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Chops through the forest to face his foes

Elusive and unpredictable, Timbersaw chops through the forest to face his foes. Unleashing an arsenal of saw blades to cut enemies to pieces, he rides his chain into nearby trees and batters foes along the way.

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594 +77/lvl

276 +32.4/lvl

Strength Image

27 +3.5/lvl

Agility Image

16 +1.6/lvl

Intelligence Image

23 +2.7/lvl



23 - 27 + 1.6/level (69.4 - 73.4 at level 30)






0 + 0.3/level (8.7 at level 30)














Use Whirling Death to secure last hits, harass opponents and at the same time cut some trees with it.

Consider putting a point in the Timber Chain early on tough lanes.

Keep Reactive Armor stacks high to be able to play aggressively and not fear for your life.

Check how many stick charges opponents have when you are going for a kill.

Consider tanking tower shots to keep the catapult alive.

Timbersaw isn't the best at rotating. You'd rather force opponents to come to you by playing aggressively.

Consider parking yourself in front of the tower opponents are looking to destroy. Build up armor stacks though.

Items that reduce healing and break effects are a big problem. Itemize against them and adjust playstyle.

When not much is happening, push out the sidelines even out of vision if necessary.

Pick up Aghanims Shard later in the game as it improves DPS and provides much needed building damage.

You do not necessarily want to go to late game, so try to close out the game before you fall off.

Counter Strategy

One player should buy Spirit Vessel against Timbersaw's reactive armor

Play agressively against Timbersaw before he reaches level 3, or only when his reactive armor stacks are low, otherwise avoid fighting him

Stay away from trees against Timbersaw

Timbersaw is strongest between 8 and 20 minutes, so avoid contesting him on the lane and try to pressure other lanes and heroes instead

Buy Silver Edge against Timbersaw's reactive armor, if you need an additional item to deal with him


Win Rate 47.7%
Pick Rate 7.4%


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Win Rate: 47.8%

Pick Rate: 23.4%

Timber Chain splinters the tree into all directions around Timbersaw.

Timber Chain

When Timbersaw collides with the target tree, it shatters, sending 10 splinters in all directions, up to 700 distance. If a splinter hits an enemy, they take damage and are slowed for a brief duration.







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Twisted Chakram

Win Rate: 47.6%

Pick Rate: 76.6%

Launches a second independent Chakram that follows a curved path and returns to Timbersaw, damaging and slowing enemies it passes through. Enemies caught in the saw blade will move more slowly for every 5% of health missing.





Cool Down


Mana Cost




Whirling Death

Timbersaw whirls extremely sharp edges, damaging enemies and destroying trees around him in an area. If an enemy hero is affected, it loses some of its primary attribute for a short duration. Whirling Death will deal bonus damage per tree destroyed.



  • whirling radius:325

  • whirling damage:85 / 130 / 175 / 220

  • tree damage scale:11 / 18 / 25 / 32

  • whirling tick:0.3

  • stat loss pct:13

  • stat loss univ:5

  • duration:12 / 13 / 14 / 15

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+3% Whirling Death Stat Loss

Talent tree branch

+75 Whirling Death Tree Bonus Damage

Cool Down

7.5 / 7 / 6.5 / 6

Mana Cost



Timber Chain

Timbersaw fires a chain that embeds itself in the first tree it hits, pulling him towards it. Any enemy in the path takes damage.


  • chain radius:90 / 90 / 90 / 90

  • AbilityCastRange:750 / 900 / 1050 / 1200

  • radius:225 / 225 / 225 / 225

  • speed:2200 / 2400 / 2600 / 2800

  • damage:50 / 95 / 140 / 185

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+75% Timber Chain Range/Projectile Speed

Cool Down


Mana Cost

60 / 70 / 80 / 90

Reactive Armor

Each time Timbersaw is attacked, he gains increased health regen and armor. Hero attacks are counted as 3x the amount.

  • PASSIVE:Breakable

  • bonus armor:0.4 / 0.5 / 0.6 / 0.7

  • bonus hp regen:0.3 / 0.4 / 0.5 / 0.6

  • stack limit:12 / 22 / 32 / 42

  • stack duration:10 / 12 / 14 / 16

  • stacks per hero attack:3

  • initial shield:200

  • shield per sec:100

  • shield per sec per enemy:75

  • max shield:800

  • duration:8

  • radius:600

  • explosion radius:600

  • base explosion:200

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+0.2 Reactive Armor Regeneration Per Stack

Talent tree branch

+6 Max / +1 Hero Attack Reactive Armor Stacks

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Fires Timbersaw's main saw blade at the target location where it will spin in place, dealing damage in an area around it. Enemies caught in the saw blade will move more slowly for every 5 of health missing. The blade deals damage and cuts down trees in its path when fired and retracted. While active the ability costs mana, and Timbersaw loses the ability to attack.

  • AFFECTS:area


  • speed:900

  • radius:200

  • pass damage:110 / 155 / 200

  • damage per second:50 / 75 / 100

  • movement slow:5

  • damage interval:0.5

  • break distance:2000

  • mana per second:14 / 22 / 30

  • pass slow duration:0.5

  • slow health percentage:5

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Increases Chakram and Second Chakram damage per second.

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

    +5% Chakram Slow

    Cool Down

    8 / 8 / 8

    Mana Cost

    75 / 125 / 175


    Releases a flame in the direction Timbersaw is facing. Applies a debuff that deals damage per second and slows enemy movement speed. Affects buildings for reduced damage.

    • PASSIVE:No

    • DISPELLABLE:basic

    • DEBUFF:yes

    • damage per second:70

    • duration:8

    • width:275

    • length:400

    • move slow pct:30

    • building dmg pct:40

    • debuff linger duration:2

    Cool Down


    Mana Cost



    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +0.2 Reactive Armor Regeneration Per Stack

    +1.5 Mana Regen

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +3% Whirling Death Stat Loss

    +6 Max / +1 Hero Attack Reactive Armor Stacks

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +20% Magic Resistance

    +5% Chakram Slow

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +75 Whirling Death Tree Bonus Damage

    +75% Timber Chain Range/Projectile Speed


    Rizzrack could still hear the screams in his mind. He worked, frantically turning wrenches, twisting screws, building and carving and forging. Sleep eluded him; he only built. Months had passed since he had shut himself in his uncle's workshop, and his deliverance was nearly complete. He rubbed his back as his eyes drifted shut, and saw a blanket of flowers floating on the placid waves of Augury Bay before exploding into a cloud of pollen that silenced lives as it seized the lungs. He woke with a choking start. For hours the rhythmic sound of a whetstone filled the shop as he sharpened a set of massive blades, his mind filled with images of strangling vines garroting neighbors, enwrapping homes. The flooding of Augury Bay had been nothing compared to the violent horrors the waters left to take root beyond the city walls. But the saw-suit would make him strong and safe he thought, allowing himself this sliver of hope before the full might of his fear crashed into his fading mind. Branches and bark and blood. When the city fell, Rizzrack fled trees that walked, and fought, and killed. Trees had shattered the gates and swarmed into the city. Trees had crushed and thrashed and stomped the last that Augury Bay could muster in defense, and stalked the few fleeing refugees. In addled silence Rizzrack unspooled the thick chain from the suit's arm, his hands quaking as he inspected each link and ran a trembling finger along the claw attached at its end. The saw-suit was ready. With his hand trembling he sparked the bladed machine to life. Terror drove him, terror of what awaited him and of what he would have to face to have any hope of calming his mind. As the saw-suit shuddered to life he knew he must face this fear, and he knew he wouldn't like it one bit.