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Orb of Fire

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This article or section contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.
Inv misc orb 05.png
  • Orb of Fire
  • Gold 137
  • Miscellaneous
  • Attacks also do fire damage.
  • Purchase Hotkey: F
  • Stock Replenish Interval: 120

Adds 5 bonus fire damage to the attack of a Hero when carried. The Hero's attacks also become ranged when attacking air and do splash damage to nearby enemy units in a radius of 14.
The damage bonus is of the Spell damage type, so it will do 30% less damage to heroes.


These can be bought from Arcane Vaults in The Frozen Throne.

Arthas receives one in Blackrock & Roll, chapter 2 of the Warcraft III human campaign, The Scourge of Lordaeron, after delivering The Heart of Searinox to Feranor Steeltoe.

Grom Hellscream finds one in The Hunter of Shadows, chapter 5 of the orc campaign, The Invasion of Kalimdor.

Thrall finds one in The Oracle, chapter 7 of that campaign.

Tyrande and Maiev can find one in Shards of the Alliance, chapter 6 of the Frozen Throne sentinels campaign, Terror of the Tides.

Patch changes

Patch 1.17 (09/20/2004)
  • Now deals Spell damage instead of Magic damage.
Patch 1.15 (05/11/2004)
  • Cost reduced to 275 gold from 300 gold.
Patch 1.13 (12/17/2003)
  • Cost reduced to 300 from 375.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.10 (2003-07-03):
    • The Frozen Throne
      • Orb of Fire cost reduced to 375 from 400 and splash radius increased to 140 from 125.


Orb of fire in patch 1.00.

In Reign of Chaos the tooltip said: Adds 5 bonus fire damage to the attacks of a Hero when carried. The Hero's attacks also do splash damage to nearby enemy units.

In an earlier version of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, it gave you 12 bonus fire damage.

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