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Troll Warlord

Popularity: #72

Leaderboard: #15

Ban Rank: #58

KDA Rank: #77

Swaps between ranged and melee attacks at will

Instantly able to swap between ranged and melee attacks, Troll Warlord is a formidable force at any distance. Axes in hand, he can strike in a storm of spinning blades. He takes down enemies with increasingly swift attacks, and can speed his allies' assaults wherever they are.

Attributes
troll warlord Image

462 +55/lvl

156 +12/lvl

Strength Image

21 +2.5/lvl

Agility Image

23 +3.3/lvl

Intelligence Image

13 +1/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

27 - 35 + 3.3/level (122.7 - 130.7 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

500

Attack

Armor:

-1 + 0.5/level (13.5 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

290

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

Use Whirling Axes to secure ranged creep lasthits and harass the opponents at the same time.

Avoid switching targets in engagements as you'll lose Fervor stacks.

Avoid popping Battle Trance too early in fights as you might get kited. Use it later, on disabled unit or defensively.

Troll can take Roshan early on even by himself. Use Battle Trance if necessary to heal up.

Consider purchasing anti-kiting items so you can stick to the target and not waste Battle Trance.

Consider aghanims shard around 20-30 minute mark to make your team stronger.

Counter Strategy

Troll Warlord is a strong laner. Buy extra healing items and take good trades.

Avoid Troll when Battle Trance is on. Don't allow him to heal by hitting you.

Battle Trance applies basic dispel on Troll. Use dispellable spells and items afterwards.

Item's like euls and ghost scepter are really good at kiting Troll Warlord and battle trance.

Troll Warlord takes down buildings fast with Fervor. Organize defense quickly.

Items that pierce evasion are good against Troll's Whirling Axes (relevant for Melee heroes).

Troll Warlord is able to take Roshan early on. Ward and check Roshan.

Aghanim's Scepter makes Troll's Whirling Axes apply basic dispel on him and opponents.

Stats

Win Rate 52.7%
Pick Rate 5.7%

Facets

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Insensitive

Win Rate: 53.1%

Pick Rate: 89.3%

Fervor grants armor per stack while in melee form.

Fervor

Fervor grants armor per stack while in melee form.

damage icon

Bad Influence

Win Rate: 49.7%

Pick Rate: 10.7%

Battle Trance grants allied heroes 30% of the attack speed bonus.

Battle Trance

Battle Trance grants allied heroes 30% of the attack speed bonus.

Abilities

Q

Berserker's Rage

While active, Troll Warlord swaps from using ranged to melee attacks. Melee attacks have a chance to ensnare, preventing the target from moving or using mobility spells. Berserker's Rage also grants additional movement speed, armor, and decreases base attack time. Whirling Axes has different functionality while Berserker's Rage is active.

  • bonus move speed:5 / 15 / 25 / 35 / 45

  • bonus armor:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5

  • bonus range:350

  • base attack time:1.4

  • ensnare chance:20

  • ensnare duration:0.4 / 0.8 / 1.2 / 1.6 / 2

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+25 Berserker's Rage Movement Speed

Talent tree branch

+8 Berserker's Rage Armor

W

Whirling Axes (Ranged)

Troll hurls a fistful of five axes in a cone shape over 950 range, slowing and damaging enemy units.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • axe width:100

  • axe speed:1500

  • axe range:950

  • axe damage:80 / 100 / 120 / 140

  • axe slow duration:2.5 / 3 / 3.5 / 4

  • movement speed:40

  • axe spread:25

  • axe count:5

  • AbilityManacost:60

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Causes Whirling Axes (Ranged) to dispel enemies. Reduces cooldown and mana cost.DISPEL TYPE: Basic Dispel

  • AbilityCooldown:-5

  • AbilityManacost:-30

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+2s Whirling Axes Debuff Duration

Talent tree branch

+100 Whirling Axes Damage

Talent tree branch

Whirling Axes Pierce Magic Immunity

Cool Down

9

E

Whirling Axes (Melee)

Troll hurls two axes around him in a close range area of effect, damaging enemy units and causing them to miss some attacks.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • damage:50 / 100 / 150 / 200

  • hit radius:100

  • max range:450

  • axe movement speed:1250

  • blind duration:5

  • blind pct:60

  • whirl duration:3

  • AbilityManacost:50

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Causes Whirling Axes (Melee) to dispel Troll Warlord. Reduces cooldown and mana cost.DISPEL TYPE: Basic Dispel

  • AbilityCooldown:-5

  • AbilityManacost:-25

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+2s Whirling Axes Debuff Duration

Talent tree branch

+100 Whirling Axes Damage

Talent tree branch

Whirling Axes Pierce Magic Immunity

Cool Down

9

R

Battle Trance

Troll unleashes a powerful battle trance, that forces you to continuously attack the closest enemy unit within 900 range, prioritizing heroes. Damage does not kill you during this mode. Grants you bonus lifesteal, attack speed and movement speed. Applies a Basic Dispel. DISPEL TYPE: Basic Dispel

  • PASSIVE:No

  • BUFF:yes

  • trance duration:6.5

  • lifesteal:40 / 60 / 80

  • attack speed:140 / 170 / 200

  • movement speed:25 / 30 / 35

  • range:900

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

Casting Battle Trance now gives Troll Warlord a global aura that gives allied heroes (including himself) +60 Attack Speed.

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

    +1.5s Battle Trance Duration

    Cool Down

    90 / 80 / 70

    Mana Cost

    150

    Talents

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +2s Whirling Axes Debuff Duration

    +25 Berserker's Rage Movement Speed

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +5 Fervor Attack Speed

    +100 Whirling Axes Damage

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    +1.5s Battle Trance Duration

    +8 Berserker's Rage Armor

    Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

    Whirling Axes Pierce Magic Immunity

    Battle Trance Strong Dispels

    Lore

    It's an easy thing to offend a troll. A prickly and contentious race, trolls thrive on argument and strife, missing no excuse to raise their voices in dispute. Males grow to maturity in subterranean chambers beneath their matriarch's domicile, feeding and amusing themselves while contributing nothing. Often they stay for years beyond the age of maturity, while the matriarch provides them with sustenance. When young trolls are finally pushed from their sub-chamber, they gather with others of their kind, forming roving gangs of malcontents who complain loudly about all manner of vexation. As much as trolls love to argue, imagine how rare it is for a troll to be driven from his own kind for being too difficult to get along with. Such was Jah'rakal's fate, a monger troll from deep in the Hoven. So deluded was he, so bitter and abrasive, that even other trolls found his company intolerable. After one particularly vitriolic outburst in which he claimed the lion's share of loot from their latest raid, his cohorts finally snapped. They turned on him, beat him with clubs, and drove him from the encampment. Enraged at his banishment, he returned the next day, armed with steel, and slew them all, one by one. He then swore a blood oath: he would ever after be a fighting force unto himself. Now he roams the world as the Troll Warlord, bitter and angry, the Imperial high commander of an army of one.