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A guide to Viper for very first time DOTA 2

December 5, 2012 by MikuL0V3R
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Viper the noobs first carry...

DotA2 Hero: Viper




Hero Skills

Poison Attack

2 5 7 14

Nethertoxin

1 3 4 8

Corrosive Skin

9 10 12 13

Viper Strike

6 11 16

Talents

15 17 18

Intro

Pros
Great harrasser
Intense Farmer
Pushes like a boss
Ridiculously high damage

Cons
Even with his corrosive skin, SQUISHY AS ****!
High priority target, WILL BE FOCUSED!
Item dependent... VERY item dependant

Viper's skills and how to use them...

Intensifies Viper's venom, adding an effect to his normal attack that slows attack and movement speed while dealing damage over time.

This is viper's only activate-able skill besides his ultimate...
Right click it to toggle it on or off. left click and left click target to apply a slow and a poison debuff that will eat away at the enemy's health bar... DON'T KEEP THIS ON EARLY GAME JUST USE IT TO HARRAS AND NOT ATTRACT CREEP AGGRO! and please learn to orb walk...

For those too lazy to google it:
v=vb3xCxJ1Ap4]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vb3xCxJ1Ap4[/url]

Nethertoxin causes Viper's normal attack to deal bonus damage to units BASED ON HOW MUCH HEALTH THEY ARE MISSING. The bonus damage doubles for each 20% of health missing from the target. Nethertoxin deals half damage to creeps and buildings.

This is a passive skill and one that is completely ridiculous for LAST HITTING IN GENERAL!
See a hero that's low right click till it's ****ing dead see a enemy creep that's low right click it till it's ****ING DEAD! See a tower that's ****ing low... PROCEED TO RIGHT CLICK TILL IT'S ****ING DEAD... OK??? you get the picture last hitting should be no problem with this guy... just make sure he's not full health and you should be fine just don't turret dive... YOU ARE NOT TANKY ENOUGH! unless it's a gank then you should just far enough to auto-attack and get the kill without being too far under the enemy turret.

Viper exudes an infectious toxin that damages and slows any enemy that attacks it. The acid exudate also increases Viper's resistance to spells.

This skill will cause anyone who attacks you with normal attack's to take damage, as well as slow their movement and attack speeds, and as an added bonus it increases your magic resistance. This by no means means you can just right click and look away from your guy to buy items with your courier and expect to win a fight this MAY help a bit to alleviate the pain but DAMAGE STILL HURTS!!! Remember you are a HARD CARRY not a ****ing TANK leave that to Axe and Centaur to tank not you, NEVER YOU!!! Just stay far enough so you can auto attack and kill the opposition.

Viper slows the targeted enemy unit's movement and attack speed while also dealing poison damage over time. The slowing effect reduces over the duration of the poison.

IN OTHER WORDS USE THIS TO FIGHT OR FLEE! Use it to save yourself from an untimely gank (preferably the one with a stun) OR use this to get yourself a free kill and lead with this skill to slow from afar then close in with your "Q" (POISON ATTACK should be on auto-cast or right click it) and proceed to rofl stomp... any questions?

early item choices

OK I know that branches seem useless but trust me it gives you a bit of stats that you need to not die every time they poke your face inwards...

THAT BRANCH WILL NOT SAVE YOU FROM BEING ******ED AND STANDING IN THE CREEP WAVE WITH ENEMY HEROES POUNDING YOUR FACE IN WITH A TURRET TRYING TO STEAL A KILL... please play with common sense if you have any you ****! of course tango is a good item for scrubs because they might get hit by a ****ing ranged creep if they try to use a healing salve, so to use a tango (DON'T CLICK ITEMS LEARN TO USE YOUR NUMBER'S ON TOP OF YOU "Q-W-E-R" SET-UP) press that key and LEFT CLICK a ****ing tree preferably one that you can select... you know show that shows a little circle around it once you press the right key for your tangos...

Besides that reason why I told you to buy that band of elvenskin was to give you agility for last hitting better you scrub while bringing you one step closer to your ****ing boots!
So in other words don't **** up last hitting and you should have boots of speed ASAP...
Anyways if you are getting some OUTSTANDING last hitting you should have your power treads soon...

Ok quick tip for ******s, yes the power treads may ask for Belt of Strength... but for you noobs who never played Dota POWER TREADS CAN BE BUILT WITH EITHER OF THE +6(STAT) ITEMS! The three +6 stat items areBelt of Strength,Band of Elvenskin, andRobe of the Magi. Now once you have them you can interchange which stat they are set to... agility, strength, or intelligence. Personally if you want them set on strength because YOU ARE SQUISHY thats fine and acceptable... HOWEVER this guide is aimed to make you farm for you items so I would rather you set your boots to agility, and let your lane partner handle taking any unnecessary damage, or buying items to keep you alive. If YOU ABSOLUTELY NEED TO buy healing salves or tangos when necessary.

Now that you have your ****ing boots finished, sell your branch that I told you to buy earlier because you don't really need it too much by now... so NOW you should be RUSHING for that yasha...


WHY BUILD YASHA? GOOD ****ING QUESTION!

#1 : good agility...

