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Drow Ranger

Popularity: #29

Leaderboard: #57

Ban Rank: #52

KDA Rank: #58

Slows with her frost-tipped arrows

Not many can escape Drow Ranger once she's within range. After her foes have been silenced with a chilling blast, she finishes them off with a barrage of slowing, ice-tipped arrows that few can survive.

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352 +41.8/lvl

180 +16.8/lvl

Strength Image

16 +1.9/lvl

Agility Image

20 +2.9/lvl

Intelligence Image

15 +1.4/lvl



29 - 36 + 2.9/level (113.1 - 120.1 at level 30)






0 + 0.5/level (14.5 at level 30)














Use Frost Arrows frequently to harass as you don't pull aggro but also to secure lasthits with extra damage.

Be careful of allowing the enemies to get to close during laning stage, You are especially vulnerable when your support is pulling the lane.

Multishot does the most damage when used point blank as all the arrows will hit the target.

When in trouble, you can potentially Gust and teleport out.

Drow loves agility stat as it gets further increased by Marksmanship.

Drow is all about positioning. Avoid showing yourself too early in the fight and maintain distance.

Avoid buying evasion and miss chance piercing items as Marksmanship already does that for you on proc.

When you get your aghanims scepter online you're single target damage increases dramatically.

Counter Strategy

Drow Ranger is slow and has low armor. Look to harass her as much as you can on early levels.

Avoid being in point target range of Drow Ranger when she starts channeling Multishot

Drow Ranger's Gust and Multishot have cone shaped area of effect. If you are on top of her look to side step or run past or through her when she uses those spells

Gap closing items are good against Drow Ranger as she is a glass canon hero. Note that her Marksmanship is disabled when you are within 400 range of her

Halberd's ability is amazing against Drow Ranger as it disarms her for 5 seconds. Keep in mind that Marksmanship procs pierce through evasion (true strike)

Drow Ranger should be a priority target in team fights as her team loses Marksmanship aura when she dies

Use Smoke, to wrap around Drow Ranger and kill her


Win Rate 49.8%
Pick Rate 11.9%


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Vantage Point

Win Rate: 49.7%

Pick Rate: 82.2%

Drow deals 20% more damage when attacking from high ground.

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Win Rate: 50.2%

Pick Rate: 17.8%

Drow can move slowly and use items while casting Multishot.


Drow can move slowly and use items while casting Multishot.





Frost Arrows

Adds a freezing effect to Drow's attacks, slowing enemy movement and dealing bonus damage. Slow lasts %abilityduration% seconds.

  • AFFECTS:unit



  • DEBUFF:yes

  • frost arrows movement speed:-10 / -20 / -30 / -40

  • damage:6 / 12 / 18 / 24

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Frost Arrows now apply a Hypothermia stack to enemies, increasing damage from Frost Arrows and reducing their regeneration per stack. If an enemy dies with Hypothermia stacks, they burst and deal damage per stack and slow in an area around it.

  • shard regen reduction pct per stack:10

  • shard bonus damage per stack:18

  • shard stack duration:7

  • shard burst radius:650

  • shard burst damage per stack:60

  • shard burst move slow pct:40

  • shard burst slow duration:2

  • shard max stacks:9

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+15 Frost Arrow Damage

Mana Cost

9 / 10 / 11 / 12



Releases a wave that silences and knocks back and reveals invisible enemy units. Knockback distance is relative to how close they are to Drow.



  • wave speed:2000

  • wave width:250

  • silence duration:3 / 4 / 5 / 6

  • knockback distance max:450

  • knockback duration:0.6 / 0.7 / 0.8 / 0.9

  • wave length:900

  • gust reveals invis:1

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-3s Gust Cooldown

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40% Gust Self Movement Speed

Cool Down

19 / 17 / 15 / 13

Mana Cost




CHANNELED - Drow releases a flurry of arrows in continuous salvos, hitting enemies for extra damage and applying Frost Arrows. Lasts up to 1.75 seconds.


  • wave count:3

  • arrow count per wave:4

  • arrow damage pct:100 / 120 / 140 / 160

  • arrow width:90

  • arrow speed:1200

  • arrow range multiplier:1.75

  • arrow angle:50

  • bypass block:1

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-6s Multishot Cooldown

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+25% Multishot Damage

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+1 Multishot Wave

Cool Down

24 / 21 / 18 / 15

Mana Cost

50 / 70 / 90 / 110


Drow's experiences in battle grant her a chance to launch arrows with incredible accuracy and effectiveness. Pierces through the enemy's defenses, ignoring their base armor. This ability is disabled if there is an enemy hero within 400 range.

  • PASSIVE:Breakable

  • chance:30 / 35 / 40

  • bonus damage:40 / 60 / 80

  • disable range:400

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+10% Marksmanship Chance


Drow creates a hill of ice beneath her. While standing on the hill, attackers gain bonus attack range and high ground advantage - they cannot miss and gain flying vision. Drow additionally gets bonus Multishot arrows per wave while on the hill. The front of the hill obscures vision and cannot be moved through except by Drow. Does not interrupt Multishot when cast.


  • end height:128

  • hilltop offset:150

  • ramp radius:150

  • attack range bonus:200

  • multishot arrow bonus:1

  • knockback duration:0.1

  • knockback distance:175

  • knockback height:50

  • z speed override:800

Cool Down


Mana Cost



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-3s Gust Cooldown

+15 Frost Arrow Damage

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+20% Lifesteal

-6s Multishot Cooldown

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+25% Multishot Damage

40% Gust Self Movement Speed

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+10% Marksmanship Chance

+1 Multishot Wave


Drow Ranger's given name is Traxex--a name well suited to the short, trollish, rather repulsive Drow people. But Traxex herself is not a Drow. Her parents were travelers in a caravan set upon by bandits, whose noisy slaughter of innocents roused the ire of the quiet Drow people. After the battle settled, the Drow discovered a small girl-child hiding in the ruined wagons, and agreed she could not be abandoned. Even as child, Traxex showed herself naturally adept at the arts they prized: Stealth, silence, subtlety. In spirit, if not in physique, she might have been a Drow changeling, returned to her proper home. But as she grew, she towered above her family and came to think of herself as ugly. After all, her features were smooth and symmetrical, entirely devoid of warts and coarse whiskers. Estranged from her adopted tribe, she withdrew to live alone in the woods. Lost travelers who find their way from the forest sometimes speak of an impossibly beautiful Ranger who peered at them from deep among the trees, then vanished like a dream before they could approach. Lithe and stealthy, icy hot, she moves like mist in silence. That whispering you hear is her frozen arrows finding an enemy's heart.