Looks like there are more neutral items that are hidden in Dota 2. Here’s a look at some of the most fascinating ones.
Did you know that there are unreleased neutral items in Dota 2 that are functional in some modes? The two-decade-year-old game is a huge world on its own and if we pay attention to what lies in its shadow, we can see a lot of undiscovered features of sorts.
Nineteen unreleased neutral items in Dota 2 game files
There are 19 neutral items in the client that are not released but are still available in the game files. Players can test these items by typing a specific chat command in Dota 2’s demo mode. Let us look at every single item in detail.
This neutral item gives +7 health regeneration, +10 attack damage, and +50% mana regeneration amplification.
Chat command: -item item_ancient_perseverance
It gives a bonus of +10 attack speed and the user deals spell damage upon landing an attack. It is also supposed to place a debuff on the target, but it doesn’t do so.
Chat command: -item item_assassins_dagger
Upon taking hero damage, the user gains +18 damage and 15 movement speed bonus for a limited time.
Chat command: -item item_gladiator_helm
This neutral item is consumable and has one charge. Once it is consumed, it instantly kills your hero. However, when you respawn, it upgrades all your talents on both sides.
Chat command: -item item_greater_mango
If activated, this item grants the user unobstructed movement and flying vision for the duration. It also destroys all trees in the user’s path when active. This neutral item is supposed to have a movement speed slowing debuff for enemies but it doesn’t work.
Chat command: -item item_icarus_wings
This neutral item basically gives players a free Jingu Mastery passive except it doesn’t earn you lifesteal. After three consecutive attacks on enemy heroes or creeps, the item applies area damage.
Chat command: -item item_mechanical_arm
This neutral item acts like Bottle and allows users to capture runes. When activated it restores 500 HP and 200 mana over four seconds.
Chat command: -item item_overflowing_elixir
This item gives you a +15% experience bonus along with bonus stats according to the hero’s primary attribute.
Chat command: -item item_satchel
This item gives +1 mana regeneration and +10% movement speed. Melee heroes gain the ability to cleave 20% of their attack damage around the target.
Chat command: -item item_star_mace
Venom Gland gives you +10 of your primary attribute and +12% debuff duration. Attacking using this item applies heal reduction, health regen reduction, lifesteal reduction, and spell lifesteal reduction on the target. Successive attacks do not stack but refresh the duration instead.
This item also gives bonus stats depending on the hero’s primary attribute.
Chat command: -item item_venom_gland
This neutral item gives +8% cooldown reduction and +10% debuff duration. When activated, you deal 125 damage to up to 2 random enemy units within a 700 radius. The enemy units targeted will be random and has no priority. It can also attack invisible units or units inside the fog of war. Wizard Glass has a 13.8 seconds cooldown (considering its own cooldown reduction.)
Chat command: -item item_wizard_glass
Using this neutral item grants you unreliable gold with every attack on an enemy hero, including illusions and clones. It gives a base gold gain of 20 and 10 gold gain per level.
Chat command: -item item_sample_picker
It allows you to teleport anywhere on the map and it has three charges.
Chat command: -item item_dimensional_doorway
When equipped, you will gain an additional 20 attack speed. This neutral item reduces your teleport cooldown by 20 seconds and causes TP scrolls to not be consumed.
Chat command: -item item_gloves_of_travel
You can target an enemy and teleport to them using this neutral item. After you teleport to the enemy, they will be knocked back a 250 distance and are disabled for one second. You can also target allied units and teleport without the knockback and disable effect. This item has a cast range of 1600.
Chat command: -item item_horizon
This neutral item minus your health by 175 but adds a bonus 35 attack speed.
Chat command: -item item_light_robes
This is a fully functional item. It gives you +15 strength and stats depending on your primary attribute.
This neutral item can restore a total of 480 health over 12 seconds to a targeted ally (only heroes, illusions, and creep heroes). When double-clicked, it will cast on the hero itself.
Chat command: -item item_oakheart
It gives you +8 health regeneration and +250 health. When activated, your hero gains a generic 50% damage reduction from enemies for 3 seconds.
Chat command: -item item_fortitude_ring
Upon death, you spawn a strong illusion that deals 100% damage and takes 150% damage. Much like Vengeful Spirit’s Scepter, the strong illusion can cast all basic abilities. The illusion lasts 30 seconds and also returns 20% incoming damage. This neutral item also gives +500 health to the user.
Chat command: -item item_vengeances_shadow
It gives +12 intelligence to the user and also bonus stats according to the hero’s primary attribute. You can also use this item to destroy trees within a target area. With every tree destroyed, the user is supposed to gain a movement speed and health buff however, this effect doesn’t work.
Chat command: -item item_tree_processor
This neutral item gives a bonus of +15 strength and also bonus stats according to the hero’s primary attribute.
Users can target an enemy to deal 75 damage and then debuff the target’s armor by three, for six seconds.
Chat command: -item item_warhammer
All 19 of these unreleased neutral items in Dota 2 may be tested in the demo mode so have fun trying these out! Dota 2 is always adding new items and heroes, so maybe, just maybe some of these items (with some changes) might make it to the game.