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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Bunkansee » December 2, 2014 6:01am | Report
So, I am not usually a carry person, but recently I have been wanting to try new things and new heroes, and as you can probably tell by the title I was wondering if some people could give me some tips on Naga Siren.

First off, I like her spells/skills, especially the ultimate, which is usually the reason I decide to start playing a hero.

I've seen lots of people going for Radiance rush, is this something I should try doing often on a Naga Siren?

Basically any other tips, aka what items to build, what skills to max first, would be pretty useful. I would like to eventually find a carry I am comfortable playing.




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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Hamstertamer » December 2, 2014 6:32am | Report
She's a 100% pushing/rat hero. More than anti-mage, even more than Furion. She kills creeps and towers, that's all she does.

Split your illusions and send them to clear enemy creep waves. The illusions do most of the work, the main hero hardly does anything. Radiance burn + Rip Tide = ez creeps.

Since the enemy team has no creeps, they can't push in, and you can get free towers.

Radiance -> Manta Style -> any item that makes illusions tanky like Heart of Tarrasque, Eye of Skadi, Butterfly. Diffusal and crit as options, early BoTs are great.

Always max Rip Tide first, and then max Ensnare second if you want to get kills in lane (recommended) or max Mirror Image second if you want to AFK farm (makes your supports angry).

This only works if you get an early enough radiance though. If you can't get early radiance, go Drum of Endurance -> Diffusal Blade -> Manta Style and gank gank gank.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Zerosaviour » December 2, 2014 6:44am | Report
I usually go a quick bottle then into Radiance

Should go:

Boots of Travel
Manta Style
Sell/drop bottle

Whatever item you want. If you have enough free gold to be six slotted as a Radiance Naga then you should either be close to victory or something has gone very very wrong.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Xyrus » December 2, 2014 7:53am | Report
Pretty much what Hamstertamer said, you ideally want your Radiance before 20:00, or 15:00 if you have Free Farm and a couple of Kills/Assists.

You also need to learn to Micro your Illusions as once you have your Radiance, 1 Illusion per Jungle Camp (+ 1 for the Creep Wave) is enough. You shouldn't wait for Radiance to start Jungling though, you can send 2 Illusions to each Camp and use Rip Tide to clear tehm early on, although you'll want a few points in Mirror Image to do this.

You should never be going near the Towers by yourself unless you're confident you can't get Picked off, just keep sending 1 Illusion to Clear the Creep Wave and Attack the Tower if it lives long enough. Alternate between Lanes, so they all get Pushed out and you end up moving the other Team around.

Always give clear warning when using Song of the Siren!

If possible, have your Supports stack Jungle Camps for you.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by KEEP CALM AND FEED » December 2, 2014 8:52am | Report
Consider going all Agi build.

Aquila>>Yasha>>Diffusal>>Linkens>>Manta>>Heart>>butterfly>>boots of travels

I keep bare boots whole game until the time comes for BoTs. You can go pwer treads if you like.
You can throw in a drums of endurance in between.

Heres my latest game with naga on which i base that my build is viable.

I suggest you always have illusions with you. If your illusion skill is on cooldown, use your manta.
This also trains you for radiance coz ratting needs a lot of micro.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by TheSofa » December 2, 2014 5:33pm | Report
I recommend

Radiance >> BoTs >> Manta Style >> (Diffusal) >> Heart >> Butterfly >> (Skadi)

or the classic "My early game went real bad"

Aquila >> Drums >> Diffusal >> Manta Style etc.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Smiley235 » December 15, 2014 10:40pm | Report
Dude, I always suck as naga and randomed her just before.
I came to this post and saw your build which I aspired to do.
Our necro was just feeding and score was eventually 10-0 with various team mates calling GG already.
I asked them to just hold out (and they just did) till I got radiance. Was able to then make some space, went straight into BoT, started pushing towers, then heart > butterfly. Needless to say we mopped them in the end.



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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by PokerKid » December 16, 2014 2:11am | Report
Can I have some tips on what to do early game? I always die once then I go to farm which delays my items :(

I always suck at her too, too hard to play but I want to haha xD
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