For every point of Agility a Hero has, their Increased Attack Speed goes up by 1 and their Armor increases by 0.14. Therefore, for every 7 points of Agility, a Hero's Armor increases by 1. Agility Heroes gain additional attack damage for every point of Agility they have.


erm i mean...
+ damage
+ armor
+ attack speed

so yeah a pretty damn good thing if you ask me...


#2 : EVEN MOAR ATTACK SPEED...

cough cough... erm... duh your poison strike (your "Q") + more attacks speed guaranteed they not getting away from you anytime soon!


#3 : More movement speed

so yeah remember orb walking... yeah becomes even EASIER...

Viper's Core Item:Meet the MANTA STYLE!

OMG I CANNOT EMPHASIZE THIS ENOUGH FOR NOOBS PLEASE LEARN TO USE YOUR NUMBER KEYS ON TOP OF YOUR ****ING "Q-W-E-R" SET-UP THIS WILL ****ING HELP YOU USE ACTIVATE-ABLE ITEMS MUCH EASIER! I DON'T CARE IF YOU THINK YOU CAN CLICK IT FASTER JUST LEARN TO USE THE ****ING NUMBERS!!!


That aside please note that Manta Style gives you 2 illusions and gives you GREAT stat bonuses. The reason for the + in stats is because YOUR STATS DIRECTLY INFLUENCE YOUR ILLUSIONS!!! THEY DO NOT BENEFIT FROM %BASED BONUSES THEREFORE STAT BONUSES ARE ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE TO MAKE THIS ITEM WORK! To control the illusions just hold left click and drag your mouse over you and the 2 illusions and you should see a box encompassing all the units release the left click and now whenever you right click it should send all the units to the location or if you right click an enemy you should be able to get all the units to attack that enemy.

What Defensive item should I get?

ANOTHER GOOD QUESTION!

ok so remember that ****ing stun that used to always get you killed you?
or maybe that ******* who does so much damage you die in the blink of an eye?
or even that jack-*** that would hunt you down for just farming your lane?


First scenario build ****ingBlack King Bar
= NO STUNS AFFECT YOU WHEN YOU ACTIVATE THIS ITEM!

so suck it ****ing stuns xD
BTW GET THIS IF YOU SEE MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE THAT DO DAMAGE USING SPELLS!!!
IT KEEPS THEM FROM USING SPELLS ON YOU AS WELL BUT BE AWARE OF ITS 1 MIN COOLDOWN!

Second scenario build ****INGBlademail
= DAMAGE IS REFLECTED BACK TO ******** ****TING ON YOU ONLY WHEN ACTIVATED!

so yeah LULZ!!! ****z back on yourself HAH! xD
BUILD THIS WHEN MANY PHYSICAL (AUTO-ATTACK) HEROES ON ENEMY TEAM!
THEY AUTO-ATTACK YOU THEY **** BACK ON SELF! Just watch then **** on themselves xD

Third scenario build aHeaven's Halberd
= USE ON ****** WHO DECIDES TO JUMP ON YOU AND REDUCE THEIR DAMAGE TO ZERO SO YOU CAN PROCEED TO **** ON FACES!

so aha... ahahah... lol... ur cute...
REFLECT UPON YOUR ACTIONS AND...GO BACK TO FOUNTAIN AND WEEP YOU ****! xD
BUILD THIS TO COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN THEIR CARRY AS WELL SO SPECTRE AND PHANTOM ASSASSIN CAN GO SUCK ON THIS INSTEAD OF SMASHING FACES IN...


BTW build assault curi*** if you're not the only carry on your team cuz WOW that attack speed is outrageous... only get if you also farmed as **** as it is REALLY expensive...

Late game items

Simply put get your ****ing Daedalus for **** TONS OF CRITS AND OMG HURTS!

also Butterfly is another item to make your opposition cry because on top of the WHOPPING attack speed and damage you gain it also gives you more agility AND GIVES YOU EVASION!
I know this items price is costly but MY GOD THE PAYOFF IS HUGE!!!
BUTTERFLY WILL BASICALLY ALLOW YOU TO 1 V 1 ANY HERO YOU WISH AND WIN HANDS DOWN!

After getting Daedalus or Butterfly for good measure, I would rather you get another defensive item cuz will help you stay in teamfights and win!

Outro and explanation of item choices

This guide was made to help complete noobs along their way to playing a pub viper... I "should" put in shadow blade cuz no one ever buys wards or gem but whatever...
HOWEVER I do not put in shadow blade because it endorses a hit-and-run type of gameplay-style and I ACTUALLY WANT the noob to learn how TEAMfights work... BOTH teams proceed to smash each others team with spells, auto-attacks, and items till one side loses... Well the noob can choose to run and ***** out OR actually win the teamfight with a carry that actually carries the team...

I thought about Vanguard but I said to myself is this really a carry's item of choice? I said NO! of course not the regen and block may be nice but ABSOLUTELY NOWHERE DOES IT HELP A CARRY DISH OUT DAMAGE! If you would rather build another guide for a tankier build then by all means do so. But as for this guide, a carry is a carry and NOT A TANK! Your role as Carry is to destroy their carry or support first then destroy all who remain... and you should be doing so SURROUNDED BY YOUR TEAM! Not way out in front where you are vulnerable from spells or auto-attacks!

It was actually intended for my brother...
but if you found this useful I would greatly appreciate a vote up! xD

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