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Favored by the most primal Beast warriors, Brutalizers are simple, spiked clubs used to bash an opponent into submission. They strengthen the wielder and inflict significant damage, occasionally knocking a foe senseless.
Location Icon Combative.png Combative
Type Filter Strength.png Strength
Filter Damage.png Damage
Filter Modifier.png Modifier
Stats +12 Strength
+40 Damage
Modifier Bash Modifier
Cost 3400 (200)
Components Item Builds into
Mighty Blade (1000)
Slayer (2200)


Chance on attack to bash an enemy, the chance is lower for ranged heroes.

This item contains Bashing properties. Items and abilities with Bashing properties contain a shared cooldown time.


Cooldown: 2 seconds
25% chance for Melee units to deal 70 Physical Damage to target and stun for 1.5 seconds. 10% chance for Ranged units.
  • Propagates to illusions, but deals 33% damage and does not apply the stun.


Version 4.9.3

  • New component buildup:  Slayer.jpg Slayer (2200 Gold.png) +  Mighty Blade.jpg Mighty Blade (1000 Gold.png) + Recipe (200 Gold.png) = 3400 Gold.png Total
    • Total cost was reduced from 3450 Gold.png.
  • Passive Strength bonus increased from 8 to 12.
  • Physical Damage on proc increased from 35 to 70.
  • Stun duration on proc increased from 1.4 seconds to 1.5 seconds.

Version 4.1.0

  • Mighty Blade.jpg Mighty Blade is replaced with a Bolstering Armband.jpg Bolstering Armband in the recipe.
  • Strength bonus reduced from 10 to 8.
  • Recipe cost increased from 300 Gold.png to 800 Gold.png.
    • Total cost reduced from 3500 Gold.png to 3450 Gold.png.

Version 4.0.0

  • New buildup: Slayer.jpg Slayer (2200) + Mighty Blade.jpg Mighty Blade (1000) + Recipe (300) = 3500
  • Attack Damage increased from 35 to 40.
  • Damage proc now propagates to illusions for 33% power.
    • Stun proc does not propagate to illusions.

Version 3.8.0

  • Quickblade.jpg Quickblade removed from the recipe, replaced with Branded Sabre.jpg Branded Sabre.
  • Recipe cost decreased from 1100 Gold.png to 500 Gold.png; total cost from 3100 Gold.png to 3500 Gold.png.
  • Agility decreased from 10 to 0.
  • Damage increased from 20 to 35.

Version 2.6.24

  • Bash damage increased from 25 to 35.

Version 2.5.12

  • No longer works with Split Attack.

Version 2.0.23

  • Recipe reworked:

Version 0.3.6

  • Moved category to Combative.

Version 0.1.48

  • No longer propagates to illusions.
  • No longers procs when attacking towers.

Version 0.1.47

  • Stun chance no longer stacks with itself.

Version 0.1.42

  • Stun duration increased from 1 second to 1.4 seconds.

Version 0.1.37

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