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Sentry Ward

The incredible Sentry Wards! Imagine discovering enchanted orbs—a precious tool that doesn't just reveal hidden enemies but empowers your team with vision and strategic insight!
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A form of plant originally grown in the garden of a fearful king.

The incredible Sentry Wards! Imagine discovering enchanted orbs—a precious tool that doesn't just reveal hidden enemies but empowers your team with vision and strategic insight!

Abilities

Use: Plant

Plants a Sentry Ward, an invisible watcher that grants True Sight, the ability to see invisible enemy units and wards, to any existing allied vision within a 1000 radius.
Lasts 7 minutes.
Does not grant ground vision.
Hold Control to give one Sentry Ward to an allied hero.
Range: 500

Additional Insights

Sentry Wards aren't just about vision, they're about strategy and control. They aid in dewarding, detecting enemy wards, and ensuring your team maintains vision superiority, securing map control and safeguarding objectives.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Supports are the main protagonist of this item, from the early game up to the very late portion of this game.

Heroes countered by Sentry Ward

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Alchemist
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning to slow down Alchemists farm speed.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Arc Warden
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning to slow down Arc Wardens farm speed.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Bounty Hunter
Lets you scout Bounty Hunter while he rotates through invisibility with Shadow Walk.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Broodmother
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning to slow down Broodmothers farm speed and not let her build a massive Spiderlings army.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Chen
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning to not let Chen take over strong neutral creeps.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Clinkz
Lets you scout Clinkz while he rotates through invisibility with Skeleton Walk.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Enchantress
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning to not let Enchantress take over strong neutral creeps.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Enigma
Lets you block jungle camps from spawning if Enigma is looking to farm the jungle with Eidolons.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Invoker
Lets you scout Invoker while he rotates through invisibility with Ghost Walk.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Luna
To block camps.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Magnus
To block camps.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Medusa
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Meepo
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Mirana
Mirana`s ultimate Moonlight Shadow makes her and her allies become invisible
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Naga Siren
To block the camps in the area she is farming once she leaves the lane
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Nyx Assassin
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Riki
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sand King
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Shadow Fiend
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Slark
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sniper
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Storm Spirit
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Sven
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Templar Assassin
To provide vision for Meld.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Terrorblade
To block camps
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Tiny
If Tiny is core he tends to farm very quickly thus blocking the camps with Sentries can slow down his farm
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Weaver
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Wraith King
To block camps.

Trivia

In it's lore, 'Understanding the art of creating wards holds significance for magical goods artisans. Rylai displayed remarkable aptitude in ward crafting, contemplating a potential career as an artisan'