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Smite Item: Pestilence

Smite Item Pestilence

Item Details


Cost: 1050 (2300)

+70 Magical Protection
+200 Health
+15 HP5

AURA - Enemy gods within 55 units have their healing reduced by 25%. This does not stack with similar Auras.
PASSIVE - Enemies that successfully damage you have their Healing reduced by an additional 5% for 3s. This can stack up to 6 times.

Item Discussion

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boogiebass (46) | October 26, 2018 12:45pm
Bran, let's discuss this item and compare it to bulwark of hope.

Yes, bulwark's health shield passive and CCR are clutch AF, but pestilence has 20 more defense than bulwark (that cancels out a flat pen item) and is cheaper too.

So why don't you like pestilence outside of countering healing?
xmysterionz (71) | October 26, 2018 1:07pm
A good point to discuss: How useful pestilence is when the enemy does not have any significant healing source? (Huge lifesteal or healing)
Kriega1 (143) | October 26, 2018 2:41pm
Not useful except for fire giant buff but at that point it would be better to apply Beatstick/divine as relying on pestilence aura would be too risky.
boogiebass (46) | October 26, 2018 1:09pm
Still has +20 more defense than bulwark and is cheaper. That cancels out a void stone or spear of desolation or divine ruin
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