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Doom

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Ability Build

1
Scorched Earth
2
Devour
3
Scorched Earth
4
Infernal Blade
5
Scorched Earth
6
Doom
7
Scorched Earth
8
Devour
9
Devour
10
Devour
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11
+12 Scorched Earth Damage
12
Doom
13
Infernal Blade
14
Infernal Blade
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15
+7% Scorched Earth Movement Speed
16
Infernal Blade
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Doom
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
-10s Scorched Earth Cooldown
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
Doom applies Mute

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Devour
Scorched Earth
Infernal Blade
Doom

Item Build

Starting
Tango
4
Quelling Blade
Circlet
13
Magic Stick
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
Early Game
8
Phase Boots
16
Veil of Discord
13
Magic Wand
Mid Game
90
Black King Bar
15
Blink Dagger
27
Shiva's Guard
Late Game
Octarine Core
180
Refresher Orb
15
Overwhelming Blink
Boots of Travel
Situational
Hand of Midas
25
Soul Ring
Bracer
Aghanim's Scepter
15
Lotus Orb
60
Pipe of Insight
25
Blade Mail
18
Heaven's Halberd
Boots of Travel 2
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
Occult Bracelet
Vambrace
Dragon Scale
12
Craggy Coat
Cloak of Flames
Timeless Relic
60
Ninja Gear
Giant's Ring
8
Force Boots

Hero Strategy

Bonus gold from Devour is granted at the end of the Devour cycle and you will lose it if you die.

Once you get Blink Dagger, try to make use of it immediately before opponent see it in your inventory.

Usually you want to devour Centaur Conqueror and obtain War Stomp to disable opponents after blink and cast Doom.

Avoid showing yourself at the start of the fight and wait for your Doom target to show.

Avoid fighting while Doom is on cooldown. Push out lanes or play defensively.

Check opponents' inventories for Linken's Spheres and Lotus Orbs. Be careful not to drop Doom on those.

Look to use Devour as frequently as possible on lane creeps or neutral creeps to maintain your armor in the lane.

Counter Strategy

Doom is a weak laner at lower levels. Pressure him early on.

The Doom spell has long cooldown. Look to play aggressively when it is down.

Linken's Sphere, status resistance items and Lotus Orb are good at dealing with The Doom spell.

Acquiring Aegis for your core is a good way of dealing with The Doom spell. Look to kill Roshan.

Until Dooms level 25 mute talent, you can still use your own items to kite or escape while Doomed.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
Blight Stone
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
Orb of Corrosion
Mid Game
7
Spirit Vessel
15
Lotus Orb
Cloak
60
Pipe of Insight
90
Black King Bar
Sange and Yasha
Kaya and Sange
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
13
Wind Waker

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
Blight Stone
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
Mid Game
7
Spirit Vessel
15
Lotus Orb
Cloak
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
13
Wind Waker
90
Black King Bar