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Lina

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Ability Build

1
Dragon Slave
2
Fiery Soul
3
Dragon Slave
4
Light Strike Array
5
Dragon Slave
6
Laguna Blade
7
Dragon Slave
8
Fiery Soul
9
Fiery Soul
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10
+25 Damage
11
Fiery Soul
12
Laguna Blade
13
Light Strike Array
14
Light Strike Array
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15
+325 Health
16
Light Strike Array
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Laguna Blade
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+10/1% Fiery Soul Per Stack
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
+150% Crit On Targets Affected By Dragon Slave

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Dragon Slave
Light Strike Array
Fiery Soul
Laguna Blade

Item Build

Starting
Tango
5
Faerie Fire
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
Early Game
0.5
Bottle
Boots of Speed
13
Magic Wand
Falcon Blade
Wind Lace
Mid Game
Maelstrom
Boots of Travel
18
Gleipnir
90
Black King Bar
Late Game
19
Hurricane Pike
Daedalus
30
Satanic
15
Swift Blink
Situational
Null Talisman
55
Arcane Boots
15
Blink Dagger
Aether Lens
Kaya and Sange
22
Ghost Scepter
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
27
Dagon
Octarine Core
Aghanim's Scepter
Aghanim's Shard
14
Linken's Sphere
105
Aeon Disk
20
Silver Edge
Monkey King Bar
15
Bloodthorn
10
Nullifier
20
Scythe of Vyse
Revenant's Brooch
180
Refresher Orb
Boots of Travel 2
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
8
Fairy's Trinket
Grove Bow
8
Specialist's Array
4
Enchanted Quiver
Paladin Sword
12
Mind Breaker
Aviana's Feather
Stygian Desolator
40
Pirate Hat

Hero Strategy

Light Strike Array destroys trees which can be useful against certain heroes.

Make use of Lina's long attack range to harass opponents in the lane frequently.

Light Strike Array when opponents are somewhat stationary, e.g. when they are going for a last hit or deny.

Dragon Slave is great for securing ranged creep last hits and harassing opponents at the same time.

Use Dragon Slave on creep waves to maintain Fiery Soul Stacks as you can hit more creeps consistently with it.

Lina is great at split-pushing and pick-offs due to high movement speed, great waveclear and damage burst.

Keep fiery soul stacks up in fights to ensure you dish out your maximum DPS with right clicks and spells.

With your Aghanims Scepter pick up, you can fly over treelines and cliffs to find better initiation angles or escape.

Counter Strategy

Lina's Light Strike Array has a long cast point. Look to dodge it.

Lina is a glass cannon type hero. Look to focus her in the fights.

Magic resistance and spell immunity items are great against Lina.

Gap closing items are good at getting you on top of Lina.

Lina is great at split-pushing and ratting. Consider getting Boots of Travel on a core.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
Ring of Health
Mid Game
Mage Slayer
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
90
Black King Bar
Mage Slayer
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
20
Scythe of Vyse
35
Abyssal Blade
20
Silver Edge
Assault Cuirass
Butterfly

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
Mid Game
14
Glimmer Cape
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
20
Scythe of Vyse
90
Black King Bar