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Harpoon

Aye Captain!!! There goes the big blue whale said the pudge fan boy who in turn get's the chance to play this magical spear that claws their opponents closer to them, as the saying goes keep your friends close but your enemies closer!
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Aye Captain!!! There goes the big blue whale said the pudge fan boy who in turn get's the chance to play this magical spear that claws their opponents closer to them, as the saying goes keep your friends close but your enemies closer!

Base Combat Stats

bonus damage

+ 25 Damage

+ 25 Strength

+ 10 Agility

+ 10 Intelligence

bonus mana regen

+ 2.0 Mana Regeneration

Recipe

Aye Captain!!! There goes the big blue whale said the pudge fan boy who in turn get's the chance to play this magical spear that claws their opponents closer to them, as the saying goes keep your friends close but your enemies closer!
Echo Sabre
Diadem
Harpoon Recipe

Abilities

Active: Draw Forth

When targeting an enemy, fire a harpoon at them, that pulls you and the target closer together, up to 35% of the distance between you and your target. If the caster is melee, the hero and target are always pulled to within melee distance of each other.

Mana: 50

Cooldown: 19

Passive: Echo Strike

Causes melee attacks to attack twice in quick succession. The double attacks apply a 100% movement slow for 1.0 seconds on each strike. Echo Strike cooldown: 5s

Additional Insights

The harpoon is a wonderful new item that has been introduced lately, a gap closer that gives significant advantage to melee users to keep them at bay with their targerts or foes.

Statistics

The statistics below shows the percentage of hero builds which contain Harpoon as a core or non-core item for each role. These statistics are based on our hero guides.

Itemization Strategy

Oftenly built by offlaners who wanna engage and target a specific opponent but this doesn't conclude that Midlaners cant also built this item as it mainly initiates post laning stages to bring in the tempo that favors them, A solid item for heroes like Magnus, Slardar and Lycan.

Heroes with Harpoon as Core Item

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Abaddon
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre that acts as another gap close on enemy heroes.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Broodmother
An incredible upgrade to Echo Sabre that gives you gap close on enemy heroes while boosting your right click damage through stats.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Dawnbreaker
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre to close the gap on enemy heroes and quickly burst them down with Starbreaker.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lone Druid
A core item on your Spirit Bear to bring it closer to an enemy hero and burst them down with right clicks and a potential root.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Lycan
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre to close the gap on enemy heroes and quickly burst them down with your Wolf pack.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Magnus
A core item for another form of gap close on enemy heroes to follow up with Reverse Polarity and right click freely.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Slardar
A core item to close the gap on an enemy hero and follow up with your lockdown and right click damage to burst them down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sven
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre to close the gap on an enemy hero and follow up with your lockdown and right click damage to burst them down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tiny
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre to close the gap on an enemy hero and follow up with your lockdown and right click damage to burst them down.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tusk
A core upgrade for Echo Sabre to close the gap on enemy heroes and quickly burst them down with your spells and right clicks.

Trivia

Rumor has is it that Harpoon was suppose to be neutral item but instead became an upgrade path for Echo Sabre