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You only live thrice

April 20, 2014 by mustajaska
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Dying is overrated

DotA2 Hero: Wraith King

Hero Skills

Wraithfire Blast

1 3 5 7

Vampiric Spirit

2 12 13 14

Mortal Strike

4 8 9 10


6 11 16


15 17 18

You only live thrice

April 20, 2014


Now before you say "OMG! what a noob guide! Totally against the meta!" hear me out. Yes it is not to be used agains heavy mana burners, but this guide has been tested as a very good build in EU and Russia pubs :D and it's very fun way to play Wraith king. It utilises his tankiness and his ability to not actually die.

Refresher build

You want to grab Blademail first after boots. It gives you additional mana, tankiness and damage output. Mana is always good because u need that especially for your refresher which u get next. Refresher allows you to act pretty indifferent about your life in teamfights. You can just walk in and tank damage and utilise your blade mail. You actually WANT that your enemies spam their skills on you in teamfights because you don't really have to care about that in this point and it makes life easier for you teammates. DONT BE AFRAID TO DIE AT LEAST ONCE! The slow from your ult is RIDICULOUS and it can really make a difference. Now PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR MANA POOL WHEN U HAVE DIED ONCE! The refreshers uses 375 mana which can mean that you don't have mana for more than one stun with your second life in a teamfight if even that, so keep an eye out. The refresher is a great item because it gives you huge survivability and it also give damage output and mana.

After blademail and refresher you want to get mask of madness? "Why wraith king already has an lifesteal aura, its just useless". Now remeber that you got that blademail which reflects damage. You can really utilise your blademail with mom beacuse you take extra dama with it on. But you don't really have to care about that having three lives and it also gives you a big boost to damage output. Your enemies now have to hit you and take reflected damage or let you beat the **** out of them with mom. Lifesteal from mom also stacks witch your vampiric aura and activating mom gives you dat movespeed to chase and get close to your enemies.

In the end I would like to mention that refresher also removes cooldowns from your bm and mom so u can use the immediately after you first death.

The other build

Now this build comes in when your opponents are mean people who counterpick you with mana burners. And yes the name refers to anti-mage which is and annoying scumbag hero to play against.

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