I Read somewhere that axe does 100000000 physical damage (killing blow). So if someone uses blademail during the killing blow, Will it kill axe??


No. If the target is below the HP threshold, all buffs are dispelled and then they take killing damage. In Dota1 it was a ton of physical, but in Dota2 I think it's just a kill.

  • So it can kill a hero in bkb or repel? – Prem Anand Mar 2 '13 at 7:52
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    @PremAnand Yes, it will go through magic immunity. – Dracs Mar 2 '13 at 8:27
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    I wonder if it works against Dazzle's Shallow Grave because it dispell the effect, or because it counts as a kill :) – Robin Castlin Mar 20 '13 at 9:58
  • It goes through Shallow Grave, making Axe an extremely effective counter to Dazzle. – jzacharia Apr 25 '13 at 23:43
  • @jzacharia Yes, that's because all buffs are dispelled, even the ones that can't normally be dispelled like Shallow Grave. – Decency Apr 25 '13 at 23:47

According to the Dota 2 Wiki it still does 100,000,000 damage. Prior to dealing the damage all buffs are removed from the unit including blade mail.


I can't post comments but it will go through Dazzle's Shallow Grave.

The only thing that stops Culling Blade from killing is having enough HP to start with.

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