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 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.
- 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.