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It's important to coordinated your Homing Missile with your teammates, especially if they have a follow up stun. Try to use the Homing Missile from the tree line, if you disappear for just a second, they often won't expect you to have dropped the missile. Always use it when they are far from the creep wave so your Flak Cannon can get the most damage possible.
Don't be afraid to use Call Down. It has a low cool-down and does a ton of damage at level one. If you know your Homing Missile is going to hit, it's better 9/10 to ult.
If Laning goes well
While killing heroes is fun, don't fall behind on your farm waiting around, you have a Helm of the Dominator so try to stack ancients. Share control of units if you're not comfortable stacking. The life steal from Helm of the Dominator lets you jungle extremely quickly, and don't be afraid to use both Flak Cannon and Rocket Barrage to speed up the process. I don't advise killing a heavily stacked ancient camp without your Yasha because you're still pretty squishy, and a mis-micro could be a silly death.
If Laning is rough
If you're finding yourself not tanky enough, it's a good idea to pick up a Drum of Endurance to help you stay alive in fights, and the move speed really helps your map presence and ganking. Buying a drum is helps you more for hero kills than Helm of the Dominator, but helm is better for stacking and farming
You don't want to be in the middle of the fight unless you have a Black King Bar. Team fights at this point are simple; turn on your Flak Cannon and click on the hero (or unit) closest to you and it will spread and hit their everyone within it's ridiculous 1000 range.
Laning mid, it is important to use the Homing Missile and Flak Cannon to zone out your opponent. Use Flak Cannon to push lanes when you leave lane to grab runes.
When placed mid I like to focus on movespeed, the Drum of Endurance, Yasha and Phase Boots make you fast as hell, and Shadow Blade can make you even scarier. This helps you gank lanes, as your Homing Missile and Call Down set up easy ganks and melt lanes. Flak Cannon also allows you to push lanes after heroes die to take some easy towers.
If played well you can basically win games alone, because a fed gyro can get in and out very quickly.
Hope this helps anyone learning this awesome hero, this is my first guide so feedback is appreciated. Please vote if you enjoyed it! The current highest guide is extremely outdated.
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