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Riki

Popularity: #82

Leaderboard: #47

Ban Rank: #22

KDA Rank: #21

Remains permanently invisible until the moment to strike

Riki stalks the battlefield, unseen by the enemy. He chooses his moment carefully and bursts forth in a puff of silencing smoke, stabbing at his foes before they even know he's there.

Attributes
riki Image

396 +44/lvl

168 +15.6/lvl

Strength Image

18 +2/lvl

Agility Image

30 +2.4/lvl

Intelligence Image

14 +1.3/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

22 - 26 + 2.4/level (91.6 - 95.6 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

150

Attack

Armor:

0 + 0.4/level (11.6 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

315

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

Use Blink Strike to secure ranged creep last hits.

When in trouble, blink away, Tricks of Trade over a cliff or in treeline, or Smoke Screen and teleport out.

Check opponents' inventories frequently for detection.

Avoid passing by spots that are typically sentried like rune or pillar spots.

Prioritize dealing with backliners and supports as Riki is great at gap-closing.

Take your time to farm the Diffusal Blade which will significantly improve your pick-off potential.

Pick up Aghanims Shard around minute 15 to isolate enemy heroes stuck in Smoke from getting help.

Counter Strategy

Against Riki, carry detection on multiple heroes.

Pair Observer Wards and Sentries on the map to track Riki's movements.

Protect your supports from being killed by Riki.

Items and spells with stuns and roots are great against Riki's mobility spells.

Force Staff and Hurricane Pike, allow you to move out of Riki's Smoke Screen.

Break effects disable Cloak and Dagger and prevent Riki from being invisible.

Once Riki gets Aghanims Shard, you will need your own mobility item to get out of Smoke.

Stats

Win Rate 50.3%
Pick Rate 4.7%

Facets

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Contract Killer

Win Rate: 50.7%

Pick Rate: 75.4%

Riki receives bonus experience for assists and kills.

Backstab

Riki receives bonus experience for assists and kills.

BONUS XP KILL:

25/150/250/350

BONUS XP ASSIST:

25/100/100/100

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Exterminator

Win Rate: 49.1%

Pick Rate: 24.6%

Tricks of the Trade has 4x Agility Bonus when attacking non-hero units.

Tricks of the Trade

Tricks of the Trade has 4x Agility Bonus when attacking non-hero units.

Abilities

Q

Smoke Screen

Throws down a smoke bomb, silencing enemies. Enemies attacking from the smoke or attacking allies within the smoke have a chance to miss their attacks.

  • AFFECTS:area

  • PASSIVE:No

  • AbilityDuration:6

  • radius:425

  • miss rate:30 / 45 / 60 / 75

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

Enemies caught in the smoke screen have their armor reduced by undefined and cannot be targeted by their allies.

  • block targeting:1

  • armor reduction:5

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+50 Smoke Screen Radius

Cool Down

20 / 17 / 14 / 11

Mana Cost

65 / 70 / 75 / 80

W

Blink Strike

Teleports behind the target unit, momentarily slowing them and striking for bonus damage if it is an enemy.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • bonus damage:40 / 55 / 70 / 85

  • AbilityChargeRestoreTime:25 / 21 / 17 / 13

  • movement slow:0.4

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-4s Blink Strike Replenish Time

Cool Down

0.1

Mana Cost

50 / 55 / 60 / 65

E

Tricks of the Trade

CHANNELED - Riki phases out of the world while striking random enemy units from behind in an area around him. While phased out his attack damage is reduced, but his Agility greatly increases.

  • AFFECTS:area

  • PASSIVE:No

  • radius:450

  • attack count:4

  • damage pct:40

  • agility pct:40 / 60 / 80 / 100

  • creep agility multiplier:1

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Increases cast range, number of attacks and allows you to target an allied hero, hiding inside them for the duration. Each attack hits an additional target.

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    +50 Tricks of the Trade Agility Increase

    Talent tree branch

    -3 Tricks of the Trade Cooldown

    Talent tree branch

    Tricks of the Trade Applies a Basic Dispel

    Cool Down

    18 / 16 / 14 / 12

    Mana Cost

    45 / 55 / 65 / 75

    Cloak and Dagger

    Riki fades into the shadows, becoming invisible. When Riki attacks, he becomes visible.

    • PASSIVE:Breakable

    • fade delay:4 / 3 / 2

    Talents

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    +50 Smoke Screen Radius

    +8% Cloak and Dagger Movement Speed

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    +50 Tricks of the Trade Agility Increase

    -3s Smoke Screen Cooldown

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    +0.3 Backstab Multiplier

    -4s Blink Strike Replenish Time

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    -3 Tricks of the Trade Cooldown

    Tricks of the Trade Applies a Basic Dispel

    Lore

    Riki was born middle child to the great dynasty of Tahlin. With an older brother groomed for the throne, and a younger brother coddled and kept, Riki, the small middle son, seemed born for the art of invisibility. It was an art he cultivated, and one which ultimately saved his life on the night that his people were betrayed and his family slaughtered. Of all the royal line, he alone escaped, small and agile, unassuming, using smoke as cover. He cut his way out of the royal grounds, using the advantage of surprise, quietly slitting the throats of one enemy warrior after another. Now free of his royal responsibilities, Riki uses his talents in service to a new trade: Stealth Assassin. He silences his enemies, sharpening his skills, hoping to one day take revenge on those who killed his family and robbed him of his birthright.