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"All hail the LORD of trolls" a Guide to Ja'Rakal

January 29, 2013 by MoWWiiDota
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Hero Build

DotA2 Hero: Troll Warlord

Hero Skills

Berserker's Rage

1 5 9 12

Whirling Axes (Ranged)

2 3 7 10

Whirling Axes (Melee)

2 3 7 10


4 8 13 14

Battle Trance

6 11 16


15 17 18

"All hail the LORD of trolls" a Guide to Ja'Rakal

January 29, 2013


It's an easy thing to offend a troll. A prickly and contentious race, trolls thrive on argument and strife, missing no excuse to raise their voices in dispute. Males grow to maturity in subterranean chambers beneath their matriarch's domicile, feeding and amusing themselves while contributing nothing. Often they stay for years beyond the age of maturity, while the matriarch provides them with sustenance. When young trolls are finally pushed from their sub-chamber, they gather with others of their kind, forming roving gangs of malcontents who complain loudly about all manner of vexation.

As much as trolls love to argue, imagine how rare it is for a troll to be driven from his own kind for being too difficult to get along with. Such was Jah'rakal's fate, a monger troll from deep in the Hoven. So deluded was he, so bitter and abrasive, that even other trolls found his company intolerable. After one particularly vitriolic outburst in which he claimed the lion's share of loot from their latest raid, his cohorts finally snapped. They turned on him, beat him with clubs, and drove him from the encampment. Enraged at his banishment, he returned the next day, armed with steel, and slew them all, one by one. He then swore a blood oath: he would ever after be a fighting force unto himself. Now he roams the world as the Troll Warlord, bitter and angry, the Imperial high commander of an army of one.

Pro's / Con's

- LARGE Amount Of Attack Speed
- Stays Strong For The Whole Game
- Great Team Support With Battle Trance
- Deals Tons Of Damage
- Low Skill Cap
- Doesnt Need Allies
- Can Switch Between Melee and Range
- Low Manacost

- Squishy
- Switching Targets Lowers DPS

How to play: Early-Game

LvL: 1 Play Safe, Harras, Continually Do Lasthits, Avoid Conflicts
LvL: 2 Play Safe, Harras, Continually Do Lasthits, Avoid Conflicts
LvL: 3 Try To Get Firstblood
LvL: 4 Be Aggressive... You Are Very Strong Right Now
LvL: 5 If You Got A Kill Keep Playing Aggressive, If Not Play Safe
LvL: 6 Use Your Ult To Push, Try To Gank, Interact In Teamfights


A: For early laning you want to stay in range form to keep save and do lasthits
B: When you get lvl 3 try to get first blood:
- Use Whirling Axes (Ranged) to slow the enemy
- Switch to meele form
- Use Whirling Axes (Melee) again to deal damage
- Keep autoattacking
- If the enemy runs away switch over to ranged form and do some more auto-attacks
C: From lvl 6 on you want to stay in meele form for the most time.
- only use your ranged form to slow enemies and chase them down
D: Use Battle Trance for pushing/teamfights/hard creeps/solofights
E: You are an amazing pusher.. so keep destroying towers
- You can solo Roshan from lvl 9 on without any problems

How to chase someone down:

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