Arena of Valor (AoV) - Tidecaller’s Mark

Information for Tidecaller's Mark, a usable item in Arena of Valor (AoV). Included are its effects, unique passives and/or actives, price, and item tree. We also measure effect ranges, explain any ambiguous effects, and give our recommendations on how to use the item.

*Not available on the Nintendo Switch version

Tidecaller’s Mark Details

Arena of Valor Tidecaller's Mark
Type Arena of Valor Support Items Support
Price Arena of Valor Gold Coin 1850
Tier 3
[Effect]
+200 Armor
+600 Health
Gold Efficiency 88.2% (not including Devotion, but including the damage reduction of Tidecaller (as worth 66.7 armor and magic defense) and level 1 Tidal Force effects, both on self only)
Unique Passive(s) Devotion: Gain a stack of Dedication Buff every 30 seconds. Stacks up to 2 times. If a unit dies within 800 units, consume a stack of Dedication Buff to grant the nearest ally 15 extra gold and 40 experience.
Tidal Force: You and nearby friendly heroes (within 600 units) receive 20 (+1 per level) HP and 10 (+1 per 2 levels) mana per second.
Poseidon: Increase damage of nearby allies by 5% and damage reduction by 10%.
SG Note
Only one support item is allowed per team
 Getting within 200 units of an ally will trigger Tidecaller for 2-3 seconds

Of the two tier 3 “water” items, Tidecaller’s Mark is the more consistently effective, as simply sticking to your allies will proc Tidecaller, while Purification requires a high skill floor and can only be used every 90 seconds. That said, you’re giving up quite a bit of CDR for increased defense on yourself. If CDR is important but you insist on Tidecaller’s Mark, then getting The Aegis could recover some of the lost CDR.

Recommended Heroes and/or Situation:

Water items are to be taken over wind items when your priority is protecting your damage dealer(s) at all costs. Devotion mitigates some of the gold lost by your ally when they have to share bounties with you, and Tidal Force will keep nearby allies topped off, reducing the need to teleport back to base.

The Tidecaller passive allows you to provide a service to your team just by existing near your allies. Add in the heavy defensive stats and lack of CDR, and it’s clear that supports choosing Tidecaller’s Mark over Purifying Bracers should be heroes who are durable but don’t rely as much on their abilities to be effective.

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Water Stone

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