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Ganesha
SkinArt Ganesha Default
Summary
Title: God of Success
Pantheon: NewUI Pantheon Hindu Hindu
Type: Melee,Magical
Class: NewUI Class Guardian Guardian
Pros: High Crowd Control, High Defense
Difficulty: Average
Release date: April 25, 2017
Favor: 5,500 Favor
Gems: 200 Gems
Voicelines: Ganesha voicelines
Voice actor: Soham Baidya
Stats
Health: 495 (+95)
Mana: 200 (+40)
Speed: 360 (+0)
Range: 12 (+0)
Attack/Sec: 1 (+1.2%)
Basic Attack
Damage: 38 (+ 1.55)
+ 20% of Magical Power
Progression: 1.05/.8/.8/1.5/.95x damage and swing time
Protection
Physical: 20 (+3.2)
Magical: 27 (+1.3)
Regen
HP5: 6 (+0.67)
MP5: 4.6 (+0.42)
*Numbers in parentheses are the amount gained at each level

"Good fortune follows your allies. Summon down the pillars of righteousness!"

Ganesha is one of the playable Gods in SMITE.

Lore[ | ]

After rigorous celebration, Parvati, Goddess of fertility and love, washed the dirt and sweat from her body. It floated upon the surface of her pool, formless and purposeless. With a wave of her hand, it was transformed into a boy, her son, and set him to guard the door as she finished washing. Shiva, the supreme being, returned and found this child doggedly blocking his path. Fearing the safety of his wife, Shiva drew his sword and cut him down.

“This is your son!” Parvati cried. “You must save him!”

Hurriedly, Shiva replaced the head of the child with the wisest creature in the world, that of an elephant. Thus, was Ganesha truly born.

Generous, warm-hearted, and optimistic, Ganesha has assumed authority over the very thing his mother tasked of him - obstacles. For those whose hearts are filled with boastful arrogance, Ganesha challenges progress. Financial difficulties, faulty materials, and unhappiness plague their every action. But, for the honest, the hard working, Ganesha clears the way. A life of good fortune, bright skies, and joyous laughter.

Obstacles can be either placed or removed. So, to Ganesha all mortals pray when starting a new endeavor, that their path will be open and their future bright. That he may grant them success.

Only with reluctance has Ganesha joined the Battle of the Gods. Violence is the last obstacle the elephant-God would ever place. But these are not mortals that threaten existence. They are Gods, and it is time that Ganesha determined who should succeed, and who should fail.

Abilities[ | ]

Passive - Good Fortune
Any time Ganesha deals a killing blow, the nearest Friendly God receives credit for the kill and Ganesha receives the rewards for an assist instead. In addition, his assist range is increased by 20 and the time before he loses his assist credit is increased by 5s. Notes:
 Bullet Duration: 15s  Bullet Ability Type: Buff
 Bullet Radius: 100

Ability Video

1st Ability - Turn of Fate
Ganesha curses his Enemies with his considerable willpower, damaging them. For each Enemy he hits (up to a maximum of 5), all Allied Gods within 55 units of Ganesha gain bonus Damage. Notes:
 Bullet Each minion hit grants 1 stack, gods grant 2.
 Bullet Stacks provide up to 10% bonus damage.
 Bullet Damage: 90/150/210/270/330 (+55% of your Magical Power)  Bullet Bonus Damage per Stack: 2%
 Bullet Duration: 4s  Bullet Ability Type: Line, Buff, Damage
 Bullet Range: 55  Bullet Cost: 65/70/75/80/85 mana
 Bullet Cooldown: 14/13.5/13/12.5/12 seconds

Ability Video

2nd Ability - Ohm
Ganesha begins chanting and rises into the lotus position, where he is slowed slightly but may travel freely in all directions. While chanting, he silences Enemy gods in a cone in front of him, increasing Physical and Magical Protections for all nearby Allied Gods. He is knockback immune while channeling this ability. Notes:
 Bullet Ganesha suffers a 15% movement speed slow while channeling.
 Bullet Duration: 1.8s  Bullet Protections: 20/30/40/50/60
 Bullet Ability Type: Cone, Silence  Bullet Radius: 35
 Bullet Cost: 55/60/65/70/75 mana  Bullet Cooldown: 14/13/12/11/10 seconds

