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Grimstroke

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Ban Rank: #110

KDA Rank: #75

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Inkstigate

Ink Swell can be manually detonated early.

Ink Swell

Ink Swell can be manually detonated early.

BUFF DURATION:

1

Ability Build

1
Stroke of Fate
2
Ink Swell
3
Ink Swell
4
Phantom's Embrace
5
Ink Swell
6
Soulbind
7
Ink Swell
8
Phantom's Embrace
9
Phantom's Embrace
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
10
-4s Ink Swell Cooldown
11
Stroke of Fate
12
Soulbind
13
Stroke of Fate
14
Stroke of Fate
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
15
+12% Ink Swell Movement Speed
16
Phantom's Embrace
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Soulbind
19
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
20
+3 Hits to Kill Phantom
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
25
+150 Ink Swell Radius

Item Build

Starting
Tango
Tango
10
Blood Grenade
5
Faerie Fire
Enchanted Mango
Enchanted Mango
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
1
Observer Ward
1
Sentry Ward
Early Game
Boots of Speed
15
Magic Wand
Ring of Basilius
Wind Lace
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
55
Arcane Boots
Aether Lens
Aghanim's Shard
19
Force Staff
15
Blink Dagger
Late Game
Aghanim's Scepter
20
Scythe of Vyse
Octarine Core
22
Ethereal Blade
Situational
40
Guardian Greaves
105
Aeon Disk
30
Boots of Bearing
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
14
Glimmer Cape
22
Ghost Scepter
27
Dagon
6
Phylactery
15
Lotus Orb
16
Wind Waker
Boots of Travel
Neutral
40
Trusty Shovel
60
Arcane Ring
Philosopher's Stone
Eye of the Vizier
40
Ogre Seal Totem
20
Psychic Headband
Timeless Relic
Telescope
8
Force Boots
60
Seer Stone

In Game Guides

Standard Position 4, Facet 1

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Torte de Lini

STEAM GUIDE
1
Stroke of Fate
2
Ink Swell
3
Ink Swell
4
Phantom's Embrace
5
Ink Swell
6
Soulbind
7
Ink Swell
8
Phantom's Embrace
9
Phantom's Embrace
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
10
-4s Ink Swell Cooldown
11
Phantom's Embrace
12
Soulbind
13
Stroke of Fate
14
Stroke of Fate
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
15
+25% Soulbind Spell Damage
16
Stroke of Fate
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Soulbind
19
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
20
+3 Hits to Kill Phantom
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
25
+150 Ink Swell Radius

starting items

Tango
Enchanted Mango
Enchanted Mango
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Blood Grenade
Sentry Ward

Early game

Boots of Speed
Ring of Basilius

Core items

Arcane Boots
Magic Wand
Aether Lens
Aghanim's Shard

Utility Items

Observer Ward
Sentry Ward
Dust of Appearance
Gem of True Sight
Smoke of Deceit
Blood Grenade

Situational items

Glimmer Cape
Force Staff
Aeon Disk

Extension items

Blink Dagger
Aghanim's Scepter
Scythe of Vyse
Ethereal Blade

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7.36b | Support | 1,581,415 subscribers

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ImmortalFaith

STEAM GUIDE
1
Stroke of Fate
2
Ink Swell
3
Ink Swell
4
Phantom's Embrace
5
Ink Swell
6
Soulbind
7
Ink Swell
8
Stroke of Fate
9
Stroke of Fate
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
10
-4s Ink Swell Cooldown
11
Stroke of Fate
12
Soulbind
13
Phantom's Embrace
14
Phantom's Embrace
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
15
+12% Ink Swell Movement Speed
16
Phantom's Embrace
17
Attribute Bonus
18
Soulbind
19
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
20
+3 Hits to Kill Phantom
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
25
+150 Ink Swell Radius

Starting Items

Observer Ward
Sentry Ward
Sentry Ward
Tango
Faerie Fire
Iron Branch
Blood Grenade
Circlet
Iron Branch

Early Game

Magic Stick
Boots of Speed
Arcane Boots
Magic Wand

Core Items

Blink Dagger
Aghanim's Shard
Aether Lens
Aghanim's Scepter
Scythe of Vyse
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
Wind Waker

Situational Items

Guardian Greaves
Solar Crest
Ghost Scepter
Glimmer Cape
Force Staff
Lotus Orb
Dagon
Dagon
Octarine Core

consumables

Tango
Healing Salve
Enchanted Mango
Clarity
Infused Raindrops
Observer Ward
Sentry Ward
Dust of Appearance
Smoke of Deceit

