Venomancer is one of the most common picks in Dota due to his great versatility. He is an item independent pusher hero that can also gank and deal a huge amount of damage in a teamfight. He brings plague upon your enemies!
Pros and Cons
+ Very strong slow at level 1
+ Great Pusher and Tower defender
+ Item independent
+ Is a decent solo laner
+ Has an ability that can be used to scout
+ Big teamfight presence
- Low hp
- Low base damage
- 3 of his skills can get the enemies denied by their allies
It launches a ball of venom in a line, poisoning enemy units so that they take both initial damage and damage over time, as well as suffering slowed movement. Venomous Gale deals damage every three seconds over its duration.
Duration: 15 seconds
Slows by 50% at all levels. (only starting value, slow decreases over time)
Total damage: 100/170/270/350
Adds poison damage to Venomancer’s normal attacks, slowing movement speed.
Damage Per Second: 5/10/15/20
Movement Speed Slow: 11%/12%/13%/14%
Summons a plague ward to attack enemy unit and structures. The ward is immune to magic.
Ward Duration: 40
Ward Health: 75/200/325/450
Ward Damage: 11/21/32/42
A spreading ring of poison that does damage over time to enemy units around Venomancer. Poison Nova’s effect cannot bring units below 1 HP. SCEPTER UPGRADABLE: Increases damage and duration, and decreases cooldown.
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