Dota 2 Heroes: Shadow Fiend

Dota 2 Imba Heroes

 

Shadow Fiend (Nevermore)dota 2 shadow fiend

 

Type: Agility

Role: Carry

Stats:

STR: 15  +2.0

AGI: 20  +2.4

INT: 18  +2.0

Description: It is said that Shadow Fiend has the soul of a poet, and in fact he has thousands of them. Over the ages he has claimed the souls of poets, priests, emperors, beggars, slaves, philosophers, criminals and (naturally) heroes; no sort of soul escapes him. What he does with them is unknown. No one has ever peered into the Abysm whence Shadow Fiend reaches out like an eel from among astral rocks. Does he devour them one after another? Does he mount them along the halls of an eldritch temple, or pickle the souls in necromantic brine? Is he merely a puppet, pushed through the dimensional rift by a demonic puppeteer? Such is his evil, so intense his aura of darkness, that no rational mind may penetrate it. Of course, if you really want to know where the stolen souls go, there’s one sure way to find out: Add your soul to his collection. Or just wait for Nevermore.

Shadow Fiend’s only defense lies in his superb offense. After every life he takes, he traps their soul to empower his attack damage with Necromastery. This allows him to amass high attack damage. His ultimate, Requiem of Souls, can summon these souls to inflict great damage on those enemies foolish enough to venture within reach. His unique Shadowraze allows him to blast opponents in small areas, at three separate distances. Another ability, Presence of the Dark Lord, makes enemies more vulnerable to physical damage, passively reducing their armor. Deadly from a number of distances, but vulnerable if caught off guard, Shadow Fiend’s positioning in battle is of utmost importance.

Skills: 1st Shadow Raze, 2nd Necromastery, 3rd Presence of the Dark Lord, 4th Requiem of Souls

Build: 2, 1, 1, 2, 1, 2  –  1, 2, 4, Stats, 4, 3

Starting Items: Branch x3, Courier, Tango

Early Items: Bottle, Boots, Magic Stick, Bracer x2 or Wraith Band x2

Additional: Boots of Travel, Blink Dagger, Black King Bar or Shadow Blade, Power Threads (STR), Black King Bar

Late Items: Manta Style, Butterfly, Helm of Dominator

Options: Eye of Skadi, Desolator, Satanic

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