Phantom Assassin is a very strong agility type hero during late game. He is a critical specialist in the Dota 2 game. Thanks to the Coup De Grace skill, he is able to provide critical 4 times more than his normal attack.
In playing the hero Phantom Assassin, there are some items that must be purchased by this hero. The first item that must be purchased is Battle Fury. This item has a cleaving attack effect where you can attack all enemies in a small area at once! This item also provides additional regeneration of SP and HP as well as considerable attack points.
The next item is Vladimir Offering or Helm of Dominator or Satanic. These three items have a life steal effect that is needed by Phantom Assassin. The most suitable item to buy during late game is Satanic while for the early game is the Helm of Dominator or Vladimir.
The third item that must be purchased is Basher or Abyssal Blade. This item gives the possibility to stun an enemy every time it hits. If it has been upgraded to Abyssal Blade, then you can use the active skills in Abyssal Blade to set enemies. This item is very suitable to be combined with the second skill of the Phantom Assassin.
The fourth item named Black King Bar. When activated, this item will give a magic immune effect so that the Phantom Assassin can advance without the need to be afraid of the opponent’s magic effects.
The fifth item is called Eye of Skadi. This item provides a very large boost status for its users. Although this item does not provide a large amount of damage, this item is able to give a slow effect every time it attacks.
Shadow Shaman is a support hero who can act as a lane pusher. In addition Shadow Shaman also has disable skills that are very effective for ganking. Behind all the advantages he has, there are some very important shortcomings, one of which is the lack of HP he has and also the speed of the movement is very slow. Therefore the selection of items when playing determines the effectiveness of Shadow Shaman.
For items that must be purchased first by this hero are boots, but if you have enough gold at the beginning of the game, you can buy Arcane Boots which can give additional Mana to the teammates that are near you.
The next item that you can make is Eul Scepter. This item can maximize your capabilities as a ganker. With this item, you can also lock down enemy units in your snake summon. Enemies who cannot get out of confinement can be easily executed.
Entering mid game, you can buy Aghanim Scepter. This item can give your ultimate boost so that attacks from your snake summon will increase significantly. Besides that, you can combine it with Blink Dagger. This item can help you in and out in the clash war easily.
If you already have enough gold, the main item that must be purchased is Refresher Orb. This item can restore the ongoing cooldown so you can use your ultimate skill twice.
In playing the Dota 2 game, there are various heroes that we can use to win the game. In addition to hero selection, players are also required to understand the path mechanism chosen to maximize the ability of the hero. This time we will discuss about Queen Of Pain, the mid laner hero with terrible damage burst capabilities.
Queen Of Pain is an intelligent type hero with attack range type. It becomes a very effective hero to take down enemies quickly. Of course, this is because the QoP has a skill mechanism that provides great damage and effective in and out combat capabilities.
QoP’s farming skill is Shadow Strike. This skill will damage your opponent over time. Over time damage itself means damage per second, where opponents affected by the poisoned dagger belonging to QoP will get damage per second and a reduction in movement speed.
For in and out into combat easily, QoP is equipped with Blink skills. This skill allows the QoP to jump in a certain direction quickly. With fast cooldown skills and which usage is small, QoP can easily damage and exit the battle easily.
When Blink towards an enemy, usually QoP will release a skill called Scream of Pain. QoP will emit sound waves that will injure the opponents around it.
The finishing move that QoP will do is to issue a skill called Sonic Wave. This skill is almost similar to his third skill, it’s just that the coverage area is wider and the damage is bigger and pure damage. Pure damage is pure damage that cannot be reduced even though you have purchased a defense item.
The strongest magic hero predicate doesn’t seem to be released from the name Invoker. Invoker itself is an INT-type hero that is very difficult to master and can even be said to be one of the most difficult heroes to learn in Dota 2 after Meepo and Earth Spirit.
Invoker has an orb element that he can use. The orb element is named Quas which symbolizes water, Wex which symbolizes the wind and Exort which symbolizes fire. To be able to use skills, you must combine 3 types of the orb and combine with the Invoke skill to bring up the skills we want to use.
These three orbs can be leveled up to reach level 7. Each orb will give additional Invoker status. For Quas, Invoker will get additional STR, HP and SP regeneration status. For Wex, Invoker will get the status of AGI, Aspd and Mspd. As for Quas, Invoker will get INT status and attack damage.
Invoker’s capabilities are very flexible and can be used as needed. There are various skills that you can combine through the three orbs. These skills are Meteor, Sun Strike, Alacrity, Cold Snap, Ghost Walk, Tornado, Emp, Summon Spirit, Ice Wall, and Deafening Blast.
To play this hero, you need to learn the basics of these three elements. It’s not easy to learn this one hero. The difficulty does not only come from a combination of difficult skills but also from active items that he must buy, for example, Scythe of Vyse, Black King Bar, Eul and others.
Anti Mage or formerly known as Magina is a Dota 2 hero with a very terrible ability. This hero is one of the strongest heroes in Dota 2, although Anti Mage is a hero that OP during late game, but at the time of the early game this hero cannot give many contributions to the team.
Anti Mage is the most popular hero late game in Dota 2. Besides having a skilled skill, he is also good at running away.
The large output damage from Anti Mage comes from his first skill. This skill is called Mana Break which is a passive skill. This skill allows Anti Mage to give extra damage to opponents who have which. Not only that, the hero who was hit by Anti Mage will also lose his mana so he cannot use the skill.