Blacklist | Grimstroke Offlane

7.36b | Off Lane | 7,628 subscribers

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ImmortalFaith

STEAM GUIDE
1
Stroke of Fate
2
Ink Swell
3
Phantom's Embrace
4
Stroke of Fate
5
Stroke of Fate
6
Soulbind
7
Stroke of Fate
8
Ink Swell
9
Ink Swell
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
10
-4s Ink Swell Cooldown
11
Ink Swell
12
Soulbind
13
Phantom's Embrace
14
Phantom's Embrace
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
15
+12% Ink Swell Movement Speed
16
Phantom's Embrace
17
Ink Trail
18
Soulbind
19
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
20
+3 Hits to Kill Phantom
21
Attribute Bonus
22
Attribute Bonus
23
Attribute Bonus
24
Attribute Bonus
Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch
25
+150 Ink Swell Radius

Starting Items

Tango
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Iron Branch
Mantle of Intelligence
Circlet
Blood Grenade

Early Game

Arcane Boots
Magic Wand

Core Items

Blink Dagger
Aghanim's Shard
Aether Lens
Aghanim's Scepter
Scythe of Vyse
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
Wind Waker

Situational Items

Glimmer Cape
Ethereal Blade
Force Staff
Lotus Orb
Linken's Sphere
Dagon
Aeon Disk
Black King Bar

consumables

Tango
Healing Salve
Enchanted Mango
Clarity
Infused Raindrops
Dust of Appearance

Pro Builds

727

SammyFanatic

5 hours ago

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KILLS

2

DEATHS

7

ASSISTS

19

KDA

3

TEAM KILL %

61.8%

GPM

356

XPM

488

LH/DN

39/4

STARTING ITEMS

Dota 2 Item tango
Dota 2 Item tango
Dota 2 Item sentry-ward
Dota 2 Item sentry-ward
Dota 2 Item iron-branch
Dota 2 Item iron-branch
Dota 2 Item blood-grenade
Dota 2 Item faerie-fire
Dota 2 Item healing-salve
Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

ITEM PURCHASE HISTORY

01:57

Dota 2 Item magic-stick

01:59

Dota 2 Item clarity

01:59

Dota 2 Item clarity

03:01

Dota 2 Item clarity

03:11

Dota 2 Item sages-mask

03:49

Dota 2 Item magic-wand

04:28

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

05:02

Dota 2 Item ring-of-basilius

06:42

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

06:42

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

06:42

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

06:43

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

06:43

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

07:10

Dota 2 Item clarity

08:57

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

09:02

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

11:06

Dota 2 Item boots-of-speed

13:58

Dota 2 Item arcane-boots

13:59

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

14:30

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

14:30

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

14:30

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

14:30

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

14:31

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

14:31

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

14:31

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

14:31

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

14:31

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

14:34

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

17:04

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

17:04

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

17:04

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

17:04

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

17:04

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

17:04

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

17:05

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

17:05

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

17:06

Dota 2 Item void-stone

21:43

Dota 2 Item energy-booster

21:43

Dota 2 Item aether-lens

22:54

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

22:55

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

22:55

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

22:55

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

22:55

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

22:57

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

25:47

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

25:47

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

25:47

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

25:48

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

25:49

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

26:25

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

27:27

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

27:27

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

27:28

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

27:28

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

28:07

Dota 2 Item aghanims-shard

29:48

Dota 2 Item staff-of-wizardry

29:48

Dota 2 Item fluffy-hat

29:48

Dota 2 Item force-staff

29:51

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

FINAL ITEMS

Dota 2 Item force-staff
Dota 2 Item arcane-boots
Dota 2 Item magic-wand
Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance
Dota 2 Item aether-lens
Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

ABILITIES

00:00

1

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

01:38

2

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

02:43

3

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

05:19

4

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

07:02

5

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

08:37

6

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

12:17

7

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

14:05

8

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

15:27

9

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

16:56

10

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

19:44

11

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

21:15

12

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

23:01

13

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

26:41

14

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

28:54

15

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

28:54

16

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TEAMMATES

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OPPONENTS

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1102

hTk

7 hours ago

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KILLS

4

DEATHS

9

ASSISTS

11

KDA

1.7

TEAM KILL %

57.7%

GPM

280

XPM

359

LH/DN

43/3

STARTING ITEMS

Dota 2 Item iron-branch
Dota 2 Item tango
Dota 2 Item observer-ward
Dota 2 Item circlet
Dota 2 Item iron-branch
Dota 2 Item blood-grenade
Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

