How to play invoker – Dota 2 Invoker guide

Invoker is one of the hardest heroes to play, 9 spells seems a lot to be able to understand and use them in the right time, fast thinking and fast reaction is the ultimate need when playing invoker.

 




Invoker skill build

there is two spell builds works on invoker:

 

Quas + ExortQuas + Wex
1invoker_exort
2invoker_quas
3invoker_exort
4invoker_wex
5invoker_exort
6invoker_quas
7invoker_exort
8invoker_quas
9invoker_quas
10+125 HP
11invoker_exort
12invoker_exort
13invoker_exort
14invoker_wex
15+1 invoker_forge_spirit
16invoker_wex
17invoker_wex
18invoker_wex
19invoker_wex
20+35 attack speed
21invoker_quas
22invoker_quas
23invoker_wex
24invoker_quas
25aoe defending blast
1invoker_quas
2invoker_wex
3invoker_wex
4invoker_quas
5invoker_wex
6invoker_quas
7invoker_wex
8invoker_quas
9invoker_wex
10+15 Damage
11invoker_wex
12invoker_exort
13invoker_wex
14invoker_exort
15+30% XP
16invoker_exort
17invoker_exort
18invoker_exort
19invoker_quas
20+7 All stats
21invoker_exort
22invoker_exort
23invoker_quas
24invoker_quas
25aoe defending blast

Exort and Quas

  • Easy lane dominating.
  • Crazy damage early game.
  • focus on getting last hits and denies early game.
  • Used against fragile heroes to get easy kills (Skywraith, lina, most of the supports, ..etc).
  • Needs good vision for the sun strike invoker_sun_strike.
  • Better on a single target.
  • most used spells ” Early/mid game” ( Sun strike invoker_sun_strike, Cold snap invoker_cold_snap, Ice wall invoker_ice_wall, Forge spirit invoker_forge_spirit).

Wex and Quas

  • Gives way too better movement and attack speed.
  • Used against heroes who depends on mana pool (Tide, Medusa, … etc)
  • Most used spells here ( Cold snap invoker_cold_snap, Tornado invoker_tornado, E.M.P invoker_emp, Ghost walk invoker_ghost_walk)
  • Better for team fights against many targets.

 

 

 

Wex and exort are not advised since there is not much spell combination you can use.




 

 

Invoker skills

invoker_cold_snap

Cold snap

QQQ

  • Perfect on one target.
  • It keep stunning the target when he take damage ( physical or magical).
  • good to get use it with urn  to make the best use of the stun.
invoker_ice_wall

Ice wall

QQE

  • Crazy AOE slow for enemies.
  • best with dagger blink-dagger, force staff force-staff or eul euls-scepter.
invoker_forge_spirit

Forge spirit

QEE

  • Used with cold snap to give more stuns on the target.
  • Good for pushes.
  • Very helpful for tanking roshan or towers.
invoker_ghost_walk

Ghost walk

QQW

  • Gives crazy amount of movement speed.
  • Can be noticed by the enemy since it slows their movement speed.
invoker_alacrity

Alacrity

WWE

  • Used on forge spirit or normal creep to push the lane when no enemy around.
  • Can be very op when used on carries.
invoker_emp

E.M.P

WWW

  • The perfect spell for mana burn
invoker_chaos_meteor

Chaos Meteor

WEE

  • Very good with eul’s scepter euls-scepter.
  • The best damage dealing spell, specially with aoe disable ( magnus, enigma, ..etc)
invoker_deafening_blast

Deafening Blast

QWE

  • push, damage and disarm enemies can be very effective in team fights.

 

invoker_sun_strike

 Sun strike

EEE

  • Very good with eul’s scepter euls-scepter.
  • Remember that it is a pure damage means it works on bkb
  • Damage depends on the Exort level ( 100 / 162.5 / 225 / 287.5 / 350 / 412.5 / 475 / 537.5 ).
invoker_tornado

 Torando

QWW

  • time on the air depends on the Quas level ( 0.8 / 1.1 / 1.4 / 1.7 / 2.0 / 2.3 / 2.5 / 2.9)

*for more information about each spell check out dota 2 gamepedia.




Invoker skill combo

Cold snap and sun strike invoker_cold_snap invoker_sun_strike

  • Best used early game
  • better with creeps/forge spirit invoker_forge_spirit or allies attacking the target to keep him stunned for the sun strike

Tornado, E.M.P invoker_tornado invoker_emp

Chaos meteor and defending blast invoker_chaos_meteor invoker_deafening_blast

  • One of the best spell combos with good AOE heroes ( enigma, magnus, dark seer, ..etc ).
  • Crazy amount of damage early/mid game when playing “Quas+Exort” build.
  • You can start with a tornado invoker_tornado if  you don’t have an (AOE) disabler on your team

Tornado and sun strike invoker_tornado invoker_sun_strike

  • can be tricky since you have to know how much time the tornado will take depending on the Quas level and match it with the sun strike delay time .

 

check out other guides

0
0