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Death Prophet

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Ability Build

1
Crypt Swarm
2
Spirit Siphon
3
Crypt Swarm
4
Spirit Siphon
5
Crypt Swarm
6
Exorcism
7
Spirit Siphon
8
Crypt Swarm
9
Silence
10
Spirit Siphon
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11
+30 Damage
12
Exorcism
13
Silence
14
Silence
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15
-2.5s Crypt Swarm Cooldown
16
Silence
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Exorcism
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+30 Spirit Siphon Damage/Heal
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
+8 Exorcism Spirits

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Crypt Swarm
Silence
Spirit Siphon
Exorcism

Item Build

Starting
Tango
1
Observer Ward
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Early Game
0.5
Bottle
13
Magic Wand
7
Infused Raindrops
55
Arcane Boots
Falcon Blade
16
Veil of Discord
Mid Game
90
Black King Bar
27
Shiva's Guard
Late Game
Octarine Core
Aghanim's Shard
15
Blink Dagger
13
Wind Waker
Boots of Travel
Situational
40
Guardian Greaves
19
Force Staff
180
Refresher Orb
20
Scythe of Vyse
15
Overwhelming Blink
14
Linken's Sphere
22
Ghost Scepter
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
8
Fairy's Trinket
25
Pig Pole
Safety Bubble
Occult Bracelet
Faded Broach
Dragon Scale
Pupil's Gift
Vambrace
11
Bullwhip
Eye of the Vizier
12
Dandelion Amulet
Elven Tunic
Cloak of Flames
Ceremonial Robe
20
Psychic Headband
40
Ogre Seal Totem
Timeless Relic
25
Ascetic's Cap
Aviana's Feather
3
Stormcrafter
10
Havoc Hammer
Rattlecage
8
Force Boots
60
Seer Stone
Mirror Shield
80
Book of the Dead
Giant's Ring
75
Magic Lamp

Hero Strategy

Secure range creep lasthits with Crypt Swarm and possibly hit opponents as well.

Try to throw an auto attack and use crypt swarm at the same time to secure last hits.

Death Prophet's survivability is related to Spirit Siphon usage. Siphon as many units as possible for decent duration.

Death Prophet excels at taking towers and Roshan early with Exorcism. Call for team to group up around you.

Avoid playing aggressively when Exorcism is down. Push out waves and prepare for the next move.

Itemize for survivability and to stay in the middle of the fight. Exorcism and Spirit Siphons will do the damage.

When in trouble, you can Spirit Siphon opponents and Eul's yourself. You are still being healed in the air.

Healing reductions are great problem for Death Prophet. You can itemize against some of them.

Counter Strategy

When Death Prophet has Exorcism on, either burst her down or run away.

Look to defend towers against Death Prophet and fight her when Exorcism ends.

Items that reduce healing are good against Death Prophet's Spirit Siphons and Exorcism.

Armor items are good against physical damage of Exorcism.

Items that provide dispels are good against Death Prophet's Silence.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Boots of Speed
Wind Lace
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
7
Spirit Vessel
19
Force Staff
60
Pipe of Insight
25
Blade Mail
90
Black King Bar
Mage Slayer
Eternal Shroud
30
Manta Style
25
Shadow Blade
Late Game
20
Scythe of Vyse
35
Abyssal Blade
27
Shiva's Guard
Eye of Skadi

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Boots of Speed
Wind Lace
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
7
Spirit Vessel
19
Force Staff
60
Pipe of Insight
25
Blade Mail
14
Glimmer Cape
Late Game
20
Scythe of Vyse
90
Black King Bar