Prepare Shadow Portal

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Prepare Shadow Portal

Not available underwater  
Thief icon small.png Thief (skill list)
Prepare Shadow Portal.png
 → Shadow Portal.png
Training cost
4 Hero points
Game link
Prepare Shadow Portal icon.png

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0.5½ Activation time  60 Recharge time  
Prepare Shadow Portal

Preparation. Mark your current area with shadow magic, which can be detonated.

Duration.png Base Arm Time: 3 seconds
Duration.png Duration: 60 seconds
Duration.png Duration: 30 seconds
Range.png Range: 5,000
Unblockable.png Unblockable

— In-game description


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  • After the arming time, the area at the end of the casting animation will be marked.
  • The recharge of this skill is independent of the trigger skill.
  • The thief's ability to activate the Shadow Portal can be tracked by the Prepare Shadow Portal.png Shadow Portal effect.
  • The portal can only be used from the side that was placed last.

Version history[edit]

For a detailed skill history, see here.

Patch Changes
May 26, 2020
  • Reduced preparation duration from 60 seconds to 30 seconds in PvP only.
August 13, 2019
  • This preparation now displays an icon to the thief indicating how much time they have to create their shadow portal.
July 16, 2019
  • Prepare Shadow Portal has been added to the game.