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A Noob's Guide to Bloodseeker

July 9, 2016 by CoolHeadedIndianEpic
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My Build

DotA2 Hero: Bloodseeker

Purchase Order

Starting Items

Stout Shield
Quelling Blade
Slippers of Agility


Poor Man's Shield
Boots of Speed


Power Treads
Void Stone

Late Game

Heart of Tarrasque

Situational Luxuries

Divine Rapier

Hero Skills


3 12 13 14

Blood Rite

1 4 5 7


2 8 9 10


6 11 16


15 17 18

A Noob's Guide to Bloodseeker

July 9, 2016


Hey Everyone!

Welcome to my first guide. My name is CoolHeadedIndianEpic or you can call me Chie for short. My first guide will be on my favourite hero, Bloodseeker.

This guide will mainly be for a Bloodseeker with many kills.


Bloodrage (Q): Use this for healing yourself and adding extra damage to your attacks and other moves.

Blood Rite (W): Use this for tackling large amount of creeps.

Thirst (E): Increases your movement speed and damage.

Rupture (R): Damage in proportion to movement. Use to make opponent stay still or on a enemy hero who is running away.


Ok, so the starting items for Bloodseeker are Stout Shield, Quelling Blade and a Slipper of Agility. The Stout Shield is for defense against enemy creeps and heroes. As Bloodseeker is a melee character and he will need to get a lot of gold. Quelling Blade is to increase the attack damage against creeps. The Slippers of Agility is for the next item, Poor Man's Shield. As the shield requires the Stout Shield and 2 Slippers of Agility, we can get a headstart on the Shield.

You might be wondering why I haven't included Tangoes or Healing Salves. This is because Bloodseeker's first ability, Bloodrage, allows him to regain a percentage of health if he kills an enemy creep or hero. He can use this to heal himself rather than Tangoes or Healing Salves.

After this, upgrade the Stout Shield into a Poor Man's Shield and get your Boots of Speed. This will add to the speed you gain from Thirst, Bloodseeker's 3rd ability.

For the Boots upgrade, get Power Treads as you can change it to your needs. At the beginning, you should have it on the intelligence mode to increase mana regeneration and increase your mana pool so you can gank enemy heroes. If you find it very hard to survive, put the Treads on strength mode. After you get Treads, get a Void Stone to increase your mana regeneration. After you get the Void Stone, you can change the Treads to agility to increase your attack damage.

The first Late game item for Bloodseeker is Radiance. This will greatly help your farming and after you get Radiance, you can jungle very efficiently. You can go into neutral creep camps and kill creeps for health rather than going all the way back to base.

Using the farm from Radiance, get Heart of Tarrasque, which gives you a massive hit point boost and health regeneration. This makes you very tanky and very hard to kill. Around level 18, you should have around 3000 HP with Heart of Tarrasque.

By now, you should be winning. If it looks like you wont win soon, you should get these to luxuries for Bloodseeker. First of all, you should get Daedalus which increases your damage by 81 and gives a 30% chance for critical hits which deal 220% damage. After Daedalus, get the item which gives the most damage in Dota 2, Divine Rapier. Divine Rapier gives a whopping bonus of 330 attack damage to Bloodseeker.

With all of these items, Bloodseeker will be invincible. If you are an alright player, you should get a guaranteed 10 kills if you are brave enough to chase the enemy heroes and gank them.

How to get kills

At the beginning, just farm as much as you can. When Bloodseeker reaches level 6, start ganking.

The ganking method when you are fighting one hero is Bloodrage on yourself, Rupture then Blood Rite. After you use your abilities, keep attacking the hero until he or she dies.

In team fights. Bloodrage yourself then Rupture the hero running away. Blood Rite in the middle of the fight so most of the enemy heroes get affected.

Pros / Cons

Lots of kills
A good carry
Good for Top, Mid, Bot or Jungle
Late game tank

Squishy at the early game
Low mana pool and mana regeneration
Needs lot of Gold
Can't jungle early game


Thank you for going through my first guide.

Stay tuned for more guides!

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