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Night Stalker Offlane

January 12, 2024 by DotaCoachApp
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Night Stalker Offlane

DotA2 Hero: Night Stalker

Hero Skills

Heart of Darkness (Innate)


1 3 5 7

Crippling Fear

8 13 14 16

Hunter in the Night

2 4 9 11

Dark Ascension

6 12 18


10 15

Hero Talents

-50s Dark Ascension Cooldown
+100 Hunter In The Night Attack Speed
+20 Strength
+20 Crippling Fear DPS
+35% Hunter in the Night Status Resistance
+25 Dark Ascension Damage
+80 Void Damage
+8 Dark Ascension Duration

Night Stalker Offlane

January 12, 2024

Key Strategy

Key strategic elements to consider when playing Night Stalker

  • Run to mid as you load into the game and scout for opponents` midlaner placing observer ward.
  • Night Stalker has great night vision but very limited day vision.
  • Look to survive through the first 5 minutes of the game and ideally have phase boots as the night hits.
  • Use Void to secure ranged creep lasthits.
  • Try to manipulate creep lane equilibrium to get it closer to your tower during the day time.
  • Keep a skill point or opt to skill Crippling Fear as the first night approaches if it is necessary to score a kill.
  • Play and farm aggressively during the night time and provide additional vision for your team.
  • When going for a kill, be careful with Voiding right away as the opponent might just teleport out.
  • Avoid fighting when it`s daytime and Dark Ascension is down, play defensively or push out lanes.
  • Prioritize dealing with backliners and supports in fights, especially once you have Blink Dagger.

Main Combo

Main item and ability combo

Dark Ascension => Crippling Fear => Blink Dagger => Black King Bar => Void

Further Information

You can use this guide in Dota 2 by subscribing on Steam: In-game Guide

Find out more about Night Stalker on Dota Coach's Heropedia

This guide was written by BaLLooN, a 7.8k DotA 2 player based in SEA with 17 years of experience: View Gamer Profile

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