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Necrolyte Semi Carry Done Right (I think)

April 9, 2012 by thedirtywizard
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Semi Carry Solo Lane

DotA2 Hero: Necrophos

Hero Skills

Death Pulse

1 4 5 7

Heartstopper Aura

3 12 13 14

Ghost Shroud

2 8 9 10

Reaper's Scythe

6 11 16


15 17 18

Necrolyte Semi Carry Done Right (I think)

April 9, 2012


Hello and Welcome to my Necrolyte Semi-Carry build. If you want to play Necro this way, you will need farm, so make sure you have a solo mid or solo side lane.

Necro is easily one of the best heros solo with. Death Pulse gives AoE damage and AoE heals, which can be invaluable early game. His 2d passive ability, Sadist, is great for keeping your mana pool filled, but it requires good last hitting skills. You can play agressive early, even against a 2v1 situation.

The easiest way to get a kill as a solo Necrolyte is to dish out agressive harass, utilizing a pretty good auto attack and Death Pulse. The reason I get Heartstopper Aura at level 3 is because even though it does not do that good of damage early, it will keep the squishies in the lane from regenerating their HP, and Sadist was never that good early to spam Death Pulse. You must always take your ultimate, Reaper's Scythe, when available. If you could harass your opponent down below 50 or 40% of their HP, you can get a kill with a Scythe and Death Pulse combo. Pulling that off will make your enemies scared ****less when they get wrecked in a 2v1.

Even though this is a semi carry build, warding is essential, and you must do it. Having all of the extra gold from a solo lane can make it easy, and give you more advantages to get more kills.

Pros / Cons

- A good Early Heal and good damage.
- A huge nuke ultimate that can be upgraded by Scepter.
- Nice autoattack damage and a quick animation.
-Great mana regeneration through Sadist ( Gives you 600 back if you kill a hero when the skills is maxed.)
- Can actually be a good semi carry.

- Pretty squishy, Bloodstone is recommended after Radiance.
- Only 2 skills to do damage with.
- Ultimate is only good on a hero with low HP.
- Won't be very good unless he gets a solo lane.

Team Work

You are a semi carry. You are a support. Suparry??? Warding is a must, and it isn't an issue if you have a solo lane.

It's probably wise to wait a few seconds before entering a teamfight, but when you do, get in the middle of it and spam your abilities, pick off the weak with your ultimate, the damage from Heartstopper Aura and Radiance is very good.

Make sure to auto attack, because with this build your damage can get big. Very big. You can kill squishies so easily you will be "hueheueeuhehuehu" all over allchat and they will be raging because who the **** gave a Necrolyte that Radiance. YOU DID.

Thanks for reading, and a appreciate all feedback as this is my first guide and i hope to make more if people like it. Suggestions are always welcome!

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