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Techies

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Ability Build

1
Sticky Bomb
2
Blast Off!
3
Sticky Bomb
4
Blast Off!
5
Sticky Bomb
6
Proximity Mines
7
Sticky Bomb
8
Reactive Tazer
9
Blast Off!
10
Blast Off!
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11
+20% Magic Resistance
12
Proximity Mines
13
Reactive Tazer
14
Reactive Tazer
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15
+200 Blast Off! Damage
16
Reactive Tazer
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Proximity Mines
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
-15s Blast Off! Cooldown
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
-0.8s Proximity Mines Activation Delay

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Sticky Bomb
Reactive Tazer
Blast Off!
Proximity Mines

Item Build

Starting
Tango
Tango
10
Blood Grenade
5
Faerie Fire
Circlet
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
1
Sentry Ward
Early Game
Boots of Speed
13
Magic Wand
Ring of Basilius
Wind Lace
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
55
Arcane Boots
16
Pavise
16
Solar Crest
14
Glimmer Cape
40
Guardian Greaves
Aether Lens
Late Game
Aghanim's Scepter
Aghanim's Shard
22
Ethereal Blade
Octarine Core
Situational
Null Talisman
25
Soul Ring
16
Veil of Discord
7
Spirit Vessel
19
Force Staff
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
22
Ghost Scepter
15
Blink Dagger
105
Aeon Disk
20
Scythe of Vyse
27
Shiva's Guard
Boots of Travel
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
8
Fairy's Trinket
Philosopher's Stone
11
Bullwhip
20
Psychic Headband
Ceremonial Robe
Telescope
Timeless Relic
8
Force Boots
60
Seer Stone

Hero Strategy

Ferry some health consumables with your courier to use Blast Off! frequently.

Blast Off! destroys trees which can be useful against certain heroes.

Look to place a couple of Proximity Mines around portals for a surprise burst on enemies using them.

Drop or backpack items that provide you with mana before using Arcane Boots or Soul Ring.

Sticky Bombs and Proximity Mines provide limited vision so you can scout pillars, runes or Roshan pit.

Consider smoking yourself onto the opponents' side of the map to mine aggressively. Bring an observer as well.

Look for pickoffs or join teamfights with your massive burst potential.

If your teammates are pressuring, move with them, mine around them and Blast Off! when opponents clump up.

Place a couple of Proximity Mines at the entrance of Roshan pit to scout enemy movement.

Pick up Aghanims Shard in the late game for some extra damage on Reactive Tazer.

Consider using Force Staff on enemy heroes to push them onto high grounds where you have Proximity Mines.

Play aggressively in lanes and the enemy jungle with your level 7 as you have massive kill potential.

With your Ethereal Blade, you can burst down just about any hero on the map with your combo.

Counter Strategy

Against Techies, deliver extra consumables and an Observer Ward to keep track of him.

Proximity Mines explode 1 seconds after you hear the beep. Destroy them or move away quickly.

Keep track of Techies' movements and notice which part of the map is being mined.

Avoid walking up highground or in Roshpit without vision. You might run into mines.

Magic resistance items, Black King Bar and Aeon Disk are great against Techies to avoid getting bursted.

Make it tricky for Techies to land Sticky Bombs on you by making sharp turns.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
4
Quelling Blade
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
Ring of Health
Mid Game
Mage Slayer
60
Pipe of Insight
25
Blade Mail
Eternal Shroud
18
Orchid Malevolence
90
Black King Bar
30
Manta Style
Late Game
105
Aeon Disk
Heart of Tarrasque
30
Satanic

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
4
Quelling Blade
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
13
Tranquil Boots
Mid Game
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
105
Aeon Disk
90
Black King Bar