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Underlord

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Ability Build

1
Firestorm
2
Atrophy Aura
3
Firestorm
4
Pit of Malice
5
Firestorm
6
Fiend's Gate
7
Firestorm
8
Pit of Malice
9
Pit of Malice
10
Pit of Malice
11
Atrophy Aura
12
Atrophy Aura
13
Atrophy Aura
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14
+75 Firestorm Radius
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15
-3s Firestorm Cooldown
16
Fiend's Gate
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Fiend's Gate
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+0.8% Firestorm Burn Damage
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
+0.65s Pit of Malice Root

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Firestorm
Pit of Malice
Atrophy Aura
Fiend's Gate

Item Build

Starting
Tango
4
Quelling Blade
Gauntlets of Strength
Gauntlets of Strength
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Early Game
Helm of Iron Will
25
Soul Ring
55
Arcane Boots
13
Magic Wand
16
Veil of Discord
Mid Game
27
Shiva's Guard
Aghanim's Shard
40
Guardian Greaves
Late Game
Aghanim's Scepter
90
Black King Bar
Octarine Core
Situational
60
Pipe of Insight
18
Rod of Atos
15
Lotus Orb
14
Linken's Sphere
25
Blade Mail
Radiance
18
Heaven's Halberd
20
Scythe of Vyse
15
Overwhelming Blink
Boots of Travel
Neutral
Occult Bracelet
60
Arcane Ring
Vambrace
Dragon Scale
Cloak of Flames
40
Ogre Seal Totem
12
Craggy Coat
10
Havoc Hammer
25
Trickster Cloak
Giant's Ring
8
Force Boots

Hero Strategy

Capitalize on attack damage difference to win the lane last hit wise.

Once you have 3 points in Firestorm, consider Firestorming creep waves and farming neutrals afterwards.

Feel free to use Fiends Gate to replenish mana and hp during laning stage.

Underlord is amazing at safely defending the towers. Your other cores can split push in the meantime.

Full combo would be: Firestorm, Pit of Malice, Rod of Atos into right-clicks. Adjust based on situation.

Place Firestorm carefully in the fights and you might end up being highest damage dealer in the team.

Begin channeling Fiends Gate on a first sign of trouble. You can always come back if the situation improves.

If you win the teamfight and survive, you will have a lot of damage to take towers or Roshan down.

Consider using Fiends Gate to bring your team closer to objectives after pick-off or won fight.

When not much is happening, you can easily split push with Firestorm without showing yourself.

Purchase Aghanims Shard upgrade later in the game as it improves your overall damage output greatly.

Firestorm scales well into late game due to percentage damage, shard upgrade and talents to enhance it.

Counter Strategy

Pressure Underlord early on as he is slow and has no escape.

Bring extra consumables to the lane against Underlord's Firestorm spam.

Denying range creeps is easy against Firestorm.

Underlord is really good at defending buildings. Respect that fact.

Avoid clumping up and fighting in choke spots against Firestorm and Pit of Malice combo.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Headdress
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
7
Urn of Shadows
Orb of Corrosion
Mid Game
7
Spirit Vessel
16
Solar Crest
Mage Slayer
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
90
Black King Bar
Late Game
Eye of Skadi
15
Bloodthorn

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
13
Magic Stick
Headdress
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
7
Urn of Shadows
Mid Game
7
Spirit Vessel
16
Solar Crest
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
90
Black King Bar