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Chen

Popularity: #124

Leaderboard: #119

Ban Rank: #107

KDA Rank: #106

Converts creeps to his cause, building an army

Converting the creatures of the forest to his cause, Chen leads his makeshift armies to aid his team in battle. He assaults enemies with beasts while sending friends to safety. Then, when things seem darkest, he heals his allies wherever they may be.

Attributes
chen Image

506 +44/lvl

228 +38.4/lvl

Strength Image

23 +2/lvl

Agility Image

15 +2.1/lvl

Intelligence Image

19 +3.2/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

9 - 16 + 1.5/level (52.5 - 59.5 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

650

Attack

Armor:

-1 + 0.3/level (7.7 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

305

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

Bring a sentry or two to the lane to unblock the camps. Chen's laning impact is directly related to summon usage.

If you find Harpy Stormcrafter you will have massive kill potential with the slow from Penitence.

Aside from using summons to harass on the lane, you can gank with them, stack camps, control runes, block camps and even snipe couriers.

Keep an eye on the map and save your teammates in trouble by using Hand of God.

You want to group up early with your team and make use of your summons and auras to play aggressively.

When not much is happening on the map, you can split push with your summons.

Look to farm and play greedy once you have level 3 Holy Persuasion. An early timing on Vladmirs Offering into Solar Crest lets you snowball the game.

Counter Strategy

Against Chen, block off small and big pull camps either with a sentry or with your hero's body.

Chen lineups tend to powerspike in early to midgame. Don't buy greedy items.

Look to gank Chen as you will kill his army as well.

Items that reduce healing are good against Chen.

Chen lineups are good at taking early Roshan. Ward around Roshpit and check.

Be aware of Chen applying strong dispel with Hand of God if he has the level 25 talent.

Stats

Win Rate 44.0%
Pick Rate 0.5%

Facets

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Centaur Convert

Win Rate: 39.6%

Pick Rate: 22.3%

Summon Convert calls forth either a Centaur Courser or Centaur Conqueror.

Summon Convert

Summon Convert calls forth either a Centaur Courser or Centaur Conqueror.

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Wolf Convert

Win Rate: 46.7%

Pick Rate: 16.8%

Summon Convert calls forth either a Giant Wolf or Alpha Wolf.

Summon Convert

Summon Convert calls forth either a Giant Wolf or Alpha Wolf.

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Hellbear Convert

Win Rate: 45.4%

Pick Rate: 19.1%

Summon Convert calls forth either a Hellbear or Hellbear Smasher.

Summon Convert

Summon Convert calls forth either a Hellbear or Hellbear Smasher.

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Troll Convert

Win Rate: 42.9%

Pick Rate: 22.7%

Summon Convert calls forth either a Hill Troll or Dark Troll Summoner.

Summon Convert

Summon Convert calls forth either a Hill Troll or Dark Troll Summoner.

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Satyr Convert

Win Rate: 46.6%

Pick Rate: 19.1%

Summon Convert calls forth either a Satyr Mindstealer or Satyr Tormenter.

Summon Convert

Summon Convert calls forth either a Satyr Mindstealer or Satyr Tormenter.

Abilities

Q

Penitence

Forces an enemy unit to move slower and for allies to attack it more quickly. Chen can attack the Penitence target with bonus attack range.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • duration:5 / 6 / 7 / 8

  • speed:1400

  • bonus movement speed:-12 / -18 / -24 / -30

  • bonus attack speed:20 / 40 / 60 / 80

  • self attack range bonus:50 / 150 / 250 / 350

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

Penitence Deals 175 Damage

Talent tree branch

-14% Penitence Slow

Cool Down

14 / 13 / 12 / 11

Mana Cost

70 / 75 / 80 / 85

W

Holy Persuasion

Chen takes control of an enemy or neutral creep and receives a percentage of its bounty. Its maximum health is set to 400 + 50 per Chen Level. Converted creeps will have increased movement speed and bonus damage.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • max units:1 / 2 / 3 / 4

  • level req:3 / 4 / 5 / 6

  • health min:400

  • bonus health per level:50

  • gold pct:25 / 50 / 75 / 100

  • movement speed bonus:5 / 10 / 20 / 30

  • damage bonus:2 / 7 / 11 / 15

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Grants persuaded creeps Martyrdom ability. Sacrifice the life of this unit to heal an ally or damage an enemy with the current level of Hand of God.

  • is martyr:1

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

Allows Holy Persuasion to target Ancient creeps. Can control up to 1/2/3 Ancient creeps based on Hand of God's level. Additionally levels up some abilities of creeps by 1 level.

  • creep ability level:=2

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+12 Holy Persuasion Damage

Talent tree branch

+1200 Holy Persuasion Minimum Health

Cool Down

15

Mana Cost

110 / 130 / 150 / 170

E

Divine Favor

Passively provides an aura that grants increased health regeneration. Can be cast on allies to provide them with bonus armor and increasing the healing and health regeneration they receive. If cast on Chen, all units controlled by Chen will be teleported to him. Taking damage from enemy heroes or their units will cancel the teleport.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • BUFF:yes

  • heal rate:1.5 / 3 / 4.5 / 6

  • aura radius:1200

  • AbilityCastRange:1200

  • duration:6

  • teleport delay:6

  • bonus armor:5 / 10 / 15 / 20

  • heal amp:5 / 10 / 15 / 20

  • creep bonus:1

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-2s Divine Favor Teleport Delay

Cool Down

20 / 18 / 16 / 14

Mana Cost

75

R

Hand of God

Heals all allied heroes on the map as well as all units under Chen's control. A large heal is applied at first and a slow heal over time is applied for 10 seconds afterwards.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • heal amount:200 / 300 / 400

  • hot duration:10

  • heal per second:20 / 30 / 40

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

Hand of God applies a Strong Dispel

Talent tree branch

+200/+10 Hand of God Heal/Heal Over Time

Cool Down

150 / 130 / 110

Mana Cost

200 / 300 / 400

Talents

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Penitence Deals 175 Damage

-2s Divine Favor Teleport Delay

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

+12 Holy Persuasion Damage

-14% Penitence Slow

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

-30s Hand of God Cooldown

+1200 Holy Persuasion Minimum Health

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Hand of God applies a Strong Dispel

+200/+10 Hand of God Heal/Heal Over Time

Lore

Born in the godless Hazhadal Barrens, Chen came of age among the outlaw tribes who eked out an existence in the shimmering heat of the desert. Using an ancient form of animal enthrallment, Chen's people husbanded the hardy desert locuthi, a stunted species of burrowing dragon that melted desert sands into tubes of glass where twice-a-year rains collected. Always on the edge of starvation and thirst, fighting amongst their neighbors and each other, Chen's clan made the mistake, one fateful day, of ambushing the wrong caravan. In the vicious battle that followed, Chen's clan was outmatched. The armored Knights of the Fold made short work of the enthralled locuthi, who attacked and died in waves. With their dragons dead, the tribesmen followed. Chen struggled, and slashed, and clawed, and perished--or would have. Defeated, on his knees, he faced his execution with humility, offering his neck to the blade. Moved by Chen's obvious courage, the executioner halted his sword. Instead of the blade, Chen was given a choice: death or conversion. Chen took to the faith with a ferocity. He joined the Fold and earned his armor one bloody conversion at a time. Now, with the fanaticism of a convert, and with his powers of animal enthrallment at their peak, he seeks out unbelievers and introduces them to their final reward.