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Pubstomping in Mid Lane for NEWBS! - UPDATED

July 19, 2013 by angelzrainbow
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Hero Build

DotA2 Hero: Lina

Hero Skills

Dragon Slave

1 3 5 7

Light Strike Array

2 4 8 9

Fiery Soul

10 12 13 14

Laguna Blade

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Pubstomping in Mid Lane for NEWBS! - UPDATED

July 19, 2013

Introduction / Questions.

Hi guys, this my first Dota 2 Guide. I've made a lot of other guides but they're all on HoN.

Anyways I'm going introduce you to Lina.
(It's ironic cause I didn't make the video and I'm not really introducing you to it.)

Lina is a high damage, ganking, nuker, wrecking type of hero, but that's early game.
Late game she deals nothing to enemies, so I'm going to show you how to deal heaps of damage all just by spamming.

If you didn't know Fiery Soul gives attack speed so things like Mjollnir and Monkey King Bar works really well with you. Late game since your spells do hardly any damage just spam your spells then stay back and deal as much damage as possible.

If you guys have any questions then type them in the comments and I'll answer them on this post.

Also don't forget to favorite and like.

Early Game.

Try to harass and aggressive but not to the point where you start dying also when you do harass make sure that you're always safe and not going to be put in practically no danger.
Also tell one player in your team to get a courier. You really want to farm to try and get Boots and Bottle before 5 minutes. If your getting ganked or harassed a lot then just play safe and try to farm for Bottle.

Once you reach level 6 you can nuke anyone down. It's best if you gank squishy lanes but beware always. Tower diving is not necessary but if you think you can certainly get it then you should. But you usually gank lanes that have squishy heroes or which heroes are low on health because you want to gain the most out of the gank. You do not really want to gank lanes that are being dominated because they'll probably have a lot of health while your team is low on health so it is very risky.

You can also get Hand of Midas for extra gold if you're having a really good start or if you want to farm more easily.

Mid Game.

By now you should have at least your Shadow Blade now you can gank, escape and chase with ease. Also the damage you'll be dealing is going to be huge. My combo is Shadow Blade, attack, Light Strike Array, Dragon Slave then finish them off with your Ultimate. But then because they know you're there after you attack with Shadow Blade I'd rather just start with Light Strike Array.

After you use all your spells Fiery Soul would've gaven you heaps of attack speed and if you have Crystalys then you're going to burst them down really easily with its critical damage and damage boost.

Late Game.

Late Game your probably going to be dominating or losing. I've never had a game when there's a "Anyman's Game." But this is my experience so you might but I've never had it using this build. You can choose between those items I'll recommend mostly Abyssal Blade, Daedalus and Desolator but it's really up to you and what they're team has. If it has lots of auto attacking heroes like Drow and Slark then it'd be probably best to get Abyssal Blade and a Butterfly.

Late game your spell really does nothing to them except the really squishy ones that are in every game. Last Game try to stay back and not get targeted / focused because you're very squishy so it's best to avoid being alone. Be like a support and be in the back line, since you do heaps of damage doing this will let you have the ability to deal more damage and taking less.

Late game you aren't the strongest carry and you weren't really designed to be played as a carry but a nuker so you can't really 1 v 1 those really strong ones like Rikimaru, Slark, Drow etc.

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