Ability Video

3rd Ability - Remove Obstacles
Ganesha charges forward, hooking an enemy with his goad, holding them in place and damaging the enemy before knocking them up. While dashing, Ganesha passes through player-made deployables. Notes:
 Bullet The damage is dealt 30/45/60/75/90 (+15% of your Magical Power) damage per hit to gods.
 Bullet If Ganesha ends his dash inside a player-made wall, he will teleport outside of it when the dash expires.
 Bullet Damage: 90/135/180/225/270 (+45% of your Magical Power)  Bullet Ability Type: Dash, Crowd Control, Damage
 Bullet Range: 45  Bullet Cost: 70/75/80/85/90 mana
 Bullet Cooldown: 14/13.5/13/12.5/12 seconds

Ability Video

Ultimate - Dharmic Pillars
Ganesha summons the Four Great Pillars of Righteousness to imprison his Enemies. Between each pair of pillars a magical field is created, and Enemies who pass through the field take Damage, are Slowed, and have their Protections reduced for 3s.

The first tick of this damage does an additional 60%, and Enemy Minions and Jungle Monsters take 40% of this Damage.

Notes:
 Bullet Deals 144/208/272/336/400 (+64% of your Magical Power) damage (58/83/109/134/160 (+26% of your Magical Power) damage to minions) on the first tick and 36/52/68/84/100 (+16% of your Magical Power) damage each tick (after the first) to minions.
 Bullet Deals up to 1134/1638/2142/2626/3150 (+504% of your Magical Power) damage to gods and up to 454/655/857/1058/1260 (+202% of your Magical Power) damage to minions.
 Bullet Damage is dealt every 0.5s and the debuff duration refreshes per tick.
 Bullet Duration: 6s  Bullet Damage per Hit: 90/130/170/210/250 (+40% of your Magical Power)
 Bullet Slow: 30%  Bullet Protection Reduction: 10/20/30/40/50
 Bullet Debuff Duration: 3s  Bullet Ability Type: Area, Slow, Damage
 Bullet Range: 40/55  Bullet Cost: 80/85/90/95/100 mana
 Bullet Cooldown: 75 seconds

Ability Video

S9 buff balancenonconquest Non-Conquest Balance[ | ]

These additional modifiers will affect the god when they're played in any game modes besides Conquest:

  • +5% Non-Ultimate Cooldowns
  • +10% Ultimate Cooldown

Videos[ | ]

God Announcement[ | ]

God Reveal[ | ]

Achievements[ | ]

Achievement Combat Ganesha Ohm
Ohm!
As Ganesha silence 3 or more enemy Gods with a single cast of his Ohm Ability.
Achievement Combat Ganesha Pacifist
Pacifist
As Ganesha give 1 or more kills to an allied God.


Trivia[ | ]

General[ | ]

God Skins[ | ]

  • T Ganesha CCSkinGanpati
  • The name of this skin is also another name for Ganesha.
  • In the card art for this skin, Ganesha's pose is similar to the statue of Nataraja Shiva.
  • T Ganesha T2 IconMaha Rakta
  • The name and appearance of this skin is based on the Tantric Buddhist version of Ganesha.
  • T Ganesha RuneMachina IconRune Machina
  • T Ganesha TabbyToil IconTabby Toil
  • This is the first skin where Ganesha is not an elephant.
  • T Ganesha WoollyMammoth IconPrimal Shaman
  • T Ganesha Mouseforce IconM.O.U.S.E. Force
  • This skin is based on one of the concepts that were submitted with Godslayer Ares for the T5 skin for 2018.
  • This skin is a play on the old myth that elephants are afraid of mice.
  • T Ganesha Dreamweaver IconDreamweaver
  • T Ganesha CosmicFortune IconCosmic Fortune
  • T Ganesha BitFortune IconBit Fortune
  • T Ganesha DJ IconDJ Ohm
  • The mask Ganesha uses in this skin is a reference to how some Electronic music artists use masks such as Daft Punk and Deadmau5.
  • This skin was voiced by the famous voice actor Christopher Sabat, known for his role as the voice of Vegeta in Dragon Ball Z.
  • Being part of this set of skins means it has a [VXG] (Special Emote) command that will play along with other skins of the same set.
  • T Ganesha Plushie IconPlushie

