Smitefire logo

Join the leading DOTA 2 community.
Create and share Hero Guides and Builds.

Create an MFN Account


3 Votes

Barathrum the Spiritbreaker a quick guide

March 6, 2012 by Dempsy Roll
Comments: 0    |    Views: 41549    |   

Hero Build

DotA2 Hero: Spirit Breaker

Purchase Order


Magic Stick
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Iron Branch

Quelling Blade


Magic Wand


Mask of Madness
Armlet of Mordiggian


Power Treads

extension 1

Black King Bar

extension 2

Blade Mail


Heart of Tarrasque
Assault Cuirass

Hero Skills

Charge of Darkness

1 8 9 10


2 3 5 7

Greater Bash

4 12 13 14

Nether Strike

6 11 16


15 17 18

Barathrum the Spiritbreaker a quick guide

Dempsy Roll
March 6, 2012


Barathrum is, at heart, a 1v1 hero. He can gank fantastically and has the only bash in dota that has the potential to be a literal perma-bash. He can farm well early on with his high damage from Empowering Haste. Unfortunately, he does not have much of a presence in team fights.

The choice between Blademail and BKB is one of survival. If you can live though ulting in with Blademail, use it for the additional damage. Otherwise, get a BKB.

Some details:
Charge gives vision (even on invisible heroes). You can use it to help ganks even if you don't plan to go there.
You can stop the Charge of Darkness powering up by pressing the hotkey again or issuing another command. With maxed Charge and Haste, you only need ~2s to reach max MS so only charge fully if you want the magic immunity.
Bara's bash has the same percentage chance at every level, which is why one level is fine early on.
Bara's ult has a 1 second delay (but you're magic immune). This means it's a bad idea to ult someone that started a TP a second ago (you might end up in their fountain) and a good idea to ult someone you think is about to blink (you will hopefully follow).

Quick Comment () View Comments

You need to log in before commenting.

Similar Guides
Featured Heroes

Quick Comment () View Comments

You need to log in before commenting.

DOTAFire is the place to find the perfect build guide to take your game to the next level. Learn how to play a new hero, or fine tune your favorite DotA hero’s build and strategy.

Copyright © 2019 DOTAFire | All Rights Reserved