ITEM PURCHASE HISTORY

01:07

Dota 2 Item sages-mask

01:07

Dota 2 Item ring-of-basilius

01:08

Dota 2 Item magic-stick

01:09

Dota 2 Item tango

03:22

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

06:23

Dota 2 Item boots-of-speed

06:24

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

07:39

Dota 2 Item arcane-boots

07:42

Dota 2 Item magic-wand

08:37

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

08:37

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

08:39

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

08:39

Dota 2 Item blood-grenade

11:36

Dota 2 Item void-stone

11:36

Dota 2 Item clarity

11:37

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

11:37

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

12:12

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

12:16

Dota 2 Item healing-salve

16:23

Dota 2 Item energy-booster

16:23

Dota 2 Item aether-lens

18:11

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

18:11

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

18:12

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

18:12

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

21:37

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

21:37

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

21:37

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

21:37

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

21:37

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

23:50

Dota 2 Item ghost-scepter

24:29

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

24:30

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

24:30

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

24:30

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

24:30

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

24:40

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

26:46

Dota 2 Item aghanims-shard

FINAL ITEMS

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance
Dota 2 Item sentry-ward
Dota 2 Item aether-lens
Dota 2 Item arcane-boots
Dota 2 Item magic-wand

ABILITIES

00:00

1

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

02:04

2

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

03:17

3

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

05:42

4

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

07:04

5

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

09:43

6

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

10:43

7

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

12:25

8

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

14:04

9

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

15:56

10

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

18:17

11

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

20:21

12

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

23:03

13

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

28:36

14

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

TEAMMATES

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OPPONENTS

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888

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9 hours ago

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KILLS

6

DEATHS

7

ASSISTS

11

KDA

2.4

TEAM KILL %

63%

GPM

373

XPM

464

LH/DN

100/2

STARTING ITEMS

Dota 2 Item tango
Dota 2 Item iron-branch
Dota 2 Item magic-stick
Dota 2 Item circlet
Dota 2 Item blood-grenade
Dota 2 Item observer-ward
Dota 2 Item sentry-ward
Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll
Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

ITEM PURCHASE HISTORY

00:29

Dota 2 Item tango

01:10

Dota 2 Item tango

01:28

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

01:28

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

02:19

Dota 2 Item boots-of-speed

03:38

Dota 2 Item mantle-of-intelligence

03:58

Dota 2 Item null-talisman

04:17

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

04:17

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

04:17

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

04:18

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

04:18

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

05:48

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

08:04

Dota 2 Item sages-mask

08:04

Dota 2 Item ring-of-basilius

08:20

Dota 2 Item arcane-boots

08:25

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

11:05

Dota 2 Item void-stone

11:06

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

11:06

Dota 2 Item sentry-ward

11:06

Dota 2 Item observer-and-sentry-wards

11:07

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

13:58

Dota 2 Item energy-booster

14:13

Dota 2 Item aether-lens

14:15

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

14:16

Dota 2 Item smoke-of-deceit

14:25

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

15:06

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

15:06

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

16:08

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

16:08

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

16:33

Dota 2 Item dust-of-appearance

20:25

Dota 2 Item gloves-of-haste

20:26

Dota 2 Item hand-of-midas

20:59

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

20:59

Dota 2 Item town-portal-scroll

26:19

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

26:20

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

26:20

Dota 2 Item observer-ward

FINAL ITEMS

Dota 2 Item arcane-boots
Dota 2 Item null-talisman
Dota 2 Item hand-of-midas
Dota 2 Item aether-lens

ABILITIES

00:00

1

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

01:33

2

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

03:24

3

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

04:59

4

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

07:09

5

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

08:53

6

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

10:31

7

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke dark artistry

12:23

8

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

14:03

9

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

15:25

10

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

17:43

11

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

18:19

12

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke spirit walk

20:52

13

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

23:08

14

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke soul chain

26:26

15

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

29:21

16

Dota 2 Ability grimstroke ink creature

TEAMMATES

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OPPONENTS

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Counter Items

Core Players

Laning Phase
17
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
15
Lotus Orb
Cloak
60
Pipe of Insight
Eternal Shroud
95
Black King Bar
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere

Support Players

Laning Phase
17
Magic Stick
Ring of Regen
Wind Lace
Boots of Speed
Headdress
7
Infused Raindrops
Mid Game
23
Eul's Scepter of Divinity
15
Lotus Orb
Cloak
14
Glimmer Cape
19
Force Staff
Late Game
14
Linken's Sphere
95
Black King Bar
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