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Abyssal Skull
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Location Icon Supportive.png Supportive
Type Filter Armor.png Armor
Filter Regeneration.png Regeneration
Filter Modifier.png Modifier
Stats +2 Armor
Cost 2050 (600)
Components Item Builds into
Hungry Spirit (900)
Ring of the Teacher (550)
Abyssal Skull.jpg


Applies an aura to all nearby allies. Life Steal only works on melee units. The mana regeneration aura and Armor aura do not stack with Ring of the Teacher or Nome's Wisdom.


Aura Ally Units & Buildings
Radius: 900
Cooldown: 1 second
Grants +15% Base Damage, +1.0 Mana Regeneration, and +3.5 Armor to all ally units. Grants 12% Lifesteal to melee units.
  • Can be toggled to affect allied heroes only.


Version 4.9.2

  • Now passively grants 2 Armor to self.
  • Armor bonus to allies from the aura reduced from 5 to 3.5.
  • Mana Regeneration bonus from the aura increased from 0.8 to 1.0.

Version 4.9.0

  • Total Cost increased from 2000 Gold.png to 2050 Gold.png.

Version 4.1.2

Version 4.1.0

  • Trinket of Restoration.jpg Trinket of Restoration removed from the recipe.
  • Recipe cost increased from 300 Gold.png to 600 Gold.png.
    • Total recipe cost reduced from 2050 Gold.png to 2000 Gold.png.
  • Aura Base Damage bonus increased from 12% to 15%.
  • No longer grants 2 Health Regeneration.

Version 3.1.0

  • Reduced Lifesteal to 12% from 15%.
  • Reduced Base Damage bonus to +12% from +15%.
  • Now grants +2 Health Regeneration to wielder.

Version 2.1.2

  • Can now be toggled to affect allied heroes only.

Version 0.1.47

Version 0.1.42

  • Aura fixed to not affect enemy units.

Version 0.1.41

  • Aura will no longer affect gadgets.

Version 0.1.19

  • Reverted Lifesteal to no longer affect Ranged units.

Version 0.1.18

  • Aura now grants Lifesteal to both Melee and Ranged units.

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Recipe Items Icon Initiation.png Initiation Icon Supportive.png Supportive Icon Protective.png Protective Icon Combative.png Combative Icon Morph Attack.png Morph Attack
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Abyssal Skull
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