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Pudge || Ganking Forever 6.87

May 11, 2016 by MiracleFan
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Butcher Mid Lane

DotA2 Hero: Pudge

Pudge || Ganking Forever 6.87

May 11, 2016


Welcome to my guide to Pudge! Pudge is one of the most picked heroes in dota because of his ability to Meat Hook and Gank. Pudge is level dependent and don't needs a good farm.

This guide is for people who wants to have fun with Pudge!


In the Fields of Endless Carnage, far to the south of Quoidge, a corpulent figure works tirelessly through the night--dismembering, disembowelling, piling up the limbs and viscera of the fallen that the battlefield might be clear by dawn. In this cursed realm, nothing can decay or decompose; no corpse may ever return to the earth from which it sprang, no matter how deep you dig the grave. Flocked by carrion birds who need him to cut their meals into beak-sized chunks, Pudge the Butcher hones his skills with blades that grow sharper the longer he uses them. Swish, swish, thunk. Flesh falls from the bone; tendons and ligaments part like wet paper. And while he always had a taste for the butchery, over the ages, Pudge has developed a taste for its byproduct as well. Starting with a gobbet of muscle here, a sip of blood there...before long he was thrusting his jaws deep into the toughest of torsos, like a dog gnawing at rags. Even those who are beyond fearing the Reaper, fear the Butcher.


Launches a bloody hook toward a unit or location. The hook will snag the first unit it encounters, dragging the unit back to Pudge and dealing damage if it is an enemy.

Cast Time: 0.3+0.43 / 0.46 / 0.5 / 0.53
Cast Range: 1000 / 1100 / 1200 / 1300
Max Travel Distance: 1000 / 1100 / 1200 / 1300
Hook Search Radius: 100
Damage: 90 / 180 / 270 / 360 ( 180 / 270 / 360 / 450 ) *

Aghanims scepter Reduces cooldown of Meat Hook and increases damage.
Mana Cost: 110 / 120 / 130 / 140 Cooldown Time: 14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / (4*)

  • Drags Invisible units but won't damage them.
  • Hook can go through terrain and trees.
  • You can hook allies.

A toxic cloud that deals intense damage and slows movement--harming not only enemy units but Pudge himself.

Cast Time: 0 + 0
Radius: 250
Damage per Second: 30 / 60 / 90 / 120
Move Speed Slow: 27%

  • Silence does not turn Rot off.
  • The damage dealt to Pudge is magical and can be reduced by Magic Resistance Items.
  • Rot does not interrupt Pudge's channeling spell.

Gives Pudge resistance to magic damage, as well as bonus strength that increases each time Pudge kills an enemy Hero or it dies in his vicinity. Flesh Heap is retroactive, meaning it can gain charges before it is leveled, which then become active.

Enemy Death Radius: 450
Magic Resistance Bonus: 6% / 8% / 10% / 12%
Strength Bonus per Death: 1 / 1.5 / 2 / 2.5

  • The magic resistance stacks multiplicatively with other sources of magic resistance.
  • Upon leveling Flesh Heap, all stacks adapt to its new level.

Pudge chows down on an enemy unit, disabling it and dealing damage over time. Lasts 3 seconds on Heroes, 6 seconds on creeps. Dismember heals you for the damage it does

Cast Time: 0.3 + 0
Cast Range: 160
Hero Max Channel Time: 3
Non-Hero Max Channel Time: 6
Damage per second: 60 / 90 / 120
Own Strength as Damage: 30% / 40% / 50%
Mana Cost: 100 / 130 / 170 Cooldown Time: 30

  • Dismember fully disables the target as long as it's channeled.

Item Justification

Starting Items

Boots of Speed, Well Pudge can surely get firstblood with Hook and Rot I choosed these so that Enemies can't escape with your Rot.

Tango, Heal yourself with these.


Town Portal Scroll, TP to a lane where you wanna gank.

Smoke of Deceit, Best ganking item for Pudge, use these to gank in the early stages of the game.

Blink Dagger, Well sometimes you can't Meat Hook a enemy because there's a creep covering him, use this to blink on a spot where you can Meat Hook him properly.

Tome of Knowledge, It's really good that you level gap them because 'The more your xp, the more powerful you are'.

Core Items

aghanims scepter

Arcane Boots, Other prefer Tranquil Boots on Pudge but Arcane Boots is more nicer because Pudge is Mana Starved Hero is this will give him enough source of Mana.

Aether Lens, +200 Mana, +5 Spell Damage, and +200 cast range for your Meat Hook.

Aghanims Scepter, I don't need to explain this to you. :)

Late Game

Boots of Travel, Upgrade your boots with these to travel with creeps or allies.

Black King Bar, F*ck Magic and you will not take damage from Rot if you activate this.

Moon Shard, Pudge has huge damage if his used properly, thnx to Flesh Heap but why not make him a little bit of Right Clicker.


Assault Cuirass, As Pudge you will also be the tank, buy this to reduce the damage dealt to you.

Blade Mail, Your the tank you should buy this.

Bloodstone, Reduces your Respawn Time based on its charge, you'll gain charges if you killed which is awesome because you're a ganker, and the mana regen is good so that you don't ran out of mana.

Linken's Sphere, Buy this for the Mana Regen and to Dispel projectiles.

Shiva's Guard, Well this slows your enemies MS and AS, just activate this on Teamfights.

About Me

Well it's me again, thank you for seeing my guide and congrats to Miracle for reaching 9K MMR. You can check out my guides on my profile if want. Plsss give this a thumbs up so that I will keep on making guides :). PEACE OUT

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