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Beastmaster

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Ability Build

1
Wild Axes
2
Call of the Wild Boar
3
Wild Axes
4
Call of the Wild Boar
5
Wild Axes
6
Primal Roar
7
Wild Axes
8
Call of the Wild Boar
9
Call of the Wild Boar
10
Inner Beast
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11
+2.5% Wild Axes Damage Amp Per Stack
12
Primal Roar
13
Inner Beast
14
Inner Beast
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15
+20 Movespeed Aura to Beastmaster and his units
16
Inner Beast
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Primal Roar
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+250 Max Health Aura to Beastmaster and his units
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
-30s Primal Roar Cooldown

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Wild Axes
Call of the Wild Boar
Call of the Wild Hawk
Primal Roar

Item Build

Starting
Tango
4
Quelling Blade
Circlet
Sage's Mask
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
Early Game
Boots of Speed
13
Magic Wand
Ring of Basilius
16
Veil of Discord
Wind Lace
Mid Game
55
Arcane Boots
Aghanim's Scepter
27
Shiva's Guard
Aghanim's Shard
15
Blink Dagger
Late Game
Octarine Core
90
Black King Bar
Assault Cuirass
180
Refresher Orb
Situational
Vanguard
40
Guardian Greaves
18
Heaven's Halberd
30
Drum of Endurance
35
Crimson Guard
45
Helm of the Overlord
Vladmir's Offering
15
Lotus Orb
19
Force Staff
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
30
Boots of Bearing
Kaya and Sange
105
Aeon Disk
20
Scythe of Vyse
13
Wind Waker
15
Overwhelming Blink
Boots of Travel
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
25
Pig Pole
Pupil's Gift
Vambrace
Cloak of Flames
Ceremonial Robe
10
Havoc Hammer
Timeless Relic
Giant's Ring
80
Book of the Dead

Hero Strategy

If laning against Chen, Enchantress or Crystal Maiden, consider not summoning Boars as they deal with summons easily.

Make sure not to feed boars to opponents. Deny them or move them away when they're low on hp.

Keep the hawk out to always have a form of lockdown on enemy heroes close to you.

Utilize Beasmaster's high base damage and additional damage from boars to deny creeps and secure last hits.

Make use of catapult waves to pressure the tower along with your summons.

The biggest early powerspike on Beastmaster is Veil of Discord and level 6 timing. Look to score a kill and take tower down.

You can farm aggressively since you have hawk's root to protect you and summons to farm those camps safely.

Push out sidelanes with summons, especially if you control Helm of the Overlord creep, Black Dragon ideally.

Take first Roshan between 15 and 20 minute mark.

Counter Strategy

Beastmaster's boars give a lot of gold and experience. Look to kill them.

Be aware of Beastmaster's level 6 and Helm of the Dominator powerspike if he is not going for Veil of Discord.

Defend towers against Beastmaster. Otherwise he will invade your jungle after taking towers.

Gank Beastmaster with smoke as you get more gold if you kill his summons too.

Consider buying a Crimson Guard and armor items against Beastmaster.

Lotus Orb and Linken's Sphere are good at countering Beastmaster's Primal Roar.

Beastmaster lineups are good at taking early Roshan. Ward around Roshpit and check.

Avoid walking up to Beastmaster on your own as you might get rooted by hawks and then roared to your death.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
Armor items
Blight Stone
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
Orb of Corrosion
Vanguard
Mid Game
35
Crimson Guard
Sange and Yasha
Kaya and Sange
18
Gleipnir
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
Assault Cuirass

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
Armor items
Blight Stone
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
1
Sentry Ward
Mid Game
1
Sentry Ward
22
Ghost Scepter
19
Force Staff
14
Glimmer Cape
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
Sentry and Gem