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In Pain is Power - Huskar!

October 17, 2012 by wilddeonpwn
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DotA2 Hero: Huskar

Hero Skills

Inner Fire

5 10 12 13

Burning Spear

1 4 8 14

Berserker's Blood

2 3 7 9

Life Break

6 11 16


15 17 18


Hey there, I'm wilddeonpwn and welcome to my guide on Huskar.
If you are not familiar with this hero then watch this video explaining his skills by DotaCinema:
Emerging from the throes of the sacred Nothl Realm, Huskar opened his eyes to see the prodigal shadow priest Dazzle working a deep incantation over him. Against the ancient rites of the Dezun Order, Huskars spirit had been saved from eternity, but like all who encounter the Nothl he found himself irrevocably changed. No longer at the mercy of a mortal body, his very lifeblood became a source of incredible power; every drop spilled was returned tenfold with a fierce, burning energy. However this newfound gift infuriated Huskar, for in his rescue from the Nothl, Dazzle had denied him a place among the gods. He had been denied his own holy sacrifice. In time the elders of the order sought to expand their influence and Huskar, they agreed, would be a formidable tool in their campaign. Yet becoming a mere weapon for the order that denied him his birthright only upset him further. As the first embers of war appeared on the horizon, he fled his ancestral home to find new allies, all the while seeking a cause worthy of unleashing the power his total sacrifice could bring.


Can heal HP quickly
Gains more attacks and attack speed the less health you have.
Dominates early game with Burning Spear
He is the Invincible Huskar
His ultimate is good to kill tanky heroes such as Axe

Can be focused easily in team fights
Pudge will hook you and rip you to shreds later.
Can easily get out carried by heroes such as Faceless Void and Phantom Assassin
Not much cons, because Huskar is boss.

Laning and Stuff

If there aren't any heroes on your team that benefit more than you in Mid Lane, then definitely go mid. IF there are other heroes that would go better in mid than go Top for Radiant or Bottom for Dire. Whatever lane your in, use your Burning Spear for harassing a lot, to scare off your enemies and to use up their regen.


For starting items you should get a Healing Salve and a Tango for regen. Also get two Iron Branches for extra stats and two Gauntlets of Strength to take any harass damage and also for your Urn of Shadows. Remember to keep harassing your opponent and don't go to a different lane to gank until you have your Life Break yet.
If you get harassed just melt their faces off with Burning Spear

Early Game

This is when you should have your ultimate, along with your Boots of Speed and your
Urn of Shadows. You get an Urn for healing yourself after ganks and stuff. You should be ganking often to gain charges for your Urn. Now I myself don't think this is a great idea but if you want to then get a Magic Stick for healing, although you should have plenty charges already in your Urn of Shadows. Also another option is getting two Bracers but I don't recommend that either. By now you should also be trying to push some towers. Your enemy's should also be pretty scared of you.

Mid game

For mid game items you should have Power Treads (strength) and also an
Armlet of Mordiggian. You should be using it a lot in fights for the random health boost and the massive power up. This has saved me countless times when facing heroes, and I pwned them all ( with my team of course ). But anyway, you should be working towards your
Helm of the Dominator now. After you get it you should try to get your team or even try to solo the mighty ROSHAN. Using the Helm, control a centaur and head for Roshan. The HoD gives life steal and the power to control a creep. Pick your creep wisely, though, because it has a pretty long cool down. Now you should be doing official pushes and destroying plenty of towers. Also a lot of team fights should be happening now. In every team fight activate your
Armlet, and try to get in their and do as much damage as possible.

Late game.

Now for items you should have a Black King Bar. Use it in team fights to for the magic immunity. By now you should be immortal, and should be destroying all your enemies... If there are annoying little invisible flies (e.g.
Bounty Hunter , Clinkz and Riki you should grab a Gem of True Sight and smash their faces in. If the situation calls for it, get a Shadow Blade for the invisible effect and stuff. By now one of the teams should be working to the Barracks.

Game is Still Going??

Alright it is still going, so get a Heart of Tarrasque for the extra health and insane health regen. If you want then get a Aghanim's Scepter. It bonuses your ulti to take 65% of their health away, not just 50%.
Also if you have enough a Satanic, which should only cost about 4000, since you already have the Helm of the Dominator. Kill Roshan often and if you like it grab the Cheese.
The game should be finished now and you should have 50 kills (nah jokes) but you should have the most kills on your team unless you have hard carries or an Ursa


I get Burning Spear on level one for early harassing, and my enemies can't to anything about it. Then I max out my Berserkers blood as it is HUskars bread and butter skill.(I have no idea what that means.)
At level 5 I put one point into inner vitality for some alright healing, and if you somehow have no charges in your Urn.
Obviously you get your ultimate at level six. I know your itching to gank but you have to wait till level 6.
For berserkers blood it makes you stronger and all that, but just know when enough is enough. So you won't die instantly and be like WTF? I though Huskar was invincible!

An aghanim's will improve your ultimate but sometimes you won't even need it.

More tips and stuff.

If your enemy team has a Sand King, watch out for his ultimate. It kills you off quickly for the rest of the team to finish you off.
This is an obvious but for newish players try not to be like "oh I'm so pro I so strong and attack so fast" and then you die, for being stupid with only little HP left.
For some early game stuff if there is a Broodmother, buy a sentry or get someone else to and dominate that fad ugly spider. Look for lone heroes, they are you easy to pick off as Huskar, but don't go in yourself if it is a Pudge or a really tanky hero.


Thank you for reading my guide to Huskar even if you didn't enjoy it, but I hope you did.
If you didn't enjoy it feel free to leave some Constructive Criticism that will help me improve. Thankyou one more time and BYE :).
Huskar will dominate you...


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