This article contains lore taken from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.
  • Orb of Venom
  • Gold 162
  • Miscellaneous
  • Attacks cause poison damage.
  • Purchase Hotkey: V
  • Stock Replenish Interval: 120

Adds 5 bonus damage to the attack of a Hero when carried. The Hero's attacks also become ranged when attacking air and poison enemy units for 6 seconds.
The damage is 9 per second to Organic units.


These can be bought from Ancients of Wonders in Frozen Throne.

Illidan, Kael, Lady Vashj and Akama can find one in Lord of Outland, chapter 6 of the Frozen Throne alliance campaign, Curse of the Blood Elves.

Patch changes

  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.25b (2011-03-08): Poison duration decreased to 6 seconds from 8.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.22 (2008-06-30): Poison duration decreased to 8 seconds from 10.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.15 (2004-05-10): Poison damage increased to 9 per second from 7.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.13 (2003-12-16):
    • The Frozen Throne
      • Orb of Venom cost reduced to 325 from 375.
  • WC3tFT-logo.png Patch 1.10 (2003-07-03):
    • The Frozen Throne
      • Orb of Venom cost reduced to 375 from 400 and poison damage/sec increased to 7 from 6.

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