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Certain skilled artisans have been able to cobble together bits of Ancient machinery and forge them into weapons. The terrible Hypercrown, whose electrical current bestows speed to the wielder and excruciating pain to the victim, are a pinnacle of this technique. Their true potency is demonstrated when the lightning trapped within surges forth and dances from one target to the next, leaving behind sizzling corpses.
Location Icon Morph Attack.png Morph Attack
Type Filter Modifier.png Modifier
Filter Attack Speed.png Attack Speed
Stats +90 Attack Speed
Modifier Lightning Modifier
Cost 5800 (1000)
Components Item Builds into
Thunderclaw (3000)
Warpcleft (1800)


Cast Chain Lightning every 3rd attack.

This item contains a Lightning Modifier which does not stack.

This effect propagates to illusions for 33% of power.



When 0 charges remain, deals 160 Magic Damage to your attack target and 15 additional nearby enemies.

Charges are then reset to 2. Removes a charge on each attack or after 5 seconds of not attacking.

  • The effect chains to the nearest enemy within 600 units.
  • Propagates to illusions, but deals 33% damage.


Allied Heroes
Type - Magic
Range: 600
Mana Cost: 50
Cooldown: 35 seconds
Applies Charged Up to the target for 20 seconds.

Charged Up Effects
Cast Electric Jolt after every 4 attacks to target, dealing 200 Magic Damage to the attacker and 6 nearby enemies in a 750 radius by 100 degree cone.



Version 4.9.0

  • Attack Speed increased from 80 to 90.
    • The Attack Speed provided previously did not add up to the Attack Speed bonus granted by its parts (at the minimum). This has been corrected.
  • Recipe Cost increased from 800 Gold.png to 1000 Gold.png.
    • Total Cost increased from 5600 Gold.png to 5800 Gold.png.
  • Active ability can now only target ally heroes.

Version 4.8.4

  • Recipe Cost increased from 700 Gold.png to 800 Gold.png.
    • Total Cost increased from 5500 Gold.png to 5600 Gold.png.

Version 4.8.2

  • Active ability can now be used on allies even if they are Magic Immune.


  • Max bounce count increased from 10 to 15.

Version 4.8.1

  • New recipe: Thunderclaw (3000 Gold.png) + Warpcleft (1800 Gold.png) + Recipe (700 Gold.png) = 5500 Gold.png
  • Magic Damage dealt by the Chain Lightning procs reduced from 175 to 160.

Version 4.8.0

  • Magic Damage dealt by the Chain Lightning procs increased from 150 to 175.
  • Max number of bounces increased from 5 to 10.

Version 4.7.4

Version 4.7.3

  • Recipe cost increased from 1000 Gold.png to 1300 Gold.png.
    • Total cost increased from 4700 Gold.png to 5000 Gold.png

Version 4.7.2

  • Reworked:
    • Components: Warpcleft (1800 Gold.png) + Alacrity Band (1200 Gold.png) + Voltstone (700 Gold.png) + Recipe (1000 Gold.png) = 4700 Gold.png
    • Grants 80 Attack Speed.
    • Cast Chain Lightning every 3rd attack, dealing 150 Magic Damage to your attack target and bounces to 5 additional nearby enemies in 600 radius.
    • Contains Lightning Modifier
    • Active: Applies Charged Up to the target for 20 seconds.
    • Charged Up: After every 4 attacks on the target, cast Electric Jolt in a 750 radius, 100 degree cone, dealing 200 Magic Damage to the attacker and 6 nearby enemies.
    • Has 600 Range, 50 Mana Cost, and 35 seconds Cooldown.

Version 4.5.3

  • Recipe cost increased from 400 Gold.png to 600 Gold.png.
    • Total cost increased from 4000 Gold.png to 4200 Gold.png.

Version 4.3.0

  • Added to the game.

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