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Venomancer

Popularity: #23

Leaderboard: #46

Ban Rank: #35

KDA Rank: #92

Deals damage over time with venomous attacks

Venomancer brings slow death to his enemies. Sprouting an endless army of toxin-spitting watchers to defend his territory, should foes draw near he can release a massive cloud of lingering poison to weaken enemies.

Attributes
venomancer Image

418 +44/lvl

228 +16.8/lvl

Strength Image

19 +2/lvl

Agility Image

24 +2/lvl

Intelligence Image

19 +1.4/lvl

Stats
Attack

Damage:

-1 - 2 + 1.4/level (39.6 - 42.6 at level 30)

Attack

Range:

450

Attack

Armor:

0 + 0.3/level (8.7 at level 30)

Attack

Movement:

280

Roles

Carry

Escape

Nuker

Initiator

Durable

Disabler

Support

Pusher

Strategy

If the lane is tough, consider putting more points in Plague Wards and move to the jungle if necessary.

Hit opponents regularly to apply ticking damage from Poison Sting.

Galed opponents can be denied, so do your best to secure a last hit on a dying hero.

Deny low health Plague Wards to deprive opponents of extra gold.

Venomancer is great at defending towers as you can place a bunch of Plague Wards around it.

Use Plague Wards off cd when you are moving around to scout, control runes and block camps.

Farm aggressively, as Plague Wards provide vision and farm dangerous spots for you along with gale and sting.

In fights, look to affect as many heroes as possible with Venomous Gale.

When not much is happening, push out the side lanes with Gale and Plague Wards.

Pick up Aghanims Scepter in the late game to significantly increase your damage through right clicks and Plague Wards.

Noxious Plague will snowball a teamfight in your favour if you can burst down the first hero affected by it.

Counter Strategy

Bring extra consumables to the lane against Venomancer's Poison Sting harass.

Cloak has a lot of value against Venomancer's insane magic damage output.

Consider teleporting out quickly when you find yourself in trouble against Venomancer.

Debuff immunity and magic resistance items are great against Venomancer.

Items that provide dispels are able to remove Venomous Gale and Poison Sting.

Stats

Win Rate 50.4%
Pick Rate 13.3%

Facets

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Patient Zero

Win Rate: 52.0%

Pick Rate: 83.0%

Noxious Plague spreads again.

Noxious Plague

Noxious Plague spreads 1 times. Impact damage for spreads after the first one is reduced by 100%.

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Plague Carrier

Win Rate: 42.6%

Pick Rate: 17.0%

Plague Wards can be attached to allies and have extra charges.

Plague Ward

Plague Wards can be attached to allies and have 3 charges. Attached wards give only 20% of their gold bounty when killed.

Abilities

Q

Venomous Gale

Launches a ball of venom in a line, poisoning enemy units so that they take both initial damage and damage over time, as well as suffering slowed movement. Venomous Gale deals damage every 3 seconds over its duration.

  • AFFECTS:area

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • duration:15

  • strike damage:25 / 50 / 75 / 100

  • tick damage:10 / 40 / 70 / 100

  • tick interval:3 / 3 / 3 / 3

  • movement slow:-50% / -50% / -50% / -50%

  • radius:125

  • speed:1200 / 1200 / 1200 / 1200

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Shard Upgrade

If Venomous Gale is dispelled in any way, the target will receive undefined damage and be stunned for undefined seconds.

  • explosion damage:300

  • explosion stun duration:1.6

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-5s Venomous Gale CD

Talent tree branch

Gale Creates Plague Wards

Cool Down

21 / 20 / 19 / 18

Mana Cost

95 / 105 / 115 / 125

Poison Sting

Adds poison damage to Venomancer's normal attacks and slowing movement speed.

  • PASSIVE:Breakable

  • DISPELLABLE:basic

  • duration:3 / 6 / 9 / 12 / 15

  • damage:2 / 6 / 14 / 22 / 30

  • movement speed:-3 / -6 / -9 / -12 / -15

Aghanim ScepterAghanim Shard

Aghanim`s Scepter Upgrade

Venomancer's attacks have increased base damage per debuff from Venomancer on the target. Does not apply to attacks from Plague Wards.

  • bonus dmg per debuff pct:15

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15% Poison Sting Health Regen Reduction

Talent tree branch

+5% Poison Sting Slow

E

Plague Ward

Summons a plague ward to attack enemy units and structures. The ward is immune to magic. Wards gain the Poison Sting level from Venomancer, dealing 50% of the full damage.

  • PASSIVE:No

  • gold bounty pct:100

  • duration:40

  • ward multiplier:1

  • ward model scale:1

  • ward hp tooltip:120 / 230 / 340 / 450

  • ward damage tooltip:14 / 22 / 30 / 38

  • threshold:100 / 150 / 200 / 250

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-1s Plague Ward Cooldown

Talent tree branch

x2.5x Plague Ward HP/Damage

Cool Down

5

Mana Cost

21 / 24 / 27 / 30

R

Noxious Plague

Infects an enemy with a deadly plague that does an initial burst of damage and additional damage over time based on the unit's maximum health. The plague slows the target and nearby enemies based on their distance to the target. When the target dies or the debuff expires, all nearby enemies are infected with a noncommunicable version of the plague.

  • AFFECTS:unit

  • PASSIVE:No

  • DEBUFF:yes

  • debuff duration:5

  • impact damage:200 / 300 / 400

  • health damage:3 / 4 / 5

  • debuff radius:800

  • movement slow max:50

  • spread count:1

  • projectile speed:1200

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branch

+1% Noxious Plague Max HP Damage

Talent tree branch

Noxious Plague Aura reduces 200 Attack Speed

Cool Down

100 / 90 / 80

Mana Cost

200 / 300 / 400

Talents

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-5s Venomous Gale CD

15% Poison Sting Health Regen Reduction

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-1s Plague Ward Cooldown

+5% Poison Sting Slow

Talet tree backgroundTalent tree branchesTalent tree branchTalent tree branch

+1% Noxious Plague Max HP Damage

Gale Creates Plague Wards

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Noxious Plague Aura reduces 200 Attack Speed

x2.5x Plague Ward HP/Damage

Lore

In the Acid Jungles of Jidi Isle, poison runs in the veins and bubbles in the guts of every creature that scuttles, climbs or swoops between fluorescent vines dripping with caustic sap. Yet even in this toxic menagerie, Venomancer is acknowledged as the most venomous. Ages ago, an Herbalist named Lesale crossed the Bay of Fradj by coracle, searching for potent essences that might be extracted from bark and root, and found instead a nightmare transformation. Two leagues into Jidi's jungle, Lesale encountered a reptile camouflaged as an epiphyte, which stung him as he mistakenly plucked it. In desperation, he used his partial knowledge of the jungle's herbal bounty, mixing the venom of the (swiftly throttled) reptile with the nectar of an armored orchid, to compound an antidote. In the moments before a black paralysis claimed him completely, he injected himself by orchid-thorn, and instantly fell into a coma. Seventeen years later, something stirred in the spot where he had fallen, throwing off the years' accumulation of humus: Venomancer. Lesale the Herbalist no longer--but Lesale the Deathbringer. His mind was all but erased, and his flesh had been consumed and replaced by a new type of matter--one fusing the venom of the reptile with the poisonous integument of the orchid. Jidi's Acid Jungles knew a new master, one before whom even the most vicious predators soon learned to bow or burrow for their lives. The lurid isle proved too confining, and some human hunger deep in the heart of the Venomancer drove Lesale out in search of new poisons--and new deaths to bring.