Antaeus, the Earthborne
Born of Gaia, the earth herself, and Poseidon, lord of the seas, the giant Antaeus was meant for greatness the moment he was born along the rocky coasts. His father granted him prodigious strength, and his sweet, protective mother granted him protection as long as she could reach him. As a giant, however, many would-be heroes challenged Antaeus to prove their greatness, and just as many ended up thrown off the cliff to meet a painful death below. Over time, Anteaus grew tired of these weak, silly things. There had to be battles worth fighting out there. Armed with nothing but a tunic and a great golden belt he took from one of his challenges, the Earthborne set out into the world, hoping to encounter something that could beat him in a contest of strength.
Melee Strength Hero
Strength: 25 + 3.4
Agility: 21 + 2
Intelligence: 18 + 1.9
Movement Speed: 290
Base Armor: 2 (at level 1)
Damage: 53-58 (at level 1)
Antaeus rips a chunk out of the earth and throws it at a target location, damaging and stunning all enemies in the area. If an enemy is standing in front of Antaeus when he picks up the chunk, they are stunned and damaged as well. Throwing the chunk right in front of him affects the targets in the AoE twice.
Stun Duration: 1.3/1.7/2/2.3
Projectile Speed: 1000
A giant’s strength lets them fling boulders as if they were pebbles.
W: Fists of Stone
Antaeus covers his hands in a giant set of stone gauntlets. His next four attacks deal bonus damage, deal splash damage, bonus attack range and apply a 1 second 100% movement and attack speed slow upon impact.
Bonus Damage: 30/50/70/90
Splash Damage: 50%
Splash AoE: 250
Bonus Attack Range: 75
Duration: 22 seconds
With but a thought, Anteaus calls upon his heritage to grant him weapons when he needs them.
E: Blood of Gaia
Gains Max HP regen per second while standing still. Casting spells or attacking do not disable this passive, forced movement does. Passive becomes active after standing still for 3 seconds after moving.
Max HP per second: 2/3/4/5%
His mother’s mere touch grants strength to the Earthborne
R: Seismic Piledriver
Selects a target location, and then begins charging up. Upon release, he dashes to the target location, grabbing the first enemy along the way, upon grabbing an enemy, he jumps into the air, and piledrives the enemy down at the target location, dealing magic damage and stunning every enemy in an AoE around the target. The main target takes bonus damage. Max Charge time is 5 seconds. Anteaus’ dash speed, Damage, and Stun duration increases based on how long Power Slam was charged. While charging (but not after the jump), Anteaus can be targeted by spells. Pierces magic immunity on the grabbed target, but not the rest of the units hit.
Max Damage: 600/1000/1400
Max Main Target Bonus Damage: 200/400/600
Max Stun duration: 3/4/5 seconds
Minimum Dash Speed: 500
Max Dash Speed: 1200/1500/1800
Max Range: 2000
Impact AoE: 450
Cooldown: 80 seconds
A wrestler by trade, Anteaus’ signature move shakes mountains and cracks continental plates.
10: +20 movement speed <> +25 attack speed
15: +25 Fists of Stone damage <> +6 armor
20: +1.5% Blood of Gaia regeneration <>+4 Fists of Stone Attacks
25: Seismic Piledriver deals pure damage + pierces magic immunity <> Islebreaker gains 2 charges
Grant him a new ability: Tribute to Greatness
ChanneledAntaeus starts a longwinded monologue about his own greatness. Multiplies the next instance of damage he does based on how long his monologue lasts.
Maximum Channel Duration: 10 seconds
Maximum damage multiplier: +500%
Buff Duration: 8 seconds
Manacost: 50Cooldown: 30 seconds
Aghanim’s Scepter: Increases the maximum damage of Seismic Piledriver by 300, lowers cooldown by 20 seconds. Upon landing, creates a crater. While in the crater, Antaeus is permanently affected by Fists of Stone and his passive works even while moving in it. Enemies can’t move out of the crater (same rules as Mars’ ult). Crater lasts for 7 seconds
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