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Easy Guide to Play Nyx

August 16, 2013 by NusaStyle
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Solo Mid Nyx

DotA2 Hero: Nyx Assassin

Hero Skills


2 4 5 7

Mana Burn

3 10 12 13

Spiked Carapace

1 8 9 14


6 11 16


15 17 18

Early Game ( Level 1 - 7 )

For starting item, it is important to get Stout Shield to reduce damage coming from the enemy which usually a ranged hero. The block + high base HP regen should be sufficient to survive at early stages. And its better to learn spiked carapace first to further reduce the incoming damage. Just try to get gold and reach lvl 6 as fast as you can. Harass your enemy using the carapace while hitting him, and also make good use of the mana burn . Once you reach lvl 6, you should probably got bottle and boots, with these items you can start ganking the other lane with the help of runes.

Mid Game ( Level 8 - 16 )

In mid game, this is the stage where Nyx shines brightly, having much burst damage, invisibility, and carapace. In this stage of the game, you should try to gank the enemy team, their carries if possible, or their supports hero for an easy kill. And try to avoid death and get the Blink Dagger before going for dagon. Why? Because with blink dagger, you will find it much more easier to gank hero, escaping, and the burst damage from your skill should be enough to get a kill on some heroes. And for the skill build, a level 3 carapace is enough to give us time to escape, and we need the burst damage from mana burn to get a kill . *Notes, for people who still don't understand what carry is, carry is their late game hero such as Drow Ranger and that kind of heroes*

Late Game ( Level 16 + )

In this stage of the game, your role would still be a ganker. Try to get a kill on a strayed enemy hero, this would help your team to push and clash. when clashing, hunt the int hero first as your mana burn would deal a massive damage to them. And for the item, if you need more burst damage, you can go for Ethereal Blade, if the enemy got invisible hero or you need an extra pushing power, Necronomicon would be a great item ( not recommended for newbies ) , if your enemy got a hard carry like Alchemist, Anti Mage, or something like that, Scythe of Vyse would do a lot in team clash. And thats it for the guide, and this is my first time making guide, hope it helps you guys, and sorry for my bad english, i'm not good at english , and i hope the code i put is right

Pros and Cons

Pros :
- Nightmare for squishy carry
- Say bye bye to high intelligence hero such as Tinker, Obsidian Destroyer, Pugna
- Massive burst damage
- The carapace can be awesome if played right

Cons :
- Item dependent
- Low mana pool early on
- Sentry and dust ruins your life
- Heroes like Slardar and BH

This is the hero for you if :
- You loves to gank
- You can cooperate well with teammates
- You got a clever mind
- You love to make the int hero get mad <3

Don't pick this if :
- You only know farm and farm and farm all night long
- You're a reckless person ( Nyx don't have much HP, so you might dig your own grave )
- You can't cooperate well with other person

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