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 (2003-12-16): The Frozen Throne
Orb of Fire 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.
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.