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BiG Sword - BiG Time WINNIN' Sven Guide

February 29, 2012 by borodin
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How to E N D G A M E in 15 min. with your team winnin'

DotA2 Hero: Sven

Hero Skills

Storm Hammer

1 3 5 7

Great Cleave

13 14 15 17


4 8 10 12

God's Strength

6 11 16


2 9 18

BiG Sword - BiG Time WINNIN' Sven Guide

February 29, 2012


Welcome to my guide on SVEN . He is a Strength Carry that can dominate the game with proper skills and items. He is very skill and item depended so players that dont like his needs should just someone else like Dazzle. There are other ways of playin` Sven but this is just my way.

- Huge damage
- good skill set
- adaptive
- disabling
- not too slow

- Small mana pool
- Carry { witch means he is skill and item depended}
- looks better is old DotA

Basic Starting Stats And Skills


Affiliation: Radient
Damage: 54 - 56
Armor: 1.94
Movespeed: 295
Attack Range: 128 (melee)
Sight Range: 1800 / 800

Storm Bolt
Sven unleashes his magical gauntlet that deals damage and stuns enemy units.
Range: 600
Radius: 255
Duration: 2
Damage: 100/175/250/325
Great Cleave
Sven strikes with great force, cleaving all nearby enemy units with his attack.
Radius: 200
Cleave Damage: 30%/40%/50%/60%
Sven's Warcry heartens his allies for battle, increasing their movement speed and armor. Lasts 8 seconds.
Bonus Armor: 3/6/9/12
Bonus Movement Speed: 12%
Radius: 700
Duration: 8
God's Strength
Sven channels his rogue strength, granting bonus damage for 25 seconds.
Bonus Damage: 100%/140%/180%
Duration: 25

Background Story

A follower of the great God of Order, Paladine, Sven has sworn to uphold the rights of all. Born of a Knight and a Night Elf and ostracized since birth, Sven has lead a solitary existence of meditation and training. He has come out of his wanderings determined to guard the innocent against evil. Armed with his blessed cleaving blade Justice, and harnessing the power to strike down his enemies with the might of God's Strength, Sven's wrath toward the unjust is a sight to behold.

Skills Usage

- Storm Bolt is his first skill (mybe the best one).It has many uses. like ganking, team-fight breaking , escaping , disabling etc. The damage is very high and with combo+++= Ultra Kill
- Great Cleave is his second skill The best farming tool ever as you are a Strength Carry You need this skill later. While other Carry heroes have to buy Battle Fury You dot`t.
- Warcry Is His third skill that gives a small buff in 700 AoE . That Buff can bring the odds on the higher level. This skill is used for escapes , chases , team buffing etc.
God's Strength - Is OMG skill that can almost Triple His damage and Ruin enemies. This is used for ganks and teamfights.


For Sven I start of with 2,3,1,1This start is a bit tankier but I don`t mind becouse I have 3 claritis.

By Early Game I have,,,
- why I get this is mana regen , strength and heal like non any other.
- this is my boot choice becouse he needs those stats.
- Every one gets this and the reason is simple ... UTILITY
- This is just a start for Mask of Madness

By Mid game I getand.


- I get this for my combo that I explained above in <Skills Usage>.
- Just to increase my damage

Late Game I getand.

Tanking choices are :,,,
While Damage Choices are :,,,

Team Work

Cause you are a Strength Carry you can lane with Supports like
- mana regen works great on Sven and freeze allows to land a lot of hits on an enemy.
- heal is just what you need for survivability in lane while stun and slow are great for killing

You can also lane with agressive guys like,,and.

Dissablers are a good choice too :,


TO SUM UP Sven is a Carry that needs to be play with focus and aggressiveness while with proper item and skill build he can ruin games.
WARNING don`t play Sven with questions like should I or should I not | Just do it | .

At the end...

Hope you liked my guide if not this just my way . Sorry for spelling mistakes my mother tongue is not english and good luck playin` SVEN see ya in game.

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