

Trivia

The Blight Stone was introduced as a new item in the 6.87 patch of Dota 2. However, what's intriguing is that its functionality and design were inspired by a similar item in the original Dota mod for Warcraft III called 'Desolator Recipe'.