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Universal

Winter Wyvern

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Ability Build

1
Arctic Burn
2
Splinter Blast
3
Splinter Blast
4
Cold Embrace
5
Splinter Blast
6
Winter's Curse
7
Splinter Blast
8
Arctic Burn
9
Arctic Burn
10
Cold Embrace
11
Cold Embrace
12
Winter's Curse
13
Cold Embrace
14
Arctic Burn
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15
+25HP/s Cold Embrace Heal
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16
+400 Splinter Blast Shatter Radius
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Winter's Curse
19
Attribute Bonus
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20
+100 Splinter Blast Damage
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
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25
Splinter Blast 1.5s Stun

Disables, Buffs and Passives

AbilitiesDisablesDispellable BuffsBreakable Passives
Interrupts ChannelingSilencesRoots
Arctic Burn
Splinter Blast
Cold Embrace
Winter's Curse

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
Aether Lens
15
Blink Dagger
19
Force Staff
Aghanim's Shard
Late Game
Octarine Core
105
Aeon Disk
180
Refresher Orb
20
Scythe of Vyse
Situational
Null Talisman
Holy Locket
16
Pavise
16
Solar Crest
14
Glimmer Cape
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
15
Lotus Orb
22
Ghost Scepter
19
Hurricane Pike
9
Witch Blade
Mage Slayer
Revenant's Brooch
Aghanim's Scepter
Boots of Travel
Neutral
60
Arcane Ring
40
Trusty Shovel
Philosopher's Stone
Eye of the Vizier
20
Psychic Headband
Ceremonial Robe
Telescope
60
Ninja Gear
60
Seer Stone
8
Book of Shadows

Hero Strategy

Make sure to hit each enemy at least once to apply the Arctic Burn debuff.

Avoid Splinter Blasting melee creeps until it reaches level 4 as you will put ranged creep in deny range.

Be careful when using Cold Embrace as a save. Often it is better to use your slows or Winter's Curse.

It is good to play close to trees or cliffs in dangerous spots on the map, so you can escape with Arctic Burn.

Avoid showing yourself early in fights. Stay hidden and play around your Winter's Curse and Cold Embrace. Use Arctic burn to reposition.

Use Curse carefully in the middle of fights as you might waste a lot of your ally's damage and cooldowns.

Having timely Blink Dagger will allow you to seize a moment and land multi-hero Winter's Curses.

Fight around good vision so you can position well and land multi-hero Winter's Curses.

Counter Strategy

Winter Wyvern is bad at trading when Arctic Burn is down.

Cold Embrace prevents all physical damage.

Focus Winter Wyvern in fights as she provides saves and disables for her team.

Avoid clumping up and fighting in choke spots against Winter's Curse.

Black King Bar prevents you from hitting a Cursed unit, but you can still get cursed yourself.

Status resistance items shorten the duration of Winter's Curse.

Counter Items for Core Players

Laning Phase
Blight Stone
13
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
Ring of Health
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
90
Black King Bar
Sange and Yasha
Kaya and Sange
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
20
Scythe of Vyse
22
Ethereal Blade
105
Aeon Disk
13
Wind Waker
25
Shadow Blade

Counter Items for Support Players

Laning Phase
Blight Stone
13
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Cloak
Mid Game
15
Lotus Orb
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
20
Scythe of Vyse
22
Ethereal Blade
105
Aeon Disk
13
Wind Waker
90
Black King Bar