Skins[ | ]

Default
Default Skin card Release Date April 25, 2017
Type Standard
Cost Free
Requirements
Voicelines Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information

Ganpati
Ganpati Skin card Release Date April 25, 2017
Type Standard
Cost 100 Gems or 9500 Favor
Requirements
Voicelines Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information

Maha Rakta
Maha Rakta Skin card Release Date August 29, 2017
Type Standard
Cost 250 Gems or 25000 Favor
Requirements
Voicelines Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information

Rune Machina
Rune Machina Skin card Release Date April 6, 2021
Type Standard
Cost 750 Gems
Requirements
Voicelines Rune Machina Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin was part of the Talons of Tyranny event.
 Bullet This skin could only be obtained from certain Treasure Chests, or via direct purchase.

Tabby Toil
Tabby Toil Skin card Release Date September 26, 2023
Type Standard
Cost 1200 Gems (Festival of Spirits Chest)
Requirements
Voicelines Tabby Toil Ganesha voicelinea
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests or via direct purchase.
 Bullet This skin was part of the Festival of Spirits event.

Primal Shaman
Primal Shaman Skin card Release Date November 6, 2017
Type Exclusive
Cost 500 Gems
Requirements
Voicelines Primal Shaman Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin was part of the Odyssey 2018 event.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

M.O.U.S.E. Force
M.O.U.S.E Release Date November 12, 2019
Type Exclusive
Cost None
Requirements
Voicelines M.O.U.S.E. Force Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin could only be obtained by achieving level 17 in the Odyssey: Underworld event.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver Skin card Release Date August 25, 2020
Type Exclusive
Cost 400 Gems (Dreamweaver Chest)
Requirements
Voicelines Dreamweaver Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

Cosmic Fortune
Cosmic Fortune Skin card Release Date October 19, 2021
Type Exclusive
Cost 750 Gems
Requirements
Voicelines Cosmic Fortune Ganesha voicelinea
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin was part of the Odyssey: Perilous Seas event.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

Flourescent Friend
Flourescent Friend Skin card Release Date May 31, 2022
Type Exclusive
Cost 400 Gems (Sea Being Chest)
Requirements
Voicelines Flourescent Friend Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

Bit Fortune
Bit Fortune Skin card Release Date November 29, 2022
Type Exclusive
Cost 400 Gems (Bit Fortune Chest)
Requirements
Voicelines Bit Fortune Ganesha voicelinea
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin can only be obtained as a rare roll from certain Treasure Chests.

DJ Ohm
DJ Ohm Skin card Release Date February 13, 2018
Type Limited
Cost 1 Gold Key
Requirements
Voicelines DJ Ohm Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin was part of the Adventures' Gold Vault.

Plushie
Plushie Skin card Release Date July 24, 2018
Type Limited
Cost 400 Gems (Season Ticket 2018 Fall Pass)
Requirements
Voicelines Plushie Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin comes with custom character animations and ability effects.
 Bullet This skin could only be obtained by purchasing the Season Ticket 2018 Fall Pass.

Pure Heart
Pure Heart Skin card Release Date January 26, 2021
Type Limited
Cost None
Requirements
Voicelines Ganesha voicelines
In Game Model
Extra Information
 Bullet This skin was a Commendations reward, granted to anyone who played at least 50 matches during Season 7 without getting banned once.

