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Maverick, the Gambler RETURNS!

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Forum » Hero & Item Ideas » Maverick, the Gambler RETURNS! 1 posts - page 1 of 1
Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Scezory » April 14, 2015 10:50pm | Report
I personally have not played Dota 1 (pls don't kill me), but after a trip from China (were apparently Steam is banned...even though China won wp China) I became aware of the huge amount of heroes that were removed from Dota 1. One hero I loved, was the Gambler, and this is my idea on how he could return without being overpowered as ****!

Maverick, the Gambler

Radiant, Agility, Melee

Strength: 20 + 1 to 6
Agility: 19 + 1 to 6
Intelligence: 20 + 1 to 6
Maverick's stat gain is random, but only one 6 can appear each time.

Health: 530 Mana: 260
Damage: 30-60 Armour: 3
Attacks/Second: 0.67 Move Speed: 300

Maverick was hopeless. He was a drunkard, addicted to gambling, and did nothing to help his household. At the age of 16, he was disowned by his family. At 20, he already had a 6000 gold debt. His income came from a few street acts, and gambling, though he never won much money. One might call him unlucky, but to Maverick, it was just a matter of next time. To him, every time he lost some gold, next time he would surely win it back. Soon enough, all the casino's and Tavern's in his area banned him from entering. This didn't detour him, he just packed up his belonging, and walked to the next settlement. One might believe this story would end with Maverick dying poor and hungry, but Maverick's luck changed. He must have found something in his travel's because soon, he became the infamous, Gambler. With his golden dice, and his old deck of cards, he won every kind of card game and guess ever thought of. To Maverick, gambling lost its magical touch. It became too easy. So Maverick left for even greater challenges, he left for the greatest gamble, war.

He has 3 skills in which he can level 8 times, and his ult can be leveled once when all of his abilities have at least one point in them.


After a short delay, if Maverick is still alive, he instantly gains bonus gold.

Gold Bonus: 25/50/75/100/125/150/175/200
Mana: 175 Cooldown: 80 seconds.

Play Again!

Self target
Re-sets the cooldown of a single on of Maverick's abilities.

Mana: 150 Cooldown: 250/225/200/175/150/125/100/90

Lucky 7

Ally or Self
Maverick has a chance to get a lucky blow, causing his base damage to have a sudden increase.
Damage Bonus: 25%/50%/75%/100%/125%/150%/175%/200%
Mana: 75 Cooldown: 20

Ability Machine

Causes each of Maverick's abilities to randomly change (like a slot machine), and he gains a new ability based off how many abilities he has in a row, or that are the same. Same abilities have separate cooldowns. You can level up the abilities by targeting the slot the ability should be in. If an ability does not appear during hte current set, it will always appear after at least 3 tries.

Cooldown: 5 seconds

Gold Steal

Allies and Enemies

2 Jackpots!. Causes every enemy in an AoE to give gold to Maverick. Gold stolen is based off levels of Jackpot.

Stolen Gold: 5/15/20/25/30/35/40/45
Mana: 150 Cooldown: 45

Gold Burst


3 Jackpots!. Causes Maverick to deal damage based off his gold, but he loses some gold afer using this ability.

% of Gold as Damage: 5%/10%/15%/20%/25%/30%/35%/40%
Gold Lost: 100/150/200/250/300/350/400/450



2 Try Again!. Maverick marks down his position, after 5 seconds Maverick teleports back to this point.

Mana: 350/300/250/200/150/100/50/0 Cooldown: 60/55/50/45/40/35/30/25


3 Try Again!.Resets the cooldown of all of the enemies abilities that are currently on cooldown.

Cast Range: 100/150/200/250/300/350/400/450
Mana: 200 Cooldown: 70/65/60/55/50/45/40/35



2 Luck 7. Causes percent based passives/attack modifiers All trigger if one triggers.

Duration: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8 seconds
Mana: 50 Cooldown: 25

Impossible Luck

Ally or Enemy

3 Lucky 7. Causes all chance based passive abilities/attack modifiers to always hit or always miss (depending on if its an ally or enemy). Only one effect can occur at a time, unless the target has Overkill.

Duration: 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2/2.25/2.5/2.75 seconds
Mana: 50 Cooldown: 25
Before you ask why, think for a moment, why not.


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