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Pugna

Popularity: #86

Leaderboard: #96

Ban Rank: #96

KDA Rank: #92

Drains enemy life to heal himself

A crafty trickster, Pugna turns the enemy's power against itself as he blasts their defenses. While his nether ward strikes nearby foes that dare to cast a spell, he drains life from enemies to ensure he will be ready for the next assault.

Attributes
pugna Image

418 +44/lvl

312 +62.4/lvl

Strength Image

19 +2/lvl

Agility Image

21 +1.3/lvl

Intelligence Image

26 +5.2/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

21 - 28 + 1.3/level (58.7 - 65.7 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

630

Attack

Armor:

0 + 0.2/level (5.8 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

330

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

Use Nether Blast to secure ranged creep last hits and to damage opponents at the same time.

Use Decrepify to ruin last hits for the opponents.

You can Decrepify yourself or an ally in trouble and even attempt to teleport out.

Chip opponents' towers gradually with Nether Blast whenever you can if current mana allows it.

Life Drain instantly destroys basic illusions.

The full value burst spell combo would be: Nether Ward, Nether Blast, Decrepify quickly and begin Life Draining.

With Life Drain, you can restore health to an ally or mana if he's full health. Watch your health though.

Place Nether Ward close enough to opponents but out of their sight.

You can Decrepify yourself or anyone within range while channeling Life Drain.

Counter Strategy

Pugna's Nether Blast takes one second to explode. You can dodge it by moving away.

Be careful not to use high mana cost spells around Pugna's Nether Ward.

Look to interrupt Pugna's Life Drain by running away or by stunning or silencing him.

Pugna takes buildings down fast with Nether Blast. Organize defense quickly.

Spell immunity and magic resistance items are great against Pugna's magical damage.

A well timed Lotus Orb is great at countering Pugna's Decrepify and Life Drain combo.

Stats

Win Rate 46.8%
Pick Rate 4.2%

Facets

healing icon

Siphoning Ward

Win Rate: 47.1%

Pick Rate: 72.4%

Nether Ward restores mana and health to Pugna based on how much damage is dealt.

Nether Ward

Nether Ward restores mana and health to Pugna based on how much damage is dealt.

DAMAGE TO HP:

25%

DAMAGE TO MANA:

25%

siege icon

Rewards of Ruin

Win Rate: 46.2%

Pick Rate: 27.6%

Pugna receives 1.5% spell amplification per destroyed enemy tower.

Oblivion Savant

Abilities

Q

Nether Blast

An exploding pulse deals damage to enemies and structures in the area. Deals 65 damage to structures.

  • AFFECTS:area

  • PASSIVE:No

  • structure damage mod:65

  • delay:0.8

  • radius:400

  • blast damage:95 / 170 / 245 / 320

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+160 Nether Blast Damage

Cool Down

5

Mana Cost

100 / 115 / 130 / 145

W

Decrepify

A powerful banishing spell that slows a unit and renders it unable to attack or be attacked. Healing on affected allies is increased, while afflicted enemies take extra magic damage instead.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • BUFF:yes

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • bonus heal amp pct allies:10 / 15 / 20 / 25

  • bonus spell damage pct:-20 / -30 / -40 / -50

  • bonus movement speed:-45 / -50 / -55 / -60

  • AbilityDuration:3.5

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+10% Decrepify Movement Speed To Allies

Talent tree branch

+1s Decrepify Duration

Cool Down

16 / 13 / 10 / 7

Mana Cost

80

E

Nether Ward

Pugna places a Nether Ward at the target location. The ward will fire at any enemy hero who casts a spell dealing base damage plus the damage multiplier of the mana spent by the enemy hero.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • radius:1400

  • base damage:50 / 70 / 90 / 110

  • mana multiplier:1 / 1.2 / 1.4 / 1.6

  • attacks to destroy:4 / 4 / 4 / 4

  • AbilityCastRange:150

  • nether ward gold bounty:20 / 40 / 60 / 80

  • self restoration range:1200

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

Increases cast range.

  • AbilityCastRange:=350

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+3 Nether Ward Health

Talent tree branch

+1.75 Nether Ward Damage Per Mana

Cool Down

40

Mana Cost

80

R

Life Drain

CHANNELED - When cast on an enemy, Pugna drains health from the target enemy unit to heal himself and granting vision over the target. If Pugna has full HP, and the enemy target is a Hero, Life Drain will restore mana instead. When cast on an ally, Pugna will drain his own health into his ally.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • BUFF:yes

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • health drain:160 / 240 / 320

  • ally healing:120 / 210 / 300

  • health to mana rate:50

  • tick rate:0.25 / 0.25 / 0.25

  • drain buffer:200

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Reduces cooldown by -50%s. When targeting an enemy hero, Pugna reduces their outgoing spell damage by 8 per second up to a maximum of 75 and increases his own, up to a maximum of 100. When draining through a Nether Ward using Shard, the rate of increase/decrease is 4 instead. Debuff lasts 8 seconds.

  • spell amp drain rate:8

  • spell amp drain max:75

  • spell amp drain rate ward:4

  • spell amp drain duration:8

  • max spell amp drain pct:100

  • AbilityCooldown:-50%

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

Life Drain can target your Nether Ward, causing life drain to refract to all enemy heroes within %abilitycastrange% units of the ward for 75 of its normal value. The effect is interrupted if the ward is destroyed.

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

    +20% Life Drain Heal

    Cool Down

    7

    Mana Cost

    100 / 150 / 200

    Talents

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +10% Decrepify Movement Speed To Allies

    +200 Health

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    -1s Nether Blast Cooldown

    +3 Nether Ward Health

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +20% Life Drain Heal

    +1s Decrepify Duration

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +160 Nether Blast Damage

    +1.75 Nether Ward Damage Per Mana

    Lore

    In the realm of Pugna's birth, near the vents of the Nether Reaches, there stood a lamasery devoted to the Arts of Oblivion, which drew its power from the nether energies. The Grandmaster of the temple compound had himself passed into Oblivion several years prior, leaving his academy without a leader. From the moment of their master's death, the regents of the temple began rites of divination to identify their master's reincarnation, and eventually all signs converged on the immediate neighborhood. Several villages squatted in the shadow of the temple, their alleys and plazas full of the laughter of squalling children. Pugna, a mere thirteen months of age, was but one candidate among the local brats, and on the appointed day he was presented at the temple alongside two other promising tots. The lamas offered a jumble of worn relics to the children, treasured possessions of their former grandmaster. One boy reached for a porphyry wand that had belonged to the lama...and put it in his nostril. An impish girl pulled out an amulet that had also been the lama's, and immediately swallowed it. Pugna regarded the other two coolly, gave a merry laugh, and blasted them with gouts of emerald flame, reducing them to ashes in an instant. He then snatched up the wand and amulet, saying 'Mine!' The regents hoisted the beaming Pugna on their shoulders, wrapped him in their grandmaster's vestments, and rushed him to the throne before his mood could change. Within five years, the temple itself was another pile of ash, which pleased Pugna to no end.