Golden
Golden Skin card Release Date May 24, 2017
Type Standard
Cost 200 Gems or 9500 Favor
Requirements God Rank 1
Voicelines [[]]
In Game Model
Extra Information

Legendary
Legendary Skin card Release Date May 24, 2017
Type Standard
Cost 300 Gems or 12500 Favor
Requirements God Rank 5
Voicelines [[]]
In Game Model
Extra Information

Diamond
Diamond Skin card Release Date May 24, 2017
Type Standard
Cost 400 Gems or 15000 Favor
Requirements God Rank 10
Voicelines [[]]
In Game Model
Extra Information

Changelog[ | ]

SMITE Version 10.11.7775.1 (October 24, 2023)

  • Icons Ganesha A04Dharmic Pillars
  • Decreased Protection Reduction from 15/25/35/45/55 to 10/20/30/40/50
  • Decreased Slow from 35% to 30%

SMITE Version 10.8.7671 (August 8, 2023)

  • Non-Conquest
  • +5% Non-Ultimate Cooldowns
  • +10% Ultimate Cooldown

SMITE Version 9.10.7292 (October 18, 2022)

  • Icons Ganesha A02 Ohm
  • Decreased Self Slow while firing this ability from 20% to 15%
  • Icons Ganesha A03 Remove Obstacles
  • Decreased Cooldown from 15s to 14/13.5/13/12.5/12s

SMITE Version 8.12.6904.3 (December 14, 2021)

  • Icons Ganesha A02 Ohm
  • Ganesha is now knockback immune while channeling this ability

SMITE Version 8.9.6801.5 (September 21, 2021)

  • Icons Ganesha A01Turn of Fate
  • Decreased Cooldown from 16s to 14/13.5/13/12.5/12s

SMITE Version 7.6.6084.2 (June 16, 2020)

  • Icons Ganesha A01 Turn of Fate
  • Hitting a god with Turn of Fate provides 2 stacks of the damage buff.

SMITE Version 6.12.5745.1 (November 12, 2019)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Fixed an issue where Rank 2 was costing too much mana.
  • Dharmic Pillar now caches aim. It should now be placed where the player was targeting when cast.

SMITE Version 6.5.5418 (April 30, 2019)

  • Icons Ganesha A01 Turn of Fate
  • Buff Duration increase from 3s to 4s.
  • Icons Ganesha A02 Ohm
  • Now provides 20/30/40/50/60 Magical Protections as well as Physical Protections while channeling.
  • Icons Ganesha A03 Remove Obstacles
  • Damage increased from 75/120/165/210/255 to 90/135/180/225/270.

SMITE Version 6.4.5372.6 (April 2, 2019)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Fixed tooltip issue with Genesha Ultimate stating higher mana cost for levels 3/4/5.

SMITE Version 5.18.5022.1 (October 1, 2018)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Now deals an extra 60% increased damage on the first time a target passes over the threshold.
  • Decreased damage per tick from 95/135/175/215/255 to 90/130/170/210/250.
  • Players should no longer get stuck on top of Ganesha pillars.

SMITE Version 5.3.4624.1 (February 27, 2018)

  • General
  • Adjusted the DJ Skins so that they all can move with their VXG emotes active.

SMITE Version 4.16.4283 (August 29, 2017)

  • Icons Ganesha Passive Good Fortune
  • Will now display the amount of Kills granted to his allies.

SMITE Version 4.11.4145.1 (June 20, 2017)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Changed Slow from 20/25/30/35/40% → 35% at all ranks.

SMITE Version 4.10.4119.1 (June 6, 2017)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Now deals 40% Damage to Minions and Jungle Monsters.

SMITE Version 4.9.4091 (May 24, 2017)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Fixed Ganesha's Ultimate not highlighting enemies near the corners of the Ultimate's Collision.

SMITE Version 4.8.4062.1 (May 9, 2017)

  • Icons Ganesha A04 Dharmic Pillars
  • Fixed an issue where this Ultimate had an inconsistent hitbox.
  • Fixed an issue where this Ultimate would deal damage to players who changed height inside the Ultimate.

SMITE Version 4.7.4033 (April 27, 2017)

  • General
  • Fixed scaling on Ganesha's 1 and 3 against minions.
  • Icons Ganesha Passive Good Fortune
  • Updated description.
  • Icons Ganesha A03 Remove Obstacles
  • Fixed bug where Ganesha would be locked out of using Abilities when dying during the "Remove Obstacles" animation.

SMITE Version 4.7.4031.1 (April 25, 2017)

  • Ganesha has been added to the game.


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