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Ancient Sven , the unholy build

March 14, 2016 by sakari
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do you even , even

DotA2 Hero: Sven

Hero Skills

Storm Hammer

2 4 8 12

Great Cleave

1 3 7 9


5 10 13 14

God's Strength

6 11 16


15 17 18

Ancient Sven , the unholy build

March 14, 2016


This build was used back in the days of DotA1 and quite frankly i don't remember who started it so i can't credit them. that being said this build is really strong and can one shot pretty much anyone but the biggest downside is that it requires a fortune to complete it or to even get the core items so i will try my best to make a progressive reach to that level of unholy power.



  • can one shot everyone except maybe tanks
  • easy build progress
  • pretty fun


  • very expensive
  • you HAVE to be fed fairly early
  • very late game potential


this build is based on a simple idea; since Sven already has a cleave of 66% and then we buy him another 35% , but wait , we buy another 35% , adding up to 136% cleave damage which means when you hit a unit , the other one next to it will take additional damage . you don't worry about your raw damage because you already have enough horsepower from your battle furies


so the tactic is to hit up your avatar if the enemy team has lots of stuns then pop your ultimate and then shadow blade to guarantee a crit ; then blink in the midst of the team fight or even dive in alone and then you hit a single creep and cleaving all the enemies with a bonus 136% damage ,and it gets juicier if you get a double damage rune . the result being around 2500 crit and total annihilation , leaving no man standing .


reminder that this build is super expensive to pull off and you only go with it if you get fed early game .
this is tested by me and i was surprised that i didn't find it in Dotafire or any other place really .
try this build if you can and tell me how effective it was to you or not , all feedback is welcome!

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