Anti Mage is also equipped with excellent survival skills, namely Blink. Just like Blink Dagger, this skill makes Anti Mage able to move locations quickly and escape from enemy chases.
Not only that, Anti Mage is also equipped with a skill called Spell Shield which gives an additional magic reduction of 50%. Just imagine how difficult it is for a magic hero to meet this one hero. In addition, if you buy an Aghanim Scepter item on this hero, the Spell Shield skill will reverse the skill he received to the skill user.
The strongest skill that belongs to Anti Mage is the Mana Void. Damage from Mana Void is obtained from enemy mana pool that has been used up. If the enemy mana pool is exhausted by 1000 points, then the damage that the enemy will receive is 1200. With the combination of Mana Break and Blink skill, of course, this ultimate Mage skill belongs to a very powerful skill to kill the opponent hero.
Phoenix is super flexible and unique ranged STR hero in Dota 2. Phoenix have a plethora powerful abilities who can inflict heave damage overtime at the cost of his own health. Phoenix have a different gameplay if compared with other hero. Phoenix can be a support, semi carry, tanker and also nuker in team.
His first skill is Icarus Dive. With this skill, Phoenix will dive forward in an arc with fixed distance. This skill will inflict damage over time also slowing enemy movement speed. If you didn’t press the skill when Phoenix diving, Phoenix will dive back to original position.
His second skill is Fire Spirit. When using this skill, Phoenix will summon 4 fire bird spirit. The enemy affected by this skill will take damage over time and take attack speed reduction effect.
Phoenix third skill is Sun Ray. Phoenix will expels laser beam of fire and damaging any enemy in that line. Phoenix also heal teammates who stand in the line. This skill consuming Phoenix HP each second, so use it carefully.
As a Phoenix, he also can reincarnate. Using his ultimate, Super Nova, Phoenix will reborn again after being an fire egg. But you must be carefull, when inside the egg, you can die if enemy hit u a number of time. So you need to slow them with first and second skill before using this skill. When you revive, you will gain full HP and all of the cooldown will finish.
Support is crucial role in Dota 2. There is a quotes which say behind the good carry, there is a good support. Yeah, this quotes is right ! You can see, in every good team or pro team in Dota 2 history, there is always a good support who can baby sitting his carry and do a whole thing alone !
But there is lack of player who want to play this role. As we know, support is very hard to play. We must give all space for our carry but also need to buy some item and need to provide a team vision like buying wards or dewarding. Not only that, as a support, you need to sacrificing your life if your carry or midlaner is in danger, bored right ?
But for you who want to play support, there is 3 best hero for you:
Number one is Crystal Maiden. This hero is queen of support. He have dissable skill, AoE skills and have a regeneration aura for teammates. Her ultimate skill, Freezing Field can inflict a high damage to enemy in large area.
Number two is Rubick. Same as Crystal Maiden, Rubick is also a very good support. He have a disable skill and can steal enemy skill. He also have a magic resistance aura for his teammates.
Number three is Winter Wyvern. This hero is not a killing type hero, but this hero have a good crowd control skill. His second skill can inflict magic damage also slowdown the enemy. Winter Wyvern also be a good healer with his third skill. For clashing, Winter Wyvern will release his Winter Curse, so the enemy unit will attack any targeted unit. Good right ?
Anti Mage is the most popular agility type hero in Dota 2. He also become a favourite hero of Miracle. His high agility and low base attack time giving him advantage for killing enemy hero and creeps. Not only that, he also can survive so easyly with Blink skill.
For harassing enemy, specially caster type hero, Anti Mage have Mana Break skill. With this passive skill, Anti Mage can burn enemy mana pool. For each attack, Anti Mage will burn 64 mana and burned mana will giving extra damage to enemy unit. ( This skill work on illusions too ).
For chasing or running from enemy unit, Anti Mage can use Blink. With this skill, Anti Mage can teleport to the specific location. Anti Mage also can enter and out combat with this skill. For your info, Blink also disjoint every projectile coming to Anti Mage when casted.
As a Anti Mage, he also have a spell shield who can give him extra resistance to magic. Magic resistance bonus up to 50%. Amazing right ? ( Can be upgrade with aghanim scepter causing the spell casted to him will be blocked and reflected to the caster ).
His ultimate skill is Mana Void. This skill is a big bomb to every magic caster in Dota 2. The more manapool you have, the more damage output will be taken. This skill depends on how many mana loss. Damage per missing mana is 1.1.
Axe the Mogul Khan is the melee tanker hero with STR primary attribute. He is a very though tanker. Axe can be played in offlane, safelane or jungle. He also can giving a high pressure to melee enemy hero.
His first skill is Berserker Call. With this skill, Axe will taunting enemy around him and focusing to hitting him. With this skill, Axe can be a good initiator with Blink Dagger item. When using this skill, Axe will gain bonus armor so dramatically.
His second skill is Battle Hunger. Axe will burn enemy and force them to kill any unit. If enemy did not kill an unit, this skill will last longer. If enemy success killing an unit, this skill will automatically stop. This skill is very annoying in early game. When using this skill, Axe will gain extra movement speed.
His third skill is Counter Helix. With this skill, Axe have a percentage to hit back with his giant axe. This skill is phsycal damage skill. So any magic immune skill or item can’t block this skill.
His ultimate skill is Culling Blade. Enemy under 650 HP will be instant kill ! This skill is the most frightening skill from Axe. So if you fight against Axe, make sure your HP is not below 650 point.