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Bane

Popularity: #82

Leaderboard: #61

Ban Rank: #74

KDA Rank: #88

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Stats

Win Rate 49.1%
Pick Rate 5%

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Ability Build

1
Brain Sap
2
Nightmare
3
Brain Sap
4
Enfeeble
5
Brain Sap
6
Fiend's Grip
7
Brain Sap
8
Nightmare
9
Enfeeble
10
Enfeeble
11
Enfeeble
12
Fiend's Grip
13
Nightmare
14
Nightmare
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15
+20% Enfeeble Cast Range Reduction
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16
+5% Fiend's Grip Max Mana Drain
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Fiend's Grip
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
-3s Nightmare Cooldown
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
+3s Fiend's Grip Duration

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Enfeeble
Brain Sap
Nightmare
Fiend's Grip

Item Build

Starting
Tango
Tango
10
Blood Grenade
Enchanted Mango
Circlet
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
1
Sentry Ward
Early Game
Boots of Speed
15
Magic Wand
Ring of Basilius
7
Infused Raindrops
Wind Lace
Mid Game
55
Arcane Boots
Aether Lens
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
15
Blink Dagger
Late Game
Aghanim's Scepter
Aghanim's Shard
Octarine Core
105
Aeon Disk
Situational
7
Spirit Vessel
16
Pavise
16
Solar Crest
15
Lotus Orb
22
Ghost Scepter
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
6
Phylactery
22
Ethereal Blade
95
Black King Bar
180
Refresher Orb
Boots of Travel
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
Faded Broach
Philosopher's Stone
Eye of the Vizier
20
Psychic Headband
Ceremonial Robe
Telescope
60
Ninja Gear
60
Seer Stone
8
Force Boots

Hero Strategy

Bane has improved night vision.

Bane is great at trading due to great baseline stats and Brain Sap to regain some health.

If an opponent is below 50%, you can Nightmare him and allow your core to come forward and finish the hero along with you.

Nightmare provides 1 second of invulnerability and thus you can save an ally in trouble or dodge a spell.

Bane is great for setting up kills. Nightmare and Fiend's Grip combined provide up to 13 seconds of disable.

You can unsleep or cast Glimmer Cape during Fiend's Grip without canceling it.

Avoid showing yourself at the start of the teamfight. Let opponents focus your allies so you can get your spells off easier.

Once you have Aghanims Scepter, you can cancel Fiends Grip channel with your hero without interrupting the ability.

Counter Strategy

Bane is a strong laner and good at trading hits and regaining health with Brain Sap. Bring extra consumables.

You can unsleep an ally affected by Bane's Nightmare by attacking that ally.

Look to cancel Bane's Fiend's Grip in fights as it is a long lasting disable.

Lotus Orb, Linken's Sphere and status resistance items are good at countering Bane's spells.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
17
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Ring of Health
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
Sange and Yasha
Kaya and Sange
95
Black King Bar
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
16
Wind Waker

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
17
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
14
Glimmer Cape
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
16
Wind Waker
95
Black King Bar