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Hoodwink

Popularity: #24

Leaderboard: #72

Ban Rank: #63

KDA Rank: #28

Shackles her enemies to trees

Always at hand when trouble's afoot, Hoodwink lives to tangle with the threats that fill the haunted forest she adopted as her home. Toting a massive crossbow while still able to scurry through the woodland with the greatest of ease, Hoodwink is nearly impossible to keep tabs on in battle. Lose track and she'll pop out behind you -- your stunned carcass already dangling in one of her nets.

Attributes
hoodwink Image

374 +44/lvl

252 +34.8/lvl

Strength Image

17 +2/lvl

Agility Image

24 +3.6/lvl

Intelligence Image

21 +2.9/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

22 - 29 + 3.6/level (126.4 - 133.4 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

575

Attack

Armor:

0 + 0.6/level (17.4 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

310

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

Use Acorn Shot to secure range creep last hits and harass the opponents at the same time.

Opt to Bushwhack first if there is a tree to latch it without using Acorn Shot as the planted tree can be cut.

Play close to the trees to have a chance to dodge attacks from enemy heroes through your innate passive.

Acorn Shot provides vision. You can scout pillars for wards or Roshan pit.

You can use Sharpshooter defensively to propel yourself further back or up or down the cliff.

When not much is happening, you can push out sidelanes easily and escape in treeline if necessary.

You can keep Acorn Shot on autocast to always plant a tree on cast if you want to follow up with Bushwack.

Counter Strategy

Avoid playing around trees against Hoodwink's Bushwack.

You can break Acorn Shot into Bushwhack combo by cutting Acorn Shot's tree quickly.

Hoodwink's Sharpshooter can't be cancelled and applies break effect for up to 5 seconds.

Items that provide accuracy on right clicks, such as MKB, are great against Hoodwinks innate passive.

Stats

Win Rate 48.7%
Pick Rate 12.6%

Facets

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Go Nuts

Win Rate: 47.1%

Pick Rate: 47.4%

Scurry also provides bonus attack and cast range.

Scurry

Scurry also provides bonus attack and cast range.

ACTIVE CAST RANGE:

50/100/150/200

ACTIVE ATTACK RANGE:

50/100/150/200

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Treebounce Trickshot

Win Rate: 50.2%

Pick Rate: 52.6%

Acorn Shot can bounce once on trees.

Acorn Shot

If there are no bounce targets within range of Acorn Shot, it can bounce off a nearby tree and set the remaining number of bounces to 1.

Abilities

Q

Acorn Shot

Fires Hoodwink's attack with an acorn at the target unit. The acorn bounces to nearby targets, slowing them and dealing a percentage of Hoodwink's attack with bonus damage. If point targeted, a tree is created at the target position and the acorn will bounce to nearby targets. The ability may be placed on alt-cast to force this behavior.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • bonus range:125 / 200 / 275 / 350

  • acorn shot damage:55 / 90 / 125 / 160

  • base damage pct:75

  • bounce count:2 / 3 / 4 / 5

  • bounce range:525

  • debuff duration:0.35

  • movement slow:100

  • bounce delay:0.1

  • projectile speed:2200

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+2 Acorn Shot Bounces

Cool Down

16 / 14 / 12 / 10

Mana Cost

70 / 75 / 80 / 85

W

Bushwhack

Tosses a net trap that stuns enemies if they are near a tree in the area. Affected enemies take damage over time and are pulled towards the tree nearest to them within the target area, and have their vision reduced to 0 for the duration of the stun.

  • AFFECTS:area

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:strong

  • trap radius:265

  • debuff duration:1.4 / 1.6 / 1.8 / 2

  • projectile speed:1300

  • total damage:90 / 180 / 270 / 360

  • animation rate:0.3

  • visual height:50

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+60 Bushwhack Damage

Cool Down

14

Mana Cost

90 / 100 / 110 / 120

E

Scurry

Hoodwink gains bonus movement speed, phased movement, and tree-walking for a brief time.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • movement speed pct:20 / 25 / 30 / 35

  • duration:3.5 / 4 / 4.5 / 5

  • decoy duration:6

  • decoy detonate radius:250

  • decoy stun duration:1.6

  • images take damage percent:100

  • projectile speed:1200

  • movement speed:15

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+1s Scurry Duration

Mana Cost

35

Mistwoods Wayfarer

Hoodwink has a chance to redirect enemy attacks to a nearby tree.

  • PASSIVE:Breakable

  • radius:275

  • redirect chance:15 / 20 / 25 / 30

Decoy

Hoodwink turns invisible, increasing her movement speed, and creates a decoy illusion that starts aiming a decreased damage Sharpshooter at the nearest enemy hero. If the illusion is attacked or hit by a targeted ability, it is destroyed and it throws a lesser bushwhack towards the enemy.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • duration:6

  • decoy detonate radius:250

  • decoy stun duration:1.6

  • images do damage percent:100

  • images take damage percent:100

  • projectile speed:1200

  • movement speed:15

  • sharpshooter damage pct:60

Cool Down

30

Mana Cost

60

Hunter's Boomerang

Tosses a boomerang in an arc. Upon contact, it returns to Hoodwink. The boomerang will deal damage as it passes through or hits enemies, and apply a Hunter's Mark that causes affected enemies to be slowed and be more vulnerable to spell damage.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • speed:900

  • radius:150

  • damage:200

  • mark duration:7

  • slow pct:20

  • spell amp:20

  • spread:400

  • min throw duration:0.5

  • max throw duration:1.2

Cool Down

18

Mana Cost

125

Talents

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

+1s Scurry Duration

-2s Bushwhack Cooldown

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

+60 Bushwhack Damage

+2 Acorn Shot Bounces

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

+125 Sharpshooter Max Damage

-4 Armor Corruption

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2 Acorn Shot Charges

Sharpshooter Pierces Debuff Immunity

Lore

Hoodwink's earliest years were spent in the idyllic expanse of green that once filled the edges of Krimwohl. But as that kingdom grew, and the needs of both her citizens and her armies became ravenous, rival ore and timber barons scratched and clawed to outpace each other in devouring the natural beauty of the border forests, gorging themselves to meet the demands of the changing land. To those living in the ancient timberlands, the choice came down to following the line of refugees into the pacified zones, falling to Krimwohl's black powder and steel while defending their homes, or fleeing further north to tempt fate in the haunted glens and groves of the misty Wood Tomo'kan. So it was in those treacherous northern mistwoods that Hoodwink came of age, dodging the horrific predators of the Tomo'kan, ingratiating herself with some of the local banditry whilst antagonizing others, and finding absolutely every which way to be underfoot whenever some interesting mischief arose--often allegedly the cause of it. But when the faintest whiff of Krimwohl's fires eventually drifted into her adopted home, Hoodwink's thoughts turned to any family and friends who might have survived the invasion--now made to eke out lives in the razed lands whose wounds scarred her very soul--and she couldn't help but approach the edges of civilization to get a glimpse of the devils that had destroyed her old life. There, she saw that the monsters from her childhood weren't monsters at all. They were just...people. Soldiers, laborers, merchants...and refugees. And the soldiers, even with their black powder and steel, were nothing compared to the dangers of the Tomo'kan--real dangers with tentacles and teeth--dangers she danced around like a twirling maple seed. Knowing she can always find safe passage in the tangles of the Tomo'kan, where most warm-blooded folk wisely fear to tread, Hoodwink now strikes out against those who dare try to further pacify the wilds, happily taking what she likes from their belongings, destroying what she has no use for, and helping guide any kindred survivors back to a life in the green once again.